Illinois Genealogy Trails
One Hundred and Twenty-Third Infantry Regiment

Original Source: Adjutant General's Office

contributed by Bruce Cox


Roster of Company K

Name & Rank

Residence

Date of rank or enlistment

Date of muster

Remarks

Captain

Owen Wiley

-

Coles co

-

Sept 6, 1862

-

Sept 6, 1862

-

M.O. June 28, 1865

First Lieutenants

John M. Eastin

William Bell

-

Charleston

Hutton

-

Sept 6, 1862

Jan. 31, 1864

-

Sept 6, 1862

Mar. 9, 1864

-

Resigned Jan. 31, 1864

M.O. June 28, 1865

Second Lieutenant

William Bell

-

Hutton

-

Sept 6, 1862

-

Sept 6, 1862

-

Promoted

First Sergeant

Robert Ensley

-

Hutton

-

Aug. 4, 1862

-

Sept 6, 1862

-

Died, Louisville, Nov. 13, '62

Sergeants

Daniel E. Adams

Alvey C. Garrison

Edwin Ashby

William R. Connelly

Hutton

"

"

Charleston

Aug. 4, 1862

"

"

"

Sept 6, 1862

"

"

"

Private, M.O. June 19, '65

M.O. June 28, 1865

M.O. June 28, 1865

Died Feb. 12, 1864; wounds

Corporals

Joel Weaver

James E. Waltrip

George Hutton

John Haddock

William F. Johnson

Thomas P. Donelson


Dennis Dyer

Charleston

Westfield

Hutton

Charleston

"

Hutton


"

Aug. 4, 1862

"

"

"

"

"


"

Sept 6, 1862

"

"

"

"

"


"

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

Discharged Oct. 28, '62; disabil

M.O. June 28, 1865

Died Apr. 5, 1864

Promoted Hosp. Steward

Died at Murfreesboro, T. Mar. 28, 1863

Disch. Oct. 28, '62; disabil

Musicians

William D. Lafary


Robert Ashby

-

Hutton


"

-

Aug. 4, 1862


Aug. 4, 1862

-

Sept 6, 1862


Sept 6, 1862

-

Reduced to ranks. Died at Gallipolis, O., Feb. 19, '63

M.O. June 28, 1865 as priv

Wagoner

Harrison Dallas

-

Hutton

-

Aug. 4, 1862

-

Sept. 6, 1862

-

Reduced to ranks. Died at Nashville, June 15, 1865

Privates

Name & Rank

Residence

Date of rank or enlistment

Date of muster

Remarks

Anderson, Elias

Hutton

 Aug. 4, 1862

 Sept 6, 1862

M.O. June 28, 1865

Barrack, James C

"

 "

Died at Castillian Springs, Tenn., Dec. 13, 1862

Baker, Bazil

"

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

Baker, John

"

"

"

Killed at Perryville,KY, Oct. 8, 1862

Barr, George

"

 "

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Bensely, Allen

"

"

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Bills, William H.

"

Deserted Feb. 1, 1863

Boles, George W.

"

"

Died Oct. 16, '62; wounds

Berkley, Thomas W.

"

"

Died at Murfreesboro, T., May 1, 1863

Crackley, Joab or Jacob

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Crackley, Elias J.

"

Died, Nashville, Feb. 12, '64

Cartwright, Rederick J.

"

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

Chenowith, Robert W.

"

Died at Woodsonville,Ky., Dec. 1, 1862

Chanley, Thomas

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Colbert, Joseph

"

"

Disch. Dec. 20, '62; disabil

Cox, Anthony

"

"

Killed at Perryville, Ky., Oct. 8, 1862

Daniels, John

"

"

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Dallas, William D or S

Westfield

"

"

M.O. June 9, 1865; was pris.

Deverick, Frank

Hutton

Tr. to V.R. C. Apr. 30, '64

Earls, Francis W.

"

Disch. Dec. 16, '62; disabil.

Eastin, Archibald

"

Disch. Nov. 11, '62; disabil.

Fitzpatrick, Nathan

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

French, Samuel S.

"

M.O. June 6, 1865

Fuqua, Clayborn

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Fitzpatrick, James M.

"

"

"

Disch. Apr. 9, '64; disabil.

Garrison, John

" " "

Disch. Apr. 14, '64; disabil

Hall, Wade

Charleston

Died at Woodsonville, Ky, Dec. 3, 1862

Hackett, Rice P.

