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156th Infantry Regiment
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Organized February 16, 1865 - Moved to Nashville TN, attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Separate Division, District of the Etowah, Department of the Cumberland. Service - 7 months - engaged in guarding R.R. and Post duty in Department of the Cumberland till Sept. Mustered out Sept. 20, 1865. 2 enlisted men killed and 24 enlisted men died by disease.

156th Illinois Infantry - Field & Staff

Name

Rank

Residence

Date of Rank or Enlistment

Date of Muster

Remarks

FITCH, Loren L. Adjutant Chicago Jun 28, 1865 July 14, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
GODFREY, Henry T. 2nd Asst Surg. Cook Co. Mar 14, 1865 Mar 14, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
HESS, William H. Surgeon Cook Co. Mar 15, 1865 Mar 3, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
LOWE, Cye E. Adjutant --- Mar 1, 1865 Not must'r'd Commission not accepted
LYON, Addison P. Quartermaster Chicago Mar 1, 1865 Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
MESSER, Edwin B. Lt. Colontel Chemung Mar 14, 1865 Mar 14, 1865 M. O. to date Sep 21, 1865
PENFIELD, William P. 1st Asst Surg. Chicago Mar 3, 1865 Mar 3, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
SMITH, Alfred T. Colonel Reg. Army Mar 13, 1865 Apr 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
TUNNISON, John Major Manteno Mar 14, 1865 Mar 14, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
WOODWARD, Francis H. Adjutant --- May 17, 1865 Not must'r'd Commission canceled
156th Illinois Infantry Non-Commissioned Staff

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Rank

Residence

Date of Rank or Enlistment

Date of Muster

Remarks

BULLOCK, Norman Comm. Sergeant Cook Co. Feb 25, 1865 Feb 25, 1865 Reduced to Ranks May 8, 1865
BYRNE, John QM Sergeant Kendall Feb 20, 1865 Feb 20, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
HOWARD, John M. Serg. Major Belvidere Feb 22, 1865 Mar 9, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
HUGHES, Andrew Comm. Sergeant Cook Co. Jan 30, 1865 Jan 31, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
LARISH William K. Serg. Major Mt. Carroll Feb 22, 1865 Feb 22, 1865 Reduced to Ranks Apr 19, 1865
PRODHRANSNIK, Alvis Serg. Major Cook Co. Feb 16, 1865 Feb 16, 1865 Prom. to 1st Lt. Co. K [Aug 21, 1865]
SMITH, Albert Prin. Musician Somonauk Feb 21, 1865 Mar 9, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
WOODWARD, Francis H. Serg. Major Cook Co. Feb 9, 1865 Feb 9, 1865 Reduced to Ranks Jun 29, 1865


156th Illinois Infantry Unassigned Recruit

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DARR, Jonathon Chicago Feb 22, 1865 Mustered out May 11, 1865  
Company "G" 156th Illinois Infantry

