MILITARY HISTORY ONLINE

Civil War Genealogy

  Alabama
2801   
  Arkansas
988   
  California
30   
  Colorado
15   
  Connecticut
225   
  CSA
26   
  Delaware
66   
  Florida
411   
  Georgia
3547   
  Illinois
2009   
  Indiana
2323   
  Iowa
931   
  Kansas
162   
  Kentucky
1530   
  Louisiana
927   
  Maine
570   
  Maryland
170   
  Massachusetts
809   
  Michigan
592   
  Minnesota
270   
  Mississippi
2439   
  Missouri
1180   
  Nebraska
17   
  Nevada
1   
  New Hampshire
104   
  New Jersey
474   
  New York
1333   
  North Carolina
4007   
  Ohio
1960   
  Oregon
9   
  Pennsylvania
1694   
  Rhode Island
60   
  South Carolina
1159   
  Tennessee
2681   
  Texas
1403   
  United States
141   
  US Colored Troops
6   
  Vermont
224   
  Virginia
3992   
  West Virginia
493   
  Wisconsin
855   
  Total: 42634   
    CSA 24451   
    USA 18183   
Civil War Genealogy Database
All Units - Artillery - Cavalry - Engineers - Infantry - Marines - Medical - Misc - Naval
161st Illinois Infantry      
Company C
Henry Wapler - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Johannes Wapler
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  8/13/2008
Company D
John Joseph Creed - Corporal   
Pvt John Creed waspresented a Medal of Honor for capturing a Confederate flag at the Battle of Fisher's Hill in the Shenandoah Valley on Sep 22, 1864. I am writing a book about the 23rd Illinois.
Contact Name:  James R. Creed
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  10/31/2011
Company E
Michael Sutton - Corporal   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Kate Guideau
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  10/13/2013
Company H
Charles Coffey - Captain   
Captain Charles Coffey was born Dublin Ireland in 1821,he emigrated to New York in 1842 and studied Engineering in West Point. He took part in the Mexican War and was in the Sappers Corps. When the Civil War started he raised H Company the Ottawa Guards in the 23rd Illinois Infantry. He supervised the defenses at the Siege of Lexington.He served from 15/6/1861 until 1864 when his term expired.
He had a brother Peter Coffey who served on the Ship The Dawn during the Civil War, Peter was also born in Dublin Ireland. He had also a sister called Mary Ann Coffey she married a Mr. Joseph Etherington in La Salle Illinois. She later moved to Butler Iowa where Captain Coffey had a farm.
Captain Charles Coffey died while building a Church in Butler he was transporting lumber on a wagon when the horses got fright and bolted, the wagon hit a tree stump and overturned and killed Captain Coffey. He died in 1871 and is buried in Coldwater Cemetery Butler County Iowa.
Contact Name:  David Coffey
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  8/16/2016
Company H
Stephen W Cook - Corporal   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Jim Cook
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  8/3/2010
Company I
Charles Grubb - Unknown   
My great grandfather, Charles Grubb, had four brothers who also
served in the Civil War. They were Ephraim (Illinois 118th Infantry , Co.C), Horace (Ill. 119th Inf. Co. B), Stephen (Ill. Artillery, Battery C), and Edmund (Penna 2nd Cav. Co. I).
Contact Name:  Art Knox
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  7/15/2005
Company I
Thomas Sloper - Private   
Thomas was a private in the 10th Tennessee Infantry (Confederate) when he was captured at Fort Donelson and sent to Camp Douglas in Illinois. The 23rd Illinois made him an offer he couldn't refuse, so he enlisted and served in the 23rd for the duration of the war.
I am searching for a family connection with this 'galvanized Yankee' who had the same name as me!
Contact Name:  Tom Sloper
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  www.sloperama.com
Date Added:  9/18/2007
Company K
Malichi Quigley - Sergeant   
Malichi Quigley was born in 1839 near Nenagh, County Tippery, Ireland. He arrived in the US in late 1852 settling Ottawa, Illinois. Malichi died on August 19, 1902 in Toledo, Ohio
Contact Name:  David Quigley
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  1/3/2010
© 2020 - MilitaryHistoryOnline.com LLC