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Davis County: Bloomfield
GPS Coordinates: 40.762120 by -92.411050
Last Soldier Benjamin S. Armstrong
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Private Benjamin Armstrong (1845-1940) was the last living soldier of Davis County. He served in Company E, 3rd Iowa Cavalry from November, 1863 to August, 1865. Thanks to Danny Krock who placed a marker to honor Private Armstrong on 7/19/19 and provided the photo. Private Armstrong is buried in the IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield. The cemetery is located north of town just west of Highway 63.