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

MARTINDALE, ALBERT (1842-1924)

Records of Members of the Grand Army of the Republic, William H. Ward

ALBERT MARTINDALE Was born August 6, 1842, in Crawford County, Pa., a carpenter and joiner by trade. Enlisted in Company H of the 38th Iowa Infantry, which regiment was consolidated with the 34th Iowa; served as a private; was attached to the 13th Army Corps; took part in the battles at Vicksburg and Mobile; was prostrated by sunstroke at Vicksburg, on account of which is a pensioner; was honorably discharged at Davenport, IA., after the war. Comrade Martindale is a member of WHL Wallace Post GAR of Santa Cruz Cal., where he resides.


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