Biography of J. N. Martin
Castle Rock, Dakota County, MN Biographies

J. N. Martin, born in Clark county, Illinois, December 5th, 1838. Came to Minnesota in 1860, and the next year enlisted in the Third Minnesota, Company F; was promoted through the intervening offices to second lieutenant. He participated in many of the most noted engagements, serving through the south; also against the Indians, returning to Fort Snelling during the fail of 1862; went south again in spring of 1863, and was in the siege of Vicksburg and battle of Little Rock, Arkansas. February 6th, 1864, he re-enlisted, and was with General Banks until the close of hostilities. Mustered out in Arkansas, in September, 1865. Returning home; he purchased his present farm. Married in 1867, to Miss Roseitha A. Hastings, who has borne him one son, Harlan H.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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