Biography of Thomas A. Windsor
Howard County, IN Biographies





THOMAS A. WINDSOR was born in Henry County, Ind., in 1846; his parents, David E. and Elizabeth (Spell) Windsor, were early settlers of Henry and Delaware Counties. Our subject was born and reared on a farm, and at the age of eighteen enlisted in the Fortieth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and was mustered in at Kokomo. November 11, 1864. At the battle of Nashville, Tenn., he lost his right arm; about noon, on the 16th of December, it was struck, as he supposes by a piece of shell, which left it hanging only by the flesh; he was taken to the field hospital at night, and about 12 o'clock, midnight, had it amputated; he was immediately removed to the hospital at Nashville, where he lay fourteen days, when he was removed to Jeffersonville, Ind.; he remained there until the 25th of July, when he received his discharge. In the fall of 1861, he had located in Howard County, and as soon as he was discharged he came home to the farm; he now owns eighty acres of rich land, well cultivated, and having good improvements; he was married October 7, 1869, to Miss Clare E. Maxwell, whose parents were early settlers in this county. They have two children, Elnora and Thomas E. Mr. Windsor is a well respected man and a worthy citizen.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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