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Pvt Manuel German
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Birth: 1829
Mission
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 1874
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County
California, USA

Per Santa Barbara Mission Archive Library, Marriage Book #3, entry #516:
Manuel German, age 30, married Maria Juana India [Indian], age 24, 30 September 1861 Mission Santa Barbara, services by Padre James Vila
[NOTE: Manuel German married at his home according to Padre James Vila notes stating that Manuel was recovering from very serious wounds at the time and this information comes from the Santa Barbara Genealogical Society's translation copy, dated 1891 Mission Santa Barbara Marriage Archives, page #605, entry #546]

American Civil War Soldiers:
Name: Manuel German
Enlistment Date: 25 Jul 1864
Enlistment Place: Santa Barbara, California
Side Served: Union
State Served: California
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 25 July 1864. Enlisted in Company C, 1st Battn Native Cavalry Regiment California on 26 Jul 1864. Mustered Out Company C, 1st Battn Native Cavalry Regiment California on 2 Apr 1866 at Presidio, San Francisco, CA.
Sources: 56

Per 1870 U.S. Federal census Manuel German is living in Township 2, Santa Barbara, California, born abt 1825 California Head Married Day Laborer, spouse name Juana

Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934:
Name: Manuel German
State Filed: California
Date Filed: 31 January 1891
Widow: Juana German [pension paperwork states she married under the name of Juana Maria Indian 30 Sept 1861 Santa Barbara and in 1892 her son Mariano German wrote and signed a statement on her behalf]

Per Cieneguitas Catholic Cemetery Burials, http://sbgen.org/CieneguitasCemetery.php:
Burial #27, Page 3, Burial Date - February 18, 1874, Name - Manuel German, age 45 yrs

"Per the Santa Barbara Mission Archive Library [Death Book #2, Page 3, #B-027] regarding the Cieneguitas Cemetery of identities and burials of known veterans of the Mexican and Civil War who lived or died in Santa Barbara: Manuel German was buried 18 February 1874, age 45 yrs. There is a military marker [memory stone] at Cieneguitas Cemetery." 
 
Inscription:
PVT CO C
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Burial:
Cieneguitas Catholic Cemetery
La Patera
Santa Barbara County
California, USA
Plot: No Plot #'s @ Cieneguitas
 
Created by: Terry Chaffee
Record added: Dec 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32339246
Pvt Manuel German
Added by: Terry Chaffee
 
Pvt Manuel German
Added by: Terry Chaffee
 
 
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- Terry Chaffee
 Added: Dec. 22, 2008
 
 
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