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PRATT, Greenwood B. died 1865


Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 10/4/2021 at 13:18:12

DIED - At Waukon, Allamakee County, Iowa, April 17th, 1865, Greenwood B. Pratt. Aged 32 years, 8 months and 18 days.

Another brave son, beloved husband, and noble patriot, has laid down his life for our country and flag.

The deceased was a son of Josiah Pratt, Esq., of Waukon, and went out to battle in Co. A, 27th Iowa Infantry. He contracted a disease (Chronic Diarrhea) while in the service, entered the hospital, at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 28th, 1864, returned home on a furlough on the 11th of January, 1865, and continued ill until the angel of death summoned him to the realms above where such patriots will rest in peace and glory for all time to come.

He leaves a devoted wife to mourn his early demise.

~The Weekly Union, Lansing, IA; Tuesday, May 16, 1865; pg 2

Note: Greenwood is buried in Oakland Main cemetery, Waukon


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