This data was compiled from a working copy created by Terry Wilson and transcribed and revised by Stephen Moore, January - April 2002. Information given is as accurate as is known. Some information is surrounded by question marks. Question marks surrounded by brackets [??] are places where the transcriber was unable to interpret the compiler's notes. Question marks without brackets were written by the compiler on the working copy.

Name Rank Company Born Year Born Year Died Died Died in War Affiliation Begin Service End Service Notes Source Year Begin Year End
Adams, James Alonzo Corporal Co. D, 69th Illinois Infantry 21 May 1842 1925
no Class of 1867, Trustee 1891-1923,
Hon. Degree 1899
4 June 6 October Born in Ashland County, Ohio. From West Jersey, IL; a minister, journalist, author and teacher AGR 4:476 1862 1862
Aiken, Lewis Burleigh Corporal Co. E, 71st Illinois Infantry

1894
no Class of 1872 30 June 29 October Picture in Student File; From Wataga, Lawyer AGR 4:514 1862 1862
Allen, Henry Alonzo Veteran Co. C, 11th Illinois Cavalry 10 December 1842 1936
no Class of 1863; non-graduate 15 October 30 September Enlisted as a private, re-enlisted 12/20/1863 as Veteran; Born in Galesburg; Citrus Fruit Grower AGR 8:292 1861 1865
Anderson, Abram P. Private Co. E, 33rd Illinois Infantry



no Knox Academy, 1856-7 14 August 20 February Discharged at St. Louis for disability caused by a wound received at Cache River, AR 7/7/1862; From Galesburg AGR 2:628 1861 1863
Andrews, Samuel J.M. Private Co. E, 17th Illinois Infantry



no Knox Academy, 1859-61 25 May 17 June From Galesburg AGR 2:48 1861 1865
Armor, Samuel Veteran Recruit Co. H, 9th Illinois Cavalry 30 March 1843 1933 30 March no Class of 1871, non-graduate 7 February 1 September From Tallahoma, IA; enlisted from Kewanee; graduate of Oberlin '71, Mayor in Orange Co., CA;married in 1871 to Alice Taylor; principal at manual labor boarding school on Indian Reservation at White Earth, MI - 2 yrs.; also worked at Wahpetan Reservation in Dakota-1 yr. AGR 8:188; History of Orange County p.231-3 (picture) 1865 1865
Avery, Robert H. Sergeant Co A, 77th Illinois Infantry 17 January 1840 1892 13 September no Knox Academy, 1854-9 15 August 18 April Transferred to 130th Inf.; promotions: Corporal 4/9/63, Sergeant 5/7/64;captured 8/17/64 at Siege of Mobile; Prisoner at Andersonville, exchanged 4/18/65; Thought of farm machinery to keep sanity; moved to KS in 1869; From Galesburg AGR 4:657; Bateman 2:765 1862 1865
Ayres, George Payson Sergeant Major Co. D, 59th Illinois Infantry; Co. E, 71st Illinois Inf.; Co. A, 89th IL Inf.
1845 1922
no Class of 1867 30 June 8 December Private in Co. E, 71st Ill. Inf. 30 Jun 1862 - 29 Oct 1862; Transferred from Co. A, 89th Ill. Inf 5 Dec 1863 to Co. A, 59th Ill. Inf. Promoted to Sgt. Major 6 June 1865; Born in New York, an accountant from Galesburg AGR 4:514 (71st), 4:135 (59th), 4:147, 5:264 (89th) 1862 1865
Ayres, Henry Payson Adjutant 77th Illinois Infantry 26 September 1841 1894 6 September no Class of 1864, non-graduate 5 August 10 July Promoted from Sgt. Major to Adjutant 15 May 1863; Moved to Galesburg at age 16; prominent insurance agent and banker; A Peoria street named after him; Photo in Trustee file; after war worked at First National Bank in Galesburg, moved to Mechanics Bank in Peoria AGR 4:654-5 1862 1865
Ayres, Thomas Nelson Private Co. B, 72nd Illinois Infantry.; Co. B, 33rd Illinois Infantry

1918
no Class of 1870 16 February 24 November From Abingdon; a Galesburg clergyman and journalist; Adventures of an Evangelist AGR 4:530 (72nd); AGR 2:620 (33rd); Adventures of an Evangelist p. 380 1864 1865
Baker, Willis D. Corporal Co. E, 71st Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1859-62 30 June 29 October From Galesburg, IL AGR 4:514 1862 1862
Barnes, Charles M. Chaplain 93rd Illinois Infantry
1833 1907
no Class of 1856 10 October 23 June Born in Canton, Illinois; a minister from Shenandoah, Iowa AGR 5:361 1864 1865
Barnes, Samuel D. 1st Lieutenant Co. C, 72nd Illinois Infantry; 69th U.S.C.I.




