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Black Hawk War Soldiers

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Source:  Extracted from Illinois State Archives database, which was compiled from Ellen M. Whitney's "The Black Hawk War 1831-1832"


 Abbreviations

1LT     -       First Lieutenant IN      -       Infantry
2LT     -       Second Lieutenant INS     -       Inspector
3LT     -       Third Lieutenant LT      -       Lieutenant
ADJ     -       Adjutant LTC     -       Lieutenant Colonel
AID     -       Aide MAJ     -       Major
ARM     -       Armorer MAT     -       Matron
BEA     -       Color Bearer MV      -       Mounted Volunteer
BUG     -       Bugler MUS             -       Musician
COL     -       Colonel ODD     -       Unassigned Colonel
COM     -       Asst. Commissary ORD     -       Orderly
COR     -       Coronet PAY     -       Paymaster
CPL     -       Corporal PVT     -       Private
CPT     -       Captain QM      -       Quartermaster
DRU     -       Drummer SAD     -       Saddler
FAR     -       Farrier SGM     -       Sergeant Major
FIF     -       Fife Player SGT     -       Sergeant
FOR     -       Forage Master SP      -       Spies
GEN     -       General SUR  -  Surgeon, Asst. Surgeon, Surgeon Mate
GOV     -       Governor TRU     -       Trumpeter
GUN     -       Gunsmith WAG     -       Wagon Master
HOS     -       Hospital Steward


Place of Enrollment: Beardstown

NAME

RANK

COMPANY

REGIMENT

BRIGADE

ACTON, GOLMAN

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

ALEXANDER, WILLIAM G

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

ANGLE, DAVID

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

ATWOOD, WILLIAM C

PVT

A COX

 

ODD

BAKER, JOHN T

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

BARNES, JOHN M

CPL

A COX

 

ODD

BARTHUME, ALEX

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

BEALL, ALEXANDER

MAJ

 

3

WHITESIDE

BENNETT, GABRIEL E

PVT

W SMITH

3

WHITESIDE

BENNETT, HIRAM C

QM

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

BERTRAND, CHARLES

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

BLACKMAN, JAMES H

LT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

BLACKWELL, JOHN A

QM

 

MV

DUNCAN

BLACKWELL, JOHN A

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

BLAIR, COLBERT P

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

BLOCKBURGER, C B

SGT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

BONNER, ALEXANDER V

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

BOONE, LEVI D

CPT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

BOOTHE, ISAAC G

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

BOWLWARE, JOHN H

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

BRADBERRY, NATHAN

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

BRADDLEY, AMOS

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

BRADSHAW, JOHN

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

BRANTLY, HENRY

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

BRIDSELL, CLARK

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

BRIGGS, SAMUEL L

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

BROCK, BAYLEY

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

BROCK, DANIEL

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

BROOKS, BENJAMIN

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

BROWN, HARRISON

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

BROWN, JAMES

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

BRUMLEY, THOMAS

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

BUCKMASTER, NATHANIEL

MAJ

 

MV

DUNCAN

BURTON, THOMAS

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

BYAS, JAMES D

PVT

A COX

 

ODD

BYAS, JESSE

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

BYUS, JAMES D

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

BYUS, JESSE

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

CAMPBELL, WILLIAM

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

CARR, JAMES

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

CARR, JAMES

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

CARR, JOSEPH

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

CARVER, JAMES

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

CASTLEBERRY, BERRY

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

CHASE, WILLIAM

1LT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

CHESNEY, BENJAMIN

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

CLARK, THOMAS J

2LT

A COX

 

ODD

COFFEE, CLEAVELAND S

CPL

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

CONNER, P J

SGT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

CONNIERS, GEORGE W

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

COOK, JAMES

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

COON, THOMAS

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

COTHY, GEORGE

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

COX, ALEXANDER D

CPT

A COX

 

ODD

COX, RICHARD

SGT

A COX

 

ODD

COX, WILLIAM F

SGT

A COX

 

ODD

CRABTREE, ABRAM

SGT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

CRABTREE, JOHN

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

CRABTREE, JOHN M

1LT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

CRANE, JONATHAN

CPL

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

CRESS, ABSALOM

2LT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

CRESS, PETER

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

CROSIER, JAMES

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

CUNNINGHAM, WILLIAM J

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

CURRY, JAMES

CPL

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

DAVIS, AARON

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

DAVIS, JOHN

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

DAVIS, JOHN

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

DAVIS, ROBERT

SGM

 

3

WHITESIDE

DAY, CHARLES

SGT

A COX

 

ODD

DECOTO, JOHN B

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

DEWITT, ABRAHAM B

COL

 

