|Death: ||Dec. 22, 1863|
Enlisted as a 24yr. old resident of Muscatine Co. Ia. on June 24,1861 in Co. A, 5th Iowa Infantry. Discharged for disability Jan.17,1861 at Syracuse, Mo.
Enlisted Aug.17,1863 and mustered in Aug.24,1863 as 6th Sgt. in Co. K, 8th Iowa Cavalry. Captured Dec.20,1863 and murdered Dec.22,1863 while in the hands of guerrillas. This occurred while the 8th Iowa Cavalry was patrolling the counties of Humphreys, Stewart, Dickson, Montgomery, Cheatham, Hickman, Perry, and Williamson Tennessee. (Found in Vol. 1, 1867 Iowa Adj. Gen. Report).It is presumed he was buried where he was murdered as his body was never found.
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Murdered by Guerrillas in Tennessee.
Created by: John Franklin Horrighs
Record added: Jun 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112814260
Bryant, Harvey A. (Veteran.) Age 25. Residence Muscatine, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Aug. 17, 1863, as Sixth Sergeant. Mustered Aug. 24, 1863. Taken prisoner by guerrillas Dec. 20, 1863. Killed Dec. 22, 1863. See Company A, Fifth Infantry.|
Added: Dec. 12, 2014