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Civil War Heroes

Many thanks to Historical Data Systems who produce theAmerican Civil War Soldier Research and Genealogy Database, for the use of the following information.

Reuben Beals - Illinois 5th Cavalry

Residence Cumberland Co., Illinois.

Enlisted on August 31, 1861 as a Corporal.

On August 31, 1861 he mustered into "A" Co. Illinois 5th Cavalry

He was mustered out on August 8, 1864.

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

- Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men
(c)Historical Data Systems, Inc. @www.civilwardata.com


William G. Beels - Indiana 156th Infantry

Residence Elrod, Indiana
Enlisted on April 12, 1865.

On April 8, 1865 he was commissioned into "C" Co., Indiana, 156th Infantry. He was mustered out on August 4, 1865 at Winchester, Virginia.

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana
(c)Historical Data Systems, Inc. @www.civilwardata.com


Seymour Burroughs - New York 2nd Cavalry (Harris Light)

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Residence not listed; 23 years old.

Enlisted on August 3, 1861 at Lafayette, Indiana as a Sergeant.

On September 3, 1862 he mustered into "I" Co. New York 2nd Cavalry

He was listed as:
* Wounded June 2, 1864
[Note: at Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia]

Promotions:
* 1st Sergeant
* 2nd Lieutenant May 7, 1862
* 1st Lieutenant October 14, 1862 (As of Co. M)
* Captain March 1, 1864 (As of Co. A)

Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* from company I to company M
* from company M to company A

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

- New York: Report of the Adjutant-General
(c)Historical Data Systems, Inc. @www.civilwardata.com

Seymour L Burroughs service record

George B. Canniff - Ohio Sharpshooters

Residence not listed; 28 years old.

Enlisted on October 28, 1862 as a Private.

On December 5, 1862 he mustered into "5th Independent " Co., of Ohio Sharpshooters. He was discharged for disability on June 27, 1865.

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

- Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio
(c)Historical Data Systems, Inc. @www.civilwardata.com


William H. Carman - Ohio 1st Light Artillery

Residence not listed; 19 years old.

Enlisted on October 6, 1861 as a Private.

On October 7, 1861 he mustered into "Batty E" Co., Ohio 1st Light Artillery. He was mustered out on July 10, 1865 at Camp Dennison, Ohio.

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

- Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com


William M. Covert - Indiana 11th Cavalry

Residence Lafayette, Indiana.
Enlisted on December 20, 1863 as a Private.

On December 20, 1863 he mustered into "I" Co., Indiana 11th Cavalry. He died on March 19, 1864.

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

- Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com


David Crankshaw - Illinois 49th Infantry

Residence Washington County, Illinois
Enlisted on January 1, 1862 as a Private.

On January 1, 1862 he mustered into "F" Co., Illinois 49th Infantry. He was Detached (date not stated). (Detached as postmaster)

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

- Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com


Austin Engle - Michigan 1st Light Artillery

Residence not listed; 20 years old.

Enlisted on December 1, 1861 at Mosherville as a Private.

On January 17, 1862 he mustered into : "BattyG" Co., Michigan 1st Light Artillery. He was discharged for disability on March 4, 1864 at Keokuk, Iowa.

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

-Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com


James W. Gibbens - Indiana 93rd Infantry

Residence Jacksonville, Indiana

Enlisted on August 10, 1862 as a Private.

On August 10, 1862 he mustered into "D" Co. Indiana 93rd Infantry.
He died on July 4, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

- Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com


Giles G. Gordon - Michigan 19th Infantry

Residence Girard, Michigan; 32 years old.

Enlisted on September 8, 1862 at Coldwater, Michigan as a Private.

On September 8, 1862 he mustered into "C" Co. Michigan 19th Infantry.
He was discharged on April 8, 1864 at Detroit, Michigam.

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

-Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com


John S. Gordon - Michigan 1st Infantry

Residence Calhoun County, Michigan; 29 years old.

Enlisted on September 11, 1861 at Tekonsha as a Private.

On September 14, 1861 he mustered into "E" Co. Michigan 1st Infantry.
He was discharged for disability on April 26, 1862 at Washington, DC.

On January 6, 1864 he mustered into "H" Co., Michigan 1st Engineers and Mechanics. He was mustered out on September 22, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.

Promotions:
*Corporal

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

-Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com


William H. Gordon - Michigan 6th Infantry

Residence Calhoun County, Michigan; 21 years old.

Enlisted on August 8, 1861 at Marshall, Michigan as a Private.

On August 20, 1861 he mustered into "E" Co. Michigan 6th Infantry.
He re-enlisted on February 1, 1864. He was mustered out on August 8, 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana.

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

-Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com


William H. Hayward - Ohio 1st Light Artillery
(Note: There are two listings that could be this soldier - I am listing both)

1) Residence not listed; 21 years old.

Enlisted on September 13, 1861 as a Private.

On September 13, 1861 he mustered into "Batty A" Co. Ohio 1st Light Artillery. He was mustered out on September 24, 1864.

2) Residence not listed; 18 years old.

Enlisted on February 15, 1864 as a Private.

On February 15, 1864 he mustered into "Batty M" Co. Ohio 1st Light Artillery. He was mustered out on April 11, 1865.

On April 11, 1865 he mustered into "Batty I" Co. Ohio 1st Light Artillery. He was mustered out on July 24, 1865 at Camp Dennison, Ohio.

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

- Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com


Oliver Hodgman - Ohio 2nd Cavalry

Residence not listed; 31 years old.

Enlisted on August 24, 1861 as a Private.

On October 10, 1861 he mustered into "K" Co. Ohio 2nd Cavalry

Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* February 9, 1863 from company K to company C

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

- Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com


James Randall - Ohio 128th Infantry

Residence not listed; 18 years old.

Enlisted on December 17, 1863 as a Private.

On December 21, 1863 he mustered into "F" Co. Ohio 128th Infantry. He was mustered out on July 13, 1865 at Camp Chase, Ohio.

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

- Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com

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