30th Illinois Infantry, Company B

submitted by Sharon Newton Burnes

Volunteers

Only a few were listed on this page and the information provided varied. I have included all that was furnished.

TAYLOR, Eli, Pvt. farmer with residence being Springfield, Ill., enrolled for 3 years by Col. Morrison. Remarks: transferred Sept.10, 1863 discharged May 26, 1865

UNDERWOOD, Jesse F., Pvt. dark hair, blue eyes, farmer born in Sangamon County, Ill., residence Loami, Sangamon County. mustered in April 19, 1964 Springfield, Ill by Capt. Keys. Remarks: discharged June 29, 1865 by reason of wounds received June 18, 1864.

WYCHOFF, Henry, Pvt. residence Springfield, Ill., enrolled for 3 years on Aug. 9, 1862 by Col. Morrison. Mustered out June 4, 1865, Washington D.C. by Lieut. Hayes.

WORKMAN, David, Pvt. born Ill. residence Springfield, Ill. Enrolled for 3 years on Aug 9, 1862 by Col. Morrison. Remarks: discharged Oct.23, 1862 Jackson, Tenn.

WILLIAMSON, Erastus, Pvt., 21 years of age, residence Springfield, Ill., light hair, gray eyes, fair complexion, farmer, born Pike County, enrolled for 3 years, mustered in April 17, 1864, Camp Butler, Ill. by Lt. Huntington, mustered out July 17, 1865 Louisville, Ky. by Liet. Hayes. Remarks: appointed Corporal April 1, 1865.

YOUNG, Edward A. Pvt. 30 years of age, 5 ft. 11in., black hair, blue eyes, dark complexion, single, farmer, born Harrison County, Virginia; residence Lami, Sangamon County, Ill. enrolled March 11, 1862 for 3 years. Remarks: re-enlisted as a veteran.

DRAFTED and SUBSTITUTE RECRUITS

All men were drafted for one year and held the rank of Private. This was a poor copy with no marital status given and residence at time of enrollment seldom stated. Physical discription includes age, height and the color of hair, eyes, and complexion, but some of this information could not be read.

BAUM, Philip age 28, 5ft 9in., red hair, hazel eyes, sandy complexion, farmer born in Ill., Mustered in Oct. 25,1864 Alton, Ill. by Capt.Abbott. Mustered out July 17, 1865 Louisville, Ky. by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: Sub. for Francis Kurts.

BEAN, James A. age 19, 5 ft 71/2 in, dark hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion, farmer, born in Canada. Mustered in Oct. 18, 1864 Peoria, Ill. by Capt. Allen. Remarks: Sub. for John Lawson. never reported to Co. No discharge furnished.

BONNER, George age 32, 5 ft. 6 in., black hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion, farmer, born in Mass. residence Walnut, Ill. Mustered in Sept. 29, 1864 by Capt. Allen. Mustered out June 4, 1865 Washington D.C. by Lieut. Hayes.

BENAR, Gotleib age 23, 5 ft 7 in. black hair, gray eyes, dark complexion, born in Germany, residence Alton, Madison County, Ill. Mustered in Sept 22, 1864 Alton by Capt. Abbott. Mustered out June 4, 1865 Washington D.C. by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: never reported to Co.

BEARD, Frederick see Co. A

CONRAD, Samuel age 18, 5 ft. 8 1/2 in, brown hair, gray eyes, light complexion, shoemaker, born in Ill. Mustered in Oct 21, 1864 Joliet, Ill. by Capt. Longworth. Remarks: Sub for Michael Carroll. Never reported to Co. No discharge furnished.

CONKLIN, Endress age 21, black hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion, carpenter, born in New York. Mustered in Oct. 7, 1864 Peoria, Ill. by Capt. Allen. Remarks: Sub for John K. Wilson. never reported to Co. No discharge furnished.

DEANER, John age 22, brown hair, blue eyes, light complexion, farmer, born in Penn. Mustered in Oct 11, 1864 Joliet, Ill. by Capt. Longworth. Remarks: Sub for Jacob Deaner. Transferred to Co. E.

ENGLEHEART, Christian born in Germany, residence Walnut Grove, Ill. Mustered in Oct 5, 1864 Mt. Sterling, Ill.by Capt. Westlake. Remarks: Never reported to Co. No discharge furnished.

FRIESE, Louis age 18, brown hair, blue eyes, fair complexion, laborer, born in Germany. Mustered in Oct 25, 1864 Alton, Ill. by Capt. Abbott. Mustered out July 17, 1865 Louisville, Ky by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: Sub for John Miller.

