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Albright, WILLIAM MAYER—Co. G, 47th Iowa Infantry

William enlisted on May 7, 1864. He was discharged on September 28, 1864, at Davenport, Iowa. William was a member of G.A.R. Post 8, at Iowa City, Iowa.

William was assigned to garrison duty at Helena, Arkansas. The journey to Helena was made in box cars as far as Cairo, Illinois. The journey was completed on a boat. William contracted malaria and returned to Iowa before the regiment did.

BORN: 1845 ; DIED: 1935 ; BURIED: Zearing Cemetery, Zearing, Iowa.

CHANCE, THOMAS P.—Co. G, 122nd Ohio Infantry

Thomas enlisted on August 18, 1862. He was discharged on June 24, 1865. Thomas was a member of G. A. R. Post 338 at Union, Iowa. He was also a member of G. A. R. Post 486 at New Provi dence, Iowa.

Thomas fought in the battle of Petersburg, Virginia. He fought in the Battles of the Wilderness. He fought in the Appomattox campaign which resulted in the surrender of Lee. Thomas marched in the Grand Review on May 24, 1865, at Washington, D.C.

BORN: 1838 ; DIED: 1909 ; BURIED: Zearing Cemetery, Zearing, Iowa.

LACEY, JOHN WILSON—Co. C, 13th Iowa Infantry

John enlisted on November 2, 1864. He was discharged on July 21, 1865, at Louisville, Kentucky. John was a member of G. A. R. Post 338 at Union, Iowa.

John campaigned in the Carolinas. He marched in the Grand Review on May 24, 1865, at Washington, D.C.

BORN : 1840 ; DIED: 1908 ; BURIED: Zearing Cemetery, Zearing, Iowa.

POLLOCK, THOMAS J.—Co. I, 28th Wisconsin Infantry

Thomas enlisted on August 21, 1862. He was discharged on January 16, 1863, for disability. Thomas was a member of G. A. R. Post 141 at Iowa. Falls, Iowa.

Thomas was mustered in at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on October 14, 1862. He was sent to Columbus, Kentucky. At the time of his discharge, Thomas was stationed at Helena, Arkansas.

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