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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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William Voepel, Co F, 44th Illinois Infantry

My Great Grandfather, William Voepel (sometimes spelled Volpel in Civil War records) was at Franklin attached to the 44th Illinois Regiment, Co. F and supposable was under Opdyke’s command which would have put him in the very thick of battle. … Continue reading

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