203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

First Sergeant Warren Potter

First Sergeant Warren Potter was born on 1863 in New York and died March 8, 1891 in Horton, IA.

Warren Potter entered the Infantry on August 28, 1862, in New York, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of First Sergeant before being discharged on May 11, 1865 in New York.

Warren Potter is buried at Horton Cemetery in Horton, Iowa and can be located at

  • Wounded in Action: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Born in the U. S. state of N. Y. in 1836 he received a common school education and later the trade of wagon maker. When he was wounded in service he never fully recovered. Returning to his hom in N. Y. and the following year of 1866 came to Bremer Co. Iowa settling at Horton. He was married at N. Y. to Sarah J. Maxam in 7-4-1857 and to tem were born 3 children, Carrie, Hattie and Frank. He lived near Horton coming here 1866 for over 35 years conducting a wagon making shop. Mrs. Potter was born in Franklin Co., New York 12-10-1838 and died at Horton, Iowa 12-6-1906. Warren and Marion, 2 sepaarate men. Warren was 1 St. Marion burried in Nashua, Iowa he was the Captain — they were brothers.