John L. Cease was born in Delaware County, New York April 2, 1842 and died Jan. 2, 1918 in Nashua,Iowa.He was 75 yrs. and 9 months of age.He enrolled in the 1st Reg., N.Y.Light Artillery, Co. F at Southport, New York Sept. 10, 1861. He had a dark complexion, brown hair, grey eyes.5ft. 7" tall. I have some copies of his Civil War records. Please call if you would like to see them.