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Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson

WESTCOTT, VARNUM ( 1825 - ? )

Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

Headstone of Varnum Westcott
Varnum Westcott
Veterans Memorial Grove Cemetery
Yountville

NAME: Varnum Westcott
REGISTER #: 9323

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt./Co A/8th CA Infantry
ENLISTMENT: 1864/11/12 Pajaro, CA
DISCHARGED: 1865/10/24 Ft. Point CA
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RANK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Hernia, prostate condition and senility

Domestic History

BORN: 1825? NY
AGE: 83
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'8"/Lt, Bl, Gr/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Farmer
RESIDENCE: Soledad
MARRIED SINGLE: Widower
NEXT OF KIN: Mrs. Belle Fulton, daughter, Soledad

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $50
ADMISSION: 1909/02/01, 1909/05/13
DISCHARGED: 1909/07/08 Own Request, 1911/09/21 DPD GO 54 (Transferred to Yountville?)
DATE OF DEATH:
CAUSE OF DEATH:

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #654,689
EFFECTS:
HOW DISPOSED OF:
BURIAL INFO:


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