Illinois Genealogy Trails
Muster Roll Project
Co F, 37th IL Inf

Name, Age, Height, Hair, Eyes, Complexion, Married (if given), Occupation, County and State of Nativity, Joined Service, Mustered into Service, Residence (if given), Remarks

A couple of these soldiers are listed twice on the muster roll at different ranks. We've listed them just once and added any of the different info listed on the entries.


Capt. Erwin B. Messer, 24, 5'11, dark hair, blue, dark, single, farmer, Leicester Addison Co Vt.
Joined Aug 19, 61 at Waukegon, Ill for 3 yrs. Mustered Sept 15, 61 at Chicago. Residence Libertyville, Lake Co, IL. Remarks: Resigned June 25, 64

Capt. Gallio H. Fairman, 23, 5'7", light hair, blue eyes, light complex, married, farmer, Penn..
Joined Aug 19 64 at Morgonza, LA for 3 yrs. Mustered Aug 19, 64 at Morganza, LA Residence Antioch, Lake co, IL. Mustered out May 15, 66 at Houston, Tex.

1st Lieut Andrew Grove, 28, 5'6", light hair, hazel eyes, light complex, single, soldier. Germany.
Joined Aug 19, 61 at Waukegan, Ill for 3 yrs. Residence Mardro, Hardin, Ill. Mustered Sept 18, 61 at Chicago. Resigned July 20, 62

1st Lieut John Cronk, 24, 5'9", dark hair, Brn eyes, dark complex, single, farmer. Schuyler, N.Y.
Joined Sept 11 6? at Morganza, LA. for 3 yrs. Residence Libertyville, Lake, Ill. Mustered out May 15, 66 at Houston, Tex. Remarks on his listing as a Sergt: Re-enlisted as a veteran.

2nd Lieut. Warren W. Doty, --, 5'8", dark hair, gray eyes, light complex., single, salesman, Oneida Co N.Y., ------ , Residence Halfday, Lake Co, IL. Resigned May 22, 63.
Also listed as a 1st Sergt. with an age of 23(hard to read). Joined Aug 19, 61 at Waukegon, Il for 3 yrs. Mustered Sept 19, 61 at Chicago

2nd Lieut. Warner Williams, 28, 5'10", dark hair, gray eyes, dark complex., single, farmer, Fairfield, Conn. Joined July 8, 63 at New Orleans, La for 3 yrs. Mustered in July 8, 03 at New Orleans, La., Residence Halfday Lake Co, Ill. Remarks: Promoted to 2 Lieut.

2 Lieut. Asher M. Castle, --, 5'9", dark hair, Brn eyes, dark complex, single, farmer, Genesoe Mich., ----, Residence, Halfday Lake Co, IL. Remarks: M.O. as Sergt.
Listed also as a corporal, age 23, joined Aug 19, 61 at Waukegan, Ill for 3 yrs. Mustered Sept 18, 01 at Chicago. Remarks: Re-enlisted as a veteran

Sgt. Harvillah Cooley, 31, 6'3", dark hair, gray eyes, dark complex, married, farmer, Knox Co Ohio
Joined service Aug 19, 61 at Waukegan Ill for 3 yrs. Mustered Sept 18, 61 at Chicago. Residence Antioch, Lake Co, Ill. Disc Dec 28, 62 at St. Seins(?) for disabilities

Sgt. Frederick Davis, 25, 5'3", dark hair, brn eyes, dark complex, single, soldier. Pottsville, Penn
Joined service Aug 19, 61 at Waukegan, Ill for 3 yrs. Mustered Sept 18, 01 at Chicago. Residence Benton, Lake Co, Ill. Remarks: Re-enlisted as a veteran.

Corp. Henry Burdick, 22, 5'9", dark hair, B?? eyes, dark complex, single, farmer, Orleans Co, N.Y.
Joined Aug 19, 61 at Waukegan, Ill for 3 yrs. Mustered Sept 18, 01 at Chicago. Residence Long Grove, Lake Co, ILL. Mustered out Oct 4, 64 Chicago as Sergt.

Corp. James Perry, 24, 5'10", light hair, gray eyes, light complex., single, mechanic or merchant?, Jefferson Co, N.Y., Joined Aug 19, 61 at Waukegan, Il for 3 years. Mustered Sept 18, 01 at Chicago. Residence, Waukegon, Lake Co, IL. Remarks: Killed Dec 7, 62 at Prarie Grove, Ark.

Corp Wesley Weeks, 23, 5'8", dark hair, gray eyes, dark complex, single, farmer, Cook Co, Il. Joined Aug 19, 61 at Waukegan for 3 yrs. Mustered Sept 18, 01 at Chicago. Residence Lyons, Cook Co, IL. Remarks: Sergt died Feb 13, 64 at Brownsville, Tex of a ???

Corp Levi Simons, 24, 6'2", dark hair, brn eyes, dark complex, single, farmer, Lake Ill, Joined Aug 19, 61 at Waukegan, Ill for 3 yrs. Mustered Sept 18, 61 at Chicago. Residence Antioch, Lake Co, Ill. Mustered out Oct 4, 64 at Chicago, Ill as Sergt.

Corp Timothy Clawson, 22, 5'10", dark hair, blk dyes, dark complex, single, farmer, Ohio
Joined Aug 19, 61 at Waukegan, Ill for 3 yrs. Mustered Sept 18, 61 at Chicago. Residence Danville, Vermilion Co, IL. Mustered out Oct 4, 64 at Chicago, Ill

Corp. Artemus W. "Tudd or Judd" (written on muster roll), 22, 5'8", sandy hair, hazel eyes, light complex, married, farmer, Canada. Joined Aug 10, 61 at Waukegan for 3 years. Mustered Sept 18, 61 at Chicago. Residence Antioch, Vermilion Co, IL. Mustered out Oct 4, 64 at Chicago Ill as Private.

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