Co F 34th IL Inf

Typed December 2000 by Linda McDowell.

All men were farmers unless otherwise noted. They enlisted as privates at Camp Butler by Oscar Tassell for 3 years. The unit was mustered into service on 07 Sep 1861 at Camp Butler by Col Simonson

Name, age, height, hair, eyes, complexion, marital status, place of birth, place of residence

Fletcher, Loring F. (or T)., 18, 5' 8", Brown, Gray, Light, Single, Albany, N.Y., Taylor, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Reenlisted as Vetera

Gull, John H. ( there is a second initial but it is not readable), 22, 5' 9", Light, Blue, Light, Single, Washington Co., Md, Taylor, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: none

Harkness, Thomas, 44, 5' 11", Brown, Gray, Light, Married, occupation moulder, Ireland, Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Disc. for Dis. (disease)

Hoffman, John, 31, 5' 8", Light, Blue, Light, Single, occupation: Laborer, Germany, Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Killed Apl 7 '62 at field of Shiloh

Hardesty, Absolom, 22, 5' 7", Black, Gray, Tanned, Single, Ohio, Lafayette, Ogle Co.,Ills, remarks: Reenlisted as Veteran

Harding, George, 19, 5' 7", Light, Blue, Light, Single, Pa, Pine Creek, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Disc. for Dis. Nov 10 '62 at Nashville, Tenn (disease)

Johnson, Deke, 21, 5' 7", Light, Blue, Light, Married, occupation Laborer, Germany, Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: M O at Sisters (? hard to read) Ferry Ga 30 Jan 65

Merrick, David, 33, 5' 6", Black, Black, Dark, Single, occupation Laborer, Washington Co., Md, Taylor, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Reenlisted as Veteran

Miller, John B., 23, 5' 5", Black, Brown, Dark, Single, occupation shoemaker, Germany, Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Reenlisted as Veteran

Miller, Joseph B., 20, 5' 6", Light, Gray, Light, Single, Germany, Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Transfd to Invalid Corps May 1 '64 at Nashville, Tenn

Miller, Henry, 23, 5' 6", Dark, Gray, Light, Single, Germany, Grand
Detour, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Reenlisted as Veteran

Merrit, Edmund F. (or), 21, 5' 9", Dark, Hazel, Light, Single, N.Y., Pine Creek, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: died Feb 26 '63

McDonald, JAMES, 23, 5' 10", Brown, Blue, Light, Single, Md, Pine Creek, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Died at Camp Wood, Ky of disease

Newcomer, Wm H., 19, 5' 7", Brown, Blue, Light, Single, Ogle Co.,Ills, Pine Creek, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: M O Sept 7 '64 at Atlanta, Ga

Pratt, Archibald M., 25, 5' 5", Light, Blue, Light, Single, Peoria Co., Ills, Taylor, Ogl Co., Ills, remarks: none

Porter, Nelson G., 19, 5' 11", Brown, Brown, Dark, Single, Ogle Co., Ills, GrandDetour, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Reenlisted as Veteran

Parkhurst, Edward , 22, 5' 4", Brown, Brown, Light, Single, occupation clerk, England, Dixon, Lee Co., Ills, remarks: none

Parmenter, Levi J., 29, 5' 10", Brown, Gray, Dark, Married, Union Co., Ohio, Taylor, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: none

Powell, William E., 20, 5' 6", Brown, Gray, Light, Single, occupation Laborer, Rock Island, Ills, Oregon, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: none

Richardson, Jas W., 19, 6' 3", Brown Gray, Light, Single, Ogle Co., Ills, Taylor, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Reenlisted as Veteran

Richardson, George L., 19, 5' 4", Brown, Blue, Light, Single,occupation Schoolboy, N H, Dixon, Lee Co., Ills, remarks: M O Sept 7 '64, at Atlanta Ga

Smith, Benj F., 19, 5' 5", Brown, Gray, Light, Single, occupation Laborer, Ohio, Pine Creek, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: none

Strong, Myron D., 36, 5' 6", Red, Gray, Sandy, Married, occupation Laborer, Orleans Co., N.Y., Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Died Aug 3 '62 at Grand Detour, Ills

Staples, William S., 40, 5' 11", Dark, Dark, Dark, Married, occupation Laborer, Hancock Co., Md, Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Killed 07 Apr '62 at field of Shiloh

Staples, Elbridge G., 20, 6' 1", Brown, Gray, Light, Single, occupation Laborer, Maine, Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Reenlisted as Veteran

