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McAllister, Alexander
Born : 2Oct1842
     in New York
Died : 18Oct1920
     in Illinois
  Burial :
Caledonia Cemetery
Sparta
Randolph Co., IL.
  Alexander McAllister, a moulder from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with dark hair, gray eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 80th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Pilot Knob, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Wounded in battle on October 8, 1862 in Perryville, Kentucky
Discharged as disabled on June 17, 1863 in Louisville, Kentucky

 
See : Obituary

McAnnally, Doctor
Born : About 1844
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Doctor McAnnally, from Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
stood 6' 1" tall with dark hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Wayne County, Illinois.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 154th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on February 4, 1865 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 20, 1865 at Camp Butler, IL.
Mustered out on September 18, 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee

McBride, James H.
Born : About 1821
      in North Carolina
Died : 9Mar1865
      in Missouri
  Burial :
Unknown
  James H. McBride , a farmer from Ashley, Washington County, Illinois
stood 5' 8" tall with dark hair, gray eyes and a light complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. D, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted on January 25, 1864 in Ashley, Washington County, Illinois
Mustered in as a Private on February 12, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Died on March 9,1865 of Smallpox in St. Louis, Missouri

McBride, Jesse
Born : About 1844
     in Illinois
Died : 1913
     in Illinois
  Burial :
Coulterville, Illinois
  Jesse McBride , a farmer from Lively Grove, Washington County, Illinois
stood 5' 10" tall with auburn hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. B, 111th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 15, 1862 in Richview, Washington County, Illinois
Mustered in as a Private on September 18, 1862 at Camp Marshall, IL.
Mustered out on June 6, 1865 in Washington D. C.
 
See : Obituary

McBride, Thomas B.
Born : About 1842
Died : 15Mar1862
     in Illinois
  Burial :
Section A, Site 1946
Cornith National Cemetery
Cornith, Mississippi
  Thomas B. McBride , a farmer from Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
stood 5' 8" tall with brown hair, dark eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 60th Illinois Infantry Regiment
Enlisted on February 10, 1862 in Washington County, Illinois
Mustered in as a Private on February 21, 1862 in Jonesboro, IL.
He died on March 15, 1862, of Measles, in Cairo, IL.

McCalpin, John
Born : About 1834
     in Ireland
  Burial :
Unknown
  John McCalpin, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with black hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. F, 63rd Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on February 5, 1862 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on April 10, 1862 in Jonesboro, IL.

McCann, Josiah
Born : About 1837
     in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Josiah McCann, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 5" tall with dark hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Montgomery County, Illinois
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. E, 30th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on November 8, 1861 from/in Randolph County, Illinois.
Reenlisted as a Veteran on January 1, 1864 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Mustered in as a Private on January 24, 1864 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Mustered out on July 17, 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky.

McCaughn, Hugh
Born : About 1819
     in Maryland
  Burial :
Unknown
  Hugh McCaughn, a teacher from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8½" tall with brown hair, brown eyes and a florid complexion.
He was born in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. B, 136th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted May 30, 1864 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on June 1, 1864 in Centralia, IL.
Mustered out on October 22, 1864 in Springfield, Illinois

McCauley, James W.
Born : About 1844
     in Kentucky
  Burial :
Unknown
  James W. McCauley, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with dark hair, gray eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Ballard County, Kentucky.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. B, 62nd Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on January 15, 1862 in Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on April 10, 1862 in Jonesboro, IL.
Reenlisted on February 1, 1864 in Little Rock, Arkansas
Mustered in on March 24, 1864 in Little Rock, Arkansas
Promoted to Corporal
Transferred to Co. B, 62nd Illinois Consolidated Infantry
Mustered out on March 6, 1866 in Little Rock, Arkansas

McCauley, John L.
Born : About 1846
     in Kentucky
  Burial :
Unknown
  John L. McCauley, a clerk from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Lanville, Kentucky.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. B, 136th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on May 16, 1864 in Richview, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Corporal on June 1, 1864 in Centralia, Illinois
Mustered out on October 22, 1864 in Springfield, Illinois

McClain, David
Born : About 1840
Died : 31Oct1864
      in Arkansas
  Burial :
Little Rock
National Cemetery
Section 4 Site 2967
  David McClain, from Nashville, Washington County, Illinois

 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. G, 13th Illinois Cavalry
Enlisted as a Recruit on February 8, 1864 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 20, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Died on October 31, 1864, of a disease, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

