Civil War Soldiers
of
Grant County, Indiana

Compiled by Mark Davis & Karen Marshall ©2011
Additional photos by John Peck ©2011


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Thanks to the combined efforts of Karen Marshall and Mark Davis, we have a wonderful new addition to the Grant County Page. These two individuals have worked together to create a list of all the soldiers who fought in the Civil War from Grant County, or elsewhere and are buried here. Have a question about any of the soldiers listed here please contact Karen Marshall or Mark Davis.
If you have additional information, service records, or photographs that you would like to have included here, please contact John Peck

NOTE: Soldiers marked with an * asterisk are buried in Grant Co., but served from elsewhere.




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Bagley, Elias, of Marion; Served 2nd tour in Co F of 8th Reg. Bagley, Levi, of Marion; Priv., Co H, 8th (3yr) Reg.; MO 6-14-65. Served two tours. Bagley, Lewis C.; Priv., Co C, 16th Reg. Bagley, Stephen, of Marion; Priv., Co H, 8th (3yr) Reg.; MO 6-14-65 Served two tours. Bagwell, James H., of Slash; Priv., Co H, 101st Reg.; transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps Bagwell, Wiley, of Slash; Priv., Co H, 101st Reg.; died at Bacon Creek, KY 11-20-62 Bailey, Perry F.; Priv., Co M, 5th. Cav., 90th Reg.; disch 11-5-62 by civil authority Bailey, William; Priv., Co I, 12th (1yr) Reg.; MO 5-19-62 Baird, John H., of Jalapa; Priv., Co K, 34th Reg.; Disch 10-19-63 Baird, Thomas, of Jalapa; Priv., Co E, 25th Reg.; MO 6-4-65 Baird, William R., of Jonesboro; Sergt., Co I, 101st Reg.; disch.4-21-63, b. 24 Mar 1833 d. 11 Jan 1911. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, IN Grave Marker Baldwin, Addison M., of Jonesboro; Priv. 12th Battery, Light Artillery; MO 7-7-65. d. 7-24-98 (56Y9M23S) Buried, IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Grave Marker Monument Baldwin, Ira; brother of Sanford T. below. Ran away from home at age 16, lied about his age, and joined the Army. Priv., Co H, 8th (3yr) Reg. He died of a heart ailment at Sulpher Rock, ARK on 5-23-62 while still in service. Baldwin, John C.; Priv., Co G, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 Baldwin, Lancaster D., of Fairmount Township; Corpl. prom. to Serg, Co C, 89th Reg.; MO 7-19-65 Baldwin, Leander; Priv., Co C, 89th Reg.; MO 7-19-65 Baldwin, Sanford T., of Jonesboro; 2nd Lt., Co H, 118th Reg.; MO 3-1-64. Sanford was 1 of 11 children of Thomas and Sally (Willcutts) Baldwin. He married Mary Howard and ran a grocery store and served as Postmaster in Jonesboro. Later he moved to Marion and died in 1919 at the Marion Soldiers Home. Bales, Samuel; Sergt., Co G, 103rd Reg.; MO 7-17-63. Enlisted at Hendricks Co. Balesly, Henry B., of Van Buren; Priv., Co B, 153rd Reg. Baley, John H., of Marion; Priv., Co. I, 101st Reg. MI 9/6/1862 MO 6/24/1865 at Louisville, KY. Buried in Ridge Cemetery, Hamilton Co., IN Grave Marker (Surname Bailey on Headstone) Balk, Henry; Priv., Co D, 54th Reg Ball, James A., of Marion; Priv. Co I, 101st Reg. Died 7-3-63 at Tullahoma TN. Ballard, James H., of Marion; Priv., Co K, 40th Reg.; died at Huntsville, Ala. 3-18-65. Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN plot L 9606 Grave Marker Ballenger/Ballinger/Belenger Ballinger, David; Priv., Co H, 12th (1yr) Reg.; MO 5-19-62. Died at home 1-5-1887 Ballenger, Eben, of Marion, Priv., Co I, 57th Reg. Disch. 9-1-62 due to sickness. Died 10-23-62 before he could return home. (Ebon on gravestone) Buried Nashville National Cemetery, Nashville, TN Plot A-5070. Grave Marker Ballinger, Elijah C., of Jefferson Twp.; Priv., Unassigned, in 32nd Reg. Substitute Ballinger, Huston; Priv., Co H, 118th Reg.; MO 3-1-64. Died at home. Buried Hog Creek/Ballinger Cemetery Grant Co, IN Grave Marker Ballinger, Jas.; Priv., 12th Reg.; died at Camp Sherman, Miss 8-15-63 Possibly a mistake here and don't know how to rectify it without much research so am posting it both ways - see John Belenger below. Ballinger, Jesse, of Jonesboro; Priv., Co F., 34th Reg.; disch. 10-18-62 w/disability Buried at Hog Creek/Ballinger Cemetery, Grant Co. IN Grave Marker Belenger, John; Priv., Co C, 12th (3yr) Reg.; died at Camp Sherman, Miss., 8-15-63 Possibly a mistake here and don't know how to rectify it without much research so am posting it both ways - see Jas. Ballinger above. Ballinger, Walter, of Marion; Corpl., Co K, 34th Reg.; discharged w/disability 7-24-62 Ballenger, William, of Jonesboro; Corpl., Co I, 57th Reg.; died at Nashville 4-27-62 Balsley, Henry; Priv., Co I, 34th Reg.; MO 11-7-65. Buried Oak Chapel Cemetery, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Banion, Jessie O.; Co. A, 19th Reg.; Buried at IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Grave Marker * Banister, Daniel; Co H, 8th IOWA Cav. b. May 1845 in Indiana. d. 2 Jan 1911 at VA Hospital following fall on ice at home in Gas City. