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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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James A. Sexton, 72nd Illinois Infantry

James Andrew Sexton Residence ChicagoIL; Enlisted on 6/13/1862 as a 1st Lieutenant. On 6/13/1862 he was commissioned into “E” Co. IL 67th Infantry┬áHe was Mustered Out on 9/27/1862 On 8/21/1862 he was commissioned into “D” Co. IL 72nd Infantry┬áHe was … Continue reading

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