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

HOWE, SAMUEL (1830-1913)

Unidentified Newspaper Contributed by Phil Reader

Headstone of Samuel Howe
Samuel Howe
Oakwood Memorial Park

Another Old Vet is Dead

Samuel Howe, an old Union soldier of the Civil War, and for twenty seven years a resident of Santa Cruz, answered the final call Tuesday afternoon at his home at 127 Market St. He had been in feeble health for some time. He leaves a wife, well advanced in years and quite feeble, and a son John Howe the carpenter now resides in Watsonville.

Deceased was born in Hornsville, N.Y. November 11th, 1830, and as a young man became a millwright. He enlisted in the union army in the Civil War in March 1864, and received an honorable discharge in the spring of 1865.


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