Bentonsport Cemetery
Van Buren County, Iowa
Uploaded 3/29/2003

Mr. McKinney was the last surviving Civil War Veteran from Van Buren County. (It is rumored that he might be the last living Civil War Veteran in Iowa but not official)

He enlisted in Co. K, 45 Iowa Infantry at 17 years of age. He was born March 2, 1847 and died February 22, 1946. He married Malissia Ann Edwards who was born in 1845 and died in 1921. Five children were born to this union. Kate and Maude died in infancy. One daughter Mrs. G. B. Glascock preceded him in death. He is survived by two sons, George and Charles.

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