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Able, Thomas J.
Born : 19Nov1829
      in Georgia
Died : 13Apr1863
  Burial :
Galum Presbyterian Cemetery
Perry County, Illinois
  Thomas J. Able, a married farmer from Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 10" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
Co. H, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 15, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Sergeant on September 11, 1862

1850 Census - Township 4 S, R 7 W, Randolph County, Illinois
Occupation - Cabinet Maker
Married Malinda H. Boid on August 26, 1850 in Randolph County, IL.


Adair, William M.
Born : About 1838
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Bethel Cemetery
Row 13
Perry County, Illinois
  William M. Adair, a farmer from Chester, Randolph Co., IL.
stood 5' 9" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Chester, Randolph County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 30th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 20, 1861 in Sparta, Randolph Co., IL.
Mustered in as a 1st Sergeant on August 20, 1861 in Springfield, IL.
Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant
Reenlisted on July 8, 1862 in Jackson, Tennessee
Mustered in on June 18, 1863 in Walnut Hills, Mississippi
Promoted to 1st Lieutenant
Reenlisted on July 1, 1863 in Vicksburg, Mississippi
Mustered in on July 29, 1863 in Vicksburg, Mississippi
Promoted to Captain
Reenlisted on April 18, 1865 in Raleigh, North Carolina
Mustered in on April 18, 1865 in Raleigh, North Carolina
Mustered out on July 18, 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky.


Adams, Isaac B.
Born : About 1838
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Isaac B. Adams, a wagon maker from DuQuoin, Perry Co., IL.
Son of Sylvester & Susan Adams
stood 5' 8" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Frankfort, Will County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 6th Illinois Cavalry
Enlisted on November 5, 1861 in DuQuoin, Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on November 19, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL.
Mustered out on December 10, 1864 in Nashville, Tennessee.

1850 Census - District 7, Perry County, Illinois


Addams, John Q.
Born : About 1836
  Burial :
Unknown
  John Q. Addams, from DuQuoin, Perry Co., IL.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. G, 12th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on April 21, 1861 in DuQuoin, Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on May 2, 1861 in Springfield, IL.
Mustered out on August 1, 1861.


Adkins, Martin
Born : About 1829
      in Illinois
Died : 3Mar1864
  Burial :
Unknown
  Martin Adkins, a married farmer from Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 9" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Randolph County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 15, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on September 11, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Died on March 3, 1864.


Aikens, William
Born : About 1842
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  William Aikens, , a farmer from DuQuoin, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 9" tall with brown hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Perry County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 6th Illinois Cavalry


Aitken, John H.
Born : 23Apr1890
Died : 17Feb1958
  Burial :
Swanwick Bethel Cemetery
Perry County, Illinois
  Served during World War I
with F Battery, 308th Field Artillery

World War I Draft Registration
      Residence : Coulterville, Randolph Co., IL.
      Occupation : Fireman at Caola Mine
      Employer : Tilden Coal Mine, Tilden, IL.
      He was tall with a medium build
      He had gray eyes and brown hair.


Alden, Andrew J.
Born : About 1838
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  Andrew J. Alden, a merchant from Tamaroa, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 10" tall with dark hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. F, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Enlisted on January 20, 1864 in Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Captain on February 12, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Promoted to Major
Reenlisted on April 23, 1865 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Mustered in on April 28, 1865 in Little Rock, Arkansas
Commissioned as Leiutenant Colonel, but never mustered in at this rank.
Mustered out on August 31, 1865 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.


Alexander, Andrew A.
Born : About 1830
      in Pennsylvania
  Burial :
Unknown
  Andrew A. Alexander, a farmer from Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 81st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Corporal on August 26, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Deserted on February 18, 1863 -
      - Returned, and Demoted to Private
Mustered out on August 5, 1865 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.


Alexander, James B.
Born : About 1830
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  James B. Alexander, a married farmer from Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL.
Son of Mary Alexander
stood 5' 7" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 81st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Sergeant on August 26, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Transferred to Invalid Corps
      because of wounds received on April 6, 1864 at Vicksburg, Miss.
Discharged on July 6, 1865 from hospital in Albany, New York

1850 Census - Twp 5 S, R 5 W, Randolph County, Illinois


Allabastro, William F.
Born : 30Dec1924
Died : 5Jan2002

  Burial :
Sunset Memorial Park
Perry County, Illinois
  William F. Allabastro, from Du Quoin, Illinois served as
a Sergeant in the U S Army, during World War II.
He served with the 102nd Infantry Division,
407th Infantry, 544th Medical Attachment in
the European Theater of Operations.

Duration of Service: July 1943 - March 1946

Photograph and information provided by :
      Peg Crain Luthy


Allen, James J.
Born : About 1829
      in Georgia
  Burial :
Swanwick Bethel Cemetery
Perry County, Illinois
  James J. Allen, a married farmer from Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 4" tall with dark hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 81st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 26, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Mustered out on August 5, 1865 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.


