Henry C Stevens


BirthDec. 9, 1847
DeathAug. 6, 1931
CemeteryWeston (Weston)
Unit120th Indiana Infantry, Company E

Private Henry C Stevens

Company E, 120th Indiana Infantry

Stevens was born in Boonville (Warrick County), Indiana on December 9, 1847. He was residing in Boonville when he enlisted and mustered in the regiment on March 8, 1864. Stevens served 22 months and was discharged on January 8, 1866.

The 120th Indiana Infantry was organized at Columbus, Indiana between December 1863 and March 1864. During his enlistment, the unit was engaged in several major battles and campaigns. Some of them include:

Atlanta (GA) Campaign (May 1-September 8, 1864).

Battle of Resaca (GA) (May 14-15, 1864).

Assault on Kenesaw Mountain (GA) (June 27, 1864).

Siege of Atlanta (GA) (July 22-August 25, 1864).

Battle of Franklin (TN) (November 30, 1864).

Battle of Nashville (TN) (December 15-16, 1864).

Campaign of the Carolinas (March 1-April 26, 1865).

At the Bennett House (Raleigh NC) when General Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee (April 26, 1865).

Stevens died on August 6, 1931 at the age of 83 years. He is buried in the Weston Cemetery in Weston (Saunders County), Nebraska.

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


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