Sunday, June 30, 2013

George Best.

George Best, came to Wilson County in 1870, and settled in section 29, of Verdigris township, he had a 160 acre farm which he was a farmer and Stock Raiser.  He lived about 15 miles north-west of Fredonia which was his post office address.

He was a Civil War Veteran, enlisting into the 33rd., Indiana Infantry, Co. A. August 30, 1861, at the age of 23, enlisted at Indianapolis.  Discharged July 21, 1865.  Promoted to Sergeant May 31, 1865, appointed Corporal November 1861.  Reduced for being absent without leave, November 26, 1862.  Veteran.

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