SHARP, SILAS (1829 - 1903)

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Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

NAME: Silas Sharp
REGISTER #: 4271

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt./Ind Btry Mass Lt Art
ENLISTMENT: 1864/02/16 Boston MA
DISCHARGED: 1865/06/15 Readville MA
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RANK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Rheumatism

Domestic History

BORN: 1829? CA
AGE: 70
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'5"/Drk/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Stone Mason
RESIDENCE: Santa Cruz, CA
MARRIED SINGLE: Single
NEXT OF KIN: Eliza Sheldon, Sister, Riverside CA

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $12
ADMISSION: 1899/05/24
DISCHARGED:
DATE OF DEATH: 1903/07/24
CAUSE OF DEATH: Unknown Ache

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #950,696
EFFECTS:
HOW DISPOSED OF:
BURIAL INFO: Died at Hot Springs at San Jacinto Buried in Riverside

Date of Birth: 1829

Date of Death: 1903-24-07

County: Riverside

Cause of Death: /Ache

Occupation: Mason/Stone

Religion: P

Height: 5'5

Complexion: Dk

Local Address: Santa Cruz 99

Last City: (CA Sawtelle 03)

Native of: CN

Enlisted: 1864/02/16

Discharged: 1865/06/15

Military Unit: MA_ Ind MA_ Bty

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: E-Boston_ D-Readville MA

GAR#: N/R

Available records used to obtain information:
Sawtelle Soldiers Home records

CW Reference: Sawtelle #4271

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-0892

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “SHARP, SILAS (1829 - 1903).” 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/133868. Accessed 24 July 2024.