John Price


BirthSept. 20, 1843
DeathNov. 4, 1939
CemeteryCraig (Craig)
PostRobinson (Crawford)
Unit1st Nebraska Cavalry, Company G

Corporal John Price

Company B, 1st Battalion, Nebraska Cavalry

Company G, 1st Nebraska Cavalry

Price was born in England on September 20, 1843. He was living in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska when he enlisted in the 1st Battalion, Nebraska Cavalry on November 10, 1864. Price was mustered on March 22, 1865 and served about 4 months before transferring to the 1st Nebraska Cavalry on July 10, 1865. He served about 1 additional year before his discharge on July 1, 1866.

The 1st Battalion, Nebraska Cavalry was organized at Omaha between January and August 1864. The outfit saw duty in the Nebraska Territory and Colorado. It performed duties against Indians and guarded overland mail routes. The unit consolidated with the 1st Nebraska Cavalry on July 10, 1865.

The 1st Nebraska Cavalry performed duties in Colorado and the Nebraska Territory. Its’ duties were similar to those of the 1st Battalion. The unit was mustered out on July 1, 1866.

Price died on November 4, 1939 at the age of 96 years. He is buried in the Craig Cemetery in Craig (Burt County), Nebraska. Price was a member of the Robinson Post (#261) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Crawford, Nebraska.

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


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