Henry L Bond


BirthFeb. 26, 1847
DeathMay 13, 1936
CemeteryOsceola (Osceola)
PostReynolds (Osceola)
Unit4th Iowa Cavalry, Company K

Private Henry L. Bond

Company K, 4th Iowa Cavalry

Bond was born in Chautauqua County, New York on February 26, 1847. He was living in Allamakee County, Iowa when he enlisted and was mustered on March 14, 1864. He was 17 years old at the time of his enlistment. Bond served about 17 months and was mustered out on August 8, 1865 at Atlanta, Georgia.

Bond joined the regiment in the final stages of the Civil War. During his enlistment the unit was involved in the 1864 campaign against Confederate General Sterling Price in Arkansas and Missouri. The 4th Iowa Cavalry was involved in several battles along the Kansas-Missouri border. At the end of the War, it was involved in the capture of Macon, Georgia on April 20, 1865.

He died on May 13, 1936 (age of 89 years) and is buried in the Osceola Cemetery in Osceola (Polk County), Nebraska. He was the last member of the Reynolds Post (#26) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Osceola.

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


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