Monday, August 8, 2011

Military Monday - The Boys of the 69th Indiana Volunteer Infantry - Martin VanBuren Pinney

Martin VanBuren Pinney

(Photo from the book "These Men Were Heros Once" by Carolyn S. Bridge)

Martin VanBuren PINNEY was born 4 Dec 1843 in Delaware County, Ohio son of Charles C. and Hannah Vail Bailey.  He enlisted in Company F, Indiana 69th Infantry Regiment on 19 August 1862.  He was 19 years old.  Martin survived the war, mustering out 5 July 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Wilson S. PINNEY, Martin's brother also enlisted in Company F, Indiana 69th Infantry Regiment on 19 August 1862.  He died at Memphis, Tennessee on 13 March 1863.

After the war, Martin moved to Missouri where he continued farming.  He died on the 21 November 1933 in Jasper County, Missouri and is buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Neosho, Newton County, Missouri.


(Photo Courtesy of Moonshadow)

Martin's Find a Grave memorial can be found here.



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