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Residence

Date of Muster

Remarks

ADAMS, Henry E. Private White Rock Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
ADAMS, Nelson W. Private Sterling Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
BAKER, Resolve M. Private Newton Mar 3, 1865 Mustered out Aug 20, 1865
BAKER, William H. Private Garden Plains Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
BALEY, John Private Aurora Mar 1, 1865 Deserted 15, 1865
BARD, Ebenezer B. Sergeant Garden Plains Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
BAXTER, Abraham Private Sterling Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
BLEAN, David K. Private Newton Mar 2, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
BOALS, James A. Corporal Newton Feb 24, 1865 Mustered out July 25, 1865
BOYD, Peter R. 1st Lt. Mt. Pleasant Not must'd M.O. Sep 20, 1865 as 2nd Lieut.
BOYD, Peter R. 2nd Lt. Mt. Pleasant Mar 9, 1865 Prom. To 1st Lieut. [Sep 1, 1865]
BOYD, Peter R. Private Mt. Pleasant Feb 24, 1865 Prom. To 2nd Lieut. [Mar 9, 1865]
BOYER, Edward P. Private Union Grove Feb 28, 1865 Died at Chattanooga Tn., Apr 15, 1865
BRACKENS, Samuel E. Musician Ustick Mar 4, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
BRONSON, William W. Private Ustick Feb 24, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
BROWN, James Private Sterling Feb 23, 1865 Deserted Mar 15, 1865
BULLOCK, Daniel R. Musician Fenton Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
BURGHDORF, Hiram D. Private Wysox Feb 28, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
CALDERWOOD, John Sergeant Lyndon Mar 3, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
CALDWELL, William Private Newton Mar 2, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
CAMPBELL, Garrett Private Lisle Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
CHAPMAN, Thomas Private Cook Co. Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
COFFIN, Samuel Private Newton Feb 24, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
COLEMAN, Charles W. Private Sterling Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
COLEMAN, William H. Wagoner Fenton Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
COOK, Henry H. Private Cook Co. Mar 1, 1865 Deserted Mar 16, 1865
COZAD, Job Private Sterling Mar 1, 1865 Absent sick at M.O. of Regiment
COZAD, Levi Private Sterling Mar 1, 1865 Absent sick at M.O. of Regiment
CUMMINGS, William Private Savannah Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
DAYTON, Egbert F. Private Ustick Mar 4, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
DOBBLER, Augustus H. Private Union Grove Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
ERWIN, Allen B. Private Garden Plains Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
EYE, Harvey Private Newton Mar 2, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
FARRELL, Michael Private Cook Co. Feb 15, 1865 Mustered out June 8, 1865
FITZGERALD, Richard P. 1st Serg. Genesee Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
FITZGERALD, William H. Private Genesee Feb 23, 1865 M.O. Sep 20, 1865 as Corporal
FOSTER, Henry Private Sterling Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
FOSTLE, George Private Ustick Feb 24, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
FOX, Daniel Private Fair Haven Feb 24, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
FREEMAN, Thomas Private Sterling Feb 23, 1865 Deserted Mar 15, 1865
FREY, John A. Private Garden Plains Feb 23, 1865 M.O. Sep 20, 1865 as Corporal
GREAR, John E. Corporal Ustick Feb 24, 1865 M.O. Sep 20, 1865 as Private
HAMILTON, Henry Private Newton Mar 3, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
HAMILTON, John L. Private Lyndon Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
HARRISON, Henry Private Genesee Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
HASKINS, William H. Private Lyndon Feb 22, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
HAWK, Robert M. Private Newton Feb 24, 1865 Died Memphis TN July 8, 1865
HAWLEY, Charles Private Fenton Mar 4, 1865 Mustered out July 24, 1865
HICKS, David Corporal Lyndon Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
HOGE, Franklin Private Erie Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
HOLMES, Jacob Private Aurora Mar 7, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
HOUSE, David B. Private Garden Plains Mar 2, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
HUBBARD, Chauncey B. Captain Mission Mar 9, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
HUTCHINSON, Wm. H. Private Lyndon Feb 24, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
JOHNSTON, John Corporal Ustick Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
KIER, John Private Ustick Mar 4, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
KIZER, John Private Clyde Feb 23, 1865 Deserted Mar 7, 1865
LANDIS, John Private Clyde Mar 2, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
LENHART, Philip D. Private Clyde Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 19, 1865
LENHART, Samuel B. Private Fenton Mar 1, 1865 Died Memphis Tn July 22, 1865
LINDSLEY, Andrew J. Private Fenton Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
LOWE, Greenbery Private DuPage Mar 2, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
MARLOW, Samuel Private Newton Feb 24, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
MARTIN, George R. Private Ustick Feb 24, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
MARTIN, James B. Private Ustick Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
MORRIS, Willliam S. Corporal Sterling Mar 4, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
MORSE, John E. Private Buffalo Feb 27, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
MULNIX, Horace D. Private Buffalo Feb 27, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
McWILLIAMS, John Private Aurora Mar 1, 1865 Deserted Mar 12, 1865
NESMITH, Marcus F. Sergeant Fenton Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
NEWTON, George H. Private Fenton Feb 27, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
OLMSTED, David D. Private Lyndon Feb 24, 1865 Mustered out July 3, 1865
OSLER, Foreman M. Private Newton Mar 2, 1865 Mustered out Sep 21, 1865
OWEN, Alexander W. Private Erie Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
PADON, Jacob Private Tampico Mar 3, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
PATTERSON, William J. Private Ustick Mar 4, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
PENNINGTON, Wm. R. Private China Feb 24, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
PHILLEO, Edgar A. Corporal Ustick Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
POWELL, James Private Union Grove Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out June 8, 1865
POWERS, Horace Private Fenton Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Oct. 27, 1865 to date Sep 20, 1865
RESSEGIEN, James Private Clyde Feb 24, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
ROBERTS, Wesley Private Sterling Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
ROBINSON, Henry Private Wysox Feb 28, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
ROGER, Perry Private Genesee Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
ROSS, Martin Private Sterling Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
SCOTT, Edson E. Sergeant Cook Co. Mar 2, 1865 Mustered out Aug 21, 1865
SHEARS, William H. 1st Lt. Union Grove Mar 9, 1865 Resigned Aug 28, 1865
SHEARS, William H. Private Union Grove Mar 1, 1865 Prom. To 1st Lieut. [Mar 9, 1865]
SHERKEY, George W. Private Union Grove Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
SMITH, Caleb B. Private Newton Mar 7, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
SMITH, Leonard Private Buffalo Feb 28, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
SPAULDING, Daniel D. Private Lyndon Feb 28, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
STANLEY, Ellis J. Private Genesee Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
STEEL, Fred P. Private Fenton Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
STEELE, George W. Private Fenton Feb 28, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
THOMPSON, Henry Corporal Ustick Feb 24, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
TRACY, Stanton P. Private China Feb 28, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
URICK, Andrew Private Sterling Feb 23, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
VOIGT, Charles Private Union Grove Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
WARD, William Corporal Lyndon Feb 24, 1865 Mustered out Sep 22, 1865
WEAVER, David Private Union Grove Feb 28, 1865 Mustered out Jun 18, 1865
WEAVER, Nathaniel Private Union Grove Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
WILSON, Charles Private Cook Co. Mar 1, 1865 Mustered out Sep 20, 1865
WOODYATT, Charles B. Private Clyde Feb 23, 1865 M.O. Sept 20, 1865 as Corporal



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