John Roseboom

DeathJune 23, 1930
CemeteryKearney (Kearney)
PostGavitt (Kearney)
Unit10th Illinois Infantry, Company E

Private John Roseboom

Company E, 10th Illinois Infantry

Roseboom was born in New York in June of 1836 (an exact date was not available). He was residing in Henderson County, Illinois when he enlisted and mustered in the regiment on September 17, 1861. Roseboom served 3 years and was discharged on September 17, 1864.

The 10th Illinois Infantry was organized and mustered at Cairo, Illinois on July 29, 1861. During his enlistment, the regiment was involved in several major battles and campaigns. Some of them include:

Siege of Corinth (MS) (April 29-May 30, 1862).

Siege of Nashville (TN) (September 15-November 6, 1862).

Atlanta (GA) Campaign (May 2-September 8, 1864).

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

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

Battle of Peach Tree Creek (GA) (July 19-20, 1864).

Roseboom died on June 23, 1930 at the age of 94 years. He is buried in the Kearney Cemetery in Kearney (Buffalo County), Nebraska. Roseboom was a member of the Gavitt Post (#299) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Kearney.

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