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Robert A. Neill
Civil War Documents

( There are various spelling on the records - Neill, Neal, and Neil )
courtesy of Kathyrn Todd
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Robert A. Neill
Born on Born January 12, 1843
Military Service - Civil War :
      Co. K, 5th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry Volunteers
Died on August 20, 1913 in Kansas
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1861
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Priv  , Capt. Farnan's Co. 5 Reg't Illinois Cav. *
Age       18       years.
Appears on
Company Muster-in Roll
of the organization named above     Roll dated
      Camp Butler near
Springfield, Ill      
,       Nov. 21.       , 186 1 .
Muster-in to date          Nov. 21.       , 186 1 .
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Sept 10       , 186  
Where       Sparta Ill      
Period       3       years.
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Bounty paid $           /100 ; due, $           /100
Valuation of horse; $      100       /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       In hospital      
 
*This organization subsequently became Co. E,5 Reg't Ill. Cav.
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neil           
  Pvt  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       enrollment to Dec 31       186 1
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Present or absent       not stated      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $      35       /100
Remarks :       Horse furnsihed      
      by himself equipments      
      by Gov't    State of Ill.   
 
 
 
           From Second Auditor's Roll,
 
 
Book mark:           
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      Neolines      
Copyist


1862
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neil           
  Priv  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Jan + Feb       186 2
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Furnsihed own      
      Horse + Horse equipments      
 
 
 
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. + Neil           
  Priv  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Mar + Apr       186 2
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Furnsihed Horse      
      + equipments      
 
+     Niel in pres col
 
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist

N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert Neil           
  Pvt  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Ill. Cav
Appears on
Hospital Muster Roll
for       Feb. 19 to Apr. 30       186 2
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Attached to hospital :
When       Mch 4       186  
How employed       Patient      
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Last paid by Maj.           
to            186  
Bounty paid $           /100 ; due $           /100
Present or Absent           
Remarks :       Mch 21 Returned      
      duty      
Book mark:           
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      C. E. McLaughlin      
Copyist

N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neil           
  Priv  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       May + June       186 2
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Furnsihed Horse      
      + equipments      
           +     Niel in pres col
 
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Pvt  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       July + Aug       186 2
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $           /100
Remarks :       Owns a Horse      
      and Equipts      
 
 
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist

N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. + Neill           
  Priv  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Sept + Oct       186 2
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Owns a Horse      
      + Equipments      
 
       +    Niell in pres col  
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Pvt  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Nov + Dec       186 2
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Furnsihed Horse      
      + Horse equipments      
 
       +    Niell in pres col
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist

1863
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. + Niell           
  Pvt  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Jan + Feb       186 3
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Furnsihed own     
      Horse and equipments      
 
       +    Neill in pres col
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert Neill           
  Pvt  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cav.
Appears on
Hospital Muster Roll
of 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
for       Jany + Feby       186 3
When attached to Hosp.       Feb. 3       186 3
How employed       Nurse      
Present or absent       not stated      
Remarks :       Term of service      
      From Feb. 3, 1863 to Feb.      
      28, 1863       26      
 
 
 
 
Book mark:           
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      Ash      
Copyist

N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Priv  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cav.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Mar + Apr       186 3
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Not mounted      
      from Mar 1" to      
      from Apr 30" 1863 to      
 
 
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert + Neill           
  Priv  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Apr 10       186 3
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Furnsihed own      
      Horse + equipments      
      by Gov't    State of Ill.   
 
       +    Robert A. Neill in pres col
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist

N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Priv  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       May + June       186 3
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Furnished own      
      Horse + equipments      
 
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Priv  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       July + Aug       186 3
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Furnsihed      
      horse + equipments      
 
Book mark:           
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      Posey      
Copyist

N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Pvt  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Sept + Oct       186 3
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Furnished own      
      Horse + horse equipments      
 
 
 
Book mark:           
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      Posey      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Pvt , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Nov + Dec       186 3
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Stop for cav sabra      
      7.50      
      Furnished own horse      
      + horse equipmts      
 
Book mark:           
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      Posey      
Copyist

