Bios of the men
buried within the
Soldiers Cemetery
in Mt. Evergreen Cemetery



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Plot A

William A. White, ~ U.S. Army
There are 44 William Whites listed on the NPS Soldiers and Sailors website. None have a middle initial of A

Russel A. Cain, ~ 7th Michigan Cavalry
Enlisted in company F, Seventh Cavalry, March 28, 1864, at Grand Rapids for 3 years, age 38. Mustered March 31, 1864. Died of disease April 29, 1864. Buried at Jackson Mich.

James M. Sriver, ~ 6th Michigan Infantry
Enlisted in unassigned, Sixth Infantry, March 23, 1864, at Kalamazoo, for 3 years, age 27. Mustered March 30, 1864. Died of Disease June 11, 1864.

James Hoper, ~ 8th Michigan Cavalry
Enlisted in unassigned, Eighth Cavalry, July 28, 1864, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered July 28, 1864. Substitute for Augustus Robins of Detroit. Died Sept. 12, 1864. Buried at Detroit.

Charles Rogers, ~ 25th Michigan Infantry
Enlisted in unassigned, Twenty-fifth Infantry, March 7, 1865, at Grand Rapids, for 1 year, age 16. Mustered March 7, 1865. Died of disease March 25th, 1865. Buried at Jackson, Mich.

John LaPoint, ~ 17th Michigan Infantry
(NO JOHN LaPOINT IN THE 17th) Enlisted in unassigned, Twenty-seventh Infantry, Sept. 7, 1864, at Flint, for 3 years, age 32. Mustered Sept 7, 1864. Substitute for William P. Saulding of Sault Ste. Marie. Died of disease at Jackson, Mich., Oct. 17, 1864.

James E. Millard, ~ 1st Michigan Light Artillery
***Millard, James E. Enlisted in unassigned, Sixth Infantry, March 24, 1864, at Concord for 3 years, age 18. Mustered March 30, 1864. Died of disease Sept 27, 1864. Buried at Jackson, Mich.
***On the UNASSIGNED PAGE IN THE BROWN BOOK - 1st MI Lt Art. Died Sept. 25, 1864. Buried at Detroit Mich

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Charles H. Dorn, ~ 12th Michigan Infantry
Enlisted in unassigned, Twelfth Infantry, Jan. 16, 1865, at Kalamazoo for 1 year. Mustered Jan. 16, 1865. Died of disease at Jackson, Mich., Feb 14, 1865.

Zenas Meeker, ~ U.S. Army
Three Meeker show as U.S. Army on Soldier & Sailors website. Albert C., John, and Theodore. There are 367 Meeker's listed on that website. Only 1 shows a first or middle name starting with a Z, that being Cornelius Z, 2nd NY Heavy Art. There are 38 Meaker's listed, none of those have a first or middle name starting with a Z.

Edward E. Ewalt,~ 9th Michigan Infantry
Mt. Clemens. Enlisted in company I, Ninth Infantry, Aug. 15, 1861, at Mt. Clemens, for 3 years, age 30. Mustered Oct. 15, 1861. Discharged for disability at Detroit, Mich., June 21, 1862. Re-entered service in company F, Twenty-second Infantry. Enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, at Lennox, for 3 years. Mustered Aug. 12, 1862. Transferred to Invalid Corps, Jan. 16, 1864. Re-enlisted in company C, Second Veteran Reserve Corps, Sept. 3, 1864. Died of disease at Jackson, Mich., March 4, 1865.

Samuel Yates, ~ 10th Michigan Infantry
Entered service in company C, Tenth Infantry, at Pontiac, for 3 years, age 31. Mustered Nov 14, 1864. Substitute. Died of disease March 9, 1865.

Lyman Harris, ~ 20th Michigan Infantry
Harris, Luman J., or Lyman. Enlisted in company B twentieth Infantry, April 9, 1864, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 41. Mustered April 9, 1864. Committed suicide at Jackson, Mich., April 16, 1864. Buried in Jackson City Cemetery.

