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David Short lives in Kansas City, MO. He joined the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, Westport Camp #64, on 6 January 2015. He is a Cultural Resources Investigator.
Ancestry: John Wickiser II Private, Company A of the 5th Illinois Calvary. Private Wickiser mustered into service on 31 August 1861. He was discharged from duty on 8 December 1863 due to medical disability.
David Short lives in Kansas City, Missouri. He joined the Sons of the Union of the Civil War, Westport Camp #64 on 6 January 2015. His civil war ancestor was Private John Wickiser II, Company A of the 5th Illinois Calvary.
Brother Short also had a Great Grandfather, Conrad V. Wickiser V, who mustered in on 6 September 1862 in Company E, 123rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry with a rank as Private. Private Conrad V. Wickiser V was honorably discharged on 28 June 1865 at the end of the war.
Brother Short also had a Great Granduncle, Elijah Clarence Wickiser, who mustered in on 31 August 1861 in Company A, 5th Regiment Illinois Cavalry with a rank as Private. Private Elijah Clarence Wickiser was honorably discharged on 30 August 1864 at the end of enlistment.
Descendants of John Wickiser II:
1 John Wickiser II
........ 2 Conrad V. Wickiser V
............... 3 Franklin L. Wickiser
......................... 4 Donald L. Short
................................... 5 David Woods Short

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