Illinois Genealogy Trails
One Hundred and Twenty-Third Infantry Regiment

Original Source: Adjutant General's Office

contributed by Bruce Cox


Roster of Company H

Name & Rank

Residence

Date of rank or enlistment

Date of muster

Remarks

Captains

Abram C. Vanbuskirk

John W. Champ

Thomas E. Woods

-

Mattoon

"

"

-

Sept 6, 1862

Mar. 20, 1863

Dec. 28, 1863

-

Sept 6, 1862

May 1, 1863

May 5, 1864

-

Died Mar. 20, 1863

Resigned Dec. 26, 1863

M.O. June 28, 1865

First Lieutenants

John W. Champ

William H. House

Hezekiah M. Ashmore

-

Mattoon

"

"

-

Sept 6, 1862

Mar. 20, 1863

Apr. 20, 1864

-

Sept 6, 1862

May 1, 1863

Apr. 30, 1864

-

Promoted

Resigned Apr. 20, 1864

M.O. June 28, 1865

Second Lieutenants

William H. House

Charles W. Houghton

-

Mattoon

Sumpter

-

Sept 6, 1862

Mar. 20, 1863

-

Sept 6, 1862

May 1, 1863

-

Promoted

Discharged May 9, 1864

First Sergeant

Charles W. Houghton

-

Sumpter

-

Aug. 1, 1862

-

Sept 6, 1862

-

Promoted 2nd Lieutenant

Sergeants

Charles Cranwell

David B. Williams

John C. Gowin

Edgar B. Humphrey

Mattoon

Neoga

"

"

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 1, 1862

Sept 6, 1862

Sept 6, 1862

Sept 6, 1862

Sept 6, 1862

Discharged Mar. 14, 1863

Discharged Dec. 18, 1862

M.O. June 28, 1865 as 1st Sgt

M.O. June 28, 1865

Corporals

Charles D. Morgan

James M. Kelley

Richard M. Chaney

James Fickes

Jesse M. Williams

Jacob M. Beals

George Greer

Abraham Morrell

Mattoon

"

"

"

Johnstown

"

Mattoon

Olney

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 1, 1862

Sept 6, 1862

Sept 6, 1862

Sept 6, 1862

Sept 6, 1862

Sept 6, 1862

Sept 6, 1862

Sept 6, 1862

Sept 6, 1862

M.O. June 28, 1865

Discharged Mar 9, 1863

Discharged Feb. 17, 1863

M.O. June 28, 1865 as priv.

Discharged Apr. 14, 1863

Discharged May 19, 1863

Discharged Oct. 24, 1862

Reduced to ranks. Trans. to Miss. Marine Brigade, Jan. 13, 1865 (or '65?)

Musicians

Miron Landrus

David Taggart

-

Charleston

Mattoon

-

Aug. 1, 1862

Aug. 1, 1862

-

Sept 6, 1862

Sept 6, 1862

-

Discharged Feb. 14, 1864

Reduced to ranks at own request. M.O. June 28, 1865

Privates

Name & Rank

Residence

Date of rank or enlistment

Date of muster

Remarks

Ames, George R.

Mattoon

 Aug. 1, 1862

 Sept 6, 1862

M.O. June 28, 1865 as Serg't

Adams, John W.

Woodbury

 "

M.O. June 28, 1865

Adams, Abraham

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Burress, William E.

Charleston

 "

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Bradshaw, John W.

Farmington

"

"

Discharged Feb. 14, 1863

Blackstone, Andrew J.

West Lebanon

Missing since battle of Chaplin Hills, Oct. 8, '62

Boles, Joseph

Johnstown

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Beals, Simon D.

Springville

Tr. to V.R. C., May 15, '64; Disch. May 27, 1865

Ballenger, George W.

Mattoon

M.O. June 28, 1865 as Srg't

Burge, George

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Brown, Andrew A.

Johnstown

Discharged Sept. 1, 1863

Burrow, Jesse W.

Mattoon

M.O. June 28, 1865

Burge, Milton

"

Discharged Feb. 9, 1863

Ballinger, John N.

"

Died Nov. 10, 1862

Chaney, Abraham

Charleston

"

Killed at Chaplin Hills, Ky., Oct. 8, 1862

Campbell, John O.

Melrose

"

"

Missing in action at Chaplin Hills, Ky., Oct. 8, 1862

Dunaway, William

Mattoon

"

"

Died Mar. 19, 1863

Denton, John W.