Class of 1860 21 August
From Galesburg, IL; Corporal in 72nd Illinois, promoted Sergeant and then discharged for promotioon to 1st Lieutenant in 69th U.S.C.I. AGR 4: 531 1862
Barret, Edward Newton Private Co. C, 137th Illinois Infantry 4 March 1843 1901 8 May no Class of 1866 2 May 24 September From Knoxville, IL; Born in Bricksville, OH, died in Iowa City, IA; Clergyman; Chicago Theological Seminary 1867-70; 1st Presbyterian Church, Augusta, IL 1870-6; Westminster Church, Chicago 1876-81; Waterloo, IA 1st Presby. Church 1881-6; Iowa City 1888-1901;Chaplain Iowa Nat. Guard 1889-93 AGR 7:95 1864 1864
Barrett, Frank Musician Co. C, 137th Illinois Infantry




Knox S1863-4, Preparatory Dept., Classical, Second Year 3 May 24 September
AGR 7:95 1864 1864
Benton, William Marshall 1st Lieutenant Co. A, 9th Illinois Cavalry

1893
no Class of 1863, non-graduate 18 September 19 October Promoted to 1st Lt. from 2nd Lt. 10 Apr 1862; On staff of Gen. Benton (aide-de-camp); From Rock Island, IL; Enlisted from Edgington AGR 8:159 1861 1864
Bereman, Alvah Hamilton Colonel 45th Louisiana Infantry; 18th U.S. Infantry 13 April 1829 1887 6 February no Class of 1853 14 May 16 September Born in Mercer Co., KY; Served as a Captain from 14 May 1861 until he resigned his commission on 22 July 1862; Served as a Colonel from 25 May 1864 - 16 Sept 1864; From Mt. Pleasant, IA; lawyer, mining; editor of republican News (Mt. Pleasant) 1859-60; mayor of Mt. Pleasant 1863; Iowa Legislature 1860-4 Meitman 1:213 1861 1864
Bowman, Edward H. , Jr. Corporal Co. C, 137th Ilinois Infantry

1915
no S 1863-4 Non-graduate 2 May 24 September From Galesburg; 1863-4, Preparatory Dept., Classical, Second Year AGR 7:94 1864 1864
Bramble, H.G. Private Co. E, 89th Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1856-7 6 August 19 August From Galesburg, IL AGR 5:272 1862 1863
Brink, Samuel Hezekiah Sergeant Co. G, 39th Illinois Infantry

1864 22 September yes Knox Academy 1855-6 15 August 22 September From Sterling, IL; Re-enlisted as a veteran 1 Jan 1864 AGR 3: 125; AGR 3:126 1861 1864
Bruner, Francis Marion Captain Co. A, 7th U.S. Col. Infantry 28 December 1833 1899
no Class of 1857
22 September Born in Breckenridge Co., KY; From Coldbrook, IL; President of Abingdon College, Oskaloosa College (6 years); member of Legislature from Warren County, 1866 O.A.R. pt. 8 p 176
1864
Bruner, John Mart Musician Co. D, 108th Illinois Infantry

1899
no Class of 1869

From Galesburg, IL; In 1873 A.M. degree withheld due to his "intemperate habits" Picture in Student File

Buford, John Major General 2nd Dragoons; 2nd Cav.; Cav., 2nd Corps Army of VA; A. of Potomac
1826 1863 16 December yes; 16 Dec 1863 of typhoid in Washington, D.C. Class of 1846 non-graduate
16 December From From Rock Island, IL; Graduate of United States Military Academy at West Point, NY; Led brigades that initiated fighting at Gettysburg, securing northwest of town for two days; Buried at West Point; Promoted to Captain3 Aug 1861; Promoted Major and Assistant Adjutant General 12 Nov 1861; Promoted Brigadier General 27 July 1862; Promoted Major General of Volunteers on his death bed. http://www.civilwarhome.com/bufordbi.htm 1848 1863
Bull, James H. Private Co. A, 77th Illinois Infantry



no Knox Academy, 1858-9, 1860-1 9 August 6 April Discharged for disability; From Galesburg, IL AGR 4:656 1862 1863
Bunce, Charles Surgeon 59th Illinois Infantry 13 October 1835

no Class of 1857 5 August 8 December From Galesburg, IL; Born in Westford, MA; On the Staffs of Generals Willich and Post; M.D. from Rush, 1861; Lived in Galesburg, Hendersen, and Woodhull, IL and Waverly and Hastings, NE AGR 4:134 1863 1865
Burlingam, William D. Private Co. E, 33rd Illinois Infantry

1863 24 May yes, 24 May 1863 from wounds received at Vicksburg Knox Academy 1855-8 19 August 24 May
AGR 2:629 1861 1863
Burlingame, Spencer Veteran Co. E, 33rd Illinois Infantry

1864 14 July yes, 14 July 1864 at Brashear City, LA Class of 1862 Non-graduate 6 August 14 July Re-enlisted as Veteran 1 Jul 1864; From Galesburg, IL AGR 2:629; AGR 2:630 1861 1864
Burton, Ferguson M. Corporal Co. C, 137th Illinois Infantry




Knox S 1864-5

From Galesburg, IL; Preparatory Department, Second Year, Classical AGR 7:94

Butler, Edwin Sergeant Co. F, 112th Illinois Infantry

1888
no Class of 1861 11 August 20 June Was a Prisoner of War; From Galesburg, Toulon, IL; Editor of the Stark County News, Toulon AGR 6:160 1862 1865
Butler, James N. Private Co. E, 33rd Illinois Infantry; promoted in U.S.C.T




Knox Academy 1856-8 12 August 20 November From Peoria, IL; wounded at Champion's Hill, MS; discharged at Vicksburg 19 May 1863; Captain 53 U.S.C.T Resigned 20 Nov 1863 AGR 2:628; O.A.R. pt. 8, p.22; Picture in Regimental History 1861 1863
Carr, Byron Oscar Quartermaster 3rd Illinois Cavalry

1913
no Class of 1856 non-graduate 6 September 2 August From Cambridge, IL; Enlisted from Galesburg, IL; 1st Lieutenant Quartermaster(QM); Captain AQM Vols, 29 Sept 1862; LTC QM Vols, 12 May - 2 Aug 1864 AGR 7: 543 1861 1864
Carr, Clark Ezra Colonel Staff of Governor Yates 30 May 1836 1919
no Class of 1859, non-graduate; Trustee 1881-1919; Hon. 1908