Steel, Nicholas N., 44, 5' 10", Brown, Blue, Light, Married, occupation Laborer, Pike Co., Pa, Pine Creek, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: none

Steel, Charles W., 19, 5' 8", Brown, Blue, Light, Single, occupation Laborer, LaPorte, Ind, Pine Creek, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Reenlisted as Veteran

Steel, William H., 20, 5' 11", Red, Gray, Light, Single, LaPorte, Ind, Pine Creek, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: none

Slaughter, Thomas J., 19, 5' 7", Brown, Blue, Dark, Single, Washington, Ohio, Taylor, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: none

Snider, Benj F., 19, 5' 7", Black, Brown, Light, Single, occupation Laborer, Washington Co., Md, Pine Creek, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Killed Apl 7 '62 at field of Shiloh

Stephens, William C., 24, 5' 6", Brown, Blue, Light, Married, Hart, Ky, Taylor, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Died Nov 8 '62 at Nashville, Tenn (several words in parenthesis-my copy is too dark to read them)

Secoy, Andrew J., 24, 5' 10", Black, Gray, Light, Single, Boone Co., Ills, (no city) Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Reenlisted as Veteran

Taylor, James B., 18, 5' 7", Brown, Hazel, Light, Single, Ogle Co., Ills, Pine Creek, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Reenlisted as Veteran

Taylor, Elliot, 23, 5' 10", Brown, Gray, Light, Single, Marcon (?hard to read), Pa, Taylor, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: Reenlisted as Veteran

Taylor, Clinton D., 18, 5' 10", Brown, Gray, Light, Single, Ogle Co., Ills, Dixon, Lee Co., Ills, remarks M O Sept 7 '64 Atlanta, Ga

5 more names follow but many columns are too dark to read.

2nd sheet:continuing alphabetically: Except as noted no marital status is given, all men are privates and farmers

Name, age, height, hair, eyes, complexion, marital status, place of birth, date and place joined service, length of enlistment, date and place mustered in, place of residence

Vanness, Jacob, 28, 5' 5", Light, Blue, Light, Ohio, joined 23 Dec 63, Chattanooga, by Lt Williams, term 3 yrs, M I 3 Jany 64, Chattanooga, by Capt Howard, Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ills, M O 12 July 65 Louisville, by Capt Papel, remarks: M O as Capt

Wright, Newton W., 24, 5' 9", Brown, Gray, Light, occupation Laborer, Ogle Co., Ills, joined service 23, Dec 63, Chatanooga, by Lt Williams, term 3 yrs, MI 3 Jany 64, Chattanooga, by Capt Howard, Grand Detour, Ills. remarks: ? (one word unreadable) Killed in action Mch 19 '65 at Bentonville N C

Warner, Chas A., 20, 5' 7", Light, Brown, Light, Ogle Co., Ills, joined service 23, Dec 63, by Lt Williams, term 3 yrs, M I 3 Jany 64, Chattanooga, by Capt Howard, Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ills, M O 12 July 65 Louisville, by Capt Papel, remarks: M O as Serg

Wolf, Benjamin, 24, 5' 7", Black, Black, Dark, York Co., Pa, joined service 23, Dec 63, by Lt Williams, term 3 yrs, M I 3 Jany 64, Chattanooga, by Capt Howard, Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ills, remarks: sick in the hospl at Camp Butler Ills (Corpl)

Wolf, Joseph, 21, 5' 10, Light, Blue, Light, York Co., Pa, joined service 23, Dec 63, Chatanooga, by Lt Williams, term 3 yrs, M I 3 Jany 64, Chattanooga, by Capt Howard, Grand Detour, Ills, M O 12 July 65 Louisville, by Capt Papel, remarks: none

Willey, William E., 20, 5' 9", Dark, Black, Dark, occupation Laborer, Vt, joined service 13, Dec 63, Chattanooga, by Lt Williams, term 3 yrs, M I service 3 Jany 64, Chattanooga, by Capt Howard, Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ills, M O 12 July 65 Louisville, by Capt Papel, remarks: none

Wiley, Elbridge S., 20, 5'7", Black, Black, Light, occupation Laborer, Charleston, Mass joined service 18 Mch 64 Rossville, Ga, by Lt Slaughter, term 3 yrs, M I 18 Mch 64, Goldsboro N C, by Lt Scroggs (? hard to read), Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ills M O 12 July 65 Louisville, by Capt Papel, remarks: none

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