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161st Illinois Infantry      
Company A
Andrew Hatfield - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 25 May 1861.
Transferred into Company A, Veterans Battalion Regiment Illinois on 20 July 1864.
Transferred back into Company A, 14th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 24 March 1865.
Mustered out on 16 September 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, KS.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  5/27/2010
Company A
Eppenetus Washington McIntosh - Private   
Epp was at one time in Companies A, B, and E of the 14th Illinois and was in the combined 14th&15th in Company A. He enlisted in Company E, 14th Illinois on May 25, 1861, at age 17 as a drummer. He was captured at Acworth GA in October 1864 and sent to Andersonville prison where he stayed until April 15, 1865. He was on the Steamer Sultana when it blew up on April 27, 1865 and survived the explosion. He was buried in Leavenworth National Cemetary July 26, 1927. He was one tough customer.
Contact Name:  Bernard Tharp
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Date Added:  12/30/2004
Company B
William H Howell - Private   
Died 15 Feb 1865 unknown causes
Contact Name:  Marty Craig
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Date Added:  11/25/2013
Company B
Thomas B. Hulse - Private   
Son of Thomas K. Hulse & Sarah Copass of Sullivan Co.Tn. Born abt 1846.
Soldier's Rank_In Pvt. Residence BARRS STORE, MACOUPIN CO, IL Age 18 Height 5' 10 Hair BROWN
Eyes GRAY Complexion FLORID Marital Status SINGLE Occupation FARMER
Nativity SULLIVAN CO, TN. Joined When FEB 1, 1864 Joined Where SPRINGFIELD, IL
Joined By Whom CPT KEYS Period 3 YRS
Muster In FEB 1, 1864 Muster In Where SPRINGFIELD, IL. DIED AT ANDERSONVILLE GA MAR 10, 1865



Notes
Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  11/24/2007
Company B
Charles Larkin - Private   
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Contact Name:  Marcus Larkin
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Date Added:  3/10/2017
Company B
JOHN MASTERMAN - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  J.W.Henderson
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Date Added:  1/9/2010
Company B
David Walker - Corporal   
looking for any info on David Walker 14th Illinois Infantry, company B.
thanks so much
Contact Name:  Dusti Carver
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Date Added:  9/1/2013
Company C
Henry Lutilius Buttermore - Private   
Joined in Feb 1865 at age 16(?)(after lying about his age)
Contact Name:  Everett Buttermore
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Date Added:  5/12/2015
Company C
William E. West - Private   
William E. West served in the 14th along with his bother John Thomas West. His Other brothers Mathew A West served in the 129th and Oliver Jasper served in the 28th Illinois
Contact Name:  Jerry Copeland
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Date Added:  11/1/2011
Company D
Charles H Barton - Private   
Charles H. Barton was my great grandfather. He and his older brother, Isaac P. Barton, served together in Company D, 14th Illinois Infantry.
Contact Name:  Jim Twesten
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Date Added:  12/8/2010
Company D
John Falter - Private   
John Falter died in railroad accident on Oct 10, 1861, apparently just as Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo., October 13-November 3, began.
Contact Name:  William Falter
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Date Added:  6/22/2008
Company D
George Hamman - Private   
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Contact Name:  Pete Hanley
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Date Added:  9/6/2010
Company E
George S Anderson - Unknown   
Served from August 1862 until April 5, 1865.
Contact Name:  Phil Bailey
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Date Added:  1/7/2009
Company E
Nathaniel Fordyce Stone - Private   
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Contact Name:  Peter Stone Garrison
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Date Added:  12/5/2004
Company G
John Samuel Wiedenkeller - Corporal   
Half brother of my 2nd great grandfather, John Jacob FATZER. J.S. was a private in Company D of this regiment before his promotion to Corporal and transfer to Company G. I have a letter on file J.S. wrote to John Jacob FATZER accounting for the movement of his (J.S.'s) unit near the end of the Civil War. J.S. was born in Switzerland in 1835 and died in Christian County, Illinois in 1920. He married Miss Margeretha M. MAISEL The couple had 7 children survive to adulthood.
Contact Name:  Tom Wilson
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Date Added:  4/28/2013
Company H
Samuel Charles Logan - Private   
Enlisted May 25, 1861 from Taylorsville, Illinois; mustered out June 18, 1864.
Contact Name:  Stephen Staruch
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Date Added:  1/27/2013
Company H
Ephraim Lytle McCracken - Private   
Enlisted in Company H, Illinois 14th Infantry Regiment on 25 May 1861.
Mustered out on 15 Sep 1863.

He was 17 when he enlisted.
Contact Name:  Michael D Weindel
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Date Added:  2/20/2012
Company H
John Wesley McCracken - Private   
Enlisted in Company H, Illinois 14th Infantry Regiment on 25 Jun 1861.
Mustered out on 25 Jun 1864.
Brother of Samuel W. and Ephraim Lytle McCracken
Contact Name:  Michael D Weindel
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Date Added:  2/20/2012
Company H
Silas H Polley - Private   
Silas H. Polley enlisted on May 21, 1861. He re-enlisted in the 14th & 15th Veterans Brigade in 1864. At the beginning of April 1865, in Goldsboro, NC, he became a 2LT in the 135th USCT and was mustered out in Oct 1865 in Louisville, KY. He was my gggrandfather.

Contact Name:  B. McDonald
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Date Added:  8/10/2008
Company K
John Thomas West - Private   
John Thomas West served in the 14th along with his bother William E. West. His Other brothers Mathew A West served in the 129th and Oliver Jasper served in the 28th Illinois
Contact Name:  Jerry Copeland
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Date Added:  11/1/2011
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