Illinois Genealogy Trails
Muster Roll Project
Co E, 97th IL Inf

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


[partial list]

Private Henry Sowers, 24, 5'5", dk hair, grey eyes, dk complex., married, farmer, born in VA.
Joined Aug. 11, 1862 at Hidalgo for 3 years. Mustered in Sept 8, 1862 at Camp Butler. Residence Hidalgo, Jasper Co, Ill. Mustered out July 29, 65 at Galveston

Pvt Henry M. Sutton, 25, 5'5", dk hair, grey eyes, dk complex, single, farmer, born in Rush co, Ind. Joined Aug. 11, 1862 at Hidalgo for 3 years. Mustered in Sept 8, 1862 at Camp Butler. Residence Hidalgo, Jasper Co, Ill. Mustered out July 29, 65 at Galveston

Pvt. Jesse Taylor, 30, 5'7", light hair, blue eyes, fair complex., married, farmer, [no nativity noted]. Joined Aug. 12, 1862 at Hidalgo for 3 years. Mustered in Sept 8, 1862 at Camp Butler. Residence Charleston, Coles Co, Ill. Died Nov 62 at Lexington, Ky

Pvt. Henry J. Sutherland, 38, 5'8", light hair, blue eyes, fair complex., married, farmer, born Indianapolis, Ind. Joined Aug. 8, 1862 at Hidalgo for 3 years. Mustered in Sept 8, 1862 at Camp Butler. Residence Hidalgo, Jasper Co, Ill. Dischg. Jany 63 at Memphis for disaby.

Pvt. Daniel Shadley, 28, 5'10", light hair, blue eyes, fair complex., married, farmer, born Muskingham Co, Ohio. Joined Aug. 12, 1862 at Hidalgo for 3 years. Mustered in Sept 8, 1862 at Camp Butler. Residence Hidalgo, Jasper Co, Ill. Died Nov 26, 63 of dis. at N. Orleans

Pvt. Silas M. Smith, 24, 5'9", dk hair, grey eyes, dk complex, married, mechanic, born Terre Haute, Ind. Joined Aug. 18, 1862 at Hidalgo for 3 years. Mustered in Sept 8, 1862 at Camp Butler. Residence Hidalgo, Jasper Co, Ill. Prom. 2d Lieut.

Pvt. James T. Sifton, 21, 5'10", blk hair, blk eyes, dk complex, single, mechanic, born Decatur Co, Ind. Joined Aug. 16, 1862 at Camp Butler for 3 years. Mustered in Sept 8, 1862 at Camp Butler. Residence Vandalia, Fayette Co, Ill. Mustered out July 29, 65 at Galveston. Remarks: Sergt.

Pvt. Thomas J. Stout, 22, 5'8", light hair, grey eyes, fair complex, married, mechanic, [no nativity noted]. Joined Aug. 16, 1862 at Camp Butler for 3 years. Mustered in Sept 8, 1862 at Camp Butler. Residence Vandalia, Fayette Co, Ill. Died Jany 15, 63 of dis. at Ark. Post

Pvt. Joel(?) Saylors, 22, 5'6", dk hair, grey eyes, dk complex, single, mechanic, [no nativity noted] Joined Aug. 16, 1862 at Camp Butler for 3 years. Mustered in Sept 8, 1862 at Camp Butler. Residence Vandalia, Fayette Co, Ill. Mustered out July 29, 65 at Galveston. Remarks: [crossed out] Died Nov 1862 at Covington, Ky of disease.

Pvt. Benjamin Wheeler, 20, 5'8", red hair, grey eyes, sandy complex., single farmer, born in Jasper Co, IL. Joined Aug. 13, 1862 at Hidalgo for 3 years. Mustered in Sept 8, 1862 at Camp Butler. Residence Hidalgo, Jasper Co, Ill. Mustered out July 29, 65 at Galveston

Pvt. John J. Yelton, 43, [phys. descript. not noted], mechanic, [no nativity noted]. Joined Aug. 8, 1862 at Hidalgo for 3 years. Mustered in Sept 8, 1862 at Camp Butler. Residence Hidalgo, Jasper Co, Ill. Remarks: Process Corpl. Died Feb. 19, 63 at Young's Pt. La.

Recruits

Wm. Gardner, 19, 5'9", sandy hair, blue eyes, fair complex, ---, farmer, born in Benton Co. Ky.. Joined Jany 1, 1864 at Charleston for 3 years. Mustered in Jan 1, 64. Remarks: Transfd to 37th Ill Vol

Jas. A. Hayes, 21, 5'5", dk hair, hzl eyes, dk complex, ---, farmer, born in Jasper Co, Ill. Joined Mar 7, 65 at Olney for 1 year. Mustered in Apl 4, 65 at Olney. Residence Jasper Co, Ill. Remarks: Transfd to 37th Ill Vol

Allen S. Jones, 25, 5'8", light hair, blue eyes, fair complex, ---, farmer, born in Hancock Co Ohio. Joined Jany 21, 64 at Charleston for 3 years. Mustered in Jany 28, 64 at Olney. Residence Hazel Dell, Cumberland Co, Ill. Remarks: Transfd to 37th Ill Vol

Wm. C. Jones, ------ Mustered out July 29, 65 at Galveston. Remarks: From Co. G

Jas. W. Torbett, 16, ----- Joined Jany 1, 64 at Charleston. Mustered in Jany1, 64 at Camp Butler.. Residence Mattoon, Coles Co, IL. Remarks: Transfd to 37th Ill Vol

John L. Ward, 18, 5'9", light hair, grey eyes, fair complex, --, farmer. born Decatur Co, Ind. Joined Jany 20, 64 at Charleston. Mustered in Apl 8, 64 at Camp Butler. Residence Hanfield, Jasper Co, Ill. Remarks: Transfd to 37th Ill Vol

Wm. B. Ward, 20, 5'8¼", blk hair, dk eyes, dk complex, --, farmer. born Hendricks Co, Ind. Joined Mar. 7, 65 at Charleston. Mustered in Apl 7, 65 at Only. Residence Jasper Co, Ill. Remarks: Transfd to 37th Ill Vol

Geo W. Young, 18, 5'6", dk hair, grey eyes, fair complex, --, farmer. born Jasper Co, Ill. Joined Jany 20, 64 at Charleston. Mustered in Apl 8, 64 at Camp Butler. Residence Hanfield, Jasper Co, Ill. Remarks: Transfd to 37th Ill Vol

Geo W. Leach, 18, 5'72", dk hair, grey eyes, fair complex, --, farmer. born Madison Co, Wis.. Joined Dec 21, 63 at Hoebeam?. Mustered in Jany 31, 64 at Camp Butler. Residence Bunker Hill, Macoupin Co, Ill. Remarks: Transfd to 37th Ill Vol

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