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Jackson County, Illinois

Reese Cemetery

(aka Holliday Historical Cemetery)

Located at the Baker Farm, Hwy 149, between Murphysboro & Desoto

Updates contributed by Andrew Butcher, Jr.

BarnesWilliam Harry 04 Sep 1953*WWI MG Co 28 Inf
BourlandWilliam D 1953*Co H 30th INf
BowlbyPeter G 1819 born PA08 Jan 1869*s/o Samuel B & Hulda Messene Bowlby; h/o Mary (Whipkey-King) Bowlby; Co D 31st IL Inf
ButcherJohn Jr. "Buster" 184418 Jan1868*s/o John & Hulda (Morgan) Butcher; Co D 81st IL Inf; Andersonville Prison Survivor (See note 3)
ButlerThomas 1895*82nd IN Inf
CarlisleSamuel 02 Oct 1873*Co C Il Inf, Co H MS M Brig
CooperJames D About 1838; born Loudoun Co, VA24 Feb 1902*Co K 18th IL Inf; discharged May 08, 1862 for disability (See note 3)
DavisDaniel M About 1842no dates*Co K 73rd IL Inf; Promoted Sergeant Major & Trans to Non Com Staff Feb 01, 1865 (See note 3)
FifeWilliam About 1831; born ScotlandAfter 1880*Co E 15th IL Cav; 1860 census, Jackson Co., IL Carbondale Twp, HH#1025 (See note 3)
GillJohn H Abt 184421 Nov 1862*b/o Wiley; Co H 31st IL Inf; (see notes 3 & 4)
 Wiley B, Jr Abt 184119 Mar 1862*b/o John; Co E 15 IL Cav; died at Desoto, IL Mar 19, 1862 (See notes 3 & 4)
GrissonJames Abt 1846no dates*Co G 8th IL Inf; discharged 22 Oct 1865 Term of Service expired (See note 3)
GuyHenry Abt 1844; born VAno dates*Co A 55th IL Inf; (see note 3); 65th Il Inf?
HunterWilliam Abt 1823; born Bloodsy Co, TN26 Nov 1861*Co G 9th IL Inf; died of disease 26 Nov 1861 at Paducah, KY (See note 3)
JohnsonJW "William" Abt 1854; born Washington Co, IL16 Jul 1863*Co D 81st IL Inf; Musician (See note 3)
KinneyJohn Abt 1838; born Ireland06 Feb 1863*Co D 81st IL Inf; Musician, died Memphis, TN (See notes 1, 2 & 3)
RichardsBA "Benjamin" Abt 184219 Jan 1862*Co H 27th IL Inf; died Jan 19, 1862 of disease (See note 3)
WhipkeyOrlando F Abt 184311 Oct 1870*Co H 27th IL Inf; s/o Elias & Serena J Shipkey (See note 3)

Note 1: Re; A. CWSSS (Civil War Soldier & Sailors System)  B. Holliday Cemetery.  C. Jackson County, Illinois 81st Illinois Infantry, Company D

Note 2: Re; A. CWSSS   B. Holliday Cemetery  C. Jackson County, Illinois 81st Hillinois Infantry, Company D. Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database

Note 4:  1850 census, Jackson County, Illinois No Dist., HH #27

Note 5:  Researched & updated Nov 2010 by Andrew Butcher, Jr.  email:


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