Allen, Robert C.
Born : About 1839
      in Indiana
  Burial :
Unknown
  Robert C. Allen, a farmer from Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with brown hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 81st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 26, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Promoted to Corporal
      Reduced to Private to be placed on duty at Headquarters.
Mustered out on August 5, 1865 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.


Allen, Robert H.
Born : About 1834
      in Illinois
Died : 13Sep1904
  Burial :
Swanwick Bethel Cemetery
Perry County, Illinois
  Robert H. Allen, a married farmer from Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Randolph County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. F, 80th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 15, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Promoted to Corporal on January 24, 1863
Promoted to Sergeant on March 1, 1864.
Mustered out on June 10, 1865 at Camp Harker, Tennessee.


Allen, William L.
Born : About 1846
      in Louisianna
  Burial :
Unknown
  William L. Allen, a farmer from Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 5" tall with dark hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. A, 31st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted as a Recruit on January 17, 1864 in Anna, Union Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on January 17, 1864 in Springfield, IL.
Mustered out on July 19, 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky.


Almon, Harry
Born : About 1831
      in Kentucky
  Burial :
Unknown
  Harry Almon, a merchant from Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with dark hair, hazel eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. A, 31st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 15, 1861
Mustered in as a Private on September 18, 1861 in Cairo, IL.
Promoted to Sergeant Major of the Regiment.
Promoted to Captain on February 17, 1862 with
      transfer to Co. I, 31st Illinois Infantry
Promoted to Major on October 1, 1863 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Mustered in on October 1, 1863 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Resigned on July 27, 1864.


Ambrose, Levi P.
Born : About 1839
      in Ohio
Died : 4Oct1862
      in Mississippi
  Burial :
Unknown
  Levi P. Ambrose, a married farmer from DuQuoin, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with black hair, hazel eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. G, 12th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on April 21, 1861 in DuQuoin, Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Musician (Fifer) on May 2, 1861 in Springfield, IL.
Mustered out on August 1, 1861.
Reenlisted on August 1, 1861.
Killed in the "Battle of Corinth", Mississippi on October 4, 1862.


Anderson, Andrew M.
Born : About 1831
  Burial :
Unknown
  Andrew M. Anderson, from Tamaroa, Perry Co., IL.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Enlisted on December 21, 1863 in Tamaroa, Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on January 20, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant
Transferred on March 7, 1864 to Co. D, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Mustered in on April 24, 1864 at Benton Barracks, Missouri.
Discharged on September 10, 1864
           for inefficency and worthlessness.


Anderson, Bartley C.
Born : About 1834
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Bartley C. Anderson, a married farmer from Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 9" tall with brown hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Perry County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. F, 80th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 15, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Corporal on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Demoted to Private
Mustered out on June 5, 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky.


Anderson, David A.
Born : About 1841
      in New York
  Burial :
Unknown
  David A. Anderson, from Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 9" tall with brown hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 81st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 26, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Promoted to Sergeant
Mustered out on August 5, 1865 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.


Anderson, Joseph H. P.
Born : About 1836
      in Illinois
Died : 14Feb1864
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  Joseph H. P. Anderson, a farmer from DuQuoin, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with sandy hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Randolph County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 81st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted as a Recruit on January 31, 1864 in DuQuoin, Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on January 31, 1864 in Springfield, IL.
Died on February 14, 1864 in Memphis, Tennessee.


Anderson, William
Born : About 1818
      in Iowa
  Burial :
Unknown
  William Anderson, a farmer from Tamaroa, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with fair hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Clark County, Iowa.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. F, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Enlisted on December 22, 1863 in Tamaroa, Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on January 20, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Discharged on October 7, 1864 as disabled


Anderson, William P.
Born : About 1829
      in Kentucky
  Burial :
Unknown
  William P. Anderson, a married farmer Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with black hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Allen County, Kentucky.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 15, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on September 11, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Transferred upon consolidation May 8, 1863
to Co. D, 110th Illinois Consolidated Infantry
Mustered out on June 8, 1865 in Washington D. C.


Andreas, Alfred T.
Born : About 1833
      in New York
  Burial :
Unknown
  Alfred T. Andreas, a merchant from Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 11" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Amity, Orange County, New York.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. G, 12th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on July 21, 1861
Mustered in as a Private
Promoted to Commissary Sergeant.
Transferred on May 1, 1862 to Non-Commissioned Staff.
      at HQ, 12th Illinois Infantry


Armour, John A.
Born : About 1834
      in Illinois
Died : 12Jun1864
  Burial :
Marietta National Cemetery
Section C, Site 2333
Marietta, Georgia
  John A. Armour, a married farmer from Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 11" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Randolph County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
Enlisted on August 25, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a 1st Sergeant
with Co. F, 80th Illinois Infantry
Promoted on January 24, 1863 to 2nd Lieutenant
Reenlisted on September September 1, 1863 in the field
Mustered in on September 1, 1863 at Lookout Mountain, TN.
Died on June 12, 1864 of wounds received in action.


