|Death: ||Mar. 21, 1915|
Richard Perry Breeden( Dick),son of Richard Owen Breeden and Martha,was born in 1843/1844. He was 5 feet 10 inches, with light hair and blue eyes. On July 21, 1962, he enlisted in the Iowa Volunteer Infantry and served under Capt. Eckels in Co. B, 26th Regiment. In May 1863, while on duty at Younger Point, Louisiana, he became ill with typhoid fever. Richard was placed on the hospital ship "Floating Nashville,"and was sent to Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis, Missouri for five months. The disease left him with rheumatism and a "nervous debility". Richard was mustered out of the service in Washington, D.C. on June 6, 1865 with an honorable discharge. Before the war Richard had been a farmer; after the war, he became a cooper. He married Clementine Hahn on 10-8-1865 in Jackson Co.,Iowa. The couple had five children. Clementine died of T.B. on 02-12-1878, when her youngest child, Ida, was 11 months old. After Clementine's death, Richard left children Anna Elizabeth, Mary and Ida with his wife's family. The other two children, Charles and Laura went with Richard and never saw their sibblings again. In 1881, Richard married Anna E. Brinsen. They had four children and lived in South Omaha, Nebraska. Richard died of chronic heart failure on 03-21-1915 at age 73 in the Soldiers' Home at Wadsworth, Kansas.
Anna Eliza Brinson Breeden (1852 - 1920)*
Leavenworth National Cemetery
Plot: Plot 30, Row 8, Grave 3
Created by: helenpatricia
Record added: Aug 23, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11599072