History of the 85th Illinois Volunteers
Illinois Volunteer Infantry

by
Henry J. Aten


CHAPTER XXVII.
Pages 344-359
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     Company A was enrolled by Matthew Langston under dates running from July 18 to August 15, 1862. A majority of the men enlisted from Mason county, although Morgan, Peoria and Tazewell counties were represented in it ranks. At the organization of the company the following commissioned officers were elected: Matthew Langston, captain; Thomas R. Roberts, first lieutenant, and Dr. John W. Neal, second lieutenant.
     Of the 93 officers and men composing the company 18 were hit with shot or shell, 10 of whom were killed or died of wounds. Four officers resigned, 19 men died of disease, 25 were discharged, 2 were transferred, and 1 officer and 31 enlisted men were mustered out with the regiment.
     It is due to the company to say that it maintained a high standard of discipline throughout, and bore its full share in making the history of the regiment illustrious. The following is


THE COMPANY ROSTER.


CAPTAIN MATTHEW LANGSTON was born in Rutherford county, Tennessee, in 1824, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Manito. He was elected captain at the organization of the company, and served through the Kentucky campaign, but resigned at Nashville, Tenn., January 11, 1863. He returned home, resumed farming, and died March 24, 1896. His widow, Mrs. Susan Langston, resides at Forest City, Ill.

CAPTAIN THOMAS R. ROBERTS was born in Howard county, Missouri, in 1820, and had been a soldier in the war with Mexico. He enlisted from Tazewell county, and was elected first lieutenant at the organization of the company. He was promoted captain January 11, 1863, and served with the regiment until April 15, 1864, when he resigned and returned home. He resumed farming, but has been dead for a number of years, the date of his death being unknown to the writer. His widow, Mrs. Lucy Roberts resides in Manito, Ill.

FIRST LIEUTENANT DANIEL WESTFALL was born in Allegany county, New York, in 1828, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted as a private from Manito. He was promoted to be first lieutenant January 11, 1863, and resigned his commission and returned home on March 25 of the same year. Is reported to be living in Iowa.

FIRST LIEUTENANT DANIEL HAVENS was born near Winchester, Scott county, Illinois, December 13, 1837, and enlisted from Spring Lake. He was chosen second sergeant at the organization of the company, was twice wounded at the battle of Perryville, Ky., and was promoted to be second lieutenant January 11, 1863. On the 25th of the following March he was promoted to first lieutenant, and commanded the company from the date of the resignation of Captain Roberts until the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia, where he was captured and held in rebel prisons for over seven months. When exchanged he resumed command of the company and was mustered out with the regiment. He is a prominent merchant at Manito, in Mason county, where he is now serving his second term as postmaster.

SECOND LIEUTENANT JOHN W. NEAL was born in Warren county, Kentucky, in 1833, and was a practicing physician when he enlisted from Manito. He was elected second lieutenant at the organization of the company, and served through the Kentucky campaign. Upon the arrival of the regiment at Nashville, Tenn., he tendered his resignation, which was accepted on November 12, 1862. Of his subsequent career the writer has been unable to learn anything, except that he died December 20, 1894.

FIRST SERGEANT ALBERT G. BEEBE was born in Canandaigua, Ontario county, New York, and enlisted from Manito, in Mason county, Illinois. He was chosen first sergeant at the organization of the company, was severely wounded at the battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8, 1862, and was discharged for disability arising from his wounds on February 11, 1863. He was twenty-nine years of age when he enlisted, and now, advanced in years, is residing at Manito, Ill.

FIRST SERGEANT JOHN K. MILNER was born in Highland county, Ohio, in 1837, and was unmarried and a clerk when he enlisted form Manito, in Mason county. At the organization of the company he was chosen third sergeant and later he was promoted to first sergeant. He was commissioned second lieutenant on March 25, 1863, but the company was below the minimum and he was never mustered. He continued as first sergeant, participating in all the battles in which the regiment had a part until the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia, where he received a gun shot wound, fell into the hands of the enemy, and died a few days later at Macon, Ga.

FIRST SERGEANT JAMES GASH was born in Carlisle, Cumberland county, England, in 1835, was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Mason county. He was chosen corporal at the organization of the company, promoted to first sergeant, served to the close of the war and was mustered out with the regiment. He is supposed to have died at Cairo, Ill.

