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Pvt Wesley L. Arnold
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Birth: 1835
Delaware County
Ohio, USA
Death: unknown
Somonauk
DeKalb County
Illinois, USA

Enlisted as a 26 yr. old resident of Marshall Co., Ia. on July 1, 1861 at Marshalltown, Ia. as a private in Co. D, 5th Iowa Infantry. Have his signature on a petition to the State Auditor for pay while in State service July 1- 15, 1861. Promoted Wagoner. Listed as teamster on daily duty on Co. returns dated Sept. 30, Oct. 30, Nov. 30, 1862 and Jan. 31, 1863. Deserted March 6, (14,) 1863 at Memphis, Tenn. Found on list of incomplete records at Iowa Adj. Generals office. Living in 1880 at his brother's (Ira M. Arnold age - 37) home in Somonauk, DeKalb Co., Illinois. His age is given as 45, single, and occupation - Veterinary Surgeon. His mother, Dorcas T. Arnold age - 76, is also living in the home. Wesley died as some point between 1880 and 1900 and was buried with his parents at Pratt's Oak Lawn cemetery, Sandwich, DeKalb Co., Il. in an unmarked grave. 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Arnold (____ - 1845)
  Dorcas Arnold (1802 - 1884)
 
 Sibling:
  Mary D Arnold (1830 - 1860)*
  Wesley L. Arnold (1835 - ____)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pratts Oak Lawn Cemetery
Sandwich
DeKalb County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: John Franklin Horrighs
Record added: Jun 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112248176
Pvt Wesley L. Arnold
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