|Birth||Aug. 28, 1837|
|Death||Feb. 7, 1935|
|Unit||4th Iowa Cavalry, Company C|
Corporal Cyril Templin
Company H, 17th Iowa Infantry
Company C, 4th Iowa Cavalry
Templin was born in Indiana on August 28, 1837. He was residing in Albia (Monroe County), Iowa when he enlisted in the 17th Iowa Infantry on March 22, 1862. Templin was mustered on April 11, 1862 and served about 11 months. He was discharged on March 25, 1863 at Quincy, Alabama. He re-enlisted into the 4th Iowa Cavalry on January 2, 1864. Templin was mustered on January 5, 1864 and served about 1 year and 7 months. He was discharged on August 8, 1865 at Atlanta. Templin enlisted into the 4th Iowa Cavalry as a private and was promoted to corporal on July 1, 1865.
During Templin’s enlistment in the 4th Iowa Cavalry the unit was assigned to several southern states. It fought at the Battle of Westport (MO) on October 23, 1864. During the latter stages of the War, it was engaged in the Battle of Selma (AL) (April 2, 1865) and the capture of Macon (GA) on April 20, 1865.
Templin died on February 7, 1935 at the age of 97 years. He is buried in the Hoskins EUB Cemetery in Hoskins (Saunders County), Nebraska.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.