McClain, John   Burial :
Unknown
  John L. McClain, from Elkton, Washington County, Illinois

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
As a Private
with Co. F, 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry Volunteers


McClay, James Howard
Born : 31Jul1914
      in Alaska
Died : 19Dec1944
      in Europe
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
 
From :
      US WWII and Korean veterans
      interred overseas

Monument - Luxembourg
Last Known Status - Buried
  James Howard McClay, from Washington County, IL.
The son of James & Margaret Grace (nee McConnel) McClay
      James McClay was born Sep 1879 in Pilot Knob, Washington County, IL.
      Margaret Grace McConnell - b. 17 Jan 1878 Oakdale; d. 1941
He was born in Anchorage, Alaska
 
Military Records show :
Race - White, Citizen
Born in Illinois
Height: 5' 5" -- Weight: 145 pounds
Education - 3 years of college
Single, without dependents
Occupation - Attendant, filling stations
 
Served in the United States Army during World War II
Enlisted as a Private on April 17, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan
Promotions up to Staff Sergeant with the 313th Infantry 79th Division
He died at the Battle of the Bulge
 
United States Awards :
      Purple Heart Medal
      Bronze Star Medal

McClay, Samuel M.
Born : About 1829
  Burial :
Unknown
  Samuel M. McClay, from Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL

 
Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. F, 10th Regiment Missouri Volunteer Infantry
At the age of 32 years,
Enlisted on August 1, 1861 in Coulterville, Illinois
Mustered in as a Private on August 10, 1861 in St. Louis, Missouri
Discharged with general disability on July 25, 1862

Note:
There are many different spellings used throughout various records for the surname McCLURKEN & McCLURKIN
In an attempt to use the proper spelling, the burial spelling is used, when available.
The state from which they served in military units is the next choice, if located.
The surname McCLUSKEN is found in the Illinois archives records, however the individuals served with
Company F of the 10th Regiment of Missouri Infantry Volunteers lists them as McCLURKEN

McClurken, Andrew Todd
Born : 1May1846
      in Illinois
Died : 34Mar1922
      in Missouri
  Burial :
Unknown.
  Andrew Todd McClurken, a farmer from Sparta, Randolph Co., IL.
The son of James & Sarah (nee Rodman) [Hood] McCluken
stood 5' 7" tall with dark hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Oakdale, Washington County, Illinois.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. K, 142nd Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on May 4, 1864 in Sparta, Randolph Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on June 18, 1864 at Camp Butler, Illinois
Mustered out on October 26, 1864 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
 
Died on March 4, 1922 in Nobby, Missouri.

See also : Biography


McClurken, James C.
Born : 15Jun1842
Died : 31Jan1863
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
  James Cameron McClurken,
Served as a Private in the Civil War with the
Union Army, in Co. F, 10th Missouri Infantry
He died at Keokuk hospital.

McClurken, James L.
Born : About 1822
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  James L. McClurken , a married machinist from Richview, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 9" tall with light 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. I, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on September 1, 1861 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a 1st Lieutenant on October 15, 1861
Resigned on May 7, 1862

McClurken, John C.
     [ McClurkin ]
Born : About 1840
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
  John C.. McClurken, from Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
Served n the Civil War in the Union Army,
in Co. F, 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry Volunteers
Missouri Archives has spelling as McClurken
At the age of 21 years, he enlisted on August 1, 1861 in Coulterville, Illinois.
Mustered in as a Private on August 10, 1861 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Discharged for disability in August 18, 1861

McClurken, Roger Kent
Born : 18Jun1938
Died : 14Sep2000
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Served as a Specialist 4 in the U S Army
&
as a YN2 in the U S Coast Guard

McClurken, Thomas
     [ McClurkin ]
Born : Abt 7Oct1828
     in South Carolina
Died : 27Nov1861
     in Missouri
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
 
Old Section, Row 4, Grave 3

Age 33 years, 1 month, 20 days

  Served in the Civil War with the Union Army,
in Co. F, 10th Missouri Infantry
     Source = Tombstone
 
Thomas ( T. or J. ) McClurken, from Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
Illinois Archives has spelling as McClusken
Served n the Civil War in the Union Army,
in Co. F, 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry Volunteers
At the age of 33 years, he enlisted on August 1, 1861 in Coulterville, Illinois.
Mustered in as a Private on August 10, 1861 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Promoted to 5th Corporal
Carried as "Corporal" on Muster Roll of August 10, 1861
Died of Typhoid Fever on November 27, 1861 in St. Louis, Missouri

