Elihu G. Neighbor
1839-1928; Sgt., Co. C, 39 PA Infantry; Oakdale Citizens Cemetery; born in
New Comerstown, Ohio; enlisted at Franklin, Pennsylvania, April 1861;
wounded 05/10/1864 at Spottsylvania, Virginia; discharged due to disability
06/29/1864; member of Dix Logan Post #3 GAR, Dept of Utah; came to
California by 1916; pension application #49789 filed on 08/08/1864; widow's
1841-1923; Pvt., Co. C, 46 IA Infantry; Modesto Citizens Cemetery; born in
Hendricks County, Indiana; enlisted 05/21/1864 at age 21, residing in
Guthrie County, Iowa; mustered out 09/23/1864 at Davenport, Iowa; wife
Rachel Jane Moon; came to California before 1920; died in Salida,
1839-1891; Modesto Citizens Cemetery GAR plot; The Modesto Evening News
04/30/1891 carries this info: "The funeral of Robert Nowell, who died at the
County Hospital ... tomorrow forenoon. Deceased being an old soldier..."
Burial Permit indicates burial in Veterans Plot.