WALKER, JOHN C (1837 - 1906)

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Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

NAME: John C Walker
REGISTER #: 3265

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt/Co F/56 IL Inf, Co H 57 IL
ENLISTMENT: 1861/11/17 Lebannon IL, 1862/02/07 Chicago
DISCHARGED: 1862/02/01 Ord Sec of War, 1862/06/16 Disability
RE-ENLISTMENT: 1864/07/25 Marion IA
RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt. /Co B/1 IA Cav
DISCHARGED: 1865/05/28 Order Secretary of War
DISABILITY: Rheumatism

Domestic History

BORN: 1837 Illinois
AGE: 59
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 6'1"/Lt./Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Laborer
RESIDENCE: Santa Cruz
MARRIED SINGLE: Married
NEXT OF KIN: Celia T Walker (wife) Santa Cruz

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $10
ADMISSION: 1896/07/13
DISCHARGED:
DATE OF DEATH: 1906/12/29
CAUSE OF DEATH: Hemoplegia

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #183,328
EFFECTS: $8.75 Labor, $1.25 Personal
HOW DISPOSED OF: Turned over to Celia T. Walker, widow
BURIAL INFO: 12/L/11

Date of Birth: 1837

Date of Death: 1906-29-12

County: Los Angeles

Cemetery/City of Burial: Los Angeles National

Plot: 12/L/11

Mortuary: SH

Cause of Death: Hemoplegia

Spouse: (Walker) Celia T

Occupation: Laborer

Religion: P

Height: 6'1

Complexion: Lt

Eye Color: Bl

Hair Color: Lt

Local Address: (Aptos 92)

Last City: (CA Sawtelle 06)

Native of: KY

Enlisted: 1861/11/17

Discharged: 1865/05/28

Military Unit: IL_ 56 Inf_ Co H

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: E-Lbnn_DbD

GAR#: WR32

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

CW Reference: W&R 1896 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-1034

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “WALKER, JOHN C (1837 - 1906).” 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/134010. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.