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Caleb S. Pratt
Birth: 1832, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 1861
Wilsons Creek
Greene County
Missouri, USA

He was a native of Massachusetts and arrived in Lawrence Kansas in 1854. He engaged in the real estate business in Lawrence, and from 1858 until his death he held the office of county clerk. He also served as city cerk for several years. Captain Frank B. Swift, James C. Horton, Edward D. Thompson, and Caleb S. Pratt, led a large company from Lawrence to the Bickerton farm, where "Old Sacramento" - a cannon captured by Colonel Doniphan at the battle of Sacramento, brought by the Border-Ruffians into Kansas, and from them captured by the Free-State men-was buried. They dug up this cannon and carried it to Lawrence, where it was fired all night in honor of the admission of Kansas. On June 3 1861, he was mustered into the federal service and became second lieutenant of Company D First regiment of Kansas Volunteer infantry. He fell at the battle of Wilson creek, August 10, 1861.
On April 10th 2004 a ceremony for the Interment for Unknown Union Soldiers in Springfield National Cemetery. 
 
Burial:
Springfield National Cemetery
Springfield
Greene County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Toni Mantey
Record added: Jan 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10311403
Caleb S. Pratt
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Caleb S. Pratt
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- Yvonne L.Hღ
 Added: May. 26, 2014
Caleb S Pratt and John Pratt were living in Lawrence, KS in 1860; birth listed as Massachusetts. Researching John Pratt, I found that he was born 1839/1840, Massachusetts. Father was Caleb S. Pratt, b. Massachusetts, m2. 1836, Merriel T Lincoln in Bosto...(Read more)
- Jacki, Weymouth Massachusetts
 Added: Feb. 1, 2013
6 Mar 1861 - Enlisted as a Private in Company K, Kansas 1st Infantry regiment. ~~ 3 Jun 1861 - Commissioned Second Lieutenant of Company D of Kansas 1st Infantry regiment. ~~ 10 Aug 1861 - Killed in battle at Wilson's Creek, Greene, Missouri.
- Jacki, Weymouth Massachusetts
 Added: Jan. 28, 2013
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