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Theodore Schrack
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1840
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 11, 1923
Alma
Harlan County
Nebraska, USA

Theodore was the son of John Schrack and Elizabeth Bailey. His parents, natives of Pennsylvania, moved to Illinois between 1845 and 1850, and then moved to Iowa around 1855. They both died in Blackhawk County, Iowa.

Five of John and Elizabeth's children served in the Civil War. Theodore enlisted in Black Hawk County, Iowa, as a Private on 19 Dec 1863 at the age of 21 years. He mustered in Co B 4th Iowa Cavalry on 22 Dec 1863. Theodore was captured in action on 14 Dec 1864 at White's Station, Tennessee. He mustered out 5 Jun 1865 at Clinton, Iowa, under telegraphic order of the War Department A.G.O. dated 12 May 1865, as paroled prisoner of war on furlough.

Theodore married Catharine Myers in Sep 1861 prior to his enlistment. They had three children: John, Arthur, and Ervin.

Theodore and family eventually moved to Harlan County, Nebraska. He was a member of GAR Post 94 Nebraska. Theodore died at Alma, Nebraska at the age of 82 years 8 months. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Schrack (1808 - 1883)
  Elizabeth Schrack (1808 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Catharine S. Myers Schrack (1841 - 1905)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel J Schrack (____ - 1874)*
  Lewis Jesse Schrack (1831 - 1897)*
  Theodore Schrack (1840 - 1923)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
4 IA Cavalry Co. B
 
Burial:
Alma Cemetery
Alma
Harlan County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section AC, Block 64, Lot 4, Grave 4
GPS (lat/lon): 40.1103, -99.34947
 
Created by: Tony & Cindy Lloyd
Record added: Aug 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57423131
Theodore Schrack
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Theodore Schrack
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Co B 4th Iowa Cavalry. "May this nation never forget the sacrifices made for freedom."
- kweaver
 Added: Sep. 24, 2010
4th Iowa Cavalry Remembered
- Kent Kooi
 Added: Sep. 22, 2010
 
 
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