John E. Frazier/Frasier left home, which was in Rockingham Co., VA, when he was 13 years old and worked on farms. John and his brother Jacob Wesley Frazier moved to Ohio when they were very young men. They both met the Mitchem/Mitchum sisters Mary and Sarah who lived in Scioto Co., Ohio. John married Mary in Fayette Co., Ohio. Jacob married Sarah.Both families then moved to Bethany, Missouri. John enlisted in the Union Army at Bethany, Missouri on August 13, 1864, mustered in at St. Joseph, Missouri on September 8, 1864. He was a 4th Corporal in Co. E. 43 Regiment, Missouri Infantry Volunteers in the Civil War. He was wounded in the shoulder and hand at Glassco, Missouri on October 15, 1864, and was treated in a Rebel hospital in Boonville, Missouri as a prisoner of war. He went from Boonville to St. Louis and then got a furlough and went home. After being discharged at Benton Barracks, Missouri on June 30, 1865, he returned to Harrison County, Missouri for a time. He then moved his family to Cherokee County, Kansas sometime before 1871. The Frasier's post office address was Opolis, Kansas. John always said he had one younger brother, William, who lived in Indiana and a sister, name unknown, who married a man named Cline. Both Mary and John are buried in the Crocker Cemetery. He was 87 when he died. Please contact me if you know these people.