3

WHITESIDE

DRAKE, NATHAN

PVT

A LINCOLN

4

WHITESIDE

DUFF, GEORGE D

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

DUNCAN, JOSEPH W

1LT

A COX

 

ODD

DUPEE, PLEASANT N

SGT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

DYKES, GEORGE P

CPL

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

EASTWOOD, JACOB Q

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

EDGAR, DAVID

SGT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

EDWARDS, JAMES P

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

EDWARDS, JESSEE J

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

EVERETT, JESSEE J

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

FENNIN, MICHAEL

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

FIKE, A I

2LT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

FIKE, NATHAN

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

FLINN, ZADOCK W

PVT

W SMITH

3

WHITESIDE

FOGLEMAN, ISRAEL

SGT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

FORD, HENRY

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

FOSTER, WILLIAM

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

FOSTER, WILLIAM

PVT

A COX

 

ODD

GASKILL, SAMUEL

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

GILLESPIE, JOSEPH

PAY

 

MV

DUNCAN

GRAHAM, HARVY

CPL

A COX

 

ODD

GREEN, WILLIAM

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

GRESHAM, JAMES

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

GRIFFIN, ISAAC

1LT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

GRIFFITH, WILLIAM

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

GRIGEORY, JAMES

CPL

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

GULLIHUR, ISAAC

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

HALL, EQUILLA

PVT

W SMITH

3

WHITESIDE

HAMILTON, FREDERICK A

PVT

A COX

 

ODD

HAMILTON, GAMELL

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

HAMPTON, JOHNSON

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

HARPER, JOHN

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

HASH, ALFRED

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

HASH, ALFRED

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

HAWKINS, JAMES

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

HAY, RICHARD

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

HAYS, HARRISON

PVT

A COX

 

ODD

HAYS, JAMES

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

HAYS, JOHN

PVT

A COX

 

ODD

HAYS, JOHNATHAN

PVT

A COX

 

ODD

HEDERICK, STEPHEN

PVT

A COX

 

ODD

HENDRICKS, ELIJAH A

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

HERRING, ELIJAH

SGT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

HICKMAN, GEORGE

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

HIGBEE, CHARLES

SUR

 

MV

DUNCAN

HIGGINS, GEORGE

SGT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

HILL, WILLIAM

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

HILLIS, JOHN

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

HOLBROOK, BENJAMIN

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

HOPPER, WILLIAM

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

HOWARD, ABRAHAM

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

HUGHES, WATSON

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

HUMAN, JAMES G

1LT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

HUNLY, HARRISON

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

HUNT, JOSHUA

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

HUTTER, JOHN

PVT

A COX

 

ODD

INGLISH, LEVIN N

QM

 

3

WHITESIDE

ISHMAEIL, SAMUEL

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

JACKSON, ALFRED

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

JACKSON, JARVES M

CPL

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

JACKSON, LORENZO D

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

JARROT, VITAL

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

JARROTT, FRANCIS

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

JOHNSON, JOHN

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

JORDAN, WILLIAM

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

KELLER, JAMES

CPL

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

KILLINGSWORTH, STEPHEN

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

KILLPATRICK, EPHRAIM

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

KIMBER, THOMAS H

SGT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

KING, ALLAN

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

KINNEY, GEORGE D

SGM

 

MV

DUNCAN

KNAPP, ARTIMAS H

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

LACROIX, RENE M

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

LAND, AARON

SGT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

LAND, GEORGE

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

LAND, JOHN

CPL

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

LANGSTON, LARKIN B

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

LANGSTON, MARTIN

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

LAWRENCE, IREDELL

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

LE COMPTE, LOUIS

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

LEAIRD, JARROT

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

LEIGHTON, JOHNATHAN

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

LETCHER, JOHN

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

LISTER, JOSEPH

2LT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

LONG, NICHOLAS

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

LONG, ROBERT A

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

LONG, THOMAS

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

LOWE, JAMES M

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

LUTRICKE, GEORGE E

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

MACKITEE, ANDREW

PAY

 

3

WHITESIDE

MACOMSON, WILLIAM B

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

MANSFIELD, THOMAS J

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

MARTIN, WILLIAM

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

MASSIE, ELDER

PVT

A COX

 

ODD

MAYFIELD, WILLIAM

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

MC ADAMS JOSEPH

SGT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

MC BRIDE, THOMAS

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

MC CONNEL, FRANCIS

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

MC CONNEL, MURRAY

ADJ

 

3

WHITESIDE

MC CORMICK, JAMES

CPL

A COX

 

