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Wacker, Henry
Born : March 1837
      in Prussia / Germany
Died : 2Jan1922
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Edgewood Cemetery
Effingham Co. IL.
  Henry Wacker, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 2" tall with brown hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. C, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on November 1, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on December 30, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL.
Mustered out on January 9, 1865 in Springfield, Illinois.

1880 census - Effingham Co. IL / page 433 D
      Henry WAGNER, age 45 / b Prussia
1900 census - Effingham Co. IL / page 319 A
      Henry Wacker, age 63 / b Germany
1910 census - Effingham Co. IL / page 279 A
      Henry Wacker, age 73 / b. Germany
1920 census - Effingham Co. IL /page 106 B
      Henry Wacker, age 82 / b Germany
He is always listed as single on all census records and
living in the households of others.

Died January 2, 1922 in West Township, Effingham Co. IL
Illinois death certificate: # 0250002


Waddley, William
[ Wadley ]

Born : About 1840
      in Kentucky
Died :16Aug1865
  Burial :
Alexandria National Cemetery
Pineville, Rapides Parish
Louisiana
Plot 287
  William Waddley, a farmer from Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 7" tall with black hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Allen County, Kentucky.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
Enlisted as a Private on August 13, 1862 in Washington Co., IL
Mustered in to Co. K, 80th Illinois Infantry Regiment
on August 25, 1862 at Centralia, Illinois
Transferred to Co. H, 38th Illinois Infantry
to make up time of desertion 6Oct1862-14Aug1865
Died on August 16, 1865, of a disease

On findagrave he is listed as "Wm Wadley" birth unknown, death Aug 16, 1865


Wade, William
Born : About 1844
      in Indiana
  Burial :
Unknown
  William S. Wade, a farmer from DuBois, Washington Co., IL.
stood 6' 3" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Switzerland County, Indiana.

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 and on December 8, 1861 in Springfield, IL.
Reenlisted on January 1, 1864 in Clear Creek, MS
Mustered in on January 23, 1864 in Hebron, Mississippi.
Promoted to Sergeant
Mustered out on October 27, 1865 in Springfield, Illinois.

1870 Census - Tamaroa, Perry County, Illinis


Waggaman, George Elliott
Born : About 1845
      in Ohio
Died : 17Dec1917
      in Washington D. C.
  Burial :
Geo. Wagaman
Arlington National Cemetery
Site 1907
Arlington, Virginia
  George Waggaman was born in Beverly, Ohio.

Listed as George Wageman
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
Enlisted as a Private on February 25, 1864 in Lenox, Warren Co., IL
Mustered in to Co. I, 50th Illinois Infantry Regiment
on February 27, 1864 at Quincy, Illinois
Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corp on May 1, 1865

See : Obituary


Waggoner, Cornelius V.
Born : About 1835
  Burial :
Unknown
  Cornelius V. Waggoner, a farmer from Hoyleton, IL
stood 5' 10" tall with dark hair, hazel eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Wabash, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
Enlisted as a Private on March 7, 1865 in Dixon, IL
Mustered in to Co. G, 23rd Illinois Consolidated Infantry Regiment
on March 7, 1865 at Dixon, Illinois
Mustered out on July 24, 1865 in Richmond, Virginia


Waldron, George   Burial :
Unknown
  Served in the US-Mexican War as a Private
in Co. H of the 2nd Regiment Illinois Foot Volunteers
He enrolled at Nashville, Washington County

Walker, Alexander
Born : About 1836
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Alexander Walker, a farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 6" tall with dark hair, gray eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Clinton County, Illinois.

He served with the Union Army during the Civil War,
with Co. G, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Enlisted on December 21, 1863 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a 1st Sergeant on January 20,1864
Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, but never mustered.
Mustered out on August 31,1865 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas


Walker, Ezekiel
Died : 10Sep1847
      in Mexico
  Burial :
Unknown
  Served in the US-Mexican War as a Private
in Co. H of the 2nd Regiment Illinois Foot Volunteers
He enrolled at Nashville, Washington County
 
Ezekiel Walker died on September 10, 1847, at Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Walker, George W.
Born : 1826
Died : 20Oct1902
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Beaucoup Cemetery
Beaucoup Township
Washington Co., IL

George Walker's military marker

  Served in the US-Mexican War as a 2nd Lieutenatnt
in Co. H of the 2nd Regiment Illinois Foot Volunteers
He enrolled at Nashville, Washington County

See : Obituary


Walker, George W.
Born : About 1842
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  George W. Walker, a married farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 9" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. F, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted as a Recruit on January 1, 1862
Discharged as disabled in Bethel, Tennessee


Walker, George W.
Born : About 1835
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  George W. Walker, a farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL
residence also listed as Centralia, Marion Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with dark hair, dark eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. C, 155th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on February 16, 1865 in Olney, IL.
Mustered as a Private on February 16, 1865 in Olney, IL.
Mustered out on September 4, 1865 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee


Walker, James R.
Born : About 1846
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  James R. Walker, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL
son of William H. & Mary A. Walker,
and was born in Washington County, Illinois.
stood 5' 2" tall with light hair, light eyes and a light complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. K of the 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Enlisted on January 29,1864 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on February 12, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Tranferred on March 8, 1864 to Co. D of the 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Mustered out on August 15, 1865 in Pilot Knob, Missouri.

1870 Census = Twp 2 S - Range 1, Washington County, IL
      Post Office was Richview


Walker, John   Burial :
Unknown
  Served in the US-Mexican War as a Private
in Co. H of the 2nd Regiment Illinois Foot Volunteers
He enrolled at Nashville, Washington County

Walker, John (2)   Burial :
Unknown
  Served in the US-Mexican War as a Private
in Co. H of the 2nd Regiment Illinois Foot Volunteers
He enrolled at Nashville, Washington County

Walker, John B.
Born : About 1832
      in Illinois
Died : 6Apr1862
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  John B. Walker, a married farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 9" tall with black hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. F, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on October 21, 1861 in Richview, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on December 31, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL
Died on April 6, 1862 in Shiloh, Tennessee "KIA"


Walker, Rodney   Burial :
Unknown
  Rodney Walker, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 8" tall with light hair, gray eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Davison County, Indiana.

