Battle of Santa Clara; Bayonets; Mexican War, 1846-1848; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
This bayonet was found on the Neves property on land dug up to build the Central Library for the city in the 1960s. A serial number on the bayonet was used to date it and to surmise that it might have been used in the 1847 Battle of Santa Clara....
Reid, Bernard J. (Bernard Joseph), 1823-1904; Rence, A.; United States, Civil War, 1861-1865; Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862; Pensions; United States, Civil War, 1861-1865
A letter written from the General Hospital at Army Square in Washington, D.C., from A. Rence to Captain Bernard J. Reid. Rence asks Reid to help him receive his pension for his wound he received at the battle of Bull Run.
Photographs; Historical markers;Trees; Battle of Santa Clara
University of Santa Clara Archivist, Father Arthur D. Spearman, members of the Warburton Family and others attend the dedication of a California State Historical Marker at the Armistice Oak Tree Site in 1962. The text of the plaque states:...
Reid, Bernard J. (Bernard Joseph), 1823-1904; United States, Civil War, 1861-1865; Danks, John; Letters;
A letter from John Danks to Bernard J. Reid. Danks is applying for a pension from the government due to injury during the Civil War. Danks needs to find a person who witnessed his wounding during battle, and hopes Reid can help in that matter.