Ira Palmer Nye (1836 - 1913)

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Birthplace: West Winfield, Herkimer, NY, USA
Death: Died in Kansas, United States
Occupation: Surveyor & Cashier of the First National Bank of Eureka, Greenwood County, KS, USA
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In 1862, he enlisted in Company H, twenty-second Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and accompanied the regiment, taking part in all its engagements with the enemy until March, 1863, when he was taken prisoner and confined in Libby prison until exchanged, the latter part of May of that year. Upon the re-organization of his regiment, he was upon detached duty until the close of the war, when he was mustered out at Milwaukee, Wis., July, 1865, with the rank of First Lieutenant. Mr. Nye was admitted to the bar of this county in April, 1875, and later to that of the United States Supreme Court. He was the first Mayor of Eureka upon its organization as a city of the third class in 1871, and was elected to the Legislature in 1872.

•Military Service: BET 1861 AND 1865 1st Lieutenant in the War of the Rebellion (Civil War) with the Army of the Cumberland, Company B, 22nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and a prisoner in Libby Prison in 1863, in 1864 Assistant Topograh ical Engineer at General Thomas' headquarters.

•Reference Number: 30394
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Leut. Ira P. Nye's Timeline

1836
July 13, 1836
West Winfield, Herkimer, NY, USA
1871
January 10, 1871
Age 34
Emerald Grove, WI, USA
1872
March 31, 1872
Age 35
Wisconsin, United States
1874
November 12, 1874
Age 38
Eureka, Greenwood, KS, USA
1889
September 17, 1889
Age 53
Eureka, KS, USA
1913
1913
Age 76
Kansas, United States
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Eureka, Greenwood, Kansas, United States