|Birth: ||Aug. 12, 1845|
|Death: ||Jun. 4, 1931|
Damewood, Francis A.
Company A, 4th Iowa Cavalry
b. 08-17-1845 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Entered service 08-27-1861.
Discharged 08-08-1865 in Atlanta, Georgia.
d. 06-04-1931 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Age 86.
Mr Damewood had served a year as Commander of the GAR of Nebraska. Having thus reached the summit of his Ambition. He was a Burlington Railway Postal Clerk, Served 36 years.
He was at the Siege of Vicksburg. On 22 June 1863 was with a Detail Commanded by Major Parkell at Birdsong Ferry back of Vicksburg when set upon by Confederates. Company A. went into the fight with 30 men, 8 were captured and 8 were killed , One wounded. 2 Horses in this fight that went through the War "Old One Eye" lived to eat grass in Iowa Pastures after the War. Herald 05-28-1895 & Red Oak Express 06-08-1931, Page 2.
Eliza Ann Thompson Damewood (1846 - 1924)*
Created by: Bev
Record added: Sep 08, 2006
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