John J Crable


DeathSept. 1, 1936
CemeteryWyuka (Nebraska City)
PostBaumer (Nebraska City)
Unit47th Iowa Infantry, Company E

Private John J Crable

Company E, 47th Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)

Crable was born in Winterset (Madison County), Iowa. One Civil War source indicates that Crable was born in 1848 and another April 4, 1849. Iowa records reflect that he enlisted on May 27, 1864 and was mustered on June 4, 1864. He was probably 16 years old at the time of his enlistment. Crable served about 4 months. He was discharged at September 28, 1864 at Davenport, Iowa.

The 47th Iowa Infantry was organized at Davenport on July 13, 1864. The unit was assigned to duties near Helena, Arkansas. The regiment was mustered out on September 28, 1864.

Crable died on September 1, 1936 at the age of 88 years. He is buried in the Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City (Otoe County), Nebraska. Crable was a member of the Baumer Post (#24) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Nebraska City.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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