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Sheridan County Veterans

 

This page is dedicated to all Sheridan County men and women who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America and in the Nebraska National Guard. We will be adding more as we get it. And we would certainly appreciate any donated materials you may have! Any material after 1926 must have copyright permission from the owner (newspaper usually).

CIVIL WAR:

Manning M. Abbott

Private Manning M. Abbott (also listed as Abbott Manning)
Born: February 5, 1844 in Greenwich, Huron Co., Ohio
Parents: John Bennett and Martha (Hallett) Abbott
Died: May 26, 1915 in Rushville, Sheridan Co., Nebraska
Burial:
Occupation:
Resident: (at enlistment) Portage Twp., Wood Co., Ohio, later in Nebraska
Pension: Filed March 24, 1879, application # 274,526, certificate # 317,961. Filed August 2, 1915 by widow Alcinda Abbott from Nebraska, application # 1,051,226.
Service Record: Enlisted as a private August 29, 1861, mustered in September 19, 1861 at Findlay, Ohio, captured September 20, 1863 at the Battle of Chickamauga, mustered out September 19, 1864 at expiration of term of service.

Source: Dan Masters Dam1941@aol.com

1890 Veterans Census for Sheridan County (work in progress)

Looking for other Civil War veterans, including lists of GAR members.

Union Soldiers From the Nebraska Territory - project in progress

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR:

 

WORLD WAR I:

Bernardt M. Larson WWI Veteran, buried in Rushville.

1917 Complete List of Sheridan County Boys Who Registered

1918 List of Registration Cards Held by Local Draft Board

Nebraska World War I Page

WORLD WAR II:

Harold Lynch WWII Veteran, buried at Gordon Cemetery.

Dale Youel WW II Veteran, buried at Gordon Cemetery.

Nebraska World War II Page

 

Donald G. Ivarson

Resided Hay Springs, Nebraska

Died November 8, 2003, buried in Torrington, Wyoming

TSGT, USAF

305th Bombardier Group, 8th Army Air Force, in Chelveston England, approx. mid-June 1942 through Dec 1944.  He was a Flight Engineer in B-17s, and flew 35 missions into France, Holland, Germany, including 3 bomb runs over Normandy Beach on D-Day (this was only his second day in theatre!).  His decorations include the Distinguished Flying Cross and 4 Air Medals. He died on Nov 8th, 2003, and is buried in Torrington WY.

Submitted by Gary M. Ivarson

KOREAN WAR:

PVT. MC CRAY, CLINTON H.
160 th INFANTRY REGIMENT
Killed, hostile
June 14, 1952
Sheridan County, Nebraska.

Source: http://www.kellnet.com/veterans/honroll.htm

VIET NAM:

James Charles Bermingham

PFC, US Army

Born November 16, 1942 in Gordon, Nebraska

Died October 9, 1965 in South Viet Nam.

PFC Bermingham is on panel 02E, line 114 of the Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C.

Gary M. Ivarson

US Navy

served Viet Nam, Somalia, Iraq

POST VIET NAM WARS:

Current Veterans are included!

 

We would like to be able to post as many veterans' names here as we can. Please send us the veteran's name, service and dates.

If you know of a veteran who is buried in Sheridan County, please let us know.

genrockies@yahoo.com - put Sheridan County NE veteran in subject line

 

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Page Created June 2, 1999.

Last updated 08/01/2012