The beginning of this memorial is based on information in a CD we got from the Whatcom Genealogical Society called "Civil War veterans of Whatcom County".
According to his Death Return in the WDA, he was married, and a teacher, his father was S. B. Swim, and his mother's maiden name was Smith and they were both born in Ohio.
Swim, Henry, Middleport, Aug. 14, 1864, Co. B, 134th Inf., 5 mos.
Mustered out Oct. 25, 1864
There is a lot of information about Henry and his family in Family Search profile KLB6-2WW.
Residence Middleport IL;
Enlisted on 5/14/1864 as a Corporal.
On 5/31/1864 he mustered into "B" Co. IL 134th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 10/25/1864 in Chicago, IL
- Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men
The cemetery office confirmed that this burial is unmarked
Although Henry Swim is believed to be buried in the Lynden Cemetery, the records do not reflect a plot location.
27 May 2022
Buried at Lynden Cemetery
Row: Grave location undocumented
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