Root, Maurice Tracey

The Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, May 7, 1897
Died – ROOT – At his home near Beaver Creek, on Saturday, May 1, 1897, of heart failure, M.T. Root, aged 53 years. Deceased was an old soldier, having served in A Company of the Ninth Michigan Cavalry. He had suffered from partial paralysis for a number of years. His wife and one small daughter survive.


MILITARY:

Civil War Headstone Request:
Pvt Co L, 9th Regt Michigan Cavalry
Oregon City
Died May 1, 1897

Civil War Pension Index: Root, Maurice T.
Widow: Root, Mary L.
C 23 V. R. C.
L 3 & 9, Mich Cav.
1897 June 18 Widow, Application: 656437, Certificate:462619, Oregon

Name: Maurice T . Root
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Michigan
Regiment: 9th Regiment, Michigan Cavalry
Company: L
Rank In: Corporal
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M545 roll 36

Name: Maurice T . Root
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Michigan
Regiment: 3rd Regiment, Michigan Cavalry
Company: L
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M545 roll 36

Name: Maurice T Root
Residence: Bainbridge, Michigan, Michigan
Age at Enlistment: 18
Enlistment Date: 20 Sep 1861
Rank at enlistment: Private
Enlistment Place: Bainbridge, Michigan
State Served: Michigan
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company L, Michigan 3rd Cavalry Regiment on 12 Oct 1861. Mustered out on 24 Oct 1862 at Jackson, TN.
Birth Date: abt 1843
Death Place: Clackamas County, Oregon
Sources: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65, Research by Harold Slavik

23rd Regiment, Veteran’s Reserve Corps: Organized January 12, 1864 and Mustered out by December 5, 1865

Root , Maurice T.
Battle Unit Name: 23rd Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps
Side: Union
Company: C
Soldier’s Rank In: First Sergeant
Soldier’s Rank Out: Private
Alternate name:
Film Number: M636 ROLL 33/34
Plaque Number:
Notes:
General Note – See also 9 Mich C

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