N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Pvt  ,     Co. K     ,     5     Reg't       Ills.       Cav.
Age       18       years.
Appears on a
Detachment Muster-out Roll
of the organization named above.       Roll dated
      Hebron Miss       ,       Jan. 25       186 4
Muster-out to date       Dec. 31       186 3
Last paid to             Oct 31       186 3
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Clothing account :
Last settled Oct 31 1863 ; drawn since $  21 13/100
Due soldier $           /100 ; due U.S. $           /100
Am't for cloth'g in kind or money adv'd $           /100
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Due U. S. for arms, equipments, &c $           /100
Bounty paid $            /100 ; due $      100       /100
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Furnished own horse +      
      equipments from Oct. 31" to      
      Dec 31 / 63 & Horse abandoned      
      while on march from Vicks-      
      burg Miss to Memphis Tenn. on      
      account of over marching      
      Aug 16 / 63 Stop for      
      1 Sabre 1 Cav sabre belt      
      + plate $7.50   Mustered      
      out by Virtue Reenlistment      
      as Vet. Vol. under the provision      
      of G. O. No. 191 series 1863      
      from War Dept      
 
Book mark:           
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      W Autry      
Copyist

January 1, 1864
VOLUNTEER ENLISTMENT
STATE OF
      Mississippi      
  Camp      
TOWN Of
      Clear Creek      
      I,       Robert A. Neill       born in       Washington Co.      
in the State of       Illinois       aged       Twenty-one       years,
and by occupation a       Blacksmith       DO HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE to have
volunteered this       First       day of       January 1st       186 4 ,
to serve as a Soldier in the Army of the United States of America , for the
period of THREE YEARS, unless sooner discharged by proper authority; Do also
agree to accept such bounty, pay, rations, and clothing, as are, or may be, estab-
lished by law for volunteers. And I       Robert A. Neill       do
solemnly swear, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States
of America
, and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their
enemies or opposers whomsoever; and that I will observe and obey the orders of
the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over
me, according to the Rules and Articles of War.
Sworn and subscribed to, at       Clear Creek      
      this       First       day of       January       186 4
Before       T. H. Barnfield      
                      Lt. V. R. C.
}       Robert A. Neill      
      I CERTIFY, ON HONOR, That I have carefully examined the above named Volunteer, agreeably
to the General Regulations of the Army, and that, in my opinion, he is free from all bodily defects and
mental infirmity, which would in any way disqualify him from performing the duties of a soldier.
      J. B. Ensey Surgeon      
      5th Ills. Cav. Vol.      
Examining Surgeon
      I CERTIFY, ON HONOR, That I have minutely inspected the Volunteer,       Robet A. Neill      
previous to his enlistment, and that he was entirely sober when enlisted: that, to the best of my
judgment and belief, he is of lawful age; and that, in accepting his as duly qualified to perform the duties
of an able-bodied soldier, I have strictly observed the Regulations which govern the recruiting service.
This soldier has       Blue       eyes,       Brown       hair,       Fair       complexion, is       5       feet
      6       inches high.
      T. H. Barnfield, Lt.                                       
     5      Regiment of     Ills Cav    , Volunteers
Recruiting Officer
      Mustered into the service of the United States, in Company     K    ,     5th     Regiment of     Ills Cav    , Volunteers, on the     25"     day of     January     186 4 , at     Hebron, Miss.    
      C. W. G. Hayde      
      1st Lt. - 5 3d C Ills Inft -      
      ACM. 4" 4" Dis. 17" A C      

1864
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Pvt  , Co.       K       ,       5       Reg't Illinois Cav.
Age       21       years.
Appears on
Muster-in Roll of Veteran Volunteers
of the organization named above.       Roll dated
      Hebron, Miss       ,       Jan. 25       186 4
Muster-in to date                 Jan. 1       186 4
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Joined for duty and enrolled :
When                 Jan. 1       186 4
Where       Clear Creek, Miss.      
Period       3       years.
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Bounty paid $           /100 : due $           /100
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Re-mustered as      
      Vet. Vol. under the      
      provision of G. O.      
      No. 191 series 1863., from      
      the War. Dep't.      
            Residence : Sparta      
      Randolph Co.      
 
Book mark:           
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      Neolines      
Copyist

N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Pvt  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Jan + Feb       186 4
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Present or absent       Absent      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Absent on expedition      
      with Genl Sherman      
      Vet.      
 