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, IN Grave Marker Barber, Henry, of Fairmount Township; Priv, Co D, 136th Reg.; MO 9-2-64. Buried Park Cemetery L-255, Fairmount, IN Grave Marker Barley, Amrtion; Priv., Co I, 12th (1yr) Reg.; MO 5-19-62 Barley, Christian; Musician in the band of the 34th Reg.; no muster out date 8/11/1835 - 5/12/1879 Buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Barley, Clinton N.; 34th Regiment; 1834-1913; buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Grave Marker Barley, John C.; Priv., Co A, 5th Cav., 90th Reg.; MO 6-15-65 Barley, Martin; Priv., Co I, 12th (1yr) Reg.; MO 5-19-62: 2nd tour served as Priv., Co A, 5th Cav., 90th Reg.; MO 6-15-65 * Barley, Peter, Co I, 14th PENNSYLVANIA Inf.; MO 8-7-6. 5/5/1834 - 5/21/1896 Buried IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Barley, William J.; Corpl., Co I, 12th (1yr)Reg.; MO 5-19-62 6/25/1836 - 5/23/1917 Buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Headstone Monument Barnes, Henry C.; Priv., Co I, 9th Reg.; MO 6-21-65 Barnes, Aaron H.; Priv., Co I, 12th (1yr) Reg; MO 5-19-62. Barnes, Elijah, of Marion; Priv., Co I, 101st Reg.; disch. 12-24-62 Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, IN Grave Marker Barngrover, Isaac, of Slash.; Priv., Co H, 101st. Reg.; died in Andersonville prison, of Diarrhea, 8-31-64. Born Apr. 5, 1841 in Brown Co., OH and was a resident of either Slash, Greene Twp. or Sims Twp. at the time of his enlistment (found him listed in both places.) He was recorded under several different spellings which may be that the original spelling was Berngruber, Swiss/German name. It has been found as Batnever, Barngever (on headstone), Barngover etc. Buried Andersonville Prison Cemetery, Sec. H, Grave #7370, Andersonville, GA Grave Marker Barnhard, Jacob M., of Jonesboro; Priv., Co I, 12th (1yr) Reg.; MO 5-19-62 Barrett, Lewis; Priv, Co G, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 Barrett, William; Priv., Co D, 84 Ind. Inf., 8th Reg. Buried Matthews Cemetery, Matthews, IN Barry, Richard; Priv., Co H, 8th (3yr) Reg.; wounded at Port Gibson 5-1-83; MO 9-5-64 Bartholomew, Ephraim,; Served two tours as 1st Lt, Co I, 20th Ind. Inf. 1st Serg, Co A, 19th IN Vol. Inf; (Born July 29, 1842 in Devonshire England.) Commissioned 7-1-63. He was wounded twice, the first in fight of Petersburg, on June 16, 1864, and again on April 6, 1865, while leading his company at Amelia Court House, Virginia a few days before Gen. Lee surrendered at Appomattox. Bartholonew was severly wounded and left on field to die. He regained consciousness and was picked up and moved by his men to hospital. He survived, returned to Fairmount Township and later married Miss Sarah E. Gibson of Hamilton County IN and fathered 6 children by her.
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Bartley, Joseph; Priv., Co C, 89th Reg.; MO 7-19-65 Barton, George C., of Slash; Priv., Co H, 101st Reg.; disch. 1-1-63 Barton, John S.; Priv., Co E, 101st. Reg.; disch 2-28-63 Barton, Joshua; Priv., Co E., 101st. Reg.; disch 18-63 Barton, Snowden B.; Priv., Co C, 89th Reg; MO 7-19-65 Barton, William N.; Priv., Co E, 101st Reg.; died at Munfordville Ky. 12-18-62 Baswell, Joseph S., of Slash; Sergt., Co H, 101st; MO 6-24-65 Bates, George W., of Fairmount Township; Priv, Co D, 2nd IN Cav.; MO 10-4-64. Buried Park Cemetery Lot 581, Fairmount, IN (no marker) Bates, John W.; Priv., Co H, 8th (3yr) Reg.; disch w/disability 4-10-63. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, IN Grave Marker Bathreall, John W.; MI Priv. Co B, 8th (3mo) Reg.; MO 8-6-61 Baumbast, Henry, of Sims Twp; Priv., 2nd Batt, Light Artillery. Baxter, George; Priv., Co E, 34th Reg. trans. to Co M, 7th Cav.(119th Reg); promoted to 2nd Lt. of Co D. Enlisted at Anderson IN. Died in Missouri 1879. Baxter, Samuel S., of Marion; Priv. Co H, 8th (3yr) Reg.; MO 6-14-65. Served 2nd tour in Co H of 8th Reg. Bayless, Thomas; Priv., Co C, 89th Reg.; died 4-9-64 of wounds received at Pleasant Hill, La. * Beall, George W.; Lieut. 