Company C 22nd Infantry
Anson Windover was born in Canada in 1848.
He enlisted for a period of 5
years as a Private in Company E of the 13th Infantry on April 3,
at Toledo, Ohio. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 9 ¼ inches tall, had light hair,
blue eyes and a fair complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Laborer.
Windover deserted on September 11, 1866 and was apprehended on September 14, 1866.
On September 21, 1866 the Second
Battalion of the 13th Infantry was re-designated the 22nd
Company E of the 13th Infantry thus became Company E of the 22nd Infantry and Anson Windover
thus became a member of the 22nd Infantry.
Windover deserted on June 8, 1867 and was apprehended on June 24, 1867.
He was discharged from this first enlistment as a Private on April 2, 1869 at Fort Randall, Dakota Territory.
Windover enlisted as a Private
in Company C 22nd Infantry on October 16, 1869 at Fort Randall.
On this enlistment record his previous occupation was listed as Soldier.
Private Windover died at Fort Randall, Dakota Territory on February 8, 1870.
His cause of death was recorded as pneumonia.
Anson Windover was buried in the Post Cemetery at Fort Randall in grave # 67.
He was re-interred at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery in June 1893.
Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery
Plot: Section G, site 2975
Grave marker for Anson Windover
Photo by KAB from the Find A Grave website
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