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


Walker, Samuel, Rev.
Born : About 1824
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Rev. Samuel Walker, a married minister fron Xenia, Clay Co., IL
stood 5' 7" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light comlexion.
He was born in Clinton County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. B, 111th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted as a Private on September 18, 1862
Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant 19Jan1863
     with residence listed as Richview, Washington Co., IL
Reenlisted on March 17, 1863 in Columbus, KY.
Mustered in on March 17, 1863 at Ft. Heiman, Kentucky
Resigned on July 3, 1864.


Walker, Samuel T.
Born : About 1844
      in Illinois
Died : 14May1864
      in Georgia
  Burial :
Chattanooga National Cemetery
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Listed as S. T. Walker
 
Originally buried at
Resaca, Georgia
Plot L Grave 9192

  Samuel T. Walker, from Richview, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 11" tall with auburn hair, hazel eyes and a dark comlexion.
He was born in Clinton 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 Private on September 18, 1862 at Camp Marshall, IL
Died on May 14, 1862 in Resaca, Georgia "KIA"


Walker, Simeon
Born : 3Mar1831
      in Illinois
Died : 29Apr1905
  Burial :
Beaucoup Cemetery
Beaucoup Township
Washington Co., IL

Tombstone
Photo
Available

  Simeon Walker, a married farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 10" tall with black hair, blue eyes and a dark comlexion.
He was born in Clinton County, Illinois.

He served with the Union Army during the Civil War,
as a Private, in the Illinois Militia.
&
with Co. C, 60th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on December 10, 1861 in Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Sergeant on February 21, 1862 in Jonesboro, IL.
Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant
Promoted to Captain
Reenlisted on April 16, 1863 in Brentwood, TN
Mustered in on April 25, in Nashville, TN
Term of service expired on March 14, 1865.


Walker, Simeon    Note :
Listings found for Simeon Walker
      1. Captain, Co. C. 60th ILL. Inf.
            Residence = Mt. Vernon
      2. Chaplain, HQ Co., 15th ILL. Cav.

Walker, Thomas   Burial :
Unknown
  Served in the US-Mexican War as a Private
in Co. H of the 2nd Regiment Illinois Foot Volunteers
He enrolled at Nashville, Washington County

Walker, Thomas C.
Born : About 1840
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Thomas C. Walker, a farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 5" tall with black hair, black eyes, and a dark complexion.
He was born in Clinton County, Illinois.

Served with the Union Army during the Civil War,
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 March 12, 1863 ,as disabled in Columbus, Kentucky.


Walker, Thomas J.
Born : About 1837
      in England
  Burial :
Unknown
  Thomas J. Walker, a tailor from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 10" tall with light hair, blue eyes, and a light complexion.

Served with the Union Army during the Civil War,
with Co. D, 48th Illinois Infantry

Enlisted on August 27, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a 1st Sergeant on October 15, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL.
Promoted on December 10, 1862 to 2nd Lieutenant
Mustered in on December 10, 1862 in Oak Ridge, MS.
Promoted on June 3, 1863 to 1st Lieutenant
Reenlisted on April 9, 1864 in Scottsboro, AL.
Mustered in on April 9, 1864 in Scottsboro, AL.
Promoted on March 13, 1865 to Captain
Reenlisted on April 1, 1865 in Goldsboro, NC.
Mustered in on April 4, 1865 in Goldsboro, NC.
Mustered out on August 15, 1865 in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Walker, William P.
Born : 1831
      in Illinois
Died : 1919
  Burial :
Beaucoup Cemetery
Beaucoup Township
Washington Co., IL

miitary service marker

  William P. Walker, a farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL
son of James & Etheldra Walker,
was born in Washington County, Illinois.
stood 5' 10" tall with black hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.

Served with the Union Army during the Civil War,
as a Private, in the Illinois Militia.

with Co. C, 60th Illinois Infantry Regiment.
Enlisted on March 20, 1864 in Richview, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on April 17, 1864 in Centralia, IL.
Co. C, 60th Illinois Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on July 31, 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky.

1850 Census = District 20, Washington County, IL.
Married : Abigail_?_


Walker, William
Born : About 1846
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  William Walker, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 4" tall with brown hair, hazel eyes, and a faircomplexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served with the Union Army during the Civil War,
with Co. I, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on March 12, 1864 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on April 25, 1864 in Springfield, IL.
Mustered out on September 9, 1865 in Paducah, Kentucky.


Walker, William Henry
Born : 24Jan1828
      in Illinois
Died : 15Sep1919
      in California
  Burial :
Evergreen Cemetery
Los Angeles,
Los Angeles Co. CA
  William Henry Walker, a married farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL.
son of Rev. Simeon and Elizabeth (nee Sharp) Walker
stood 6' tall with dark hair, light eyes, and a light complexion.
He was born in Clinton County, Illinois.

Served with the Union Army during the Civil War,
with Co. B, 111th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 13, 1862 in Richview, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a 1st Lieutenant on September 18, 1862 at Camp Marshall, IL.
Promoted to Captain on January 19, 1863
Reenlisted on March 17, 1863 in Columbus, KY.
Mustered in on March 17, 1863 at Ft. Heiman, KY.
Honorably Discharged on March 18, 1865

Married : Mary Ann Phillips on February 17, 1848 in Washington Co. IL
All of the census records include Mary, the wife of William Henry Walker + their children.
1850 Census - Washington Co. IL / page 128 B
      William H. Walker, age 22 / b IL
1860 Census - Randolph Co. IL / Sparta / page 226
      William H. Walker, age 31 / b IL
1870 Census - Washington Co. IL / page 25
      Wm. H. Walker / age 42 / b IL
1880 Census - Vanderburgh Co. IN / page 490 A
      W. H. Walker, age 52 / b IL
1900 Census - McPherson Co. KS / page 111 A
     W. H. Walker, age 72 / b IL
1919 Census - Los Angeles Co. CA / Pasadena / page 133 S
      William H. Walker, age 82 / b IL
Died : September 15, 1919 in Los Angeles County, California

He is listed on findagrave.com with his birthplace as PA.....this is an error.
He was the son of Rev. Simeon Walker who was born in Georgia.
Both Rev. Simeon and William Henry Walker were Methodist Episcopal ministers.
There is quite a lengthy article in :
"Portrait and Biographical Record of Randolph, Jackson, Perry and Monroe Counties, Illinois"
      pub. by Biographical Publishing Co., Chicago, 1894
about Simeon Walker a brother of William Henry.
It gives a lot of info about this Walker family.


