Coles County Soldiers Serving in the

Black Hawk War of 1832

Many thanks to Bruce Cox for passing this info along.



Muster Roll of Captain Thos. B. Ross's company, First Regiment, Second Brigade Illinois Mounted Volunteers called into the service of the United State on the requisition of Gen. Atkinson by the Governor's proclamation, dated 15th day May 1832. This company was organized 4th June 1832.

Second Brigade

First Regiment, 2d Brigade of Illinois Mounted Volunteers, called into the service of the United States on the requisition of Gen. Atkinson, by the governor's proclamation, dated May 15, 1832. Mustered out August 15, 1832, by order of Brig.-Gen. Atkinson

Name & Rank

Residence

Enrolled

Remarks

Captain: Thos. B. Ross

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

1st Lieut: James Shaw

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

2nd Lieuts: Isaac Lewis

Thomas Sconce

Coles Co.

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

June 18, 1832

Resigned July 25, 1832

Promoted 2nd Lieutenant July 25, 1832

Sergeants:

James Shaw, 1st

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Horse lost in service

Daniel Needham, 2d

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

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Thos. Barnham or Barker, 3d

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Furl. from Ft. Dickson Aug. 13: app. 3d Sergt.

Silas M. Parker, 3d

Coles Co

June 18, 1832

Disc. f'm Ft. Coscanangon Surg. cer. July 19

Samuel Doty, 4th

 Coles Co

June 18, 1832

 
Corporals:

Van S. Castin, 1st

(re E. Conard, name should be Van Swearingen Eastin)

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

James James, 2d

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

" "

John Barnham or Barham, 4th

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Furl. from Ft. Dickson Aug. 13; horse lost

Privates:

Austin, Nathan

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Adams, John J.

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Ashman, Hezek'h N.

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

Brown, James Y.

(re E. Conard, middle name is Young)

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Furloughed June 22, 1832 from Ft Wilbourn

Barker, Thomas

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Prom. 3d Sergt. July 25; furl Aug. 13, Ft. Wil.

Bracken, Jesse

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Baker, Mark

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Furloughed August 13 from Ft. Dickson

Carrico, John

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Left sick at Ft. Dickson

Canterbury, Reuben

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Custin, Harman

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

Chadwell, John

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

Duty, William

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

Duty, Richard

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Eastin, John W. or M.

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Furloughed at Ft. Dickson Aug. 13, 1832

Frost, Samuel

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Horse lost in service

Frazier, William

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Frost, Henry

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

Gordon, Patrick

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

Gastin, Gibson

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

Gately, John G. or J.

Sangamon Co

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

Hart, Jonathan

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

Halfhill, Abram

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Hays, Thomas

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Lost 1 pistol in service, worth $5

Kellogg, Samuel

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Disch. F'm Ft. Coscanang on Surg. cer July 19

Lester, Segler H.

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Logan, William

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

Odell, Isaac

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

Phelps, Chas. D.

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

Parker, Nathaniel

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Sup. disch. under Capt. Brimberry; left at Ft. Coscanang

Parker, Benj. Jr.

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Parker, Jonathan

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Riley, Thomas

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Sluder, Thomas C.

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Scott, Andrew

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Stone, James H.

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Shin, Thos. G.M.

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Vincent, Obediah

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Vanwinkle, Green L.

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

White, William M.

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Waldrope, John

Clark Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Williams, Henry

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

 

Williams, Horace

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

sick; furl. from Ft. Wilbourn June 22, 1832

Waldrope, William

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Furloughed from Kellogg's Grove Aug. 11

Woodall, David or Davis

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Furloughed from Ft. Williams June 22

Young, John

Coles Co.

June 18, 1832

Furloughed from Ft. Williams June 22

The company was organized and marched for the place of rendezvous on the 4th day of June, 1832. Drew one-half bushel corn per man, forage while in service. One bucket, one ax, one coffee pot, two tin cups, two frying pans, two tin pans, public property lost while in service. (Signed) Thos. B. Ross, Capt.

N.B. Two hundred and eighty rations have been drawn for this company for traveling home from place of being mustered out of service. (Signed) Thos. B. Ross, Capt.

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Further Notes:

The June 18 roll includes the following seven men not on the mustering-out roll:

James P. Jones, captain, "Elected Major 19th June"

Billings Starkwether, 3d corporal

David Hanson, private, "Hanson was elected to the office of Adjutant of the 16th of June and his horse run off on the 17th Inst."

Martin L. Ashmore, private, "Ashmores horse run off on the 17th of June 1832." HE transferred to Richardson's company of the 2d brigade Spy battalion.

G.B. Fancher, private. He apparently transferred to Jacob M. Early's spy company.

John D. Johnston, private, ""Absent." He also joined Early's spy company

David Riddle, private, "Absent his horse the property of Thos. Stovall was drowened in crossing the Ills. River. With the loss of his equipage the property of James Shaw he returned home on the 16th of June 1832."


Names spelled differently on the June 18 roll are Reuben Canterbery, Horman Eastin, Gibson Gaston, Siglar H. Lester, John Waldrop, William Waldrop, Horris Williams and David Woodal.


All company members are said to have been enrolled at Charleston on June 4, except John Gateley, whose enrollment date is given as June 16. He is marked "Absent". Additional remarks on the roll follow the names of William Frazier, "Fraziers horse the prop of C.S. Morton run off on the 17th of June"; Thomas G.M. Shin, "Shin's horse the property of Abner Johnston run off on the 17th of June"; James H. Stone, "Stones horse run off and lost 17th June and not found"; Green L. Van Winkle, "Van winkle's horse run off on the 17th of June"' and Davio (so spelled) Woodall, "Woodalls horse run off 17th June and not found"


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