ELIAS JACOBUS, carpenter and joiner, Oregon; born April 2, 1833, in Essex Co., N.J. learned his trade in Newark, beginning at 15, served a six years’ apprenticeship, at $30 per year and found.
Private Elias Jacobus
Age 34, married, blues eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 6’0″, a carpenter. Enlisted January 4th 1864 at Oregon, Wisconsin by Sgt. Ellsworth for 3 years, mustered in March 18th 1864, Madison, Wisconsin. Detached service with division Pioneer Corps since June 1864, mustered out with company September 5th 1865 at Demopolis, Alabama.