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 8th Illinois Cavalry Regiment
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Contributed by Leroy Sundin

8th Illinois Cavalry Regiment
Three Year Service

September 18, 1961 - July 17, 1865

 

Field and Staff
Name - Rank - Res. - Date Of Muster - Remarks

Clark, Alpheus - Major - Lyndon - May 24, 1863 - Died July 6, 1863

Clendenin, David R - Lt. Col. - Morrison - Dec 5,1862 - Prom. Brev. Brig. Gen, MO July 17, 1865

Un-assigned Recruits
Name - Rank - Res. - Date Of Muster - Remarks

Conley, John - Recruit - Fulton - Sep 23, 1864

Company A
Name - Rank - Res. - Date Of Muster - Remarks

Brown Phinny H Recruit Morrison Feb 24, 1864 MO July 17, 1865 as Blacksmith

Davidson, Alexander Private Whiteside Co Sep 18, 1861 MO July 17, 1865

Company B
Name - Rank - Res. - Date Of Muster - Remarks

Bull, Carpenter Recruit Fenton Feb 24, 1864 MO July 17, 1865

Kaer, August B Recruit Fenton Oct 11, 1864 MO July 17, 1865

Langston, Joseph Recruit Fenton Feb 24, 1864 MO July 17, 1865

8th Calvary
Name - Rank - Res. - Date Of Muster - Remarks

Adams, Moses N Private Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 - wounded Aug 5, 1862, Disch.

Adams, Moses N Recruit Garden Plain Feb 24, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865 as Sgt.

Allen, William Recruit Lyndon - - - MO Jun 21, 1865

Allison, James T Recruit Portland Jan 31, 1865 - MO Aug 8, 1865

Bailey, Nathan Private Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 - MO Sep 28, 1864

Baker, Harvey P Veteran Union Grove Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 71, 1865 as Blacksmith

Beardsworth, Alfred Recruit Newton Feb 17, 1861 - Died at Fairfax Court House, VA Jan 23, 1865

Beck, Samuel Recruit Newton Feb 24, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Beckwith, Edgar R Recruit Ustick - Tr. to Inv. Corps, Jan 15, 1864, Pro. Hosp. Stew'd USA

Belt, David W Veteran Lyndon Feb 24, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Belt, Moses M Private Lyndon Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Bettis, Phillip O Private Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - Transferred to Co I

Bickelhaupt, Philip Veteran Clyde Jan 1, 1864 - MO July 17. 1865

Boyer, Jacob Recruit Morrison Feb 24, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Brown, Henry Veteran Morrison Nov 30, 1863 - MO July 17, 1865 as Sgt.

Brown, Jonas C Veteran Lyndon Sep 18, 1961 - MO July 17, 1865

Brown, Lucius R Veteran Lyndon Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Brown, Samuel I Recruit Prophetstown Mar 20, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Buck, Edwin H Recruit Morrison Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865 as Wagoner

Buckley, Ebenezer R Sergant Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Buffington, William S Private Lyndon Sep 18, 1861 - Discharged Nov 24, 1863

Cady, William W Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - MO May 20, 1862, POW

Canfield, Joy F Private Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - Died at Alexandria VA, apr 30, 1862

Cargy, John P Private Lyndon Sep 18, 1861 - Transf. to Inv. Corps, Jan 23, 1864

Carter, James Recruit Mt Pleasant Feb. 12, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Case, George W Private Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - See Company F

Chacy, Peter P Veteran Albany Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Clark, Gorham Recruit Albany Oct 13, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Clendenin, Frank Recruit Mt Pleasant --- MO Oct 14, 1862

Coborn, Hobert S Recruit Fenton Mar 20, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Cole, Timothy Recruit Ustick Oct 11, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Coolon, John Veteran Lyndon Jan 1, 1864 ---

Coonrod, Adam Private Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 - Died at Washington, D.C. July 11, 1863; wounds

Crippen, Adelbert L Recruit Lyndon Feb 24, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Crohen, Michael N Private Clyde Sep 18, 1861 - MO Jan 18, 1862

Cross, William Recruit Morrison Jan 6, 1865 - MO July 17, 1865

Culver, Truman 1st Lt. Union Grove Sep 18, 1861 - MO Oct 1, 1864

Davis, Newman J Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - Died at Alexandria, Va., Feb 19, 1862

Dennis, William Recruit Morrison Feb 5, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Duggan, John Private Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 - Killed at Malvern Hill, Va., Aug 5, 1862

Efner, William Recruit Albany Feb 2, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Elliott, Elwood Recruit Morrison Feb 5, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Eye, Ephraim Recruit Fenton Feb 24, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Fenton, Orail Private Fenton Sep 18, 1861 - Discharged Mar 8, 1862

Fitch, Chauncey E Veteran Morrison Nov 30, 1863 - Transferred to Co. I

Fitzgerald, David Recruit Fulton Dec 31, 1863 - MO July 17, 1865

Foreman, Abijah Recruit Morrison Oct 11, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Freek, Thomas Veteran Erie Sep 18, 1861 Nov 30, 1863 - Died at Erie, Ill., Jan 15, 1865

Gass, Hugh Private Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - See Company F

George, Daniel Private Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 - MO Sep 28, 1864 as Corp'l.

