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 John H. Bortzfield

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John H. Bortzfield

  • Birth 23 Feb 1841 Delaware County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 10 Sep 1922 Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Alton, Oregon County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 19238671

Son of J. Bortzfield.
Married Sarah Pricilla Winsett 30/Apr/1868.
Farmer.
Per 1890 Special Census; Surviving Soldiers, Sailors and Marines and Widows: Veteran of the Civil War (Co J, 2nd Reg, MO Cav).

Per MO Death certificate #26226, burial 11/Sep/1922.
Death Certificate has been transcribed as: John Bortzhield.


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JOHN BORTZFIELD, was born in Wayne county, Indiana, in 1842, and enlisted from Mason county. He had been a farmer, served through all the campaigns to Resaca, Ga., where he was slightly wounded. At Peach Tree creek, Georgia, July 19, 1864, he was wounded in the right leg and was discharged for wounds, February 7, 1865.

From Ancestry.com:
John Henry Bortzfield enlisted in the 85th Illinois Infantry on 24 July 1862 and served with them until he was discharged on 7 Feburary 1865 as a result of wounds he received during the Battle of Peach Tree Creek. He received a disability pension of $10.00 a month until later years. At the time of his death in 1922 he was receiving $50.00 a month.



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  • Created by: Jean ღ
  • Added: 5 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19238671
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John H. Bortzfield (23 Feb 1841–10 Sep 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19238671, citing Huddleston Cemetery, Alton, Oregon County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Jean ღ (contributor 46544960) .