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Online Military Data at Genealogy Trails

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Illinois Union Soldiers Executed during the Civil War
presented by Illinois Genealogy Trails
and
"the Before the Needles website (which is no longer online)"

Reprinted with permission

Transcribed by Kim Torp

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Dickman, Robert - 18th Illinois Infantry - Oct 2 1861- by Hanging for Murder

McLean, Henry - 2d Illinois Light Artillery - Aug 25 1863 - by Firing Squad for Desertion

Benjamin, Valentine - 44th Illinois Infantry - Nov 13 1863 - by Firing Squad for Desertion

Daily, Erastus C. - 88th Illinois Infantry - Nov 13 1863 - by Firing Squad for Desertion

Myers, John - 7th Illinois Infantry - Apr 28 1864 - by Hanging for Murder

Geer, David - 28th Illinois Infantry - Mar 4 1865 - by Firing Squad for Desertion

Wilson, William A. - 12th Illinois Cavalry - Jul 28 1865 - by Firing Squad for Desertion


Data is courtesy of Rob Gallagher's "
Before the Needles" website (and used with his permission)
The website, which is no longer online, was dedicated to the study of Executions in the United States.


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©2005, Rob Gallagher (content)
© 2005, Kim Torp (formatting)