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Captain Hiram B. Vanneman, Co. G, 84th Indiana Infantry, USA

1810

  • November 24: Hiram B. Vanneman was born in New Jersey.

1833

  • January 17: Hiram married Melinda Ayres in Cumberland County, NJ.

1847

  • April 30: Hiram enlisted in the U.S. Army as a 1st Sergeant. He mustered into service with the 4th OH Infantry on May 19th in Cincinnati, OH.

1848

  • July 18: Hiram mustered out of the U.S. Army in Cincinnati, OH.

1850

  • August 5: The U.S. Federal Census taken in Lebanon, Warren County, OH showed Hiram, a carriage trimmer, and Melinda living with their three young daughters: Helen, Anna and Julia.

1862

  • August 16: Hiram enlisted in the U.S. Army in New Castle, Indiana. He mustered into Co. G 84th IN Infantry.

1863-64

  • A group photo of the 84th Indiana sometime after the summer of 1863.
 ( The Star Press , Muncie, IN April 14, 1985)

(The Star Press, Muncie, IN April 14, 1985)

1864

  • November 30: Hiram fought at the Battle of Franklin.

1865

  • June 14: Hiram mustered out of the U.S. Army at Camp Harker in TN.

1880

  • May 13: Hiram applied for a military pension for his Civil War Service.
  • June 23: The U.S. Federal Census taken in Woodbury, Gloucester County, New Jersey showed Hiram, a painter, living with his wife and daughter.

1882

  • September 28: The National Tribune, Washington, District of Columbia. H. B. Vanneman wrote a letter to the editor of the National Tribune, describing the Battle of Franklin.