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Soldiers Grave in Clark County

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Re: Soldiers Grave in Clark County

Posted: 20 Jul 2013 5:01AM GMT
Classification: Query
Samuel A. Glass bio info (courtesy of Mary Hocking):

1848 born about 1848 in Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada [1]. (Contrary to his enlistment papers, which say born Erie County, NY)
1858 moved to NY [2]
1860: living with his father, step-mother, and siblings in Elma, Erie County, New York. [3]
1869: enlists in the army for 5 years.
1870: living as a soldier at the US Military Post in Buffalo [4]
1874: discharged from army.
1875: boarding with John W. Mitchell, a railroad conductor, and his family in Buffalo. Glass's occupation is painter and blacksmith. [5]
1875: re-enlists in the army.
1877: shot in the bladder during fighting with the Nez Pierce.[6]

Notes:
[1] Various census and army records. Assuming he was born in Uxbridge, Ontario, only because that's where he was living three years later.
[2] His younger brother, George, was born in 1858/59 in New York, which means the family immigrated at some point before then.
[3] 1860 US Census
[4] 1870 US Census
[5] 1875 New York State Census and 1875 Buffalo City Directory
[6] Army records
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