Born in Boston Corners, NY; From Galesburg, IL; Postmaster of Galesburg 1861-85; Minister to Denmark 1889-93


Carr, George H. Private Co. A, 14th Illinois Cavalry; Co. C, 137th Illinois Infantry

1889
no Class of 1865 non-graduate 8 September 24 September From Galesburg, IL; Discharged for disability from 14th Cavalry 8 Jan 1864; Enlisted in 137th Infantry 12 May 1864. AGR 7:95 (137); AGR 8:455 (14th) 1862 1864
Carr, George P. Captain 3rd Arkansas (Union) Cavalry

1863
yes Class of 1862 non-graduate

From Galesburg, IL


Carr, Horace Mervin Chaplain 3rd Illinois Cavalry

1922
no Class of 1856 non-graduate; Honorary 1896

From Cambridge, IL


Carson, Edward Private Co. E, 17th Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1855-6 25 May 4 June From Galesburg, IL AGR 2:48 1861 1864
Castle, George H. Veteran Co. A, 59th Illinois Infantry
1843 1927 6 June no Class of 1872 17 June 8 December Born in Knox County; Died in Shenandoah, IA; Re-enlisted as a Veteran 1 Jan 1864; Enlisted from Knox Co. as Private; Re-enlisted from Knoxville, IL; Farmer, movedd to IA 1876; Studied law, admitted to bar 1882; Judge 1910-Death; Picture in Student File Picture in Student File 1861 1865
Catlin, Truman C.
Army

1922
no Class of 1864 non-graduate

From Richland, IL


Chambers, Emmet B. 1st Lieutenant Co. H, 33rd Illinois Infantry



no Knox Academy 1850-2 19 September 24 November From Knoxville, IL; Promoted from Private to 2nd Lieutenant 10 Mar 1863; Promoted to 1st Lieutenant 1 July 1863; Picture in Regimental History p. 159; Proprietor of "Red River Gazette" at Glyndon, MN 1871; "Fargo ' Times' "; Proofread at G.P.O. in D.C. 1887 p. 18 of Regimental History 1861 1865
Chappell, George P. Battalion Adjutant 11th Illinois Cavalry

1862 15 May yes; 15 May 1862 at Pittsburg Landing, TN Class of 1860 non-graduate 20 December 15 May From Galesburg, IL AGR 8:282 1861 1862
Chase, James Morris Private Co. I, 78th Illinois Infantry

1934 11 March no Class of 1865 non-graduate 17 August 7 June From Macomb, IL; Scotland AGR 5:19 (78th) 1862 1865
Chase, William T. Private Recruit Co. A, 89th Illinois Infantry

1864 21 February yes; 21 Feb 1864 at Knoxville, TN S 1863-4 5 December 21 February From Macomb, IL AGR5:264 1863 1864
Churchill, Wilberforce Private Co. A, 77th Illinois Infantry 5 November 1843 1863 7 February yes; 7 Feb 1863 at Young's Point, LA Knox Academy 1858-60 1 August 7 February From Galesburg, IL AGR 4:656 1862 1863
Clapp, Horace Recruit Co. K, 45th Illinois Infantry



no Knox S1865-6 27 March 12 July From Galesburg, IL AGR 3:358 1864 1865
Clark, Albert B., Jr. Private Co. D, 139th Illinois Infantry
1844 1914
no Knox Academy 1858-61 14 May 28 October From Galesburg, IL
1864 1864
Clark, Merritt M. 1st Lieutenant Co. A, 77th Illinois Infantry 10 January 1835 1883 23 May no Class of 1857 18 July 10 July From Galesburg, IL; Lawyer; Promoted from Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant 2 Sept 1862; Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant 2 Feb 1864 AGR 4:655 1862 1865
Clendenin, David Ramsey Lieutenant Colonel 8th Illinois Cavalry 24 June 1830 1895 5 March no Class of 1854 18 September 17 July Enlisted from Morrison, IL; Promoted from Major to Lt. Colonel 5 Dec 1862 AGR 8:105 1861 1865
Coe, David P. Private (Recruit) Co. I, 33rd Illinois Infantry

1863 27 January yes; died 27 January 1863 from wounds received at Cache River, AK 7 July 1862 Knox Academy, 1859-60 5 September 27 January From Galesburg, IL AGR 2:643 1861 1863
Colton, David D. General

1832 1878-9
no Class of 1853 non-graduate

Went to California with Hiran G. Ferris K-1851 in 1850; Stayed in California; moved to San Francisco in 1859 and became associated with "Big Four" Railroad Barons


Colton, Francis

22 May 1834 1913 10 March no Class of 1855

Born in Monson, ME; From Galesburg, IL; Married in 1857 to Frances A. Garey; No mention of military service in obituary; Partnership with his father 1855-62 merchandise, V.P. First National Bank of Galesburg; 1866-9 U.S. Consul to Venice; President of the Farmer's and Mechanic's Bank of Galesburg 1872-84; Moved to D.C.; large land owner in NE and KS; picture in History of Knox County p. 1076 Bateman p. 114; History of Knox County , 2:1076 with picture

Colton, John B. Quartermaster 83rd Illinois Infantry 11 August 1831

no Knox Academy 1841-8 21 August
Born in Maine; From Galesburg, IL; On General Grant's Staff; Spent 5 years in California mining camps; Returned to Galesburg 1854; Owned large ranch in NE; resided in Kansas City; Married in 1857 and 1868 AGR 5:125; History of Knox County 2:268, 271 1862
Comstok, Merrill H. Private Co. E, 71st Illinois Infantry

