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from New History of the 99th Indiana Infantry: Containing Official Reports, Anecdotes, Incidents, Biographies and Complete Rolls, by Chaplain Daniel R. Lucas (Rockford, Ill.: Horner Printing Co., 1900).

Rodney Jeger

Company C. Born March 21, 1844, in Pennsylvania, parents moving the same year to near Brownsburg, Hendricks county, Indiana. Enlisted in August, 1862, and served in all the campaigns, being slightly wounded May 28, 1864, at Dallas, but continued until the regiment reached East Point after the surrender of Atlanta, when he was taken sick and was sent back to the hospital at Nashville, and from there was furloughed home. Recovering, he was sent to Chattanooga and was on guard duty until toward spring, when he joined the regiment near Goldsboro, North Carolina, and was mustered out with the regiment. Married April 28, 1867, at Lizton, Indiana, and engaged in farming and merchandizing. In 1881 was elected treasurer of Hendricks county, and filled the office with credit and satisfaction to the people. In 1889 he moved to Kokomo and engaged in the sale of buggies and farm implements. The same year he met with a serious accident, having his thigh crushed by the kick of a horse which caused him to go on crutches for four years and lamed him for life. Is now engaged in the farming implement trade at Elwood, Indiana.