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38th Infantry Regiment


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


The regiment was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, in September 1861, by Col. William P
Carlin.  The regiment was mustered out in Texas and ordered home.


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


THIRTY-EIGHT INFANTRY REGIMENT
   (THREE YEARS’ SERVICE)

Quartermaster
Lawrence, Reuben N		- mustered out 3/20/66

Non-Commissioned Staff

Q. M. Sergeant
Ham, Jason			-

MUSTER ROLL COMPANY  F

Sergeants
Leigher, John H			- transferred to V. R. C. 9/6/63

Corporals
Omby, Chas. H			- mustered out 9/1/64 as Serg't
Lawrence, Reuben N		- veteran, transferred to N. C. S, promoted Q. M.

Privates
Howser, Alvin F			- died in Andersonville prison 9/27/64, # if grave 9880
Ishmael, Richard T		- veteran, deserted 7/3/64
Jeffrey, Francis M		- mustered out 9/15/64 as 1st Serg't
Onstatt, George			- mustered out 9/15/64
Parks, John			- mustered out 9/15/64
Smith, George B			- mustered out 9/15/64
Smith, Walter			- transferred to US Navy 2/5/62

Recruits
Ogden, Charles E		- mustered out 3/20/66
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