Henry Fox

BirthJune 30, 1844
DeathFeb. 5, 1933
CemeteryNaponee (Naponee)
PostGrant (Naponee)
Unit92nd Illinois Infantry, Company F

Private Henry Fox

Company F, 92nd Illinois Infantry

Fox was born in York County, Pennsylvania on June 30, 1844. He was residing in Florence (Stephenson County), Illinois when he enlisted for 1 year on October 10, 1864. He was mustered on October 12 and went on to served 8 months before transferring to the 65th Illinois Infantry. Fox served less than 1 month before his final muster at Greensboro, North Carolina on July 13, 1865.

During Fox’s enlistment, the 92nd Illinois Infantry fought at the Battle of Nashville on December 15-16, 1864. The regiment was at the Bennett House (Raleigh NC) when General Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee.

Fox died on February 5, 1933 at the age of 88 years. He is buried in the Naponee Cemetery in Naponee (Franklin County), Nebraska. At the time of his death, he was the last member of the Grant Post (#200) of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in Naponee. In addition, he was a member of the Antietam Post (#131) of the GAR in Bloomington, Nebraska.

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