James B Kuhn

BirthJune 30, 1846
DeathDec. 27, 1935
CemeteryGarrison (Garrison)
PostLincoln (David City)
Unit128th Indiana Infantry, Company G

Private James B Kuhn

Company G, 128th Indiana Infantry

Kuhn was born on June 30, 1846. He was residing in Akron (Fulton County), Indiana when he enlisted and mustered in the regiment on March 7, 1864. He served 2 years and 1 month before his discharge of April 10, 1866.

The 128th Indiana Infantry was organized at Michigan City, Indiana between December 15, 1863 and March 7, 1864. The unit was mustered in on March 18, 1864. The unit was involved in several major battles and military campaigns. Some of them include:

Atlanta (GA) Campaign (May 1-September 8, 1864).

Battle of Resaca (GA) (May 14-15, 1864).

Assault on Kenesaw Mountain (GA) (June 27, 1864).

Siege of Atlanta (GA) (July 22-August 25, 1864).

Operations against General Hood (GA/AL) (September 29-November 3, 1864).

Battle of Nashville (TN) (December 15-16, 1864).

Campaign of the Carolinas (March 1-April 26, 1865).

At the Bennett House (Raleigh NC) when General Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee (April 26, 1865).

Kuhn died on December 27, 1935 at the age of 89 years. He is buried in the Garrison Cemetery in Garrison (Butler County), Nebraska. Kuhn was a member of the Lincoln Post (#10) of the Grand Army of the Republic in David City, Nebraska.

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