George G. Large

Company A, 115th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

Sgt. GEORGE LARGE was born November 25, 1841, in Noble County, Ohio, and in I856 came with his parents to Christian County, Ill., and settled in what is known as Buckeye Prairie. He served until the regiment was mustered out, being in every skirmish and battle from the beginning to the end, and third sergeant of his company at the muster out. He was married in 1868 to a Miss Mary Ann Cleary, from which union he has five children; his wife died in 1896. He has been a farmer since the war, making a specialty. of sheep raising. He now lives in Taylorville, ILL.

Source: History of 115th Reg ILL Vol. Infantry
By: Isaac Henry Clay Royse
2nd Lt. Co. E
Published 1900 Windsor & Kenfield Pub. Co. Chicago
Library # 973.7473R892
Terre Haute, IN. July 1900

Submitted by William Baran

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