Mordecai Maxwell

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Born 27 February 1835

Died 12 November 1916

Buried Greenwood Cemetery, Dawes County Nebraska


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Private Maxwell served his full three year enlistment mustering out in July of 1864 while at Petersburg Virginia


He died at the Sawtelle California Soldiers Home and buried there. On April 4th, 1918 he was moved back to his home in Nebraska.


He filed for a pension in May of 1880.


Mordecai is currently in a unmarked grave to the right of his wife Isabel Maxwell.

Photo by Chuck James