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Pvt William J Martin
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Birth: 1834
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 1863
Helena
Phillips County
Arkansas, USA

Civil War Veteran
Co C 29th Iowa Infantry

From military records:
Martin, William J.
Age 28
Residence Magnolia,Iowa
nativity Kentucky.
Enlisted Aug. 14, 1862
Mustered Nov. 9, 1862 Council Bluffs,Iowa.
Died of disease Feb. 25, 1863, Helena, Ark.
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Union soldiers buried at Helena were exhumed and moved to Memphis National Cemetery in 1867.
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"The climate was unhealthful and the regiment suffered greatly from sickness. The death list of Iowa soldiers at Helena and at other places among the lowlands of Arkansas grew to frightful proportions. A large number returned to their homes with health greatly impaired, some of whom subsequently died of the ailments with which they were afflicted, and many more were never fully restored to health." (Info from "The Union Army" published 1908.) 
 
Note: Birth year based on age at enlisment
 
Burial:
Memphis National Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section C, Site 3369
 
Maintained by: K L Bonnett
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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