Madison County



Data added by transcriber in blue font

Veteran's Name: Armstrong, John W

Residence: Bevington, Madison, Iowa Father's nativity:
Occupation: Carpenter Mother: 
Date of birth:  Mother's nativity:
Place of birth: Guernsey County, Ohio Wife:  
Date of death: 06 Aug 1901 2nd wife:
Place of death:  3rd wife:
Place of burial:   
Cause of death:



War record
  Rank: Captain Company: E Regiment: 12th 
  State: Ohio Organization: Infantry
  Enlistment date: 29 Aug 1862; Mustered as Private; Appointed Sergeant 31 Jan 1864
  Enlistment age: 31 Residence
  Mustered out: 
  Discharged: 31 May 1865 order of War Dept.
  Transfers: Transferred to Company H, 23rd Ohio Infantry, 01 Jul 1864
GAR membership
  Post name: John Miller Date joined: May 1888
  Post No.: 158 Age at joining: 58
  Place: St. Charles Transfers: Sus. 2d trm 1897; Tr 14 May 1900
GAR membership
  Post name: Kinsman Date joined: 1899
  Post No.: 7(S) Age at joining: 
  Place: Des Moines Transfers: 
Sources: Roster of Ohio Soldiers; (John H)/Post 158 Desc Book
Coordinator's Note: Evidently, the service record was not obtained directly from the soldier for it is the service record of one John H. Armstrong who died in California 09 Feb 1918. Per the Roster of the 12th Ohio Cavalry, John W. Armstrong was appointed 1st Lieutenant, Company D,  26 Oct 1863, was promoted to Captain of Company E, 11 May 1865 and resigned 20 Jul 1865.


Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 05 Sep 2005.