"

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Higgins, James

Hutton

"

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Hutton, Silas

"

M.O. Jul 7, 1865; pris. war

Honts, William R.

Charleston

Abs't, sick, at M.O. of Reg. M.O. June 28, 1865

Johnson, William H.

Hutton

Disch. Aug. 10, '63; disabil

Johnson, Stephen A.

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Jones, John R.

"

Died, Louisville, Dec. 6, '62

Land,William

Ashmore

M.O. May 15, 1865

Land, Charles H.

"

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

Land, Adam

Hutton

"

"

Disch. Jan. 1, '63; disabil.

Linhart, John H.

"

Killed at Perryville, Ky., Oct. 8, 1862

Level, John

"

Killed at Perryville, Ky. Oct. 8, 1862

Martin, William H.

"

"

Deserted Jan. 2, 1863

Moore, John C.

"

"

M.O. July 7, 1865

Moore, John W.

"

"

Killed at Farmington, T., Oct. 8, 1863

Mullin, Isaiah

"

"

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Mullens, Cornelius

Westfield

Disch. Dec. 24, '62; disabil

Mullin, Perry

Hutton

M.O. July 27, 1865; wounded

Miller, Lloyd F.

Casey

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

McGahan, Alexander

Hutton

M.O. June 28, 1865

Mullen, Andrew J.

Westfield

Died at Woodsonville, Ky., Nov. 24, 1862

Neal, George W.

Hutton

Disch. Jan 29, '63; disabil

Neal, Owen C.

"

Killed at Perryville, Ky., Oct. 8, 1862

Neal, John F.

"

Disch.Jan. 28, '65; disabil

Olney, Sylvanus A.

"

Died, St. Louis, Oct. 24, '62

Rodebaugh, Cyrus

"

Died at Murfreesboro, T. Apr. 21, 1863; wounds

Reynolds, Martin

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Reynolds, WilliamR.

"

Disch. Jan. 4, '64; disabil

Riggins, Asa B.

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Riggins, Charles W.

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Smith, Samuel

"

Died at Woodsonville, Ky., Nov. 23, 1862

Stewart, John

Ashmore

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Walker, George P.

Hutton

"

"

M.O. June 28, 1865

Watkins, Joseph H.

Ashmore

Disch. Feb. 26, '63; disabil

Wright, Elstin

Hutton

M.O. May 25, 1865 as Corp'l

Wright, John

"

Tr. to V.R. C., Jan. 15, 1865

Wilson, James P.

Crawford co

Disch. Feb. 2, '64; disabil

Wilcox, Simon S.

Ashmore

Prom. Hospital Steward

Recruits

Atkins, Edward S.

Charleston

Jan. 4, 1864

Feb. 2, 1864

Transferred to 61st Ill. Inf.

Bensley, Barkley

Worth

Jan. 17, 1865

Jan. 17, 1865

Transferred to 61st Ill. Inf.

Cooper, Winfield S.

Charleston

Feb. 1, 1864

Mar. 28, 1864

Transferred to 61st Ill. Inf.

Davidson, George

"

Mar. 21, 1864

May 3, 1864

Transferred to 61st Ill. Inf.

DeWitt, Solomon

York

Mar. 7, 1865

Mar. 7, 1865

Transferred to 61st Ill. Inf.

French, John E.

Danville

Nov. 11, 1863

Dec. 21, 1863

Transferred to 61st Ill. Inf.

Goodman, John M.

Charleston

Feb. 1, 1864

Mar. 28, 1864

Transferred to 61st Ill. Inf.

Hayes, Isaac

York

Mar. 7, 1865

Mar. 7, 1865

Transferred to 61st Ill. Inf.

Jenkins, John W.

Hutton

Aug. 4, 1862

Sept. 6, 1862

M.O. June 28, '65 as Corp'l

McGahan, Henry

"

Aug. 4, 1862

Sept. 6, 1862

Died at Milton, Tenn., Mar. 20, 1863

Quimby, John R.

Majority Point

Aug. 13, 1852

--

Mustered out June 2, 1865

Snyder, Joseph

Westfield

Feb. 11, 1865

Feb. 11, 1865

Transferred to 61st Ill. Inf.

Unassigned Recruits

Name & Rank

Residence

Date of rank or enlistment

Date of muster

Remarks

Ansel, Edward

Licking co., O

Sept 27, 1864

Sept 29, 1864

--

Boyd, Francis M.

