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Linwood Cemetery
Dubuque County, Iowa
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Joseph Latshaw Horr, First Sergeant, Company C, 13th United States Infantry(Regular Army), Civil War, nicknamed "First at Vicksburg". 1838-1914.
Elizabeth Read Horr, 1843-1915.

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Posted on Jan-7-2014 by CHERYL MOONEN
MAJ. JOSEPH L. HORR, farmer and stock raiser, Sec. 22; P.O. Dubuque; is a native of Ontario, Canada West, and was born in Dundas April 13, 1838; he came to Dubuque in August, 1852, and grew up to manhood here. When the war broke out, he enlisted in the regular service in the 13th Regt., U.S. Inf., Gen. Sherman's old regiment; after serving one year, he was promoted to Second Lieutenant, Con't.

Posted on Jan-7-2014 by CHERYL MOONEN
and after promoted to First Lieutenant, and in 1867, was again promoted and commissioned Captain; he was wounded at Vicksburg; was struck six times in the engagement May 19, 1863l he carries two bullets in his body yet; he served until the close of the war, and was then ordered on the frontier, and was in the Indian service. Maj. Horr was united in marriage, May 24, 1870, to Miss Elizabeth Con't.

Posted on Jan-7-2014 by CHERYL MOONEN
R. Ogilby, daughter of the late Joseph Ogilby, of the city of Dubuque. In December, 1870, Maj. Horr resigned his commission and returned to Dubuque, and since then has been engaged in stock-raising, & is interested in mining. Maj. Horr has a small farm well stocked with fruit, finely located, just outside of the city limits; he also owns a farm of 225 acres at Sand Springs, Delaware Co.; Con't.

Posted on Jan-7-2014 by CHERYL MOONEN
Maj. and Mrs. Horr have one son, Read, and two daughters- Bessie and Irene. “The History of Dubuque County"

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