ALEXANDER, ANDREW R (1846 - 1895)

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American Civil War Research Database, Historical Data Systems
Andrew R. Alexander
Pioneer Cemetery, Watsonville

Andrew Alexander age 18 years, a resident of Van Buren County and a native of Ohio, enlisted and was mustered as a private into the 15th IA Infantry on May 25, 1864. He was discharged on September 16, 1864. He re-enlisted as a private in Co. E of the 15th IA Infantry on January 25 1865 and was discharged at Louisville KY on July 24th 1865. Pension records indicate that he applied for a pension (application # 1,158,834) on June 19, 1894 in Arizona. His widow (Fannie) applied for her pension from California on January 17, 1896. Application # 626,758.

Watsonville Pajaronian (September 1, 1881)

A.R. Alexander, Assessor Aston's efficient field deputy, went to San Francisco Saturday and left for Honolulu the next day. He intends to remain in the islands until next spring, having secured a good job there.

Watsonville Pajaronian (February 15, 1883)

A.R. Alexander who has been under the employ of Claus Spreckles in the Sandwich Islands returned to Watsonville Tuesday evening.

Date of Birth: 1846

Date of Death: 1895-02-15?

County: Santa Cruz

Cemetery/City of Burial: Santa Cruz County

Plot: H-26

Spouse: Alexander (Fannie)

Occupation: Tinsmith

Last City: Watsonville 83

Native of: OH

Enlisted: 1864/05/25

Discharged: 1865/07/24

Military Unit: IA_ 15 Inf_ Co E

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: R-VanBuren_ D-Louisville KY

GAR#: M26

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: RLM 1881 Roster

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-0014

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “ALEXANDER, ANDREW R (1846 - 1895).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/132990. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.