Biographical Extracts
Civil War Men, Who Enlisted Or Were Born In Illinois

and Who Attended The 1887 Grand Army Of The Republic Civil War Reunion In San Francisco, Cal.


Source: "Records of members of the Grand Army of the Republic" By H.S. Crocker & Co.
Transcribed and Submitted by Martin W. Johnson


Below are listed 134 soldiers who were born in Illinois or enlisted In Illinois.
NOTE: Some information has been added by the ranscriber, gleaned from G.A.R. Lists & Ill. Muster Rolls.
/ Behind Surname & Then Muster Roll Spelling Was Added.


Abbott, Cyrus H. -- Co. H. 93 Ill. -- -- b. Ogden, Monroe Co., N.Y.
Abbott, Edwin. K. -- Co. I. 9 Ill. -- b. 12-27-1840 Canada.
Aldrich, James H. -- Co. G. 50 Ill. -- b. 7-28-1849 Chester, Randolph Co., Illinois.
Allee, Abraham -- Co. K. 16 Ill. Cav. -- b. 9-16-1833 Smyrna, Delaware.
Allison, Hugh J. -- Co. C. 8 Ill. & Co. K. 115 Ill. -- b. 6-2-1837 Pike Co., Mo.
Archibald, James -- Co. B 41 Ill. & Co. G. 53 Ill. -- b. 3-20-1845 Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ashbaugh, George G. -- Co. A 93 Ill. -- b. 3-19-1848 Dubuque, Iowa.

Bane, Moses -- Co. 50 Ill. -- b. 11-30-1826 Athens Co., Ohio.
Barbero, John -- Co. F. 86 Ill. -- b. 2-18-1829 Onondaga Co. N.Y.
Barnett, William P. -- Co. E. 22 Ill. -- b. 3-26-1831 Perry Co., Penn.
Benjamin, Charles W. -- Co. A. 13th Or 3 Ill. -- b. 12-5-1845 Dixon, Illinois.
Bent, Charles -- Co. B 140 Ill. & Co. B 147 Ill. -- b. 12-8-1844 Chicago, Illinois. Lives Morrison, Whiteside Co., Illinois.
Blanchard, Arza C. -- Co. B 1st. Nevada. -- b. 12-4-1847 Winnebago Co., Illinois.
Blanchard, Henry R. -- 1st. Calif. -- b. 8-23-1839 Putnam Co., Illinois.
Bohn, Ahiman V. -- Co. K. 15 Ill. -- b. 11-12-1836 Massillon, Ohio.
Boyd, William S. -- Co. A. 66 Ill. -- b. 5-2-1836 Armagh, Ireland.
Brackett, Albert Gallatin -- Co. 9 Ill. Cav. & Mex. War. -- b. 2-14-1829 Cherry Valley, Ostego Co., N.Y.
Brackett, Joseph W. -- U.S. Navy & Co. 9 Ill. Cav. -- b. 1-19-1815 Ostego Co., N.Y. Lives Rock Island, Illinois.
Bradley, David P. -- Co. A. 7 Ill. Cav. -- b. 3-10-1846 Rushford, N.Y.
Brady, John T. -- Co. A. 7 Kansas Cav. -- b. 8-15-1861 Illinois.
Briley, Samuel -- Co. F. 81 Ill. -- b. 9-21-1831 Mayfield, Ky. Elco Post 547 Illinois.
Burnett, William T. -- Co. A. 32 Ill. -- b. 6-30-1839 Macoupin Co., Illinois.
Burst, John W. -- Co. C. 105 Ill. -- b. 7-29-1843 Meredith, N.Y.
Butterfield, Augustus -- Co. K. 39 Ill. -- b. 5-4-1849 Watertown, N.Y.

Cannon, Edward M. -- Co. F. 17 Ill. -- b. 5-5-1842 Monmouth, Warren Co., Illinois.
Castle, Henry A. -- Co. G. 73 Ill. & Hdqrts. & Co. A. 137 Ill. -- b. 8-22-1841 Columbus, Adams Co., Illinois.
Charles, E. W. (Edward?) -- Co. A. 49 Ill. -- b. 5-27-1839 Fryeburg, Me.
Chever, Edward English -- Co. H. 98 Ill. -- b. 11-22-1828 North Andover, Oxford Co. Mass.
Christman, Henry -- Co. A. 74 Ill. -- b. 6-15-1845 Herkimer Co., N.Y.
Clark, Charles H. -- Co. K. 11 Minn. -- b. 7-4-1842 Morris Co., N.J.
Cleveland, Louis C. -- Co. G. 2nd Calif. Cav. -- b. 1838 Princeton, Bureau Co. Illinois.
Coffey, H. R. -- Co. H. 132 Ill. -- b. 6-22-1825 Hamilton Co., Ohio.
Coleman, David C. -- Co. B 10 Ill. -- b. Rutland Co., Vt.
Cuddebeck / Cuddabeck, Dewitt C. -- Co. 12 Ill Cav. -- b. Hancock Co., Illinois. Lives Harmoney, Mchenry Co. Illinois.

