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 Greenleaf N Sutton

Greenleaf N Sutton

Birth
Death 1906 (aged 59–60)
Iowa, USA
Burial Millerton, Wayne County, Iowa, USA
Plot Row 22
Memorial ID 100144713 · View Source
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Contributed by K. Bonnett:

Civil War Veteran
Co I 4th Iowa Infantry
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From military records:
Sutton, Greenleaf N.
Age 18.
Residence Wayne County,Ia.
Nativity Ohio.
Enlisted & mustered March 25,1864.
Mustered out July 24, 1865, Louisville, Ky.
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Based on enlistment participated in Sherman's Atlanta Campaign(May - Oct 1864). The 4th Iowa was in almost every battle and skirmish in that campaign. The regiment's numbers were reduced to only 200 from enlisted number of 1,184 following their gallant charge securing the famous DeGress Battery of 20 pounder Parrott Cannon at Atlanta. After Sherman secured Atlanta they joined Sherman's March to the Sea, the Siege of Savannah (Dec 1864), the Carolina's Campaign (Jan-Apr 1865) and triumphal Grand Review in Washington DC. The New York Tribune spoke of the 4th and its brigade as "one of the bravest, truest, and most tenacious fighting brigades in the service".Info from "The Union Army" Vol 4 published in 1908.


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  • Created by: Doris Christensen
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100144713
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Greenleaf N Sutton (1846–1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100144713, citing New York Cemetery, Millerton, Wayne County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Doris Christensen (contributor 47057893) .