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J W Hold

HOLD, STARING

Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/18/2006 at 21:54:33

J W Hold, Moingona, was born in Ohio, July 13, 1846, and attended the common school there, when young he moved to Illinois and there continued his education until twenty-two years of age, when he commenced the millerís trade, in 1862 he enlisted in company D, Seventy-third Illinois, was mustered in at Springfield that state, July 21, 1862, was in the battles of Perryville, Stone River, Chickamauga, and at this battle was wounded by gun-shot through the left limb, which kept him the hospital for four months, also was in the battle of Missionary Ridged, Atlanta campaign (Jonesboro), Franklin and Nashville, after his discharge he went to Springfield, Illinois and then to Greene county, Iowa, and soon came to Moingona, he was married in Jefferson, Iowa December 21, 1877 to Miss Rosa Staring, they have one child (born June 10, 1879)

1880 Boone Co History Book


 

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