Wednesday, January 27, 2016

James T Guppy.

James T. Guppy.

Birth: Mar. 8, 1841, England.
Death: Feb. 18, 1917, Mankato, Jewell County, Kansas.

Wife: Mary U Brinkworth Guppy (1844 - 1898).

Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Mankato, Jewell County, Kansas.

Illinois Ninety-Sixth Infantry, Co. D., Regimental History

James T. Guppy. Age 21 ; born in England ; farmer ; enlisted from Atioch ; at the battle of Chickamauga two bullets passed through his hat, one giving him a scalp wound ; remained on the battle-field that night, and next morning was aroused by a Rebel surgeon, who gave him the first definite knowledge that the Federal forces had retreated ; he then made his way back to Rossville ; was with the Regiment until near the close of May, 1864, when he was sent to Jeffersonville hospital, sick, re mining about a year ; is charged at Louisville, Ky., May 29, 1865; is farming at Mankato, Jewell County, Kansas.

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