1920
no Class of 1864 non-graduate 30 June 29 October From Galesburg, IL AGR 4:515 1862 1862
Conger, Edward D. 1st Sergeant Co. G, 32nd Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1849-52





Conger, George W. Private Co. C, 42nd Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1849-52 20 August 20 December From Galesburg, IL; Deserted AGR 3:214 1861 1861
Cooke, Forrest F. Private Co. D, 139th Illinois Infantry 4 February 1848 1915
no Class of 1870 27 April 28 October Born in Plainfield, NJ; Came at age 8 to Galesburg, IL; Mayor of Galesburg 1891-4, 1897-8; Admitted to bar in 1872; married Sarah Louise Collins 1875; Suspended from recitations due to remarks he made to Professor A. Hurd AGR 7:130; Bateman 2:770; History of Knox County 2:105,424 1864 1864
Cooper, Job Adams Sergeant Co. C, 137th Illinois Infantry 6 November 1843 1899 20 January no Class of 1865 16 May 24 September Born in Greenville, IL; From Knoxville, IL; Enlisted from Galesburg, IL; Studied law; Clerk of Circuit Court Bond Co. 1868-72; moved to Denver 1872; Vp and Cashier of German National Bank 1876-88; Republican Governor of Colorado 1889-90; President NBC in Denver 1891-7; Note under Company says "100 Day Regiment" NCAB Vol. 33, p. 274; Picture in Student File 1864 1864
Craig, William 2nd Lieutenant Co. C, 137th Illinois Infantry

1872
no Class of 1864 5 June 24 September From Jerseyville, IL; Enlisted from Galesburg, IL; U.S. District Attorney for Memphis, TN AGR 7:94; AGR 7:469 1864 1864
Crocker, Rufus C.
Co. D, 116th Illinois Infantry

1882

Class of 1857

From Jacksonville, IL


Curtis, William B. Sgt. Major, 2LT HQ, Co. A, 19th Illinois Infantry



no Knox Academy 1857 17 June 17 August Enlisted from Chicago; Mustered in as Sgt. Major 17 June 1861; Promoted 2LT of Co. A, 6 Aug 1861; Son of Knox President Harvey Curtis AGR 2:118-9 1861 1862
Davis, Reddick McKee Corporal Co. E, 77th Illinois Infantry
1837 1863 27 May yes; 27 May 1863 at Vicksburg while recovering from leg amputation Knox Academy 1847-8, 1849-52 22 July 27 May Enlisted from Peoria; Mustered in 2 Sept 1862; editor of The Onager Mercury AGR 4:666; Mary Brown Davis: Journalist, Feminist, & Reformer, Knox College Honors, 16-8 1862 1863
Dunham, Mulford E. Private Co. E, 17th Illinois Infantry

1862 13 February yes, 13 Feb 1862 at Fort Donelson Class of 1865 non-graduate 25 May 13 February From Bushnell, IL AGR 2:48 1861 1862
Dysart, Samuel A.
2nd Iowa Cavalry or Infantry




Knox S1863-4





Ewing, John C. Corporal Co. E, 17th Illinois Infantry

1862 28 August
Knox Academy, 1855-60 25 May 24 April From Galesburg, IL; Discharged for disability AGR 2:48 1861 1862
Farquhar, David Private Co. E, 71st Illinois Infantry; Co. C, 137th Illinois Infantry




Class of 1866 non-graduate 24 July 24 September From Galesburg, IL; Served with 71st Illinois Infantry until 29 Oct 1862; Re-enlisted 19 May 1864 in 137th Illinois Infantry AGR 7:95 (137th); AGR 4:515 (71st) 1862 1864
Ferris, Frederick Hyde 2nd Lieutenant Co. H, 33rd Illinois Infantry; 74th U.S.C. Infantry
1843 1925 17 September no Knox Academy 1859-61 19 September 30 December From Galesburg, IL; Private in 33rd Illinois Infantry; Re-enlisted as a Veteran 1 Jan 1864; Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant in 74th U.S.C.I.; Dismissed 30 Dec 1864 AGR 2:639; AGR 2:640 1861 1864
Ferris, Horace Farr 2nd Lieutenant Co. A, 77th Illinois Infantry; 99th U.S.C.T 5 July 1838 1882 16 October no Knox Academy, 1858-9 15 August 4 December From Galesburg, Il; Private in 77th Illinois Infantry; Discharged for promotion to U.S.C.T. 6 Feb 1864; Resigned from 99th U.S.C.T. 4 Dec 1865 AGR 4:652 1862 1865
Fleharty, Stephen Corporal; Sgt. Maj. Co. C, 102nd Illinois Infantry; HQ, 102nd Illinois Infantry




S1857-8 6 August 6 June Mustered 2 September 1862; Promoted Sergeant Major p. 309 1862 1865
Flint, Solomon F. 1st Lieutenant Co. I, 7th Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1854-5 25 July 9 July From Galesburg, IL; Re-enlisted as Veteran 22 Dec 1863; Promoted sergeant Major; Promoted 1st Lieutenant 25 July 1864 AGR 1:354; AGR 1:362 1861 1865
Follett, John M. 2nd Lieutenant Co. H, 33rd Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1846-51 19 September 21 September Successful farmer near Atkinson in Henry Co., IL; Promoted to 1st Sergeant 1 Oct 1864, later 2nd Lieutenant; Picture in Regimental History p. 159 Regimental History p. 18 1861 1865
Foster, George Gregory 1st Sergeant Co. E, 33rd Illinois Infantry

1861 15 October yes; 15 Oct 1861 at Big River Bridge, MO Class of 1862 non-graduate 13 August 15 October From Newark, WI; First man in regiment to be killed AGR 2:628 1861 1861
Fuller, Frederic (Francis??) Gurley Private Co. A, 77th Illinois Infantry




