Co. C, 19th Regiment, 20 years after the War

1883

PRAIRIE GROVE BATTLEFIELD STATE PARK,
     in Prairie Grove, Arkansas.
Location of 1909 ribbon and 1883 photo.
More Prairie Grove Photos
OfficersCoC-Roster
CoK-Roster | 1883 Pensioners
Tenth Reunion 19th Iowa Infantry Ribbon
1909 Reunion Ribbon | 1909 Reunion Photos
The History of the 19th Iowa Infantry by J. Irvine Dungan
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Commanders, Battle @Prairie Grove
Southeast Iowa's Participation in the Civil War
Obituaries - As more obituaries of these soldiers and family histories are located they will be moved to separate pages.
#J._M._Snider

The soldiers pictured here fought at Prairie Grove, Arkansas.  The History of the 19th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry by J. Irvine Dunan tells more about this group of men..

Survivors of the Company c, 19th Iowa Infantry, 21 Years After the War.  Including General Herron and a Part of the Field and Staff. Names under the picture:

1. Maj. Gen'l F. J. Herron; 2. Col. B. Crabb; 3. Lieut. Col. Dan'l Kent; Lieut. 4. Col. John Bruce; 5. Capt. T. H. Stanton; 6. Capt. J. S. Gray; 7. James Bennett, Lieut. & Q. M.; 8. Lieut. L. B. Cocklin; 9. Lieut. E. O. Wolford; 10. Lieut. Geo.Johnson; 11. Serg't J. S. Anderson; 12. Serg't E. C. Condit; 13. Serg't S. Farnsworth; 14. Serg't Ralph Shatto; 15. Serg't W. G. Simmons; 16. Serg't Wm. A. Smith; 17. Serg't Wm. R. Jeffrey; 18. Serg't A. H. Young; 19. Serg't Geo. W. Cosner; 20. Serg't Thos. E. Johnson; 21. Serg't Wm. A. Wallace; 22. Serg't Jas. I. Duncan; 23. Serg't A. Robinette: 24. Corp'l L. W. Osborn; 25. Corp. I. N. Draper; 26. Corp'l Chas McDonald; 27. Corp'l Wm. A. Bailey 28. Corp'l Wm. McDowell; 29.Corp'l Wm. Lytle; 30.Corp'l John W. Morton; 31. Corp'l Jas. H. Young; 32. Anderson, D. C. 33.Anderson, J. W.; 34. Anderson, H. W.; 35. Abbott, J. W.; 36. Black, Sam'l A.; 37. Blair, Wm.; 38. Brown, I. N.; 39. Babcock, N. L. 40. Condit, Cyrus; 41. Collins, G. D.; 42. Doig, J. R.; 43, Dawson, Joe; 44. Easter, Sam'l T.; 45. Helwick, E. B.; 46. Hulick, John; 47. Houston, Sam'l B.; 48. Johnson, Udolphus; 49. Kirkpatrick, Alex.; 50. Lytle, J. M.; 51. Long, John T.; 52. Larimer, D. K. 53. Mair, Geo.; 54. McKinzie, Chas. M.; 55. Nichols, Chas. H.; 56. Moore, Rob't; 57. Nichols, Chas. H.; 58. Organ, G. D.; 59. Porter, J. M.; 60. Porter, W. C.; 61. Powers, Abner B.; 62. Russell, Talbert; 63. Russell, M. S.; 64. Randell, A.P.; 65. Robertson, James T.; 66. Southard, N. C. 67. Snyder, A.; 68. Snyder, J. M.; 69. Stump, Geo.; 70. Swartslander, P.; 71. Smiley, Leander; 72. Stephens, Abner; 73. Wilken, Marshall; 74. Wilson, John; 75.White, John S.; 76. Youn, J. N.; 77. Young, R. H.

