Saturday, May 14, 2016

Edward Ware..

Edward Ware.

Birth: unknown.
Death: Oct. 8, 1884.

Parents: William Ware (____ - 1865), Nancy Godfrey Ware (1819 - 1904).

Siblings:: dward Ware (____ - 1884), Sarah B. Ware (____ - 1851), Mary J. Ware (____ - 1847).

Burial:, Bonaparte Cemetery, Bonaparte, Van Buren County, Iowa.

Iowa State Records.
Iowa 13th, Infantry Co. F.

Edward. (Veteran.) Age 21. Residence Washington, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Oct. 9, 1861. Mustered Oct. 15, 1861. Wounded in leg April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Wounded in head July 28, 1864, near Atlanta, Ga. Mustered out June 2, 1865, Washington, D. C.

Medical and Surgical History.

CASE—Private Edward Ware, Co. F, 13th Iowa Volunteers, aged 24 years, was wounded near Atlanta, Georgia, July 20th, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball, which fractured both tables of the frontal bone at the upper border, left side, and penetrated the brain. He was admitted to the hospital of the 4th division, Seventeenth Corps, on July 30th; on August 3d, was transferred to the hospital of the Seventeenth Corps, and on August 10th, was sent north. No records of the case can be found, until December 19th, when Ware was admitted to the hospital at Keoltuk, Iowa, from furlough. The ball had been removed by incision on November 6th, 1864, and simple dressings had been applied. The wound was still open, but looked healthy. On January 2d, 1865, Ware was transferred to Davenport, Iowa, for muster out, and discharged June 2d, 1865, and pensioned. Subsequent information states that this man is a conīŦrmed epileptic.

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