NELSON, CHARLES A (1836 - 1919)

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Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records
Charles A Nelson
LA National Cemetery

NAME: Charles A Nelson
REGISTER #: 14545

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Sgt/Co C/3rd NY Light Artillery
ENLISTMENT: 1863/08/26 Utica, NY
DISCHARGED: 1865/07/14 Syracuse, NY Mustered Out
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RANK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Loss left eye, hypertrophy prostate, cardiact hypertrophy arterio

Domestic History

BORN: NY (1836?)
AGE: 81
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'6"/Lt, Bl, Gr/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Moulder
RESIDENCE: Santa Cruz
MARRIED SINGLE: Widower
NEXT OF KIN: (Daughter) Alice J. Nelson, Westmoreland, NY

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $40
ADMISSION: 1917/04/18 1917/11/24 1918/05/20
DISCHARGED: 1917/0509 1918/01/25 Own Request
DATE OF DEATH: 1919/05/27
CAUSE OF DEATH: Cerebral embolisure

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #550,787
EFFECTS: Cash $12.10 Personal $3.40 Pension $383.63
HOW DISPOSED OF: Not indicated
BURIAL INFO: Not indicated

Date of Birth: 1836

Date of Death: 1919-27-05

County: Los Angeles

Cemetery/City of Burial: Los Angeles National

Plot: 38/E/09

Mortuary: SH

Cause of Death: Crc/Related

Occupation: Moulder

Height: 5'6

Complexion: Lt

Eye Color: Bl

Hair Color: G

Local Address: Santa Cruz 1917

Last City: (CA Sawtelle 19)

Native of: NY

Enlisted: 1863/08/26

Discharged: 1865/07/14

Military Unit: NY_ 3 NY_ LtA_ Co C

Rank: Sgt

Military Notes: E-Utica_ M/O-Utica

GAR#: N/R

Available records used to obtain information:
Sawtelle Soldiers Home records

CW Reference: Sawtelle #14545

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-0731

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “NELSON, CHARLES A (1836 - 1919).” 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/133707. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.