Category Archives: Illinois Regiments

Ellsberry Quick, Co. H, 107th Illinois served at Franklin

Elsberry Leonard Quick Born: March 26, 1844 Where: Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana His Father: Smith Quick His Mother: Mahala (Tryon) Quick Moved to Bement, Piatt County, Illinois – as a child Military: Musician, Private – Company H 107th Illinois – … Continue reading

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Israel Palmer Covey. Sgt., Co B, 44th Illinois Infantry

1. Full names of soldier. Israel Palmer Covey 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. Sergt, B Company 44th Illinois Vet Infantry 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. Birth 25 Mar 1839 in Howard, Steubon, New York, United States Death 13 Jul 1926 in Homestead, … Continue reading

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Calvin P. (Parker) Wilson, Pvt, 42nd Illinois Infantry

Full Name of Soldier: Calvin P. (Parker) Wilson Rank, Unit served with, ETC.: Served as private with 42nd Regiment Illinois Infantry in Company C Any Personal information about the soldier that you are aware of: Calvin P. Wilson, son of … Continue reading

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James Darsie Heath, 72nd Illinois Infantry

1, 2. James Darsie Heath was my great-great-grandfather and he served as a private in Company A of the 72nd Illinois Infantry. 3. I have in my possession two of James’ journals (two were also lost on the Mississippi River) … Continue reading

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Gottlieb Stadel, Private, Company F of the 96th Illinois Infantry Regiment

My wife’s great-great grandfather, Gottlieb Stadel, was a Private in Company F of the 96th Illinois Infantry Regiment. He was wounded in the thigh on the far right side of the Union defenses at Franklin in Whitaker’s brigade. He was … Continue reading

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Pvt Joseph O. Wagley, Pvt, Co C, 75th Illinois Infantry

My Great-Great Grandfather fought in the Battle of Franklin His name is Pvt Joseph O. Wagley 1839-1931.   75th Illinois Infantry, Company C He survived the Battle of Franklin and the war.  He is buried in Rock Falls, IL. Attached is … Continue reading

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Daniel Carlin, 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. Private, Company E, Illinois 107th infantry

1. Full names of soldier. Daniel Carlin 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. Private, Company E, Illinois 107th infantry 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. The records of Piatt County show that many representative men … Continue reading

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Peter Lambin, 89th Illinois Infantry, served at Franklin

My great, great grandfather was named Peter Lambin.  He was born in France in 1823.  He joined the 89th Illinois Infantry in Chicago that was formed and called the “Railroad Regiment”. He was a carpenter.  His regiment fought at Franklin … Continue reading

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Chester Cowles, Company G, 107th Illinois Infantry

My husband’s Grandfather fought in the Battle of Franklin. Co.G 107th Illinois, Chester Cowles. Submitted by Betty J. Cowles

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Andrew Jackson Layfeyette, Company G, 112th Illinois Infantry

hello, my geat great grandfather, pvt. andrew jackson layfeyette ill served in company g 112th ill. undermaj. tristram t. dow 3rd brigade col israel stiles, 3rd div. brig. gen cox XXIII corps maj. gen schfield at the battle of franklin. … Continue reading

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