PHELPS, EUGENE (1843 - 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
Cemetery/City of Burial: Placerville
Cause of Death: Age/Related
Local Address: Ford St. 371
Last City: Watsonville 27
Native of: NY
Military Unit: MI_ 30 Inf_ Co I
Military Notes: E-Flint_ M/O-Detroit
Available records used to obtain information:
Santa Cruz County death records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
CW Reference: RLM 1927 Roster