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Darling, B. F. - Capt.
Capt. B.F. Darling, was born in Franklin county, Vt., in Sept. 1837; moved to N.H. in 1859; thence to Clinton county, Ia., where he enlisted in Co. A. 9th regiment of volunteer infantry; he was wounded at Pea Ridge, Mo., March 8th, 1862; was mustered out at the close of the war as captain. As a soldier he was conspicuous for bravery and fidelity. He was appointed clerk in 1881 to fill the vacant place of W.S. Wilson, deceased. He married Sarah Gibson, native of England, in Jan., 1857, and has one child, A.W.; has lost one, Emma M., who died July 7, 1862.
History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth, Sioux City, 1882, pg 488