154th Ohio Inf., Co. K died 10/1916 Buried in IOOF Cemetery, (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Grave Marker Beals, Enoch, of Fairmount Township; Priv., Co K, 1st IN Cav. (bro. of Newton). Died 1-22-92 (50Y3M8D). Buried Park Cemetery, Lot 501, Fairmount, IN Grave Marker Beals, Francis,; 2nd Lt, Co D, 139th Reg.; Beal(s), Hiram; Priv., Co D, 139th Reg.; MO 9-29-64 Beals, Newton, of Fairmount Township; Priv, Co K, 1st IN Cav. (bro of Enoch). (1844-1929) Buried Park Cemetery, Lot 586, Fairmount, IN Grave Marker Beals, William Penn, of Fairmount Township; 2nd Lt., Co F, 139th Reg. Beam, Eli Jackson; of Pleasant Twp., Co. A, 25th Reg. Ind. Inf. Drafted on 20 Sep 1864, in Wabash, Ind. by Cap. Cowgill, for a term of 1 year. MI 30 Sep 1864 at Wabash by Capt. Cowgill and credited to Jackson Twp., Brown Co., Ind. Eli was 38 years old, 5 feet 8 inches, dark complexion. He had blue eyes and brown hair. He was born in Guernsey, Ohio and was a farmer by occupation. His residence when drafted: 11 Coug Desk?? (Don't know what that means) Eli died on the 19 Feb 1865, of disease in the hospital of the 1st Division, 17 Army Corps. He was a Private. Eli and his wife Sarah and 4 children moved from Ohio to Indiana, they had 1 child born in Ind. the year before he died. He and his wife's brother-in-law, John Selfridge, were both residents of Pleasant Twp. at the time of their enlistments. John Selfridge was in Co. K. Both families moved from Ohio around the same time. Source: Luis Beal No info available on this soldier in the State Civil War Archives. Beason W.( Henry) H., of Jalapa; Sarg, Co K, 34th; prom. to 2nd Lt., trans to 12th Batt. Light Artillary; MO 7-7-65. Buried Maple Grove/Overman/Raypholtz Cemetery, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Beatty, John; Priv. Co B, 8th (3mo) Reg.; MO 8-6-61 Becht, Jehu, of Jonesboro; Priv., Co F, 40th Reg.; MO 6-15-65. b.10-21-32, d. 9-6-1910. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, IN Grave Marker Bechtel, Samuel; Priv., Co H, 8th (3yr) Reg.; trans. to Veterans Reserve Corps * Beck, Samuel H. (4-3-1844 to 3-27-1919). Resident of Van Buren from 1872 til his death. Born in Handcock County, IN. He enlisted 8-8-63 in Co.F, 84th Reg. and mustered out of Ft. Wayne.In his first battle, at Chickamauga, Mr. Beck was saved only by a belt buckle, which was struck squarely by a Confederate bullet. During battle of Kenesaw Mt., Mr. Beck's brother Cornelius was wounded and later died in hospital. Mr. Beck stripped himself of all accouterments and carried his bro. to safety with hundreds of Conf. soldiers looking on. As Mr. Beck put it,"not one of them fired a shot at us". While on guard duty near Lovejoy Station, he became severely wounded and walked 1/2 mile for medical treatment. In Dec., 1865 he married Miss Clara Brewer and fathered 4 children by her; Mrs. Ruth Camblin, Mrs. Frank Anderson, Everett, and a child that died in infancy. He is buried in Van Buren Cemetery, Van Buren, IN Obituary Beckdolt, Philip C., Priv, Co G, 153rd.; MO 9-4-65 Beecher, Jesse, of Marion; Priv., Co K, 40th Reg.; MO 6-15-65 Beekford, Lewis C., of Mier; Capt., Co D, 54th (1yr) Reg.; MO 12-8-63 Beekman, Jacob R.; Priv., Co C, 12th (3yr) Reg.; MO 6-8-65 Beekman, Lewis C.; Priv., Co D, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 Also listed as Beckman. Buried Union Chapel/Beekman Cemetery [no marker] Beeson, Hezekiah; 1st Sergt., Co I, 12th.(1yr) Reg.: 2nd tour served as 1st. Lt. in Co C, 12th.(3yr) Reg.; prom. to captain; resigned 2-15-64. Wounded at Milton Ridge then died of wounds on Feb. 15, 1864 (33Y2M2D). Buried in Maple Grove,Overman/Raypholtz Cemetery, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Beeve, Benjamin C.; Wagoner, Co D, 54th (1yr) Reg.; died Feb. 1863 of disease Beidler, James William, of Fairmount Township; Priv, Co A, 156th Reg.; MO 8-4-65. b., 11-4-47, d. 8-5-1916. Buried Park Cemetery, Lot 423, Fairmount, IN. Grave Marker Belenger: see Ballenger/Ballinger above. Beeson, Harry; of Pleasant Twp. Listed in Whitson's History as a Civil War Veteran, but no info available from the State Civil War Archives or unable to determine which one he was. Behymer (Bhymer), William; Priv., 101st Reg. prom. to Serg; MO 6-24-65. b. 4-5-22, d. 8-25-90. Buried, Sec E, New Knox Chapel, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker * Bell, Alson M., who lived in Fairmount Township for many years, was born June 7, 1842. He was a Confederate soldier during the Civil War. Serving in Co H, 38th NORTH CAROLINA Inf. in the Army of Northern Virginia, under Gen. Robert E. Lee. Portrait * Bell, William,served in CW in North Carolina. He was Born in Randolph Co. in 1832. His mother was left to raise her 4 children. She gave the 2 oldest over to the County who sold them at auction to be used as slavery, called 'bound boys'. Luckily William and his brother were bought and raised by Quaker families who did not believe in slavery. William married Nancy Ferguson of Randolph Co., North Carolina and started his family. He served in the war until 1865 and moved his family w/3 children; James, Molly, and Sally to Indiana. They had Julia in Indiana. 