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What happened to the men of

Company F

4th Illinois Cavalry?

It is my endevor to locate all the men who served in Company F, 4th Illinois Cavalry, the Company where my Great Grandfather Joseph Smith Fanning and his brother Samuel C Fanning served. If you find mistakes or mis-information please write and we shall correct. Or if you have further information please write and we shall update

E Mail: Ronald Roy Wallace

ALDRIDGE, ABRAHAM; Sergeant Company F, Enlisted November 28 1863, transferred to 12th Illinois Cavalry June 14 1865 Company G, Deserted February 2 1866

ALEXANDER, JOSEPH A; Enlisted as a private on March 22 1864, transferred into Company F as a private on 08 April 1864, Joseph received a disability discharge from Company F on May 9 1865, he was from Harrisonville, Illinois, Transferred to Company A as Consolidated

ALLEN, JOHN; Enlisted at Marysville as a private September 16 1861, enlisted in Company F on October 17 1861, Discharged June 27 1862 as a private, I was unable to locate any pension file

BELLEVILLE, ANDREW J; of St Francis County, Arkansas, enlisted August 20 1862 in Company F, Died on March 12 1864 in Natchez, Mississippi

BROWN, HENRY C; Enlisted with Company F, in Danville, Illinois Enlisted as a Private on March 31 1864, then enlisting with Company F on April 29 1864, he then transferred on June 14 1865 from F to Company A; Again transferred to Company G, 12th Illinois Cavalry on May 29 1886, Mustering out on May 29 1866 in Houston, Texas

BROWN, JOHN B; Transferred to Company A as Consolidated

BUHL, SIDNEY; Sergeant, Born about 1843 in Illinois; he drew a pension on July 9 1889, Married Sallie E Myers November 13, 1872, in Vermilion, Illinois. This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 1298746 - 1298749. Sidney enlisted as a Corporal, was discharged as a Sergeant.

At the time of his enlistment September 12 1861, his residence was in Danville, Illinois, he actually enlisted with company F on October 17 1861, and Mustered out on November 1864

1910 federal census 7-Ward Danville Precinct, Vermilion, Illinois shows Sidney with a wife named Sarah G, from Ohio, his age was listed as 67, with Sarah G as 62.

1920 federal census shows both Sidney and Sarah G living in Illinois, Vermillion, Newell, District 173, ages 77 and 73.

Documentation show Sidney Buhl in 1889 was a driver for the American Express Company, Location was 430 North Hazel, Danville

The 1860 census shows Sidney Buhl father name as Charls Buhl, age 45 from Pennsylvania. Elisa Buhl as 40 years old from Ohio, the family was living in Worth, Cook, Illinois

BUSHNELL, CHESTER; Pension records show Chester as being married to Delia Bushnell, she drew a pension from Chester's death dated, May 6 1890, Nebraska was the state this document was filed in. Chester enlisted on September 1 1861 as a private, enlisting on October 17 1861, in company F. Chester mustered out on November 3 1864.

Records show Chester father was from New York, his mother from England.

The 1870 United States Federal Census, Cook, Illinois Chicago Ward 13 shows Chester as being 29 years old, and a Real Estate Agent. Being born around 1843

BUSHNELL, FRANCIS; Enlisted as a recruit pension records show that Francis was married to a lady named Jennie; they both drew a government pension for service as a invalid September 27 1893, with Jennie drawing pension in November 21 1929 as a Widow. The records shows the pension being filed in California. Francis Bushnell Residence before the war was Kentucky, Illinois, enlisting in company F as a private October 22, 1861, and being transferred from company F to company A, on 14 June 1865, on this date there was no longer a 4th Illinois Cavalry, some volunteers could and did join as Regulars by joining then the 12th Illinois Cavalry, serving all the way up to the end of the war in Virginia. Francis served with the 12th Illinois Cavalry, company A

CARTER, ORRIN W; Residence Danville, Illinois, enlisted September 1 1861, Enlisted as a Private on 01 September 1861, Promoted to Full Veterinary Surgeon on September 1, 1861, Enlisted in Company F on October 17 1861; Transferred on November 22 1861 to company S; Transferred on May 3 1862 from company S to company F

Promoted to Full Lieutenant 2nd Class on May 3 1862 effective 06 July 1862 (As of Co. F) Promoted to Full Lieutenant 1st Class on 01 August 1862 effective 06 October 1862

Mustered out Company F, on November 3 1864 (Notes Cartler Owen W.)

CATT, STEPHEN; Born April 10 1844 in Rutherfield, Sussex, England, at time of enlistment living in Lockportami, Illinois, enlisted November 24 1863; Enlisted as a Private on 24 November 1863; enlisted in company F on December 31 1863, transferred on June 14 1865 to Company A, then transferred to Company G 12th Illinois Cavalry on June 23 1865, mustering out on August 29 1865. Pension records show Stephen was married to Tabitha Catt; Stephen died April 17 1915 in Jerseyville, Jersey County, Illinois; and is buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville, Jersey County, Illinois.

The 1870 Federal Census show Stephen and Tabitha Smalley living in Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, having two daughters Mary age 2, and Isabel 6 months old; both daughters were born in Illinois. Records show that Stephen and Tabitha were married July161846 in Union County, New Jersey

The 1880 Census shows Mary H. Daughter age 12 born Illinois

Isabella L. Daughter age 10 Illinois

Nellie J. Daughter age 7 Illinois

James H. Son age 5 Illinois

Stephen W. Son age 2 Illinois

Charles Son age 7 months Illinois

Stephen's son; Charles Isaac Catt born 1879, Died 1970 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, Illinois; he is buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville, Jersey County, Illinois

Charles Isaac Catt Married Ella Hicks, born November 9 1883 in Hendricks County, Indiana. They had a child William Charles "Bill" Catt born 1923 in Illinois

CHAMBERLAIN, DAVID; Pension records show David as drawing his military pension on August 7 1884, filing his pension in Kansas. At time of enlistment David was from Urbana, Illinois, enlisting on November 17 1863; David enlisted as a private Enlisted as a Private on 17 November 1863, enlisting in company F on December 31 1863, transferred to company A on June 14 1865, transferring into company G of the 12th Illinois Cavalry, then mustering out on August 29 1865