SERGEANT WILLIAM M. LANDWITH was born in Tazewell county, Illinois, in 1835, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Spring Lake. He was chosen fourth sergeant at the organization of the company, served through the Kentucky campaign, when his health failed and he was discharged for disability March 23, 1863. He died near forest City, Ill., where his widow, Susan Landwith, now resides.

SERGEANT JOSIAH STOUT was born in Lambertville, Somerset county, New Jersey, July 8, 1836, and was unmarried and a farmer when he enlisted from Spring Lake. He was chosen fifth sergeant at the organization of the company, participated in all the campaigns of the regiment until captured at the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia. After several months spent in various rebel prisons he was exchanged and returned to duty, was promoted color nearer, carried the flag at the grand review, and was mustered out with the regiment. He is a carpenter by trade, and now resides at Centralia, ,Ill.

SERGEANT NEWTON KING was born in Somerville, Somerset county, New Jersey, May 2, 1839, and removed with his parents to Illinois in 1841. He enlisted from Mason county, and was chosen corporal at the organization of the company. He was promoted to be sergeant March 25, 1863, and participated in all the campaigns in which the regiment was engaged. He was captured at the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia, July 19, 1864, but was included in the exchange of September 20, 1864, when he returned to duty, served to the close of the war, and was mustered out with the regiment. A farmer before the war, he has been a farmer and merchant since. He removed to Nebraska, and is now a real estate dealer in Lincoln.

SERGEANT WILLIAM McLAUGHLIN was born in New York City, January 11, 1842, and removed with his parents to Illinois in 1857. He enlisted as a private from Mason county, and was promoted sergeant in September, 1863. He served in all the campaigns in which the regiment had a part, and was captured at the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia, July 19, 1864, but was exchanged and returned to duty some two months later. He was mustered out with the regiment and returned to Mason county, where he located on a farm near Manito, where he still resides. He has served his community both as school director and trustee.

SERGEANT WILLIAM MALONEY was born in Loudoun county, Virginia, in 1832, and was a married farmer when he enlisted as a private from Manito, Ill. He was promoted to be sergeant and served through the war, being honorably discharged May22, 1865. A report from the pension office states that he died September 17, 1890. His widow, Martha A. Maloney, resides at Manito, Ill.

CORPORAL BENJAMIN WHITE was born in Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania, in 1837, and was unmarried and a farmer when he enlisted from Spring Lake, Ill. He was chosen corporal at the organization of the company, and served until killed at the battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8, 1862. His remains are buried in the national cemetery at Camp Nelson, Kentucky, in No. 251.

CORPORAL JOSEPH F. RODGERS was born in Scott county, Illinois, in 1841, and was a farmer when he enlisted as a private from Spring Lake. He was chosen corporal at the organization of the company, was present at the battle of Perryville, but his health failed, and he died in the hospital at Bowling Green, Ky., November 13, 1862.

CORPORAL ALONZO McCAIN was born in Peoria county, Illinois, in 1841, and was a farmer when he enlisted from Spring Lake. He was chosen corporal at the organization of the company, and served with the company until captured at the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia, July 19, 1864. He was held in various rebel prisons until the close of the war, and was honorably discharged July 22, 1865. He died near Havana, Ill., June 24, 1890.

CORPORAL PLEASANT S. TRENT was born in Tennessee in 1819, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Mason county. He was chosen corporal at the organization of the company, served through all the campaigns in which the command was engaged, and was mustered out with the regiment. He returned to Mason county, and died near Havana, February 15, 1892.

CORPORAL GEORGE W. SMITH was born in Scott county, Illinois, in 1836, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Mason county. He was chosen corporal at the organization of the company and served to the close of the war, but was absent (sick) at the muster out of the regiment.

CORPORAL GEORGE M. WELCH was born in Cumberland county, Pennsylvania, in 1837, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Mason county. He was chosen corporal at the organization of the company, served through the Kentucky campaign, and died at Nashville, Tenn., December 26, 1862. He remains are buried at No. 6156 in the national cemetery near that city.

CORPORAL LEVI S. ANNO was born in Petersburg, Menard county, Illinois, January 1, 1837, and was married and a mechanic when he enlisted as a private from Mason county. He was promoted to be corporal, served to the close of the war, and was mustered out with the regiment. He was a wagon maker, and has served as school director. He had four brothers in the Union army, one of whom was a member of the Eighty-fifth, and was mortally wounded at the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia. Levi S. removed to Texas in 1878, and now resides at Kingston, in Hunt county.

