Illinois Genealogy Trails

One Hundred and Twenty-Third Infantry Regiment

Original Source: Adjutant General's Office

Contributed by source #28

FIELD AND STAFF

Name & Rank

Residence

Date of rank or enlistment

Date of muster

Remarks

Colonels

James Monroe


Jonathan Biggs

--

--


Mattoon

--

Sept. 6, 1862


Oct. 7, 1863

--

Sept. 6, 1862


Not mustr'd

-

Killed in battle of Farmington, T., Oct. 7, '63

M.O. June 28, '65 as Lt. Col.

Lieutenant Colonel

Jonathan Biggs

--

Mattoon

--

Oct. 7, 1863

--

Sept. 6, 1862

-

Promoted

Major

James A. Connolly

--

Charleston

--

Sept 6, 1862

--

Sept 6, 1862

-

Mustered out June 28, 1865

Adjutants

Leander H. Hamlin

Levi B. Bane

--

--

--

--

Sept. 6, 1862

Aug. 13, 1864

--

Sept. 6, 1862

--

-

Discharged July 1, 1864

Mustered out June 28, 1865

Quartermaster

Joseph H. Clark

--

Mattoon

--

Aug. 28, 1862

--

Aug. 28, 1862

-

Mustered out June 28, 1865

Surgeons

Horace R. Allen

John M. Phipps

Alvin Ballou

--

Charleston

"

Princeton

--

Sept. 6, 1862

May 26, 1863

Mar. 30, 1864

--

Sept. 17, 1862

July 2, 1863

Dec. 9, 1864

-

Resigned May 26, 1863

Resigned Mar. 30, 1864

Mustered out June 28, 1865

First Ass't Surgeons

Henry A. Kelso

Francis W. Watson

--

--

Marengo

--

Sept. 6, 1862

Mar. 7, 1863

--

Feb. 16, 1863

Not must'r'd

-

Resigned Feb. 25, 1864

Mustered as Ass't Surgeon in 18th Inf. Reg't.

Second Ass't Surgeon

Alvin Ballou

--

Princeton

--

Dec. 9, 1862

--

Dec. 9, 1862

-

Promoted

Chaplains

John P. Shoey

Joshua K. Speer

George Sandoe

--

Mattoon

--

--

--

Sept. 6, 1862

Sept. 7, 1863

Jan. 11, 1865

--

Sept. 6, 1862

Not must'rd

Mar. 14, 1865

-

Resigned Mar. 12, 1863

--

Mustered out June 28, 1865

NON-COMMISSIONED STAFF

Sergeant Majors

Rufus W. Houghton

Thomas E. Woods

James F. Eastin

-

Mattoon

Mattoon

Charleston

-

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 1, 1862

-

Sept. 6, 1862

Sept. 6, 1862

Sept. 6, 1862



Killed at Chickamauga, Sept. 19, 1863

Promoted Captain Co. H.

M.O. May 23 ,1865

Q.M. Sergeants

Thomas E. Woods

Western R. Humphrey

-

Mattoon

neoga

-

--

Aug. 1, 1862

-

--

Sept. 6, 1862

-

Promoted Serg't Major

M.O. June 28, 1865

Commis. Sergeants

Thomas D.P. Henley

Benjamin C. Talbott

James H. McClelland

-

Paradise

Greenup

Charleston

-

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 10, 1862

Aug. 9, 1862

-

Sept. 6, 1862

Sept. 6, 1862

Sept. 6, 1862

-

Reduced to ranks Co. F.

Promoted 1st Lieut. Co. B

Discharged Mar. 12, 1865

Hospital Stewards

William F. Johnson

Simon S. Wilcox

-

Charleston

Ashmore

-

Aug. 4, 1862

Aug. 4, 1862

-

Sept. 6, 1862

Sept. 6, 1862

-

Deserted Nov. 25, 1864

M.O. June 28, 1865

Principal Musicians

Frank M. Waters

Augustus S. Ross

-

Ashmore

Casey

-

Aug. 1, 1862

Sept. 8, 1862

-

Sept. 6, 1862

Sept. 8, 1862

-

M.O. June 28, 1865

M.O. June 28, 1865


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Company A, Company B, Company C, Company D, Company E, Company F, Company G, Company H, Company I, Company K, Unassigned Recruits


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