Muscatine County Iowa
Here is what the abbreviations in the bios stand for: far: farm; Co.: company or county; dir: dealer; IVA: Iowa Volunteer Artillery; IVC: Iowa Volunteer Cavalry; IVI: Iowa Volunteer Infantry; P.O.: Post Office; S. or Sec.: section; and st.: street.
Source: History of Muscatine County Iowa, Biographical Section, 1879, page 684
PHILLIP CARR, boot and shoe maker, Atalissa; born in Erie Co., N. Y., in 1835; came to Iowa in 1875. Married Jennie Strong 1870; she was born in Pekin, Ill.; have two children--William and Delos. Mr. C. enlisted in U. S. A. in 1861; went out as Captain of Company A, 141st regiment.
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