CORPORAL CALVIN W. BOON was born in Union county, Pennsylvania, in 1841, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted as a private from Tazewell county. He was promoted corporal and served with his company until severely wounded at the assault on Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, June 27, 1864. He was removed to the hospital at Chattanooga, Tenn., where he died July 14, 1864. His remains are buried in No. 11809 in the national cemetery on Orchard Knob near Chattanooga.

CORPORAL WILSON CLINE, aged eighteen, farmer, born in Morgan county, Illinois, and enlisted from his native county. Served through the Kentucky campaign, and was discharged at Nashville, Tenn., for disability, August 19, 1863. He returned to Illinois, and is said to be farming near Waverly, in Morgan county.

MUSICIAN GEORGE W. S. BOBBITT was born in Mason county in 1843, and was a musician when he enlisted from his native county. He served to the close of the war and was mustered out with the regiment. He is supposed to be living at Geneva, Neb.

MUSICIAN DAVID P. BLACK was born in Blair county, Pennsylvania, March 6, 1842, and with his parents remover to Illinois in 1857. He enlisted from Mason county, served to the close of the war, and was mustered out with the regiment. Returning to Mason county he engaged in farming, has served as school directors, and was treasurer of the school board for ten years. He now resides at Manito, Ill., where he has served as trustee and president of the town board.

WAGONER JOEL C. SUMMERS was born in Union county, Illinois, in 1826, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Mason county. He served to the close of the war, and was mustered out with the regiment, but no one seems to know about his subsequent career.

JOHN F. ANNO was born in Chillicothe, Ross county, Ohio, in 1830, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Mason county. He served in all the campaigns in which the regiment participated, was wounded at the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia, July 19, 1864, in the right arm, side and back, and died of wounds July 25, 1864.

JAMES P. ARNETT was born in Menard county, Illinois, in 1841, and was a farmer when he enlisted from Mason county. He served through the Kentucky campaign, and died at Nashville, Tenn., February 17, 1863. His remains are buried in No. 50 in the national cemetery near the city.

FRANCIS M. ALYEA was born in Porter county, Indiana, in 1839, and was a married farmer when he enlisted from Mason county, Illinois. He served with his company in all the campaigns in which the regiment was engaged, and was mustered out with the regiment. He removed to Oklahoma in 1899, and engaged in farming until his death, which occurred at Kingfisher, February 26, 1900.

JOHN W. ALYEA was born in Porter county, Indiana, April 15, 1842, and removed with his parents to Illinois in 1851, and was a farmer when he enlisted from Spring Lake. He served through the Kentucky campaign, and while at Nashville, Tenn., was detailed as gunner in Fort Negley some three months. He participated in the battles of Kennesaw Mountain, Peach Tree creek and Jonesboro, and was a mounted forager on the march to the sea and through the Carolinas. He was captured in North Carolina, and held in Salsbury, Danville and Libby prisons until the close of the war. He was honorably discharged June 17, 1865. He removed to Oklahoma in 1889, where he is engaged in farming, his address being Kingfisher, Oklahoma.

JOHN M. ALBIN was born in Carroll county, Indiana, in 1839, and was a married farmer when he enlisted from Spring Lake. He served with his company to the close of the war and was mustered out with the regiment.

REUBEN W. BARTRAM was born in Jersey county, Illinois, in 1834, and was a farmer when he enlisted from Spring Lake. He served to the close of the war, but was absent (sick) at muster out of the regiment. He was honorably discharged, and now resides at Manito, Mason county, Illinois.

JOHN A. BOON was born in New Berlin, Union county, Pennsylvania, November 17, 1839, and removed with his parents to Illinois in 1849. He was a married farmer when he enlisted from Mason county, served with his company through all the campaigns in which the regiment had a part, and was mustered out with the regiment. He removed to Nebraska in 1872, and was residing in Utica, in Seward county, where he died on November 24, 1899, and was buried by his comrades of the Grand Army of the Republic.

JAMES M. BRADBURN was born in Perryville, Vermillion county, Indiana, February 18, 1842, removed with his parents to Illinois in 1844, and enlisted from Tazewell county. He served to the close of the war, for a year or more being mounted as a scout at brigade headquarters, and was mustered out with the regiment. He removed to Missouri in 1872, where he has served as school director, and is now residing on a farm near Metz, in Vernon county, Missouri.

