Madison County, Iowa

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC

VETERAN RECORD TRANSCRIPTION

Data added by transcriber in blue font

Veteran's Name: Oliphant, Joel

Father: 
Residence:  Father's nativity: 
Occupation: Clerk Mother: 
Date of birth: 04 Apr 1845 Mother's nativity: 
Place of birth: Waynesville, Ohio Wife: 
Date of death: 20 Dec 1914 2nd wife: 
Place of death:  3rd wife: 
Place of burial: Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa  
Cause of death: 

Children

  

War record
  Rank: Private Company: B Regiment: 98th
  State: Pennsylvania Organization: Infantry
  Enlistment date: mustered in 18 Feb 1864 for 3 years
  Enlistment age:  Residence
  Mustered out: Absent at muster out
  Service Record: Wounded at Wilderness, Virginia 05 May 1864
  Transfers: 
GAR membership
  Post name: Pitzer Date joined: 25 Aug 1881 (Charter Member)
  Post No.: 55 (22) Age at joining: 36
  Place: Winterset Transfers: Re. 30 Jun 1891; Tr. 30 Jun 1891
  Post name: Crocker Date joined: 2nd term 1891
  Post No.: 12 Age at joining: 46
  Place: Des Moines Transfers: Sus. 2nd term 1899; Re. 1st term 1902; Re. 1st term 1913
Sources: Bates Hist. Penn. Vols: Oliphant, Joel; Post 55 Desc Book: No Military record; U.S. Pension List 1883 83,025 - Oliphant, Joel, res. Winterset - wounded right forearm - $8.00; Graves Registration: Oliphant, Joel - Private, B 98 Penn Inf; Ex-Soldiers Res. Des Moines
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Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 30 Dec 2005.