Walsh, Patrick
Born : About 1843
      in New York
  Burial :
Unknown
  Patrick Walsh, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 2" tall with light hair, gray eyes, and a dark complexion.
He was born in New York, New York.

Served with the Union Army during the Civil War,
with Co. C, 11th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on September 10, 1861 in Nashivlle, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private
Mustered out on September 16, 1864 in Springfield, Illinois.


Walton, William R.
Born : About 1834
  Burial :
Unknown
  William R. Walton, from Bridgeport, Washington Co., IL.

Served with the Union Army during the Civil War,
with Co. G, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Enlisted on February 12, 1864 in Bridgeport, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 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.


Wammack, Joel D.
Born : About 1839
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  Joel D. Wammack, from Washington Co., IL

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. F, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on November 1, 1861 in Richview, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on December 31, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL
Deserted on February 13, 1862 at Ft. Donelson, Tennessee

Wammack, Joel D.
son of John and Amelia Webster Wammack
Born : 1 Nov 1823 in Wilson Co. TN
Married : Samantha Read on 10 Dec 1856 in Clay Co. IL.
      Samantha, born : 31 Jun 1840
      Died 28 Dec 1874
      Buried : Read Cemetery, Clay Co. IL
Died : 11 May 1875 in Clay Co. IL
Buried : Read Cemetery, Clay Co. IL
1860 census - Clay City, Clay Co. IL
      Joel Wammack, age 33, b TN + Samantha, age 20, b IL
1870 census - Pixley Twp., Clay Co. IL / page 139
      Joel WAMACK, age 45, b TN + Samantha, age 30, b IL.
Is this the correct Joel Wammack?,
the age does not fit with his enrollment for the CW service.
Rather wonder if the age should have been 33 instead of the listed 23
as posted on the IL State Archives CW database.


Wannemacher, Peter
Born : About 1835
      in Germany
Died : 9Apr1864
      in Louisianna
  Burial :
Unknown
  Peter Wannemacher, a blacksmith from Bridgeport, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 4" tall with light hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. C, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on November 1, 1861 in Bridgeport, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on December 30, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL.
Reenlisted as a Veteran
Promoted to Corporal
Died on April 9, 1864 in Pleassant Hill, Louisianna "KIA"


Warren, James H.
Born : About 1840
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  James H. Warren, a married farmer from Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 5" tall with black hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Robinson County, Tennessee.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. G, 111th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 11, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on September 18, 1862 at Camp Marshall, IL.
Discharged on January 6, 1864, as disabled with deafness, in Paducah, Kentucky.


Washburn, Noah DeWitt
Born : 3May1892
      in Illinois
Possibly Died Before 1919
  Burial :
Greenwood Cemetery
Nashville Township
Washington Co., IL
  Served during World War I
With Co. F, 138th Field Artillery M

Son of John S. & Sophia (nee Hanft) Washburn
1900 Census = Nashville, Washington County, Illinois


Watson, Dennis
Born : 13Jun1840
      in Indiana
Died : 17 Mar 1899
      in Kansas
  Burial :
McKee Cemetery
Hallowell
Cherokee County, Kansas

(see his CW gov stone at findagrave)

  Dennis Watson, a farmer from Elkton, Washington Co., IL.
son of John and Rebecca (nee Russell) Watson
      (who married in Johnson Co. Indiana on 26 Sep 1837).
stood 5' 8" tall with black hair, brown eyes, and a dark complexion.

Served with the Union Army during the Civil War,
with Co. C, 11th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 10 or 16, 1861 in Richview, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 17, 1861 in Birds Point, MO.
Was present at the following battles:
      Shiloh, Ft. Donelson, Clarksville, Tallahatchie and Spanish Fort.
Mustered out on May 1, 1865 in Mobile, Alabama.

Married : Judea W. Ayers on 13 Aug 1865 in Washington Co. IL.
     (dau of James W. and Elizabeth (nee Carr) Ayers)

1850 census - Washington Co. IL / Dist 20 / pages 178 B and 179 A
      Dennis Watson, age 10, b Indiana with parents, John and Rebecca Watson + siblings
1860 census - not found
1870 census - Washington Co. IL / Elkton / page 509 B
      Dennis Watson, age 30, b Indiana + wife Juda + two children
1880 census - Cherokee Co. KS / Lola Twp / page 479 C
      DENIS Watson, age 40, b Indiana + wife Judah + four children

Died : 17 March 17, 1899 in Hallowell, Cherokee County, KS
     OBITUARY OF DENNIS WATSON
The Modern Light, Columbus, Kansas, 23 Mar 1899
Died at his home in Hallowell, after a lingering illness of several weeks, March 17, 1899,
Dennis Watson, aged about 59 years.
He was an old soldier, having served his country in the civil war.
He had lived in our community more than 20 years and was well known.
He leaves a wife and seven children, the youngest fourteen,
to mourn the loss of a husband and father.

Obituary and other data furnished by : Jeff Watson great-great grandson


Watts, Benjamin
Born : 5Oct1764
Died : 7Mar1840
  Burial :
Vernor Cemetery
( aka Watt-Vernor Cemetery )
Nashville
Washington Co., IL.
 
Benjamin Watts memorial tombstone
  Benjamin Watts, of Virginia
 
Served during the American Revolutionary War
as a Private on the Virginia Contental Line

Watts, George L.
Born : 16Mar1831
      in Illinois
Died : 23Oct1898
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Liberty Cemetery
Row 21
Ashley Township
Washington Co. IL.
  George L. Watts, a married farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with dark hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Ashley, Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. I, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on September 1, 1861 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a 2nd Lieutenant on December 31, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL.
Resigned on May 5, 1862

Member : GAR Pos t- Nashville Post, Nashville, Illinois, Post Number 419
      (per GAR Dept. of Illinois transcription of death rolls, 1879-1947)
1850 census - Washington Co. IL / Dist 20 / page 133
      George Watts, age 18, b IL living in the household of
      Thomas W. and Jane Cameron + five Camerson children.
1860 - not found
1870 census - Washington Co. IL / Nashville / page 435 B
      George Watts, age 36, b IL with wife Nancy, age 34 + son, Amos age 10
1880 census - Jackson Co. IL / Carbondale / page 179 D
      George Watts, age 48, b IL with wife Nancy,
1900 census - Washington Co. IL / page 261 B
      Nancy Watts, age 64, widow, b. IL
      mother of four children none living
1910 census - Washington Co. IL / Nancy age 75,
      still living in Nashville and a widow living alone.