JOHN W. BRADBURN was born in Vermillion county, Indiana, in 1836, and was an unmarried farmer when he enlisted from Tazewell county. His health failed while in the Kentucky campaign, and he died at Bowling Green, Ky., November 1, 1862.

JAMES M. BRADBURN, JR., was born in Vermillion county, Indiana, in 1844, and enlisted from Tazewell county, Illinois, served to the close of the war and was mustered out with the regiment. He was wounded in the assault on Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, but soon returned to his company. He settled on a farm near Perryville, Ind., where he died soon after the close of the war.

JACOB BORTZFIELD was born in Wayne county, Indiana, December 9, 1839, and enlisted from Tazewell county, Illinois. He served with his company to the close of the war and was mustered our with the regiment. Since the war he has served as postmaster twelve years, justice of the peace thirteen years, and as constable eight years. He is now a grain dealer and resides in Parkland, Tazewell county, Illinois.

JOHN BORTZFIELD, JR., was born in Wayne county, Indiana, in 1842, and enlisted from Mason county. He had been a farmer, served through all the campaigns to Resaca, Ga., where he was slightly wounded. At Peach Tree creek, Georgia, July 19, 1864, he was wounded in the right leg and was discharged for wounds, February 7, 1865.

WILLIAM BORTZFIELD was born in Wayne county, Indiana, in 1838, and was a married farmer, when he enlisted from Tazewell county. He served with his company until severely wounded at the battle of Peach Tree creek, July 19, 1864. His left leg was amputated, and he was shot in the left shoulder. He died in the hospital at Chattanooga, Tenn., August, 14, 1864, and was buried in grave No. 2045 in the national cemetery on Orchard Knob.

GIBSON BASS was born in Tazewell county, Illinois, in 1832, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from his native county. He was wounded in the battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8, 1862, recovered and returned to duty with his company, but died in the hospital July 3, 1863. His remains are buried at No. 3417 in the national cemetery at Nashville, Tenn.

JOHN W. BOOTH was born in Sangamon county, Illinois, in 1844, and enlisted as a farmer from Tazewell county. He served with his company until company his health failed in the Chattanooga campaign, when he was sent to the hospital, where he died November 27, 1863. He remains are buried at No, 6398 in the national cemetery at Chattanooga, Tenn.

WILLIAM D. BLIZZARD was born in Sangamon county, Illinois, in 1844, and enlisted as a farmer from Tazewell county. He served to the close of the war and was mustered out with the regiment. He is supposed to be living at Topeka, in Mason county, Illinois.

HEZEKIAH BARNES was born in Mason county, Illinois, in 1844, and enlisted as farmer from his native county. He served to the close of the war and was mustered out with regiment.

JOHN F. COX was born in Morgan county, Illinois, in 1830, and was unmarried and a farmer when he enlisted from Mason county. He was discharged for disability October 23, 1862.

JOHN COX was born in Morgan county, Illinois and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Manito, in Mason county. He was discharged for disability at the age of thirty-four years, October 23, 1862. His widow, Mary E. Cox, is proprietor of the Cottage House, Manito, Ill.

ISAAC COGDALL was born in Menard county, Illinois, in 1844, and enlisted from Manito, in Mason county, as a farmer. He served with his company to the close of the war, and was mustered out with the regiment. He is supposed to be living at Effingham, Effingham county, Illinois.

ELI M. COGDALL was born in Petersburg, Menard county, Illinois, June 10, 1836, and was a married mechanic when he enlisted from Manito, in Mason county. He served through the Kentucky and Murfreesboro campaigns, and was discharged at Nashville, Tenn., for disability March 8, 1863. He is a carpenter and builder and resides at Manito, Ill.

EDMUND CRATTY was born in Trenton, N. J., in 1832, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Manito, in Mason county. His health failed in the Kentucky campaign, and he was left in the hospital at Danville. He is erroneously marked absent (sick) at the muster out of the regiment, when in fact he died December 26, 1862, and his remains were buried at No. 193 in the national cemetery at Danville, Ky.

ANDREW CONLEY was born in Indiana in 1841, removed to Illinois and enlisted as a farmer from Tazewell county. He served through the Kentucky campaign, and died in the hospital at Nashville, Tenn., February 12, 1863. He was buried in the national cemetery at No. 6671.

