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SAAR Cemetery Album - 14

SAAR PIONEER CEMETERY • CIVIL WAR VETERANS

Veterans Day 2008

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November 9, 2008 ~ 3 p.m.

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William W. Button, was born on August 18, 1839, in Connecticut.

William was a single man when he mustered in to the Union Army as a private in August of 1864 in Portland, Connecticut. He served in Company M, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery to August 1865.

He was with the regiment when it repulsed a rebel fleet at Fort Brady on the James River in January of 1865, and participated in several assaults and the fall of Petersburg, Virginia in April of 1865. The regiment was assigned to duty in the Department of Virginia, and then moved back to Washington, D.C., where he received his discharge.

William Button married Cynthia Brown in Wisconsin in 1872 and made his living as a shoemaker. By 1889 William and Cynthia were living in King County, Washington. The couple had no children.

He died in June of 1893, in Kent, King County, Washington.

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Elias Clark, was born on October 9, 1832 in New York.

On Christmas Day of, 1854, in Winnebago County, Illinois, Elias married Adalisa Hudson. This couple had seven children.

During the Civil War, Elias Clark served in the Union Army from two different states. He was first enrolled in 1862 as a private to Company F of the 74th Illinois Infantry. He served from August 1862 to January 1863, but was mustered out because of disability.

In 1864 he again enlisted at Petersburg, Virginia, as a private in Company D of the 20th Michigan Infantry and served in that company until 1865, when he mustered out in Washington D.C. with an honorable discharge.

Elias Clark first made his living as a carpenter in Iowa and for a time was a sewing machine equipment salesman. After that he became a physician in Iowa and remained in Iowa until about 1910, when he moved, with his family to Kent.

Dr. Elias Clark died August 18, 1916 in Port Orchard, Washington.

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Nathaniel P. Hoag, was born January 22, 1815 in Vermont.

He enlisted in Company F of the 118th New York Infantry in July 1862 at Elizabethtown, New York. His rank was listed as Sergeant. On January 26, 1871 he was awarded a pension based on his Civil War service, from which he received an honorable discharge.

In Blue Earth County, Minnesota, at the age of 62, Nathaniel Hoag married Jane Betsy Carrington. This couple had no children. On the 1880 Census they lived in Carson, Cottonwood County, Minnesota and migrated to King County Washington sometime between between 1880 and 1897.

Nathaniel Hoag died November 24, 1897 in O'Brien, King County, Washington.

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James D. Iddings, was born in May 1842 in Floyd County, Virginia.

He was one of the rare few who served first in the Confederate Army, and late in the Civil War, he enlisted as a Union soldier.

At the age of 19, James enlisted first in 1861 in Floyd County, Virginia as a private in Company A of the 54th Regiment Virginia Infantry. He was hospitalized in 1863. Then in 1864 he was taken prisoner in Dallas, Georgia and was listed as a prisoner of war between May and October of 1864 at Rock Island, Illinois.

When he was released from prison James enlisted in Company E of the 3rd Regiment Infantry, Regular U.S. Army, at Rock Island, Illinois, and he was mustered out of Federal service on November 29, 1865 in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

In 1866 James married Rebecca Sumner and the couple had ten children.

In 1880 James Idding's occupation was listed as farmer, and by 1900 he lived in the Springbrook Precinct, King County, Washington.

James Iddings died April 9, 1902 in Renton.

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Lewis Warren, was born about September 1824 in Connecticut.

He initially mustered into the Union Army as a private in Company D the 15th Iowa Infantry Regiment, in 1861. Private Warren was wounded in the arm at Corinth, Mississippi in 1862. He was transferred to Company K where he served until February of 1863. Lewis was next enrolled as a private in Company B of the 13th Iowa Infantry, in November of 1864 at Pottawattomie, Iowa. He mustered out of the Union Army in July of 1865, in Louisville, Kentucky, with a commendation for his distinguished service.

Lewis Warren was married four times. His first wife was Paulina and the couple had two children. Lewis next married Margaret and they had five children. His third wife was Emma and they had three children. Lewis then married Lydia who gave Lewis three more children; for a grand total of 13 children!

In mid-life Lewis was an attorney living in Nebraska. He moved to Kent Washington about 1890 where he lived for the remainder of his life. In Washington he worked as a gardener.

Lewis Warren died March 19, 1902 at Ft. Steilacom, in Pierce County, Washington.

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The South King County Genealogical Society sponsored the 2008 Veterans Day Remembrance.
Flag ceremony and Veteran information presented by Boy Scout Troop #402.
Flowers donated by the Puget Sound Civil War Round Table.
Flag presentation by the Kent American Legion Post #15.
Taps performed by Dave Davis.

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