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)
Lawrence, Reuben N - mustered out 3/20/66
Q. M. Sergeant
Ham, Jason -
MUSTER ROLL COMPANY F
Leigher, John H - transferred to V. R. C. 9/6/63
Omby, Chas. H - mustered out 9/1/64 as Serg't
Lawrence, Reuben N - veteran, transferred to N. C. S, promoted Q. M.
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
Ogden, Charles E - mustered out 3/20/66