Friday, May 24, 2013

Captain Henry A. Oakes.

Plub. Date 1902.

Henry A. Oakes.

Birth: March 18, 1837.
Death; march 11, 1903.

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Douglas County, Kansas

Mr. Oakes came to Douglas county in 1879, and settled in Palmyra township, in section 6, his post office address was Lawrence, Kansas.

Illinois Civil War Detail Report

Name: OAKES, HENRY A. Rank: SGT. Company: I. Unit: 129 IL US INF. Personal Characteristics. Residence: NAPLES, SCOTT CO, IL. Age: 25. Height: 5' 11. Hair: DARK. Eyes: BLUE. Complexion: FAIR. Marital Status: SINGLE. Occupation: FARMER. Nativity: SCIOTO CO, OH. Service Record. Joined When: AUG 4, 1862. Joined Where: NAPLES, IL. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: SEP 8, 1862. Muster In Where: PONTIAC, IL. Remarks: PROMOTED 2LT, mustered in March 25, 1863, at Gallatin Tn., Promoted to First Lieutenant, mustered in June 29, 1864, in the field Ga., Promoted to Captain, mustered in December 20, 1864, near Savannah, Ga. Mustered out June 8, 1865, Washington D. C.

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