Gilbert, Charles S 2nd Lt. Lyndon Mar 1, 1864 - Died July 12, 1864

Hamlin, Ammi Recruit Erie Feb 24, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Harrison, John S Recruit Union Grove Oct 11, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Hawes, Albert D Veteran Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865 as Corp'l.

Hawley, Truman M Recruit Morrison Feb 5, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Hazard, Herman Veteran Lyndon Jan 1, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865 as Serg't.

Hazlett, William D Private Albany Sep 18, 1861 - App't'd Saddler Sgt 2d Bat.

Heather, William Y Private Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - MO Sep 28, 1864 as Corp'l.

Heaton, Alfred Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - Discharged Sep 1862

Heaton, J W Recruit Mt Pleasant Feb 2, 1864 - Died at Giesboro Pt., D.C., Apr 27, 1864

Heaton, Lucius R Recruit Mt Pleasant Feb 2, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Heaton, Orim B Recruit Erie Oct 11, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Henshaw, Charles H Corporal Mt Pleasant Sep 18,1861 - MO July 17, 1865

HEess, Oliver G Corporal Lyndon Sep 18, 1861 - Disch, Apr 29, 1864; disabil.

HIicks, Warren Private Lyndon Sep 18, 1861 - Tr. to Inv. Corps, Nov 15, 1863

Hill, Alanson P Private Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 - See Company H

Hoag, Simon V Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1867 - MO July 17, 1865 as Serg't.

Houghton, Samuel N Veteran Ustick Jan 1, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Hubbard, Henry Recruit Lyndon Oct 11, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Hulsey, William Private Union Grove Sep 18, 1861 - Discharged Jan 18, 1862

Johnson, Wilfred D Private Union Grove Sep 18, 1861 -  Transferred to Co. B

Johnston, William J Veteran Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Jones, Charles H Private Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 - MO Sep 28, 1864

Judd, Edwin Recruit Sterling Jan 25, 1864 - Disch, May 15, 1864; wounds

Kennedy, Portus J Captain Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861-  MO July 17, 1865

Keer William C Private Union Grove Sep 18, 1861 - Re-enlisted as Veteran

King, Oliver Recruit Clyde Feb 24, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Knapp, George M Private Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 - See Company H

Knox, Lewis Recruit Morrison Feb 24, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Langford, John Sergeant Albany Sep 18, 1861-  Discharged May 1862

Laycock, Henry Recruit Albany Oct 13, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Levett, Henry Recruit Morrison Mar 14, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

LIincoln, Daniel D Captain Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - Term expired Dec 5, 1864

Lincoln, Lucius A Recruit --- Aug 12, 1863 - MO July 17, 1865 as Serg't.

Lindsey, Edward Veteran Genesee Sep 18, 1861 - Disch, Jan 9, 1864; disabil.

Martin, Austin Recruit Ustick --- Died at Frederick City, Md., Oct 15, 1862

Martin, Delos B 1st Lt. Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Martin, George R Private Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - Discharged Mar 9, 1862

Martin, Nathan M Recruit Portland Sep 5, 1864 - MO Jun 21, 1865

Marshall, Homer H Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - Discharged Mar 9, 1862

Mason, Nelson Recruit Lyndon Oct 11, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Matthews, William B Private Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 - MO Sep 28, 1864

McCarty, James Privare Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

McCarthy, Michael Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - Deserted

McClintock, Freeman B Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865 as blacksmith

McCrea, Alfred B Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865 as Serg't.

McGuire, John Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - Transferred to Co. L

McKenzie, George W Corporal Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - MO Sep 29, 1864 as Serg't.

McLemore, Clarence N 2nd Lt. Sterling Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Merrill, Nelson B Recruit Sterling Jan 25, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865 as saddler

Merrill, Seth R Recruit Sterling Jan 25, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Miller, Hiram H Veteran Mt Pleasant Jan 1, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865 as Corp'l.

Miller, James W Private Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - MO Sep 28, 1864

Minkler, Luther G Private Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 - Discharged Jan 18, 1862

Mitchell, John C 1st Lt. Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 - Discharged Aug 27, 1863

Myers, Edgar B Corporal Union Grove Sep 18, 1861 - See Company B

Myers, Harrison R Private Union Grove Sep 18, 1861 - Died at Union Grove, Ill., Jan 2, 1864

Niblock, John Recruit Ustick Oct 11, 1864 - Mustered out July 17, 1865

Patterson, Joshua Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Pearson, Fred W Private Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - Discharged in 1862

Perkins, T W Recruit Albany Feb 2, 1864 - Died at St Charles, Ill., Apr 1864

Potter, John Private Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - Died at Alexandria, Va., Mar 18, 1862

Pratt, Lyman H Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865 as Corp'l.

