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 Isaac Westerfield Brazelton

Isaac Westerfield Brazelton

Hanover, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA
Death 17 Nov 1916 (aged 80)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot 30, 4 RW F
Memorial ID 16791797 · View Source
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Isaac Westerfield Brazelton He is the son of James Brazelton and Catherine Kitty (Baxter) Brazelton.He married Margaret Jane Gordon, November 30, 1865 in Jefferson County, Indiana. They had 7 children. He is my great great grandfather.

Regimental History
Twenty-second Infantry INDIANA
(3 years)

Twenty-second Infantry.
Jefferson C. Davis, Michael
Gooding, William M. Miles, Thomas Shea; Lieut.-Cols., John A.
Hendricks, David W. Dailey, Squire I. Keith, Thomas B. Tanner,
William M. Miles, Thomas Shea, William H. Snodgrass,
Gordon Tanner, David W. Dailey Michael Gooding, Squire I.
Keith, Charles L. Holstein, Thomas Shea, William A. Adams,
William H. Snodgrass, Richard H. Litson.

This regiment was organized at Madison in July 1861, and was mustered in at Indianapolis, August 15, 1861. The regiment left the state August 17, 1861, and joined Fremont's army at St. Louis, and was sent up the Missouri River to the relief of Col. Mulligan at Lexington.
Mulligan's forces surrendered before Lexington was reached and the expedition was abandoned.

The regiment moved to Springfield, thence to Otterville, and in December assisted in the capture of 1,300 prisoners at Blackwater. Colonel Davis was appointed brigadier-general December 18, 1861, and the 22nd attached to his division accompanied the expedition against Price in January 1862. The regiment participated in the battle of Pea Ridge, Lieutenant -Colonel Hendricks being mortally

The regiment then moved to Batesville, Cape Girardeau and Corinth and was in the siege of the latter place until the evacuation, when it joined in the pursuit of the enemy. With Buell's army, it marched through Tennessee and Kentucky and reached Louisville September 27th .The regiment was in the engagement at Perryville, and lost one-half its number, 56 being killed, including Lieutenant -Colonel Keith. The regiment was next in a severe skirmish near Lancaster and reached
Nashville November 28th. The regiment was in a skirmish at Nolensville while
enroute for Murfreesboro, and participated in the battle of Stone's River, losing 78 in killed, wounded and missing. The regiment remained in camp at Murfreesboro during the winter and spring,
was in a skirmish at Liberty gap in June, during the movement towards Chattanooga.

The regiment participated in the charge up Missionary Ridge and went into camp at Blain's Cross-Roads, where a sufficient number reenlisted on December 23rd to retain the organization, and they
enjoyed a furlough home.

The regiment participated in the Atlanta campaign in 1864, being engaged at Tunnel Hill, Rocky Face Ridge, Resaca, Rome, Dallas, Big Shanty, Kennesaw Mountain, Chattahoochee River, Peachtree Creek, about Atlanta, Red Oak and Jonesboro, and was in most of the skirmishing in the advance upon and siege of Savannah. It took part in the Carolina campaign, being engaged at Averasboro and Bentonville.
After the surrender of Johnston's army, it moved to Washington and was mustered out July 24, Its original strength was 1,056; gain by recruits, 956; reenlistments, 332; unassigned recruits, 374; total, 2,718.
Source: The Union Army, vol. 3

Battles Fought

Fought on 19 September 1861 at Glasgow, MO.
Fought on 06 March 1862 at Pea Ridge, AR.
Fought on 07 March 1862 at Pea Ridge, AR.
Fought on 08 October 1862 at Perryville, KY.
Fought on 31 December 1862 at Stones River, TN.
Fought on 20 September 1863 at Chickamauga, GA.
Fought on 23 September 1863.
Fought on 24 September 1863 at Chattanooga, TN.
Fought on 25 November 1863 at Missionary Ridge, TN.
Fought on 15 May 1864 at Rome, GA.
Fought on 17 May 1864 at Rome, GA.
Fought on 27 May 1864 at Dallas, GA.
Fought on 16 June 1864 at Kenesaw Mountain, GA.
Fought on 27 June 1864 at Kenesaw Mountain, GA.
Fought on 29 June 1864 at Kenesaw Mountain, GA.
Fought on 01 July 1864.
Fought on 07 July 1864 at Marietta, GA.
Fought on 20 July 1864 at Peach Tree Creek, GA.
Fought on 23 July 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 07 August 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 09 August 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 11 August 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 01 September 1864 at Jonesboro, GA.
Fought on 30 October 1864.
Fought on 12 November 1864.
Fought on 10 March 1865.
Fought on 16 March 1865 at Averysboro, NC.
Fought on 19 March 1865 at Bentonville, NC.
Fought on 21 March 1865 at Goldsboro, NC.
Fought on 03 May 1865.

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  • Added: 26 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16791797
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Isaac Westerfield Brazelton (15 May 1836–17 Nov 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16791797, citing Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Gary Mowrey (contributor 46842210) .