Class of 1861 non-graduate 13 August 10 July From Galesburg, IL AGR 4:652 1862 1865
Fullerton, Hugh M. Major Co. C, 2nd Illinois Cavalry 22 January 1822 1895 23 October no Class of 1847 24 August 19 November From Rushville; Buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Havana, IL; promoted from Captain to Major 30 Aug 1862 AGR 7:486, 494 1861 1863
Gaston, Henry Owen Private Co. D, 1st Illinois Cavalry




Class of 1864 non-graduate 23 April 14 July From Galesburg, IL; Enlisted from Knoxville, IL AGR 7:95 1861 1862
Gay, William H. Captain 1st Iowa Battery
1833 1918
no Class of 1857 non-graduate

From Galesburg, IL; Quincy, IL p. 613

Gleason, Harvey ???
8th Illinois Cavalry




S1863-7

From Dwight, IL; In Preparatory Department, 1864


Granger, Albert L. 1st Lieutenant 8th Illinois Cavalry; 29th U.S.C.T.




Class of 1867 non-graduate 29 February 27 October From Lockport, IL; Recruit in 8th Illinois Cavalry, Discharged for promotion to 29th U.S.C.T. AGR 8:127; O.A.R. pt. 8, p. 200 1864 1864
Grant, William A. Major 91st Illinois Infantry 11 November 1839 1919
no Knox Academy 1856-8 8 August 12 July Born in Petersboro, NY; Promoted from Sgt. Major to Adjutant 6 Oct 1862; Promoted Major 20 Oct 1864; Studied law after leaving Knox; Married in 1868; U.S.D.A.. for Eastern Louisiana 1889-92; Referee in Bankruptcy for New Orleans for several years AGR 5:372 1862 1865
Gray, Clark Captain Co. K, 93rd Illinois Infantry




Class of 1862 non-graduate 13 October 23 June From Peru, IL; Dismissed and then revoked 2 April 1863; Promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain 16 May 1863 AGR 5:379 1862 1865
Gray, Lyman Calvin Private Co. I, 92nd Illinois Infantry 26 October 1843 1933 8 March no Class of 1871 14 August 21 June Born in Erie, NY; From Polo, IL; Graduated from Auburn Theological Seminary, N.Y.; Home missionary in IL, IA, MO; Died in Quincy, IL at the Soldier's Home AGR 5:353; Picture in Student File 1862 1865
Griffith, George W. Private Co. F, 148th Illinois Infantry

1937
no Knox Academy 1867-70 10 February 17 July Enlisted from Osco, IL AGR 7:301 1865 1865
Griffith, John 1st Sergeant Co. C, 11th Illinois Cavalry



no Knox Academy 1857-8 21 October 30 September Enlisted from Galesburg, IL; Re-enlisted as Veteran 20 Dec 1863; Mustered out as 1st Sergeant AGR 8:293; p. 160 1861 1865
Hague, William Bailey Private Co. F, 148th Illinois Infantry 12 February 1848 1923 4 October no Class of 1871; Faculty 1872-3; Honorary 1921 11 February 26 August Born in Perryopolis, PA; Died in Gorham, ME; From Galesburg, IL; Enlisted from Quincy, IL; School teacher of Greek and Latin 1875-6; Congregational Clergyman in Bridgton, ME 1880-7; New Haven, CT 1887-90; So Bridgton 1890-1903 AGR 7:301; Picture in Faculty File 1865 1865
Hair, James T. Sergeant Co. E, 71st Illinois Infantry 26 October 1839 1905-6
no Class of 1865 non-graduate 30 June 29 October From Macomb, IL; Enlisted from Galesburg, IL; Owner of Printing firm in Chicago; Died in Denver, CO AGR 4:514 1862 1862
Hale, Clayton
59th Illinois




A1849-50

Died in Des Moines, IA


Hammond, Jehiel P. Private Co. B, 72nd Illinois Infantry; 33rd Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1850-1 10 February
Enlisted from Galesburg, IL; Died in Des Moines, IA; Transferred to 33rd Illinois Infantry AGR 4:530 1864
Hammond, Richmond F. Private Co. H, 102nd Illinois Infantry; Co. D, 14th Illinois Cavalry




Knox Academy 1857-9 26 July 30 May From Galesburg, IL; Deserted 17 Sept 1862; Enlisted in 14th Illinois Cavalry 29 Sept 1862; From 29 Sept 1862 to 30 May 1865 was a P.O.W. AGR 5:608; AGR 8:463 1862 1865
Harding, Roderick R. Captain Co. E, 17th Illinois Infantry; Co. A, 102nd Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1847-54 19 April 7 January From Galesburg, IL; 1st Lieutenant in 17th Illinois until promoted to Captain 20 May 1861; Resigned 15 May 1862; Re-enlisted as a Captain in 102nd Illinois Infantry 2 Sept 1862 AGR 5:594 (102nd); AGR 2:47 (17th) 1861 1863
Harrison, Thomas Sgt., 1st Lieutenant Co. A, 77th Illinois Infantry; 10th U.S.C.T. Heavy Artillery 21 September 1825 1894 13 May no Class of 1853 18 July 13 March Born in Barby, Northhamptonshire, England; Died in Independence, KS; Sergeant until discharged for promotion to U.S.C.T. 7 May 1864; Enlisted from Galesburg, IL; Moved to KS in 1869; Lawyer, Justice of Peace and Probate judge in Montgomery Co., KS 1882-6 AGR 4:655 1862 1865
Haskins, Benjamin F. Chaplain 138th Illinois Infantry 21 June 1822 1887 10 April no Class of 1849 21 June 14 October Born in Chautauqua, NY; From Galesburg, IL; Enlisted from Victoria, IL; Father came to Galesburg with original settlers; Married Cardine Goodall 1846, died 1846; Ordained Methodist minister (later Congregational) 1850; Married Frances Rebecca Abraham 1850; Founded Amity College, IA in 1856, first President; Moves to KS from Victoria, IL 1877; Est. Central KS Congregational Academy in Galve, KS 1880 AGR 7:108 1863 1864
Hastie, Addison Whipple Musician Co. H, 132nd Illinois Infantry 27 May 1847 1925
no Class of 1874 14 May 17 October From Wataga, IL; lawyer; Enlisted from Moline, IL AGR 7:16; p. 1032 1864 1864
Hayner, Edward B. (?)



