|Birth: ||Jul. 4, 1844|
|Death: ||Jul. 29, 1912|
Was born in Bloomsburg, Ohio. He enlisted in company C, of the 20th Ohio infantry, and went to the front. He served with distinction and full credit to himself all during the war. His first enlistment was September 8th, 1861, in the 20th Ohio Infantry, and he served until July 5, 1862, when he was discharged on account of disability at Columbus, Ohio. On December 22nd, 1863, Mr. Friend re-enlisted as wagon master in the 10th Ohio Light Artillery, and served until discharged at Camp Dennison, on July 17th, 1865, on account of the close of War. Mr. Friend took part in many of the important battles of the war, including the battle of Shiloh.
He was survived by his widow, Mary S. (Pratt), and children: F.A. Friend and W. Leo Friend, of this city, Larue Friend, of O'Fallon, and Mrs. Grace Collins, of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Plot: Sec. G, Lot 731
Created by: Sunnyann
Record added: Jul 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54536780