California Genealogy and History Archives
Civil War Veterans
PVT: REUBEN E. BARTLETT of the 37th Massachusetts Infantry of
Company F. Civil War Veteran of Monterey County.
E. Bartlett was born in Massachusetts in estimated 1843.
During the Civil War he enlisted into the 37th
Massachusetts Infantry of Company F on July 28, 1862 out of Shutesbury
and was mustered out in Washington on June 21, 1865. His wife’s name
was Selinda Carvin Bartlett, they had five sons and two daughters, she
past away on May 21, 1927. Rev. Rueben E. Bartlett was a Minister of the
Gospel for many years for the Baptist Church. Rueben E. Bartlett
answered final muster on August 6, 1912 and internment was made at El
Carmelo Cemetery in Pacific Grove, California.
following are transcriptions from the “Monterey Daily Cypress”
Newspaper of the obituary and funeral notice.
REUBEN E. (1843-1912) Pacific Grove, El Carmelo Cemetery
Daily Cypress August 7 1912
R.E. Bartlett died at his home on Park street in this city on Tuesday
afternoon after a short illness. He
was a native of Massachusetts and was sixty-nine years of age.
a widow, the deceased leaves five sons and two daughters to mourn his
loss. He was a veteran of
the civil war and was a member of the thirty-seventh Massachusetts
volunteers, who formed a part of the Sixth army corps, the division of
the army that the rebels always dreaded to meet in battle.
Bartlett was a minister of the Gospel and preached for many years in the
funeral will be held on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 at the residence on
Daily Cypress Aug 9, 1912
funeral of the late Rev. Reuben E. Bartlett was held from the residence
on Park street this afternoon at 2:30 and it was conducted under the
direction of Undertaker J.K. Paul.
Mr. Salsman of Montana, and Rev. Leslie M. Burwell were the officiating
beautiful flag service of the Grand Army was read by Mrs. Wallace C.
Brown, president of Fairchild Circle, and a small American flag was
placed upon the breast of the departed comrade.
the grave touching service of the Grand Army of the re public was given
by members of Fairchild Post, of which deceased was an honored member.
friends showed their love and esteem by bringing beautiful floral
offerings in memory of the deceased.
and Submitted: by Tim P. Reese, PCC
Abe Lincoln #10 based out of Santa Cruz, Ca
of Calif. and Pacific
of Union Veterans of the Civil War
O. Box 1641, Monterey, Ca. 93942-1641