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John Edward Roth
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1844
Death: Aug. 4, 1927
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Died in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Husband of Laura I Craine Roth.

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Update: June 17, 2013
Military information below provided by K.L. Bonnett:


Civil War Veteran
Co B 19th Iowa Infantry
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From military records:
Roth, John E. Age 21.
Residence Fairfield, IA.
Nativity Pennsylvania.
Enlisted July 21, 1862, as 3rd Sergeant.
Mustered Aug. 18, 1862.
Taken prisoner Sept. 29 1863 Atchafalaya, La.
Promoted First Lieutenant March 16, 1865.
Mustered out July 10, 1865, Mobile, Ala.
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Roth, Albert M. Age 23.(possibly his brother) same residence, nativity,enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, as First Sergeant in same company. Died of disease Aug. 16, 1863, Memphis, Tenn. Buried Memphis National Cemetery.
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From Civil War Pension Index:
John applied for invalid pension Feb 3 1906 in Iowa His widow, Mary K Roth, applied for his pension Aug 27 1827 in Oklahoma.
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Based on enlistment, John's service included Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark Dec 7 1862. Capture of VanBuren, Ar. (Dec 28 1862), Siege of Vicksburg, Ms(Jun 14-Jul 4 1863), Capture of Yazoo City( Jul 14), Expedition to Morganza & Atchafalaya River (Sep 5-10) Battle of Sterling Plantation,La(Sep 29 1863), POW in Texas for several months. Paroled. Regiment Moved to New Orleans in 1864, then Pensacola,FL. Action at Milton,FL, Moved to Ft Gaines Dauphin Island,AL(Jul 24 Dec 1864), Campaign against Mobile, Siege of Spanish Fort and Ft Blakely(Mar Apr 1865). (Info from "The Union Army" published in 1908)
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Laura Irene Craine Roth (1846 - 1888)*
 
 Children:
  Julia Clark Waltman (1899 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Fairfield
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA
Plot: SDof25-001
 
Created by: Richard K Thompson
Record added: Jul 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73835056
John Edward Roth
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John Edward Roth
Added by: Richard K Thompson
 
John Edward Roth
Added by: Richard K Thompson
 
 
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