Notes :
There is also a listing for Thomas McClurken
for Co. S, 30th Illinois Infantry
     I could not find any other listings for "Co. S" (?)
It states :
Enlisted as a Major 28Aug1861
Commissioned in Co. S, 30th Illinois Infantry 28Aug1861
Died 7Nov1861 in Belmont, Missouri

McClurken, Thomas
     [ McClerken ]
     [ McClurken ]
     [ McClurkin ]
Born : ~ ~ ~ ~
     in Ireland
Died : 22Mar1845
      over 95 years of age
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.

Old Section, Row 5, Grave 32

  Born in County Antrim, Ireland

Served in the Revolutionary War
as a Private in Turner's Company
in Winns South Carolina Regiment
coming from Chester County, South Carolina

See : Biography
 


McClurkin, Archibald
Born : 11Nov1794
      in South Carolina
Died : 7Apr1853
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Pinckneyville Cemetery
Pinckneyville,
Perry County, Illinois
  Archibald McClurkin
Archibald McClurkin spent 1834 - 1840 in Washington County
      and 1840 - 1853 in Perry County.
Born on November 11, 1794 in Chester County, South Carolina.
Died on April 7, 1853 near Pinckneyville, Illinois.
 
Served during the War of 1812,
      as a Private in Mean's 1st Regiment of the South Carolina Militia.
 
Information provided by : Roger Kemps
Biography (on Roger Kemps' website) : Biography of Archibald McClurkin

McClurkin, Cyrus F. S.
     [ McClurken ]
Born : 27Nov1841
Died : 30Dec1861
     in Missouri
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.

Old Section, Row 5, Grave 65
and is also listed on a large stone
with Parents & Sister
in Row 5, Grave 69
Who left home a
volunteer on 9 Aug 1861
in the cause of liberty

  Cyrus F. S. McClurkin, from Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
Served n the Civil War in the Union Army,
in Co. F, 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry Volunteers
Missouri Archives has spelling as McClurken
At the age of 20 years, he enlisted on August 1, 1861 in Coulterville, Illinois.
Mustered in as a Private on August 10, 1861 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Died of Smallpox on December 30, 1861 in Herman, Missouri,
     at the age of 20 years, 1 month and 2 days.

McClurkin, David W.
      [ McClurken ]
      [ McClusken ]

Born : About 1834
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  David McClurkin, from Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
He was born near Oakdale, Washington County, Illinois.
Illinois Archives has spelling as McClusken
Served n the Civil War in the Union Army,
in Co. F, 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry Volunteers
At the age of 27, enlisted on August 1, 1861 in Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Sergeant on August 10, 1861 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Discharged to accept promotion to 1st Lieutenant
      in Co. K, 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry Volunteers
Promoted on October 12, 1863 to to Captain
      with Co. C, 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry Volunteers
Wounded In Action - November 25, 1863
      May 12, 1864
Also served in with Co. H, 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry Volunteers
Mustered out on August 24, 1864
 

McClurkin, James R.
     [ McClurken ]
Born : About 1841
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.

Old Section, Row 7, Grave 58

Stone badly broken & cemented
No dates visible

  James R. McClurkin, from Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
Served n the Civil War in the Union Army,
in Co. F, 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry Volunteers
Missouri Archives has spelling as McClurken
At the age of 20 years, he enlisted on August 1, 1861 in Coulterville, Illinois.
Mustered in as a Private on August 10, 1861 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Died of Pneumonia on January 19, 1863 in Keokuk, Iowa

McClurkin, John
Born : 4May1792
      in South Carolina
Died : 12Jul1874
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale
Washington Co., Illinois
  John McClurkin
Born on May 4, 1792 in Chester County, South Carolina.
Died on July 12, 1874 in Oakdale, Illinois.
 
Served during the War of 1812,
      as a Private in Mean's 1st Regiment of the South Carolina Militia.
Note : There were also a couple of references to his War of 1812 service in
      the "History of OakdaleTownship".

 
Information provided by : Roger Kemps

McClure, John
Born : About 1847
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  John McClure, a farmer from Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 2" tall with black hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Perry County, Illinois.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 152nd Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on February 9, 1865 in Springfield, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 9, 1865 in Springfield, IL.
Promoted to Corporal
Mustered out on September 11, 1865 in Memphis, Tennessee.

