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Francis Asbury Damewood
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1845
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 1931
Clarinda
Page County
Iowa, USA

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.

Source: http://www.shenessex.heartland.net/vets/alphad.html
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eliza Ann Thompson Damewood (1846 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Clarinda Cemetery
Clarinda
Page County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Bev
Record added: Sep 08, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15661207
Francis Asbury Damewood
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Francis Asbury Damewood
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Francis Asbury Damewood
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Co A 4th Iowa Cavalry. "May this nation never forget the sacrifices made for freedom."
- kweaver
 Added: Jun. 7, 2010
4th Iowa Cavalry Remembered
- Kent Kooi
 Added: Apr. 27, 2010
 
 
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