Santa Cruz County History - People

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

ELLIS, JAMES (1830-1916)

Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

Headstone of James Ellis
James Ellis
LA National Cemetery

NAME: James Ellis
REGISTER #: 1241

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Sgt./Co. B/2nd U.S. Cavalry
ENLISTMENT: 1858/02/15 New York City
DISCHARGED: 1863/05/15 Expiration of Service near Falmouth VA
RE-ENLISTMENT: 1865/05/15 Ft. D.A. Russell, Dakota Territory
RNK/CO/UNIT: Pvt./F Co./2nd U.S. Cavalry
DISCHARGED: 1873/05/27 Ft. Ellis Montana
DISABILITY: General infirmity

Domestic History

BORN: England
AGE: 62
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'11"
RELIGION: Protestant
RESIDENCE: Watsonville, Santa Cruz County
NEXT OF KIN: Thos-H. Ellis New York City

Home History

ADMISSION: 1892/01/27
DATE OF DEATH: 1916/09/21
CAUSE OF DEATH: Mistral Insufficiency
PENSION CERT #: 569979
EFFECTS: $1100 bank account, 143 cash, 90 pension due and 1.75 personal
HOW DISPOSED OF: To Ernest Werner Adm.
BURIAL INFO: VH Section 30, Row D, No. 7

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