1st? Sergeant Hugh Lawson Gracey
K Company

He was born on the 26(7) March 1831 in White Co, TN, the son of Hugh and Mary Jane (Jones) Gracey.

He enlisted in the Regiment on the 18 May 1861.

Wounded in August 1662.

Captured 16 December 1864 at Nashville, TN.

Enlisted in U. S. Army on the 22 April 1865.

After the war he went to Kansas and here he married Susan Ann Hook, on the 18 August 1865 in Osage Co, KS, under the name John Downey, soon after he reverted to his original name. They had at 8 children: Alonzo P., Daniel D., Mary Agnes,  Anna, Martha, Flora, Hugh Lawson Jr. and William Gracey. She was the daughter of John C. and Cynthia Ann Hook. She was born in Ohio, in 1842, and died 12 July 1900(8).

He died 14 May 1900 in Osage Co, Kansas. Buried in the Valley Brook Cemetery, Near Overbrook, Osage County, KS.


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