Marcus Lafayette Vestal    

Mustered into service as a Private on March 1st, 1862


Private Vestal served in a number of regiments during the civil war.

Here they are in chronological order:


Company I, 20th Indiana Infantry

Company H, 19th Indiana Infantry

Company A, 63rd Indiana Infantry

Company G, 73rd Indiana Infantry

Company A, 1st Indiana Cavalry

Company F, 116th Indiana Infantry


This span covered July 22nd, 1861 to March 1st, 1864.


He filed for a pension in May of 1863.


His pension certificate copy states that he died February 11th, 1915 at Tulsa Oklahoma but it is crossed out and says Lagro Indiana.


The last record found on him is where he checked into the Marion Indiana soldiers home on January 30th, 1914 and checked out on April 5th, 1914.


Unknown burial location.