|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1838|
New York, USA
CIVIL WAR VETERAN
Co I 2nd MI Inf
Daken, Steven M. (Veteran), Kalamazoo County. Enlisted in company I, Second Infantry, April 22, 1861, at Kalamazoo, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered May 23, 1861. Corporal. Sergeant. Re-enlisted Dec. 31, 1863, at Blain's Cross Roads, Tenn. Mustered Jan 1, 1864. First Sergeant. Wounded in action near Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864. Discharged to accept promotion Nov. 26, 1864. Commissioned First Lieutenant Oct. 12, 1864. Mustered to date Nov. 26, 1864. Wounded in action at Fort Steadman, Va., March 25, 1865 Commissioned Captain April 25, 1865.
Was in the following battles: Blackburn's Ford, Bull Run, Yorktown, Williamsburg, Fair Oaks, Richmond, Glendale, Malvern Hill, Second Bull Run, Chantilly, Fredericksburg, Vicksburg, Jackson, Blue Springs, Miss, Campbell's Station, Knoxville, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Berhseda Church, North Anna River and all engagements before Petersburg to July 30, 1864.
Mustered out at DeLaney House, D.C., July 28, 1865
Information taken from Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865.
NOTE: His last name is mispelled on his service record & marker.
S/O Charles Dakin & Pheobe Ann Bailey
1870 Census: Residence: Comstock, Kalamazoo, MI. Stephen-32, b. NY; Emma 23y, b. NY; Paul l4y & Clara 3y
Co. I 2D Mich Inf
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Record added: Mar 21, 2008
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