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John Henry Friday

John Henry Friday

My great-grandfathe, John Henry Friday, fought with the 8th Regiment Ohio Cavalry. He was seriously wounded in Virginia and spent time incarcerated in the infamous Andersonville Prison. He later home ... show more

My great-grandfathe, John Henry Friday, 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.

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