Frank Cozad

DeathMarch 30, 1938
CemeteryVictoria Creek (Anselmo)
Unit24th Ohio Light Artillery, Battery Unk

Private Frank Cozad

24th Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery

Cozad’s obituary indicates that he was born in Vinton County, Ohio on December 5, 1848. Civil War records indicate that he enlisted and mustered in the regiment on March 17, 1863. Based on his date of birth, he was 14 years old when he enlisted. Cozad served about 2 years and 3 months. He was discharged on June 24, 1865 at Camp Dennison, Ohio.

The 24th Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery was organized and mustered on Camp Dennison, Ohio on August 4, 1863. The unit was assigned to guarding Confederate prisoners at Johnson’s Island (Ohio), Camp Chase (Ohio), and Camp Douglas (Illinois). The regiment was mustered out on June 24, 1865.

Cozad died on March 30, 1938 at the age of 89 years. He is buried in the Victoria Creek Cemetery in Anselmo (Custer County), Nebraska.

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