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BOUNTY LAND GRANTS IN SHASTA COUNTY, CA
ACT OF MARCH 3, 1855

By the Act of Congress March 3, 1855 all commissioned, non-commissioned officers, Chaplains, musicians, privates, wagon masters and teamsters of the regular Army, militia and volunteers, as well as all commissioned, non-commissioned officers, seamen, marines, clerks, landsmen of the Navy who had served in any war since 1790 were entitled to 160 acres of land. In the event of their death the widows or minor children were entitled to receive this land, as well as the officers, soldiers and widows of the Revolutionary War.

Taken from the book: A History of Shasta County, CA; by The Shasta Historical Society

Those who were awarded bounty land in Shasta County were:
 
NAME AND RANK  UNIT  WAR
Anderson, John, Teamster  USQM Dept.  Mexican War
Baker, Benjamin, Pvt.  Capt. McBride's Co. Utah Militia  Utah Indian Disturbance
Baldwin, Alanson, Pvt.  Capt. Woods' Co. Ohio Militia  War of 1812
Beaty, Michael, Pvt.  Co. H, 2d Reg. U.S. Infantry Calif. Indian War
Bird, Richard, 1c Boy  Ship St. Louis US Navy Florida War
Brock, James A., 2d Lt.  Capt. Dewitt C. Johnson Co., Calif. Vols. Nor. Calif. & Ore. Indian Wars 1852-55
Brophy, Thomas, Pvt.  Capt. Allenrath's Co. Illinois Militia  Black Hawk War
Brunskill, John, Pvt.  Co. F, 3rd Reg. US Artillery Calif. Indian War
Burns, Henry S., Teamster  USQM Dept.  Mexican War
Callaghan, John, Pvt.  Capt. Spraugh's Co. Ky. Militia War of 1812
Carpenter, Benjamin, Pvt.  Capt. Hensley's Co. Calif. Vols. Mexican War
Caster, John, Cpl.  Capt. Swift's Co. Calif. Vols. Mexican War
Clough, Noah Jr., Pvt.  Capt. Mill's Co.  Northeastern Frontier Disturbance
Conroy, John, Pvt.  Capt. Jones' Co. D U.S. Mtd. Rifles  Texas Indian Disturbance
Coon, Adam, Pvt.  Capt. Parkinson's Co. Iowa Militia Black Hawk War
Coulter, George W., Pvt.  Capt. Hudson's Co. Mo. Volunteers Mexican War
Crouch, William, Pvt.  Capt. DeWitt C. Johnson's Co., Cal. Vols. Nor. Calif. and Ore. Indian Wars, 1852-55
Denny, John, Sgt.  Co. M, 3d Regt. U.S. Artillery Calif. Indian War
Dryden, Thomas L., Pvt.  Capt. DeWitt C. Johnson's Co. Calif. Vols. Nor. Calif. and Ore. Indian Wars, 1852-55
Durston, Jacob, teamster  USQM Dept.  Mexican War
Farrell, Michael, Pvt.  Capt. Moore's Co. 7th Regt. U.S. Infantry Mexican War
Faught, William, Ensign  Capt. Nichols' Co. Indiana Militia Black Hawk War
Fitzpatrick, Thomas, Pvt.  Co. K, 3d Regt. U.S. Infantry  Apache Indian Disturbance
Foster, John Q., teamster  USQM Dept.  Mexican War
Fry, Robert A., Pvt.  Capt. Skillman's Co., Mo. Vols.  Mexican War
Geyer, William, Pvt.  Capt. Chapman's Co. New Mexico Vols. Navajo Indian Disturbance
Harmon, Luther M., Lt.  Capt. Barton's Co. NY Militia NY Frontier Disturbance
Hill, William, Sgt.  Co. C, Regt. of US Dragoons Rogue River War
Johnson, Simeon, deceased, Sea (Mrs. Elizabeth Hunt remarried widow) Ship John Adams US Navy  War of 1812
Julian, Antonio, Landman  Ship Ohio, US Navy  Mexican War
Kefer, John, Pvt.  Capt. Hall's Co. Tenn. Militia War of 1812
 
