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Pvt Antonio y Salazar Sandoval
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Birth: 1844
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1908
New Mexico, USA

On 29 Dec 1862, Antonio Sandoval enlisted as a Private for 3 years with Company L of the 1st New Mexico Cavalry Regiment in Santa Fe. He was described as a native of Santa Fe, age 18 (B: ~1844), sallow complexion, 5 feet 1 inch, and a musician. The 1st NM Cavalry engaged in operations against Indians that attempted to exploit American attention on the Civil War. On 3 Apr 1863, He was at Rayado (where the Santa Fe Trail and the Cimarron Trail meet) while posted to Fort Union. From May to July 1863, he was on daily duty learning music (likely the trumpet calls used to issue orders in the field). In Sep 1863, He was at Fort Canby, New Mexico. On 1 Nov 1863, Antonio was appointed Trumpeter at Fort Canby. In Feb 1864, He was on detached service at Fort Canby. In July & Aug 1864, he was at Tularosa while being assigned to Fort Sumner. On 25 Aug 1864, Company L engaged in a skirmish in the Sacrament Mountains (near Tularosa). In Aug, Sep, & Oct 1864, Antonio was on detached service at Fort Sumner as Trumpeter. In Oct 1864, Company L was scouting through the Sacramento Mountains. In Nov & Dec 1865, it was annotated that he owed $2.30 for a single bed sack. In Aug 1865, He was on detached service at Camp Nichols, NM as Bugler. Antonio mustered out of service on 29 Dec 1965 at Fort Sumner. It was annotated that he retained 1 carbine and 1 Colt pistol (Muster Papers).

(Info provided by truchasnm)
 
 
Inscription:
TRUMPETER
NEW MEXICO MILITIA
 
Burial:
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: H 0 716
 
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Jan 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17583325
Pvt Antonio y Salazar Sandoval
Added by: truchasnm
 
Pvt Antonio y Salazar Sandoval
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Pvt Antonio y Salazar Sandoval
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