Wayman, Henry H. (W)
Born : About 1831
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Grandpoint Cemetery
IrvingtonTownship
Washington Co., IL.

military tombstone

  Henry H. Wayman, a farmer from Centralia, Marion Co., IL.
stood 6' 1" tall with brown hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served with the Union Army, during the Civil War.
with Co. C, 11th Illinois Infantry Regiment.
Enlisted on August 25, 1861 in Centralia, IL.
Mustered in as a Private
Reenlisted on December 8, 1863 in Vicksburg, MS.
Mustered in on December 24, 1863 in Vicksburg, MS.
Promoted on November 1, 1864 to Corporal.
Transferred on September 27, 1865 to Co. E 8th Illinois Infantry Regiment.
      by Special Order No. 34 from Headquarters dated Agust 23, 1865
Mustered out on October 9, 1865 in New Orleans, Louisianna.

1860 Census list his residence as Ashley, IL.
1880 Census lists his residence as Irvington, IL.

16Oct1903 - # 6500 - Admitted to
Soldier & Sailors' Home at Quincy, Illinois


Wayman, Mashack
Born : About 1833
      in Illinois
Died : 26Oct1864
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Grand Point Cemetery
Irvington Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Mashack Wayman, a married farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 10" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served with the Union Army, during the Civil War.
with Co. B, 62nd Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on January 15, 1862 in Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Wagoner on April 10, 1862 in Jonesboro, IL.
Reenlisted on February 1, 1864 in Little Rock, AR.
Mustered in on March 24, 1864 in Little Rock, AR.
Died on October 26, 1864, of a disease, in Richview, Washington County, Illinois.


Weaver, James   Burial :
Unknown
  Served in the US-Mexican War as a Private
in Co. H of the 2nd Regiment Illinois Foot Volunteers
He enrolled at Nashville, Washington County

Weaver, Joseph
Born : About 1846
      in Kentucky
  Burial :
Unknown
  Joseph Weaver, a farmer from Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 4" tall with brown hair, hazel eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in McCracken County, Kentucky.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. F, 111th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 20, 1863 in Paducah, KY.
Mustered in as a Private on August 20, 1863 in Paducah, KY.
Transferred on May 31, 1865 to Co. D, 48th Illinois Infantry
Mustered out on August 15, 1865 in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Weaver, William
Born : About 1840
      in Prussia
  Burial :
Unknown
  William Weaver, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with dark hair, dark eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. D, 48th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 15, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on October 15, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL.
Discharged on April 25, 1862, as disabled in Cairo, Illinois.


Wehmeyer, Elmer F.
Born : 1900
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Elmer F. Wehmeyer, served during World War II in the United States Army
A single man, skilled in manufacture of electrical machinery and accessories
He enlisted as a Private on October 12, 1942 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri,

Weihe, Erwin A.
23Nov1926
      in Illinois
Died : 9Sep2007
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
Hoyleton
Hoyleton Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Erwin A. Weihe, from Hoyleton, Washington Co., IL.
The son of Arthur and Pearl (nee Hoffman) Weihe

Served during the Korean War in the United States Army
He received the "Purple Heart Medal"


Welch, Thomas
Born : About 1827
      in Canada
  Burial :
Unknown
  Thomas Welch, a married laborer from Rainysburg, Washington Co., IL.
stood 6' tall with light hair, light eyes and a light complexion.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. I, 80th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 1, 1862 in Rainysburg, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Deserted on November 15, 1862 in Mumsfordsville, Kentucky.


Wellenbrock, Herman
Born : About 1840
      in Germany
  Burial :
Unknown
  Herman Wellenbrtock, a cooper from Venedy, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with brown hair, gray eyes and a fair complexion.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. C, 149th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on February 8, 1865 in alton, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 8, 1865 in alton, IL.
Mustered out on January 27, 1865 in Dalton, Georgia.


Wells, Levi   Burial :
Unknown
  A Private in the Black Hawk War
in J Burns Company, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade
enlisted from Washington County

Welsh, William
Born : About 1837
      in Ireland
  Burial :
Unknown
  William Welsh, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.

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


Wernecke, Fred Herman
Born : 7Oct1885
  Burial :
Unknown
  Fred Herman Wernecke, from Addieville, Washington Co., IL

At the age of 32, he registered for the World War I draft
on September 12, 1918 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL
He was of medium height and a small build
with blue eyes and dark hair
A Self-Employed farmer in Plum Hill, Washington Co., IL
he lists next of kin as wife, Hulda Wernecke
and address as R. R. 1, Addieville, Illinois.


Wernecke, Herman A.
Born : 25Sep1877
  Burial :
Unknown
  Herman August Wernecke, from Covington, Washington Co., IL

At the age of 40, he registered for the World War I draft
on September 12, 1918 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL
He was of medium height and a medium build
with gray eyes and light hair being slightly bald
A farmer employed by Lizzie Wernecke. Wernecke.


West, Elijah T.
Born : 23Aug1844
      in Kentucky
Died : 26May1921
      in Kansas
  Burial :
Sherman Cemetery
Sherman City
Cherokee County,
Kansas.

Elijah T. West tombstone

  Elijah T. West, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL
son of James Madison & Sarah (nee Mark) West
stood 6' 2" tall with brown hair, hazel eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Lewis County, Kentucky.

Served in the Civil War with the Union Army
with Co. B, 136th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on May 16, 1864 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Corporal on June 1, 1864 in Centralia, IL.
Mustered out on October 22, 1864 in Springfield, IL.
&
with Co. B, 62nd Illinois Infantry
Enlisted as a Recruit from Collinsville, Madison Co., IL
           on February 7, 1865 in Alton, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 7, 1865 in Alton, IL.
Transferred to Co. B, 136th Illinois Consolidated Infantry
Mustered out as a Corporal
           on February 18, 1866 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

May 21, 1921 -
      Elijah T. West died in Sheridan Township, Cherokee, Kansas, USA

See : Biography


West, William T. (P)
Born : About 1833
      in Kentucky
  Burial :
Unknown
  William West, a farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL
stood 6' 1" tall with fair hair, gray eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Lewis County, Kentucky.

