Contributed by Paul Stigers, his great-great-grandson
EnlistedOctober 13, 1861; promoted to 2d Lt. on May 1, 1864; captured at Peach Tree Creek, Ga. on July 20, 1864; mustered out with company on July 19, 1865.
Appliedfor a pension July 15, 1890, Application No. 813,607, Certificate No. 590,629;died May 14, 1930 at
Tama,Iowa and buried in Oak Hill Cemetery. His widow applied for a pension, Application No. 1,676,026, Certificate No. A2-7-31.
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National Archives. Index toCivil War and Later Pension Records.
United States Government Military Records. 2nd Lieutenant on May 1, 1864.
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