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Darius C. Mather
Postville Cemetery, Area B
Post Township, Allamakee County, Iowa
(Dec. 15, 1851- Mar. 30, 1864 CW Vet Staff IA 27)

This note was on Find A Grave: Mather Family Plot Memorial. The small stones are blank for the three listed on the large stone. None of the three are buried in this cemetery.

Engraved on Left side of Large stone:

Squire Mather
A Soldier in Co (1)?
9, Iowa Vol. Inf'try
Died & Buried
at Lansing Iowa
Sept. 26, 1863
24 yrs, 8 mos
27 ds
They sleep afar from childhoods home
mid strangers graves alone
And they who pass that lonely mound
regard the word unknown

Engraved on the front:

John H Mather
A soldier in Co B
21, Iowa Vol Inf'try
Died & Buried
At Vicksburg, Miss
June 19, 1863
22 yrs 2 mos
2 ds

Engraved on the right side:

Darius C Mather
Fife Major
27 Iowa Vol Inf'try
Died & Buried
At Vicksburg, Miss
Mar 30, 1864
32 yrs 3 mos
15 days