Company "A" 97th Illinois Infantry
Name Rank Residence Date of
Muster
Remarks
APPLE, George A Private Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
ATCHISON, Alex'nder C 1st Lt. Bunker Hill ------ Killed in Battle May 22, 1863
ATCHISON, Alex'nder C 2nd Lt. Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 Promoted [Feb 19, 1863]
BALL, William L Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 23, 1863 Disch May 23, 1865; disabil
BARNES, A H Private Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
BARNES, Almond H Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
BARNES, Joseph H Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
BARRINGER, George W Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
BARSTER, Charles T Private Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 Serg't Commissioned in 73d US
Col Inf
BATES, Reuben S Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 24, 1861 Died N Orleans May 4, 1865; wounds
BAUR, Weird Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
BEST, William E Captain Gillespie Not must'd M O July 29, 1865 ast 1st Lt
BEST, William E 1st Lt. Gillespie ------ Promoted [Aug 1, 1865]
BEST, William E 2nd Lt. Gillespie July 12, 1863 Promoted [Sep 24, 1863]
BEST, William E Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Pro Sgt then Sgt Major
BIRD, Leander S Sergeant Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 Died Memphis July 16, 1863
BIRD, Samuel P Corporal Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 Died at Jefferson Barracks July 1, 1863
BREBNER, George Corporal Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 Drowned Nov 21, 1862
BRIDGES, John Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 31, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
BROOKS, Elias F Recruit Gillespie Apr 8, 1864 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
BROWN, John W Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Disch Nov 30, 1863; as Serg't; disability
BROWN, Joseph N Corporal Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 M O July 29, 1865 as private
BROWN, Robert Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Disch Feb 21, 1863; disabil
BROWN, William H Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Disch Sep 23, 1863; disabil
CARROLL, Charles A Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 21, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
CHAMBERS, John A Recruit Bunker Hill Apr 8, 1864 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
CLAYTON, William W Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 21, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
COE, Merritt L Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Deserted Apr 28, 1863
COLLINS, George W Private Staunton Sep 8, 1862 Died Jan 18, 1863
COX, Amos M Recruit Bunker Hill Sep 26, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
DAVID, Jacob P Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 21, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
DEWITT, William L Corporal Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Reduced at own request; Abs sick: Known (unofficially) to be disch
DICKEY, David Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865 as Serg't
DUNCAN, H J Recruit Bunker Hill Jan 1, 1864 Died Apr 11, 1865; wounds
DUNN, James M Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 21, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
DWYER, Jeremiah Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865 as Corp'l
DYER, Andrew P Recruit Bunker Hill Apr 8, 1864 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
EDDINGTON, William R First Sgt Woodburn Not must'd M O July 29, 1865 as Serg't
EDDINGTON, William R Sergeant Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 M O July 29, 1865 as 1st Sgt
ELTER, Sebastian Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 21, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
EWING, Robert I Wagoner Gillespie Sep 8, 1864 Mustered out July 29, 1865
FORREST, Bayless Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 21, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
GIFFIN, Elliot Private Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
GILLES, John Private Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 Corp'l Trans to Invalid Corps Jan 15, 1864
GOLUKE, Henry R Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Abs't sick M O of Reg't
GRAY, Andrew J Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Died at Milliken's Bend LA Mar 15, 1863
HAMILTON, William H 1st Lt. Woodburn Jun 24, 1863 Resigned Sep 24, 1863
HAMILTON, William H 2nd Lt. Woodburn Apr 3, 1863 Promoted [May 22, 1863]
HAMILTON, William H Sergeant Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 Promoted 2d Lieutenant [Feb 19, 1863]
HAWKINS, Collard P Recruit Gillespie Apr 8, 1864 Discharged Mar 21, 1865
HOLLAND, William T Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 21, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
HOLLINGSWORTH, Martin Recruit Bunker Hill Jan 25, 1864 Died Aug 31, 1864
HUDDLESTON, Henry Sergeant Sep 8, 1862 Died at home Sep 15, 1862
HUFFMAN, Jesse Private Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 M O July 29, 1865 as Corp'l
JAMES, Alonzo Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Deserted Apr 28, 1863
JAMES, Robert H Recruit Gillespie Apr 8, 1864 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
JEFFS, John Recruit Bunker Hill Apr 8, 1864 Died at Young's Point LA May 7, 1863
JOHNSON, Charles W Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 M O May 22, 1865
JOHNSON, Hugh R Corporal Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 Pro Sgt then Sgt Major
JONES, James H Recruit Bunker Hill Apr 8, 1864 Deserted Dec 24, 1864
