Friday, March 4, 2011

Duncan Proctor.

Duncan Proctor.

Birth: August 16, 1845.
Death: Unknown.
Burial: Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas.

Duncan Proctor, was born in Indiana, August 16, 1845. Enlisted in the United States army September 4, 1861, in Company I, Ninth Indiana Volunteer Infantry; discharged September 5, 1864; returned from the army to Bristol Ind., where he remained until 1867, when he went to Washington City and there remained until he emigrated to Saline County, Kan. In 1871 he went to Bates County, Mo., where he kept a large grocery store till 1879, when he went to the Pacific Coast, returning to Beliot, Kan., in 1881. He moved to Concordia, Cloud Co., in 1882, where he now resides, and is engaged in the butter and egg trade. Was married in Washington City in 1871 to Miss E. F. Daniels, and has two children--A. H., and R. F. Mr. Proctor was once elected road overseer by a unanimous vote and without his knowledge or consent. He has always refused to take an active part in politics.

Military Service.

Duncan Proctor.
Indianan Army.

Date Enrolled: 1861/09/04.
Where Enrolled: LaPorte, Indiana.
Age: 18.
Regiment: 9th.
Company I.
Remarks: Transferred to Signal Corps 10/22/63.

Authors note. If the date above is right, he lied about his age as he could have been only 16 or 17, when he enlisted.

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