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Lieut George Strong

Lieut George Strong

Birth
Harrison County, Ohio, USA
Death 18 Jul 1861 (aged 20)
Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, USA
Burial Glasgow, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Plot South, Plot #152, Lot #2
Memorial ID 23451173 · View Source
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from the History of Round Prarie Township: Mr. Strong was the first to enlist for this county and the first to yield his life on his country's alter. At the time of his enlistment he was a teacher and law student. He attained the rank of Lieut. with Co. E. 2nd Iowa Regiment.
When a child he came with parents, John & Sarah Thompson Strong to Round Prarie Township.
Mr. Strong was first buried in the Gilmer cemetery, where a monument still stands, but was later reburied in the Glassgow Cemetery.
GAR Post 19, Fairfield County was named in his honor.


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  • Created by: Harriet Stairs
  • Added: 17 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23451173
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut George Strong (30 Dec 1840–18 Jul 1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23451173, citing Glasgow Cemetery, Glasgow, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Harriet Stairs (contributor 46833790) .