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Family Journal of
The Horton Family
Left: Civil War Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument , Des Moines, Iowa. Lt. James L. Horton was chosen to represent on the Monument the Iowa Cavalrymen who fought in the Civil War. His statue is shown to the left.
|Part I: Generations 1-7||Barnabus Horton immigrates from England to America just 20 years after the landing of the Mayflower. He moves to Eastern Long Island, where the family resides for several generations.|
|Part II: Generations 8-9||Our branch of the Horton family moves west to Iowa, and serves with great distinction in the Union army during the Civil War.|
|Part III: Generations 10-13||Modern day Hortons take up commerce. One serves in the U.S Congress, another represents the Iowa dairy industry, and another becomes a senior official in Washington.|
Col Charles C Horton Speech "Go tell your Children".
Col Charles C Horton Civil War battle report
Great Charge at Farmington, MS