McConnell, James
Born : About 1841
     in Illinois
Died : 26May1864
     in Georgia
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
  James McConnell, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with dark hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 80th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Pilot Knob, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Died in battle on May 26, 1864 near Dallas, Georgia.

McConnell, Robert
Born : 28Feb1842
     in Illinois
Died : 30Dec1915
     in Illinois
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Robert McConnell, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with light hair, gray eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 80th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Pilot Knob, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Mustered out on June 10, 1865 at Camp Harker, Tennessee.

McConnell, Thomas Ray
Born : 3May1922
Died : 1May1974
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Served in the U S Army as a TEC 4

McConnell, William
Born : 1838
     in Pennsylvania
Died : 13Dec1917
     in Illinois
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
  William McConnell, from Elkton, Washington County, Illinois
 
Missouri records show spelling as McConnel
 
Served in the Civil War with the Union Army,
in Co. F, 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry Volunteers
Enlisted on August 1, 1861 in Coulterville, Illinois
Mustered in as a Private on August 10, 1861 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Mustered out on August 24, 1864 in St. Louis, Missouri.
 
See : Obituary

McCord, George C.
Born : About 1835
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  George C. McCord, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 10" tall with dark hair, light eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. B, 111th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 13, 1862 in Richview, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a 2st Lieutenant on September 18, 1862 at Camp Marshall, IL.
Promoted on January 9, 1863 to 1st Lieutenant
Reenlisted on March 17, 1863 in Columbus, KY.
Mustered in on March 17, 1863 at Ft. Heiman, KY.
Resigned on June 11, 1864

McCord, Isaac N.
Born : About 1837
      in Missouri
Died : 25Mar1864
     in Kentucky
  Burial :
Unknown
  Isaac N. McCord, a printer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with light hair, light eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Newton County, Missouri.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 80th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Died in battle on March 25, 1864 in Paducah, Kentucky.

McCormick, Clarence
Born : 22Oct1910
Died : 12Mar1957
  Burial :
Masonic Cemetery
Nashville
Nashville Township
Washington Co., IL

Block 12, Row 21, Grave O

  Clarence McCormick
 
Served during World War II in the United States Army

McCowan, William Anderson
[ McCowen ]

Born : About 1832
      in Kentucky
Died : 15Feb1862
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  William Anderson McCowan, a married farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with brown hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Burlington, Warren County, Kentucky
 
Illinois Archives shows spelling as 'McCowen'
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 11th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on September 6, 1861 in Centralia, IL.
Mustered as a Private
Killed on February 15, 1862 at Fort Donelson, Tennessee
 
Additional Information furnished by : Geraldine Brown
1860 US Census - Richview, Washington Co., IL.
William Anderson McCowan maried Amanda 'Leeann' Tomlinson
They had one child, Elizabeth Lee McCowan
      b. 12 Jun 1861 Richview, Washington Co. IL.,
      m. Hiram McLaughlin on 8 Oct 1879
      d. 14 Sept 1943 Mt. Vernon, McClellen Twp., Jefferson Co., IL.
           Hiram McLaughlin was of Mt. Vernon, IL.,
      of this union were born 5 children,
      1. unnamed girl,
      2. Albert Anderson,
      3. Hiram called 'Kiah' married Eunice Piper,
      4. Bessie Lee married Brooks, then Wakefield
      5. Minnie Isabelle married Baldridge

McCoy, Nadam R.
Born : About 1826
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  Nadam R. McCoy, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 6' 1" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.

 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 154th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on February 4, 1865 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered as a Private on February 18, 1865 at Camp Butler, IL.
Mustered out on September 18, 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee

McCreary, John C.
Born : About 1835
Died : 10Dec1861
     in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  John C. McCreary, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.

 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. D, 48th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 27, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on October 15, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL.
Died on December 10, 1861 in Cairo, Illinois.

McDonald, James. S.
Born : About 1834
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Richview Township Cemetery
Richview Township
Washington Co., IL.
 
James S. McDonald's tombstone
  James S. McDonald, a married farmer from Sparta, Randolph Co., IL.
stood 5' 6½" tall with dark hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in St. Clair County, Illinois.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H of the 30th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 31, 1862
Mustered in as a Private
Promoted to Corporal
Mustered out on May 31, 1865 in Cairo, Illinois.

