Thursday, March 31, 2016

George Washington Collett.

Collett, George Washington, Darlington Mo.; born August 1, 1841, at Lexington, N. C.; father, John (born at Greensburg, N. C., 1800), mother, Sallie Green (born Randolph County, North Carolina). Married Frankie Winslow March 13, 1866;  children: Jane, Sophia, Anna, Eliza. Enlisted January 27,1864, at Salem, Ind., Company B, Sixteenth Indiana Infantry, First Division, Thirteenth Corps; transferred to Thirteenth Indiana Cavalry June 29, 1865; service at Richmond, Ky.,  Mansfield, La.; Nelson Hill, Ark.; shot through right leg at Richmond; shot through left thigh at Donaldsonville, La.;
discharged November 24, 1865, at Vicksburg, Miss. Settled in O’Brien County about 1882, at Primghar. Member G. A. R. Post No. 311, Ford City, Mo.; K. of P., and I. O. O. F. at Darlington, Mo.

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