Wykoff W Endersby

BirthAug. 11, 1846
DeathFeb. 11, 1931
CemeteryOmaha Valley (Homer)
PostMcBeath (Dakota City)
Unit4th Iowa Cavalry, Company G

Private Wykoff W Endersby

Company G, 4th Iowa Cavalry

Endersby was born in Iowa on August 11, 1846. The 17 year old enlisted in the regiment on March 16, 1864. He was mustered on March 29, 1864 and served about 16 months. Endersby was mustered out on August 8, 1865 at Atlanta, Georgia.

During Endersby’s enlistment the unit was assigned to several southern states. It fought at the Battle of Westport (MO) on October 23, 1864. During the latter stages of the War, it was engaged in the Battle of Selma (AL) (April 2, 1865) and the capture of Macon (GA) on April 20, 1865.

Endersby died on February 11, 1931 at the age of 90 years. He is buried in the Omaha Valley Cemetery in Homer (Dakota County), Nebraska. At the time of his death, he was the last member of the Crittenden Post (#170) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Dakota City, Nebraska.

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