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41st Infantry Regiment


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


The regiment was organized by the authority of the Secretary of War, in July 1861, at Decatur, 
Illinois, on the 9th of August, 1861 by Col, Isaac C Pugh.  The volunteers from DeWitt County
belonged to companies C, D, G, and K.  The 41st mustered out 8/20/1864 at Springfield, IL.
Number in regiment 1,211.


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


FORTY-FIRST INFANTRY REGIMENT
   (THREE YEARS’ SERVICE)


Lieutenant-Colonel
Warner, John 			- honorable discharged 11/26/62

Chaplain
McCook, Henry C			- resigned 1/8/62

NON-COMMISSIONED STAFF

Commissary Sergeant
Robinson, John M		- veteran, promoted to 2nd Lt, Co A Vet Bat

Principal Musician
Taylor, Homer B			- mustered out 8/12/61


MUSTER ROLL COMPANY  C

Captains
Conklin, John			- resigned 3/17/62
Danison, Michael		- term expired 8/26/64

First Lieutenants
Campbell, William C		- resigned 11/12/62
Hickman, William W		- resigned 10/15/62
Bullock, John W			- resigned 6/18/63
Nelson, Seward C		- term expired 8/20/64

Second Lieutenants
McGowan, Phillip F		- resigned 12/26/63

First Sergeant
Parker, George W		- mustered out 8/20/64

Sergeants
Rogers, Locklin W		- 1 Serg't, killed at Ft Donelson
Hildreth, A B			- mustered out 8/20/64, wounded

Corporals
Adams, Jackson			- mustered out 8/20/64 as Serg't
Day, Samuel F			- killed at Ft Donelson 2/15/62
Ware, Joseph			- veteran, transferred to 53rd ILL, discharged 3/22 for promotion
				  in Co T
Laferty, James A		- discharged 4/29/63, wounds
Klinglore, Richard		- mustered out 8/20/64 as private
Ross, James			- discharged 6/17/62, disability

Musicians
Short, John			- veteran, transferred to 53rd ILL, mustered out 7/22/65

Privates
Bay, Edward R			- veteran, transferred to 53rd ILL, mustered out 7/22/65
Bradford, William B		- died 4/16/62, wounds
Boatman, Robert			- discharged 8/27/61, disability
Bates, Benjamin			- mustered out 8/20/64, wounds
Bates, Jerred M			- mustered out 8/20/64
Bruner, James			- 	""	""
Brown, John P			-	""	""
Barrickman, Allen W		- died of wounds 4/8/62
Cunningham, Robert		- discharged 3/17/63 as Corp'l, died at Memphis 3/18/63
Cline, Matthias			- mustered out 8/20/64 as Corp'l
Cobian, Samuel			- discharged 10/9/62, wounds
Cundiff, Jeronie B		- mustered out 8/20/64
Dugan, James C			- discharged 1/27/62, disability
Dine, John W			- veteran, tranferred to 53rd ILL, mustered out 7/22/65
Edwards, Joseph			- killed at Jackson, Miss 7/12/63
Gibson, James			- discharged 6/19/62, disability
Graham, James H			- disacharged 3/11/63 to enlist in Marine Brig
Guno, Lorenzo			- discharged 7/11/62, disability
Groves, Andrew J		- mustered out 8/20/64
Huffman, W H			- discharged 4/27/62, disabiltiy
Hill, Lewis			- discharged 7/11/62, wounds
Hank, John B			- mustered out 8/20/64
Hubble, Johseph O		-
Hubble, Francis M		- mustered out 8/20/64
Huddleston, Shelby A		- died at Paducah, KY 10/1/61
Hazel, John P			- mustered out 8/20/64 as Corp'l
Hillman, John W			- 	""	""	, wounded
Jackson, Andrew			- died 7/29/63, wounds
Jewell, Samuel P		- mustered out 8/20/64
Lester, Madison			- killed at Jackson, Miss 7/12/63
Lyons, James			- mustered out 6/20/64
Malone, Daniel			- killed at Ft Donelson 2/15/62
McCurdy, Frank M		- died at Clinton, IL 4/12/62
McDeed, Francis M		- mustered out 8/20/61
Murphy, Robert A		- died at Clinton, IL
McHenry, Perry			- discharged 4/29/62, disability
McKean, Andrew R		- mustered out 8/9/64
Miller, James			- deserted 9/22/61
Murry, Haden W			- veterean, mustered out 7/22/65
Macon, John			- killed at Cold Water, Miss 4/19/63
Nelson, Matthias		- died at Paducah, KY 10/15/61
Norris, Sherman J		- wounded and missing at Shiloh
Nutt, Henry A			- died at Vicksburg 2/15/64
Overmire, Samuel J		- discharged 8/2/62, disability
Pyatt, Byron			- mustered out 8/20/64 as Corp'l
Phares, Francis M		- mustered out 8/20/64 as Serg't
Ragen, John 			- died at New Orleans 7/8/62
Roberts, Job M			- mustered out 8/20/64
Rowley, Norton			- captured 7/8/64, discharged
Robinson, William N		- killed at Jackson, Miss 7/12/63
Sears, Alsin			- mustered out 8/20/64 as Serg't
Sprague, Stephen W		- deserted and joined 121 Ohio Infantry
Smith, David W			- discharged 5/3/62, disability
Tevambly, Alvin			- discharged 10/19/62, disability
Walker, Nathan			- discharged 6/7/62, wounds
Walcut, Samuel W		- killed at Ft Donelson 2/15/62
Wood, David M			- mustered out 7/20/65 as Corp'l
Walrath, Amanzo			- mustered out 8/20/64
Willis, James H			- mustered out 8/20/64
Williams, William W		- discharged 4/10/63
Weaver, Thomas			- veteran, promoted Serg't Maj Vet. Batt.
Wilson, Samuel			- discharged 8/5/62, disability
Wilson, Thomas C		- deserted 5/22/63
Ward, Martin V B		- discharged 4/17/62, disability
Warrenburg, David P		- veteran, mustered out 7/22/65