CHENOWETH, HENRY W; Pension records show Henry being married to Maria C. Chenoweth, they filed for disability on December 27 1888 in the state of Illinois, this document shows Maria drawing widow benefits on July 5 1911, Henry was born in Indiana about 1834, Maria was also born in Indiana about 1844, it looks like the Chenoweth family had a farm in Illinois Henrys mother Elizabeth was head of the family in 1880 all were living on a farm. Further records indicate that they were married in Warren County Indiana W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Williamsport Compiled by Indiana Works Progress Administration 1939 Maria's proper name was Mariah C Butt, they were married on February 25 1869, P.O. Avery's book indicated Henry, Mustered out November 3 1864

COOK, JEREMIAH B; was born June 22 1834, married to Rose D. Cook their pension records were filed in Kansas, Jeremiah enlisted in Delavan, Illinois on September 21 1861 Enlisted as a Corporal; On September 26 1861 he enlisted with company F, he was discharged for promotion in Company H on December 2 1862, on October 20 1863, was promoted to Major, with the 3rd Illinois Colored Cavalry.

The 1920 Census, for Kansas, Labette Richland, District 134 shows Jeremiah and Rose having children; Harry D Cook age 24, Jeremiah B Cook Jr. age 23. Jeremiah was from Pennsylvania, and Rose from Indiana, both boys were born in Kansas; Jeremiah was a dealer in real estate, the 1920 census shows he was 85 years old, with Rose age 56; Possible ancestor dsipler@haystack.mit.edu

COPELAND, JOHN R; Sergeant of Company F, 4th Illinois Cavalry, Pension records show John Copeland married to a Cynthia E. Copeland filed in Indiana for a invalid pension on February 21 1876, Cynthia drew benefits as a widow June 1889.

1889 Federal Census of Indiana, Warren, Other Townships, District 62 shows them as farming, John being from Illinois, and Cynthia being from Indiana

Children are listed as; Fannie; Grace, Jennie

John R Copeland enlisted from Marysville, Illinois August 27 1861 Promoted to Full Sergeant; Later (Reduced to ranks as a Private)

Enlisted as a Sergeant on August 27 1861enlisted in Company F, on 17 October 1861.Received a disability discharge Company F, on November 22 1862

Index to Marriage Record 1853 - 1920 Inclusive Volume I Letters A to Z Inclusive

Record Location; Warren County, Indiana; W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Williamsport Compiled by Indiana Works Progress Administration 1939

John R Copeland married Cynthia E Slauter born abt 1845, on March 21 1869

1920 Federal Census: Indiana, Warren, Washington, District 210, shows Cynthia living with her daughter Jennie M. ages 75 and 40

 

CORWIN, JAMES R; Enlisted in Myersville, Illinois on September 27 1861; Enlisted as a Private on 27 September 1861; enlisting in company F October 17 1861, he received a disability discharge on February 7 1862, Editors Note, I was unable to locate any disability claim on James R Corwin, but Illinois records show he indeed was discharged for disabilities

COWELL, JOSEPH; Enlisted in Georgetown, Illinois on October 16 1861; Enlisted as a Private on October 16 1861, he then enlisted in Company F on October16 1861.he was discharged on June 27 1862, unable to locate any more information

COX, HENRY A; Born about 1841,Pension records show Henry filed in Oregon February 27 1889, as Invalid, form shows no wife; 1910 Federal Census, Oregon, Curry, Floras Creek, District 69, Hannah L Cox age 69 from Ohio, Henry A Cox age 69 from Illinois, census shows Henry as a Merchant of Merchandise. Now the 1890 Veterans Schedules from Oregon, Lane, Cottage Grove states that Henry A Cox served 3 years 3 months service, which to Illinois records is incorrect. But in P.O. Avery's diary, it shows Henry A Cox, as mustering out with regiment on November 3, 1864, It is this writers conclusion, that Henry A Cox did indeed muster out with the regiment on November 3, 1864

CUMMINGS, JAMES M; Pension records from Indiana show James's wife as Sarah M. with James being a invalid 1884, and Sarah being a widow June 18 1923, James Transferred to Company A as Consolidated

CUNNINGHAM, WILLIAM D; I found William Cunningham pension in Oregon, Filed in September 17 1890, as a invalid. No wife listed. Records show his middle Initial was D; In P.O. Avery's diary it shows that William d Cunningham transferred to Company A as Consolidated

DAVISON, JOHN; John Davison was born February 12 1837 in Ross Township, Vermilion County, Illinois married to Maria Davison, she filed for a widow pension in Illinois, March 14 1912; Records indicate that Maria's last name as Gundy, married September 26 1858; Maria was born October 29 1836 in Bismarck, Vermilion County, Illinois, Buried in Gundy Cemetery, John was a Bugler for the regiment, he was discharged June 27, 1862

Children of the marriage were:

1. Ferdinand Davison, Born 1871

2. Willie L Davison, Born after 1858

3. Charles F Davison, Born after 1858

DEVORE, JOHN H; Company F, Transferred to Company A, as Consolidated; pension records of Illinois and Kansas shown below, show him as also serving with the 78th Illinois Infantry Company A, the 63rd U.S.C. Infantry Company G, and the 64th U.S.C. Infantry, John was assigned as a recruit not on the original roster in Cairo, John Transferred to Company A as Consolidated

DICKSON, THOMAS A; Enlisted in Company F, Transferred to Company A at Consolidation, See DIXON, THOMAS A, Below

DIXON, THOMAS A; Company F, was a Sergeant, Illinois note: Dickson, Thomas A; transferred to Company A as Consolidated; Records indicate under the name of Thomas A Dickson the following: His residence at time of enlistment being Rossville, Illinois enlisting November 17 1863, enlisted into Company F on December 31 1863, then on June 23 1863 he transferred to Company G, of the 12th Illinois Cavalry, he then received his disability discharge on July 15 1865

DIXON, ELISHA H; Died March 20 1862, Savanna Tennessee, from Pneumonia; buried at the Military Park, Shiloh Tennessee 38376, at site 1358; Elisha's wife's name was Jane Dixon, pension file number 3.851; Certificate Number 23.121, was transferred to Company A, Consolidated

DINES, JAMES; 1870 Federal Census, Illinois, McDonough, Hire; James A Dines age 25 from Missouri, and wife Martha K age 18 from Delaware, James was discharged April 7, 1862 for disabilities, on the last day of the Battle of Shiloh

DOLPH, JACOB M; Estimated birth year September 1846, Born in Indiana, Pension list Jacob as invalid on February 9 1889? His wife widowed on April 16 1912? Document is very hard to read. 1900 United States Federal Census, Illinois, Vermillion, Danville District 63, His wife's name was Polly A. Dolph, Born December 1847 Document filed in Illinois. Home in 1900 Danville, Vermillion, Illinois. Transferred to, Company A Consolidated.

