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108th Illinois Infantry      
Company B
Thomas Champion - Private   
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Contact Name:  Debi Bruns
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Contact Homepage:  http://murphychampion.tribalpages.com
Date Added:  4/3/2010
Company B
Samuel C. Iwig - Private   
Samuel served detached duty on the mortar boats opposite Vicksburg on the Mississippi River, and had to be relieved from duty afterwards due to concussion from the explosions. He died in 1931 and is buried in Topeka, Kansas.
Contact Name:  Bob Iwig
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Date Added:  8/7/2009
Company B
francis william wehrle - Private   
Was later transferred to veteran reserve corp,.due to injuries, and served till the end of the war.My family and I are historians and civil war reenacters of my great-great grandfathers regiment, please e-mail with any questions concerning the 108th ill's u.s. infantry. Thanks Matthew Wehrle.
Contact Name:  matt wehrle
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Date Added:  5/28/2011
Company G
Martin Mitchel - Private   
Martin Mitchell was born on 9 May 1819 in Illogan, Cornwall, England. He immigrated to the US. He initially was a miner in Pennsylvania before he moved to Peoria, Illinois. He was mustered into the 108th Illinois on August 28th, 1862. He died on April 14, 1863, at Van Buren General Hospital, Young's Point, LA. The whereabouts of his grave have not yet been determined. His widow, Elizabeth Mary Patton Mitchel, received a widow's pension. See https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Mitchell-21517 for his genealogy.
Contact Name:  Randal Livingston
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Date Added:  5/26/2023
Company H
John B Davis - Private   
From San Jose, Illinois. Died at Arkansas Post, Jan 13, 1863
Contact Name:  Jerry Davis
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Date Added:  9/30/2005
Company H
Thomas Pounds - Private   
Joined Company H at Bath, Mason County, 28 August 1862. He had a friend in the same unit, Corporal John Moore.

Later in the war Thomas Pounds was with Company C of the 87th Enrolled Missouri Militia. He died sometime between 1907 and 1910. Date and place of death are unknown.
Contact Name:  Wayne Pounds
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.ueno-wayne.org/
Date Added:  1/1/2012
Company H
Isaac Quick - Private   
Isaac enlisted at Bement Illinois 13 August 1862 and was mustered out as a Corporal on 21 June 1865 at Salisbury, North Carolina.
Contact Name:  Darrell Blue
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Date Added:  1/20/2010
Company I
Joshua Van Velson - Private   
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Contact Name:  James E. Van Velson
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Date Added:  11/18/2005
Company K
Isaac Sarff - Captain   
Isaac Sarff was a Capt in the 108th IL Infantry Company K. He mustered in August 28, 1862 in Peoria, IL and resigned April 6, 1863. He lived in Lynchburg Twp, Mason Co., IL
Contact Name:  Judy Ingram Schuur
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Date Added:  1/13/2013
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