Friday, April 17, 2015

Frank B Colver

Lieut Frank B Colver. 

Birth: 1833.
Death: Jun. 17, 1911.

Wife: Kate Colver.

Children: Frank, Fred, Richard Colver.

Occupation Printer and Compositor.

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.

Ex-prisoners of War.

Frank B. Colver, Service; Ohio Eighth Infantry, Co. E; Ohio 123rd., Infantry, Co. G; Captured at Winchester, Va., June 15, 1863; Prison Libby, escaped November 3, 1864.

Ohio State Records.

Frank B. Colver, Private; Age 27: Enlisted April 24, 1861; Eighth Ohio Infantry, Co. E.; 3 months service;Mustered out with company August 18, 1861.

Frank B. Colver; First Lieutenant; Age 27; Enlisted August 9, 1862, for 3 years; Appointed Second Lieutenant August 22, 1862; Captured June 15, 1863, at the Battle of Winchester, Va.,; Promoted First Lieutenant to date, January 31, 1863.  Discharged April 4, 1865, on Surgeon's certificate of disability.

Authors Note.  Before Mr. Colver moved to California he lived in Shawnee County,Topeka, Kansas.  Just when he came to Kansas I couldn't find out , but he was living in Topeka by 1872.

In 1872. He was the publisher of the ( The Kansas Evangel ), it was a religious paper.He was also the treasurer of the ( Topeka Typographical Union No. 121. )

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