William T. Buntain military papers
Scope and Content
This collection contains documents relating to the military career of Private William T. Buntain. It includes his Civil War discharge document and states that he was from Highland County, Ohio and joined Company D, 11th Regiment of the Ohio Cavalry on December 30, 1861. He was discharged April 1, 1865 in Omaha, Nebraska Territory. It also contains a document issued by the Bureau of Pensions and dated April 25, 1913 which states he was entitled to $24 a month commencing June 20, 1912 and $20 a month from November 19, 1914.
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1861, December 30: Buntain joins Company D, 11th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry
1865, April 1: Buntain discharged in Omaha, Nebraska Territory
1888, August 20: Buntain marries Bertha Rouse in Castle Rock, Colorado.
1900-1910: Buntain lives in Sedalia, Colorado (per the census)
1912: William and Bertha divorce
1920: Buntain is living in Denver (per the census)
1924, March 1: William Buntain dies in Pueblo, Colo.
1924, March 4: Buntain buried in the Bear Canon Cemetery outside Sedalia, Colo.
4 Items (1 file folder.)
Language of Materials
Collected by the Douglas County Historical Society and donated to Douglas County Libraries when DCHS disbanded in 1992.
Processed by Annette Gray, 7 October 2002.
- Guide to the William T. Buntain Military Papers, 1865-1913
- Shaun Boyd
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