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Robert W Banks
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Birth: 1817, Ireland
Death: Jun. 15, 1888
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Civil War: Co. I, 3rd California Infantry &
Co. A, 2nd California Infantry

Robert W. Banks enlisted at the age of 44 as a private at San Francisco, California, February 2, 1862, and was mustered into Company I, 3rd California Infantry, at the Presidio of San Francisco February 6. Private Banks was posted to Utah Territory where he was transferred to Company A, 2nd California Infantry, February 4, 1864. He returned to California and was mustered out at the Presidio of San Francisco February 2, 1865 (Orton, pp. 434, 556, 586). Robert married Eunice (maiden name unknown) at San Francisco where he was for some time a policeman. The couple resided for several years at 533 Commercial Street. He filed for a Civil War veteran's pension January 24, 1884, and received application No. 504,532 and certificate No. 397,705. After his death, Eunice filed for a widow's pension January 31 1889, and received application No. 387,993 and certificate No. 287,562.
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DIED.
BANKS--In this city, June 15, Robert W. Banks, a native of Ireland, aged 71 years.
(Daily Alta California [SF], June 17, 1888; 8:6)
 
 
Burial:
Golden Gate Cemetery (Defunct)
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Plot: Grand Army Plot
 
Created by: Steve
Record added: Mar 31, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107596947
Robert W Banks
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Robert W Banks
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- Veteran's family
 Added: Apr. 16, 2014
Who for the Union fought and bled, though passing on, is never dead.
- Steve
 Added: Mar. 31, 2013
 
 
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