Revolutionary War Pension – Gideon Burdick

Birth: 6 Nov 1762 Hopkinton, Washington, RI Death: 5 Apr 1846 Quincy, Adams, Il Gideon Burdick was a drummer boy in George Washington’s army. He served as an enlisted man in the Regiment of New York Continental Line, as an enlisted man in Col. William Malcombs...

Quincy Riflemen in 1846

A list of men who volunteered to be a part of the “Mormon Wars” out of Quincy, Illinois. Officers Morgan, James D. – Captain Prentiss, Benjamin M. – First Lieutenant Henry, William Y. – Second Lieutenant Everett, Charles – Third...

James Conners Land Grant for service in War of 1812

Information on Land Grant for service in War of 1812 in IL. Detailed Information Purchaser: CONNER JAMES Residence of Purchaser: UNKNOWN Social Status: Legal Description: Aliquot Parts or Lot: NE Section Number: 20 Township: 02N Range: 08W Meridan: 4 County of...

Military Land Grants in Adams County, Illinois

Soldiers of the War of 1812 Some military land grants in Adams County Illinois for Soldiers of the War of 1812 Name: Barton, Joseph Regiment: Ohio Militia Granted to: Joseph Barton Name: Cather, Robert Regiment: Brown’s Company Pennsylvania Militia Death: before...

Clayton Men Liable for Draft in WW1

The following are numbers drawn in  Washington last Friday which correspond with the boys’ numbers who will get their mail through Clayton post office. These will be most liable for first call for army service. Some of them will be exempted for reasons coming...

Mexican War Roster, Quincy Riflemen

The Quincy Riflemen served during the Mexican War as Company G of the First Regiment under Col. John  J. Hardin.  They left Quincy June 14, 1846.  The Regiment was organized in Alton, Illinois. Company G was mustered out June 17, 1847 and returned to Quincy shortly...