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William Coulter Elder
  1. William Coulter Elder1845 - 1911
  2. James ElderAbt 1848 - Bef 1860
  3. Mary Francis Elder1852 - 1934
  4. Preston DePark Elder1856 - 1862
m. 24 Aug 1867
  1. Ora E ElderAbt 1871 -
  2. Rosa A ElderAbt 1873 -
  3. Sarah N ElderAbt 1878 -
m. 5 Jan 1897
  1. William Coulter Elder1899 - 1918
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Name William Coulter Elder
Gender Male
Birth? 3 Sep 1845 , Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
Census? 1850 Federal
Census? 23 Jun 1860 Washington, Greene, Iowa, United StatesFederal
Military[1][3] 9 Aug 1862-24 Jun 1865 , Greene, Iowa, United StatesCompany C, 39 Iowa - Union Military Service
Marriage 24 Aug 1867 , Greene, Iowa, United Statesto Elizabeth Angeline Rinehart
Census? 1870 Federal
Census? 1880 Federal
Census? 1885 State
Other? Abt 1885 North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, United StatesLand
Census? 1890 North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States1890 - Civil War
Marriage 5 Jan 1897 to Mary Helen Sweeney
Census? 1900 Federal
Census? 1910 Federal
Death? 6 Mar 1911 , , Nebraska, United States
Burial[2] Maxwell, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

William Coulter Elder served in the 39th Regiment, Iowa Infantry during the American Civil War.

History of the Unit

Organized at Des Moines and Davenport and mustered in November 24, 1862. Moved to Cairo, Ill., December 12-14; thence to Columbus, Ky., December 16. Attached to 3rd Brigade, District of Corinth, 17th Army Corps, Dept of Tennessee, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.-Defence of Jackson, Tenn., and pursuit of Forest December 18, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Parker's Cross Roads December 30-31, 1862. Moved to Corinth, Miss., January 6, 1863, and duty there till November, 1863. Dodge's Expedition into Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Great Bear Creek and Cherokee Station April 17. Tuscumbia April 22-23. Town Creek April 28. March to Pulaski, Tenn., November 2-12. Guard duty at Reynolds Station and along railroad till January 21, 1864, and at Pulaski till March 12. Moved to Athens, Ala., March 12, and to Chattanooga, Tenn., April 30. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Snake Creek Gap and Sugar Valley May 9-10. Battle of Resaca May 13-14. Ley's Ferry, Oostenaula River, May 14-15. Rome Cross Roads May 16. Kingston May 19. Moved to Rome May 22 and duty there till August 15. Expedition after Wheeler August 15-September 16. Moved to Allatoona October 4. Battle of Allatoona October 5. Moved to Rome October 9. Reconnoissance and skirmishes on Cave Springs Road October 12-13. Etowah River October 13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Ogeechee Canal December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S. C., February 3-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 15-17. Lynch's Creek February 25-26. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 30. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June. Mustered out August 2, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 58 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 134 Enlisted men by disease. Total 200.

Source: Civil War Soldgiers and Sailors system - National Parks Service

He was a County Court Judge in North Platte Lincoln County, Nebraska

References
  1. DFree/1890 Civil War Census - North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska, ED 321 North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska, 28 May 2007, Primary quality.
  2. Elder, William C, b. 09/03/1845, d. 03/06/1911, Plot: C 0 820, bur. 03/06/1911
  3. Rank Corporal, Company C, 39th Iowa, Date of enlistment aug 9, 1862 date of discharge june 24, 1865, lenght of service 2 yrs, 10 months, 15 days

    UNION IOWA VOLUNTEERS

    39th Regiment, Iowa Infantry

    Organized at Des Moines and Davenport and mustered in November 24, 1862. Moved to Cairo, Ill., December 12-14; thence to Columbus, Ky., December 16. Attached to 3rd Brigade, District of Corinth, 17th Army Corps, Dept of Tennessee, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to August, 1865.

    SERVICE.-Defence of Jackson, Tenn., and pursuit of Forest December 18, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Parker's Cross Roads December 30-31, 1862. Moved to Corinth, Miss., January 6, 1863, and duty there till November, 1863. Dodge's Expedition into Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Great Bear Creek and Cherokee Station April 17. Tuscumbia April 22-23. Town Creek April 28. March to Pulaski, Tenn., November 2-12. Guard duty at Reynolds Station and along railroad till January 21, 1864, and at Pulaski till March 12. Moved to Athens, Ala., March 12, and to Chattanooga, Tenn., April 30. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Snake Creek Gap and Sugar Valley May 9-10. Battle of Resaca May 13-14. Ley's Ferry, Oostenaula River, May 14-15. Rome Cross Roads May 16. Kingston May 19. Moved to Rome May 22 and duty there till August 15. Expedition after Wheeler August 15-September 16. Moved to Allatoona October 4. Battle of Allatoona October 5. Moved to Rome October 9. Reconnoissance and skirmishes on Cave Springs Road October 12-13. Etowah River October 13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Ogeechee Canal December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S. C., February 3-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 15-17. Lynch's Creek February 25-26. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 30. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June. Mustered out August 2, 1865.

    Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 58 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 134 Enlisted men by disease. Total 200.