|Birth||Oct. 23, 1842|
|Death||Feb. 21, 1932|
|Cemetery||Rose Hill (Hebron)|
|Unit||141st Illinois Infantry, Company F|
Private Cyrus M Easton
Company F, 141st Illinois Infantry (100 days, 1864)
Easton was born in Farmington (Trumbull County), Ohio on October 23, 1842. He was residing in Mazon (Grundy County), Illinois when he enlisted in the regiment on May 23, 1864. Easton was mustered on June 16, 1864. He served about 4 months and was discharged on October 10, 1864 at Chicago.
The 141st Illinois Infantry was organized at Elgin, Illinois for 100 days on June 16, 1864. It was assigned to Columbus, Kentucky and performed garrison duty until October 1864. The regiment was mustered out on October 10, 1864.
The “Find-a-Grave” website offers some additional information on Easton after his service during the Civil War:
He graduated from the Rush Medical College on January 17, 1872.
Easton was a member of the American Medical Association and the Nebraska State Medical Society.
He practiced medicine for 54 years. Thirty seven of the years were in Hebron, Nebraska.
He was the commander of the Morton Post of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in Hebron.
Easton died on February 21, 1932 at the age of 89 years. He is buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Hebron (Thayer County), Nebraska. Easton was the post commander of the Morton Post (#17) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Hebron.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.