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Pvt Perry Hoyt
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Birth: 1837
Death: Aug. 10, 1861
Wilsons Creek
Greene County
Missouri, USA

Hoyt, Perry.
Age 24.
Residence Vinton,Iowa
Nativity United States.
Enlisted April 24, 1861 into Co K 1st Iowa Infantry
Mustered May 14, 1861 Keokuk,Iowa.
Killed in battle Aug. 10, 1861, Wilson's Creek, Mo.

"Most of those [Union] who perished at Wilson's Creek were hastily buried in mass grave pits, an old well, a sinkhole, etc. (The Union forces were defeated and pulled back to Rolla,Mo. Southwest Missouri remained under Confederate control until February 1862.)The remains of Union soldiers were reinterred in the Springfield [National] Cemetery following its establishment in 1867 -many as unknowns. Perry is probably among them.

Note: Birth year based on age at enlistment
Springfield National Cemetery
Greene County
Missouri, USA
Created by: K L Bonnett
Record added: Sep 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77078455


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