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161st Illinois Infantry      
Company Unknown
Ira G.W. Chase - Unknown   
Ira Chase served in the 55th Illinois during the Civil War. Unit roster database displays the following:
Name: Chase, Ira G W
Rank: Private
Residence: Durand
Date of muster: Oct 31, 1861
Remarks: Discharged Sep 14, 1862
Contact Name:  Joseph K. Chester
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Date Added:  8/22/2010
Company Unknown
Horace Thomas Hickok - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Brad Hoffman
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Date Added:  1/19/2009
Company A
Joseph Hebb - Private   
ILLINOIS CIVIL WAR DETAIL REPORT


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Name HEBB, JOSEPH
Rank PVT Company A Unit 55 IL US INF

Personal Characteristics
Residence CANTON, IL Age 32 Height 5' 6 Hair LIGHT
Eyes BLUE Complexion LIGHT Marital Status N/A Occupation FARMER
Nativity ENGLAND

Service Record
Joined When JUL 30, 1861 Joined Where N/A
Joined By Whom N/A Period 3 YRS
Muster In OCT 31, 1861 Muster In Where CHICAGO, IL
Muster In By Whom N/A Muster Out N/A
Muster Out Where N/A Muster Out By Whom N/A
Remarks MUSTERED OUT OCT 31, 1864 TERM EXPIRED
Contact Name:  Chris Hebb
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Date Added:  9/22/2010
Company A
Aaron Lingenfelter - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jan McRevey
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Date Added:  4/12/2006
Company B
Robert Dixon - Private   
G-G-Uncle
Robert Dixon was from Coles Co., IL, and enlisted in Co. B, 55th Illinois Inf., on Oct. 31, 1861. He fought with his regiment at Shiloh, the Vicksburg Campaign, and all the battles of the Atlanta Campaign. He was mustered out at the end of his 3 year enlistment in Oct. 1864 at Atlanta, GA. He went back to IL and settled in Montgomery County where he married and raised a family. In 1903 after the death of his brother John (Co. F, 62nd Ill. Inf.) in 1901 and John's wife in 1903, he became the legal guardian of their two children, Rhoda and Robert. He received a small guardian's pension based on John's veteran's pension. Robert also received a veteran's pension.
Contact Name:  Vince Barker
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Date Added:  1/10/2008
Company C
Oliver Spencer Brooks - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jill Dunphy-Hanns
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Date Added:  5/15/2018
Company C
Calvin Johnson - Private   
Died: April 6, 1862, Battle of Pittsburg, Tennessee
Contact Name:  Lettie F. Kirby
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Date Added:  7/12/2007
Company E
Amos Howell Boultinghouse - Private   
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Contact Name:  MaryAnne Haffner
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Date Added:  8/3/2009
Company F
Ahaz B Wetzel/Wetsel - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  vickie barry
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Date Added:  7/30/2008
Company G
Albert A Whipple - 1st Lieutenant   
Commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant on 31 October 1861.
Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 17 September 1862.
Resigned on 17 September 1864.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  6/6/2010
Company I
George Ullman - Private   
Enlisted Sept. 22, 1861 at Mendota, IL as a private in Company I, 55th Regiment of Illinois Infantry Volunteers. George was reported fatally wounded May 17, 1862 at
the Russell House near Corinth, Miss. The report was somewhat
premature since he was medically discharged on Oct. 14, 1862 at St. Louis for a wound in the right shoulder at the base of the scapula, disability one eighth. He was described as 30 years old, 5' 5 3/4' tall, dark complexion, brown eyes, black hair, and occupation: farmer. George re-enlisted Jan. 29, 1864 at Dixon, IL into the same outfit, signing by his mark, 'X'. He was described as living at Mendota, LaSalle Co. IL, age 32 years 10 months, dark eyes, hair, and complexion, and 5' 7' tall. He was mustered out Aug. 14, 1865 at Little Rock, Ark.
Contact Name:  Terry R. Todd
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Contact Homepage:  http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/t/o/d/Terry-R-Todd/index.html
Date Added:  6/2/2013
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