McDowell, Alexander
Born : About 1820
      in Scotland
  Burial :
Unknown
  Alexander McDowell, a farmer from Sparta, Randolph Co., IL.
stood 6' tall with black hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H, 5th Illinois Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted on September 17, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on December 8, 1861 in Springfield, IL.
Reenlisted on January 1, 1864 in Clear Creek, MS.
Mustered in on January 23, 1864 in Hebron, MS.
Promoted to Saddler
Mustered out on October 27, 1865 in Springfield, Illinois.
 
1870 Census = Lively Grove, Washington County, Illinois

McDurmit, Luke
Born : About 1844
      in New York
  Burial :
Unknown
  Luke McDurmit, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 5" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. G, 13th Illinois Cavalry
Enlisted on December 21, 1863 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on January 20, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Mustered out on August 31, 1865in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

McElhannon, James M.   Burial :
Unknown
  A Private in the Black Hawk War
in J Burns Company, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade
enlisted from Washington County

McElhanon, William   Burial :
Unknown
  William McElhanon, from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.

 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. D, 48th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted as a Recruit
Mustered out on August 15, 1865

McElhinney, Charles
[ McElheny -
McElhaney ]

Born : 1847
      in Scotland
Died : 3Apr1934
      in Indiana
  Burial for :
Charles McElhinney
 
Archer Cemetery
Princeton
Gibson County, Indiana
Section 1, Row 29
  Charles McElheny, a farmer from Raineysburg, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7½" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was first married to Mary J. Guthrie of Washington County, Illinois,
daughter of James Guthrie and Margaret (nee Carrick) Guthrie.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. B, 136th Illinois Infantry
Mustered in as a Private on June 1, 1864
Mustered out on October 22, 1864
&
with Co. D, 48th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on December 20, 1864 in Louisville, KY.
Mustered in as a Private on December 20, 1864 in Louisville, KY.
Mustered out on August 15, 1865 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
 
Charles McElhinney died on April 3, 1934 at the age of 89 years in his home.
Charles McElhinney's Tombstone Photograph and Obituary can be seen at :
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=McElhinney&GSiman=1&GScid=84184&Grid=18047996&

McElroy, John
Born : About 1837
      in Ireland
Died : 16Jun1897
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Oakgrove Cemetery
Pilot Knob Township
Washington Co., IL.
 
John McElroy's tombstone
  John McElroy, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with dark hair, dark eyes and a dark complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 80th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Pilot Knob, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Mustered out on June 10, 1865 at Camp Harker, Tennessee.

McGee, James R.
Born : About 1841
      in Ohio
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
  James R. McGee, a married farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with auburn hair, gray eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Mercer County, Ohio.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
Some records show spelling as "McGhee"
with Co. B, 111th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 13, 1862 in Richview, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on September 18, 1862 at Camp Marshall, IL.
Discharged on April 18, 1862, as disabled in Paducah, Kentucky.

McGee, William
Born : About 1841
      in Illinois
Died : 16Feb1865
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  William H. McGee, a farmer from Fayetteville, St. Clair Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with dark hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in St. Clair County, Illinois.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H, 5th Illinois Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted on September 17, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on December 8, 1861 in Springfield, IL.
Reenlisted on January 1, 1864 in Clear Creek, MS.
Listing residence as Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in on January 23, 1864 in Hebron, MS.
Promoted to Corporal
Died on February 13, 1865, of a disease in Memphis, Tennessee

McGuire, Hugh B.
Born : About 1842
      in Illinois
Died : 4Oct1864
     in Arkansas
  Burial :
Little Rock
National Cemetery
Section 4 Site 2968
Little Rock, Arkansas
  Hugh B. McGuire, a farmer from Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. G, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Enlisted on December 21, 1863 in Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on January 20, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Died on October 4, 1864, of a disease in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

McGuire, James
Born : About 1845
      in New York
  Burial :
Unknown
  James McGuire, a farmer from Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. G, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Enlisted on December 21, 1863 in Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on January 20, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Transferred on July 15, 1864 to Co. M, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Mustered out on August 31, 1865 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
      Absent at muster out, being sick - No Discharge given.

McGuire, Theodore W.
Born : About 1840
      in Illinois
Died : 29Apr1864
     in Missouri
  Burial :
Unknown
  Theodore W. McGuire, a farmer from Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with dark hair, black eyes and a light complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. G, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Enlisted on December 21, 1863 in Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on January 20, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Died on April 29, 1864, of a disease in St. Louis, Missouri.

