History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa together with sketches of their cities, villages and townships, educational, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and 641 biographies of representative citizens. Also included is a history of Iowa embracing accounts of the pre-historic races, and a brief review of its civil and military history.
James Butts, M.D., was born in Genesee county, N.Y., in 1822; remained at home until twenty-one years of age; then began the study of medicine. He moved to Wis. in 1856, and engaged in the practice of medicine; was also postmaster while in that State. He removed to Kans. in 1860, traveled extensively through the
L. M. Butts was born in Delaware County, N. Y., February 21, 1843; removed to McHenry County, Ill., in 1852, where he lived until the beginning of the war, when he enlisted September, 1861, in the Eighth Illinois Cavalry, taking an active part in nearly every battle in the Army of the Potomac, and was
Rutherford B. Butts, member of the bar at Muskogee, is a veteran of two wars and has been a most prominent factor in the field of relief work, of organized charity and of polity. His labors have at all times and along all lines been far-reaching and resultant and his cooperation is regarded as a
Corpl, Inf., Hdqrs. Co., 30th Div., 119th Reg.; of Carteret County; son of Z. V. and Mrs. Catherine Butts. Entered service July 30, 1917, at Morehead City, N.C. Sent to Camp Royster, N.C. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France May 28, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. June 1, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Bellicourt, Hindenburg Drive,
Corpl., 106th Org. Dept.; of Halifax County. Entered service Nov. 9, 1917, at Roanoke Rapids. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and transferred to Camp Mead, Md. Sailed for France Sept. 5, 1918. Fought at Hindenburg Line. Wounded Nov. 11, 1918, shell and machine gun bullet. Returned to USA Dec. 25, 1918. Mustered out at