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Pope, John Allen

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 14th IA INF
Service: enl, Tama Cty, IA, Co. G, 14th IA CAV, 10/10/61, m/i 11/2/61, pr CPL 11/2/61, mia/pow, date?, prld 4/6/62, Shiloh TN; d/svc 7/11/62, Mound City, IL (fever)

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VITALS

Birth: 04/27/1839, Unknown
Death: 07/12/1862

Burial: Pope Cemetery, Danville, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 36640237

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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Pope Cemetery, Danville, VT

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John A. Pope

The Caledonian, August 1, 1862

J. Allen Pope, aged 23 years, a son of the late John F. Pope of North Danville, died at the U.S. Hospital, Mound City, Illinois, on the 11th inst. He belonged to the 14th Iowa regiment of volunteers, was taken prisoner at the Battle of Shiloh, and suffered much in secesh hands, was paroled, and brought to the hospital at Mound City. --- His disease was of the bowels, probably caused by irregular and bad food. The writer who gives the information, states that " all our men have fared hard who have been taken prisoners."

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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