Janes J Cave

BirthJune 24, 1846
DeathSept. 28, 1932
CemeteryColeridge (Coleridge)
PostRandolph (Randolph)
Unit153rd Illinois Infantry, Company D

Private James J Cave

Company D, 153rd Illinois Infantry

Cave was born in Birmingham, England on June 24, 1846. He was living in Alto (Lee County), Illinois when he enlisted and was mustered in the regiment on February 14, 1865. Cave served about 7 months before being discharged on September 21, 1865.

The 153rd Illinois Infantry was organized and mustered at Camp Fry, Illinois on February 27, 1865. The 1-year unit was assigned to guard duty on the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad in the Memphis area.

Cave died on September 28, 1932 at the age of 86 years. He is buried in the Coleridge Cemetery in Coleridge (Cedar County), Nebraska. Cave was a member of the Randolph Post (#352) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Randolph, Nebraska.

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