Saturday, June 20, 2015

John T. Lawler, Tenn., C.S. A.

Push to enlarge.

John T. Lawler, First Lieutenant Seventh Tennessee Cavalry, Co. C.; Promoted Captain, wounded at Medon, Tenn., August 31, 1862; again wounded at Britton's Lane, Tenn., September 1, 1862; again wounded dangerously in four places while leading the Regiment on breastworks at Colliersville, Tenn., October 11, 1862; Later he fell into the enemy's hands while wounded.

Military Annals of Tennessee.

John T. Lawler, the senior officer present, being in command of the Seventh Tennessee, which took a conspicuous part in every charge, and especially in the initial one which captured the train. During one of the fiercest charges made by this command many of the regiment were killed and wounded, Capt. Lawler being among the latter. He received four wounds, one of which shattered his arm, while leading his men. Being unable to travel, he subsequently fell into the hands of the enemy.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Hiram J. & William H. Gripman.

Left Hiram j., Right William H.
Hiram J. Gripman. 

Birth: Sep. 26, 1845, Michigan.
Death: Aug. 1, 1914, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota.

Parents: Harvey Gripman (1803 - 1880).

Wife: Ella Bell Gripman (1868 - 1868).

Children: Orville Mason Gripman (1890 - 1956).

Sibling: William H Gripman (1843 - 1913)*, Hiram J. Gripman (1845 - 1914).

Burial: Phelps Cemetery, Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa.

Note. Push picture to enlarge.

William H Gripman. 

Birth: 1843, Michigan..
Death: 1913.

Parents: Harvey Gripman (1803 - 1880), Cathern Gripman..

Wife: Lueina A. Barr Gripman, ( 1843-1922.)

Children: William H. Gripman.

Sibling: William H Gripman (1843 - 1913), Hiram J. Gripman (1845 - 1914), Hannah, Francis, William.

Burial: Phelps Cemetery, Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa.

These brothers were Civil War Veterans.

Minnesota Third Infantry, Co. I.

Left, Hiram J. Gripman; Private; Age 18; Mustered in November 6, 1861; Mustered out September 2, 1865; Re-enlisted January 1, 1864.

Right, William H. Gripman; Private; Age 18; Mustered in October 11, 1861; Discharged for disability January 28, 1863.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Impressed Seaman of the War of 1812.

 Here is a short list of Seamen sent to prison Althogh this list is short, I know some of you well be helped by it.

Note. Be sure to read the information just below, so you can follow the information.

AuthorH. B. M.
His Britannic Majesty's Ship.

Name, Rank, Circumstance of being impressed and detained, Where first confined, date of release, Vessel returner to the United States, Arrived.

1. William Redman; Seaman; Impressed at Liverpool,  November 1, 1813, from the Princess, merchant Vessel; Dartmoor; May 1, 1815; Vessel returned to the United States Ariel; New york, June10, 1815.

2. John Campbell; Carpenter; Impessed from Julius Caesas; October 26, 1812; Chatham; June 30, 1813; Cartel Brown; New York, September, 1813.

3. Thomas Ramy, Carpenter, Impressed at Sunderland from the Argo, January 1, 1813; Chatham; July 24, 1813; Cartel Hoffnung; New Bedford, Massachusetts september 29, 1813.

4. CHarles Bone, Seaman; Delivered himself up from his Britannie Majesty's ship Vixen, September 12, 1813; Chatham; May 30, 1815; Atlas; New York, July 24, 1815.

5. John McCarthy, Seaman; Sent into custody from H. B. M. ship Nautilus, December 20, 1812; Dartmoor; April 27, 1815; Cartel Brunswick; New York, June 10, 1815.

6. Solomon Green, Seaman; Sent into custody from H. B. M. ship Thames, November 15 1812; Dartmoor; April 27, 1815; Cartel Brunswick; New York, June 10, 1815.

7. John Eyers, Seaman; Sent into custody from H. B. M. ship Alcmene, January 25, 812; Dartmoor; April 27, 1815; Cartel Brunswick; New York, June 10, 1815.

