Joseph Van Metre

Died: Jan. 14, 1863
Buried: National Cemetery - Springfield, Missouri.
Father: John Evans Van Metre
Mother: Josina Van Metre


Studied medicine in the office of Dr. Shrader at Iowa City.  At the outbreak of Civil War enlisted July 7, 1862 in the Iowa 18th Infantry - Company H.  Mustered August 6, 1863.  Wounded Jan. 8, 1863, Springfield, Missouri.  Died of wounds Jan. 14, 1863.  Buried National Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri - section 9, Grave 12.


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