John Henry Friday (1842-1909) Friday family photo
Barbara Pixley

John Henry Friday (1842-1909)

My great-grandfather fought with the 8th Regiment Ohio Cavalry. He was seriously wounded in Virginia and spent time incarcerated in the infamous Andersonville Prison. He later homesteaded in Nebraska. For a story about his life-go to [external link] scrolling to the bottom of the homepage to 'Stories'. Click on: 'John Henry Friday-Soldier, Prisoner, Pioneer' A copy of this photo-which was probably done at the time of his enlistment in 1861 - was sent to what is now Andersonville National Park for their archives. ... show more

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