Saturday, March 31, 2012

John F. Hess, Emery M. Eastman, John H. Craven

John F. Hess.

Brith: Unknown.
Death: Unknown
Burial: Great Bend Cemetery, Great Bend, Barton County Kansas.

John F. Hess, Surgeon, 96th., Ohio Infantry, Age32; date of commission as Assistant Surgeon August 14, 1862; on detail with 13th., I. U. S. A., from December, 1862, until April 1, 1863, when returned to Regiment; promoted to Surgeon, and commission date April 2, 1863, and mustered September 29, 1863.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, where captured and on duty with union wounded in Rebel Hospitals ten weeks, at Mansfield Louisiana; exchanged and returned to Regiment June 19, 1864; Mobile and Whistler.  Mustered out with Regiment July 7, 1865.  Residence Greant Bend.

Emery M. Eastman., Captain, 96th., Ohio, Infantry, Age 26; date of commission as a Second Lieutenant, Company G., July 28, 1862; promoted to Frist Lieutenant, December 2, 1862, and to Captain Company F., March 19, 1863, and transfrred to Company A., November 1864, on consolidation.  Battles: Chickasasw Byou, Sieges of Vicksburg and Jackson,Mississippi, Grand Coteau and Sabine Cross Roads, La., where wounded in right hand; Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Mustered out with Regiment July 7, 1865.  Residence Willsford, Kansas.

John H. Craven.

Birth: Dec. 2, 1833
Loudoun County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1916

John was the first son and third child of Highlen and Eliza Craven. He married Frances Lynde on January 18, 1866 in Knox County, OH. They were the parents of three known children: Gertrude, born abt. 1867; Ulysses L, born abt. 1869; and Mary, born abt. 1871. All were born in Iowa. The family lived in Middlebury, Knox, OH, LaGrand Township, Marshall County, Iowa and Moundridge, McPherson County, KS.

Highlen Craven (1805 - 1886)
Eliza Wynn Craven (1812 - 1900)

Wife: Frances E. Lynde Craven (1837 - 1915)*

Burial: Mound Cemetery, Moundridge, McPherson County, Kansas.

John H. Craven, Private, 96th., Ohio, Infantry, Age 27; enlisted August 11, 1862.  Battles: Chickasasw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson ( sent home October 3, 1863, on sick furlough for sixty days, and returned December 14, 1863 ), Sabine Cross Roads, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile, Whistler.  Transferred to Company C., November 18, 1864, and mustered out with Regiment July 7, 1865.  Residence Elyria, Kansas.

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