Children listed below

Patients M Dolph

Odia V Dolph

Cloudy F Dolph

John E Dolph

Essie Dolph

DOOLEY, JOSEPH; Joseph mustered out November 3 1864 with regiment, According to 1880 Federal Census, Missouri, Mercer, Other Townships, District 225 Joseph A Dooley age 35 born in Illinois, Living with his Daughter Mary A Dooley age 18, born in Iowa; Daughter Mathilda J, age 16, born in Iowa; Daughter Jula F, age 9 born in Missouri; Daughter Nellie E, age 7, born Missouri; Daughter Jessie age 4, born in Missouri

FANNING, JOSEPH S; Mustered out November 3 1864, with regiment. Joseph Smith Fanning was born in 1844, in Allen County, Kentucky. He was born to Joseph Fanning and Elizabeth G. Kitchen. Joseph was born in 1810, in Nelson Co, Kentucky, his mother Elizabeth was born in 1810, in Kentucky. Born to Joseph and Elizabeth were:

Joseph Smith Fanning: Born 1844

R. Fanning: Born 1835

Elizabeth Ann Fanning: Born March 13, 1836

Daniel Fanning: Born 1840

Nancy Fanning: Born 1845

Martha Fanning: Born 1849

Joseph Smith Fanning; Married Rebecca Hicks Gregg, theysettled in Moran, Kansas, after the Civil War. In 1869, he joined Samuel Crawford and the 19th Kansas Cavalry, as a Full Sergeant, fighting in the Indian war of 1868-1869 winter campaign with General Sherman, and Custer's 7th Cavalry, fighting Black Kettle at the battle of Washita. After being discharged, Joseph returned home, Married Rebecca Hick Gregg on January 11, 1877, in Moran, Kansas. Rebecca was born in 1850 and from the state of Missouri. Children born to them were:

Gussie Edna Fanning: Born October 06, 1887, married Ira Hugh Wallace, my Grandparents

Josie Fanning: Born February 11, 1891

Samuel Fanning: Born June 23, 1894

E. Martha Fanning: Born 1878

Elizabeth Fanning: Born 1879

Lida B. Fanning: Born 1884

Allie R Fanning: Born 1885

Joseph Smith Fanning passed away September 25, 1897 in Moran, Kansas

Gussie Edna Fanning, was born October 06, 1887, in Nelson County, Kansas. She married Ira Hugh Wallace on April 16, 1910, in Santa Monica, California. Ira Hugh Wallace was born, February 11, 1886, in McCook County, Nebraska. Gussie Edna Fanning Wallace passed away in Anaheim, California, Buried in Colton Cemetery, Colton, California. Born to Ira and Gussies was my Father: Roy Ross Wallace, Roy Ross Wallace: Born November 09, 1914; Died December 28, 1970

Lois Mae Wallace: Born January 09, 1913

Ray Harold Wallace: Born June 30 1916; Died May 12, 1987

Emma Mae Wallace: Born October 24, 1919; Died January 09, 1980

Dorothy Dolores Wallace: Born June 09, 1924

Roy Ross Wallace; My father was born November 09, 1914, in Lodi, California. He grew up in Lodi met my mother Rosemary H. Ruez in Santa Monica California. They married on September 13, 1940, in Las Vegas, Nevada. My father passed away on December 28, 1970, in San Bernardino, California. Born to Roy Ross Wallace and Rosemary H. Ruez Wallace, were:

1.Ronald Roy Wallace born October 26, 1945, Married Carole Anne Cox Wallace

Karen Lee Wallace: April 04, 1943

Jack Wayne Wallace: April 29, 1947

Ronald Roy Wallace and Carole Anne Cox Wallace; Children

Patrick Jason Wallace

Kristyn Lynette Wallace

Roderick Roy Wallace

Kristyn Lynette Wallace and Matthew Chase; Children

Matthew Chase

De'Preice Chase

Meadow Chase

FANNING, SAMUEL C; Enlisted at Danville with his brother Joseph Smith Fanning, was shot during a skirmish, Later he died of wounds at Hebron Plantation, Mississippi, on November 22, 1863. Buried there at Hebron Plantation, but re-interred at , Vicksburg Cemetery Samuel C. Fanning, the older brother of Joseph Smith Fanning. Both brothers rode their horses from Kentucky to Danville, enlisting in Company "F" 4th Illinois Cavalry, in 1861. Samuel rode with his brother in war trying to watch out for his younger brother. Samuel became wounded in action in early November 1863, and died at Camp Clear Creek, Mississippi (The Hebron Plantation).

Sometime after the war, Samuel C. Fanning's Grave was moved from Hebron Plantation to The Vicksburg National Cemetery. I took this picture of his head stone the summer of 2000, View at web page,

http://www.angelfire.com/ca3/4thillinoiscavalry/SamuelCFanning.html Samuel C. Fanning is listed in the 1850 Kentucky Federal Census:

Listed are his father and Mother, Joseph and Eliza Fanning, his older sisters Elizabeth Fanning age 14, R Fanning 13, Susan Fanning 11, Joseph Smith Fanning 6, Nancy Fanning 5, and Martha Fanning age 1

FOSTER, ISAAC H; Enlisted at Danville, Illinois, on September 16 1861 as a private, promoted to full Sergeant with Company F, 17 October 1861; Mustered Out November 3 1864, as a Sergeant, no pension records on file

GASSNER, GEORGE W; or spelling Gasner; Filed for a pension in Kansas, on June 23 1897; Wife Louisa Buchanan, claimed a widow pension on June 11 1897? Also Edwin Winter, Gdn drew pension in Illinois, George's middle initial "W"; 1880 Census shows George living in , Illinois, Other Townships, District 110, Census also shows George was born in Germany, George transferred to Company A, as Consolidated