Cassius M. Farley, ~ 9th Michigan Cavalry
Parma. Enlisted in company A, Ninth Cavalry, Nov. 29, 1862, at Parma, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Jan. 8, 1863. Died at Jackson, Mich. April 23, 1864.

Sanford Goddernold, ~ 24th Michigan Infantry
Enlisted in unassigned, Twenty-fourth Infantry, Feb. 8, 1865, for 1 year, age 18. Mustered March 6, 1865. Substitute for Henry C. Smith. Died of disease at Jackson, Mich., April 4, 1865.

Thomas White, ~ 6th Michigan Cavalry
Enlisterd in Sixth Cavalry, March 11, 1865, at Pontiac, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered march 11, 1865. Died of disease April 5, 1865.

Sheldon Havens, ~ 8th Michigan Infantry
Enlisted in unassigned Eighth Cavalry, March 13, 1865, at Quincy, for 1 year, age 44. Mustered March 15, 1865. Died April 3, 1865. Buried in Soldiers' Cemetery, Jackson, Mich.

William Herrington, ~ 3rd Michigan Infantry
Enlisted in unassigned, Third Infantry, Dec. 29, 1863, at Owosso, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered Jan 21, 1864. No further record.

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Plot B

Anson A. Ford, ~ 6th Michigan Cavalry
LANSON A. Ford enlisted in Sixth Cavalry, March 31, 1865, at Assyria, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered April 1, 1865. Died of disease at Jackson Mich., April 30, 1865.

William H. Chard, ~ 3rd Michigan Infantry
Enlisted in unassigned, (reorganized) Third Infantry, April 10, 1865, at Pontiac, for 1 year, age 19. Mustered April 10, 1865. Died May 10, 1865.

Oscar Scofield, ~ 14h Michigan Infantry
Listed on the NPS Soldiers & Sailors website as being in the 14th Michigan. Nothing in the index for the Brown Book for the 14th for on Oscar Scofield. Schofield, Oscar. Enlisted in company A, Fourteenth Infantry, April 12, 1865, at Medina, for 3 years, age 21. Mustered April 13, 1865. Mustered out Jackson, Mich., May 6, 1865. Died May 13, 1865. Buried at Jackson, Mich.

William Biggs, ~ 2nd Veteran's Reserve Corp
Enlisted in company B, Twenty-eighth Infantry, Sept 13, 1864, at Maple Grove, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Sept. 15, 1864. Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps May 2, 1865.

William Buss, ~ 1st Michigan Artillery
Not listed in 1st Light Artillery. Buss, or Russ William. Drafted from Bangor for 3 years, age 27. Mustered June 10, 1864. Assigned to company D, First Infantry. Joined regiment near Petersburg, Va., Oct 2, 1864. Mustered out near Jeffersonville, Ind., July 9, 1865. Died at Jeffersonville, Ind., July 27, 1865.

Orran B. Brown, ~ 1st Michigan Artillery
(Orrin) Enlisted in Battery M, April 20, 1863, at St. Clair, for 3 years, age 35. Mustered June 19, 1863. Mustered out at Jackson, Mich., Aug 1, 1865. Died Aug. 10, 1865. Buried at Jackson, Mich.

George Williams, ~ 125th Ohio Infantry
In looking at Ohio Records George was in company H, entered service as a private and was a private at death.

Charles W. Leslie, ~ 9th Michigan Cavalry
Sandstone. Enlisted in company A, Ninth Cavalry, Nov. 10, 1862, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 32. Mustered Jan. 8, 1863. Killed by falling from window in Nicholasville, Ky., April 22, 1864.

Orson Hurlbut, ~ 6th Michigan Infantry
(Or Orrin) Enlisted in company A, Sixth Infantry, Jan. 17, 1864, at Windsor, for 3 years, age 43. mustered Feb 17, 1864. Died of disease in Illinois, Nov. 11, 1864.

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