List of Missing

6 May 1864

Companies G & K, 130th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

Submitted by: John and Cindy McCachern

From the Flag of the Union Newspaper (1861-1864, Clark Co, IL)

(Note: This is regarding Company K, 130th IL Regiment)

6 May 1864

Army Correspondence--Headquarters 4th Division, 13th A. C. Grand E'coy, Louisiana, April 16, 1864

Editor "Flag"--Being about the only one left of Co. K to tell the story, and desiring as much as possible to avoid a repetition of so unpleasant a duty, I will furnish for the information of your readers generally, and especially the relations of members of my compnay, the following brief statement.........Our Regt. was in the first line of battle on 8th inst. The compnay went in with 48 men, 14 of whom were assigned to us from Co. G. Our morning report in the morning of the 6th shows the following:

Missing since the 8th:
Lieut. W. C. Pool, commanding Co.
1st Sergt. Young Whitlock
4th Sergt. Benson Martin
5th Sergt. Joseph Scott
4th Corp'l Erastus Hall
Loyd D. Baker
James Blizzard
Rector Cornwell
William Elam
Roberts S. Gard
Andrew Hickman
James Harris
Charles A. Kerby
Jeramiah Morgan
Samuel D. Myers
Thomas Roberts
William P. Steel
Jacob Wolverton
John A. Baker
John Boyer
James H. Duzan
Isaac N. Fletcher
Elijah H. Gates
Alfred Haddix
William Kerby
George Kennedy
James Metcalf
John Ross
John Shields
William True
Samuel W. Young

Returned since the battle, Corp'l Hamilton Jeffers, with a slight wound in right thigh and James Snyder, drummer boy.

Of company G the following are missing:

Sergt. B. F. Turner
Sergt. Edward Dunn
Sergt. A. Dixon
H. M. Ellitt
J. G. Ellis
J. Gearhart
J. S. Gustine
L. Martin
J. G. Wigton

Returned since the battle
Corp'l H. A. Gustine
Martin Wagoner
A. Hanks
A. Miller
N. Nation

Sergt. L. H. Bradley acting Q. M. Sergt. .left back in charge of Q. M. Stores, Sergt. L. G. Hunt acting ordinance Sergt. in charge of ordinances and Elijah Clim, teamster in charge of his team.....

Yours truly
Capt. J. W. Wilkin
Little Rock, Arkansas
April 17, 1864

Corporal Joseph Whitaker of Co. C, 62nd Ill. Vet. Vol. Inft., died April 17th, 1864.

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