WILLIAM P. CHARLTON was born in Pike county, Illinois, in 1841, and was a farmer when he enlisted from Tazewell county. He served with his company to the close of the war, and was mustered out with the regiment.

PHILLIP CLINE was born in Exeter, Scott county, Illinois, January 3, 1839, and enlisted as a farmer from Morgan county. He participated in all the campaigns and battles in which the regiment was engaged, was a mounted scout at brigade headquarters part of the term of service, and was mustered out with the regiment. He is farming near Harrisonville, Cass county, Missouri, having removed to that state in 1886.

JOHN R. DANIELS was born in Tazewell county, Illinois, in 1841, and was a farmer when he enlisted from his native county. He served with his company until his health failed, and he was transferred to the invalid corps on February 15, 1864.

JOHN FURGUSON was born in Menard county, Illinois, in 1841, and was a farmer when he enlisted from Manito, in Mason county. He served to the close of the war and was mustered out with the regiment. He returned to Illinois, and is reported to have died near Forest City, where his widow now resides.

ALEXANDER FURGUSON was born in Menard county, Illinois, in 1839, and was a married farmer when he enlisted from Mason county. He served to the close of the war, but was absent (sick) when the regiment was mustered out. He was honorably discharged from the hospital at New Albany, Ind., but the date is not known. A letter has been returned to the writer from his last known address, Neosho
Falls, Kan., unclaimed.

FRANKLIN GILLMORE was born Menard county, Illinois, in 1841, and was a farmer when he enlisted from Mason county. His health soon failed, and he died in the hospital at Harrodsburg, Ky., November 8, 1862. His remains are interred in the national cemetery at Camp Nelson, Ky., in grave No. 361.

JAMES F. GILLMORE was born in Mason county, Illinois, in 1840, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from his native county. He served with his company through the Kentucky campaign, and was discharged for disability January 30, 1863, at Nashville, Tenn.

DAVID A. GORDON was born in Cumberland county, Pennsylvania, removed to Illinois, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Mason county. He was left at the hospital in Danville, Ky., a few days after the battle of Perryville, where he died October 27, 1862, at the age of thirty-eight years. His remains are buried at No. 91 in the national cemetery at Danville, Ky.

JOHN S. GARDNER was born in Franklin county, Vermont, in 1828, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Mason county. He served through the Kentucky campaign, and died at Nashville, Tenn., April 26, 1863. Is buried at No. 1285 in the national cemetery at Nashville.

GEORGE HOWELL was born in Union county, Pennsylvania, in 1842, and was a married farmer when he enlisted from Tazewell county, Illinois. He served with his company through the Kentucky campaign, but fell sick and died at Nashville, Tenn., April 5, 1863, and is buried at No. 7262 in the hallowed ground of the national cemetery near that city.

HENRY HOWELL, aged thirty-five, was born in Union county, Pennsylvania, and was a married farmer when he enlisted from Tazewell county, Illinois. He died at Louisville, Ky., in 1862, but the exact date is unknown. He is buried in No. 1662 in the national cemetery at Cave Hill.

WILLIAM C. HARRISON was born in Montreal, Lower Canada, in 1836. He enlisted from Peoria, Ill., as a farmer, and served with the company until November 12, 1863, when he was transferred to the invalid corps. When last heard from he was residing at Pekin, Ill.

SAMUEL JACKSON was born in Tazewell county, Illinois, in 1841, and was a farmer when he enlisted from Manito. He served to the close of the war and was mustered out with the regiment. He returned to Illinois and died at Havana, June 20, 1895.

BENJAMIN E. JORDAN was born in Ireland in 1841, and was a farmer when he enlisted from Tazewell county. He served with his company until the battle of Peach Tree creek, July 19, 1864, when he was captured and held by the enemy until the close of the war. He was honorably discharged at Camp Chase, Ohio, April 28, 1865.

SAMUEL JONES was born in Cumberland county, Pennsylvania, March 5, 1839, and was a married farmer when he enlisted from Mason county. He served with his company throughout the war, and was mustered out with the regiment. He returned to Illinois and resumed farming near Bryant station, In Fulton county, but a year or so later he removed to Mason county, where he has since been engaged as a painter and farmer. He resides at Mason county.

