History of Audrain County, Missouri; Written and Compiled from the Most Authentic Official and Private Sources, Including a History of Its Townships, Towns and Villages. Together with a Condensed History of Missouri, a Reliable and

History of Audrain County, Missouri; Written and Compiled from the Most Authentic Official and Private Sources, Including a History of Its Townships, Towns and Villages. Together with a Condensed History of Missouri, a Reliable and

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...L. had good school advantages. His ed11c:1tion in higher branches was acquired at Voodfield, Ohio. When the w:1r c:11ne on he was just approaching majority, and, warmly attached to the cause of the Union, he threw himself into the conflict with all the patriotism of a true citizen of his country and all the zeal and ardor of youth. I11 1861 he enlisted in Co. E, 77th Ohio Vol. Inf., and served without flinch iug for nearly five years, and until he was honorably discharged on the 25th of April, 1866. He went through all the trying experiences including forced marches, heavy engagements, and prison life of that long and terrible struggle. Such was his conspicuous gallantry as a. soldier that he rose by speedy and well merited promotions through all intermediate grades, from sergeant to the command ofa company. During the latter part of the war he was an aide on Gen. Slack's staff. In the battle at.Iark's.Iill he was taken prisoner and held for about a year at Tyler, Texas, being finally exchanged at the mouth of Red river. Among the many hard fought, battles in which he took a brave part are recalled those of Shiloh, Corinth, Little Rock, Caniden, .lark's Hill and_ Mobile. After his discharge be came to Alton, Illinois, where, in the meantime, on the 15th of July, 1862, he had been married to Miss Harriet, a daughter of Daniel Widaman. Three years after his return to Alton he removed to Audrain county and bought_his present farm. Since coming to this county Capt. McIntyre has been dividing his time between farming and teaching school. Having an excellent general education, and being a man of wide practical experience, he has, as would naturally be expected, been more than ordinarily eflicient and successful as a teacher. He...show more

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  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 626g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236928946
  • 9781236928948