 
Book mark:           
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      Posey      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Pvt  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Mch + Apl       186 4
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Present or absent       Absent      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Vet      
      on furlough since      
      Mch 18. Stop for      
      1 cav sabre $7.50      
 
Book mark:           
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      Posey      
Copyist

N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Pvt  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       May + June       186 4
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Vet.      
      3 Installment bounty      
      due $50 --      
Book mark:           
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      Posey      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Pvt  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       July + Aug       186 4
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Vet - 3 Installment      
      bounty due $ 50 --      
 
Book mark:           
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      Posey      
Copyist

N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  Pvt  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Sept + Oct       186 4
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Vet      
      3 Installment bounty due      
      $50 --      
Book mark:           
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      Posey      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  B. Smith  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Nov + Dec       186 4
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Promoted from      
      Pvt No. 1, 64     Vet.     
 
Book mark:           
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      Posey      
Copyist

1865
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  B. Smith  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Jan + Feb       186 5
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Promoted from      
      Priv Nov 1 / 64      
      Veteran      
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  B. Smith  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Mar + Apr       186 5
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Present or absent       Absent      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Absent in confine-      
      ment being sentenced      
      by Gen Court Martial      
      to be confined at hard      
      labor for the period      
      of 5 months with loss      
      of pay during imprison      
      ment.    Promoted from      
      Priv Nov 1 / 64      
 
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist

N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  B. Smith  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cav.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       May + June       186 5
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Present or absent       Absent      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Absent in con-      
      finement being sen-      
      tenced by Gen C M      
      to be confined at hard      
      labor for the period      
      of 5 months with      
      loss of pay during      
      imprisonment.      
 
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  B. Smith  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       July + Aug       186 5
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Present or absent       Absent      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Absent in con-      
      finement being sen-      
      tenced by Genl Court      
      Martial to be confined      
     at hard labor for the      
      period of 5 months      
      with loss of pay during      
      imprisonment.      
 
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist

N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
  B. Smith  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cav.
Age       21       years.
Appears on   Co. Muster-out Roll       dated
      Springfield, Ill       ,       Oct 27       186 5
Muster out to date       Oct 27       186 5
Last paid to       Aug. 31       186 4
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Clothing account :
Last settled Dec 31 186 3 ; drawn since $   74 76/100
Due soldier $      14 36/100 ; due U.S. $           /100
Am't for cloth'g in kind or money adv'd $           /100
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Due U. S. for arms, equipments, &c $            /100
Bounty paid $   160       /100 ; due $   240       /100 Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Vet Reenlisted      
      under G O No 191 W      
      D 1863   Retained under      
      G O No 101 A. G. O. C. S.      
      1 Spencer Carbine $ 10 :      
      Due for Ordnance      
      lost or destroyed .78      
      Was Priv to Nov.      
      1" / 64 then Blksmith      
      vice Raburn sen-      
      tenced April 22 / 65      
      G C M to hard      
      labor with imprison      
      ment for (5) five      
      months with loss of      
      pay during imprison      
      ment.   Was restored      
      to duty Aug 20 / 65      
      pere S O 24 D W S      
      dated Aug 20" 65.      
 
Book mark:           
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      Dalton      
Copyist
N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           Robert A. Neill           
     , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Descriptive Book
of the organization named above.
Description
Age    19    years ; height    5    feet    6    inches
  "       21    years ; height    "    feet    "    inches
Complexion       Fair      
Eyes       blue       ; hair       brown      
Where born       Perry Co. Ill      
Occupation       Blacksmith      
Enlistment
When       Sept 10       186 1
     "          Jan. 1          186 4
Where       Sparta      
      "          Clear Creek Miss.      
By whom       Capt. Farnian       ; term       3       y'rs.
      "              Lt. Barnfield       ; term       3       y'rs.
 
 
 
Remarks :       Mustered out Dec 31 / 63      
      Veteran      

 
Book mark:           
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      C. Walker      
Copyist

N | 5 Cav | Ill.
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o            Robert A. Neill           
x   Prt  , Co. K, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on     Returns     as follows :
      Mch. 62. Absent sick.
      at St. Louis Mo.
      Mch 10. 62
Aug 64. B. Smith at R G M
      Aug. 14. 64
Oct. to Nov. 64. B. Smith
      at Regtl G M. Oct 26" 64
Feb. 65. Ex. on daily duty
      Regtl Correll Nov.
      1 64
Mch to Apl 65. absent in
      conft. in Irving
      Block since Mch. 15
      '65
May to June 65 absent in
      conft in Ft. Pickering
      Mch 15. 65
July to Aug 65. absent in
      conft by sentence of
      G. C. M. since Mch 18. 1865      

 
x appears with rank of B. smith Nov. 64 + Mch '65
 
o also appears as Robert A. Neal
Book mark:           
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      Hindly      
Copyist

