(1842 - 1920)
Home State: Arkansas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry
He enlisted in Company C, 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Monticello, Arkansas on June 10, 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He was furloughed to Arkansas and listed as absent without leave on December 2, 1862. He was dropped from the rolls on August 31, 1864.
After the War
He took the Amnesty Oath in Drew County, AR between September 1865 and March 1866. He was in Texas by about 1867. He was a farmer and owned considerable farmland in Robertson County, near Calvert, TX. He was granted a US patent for a "collapsible crate" in 1907.
References & notes
Basic information from Howerton1. He was listed in Drew County in the 1860 US Census; occupation farmer. Oath information from the Advance Monticellonean, Monticello, AR, 17 April 1941. Death information and other details from researcher Don Warner, who now lives in what was once Henry C. Ivey's home.
1842; Columbia County, GA
12/20/1920 in TX; burial in The Texas State Cemetery, Austin, TX
1 Howerton, Bryan R., Roster of the Third Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA, Published 1998, <http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/3rd-his.html>, Source page: /civilwar/3rdcoc.html [AotW citation 13826]