Liebendorf, George, Teamster (served as Leibendohl, Geo) USQM Dept.  Mexican War
Liggett, Jonathan, Teamster  USQM Dept.  War of 1812
Lindell, Walter, Teamster  USQM Dept.  Mexican War
Loftis, John, Pvt. Co. G, 2d Regt. U.S. Inf. & Co. K 3rd Regt. US Inf. Calif. Indian Wars
Lux, William, Seaman  Ships Ohio and Fredonia U.S. Navy Mexican War 
Marrou, Jose, Pvt.  Capt. Fitzgerald's Co., Calif. Vols. Calif. Indian Disturbance
Martin, Samuel, Pvt.  Capt. Whitehead's Co., Indiana Militia  War of 1812
McClanahan, John, Pvt.  Capt. Gregory's Co. Tenn. Militia  War of 1812
McNeill, Archibald, 2d Lt. Capt.  Acklund's Co. Texas Vols. Mexican War
Mix, Mervine P., Lt., deceased, granted to his widow Ann Mix Ship Firefly US Navy War of 1812
Moreno, Jose de Jesus, Pvt. (served as Moreno, Jesus) Capt. Fitzgerald's Co. Calif. Vols. Calif. Indian Wars
Musgrove, Alfred, Pvt.  Capt. Henry L. Ford's Co., Calif. Vols. Mexican War
Prewitt, George G., Pvt.  Capt. Kard's Co. Mo. Militia Florida War
Price, John, Pvt.  Capt. Hammond's Co. 1st Regt. Mo. Vols. Mexican War
Pringle, Geo. A., Pvt. Capt. Waldo's Co., 1st Regt. Mo. Mounted Vols. Mexican War
Rector, Haston, late Pvt. Capt. Solomon's Co., 2d Regt. Mo. Mounted Vols. Mexican War
Rector, Haston, late Pvt. Capt. DeWitt C. Johnson's Co. Calif. Vols. Nor. Calif. and Ore. Indian Dist.
Robinson, William, Pvt.  Capt. Kuykendall's Calif. Co., Calif. Vols Indian War
Roork, Thomas, Pvt.  Capt. Trimble's Co. Tenn. Militia War of 1812
Rijan, Lawrence, Cornet  Capt. Ledwith's Co. Florida Militia  Seminole Indian Disturbance
Sands, Nathan, Landsman  Ship Columbus US Navy Mexican War
Scharf, Anton, Pvt.  Co. D, 2d Regt. U.S. Dragoons Apache Indian Disturbance
Silliman, Horatio N., Lt.  Capt. Colis' Co. Louisiana Vols. Mexican War
Spencer, John, Teamster  USQM Dept.  Mexican War
Stenger, Charles W., Pvt.  Co. B, 3d Regt. US Infantry Apache Indian Disturbance
Stone, Warren, Pvt. Capt. Hall's Co. Col. Dobbins' Regt. NY Vols. War of 1812
Sutton, John D., Pvt.  Co. A, Calif. Vols.  Calif. Indian War
Swain, Josiah H., Sgt.  Capt. Maddox's Co. Calif. Vols. Mexican War
Thacker, Hiram, Pvt.  Capt. Nelson's Co. Louisiana Militia War of 1812
VanHazen, John Benson, wagonmaster USQM Dept. Mexican War
Vernon, Edward R., Pvt.  Capt. DeWitt C. Johnson's Co. Calif. Vols. Nor. Calif. and Ore. Indian Wars, 1852-55
Wagoner, Erastus, Pvt.  Capt. Blackburn's Co. Volunteers Mexican War
Watkins, Henry B., Pvt.  Capt. Dunlap's Co. Kentucky Militia Sabine Expedition
Williams, John, Pvt.  Capt. Hodges' Co. Georgia Militia
Wiser, Hubert A., Pvt.  Capt. DeWitt C. Johnson's Co. Calif. Vols. Nor. Calif. and Ore. Indian Wars, 1852-55
Wood, Henry, Pvt. Capt. Henry L. Ford's Co. and McLane's Co. Calif. Vols. Mexican War
Woods, Michael, Pvt.  Co. K, 3d Regt. Calif. US Artillery Indian Wars
 

 
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