. A Biographical history of Nodaway and Atchison counties, Missouri : compendium of national biography. igion the Sisson ancestors inclinedto the Quaker order; the Greens were Meth-odists : the parents of this subject were mem-bers of the Middleport congregation of theChristian church, in which faith the familywas reared. Irom infancy enjoying the(luict. steady-going home life of the well-to-do farmers of southeastern Ohio, the boysv.orkcd on the farm in summer, and all, boysai:d girls, big and little, attended in wintertime the di.strict school, of which Ohio attl at time could Imast the best

. A Biographical history of Nodaway and Atchison counties, Missouri : compendium of national biography. igion the Sisson ancestors inclinedto the Quaker order; the Greens were Meth-odists : the parents of this subject were mem-bers of the Middleport congregation of theChristian church, in which faith the familywas reared. Irom infancy enjoying the(luict. steady-going home life of the well-to-do farmers of southeastern Ohio, the boysv.orkcd on the farm in summer, and all, boysai:d girls, big and little, attended in wintertime the di.strict school, of which Ohio attl at time could Imast the best Stock Photo
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. A Biographical history of Nodaway and Atchison counties, Missouri : compendium of national biography. igion the Sisson ancestors inclinedto the Quaker order; the Greens were Meth-odists : the parents of this subject were mem-bers of the Middleport congregation of theChristian church, in which faith the familywas reared. Irom infancy enjoying the(luict. steady-going home life of the well-to-do farmers of southeastern Ohio, the boysv.orkcd on the farm in summer, and all, boysai:d girls, big and little, attended in wintertime the di.strict school, of which Ohio attl at time could Imast the best. (inr Mil)ject at the breaking out of the Civil war was a boy of sixteen. Fired witlithe patriotism of the hour in support of theUnion, he enlisted, August 9, 18G2. in Com-pany C, Ninety-second Ohio Volunteer In-fantry. A month later he was rejected Inthe mustering officer and sent home becauseof his youth. October loth follinving hecrossed the Ohio river and enlisted as a re-cruit in Company A, Second est irginiaVolunteer Cavalry, of which company hisbrother David was then a member, that regi-. ment, with others of General Lightburnscnmmand, at that time being camped at PointPleasant, irginia. Entering immediatelyupon active duty, he was constantly with hiscommand in the field until July 4. iS(>5. hereceived an honorable discharge from the ser-vice of the United States, at Wheeling, WestXirginia, having gained four inches in stat-ure and one-fourth his original weight during his service. Except for a few montb>his company was body guard for GeneralScammon at Charleston. Scouting, chasingguerrillas and bushwhackers, doing outpostand picket duty in the mountains of West BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY. 255 Airginia, with an occasional brush with aregiment or two, occupied liis regiment untiltlie raid upon Lynchburg under GeneralHunter in the spring of 1864, after whichthe Virginia brigade, consisting of the First, Second and Third cavah-y regiments, wassent to the Shenandoah vall

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