Pratt, William D Recruit Mt Pleasant --- ---

Reed, Joseph Private Clyde Sep 18, 1861 - Killed at Piedmont, Va., Oct 9, 1864

Rhodes, Thomas Recruit Fulton Sep 23, 1864 - MO Jun 21, 1865

Riley, Philip Veteran Lyndon Jan 1, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865 as bugler

Rush, Peter Recruit Erie Feb 24, 1864 - Mustered out July 17, 1865

Sands, Ezra F Corporal Lyndon Sep 18, 1861 - Died at Stevensburg, Va., Oct 11, 1862; wounds

Shelby, Asa W Corporal Albany Sep 18, 1861 - Died at Alexandria, Va., Jan 27, 1862

Sherwood, Ira Private Lyndon Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865 as Corp'l

Sholes, Joseph J Recruit Morrison Mar 20, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Sholes, Rollin C Private Union Grove Sep 18, 1861 - Died at Alexandria, Va., Feb 4, 1862

Short, George L Private Albany Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Short, Ira H Recruit Albany Feb 2, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Smitj, George T B Private Newton Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Spears, Frank Recruit Morrison Oct 11, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

St Clair, Hasson Veteran Morrison Nov 30, 1863 - Deserted Feb 28, 1865

St Clair, Hasson Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861-  Re-enlisted as Veteran

Steeve, John S Recruit Morrison Feb 24, 1864-  MO July 17, 1865

Stevenson, William H Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Stuart (or Stewart), Jeremiah Veteran Lyndon Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865 as Corp'l.

Stokes, George Private Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - See Company H

Stowell, James D Recruit Erie Feb 24, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Sweeney, Samuel Recruit Fenton Oct 11, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Symonds, Robert Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 Tr. to Inv. Corps, Jan 5, 1864

Thompson, Fain H Veteran Fenton - - - Mustered out July 17, 1865

Thompson, George H Veteran Fenton Jan 1, 1864 - Prom. 2d Lieut. U.S. Col. Troops, Feb 18, 1864

Topping, Oscar F Recruit Morrison Jan 8, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Throop, Joseph A Veteran Morrison Nov 30, 1863 - MO July 17, 1865 as Serg't.

Troop, Joseph Allen Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - Re-enlisted as Veteran

Trover, G P Recruit Erie Feb 24, 1864 - Discharged for disability

Tyler, Charles H Private Erie Sep 18, 1861 - Discharged Oct 6, 1862

Upton, Charles C Corporal Lyndon Sep 18, 1861 - Discharged Mar 9, 1862

Vaughn, Vinson D Veteran Lyndon Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865 as Corp'l.

WEeldon, Asa W Private Ustick Sep 18, 1861 Transferred to Co. L

Whisler, John N Ptivate Albany Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865 as Corp'l.

Wilder, Lyman W Recruit Lyndon Feb 24, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Wilder, Truman Private Lyndon Sep 18, 1861 - MO Sep 28, 1864

Williams, John C Private Ustick Sep 18, 1861 ---

Williams, Ludwig V Private Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Wilson, James E Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - Died at New York, N.Y., Sep 1862

Wilson, John D Private Garden Plain Sep 18, 1861 -----

Withrow, Thomas C Private Newton Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Woodruff, George A Private Lyndon Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Woodruff, William M Recruit Morrison Feb 24, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Woodruff, Winfield W Private Mt Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 ---

Worrell, Edwin Recruit Sterling Feb 29, 1864 - MO July 17, 1865

Yopst, William D Private Albany Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

Zimmerman, William H Private Albany Sep 18, 1861 - MO July 17, 1865

8th IL Cav
Co. H

Name - Rank - Res. - Date Of Muster - Remarks

SICKLES, John Recruit Erie Feb 24, 1864 - Discharged for disability

8th IL Cav
Co. I

Name - Rank - Res. - Date Of Muster - Remarks

BEAN, Henry H. Recruit Lyndon Oct 13, 1864 - Mustered out July 17, 1865

BELKNAP, George A. Recruit Fulton Sep 23, 1864 - Mustered out Jun 21, 1865

LECKEY, William H. Recruit Morrison Mar 20, 1864 - Mustered out Sep 22, 1865

SHEHE or SPEKE, Jack. Recruit Morrison Oct 11, 1864 - Lost. Supposed killed by cars

8th IL Cav
Co. L
Name - Rank - Res. - Date Of Muster - Remarks

BETTYS, Phillip Recruit Ustick Sep 18, 1861 - Killed at Culpepper, Va., Sep 13, 1863

McGUIRE, John Veteran Mr Pleasant Sep 18, 1861 - Killed near Reedtown, Va., Oct 10, 1864

NOONAN, John Private Fulton Sep 18, 1861 - Killed at Stevensburg, Va., Oct 11, 1863




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