Saturday, April 18, 2015

Lemuel T Coldren

Lemuel T Coldren. 

Birth: 1843.
Death: 1927.

Wife: Gertrude J Coldren (____ - 1918)

Children: Non found...

Burial: Los Angeles Odd Fellows Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.

After the Civil War he moved to Shawnee County, Kansas, lived in Topeka, Kansas.  When he came to Topeka is unknown and when he left is also unknown. It is known he lived there from 1872-1880, his occupation is unknown.

Ex-Prisoners of War.

Lemuel T. Coldren, Iowa 18th., Infantry, Co. I.; Prison Springs Arkansas, April 18, 1864; Prison Tyler Texas February 28, 1865.

Pension File Card.

Gunshot wound in both legs, Disease of eyes totally blind.

Iowa State Records.

Coldren, Lemuel T. Age 20. Residence Nevada, nativity Ohio. Enlisted July 7, 1862, as Fifth Corporal. Mustered Aug. 6, 1862. Promoted Fifth Sergeant Oct. 9, 1862; Fourth Sergeant Feb. 14, 1864. Wounded; taken prisoner and paroled April 18, 1864, Poison Spring, Ark. Promoted Third Sergeant April 28, 1865; Second Sergeant June 28, 1865.Mustered out July 20, 1865, Davenport, Iowa.

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