GESSIE, CHARLES; 1850 United States Federal Census shows Charles living in , Illinois, Vermilion, District 21, age 18, estimated birth year 1832, Charles transferred to the Naval Service on February 1, 1862

GIBBS, FRANCIS B; Enlisted at Star Line City, Illinois, on August 29 1861as a private, enlisted in Company F on October 17 1861, discharge for disabilities, Company F, 4th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on November 01 1862 Located Eliza J Gibbs on Henry's pension records of Kansas, invalid February 12 1863, and widow on May 31 1894; The 1880 Federal Census in Missouri I found Francis B, and Eliza J Gibbs from Indiana, age 40, Francis was born in Pennsylvania, estimated birth year around 1830, his occupation was a Carpenter, living in Greenville, Wayne, Missouri, listed was a Daughter Francena, age 21 born in Illinois; Jessie J, age 12 born in Missouri; John age 9 born in Missouri; Maudie age 9 months born in Missouri

GILL, DAVID J; Born North Carolina about 1843; Missouri pension shows David's wife as Sallie C. Gill, David drew invalid pension on July 15 1890, Sallie C Gill Drew pension as widow on September 11 1911, listed also on document was A.J. Burnett as their attorney, David was discharged on February 7 1862; for disabilities; The 1870 United States Federal Census Kentucky, Laurel, Raccoon, shows Gill David as being 27, and Sallie being from Kentucky, age 26, children listed are: Mary E, age 2, Thomas 3 ½ months

GILLENWATER, JAMES S; Born February 5 1847 in ,Hawkins County Tennessee, Died June 23 1933 in Edmonson County Kentucky; Married Mary Josephen Ward born March 8 1855 in ,Monroe County, Kentucky; James transferred to Company A, as Consolidated

Children

Mary F. Gillenwater, born about 1878

Kitty Ellen Gillenwater, born about 1881

Cora C Gillenwater, born April 10 1882 in Monroe County, Kentucky

Emanuel Claude Gillenwater, born August 7 1885 in Kentucky

Etty F Gillenwater born about 1889 in Monroe County, Kentucky

Lavada Gillenwater, born July 21 1889 in Kentucky

GOLDSMITH, JOHN; John was Discharged November 1 1861; for disability; John and Julia A. C. Goldsmith, filed in Michigan and invalid pension on November 6 1863, with Julia filing as a widow May 4 1908, John Goldsmith also served with the 17th Michigan Infantry, Company G, as a Captain, as well as serving with the 4th Illinois Cavalry company F. Note in the 1870 United States Federal Census, Michigan, Kent, Grand Rapids Ward 1, has Julia A, and John Goldsmith Owning the Rathban Boarding House, valued at $6,000 dollars, with person accounts of $1,000 dollars. This census shows Julia as being born in New Hampshire, John being born in Connecticut, Julia was born about 1846

GOZENELL, FRANCIS M; The only records I could locate on Francis was the following; Residence Catlin, Illinois, enlisted as a private November 17 1863, Enlisted company F on December 31 1863, Received a disability discharge on May 5 1865 Transferred on June 14 1865 from company F to company A, I was unable to locate any records of the disability mentioned, in fact no records exists of Francis M Gozenell anywhere, L.D.S. Library, Ancestry.com, Gen Circles. P.O. Avery book list Francis as Transferring to Company A, being Consolidated

GRAVES, FRANK A; Frank re-enlisted as a Veteran; with the 12th Illinois Cavalry, Illinois Pension records shows Frank A Graves and his wife Paula H. filed for invalid pension on June 28 1880, and Paula H filing as a widow on June 18 1912, with no minors listed, Frank also served with the 12th Illinois Cavalry after the 4th Illinois Cavalry was disbanded, he enlisted in the 4th as a Corporal, and was discharged as a First Sergeant. Records show he was from Attica, Indiana

GRIDER, WILLIAM J; P.O. Avery's book list William Died at Savannah, Tennessee on March 13 1862; Was a farmer, born 1832, Illinois Pension records show Melvina Dean as a widow June 28 1905 Marriage records show Melvina Dean Billings born 1838 in Indiana, marriage October 30 1856 in Vermilion County, Illinois, record can be located on County Court Records Film number 1298746-1297849

Notes for Melvina Mary Billings;

Generation No. 1

(1.) William J Grider, 1860 census, Newell Township; He was the son of Archibald F Grider and Ascha Axie Atisa Bailey; Melvina died January 21, 1916 in Buried in Rose cemetery, Vermilion County, Illinois, osw son Hezekiah. She was the daughter of Job Billings and Malinda ?

1860 census also shows Cynthia Billings 17, Indiana and Peter 10, Indiana living with the pair

Also in Newell Township is Elias Billings, 27, Indiana and S. J. 23 Female, Illinois with George 3 Male, Illinois and W. D. 1 Male, Illinois - her brother?

Obit: Mrs. Melvina Deck, wife of John Deck, departed this life Jan 21, 1916, aged 77 years. She was the mother of eleven children, only five living, the others having preceded her. Although blind for years and had many sick spells we did not think she would be taken from us so soon. She was a kind and loving mother and bore her sickness and sorrow well and was ever ready to meet her Savior and prayed when her spirit would take its flight to heaven. Dearest mother gone to heaven with earnest hearts we ask that your spirit guide us always till we meet you safe at last. "Card of Thanks" - We kindly thank good friends and neighbors who showed their sympathy and kindness to us during the sickness and death of our mother; Mr. Dan Deck, Seymour Deck, Mrs. Ida Pettis, Mrs. Ada Edwards, Mrs. Myrtle Bump

Did she also marry Hezekiah Deck 1871-1895?

More About William Grider and Melvina Billings:

Marriage: October 30, 1856, Vermilion County, Illinois

GRIFFIN, HENRY; Enlisted as a private on September 21 1861 at Danville, Illinois, in Company F Discharged June 27 1862 Enlisted as a Private on 21 September 1861

Enlisted in Company F, 4th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on October 17 1861.