DANIEL KOOZER was born in Peoria, Ill., in 1841, and was a farmer when he enlisted from Tazewell county. He served with his company until mounted as a scout at brigade headquarters, and was wounded while scouting near the close of the campaign in the Carolinas. He died from the effects of this wound at Goldsboro, N. C., March 27, 1865, his remains being buried at No. 106 in the national cemetery at Raleigh, N. C.

DAVID KRATZER was born in Union county, Pennsylvania, 1839, and was an unmarried farmer when he enlisted from Tazewell county, Illinois. He served with his company until wounded in the assault on Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, June 27, 1864, and died from the effects of wounds at Big Shanty, Ga., June 29, 1864.

WILLIAM T. LANGSTON was born near Winchester, Scott county, Illinois, January 10, 1844, and enlisted from Manito, in Mason county. He served with his company to the close of the war and was mustered out with the regiment. He removed to Kansas in 1877, and engaged in farming in Dickinson county until 1890, when he removed to Abilene, where he is engaged in shoemaking.

ARELIUS LAYTON was born in Scott county, Illinois, in 1831, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Tazewell county. He served with his company through the Kentucky campaign, but fell sick at Nashville and died December 1, 1862. His remains are buried in grave No. 6457 in the national cemetery at Nashville, Tenn.

HIRAM MASON was born in McLean county, Illinois, in 1841, and enlisted as a farmer from Tazewell county. His health failed in the Kentucky campaign, and he died at Louisville, Ky., December 23, 1862. Is buried at No. 1222 in the national cemetery at Cave Hill, near Louisville, Ky.

JOSEPH A. MAYES was born in Logan county, Kentucky, in 1834, was married and enlisted as a farmer from Pekin, Ill. He served with his company to the close of the war, but was absent (sick in the hospital at Alexandria, Va.) when the regiment was mustered out. He was honorably discharged later, and now resides at Naron, Pratt county, Kansas.

LEMUEL Y. NASH was born in Slaterville, Tompkins county, New York, in 1833, and was unmarried when he enlisted from Mason county, Illinois, as a wagon maker. He was killed at the battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8, 1862, and he remains are buried in grave No. 253 in the national cemetery at Camp Nelson, Ky.

JACOB PARKS was born in Madison county, Kentucky, in 1837, and was single and a farmer when he enlisted from Tazewell county, Illinois. He served to the close of the war and was mustered out with the regiment, but the writer has been unable to learn anything about his subsequent career.

IDEA F. PETERS was born in Germany in 1841, emigrated to America and enlisted as a single farmer from Mason county, Illinois. He served through the Kentucky campaign, but fell sick at Nashville, and died on May 2, 1863. His remains are buried in No. 957 in the national cemetery near Nashville, Tenn.

ROBERT PRINGLE was born in Newcastle, on the River Tyne, England, in 1845. In 1849 he emigrated with his parents and settled in Illinois, enlisting from Mason county. He served with his company in all the campaigns in which the command was engaged, and was mustered out with the regiment. He removed to Nebraska in 1874, and served as school director and assessor in Box Butte county. He also served as first sergeant in the National Guard of Nebraska for eight years. He is a plasterer and resides since 1894 at Hot Springs, S. D.

BEAUROP PEMBERTON, aged nineteen, born in Menard county, Illinois, and enlisted from Spring Lake. His health failed in the Kentucky campaign, and he was left in the hospital at Bowling Green, from which he was discharged January 10, 1863.

WILLIAM J. PEMBERTON was born in Menard county, Illinois, in 1841, and enlisted as a farmer from Tazewell county. He was discharged from disability from the hospital at Bowling Green, Ky., January 24, 1863.

LEWIS PORTER was born in Tazewell county, Illinois, in 1839, and enlisted as an unmarried farmer from Manito. He was discharged for disability from the hospital at Bowling Green, Ky., January 19, 1863.

JOHN W. PRICE was born in Ross county, Ohio. In 8144, and was a farmer when he enlisted from Mason county, Illinois. He served with his company to the close of the war, and was mustered out with the regiment. He is supposed to be living in Wyoming, Stark county, Illinois.

CHARLES W. REAGAN was born in Vigo county, Indiana, in 1844, and enlisted as a farmer from Manito, Ill. He served with his company until killed at the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia, July 19, 1864. His remains are buried in the hallowed ground of the national cemetery at Marietta, Ga.

HIRAM D. REAGAN was born in Nelson county, Kentucky, in 1819, was married and a wagon maker when he enlisted from Manito, Ill. He served to the close of the war, and was honorably discharged from the hospital at Quincy, Ill., June 22, 1865. He resides at Mason City, Ill.

