PHELPS, EUGENE (1843 - 1928)

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Watsonville Pajaronian (September 24, 1928)

Civil War Veteran Died Here Yesterday

Eugene Phelps, old G.A.R. veteran, passed away at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Mae Peterson, 271 Ford street. Deceased was formerly of Placerville but had made his home with Mrs. Peterson for the past few months.

Mr. Phelps was close to 90 years of age. During the civil war he served with the 30 Michigan Infantry.

The body will be shipped to Placerville Wednesday morning for interment.

Date of Birth: 1843-03-12

Date of Death: 1928-23-09

County: ElDorado

Cemetery/City of Burial: Placerville

Mortuary: A&N

Cause of Death: Age/Related

Local Address: Ford St. 371

Last City: Watsonville 27

Native of: NY

Enlisted: 1864/12/27

Discharged: 1865/06/24

Military Unit: MI_ 30 Inf_ Co I

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: E-Flint_ M/O-Detroit

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 1927 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-0794

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “PHELPS, EUGENE (1843 - 1928).” 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/133770. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.