...was born in New York City in 1842 to John P. and Sarah. By 1850, his father, an oyster merchant had moved his family to Middletown, Connecticut. John "Buckley", as he was called, was the oldest of a family of all boys and his father did not want him to join the army. Buckley feigned a vacation in Wisconsin where he joined the 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.

NOTE: In the Main Cemetery, you will find the Bacon headstones in: Area C - Lot 22 as shown on the above map.
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