Samuel Merrill

Samuel Merrill

Birth
Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine, USA
Death 31 Aug 1899 (aged 77)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Plot Block 14, Lot 50
Memorial ID 15103300 · View Source
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7th Iowa Governor, Civil War Union Army Officer. During the Civil War, he served as Colonel and commanding officer of the 21st Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment, and was seriously wounded at the Battle of Big Black River Bridge on May 17, 1863 during the Vicksburg Campaign. He was elected as a Republican as Governor of Iowa in 1867, and served a two terms from 1868 to 1872.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
  • Added: 31 Jul 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15103300
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Merrill (7 Aug 1822–31 Aug 1899), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15103300, citing Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .