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Pvt James C. Buchanan
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1844
Mercer County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: unknown
Marshall County
Iowa, USA

James C. Buchanan was the seventh and last child born to Jane (Young) and Walker Buchanan, both of Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

James served as a Private for the Union in the Civil War. He enlisted in Company I, Iowa 12th Infantry Regiment on 21 Aug 1862 and mustered out on 20 Jan 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee. He was 18 years old when he enlisted.

He later married Isabel Buchanan, and between them had four known children, Mary S. (1870-?), Dallas W. (1871-?), Sarah J. (1874-?), and Lucynelia (1876-?). James was a farmer by occupation.

According to the Iowa State Census Collection of 1836-1925, James was 70 years old in 1915 when he was living in the Soldier's Home in Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Walker Buchanan (1799 - 1877)
  Jane Young Buchanan (1799 - 1854)
 
 Spouse:
  Isabelle Alexander Buchanan (1851 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Charlotte Buchanan Tanner (1869 - 1940)*
  Dallas Walker Buchanan (1871 - 1927)*
  Luther Wilbur Buchanan (1886 - 1948)*
  Theo Belle Buchanan Marshall (1888 - 1951)*
 
 Siblings:
  Victor Buchanan (1831 - 1911)*
  Matthew Buchanan (1836 - 1906)*
  Levi Buchanan (1839 - 1916)*
  Walker Buchanan (1841 - 1907)*
  James C. Buchanan (1844 - ____)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

James C. Buchanan
Co. I 12th Ia. Inf.
GAR Marker
 
Note: When stones read in 1989 James C. Buchanan only one buried on this lot for four.
 
Burial:
Troy Mills Cemetery
Troy Mills
Linn County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block E Lot 20
 
Maintained by: Judy Cain Bowser
Originally Created by: Gail Wenhardt
Record added: Nov 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61757999
Pvt James C. Buchanan
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Pvt James C. Buchanan
Added by: Gail Wenhardt
 
Pvt James C. Buchanan
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Thanks, dear cousin, for your service. May you rest in peace.
- Judy Cain Bowser
 Added: Mar. 18, 2011
 
 
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