Santa Cruz County History - People

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


Editorial Notes from Robert L. Nelson

Headstone of L R White
L. R. White
Soquel Cemetery

Luther White was born in approximately 1841 in Illinois. On November 21, 1861 he enlisted in Company K of the 5th California Infantry in Santa Cruz , served in Arizona and New Mexico and was mustered out on November 27, 1864. After returning to Santa Cruz he worked as a Laborer and lived near Soquel Creek until his death on April 5, 1869.

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