Recruits
Bird, James T			- transerred to 53rd IL, mustered out 6/1/65
Cranall, Wizzoon M		- died at Memphis 5/9/63
Clemens, John M			- mustered out 8/20/64
Cilfton, Wm. F			- veteran, mustered out 7/22/65
Earley, Jerome			- mustered out 8/20/64
Glenn, Daniel			- transferred to 53rd IL, mustered out 7/22/65
Hunt, Wm. H			- mustered out 8/20/64
Kelley, Joseph H		- mustered out 8/20/64
Knof, William			- died at Vicksburg 7/22/63
King, Jonathan			- veteran, mustered out 7/22/64
King, William			- veteran, mustered out 8/20/64
Lappan, James O			- discharged 9/18/62, disability
McCuin, Edward R		- discharged 12/16/62, disability
Pendleton, George		- discharged 8/4/62, disability
Poff, Reuben			- discharged 10/8/62, disability
Perry, George D			- died at Paducah, KY 12/31/61
Schwantes, Carl W		- transferred to 53rd IL, mustered out 7/27/65 as Corp'l
Spencer, John			- mustered out 8/20/64
Sandy, William			- discharged 8/11/62, disability
Stewart, Samuel			- discharged 1/27/63
Spainhower, Henry C		- transferred to 53rd IL, mustered out 3/20/65
Woods, Stacy W			- transferred to 53rd IL, mustered out 7/22/65



MUSTER ROLL COMPANY  D

Privates
Grady, William F		- deserted 9/6/62
McFarland, Leander F		- under arrest at muster out of regiment
Slinker, James W		- supposed mustered into V.R.C.

Recurits
Williams, James			- died 8/27/62, wounds


MUSTER ROLL COMPANY  F

Captains
Brown, David P			- resigned 3/28/62
Lewis, John C			- resigned 10/16/62
Harrold, Jesse			- term expired 8/20/64

First Lieutenants
Bevis, Henry			- resigned 2/10/62
Taylor, William H		- term expired 8/20/64

Second Lieutenants
Sackett, Edward C		- term expired 8/20/64

First Sergeants
Wakefield, Geo. W		- mustered out 8/20/64

Sergeants
McHenry, Alonzo D		- discharged 1/15/64, disability
Oyler, William R		- discharged 4/1/63
McDonald, John			- mustered out 8/20/64
Johnson, Amos			- mustered out 8/20/64

Corporals
Adams, James			- discharged 3/11/63 as private to inlist in Miss Marine Brigade
Barger, William W		- discharged 1/13/63, disability
Abbott, William W		- died at Wapella, IL 1/15/62
Farrend, Richard		- mustered out 8/20/64
Thompson, Hugh			- mustered out 8/20/64 as private
Wilkins, Benjamin S		- mustered out 8/20/64 as private

