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26th Infantry Regiment


From the "History of DeWitt County, Illinois - 1882"

This regiment was mustered into the United States service at Camp Butler, August 31, 1861.
A portion of Company "K" of this regiment voluteered from DeWitt County.  It served out the 
full time of service and received final payment and discharge at Springfield, IL on July 28, 
1865.  The total distance marched by the regiment in four years' service was 6,931 miles.

Below are the names of those who volunteered from DeWitt County.  


TWENTY-SIXTH INFANTRY REGIMENT
   (THREE YEARS’ SERVICE)

MUSTER ROLL - COMPANY  K

Corporals
Gray, Jonathan P	- veteran, mustered out 7/20/65

Wagoneer
Todd, Martin L		- veteran, absent sick at muster out of regiment

Privates
Bowman, John F		- veteran
Gray, Eli		- veteran, mustered out 7/20/65 as Corp'l
Hoffman, Morgan J	- veteran, shot by Provost guards
King, Geo. W		- lost right arm at Atlanta, GA 8/14/64
Moreford, John 		- discharged 8/2/62, disability
McClintock, John	-
Riddal, James		- discharged
Riddal, David W		- veteran, mustered out 7/20/65
Spelts, Louis 		- discharged 1/29/65, term expired
Stanford, William	- veteran, mustered out 7/20/65
Wilson, James H		- veteran, mustered out 7/20/65

Veterans
Forsythe, John H	- mustered out 7/20/65
Samlldon, John		- mustered out 7/20/65 as Serg't
Smith, George H		- mustered out 7/20/65

Recruits
Baker, Samuel C		- mustered out 6/2/65
Frisby, Jonathan G	- mustered out 6/19/65
Genning, Edwin K	- lost right leg at Bentonville, NC 3/22/65
Haynes, Greenberry	- mustered out 7/20/65
Jacobs, Tehodore H	- " "	"	"  "
King, George W		- absent, wounded at muster out of regiment
Morris, Winfield	- mustered out 7/20/65
Morris, B J		_	""	""
Mobley, William F	_	""	""
Robble, Henry		-	""	""
Reid, Lewis B		-	""	""
Rankin, John W		-	""	""
Riddle, Zebulon		-	""	""
Riddon, William A	-	""	""
Riddal, David		-	""	""
Sutton, Amos R		- mustered out 6/2/65
Spelts, George A	-	""	""
Sheet, Charles A L	-	""	""
Sheet, John W		-	""	""
Sampson, William M	- mustered out 7/20/65
Tood, John F M		-	""	""


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