John Jasper Cox
Company F, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (Mecanic)
John Jasper Cox was from Virden. The back of the photo is marked: "Photog. Decrevel Bros. Virden & Jerseyville." This photo was identified with the help of Illinois Civil War buff, Steve Hicks, who found the same shot in a period local (Virden area) newspaper which used the same shot!
Photo and information submitted by John Ertzgaard who passed away in 2002.
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