Soldiers in the Civil War
We append a list of all the Soldiers that went from Littleton township to the late rebellion; showing the different regiments and companies in which they enlisted. The record was carefully kept by Dr. Hosea Davis, of Littleton, at the time when the parties departed for service, and may be relied upon as correct.
Sixteenth Illinois, Company G.
Barnes, Wilber A.
McCoy, Josiah B.
Pennington, Isaac - died of disease.
Pittman, Byard - killed in battle.
Stodgel, Tillman - died of disease.
Thrush, John - killed in battle.
Tenth Missouri, Company A.
Abbott, Moses R.
Ainsworth, Albert S.
Applegate, B. T.
Bawden [Bowden], William - died of disease.
Briggs, William H. - lost on Steamer Gen. Lyon.
Busby, Zebulon - died of disease
Colt, A. R. - promoted Capt. of Colored Regiment
Cross, James H.
Davis, A. J. - promoted Capt. of Co. B, 10th Regt.
Dewitt, James A.
Ellicott, William H.
Harbison, John S. - died of disease
Horney, Leonard [Leonidas] - killed as Lieutenant Colonel at Champion Hills, Mississippi.
Legg, James M.
Logan, Benjamin R.
Long, Jacob Clement - died of wounds
Nichols, G. W.
Odell, Alfred J.
Odell, D. Clinton
Pitman, Sandford - died of wounds
Sellers, Andrew - lost on Steamer Gen. Lyon.
Snyder, David H.
Snyder, William F.
Sprague, Samuel - died of disease
Stodgel, Francis M. - lost on Steamer Gen. Lyon.
Thompkins, George W.
Thompson, Samuel S.
Vosburg, Cornelius - died of disease
Walker, Joseph - First Lieutenant, promoted to Major of Regiment.
Wilson, Elijah M., Jr. - Private
Wyckoff, James A. - Private
Sixty-second Illinois, Company I.
Barton, Elijah - died of disease.
Bates, James O.
Chandler, Seth - died of disease.
Cooper, Joel - died of disease.
Cooper, Lewis - died of disease.
Cooper, Noah A. - died of disease.
Detrick, Louis - died of disease.
Dewitt, George C. - died of disease.
Dodge, John S.
Ellis, George W.
Ellis, William D.
Fream, David - died of disease.
Green, James W.
Jahn, Ferdinand - died of disease.
Lowderman, Austin - died of disease.
McLain, Capt. Joseph
Pain, D. C.
Pain, John D.
Raper, Smith M.
Roberts, Thomas - promoted Lieutenant.
Sites, John - died of disease.
Toland, John W.
VanWinkle, Moses C.
Wheat, David H.
119th Illinois, Company B.
Beard, James M.
Biggs, James P.
Black, John - died of disease.
Garrison, Henry V.
Irwin, Jerome - died of disease.
Irwin, William T.
King, G. B.
Seventy-third Illinois, Company G.
Colt, John Wesley - killed in battle.
Horton, William H. - died of disease.
Randall, Richard R. - First Lieutenant, promoted Major of Regiment.
Thompson, James O.
Window, Thomas J. - promoted Lieutenant.
Fiftieth Illinois, Company G.
Ellis, Dewitt C.
Fiftieth Illinois, Company I.
Greer, Benjamin - Engineer.
Sheesely, Aaron - Engineer.
Sheesely, Josiah - Engineer.
129th Illinois, Company I.
Hutchinson, Henry C.
3d Illinois Cavalry, Company B.
Horton, John - died of disease.
Seward, David A.
Seward, Stephen H.
11th Illinois Cavalry, Company I.
Latier, Samuel W.
124th Illinois, Company I.
Newman, Peter - Engineer.
Seventy-eighth Illinois, Company I.
Neidy, Charles - died of disease.
Eighty-fourth Illinois, Company A.
Odell, Wenen S.
Second Illinois Cavalry.
Roberts, William E.
Reed, Ami - died of disease.
Black Hawk Cavalry.
Seward, Garrett - died of disease.
The above named all enlisted for three years service, and three of them were discharged and re-enlisted for three years, viz:--Joel Cooper, David Fream and James M. Legg. Eight of the number enlisted as veterans,--Charles Abbott, Nelson Ainsworth, Adam Batchlett, James O. Bates, John Caldwell, Thomas Roberts, David H. Wheat and Otto Yaapt; and many more of the Sixty-second regiment offered their services again, but were not accepted.
Following are the names of those who enlisted in the One Hundred days service:
137th Illinois, Company K.
Ritchey, John I.
Ritchey, John L.
Thompson, Joseph A.
Eighth Illinois, Company K.
Ninth Illinois, Company K.
Spoonamore, John - died of disease.
15th Illinois, Co. K.--One Year's service.
Winless, James B.
After the Township quota had been filled, the following enlisted for one year and were credited to other townships:--William Roberts, William Noble, Francis Noble, Jeremiah Bair, James R. McCullough and Richard Black, making in all, one hundred and forty-nine different persons that enlisted in the army from Littleton Township during the war.
Combined History of Schuyler and Brown Counties, Illinois, 1882
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