Isaac Riley Rathbun
Mustered into service as a Private on July 29, 1861
Born 02 February 1842
Died 22 November 1924
Buried Moore Prairie Cemetery, Chautauqua Co. Kansas
Private Rathbun was promoted to Corporal by the time he was wounded in the leg at the Battle of Antietam on September 17th, 1862. He later would be discharged from the service because of this wound.
After the war he worked as a barber and also as a farmer. Oil was discovered on his land and he became a wealthy man.
He filed for and started to receive a pension in 1863.
Photo courtesy of Mary Mueller