John C. K. Youngken

Company C, 115th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

JOHN C. K. YOUNGKEN, First Lieutenant, a graduate of Hanover College, was enrolled as a private in Company C; was promoted to commissary sergeant in April, 1863, in which position he did efficient service till promoted to first lieutenant April 10, 1865. On returning from the army he served several years as principal of the Friendsville (ILL.) Seminary. He then removed to Ventura, Cal., where he now resides, engaged in the lumber business. He is married and has grown children.

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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