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, 1864.1)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

 

Sources:    [ + ]

1. History from the Adjutant General’s Report.
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