Served in 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 Jonesbor, IL.
Reenlisted on February 1, 1864 in Little Rock, AR.
Mustered in on March 24, 1864 in Little Rock, AR.
Transferred to Co. B, 62nd Illinois Consolidated Infantry
Promoted to Sergeant
Mustered out on March 6, 1866 in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Wheeler William S.
Born : About 1838
  Burial :
Unknown
  William S. Wheeler, from Richview, Washington Co., IL.

Served in the Civil War with the Union Army
with Co. I, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on November 12, 1863 in Centralia, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on December 31, 1863.
Deserted on June 25, 1864.


Wheeles, Benjamin C.
Born : 8Nov1896
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Served during World War I
With Co. B, 9th Depot Battalion

At time of registration listed residence as Perry County, Illinois


White, Andrew   Burial :
Unknown
  A Private in the Black Hawk War
in J Burns Company, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade
enlisted from Washington County

White, Cornelius
Born : About 1826
      in Ireland
  Burial :
Unknown
  Corneliuas White, a laborer from Richview, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 4" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. F, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on November 26, 1861 in Richview, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on December 31, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL
Discharged as disabled on July 24, 1862.


White, Francis M.
Born : About 1839
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Francis M. White, a farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 7" tall with black 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. 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.
Mustered out on June 6, 1865 in Washington D. C.


White, James H.
Born : About 1842
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  James H. White, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 6" tall with black hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. D, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 15, 1862 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on September 11, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.


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

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

White, James S.
Born : About 1840
      in Illinois
Died : 1Jun1864
      in Mississippi
  Burial :
Vicksburg National
      Military Park
Section U Site 6602
Vicksburg, Mississippi

Listed as J. S. White
member of
Co. F, 47th IL Vol

  James S. White, a farmer from Richview, 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. F, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on October 27, 1861 in Richview, Washington Co., IL
Mustered as a Private on December 31, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL
Died on June 1, 1864 in Vicksburg, Mississippi


White, Robert H.
Born : About 1846
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Robert H. White, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 5" tall with light hair, brown eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois

Served in the Civil War with the Union Army
with Co. B, 136th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on 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, IL.


White, Stanley Merrell
Born : 6Jul1894
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Stanley Merrell White, from Ashley, Washington Co., IL
son of Mary L. (nee Wheeles ) White (b:1877)
He was born in Beaucoup, Washington Co., IL

Registered for the World War I draft on June 5, 1917
At the age of 23, he was of medium height with a slender build,
      and had brown eyes and black hair.
His occupation was Ticket & Freight Clerk
      for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad
      in Ashley, Washington Co., IL

1900 Census - Ashley, Washington Co., IL
      a grandson in the household of John H. & Sarah J. Wheeles
1910 Census - Ashley, Washington Co., IL
      a son in the household of Wamie Farmer, his mother.
1920 Census - Ashley, Washington Co., IL
      with wife, Viva White
1930 Census - Ashley, Washington Co., IL
      no spouse listed


White, Stephen C.
Born : About 1842
  Burial :
Unknown
  Stephen C. White, from Richview, Washington Co., IL.

Served in the Civil War with the Union Army
with Co. I, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on November 5, 1863 in Richview, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on November 30, 1863 at Camp Yates, IL.
Mustered out on September 9, 1865 in Paducah, Kentucky.


White, Thomas C.
Born : About 1843
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Thomas C. White, a farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 6" tall with dark hair, hazel eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

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, AR.
Mustered in on March 24, 1864 in Little Rock, AR.
Transferred to Co. B, 62nd Illinois Consolidated Infantry
Promoted to Corporal
Mustered out on March 6, 1866 in Little Rock, Arkansas.


White, Thomas F.
Born : About 1837
      in Illinois
Died : 24May1862
      in Kentucky
  Burial :
Unknown
  Thomas F. White, a married farmer from Washington Co., IL
stood 6' 3" tall with auburn hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.

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.
Died on May 24, 1862, of a disease in Paducah, Kentucky.


Whitsel, George
Born : About 1843
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  George Whitsel, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 6' 1" tall with light hair, hazel eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. I, 154th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on February 4, 1865 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Corporal on February 20, 1865 at Camp Butler, IL.
Mustered out on September 18, 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee.


Whittemore, Willis
[ Whitmore ]

Born : About 1841
Died : 12Dec1863
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Chattanooga National Cemetery
Section H Site 1064
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Listed as Willie Whittamore

  Willis Whittemore, a married farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 11" tall with light hair, black eyes and a fair complexion.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. B, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 14, 1862
Mustered in as a Private on September 11, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Died on December 12, 1863, of a disease at North Chickamauga, Tennessee.


Whittenberg, Elbert S.
Born : 12Aug1830
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Richview Township Cemetery
Richview Township
Washington Co., IL

Elbert S. Whittenberg tombstone

  Elbert S. Whittenberg, a farmer from Jefferson Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. H of the 34th Illinois Infantry; Unit #357
Enlisted on April 4, 1864 in Oney, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on April 4, 1864 in Oney, IL.
Mustered out on July 12, 1865 in Louisville, KY.

He married Martha House on February 28, 1850.
The 1880 Census has him located in Richview, IL.


Whittenberg, John Henry
Born : About 1840
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  John Henry Whittenberg, a farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Richview, Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. B, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 14, 1862 in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on September 11, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Transferred to Co. A, 110th Illinois Consolidated Infantry
Mustered out on June 8, 1865 in Washington D. C.


Whittenberg, Thomas Foster
Born : About 1844
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Thomas Foster Whittenberg, a farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Richview, Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. B, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 14, 1862 in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on September 11, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.
Transferred to Co. A, 110th Illinois Consolidated Infantry
Mustered out on June 8, 1865 in Washington D. C.


Wiands, John H.
Born : About 1821
      in New York
  Burial :
Oak Grove Cemetery
Pilot Knob Township
Washington Co., IL
  John H. Wiands, a married carpenter from Nashville, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 3" tall with auburn hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.
he was born in Rensllaer County, New York.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
Records show spelling as "Wearids"
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.
Mustered out on June 6, 1865 in Washington D. C.


