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 James Robert Wasson

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James Robert Wasson

Birth
Harrison Township, Champaign County, Ohio, USA
Death
17 Feb 1923 (aged 76)
Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, USA
Burial
Hartford, Warren County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID
78437216 View Source

WASSON, James R.,
age 18
residence Richland Twp, Warren Co.
nativity Ohio, from Co.B, mustered in Jan.26, 1864, Private, 34th Iowa Vol. Infantry Co.C (consolidated with the 38th Inf. As of Jan.1, 1865).
After his military service, he secured an academy appointment from his congressman and entered West Point in 1867. Graduated first in his forty-one-man class.
In April 1874 he was appointed as the Imperial Japanese Army's chief engineer. He married Minister John Bingham's daughter Marie.
Living in Texas James & Marie's son, Robert Bingham Wasson was born in San Antonio during the summer of 1877. The son Robert married Sara C. Browne in Baltimore, Maryland.

(Additional information can be found in the Army History, issue 60, Winter-Spring 2004 in .pdf)


WASSON, James R.,
age 18
residence Richland Twp, Warren Co.
nativity Ohio, from Co.B, mustered in Jan.26, 1864, Private, 34th Iowa Vol. Infantry Co.C (consolidated with the 38th Inf. As of Jan.1, 1865).
After his military service, he secured an academy appointment from his congressman and entered West Point in 1867. Graduated first in his forty-one-man class.
In April 1874 he was appointed as the Imperial Japanese Army's chief engineer. He married Minister John Bingham's daughter Marie.
Living in Texas James & Marie's son, Robert Bingham Wasson was born in San Antonio during the summer of 1877. The son Robert married Sara C. Browne in Baltimore, Maryland.

(Additional information can be found in the Army History, issue 60, Winter-Spring 2004 in .pdf)



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