Santa Cruz County History - People

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


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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