| Ireland, DeWitt
1836 - 1913; aka DeWitt Clinton
Ireland; 3 month enlistment 1861 & company
disbanded; to Oregon fall of 1861;
lived Moro; editor Sherman County Observer; buried MoroCemetery, re-interred
years later at Zion Memorial Cemetery at Canby, OR; [Sherman County Observer
10 January 1913].
*James, George W.
25 November 1839 Marshall Co.,
IL - 25 November 1901 Portland, OR; Private, Co. H, 77th Illinois Infantry,
9 August 1862 to 10 July 1865; charter member W.T.
Sherman Post #4, GAR; lived Moro; h/o Mary E. Bennington; buried
Rose Cemetery; [Sherman County
Observer, 29 November 1901].
Johnson, John H.
1838 - 1923; W.T. Sherman Post
#4, GAR, Department of Oregon; h/o Catherine;
buried Wasco Sunrise Cemetery.
Kaseberg, John C.
1831 Wettesingen, Germany - 1906
Walla Walla, WA; Private, Co. K, 5th Missouri Infantry, 11 May 1861 to
31 August 1861, as a wagon maker, & 5 months and 10 days, St. Louis
Arsenal; to Sherman County 1882; lived Wasco & Walla Walla; h/o Henrietta
Sommerkamp; buried Walla Walla, WA; [Sherman County Observer, 13 &
20 April 1906; Wasco News, 6 April 1906].
*Marquis, Francis M.
Private, Co. C, 87th Ohio, 1 June
1862 to 29 October 1862; lived Grass Valley; [not found in Oregon Death
May 1842 Maine -
; Private; lived Moro area 30 years; to Newberg, OR by 1922; h/o Julia;
[1900 Soundex ED 36 sheet 2 line 89, Moro Precinct].
*Messinger, John W.
1846 - 1920; Private, Co. B, 1st
Oregon Infantry; December 1864 to July 1866; lived at Erskine; h/o
Burzilda Olds; buried Moro Cemetery.
Morris, Joseph T.
1844 - 1925; Co. K, 3rd Regiment,
Illinois Cavalry; W.T. Sherman Post #4, Department of Oregon; buried Wasco
1830 - 18 December 1903; Co. H,
7th Illinois Infantry; to Sherman County 1888; h/o Mary Shoup; W.T. Sherman
Post, GAR; buried Wasco Sunrise Cemetery; [Wasco News, 25 December 1903].
15 February 1840 Scotland - March
1937; Co. I, 95th Illinois Infantry under his uncle Captain James Nish;
W.T. Sherman Post, GAR; h/o Harriet Thompson; to Sherman County 1891; farmed
E of Moro at Monkland; reportedly the only Civil War veteran in three counties
in 1927; last Civil War veteran in Sherman County at his death; McDonald
Station on the Columbia Southern Railroad through Sherman County was re-named
Nish in his honor; buried Rose Cemetery. OBIT?
9 January1832 TN - 9 May 1897;
h/o Mary M. Derrick; buried Moro Cemetery; [Sherman County Observer, Moro,
Ornduff, Samuel P.
1842 IL - 7 February 1901, E of
Wasco, Sherman County, OR; h/o Nancy Everett;
Co. F, 3rd Iowa Cavalry; charter member W.T. Sherman Post #4, GAR; buried
Wasco Sunrise Cemetery; [Sherman County Observer, 15 February 1901].
Parry, John M.
[not listed in Oregon Death Index]; [Sherman County Observer, 27 April
1917: obituary of J.M. Parry’s brother Will H. Parry, who died in Washington,
DC, noted that John M. Parry “was with the army of the Potomac before Petersburg,
- 13 September
1950, 101.5 years old; Co. A, 152nd Indiana Infantry; [not found in
Oregon Death Index].
*Pike, Benjamin Franklin
24 November 1840 Newburyport, MA
- 20 August 1926 Grass Valley, Oregon; Co. B,40th New York Infantry, 25
May 1861 to 18 November 1862; Private, Co. A, 34th Ohio
Infantry, 18 December 1862 to 13 January 1866; lived near Moro; commander,
OR GAR; h/o Mahala G. Denny; died Grass Valley home of son I.D.,
funeral at Grass Valley; buried IOOF Cemetery, The Dalles; [death
ca. 1849-1901; Co. F, 1st Oregon
Infantry; h/o Susan Mulkey; buried Wasco Sunrise Cemetery; [Sherman County
Observer, 22 March 1901].
Radcliff, William H.
December 1835 OH -
; Co. E, 128th Ohio Infantry; lived Wasco Precinct in 1900 with Alice D.,
age 47 years, born OH; buried Wasco Sunrise Cemetery; [1900 Soundex ED
37 sheet 6 line 82, Wasco Precinct].
*Ragsdale, Christopher C.
- 1894, Portland,
OR; Private, Co. B, 2nd Kansas Cavalry, 1863-1865; h/o Mary L. Hampton.
1846 - 1926; 214th Pennsylvania
Volunteer Infantry; h/o Mary Evans; to NW of Wasco
1878; buried Wasco Sunrise Cemetery;
[Wasco News Enterprise, 8 April 1926].
*Schaeffer, John Jesse
24 June 1845 OH - 1931; Private,
Co. F, 145th Ohio Infantry, April 1863 to May 1865; lived Moro; h/o
Mary Elizabeth Snodderly; buried Moro Cemetery; [Sherman County Journal,
15 May 1931].