Transcribed with the generous permission of the Wayne County Historical Society:

1861 - 1961 Civil War Veterans
Wayne County, Iowa
Civil War Centennial
Courtesy of the Wayne County Historical Society, 1961
printed by The Seymour Herald

(Note: If you would like a copy of this 90 page booklet,
you may write to the Prairie Trails Historical Museum Library in Corydon, Iowa.   50060.
The cost of this copied book is $5.00, plus shipping and handling.
The book contains some biographies and pictures).

Page 34

The 37th Regiment was mustered into service of the U. S. at Muscatine, Iowa, December 15, 1862, by Capt. H. B. Hendershott of the U. S. Army, and they were mustered out May 24, 1865.

Further research shows that there were six Wayne County men in the “Graybeard” regiment.

Brown, French E., 43, Bethlehem ............................... Co. “G”
Draper, Samuel H., 48, Wayne Co. ........................... Co. “G”
  Johnston, John, 46, Wayne Co. .................................   Co. “H”
Morford, William, 61, Wayne Co.   ............................. Co. “H”
Scott, William, 45, Corydon     ......................................Co. “I”
Williams, Daniel, 45, New York    .................................Co. “I”


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