Discharged Company F, 4th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on June 27 1862

GUTHRIE, GEORGE W; Enlisted in Company F October 16 1861 and promoted to full Corporal at Danville, Illinois, Re-enlisted as a Veteran, with Company A Consolidated Promoted to Full Corporal

Enlisted as a Private on 16 October 1861, enlisting in Company F the same day, George re- enlisted in Company F on March 7 1864, then Transferred to Company A on June 14 1865, transferred again to Company G 12th Illinois Cavalry on June 23 1865

HALBERT, D SMITH; or David S. Halbert; Halbert, mustered out November 3 1864, Smith D. Halbert Indiana pension records show Susan Halbert drawing pension for husband invalid on December 23 1886, widow on April 17 unreadable year

Index to Marriage Record 1848 - 1920 Inclusive Volume I Letters A - G Inclusive; Record Location: Fountain County, Indiana, Works Projects Administration 1941, Susan Dehaven and David S Halbert married June 6 1876, in County of Fountain, Indiana, Book 7, Original Source Page: 385

HANFORD, RAYMOND W; Enlisted in Danville Illinois, Illinois pension shows minor claim April 11 1888, document also shows wife Henrietta N. Hanford, Raymond enlisted August 1 1861, Promoted to Full Quartermaster, enlisted as a Lieutenant 1st Class on August 1 1861, Commissioned in Company C 4th Illinois Cavalry on September 26 1861. 1870 United States Federal Census, Illinois, Vermilion, Danville this records show Raymond Hanford was from Ohio, also he was a Probate-Judge in Danville, Illinois

HARRIS, WILLIAM B; Pension records show William B Harris filed for invalid in Missouri on December 1 1873 and his wife Mary E filing as a widow on January 3 1891. William enlisted in Danville, Illinois on September 16 1861; He enlisted as a Bugler, enlisting in company F on October 17 1861, mustering, out on November 3 1864, 1880; but P.O. Avery's book list William B Harris was discharged December 7 1862; for disability

HENDRIX, JOHN; Residence listed a Myersville, Enlisted August 27 1861 as a private; enlisted in Company F October 17 1861; Discharged June 27 1862 No pension file on Record

HICKS, RUFUS A; Company F, Enlisted at Cynthiana, Born December 30 1845 in Charlton, Worcester , Massachusetts; Transferred to Company A as Consolidated

HOFFMAN, CHARLES; Company F, Enlisted at Belleville, Transferred to Company A, Consolidated

HOFFMAN, DANIEL P; Enlisted as a recruit, transferred to Company F, Pension records show Daniel filed in Kansas June 2 1891 filing as a invalid, attorney Joseph E Latimer, P.O. Avery Books show that Daniel P Hoffman Deserted on March 4, 1862

JOHNS JR, JOHN; Mustered out November 3 1864; wife Catharine Newbrough Johns, filed a widow's pension in Kansas June 8 1889, they were married November 4 1855 in Vermilion, This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 1298746 - 1298749

JOHNSON, ISAAC M; Company F, re-enlisted as a veteran, 12th Illinois Cavalry; The 1880 Federal Census in McLean, Randolph, District 159, shows Isaac born abt 1837 in Ohio and his wife Nancy J born abt 1840 in Indiana, Living with the children: Annie C age 21 born in Indiana; Lillie M age 18 born in Illinois; Lydia N age 14 born in Indiana; David W age 12 born in Illinois; Mary L age 9 born in Illinois; Gracie E age 1 born in Illinois

JOHNSON, WILLIAM; Transferred to Company A, as Consolidated; From Covington, Indiana, Pension records show William filed for invalid on June 12 1889, widow benefits paid to Sara A Mays on May 11 1891; With Elsie H Giver as a Minor

JONES, OSWELL; Transferred to Company A as Consolidated; Oswell was from Wayne County, Tennessee born about 1817, making him around 42 at enlistment. 1880 Federal Census in Tennessee, Lauderdale, District 1 with wife Mary Polly Cook, Son John H, Son Thomas, Son James A, Daughter Eve E, Son George W, Son's name unreadable middle initial B age 6, Daughter Sarah A age 4, Daughter Sammy L age 2. Oswell and Mary P were married December 17 1839 in Franklin County, Tennessee

JOY, JAMES H; Discharged June 29 1864, for disabilities; James filed for a pension September 3 1879 in Illinois, his wife Amelia Joy filed for widow pension September 12 1879

KANNADA, DANIEL; Re-enlisted as a Veteran

KANNADA, LAWRENCE H; Became regiment Wagoner, Avery's book shows Lawrence was discharged for disabilities, the only other information I was able to locate was: 1880 United States Federal Census, Illinois, Vermilion, Catlin, District 207, listed as a farm labor from Pennsylvania, wife Julia A was from Ohio, a Son William age 28 born in Ohio, Daughter Anna age 19, born in Illinois

KENNEDY, DANIEL; Company F, Transferred to Company A as Consolidated

KIMS, WILLIAM; Enlisted as a recruit, Company F, Enlisted at Catlin, Died at Colliersville, Tennessee, February 22 1862

KING, ISAAC E; Discharged March 14, 1863, for disabilities

KNOX, JACKSON P; Jackson and his wife Ida Marie Bailey,filed for a military pension in Illinois as a invalid on June 9 1884, and Ida filed as a widow on April 21 1921? Jackson served also with the 12th Illinois Cavalry Company G as well with the 4th Illinois Cavalry; Transferred to company A, Consolidated

Children of Jackson and Ida Marie are:

Cecil Knox, Son, born 6 Jul 1886 in Champaign, Illinois

Loren Lafayette, Son born 1 May 1889 in Champaign, Illinois

Elsie Marie, Daughter born December 29 1982, in Champaign, Illinois

Clark David, Son born January 22 1895 in Champaign, Illinois

Margaret Hollis, Daughter born February 10 1902 in Champaign, Illinois; Records further show Jackson had more wives; a Mary R Acton, born 1848 in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, died 31 Jan 1870 in Collson Point, Vermilion, Illinois

Jackson and Mary R children were;

Clara B, Daughter, born July 4 1868, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois

Frances J Lockhart born 1851 in Vermilion, Illinois, died 1874 in Higinsville, Vermilion, Illinois; Mattie Owens born 1851 in Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, died March 6 1907 in Alton, Madison, Illinois

