Civil War Records 137th Infantry Illinois Volunteers, Company A

The One Hundred and Thirty-seventh Infantry Illinois Volunteers was organized at Camp Wood, Quincy, Ill., by Colonel John Wood, and was mustered in June 5, 1864, for one hundred days.

On June 9, 1864, the Regiment left Quincy, and proceeded to Memphis, Tenn., where it was assigned to Fourth Brigade, District of Memphis, Colonel E. L. Baltwick, Thirty-ninth Wisconsin, commanding. On July 9, assigned to Third Brigade, Colonel John Wood commanding, and was stationed on the Hernando road, on picket duty.

The Regiment was mustered out of the United States service at Springfield, Ill., September 4, 1864.

History from the Adjutant General's Report.

Name and Rank Residence Date of Rank
or Enlistment
Remarks
*MO means Mustered Out
Captain:
Henry A. Castle Quincy June 5, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Lieutenants:
George M. Roberts Quincy June 5, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Second Lieutenants:
Edwin S. Francis Quincy June 5, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Sergeant:
Samuel H. Bradley Mendon May 10, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Sergeants:
Daniel A. Morrison Warsaw Ma 10, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Edward M. Wooters Quincy " "
James C. Coolidge Warsaw " MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
William A. Barnes Chicago " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Corporals:
P. Leonard Schmitt Quincy May 10, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
Wallace Bagby Augusta May 13, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Sgt.
Briggs J. Fuller Warsaw May 10, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.,POW
William H. Johnson Quincy " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Thomas Mettlen Warsaw " "
George Bond, Jr. Quincy " Died Aug. 23, 1864, Wounds
Benjamin H. Smith Pulaski May 13, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Musicians:
Rankin W. Castle Camp Point May 10, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
James W. Stobie Quincy " Promoted Principal Musician
Privates:
Adams, James E. Quincy May 10, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Anderson, Maerah F. Quincy " "
Brown, Charles M. Quincy " "
Bert, Christian F. Quincy " "
Baker, D. Ryan Quincy " "
Bancroft, Henry L. Quincy " MO May 16, 1864 as Corporal, POW
Brown, Thomas J. Mendon " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Brown, Edward S. Mendon " "
Babcock, Marcellus W. Augusta " Died, Memphis, Aug. 26, 1864
Chapman, Marshall Quincy " Died, Cairo,IL, Sept. 12, 1864
Chittenden, William H. Warsaw " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Carter, James K. P. Warsaw " "
Clarke, Reuben W. Warsaw " "
Davenport, John A. Warsaw " Died, Memphis, Sept. 7, 1864
Dickinson, Charles Warsaw " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Delano, Joseph H. Warsaw " MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Davis, Joseph H. Augusta " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Eaton, Andrew W. Warsaw " "
Easterday, Clinton V. Quincy " MO July 7, 1865, POW
Furguson, William H. Quincy " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Griswold, Eugene Quincy " "
Grover, Joseph M. Warsaw " "
Henry, William D. Warsaw " "
Heberling, Squire Warsaw " "
Hanson, Lewis Augusta May 13, 1864 "
Hess, Apollos Camp Point May 10, 1864 "
Homan, William A. Quincy " "
Hersman, John J. Versailles " "
Johnson, William T. C. Fowler " "
Jamison, Paul H. Mendon " "
Keath, William T. Marcelline " MO Sept. 24, 1864, wounds
Konantz, Frank C. Quincy " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Leacock, William A. Mendon " "
Langley, Lemuel Hamilton " MO Sept. 24, 1864, wounds
Miller, William L. Mendon " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Montgomery, Charles H. Quincy " "
McClure, Elzey Augusta " "
Nutt, Walter J. Mendon " "
Platt, Luther H. Mendon " "
Pool, Wharles W. Quincy " "
Pope, Charles A. Quincy " POW at MO of Regiment
Pitney, Albert L. Quincy " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Peacock, William M. Augusta " "
Pickens, George W. Augusta May 13, 1864 "
Patterson, David A. Marcelline May 10, 1864 POW at MO of Regiment
Payne, Amos Warsaw " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Swing, Marcus A. Warsaw " MO Sept. 24, 1864, wounds
Sexton, Chester H. Augusta " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Schwabel, Edward Quincy " MO May 17, 1865, POW
Trowbridge, Charles H. Quincy " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Tandy, William H., Jr. Payson " Killed Memphis, Aug. 21, 1864
Tibbetts, Lowell M. Payson " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Thomas, Frederick S. Warsaw " "
Vandeveer, Cornelius T. Quincy " MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Whitney, Charles Quincy " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Westgate, Henry Quincy " "
Wayne, William J. Quincy " MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Wayne, Alexander C. Quincy " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Williams, Henry C. Quincy " Transferred to Co D
Worman, George Mendon " POW at MO of Regiment
Worman, Amos Mendon " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Watson, George D. Fowler " "
Watson, Andrew Fowler " "
Wolfe, Henry Augusta " "
Williams, Enoch S. Augusta May 13, 1864 "
Welch, John Warsaw May 10, 1864 "
Young, John Warsaw " "
Young, Henry Augusta " "
Recruits:      
Angle, Jacob M. Warsaw May 10, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Andrews, Rossvelt Warsaw " "
Barnes, Norman G. Warsaw " "
Cunningham, Jas. M. Camp Point June 6, 1864 "
Cabe, Henry Mendon May 10, 1864 "
Carter, Martin Warsaw " "
Crays, Frank Woodville " "
Cramer, William Mendon " "
Ewing, William K. Quincy " "
Hanks, Jacob M. Quincy " "
Hartley, Charles J. Quincy " Disch. Aug. 8, 1864, Enl. 6th IL Cav.
Hubbard, John Augusta " Died Sept. 12, 1864
Marshall, Charles A. Warsaw " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Miller, George Quincy " MO Sept. 24, 1864, wounds
Newell, Jacob M. Fowler Station June 6, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Stringer, George Warsaw " "
Williams, George Warsaw May 10, 1864 "

 

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