31st IL Inf, Co K
Donated by Andrew Butcher
The Thirty-first Regiment of Illinois Infantry, except Companies I and K, was mainly composed of men from the southern part of the State, the counties of Williamson, Perry, Franklin, Jackson, Johnson, Saline and Union furnishing the larger number. Its rendezvous was Camp Dunlap, Jacksonville, Illinois; but it was organized at Cairo by John A. Logan, and was there mustered into the service by Captain Pitcher, U.S.A., on the 18th of September, 1861, and went into camp of instruction in the Brigade of General McClernand.
KING, Freeman Pvt; Muster in: Murphysboro, IL., Muster out: Springfield, IL
RE: Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database
Name: KING, FREEMAN
Rank: PVT Company K Unit 18 IL US INF
Residence: MURPHYSBORO, JACKSON CO, IL Age: 20 Height: 6' Hair: DARK
Eyes: GRAY Complexion: DARK : SINGLE Occupation: FARMER
Nativity: SOMERSETT CO, PA
Joined When: MAY 28, 1861 Joined Where: ANNA, IL
Joined By Whom: N/A Period :3 YRS
Muster In: MAY 28, 1861 Muster In Where: ANNA, IL
Muster In By Whom: N/A Muster Out: Apr 1864
Muster Out Where: Springfield, IL Muster Out By Whom: N/A
Remarks: (See bio of 18th IL Inf Regt ) RE: Illinois Adjutant General's Report
Regimental and Unit Histories,
Containing Reports for the Years 1861– 1866.
Died 4 Apr 1927--Buried Camp Creek cemetery, Jackson Co IL.
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