Wickersham, Thomas
Born : About 1845
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Thomas Wickersham, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 6" tall with dark hair, dark eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Marion County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. G, 13th Illinois Consolidated 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, 1865 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.


Widmeyer, Frank
[ Wittmeyer ]

Born : About 1831
      in Austria
  Burial :
Unknown
  Frank Widmeyer, a farmer from Maystown, Monroe Co., IL
stood 5' 8" tall with dark hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. C, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on October 1, 1861 in Maystown, Monroe Co., IL
mustered in as a Private on December 30, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL.
Reenlisted as a Veteran.
Mustered out on September 9, 1865 in Paducah, Kentucky.


Wiechert, Carl
[ Wichert ]

Born : About 1842
  Burial :
Unknown
  Carl Wichert, from Nashville, Washington Co., IL

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. C, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on January 2, 1864 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on February 2, 1864 in Springfield, IL
Mustered out on September 9, 1865 in Paducah, Kentucky.


Wiechert, William
Born : About 1829
      in Prussia (Germany)
  Burial :
St. John's Evangelical
      Cemetery
  Served during the Civil War
With Cos. C, E, of the 4th & 8th Missouri Infantry

Enlisted 8Aug1861 in Nasvhille, Illinois
Mustered in 12Aug1861 in St. Louis, Missouri
with Co. E, 10th Missouri Infantry
Transferred 20Oct1863 to Veterans Reserve Corps

1880 Census = Okawville, Washington County, Illinois
      Occupation - Blacksmith
      Spouse - Caroline


Wiggins, Francis G.
Born : About 1841
      in Illinois
Died : 6Apr1862
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Shiloh National
Military Park
Site # 2617
Shiloh, Tennessee

Unit listed as :
    Co. C, 11th Artillery

  Francis G. Wiggins, a married farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with light hair, gray eyes, and a light complexion.
He was born in Madison County, Illinois.

Served with the Union Army during the Civil War,
with Co. C, 11th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on September 1, 1861 in Tamaroa, Perry Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private
Killed In Action on April 6, 1862 in Shiloh, Tennessee


Wilkie, Ransalaer
Born : About 1836
      in Ireland
  Burial :
Unknown
  Ransalaer Wilkie, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 7" tall with light hair, dark eyes and a fair 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 Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on February 12, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Transferred on March 1, 1864 to Co. G, 3th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry Regiment
Mustered out on August 31, 1865 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.


Williams, Aaron J.
Born : About 1843
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Aaron J. Williams, a farmer from Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 11" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. K, 30th Illinois Infantry
      Residence listed as Centralia, Marion, Co., IL.
Enlisted on August 28, 1861 in Carlyle, Clinton Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 28, 1861 in Cairo, IL.
Discharged on April 28, 1862, as disabled being wounded.
&
with Co. G, 111th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on October 16, 1862 in Salem, IL
Mustered in as a Private on June 24, 1863 in Paducah, KY.
Transferred on May 31, 1865 to Co. I, 48th Illinois Infantry
Mustered out on August 15, 1865 in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Williams, Dempsey K.
Born : About 1836
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Dempsey K. Williams, a married farmer from Nashville Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 9" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
Enlisted on August 27, 1861 in Nashville Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on October 15, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL.


Williams, John
Died : 9Nov1847
      in Mexico
  Burial :
Unknown
  Served in the US-Mexican War as a Private
in Co. H of the 2nd Regiment Illinois Foot Volunteers
He enrolled at Nashville, Washington County
 
John Williams died on November 9, 1847, at Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Williams, Joseph R.
Born : About 1842
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Joseph R. Williams, a farmer from Bridgeport, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 10" tall with dark hair, dark eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. I, 54th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on Decmber 9, 1861 in Lawrence Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on Februiary 18, 1862 in Jonesboro, IL.
Reenlisted as a Veteran.


Williams, Samuel S.
Born : About 1819
      in Illinois
Died : 26Aug1864
      in Arkansas
  Burial :
Little Rock
National Cemetery
Section 4 Site 3010
Little Rock, Arkansas
  Samuel S. Williams, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 10" tall with dark hair, dark eyes and a dark 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 26, 1864 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.


Williams, Silas
Born : About 1841
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Silas Williams, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL
stood 6' 3" tall with black hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. D, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on September 1, 1862 in Jefferson Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on September 11, 1862 at Camp Anna, IL.


Williams, Thomas F.
Born : About 1837
      in Illinois
Died : 24May1862
      in Kentucky
  Burial :
Unknown
  Thomas F. Williams, a married farmer from Washington Co., IL.
stood 6' 3" tall with auburn hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War in 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.
Died on May 24, 1862, of a disease in Paducah, Kentucky.


Williams, William
Born : About 1842
  Burial :
Unknown
  William Williams, from Richview, Washington Co., IL.

Served in the Union Army, during the Civil War
with Co. I, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on November 5, 1863 in Richview, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on November 30, 1863 at Camp Yates, IL.
Deserted on September 18, 1864.


Williams, William E.
Born : About 1845
  Burial :
Unknown
  William E. Williams, from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. K, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on December 14, 1863 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 2, 1865 in Springfield, IL.
Mustered out on September 9, 1865 in Paducah, kentucky.


Williamson, Alexander S.
Born : About 1823
      in Kentucky
  Burial :
Unknown
  Alexander S.Williamson, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 4" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Logan County, Kentucky.

Served during the Civil War in 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 18, 1865 at Camp Butler, IL.
Mustered out on September 18, 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee.


Williamson, George L.
Born : About 1840
  Burial :
Unknown
  George L. Williamson, from Elkton, Washington Co., IL.

Served in the Union Army, during the Civil War
in Co. F, 10th Missouri Regiment Infantry Volunteers
At the age of 21 years
Enlisted on August 1, 1861 in Coulterville, Illinois
Mustered in as a Private on August 10, 1861 in St. louis, MO.
Transferred on September 19, 1863 to Veterans Reserve Corps
      by Special Order No. 29, from HQ, 17th A Corps


Williamson, Robert D.
Born : About 1843
      in Kentucky
  Burial :
Unknown
  Robert D. Williamson, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with dark hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Logan County, Kentucky.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. I, 80th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 5, 1862 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Corporal on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Reduced to ranks on December 15, 1862
Promoted to Corporal on January 1, 1865
Mustered out on June 10, 1865 at Camp Harker, Tennessee.


