George W Denham

BirthFeb. 16, 1844
DeathJan. 10, 1933
CemeteryRose Hill (Waverly)
PostFarragut (Lincoln)
Unit132nd Illinois Infantry, Company I

Private George W Denham

Company I, 132nd Illinois Infantry (100 days, 1864)

Denham was born in Dupage County, Illinois on February 16, 1844. He was residing in Warrenville (Dupage County), Illinois when he enlisted in the regiment on May 13, 1864. Denham was mustered on June 1, 1864 and went on to serve a little less than 5 months. He was discharged on October 17, 1864 at Chicago.

The 132nd Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Fry (Chicago), Illinois for 100 days of service on June 1, 1864. The regiment was assigned to garrison duty in Kentucky.

Denham died on January 10, 1933 at the age of 88 years. He is buried in te Rose Hill Cemetery in Waverly (Lancaster County), Nebraska. Denham was a member of the Farragut Post (#25) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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