McIlwain, Ralph G.
Born : Apr1893
     in Illinois
  Burial :
I O O F Cemetery
Unknown Location
  Served during World War I
 
Son of James & Amelia McIlwain
1900 Census = Okawville, Washington County, Illinois

McKay, John
Born : About 1842
      in Scotland
  Burial :
Unknown
  John McKay, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with brown hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H, 5th Illinois Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted on September 17, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on December 8, 1861 in Springfield, IL.
Promoted to Corporal
Mustered out on December 19, 1864 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

McKee, Thomas
Born : About 1839
      in Mississippi
  Burial :
Unknown
  Thomas McKee, a farmer from Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 10" tall with dark hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. G, 111th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 12, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on September 18, 1862 at Camp Marshall, IL.
Mustered out on June 6, 1865 in Washington D. C.

McKenzie, Joseph
Born : About 1843
      in Scotland
Died : 14Jan1863
     in Tennessee
  Burial :
Date of Death - 17Jan1863
Nashville National
Cemetery
Section B Site 5835
South Madison, TN
  Joseph McKenzie, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 3" tall with black hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotalnd.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 80th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10, 1862 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Died in battle on January 14, 1863 in Nashville, Tennessee.

McKinley, James
Born : About 1844
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Old Salem Cemetery
Lively Grove Township
Washington Co., IL.
  James McKinley, a farmer from Lively Grove, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7½" tall with dark 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. H, 5th Illinois Cavalry Mustered in as a Private
Reenlisted on January 1, 1864 in Clear Creek, MS.
Mustered in on January 23, 1864 in Hebron, MS.
Died on August 15, 1864 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Possibly the same individual ?

McKinley, James
   possibly
   McKinley, Thomas James

Born : About 1845
      in Illinois
Died : 15Aug1864
      in Mississippi
  Burial :
Section L, Site 6481
Vicksburg National
     Military Park
Vicksburg, Mississippi
  James McKinley, a farmer from Lively Grove, Washington Co., IL.
      the son of Jane McKinley,
        possibly John & Jane (nee Stevenson) McKinley.
he was born in Washington County, Illinois.
He stood 5' 7½" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.

 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H, 5th Illinois Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted on September 15, 1862
Mustered in as a Private on September 15, 1862
Reenlisted on January 1, 1864 in Clear Creek, Mississippi
Mustered in on January 23, 1864 in Hebron, Mississippi
Died on August 15, 1864 of a disease in Vicksburg, Mississippi
 
1860 Census - Township 3 South, Range 5 West, Washington Co., Illinois
      Post Office - Elkton, Washington County, Illinois

McKinley, John
Born : About 1843
  Burial :
Cortez Cemetery
Cortez,
Montezuma County,
Colorado
 
John McKinley's tombstone
  John McKinley, a farmer from Lively Grove, Washington Co., IL.
      possibly the son of John & Jane (nee Stevenson) McKinley.
stood 5' 8" tall with brown hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H, 5th Illinois Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted on September 17, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on December 8, 1861 in Springfield, IL
Reenlisted on January 23, 1864
      listing residence as Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Promoted to Sergeant
Mustered out on October 27,1865

 

Tombstone Photo furnished by Craig Ayler


McKinsey, Daniel
Born : About 1835
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Daniel McKinsey, a married farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 11" tall with black hair, gray eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Ashley, Washington County, Illinois.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. D, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 14, 1862 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on September 11, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.

McKinsey, David
Born : About 1838
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  David McKinsey, a married farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 6' 2" tall with sandy hair, gray eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Ashley, Washington County, Illinois.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. D, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 14, 1862 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on September 11, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.

McKinsey, James
Born : About 1846
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  James McKinsey, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Ashley, Washington County, Illinois.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. B, 136th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on May 26, 1864 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered as a Private on June 1, 1864 in Centralia, IL.
Mustered out on October 22, 1864 in Springfield, Illinois.

McLain, David
Born : About 1839
      in Ireland
  Burial :
Unknown
  David McClain, a carpenter from Richview, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8½" tall with dark hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. F, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on November 23, 1861 in Richview, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on December 31, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL.
Discharged on November 22, 1862, as disabled.

McLane, Benjamin
Born : About 1842
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  Benjamin McLane, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 6' tall with dark hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Lawrence County, Tennessee.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 154th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on February 4, 1865 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 17, 1865 at Camp Butler, IL.
Mustered out on September 18, 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee.

