Monday, May 16, 2016

Joshua F. Lock.

Joshua F. Lock.

Birth: Sep. 7, 1842, Evansville, Preston County, West Virginia,
Death: Dec. 5, 1924, Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa,.

Parents: William R. LOCK and Nancy Ann PIERPOINT.

Wife: Julia Ann Crown Lock (1840 - 1927).

Children: Burley Locke (1869 - 1947), John M. Locke (1870 - 1914), Gertrude B. Locke Alkire (1874 - 1911).

Burial: Iowa Veterans Home Cemetery, Marshalltown, Marshall County. Iowa.

Iowa State Records.
Iowa 15th, infantry, Co. E.

Lock, Joshua F. (Veteran.) Age 19. Residence Keosauqua, nativity Virginia. Enlisted Oct. 14, 1864. Mustered Dec. 1, 1864. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 1, 1864. Wounded in head Aug. 11, 1864, near  Atlanta, Ga. Mustered out July 24, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Medical and Surgical History.

CASE—Private Joshua F. Lock, Co. E, 15th Iowa Volunteers, aged 21 years, was wounded near Atlanta, Georgia, August llth, 1864, by a couoidal musket ball, which caused a perforating fracture of the base of the cranium. On the same day he was admitted to the hospital of the 4th division, Seventeenth Corps; on the 14th, was sent to the Seventeenth Corps hospital, and on September 20th, 1864, was furloughed. On November 22d, he was admitted to the hospital at Keokuk, Iowa. Simple dressings only were applied to the wound. He was discharged the service August 25th, 1865, and pensioned. On August 28th, 1865, Pension Examiner H. F. Cleaver states that there was partial hemiplegia of the right side, and rates the disability total.

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