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

Henry Sutton
Page 418

Henry Sutton, aged twenty-one, born in Petersburg, Menard county, Illinois, farmer; enlisted from his native town. Served until discharged for disability at Louisville, Ky., December 1, 1863. He resides in Havana, Ill.


Frank F. Scott
Page 418

Frank F. Scott, aged twenty-one, born in Brooklyn, N.Y., farmer; enlisted from Petersburg, Ill.; was wounded at the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia, July 19, 1864, but served with his company to the close of the war, and was mustered out with the regiment. He returned to Petersburg, where he died in --------.


L. Sprouse
Page 418

L. Sprouse deserted. No date given.


John W. Shroeder
Page 418

John W. Shroeder, aged twenty-eight, born in London, England, single, farmer; enlisted from Petersburg, Ill. Beyond this the record contains but the one word "Discharged."


Ephraim Stout
Page 418

Ephraim Stout, aged twenty-four, married, farmer, born in Farmington, Saint Francois county, Missouri; enlisted from Petersburg, Ill. Record says, "Died," but no date or place is mentioned.


James T. Senter
Page 418

James T. Senter, aged twenty-one, born in Springfield, Illinois, farmer, enlisted from Petersburg, and served with his company until severely wounded at the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia, July 19, 1864. He was discharged for disability resulting from wounds, November 23, 1864, and returned to Petersburg, Ill., where he now resides.


Morris Seaman
Page 418

Morris Seaman deserted.


Leonidas Traylor
Page 418

Leonidas Traylor, aged twenty-five, single, farmer, born in Menard county, Illinois; enlisted from Petersburg. Served with his company to the close of the war, and was mustered out with the regiment. Resides at Ransom, Ness county, Kansas.


James E. Thomas
Page 418

James E. Thomas, aged forty-four, born in Bowling Green, Warren county, Kentucky, married, farmer; enlisted from Petersburg, Ill. Was slightly wounded at the assault on Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, June 27, and received wounds from which he died in the battle of Peach Tree creek, Georgia, July 19, 1864.


 

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