Joseph Jarvis


BirthJuly 5, 1844
DeathDec. 10, 1933
CemeteryGrand Island (Grand Island)
PostGates (Lyons)
Unit58th Illinois Infantry, Company H

Private Joseph Jarvis

Company H, 58th Illinois Infantry

Jarvis was born in Canada on July 5, 1844. He was residing in Martendom (Iroquois County), Illinois when he enlisted in the regiment on March 1, 1865. Jarvis was mustered on March 7, 1865. He enlisted for a 1-year tour of duty. Jarvis was discharged at Montgomery, Alabama on March 3, 1866.

Jarvis joined the regiment during the final year of the Civil War. During his enlistment, the unit was involved in several military operations. Some of them include:

Campaign against Mobile (AL) (March 17-April 12, 1865).

Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely (AL) (March 26-April 8, 1865).

Occupation of Mobile (AL) (April 12, 1865).

Jarvis died on December 10, 1933 at the age of 89 years. He is buried in the Grand Island Cemetery in Grand Island (Hall County), Nebraska. Jarvis was a member of the Gates Post (#58) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Lerton, Nebraska.

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


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