17 years later they moved to Grant County, IN. He raised his family in the Quaker faith. Bellville, Gilbert; Priv., Co B, 130th Reg. prom to Serg; MO 12-2-65. Buried Jefferson Cemetery, Upland, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Benbow, Benjamin F., of Jonesboro; Priv., Co I, 101st Reg.; died at Chattanooga, Tenn. 12-2-63. Buried Chattanooga National Cemetery Plot D 12646, Chattanooga, TN Grave Marker Benbow, Isaac E.; Priv., Co C, 89th Reg.; MO 7-19-65 Benbow, Jesse; Priv., Co B, 8th (3mo) Reg.; MO 8-6-61. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, IN Grave Marker Benbow, Thomas; From the State Civil War Archives we find Thomas Benbow. Residence not listed; Enlisted on 9/21/1864 as a Private. On 9/21/1864 he mustered into "E" Co. IN 58th Infantry He was Mustered Out on 6/5/1865 Whitson's Centennial History of Grant County 1814 - 1914 Born June 11, 1836, the son of Evan Benbow. Thomas was engaged in farming in Monroe Twp. at the time of the outbreak of the Civil War. With other young men of his community he enlisted for service in the Union Army, becoming a Private in the 58th Regiment Ind. Vol. Inf., with which he served until the close of hostilities, at which time he resumed his farming operations in Monroe Twp. Buried in Jefferson Cemetery, Upland, Grant Co., IN Bender, David, of Green Twp.; Priv., Co H, 47th Reg. Bender, Peter, of Green Twp., Priv., Co H, 47th Reg. Benham, Robinson, of Marion; Priv., Co E, 83rd Reg.; died at Keokuk, Iowa 2-16-63. Buried at Keokuk National Cemetery, plot 473, Keokuk, IA. Bennett, Joseph, of Fairmount; Priv, 24th IN Battery (father of Josephus); Bennett, Josephus, of Fairmount; 2nd tour as Priv. Co K, 34th Reg. Served two tours. (son of Joseph above) Benrich, Owen E, of Harrisburg; Priv., Co C, 97th Regg; MO 6-9-65 Beradick, George; Priv., Co G, 153rd Reg.; MO 5-22-65 Bergon, Michael; Priv., Co I, 12th Reg. 1yr; MO 5-19-62 * Bert, Henry L.; 47th Ind. Inf. Enlisted 12/12/1861 as a musician. He re-enlisted on 12/15/1863. He was promoted to Principal Musician. he MO 10/23/1865. He was a resident of Tipton Co., IN when he enlisted. 8/15/1845 - 12/8/1910 Buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Grave Marker Beshore, Jacob of Marion; commissioned 4-23-61, 1st Sarg. Co B, 8th (3 mo) Reg.; served remainder of war in Co H, 8th IN Inf. reorganized. Appointed adjutant in December 1864. One of only three regimintal officers from Grant county. MO 6-12-65 as Sergt. Major. Died at home 4/10/1877. Buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Grave Marker Beshore, Leander P.(C.); Priv., Co D, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65. Buried IOOF Cemetery, (Estates of Serenity) Marion, IN Grave Marker Headstone Beshore, Samuel; Priv., Co F, 34th Reg.; MO 9-21-64: 2nd tour served as 1st Sergt., Co D, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65. b. 12-24-45, d. 9-8-1922, buried IOOF Cemetery, (Estates of Serenity) Marion, IN Grave Marker Bevard, James, Priv. Co C, 12th (3yr) Reg.; MO 6-8-65 Bevard, Jesse M., of Wash. Twp., Grant Co.; Priv. Co D, 54th (1yr), Reg.; died at Indianapolis. Born abt. 1843 to Jonathan and Charity Bevard. Died 12-17-1862, originally buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN. [Defunct] Moved to Crown Hill National Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Plot 10 479. Bevard, Joseph; 12th Ind. Inf., Co. C 7/23/1835 - 9/24/1903 Buried in Marion IOOF Cemetery * Bevard, Robert; Co F, 9th ILLINOIS Cav. Buried Union Chapel-Beekman Cemetery, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Bhymer, William (see Behymer, William above) Bigelow, Dr. James; Priv., Co B, 8th (3mo) Reg.; MO 8-6-61. Died at Indianapolis 5-21-86 Bird, James, of Liberty Twp; Priv, Unassigned, in 32nd Reg. Substitute Bird, Robert W., of Van Buren; Priv., Co K, 130th Reg. Born 1846, died 7-5-1929 and is buried in Van Buren Cemetery. Survived by widow Julia; 5 daughters, Mrs. A.M.Thompson, Mrs. Newell Green, Mrs. George Peters, Miss Zona Bird, and Mrs Elizabeth Huston, and one son, Fred. Obituary Grave Marker Birley, Jacob; Priv., Co D, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 Birmgibel, Theodore, of Simms Twp.; Priv., 2nd Batt, Lt. Art. Bishop, Lewis; Priv., Co H, 12th.(1yr) Reg.; MO 5-19-62 Black, Benjamin; Priv., Co E., 101st. Reg.; disch. 2-23-63 Black, Daniel G. of Jalapa; Priv. Co K, 34th Reg. Served 2 tours Black, John R.; Priv., Co G, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 Black, William J.(H.) of Franklin Twp.; Priv., Co F, 34th Reg.; MO 2-3-66 Served two tours. Blackstone, John B.; Priv., Co H, 8th (3yr) Reg.; Blain, Henry Z., of Washington Twp.; Priv., Co B, 153rd Reg. Blake, Henry; Priv., Co D, 54th (1yr), Reg.; MO 12-8-63 Blinn, Henry C.; Musician, Co A, 139th Reg.; MO 9-29-64 Blinn, Henry Z.; Priv., Co D, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 12/26/1844 - 2/26/1926 Buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Blinn, Samuel; Priv., Co H, 8th (3yr) Reg.; appt. Sergt.