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
Captain:
Henry A. CastleQuincyJune 5, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Lieutenants:
George M. RobertsQuincyJune 5, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Second Lieutenants:
Edwin S. FrancisQuincyJune 5, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Sergeant:
Samuel H. BradleyMendonMay 10, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Sergeants:
Daniel A. MorrisonWarsawMa 10, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Edward M. WootersQuincy
James C. CoolidgeWarsawMO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
William A. BarnesChicagoMO Sept. 24, 1864
Corporals:
P. Leonard SchmittQuincyMay 10, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
Wallace BagbyAugustaMay 13, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Sgt.
Briggs J. FullerWarsawMay 10, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.,POW
William H. JohnsonQuincyMO Sept. 24, 1864
Thomas MettlenWarsaw
George Bond, Jr.QuincyDied Aug. 23, 1864, Wounds
Benjamin H. SmithPulaskiMay 13, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Musicians:
Rankin W. CastleCamp PointMay 10, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
James W. StobieQuincyPromoted Principal Musician
Privates:
Adams, James E.QuincyMay 10, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Anderson, Maerah F.Quincy
Brown, Charles M.Quincy
Bert, Christian F.Quincy
Baker, D. RyanQuincy
Bancroft, Henry L.QuincyMO May 16, 1864 as Corporal, POW
Brown, Thomas J.MendonMO Sept. 24, 1864
Brown, Edward S.Mendon
Babcock, Marcellus W.AugustaDied, Memphis, Aug. 26, 1864
Chapman, MarshallQuincyDied, Cairo,IL, Sept. 12, 1864
Chittenden, William H.WarsawMO Sept. 24, 1864
Carter, James K. P.Warsaw
Clarke, Reuben W.Warsaw
Davenport, John A.WarsawDied, Memphis, Sept. 7, 1864
Dickinson, CharlesWarsawMO Sept. 24, 1864
Delano, Joseph H.WarsawMO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Davis, Joseph H.AugustaMO Sept. 24, 1864
Eaton, Andrew W.Warsaw
Easterday, Clinton V.QuincyMO July 7, 1865, POW
Furguson, William H.QuincyMO Sept. 24, 1864
Griswold, EugeneQuincy
Grover, Joseph M.Warsaw
Henry, William D.Warsaw
Heberling, SquireWarsaw
Hanson, LewisAugustaMay 13, 1864
Hess, ApollosCamp PointMay 10, 1864
Homan, William A.Quincy
Hersman, John J.Versailles
Johnson, William T. C.Fowler
Jamison, Paul H.Mendon
Keath, William T.MarcellineMO Sept. 24, 1864, wounds
Konantz, Frank C.QuincyMO Sept. 24, 1864
Leacock, William A.Mendon
Langley, LemuelHamiltonMO Sept. 24, 1864, wounds
Miller, William L.MendonMO Sept. 24, 1864
Montgomery, Charles H.Quincy
McClure, ElzeyAugusta
Nutt, Walter J.Mendon
Platt, Luther H.Mendon
Pool, Wharles W.Quincy
Pope, Charles A.QuincyPOW at MO of Regiment
Pitney, Albert L.QuincyMO Sept. 24, 1864
Peacock, William M.Augusta
Pickens, George W.AugustaMay 13, 1864
Patterson, David A.MarcellineMay 10, 1864POW at MO of Regiment
Payne, AmosWarsawMO Sept. 24, 1864
Swing, Marcus A.WarsawMO Sept. 24, 1864, wounds
Sexton, Chester H.AugustaMO Sept. 24, 1864
Schwabel, EdwardQuincyMO May 17, 1865, POW
Trowbridge, Charles H.QuincyMO Sept. 24, 1864
Tandy, William H., Jr.PaysonKilled Memphis, Aug. 21, 1864
Tibbetts, Lowell M.PaysonMO Sept. 24, 1864
Thomas, Frederick S.Warsaw
Vandeveer, Cornelius T.QuincyMO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Whitney, CharlesQuincyMO Sept. 24, 1864
Westgate, HenryQuincy
Wayne, William J.QuincyMO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Wayne, Alexander C.QuincyMO Sept. 24, 1864
Williams, Henry C.QuincyTransferred to Co D
Worman, GeorgeMendonPOW at MO of Regiment
Worman, AmosMendonMO Sept. 24, 1864
Watson, George D.Fowler
Watson, AndrewFowler
Wolfe, HenryAugusta
Williams, Enoch S.AugustaMay 13, 1864
Welch, JohnWarsawMay 10, 1864
Young, JohnWarsaw
Young, HenryAugusta
Recruits:
Angle, Jacob M.WarsawMay 10, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Andrews, RossveltWarsaw
Barnes, Norman G.Warsaw
Cunningham, Jas. M.Camp PointJune 6, 1864
Cabe, HenryMendonMay 10, 1864
Carter, MartinWarsaw
Crays, FrankWoodville
Cramer, WilliamMendon
Ewing, William K.Quincy
Hanks, Jacob M.Quincy
Hartley, Charles J.QuincyDisch. Aug. 8, 1864, Enl. 6th IL Cav.
Hubbard, JohnAugustaDied Sept. 12, 1864
Marshall, Charles A.WarsawMO Sept. 24, 1864
Miller, GeorgeQuincyMO Sept. 24, 1864, wounds
Newell, Jacob M.Fowler StationJune 6, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Stringer, GeorgeWarsaw
Williams, GeorgeWarsawMay 10, 1864

 

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1.History from the Adjutant General’s Report.
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