LANG, JAMES; Enlisted as a private at Myersville on September 12 1861, enlisted in Company F on October 17 1861, and Received a disability discharge from Company F, on February 07 1862, pension record shows wife Sally A. Lang received widows pension on August 1 1865, no state was indicated where filed

LAYTON, JOHN L; Enlisted at Danville, Illinois on March 31 1863 enlisting as a private, on April 29 1864 he enlisted with Company F, Transferring on June 14 1865 to Company A, on June 23 1865 transferred to Company G 12th Illinois Cavalry, Mustering out on August 29 1866 in Texas; On June 21 1882 John Layton received a invalid pension, with no state listed, this records show him serving with Company A and F, of the 4th Illinois Cavalry as well as the 12th Illinois Cavalry Company M

LAYTON, THOMAS S; Enlisted as a recruit, at Danville on January 18 1864, Thomas enlisted with Company F on January 18 1864, and died at Natchez, Mississippi, August 31 1864; it is possible that Thomas also serving with Company I of the 40th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment on June 17 1861; Thomas deserted this regiment on September 16 1861

LESEURE, EDWARD; Residence as Danville, Illinois, enlisted on September 10 1861, was Promoted to full Private (Reduced to ranks). He enlisted as a Sergeant on September 10 1861, the next day enlisted with Company F, 4th Illinois Cavalry, then received a disability discharge on June 27 1862; Edward Leseure received a Illinois, invalid pension on March 15 1884, no wife listed

LISTER, LEVI; State Line City, married Susan Delay on August 9 1855, in Vermillion, Illinois; This record can be located at the County Court Records, Film number 1298746-1298749, Levi Lister died at New Albany, Indiana March 2 1862 per P.O. Avery's book

LORD, CHARLES H; Residence Danville, Illinois; enlisted on November 12 1863 as a recruit, Charles enlisted with Company F on December 31 1863, mustering out of said company on May 28 1865, then Transferring to Company A as Consolidated on June 14 1865; wife Mary Lord received a widow pension December 6 1879, unknown state

LOUTZENHEISER, A W; Residence Danville, Illinois enlisted with the 4th Illinois Cavalry on August 30 1861, He Enlisted as a Lieutenant Second Class on that same day, Commissioned in Company F on October 17 1861, Resigned from Company F on May 3 1862

MARTIN, MELVIN; Enlisted at Pecatonica as a recruit, No pension records, transferred to Company D, as Consolidated

MARTIN, PERRY T; Company F, 4th Illinois Cavalry, transferred to Company A as Consolidated; Perry filed as a invalid on September 22 1890 invalid, Wife Mary E Stein filed on June 17 1919 as a widow, also serving in Company G 12th Illinois Cavalry; They were married on January 18, 1866, in Vermilion, Illinois; This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 1298746 - 1298749; in the 1910 Federal Census, Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, 7-Ward shows Perry age 67 from Illinois, and Mary E age 61 from Indiana, Perry was a Salesman, for National Herberts

MARTIN, HENRY; Company Quarter Master, Henry Re-enlisted as a Veteran, with the 12th Illinois Cavalry Company G; March 6 1880 filed for pension as invalid, Eliza Underwood, filed as a widow on September 11 1894 in Illinois, Eliza and Henry were married on March 23, 1882 in Vermilion, Illinois, This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 1298746 - 1298749

MESSENGER, HENRY; Died at Trenton, Tennessee September 5 1862, there is also a Henry Messenger who died at Andersonville prison, need to check out

MILLER, HENRY; Enlisted in Ottawa as a recruit, Mustered out November 3 1864

MOLAT, WILLIAM; Enlisted at Myersville as a recruit, Died at Home March 3, 1862

MONNAHAN, HENRY; Enlisted at Danville; Transferred to Company A as Consolidated; married Sarah M Saunders on November 6 1866 in Vermilion, Illinois, you can locate this record at the County Court Records, Film number 1298746-1298749;There is a Henry Monnahan buried at the Los Angeles National Cemetery Section 59, Row E, Site 16, address is 950 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90049, Died December 11 1928, buried same day, Cemetery URL: http://www.cem.va.gov/nchp/losangeles.htm

MORGAN, GEORGE; Transferred to Naval Service February 1 1862

MORRIN, PETER; Enlisted at Danville, Deserted May 5 1862

MORRIS, JACOB E; Jacob first enlisted with as a Corporal on June 2 1862, in Company K, 67th Infantry Regiment Illinois on June 13 1862; Mustered out Company K, 67th Infantry Regiment Illinois on October 6 1862 in Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, Then enlisted at Saint Joseph, enlisted on December 21 1863 Promoted to Full Sergeant 1st Class Enlisted in Company F the same day, transferred on 14 June 1865 from company F to company A, then transferred into Company G, 12th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on 23 June 1865. Mustered out Company G, 12th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on May 29 1866 in Houston, Texas

MOWREY, GEORGE W; George enlisted at Danville, Discharged May 22 1862 for Disabilities

MOWREY, JAMES; Enlisted at Ottawa, Mustered out on November 3 1864 with the rest of regiment

MYERS, JOSEPH; Enlisted at Danville, Died at Cairo, February 15 1862

NEAR, JAMES; Enlisted at Ottawa, Died at Randolph Forges, Tennessee, February 22 1862

NEFF, DANIEL; Enlisted at Ottawa, Discharged February 23 1863

NORTON, CHARLES B; Enlisted in Cairo, wife Marjorie Norton on pension records filed in Illinois, filed as invalid February 1900, and Death benefits given on December 18 1821. Transferred to Company A as Consolidated

OLIVER, SAMUEL; Enlisted at Danville, became a Corporal; Kansas pension records show Samuel claim as invalid on September 24 1889, on bottom of document reads as follows: Dead July 9 1926, Samuel Oliver also served with the 12th Illinois Cavalry, as a veteran, it is possible that Samuel married Lucy E. Needs to be confirmed

PARKER, JASON; Enlisted in Company F at Urbana, Died at Natchez, Mississippi, April 25 1864

PARKER, STEPHEN K; Enlisted with Company F at Danville, Illinois, Discharged March 17 1862, for disabilities

PARKS, CHARLES M; Enlisted at Georgetown, applied for a Kansas Pension on August 8 1891, Served as a Regimental Quarter Master Sergeant in company F, he also served with the 3rd U.S. Cavalry, company K, his attorney was Joseph F Hill on this document