-transf. to Veterans Reserve Corps 1842 - 12/1898. Buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Bliss, Samuel D; Priv., Co G, 153rd Reg; MO 9-4-65 Bloxham, Joseph J., of Slash; Priv., Co H, 101st Reg.; MO 6-24-65 Blue, James; Priv., Co D, 153rd Reg.; died at Saratoga, KY 4-29-65 Blue, Noah; 118th Reg.; wandered off in the woodland and died. * Board, William Joseph; Co K, 83 OHIO Inf. 1844-1921. Buried Thrailkill Cemetery, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Bockhoven, Lewis; Priv., Co G, 153rd Reg; MO 9-4-65 * Bocock, Cyrus; Priv., Co A, 10th ILLINOIS Cav.; Buried Converse Cemetery, Grant Co, IN Grave Marker Bocock, Van D.; Priv., Co D, 54th (1yr), Reg.; died 2-20-63 of disease * Boggess, Randolph; Priv, Co C, 153rd OHIO Inf - Fairmount Township Bogue, Jonathan; Priv., Co A, 87th Reg, trans. to Co A 42nd Reg. while in Washington DC on 6-10-65; MO 7-21-65. He was a substitute from Fairmount Township. b. 12-2-44. m. Abigail Cox on 12-14-65, d. 10-5-85. Buried Back Creek Cemetery, Fairmount, IN. Grave Marker Bole, George; Priv., co G, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 Boler, Adam S.; Priv., Co D, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 Bond, Amos; Priv., Co D, 54th (1yr), Reg.; MO 3-26-63 Bond, Benjamin; Priv., Co D, 54th (1yr), Reg.; MO 12-8-63 Bond, Joseph, of Marion; 1st Lt., Co I, 101st Reg.; MO 6-24-65. b. 5-13-34, d. 3-15-1905. Buried Quaker Section, IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion IN Grave Marker Bond, Samuel, of Marion; Priv., Co. F, 71st Ind. Inf. He mustered in 1/18/1862 He was transferred out on 2/23/1863 at Indianapolis, IN and on 2/23/1863 he transferred into Co. F, 6th Ind. Cav. He was mustered out on 6/17/1865 at Pulaski, TN Promotions: Corpl. Bond, William P.; Priv., Co D, 54th (1yr), Reg.; died in rebel prison, Vicksburg, 1-14-63 Booth, Auginshee(Augustine); Priv., Co F, 34th Reg. MO 2-3-66 * Boreland, Samuel R.; 89th Ohio Inf., Co. K 1/24/1839 - 10/19/1914 Buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Grave Marker Boswell, David S., of Slash; Priv., Co H, 101st. Reg.; disch. 5-3-63 Boswell, Ephraim, of Slash; Priv., Co H, 101st Reg.; MO 6-24-65 * Boswell, John W.; 57th Ind. Inf., Co. C. Resident of Hillsboro, IN when he enlisted on 12/18/1861. 1841 - 9/1911. Buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Grave Marker Boswell, Joseph S., of Sims Twnshp; 1st.Sergt. Co H, 101st. Reg.; MO 6-24-65. Buried Converse Cemetary, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Bourk, William J., Priv. Co I, 34th Reg.; MO 11-26-65 Bowers, David H., of Jonesboro; Corpl., Co K, 130th Reg.; died in field hospital in Georgia 7-9-64 Bowers, Henry J., of Marion; Priv., Co F, 51st Reg.; MO 12-13-65 Bowers, John T.,of Jalapa; Priv., Co H, 8th (3yr) Reg.; wounded at Cedar Creek, when last heard from he was in Philidelphia hospital MI 8-30-1862 Listed as wounded 10-19-1864. Also have him listed as a resident of Marion. Died in Pierce County, Wisconsin and is buried there in the Maple Grove Cemetery No death date noted on stone. Bowman, John G., of Marion; Priv., Co K, 40th Reg.; MO 6-15-65 Bowman, William H.; Musician, Co C, 12th (3yr) Reg.; MO as priv. 6-8-65 born: 18 Aug 1843 in Indiana died 13 April 1921 Soldiers Home in Lafayette, IN s/o George and (? Godfrey) Bowman, both born in PA. Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, Indiana, SW 40 RS * Boyd, Alvin C.; 221st N.Y. Inf., Co.J 12/9/1843 - 3/22/1923 Buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Grave Marker Boyer, Amandus; Sgt., Co D, 8th Ind. Inf. * Buried in the Veterans Cemetery at the Soldiers Home in Marion, Ind. Asterisk means this soldier has not been verified by the U.S. Dept. of Veterans' Affairs. Pension Application Boyer, Joshua; 12th Ind. Inf., Co. I 1824 - 12/1898 Buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Boyer, William; Priv.(substitute), Co H, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 Boyle, George, of Monroe Twp.; Priv., Co. G, 153rd Reg. Died 1874. Bracken, James A.; Priv., Co H, 12th. (1yr) Reg.; MO 5-19-62 Bradberry, Thomas B., of Jonesboro; Priv., Co I, 101st Reg.; died at University Hill, N.Carolina 8-3-63 Bradbury, James S., of Slash; Priv. Co H, 101st Reg. Killed at Chickamaunga, 9-19-63 Bradbury, James T.; Corpl., Co H. 101st Reg.; MO 6-24-65. Buried, Quaker Section, IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion IN Bradbury, John T., of Slash; Corpl., Co H, 101st Reg.; MO 6-24-65 Bradbury, William A., of Fairmount Township; Priv. Co C, 89th Reg.; MO 7-19-65 Braderick, William; Priv.., Co C, 12th (3yr) Reg.; appt. Corpl.; killed at Richmond, KY 8-30-63. Bradfield, Calvin; Priv., Co D, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 Bradfield, Eli W. of Richland Twp. Priv. Co F., 34th Reg. Bradfield, James; Priv. Co C, 12th (3yr) Reg. ; MO 6-8-65 Bradford, Eli M.; Priv., Co M, 5th Cav., 90th Reg.; died in rebel prison in 1864 Bradford, George, of Marion; Priv., Co K, 40th Reg.; died at Pulaski, TN 1-29-65. Bradford, George W.; Co B, 8th Reg. