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MAJ Joel Haworth Elliott
Birth: Oct. 27, 1840
Centerville
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1868
Cheyenne
Roger Mills County
Oklahoma, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He entered the Civil War as a Private in the 2nd Indiana Volunteer Cavalry, and was commissioned in the 7th Indiana Volunteer Cavalry in 1863. He commanded his regiment in Grierson's Mississippi Raid in 1864. After the Civil War, he received a commission as Major, 7th United States Cavalry, whose field commander was Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer. He participated in the 1868 Washita campaign, where he led a detachment that was cut off and killed to the last man by the Native Americans. This act led to Colonel Custer's brutal destruction of an Indian village on the Washita River. (bio by: CK) 
 
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 Parents:
  Mark Elliott (1813 - 1858)
  Mary S. Haworth Elliott (1813 - 1902)
 
 Siblings:
  Permelia E Elliott Miller (1832 - 1917)**
  William Quincy Elliott (1837 - 1929)*
  Joel Haworth Elliott (1840 - 1868)
  Lewis Cassius Elliott (1855 - 1860)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Fort Gibson National Cemetery
Fort Gibson
Muskogee County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section OC, Grave 2233
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: CK
Record added: Feb 12, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7179099
MAJ Joel Haworth Elliott
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MAJ Joel Haworth Elliott
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MAJ Joel Haworth Elliott
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- Marcia
 Added: Nov. 20, 2016
Thank you for your service to our country. From a cousin.
- Linda Jones Haworth
 Added: Oct. 29, 2016
Captain Joel H. Elliot, may you rest in peace. You were the Captain of our GrtGrndFthr, William Montgomery Ware(findagrave #58110167), on Sept.19, 1863 when Company M of the 7th Indiana Cavalry, was mustered at Indianapolis.
- t. garlow
 Added: Oct. 29, 2016
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