John Wren

Company D, 115th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

Cpl. JOHN WREN; born in Schuyler County, Ill., in 1835, where he received the common school education. He enlisted in Company D at its organization, and served faithfully till the close of the war. He was loaned to Company H and was made a corporal. He was a good soldier and naturally takes pride in his army record. Since the war he conducted a ferry on the Illinois River till 1885. After that he carried on a farm. He was married in 1887 to Mrs. Mahala Herm and now lives in a comfortable home at Beardstown, ILL. He is always glad to meet his army comrades and is a frequent visitor at the reunions.

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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