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Jacob B. DeVore
Birth: Aug. 5, 1844
Hart County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1916
Des Arc
Prairie County
Arkansas, USA

Civil War Veteran, G.A.R., Company K, 5th Kentucky Infantry

His Civil War records found on contained the following information:

** Enrolled at the age of 18 on 24 September 1861 at Camp Muldrow TN; was mustered in at Camp Nevin TN on 31 October 1861.

** He was absent from his unit May through September 1862, first a patient at the hospital in Corinth, Mississippi and then moved to a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.

** On 01 November 1862 he was mistakenly declared a deserter by the hospital's administrators.

** But added to his record by the A.G.'s office of the War Department was the following notation dated 12 June 1886: "The charge of desertion of November 1, 1862 is removed. He was admitted to No. 1 General Hospital, Louisville, Ky., June 17, 1862 with hypertrophy of the heart and discharged the service August 12, 1863 for disability. The record of discharge of August 12, 1862 is cancelled. He was absent on discharge furlough from August 11, 1862 to November 18, 1863, when he was discharged on surgeon's certificate of disability by the Commanding Officer, Louisville, Ky."

** There is also a copy of his disability discharge papers which state he was released from duty due to cardiac disease - there being hypertrophy of the right ventrical. There is also a copy of the 18 Nov 1863 discharge papers verifying he did not desert.

Husband of Mary Magdaline Myers DeVore, whom he married October 27, 1865 in Sullivan County, Indiana.

Son of Jacob and Nancy DeVore. Brother of Sarah Jane DeVore Cobble, William Wallace DeVore, Casander DeVore, Mary A. DeVore, Henry C. DeVore and John
J. DeVore.

Father of Mary Jane DeVore Geisinger, Capatola C. DeVore, Evy Mae DeVore Welch, Jacob John DeVore, Clara Della DeVore Garth, William Daniel DeVore, Charles Orval DeVore, Ida Nora DeVore Horton and Lovell Austin DeVore.

My great-great-grandfather. 
Family links: 
  Mary Magdaline Myers DeVore (1844 - 1935)*
  Mary Jane DeVore-Geisinger Kotval (1867 - 1949)*
  Evy Mae DeVore Welch (1870 - 1955)*
  John Jacob DeVore (1873 - 1947)*
  Clara Della DeVore Garth (1875 - 1945)*
  William Daniel DeVore (1878 - 1966)*
  Charles Orval DeVore (1881 - 1935)*
  Ida Nora DeVore Horton (1883 - 1967)*
  Lovell Austin DeVore (1885 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Many thanks to Ann Meaker for sponsoring this memorial.
Hazen Cemetery
Prairie County
Arkansas, USA
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Record added: Jan 28, 2006
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Jacob B. DeVore
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Jacob B. DeVore
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