Granville

Jan. 5, 1864

Jan. 12, 1864

Died, C'p Butler, Mar. 18, '64

Beales, Jacob W.

Charleston

--

--

Rejected

Cook, Jesse H.

Greenup

Feb. 11, 1864

--

Disch. to date Mar. 5, '64 by reason of his being a rejected recruit

Cunningham, George

Westfield

--

--

Reported dead

Davidson, John L.

Chicago

Feb. 14, 1865

Feb. 14, 1865

--

Dougherty, John H.

Charleston

--

--

Died, C'p Butler, Mar. 4, '64

Grieve, William L.

Woodford

Jan. 24, 1865

Jan. 24, 1865

--

Murrary, James

Peoria

Mar. 23, 1865

Mar. 23, 1865

--

Richardson, John W.

Wauponsie

Mar. 18, 1865

Mar. 22, 1865

M.O. May 30, 1865

Resser, Christian B.

Greenup

--

--

Died C'p Butler, Apr. 1, '64

Smith, George

Casey

--

--

Deserted

White, Michael H.

Charleston

Feb. 24, 1864

Feb. 24, 1864

--

White, Edward J.

Blount

Mar. 25, 1865

Mar. 25, 1865

--

Woodworth, Jared W.

Charleston

--

--

Rejected


Further Information for some volunteers from the original muster roll (which can be obtained from the Illinois State Archives):

Name

Age

Height

Hair

Eyes

County Born

State Born

Smith, Samuel

36

5'9 1/4"

Blck

Gray

Putnam

IN

Stewart, John

21

5'10"

Blck

Blck

Coles

IL

Walker, George P.

25

5'8"

Blck

Blue

Coles

IL

Watkins, Joseph H.

24

5'9 1/2"

Dark

Gray

Wexford

Ireland

Wright, Elston

42

6'3"

Blck

Blue

Campbell

KY

Wright, John

19

6'4"

Light

Blue

Coles

IL

Wilson, James P.

26

5'9"

Light

Blue

Greens?

OH

Wilcox, Simon S.

36

5'4 1/2"

Blck

Blck

 

England

Level, John B.

19

5'8"

Dark

Blue

Shelby

OH

Mullen, Andrew J.

30

5'8"

Dark

Gray

Deleware

OH

Olney, Sylvanus A.

43

5'7 1/2"

Dark

Blck

Washington

OH

Unassigned Recruits:

Ansel, Edward

25

5'7 1/2'

Bro

Blue

 

OH

Boyd, Francis M.

18

5'8"

Sandy

Blue

Switzer?

IN

Beales, Jacob W.

24

5'8"

Sandy

Blue

Cumberland

IL

Cook, Jesse

18

5'8"

Dark

Blue

Cumberland

IL

Cunningham, George

18

5'3"

Dark

Blck

Clark

IL

Davidson, John L.

44

5'4"

Drk

Hazel

 

VA

Greeve, William L.

24

5'7"

Bro

Blue

Muskinson?

OH

Murray, James

26

5'8 1/2"

Bro

Blue

Montgomery

OH

Richardson, John

18

5'6" 1/4"

Bro

Gray

 

KY

Risser, Christian B.

19

5'8"

Light

Blue

Fairfield

OH

Smith, George

18

5'6"

Bro

Gray

Edgar

IL

Recruits:

Atkins, Edward S.

18

5'8"

Dark

Blue

Coles

IL

Bensley, Barkley

36

5'4 1/2"

Bro

Hazel

 

OH

Cooper, Windfield S.

15

5'7"

Dark

Blue

Coles

IL

Davidson, George

18

5'6"

Dark

Hazel

Clay

IN

Dewitt, Solomon

18

5'6 1/2"

Light

Blue

 

IN

French, John E.

18

6'2"

Blck

Blck

Coles

IL

Goodman, John M.

16

5'7"

Dark

Gray

Coles

IL

Hayes, Isaac

33

5'9"

Bro

Blue

 

OH

Jenkins, John W.

18

5'5 1/2"

Dark

Blue

Coles

IL

McGahan, Henry

20

5'9"

Blck

Blck

Coles

IL

Quinby, John R.

30

5'10 1/2"

Light

Blue

Essex

?

Snyder, Joseph

19

5'8 1/4"

Dark

Dark

Floyd

IN


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