This blog is about the family of John and Pearl Harlan Hullinger who settled in Vivian, South Dakota. Family
names include Hullinger, Hollinger, Holiger, Harlan, Hart, Lockridge, Poe, Siddens, Kirk, Jennings, Chapin, Ford, Cornwall.
Memorial Day May 27, 2013
Remembering our grandparents, parents, and friends who served their country.
Our Great Great Great Uncle Who Died in the Civil War
Corporal James C. Chapin enlisted in G Company, 15th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment for the Civil War on October 26, 1861. They fought at Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Atlanta as part of the Army of the Tennessee. He was veteranized (reenlisted) in December 6, 1863, and promoted to Corporal. He was wounded at Kensaw Mountain, Georgia, on June 27, 1864. He died of his wounds on July 24, 1864 in Rome, Georgia. He is buried in the Marietta National Cemetery.
Corporal James C. Chapin, Milo, Belmont Township, Warren County, Iowa, was the Great Uncle of Pearl Harlan Hullinger.