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Nathan Hughes
Birth: 1824
Death: Mar. 7, 1910
Kendall County
Illinois, USA

HUGHES, Nathan
1824/3-6-1910 at Specie Grove
Jane his wife 1845-1910


CIVIL WAR Company B, 29th Regiment. Member of the Yorkville Post. Badly wounded during the Battle of the Crater, shot in the left leg and hip. He recovered to march and fight with the 29th Regiment all the way to Appomattox Courthouse where he was on hand for Lee's surrender.

Wife and three children, slaves in Scott County, KY. Nathan escaped his owner and ended up in northern Illinois.
After the war, Nathan returned to Kentucky and brought his three children north to Kendall County. (His wife had died)
1st wife: Mary Lightfoot
2nd wife: Analinda Odell
3rd wife: Jane married 10-17-1883 Kendall County, Illinois.

1910 OBIT: Kendall County Record: "It is a pleasure to bear testimony to his worth as a man and a patriot; he was loyal to his country and in all his associations was a quiet, self-possessed man of the best of traits...A good citizen, he has left a vacant place in the ranks of the 'boys in blue.'"

Source: Ledger-Sentinel, Oswego IL
"Reflections" by Roger Matile.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Maria Jane Hughes (1845 - 1910)
 
Burial:
Oswego Township Cemetery
Oswego
Kendall County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Nov 06, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5935191
Nathan Hughes
Added by: James Seidelman
 
Nathan Hughes
Added by: James Seidelman
 
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- Rita Jean Arnold
 Added: Jun. 21, 2013

- Cally
 Added: Apr. 15, 2013

- Jordie
 Added: Mar. 31, 2013
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