Isaac Mickey - Civil War Soldier

Isaac Mickey was born 10 May 1841, the grandson of Peter Gary, Sr. through his daughter Catherine Gary Mickey. He was only 20 years old when he enlisted as a soldier in the Civil War in Co. K, 12th IA Infantry, 1861-65. He served in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Tennessee.

Civil War Pension Index card for Isaac Mickey.
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Register Report for Isaac Mickey and his descendants.

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Isaac Mickey - A Civil War Soldier - ca. 1865. Isaac Mickey - A Civil War Soldier -  ca. 1900.


Another Veteran Called Beyond

Isaac Mickey was born at Lexington, Pa., May 10, 1841, and died in Waukon, July 31, (1912), aged 71 years past. He left home when a boy eight or nine years of age, and came with a sister, Mrs. Baldwin, to Iowa and made his home at Rossville for years. When the civil war started he enlisted in 1861 in Company K, 12th Iowa Infantry. He was honorably discharged from the same, on account of disability, at St. Louis, Nov 11, 1865.

He was three times married, first to Kate Roe who died Jan. 19 1873, leaving two children still living, Mrs. Lura Lowe of Ravenna, Ohio, and Mrs. Laura Meyer of Marathon, Iowa. Again he was married to Anna Burgess, and she having died May 16, 1883, he was united in marriage to Mrs. Mary Johnson, mother of Herman and Ella Johnson of Waukon. Mrs. Mickey departed this life May 16, 1905. Their two children, Lettie and Fred, are well known in this community.

Mr. Mickey joined C. P. church of Waukon in 1883. He was badly crippled in the army and as age advanced his infirmities increased until he was unable to do manual labor, except a little in his garden. For a long time he had been a sufferer with gangrene in one of his feet, and for months he had been an invalid, only waiting and wishing for rest. But he was a cheerful invalid most of the time, hoping for something better. At last the rest he desired came to him.

Services were held at the family residence on Sabbath afternoon and the G.A.R. said the last sad rites over the remains, the coffin was de.... with the flag he loved and ..... which he fought to .......

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