Dalrymple, George Washington -- Co. K. 96 Ill. -- b. 3-29-1842 Allegheney Co., Penn.
Davidson, Robert Morton -- Co. Il. 145 Ill. -- b. 8-7-1847 Westmoreland Co., Penn.
Davis, James W. -- Co. C. 33 Ill. & Co. K. 26 Ill. -- b. 3-19-1843 Grundy Or Green Co., Illinois.
Deck, John W. -- Co. K. 80 Ill. -- b. 5-6-1843 Madison Co., Illinois.
Dickason / Dickerson, Livingston -- Co. 4 Ohio Or Co. D. 64 Ohio. -- b. Marion Co., Ohio. Mayor Of Danville, Illinois.

Eddy, Frank Marshall -- Co. D. 120 Ill. -- b. 10-25-1842 Shawneetown, (Gallatin Co. Ill.)
Edmonds, Charles H. -- Co. H. 12 Ill. & Co. H. 26 Ill. -- b. 7-13-1837 Grafton, Grafton Co., N.H.
Ewing, James A. -- Co. 11 Mo. State Militia Cav. -- b. 11-30-1833 Bond Co., Illinois.

Fancher, M. J. -- Co. M. 8 Ill Cav. -- b. 11-6-1838 Warren Co., N.Y.
Flynn, Patrick -- Co. A. 90 Ill. (Twice). -- b. 5-11-1833 Mayo Co., Ireland. Sherriff Rockford, Illinois.
Friend, John C. -- Co. G. 11 Ohio Cav. -- b. 7-16-1847 Chandlerville, Cass Co., Illinois.
Frierson / Fryerson, John R. -- Co. B 7 Ill. Cav. -- b. 1843 Quincy, Illinois.
Fuller, Mason A. -- Co. I. 34 Ill. -- b. 11-27-1835 Sherburne, Windsor Co., Vt.
Funk, Benjamin F. -- Co. B 69 Ill. -- b. 10-17-1838 Bloomington, Illinois.

Garner, William -- b. -- Co. G. 50 Ill. & Co. D. 50 Ill. -- b. 10-8-1836 Mcleansboro, Illinois.
Gould, Guy T. -- Battery G. 2nd Ill. Art. -- b. 4-27-1845 Edinburg, Scotland. Of Rockford, Illinois.
Guthrie, Harrison Horace -- Co. C. 67 Ill. -- b. 4-17-1843 ? Brandonville, Preston Co., Va.

Hamilton, Ezra M. -- Co. B 1st. Minn. -- b. 2-22-1833 Brown Co., Illinois. Hamptonshire, England.
Hargesheimer, Gustavus -- Co. E. 24 Ill. -- b. 12-1-1844 Oldenburg, Germany.
Harney, Henry M. -- Co. F. 55 Ill. -- b. 5-19-1839 Fulton Co., Illinois.
Hartman, George -- Co. M. 6 Kansas Cav. -- b. 12-12-1846 Rushville, Schuyler Co., Illinois.
Hawkins, Martin -- Co. E. 1st. U.S. Engineers. Lives In East St. Louis, Ill.
Hayes / Hays, Cameron -- Co. H. 11 Ill. -- b. 12-14-1843 Hollydayburg, Blair Co., Penn.
Healy, James J. -- Co. G. 132 Ill. -- b. 3-6-1848 Kerry Co., Ireland. Lives In Chicago, Illinois.
Hedges, John S. -- Co. I. 42 Ill. -- b. 4-2-1839 Elmira, N.Y.
Hicks, Henry George -- Co. A. 2nd Ill. Cav. -- b. 1-26-1838 Varysburg, Wyoming Co., N.Y.
Hoagland, Henry V. -- Co. F. 7 Ill. Inft. -- b. Summerville, Somerset Co., N.J.
Holcomb, Olie W. -- Co. E. 83 Ill. -- b. 11-21-1843 Blekin, Sweden.
Howard, James W. -- Co. A. 149 Ill. -- b. 7-14-1833 Boone Co., Kentucky.

Illiff, William J. -- Co. I. 11 Ill. -- b. 4-29-1833 Washington Co., Penn.

