Theodore Mathews, Co's. K & H, 16th Michigan Infantry (Union). Rank In =
Private, Rank Out = Private. Film Number M545 roll 26. The unit served
in many famous engagements including Bull Run, Antietam,
Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Petersburg
and Appomattox Court House. The unit was participating in the siege of
Petersburg at the time Theodore Mathews was wounded.
(3) 1870 United States Census for Michigan, Lapeer Co., Imlay Twp. (Imlay
Post Office): page 22; dwelling 186; family 187; September 22, 1870.
Edward Mathews is head of household, married to Catherine (Walker)
Mathews. He was born in New York, is 31 years old and is a day laborer.
He is illiterate. He is eligible to vote. Children listed in the
household are Lucy and James. His brother James Mathews and family are
two households away.
(4) Mathews family records.
- March 24, 1862 - Civil War 16th Infantry Co. K.
- June 19, 1864 - Wounded in action.