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Corp Pleasant Carwin Armstrong
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Birth: 1829
Menard County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1863
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Grandparents:
Robert A. Armstrong(1760-1834)
Nancy Greene Armstrong(1768-1856)

Parents:
John "Jack" Armstrong
b. 1803 d. 09 Sep 1857
Hannah Jones Armstrong
b. 02 Aug 1810 d.19 Aug 1890

Spouse:
Mary Ann Nance 1835-1918
Married: 03 Aug 1858

Martha E Shults or Shultz
b. 1843 d. April 15,1882
Married: 22 May 1860

Child:
Hugh Armstrong b. 06 May 1861

After Aug. 27, 1862 he served with his brother William "Duff" Armstrong in the 85th Illinois Infantry. He was transferred to the Marine Brigade Jan. 13, 1863 and served aboard the Steamer B.J. Adams in the Mississippi. His brother James A. Armstrong (1838-1879) also served in the war.

Another brother, Asbury Porter Armstrong 1840-1878 served in 10th Regiment, Company E, Illinois Cavalry. Listed as P. Asbury Armstrong, Private, Petersburg Nov 25, 1861

When Pleasant Armstrong didn't return from the war his wife married his brother, William "Duff" Armstrong(1833-1899) on April, 18, 1864

Pleasant Armstrong's uncle,
Judge Bowling Greene(1786-1742) and wife, Nancy Potter Green(1793-1867) were the good friends of Abraham Lincoln who took him into their home when he was despondent over the death of his first love, Ann Rutledge(1813-1835).
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Jack Armstrong (1803 - 1854)
  Hannah Jones Armstrong Wilcox (1810 - 1890)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha E. Schults Armstrong (1843 - 1882)*
 
 Children:
  Hugh Armstrong (1861 - 1917)*
 
 Siblings:
  Pleasant Carwin Armstrong (1829 - 1863)
  William Duff Armstrong (1833 - 1899)*
  James A. Armstrong (1838 - 1879)*
  John Armstrong (1848 - 1926)*
  Robert Armstrong (1852 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Michael Ratliff Lutz
Record added: Jan 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 82854440
 

My first cousin four times removed. Rest in Peace.
- Michael Ratliff Lutz
 Added: Mar. 7, 2013

- 2kjmom
 Added: Aug. 19, 2012
virtual cemetery 85th Illinois Infantry on my home page
- Debra
 Added: Jan. 4, 2012
 
 
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