|Death: ||Apr. 12, 1880|
Civil War: Company B, 1st Battalion, Native California Cavalry
Santos Lisargo enlisted as a private at San Francisco February 6, 1865, and was mustered into Company B, 1st Battalion, Native California Cavalry, at the Presidio of San Francisco February 7, 1865. At muster he was described as 31 years old, 5 feet 5 inches tall with a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair. His birthplace was recorded as Cázala (sic; Cosalá, Sinaloa), México, and his occupation carpenter. Private Lisargo was attached to Company C, April 30, and again on June 30, 1865. He was posted to Fort Mason, Arizona Territory. He returned to California and was mustered out with his company at Drum Barracks March 15, 1866 (Bound Records; CSA; Evans, 591; Orton, 313). Santos Lisaraga (sic) married Agustina Castellanas at the Church of Nuestra Señora del Pilar in Spanishtown, San Mateo County. Through some misfortune Santos became blind and obtained the assistance of the Mexican Consul to press his case for assistance in March 1871. The City and County of San Francisco issued him a street peddler's license in order to support himself in 1873. Santos took the oath of U.S. citizenship at San Francisco April 6, 1876. After Santos' death, Agustina relocated to Oregon, where she filed for a widow's pension April 25, 1896, and received application No. 632,608. A certificate number for her application has not been found.
The undersigned, Consul of the United States of México, in San Francisco, California, certifies, that: Santos Sizárraga (sic) is entirely blind and unable to work. By petition of the interested I [illegible] the present in San Francisco, California, this twenty-fifth day of March A.D. 1871. Osaac Rivas.
Santos Lesaraga (sic) having applied for a Gratuitous License, under the provisions for cases of Misfortune or Physical Infirmities, contained in Subdivision 28, Section 9, Chapter 8, of Order No. 697, of the Board of Supervisors, of the City and County of San Francisco, amended by Order 719 of said Board. License is hereby granted him to transact business as Peddler
of Small Articles, for the quarter ending July 1, 1873.
In the District Court of the Third Judicial District, in and for the City and County of San Francisco Santos Sazarraga (sic) of Sinaloa did declare on oath that it was bona fide my intention to become a citizen of the United States of America and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to all any foreign Prince, Potentate, State and Sovereignty whatsoever, and particularly to the Republic of México April 5, 1876.
(Declaration of Intention, S. Lisargo)
Mount Tamalpais Cemetery
Plot: Section FA
Created by: Steve
Record added: Jan 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103589419
Who for the Union fought and bled, though passing on, is never dead.|
Added: Jan. 14, 2013