1864
yes; Killed June 1864 Knox Academy 1855-7, 1858-60




1864
Heflin, Martin Veteran Co. I, 14th Illinois Infantry; Co. F 14th (Reorganized) IL Infantry




Knox Academy 1850-2 25 May 16 September From Waverly; Re-enlisted as Veteran 1 Jan 1864 in Co. F Veteran Battalion AGR 1:627-8; AGR 1:646 1861 1865
Holcomb, William H., Jr. 1st Sgt., Captain Co. A, 77th Illinois Infantry; 76th U.S.C.T.




Knox Academy 1844-52; Preparatory Dept. 1845-7 1 August 20 January Enlisted from Knoxville, IL; 1st Sergeant in 77th Illinois; Discharged for promotion to U.S.C.T. 12 Mar 1864 AGR 4:655 1862 1865
Hotchkiss, Memoir Victory Major 77th Illinois Infantry

1889
no Class of 1861 3 September 2 February From Peoria, IL; Picture in Archives - Farnham Family Photos AGR 4:654 1862 1864
Howe, Charles Private Co. H, 33rd Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1852-3 4 February 22 February From Galesburg, IL; note says "Tr. to Miss. Marine Brigade" AGR 2:640 1862 1863
Hunt, Samuel, Jr. Major 9th Tennessee (Union) Cavalry

1922
no Class of 1863

From Cleveland, TN; stock raiser in Texas Heitman 2:113; p. 215

Hurd, Theodore H. Sergeant Major 83rd Illinois Infantry
1840 1863 11 June no Class of 1860 8/13/1862 2/3/1863 From Galesburg, IL; Discharged for disability AGR 5:126

Jenney, Edward Winthrop Private Co. A, 77th Illinois Infantry 8 December 1843 1921 19 April no Class of 1870 9 August 10 July From Galesburg, IL; Born in Godfrey, IL; Died in Valley Springs, SD; Congregational minister; Andover Seminary 1873; Spent 8 years as a missionary in Bulgaria; Photos in Student File AGR 4:656 1862 1865
Jones, Norvel Private Co. C, 137th Illinois Infantry




Knox S1864-7; 1864-5 Second Year English 16 May 24 September Enlisted from Galesburg, IL p. 236 1864 1864
Kimball, Milton S. Captain; AAG Co. H, 17th Illinois Infantry, Co. C, 17th Illinois Infantry

1898 21 January no Class of 1855 20 May 1 September From Augusta, IL; Enlisted from Lewistown, IL; Member of General Ross's staff; Promoted from 2nd to 1st Lieutenant 18 Apr 1862; Promoted to Captain into Co. C; Promoted AAG 23 Dec 1862 AGR 2:54; AGR 2:43; Heitman 1:598 1861 1863
King, Jonas L.



1877

Class of 1858

From Clayton, IL


Kinnear, John R. Corporal Co. A, 86th Illinois Infantry




Class of 1865 non-graduate 7 August 6 June From Crugar, IL AGR 5:196 1862 1865
Kuhn, Jonas S. Paymaster, USA

1825 1865 16 July
Class of 1850; Faculty 1850-1 (tutor)

From Ashland Co., OH
1862 1865
Lambert, Curtis A.

11 May 1845 1922
no Class of 1868 non-graduate

Born in Ashland Co., OH; From Princeville, IL; Oculist; M.D. Rush


Lambert, Lucian Seneca AAIG Co. K, 83rd Illinois Infantry; 8th U.S. Heavy Artillery 19 March 1842 1928 28 April no Class of 1864 non-graduate 1 August 10 May Born in Ashland Co., OH; From Princeville, IL; Served on staffs of Generals E.A. Paine and S. Meredith; Corporal until promoted Captain in 8th U.S. Artillery 8 May 1864; Graduated from Medical school 1868 Rush and Miami College, Cincinnati; Opened practice in Galesburg, 1869; Retired from active practice 1925; Eye, ear,nose, and throat specialist; Served on U.S. Brd. of Com. for Old Soldiers Homes under McKinley and T. Roosevelt AGR 5:146; O.A.R. pt. 8, p. 155; Picture in Student File 1862 1864
Latimer, Jonathan Columbus Corporal Co. E, 70th Illinois Infantry 5 May 1842 1921 29 October no Class of 1864 5 July 29 October From Abingdon, IL; L.L.B. Harvard 1866; Attorney in Chicago 1866-77; Admitted to NY bar in 1877; 2 terms in NY legislature AGR 4:514; p. 875 1862 1862
Latimer, Joseph Franklin 1st Lieutenant Cos. C and G, 137th Illinois Infantry 15 April 1840 1920 14 July no Class of 1864 20 May 24 September From Abingdon, IL; Promoted from Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant 5 June 1864; Professor at Lincoln U. 1867-8; member of Illinois Legislature 1870-2, 1876-80; Mayor of Abingdon AGR 7:94; AGR 7:100; Bateman 2:918-9 1864 1864
Latimer, William Drennan 2nd Lieutenant Co. E, 71st Illinois Infantry
1838 1864
yes; 1864; Stricken with yellow fever, buried at sea off Fortress Monroe Class of 1863 22 July 29 October From Abingdon, IL; Enlisted from Galesburg, IL; Graduated from Albany Law School; Served in Quartermaster's Department AGR 4:514; History of Knox County 2:153 1862 1862
Lawrence, Charles Henry Corporal Co. C, 137th Illinois Infantry

