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William T. Buntain Documents, 1865-1913

Douglas County History Research Center
Douglas County Libraries
100 S. Wilcox Street
Castle Rock, Colorado 80104
U.S.A.
Phone: 303-688-7730
Email: sboyd@dclibraries.org
URL: http://DouglasCountyLibraries.org

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Profile Description

Creation: Encoded by Shaun Boyd 2011-02-23
Language: Finding aid is in English

Collection Summary

RepositoryDouglas County Libraries / 100 S. Wilcox St. / Castle Rock, CO 80104 / Phone: 303-688-7730
CollectorBuntain, William Thomas (1838-1924)
TitleWilliam T. Buntain Documents
Dates: 1865-1913
Size28 x 22 cm; 4 items; 1 file folder; paper
Abstract: The 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.
Collection Number1992.001.0018
Language: English

Arrangement of the Collection

The manuscript/small items collection is arranged by accession number. The folder is arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content

The collection contains documents relating to the military career of William T. Buntain. The discharge document is creased, stained and has a small hole along the crease line. The pension document is creased, but in good condition. The envelope from the Bureau of Pensions has separated along the folds.


Biography / History

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 (listed on the census for these years)

1912 William and Bertha divorce

1912-June 20 Buntain to receive pension of $24 a month

1913-April 25 Pension notification reissued

1914-November 19 Buntain pension increased to $30 a month

1920 Buntain is living in Denver per the census

1924-March 1 William Buntain dies in Pueblo, Colo.

1924-March 4 William Buntain buried in the Bear Canon Cemetery outside Sedalia, Colo.


Access Terms

Buntain, William Thomas (1838-1924)
Civil War
Military discharges
Military service
Pensions
Sedalia (Colo.)

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Douglas County History Research Center material is non-circulating, requires staff retrieval and is available by appointment during normal library hours.

Copy Restrictions

The collection is used in the presence of the Douglas County History Research Center staff. Some items may be fragile and may only be duplicated with permission of the Douglas County History Research Center staff.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William T. Buntain Documents, Douglas County History Research Center. Douglas County Libraries, Castle Rock, CO.

Acquisition Information

The documents were collected by the Douglas County Historical Society, which was the main historical institution of Douglas County until it disbanded in 1992. The documents were included in the paper-based collections that were donated to the Local History Collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Annette Gray, 7 October 2002


Related Material

The Douglas County History Research Center and the Reference Department at the Philip S. Miller Library, Douglas County Libraries, hold material relating to William T. Buntain including: Douglas County Historical Society. "Our Heritage: People of Douglas County" (Castle Rock, CO: Douglas County Historical Society, c. 1984)

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