Monday, February 07, 2011

Ira G. Turner

Ira G. Turner was born in 1833.

In 1840 there was one Ira G. Turner living in Ellery, Chautauqua County, New York and in 1840 and 1845 there was an Ira Turner residing in Eaton and Tyler Townships, Eaton County, Michigan, respectively.

Ira was 28 years old and possibly living in Lansing or Ionia County, Michigan, when he enlisted in Company B on May 13, 1861.

He died of typhoid fever on November 28, 1861, at Columbian College hospital, Washington, DC, and was buried in the Military Asylum cemetery (Soldier's Home National cemetery).

No pension seems to be available.

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