Daniel D. Day

  D. D. Day, an old soldier, departed this life on June 20, 1912.  He was born in North Vernon, Indiana, on the 14th of March 1834, and was married to Adeline Skinner in 1852.  He enlisted under Lincolnís call for 375,000 men after the battle of Bull Run.  Company B, of which he was a member, was raised in North Vernon, and afterward became a part of the Sixth Indiana Volunteer Infantry.  The regiment was formed at Madison Indiana, and immediately left for Kentucky, where a year was spent in drilling and getting ready for the struggle.  Early in the winter of 1862 this regiment became attached to General Buellís command and was ordered to Nashville, Tennessee, where the regiment went into camp for a time.

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