KELLY, Robert Corporal Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Died Memphis Dec 19, '62
KETCHUM, William Recruit Bunker Hill Jan 21, 1864 Died at Blakely AL Apr 10, 1865; wounds
LEA, George W Private Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 Abs't sick at M O of Reg't
LIEBELT, August Private Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
LILLY, John Private Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 M O July 29, 1865 as Corp'l
LUKIN, Orlena Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Deserted Jan 27, 1863
MATHIE, William Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 21, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
McDANIEL, Bailey P Private Carlinville Sep 8, 1862 Disch Nov 20, '64 to accept prom in 63rd US C Inf
McGILLVARY, Johnson Private Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 Died at Young's Point LA May 7, 1863
McGILLVARY, Willis Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
McGRAW, James Recruit Alton Apr 8, 1864 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
McKEE, William W Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Died Feb 25, 1863
McLEARY, Benjamin R Corporal Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Pro Com Sgt July 18, 1863
McPHERSON, John B Private Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 Disch Dec 14, 1863 as Corp'l; wounds
MEDLIN, William H Private Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
MELCHER, William Private Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
MILLER, Robert Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Disch Aug 9, 1863; disabil
MORRIS, David Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 21, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
MURPHY, John Recruit Alton Jan 5, 1864 Disch Jun 2, 1865; disabil
NAUGHTON, Jeremiah Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Died Mar 11, 1863; wounds
OLTMAN, John Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Disch July 7, '64; disabil 
OPDYCKE, Martin V B Private Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865 as Corp'l 
PALMITER, Charles A Recruit Bunker Hill Apr 8, 1864 Deserted Dec 24, 1864
PARTRIDGE, S H Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Died at Young's Point LA Mar 5, 1863
PATRICK, Robert E Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
PATTERSON, William Private Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
PAUL, John W Private Staunton Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
PENTZER, Thomas M Corporal Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 M O July 29, 1865 as private
PLUMHAFF, George D Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 21, 1863 Died at Baton Rouge LA Dec 3, 1864
POPE, James Private Staunton Sep 8, 1862 Died Vicksburg July 31, 1863
POPE, Thomas Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Died at Jefferson Barracks Mar 31, 1863
PORE, James Private Staunton Sep 8, 1862 Disch Apr 8, 1863; disabil
PORTER, Newton Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Detach'd at M O of Reg't
POWERS, David Recruit Gillespie Dec 1, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
POWERS, William H Recruit Staunton Dec 1, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
ROBINSON, James Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Died Jan 23, 1863
SAVAGE, William F Private Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 Deserted Sep 27, 1862
SAWYER, B F Recruit Gillespie Apr 8, 1864 Mustered out May 22, 1865
SHITTE, Henry Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Deserted Jan 29, 1863
SHONTS, Perry Private Staunton Sep 8, 1862 Disch Jan 3, 1863; disabil
SHRIER, John Recruit Bunker Hill Dec 30, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
SHRIVE, Ernest Private Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
SMITH, Benjamin F Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Died Memphis Dec 19, '62
SMITH, Rebert E Private Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 Disch May 7, 1863; disabil
SMITH, Stephen Private Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 M O July 29, 1865 as Serg't
SPROUSE, Samuel Private Lanesville Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 14, 1865
SQUIRE, James T Private Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 Disch Feb 28, 1863; disabil
STARK, William J Private Bunker Hill Sep 8, 1862 M O July 29, 1865 as Serg't
STEVENS, Perry A Musician Alton Sep 8, 1862 Disch July 5, 1865; disabil
STINNETT, J R Private Carlinville Sep 8, 1862 M O July 29, 1865 as Corp'l
SWAIN, Asa Recruit Staunton Dec 1, 1863 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
SWAIN, Thomas Private Staunton Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
WALLACE, Robert H Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Disch Mar 29, 1863; disabil
WATSON, Samuel Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Deserted Apr 28, 1863
WEBB, Jesse Recruit Gillespie Jan 26, 1864 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry
WEGAND, Peter Private Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out Jun 12, 1865
WENDLIN, Mathias Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
WHEELER, Joel Private Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 Mustered out July 29, 1865
WILLIARD, William H Captain Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Resigned Feb 19, 1863
WISE, Henry Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Disch Jun 2, 1865; disabil
WOOD, Lewis D T Private Gillespie Sep 8, 1862 Disch Oct 3, '64; disabil
WOOD, Richard H Captain Woodburn Mar 1, 1863 Discharged May 15, 1865
WOOD, Richard H 1st Lt. Woodburn Sep 8, 1862 Promoted [Feb 19, 1863]
WOOD, William D Recruit Bunker Hill Jan 20, 1864 Trans to 37th Illinois Infantry

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