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Stockbridge, Ira L., b.1841

 

Dates

  • Existence: b. 1841

Ira Stockbridge was born in Alton, NH in 1841. Stockbridge served as a soldier in the First Regiment New England Volunteer Cavalry (also known as First Regiment Rhode Island Volunteer Cavalry), which later became Company I in the First Regiment NH Volunteer Cavalry. He enlisted on Dec. 2 1861 as a private and was captured on June 18, 1863 near Middleburgh, Va. He was paroled and captured again on Oct 12, 1863, in Culpeper, Va. Paroled again, he re-enlisted on Jan 2, 1864 only to be captured again on Sept 28, 1864, in Waynesborough, Va. On Feb 28, 1865 he was paroled for the last time because he was discharged from the army on July 15, 1865. Sometime after the war, he took up residency in Osborne, Kansas.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ira Stockbridge diaries

MS-979
 Collection
Identifier: MS-979
Overview Ira Stockbridge, Union soldier during American Civil War. Diaries document the US Civil War through daily activities and accounts of an ordinary soldier. Collection is comprised of four pocket diaries, one for each year, from 1862-1865.