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In the historical records there are many spelling variations of his surname. Charles was born 6 April 1825 in Pennsylvania. He enlisted as a Private in Regiment 112 Ohio Infantry on 24 August 1862. He was transferred to Company G, 63rd Ohio Infantry Regiment on 6 November 1862. He was mustered out on 5 July 1865. In 1890 he is living in Moorhead. He started receiving his pension on 29 April 1889. Charles died on 18 March 1902 in Montgomery County, Ohio. He is buried in Germantown Cemetery, Germantown, Montgomery County. Burial, Picture, Tombstone Picture.


Charles was born in 1842 in New York. He enlisted as a Private in Company D, 100th Indiana Infantry on 22 August 1862 and was mustered out on 8 June 1865 in Washington, D. C. In the 1890 Veterans Schedule he is living in Moorhead. He died on 28 November 1922 in Oregon. He is buried at the Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Portland, Oregon. Burial.


Stephen was born 8 March 1844 in Bristol, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. He enlisted as a Private in Company H, 36th Illinois Regiment on 23 September 1861. He was promoted to Corporal. He started receiving his pension on 11 December 1884 and his wife Lydia started receiving a widow's pension on 14 October 1896. In the 1890 Veterans Schedule he is living in Moorhead. Stephen died on 12 September 1896. He is buried in Prairie Home Cemetery in Moorhead. Burial, Tombstone Picture.


Edwin was born about 1842 and is in the 1890 Veterans schedule in Georgetown. He enlisted as a Private in the 1st Regiment Minnesota Cavalary (Mounted Rangers), Company G on 28 Sep 1862 and was discharged 28 November 1863. He started drawing his pension on 26 September 1890.


Benjamin was born to James (born in Ireland) and Elizabeth Rebekah Walter Gurley (born in Virginia) on 9 April 1837 in Ohio. There were eight known siblings.
In 1850 the family is living in Falls Township, Muskingum County, Ohio with his father listed as a clergyman and in 1860 his father is listed as a Methodist minister and they are in Pepin, Pepin County, Wisconsin. By 1860 most of the children are living on their own.
While residing in Maxville, Buffalo County, Wisconsin he joined the Civil War by enlisting in Company G, Wisconsin 25th Infantry Regiment on 12 August 1862 as a 1st Sergeant. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 7 April 1863; 1st Lieutenant 28 July 1863 and Captain on 7 October 1864. He mustered out after the war was over on 7 June 1865 at Crystal Springs, Maryland. During his tour he was detailed as Acting Assistant Inspector General at 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps from 20 April 1864 to 1 January 1865. He received a pension under Certificate #393307.
After the war, Benjamin is living back with his parents and is employed as a Dry Goods Merchant while living in Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minnesota. He is a newly-wed having married Virginia Chamberlain on 15 June 1870 in Wabasha County. In 1875 Benjamin, Virginia, and Grace (born in 1872) are living in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. Virginia died in May 1878 and in 1880 Benjamin and Grace are living in Moorhead with Benjamin's widowed father. Benjamin died in 1891 in Minneapolis but Grace and her husband and family remained in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

Benjamin's Burial, Tombstone Photo
Virginia's Burial
Grace's Burial, Tombstone Photo