28th Illinois Volunteer Infantry



Roster of Men from Schuyler County in 28th
Enlisted for Three Years Service
  Compiled from various sources including obituaries, newspapers, Combined History of Schuyler and Brown Counties, Illinois, 1882 and Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Schuyler County, 1908.



  Company G
  Company H
  Company K
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  Summary
 


Company G
Name
Military Info
Note
Adams, John Q. recruit, discharged to enlist in U. S. Artillery
Asmer, John J. First Lieutenant, mustered out Oct. 9, 1863
Bell, Abraham Sergeant, accidentally killed May 6, 1864 on R. R. at Camp Butler, Ill
Bell, William H. Corporal, discharged Aug. 26, 1864, as Serg't, term expired
Best, Napoleon recruit, died at Ft. Heiman, Feb. 15, 1862
Black, William discharged Nov. 1, 1861, disability
Bouser, John M. discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Boyles, Calvin Corporal
Bridgewater, Elias G. W. First Lieutenant, resigned Jan. 10, 1863
Bridgewater, James H. veteran, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866
Canada, William A.

Casteel, John C. veteran, discharged Apr. 29, 1862, disability
Casteel, William M. recruit, discharged Apr. 29, 1862, disability
Clifton, George W. discharged Sep. 19, 1862, disability
Dance (Dace?), Jacob killed at Shiloh Apr. 6, 1862
Davis, Cyrus recruit, killed at Hatchie River, Oct. 5, 1862
Davis, Jesse G. veteran
Deal, William Sergeant, wounded at Shiloh Apr. 6, 1862
Dixon, Charles deserted July 29, 1862
Dodds, David veteran, on furlough at mustering out of Regt.
Dupuy, George W. discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Edmonston, John

Flaury, Michael

Frisby, Hiram veteran, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866
Fulk, Levi Private of Captain Reuben B. Prisons, Discharge 15th day of August, 1862, at Memphis, TN by Surgeon's Certif of disability, Lost his hearing on the 6th - 7th of April 1862
obit
Gapen, Michael Second Lieutenant, killed July 16, 1863 obit
Gillam, Barclay C. Major, resigned Nov. 21, 1862, wounded in left arm at Shiloh Bio
Gillett, Charles C. discharged Aug. 26, 1864, as Sergeant, term expired
Gossage, Hiram discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Hamilton, Joseph died at Natchez, Mississippi, Sep. 1, 1863
Hamilton, William H. veteran, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866 as Corporal
Hardy, James M. veteran, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866
Haskell, Charles F. deserted June 30, 1862
Hill, Nathan discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Hurlbut, Alanson P

Ingram, George W. killed at Shiloh Apr. 6, 1866
Johnson, Andrew J. discharged June 17, 1864, disability
Jones, Albert died at Ft. Holt, Kentucky, Jan. 30, 1862
Keller, Joseph veteran, discharged to re-enlist in 1st U. S. Artillery
Kelley, William L. recruit
Kirkham, George H. veteran, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866 as Corporal
Kirkham, William H. discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
League, Albert R.

League, Richard A. veteran, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866
Leslie, Albert G. killed at Shiloh Apr. 6, 1862
Lesure, William J. absent, sick at mustering out of Regt., Sergeant
Lynch, Edward died at Ft. Holt, Kentucky, Oct. 4, 1861
Mann, Robert died at Ft. Holt, Kentucky, Jan. 4, 1863
Martin, George discharged Apr. 16, 1862, disability
Mason, Abraham T. discharged Apr. 26, 1862, disability
Mason, George H.

Mason, William E.

Masterson, Sylvester T. (Sylvester P.) discharged veteran, mustered out Mar. 16, 1866
Maxwell, H. C. discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
McGorie, John First Lieutenant, recruit, killed July 16, 1863
Mitchell, James M. discharged Nov. 29, 1862, disability
Osmer, John J. First Lieutenant
Paisley, William W. recruit, discharged Aug. 16, 1862, disability
Parker, John W. deserted Feb. 11, 1862
Parks, Henry J. discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Presson, Reuben B. Captain
Pridmore, George veteran, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866 as Corporal
Revarch, A. J. Corporal
Richmond, Oregon Captain, resigned Mar. 14, 1862
Rittenhouse, Enoch recruit, discharged Aug. 11, 1862, disability
Rittenhouse, Henry recruit, discharged Dec. 17, 1861, disability Bio
Robbins, Francis M. veteran
Robbins, John M. discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Robbins, William F. Corporal, veteran
Roberts, Wesley E. wounded, mustered out Apr. 6, 1865
Ross (Rose), William B. Corporal, discharged Mar. 29, 1862, disability