Williamson, Samuel R.
Born : About 1837
Died : 27Nov1861
      in Missouri
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL
  Samuel R. Williamson, from Elkton, Washington Co., IL.

Served in the Union Army, during the Civil War
in Co. F, 10th Missouri Regiment Infantry Volunteers
At the age of 23 years
Enlisted on August 1, 1861 in Coulterville, Illinois
Mustered in as a 4th Corporal on August 10, 1861 in St. louis, MO.
Died on November 27, 1861 of Typhoid Fever in Herman, Missouri


Willis, Elza Lorn
Born : 3Mar1894
      in Illinois
Died : 6Oct1918
  Burial :
Unknown
  Served during World War I
130th Infantry Regiment, 33rd Infantry Division

Born 3Mar1894 in Louisville, Clay County, Illinois
Son of Henry Asbury & Rachel Florence (nee Ooton) Willis
Henry's obituary says Elza was killed in the war.


Willis, John
Born : About 1839
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  John Willis, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 4" tall with dark hair, dark eyes and a dark complexion.

Served in the Union Army, during the Civil War
with Co. F, 44th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on September 3, 1861 in Chicago, IL.
Must4ered in as a Private on September 13, 1861 in Chicago, IL.
Discharged on April 13, 1862 in Caseyville, Missouri.


Willis, John J.
Born : About 1842
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  John J. Willis, a farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 11" tall with black hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Jefferson County, Illinois.

Served in the Union Army, during the Civil War
with Co D, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on October 19, 1861 in Salem, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on December 30, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL.
Transferred on January 1, 1862 to Co. I, 49th Illinois Infantry
Reenlisted on January 16, 1864
Appointed Quatermaster Sergeant on January 9, 1865
      Transferred to Non-Commissioned Staff.
      with Headquartes Co., 49th Illinois Infantry
Mustered out on September 9, 1865 in Paduch, Kentucky.


Willis, Newton   Burial :
Unknown
  Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. F, 10th Missouri Infantry
Served as a Private from Elkhorn

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

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. I, 80th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 5, 1862 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Privatel on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Discharged on March 17, 1863, as disabled in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.


Wilson, Archibald H.
Born : About 1831
      in Ireland
  Burial :
Unknown
  Archibald H. Wilson, a mason from Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 7" tall with light hair, light eyes and a light complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. G, 111th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 14, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on September 18, 1862 at Camp Marshall, IL.
Discharged on November 23, 1863, as disabled in Paducah, Kentucky.


Wilson, David
Born : About 1838
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  David Wilson, a married farmer from Marissa, St. Clair Co., IL.
stood 5' 11" tall with auburn hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
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.
Mustered out on June 6, 1865 in Washington D. C.


Wilson, Francis J.
Born : About 1838
      in New York
  Burial :
Unknown
  Francis J. Wislon, a painter from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with dark hair, dark eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in St. lawrence County, New York.

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


Wilson, James H.
Born : About 1846
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  James H. Wilson, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with brown hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. D, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted on January 25, 1864 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 12, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Transferred on March 1, 1864 to Co. G, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry Regiment
Mustered out on August 31, 1865 in Pilot Knob, Missouri


Wilson, John
Born : About 1843
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Locust Creek Cemetery
  John Wilson, a farmer from Marissa, St. Clair Co., IL.
stood 5' 9" tall with black hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
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.
Mustered out on June 6, 1865 in Washington D. C.


Wilson, Levi
Born : 18May1842
      in Indiana
Died : 1Sep1913
  Burial :
Kinyon Cemetery
Plum Hill Township
Washington Co., IL.

Levi Wilson tombstone

  Levi Wilson, a farmer from Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with light hair, hazel eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Fountain County, Indiana.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
Co. K of the 80th Illinois Infantry.
Enlisted on August 13, 1862 in Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Sergeant on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, IL.
Discharged on February 27, 1863, as disabled in Gallatin, Tennessee.


Wilson, Robert M.
Born : About 1835
      in Illinois
Died : 19Dec1864
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  Robert M. Wilson, a married farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War in 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 on December 19, 1864, by drowning
      in Rutherford Creek, near Columbia, Tennessee.


Winfrey, Charles M.
Born : About 1845
      in Missouri
Died : 23Jul1864
      in Arkansas
  Burial :
Little Rock
National Cemetery
Section 4 Site 3011
Little Rock, Arkansas
  Charles M. Winfrey, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL
stood 6' 1" tall with black hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Pope County, Missouri..

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. D, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted on January 25, 1864 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on February 12, 1864 at Camp Butler, IL.
Transferred on March 1, 1864 to Co. G,13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry Regiment
Died on July 23, 1864, of a disease in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.


Winterberger, William B.
Born : 19Apr1920
Died : 5Jul1991
  Burial :
North Prairie Cemetery
Hoyleton Township
Washington Co., IL
  Served in World War II
as a First Sergeant in the U S Army

Wisdom, Joy B.
nee Tschudin

Born : 20Apr1911
Died : 8Aug1998
  Burial :
Interrment August 12, 1998

Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery
Section X Site 290
San Diego, California

P.O. Box 6237
San Diego, CA 92166

  Joy B. (nee Tschudin) Wisdom,
Married Clive B. Wisdom

United States Air Force
Master Sergeant


Wisely, Charles V.
Born : 5Dec1925
Died : 11Jun1982
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL
  Served with the U S Navy, during World War II

Wisely, Lester Paul
Born : 28Feb1936
Died : 14Feb1993
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL
  Served as a Private First Class
in the U S Army, during the Viet Nam War

Witzerman, John
Born : About 1829
      in Germany
  Burial :
St. Peter's Evangelical
      Cemetery
  John Witzerman, a farner from Centerville, St. Clair 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. H, 97th Illinois Infantry.
Enlisted on January 4, 1864 in Alton, Madison Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on January 4, 1864 in Alton, Madison Co., IL.
Transferred to Co. E, 37th Illinois Infantry.
Discharged on November 13, 1865, as diasabled
      by Surgeon's Certificate of Disabilty.


Wolff, Anton
Born : About 1835
      in Germany
  Burial :
Unknown
  Anton Wolff, a baker from Bridgeport, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 6" tall with brown hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. C, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on November 1, 1861 in Bridgeport, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on December 30, 1861 at Camp Butler, IL
Promoted on February 7, 1862 to Corporal
Promoted on July 1, 1863 to Sergeant
Mustered out on January 9, 1865 in Springfield, Illinois.