8. John Driver, Seaman; Sent into custody from H. B. M. ship Edinburgh, October 28, 1812; Dartmoor; April 27, 1815; Cartel Brunswick; New York, June 10, 1815.

9. Peter Williams, Seaman; Impressed at Liverpool September, 1814; Dartmoor; June 4, 1815; Zephyr; Boston July 25, 1815.

10. Frederick Porter, Seaman; GIve himself up from H. B. M. ship Racehorse, May 26, 1812; Dartmoor; April 23, 1815; Mary Ann; New London Conn, June 9, 1815.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Sion T Blythe, Sr.

Sion T Blythe, Sr.

Birth: Dec. 17, 1833.
Death: Jun. 9, 1892.

Wife: Julia Ann Bullock Crews (1872 - 1950)..

Children: Sion Taylor Blythe (1893 - 1975).

Burial: Camp Zion Cemetery, Haughton, Bossier Parish, Louisiana.

He was a Civil War Veteran.

Push to enlarge.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Captain Horace I. Hodges.

Captain Horace I. Hodges.

Birth: 1818, Massachusetts.
Death: April 19, 1864, North Carolina.

Wife: Sarah Mather Hodges.
Married October 23, 1844.

Children: Hattie, Sanford M., Margaret Dwight Hodges.

Burial: Bridge Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

Horace I. Hodges was appointed from Massachusetts, He was a Captain in the United States Army Volunteers.  was also Assistant quartermaster.He was at the captured of Plymounth, North Carolina, by the rebels, April 12, 1864.

Hodges drowned on April 19, 1864, while attempting to carry orders from the commanding officer at Plymouth, to the United States gunboats.  At the time of the captured of Plymouth, Horace was carrying public funds in the amount of $1,265 dollars and 40 cents, which was lost.

Note.  His pension index card states he was Capt. Co. A. 2nd., M. U. S. Volunteers.
Beneficlary's; Sarah M. Hodges; Minor, Margaret D. Hodges.

Harden's of Iowa, Civil War.

I just did a Surname post on soldiers from Georgia, Confederates and it was so will received  I decided to do other.

This time the Surname is Harden, and their soldiers from Iowa, Union.  If your researching the Harden's line I thank you will find this page interesting and helpful.

Iowa 2nd., Infantry, Co. B.

Harden, Harman. (Veteran.) Age 25. Residence Davenport, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Sept. 15, 1861. Mustered Sept. 15, 1861. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Dec. 24, 1863. See company B, Second Infantry Consolidated Battalion

Hardin, Hendman. (Veteran.) Age 25. Residence Liberty, nativity Ohio. Re-enlisted Dec. 23, 1863. Re-mustered Dec. 23, 1863. Mustered out July 12, 1865, Louisville, Ky. Transferred from company B, Second Battalion.

Iowa 2nd., Infantry, Co. D.

Harden, William S. Age 29. Residence Lexington, Ky., nativity Kentucky. Enlisted Nov. 28, 1861. Discharged to enable him to enlist in Mississippi Marine Brigade March 11, 1863, St. Louis, Mo.

Iowa 2nd., Veteran Infantry, B..

Harden, Herman or Hinman. (Veteran.) Age 27. Residence Davenport, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Dec. 22, 1863. Mustered Dec. 23, 1863. Transferred from company B, Second Infantry. See company B, Second and Third Consolidated.

Iowa 8th., Infantry, Co. G.

Harden, Isaac. Age 25. Residence Marengo, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Sept. 3, 1861. Mustered Sept. 20, 1861. Discharged March 16, 1863, Davenport, Iowa, for disability.

Iowa 10th., Infantry, Co. A.

Harden, Henry. Age 18. Residence Polk City, nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted Aug. 21, 1861. Mustered Sept. 6, 1861. No further record.

Iowa 13th., Infantry, Co. G.

Harden, John C. Age 19. Residence Van Buren County, nativity Indiana. Enlisted Nov. 4, 1864. Mustered Nov. 4, 1864. Died of chronic diarrhoea May 15, 1865, Chattanooga, Tenn. Buried in National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tenn. Section G, grave 511.