1883
469,035
War Department            
            Adjutant General's Office
                                    Washington       Apl 25       188 3
      Respectfully returned to the Commissioner of Pensions.
      Robert A. Neil       a       private       of Company       K       ,       5       Regiment       Ill Cavy       , Volunteers, was enrolled on the       10       day of       Sept       , 186 1 at       Sparta Ill for 3 yrs       and is reported :       on Rolls from Enrollment to Dec 31 / 63 : Present Jany + Feby 64 : Absent on Expedition with Genl Sherman - March + Apl. 64 : Absent on Vet. furlough since March 18 / 64
(Re-enlisted as a Vet. Vol. Jan 1 / 64) May + June 64 to Feb 28 / 65 : Present Mch + Apl 65 : Absent in Confinement under a order of G. P. A. - Same to Aug. 21 / 65 Mustered out with the Company October 27, 1865.
Name is also borne as Robert A. Neill
No evidence of alleged disabilities
Regtl Hospl Records not on file      
        M. Barber      
            Assistant Adjutant General.
            By Mlf


1912
Act of May 11, 1912
DECLARATION FOR PENSION
The Pension Certificate Should Not Be Forwarded With The Application
State of       Kansas       , county of       Leavenworth      , ss :
      On this       24th       day of       May      , A. D. one thousand nine hundred and       Twelve      , personally appeared before me, a       Notary Public      , within and for the county and state aforesaid,       Robert A. Neill       who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is            years of age and a resident of       Co. A Nat Mil Home      , county of       Leavenworth Sparta      , State of       Kansas       ; and that he is the identical person who was enrolled at
      State of Illinois       , under the name of       Robert A. Neill       , on the     10th     day of     Sept.     , 18 61 , as a       Private       in       Company K. 5th Regiment, Ills Cav. Vol.       in the service of the United States, in the       Civil       war, and was Honorably Discharged at     Camp Butler, Ills.     , on the     27th     day of       October       , 18 65
That he also served       no other service      
      That he was not employed in the military or naval service of the United States otherwise than stated above. That his personal description at enlistment was as follows : Height,       5       feet      5       inches; complexion       Dark       ; color of eyes,       blue       ; color of hair       Dark       ; that his occupation was       Blacksmith       ; that he was born       the 12th day of Jan.       , 18 42 , at       Perry County, Illinois      
      That his several places of residence since leaving the service have been as follows :     Illinois and Kansas and Nat Mil Home Kansas    
    I am receiving my pension of $ 1700 per month under original act of congress     
      That he is a pensioner under certificate No.       474,188      . That he has             applied for pension under original No.       474,188      
      That he makes this declaration for the purposes of being placed on the pension roll of the United States under the provisions of the act of May 11, 1912.
      That his post-office address is       Co. A Nat. Mil. Home       , county of       Leavenworth      ,
State of       Kansas      
Attest : (1)       M. A. England      
(2)       David T. Jones    
|       Robert A. Neill      
 Subscribed and sworn to before me this       27th       day of       May      , A. D. 191 2   and I hereby certify that the contents of the above declaration were fully made known and explained to the applicant before swearing, including the words            erased,
and the words            added ; and that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim.
        James Gaffasay     
      Notary Public      
My Commission expires April 5th, 1915


1913
(Form No. 37)
Western Branch, National Home For Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
      August 26, 1913.      
To the Commissioner of Pensions :
                Washington, D. C.
 
Sir :
      In accordance with instructions of the President of the Board of Managers, National Home for D. V. S. , I have the honor to transmit herewith Pension Certificate No.       474188.       of       Robert A. Neill,       deceased, late of       K.       Co.,       5th       Reg't       Ill. Cav.      
who died at       Hospital Western Branch      
on the       20th       day of       August       , 19 13 .
      Cause of death       Cerebral Haemorrhage.      
      Social condition       Married      
      The name, address and degree of relationship of his next of kin, so far as indicated by the records of this Home, are as follows :
            Mrs Kate Neill, wife.      
            Olathe Kansas      
Very respectfully,
      A. M. Cooke                 
Governor.




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