McLean, John
Born : ~ ~ ~ ~
Died : 17Aug1862
     in Mississippi
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
  John McClean,
son of George & Mary McLean
 
Served in the Civil War with the Union Army,
in Co. F, 10th Regiment Missouri Volunteer Infantry
Enlisted on August 1, 1861 in Coulterville, Illinois
Mustered in as a Private on August 10, 1861 in St. Louis, Missouri
He died at Clear Creek near Corrinth, Mississippi

McLean, Thomas G.
Born : 15May1842
      in Kentucky
Died : 15Apr1923
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Thomas George McClean, a laborer from Washington Co., IL.
the son of George McLean
stood 5' 9" tall with black hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
Listed as Thomas G. McLane on records.
with Co. I, 30th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on October 13, 1864 in Alton, Madison Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on October 13, 1864 in Alton, Madison Co., IL.
Mustered out on July 17, 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky.

McLean, Thomas G.
Born : 22Sep1917
Died : 13Mar1952
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Thomas Gault McClean,
son of T. E. & Georgia McLean
Served in the U S Army Air Force as a Corporal
in the 1050th Base Unit, during World War II

McLehaney, Robert
Born : About 1845
      in Scotland
Died : 17Aug1864
     in Arkansas
  Burial :
Little Rock
National Cemetery
Little Rock, Arkansas
 
Originally buried at
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Plot 4 Site 3004
  Robert McLehaney, a farmer from Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 10" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. G, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Enlisted on December 21, 1863 in Elkhorn, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on January 20, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Died on August 17, 1864, of a disease in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
 Tombstone can be viewed at :
http://www.arkansasties.com/Social/viewtopic.php?f=107&t=16153

McMillen, Daniel   Burial :
Old Salem Cemetery
Lively Grove Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Served during the US-Mexican War

McMillen, William   Burial :
Old Salem Cemetery
Lively Grove Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Served during the Civil War
with Co. F, 10th Missouri Infantry

McMillion, Meredith S.   Burial :
Unknown
  A Private in the Black Hawk War
in J Burns Company, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade
enlisted from Washington County

McMillon, John M.
Born : About 1820
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Union - Brick Cemetery
Ashley Township
Washington Co., IL.
  John M. McMillon, a farmer from Bloomington, Mclean Co., IL.
stood 5' 11¾" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Washiongton County, Illinois.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 152nd Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on February 9, 1865 in Springfield, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 9, 1865 in Springfield, IL.
Mustered out on July 14, 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee.

McNail, Frank L.
Born : Aug1881
     in Illinois
Died : 1958
  Burial :
Utica, Michigan
  Frank L. McNail, from Ashley, IL.
son of James & Dora J. McNail,
Served in the Spanish - American War
as a Private in Co. E, 9th Illinois Infantry
 
1900 Census = Ashley, Washington County, Illinois

McNair, William
Born : About 1834
  Burial :
Unknown
  William McNair, from Elkhorn, Washington County, Illinois

 
Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. F, 10th Regiment Missouri Volunteer Infantry
At the age of 27 years,
Enlisted on August 1, 1861 in Coulterville, Illinois
Mustered in as a Private on August 10, 1861 in St. Louis, Missouri
Mustered out on August 24, 1864 in St. Louis, Missouri.

McNeill, Laughlin H.
Born : About 1834
     in Tennessee
Died : 7Jun1891
  Burial :
Bethel-Darter Cemetery
Beaucoup Township
Washington Co., IL.

source = Obituary

  Laughlin H. McNeil,
 
Served with the Union Army, during the Civil War,
with Co. E, 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry Volunteers
At the age of 27 years,
Enlisted on August 28, 1861 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
Mustered in as a Private on August 31, 1861 in Pacific, Missouri
Discharged on April 6, 1864 for disability.

McNeill, Malcom C.
Died : 8Feb1862
     in Missouri
  Burial :
Jefferson Barracks
National Cemetery
Section 26 Site 5841
St. Louis, Missouri
  Malcom C. McNeil,
 
Served with the (US Army / Confederate States), during the Civil War,
with Co. E, 10 Missouri Infantry
Enlisted August 8, 1861 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
Mustered in as a Private on August 12, 1861 in St. Louis, Missouri
Died on February 8, 1862 in St. Louis, Missouri

 

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