searching for ancestors on my ggrandfather, John J Butler aka Butter, Buttler,
born about 1844, Ohio. Joined Union army in NM, probably listed as deserter after partying too late one night and fearing being arrested, "fell back to regroup". Later, re-enlisted under different name according to NM history book.
Died in "accident" near Silver City, NM abt 1876.
Married to Refugio Urtiaga, two children, Norbeto b. 1870 and Maria b. 1873 near ElPaso, TX.