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, IN Grave Marker Bradford, Hiram, of Jonesboro; Priv., Co F, 34th Reg.; MO 2-3-66. Died at Burbon IN. Bradford, James F.; Corpl. Co F, 57th Reg. Died 12-24-1862 (30Y24D). Buried Morris Chapel Cemetery, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Bradford, Jesse T.; Priv., Co D, 54th (1yr), Reg.; MO 12-8-63 Portrait Bradford, John M.; Priv., Co G, 57th Reg.; Disch. w/disability 3-26-62 Bradford, Otha A.; Bugler, Co. A, 13th Ind. Cav. MI 3/22/1864 MO 11/18/1865 at Vicksburg, MS Res. listed as Marion, IN at enlistment. Bradford, Rev., William S., of Middletown, IN; Capt., Co F, 57th Reg. Died while in service 5-19-62 (34 years); Buried Morris Chapel Cemetery, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Bradshaw, Quincy; Priv., Co D, 54th (1yr), Reg.; died 1-6-63 of disease Braffet, David; Priv., Co I, 12th (1yr) Reg.; died at Evansville, IN, 6-22-61. Braffet, Orris; Priv., Co I, 12th (1yr) Reg. ; MO 5-19-62 * Bragg, John W.; Corpl., Co H, 1st OHIO Cav. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, IN. Grave Marker Brandenburg, Mathias, C., of Marion; Priv., Co I, 101st Reg.; MO 6-24-64 * Brandon, Scott; From the State Civil War Archives we find Scott Brandon - res. not listed - age 21 yrs. old - MI 10-28-1862 - Ohio 2nd Cavalry. Possibly became a Grant County resident sometime after the war. Branham, Preston E.; Priv., Co F, 16th Reg.; MO 7-7-65. Died 6-22-1909. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, IN. Grave Marker Branson, Henry, of Jalapa; Priv., Co E., 25th Reg.; MO 6-4-64 Branson, Wilson; Priv., Co I, 42nd Reg. Bratton, William G.; Priv. Co B, 8th (3mo) Reg; MO 8-6-61 Brawley, Samuel of Mill Twp.; Priv. Co F, 34th Reg. Breden, Edward D.; Priv., Co I, 91st Reg.; MO 3-23-64 Brewer, Benjamin; Priv., Co D, 69th Reg.; MO 8-12-65. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, IN Grave Marker * Brewer, George W.; Co K, 149th OHIO Inf. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City IN Grave Marker Brewer, George, of Fairmount; Priv, Co C, 89th Reg.; (1 of 3 Brewer bro.) died 12-15-62 at Indianapolis. Buried Little Ridge Cemetery, Grant Co., IN Brewer, James, of Fairmount; Priv, Co K, 130th Reg. (1 of 3 Brewer bro.) died at Chattanooga, Tenn on 11-18-64. Plot: G 8286, Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN Grave Marker Brewer, Willis, of Fairmount; Priv, Co C, 89th Reg. (1 of 3 Brewer bro); died 3-6-63 at Ft. Pickering, TN. Brewington, Elijah H. of Grant County; Priv., Co C, 40th Reg.; Enlisted on 10/22/64 deserted 7-16-65 or was mustered out 7/16/65 Note: two sources to different discharge information. Died 8/11/1879 aged 51y.8m.19d. and is buried in the Hearn Cemetery, Jay County, Ind. Grave Markers Bright, Abram; Priv., Co C, 89th Reg.; died 12-15-62 at Memphis, TN. Bright, Jesse, of Fairmount Township; Priv, Co H, 140th, Reg.; MO 7-11-65. Enlisted in Cadiz, IN. Buried Harmony Baptist Cemetery, Grant Co.IN. Grave Marker * Britt, Thomas; 69th Ohio Inf., Co. F died 9/1929 MI 12/31/1861, age 24yrs. He was discharged for disability on 12/6/1862 at Nashville, TN. Buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity)Marion, IN Grave Marker Brock, John; Priv., Co H, 8th (3yr) Reg.; MO 8-28-65. Bronson, Milton, of Marion; Priv., Co I, 42nd Reg.; MO 6-18-65 Brooks, Samuel, of Jonesboro; Priv., Served two tours, 2nd tour with Co F, 34th Reg.; MO 2-3-66. Buried Hog Creek/Ballinger Cemetery Grant County IN Grave Marker Brooks, William (from Scotts Co, or Greennsburg, IN); Priv., Co C, 38th Reg.; MO 7-15-65. Buried Thrailkill Cemetery, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Brookshire, Thomas J., of Fairmount Township; Priv, Co E, 9th IN Cav. (121st Reg.); MO 8-28-65. 1844-192. Buried Fairmount Park Cemetery Lot 554. BROOKSHIRE, THOMAS JEFFERSON- born in Henry Co. 11-26-44 to Rev. Emsley and Elizabeth (Shelly) Brookshire. He met and fell in love with Nancy Clementine Akers while working on his father''s farm. Marriage was delayed due to his entering war. The horse he rode was named Clementine after his sweetheart. He married her 1 year after discharge from war. After 5 years of marriage he and his growing family (grew to 10 children in all) moved to Grant Co. and purchased 80 acres for $1,300. the children were; Charles, Anna, Leroy, Jesse, Cornelius, Lucius, Henry Nixon, Clyde, Nettie Fern, and Eulatie. Thomas and Clementine prospered financially and established each of their children with 80 acres. Tom took great pride in the quality of his livestock, particular, the breeding of Belgium horses. He was largely responsible for the building of roads in his area. Past the age of 70, he purchased the first automobile in his area, the Brisco which was only produced from 1914 - 1921. Tom and Clementine are both buried in Park Cemetery, Fairmount, IN. Grave Marker Brosier, Peter; Priv., Co E, 128th Reg. Disch 3-5-66. Brough, J.E.; Priv., Co B, 8th Reg. Buried IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion IN Brown, B.R.; Corpl., Co E, 5th IN Cav. Buried Park Cemetery, Lot 468, Fairmount, IN. Grave Marker Brown, Charles; Priv., Co K, 2nd Cav. (41st Reg).; Disch. 