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Birth: Oct. 17, 1841
Klinger
Bremer County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1893
Coeur d'Alene Junction
Kootenai County
Idaho, USA

Private William E.F. Alkire
Served with Co.H 1st Oregon Vol. Inf. During the Civil War of 1861-65. After the war he came out to Idaho in the early 1870s to work as a lumberjack he listed his occupation as "Tree Cutter" on his 1879 GAR Mempership application. He was killed on Dec. 30th 1893 in a tree falling accident at age 52. He was at first buried on the spot were he died in the forest near Lake Coeur d'Alene and its there his body lay until May 1900 (Memorial Day) when the local GAR Post No.18 had his body reinturned with full military honors in the Forest Cemetery at Coeur d'Alene Idaho. His photo is from the GAR Post membership records. The photos of his grave and the cemetery were taken in Oct. 1988. 
 
Burial:
Forest Cemetery
Coeur d'Alene
Kootenai County
Idaho, USA
Plot: Veterans Section
 
Created by: Herbert Rickards
Record added: Jul 29, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6646816
Pvt William E.F. Alkire
Added by: Herbert Rickards
 
Pvt William E.F. Alkire
Added by: Herbert Rickards
 
Pvt William E.F. Alkire
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