Henry Hamilton Wallace

Cpl., 11th Illinois Cavalry GAR – Samuel Rice Post 6, Iowa 1839-1911 The family of Henry Wallace emigrated from Ireland in the early 1840’s where he grew to manhood in the rural frontier village of Northampton in Peoria County, Illinois. Henry volunteered for the newly formed 11th Illinois Cavalry Volunteers in September and was mustered

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Avery Lewis Waller

Maj., 78th Ohio Infantry 1826-1871 In 1860, Ohio born Avery Lewis Waller was thirty-three years old according to the 1860 US Federal census, and he was living in Zanesville, Muskingum County Ohio, with his wife, Rachel Mary (Francis) and their five children: Lewis K., Isadorah, Dudley A., Anna B., and Lucie H. He and Rachel

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Richard James Wheelden

Seaman, Maine U.S.S. Cambridge 1842-1906 Richard James Wheelden was born in Orrington, Penobscot County, Maine on April 3, 1842 to Timothy and Sally (Nye) Wheelden. He went by Richard J. his entire life. Richard J. is a lineal descendant of two Revolutionary War patriots: Timothy Nye and Ebenezer Wheelden, Sr., his great grandfathers. Richard J.

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John Williams

Cpl., 14th West Virginia Infantry 1827-1902 John Williams was born in Bristol, England on November 23, 1827.  He migrated to the United States at the age of twenty in 1847.  He and his first wife Celia had eleven children. She passed in 1872.  John and his second wife, Julia, had three children. John was a soldier in the

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Lewis Clark Wolfe

Pvt., 21st Iowa Infantry 1833-1917 Lewis Clark Wolfe, at age 32, enrolled in Company G of the 21st Regiment of the Iowa Volunteers commanded by William A. Benton on the 15th of August 1862. Shortly after, about November of 1862, he contracted measles. He was transferred to Post Hospital at Rolla Mo and again at

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