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. 1)History from the Adjutant General’s Report.

Name and RankResidenceDate of Rank
or Enlistment
Remarks
*MO means Mustered Out
Captains:
Orville C. HolcombMiltonJune 5, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Lieutenants:
John M. JohnsonTennesseeJune 5, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Second Lieutenants:
Joseph S. LatimerAbingdonJune 5, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Sergeant:
James B. HeavnerMiltonMay 12, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Sergeants:
John W. StumbaughMiltonMay 12, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Uriel E. BorenMilton:MO June 5, 1865 as Corporal, POW
Wiley MillerMiltonMO Sept. 24, 1864
Robert MartinMiltonMO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
Corporals:
John J. ChapinMiltonJune 5, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
Murray KelloggMilton
Joseph W. BorenMiltonAbsent sick at MO of Regiment
Silas HumphreyMiltonMO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
Thomas J. HanksMiltonMO Sept. 24, 1864
Francis M. LowMiltonMO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
John Peacock, Jr.MiltonMO Sept. 24, 1864
James M. HaydenMilton
Privates:
Adcock, George P.BushnellMay 15, 1864Tr. to Co. I June 6, 1864
Ackerson, JosephBushnellMay 20, 1864
Angel, Jacob M.QuincyMay 10, 1864Tr. to Co. A June 6, 1864
Barnes, Norman G.Warsaw
Bigham, CalebGalesburgMay 4, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Bigham, JohnGalesburg
Beeman, MontillianMiltonMay 12, 1864
Brooking, Edward S.MacombMay 7, 1864Tr. to Co. C June 6, 1864
Broadus, ReubenQuincyMay 17, 1864
Buck, George W.Prairie CityMay 4, 1864Tr. to Co. D June 6, 1864
Carrier, Alonzo E.Prairie City
Crowder, PaulMiltonMay 12, 1864?
Charlton, CharlesMiltonMay 12, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Cramer, William R.QuincyMay 10, 1864Tr. to Co. A June 6, 1864
Cabe, HenryQuincy
Carter, MartinWarsaw
Crays, FrankQuincy
Crabtree, Benjamin F.BushnellMay 12, 1864Deserted May 30, 1864
Doughty, David M.MiltonMO Sept. 24, 1864
Dixon, MichaelMiltonWounded, absent at MO of Reg.
Emery, IsaacMO May 25, 1865, POW
Ewing, William K.QuincyMay 10, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Files, FranklinMiltonMay 12, 1864
Finley, GeorgeMilton
Griffith, Henry L.EllisvilleMay 4, 1864Tr. to Co. D June 6, 1864
Hubbard, JohnQuincyMay 10, 1864Tr. to Co. A June 6, 1864
Hanks, Jacob M.Quincy
Hoover, Charles C.MiltonMay 12, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Horn, WilliamMilton
Hess, SamuelMiltonPOW at MO of Regiment
Hartley, Charles J.QuincyMay 10, 1864Tr. to Co. A June 6, 1864
Henry, William J.BushnellMay 13, 1864Tr. to Co I June 6, 1864
Irwin, JamesMiltonMay 12, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Jellison, ZimriMacombMay 17, 1864Tr. to Co. C June 6, 1864
Jellison, JohnMacombMay 2, 1864
Johnson, Edwin R.TennesseeMay 4, 1864
Kirkham, John H.MiltonMay 12, 1864Disch. by error, re-mustered, see recruits
Liles, James M.MiltonDeserted May 30, 1864
Loung, William H.QuincyJune 1, 1864Disch. for disability
Looper, DanielMiltonMay 12, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Lowry, DanielQuincyMay 4, 1864Tr. to Co. D June 6, 1864
Lowry, CharlesQuincy
McConnell, Robert N.MiltonMay 12, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Modle, JohnMiltonMay 12, 1864
Martin, JohnMiltonDeserted May 30, 1864
Metts, JamesMiltonMO Sept. 24, 1864
Marshall, Charles A.QuincyMay 10, 1864Tr. to Co. A June 6, 1864
Miller, GeorgeQuincy
Mallam, RobertBushnellTr. to Co. I June 6, 1864
Newman, WilliamMiltonMay 12, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Otwell, Joshua R.Milton
Otwell, ObedMiltonDied, Memphis, Aug. 23, 1864
O’Hara, James E.Mt. SterlingMay 20, 1864Tr. to Co. H June 6, 1864
Orr, JohnPrairie CityMay 4, 1864Tr. to Co. D June 6, 1864
Peacock, JohnMiltonMay 12, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Patrick, CharlesColchesterMay 2, 1864Tr. to Co. C June 6, 1864
Plympton, John V.GalesburgMay 20, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Riddle, WilliamMiltonMay 12, 1864
Randall, ClintonMilton
Selders, Isaac F.MiltonMO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Scalf, WilliamTennesseeMay 23, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Stuart, WilliamMiltonMay 12, 1864Deserted May 30, 1864
Taylor, MelenMiltonDied, Memphis, July 13, 1864
Tolbert, Lewis R.MiltonMO Sept. 24, 1864
Tucker, Nathan A.Milton
Tatman, John F.QuincyJune 1, 1864
Thompson, George E.Deer RidgeMay 4, 1864Tr. to Co. D June 6, 1864
Woodard, GardnerMiltonMay 12, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Webb, AlexanderMilton
Wolf, JacobMacombMay 13, 1864Tr. to Co. C June 6, 1864
Willstead, Thomas G.TennesseeMay 2, 1864
Williams, George H.QuincyMay 10, 1864Tr. to Co. A June 6, 1864
Whittier, LaforestBushnellMay 20, 1864Deserted June 7, 1864
Recruits:
Brown, Isaac N.P.TennesseeMay 2, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Chesney, James H.AbingdonMay 20, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Duffield, Hamilton P.AbingdonMO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Daugherty, ArchibaldColchesterMO Sept. 24, 1864
Haney, James F.Abingdon
Johnson, William C.AbingdonDeserted July 2, 1864
Kirkham, John H.MiltonMay 12, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Lawson, LewisAbingdonMay 20, 1864
Morey, ArchibaldAbingdon
McMennes, CharlesAbingdon
Rugh, John W.BushnellJune 6, 1864
Stilwell, LewisMiltonMay 5, 1864
Strain, John F.AbingdonMay 12, 1864
Worth, EdwardTallulaMay 16, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Sgt.
Whitten, PerryHamburgMay 12, 1864

 

 

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1.History from the Adjutant General’s Report.
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