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 Samuel C. Marvel

Samuel C. Marvel

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 22 Jul 1864 (aged 22)
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Burial Body lost or destroyed, Specifically: Missing in Battle of Atlanta during the Civil War.
Memorial ID 111810371 · View Source
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PVT Samuel C. Story was missing in Battle fought during the American Civil War on July 22, 1864, just southeast of Atlanta, Georgia.

Gen. J. D. Cox reports the Union losses in the battle of Atlanta on the 22nd at 3,521 in killed, wounded and missing. Full returns of the Confederate casualties are not available, but Logan estimated them at 10,000. His command captured 5,000 stand of small arms, 18 stand of colors and 1,107 prisoners. The total number of prisoners taken by the Union army was about 2,000. Walker's division lost so heavily that the remnants of its brigades were assigned to other units.

Notes for SAMUEL MARVEL:

Name: Samuel C Marvel ,
Residence: Washington, Iowa
Enlistment Date: 11 October 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Iowa
Unit Numbers: 185 185

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 11 October 1861 at the age of 20
Enlisted in Company I, 13th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 01 November 1861.
Reenlisted in Company I, 13th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 01 January 1864
Missing on 22 July 1864 at Atlanta, GA

Source Information:
Historical Data Systems, comp. Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-. Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA from the following list of works.
Copyright 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 - Historical Data Systems Inc.P.O. Box 196 Kingston, MA 02364

1860 US Census, Cedar Township, Washington County, IA, shows Samuel Marvel, age 16, born in OH, the son of William and Sarah Gregory (Story) Marvel, residing with his uncle and aunt, M.D. and Diana (Ingram) Story.



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  • Created by: Warren Watts
  • Added: 4 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111810371
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel C. Marvel (12 Feb 1842–22 Jul 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111810371, ; Maintained by Warren Watts (contributor 47863157) Body lost or destroyed, who reports a Missing in Battle of Atlanta during the Civil War..