Co. I, 25th IA. Infantry
The son of Hiram and Sarah (Devore) Maxwell, the former a native of Ohio and of Scotch descent, the latter of Virginia, of German descent, but who crossed the Ohio River into Ohio when but twelve years of age. They were there married, and in 1852 came to Iowa and settled in Keokuk County, where the father soon afterward died at the age of thirty-nine years. Vincent enlisted with his younger brother Pulaski in Co. I, 25th IA. Infantry. His brother Madison died during the war.