|Publish date 1902.|
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Birth: March 18, 1837.
Death: March 11,1903.
Wife: Eleanor D. Oakes, ( 1829-1911 ).
Children: Charles S., Ellen, Harry Oakes.
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas.
Mr. Oakes came to Douglas County,Kansas,in 1879.He settled in section 6,of Palmyra township,where he was the Prop. of a farm called Oakes Stock Farm. His post office address was Lawrence, Kansas. He was a Civil War Veteran.
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: SEPT.8, 1862. Muster In Where: PONTIAC, IL. Muster Out:June 8,1865. Muster Out Where: Washington D. C.
Remarks: Promoted Second Lieutenant March 25,1863;First Lieutenant June 29, 1864; Captain December 20, 1864.