Residence Shell Rock IA; 23 years old.
Enlisted on 8/30/1861 as a Musician.
On 9/25/1861 he mustered into IA 3rd Light Artillery
He Re-enlisted on 12/22/1863
He was Mustered Out on 10/23/1865 at Davenport, IA
born in New York
-- Funeral notice, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Sunday, December 5, 1915, Classifieds, page , column
WATERS - Joseph S. Waters, aged 77 years, at his residence, 2524 Atlantic street, father of Julius R., B.[sic] S. and Everett E. Waters and Mrs. Orah E. Couch. Mr. Waters was a member of Miller Post, G. A. R. Members of this order please take notice of this service. Also was secretary of the Chatauqua Society.
Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m., at the University Undertaking Parlors, 4214 14th ave. N.E. Cremation.
Credit to Denise Ottoson for all this great information.
(His brother Ams G Waters also served in the Civil War and is buried in Mast Cemetery McKinley Oregon.)
Buried at Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery Seattle
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