Musicians
Shinkle, John W			- deserted 10/6/61
Harrison, Addison		- mustered out 8/20/64

Wagoner
McCord, William			- mustered out 8/20/64

Privates
Armstrong, John			- mustered out 8/20/64
Arbogast, George B		-	""	""
Barnett, Jacob			-	""	""
Bancroft, David			- dishonorably discharged by G. C. M.
Ballard, Anderson L		- mustered out 8/20/64
Burkherd, Nicholas		- veteran, mustered out 7/22/65
Brown, Delos			- discharged for disability
Collins, Noah			- mustered out 8/20/64 as Corp'l
Cresap, Edward			-	""	""
Carter, Joshua			- died 4/1/62, wounds
Cobean, Robert			- died 8/30/63
Davenport, Hugh			- mustered out 8/20/64
Downing, Job			- 	""	""
Dillavon, John T		- discharged 3/16/63, disability
Flood, James			- discharged 8/22/62, wounds
Gamnuel, William F		- discharged 5/1/62 as Corp'l, disability
Gillmore, William		- mustered out 8/20/64
Gregary, John W			-	""	""
Harris, Andrew H		- 	""	""
Haggard, Thomas			- 	""	""  as Corp'l
Haggard, Nelson	F		- died at Memphis 9/15/63
Hisey, Henry C			- discharged 10/13/62
Houston, James			- discharged 11/11/62, disability
Hall, Samuel			- mustered out 8/20/64 as Corp'l
Hillberry, Abraham		- discharged 8/29/63, disability
Hudson, John L			- died at Centralia, IL 9/4/63
Hughes, John C			- discharged 8/15/62, wounds
Judd, Rufus Y			- mustered out 8/20/64
Jones, Isaac M			- veteran, mustered out 7/22/65 as Sergeant
Jones, William H		- discharged 9/26/63, disability
Jones, Columbus D		- died at Paducah, KY 3/16/62
Kegrice, James C		- discharged 1/1/63
Keys, Latham M			- mustered out 8/20/64
Kerr, John Alex			- discharged 3/2/63, disability
Kerr, Joseph			- veteran, transferred to 53rd IL, deserted 11/13/64
Kinder, Thomas G		- mustered out 8/20/64 as Corp'l
Lane, Francis M			- killed at Jackson, Miss 7/12/63
Lane, Morgan			- died at Paducah, KY 2/14/62
Mulkey, Samuel W		- mustered out 8/20/64
Mulkey, Phillip B		- discharged 12/20/62, disability
Madden, Henry			- discharged 11/7/62, disability
Mahoney, William		- transferred to V.R.C. 11/10/63
Mastin, Aaron I			- discharged 7/5/63, disability
Mastin, Levi			- veteran, mustered out 7/22/65
Merrill, Frank			- mustered out 8/20/64
Maple, Levi L			- absent sick, supposed to be discharged
Maple, Benjamin			- mustered out 8/20/64
Morgan, Owen			- veteran, mustered out 7/22/65 as Corp'l
McUmber, Amber			- veteran, mustered out 7/22/65
Parker, George W		- mustered out 8/20/64
Porter, Thomas J		- discharged 1/17/62, disability
Perry, Owen			- died 9/11/63, disability
Reece, Lsaac J			- veteran
Rodgers, Henry			- mustered out 7/22/65
Shriver, Albert			- mustered out 8/20/64
Stinson, Alex B			- discharged 8/4/64, disability
Smith, John H			- mustered out 8/20/64 as Corp'l
Thomas, John E			- discharged for disability
Wilson, Alfred W		- discharged 10/10/62, disability
Warfield, John H		- mustered out 8/20/64
Winner, Azariah S		- discharged 12/25/62, disability
Warrenburg, John E		- mustered out 8/20/64

Recruits
Ballard, Andrew S		- mustered out 8/20/64
Bovin, John T			- transferred to 53rd IL, mustered out 7/22/65
Davenport, W W			- 	""	""	""	""	""
Lister, William			- 	""	""	""	""     	""
Moffitt, Tunis A		- in hospital at muster out, supposed to be discharged
Smith, Thomas E			- mustered out 8/20/64
Webb, Isaac N			- transferred to 53rd IL, mustered out 4/22/65
Wymer, Wm			- veteran,			""	""
Young, Thomas B			- transferred to 53rd IL, discharged 4/26/65, term expired


