JOHN W. HURLY, son of D. C. and Mary A. (Whitson) Hurly, was born in 1841 in Clinton County, Ohio. His parents
moved to Hamilton County, Ind., and in 1849 located in Howard County. Our subject worked on a farm until he went
in the army, enlisting in June, 1861, in the Thirteenth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and was mustered in
at Indianapolis. He was in battle at Suffolk, Va., Black water, and in front of Richmond. He was also at Fort Fisher,
the siege of Fort Sumter, and in the twenty one days' fight at Suffolk. He was sick with typhoid fever at Wilmington,
N. C. December, 1863, he veteranized at Folly Island, and remained until the close of the war. Mr. Hourly was wounded
at Bermuda Hundred in his right hip, May, 1864. On coming out of the army, he was so disabled by exposure, fever
and wounds that he has been able to work very little since, and has been using crutches and is still disabled. Mr.
Hourly was married, June 30, 1864, to Miss Mary J. Barkdull, of Howard County. They have had two children, Olive
A. and William L. (deceased). Mr. and Mrs. Hurly are active members of the Society of Friends.
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Howard County, IN
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