Civil War Records 137th Infantry Illinois Volunteers, Company B

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
Captains:
John W. Smith Clayton June 5, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Lieutenants:
John A. Thompson Columbus June 5, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Second Lieutenants:
James A. Seaton Columbus June 5, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Sergeant:
Richard Seaton, Jr. Camp Point May 3, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Sergeants:
Franklin Whitmer Columbus May 7, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Jonathan O. Landis Columbus " "
James M. Thomas Columbus May 14, 1864 "
Benjamin F. Jackson Clayton May 3, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
Corporals:
Joseph B. Herron Camp Point May 17, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Henry R. Hill Camp Point May 9, 1864 "
Samuel Anderson Clayton May 16, 1864 "
Samuel Thompson Camp Point May 11, 1864 "
Thomas C. Smith Camp Point May 18, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Sgt
Warren S. Reed Camp Point " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Thomas R. Whray Payson May 20, 1864 "
Ezra Jessup Clayton May 10, 1864 "
Musicians:
Alexander McNeal Columbus May 14, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
Robert M. Smith Clayton May 9, 1864 "
Privates:
Asher, James A. Columbus May 10, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Adair, Thomas M. Camp Point May 16, 1864 MO May 17, 1865, POW
Adams, George Camp Point May 9, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Arbuckle, Daniel Quincy May 30, 1864 MO May 30, 1865, POW
Butler, Hezekiah Columbus May 10, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Butler, Jefferson Columbus May 7, 1864 "
Brooks, Isaac N. Columbus " "
Bennett, George Camp Point May 18, 1864 "
Black, Henry Camp Point May 10, 1864 "
Billings, Joseph C. Quincy May 18, 1864 "
Bradford, William A. Camp Point May 14, 1864 "
Bragg, Josephus Columbus May 18, 1864 Deserted May 20, 1864, Bef. Muster
Cannon, Clinton B. Columbus May 14, 1864 Killed, Memphis, Aug. 21, 1874
Coldwell, Josephus T. Camp Point May 13, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Chidester, Andrew Columbus May 10, 1864 MO May 17, 1865, POW
Chatham, William J. Columbus May 7, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Castle, William H. Quincy May 30, 1864 "
Dodd, William T. Camp Point May 13, 1864 MO May 9, 1865, POW
Dius, Casson Quincy May 30, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Ellington, William T. Quincy May 16, 1864 "
Enyeart, Silas H. Clayton " "
Felt, Peter F. Columbus May 7, 1864 Promoted Hospital Steward
Freeman, Rufus Columbus " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Franzin, Alexander Camp Point May 13, 1864 "
Griffin, Henry T. Quincy May 17, 1864 MO May 17, 1865, POW
Greenalgh, John Camp Point May 3, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Gibson, Frederick Camp Point May 6, 1864 "
Gronwalt, Henry Camp Point May 14, 1864 "
Hughes, Phelies Camp Point May 18, 1864 "
Harbinson, John C. Clayton May 17, 1864 "
Howser, William A. Clayton " "
Hendrix, Henry A. Columbus May 16, 1864 "
Heaton, Samuel Camp Point May 14, 1864 "
Harris, Joseph Quincy May 27, 1864 Absent sick at MO of Regiment
Johnson, Hiram M. Camp Point May 13, 1864 Killed Memphis, Aug. 21, 1864
Jolly, Henry H. Quincy May 17, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Kelly, Samuel H. Columbus May 7, 1864 "
Kenny, Louis H. Camp Point May 9, 1864 "
Little, James K. Camp Point " "
Lewis, John T. Camp Point May 18, 1864 "
Lane, William A. Quincy " "
McLelland, Hiram Camp Point " Killed Memphis, Aug. 21, 1864
McCoy, Daniel C. Clayton May 6, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
McClintock, William Camp Point May 18, 1864 "
Miller, Charles Quincy May 13, 1864 "
Miller, Daniel Camp Point " "
McMurray, Richard L. Clayton May 30, 1864 "
Nichols, William N. Columbus May 10, 1864 "
O'Reiley, Joseph Quincy May 25, 1864 "
Parker, William J. Camp Point May 12, 1864 MO May 9, 1865, POW
Pocock, Lloyd A. Camp Point " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Payne, John M. Columbus May 18, 1864 MO May 17, 1865, POW
Pigg, Samuel M. Camp Point May 17, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Redding, David Quincy May 13, 1864 "
Scarborough, William Camp Point May 18, 1864 "
Stewart, Charles Clayton May 15, 1864 Died Aug. 21, 1864, wounds
Sawin, John M. Columbus May 7, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Sawyer, Ephraim E. B. Camp Point May 5, 1864 "
Spencer, David M. Camp Point May 11, 1864 "
Smart, Charles F. Columbus May 18, 1864 Died Sept. 8, 1864
Stork, Harmon Quincy " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Schamburg, Hiram J. Camp Point May 14, 1864 "
Sheffield, David M. Camp Point May 18, 1864 Deserted May 30, 1864
Thompson, James Camp Point May 7, 1864 MO Sept. 25, 1864
Tyrrell, Charles W. Clayton May 14, 1864 "
Wartick, William E. Camp Point May 17, 1864 "
Ward, William Columbus May 10, 1864 "
Wright, Robert J. Columbus May 7, 1864 "
Willis, John E. Clayton May 17, 1864 "
Whitford, Charles G. Camp Point May 14, 1864 "
Wessels, Burtus J. Camp Point May 10, 1864 "
Wilson, Nelson B. Clayton " "
Recruits:      
Comeford, George E. Camp Point June 9, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Gibson, Brian Camp Point May 10, 1864 "
Golden, John Columbus " "
Herndon, Edward Quincy May 25, 1864 "
Kirkpatrick, Wm. B. Clayton May 18, 1864 "
Lemon, Houston F. Camp Point May 17, 1864 "
Lemon, Anthony Payson " "
McNeal, Francis Columbus May 7, 1864 "
McRoy, Miles Columbus May 18, 1864 "
Wheelden, Oliver Clayton May 14, 1864 "
Winger, Caleb Clayton May 25, 1864 "

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