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 Rank Residence Date of Rank
or Enlistment
Remarks
*MO means Mustered Out
Captains:
Orville C. Holcomb Milton June 5, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Lieutenants:
John M. Johnson Tennessee June 5, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Second Lieutenants:
Joseph S. Latimer Abingdon June 5, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Sergeant:
James B. Heavner Milton May 12, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Sergeants:
John W. Stumbaugh Milton May 12, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Uriel E. Boren Milton : MO June 5, 1865 as Corporal, POW
Wiley Miller Milton MO Sept. 24, 1864
Robert Martin Milton MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
Corporals:
John J. Chapin Milton June 5, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
Murray Kellogg Milton
Joseph W. Boren Milton Absent sick at MO of Regiment
Silas Humphrey Milton MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
Thomas J. Hanks Milton MO Sept. 24, 1864
Francis M. Low Milton MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
John Peacock, Jr. Milton MO Sept. 24, 1864
James M. Hayden Milton
Privates:
Adcock, George P. Bushnell May 15, 1864 Tr. to Co. I June 6, 1864
Ackerson, Joseph Bushnell May 20, 1864
Angel, Jacob M. Quincy May 10, 1864 Tr. to Co. A June 6, 1864
Barnes, Norman G. Warsaw
Bigham, Caleb Galesburg May 4, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Bigham, John Galesburg
Beeman, Montillian Milton May 12, 1864
Brooking, Edward S. Macomb May 7, 1864 Tr. to Co. C June 6, 1864
Broadus, Reuben Quincy May 17, 1864
Buck, George W. Prairie City May 4, 1864 Tr. to Co. D June 6, 1864
Carrier, Alonzo E. Prairie City
Crowder, Paul Milton May 12, 1864 ?
Charlton, Charles Milton May 12, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Cramer, William R. Quincy May 10, 1864 Tr. to Co. A June 6, 1864
Cabe, Henry Quincy
Carter, Martin Warsaw
Crays, Frank Quincy
Crabtree, Benjamin F. Bushnell May 12, 1864 Deserted May 30, 1864
Doughty, David M. Milton MO Sept. 24, 1864
Dixon, Michael Milton Wounded, absent at MO of Reg.
Emery, Isaac MO May 25, 1865, POW
Ewing, William K. Quincy May 10, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Files, Franklin Milton May 12, 1864
Finley, George Milton
Griffith, Henry L. Ellisville May 4, 1864 Tr. to Co. D June 6, 1864
Hubbard, John Quincy May 10, 1864 Tr. to Co. A June 6, 1864
Hanks, Jacob M. Quincy
Hoover, Charles C. Milton May 12, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Horn, William Milton
Hess, Samuel Milton POW at MO of Regiment
Hartley, Charles J. Quincy May 10, 1864 Tr. to Co. A June 6, 1864
Henry, William J. Bushnell May 13, 1864 Tr. to Co I June 6, 1864
Irwin, James Milton May 12, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Jellison, Zimri Macomb May 17, 1864 Tr. to Co. C June 6, 1864
Jellison, John Macomb May 2, 1864
Johnson, Edwin R. Tennessee May 4, 1864
Kirkham, John H. Milton May 12, 1864 Disch. by error, re-mustered, see recruits
Liles, James M. Milton Deserted May 30, 1864
Loung, William H. Quincy June 1, 1864 Disch. for disability
Looper, Daniel Milton May 12, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Lowry, Daniel Quincy May 4, 1864 Tr. to Co. D June 6, 1864
Lowry, Charles Quincy
McConnell, Robert N. Milton May 12, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Modle, John Milton May 12, 1864
Martin, John Milton Deserted May 30, 1864
Metts, James Milton MO Sept. 24, 1864
Marshall, Charles A. Quincy May 10, 1864 Tr. to Co. A June 6, 1864
Miller, George Quincy
Mallam, Robert Bushnell Tr. to Co. I June 6, 1864
Newman, William Milton May 12, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Otwell, Joshua R. Milton
Otwell, Obed Milton Died, Memphis, Aug. 23, 1864
O’Hara, James E. Mt. Sterling May 20, 1864 Tr. to Co. H June 6, 1864
Orr, John Prairie City May 4, 1864 Tr. to Co. D June 6, 1864
Peacock, John Milton May 12, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Patrick, Charles Colchester May 2, 1864 Tr. to Co. C June 6, 1864
Plympton, John V. Galesburg May 20, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Riddle, William Milton May 12, 1864
Randall, Clinton Milton
Selders, Isaac F. Milton MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Scalf, William Tennessee May 23, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Stuart, William Milton May 12, 1864 Deserted May 30, 1864
Taylor, Melen Milton Died, Memphis, July 13, 1864
Tolbert, Lewis R. Milton MO Sept. 24, 1864
Tucker, Nathan A. Milton
Tatman, John F. Quincy June 1, 1864
Thompson, George E. Deer Ridge May 4, 1864 Tr. to Co. D June 6, 1864
Woodard, Gardner Milton May 12, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Webb, Alexander Milton
Wolf, Jacob Macomb May 13, 1864 Tr. to Co. C June 6, 1864
Willstead, Thomas G. Tennessee May 2, 1864
Williams, George H. Quincy May 10, 1864 Tr. to Co. A June 6, 1864
Whittier, Laforest Bushnell May 20, 1864 Deserted June 7, 1864
Recruits:
Brown, Isaac N.P. Tennessee May 2, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Chesney, James H. Abingdon May 20, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Duffield, Hamilton P. Abingdon MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Daugherty, Archibald Colchester MO Sept. 24, 1864
Haney, James F. Abingdon
Johnson, William C. Abingdon Deserted July 2, 1864
Kirkham, John H. Milton May 12, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864
Lawson, Lewis Abingdon May 20, 1864
Morey, Archibald Abingdon
McMennes, Charles Abingdon
Rugh, John W. Bushnell June 6, 1864
Stilwell, Lewis Milton May 5, 1864
Strain, John F. Abingdon May 12, 1864
Worth, Edward Tallula May 16, 1864 MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Sgt.
Whitten, Perry Hamburg May 12, 1864

 

 

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1. History from the Adjutant General’s Report.
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