F/F/Fs Who Served in Dakota Units

Any F/F/Fs that were called out in the Newsletter have now been noted within the various individual state pages with links to the particular Newsletter pages in which they were mentioned.  Whenever possible I have also linked the official history of that individual’s Unit was well. 

   Note:  This symbol (the symbol for “transformation” I understand … which also looks a bit like the WWII USAF symbol) will be used to indicated anyone who died as a consequence of the war.

Interesting statistics …. if true:

On this page http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=califia1&id=I1660   the genealogist Bill Boggess gave the following information regarding the Civil War:

“There were 50 [fifty] Floras who volunteered in the of 1.05 million CSA [Confederate States Army] members and 117 [one hundred and seventeen] Floras of the 2.21 million USA [United States Army] members.”  I haven’t seen this mentioned before but I find it interesting (if true) as I have not run across any Floras in my lines who served as part of the armed forces of the Confederacy in the 1861-1865 conflict.

Anyone with information to add to any of the F/F/Fs noted, please contact me and I will add it to the individual’s paragraphs in the appropriate state.  (Email me at:    floras@netspeed.com.au   for passing along such things as photos, additional information, etc.)

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  Fleury, Antoine   Co. B, 1st Battalion, Dakota Territory Volunteer Cavalry  (Union)  Private

1st Battalion, Dakota Cavalry   Overview:   Organized, Company “A” at Yanktown, D.T., April, 1862. Company “B” at Sioux City, Iowa, March 31, 1863.

Assigned to duty in the District of Iowa and Dakota Department of the Northwest, defending frontiers and operating against Indians. Participated in Sully’s Expedition against hostile Sioux Indians in Dakota July 25 to Oct. 8, 1864, with engagements at Tah-kah-a-kuty July 28, and at Two Hills, Bad Lands, Little Missouri River August 8-9. Mustered out Co. A May 9, 1865, Co. B Nov. 15, 1865.

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