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Pvt Jonathon H Tallman
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Birth: 1845
Wyoming County
New York, USA
Death: May 8, 1870
Elbert County
Colorado, USA

Son of Lyman F. and Polly Maxon Tallman and brother of John M. Tallman. "Killed by Indians May 8, 1870" inscribed on tombstone. Research shows he died near the East Bijou Creek, about nine miles east of Kiowa in what is now Elbert County, Colorado. He had gone to pick up a mule he purchased; on the return trip his mule was too slow to outrun the indians at the time and he was killed and scalped. Tallman was a Civil War veteran. At age 18 he enlisted as a private in Company D of the 11th Michigan Cavalry Regiment on October 7, 1863, was wounded and became a prisoner of war at Saltville, Virginia on October 2, 1864, was returned to his regiment on June 12, 1865 and was subsequently discharged on July 12, 1865 in Pulaski, Tennessee. His military record is annotated "distinguished service."  
 
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 Parents:
  Lyman F Tallman (1810 - 1860)
 
 Siblings:
  Jonathon H Tallman (1845 - 1870)
  Hattie Tallman Jenks (1850 - 1944)*
  Olive Tallman Winslow (1853 - 1936)*
  Henry Arlan Tallman (1855 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Parker Cemetery
Parker
Douglas County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Lot 49, Grave 13
 
Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Apr 30, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8702921
Pvt Jonathon H Tallman
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