MUSTER ROLL COMPANY  G

Musicians
Clemens, Alfred			- discharged 4/9/62, disability

Wagoner
Andrews, Wm H			- deserted 8/25/62

Privates
Crawford, Franklin		- mustered out 8/20/64
Ellis, W A			- veteran, transferred to 53rd IL, mustered out 7/22/65 as Corp'l
Gilbreath, John			- veteran, 	""	""	""	""	""	""
McPherson, John W		- veteran,	""	""	""	""	""	""
Peterson, Isaac N		- veteran,	""	""	""	""	""	""
Richards, Linnus		- veteran, 	""	""	""	""	""	""
Robinson, Wm N			- killed at Jackson, Miss 7/12/63
Rigdon, William			- discharged 4/5/62, disability
Sissom, William I		- discharged 12/11/63, wounds
Sissom, Andrew J		- mustered out 8/20/64


MUSTER ROLL COMPANY  K

Captains
Kelly, Alexander		- resigned 12/17/61
Winegardner, Samuel		- dismissed 8/26/64

First Lieutenants
Woodward, Samuel		- resigned 8/8/63
Kelly, Thomas			- term expired 8/64

Second Lieutenants
Davis, Thomas			- resigned 1/8/62
Warren, James W			- term expired 8/20/64

First Sergeant
Cooper, Thompson F		- wounded at Donelson, Cornith and Vicksburg, mustered out 8/20/64

Sergeants
Davis, Milton Z			- mustered out 8/20/64 as private
Payne, F M			- died at Paducah, KY 12/15/61

Corporals
Stowart, James			- discharged 4/28/62, wounds
Willis, Davis			- left sick at Fort Donelson, 3/5/62, went home never returned
Boyd, Marshall W		- mustered out 8/20/64, wounds
Hedges, Isaac C			- died at Vicksburg 7/16/63
Fruit, Enoch			- died 7/16/62, wounds
Garrett, Joseph R		- det'd at muster out of regiment
Huff, William J			- killed at Jackson, Miss 7/12/63
Dement, Clark C			- mustered out 8/20/64

Privates
Beebe, Orley			- discharged 9/18/62, wounds
Bline, John			- mustered out 8/20/64
Bartlett, Edw. H		- discharged 12/24/62, disability
Dupes, Franklin			- absent sick at muster out of regiment
Duncan, Harrison		- veteran, transferred to 53rd IL, mustered out 7/12/65
Deverse, Edmond J		- veteran, 	""	""	""	""	""
Doughman, Benton		- serg't, died at Vickburg 2/28/64
Ely, Overton			- serg't, killed at Jackson, Miss 7/12/63
Frazy, Benjamin F		- transferred to 53rd IL, mustered out 7/22/65
Gandy, Garner M			- veteran, transferred to vet. batt.
Gandy, John E			- veteran, transferred to 53rd IL, mustered out 7/22/65 as Corp'l
Gregory, Enoch			- veteran,	""	""	""	""	""
Gregory, Solomon		- veteran, transferred to vet. batt.
Hill, Edwin L			- died at Paducah, KY 1/22/65
Henderson, Noel			- mustered out 9/13/64
Jones, James E			- veteran, transferred to 53rd IL, mustered out 7/22/65
Kelley, Thomas			- mustered out 9/17/64
Noakes, Wm. H H			- discharged 8/11/62, disability
Owens, Richard			- mustered out 8/20/64
Potts, James			- killed at Jackson, Miss 7/12/63
Power, William			- died Macon, GA 8/12/62 as prisoner of war
Ray, Curtis			- mustered out 8/20/64
Rouse, Andrew			-	""	""
Rouse, Geo. W			- discharged 9/5/62, disability
Staley, Thomas			- died at St. Louis 6/20/63
Smith, William H		- veteran, transferred to 53rd IL, mustered out 7/22/65
Walburn, Isaac			- transferred to V.R.C. 9/15/63
Williams, James D		- killed at Ft Donelson 2/15/62

Recruits
Clark, Thomas A			- veteran
Daughman, John H		- veteran
Gregory, John			- killed at Jackson, Miss 7/12/63
Griffin, James A		- transferred
Menter, George			- mustered out 8/20/64

Unassigned Recruits
Cox, Peter			- discharged 11/16/64
Perry, John S			- rejected and discharged
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