James Cauger

BirthSept. 16, 1843
DeathAug. 20, 1933
CemeteryWyuka (Lincoln)
PostFarragut (Lincoln)
Unit14th Indiana Light Artillery

Private James Cauger

14th Indiana Light Artillery

Cauger was born in Montgomery County, Ohio on September 16, 1843. He was residing in Peru (Miami County), Indiana when he enlisted and was mustered in the regiment on November 19, 1864. He served a little over 9 months before being discharged on September 1, 1865 at Indianapolis.

He joined the regiment in the final stages of the War. During his enlistment, the unit was assigned to the Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely (AL) from March 26 through April 8, 1865.

Cauger died on August 20, 1933 at the age of 89 years. He is buried in the Wyuka Cemetery in Lincoln (Lancaster County), Nebraska. Cauger was a member of the Farragut Post (#25) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Lincoln.

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