Santa Cruz County History - People



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

BENNETT, THOMAS (1823-1903)

Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

Headstone of Thomas Bennett
Thomas Bennett
LA National Cemetery

NAME: Thomas Bennett
REGISTER #: 5975

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt Co I 2nd Illinois Infantry (Mexican War)
ENLISTMENT: 1847 Chicago
DISCHARGED: 1848 Alton Ill, End of Service
RE-ENLISTMENT: 1863/12/30 Humboldt
RNK/CO/UNIT: Pvt. Co D 1st Calif Btn Mtn Infantry
DISCHARGED: 1865/05/20 Ft. Humboldt Cal, End of Service
DISABILITY: Senility

Domestic History

BORN: 1825? Ireland
AGE: 78 years
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'9"/Lt complex, blue eyes, grey hair/Literate
RELIGION: P
OCCUPATION: Carpenter
RESIDENCE: Santa Cruz
MARRIED SINGLE: M
NEXT OF KIN: Susan Bennett, 8 miles N of Winterset IA

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $12
ADMISSION: 1903/08/04
DISCHARGED:
DATE OF DEATH: 1903/08/31
CAUSE OF DEATH: Senile Debility

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #773,752
EFFECTS: None
HOW DISPOSED OF:
BURIAL INFO: 9/E/2


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