Wednesday, November 12, 2014

William Kemp.

William Kemp.

Birth: 1839, Indiana.
Death: November 2, 1925.

Wife: Clarissa J. Kemp, born ( 1845-? ), Indiana.

Children: Annitta, Frank, Pearl, Earl, Ralph Kemp.

Burial: Unknown.

Author.  He was known to be farming in Harvey township of Smith county, Kansas, in 1880.  He was also a Civil War veteran.

Michigan 15th., Infantry, Company H.

Kemp, William. Entered service in company H, Fifteenth Infantry, for 1 year, age 20. Mustered April 4, 1865. Substitute for G. Boyle, drafted  from Alamo, Kalamazoo County. Joined regiment at Alexandria,  Va., May 21, 1865. Mustered out at Little Rock, Ark., Aug. 13, 1865.

Iowa 12th., Infantry, Company K.

Kemp, William. Age 21. Residence Hopkinton, nativity Indiana. Enlisted Sept. 5, 1861. Mustered Nov. 25, 1861. Missing in battle April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Promoted Third Corporal Feb. 15, 1863; Second Corporal June 13, 1863. Mustered out Dec. 2, 1864.

Author.  Was listed on the rosters of the 12th., as Himp, Kimp. Both regiments were listed on his pension file card.

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