Second Corporal John B. Abraham

Second Corporal John B. Abraham was born on November 13, 1840 in Steubenville, OH and died October 29, 1925 in Waverly, IA.

John B. Abraham entered the Infantry on April, 1861, in Cleveland, OH, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of Second Corporal before being discharged on June 12, 1865 in Raleigh, NC.

John B. Abraham is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Appt. Corp. 5/28/1865

Born in Steubenville Jefferson Co. Ohio Nov. 13, 1840 and 2nd. son of John R. and Marg’t Moore Ahraham they both died in 1853.

Co. B. 7th. Ohio Vo.. Inf. and served three months reenlisted in the 103 Ohio Inf. as a 2nd. Corp. and served until the end of the war haveing 34 months of service. He was married twice. He came to Bremer Co. in 1865 was a member of L.O.O. F. Lodge

He took part in the battle of Blue Springs Knoxville Resaca Kenesaw Mountain Spring hill, Tenn. and the siege of Atlanta Dandridge.

1st enlistment in April 1861 served 3 month was discharged. 2nd. enlistment was as Corp. in 103 Ohio Inf. Aug. 14, 1862 in Co. A. mustered in at Ft. Thom[as] Ky. disch. at Raleigh NC June 12, 1865 a daughter by first marraige Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Woodmansee lives in Cleveland Ohi by the 2nd marriage to Lucy Crosier Dec. 3, 1865 Mrs. A syrvived her husband but a few months.

Came to Waverly in 1865

Vocation farmer retired and moved to Waverly where he died. He was the 2nd. child of the family came to Ia in the fall of 1865

His 2nd. wife Lucy Corsier was a dau of Luther C. Crosier his father Jason Crosier a soldier of 1812.