History of the Eighty-Fifth Regiment
Illinois Volunteer Infantry

Compiled and Published Under the Auspices of the
Regimental Association
BY
Henry J. Aten
First Sergeant Company G
Member of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland

Hiawatha, Kansas
1901


Roster of Company E

Musician Samuel Havens
Page 413

Musician Samuel Havens, aged nineteen, born at Waverly, Pike county, Ohio, enlisted from Petersburg, Ill., as musician; served through the Kentucky campaign, and died at Nashville, Tenn., January 22, 1863. Is buried at No. 6617 in the national cemetery near that city.


Wagoner Walter Randall
Page 413

Wagoner Walter Randall, aged thirty-nine, born in Lexington, Ky., married and was an engineer when he enlisted from Petersburg, Ill.; was appointed wagoner. Served until the close of the war, and was mustered out with the regiment.


William F. Allen
Page 413

William F. Allen, aged twenty-seven, born in Nashville, Tenn., removed to Illinois, and was a married farmer when he enlisted from Petersburg. He was wounded at the battle of Perryville, Ky., and discharged for disability on account of wounds, but date of discharge is unknown. He resides at Petersburg, Ill.


David Armstrong
Page 413

David Armstrong, aged twenty-one, born in Petersburg, Menard county, Illinois, and was a farmer when he enlisted from his native town. He was sent to the hospital at Bowling Green, Ky., where he died December 5, 1862. Is buried at No. 10931 in the national cemetery at Nashville, Tenn.


Boling Armstrong
Page 413

Boling Armstrong, aged thirty-eight, married, farmer, was born in Petersburg, Menard county, Illinois, and enlisted from his native town. He served through the Kentucky campaign, and at Nashville, Tenn., was transferred to the Veteran Reserve corps. The pension office reports him dead, without date.


William Atterberry
Page 413

William Atterberry, aged thirty-six. No further record.


Horace Armstrong
Page 413

Horace Armstrong, aged twenty-three. No record after muster in.


John H. Arnold
Page 413

John H. Arnold was born in Philadelphia, Pa., was single and a farmer when he enlisted from Peoria, Ill. He served with his company until wounded at the battle of Peach Tree creek, Ga., July 19, 1864, and was discharged on account of wounds January 25, 1865. He returned to Illinois, and died at Springfield in October, 1890.


John Barnett
Page 413

John Barnett, aged twenty-two, born in Marion, Crittenden county, Kentucky; married farmer when he enlisted from Petersburg, Ill. He served with his company until his health failed, and died at McAffee Church, Ga., April 20, 1864. Is buried at No. 11141 in the national cemetery at Chattanooga, Tenn.



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