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Fuller, Overton

"

Discharged June 30, 1863

Fox, Samuel

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Goodpaster, John

Springville

Discharged Dec. 23, 1862

Goodwin, William P.

Campbell

M.O. June 28, 1865

Humphrey, Western R.

Neoga

Promoted Q.M. Sergeant

Hewitt, Richard R.

Mattoon

Trans. to V.R.C. Feb. 25, '64

Hewitt, Taylor

"

"

Died of wounds receiv'd at Big Shanty, G., June 17, '64

Hunt, William T.

"

"

 

M.O. June 28, 1865 as Corp'l

Hewitt, John W.

Windsor

Died Apr. 23, 1863

Houghton, Rufus W.

---

See Company F.

Harper, Wesley

Woodbury

Abs. , sick, at M.O. of Reg. M.O. June 28, 1865

Hewitt, William

Windsor

Deserted Sept 7, 1863

Haywood, John B.

Mattoon

Died Mar. 28, 1863

Howard, Henry

"

M. O. June 28, 1865

Johnson, James

Neoga

Died Mar. 14, 1863

Jeffries, John W.

Mattoon

M.O. June 28, 1865 as serg't

Jenkins, Francis M.

---

See Company D

Janes, George W.

Majority Point

"

Deserted Oct. 8, 1862

Johnson, William J.

Marthasville

"

M.O. June 28, 1865 as Corp'l

Kelm, Jonathan

Melrose

"

Missing in action at Chaplin Hills, Ky., Oct. 8, 1862

Kelm, Thomas J.

Derby

   

Deserted Oct. 8, 1862

Landrus, Harry

Springville

M.O. June 28, 1865

Mason, Robert

Mattoon

M. O. June 28, 1865

McAchran, James

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Miller, Francis

Neoga

Discharged Dec. 26, 1862

Maxidon, John

Mattoon

Discharged Jan. 28, 1863

Mulliken, Richard

Johnstown

Discharged Mar. 23, 1863

McCrotty, William F.

Mattoon

M.O. June 28, 1865

Newton, Charles H.

Charleston

M.O. June 28, 1865 as Serg't

Norris, Edward

Etna

Discharged July 23, 1863

Powers, Robert

Mattoon

M.O. June 28, 1865

Ragan, William W.

Clark Centre

Died Apr. 29, 1863

Starner, John R.

Arcola

M.O. June 28, 1865

Snow, Churchwell P.M.

Windsor

Tr. to V.R.C. Feb. 25, '64

Stone,james H.

Springville

Died Apr. 4, 1863

Sheppard, Jonathan C.

Greenup

Died Dec. 25, 1862

Stokover, Peter

Mattoon

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Starwalt, James W.

Springville

"

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Sisna (or Siana?), Andrew S.

Mattoon

M.O. June 28, 1865

Starwalt, John

Springville

M.O. June 28, 1865

Smith, John R.

Mattoon

Discharged Feb. 15, 1864

Turner, William

Okaw

M.O. June 28, 1865

Tredway, Benjamin F.

Mattoon

M.O. June 9, 1865

Thompson, John

"

Killed at Vaught's Hill, Tenn., Mar. 20, 1863

Vincent, William J.

Johnston

M.O. June 28, 1865

Warren, David

Mattoon

M.O. June 28, 1865

Wiseman, Thomas J.

Clark Centre

Missing in action at Chaplin Hills,Ky., Oct. 8, 1862

Wilkins, James E.

Melrose

M.O. June 28, 1865

Waggoner, William E.

Mattoon

M.O. June 28, 1865 as Corp'l

 Recruits

Beals, David

Springfield

--

--

--

Cox, Ulyssus

Neoga

Aug. 1, 1862

Sept. 6, 1862

--

Harlan, Jefferson R.

Tomp'sville, Ky

Dec. 1, 1862

Nov. 14, 1863

Transferred to 61st Ill. Inf.

McCrotty, Robert M.

Chicago

Mar. 18, 1865

Mar. 18, 1865

Transferred to 61st Ill. Inf.

Ross, Augustus S.

Casey

Sept. 8, 1862

--

Promoted Fife Major

Williams, Henry W.

Montgomery

Feb. 7, 1865

Feb. 9, 1865

Transferred to 61st Ill. Inf.

Williams, David B.

Westfield

Feb. 11, 1864

Mar. 23, 1864

Transferred to 61st Ill. Inf.

Smith, George W.

Greenville

Aug. 1, 1862

Sept. 6, 1862

M.O. June 28, 1865 as wagon'r

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