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 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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1. History from the Adjutant General’s Report.
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