Madison County, Iowa

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC

VETERAN RECORD TRANSCRIPTION

Data added by transcriber in blue font

Veteran's Name: McKnight, Milton

Father: 
Residence:  Father's nativity: 
Occupation: Policeman Mother: 
Date of birth: 07 Sep 1845 Mother's nativity: 
Place of birth: Morgonton, Indiana Wife: Martha Ella Alton
Date of death: 11 Jan 1922 2nd wife: 
Place of death: Winterset, Madison, Iowa 3rd wife: 
Place of burial: Winterset Cemetery  
Cause of death: 

Children

  Charles

  Otis

  Fay

  Francis

War record
  Rank: Corporal Company: L Regiment: 8th
  State: Iowa Organization: Cavalry
  Enlistment date: 07 Aug 1863
  Enlistment age: 18 Residence: Albia
  Mustered out: 18 May 1865 at Davenport, Scott, Iowa
  Service Record: Promoted 8th Corporal at Davenport
  Transfers: 
GAR membership
  Post name: Pitzer Date joined: 01 Nov 1882
  Post No.: 55 (43) Age at joining: 
  Place: Winterset Transfers: Sus. 30 Sep 1888, Re. 30 Jun 1891, sus cd term 1893, Re 1st term 1899
Sources: Post 55 Desc Book: Joined 01 Nov 1882, Knight, Milt; Roster Iowa Soldiers: McKnight, Milton; Graves Reg. 24 Jun 1940: Knight or McKnight; Ex-Soldiers Living Iowa 1886: McKnight, Milton - Winterset; G.A.R. Roll: Knight, Milton
Notes: 

 

Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 28 Dec 2005.