John R Pagles

BirthJan. 1, 1845
DeathAug. 15, 1933
CemeteryEvergreen Home (Beatrice)
PostRawlins (Beatrice)
Unit92nd Illinois Infantry, Company K

Private John R Pagles

Company K, 92nd Illinois Infantry

Company I, 65th Illinois Infantry

Pagles (also spelled Pagels) was born in Germany on January 1, 1845. He was residing in Scott County, Illinois when he enlisted for 1 year on October 7, 1864. Pagles was mustered on October 9, 1864. He served over 8 months with the 92nd Illinois Infantry before transferring to the 65th Illinois on June 21, 1865. He served less than 1 month with his second unit and was discharged on July 13, 1865 at Greensboro, North Carolina.

During his 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.

Pagles died on August 15, 1933 at the age of 88 years. He is buried in the Evergreen Home Cemetery in Beatrice (Gage County), Nebraska. Pagles was a member of the Rawlins Post (#35) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Beatrice.

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