Johnson, George W. -- Co. 8 Mo. -- b. 1842 Illinois.

Kutz, Samuel -- Co. D. 91 Ill. & Co. K. 28 Ill. -- b. 2-13-1847 Reading, Berks Co. Penn.

Laforge, Peter Jr. -- Co. A. 13 Ill. -- b. 3-24-1840 Richmond Co., N.Y.
Laux, Carl -- Co. D. 51 Ill. -- b. 6-24-1842 Bavaria, Germany.
Lillie, Gilbert B. -- Co. D. 2nd N.J. & Co. G. 8 Ill. Cav. -- b. 1-8-1842 Joliet, Illinois.
Lissenden, George -- Bat. M. 1st. Ill. Lt. Art. -- b. 10-28-1833 Kent, England.
Logan, John A. -- Hdqrts. 31 Ill. & Mex. War. -- b. 2-9-1826 Jackson Co., Illinois.
Loudon / London, William -- Co. C. 2nd Ill. Cav. -- b. 5-4-1843 Indiana Or Havana, Mason Co., Illinois.
Lyon / Lyons, Elmore C. -- Co. F. Or E. 2nd Minn. Cav. -- b. 3-18-1848 Illinois.

Mason, William E. -- Co. B 66 Ill. -- b. 7-22-1838 Rushville, Illinois Or Rockville, Schuyler Co., Illinois.
Matteson, Charles Franklin -- Co. E. 17 Ill. -- b. 3-30-1835 Floyd, Oneida Co., N.Y.
Maydwell, William -- b. -- Co. A. 134 Ill. -- b. 8-27-1840 North Hamtonshire, England.
Mccormick, Isaiah H. / J.H. -- Co. A. 40 Ill. -- b. 1-21-1836 Crawford Or Sandusky, Wyandot Co., Ohio.
Mchenry, William A. -- Co. I Or L. 8 Ill. Cav. -- b. 3-6-1841 Almond, N.Y.
Mckinney, Erastus Root -- Co. I. 11 Ill. -- b. 5-30-1834 Lacon, Marshall Co., Illinois. Lives There.
Miller, Jacob -- Co. C. 107 Ill. & Co. K. 1st. Lt. Art. -- b. 5-27-1835 Cassville, Huntingdon Co., Penn.
Mundt, Aaugustus H. -- Co. H. 11 Ill. Cav. -- b. 8-5-1847 Bremen, Germany.

Nattinger, Lyman Leith -- Co E. 104 Ill. -- b. 12-7-1845 Morgan Co., Ohio.
Needham, William Conklin -- Co. H. 134 Ill. -- b. 3-10-1843 Attelborough, Bristol Co., Mass.
Needham, Arnold T. -- Co. D. 13 Ill. -- b. 8-14-1838 Guernsey, England.
Norton, Gould Hyde -- Co. A 33 Ill. -- b. 1839 Varysburg, Wyoming Co., N.Y.

Oates, James -- Co. G. 7 Ill. Vol. -- b. 1-5-1836 Yorkshire, England.
Ousley, George W. -- 1st. Bat. Calif. Mountaineers. -- b. 10-15-1831 Edgar Co., Illinois.

Palmer, Perry -- Co. G. 30 Ill. -- b. 11-18-1837 Marion Co., Ohio.
Pearson, J. B. -- Co. 1st. Inft. Washington Territory. -- b. Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois.
Peckham, Joshua -- Co. F. 25 Ill. -- b. 8-15-1839 Newport, Rhode Island.
Peters, W. S. -- Co. F. 11 Kansas Cav. -- b. 4-24-1838 Pekin, Illinois.
Phifer, Jacob J. -- Co. F. 32 Ill. -- b. 8-19-1829 Knox Co., Ohio.
Phillips, Roswell D. P. -- Co. C. 60 Ill. -- b. 1-27-1844 Nashville, Washington Co., Illinois.
Pike, Edward M. -- Co. A. 33 Ill. -- b. 7-1-1838 Casco, Me. Lives Chenoa, Illinois.
Post, Philip Sidney -- Co. A. 59 Ill. -- b. 3-19-1833 Florida, Orange Co., N.Y. Lives Galesburg, Illinois.
Presson, Reuben -- b. -- Co. G. 28 Ill. -- b. 8-28-1825 Cincinnati, Ohio.

