Monday, January 17, 2011

Military Monday - The Boys of the 69th Indiana Infantry

John and Joseph ALBRIGHT were brothers from Harrison, Indiana.  Sons of Isaiah and Sally STALEY ALBRIGHT, they enlisted as privates in Company I, 69th Indiana Infantry on 19 Aug 1862.  Both brothers survived the war, mustering out on 5 Jul 1865.

On 19 Jul 1869 in Henry County, Indiana, John married Mahala MCCORMICK. He was the father of seven and died 6 Jun 1926 at the age of 84 years, 8 months, 16 days. 

On the 27 Aug 1865 in Henry County, Indiana, Joseph married Theodate HENDRICKS.  Sadly, Joseph died on 9 Jul 1871 at the age of 28.

Both John and Joseph are buried in Hess Cemetery, Cadiz, Henry, Indiana.  Their memorials can be found here and here.

1 comment:

  1. For anyone researching the Albright brothers: "Joseph's widow, Theodate Robinson, applied for a pension on January 19, 1918. Application #387,195." This is from the book "These Men Were Heroes Once" by Carolyn Bridges.

    On a side note, when I got a copy of my own ancestor's Civil War pension file, I was delighted to find all kinds of interesting information in it.