FISHER, Philip age 3?, brown hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion, miner, born in Germany. Mustered in Sept. 22, 1864 Alton, Ill. by Capt. Abbott. Mustered out June 4, 1865 Washington D.C. by Lieut. Hayes.

FOWLS, Henry age 3?, 5 ft 7 1/2 in., black hair, gray eyes, dark complexion, carpenter, residence Berlin, Ill. Mustered in Sept 29, 1864 Peoria, Ill by Capt. Allen. Mustered out June 4, 1865 Washington D.C. by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: Never been with Co.

GARBER, Christian age 18, 5 ft. 4 in., brown hair, hazel eyes, fair complexion, farmer, born in Germany. Mustered in Oct. 25, 1864 Alton, Ill by Capt. Abbott. Mustered out July 17, 1865 Louisville, Ky by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: Sub for Charles Curran.

GUTHRIE, Louis age 25, 5 ft 10 in., light hair, blue eyes, florid complexion, farmer, born in Ill., residence Alton, Madison County, Ill. Mustered in Sept 21, 1864 Alton, Ill by Capt. Abbott. Mustered out June 4, 1865 Washington D.C. by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: Never been with Co.

HARMON, Michael age 34, 5 ft 5 1/4 in., light hair, blue eyes, dark complexion, farmer, born in France, residence Athens, Ill. Mustered in Oct 1, 1864 Mt. Sterling, Ill. by Capt. Westlake. Mustered out July 17, 1865 Louisville, Ky. by Lieut. Hayes.

HAASE, Anton H. age 18, 5 ft 8 in., brown hair, hazel eyes, fair complexion, tin smith, born in Germany. Mustered in Oct 19, 1864 Alton. Ill. by Capt. Abbott. Mustered out July 17, 1865 by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: Sub for Frank Haase.

HOLZAPPEL, Charles age 21, 5 ft 5 in., sandy hair, blue eyes, light complexion, farmer, born in Germany. Mustered in Oct 17, 1864 Chicago, Ill. by Capt. James. Mustered out July 17, 1865 Louisville, Ky., by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: Sub for Frederick Markus.

HIESNER, Paul age 27, 5 ft. 10 in., brown hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion, laborer, born in Prussia. Mustered in Oct. 11, 1864 Chicago, Ill. by Capt. James. Mustered out July 17, 1865 Louisville, Ky., by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: Sub for Sebastian Andres.

HALL or WAUL, Frank age 34, 5 ft 6 1/4 in., dark hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion, farmer, born in France. Mustered in Oct.13, 1864 Oeoria, Ill. by Capt. Allen. Remarks: Never reported to Co. No discharge furnished.

KIMMICH, Bernhard age 19, 5 ft. 5 in., brown hair, hazel eyes, fair complexion, soldier, born in Germany. Mustered in Oct. 26, 1864 Alton, Ill. by Capt. Abbott. Mustered out July 17, 1865 Louisville, Ky by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: Sub for Henry Bardinger.

KARGER, Joseph age 18, 5 ft. 8 in., brown hair, hazel eyes, fair complexion, farmer, born in Ill. Mustered in Oct. 24, 1864 Alton, Ill. by Capt. Abbott. Mustered out July 17, 1865 Louisville, Ky. by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: Sub for John Pfefer.

KNERCHE, John age 44, 5 ft. 4 1/2 in., brown hair, blue eyes, light complexion, farmer, born in Germay, residence Cook County, Ill. Mustered in Sept 28, 1864 Chicago, Ill. by Capt. James. Mustered out June 4, 1865 Washington D.C. by Lieut. Hayes.

LINKER, Henry age 19, 5 ft 7 in., brown hair, hazel eyes, medium complexion, farmer, born in Germany. Mustered in Oct 23, 1864 Alton, Ill. by Capt. Abbott. Mustered out July 17, 1865 Louisville, Ky. by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: Sub for Ludwig Linker.

LAMB, William D. age 18, 5 ft 7 in, light hair, gray eyes, sandy complexion, farmer, born in Germany. Mustered in Oct 30, 1864 Alton, Ill by Capt. Abbott. Mustered out July 17, 1865 Louisville, Ky. by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: Sub for John Mach

MILLER, Conrad age 18, 5 ft 8 in., sandy hair, hazel eyes, sandy complexion, farmer, born in Germany. Mustered in date no readable. Mustered out July 17, 1865 Louisville, Ky. by Lieut. Hayes. Remarks: Sub for Frederick Wilt.

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