From Civil War military records: Alden, Sylvester J. Age 31. Residence. Highland,Iowa Nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted Sept. 23, 1864 into Co D 11th Iowa Infantry. Mustered Sept. 23, 1864. Died of fever March 7, 1865, Savannah, Ga. Assume he was buried initially in Savannah. Then after establishment of National Cemeteries in 1867-1868 was exhumed and moved to Beaufort.