ODD

MC DANIEL, BENJAMIN

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

MC DANIEL, FREDERICK

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

MC DAVID, WILLIAM

SGT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

MC MANUS, LAWRENC

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

MC MERTRY, JOSEPH

CPL

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

MC MILLION, NEHIMIAH

SGT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

MC MURTRY, JAMES W

SGT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

MC WILLIAMS, JOHN K

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

MEEKER, AMBROSE

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

MELTON, HENRY

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

MENARD, ANTOINE

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

MENARD, PETER

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

MICHAEL, BARNABUS

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

MILLER, WILLIAM

PVT

W SMITH

3

WHITESIDE

MITCHELL, WILLIAM

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

MOORE, JONATHAN

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

MOORE, WILLIAM

CPT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

MORGAN, JOHN

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

MORGAN, LEWIS

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

MORRISON JAMES

SUR

 

3

WHITESIDE

MOSS, WILLIAM

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

MULLIN, JOSEPH B

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

NEW, JAMES

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

NEWHOUSE, JOHN J

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

OREAR, GEORGE

QM

 

3

WHITESIDE

ORR, WILLIAM

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

PATE, JEREMIAH

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

PATTEN, ROBERT

PVT

A COX

 

ODD

PEACOCK, SAMUEL

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

PENCENEAW, LAWRENT

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

PENCINNAUD, NARCISSE

CPL

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

PERINES, JAMES

PVT

W SMITH

3

WHITESIDE

PERVINE, JOHN

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

PINCINEAU, LOUIS

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

PLASTERS, LEMOND

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

POINTER, WILLIAM

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

POTTS, JOEL

PVT

W SMITH

3

WHITESDIE

PRATER, JOHN

CPL

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

PRATT, SETH

SGT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

PROSSER, SAMUEL

SUR

 

3

WHITESIDE

REYNOLDS, THOMAS

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

ROACH, DAVID

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

ROBB, ELY

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

ROBERTS, WILLIAM

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

ROMAN, RICHARD

SUR

 

MV

DUNCAN

ROUSE, ISAAC M

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

RUSS, JOHNATHAN

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

RUTLEDGE, JAMES M

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

SCHENCK, ISAAC

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

SCRIBNER, CURTISS

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

SEMPLE, JAMES

ADJ

 

MV

DUNCAN

SHIRLEY, WILLIAM D

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

SISK, WILLIAM B

SGT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

SMEDLEY, JOHN J

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

SMITH, SAMUEL

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

SMITH, SAMUEL

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

SMITH, VALENTINE

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

SMOTHERS, ANDREW

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

SNYDER, ADAM W

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

SNYDER, SOLOMON K

PVT

A COX

 

ODD

SPARKS, ELIHU

SGT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

STEELE, DANIEL

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

STOCKTON, JAMES

CPL

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

STOOKEY, ARON

1LT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

STREET, NEWTON

CPL

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

STUART, E

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

STUART, SIMPSON

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

STUBLEFIELD, JOHN

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

SUMMERS, JOHN

CPT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

SWIER, DAVID

2LT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

TAYLOR, CHARLES

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

TAYLOR, E S

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

TETER, PHILLIP

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

TETER, SOLOMON

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

THOMAS, JESSE B JR

QM

 

MV

DUNCAN

THOMPSON, LORENZO D

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

TODD, THOMAS J

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

TRACEWELL, EDWARD

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

TRENT, M S

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

TURNER, MC KENZIE

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

VODAN, HARRISON

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

WALKER, GILLA

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

WALKER, MICHAEL H

SGT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

WARD, HENRY

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

WATERS, DANIEL

CPL

A COX

 

ODD

WEMET, LOUIS

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

WETHERFORD, WILLIAM

LTC

 

3

WHITESIDE

WHITESIDES, JOHN

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

WHITESIDES, JOSEPH

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

WHITTON, EASTON

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

WILBOURN, JOHN S

CPT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

WILDE, ROLDOLPH

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

WILLIAMS, ALEXANDER T

CPL

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

WILLIAMS, BENJAMIN R

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

WILLIAMS, JAMES B

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

WILLS, SAMUEL

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

WILSON, JAMES

PVT

W SMITH

3

WHITESIDE

WINSTANLEY, JOHN

CPT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

WOLVERTON, URIAH L

PVT

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

WOODS, JOHN

PVT

J WINSTANLEY

1

WHITESIDE

WRIGHT, MOSES

PVT

A COX

 

ODD

WRIGHT, WILLIAM

PVT

W MOORE

1

WHITESIDE

YATES, GEORGE

CPL

J SUMMERS

IN

WHITESIDE

YOUNG, ACHRAEL

PVT

J WILBOURN

 

ODD

YOUNG, JAMES

PVT

L BOONE

2

WHITESIDE

 

 


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