R. Mortimer Buck Papers,   1850-1909, and undated
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History

Biography:

R. Mortimer Buck (1833-1902) was from Paw Paw, Michigan. He enlisted in Co. C, Fourth Michigan Cavalry as a First Sergeant on August 6, 1862 at the age of 29. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in Co. A on February 17, 1863, a First Lieutenant of Co. C on February 25, 1864, and as Captain on January 8 1865, and as such commanded the company from May 24, 1865 to July 1, 1865. He was honorably discharged at Nashville, Tennessee, on July 1 1865. He died on December 8, 1902 and is buried in Paw Paw, Michigan. (This information is from the collection.)