51st Infantry Regiment
From the "History of DeWitt County, Illinois - 1882"
The fifty-first regiment was organized at Camp Douglas, Chicago, IL, December 24, 1861, by
Col. Gilbert W Cummings. Mustered out at Camp Irwin, Texas, September 25, 1865
Below are the names of those who volunteered from DeWitt County.
FIFTY-FIRST INFANTRY REGIMENT
(THREE YEARS’ SERVICE)
MUSTER ROLL COMPANY D
Jefferson, Reuben -
Neff, Martin C - transferred to V.R.C. 2/11/64
Williams, Jester M - veteran, Serg't, killed at Franklin 11/30/64