Civil War Records 137th Infantry Illinois Volunteers, Company D

One Hundred and Thirty-seventh Infantry History 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 f

Name and Rank Residence Date of Rank
or Enlistment
Remarks
*MO means Mustered Out
Captains:
John B. Johnson Prairie City June 5, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Lieutenants:
James Robb Prairie City June 5, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Second Lieutenants:
Henry L. Adair Quincy June 5, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Sergeant:
Charles S. Brodbent Prairie City May 4, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Sergeants:
Palmer E. Hughson Prairie City May 4, 1864 Promoted Sgt. Major
David E. Phipps Leene " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Peter C. Stire Prairie City " "
William M. Owen Quincy " "
Corporals:
James Tannehill Walnut Grove May 4, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
William Chatten Quincy " "
Thomas R. Johnson Lee " "
Granville H. Currier Avon " "
Charles R. Pratt Abingdon " "
Orion H. Bliss Prairie City " "
Henry C. King Walnut Grove " "
John C. Dewey Prairie City " "
Privates:
Arbogast, Henry Walnut Grove May 4, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Adair, George L. Quincy " "
Bassett, Richard B. Quincy " "
Beaver, Dolphin M. Joshua " "
Beevis, John W. Quincy " "
Broughton, Horace O. Quincy " "
Boyle, William Prairie City " "
Carrier, George D. Prairie City " "
Collar, Allen J. Prairie City " Wounded, absent at MO of Reg.
Cook, William C. Ellisville " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Cox, William M. Lee " "
Chatten, Enoch Quincy " "
Cubbage, Isaac Woodville " "
Curless, Samuel Keene " MO May 21, 1865, POW
Davis, Albert Prairie City " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Drake, William P. Prairie City " "
Dressel, Peter Lee " "
Dills, John R. Quincy " "
Fengel, Charles P. Deerfield " "
Freer, Francis A. Ellisville " "
Frederics, Jacob Keene " "
Funk, Joseph A. Prairie City " "
Griswold, Seth N. White Hall " "
Hagaman, Aaron Fairview " "
Hines, John R. Young Hickory " "
Hull, Henry Prairie City " "
Hunter, Jesse Stone Prairie " "
Iberson, John W. Quincy " Deserted May 30, 1864
Jones, Orville D. Putnam " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Kreider, Jacob Prairie City " "
Kent, Charles W. Fairview " "
Lippey, David E. Lee " "
Martin, George B. Atlanta " MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Sgt.
McDonald, Isaac J. Prairie City " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Merrill, Asa H. Fairview " "
Miller, Joseph S. Quincy " "
Miller, David A. Quincy " "
Monaghan, Alexander Quincy " "
Moss, Walter R. Cuba " "
Murray, Arthur B. Prairie City " "
Newbey, Henry Quincy " "
Newby, Jas. Howard Quincy " "
Nelson, James P. Lee " "
Obrien, Walter Quincy " "
Owens, Alexander Prairie City " "
Painter, John W. Walnut Grove " "
Platts, William L. Prairie City " "
Petit, Rosaloo Quincy " "
Raymond, Simon Prairie City " "
Redmond, James J. Quincy " "
Robinson, Hamilton Prairie City " "
Roberts, Edward P. Quincy " POW at MO of Regiment
Ross, Felix W. Avon " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Sackett, Salmon J. Prairie City " "
Sanford, Alonzo Lee " "
Scott, Wiley Quincy " "
Seals, William H. Keene " "
Sheley, Samuel Prairie City " Died, Memphis, Sept. 1, 1864
Smith, William L. Young Hickory " "
Smith, George W. Keene " "
Stantial, Christopher P. Prairie City " Killed, Memphis, Aug. 21, 1864
Shultz, David H. Lee " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Stanton, Franklin W. Avon " Absent, sick at MO of Regiment
Stearins, Abdallah M. LaHarpe " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Spencer, Cyrus Quincy " "
Thompson, George Payson " "
Tracey, James W. Keene " "
Walton, John J. Lee " "
Williams, James S. "   POW at MO of Regiment
Williams, Thomas F. Quincy " MO Sept. 24, 1864
Wisch, Peter Woodville " Deserted May 30, 1864
Recruits:
Buck, George W. Prairie City May 4, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Carrier, Alonzo E. Prairie City " "
Griffith, Henry L. Ellisville " "
Lowry, Daniel Quincy " "
Lowry, Charles Quincy " "
Orr, John Prairie City " "
Shafer, George J. Winslow July 9, 1864 "
Thompson, George A. Deer Ridge May 5, 1864 "
Williams, Henry C. ? " Non-Comm. Staff

 

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