Iowa 26th., Infantry, Co. A.

Harden, Amby M. Age 21. Residence Canton. Enlisted Aug. 12, 1862., Mustered Sept. 30, 1862. Died of disease March 5, 1863, St. Louis,, Mo..aHwley,

Iowa 27th., Infantry, Co. A.

Harden, Warren D. Age 31. Residence Volney, nativity New York. Enlisted Aug. 3, 1862, as Third Sergeant. Mustered Sept. 3, 1862. Promoted First Sergeant May 29, 1863; Second Lieutenant July 5, 1865; not mustered. Mustered out Aug. 8, 1865, Clinton, Iowa.

Iowa 28th., Infantry, Co. C.

Harden, Thomas J. Age 18. Residence Montezuma, nativity Indiana. Enlisted Aug. 14, 1862. Mustered Sept. 22, 1862. Mustered out July 31, 1865, Savannah, Ga.

Iowa 30th., Infantry, Co. D.

Harden, Samuel. Age 38. Residence Birmingham, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Aug. 19, 1862. Mustered Aug. 31, 1862. Mustered out June 5, 1865, Washington, D. C.

Iowa 1st., Cavalry, Co. L.

Harden, Alien A. Age 18. Residence Buchanan County, nativity New York. Enlisted Feb. 29, 1864. Mustered Feb. 29, 1834. Died of wounds Oct. 23, 1864, Little Rock, Ark.

Harden, Lyman. Age 25. Residence Toronto. Enlisted Sept. 22, 1864. Mustered out June 13, 1865, Memphis, Tenn.

Iowa 3rd., Cavalry, Co. G.

Harden, James M. Age 26. Residence Van Buren County, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Dec. 26, 1863. Mustered Jan. 5, 1864. Promoted Saddler. Mustered out Aug. 9, 1865, Atlanta, Ga.

Iowa 6th., Cavalry, Co. G.

Harden, Robert. Age 38. Residence Dubuque County, nativity England. Enlisted Oct. 6, 1864. Mustered Oct. 17, 1864. Mustered out Oct. 17, 1865, Sioux City, Iowa.

Iowa 35th., Infantry, Co. G.

Harden, John H. Age 23. Residence Muscatine County, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Aug. 12, 1862. Mustered Sept. 4, 1862. Transferred to Invalid Corps Sept. 1, 1863. Mustered out July 11, 1865, Wheeling, West Va.

Harden, William. Rejected Sept. 4, 1862, by Mustering Officer.

Iowa 34th., Infantry, Co. E.

Harden, James. Age 25. Residence Chariton, nativity Indiana. Enlisted Aug. 11, 1862. Mustered Oct. 15, 1862. Wounded Jan. 11, 1863, Arkansas Post, Ark. Discharged for disability April 3, 1863, Memphis, Tenn.

Iowa 34th., Infantry, Co. G.

Harden, Even S. Age 32. Residence New York, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Aug, 14. 1862. Mustered Oct. 15, 1862. Promoted Fourth Sergeant April 17, 1863. Reduced to Second Corporal Oct. 30, 1864. Transferred to Company C, Thirty-fourth Consolidated Battalion, Nov. 12, 1864.

Iowa 34th & 38th.,Consolidated, Co. C.

Harden, Even S. Age 32. Residence New York, nativity Ohio. Transferred from Company -C, Thirty-fourth Consolidated Battalion, as First Corporal, Jan. 1, 1865. Died of disease July 3, 1865, St. Louis, Mo.

Iowa 46th., Infantry, Co. I.

Harden, Abraham. Age 18. Residence Cedar County, nativity Ohio. Enlisted May 12,.1864. Mustered June 10, 1864. Mustered out Sept. 23, 1864, Davenport, Iowa, expiration of term of service.

Northern Border Brigade, Co. F.

Harden, William A. Age 18. Residence Spirit Lake, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Sept. 28, 1863. Mustered Oct. 14, 1863. Mustered out Dec. 25, 1863, Spirit Lake, Iowa.