 







Name:            Abner B. Powers, 
Residence:           Talleyrand, Iowa
Enlistment Date:           13 August 1862
Distinguished Service:           DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served:           Union
State Served:           Iowa
Unit Numbers:           191 191
Service Record:           Enlisted as a Private on 13 August 1862 at the age of 19
Enlisted in Company C, 19th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 18 August 1862.
POW on 29 September 1863 at Atchafalaya, LA
Mustered out Company C, 19th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 10 July 1865 in Mobile, AL



Name:            Joseph M Snider, 
Residence:           Washington, Iowa
Enlistment Date:           12 August 1862
Distinguished Service:           DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served:           Union
State Served:           Iowa
Unit Numbers:           191 191
Service Record:           Enlisted as a Private on 12 August 1862 at the age of 21
Enlisted in Company C, 19th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 18 August 1862.
Mustered out Company C, 19th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 10 July 1865 in Mobile, AL
Co. C. 19th Iowa Infantry of Washington County, Iowa


The following obituary was clipped from the Enterprise newspaper of Washington, Iowa: died 25 February 1920

J. M. Snider, veteran resident and pioneer of the Eureka Community in Marion township passed away last Wednesday afternoon after a long and eventful life. Mr. Snider's death was the first to occur in his family circle.

In the death of Mr. Snider, the Enterprise loses a staunch friend and supporter. Mr. Snider's name was on the original Enterprise subscription list over 38 years ago and has remained there thru the many years since. He was a fine old gentleman and has always been prominent in the affairs of his home community.

A Journal clipping gives his life history, "Death Wednesday afternoon removed one of the comparatively few remaining soldiers of the war of 1861 to '65 when Joseph M. Snider of Marion Township succumbed to heart failure at his home. Altho he had not been in good health for the last two months, Mr. Snider seemed no worse that morning and had breakfast with his family. Later in the day he was seized with an attack of heart trouble and died at 3:10.

Mr. Snider had lived in this county since he was sixteen years of age and was one of the well known men in the southern part of the county. He served three years in the army as a member of Company C, Nineteenth Iowa Infantry, in which were a large number of men of this county.

Funeral Services were held at 2:30 Saturday afternoon at the Eureka Methodist Church south of town , conducted by the Rev. T.F. Barker and interment was made in the Schrock cemetery.

Mr. Snider was born in West Virginia August 12, 1841 and came to Washington county when a boy, with his parents, Abraham and Rachel ( Freeland ) Snider, who located in Marion Township and the remainder of his life was spent in that community. He was married Dec. 8, 1870 to Rebecca McCorkle, who survives him, with five sons and three daughters who are: Harry Snider of Appanoose County, Albert Snider of Willard, Colo., Will Snider of Rubio, Frank Snider of 8 miles south of town, Mrs Amy Arnold of Lockridge, Mrs. C. P. Grosscup of Brighton, Mrs. Katherine Tucker of Washington and Joseph B. Snider, also of this county. There are two sisters, Mrs. Hattie Gordon of Washington and Mrs. Mattie Wilde of Berkley, Calif." 

Photo of J.M. Snider and wife Rebecca

 




Andrew McCampbell
"Andrew enlisted in Company C, 19th Iowa Infantry on August 18,1862. After participating in the Battle of Prairie Grove, Arkansas, he was captured near Morganza, La on September 29, 1863, in the same action in which his cousin, Samuel Porter Beard was killed. He was sent to a Confederate camp in Tx. Prisoners were exchanged and the Nineteenth was reunited at New Orleans in August 1864. They participated in scouts and forays near Pensacola, Fl and the campaign of Mobile. He was discharged at Fort Gaines, Alabama on June 14, 1865. " Per published McCampbell Genealogy.

Andrew McCampbell married Agnes Taylor, daughter of Iowa pioneer James Taylor and sister to Kansas Pioneer Edwin Maxwell Taylor Samuel W. Taylor.  Sam was too young to join the Army when the war began (14 years old), but he did join in 1864 at the age of eighteen. He served in Co. F, Reg. Iowa Infantry Volunteers and Co C, 19th Iowa Infantry. His wife applied for widow veteran pension benefits in 1931.