PIPER, LEMUEL; Enlisted with Company F at Danville, Illinois, Died, at Cincinnatti March 1 1862

PARKHURST, WILLIAM B; Enlisted with Company F, from Bellefontaine, Ohio; was discharged June 27 1862, after the battle for Shiloh (Pittsburg Landing)

PRATHER, ISAAC K; Enlisted at Georgetown with Company F, Died at Mound City on February 20 1862

REYNOLDS, THOMAS; Enlisted at Danville with Company F, Deserted May 4, 1862

ROBERTSON, WILLIAM C; Enlisted at Danville with Company F, Transferred to Company A, as Consolidated

ROBINSON, WILLIAM; Enlisted in Danville with Company F, At Regiment Mustering out, was in Confinement, November 3 1864

SANBORN, JOSEPH; Enlisted in Polo, Iowa Pension records show Joseph Sanborn filed as a invalid on December 9 1895, his attorney was G. W. Alexander, after the 4th Illinois was disbanded, Joseph joined the 12th Illinois Cavalry Company G, Joseph was also a member of the 69th Illinois Infantry, Company K. Further records of 1880 Federal Census of Cedar, Lucas, Iowa, show his wife as Jennie from Pennsylvania, Joseph was born about 1846, together they had a adoptive son name Egbert age 8. The 1900 Cedar, Lucas, Iowa census show just Joseph and Jennie living with a servant named Ralph Willis age 20, this census also shows Joseph as being born 1844. Further Information show a Joseph S Sanborn buried at Oak Dawn, Town of Eden, Lot 50, Grave Records of Fayette County, Iowa, not sure if this is our Joseph Sanborn

SEARCH, ANTHONY TORBERT; Captain of Company F; Born August 16 1814 in Southampton, Pennsylvania, passed away on February 6 1896, Vermilion, Illinois, Anthony enlisted at Myersville, on August 27 1883, Anthony T Search applied for a military pension in the state of Illinois, he served in company F, company A as a Captain, then a Major of the 4th, then the 12th Illinois Cavalry, on April 8 1896 widow pension was applied by Eliza K Search born about 1820 in Ohio, she died about 1892 in Illinois; Eliza K Mckibben and Anthony T Search were wed on February 14 1839 in Vermilion County, of Illinois; Their Children are:

Daughter: Ann Search, born about 1840, Illinois

Daughter: Sarah Search born about 1844, in Missouri

Son: Griffith Miles Search born about 1844 in Missouri

Son: Henry M Search born about 1846 in Missouri

Son: Joseph E Search born about 1849 in Missouri

Son: William W Search born about 1858 in Illinois

Anthony T Search's parents were Christopher McMaster Search, and Ann Miles Banes

SEARCH, GRIFFITH M; Enlisted at Danville, Mustered out of Regiment November 3 1864 as a Sergeant; 1870 Census, Vermilion, Illinois, Danville, shows Griffith serving as a Deputy Sheriff, while his farther Anthony Torbert Search serving as Sheriff, I could find no pension records on Griffith, he was born in Missouri, also living in house was Son of Anthony T Search was his Son Joeddy age 21, Sarah age 25, and Son William age 12, the 1900 Federal Census of Indiana, Grant, District 132, shows Griffith M Search as a Lawman in that location or town

SEARCH, HENRY M; Enlisted at Danville, Henry was born at Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri; Transferred to Company A as Consolidated; Died November 2 1865

SHERMAN, DANIEL M; Enlisted at Danville with Company F, Daniel transferred to Company A, as regiment was Consolidated

SHOCKEY, MIDDLETON; Enlisted at Danville as a private, on October 16 1861, filed for invalid pension on September 11 1862, enlisted with Company F the same day, Middleton received a disability discharge from Company F, 4th Illinois Cavalry on February 29 1862, Middleton Shockey married Electa J Miller on January 7 1864, in Marion, Iowa

SHOEMATE, GEORGE; Enlisted at Danville with Company F, Discharged June 13, 1862, for disabilities

SLOAN, ZENOPHEN G; Enlisted in Georgetown, in Company F, Zenophen Sloan Died at Natchez, Mississippi March 8 1864 from his wounds; The 1860 Federal Census of Illinois Kane, Sugar Grove, shows George Zenophen Sloan age 18 living at home with parents on farm, father William Sloan age 56 from Connecticut, mother Susan Sloan age 50

SMITH, SIMON N; Enlisted in Company F at Myersville, No pension records, the 1860 Census of Illinois, Henry, Cambridge, shows Simon age 23 born Ohio, with Wife Amanda age 23, also from Ohio

SOWDERS, JOHN W; Enlisted in Company F at Danville, Promoted to Second Lieutenant with the 70th U. S. C.T. John married Lovina Bowers April 14 1864, in Vermilion, Illinois, this record can be located at the county court records, film number 1298745-1298749

SPELLMAN, AUGUSTUS P; Enlisted in Company F at Danville, Mustered out November 3 1864 as a private. The 1870 census shows Augustus living in Vermilion, Illinois, Danville, age 31 from Michigan, occupation listed as a Painter, Head of Household is listing A. L. Rice as a Baker, Marriage records show Augustus Spellman married twice; first to a Martha Lord, married May 16, 1861, in Vermilion, Illinois records number 1298746-1298749; and Julia A. Haas on January 14, 1868, in Vermilion, Illinois

SWISHER, WATSON C; Enlisted in company F in Myersville, transferred to Company A as Consolidated; Wife Sarah E Swisher from Missouri, filed for invalid Illinois, pension January 12 1875, then July 2 1904 she filed for a widow pension

TAYLOR, JOSEPH; Enlisted with company F in Danville, Died at Andersonville Prison, on April 30 1864, Grave number 809

THURMAN, WILLIAM; Company F, died at Cairo, February 1 1862

TIDROW, JOHN; Enlisted in Company F in Georgetown; Transferred to Company A as Consolidated. John Tidrow's wife Jane Tidrow, filed for a Illinois pension on August 21 1910 in Illinois. Another pension was filed just by John Tidrow for invalid on June 1 1888, The 1880 federal census Illinois, Vermilion, Georgetown, District 214 shows John age 39 born in Ohio, Jane age 39 born in Illinois: Children; Daughter, Mary A Tidrow, age 13; Daughter, Amanda age 11; Stella M, age 9; Daughter Bell, age 7, all children being born in Illinois. Further records indicate that John and Jane Shearer were married April 11 1865, in Vermilion, Illinois; This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 1298746 - 1298749

