|Death: ||Nov. 22, 1895|
Civil War Veteran
Co F 14th Iowa Infantry
From military records:
Enlisted Oct. 2, 1861.
Mustered Nov. 2,1861.
Missing in action April 6, 1862, Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.
Mustered out Nov. 8, 1864, Davenport,Iowa.
Service of the 14th Iowa Infantry included Battles of Ft Henry, Ft Donelson Feb 15-16 1862 and Shiloh,TN Apr 6-7 1862. This unit held the center of "the Hornet's Nest". They withstood charge after charge for 10 hours until surrounded and out of ammunition. They surrendered when there was no other choice only to see many of their number killed with their hands in the air. Majority of regiment was captured. They were paroled Oct 12 1862 and exchanged Nov 19 1862.
Iowa Veterans Home Cemetery
Plot: Section C, Row 5, Grave 12
Created by: Rickie Bickle
Record added: Jun 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38844596