11-3-63. Died 10-7-1902 (age 70 years). Buried Jefferson Cemetery, Upland, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Brown, David M; Priv., Co G, 153rd Reg. MO 9-4-65 Brown, Ethan A., of Slash; Priv., Co B, 84th Reg.; MO 6-14-65 * Brown, James; Priv, Co I, 2nd OHIO Cav. - Fairmount Township Brown, James P.; Priv., Co G, 153rd Reg.; died at Louisville, Ky. 8-16-65 * Brown, Jethiel Co F, 88th OHIO Inf. b. 12-28-34, d. 10-24-1902. Buried, Sec. H, New Knox Chapel Cemetery, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Brown, John; Priv., Co H, 12th (1yr) Reg.; disch. 8-6-61 w/disability Brown, Joseph; Priv., Co H, 12th. (1yr) Reg.; MO 5-19-62 Brown, Thomas J.; Priv., 17th Batt., Lt. Art. MO 7-8-65 Brown, William R., of Slash; Priv., Co H, 101st Reg.; died 7-12-63 at Tullahoma TN. Brownlee, John Q.; Priv., Co D, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 Broyles, John W.; Priv., Co G, 134th Reg.; MO 9-22-64. Buried in Back Creek Cemetery, Fairmount IN Bruce, James W.; Priv., Co M, 5th. Cav., 90th Reg.; died in Andersonville GA prison 7-8-64. Buried at Andersonville National Cemetery, Sec. J, Plot 3044, Andersonville, GA Grave Marker Brumfield, Sanford D., of Jalapa; Priv., 13th Batt., Lt. Artillary; MO 7-10-65 Brumley, Samuel, of Jonesboro; Priv., Co F, 34th Reg.; MO 7-18-65. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, IN Grave Marker Brummet, David, of Jalapa; Priv., Co K, 34th Reg.; killed at Port Gibson 5-1-63 Brushwiller, John W.; Priv., Co. K, 2nd Cav. (41st Reg.); MO 6-4-65. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, IN Grave Marker Brushwiller, Robert A.; Priv., prom. to Corpl., Co C, 89th Reg.; MO 7-19-65. b. 2-27-42, d., 11-8-1916. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, IN Grave Marker Monument Bruss, Nathaniel J; Priv., Co K, 34th Reg.; MO 9-21-64 Bruss, Thad; of Pleasant Twp. Listed in Whitson's History as a Civil War Veteran, but no info available from the State Civil War Archives or unable to determine which one he was. NOTE: He may be Nathaniel listed above. Bryant, Joel B., of Xenia IN; Priv., Co I, 99th Reg.; MO 6-5-65. Buried Converse Cemetery, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Bryant, Josiah, of Xenia IN; Priv., Co E, 130th. Reg.; MO 12-2-65. Buried Converse Cemetery, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Buchanan, Alexander, of Marion; 1st Lt., Co I, 12th (1yr) Reg.;Prom. to Cap.; MO 5-19-62. b. 1-23-1818, d. 6-7-1902. Buried IOOF Cemetery(Estates of Serenity), Marion IN Grave Marker Headstone Buchanan, John (12 John Buchanans in war), no further info. Buried Park Cemetery Lot 768, Fairmount, IN Grave Marker * Buck, Charles F.; Priv, Co C, 33 MASSACHUSETTS Inf. - Fairmount Township. Buried Park Cemetery Lot 367, Fairmount, IN Grave Marker * Buck, Frank A.; Co C 33rd MASSACHUSETTS Inf. Buried Park Cemetery Lot 367, Fairmount, IN Grave Marker Buckingham, Thomas F., of Jonesboro; Priv., Co K, 65th Reg., trans to 120th Reg; MO 9-14-65 Buller, Harmon, of Fairmount Township; Priv, Co H, 118th Reg.; MO 3-1-64. 1844-1916. Buried Park Cemetery Lot 514, Fairmount, IN Grave Marker Buller, John, of Fairmount Township; Priv, Co K, 47th Reg. b. 8-12-42, d. 7-12-1903. Buried Park Cemetery Lot 368, Fairmount, IN Grave Marker Buller, John Sr.; Priv., Co D, 33rd Reg.; died in service. b. 1-11-25, m. Jane Thomas, d. 1-10-65 Bumpus, Gabriel, of Fairmount Township; Priv, Co I, 33rd Reg. Disch 10-21-62. BUMPUS, GABRIEL son of John and Jane Bumpus, both parents died in 1843 leaving Gabriel and 3 siblings orphans. Married Mary Christina Alice, they had 3 children; William Henderson, Elizabeth Amanda, and Albert Roy. 1839-1903. Buried Park Cemetery Lot 375, Fairmount, IN Grave Marker Bunker, Darius, of Slash; Priv., Co H, 101st. Reg.; MO 6-24-65 Burch, Loyal, of Fairmount; Priv., Co I, 29th Reg.; MO 9-27-64. Burden, James C., Corp.; MI 8/31/1864, US CT 27th INF. MO 9/4/1965 obit.: Grant County Daily Chronicle February 11, 1913 James C. Burden, age 74, died Sunday. Funeral AME church, Civil War Veteran. Survivors, wife and 8 children (survivors not listed by name). Buried at IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Burk/Burke Burk, Alexander; Priv., 118th Reg. Died in hospital during war. Burk, George W., of Van Buren; Priv., Co