TUTTLE, WALTER C; Enlisted with company F in Myersville, as First Sergeant, mustered out as a private on November 3 1864; The 1870 Federal, Illinois, Vermilion, Newell census shows Walter C Tuttle age 30 from Indiana was a Merchant, the was married to Mattie, age 28 and keeping house from Illinois, Maggie age 4, born in Illinois, value of his real estate was $1,500 with personal property valued at $4,000. The 1910 Danville census show he was still living in Danville, Illinois

VANTIFFLIN, JOHN W; Enlisted with Company F in Ottawa, John deserted; Captured and returned to Company F, Then transferred to Company A, as Consolidated

WALTERS, CONRAD; Enlisted with Company F in Dixon, Illinois: Conrad enlisted as a Private on 24 November 1863, enlisting with Company F on December 31 1863; transferred from Company F, to Company A on June 23 1865, Transferring again to the 12th Illinois Cavalry to Company G, Mustering out on May 29 1866, in Houston, Texas

WARREN, JAMES C; Enlisted at Mount Morris, in Company F on January 31 1864, Enlisted as a Private on December 12 1863, Transferred to company A on June 14 1865, again transferring to company G with the 12th Illinois Cavalry on June 23 1865; The Federal Census of 1880, Illinois, Coles, in Other Township, District 47 age 39 from Illinois, living with his wife Rachel age 36 from Ohio, Son William H Warren age 16; Son Benjamin age 9; Son Otis R Warren age 4; Daughter Stelly E. Warren age 2, all children were born in Illinois

WATTS, WILLIAM D; Enlisted at Danville in Company F, Filed for Pension on May 22 1893, as a invalid, in Missouri, wife listed as Martha E. Watts: William D Watts enlisted as a Private on March 31 1864, enlisting in Company F on April 29 1864 and Mustering out of Company F on May 18 1865, transferring to Company A Consolidated then to 12th Illinois Cavalry on June 14 1865; Further Information; On the Index to Marriage Record 1850-1920 inclusive Volume III Letters N-Z Inclusive, Record Location, Cass County, Indiana; W. P. A. Original Record Located County Clerk's Office Logansport Compiled by Indiana Works Projects Administration 1940, William D Watts Married Martha Slaughter, on November 1860 in Cass, Indiana, Book 3, source page 319

WHITE, DAVID W; Corporal; Re-enlisted as a veteran, enlisted in Company F as a Corporal in Georgetown, later Transferred to Company A, as a 2 Lieutenant, later transferring to the 12th Illinois Cavalry as a Full Lieutenant in Company G. Illinois Pension records show David W White being married to Emily White, filing as a widow on March 21 1904; The 1880 Federal Census, Kansas, Sumner, Falls, District 206, show David as being age 47 from Indiana, Wife Emily age 41 from Illinois. Son G. L. age 11, Daughter S. F. age 9; Son G. W. age 6; Son Golden age 5, all children were born in Illinois. Further information: David and Emily Dillon were married on August 21 1867, in Vermilion, Illinois. This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 1298746 - 1298749

WHITE, ISAAC N; Enlisted in Company F from Georgetown: Illinois Pension records show Louisa J. White filing for widow benefits on June 14 1896, On a separate document from the first Isaac N White filed for a invalid pension on June 30 1880 filed as a invalid

Isaac N White married Louisa J Goodner on June 6 1865, in Vermilion Illinois. This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 1298746 - 1298749.

Isaac enlisted as a Private on September 21 1861, enlisting with Company F on October 17 1861, he mustered out with the Company on November 3 1864

WIGGINS, VALENTINE L; was a Black Smith, was Discharged July 25 1862

WILLIAMS, MORGAN; Enlisted with Company F at Harrisonville, enlisting as a Private on March 22 1864, enlisting in Company F on April 1864, Died Company F, 4th Illinois Cavalry on May 3, 1864 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Interesting note that a widow pension was filed on April 7 1880 with no State listed, Wife Elizabeth Williams, Listing Morgan William, of Company F, 4th Illinois Cavalry

WILLSON, WILLIAM A; Enlisted in as a Private on December 14 1863 in Polo enlisting with Company F on January 341 1864, Transferred to Company A June 14 1865, then Transferred to Company G, 12th Illinois Cavalry on June 23 1865

WILSON, THOMAS J; Enlisted as a Private in Danville on October 18 1861 Enlisted in Company F on Same Day, Died on March 5 1862 in Randolph Forges, Tennessee Immediately following the surrender of Fort Donelson the 4th Illinois Cavalry moved out to Randolph Forges and encamped in and on the property of the Honorable John Bell & Company, one of the largest iron companies of Tennessee, There the 4th Illinois Cavalry remained until ordered back to the Tennessee River, opposite the mouth of the Sandy, where it encamped on the farm of a Major Grey, who had fought under Jackson at New Orleans.

The Fourth was the loaded on steamers and started for Pittsburg Landing, stopping a short time at Savannah, and arrived in good time at the lower landing of Pittsburg, where it was disembarked and went into camp on the bluff just back of the graves of some rebels who had been killed by a part of the Thirty-second Illinois Infantry, which had been sent up the river as scouts a short time before

WOOD, JAMES J; Enlisted as a Private on November 21 1863 in Urbana; Enlisting in Company F, on December 31 1863; James J Wood Died on August 31 1864 in Natchez, Mississippi. James J Wood wife Phebe A. Wood filed for Death Benefits on August 18 1865, No State was listed on the Pension File. James J Wood married Phebe A. Aldridge on May 21 1863 in Vermilion, Illinois; This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 1298746 - 1298749

WRIGHT, WILLIAM; Enlisted at Danville, Illinois, P.O. Avery's book says William Wright died at Vicksburg February 5 1864, But Illinois records show he Married August 11 1866 to Mary Wyllhalmn, in Vermilion, Illinois, This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 1298746 - 1298749