1912
no Class of 1867 16 May 24 September From Vergennes, VT; enlisted from Galesburg, IL AGR 7:94 1864 1864
Leonard, Henry F. Sergeant Co. C, 42nd Illinois Infantry
1842 1923
no Knox Academy 1854-8 10 August 16 December From Galesburg, IL; A Private, Re-enlisted as Veteran 1 Jan 1864; Mustered out as Sergeant 16 Dec 1865 AGR 3:214-5 1861 1865
Losey, Henry Everard Pvt., Lt. Colonel Co. A, 77th Illinois Infantry; 67th and 92nd U.S.C. Infantry 3 January 1838 1921
no Class of 1861 1 August 1 March Born and From Galesburg, IL; Private in 77th, discharged for promotion 23 Jan 1864; Promoted Lt. Colonel in 67th and 92nd U.S.C. Infantry; a lawyer AGR 4:656; O.A.R. pt. [??], p. 24, 274 1862 1865
Lyford, Eugene A. 1st Sergeant Co. I, 88th Illinois Infantry
1841 1862
yes; 1862; Killed at Stone's River Class of 1863

From Port Byron, IL


Maclean, John M.
U.S. Navy




Class of 1869 non-graduate

From Vermont, IL


Marts, William Gosser Quartermaster Sgt. Co. A and Headquarters, 9th Illinois Cavalry

1914
no Class of 1869 non-graduate

From Oakland C.R., PA; Congregational minister


Matteson, Charles F. Captain Co. E, 17th Illinois Infantry; Co. G, 83rd Illinois Infantry



no Knox Academy 1850-6 25 May 21 June From Galesburg, IL; Sergeant in 17th Illinois; Promoted 1st Lieutenant in 83rd Illinois 2 Oct 1862; Promoted Captain 6 June 1865 AGR 2:48 (17th); AGR 5:628 (83rd); p. 470 1861 1865
May, Harvey L. Private Co. K, 51st Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1855-61 11 December 1 March Enlisted from Galesburg, IL AGR 3:582 1861 1862
McChesney, Alfred Brunson Surgeon 12th District

1903
no Knox Academy 1847-9; Hon. A.M. 1858 9 March 30 May
WR III, Vol. V, p. 905 1865 1865
McCoy, Daniel Charles Private Co. B, 137th Illinois Infantry 30 May 1836


Class of 1865 non-graduate 6 May 24 September Born and From Clayton, IL; Missionary to Peking, China AGR 7:93 1864 1864
McKee, George Colin Major Co. C, 11th Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy, 1846-53; see BDAC 30 July 30 July From Centralia, IL; Promoted from Captain to Major 22 May 1863 AGR 1:512, 520 1861 1864
McKenzie, James A. Captain Co. H, 33rd Illinois Infantry

1902
no Class of 1859 18 September 10 March From Cambridge, IL; p. 18 in Regimental History "most talented man in the 33rd" "dead shot with rifle and pistol and could throw a tomahawk with the skill of an Indian"; Judge Advocate General of Army of Southwest; Provost Marshall undr Gen. Steele; Knox Co. State's Attorney 1864-72 AGR 2:638, Regimental History p. 18 1861 1863
Messenger, Horace J. Recruit Co. F, 8th Illinois Cavalry




In Prep. Dept., Eng. Course 1864. 29 February 17 July From Lockport, IL AGR 8:128 1864 1865
Miles, Fielding F. Private Co. B, 102nd Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1847-50 5 August 21 February From Galesburg, IL; Discharged for Disability AGR 5:597 1862 1863
Montgomery, James McDowell Pvt.; 2LT Co. F, 89th Illinois Infantry; Co. K, 65th IL Inf.; Cos. K & B, 65th Cons.




Class of 1864 non-graduate 24 July 13 July From Abingdon or Edgington, IL; Mustered as Private in 89th IL Inf. 13 Oct 1862; Promoted 2LT 1 March 1863 -> mustered 29 May 1863; Named 2LT in 65th IL (Consolidated); Mustered into Cons. 16 May 1865; Prom. 1LT, Co. B, 17 July 1865; Prom. Capt. 11 July 1865; M.O. 13 July 1865 AGR 4:371, 378, 393; AGR 5:276 1862 1865
Morris, John Vernon Captain Co. D, 1st Illinois Cavalry; Co. M, 8th Illinois Cavalry

1864 8 July yes; 8 July 1864; Of wounds suffered at Monocacy Class of 1856 23 April 7 July From Lancaster, PA; Enlisted from Knoxville, IL; Corporal in 1st Illinois Cav. 23 Apr 1861 to 9 Oct 1861; Sergeant Major (enl. from Wash., D.C.) 18 Oct 1861 to promotion to Batallion Adjutant 14 March 1862 until 25 Aug 1862 (mustered out); Promoted Captain 8th Illinois Cav. 1 Apr 1863 until death. AGR 7:469; AGR 8:146 1861 1864
Morris, William M. Private Co. C, 7th Illinois Infantry

