Co I 56th IL Inf

Unless otherwise noted all persons were privates and enlisted on 16 Dec 1861 in Parish, Franklin Co, IL. All men where mustered into service for 3 years on 27 Feb 1862 at Shawneetown, IL by Capt Watson.

Name, age, description, single/married, occupation, place of birth, date & place of enlistment is different from above


Edwards, James--18, 5'5", aub, blue, dark, single, farmer, TN, 25 Nov 1861 Wmson Co, IL

Ferrie, Clement H--39, 5'9", light, blue, light, married, blacksmith, Bedfrod Co, TN

Finney, Pleasant--45, 5'11", aub, blue, fair, married, farmer, Franklin Co, TN

Finney, Timothy--18, 5'8", light, blue, fair, single, farmer, Wmson Co, IL

Foster, Albert M--18, 5'5", light, blue, fair, single, farmer, Hamilton Co, IL, 13 Nov 1861 McLeansboro, IL

Foster, James C--19, 5'8", black, black, dark, single, farmer, Granger Co, TN

Grable, William A--20, 5'7", light, blue, light, single, farmer, Saline Co, IL

Harris, Thomas--26, 5' 7", light, blue, light, married, farmer, Wmson Co, TN

Heart, Thomas H--51, 5' 9", white, dark, dark, married, farmer, TN, 12 Nov 1861 Camp Moather

Henderson, John D--no information given

Henry, William--19, 5' 2", light, blue, light, single, farmer, Rockingham Co, NC, 20 Nov 1861, Camp Moather

Hicks, Jordan--18, 5' 7", black, blue, dark, single, farmer, Smith Co, TN

Hunt, William--23, 5' 9", black, black, dark, married, farmer, Monroe Co, TN

Jines, Isaac Allen--23, 5' 11", dark, dark, fair, married, farmer, Muklenburg Co, KY

Jones, James M--25, 6' 0", aub, dark, fair, single, farmer, Franklin Co, IL

Jones, John--18, 5' 7", aub, black, fair, single, farmer, Franklin Co, IL

Long, Samuel L--21, 5' 6", black, black, dark, single, farmer, Franklin Co

Mays, George W--17, 5' 5", light, blue, light, single, farmer, Hamilton Co, IL

McGhee, John CT--26, 5' 9", aub, blue, light, married, farmer, Todd Co, KY

Odell, Isaac-34, 5' 10", light, blue, light, married, farmer, Franklin Co, IL

Pierce, Ezekiel--60, 5' 7", gray, dark, dark, married, gun smith, Campbell Co, VA, 13 Nov 1861, Mcleansboro, IL

Plumlev(r), Lemuel F--30, 6' 1", sandy, blue, fair, married, farmer, Jackson Co, TN

Poindexter, Randall--no information (he was a physician)

Reynolds, William H--18, 5' 6", dark, dark, light, single, farmer, Saline Co, IL, 07 Nov 1861, Golconda, IL

Rogers, Jonathon--17, 5' 5", light, blue, light, single, farmer, Bedford Co, TN

Sanders, William C--19, 5' 1", light, gray, light, single, carpenter, Jackson Co, IN, 07 Nov 1861, Golconda, IL

Schalonger, Joseph--16, 5' 5", black, blue, light, single, farmer, Jackson Co, IL

Selvage, John F--19, 5' 8", light, dark, light, single, farmer, Monroe Co, TN

Smith, Jesse A--33, 5' 9", brown, blue, light, married, farmer, Knox Co, TN

Stewart, Jasper--22, 5' 11", brown, blue, light, married, farmer, Franklin Co, IL

Stout, Andrew J--41, 5' 0", dark, blue, fair, married, farmer, Henderson Co, OH, 13 Nov 1861, McLeansboro, IL

Summers, James--27, 5' 7", black, black, dark, married, farmer, Franklin CO, IL

Summers, Thomas M--16, 5' 11", light, blue, light, single, farmer, Franklin Co, IL

Summers, William--18, 5' 5", black, black, dark, single, farmer, Franklin Co, IL

Thompson, Henderson J--17, 5' 9", light, blue, fair, single, farmer, Saline Co, IL, 07 Nov 1861, Gallatin Co, IL

Towery, Robert P--19, 6' 3", light, blue, fair, single, farmer, Crittenden Co, KY

Walt, William C--no age, no height, dark, dark, dark, single, farmer, no place of birth

Williams, David W--19, 5' 10", dark, black, dark, single, farmer, Franklin Co, IL

Williams, James--20, 5' 10", aub, blue, fair, single, farmer, Hamilton Co, IL

Winder, Moses S--41, 6' 0", dark, blue, dark, married, farmer, Blount Co, TN, 13 Nov 1861, McLeansboro, IL

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