Samuel L. Mathews, Co. A, 1st Michigan Cavalry (Union). Rank In =
Private, Rank Out = Corporal. Film Number M545 roll 26. During his
period of enlistment the unit served in the battle of the Wilderness,
then in the Shenandoah Valley, through to Appomattox Court House. The
unit then served on the frontier after the war to March 1866 before
(3) Mathews family records.
- November 26, 1863 - Civil War 1st Cavalry Co. A.
- August 13, 1865 - Died in Indian Wars after serving in the Civil War
- [editor's note: my oldest atlas goes back only to 1895; location of
Willow Springs, CO unknown].