Ruark, Andrew J. Corporal, veteran, sick in hospital at mustering out of Regt.
Ruark, Robert M. veteran, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866
Sargent, James W. Corporal, veteran, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866
Shaw, Duncan discharged Feb. 27, 1862, disability
Sloat, Ansel W. recruit, discharged Mar. 29, 1862, disability
Starr, Edward veteran, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866
Stockwell, Jasper discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Strode, Resin B. Corporal
Suddeth, George W. recruit
Suddeth, Rice D. discharged Nov. 22, 1862, disability
Suddeth, William H. recruit
Sypes, Joseph B. discharged Nov. 1, 1861, disability
Taylor, Duncan discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Thompson, William Sergeant, discharged for disability
Tucker, Green B. killed at Shiloh Apr. 6, 1862
Tyson, Cornelius died at Mound City, Oct. 25, 1861
Tyson, George W. veteran, discharged to re-enlist in 1st U. S. Artillery
Tyson, William T. discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Vanorder, Andrew J. veteran, recruit, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866 obit
Vanorder, John E. discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Vanormer, William A. recruit
White, Jasper deserted Feb. 11, 1862


Company H
Name
Military Info
Note
Harmon, John P. recruit, provost sergeant
Harmon, Stanfield P. discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Hollingsworth, John, Jr. discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Hollingsworth, John. P. veteran, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866
Hooker, Reuben veteran
Larkin, Cameron Corporal, discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Manlove, John R. died Pittsburg Landing, Mar. 22, 1862
Milby, Edward T.
discharged Dec. 24, 1862, wounded Bio
Potts, Charles Corporal, discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Potts, George discharged July 22, 1864, disability
Potts, James discharged Sep. 27, 1864, term expired
Potts, Nelson discharged Aug. 26, 1864, term expired
Potts, William

Potts, Wilson discharged Sep. 4, 1864, term expired
Sparks, Edward B. discharged July 25, 1862, wounded
Zink, Robert Musician



Company K. Consolidated
Name
Military Info
Note
Crawford, John Sergeant, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866
Henderson, Charles deserted Apr. 1, 1865
McLean, William P. mustered out Mar. 15, 1866
Mitchell, James N. First Sergeant, mustered out Mar. 14, 1866
Neville, James Sergeant, mustered out Mar. 15, 1866
Skiles, Lewis B.

Wheeler, John died of wounds Aug. 8, 1865






COMING SOON
 

SUMMARY
  This regiment of volunteers was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, in August, 1861, by Lieutenant-Colonel Louis H. Waters and Major Charles J. Sellon. September 9th it reported at Bird's Point, Missouri, and thence into Fort Holt, Kentucky, and was assigned to Col. W. L. Smith's brigade. Gen. Lew Wallace's division February 6th took part in the capture of Forts Henry and Heiman. On the 13th, a detachment of forty-eight men and twelve officers, under Col. Johnson, met the enemy (five hundred strong), at Little Bethel Church, five miles from Fort Henry, and immediately attacked and routed them. At Pittsburg Landing, April 6th, 1862, it was called into line, early in the morning, and marched half a mile to the front, where it met the enemy, driving Gen. Prentiss. It was assigned to a position on the left of the line, in the Peach Orchard, and the enemy immediately attacked it, but were repulsed, and it held its position until 3 o'clock, P. M., when it was ordered to retire by Brigadier-General S. A. Hurlbut, commanding the "Old Fighting Fourth Division." *In this engagement Major B. C. Gillam was badly wounded in the left shoulder and his horse killed under him.
  The following morning it took position on the right of the line, and was hotly engaged until the battle closed and the victory was won. The regiment sustained, in these two trying, bloody days, a loss of 239 killed and wounded.
  It also participated in the siege of Corinth during the month of May, 1862. October 5th, engaged in the battle of Matamora, on the Hatchie river, losing 97 killed, wounded and missing. Engaged in the siege of Vicksburg, from June 11th to July 4th, 1863, and occupied a position to the left of the centre, on the Hall's Ferry road. July 12th, 1863, near Jackson, Mississippi, the 41st, 53d, and 28th Illinois, and 3d Iowa Infantry, not exceeding 800 men, were ordered to charge across an open, level corn field, about six hundred yards, and carry a strong line of the enemy's works, mounting twelve guns, and manned by at least 2000 men. The brigade marched gallantly forward under a destructive fire of grape, canister, and minnie bullets. The enemy appearing upon both flanks, as it reached the ditch, it was compelled to fall back, with a loss of more than half of the rank and file killed or wounded. Of the eight companies of this regiment in line, numbering 128 men, it lost 73 killed and wounded, and 16 taken prisoners. January 4th, 1864, the regiment, having re-enlisted as veterans, was mustered for three years' veteran service. May 18th, proceeded to Illinois for veteran furlough. Returning, arrived at Natchez, July 8th. October 10th, regiment was consolidated into four companies. November 23d, the regiment was at Memphis, and received 200 recruits, which were organized into two companies. It was at Spanish Fort, March 27th, when in the advance, the regiment occupied the extreme right of the division and corps, which position it held during the entire siege of fourteen days, losing fourteen killed and wounded, including two captains. The regiment was mustered out March 15th, 1866.
  Of the 104 men of Company G who left Rushville the following are still living: A. J. Vanorder, George H. Kirkham, William Kirkham, James Sargent, William Kelly, F. M. Robbins, Edward Starr, David Dodds and William A. Canada.






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