MATSON, John

IL 3rd Inf Co G. Born 9 Feb 1840. Civil War: Age 22. Entered service in 1862 at Springfield, Illinois. Private. Discharged 1865 in Illinois. Post war: Married to Lucy Jane Bagland. Died at age 89 on 25 Jul 1928 in the Soldier’s Home at Hot Springs, South Dakota. Buried in the Elk Point, South Dakota, Cemetery, section 2, block 3, lot 14, grave 2. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Union County)

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