Sprague, Tyler Edward
SPRAGUE, TYLER, POTTER
Posted By: Linda Linn (email)
Date: 12/22/2011 at 12:51:59
Old Soldiers who lived in O'Brien County, Iowa
Biography: Sprague, Tyler Edward. Residence, Alta, Iowa. Born December 21, 1845, at North Stratford, N. H. Father's name, Edward Sprague, Jr. Born May 1, 1808, at East Randolph, Vt. Mother's name, Clarissa Tyler. Born January 30, 1813, at East Randolph, Vt. His wife's name was Charlotte A. Potter. Was married March 7, 1871. Children's names: Augustus P. Sprague, Tyler Edward Sprague, Jr., Effie J., Iva J. and Clara Sprague.
Enlisted at Randolph, Vt., January 24,1862, in Company G, Eighth Vermont, Second Brigade, Second Division, Nineteenth Corps. Was in engagements as follows: Bishland, April 11, 1862; Port Hudson, from May 27 until July 9,1862; taken prisoner at Bayou Des Allemands, La., September 4, 1862. Re-enlisted January 5, 1864.
Discharged at Washington, D. C., June 28, 1865. Settled in O'Brien County, Iowa, April, 1870; living on the southwest 1/4 section 22, Liberty Township. Member of S. A. Hulbert Post No. 82, Alta, Iowa.
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