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By none, Dr. James J. Barnes, Patience P. Barnes

Wabash collage in Indiana despatched extra squaddies to the Civil battle proportional to its dimension than the other university in the United States. This publication, the results of twenty-five years of heritage scholars' learn tasks at modern day Wabash, info the five hundred scholars' lives in pioneer Indiana, within the warfare (over a hundred battles) and after the battle.

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His body was returned to his hometown for burial. Alexander was born in Giles County, Tennessee, on 10 December 1822. He was the elder brother of James Cyrus Alexander, and his father Milton served in the Black Hawk War of the early 1830s. In the autumn of 1841 Alexander enrolled at Wabash College as a freshman and pursued a classical course of study leading to a bachelor of arts degree in the summer of 1845. Soon after, the conflict with Mexico broke out, and in 1846 he was commissioned a first lieutenant in the Fourth Illinois Infantry.

148; and information from Phi Kappa Psi via M. S. S. census for Colfax, Clinton County; Phi Psi information from M. Stuart Douglas, class of 1985. ANDREW, JOHN H. (1829–1862) Uncertainty surrounds the war career of John H. Andrew and much else of his life. When Andrew attended the Preparatory Department of Wabash College between 1846 and 1848, his middle initial did not appear. However, during the Civil War, the college catalogues indicate that he was in the army and referred to him as J. H. Andrew.

5; Wabash Magazine, VII (June 1867), pp. 10, 16; Indianapolis Journal, 11 Dec. 1889; Biographical Directory of the American Congress; and material at the Olmsted County (MN) Historical Society. ALLEN, JOSEPH SHEPHERD (1814–1874) In early days it was not unusual for both a father and a son to attend Wabash College a generation apart. Only a few Wabash fathers and sons also served in the war, however. Yet this was true for Joseph Shepherd Allen and his son John Beard Allen. Joseph, subject of this biography, was born in Indiana on 19 November 1814 and was living in Crawfordsville some twenty years later when he joined the Wabash College Preparatory Department in the autumn of 1834.

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