ALLAMAKEE COUNTY, IOWA


D'ESTAING HARRINGTON
was the last known Union Veteran of the American Civil War as a resident of
Allamakee County, Iowa.

He is buried in Postville Cemetery located across the county line in Clayton Co., IA.

GPS location of the grave is:
43.08065 N Latitude and 91.56719 W Longitude


Mr. Harrington was born in Jefferson Co., NY, on July 25, 1843 and passed away in Postville, IA on July 11, 1935. He joined with Company C of the 13th Regiment, U. S. Infantry during the war. He was a Grand Army of the Republic member of the Tho. Henderson Post #233 located in Postville, Allamakee County.

Photo of D'Estaing Harrington (poor quality copy).
Obituary from "Postville Herald", July 18, 1935.
Photo of his grave.
Grand Army of the Republic record.
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Ron Rittel, PDC
Department of Iowa
S.U.V.C.W.

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