AMIGH, Benton B. 1861-1863
Posted By: Chris Tonn (email)
Date: 9/15/2013 at 13:23:20
July 2, 1863
Died - 8 June Benton B. Amigh, youngest child of Oscar M. and Ophelia Amigh, died in St. Louis, Mo, of whooping cough, aged 1 yr. 9 mos. 8 days. This little one was born in Camp Benton, St. Louis, and has ever been the petted child of the 3rd Ia. Inf. Regt. of which both parents were members at the time of his birth. Many brave soldiers mourn his death, for they had wished to see him, like themselves, a true hearted defended of his country.
This death information was obtained from the binder "Heddens' Birth-Marriages-Deaths, Charles City Intelligencer, Years 1859-61, 1863, 1868-1870, 1874-1878", by Lois R. Heddens, date unknown, located at the Floyd County Museum, Charles City, Iowa.
Floyd Obituaries maintained by Kermit Kittleson.
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