ROSS SHAW was born in Somerset county, New Jersey, September 13, 1838, and removed to Illinois in 1858. He enlisted from Tazewell county as a farmer, and served through the Kentucky campaign with his company, but was afterward transferred to the One Hundred and Fifty-fifth company of the Veteran Reserve corps, and served in that organization to the close of the war. He was honorably discharged from Nashville, Tenn., where he had been stationed from a year or more. He removed to Minnesota in 1872 and engaged in farming. He has served his fellow-citizens as clerk of the school board, justice of the peace and county treasurer. His address ins Westport, Pope county, Minnesota.

PHILLIP SANIT was born in Germany in 1844, emigrated to America and enlisted from Tazewell county, Illinois. He served with his company until killed at the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia, July 19, 1864. His remains are buried in grave No. 1908 in the national cemetery at Marietta, Ga.

HENRY R. STREETER was born in Irasburg, Orleans county, Vermont, in 1836, and removed to Pekin, Ill., where he enlisted as a married farmer. He served with his company until wounded in the assault on Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, June 27, 1864. His wound caused the amputation of a leg, and he was honorably discharged from the hospital at New Albany, Ind., at the close of the war. He died December 3, 1875.

WILLIAM S. SMICK was born in Menard county, Illinois, in 1831, and was unmarried and a farmer when he enlisted from Tazewell county. He served with the company until near the close of the war, but was absent (sick) at the muster out of the regiment.

DALLAS A. TRENT was born in Springfield, Ill., in 1844, and enlisted as a farmer from Mason county. He served with his company until captured at the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia, July 19, 1864. He was exchanged, returned to duty, and was mustered out with the regiment. He resides at Manito, Mason county, Illinois.

WILLIAM M. THOMPSON was born in Overton county, Tennessee, February 4, 1844, removed to Illinois in 1861, and enlisted as a farmer from Morgan county. He was slightly wounded at the battle of Perryville, Ky., but recovered and served with the company until taken sick at Mitchellville, Tenn., and was sent to the hospital at Bowling Green, Ky. He was discharged for disability on January 10, 1863, and returned to his home in Illinois. He removed to Norman, Cleveland county, Oklahoma, in October, 1898, where he is now engaged in farming an railroading.

JOHN B. TALBOT was born in Shelby county, Kentucky, in 1819, and was married and a merchant when he enlisted from Mason county, Illinois. He served with the company to the close of the war, and was mustered out with the regiment. He is reported to have died on July 29, 1898.

THOMAS TRENT was born in Menard county, Illinois, in 1833, and was married and a farmer when he enlisted from Tazewell county. He served with the company until the war closed, and was mustered out with the regiment. He returned to Illinois and now resides in Havana.

JOHN P. VANDEUSEN was born in Columbia county, New York, in 1844, and enlisted as a farmer from Tazewell county, Illinois. He served through the Kentucky campaign, but was taken sick at Nashville, Tenn., and was sent to the hospital, where he died March 3, 1863. His remains are buried at No. 673 in the national cemetery near Nashville, Tenn.

DAVID WOOD was born in Scotland in 1841, emigrated to Illinois, and enlisted as a farmer form Mason county. He served with the company until captured in the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia, July 19, 1864. He was exchanged and returned to duty and was mustered out with the regiment.

JOHN A. WOOD, aged twenty-three, enlisted as an unmarried farmer from Tazewell county, but the place of his birth is not given. He served with the company through the Kentucky campaign, but was discharged for disability at Nashville, Tenn., February 10, 1863. He is supposed to be living in Blackhawk county, Iowa.

WESLEY J. WHITTAKER was born in Preble county, Ohio, in 1844, and enlisted as a farmer from Tazewell county, Illinois. He served with his company through the Kentucky campaign and died in the hospital at Nashville, Tenn., December 20, 1862. His remains are buried at No. 5097 in the national cemetery near that city.

MARTIN L. WHITE was born at Sellins Grove, Union county, Tennessee, in 1842, and enlisted as a farmer from Tazewell county, Illinois. He served with the company through the Kentucky campaign, and died in the hospital in the capital of his native state, December 13, 1862. Is buried in grave No. 6890 in the national cemetery at Nashville, Tenn.

WILLIAM McLAFFLIN deserted at Peoria, Ill.

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