- A Civil War veteran of Company D, 73rd Indiana Infantry & Company E, 29th Indiana Infantry.
Michael enlisted August 7, 1862, at Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana, to serve three years in the 73rd Indiana Infantry. On August 16, 1862, he received $25.00 of his $100.00 enlistment bounty and was mustered into Federal service with Compan y D at South Bend, Indiana. At that time he was listed as a 17 years old, 5'9" tall farmer, with brown hair, black eyes and a dark complexion, born in Boone County, Indiana.
On the muster roll of Nov./Dec., 1862, it was noted that Michael was absent in Convalescent Barracks, Gallatin, Tennessee. On February 1, 1963, he was discharged under a Surgeon's Certificate of Disability, at that location because of phithise s pulmonalis and was not entitled to a pension. On his discharge it was noted that he could be contacted at Argos, Marshall County, Indiana.
After his discharge, Michael returned to his home at Argos, Indiana, and apparently recovered his health, as on July 18, 1863, he enlisted at Plymouth, Indiana, to serve three years as a Private in the 73rd Indiana Infantry. On July 18, 1863, h e was mustered into Federal service with Company D at Indianapolis, Indiana. At that time he was listed as a 19 years old, 5'9" tall farmer, with brown hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion, born in Boone County, Indiana.
On July 1, 1865, Company D of the 73rd Indiana Infantry was mustered out of Federal service at Nashville, Tennessee. On the muster out roll it was noted that Michael was due $75.00 of his enlistment bounty, that no discharge had been furnished , and he was to be retained for unexpired term of his enlistment. On August 31, 1865, he was transferred to Company E of the 29th Indiana Infantry, in accordance with S.O. No. 9, Headquarters Military Division Tennessee at Nashville. On Decembe r 2, 1865, he was mustered out of Federal service with Company E at Marietta, Georgia. It was later determined that no discharge papers were given at the muster out of that organization.
- John Christeson
County E.125 Ind. Inf.G.A.K.1861 1865 Take road in South west corner of cemetery and go north on right side of road about half way down first section.
This is the Warranty Deed # 84654
Michael Rhodes grantor of Barron County Wisconsin hereby convey and warrant to Angie Rhodes grantee of Barron Co. Wisconsin for the sum of eight hundred $800.00 Dollars, the following tracts of land in Barron County, in the state of Wiscofe north west quarter of the south east quarter and the south half of the north east quarter and the south west quarter of the south east quarter of the south west quarter all in section number 23 Township number 33 north of range 11 we st and the same are free from all incumberance whatever except a mortage of seven hyndred and fifty ($750.00) dollars which granted assumes.
Witness the land and seal of said grantor this 21st day of July 1906
In presence of
J. A. H. Johnson his
Samuel Davis Miahael _X___Rhodes (seal)
State of Wisconsin mark
------------County So personally came before me this 21st day of July A.D. 1906 the above named Michael Rhodes to me known to be the person who executed the forgoing instrument and acknowleded the same.
X J. A. H. Johnson
Justice of the Peace
Filed for record March 13th 1907 at 4 O'clock p.m.
M. E. Gilstad Register
Elizabeth Haynes $1800.00 to Michael Rhodes & Angie his wife
South half of northeast Quarter of the southwest quarter and the south half of the northwest quarter of the southeast quarter, the south east quarter of the southwest quarter and htat part of he southeast quarter lying west of the Red Cedalmber 23-township number 33 north of range number 1 west.
Also a certain piece of land lying west of Red Cedar River in the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter of section number 26, said town and range, being a part of a certain piece of land particularily described a 8 acres in a deed-giaife to said Vena A. Clark and recorded in volume 5 of Deeds page 487 and being all of last mentioned piece lying west of said river.
Subject to the roadway reserved across a part of said land and in a deed from Vena A. Clark to Elizabeth Haynes which said deed was recorded in deeds 12 page 102
Set seal January 18-1904
Theodore O. Filiatreau & Hilda his wife $675.00 to Angie Rhodes.
Barron County Wisconsin
All that part of the southeast quarter of the north east quarter, Section 28 township 34 range 12.
Commencing at the south wert corner of the north quarter of the noeth east quarter and running thence east on the south line of said forty 331.08 feet running thence south parrell with the east line of said section 283 feet to the point o,eest from said point of begging 50 feet, running thence south to the center line of Railway Avenue north as located on the plot of railway addition to the city of Barron, running thus thence east of said Center line 50 feet running the nce north parrell with the east line of said Section to the point herein designated as the point of beginning.
August 11, 1911
This is north of railway east to west.now owned by Morris Avery 4-5 Angie Rhodes
David and Sandra La Liberty 4-3A large lot next lot belongs to City of Barron.
Barbara Balog helped Marcella Cimfl locate October 2002
Green, Marshall, IN
Michael age 32 Born about 1848
sp Angie born Ohio
Nellie E. 3, Cora D. 2
Orlie 21, Walter 16, Howard 12. Cora 26, Eva Gordon 8
Michael Rhodes enlisted in the Civil War at Plymouth, IN on Aug 7, 1862 at age 17. He served in Co D of the 73 Indianaand also in CoO E. of the 29th Indiana. His military record said he had gray/black eyes, brown hair, 5' 9" tall and dark comple xion. It also stated he was in Boone County, and a farmer by trade. He was mustered oput on July 2, 1865 ( In St Archives) He was a carpenter by trade. Orbit. in Chetek Alert (Chetek, Barron County, WI) Friday Sept. 6, 1907