Pvt. (USA) Robert Jefferson Long

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Pvt. (USA) Robert Jefferson Long

Birthplace: Ohio, USA
Death: May 07, 1896 (51)
Chico, Butte County, California, USA
Place of Burial: Chico Cemetery, Chico, Butte County, California, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Long and Lydia Long
Brother of Harriet A Mack; Pvt. (USA) David Martin Long; Pvt. (USA) Christian Fernando Long and Sarah Jenny Mack

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About Pvt. (USA) Robert Jefferson Long

Company K, 45th Ohio Infantry-Civil War.

Robert Long, age 18, enlisted as a private on March 7, 1862, and, in Company K, Ohio 45th Infantry Regiment on 19 Aug 1862. Mustered out on 12 Jun 1865 at Camp Harker, Tennessee. Birth Date: abt 1844. Sources: Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio.

Robert Long, Union, 45 Ohio Infantry, Company K. Film Number: M552 roll 65. Source: U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.

Occupation: Laborer.

"Robert Long, – male, white, d. May 1896, bur in Chico, Calif." Source: Earliest Death and Burial Records, Paradise Genealogical Society, published serially in the PGS Goldmine, 1992, pg 14. ~~~ Chico Weekly Chronicle-Record, Saturday, May 7, 1896, pg 2 col 4: Robert Long Dead. Robert Long died Thursday at 10 o’clock at his home on Seventh street, between Wall and Flume. The funeral will take place Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Salvation Army Barrack. The old friends of Mr. Long in the G.A.R. are invited to attend and march to the cemetery.

The deceased was a native of Ohio, and had served in the 45th regiment from that State during the late war. He was a hard worker, and since joining the Salvation Army about 18 months ago, had been a sober, industrious man. ~~~ Chico Chronicle-Record, Monday, May 11, 1896, pg 3 col 4: Funeral of Robert Long. The Salvation Army conducted the services over the remains of the late Robert Long yesterday afternoon at 2 o’clock. A number of beautiful floral offerings had been brought by friends of the deceased. The pall bearers were members of the local post of the Grand Army. ~~~~ Emma May Long, widow, applied for and received widow's benefits on December 9, 1915. ~~~ Source: Burial of Ex-Union Soldiers in Butte County 1889-1928. These records were compiled and published in the Paradise Genealogical Society publication “The Goldmine”.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: May 27 2020, 2:37:05 UTC

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Pvt. (USA) Robert Jefferson Long's Timeline

May 5, 1845
Ohio, USA
May 7, 1896
Age 51
Chico, Butte County, California, USA
Chico Cemetery, Chico, Butte County, California, USA