Ralston, Clark -- Co. A. 125 Ill. -- b. 11-3-1820 Chester Co., Penn.
Rea, Francis -- Co. A. 35 Ill. -- b. 6-9-1845 Macon Co., Illinois.
Rector, Edwin -- Co. C. 95th Ill. -- b. 11-4-1843 Schnectady,Co., N.Y.
Riggin, John Alexander -- 18th Mo. -- b. Peoria Co., Illinois.
Rogers, William R. -- Co. F. 26 Ill. -- b. 9-11-1848 Clinton Co., Indiana.
Ross, Marcellus -- Co. A. 99 Ill. -- b. 11-11-1824 Pike Co., Illinois.
Russell, John H. -- Co. F. 39 Ill. -- b. 7-16-1843 Cook Co., Illinois.

Salomon / Solomon, Edward S. -- Co. H. 24 Ill. & Hdqrts. 82 Ill. -- b. Schleswig, Germany.
Secord, James -- Co. F. 77 Ill. -- b. 7-15-1835 Ontario, Canada West.
Sefton, Anthony W. -- Co. G. 8 Ill. Cav. -- b. 11-16-1839 Norwalk, Ohio.
Shanklin, William B. -- Co. I. 91 Ill. -- b. 5-12-1836 Montgomery Co., Indiana.
Simmons, William T. -- Co. C. 11 Mo. Enlisted Springfield, Ill. -- b. 1-29-1843 Green Co., Illinois.
Skidmore, Thomas B. -- Co. G. 5 Ill. Cav. -- b. Hamilton Co., Ohio.
Slawson, Randolph E. -- Co. C. 95 Ill. -- b. 3-2-1843 Brockton, Chattauqua Co., N.Y.
Smith, David A. -- Co. D. 20 Ill. -- b. 6-10-1839 Erie Co., N.Y.
Smith, David P. -- Co. I. 11 Ill. -- b. 7-29-1829 Morgan Co., Illinois.
Snelling, John A. -- Co. H. 11 Ill. -- b. 1832 Tuscarawas Co., Ohio.
Spellman, Abram G. -- Co. E. 93 Ill. -- b. 5-19-1833 Ohio.
Sperry, J. Austin -- Co. K. 5 Mich. Inft. -- b. 11-7-1835 Springfield, Illinois.
Stewart, George Washington -- Co. G. 23 Ill. & Mex. War. -- b. 1-2-1825 Tenn.
Stickle, Griffin -- Co. B 33 N.Y. & Co. I. 52 Ill. -- b. 2-6-1843 Dutchess Co., N.Y.
Stone, Israel W. -- Co. M. 1 Ill. Art. -- b. 5-25-1839 Aroostock Co., Me.
Stout, John C. -- Co. I. 91 Ill. -- b. 1-27-1846 Carrollton, Green Co., Ill.
Sutphen, Charles T. -- Henshaws Lt. Art. Ill. -- b. 4-10-1837 Earlville, Lasalle Co., Illinois.
Swain, Edgar Denman -- Co. I. 42 Ill. -- b. 8-14-1836 Westford, Chittenden Co. Vt.
Swallow, John P. -- Co. E. 91 Ill. -- b. 5-16-1831 Pittson, Luzerne Co.,

Tambling, Villeroy A. -- Co. C. 11 Ill. & C. C. 53 Ill. & Co. G. 13 U.S.C.I. -- b. 2-25-1820 St. Lawrence Co., N.Y.
Thorpe, David N. -- Co. I. 93 Ill. -- b. 10-27-1826 Napoli, Cattaraugus Co., N.Y.

Umbarger, Austin F. -- Co. K. 34 Ill. -- b. 8-6-1837 Wytheville, Va.

Vandervoort, Paul -- Co. G. 68 Ill. & Co. M. 16 Ill. Cav. -- b. 1846 Clinton Co., Ohio.
Vredenburgh, Thomas D. -- Co. B 10 Ill. Cav. -- b. 3-15-1841 Springfield, Illinois.

Warner, George A. -- Co. E. 1st. Calif. Inft. -- b. 12-18-1842 Hancock Co., Illinois.
Warren, Charles S. -- Co. A. 132 Ill. & Co. C. 147 Ill. -- b. 11-20-1847 Utica, Lasalle Co., Illinois.
Wheat / Wheats, Felix M. -- Co. 136 Ill. -- b. 12-11-1842 Jefferson Co., Indiana Or Tenn. G.A.R. Alexander Post 89 Illinois.
Williams, Ebenezer -- Co. F. 129 Ill. -- b. 3-28-1834 Scott Co., Illinois.
Winchell, Herman P. -- Co. F. 141 Ill. -- b. 12-12-1847 Kendall Co., Ill.
Wright, James R. -- Co. I. 10 Ill. Cav. -- b. 12-16-1845 Indiana.





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