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Hartley Cemetery
O'Brien County, Iowa
Uploaded 8/29/2011 by
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Erwin Baker Messer
24 Aug 1838  21 Nov 1916 

"U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about Erwin Baker Messer
Name: Erwin Baker Messer
Residence: Libertyville, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 24 May 1861
Rank at enlistment: Sergeant
Enlistment Place: Libertyville, IL
State Served: Illinois
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Promoted to Full Captain on 19 Aug 1861.
Enlisted in Company I, Illinois 15th Infantry Regiment on 24 May 1861.
Mustered out on 18 Sep 1861.
Enlisted in Company F, Illinois 37th Infantry Regiment on 18 Sep 1861.
Mustered out on 25 Jun 1864.
Promoted to Full Lt Colonel on 14 Mar 1865.
Commissioned an officer in Company S, Illinois 156th Infantry Regiment on 14 Mar 1865.
Mustered out on 25 Sep 1865.
Sources: Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men
Old Soldiers who lived in O'Brien County, IA"

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