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Pvt Wesley L. Arnold

  • Birth 1835 Delaware County, Ohio, USA
  • Death unknown Somonauk, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Sandwich, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 112248176

Enlisted as a 26 yr. old resident of Marshall Co., Ia. on July 1, 1861 at Marshalltown, Ia. as a private in Co. D, 5th Iowa Infantry. Have his signature on a petition to the State Auditor for pay while in State service July 1- 15, 1861. Promoted Wagoner. Listed as teamster on daily duty on Co. returns dated Sept. 30, Oct. 30, Nov. 30, 1862 and Jan. 31, 1863. Deserted March 6, (14,) 1863 at Memphis, Tenn. Found on list of incomplete records at Iowa Adj. Generals office. Living in 1880 at his brother's (Ira M. Arnold age - 37) home in Somonauk, DeKalb Co., Illinois. His age is given as 45, single, and occupation - Veterinary Surgeon. His mother, Dorcas T. Arnold age - 76, is also living in the home. Wesley died as some point between 1880 and 1900 and was buried with his parents at Pratt's Oak Lawn cemetery, Sandwich, DeKalb Co., Il. in an unmarked grave.


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  • Created by: John Franklin Horrighs
  • Added: 13 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 112248176
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Wesley L. Arnold (1835–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 112248176, citing Pratts Oak Lawn Cemetery, Sandwich, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by John Franklin Horrighs (contributor 48119478) .