SHIELDS, JOHN H (1836 - 1912)

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Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records
John H Shields
LA National Cemetery

NAME: John H Shields
REGISTER #: 8909

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt./Co C/1st OH Cav
ENLISTMENT: 1863/09/29 Cincinnati, OH
DISCHARGED: 1865/06/17 Nashville, TN Close of War
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RANK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Chronic Bronchitis, palp of heart and constipation

Domestic History

BORN: Ohio (1836?)
AGE: 72
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'11"/Lt Bl Gr/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Engineer
RESIDENCE: Watsonville
MARRIED SINGLE: Married
NEXT OF KIN: Catherine E Shields, (wife) Pacific Grove CA

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $20
ADMISSION: 1908/05/20
DISCHARGED:
DATE OF DEATH: 1912/12/05
CAUSE OF DEATH: Cerebral Hemorrage

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #787,321
EFFECTS: Personal $5.15 Cash $3.50
HOW DISPOSED OF: Sent to wife
BURIAL INFO: Buried at Sawtelle

Date of Birth: 1836

Date of Death: 1912-12-05

County: Los Angeles

Cemetery/City of Burial: Los Angeles National

Plot: 22/A/13

Mortuary: SH

Cause of Death: Strk/Related

Spouse: (Shields) Catherine E

Occupation: Engineer

Religion: P

Height: 5'11

Complexion: Lt

Eye Color: Bl

Hair Color: Gr

Local Address: (Watsonville 08)

Last City: (CA Sawtelle 12)

Native of: OH

Enlisted: 1863/09/29

Discharged: 1865/06/17

Military Unit: OH_ 1 Cav_ Co C

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: E-Cincinnati_ M/O Nashville

GAR#: M26

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

CW Reference: RLM 1908 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-0903

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “SHIELDS, JOHN H (1836 - 1912).” 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/133879. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.