Armstrong, James L.
Born : About1838
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Galum Presbyterian Cemetery
Perry County, Illinois
  James L. Armstrong, a farmer from Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL.
Son of William Armstrong
stood 5' 11" tall with red hair, gray eyes and a red complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 81st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 26, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Promoted to Corporal
Mustered out on August 5, 1865 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

1850 Census - District 7, Perry County, Illinois


Armstrong, John C.
Born : About1843
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  John C. Armstrong, a married farmer from Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL.
stood 6' tall with light hair, gray eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Pinckneyville, Perry County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 81st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Captain on August 26, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Resigned on July 9, 1864.


Armstrong, Martin L.
Born : About1843
      in Illinois
Died : 3Jun1864
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  Martin L. Armstrong, a farmer from Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL.
stood 6' 3" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Perry County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 81st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted as a Recruit on Februray 28, 1864 in DuQuoin, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on Februray 28, 1864 at Camp Yates, IL.
Died on June 3, 1864 in Memphis, Tennessee.


Armstrong, Samuel P.
Born : About1841
      in Illinois
Died 15Feb1862
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  Samuel P. Armstrong, a farmer from Perry Co., IL.
stood 6' tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Perry County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. A, 18th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on May 28, 1861 in Anna, Union Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Corporal on May 28, 1861 in Anna, Union Co., IL.
Died on February 15, 1862 at Fort Donelson, Tennessee.


Armstrong, Thomas A.
Born : 15Aug1836
      in Illinois
Died : 5Sep1896
  Burial :
Hopewell Cemetery
Perry County, Illinois
  Thomas A. Armstrong, a farmer from Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with auburn hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Perry County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. A, 31st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 15, 1861
Mustered in as a Private on September 18, 1861 in Cairo, IL.


Arndell, Phineas
Born : About1840
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Phineas Arndell, a farmer from DuQuoin , Perry Co., IL.
stood 6' tall with brown hair, hazel eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Jackson County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 6th Illinois Cavalry
Enlisted on October 15, 1861 in DuQuoin , Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on November 19, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL.
Reenlisted on March 9, 1864 in Germantown, Tennessee.
Mustered in on March 30, 1864 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Mustered out on November 5, 1865 in Memphis, Tennessee


Arnett, John
Born : About 1822
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  John Arnett, a married farmer Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 10" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Overton County, Tennessee.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 15, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on September 11, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Transferred upon consolidation May 8, 1863
to Co. D, 110th Illinois Consolidated Infantry
Discharged on June 1, 1863 in Louisville, Kentucky.


Arnett, Thomas
Born : About 1832
      in Tennessee
Died : 4Dec1863
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Chattanooga National Cemetery
Section D Site 11918
Chattanooga, Tennessee
  Thomas Arnett, a married farmer Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with black hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Overton County, Tennessee.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 15, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on September 11, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Transferred upon consolidation May 8, 1863
to Co. D, 110th Illinois Consolidated Infantry
Died on December 4, 1863 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.


Ash, Nathan
Born : About 1826
      in Pennsylvania
  Burial :
Unknown
  Nathan Ash, a married farmer from Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with brown hair, hazel eyes and a brown complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 81st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 26, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Promoted to Corporal
Mustered out on August 5, 1865 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.


Ash, William
Born : About 1826
      in Pennsylvania
  Burial :
Unknown
  William Ash, a married farmer from Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with brown hair, hazel eyes and a brown complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 81st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 26, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Promoted to Corporal
Mustered out on August 5, 1865 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.


Ashcroft, John
Born : About 1832
  Burial :
Unknown
  John Ashcroft, from DuQuoin, Perry Co., IL.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. G, 12th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on April 19, 1861 in DuQuoin, Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on May 2, 1861 in Springfield, IL.
Mustered out on August 1, 1861.


Austin, William A.
Born : About 1844
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  William A. Austin, a farmer from Tamaroa, Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 5" tall with black hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Wayne County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. D, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Enlisted on December 4, 1863 in Tamaroa, Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 12, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Promoted to Corporal
Mustered out on August 31, 1865 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.


Ayer, Andrew
[ Ayre ]

Born : About 1841
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Andrew Ayer, a farmer from Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Perry County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. A, 18th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on May 28, 1861 in Anna, Union Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on May 28, 1861 in Anna, Union Co., IL.


Ayers, Thomas
Born : About 1840
      in Illinois
Died : 28Feb1862
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  Thomas Ayers, a widower farmer from Perry Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with auburn hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. A, 31st Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 15, 1861
Mustered in as a Private on September 18, 1861 in Cairo, IL.
Died on February 28, 1862, of pneumonia, at Ft. Donelson, Tennessee.


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