Wolff, William
Born :
      in Germany
  Burial :
Unknown
  William Wolff, a farmer from Bridgeport, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 10" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Hanover, Germany.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. C, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted as a Recruit on July 25, 1862
Mustered out on July 1, 1865 in Paducah, Kentucky.


Wood, Archibald   Burial :
Unknown
  Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. F, 10th Missouri Infantry
Served as a Sergeant from Elkhorn

Wood, Charles   Burial :
Unknown
  A Private in the Black Hawk War
in J Burns Company, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade
enlisted from Washington County

Wood, John D.   Burial :
Unknown
  A Major in the Black Hawk War
in J Burns Company, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade
enlisted from Washington County

Wood, John D. (2)   Burial :
Unknown
  A Sergeant in the Black Hawk War
in J Burns Company, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade
enlisted from Washington County

Wood, Walter
Born : About 1838
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Walter Wood, a farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 10" tall with dark hair, blue eyes, and a light complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. F, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted as a Recruit on January 1, 1862 in Richview, Washington Co., IL
      ? Discharged as disabled on June 10, 1862 ?
Mustered in as a Private on June 25, 1863 in Memphis, Tennessee
Mustered out on January 9, 1865 in Springfield, Illinois.


Wood, William B.   Burial :
Unknown
  A 1st Lieutenant in the Black Hawk War
in J Burns Company, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade
enlisted from Washington County

Woodrome, Jack   Burial :
Unknown
  He served with the Union Army, during the Civil War.
in Co. A, 110th Illinois Infantry.

Woodrome, Joel J.
Born : About 1840
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Joel J. Woodrome, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 6" tall with black hair, black eyes, and a light complexion.
He was born in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
Some records show spelling as "Woodrum"
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 in Anna, IL.
Transferred to Co. A, 110th Illinois Consolidated Infantry
Mustered out on June 8, 1865 in Washington D. C.


Woodrome, John D.
Born : About 1843
      in Illinois
Died : 23Apr1864
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  John D. Woodrome, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 9" tall with black hair, blue eyes, and a light complexion.
He was born in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
Some records show spelling as "Woodrum"
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 in Anna, IL.
Transferred to Co. A, 110th Illinois Consolidated Infantry
Died on April 23, 1864, of a disease in Nashville, Tennessee.


Woodside, James M.
Born : 1821 - 1823
      in Kentucky
Died : 29Oct1897
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Hopewell Cemetery
Pinckneyville, Perry Co. IL
  James M. Woodside, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL
son of James and Nancy (nee Baugher) Woodside
stood 5' 10" tall with dark hair, dark eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Livingston County, Kentucky

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
at the age of 39 years
with Co. F, 10th Missouri Regiment Infantry Volunteers
Enlisted on August 1, 1861 in Coulterville, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 10, 1861 in St. Louis, MO
Discharged on July 15, 1863 as disabled, in St. Louis, MO.
His tombstone picture at findagrave is a military headstone with his Missouri Civil War service
&
at the age of 43 years
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.

Married : Sarah Jane McCoy on February 7, 1844 in Washington Co., IL.
      daughter of Hardy & Louisa (nee Thornton) McCoy
      Records indicate Sarah and James divorced on 7 Oct 1877.
1850 census - Perry Co. IL / Dist. 7 / Page 365
      James M. Woodside, age 27, b KY + wife Sarah J., age 25, b TN
1860 census - Perry Co. IL / Twp. 4, Range 3 W / page 38
      James W. WOODSIDES, age 38, b KY + same wife + children
1870 census - Washington Co. IL / Twp. 3, Range 2 W / Nashville / page 409
      James Woodside, age 48, b KY + same wife + children
1880 census - Perry Co. IL / Twp. 6, Range 4 / page 132 D
      James WOODSIDES, age 56, father, b KY
            living with son, J. O. WOODSIDES, age 31

Died : October 29, 1897 in Perry County, Illinois.


Woolweaver, August
Born : 1844
      in Prussia
Died : 8Jul1921
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Masonic Cemetery
Nashville
Nashville Township
Washington Co., IL

Block 3, Row 19, Grave X

  August Woolweaver, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 4" tall with brown hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
in Co. C, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted as a Recruit on Febraury 16 1864 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on April 11, 1864 Nashville, Washington Co., IL
Mustered out on September 9, 1865 in Paducah, Kentucky.
 
Died on July 8, 1921 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.


Wright, Frederick O.
Born : About 1839
      in Indiana
  Burial :
Unknown
  Frederick O. Wright, a farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL
stood 5' 10" tall with black hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army.
with Co. C, 60th Illinois Infantry Regiment.
Enlisted on March 26, 1864 in Richview, Washington Co., IL
Mustered in as a Private on April 17, 1864 in Centralia, IL.
Mustered out on July 31, 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky.
      (On furlough at muster out.)


Wright, J. T.   Burial :
Unknown
  He served with the Union Army, during the Civil War.
in Co. G, 48th Pennsylvania Infantry.

Wright, James
[Wight]

Died : 6Jan1848
      in Mexico
  Burial :
Unknown
  Served in the US-Mexican War as a Private
in Co. H of the 2nd Regiment Illinois Foot Volunteers
He enrolled at Nashville, Washington County
 
James Wright (Wight) died on January 6, 1848, at Jalapa, Mexico.

Wright, James B.
Born : About 1816
      in Ohio
  Burial :
Unknown
  James B. Wright, a married farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 9" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.

Served in the Union Army, during the Civil War
with Co. I, 49th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on November 1, 1861 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on December 31, 1862 at Camp Butler, IL.
Discharged as disabled


Wright, William J.
Born : 2Feb1829
      in Kentucky
Died : 21Mar1904
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Union - Brick Cemetery
Ashley Township
Washington Co., IL

William Jefferson Wright's tombstone

  William Jefferson Wright, a farmer from Spring Garden, Jefferson Co., IL.
son of Robert S. & Rachel (nee Davis) Wright
stood 5' 8" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.

Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. I, 60th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted as a Recruit on March 28, 1864
                  in Spring Garden, Jefferson Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on April 17, 1864 in Centralia, IL.
Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps January 16, 1865

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