B, 153rd Reg. Burk, Harrison, of Jalapa; Corpl., Co E, 101st Reg.; MO 6-24-65 Burke, Hiram O.; Priv., Co D, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 * Burk, John A., of Van Buren; Priv., Co B, 153rd Reg. His record shows he was a resident of Huntington Co., Ind. at the time of his enlistment (possibly an error) Enlisted 2-1-1865 and MO 9-4-1865 at Louisville, Ky. Buried at Corey Cemetery, Grant County, Ind. Grave Marker Burke, John A.; Priv., Co D, 54th (1yr), Reg.; MO 12-8-63 Burk, Samuel B.; Priv., Co F, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 Burleson, Landon C., of Jonesboro; Priv., Co K, 65th Reg.; MO 6-5-65 Burleson, Lewis M., of Jonesboro; Priv., Co K, 65th Reg., trans to 120th. Reg. on 6-15-65. Burley, Jacob; Priv., Co D, 153rd Reg. Burns, James A., of Slash; Priv., Co H, 101st Reg.; disch 5-3-63 Burns, John; Priv., Co G, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 Burnsworth, George W.; Musician, Co D, 54th (1yr), Reg.; MO 12-8-63 Burnsworth, John W.; Priv., Co I, 12th (1yr) Reg.; MO 5-19-62: 2nd tour served as Priv., in Co D, 54th (1yr) Reg.; died at Cairo, Ill. 8-21-63 Burnworth, Josiak; Priv., Co E, 101st Reg.; MO Buroker, Darius; of Slash, IN, Priv., Co. H, 101st Ind Inf. From the State Civil War Archives we find Darius Bunker (an obvious mistake) Residence Slash, IN; Enlisted on 8/21/1862 as a Private. On 8/21/1862 he mustered into "H" Co. IN 101st Infantry He was Mustered Out on 6/24/1865 at Louisville, KY. Buried at Thrailkill Cemetery, Grant Co., IN Grave Marker Buroker, Jacob, of Mier; Priv., Co M, 5th. Cav., 90th Reg.; MO 9-15-65 Buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Grave Marker * Burris, Simon; 130th Ind. Inf., Co. I Resident of Winchester, IN when he enlisted on 3/1/1864. MO 12/2/1865. 1841 - 3/1931. Buried in IOOF Cemetery (Estates of Serenity), Marion, IN Bushong, John A, of Independence; Corp, Co C, 99th Reg. Busick, Richard H.; Priv., Co I, 12th (1yr) Reg; MO 5-19-62 Busing, John, of Fairmount Township; Priv, Co G.,153rd Reg. b. 1834, m. Margaret Abigail Pool on 9-18-69, d. 10-29-79. Body moved to Park Cemetery Lot 294, Fairmount IN, Dec 1891 Grave Marker Butler, C. Perry; 1st Lieut., Co. H, 29th Ind Reg. MI 9-12-1861. State Archives lists him as a resident of Peru, but I think he only enlisted there. Promotions: * 2nd Lieut 9/10/1861 (As of Co. I) * 1st Lieut 4/30/1863 (As of Co. F) * Capt 5/17/1864 * Major 6/1/1865 (Not Mustered) Intra Regimental Company Transfers: * 9/10/1861 from company H to company I * 4/30/1863 from company I to company F * 6/1/1865 from company F to Field & Staff Promoted to Major - wounded at the battle of Chickamauga and taken prisoner, being incarcerated in Libby prison for eighteen months and died three years later; his death was the result of the wounds he had received and the exposure to which he was subjected while held prisoner. He died at Natchez, Mississippi. From Biographical Memoirs of Grant County Bowen Pub. 1901 pgs. 257-258 James M., William R., Perry, Samuel and Warren O. were brothers and Jonathan Lamme was their brother-in-law. Butler, James M.; 2nd Lt., Co I, 34th Reg.; Prom to 1st Lt. then to Cap.of Co I; honorably disch. 5-20-65. Died in Arkansas 1882 From Biographical Memoirs of Grant County Bowen Pub. 1901 pgs. 257-258 James M., William R., Perry, Samuel and Warren O. were brothers and Jonathan Lamme was their brother-in-law. Butler, Jesse,of Independence; Capt., prom to Major, Co K, 130th Reg.; MO Butler, John, of Jonesboro; Priv., Co K, 47th Reg; MO 7-6-65 Butler, Samuel M.; Corpl., Co F, 34th Reg. Killed at Magnolia Church, Miss., 5-1-63 From Biographical Memoirs of Grant County Bowen Pub. 1901 pgs. 257-258 James M., William R., Perry, Samuel and Warren O. were brothers and Jonathan Lamme was their brother-in-law. Sergeant; 34th Ind Reg., under his brother's command, and received his death blow from the rebel guns at the seige of Vicksburg. Butler, Warren O.; Priv., Co F, 34th Reg.; MO 2-3-66: 2nd tour served as Priv., Co D, 153rd Reg.; MO 9-4-65 From Biographical Memoirs of Grant County Bowen Pub. 1901 pgs. 257-258 James M., William R., Perry, Samuel and Warren O. were brothers and Jonathan Lamme was their brother-in-law. 34th Ind. Reg.; He is at present (1901) chief of the fire dept. of Marion. He entered the Civil War at about the age of 16 yrs. Butler, William R.; Sergt., Co I, 12th (1yr) Reg.; MO 5-19-62: 2nd tour served as Priv., prom. to Corp in Co I 34th Reg.; MO 2-3-66 From Biographical Memoirs of Grant County Bowen Pub. 1901 pgs. 257-258 James M., William R., Perry, Samuel and Warren O. were brothers and Jonathan Lamme was their brother-in-law. Buzzard, Michael; Priv., Co D, 54th (1yr) Reg.; MO 12-8-63 Bymer, William; Priv., Co E, 101st. Reg.; MO 6-24-65



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