Volney Baker Irish
Mustered into service as a Band Member on July 29, 1861
Born 24 August 1837
Died 28 September1904
Buried West Maplewood Cemetery, Madison Co. Indiana
Volney Irish was captured at the Battle of Brawner Farm in August of 1862 while taking care of the wounded after the battle. He was later paroled at Annapolis Maryland and was discharged from the service. In July of 1863 when Confederate General John Morgan raided Indiana Volney was made 1st Lieutenant of Company I of the 110th Indiana Infantry known as the "Minute Men". This regiment mustered in on the 10th of July 1863 and then mustered out on the 15th of July when the threat Morgan's Raid was over. After the war he served as a Constable, Town Marshall and a Deputy Sheriff of Madison County Indiana.