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SGT David Behan
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1833, Ireland
Death: Oct. 26, 1910

David Behan was 23, and living in Delaware Co., Iowa, when he enlisted as a Private in Co. B of the 4th Iowa Cavalry on Sept 23, 1861. He was mustered into federal service on Nov 23, 1861.

Behan became a "Reenlisted Veteran" on Dec 14, 1863, along with most of his company.

During his term of service, Behan was promoted from Private to 6th Corporal on Aug 1, 1862; to 5th Corporal on Oct 1, 1861; to 4th Corporal on Jan 1, 1863; to 5th Sergeant on Dec 15, 1864; and finally to 4th Sergeant on May 1, 1865.

Behan applied for his pension on April 7, 1884. His application is #510,201, and his certificate #532,136. After his death, his wife applied for her widow's pnsion. Her application if #951,938, and his certificate #712,196.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Behan (1800 - 1862)
  Hanora Brazell Behan (1805 - 1890)
 
 Spouse:
  Johanna Houlahan Behan (1835 - 1913)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Behan Duggan (1826 - 1920)*
  David Behan (1833 - 1910)
  Anna Behan Montgomery (1838 - ____)*
  Hannora Behan (1839 - ____)*
  Pat Behan (1843 - 1919)*
  Morris Behan (1844 - 1891)*
  Catherine Behan McNulty (1845 - 1911)*
  Margaret Ann Behan McNulty (1850 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Ryan
Delaware County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Kent Kooi
Originally Created by: GERALD (FORSJORD) OLSEN
Record added: Jan 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33001003
SGT David Behan
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SGT David Behan
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SGT David Behan
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Co B 4th Iowa Cavalry. Remember those who served.
- kweaver
 Added: Jun. 1, 2011
4th Iowa Cavalry Remembered
- Kent Kooi
 Added: May. 17, 2011
 
 
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