Monday, July 09, 2012

Albert H. Sibley & Randolph Mostow Kan. City Mo.

Left Albert H. Sibley Right Randolph Mostow
13th. Illinois Cavalry.
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Albert H. Sibley. 

Born in St. Charles, Kane county, Ill. ; mustered in September 28, 1861: transferred to Company I, Fifty-sixth Illinois Infantry, when the Thirteenth was mustered out; was never hurt and was not much
sick. Perhaps most service done in the shortest time was when detailed with Captain Harriss, Scout, in winter of 1863 and 1864 in North Alabama about three months. Residence 1117, Michigan Ave., Kansas City, Mo.; has superintended the construction of many of the largest buildings in Kansas City, Mo., from 1865 to 1891.

Randolph Mostow.

Aurora, Ill. ; mustered May 24, 1861; mustered out June 18, 1864.  Served with regiment until detailed ; was in battle Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post, always ready for duty ; born Oswego, N. Y.  Detailed engineer corps, February to August, 1863, detailed chief clerk, assistant adjutant-general s office first Division, Fifteenth, army corps, September, 1863, to June, 1864. After muster out, entered quartermaster Department as chief clerk. Headquarters military division of Mississippi at Atlanta and Savannah, Ga., Moorehead City and Raleigh, North Carolina. Transferred to Freedman's Bureau Quartermaster Department, State of Florida. Headquarters at Tallahassee in January, 1865, ordered to Fort Garland, Colorado mil. post, under command of Kit Carson until January, 1867.  In April, 1868, entered homestead in South Dakota, Assistant United States Marshall. 1869, member of legislature, 70-72. County commissioner 1873 to 1879. Resident of Kansas City, Missouri, since 1881. Engaged in real estate and loans, No. 702 Forest Ave.

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