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161st Illinois Infantry      
Company A
Richard R. Lively - Unknown   
Also member of Company H, same regiment.
Contact Name:  John Marler
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  www.AppomattoxTours.com
Date Added:  10/10/2005
Company A
Samuel Smith - Sergeant   
Samuel Smith enlisted from Trenton, IL 11 Jun 1861 and served in the 22nd 3 years to 7 Jul 1864. Contracted typhoid and 'malarial fever' near Corinth. Recovered and was wounded at Stones River and on the first day of Chickamaga. Mustered out in Springfield, IL after the unit was pulled from the line in GA after the assault on Kennesaw. Returned to Springfield, IL, where he married, became a saloon keeper and was father of four girls.
Contact Name:  James Delaney
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  7/22/2006
Company B
Thomas J Lincoln - Private   
Wounded at the battle of Stone's River on Sept. 19, 1863. Died at the Old Soldier's and Sailor's Home in Quincy, IL in 1898.
Contact Name:  Elaine B. Repking
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  9/18/2010
Company C
Willaim M. Carpenter - Private   
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Contact Name:  Don Carpenter
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  9/9/2013
Company C
Thomas Foley - Private   
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Contact Name:  Daniel Foley
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  10/21/2007
Company D
Isaac N. Coleman - Private   
Pvt Co D 22 IL inf; Born KY; Home: Greenville, Bond Co, IL; age 19 years; 5' 9 3/4'; light hair; blue eyes; fair complexion; single; Occupation: farmer; Joined 25 Jun 1861, Caseyville, IL by Capt Hubbard for 3 years; mustered in 25 Jun 1861; wounded and listed as missing at Battle of Stone River, TN; arrested for desertion in 1863 and pardoned; re-enlisted
Contact Name:  Beverly Coleman Simpson
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Date Added:  8/24/2010
Company D
Richard B. Coleman - Private   
Pvt Co D 22 IL inf; born KY; Home: Greenville, Bond Co., IL; age 17 years; 5'6 1/2'; light hair; blue eyes; fair complexion; single; Occupation: farmer; Joined 25 Jun 1861 Caseyville, IL by Capt. Hubbard for 3 years; Mustered in 25 Jun 1861, Caseyville, IL; Died Cairo, IL 27 Sep 1861 of chronic diarrhea before ever seeing battle; buried unknown.
Contact Name:  Beverly Coleman Simpson
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Date Added:  8/24/2010
Company D
Richard R Lively - Private   
Transferred to 42nd IL (Consolidated)
Contact Name:  Matt Anderson
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  6/5/2005
Company E
James H Alderman - Private   
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Contact Name:  Ralph Hanauer
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Date Added:  12/3/2009
Company E
John M Kiger - Private   
Joined 25 Jun 1861
Captured 20 Sept 1863 Battle of Chickamauga
Died and buried as POW Andersonville, GA 5 Apr 1864
Contact Name:  Edd Marks
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=phacops&id=I36920
Date Added:  2/18/2016
Company E
James Monroe Murray - Sergeant   
Served 1861-7/7/64. Jim Murray moved to Marion County after discharge. Lost an arm, not sure which engagement. Farmed west of Patoka, married Elizabeth Crowder and had three sons. I am a great-grand-daughter. He died in 1926 and is buried at Pratt Cemetery near his homestead (part of which is now Lake Carlisle)
Contact Name:  Ramona Millerschoen
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  9/18/2006
Company E
Enoch Jackson Reddick - Private   
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Contact Name:  Bob Conner
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/24485855/family
Date Added:  3/28/2014
Company H
Issac Coleman - Private   
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Contact Name:  Chris Coleman
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  11/21/2012
Company I
James Wesley Brooks - Sergeant   
Wounded at Chicamaugua, settled in Iowa after war. Married Laura Thomas
Contact Name:  James W. Brooks
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Date Added:  6/22/2006
Company I
James C. Purvis - Private   
My 2G-grandfather.

Born Nov 1836, Westmoreland County PA.
Died Aug 1905, Waldron, Scott County AR.
Buried at Pilot Prairie Church.

Mustered in June 25, 1861 Caseyville Ill.
Sent to hospital in Harrisburg Tenn July 1862. There until sent to Hospital Nashville Tenn Jan 1863. Then to Murfreesboro Tenn in May 1863. ''Discharge for disability by order Gen'l Rosecrans, Aug 29, 1863.''

''Discharged Bridgeport Ala. Aug 29, 1863, by order Gen'l Rosecrans for disability final statements given.''

Muster-out Roll, Springfield Ill. July 7, 1864.

Declaration for Invalid Pension, Ellis County Texas, 25 November 1896. ''That he is Totally unable to earn a support by reason of (chronic diarrhoea(sic), piles disease, abdominal viscera inguinal hernia of right side incurred in the service and line of duty on the march from Tapula (Tupelo) to Corinth Miss. on June 11, 1862 by carrying cartridges without shoulder straps, and general disability.''
Contact Name:  John M Davidson
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  4/7/2018
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