1865 3 February yes; 3 Feb 1865 of wounds Class of 1861 non-graduate

From Edginton, IL


Mott, Alvin K. Recruit (Private) Co. H, 33rd Illinois Infantry




S 1863-4 24 February 24 November Boswell, NM AGR 2:640 1864 1865
Nance, Albinus Private (Recruit) Co. H, 9th Illinois Cavalry 30 March 1848 1911 7 December no Class of 1870 non-graduate 24 April 31 October Born in LaFayette, IL; From Kewanee, IL; Admitted to bar 1870; Moved to Nebraska 1874; NE Legislature 1875-9 Speaker of the House; Delegate to G.O.P. Convention 1876; Governor of NE 1879-83 AGR 8:189; NCAB Vol. 12, p. 2; http://www.politicalgraveyard.com 1864 1865
Nead, George Walter Corporal Co. B, 138th Illinois Infantry

1931
no Class of 1870 non-graduate 13 May 14 October From Oneida, IL; Enlisted from Wataga, IL; Pastor at 1st Baptist Church, Norwood for 25 years AGR 7:110 1864 1864
Newman, Peter V.L. Private Co. D, 139th Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1858-9 20 May 28 October From Galesburg, IL AGR 7:130 1864 1864
Norris, John C. Private Co. E, 71st Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1861-2 30 June 29 October From Knoxville, IL AGR 4:515 1862 1862
Nye, Willard W. Musician (139th) 8th Kansas Infantry; Co. K, 139th Illinois Infantry

1938
no Knox Academy 1865-6, 1869-70 13 May 28 October From Geneseo, IL AGR 7:138 1864 1864
Overstreet, Mitchell E. Private Co. E, 33rd Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1855-60 28 August 27 November From Woodhull, IL; Discharged for disability AGR 2:629 1861 1862
Pitcher, Oliver Taylor 1st Lieutenant Co. C, 137th Illinois Infantry

1912
no Class of 1864; Faculty 1864-6 5 June 24 September From Galesburg, IL; lawyer, judge District Court, Springfield, MO AGR 7:94 1864 1864
Poling, Theodore Curtis Corporal Co. E, 71st Illinois Infantry; Co. C, 137th Illinois Infantry

1920
no Class of 1866 non-graduate 30 June 24 September From Mendon, IL; Enlisted from Galesburg, IL; Corporal in 71st from 30 Jun 1862 to 29 Oct 1862; Private in 137th from 2 May 1864 to 24 Sept 1864; Mustered out as Corporal AGR 7:95 (137th); AGR 4:514 (71st) 1862 1864
Ransom, Horace B.



1895
no Class of 1854

From Burlington, IA


Reily, Lewis A.



1914
no


Unclassified, 1866-7. From Columbus City, IA


Revels, Hiram Rhoads






Knox Academy 1856-7

Organized black regiments NCAB v. 11, p.405-6

Reynolds, John W. Private Co. D, 17th Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1850-3 25 May 1 November From Victoria or Galesburg, IL; Discharged for disability; Died in Victoria, IL AGR 2:47; p. 77 1861 1861
Robbins, Edward Chester Delavan 1st Lieutenant Co. D, 17th Illinois Infantry

1865
yes at Vicksburg Class of 1860; Faculty 1859-60 25 May 1 June From Oxford, IL; Promoted from Private to 2nd Lt. 18 Apr 1862; Promoted to 1st Lt. 18 Feb 1863; p. 315 History of Knox County AGR 2:46-7; History of Knox County p. 315 1861 1864
Roberts, George Moses 1st Lieutenant Co. A, 137th Illinois Infantry

1906
no Class of 1863 5 June 24 September From Quincy, IL AGR 7:91 1864 1864
Roberts, Hiram Shannon Hospital Steward 83rd Illinois Infantry

1903
no Class of 1861 24 January 26 June From Henderson, IL; Physician AGR 5:126 1863 1865
Robinson, Charles Fillmore Private Co. D, 1st Illinois Cavalry

1925
no Class of 1865 11 January 14 July From Knoxville, IL; Recruit AGR 7:471 1861 1862
Ross, William McKay Private Co. E, 71st Illinois Infantry




Class of 1866 non-graduate 30 June 29 October From Guysville, OH AGR 4:515 1862 1862
Seely, William W.






Class of 1856

From Elgin, IL; Farmer


Seymour, Henry N. 2nd Lieutenant Co.A, 14th Illinois Cavalry




Class of 1861; "Knox, 1853-55, 1856-58" 15 October 31 July From Galesburg, IL; Promoted from Sergeant 14 July 1865 AGR 8:454 1862 1865
Sherwood, Marshall C. Private Co. D, 139th Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1854-5 12 May 28 October Enlisted from Galesburg, IL AGR 7:130 1864 1864
Shields, James William Corporal Co. G, 3rd Illinois Cavalry



yes; died in St. Louis 20 October 1862 Class of 1863 non-graduate 21 August 20 October From Mt. Sterling, IL; Mustered 26 Aug 1861 AGr 7:560 1861 1862
Shoup, James
72nd Illinois Infantry??




Preparatory Department, Classical Course 1864





Simmons, William H. Private Co. E, 89th Illinois Infantry

1864 1 November yes; 1 Nov 1864 at Chattanooga, TN Knox Academy 1854-5 5 August 1 November From Galesburg, IL AGR 5:273 1862 1864
Smith, Arthur Arnold Brigadier General 83rd Illinois Infantry 9 May 1829 1900
no Class of 1853; Trustee 1879-1900 21 August 13 May From Victoria, IL; Admitted to bar 1855; Member Illinois Legislature 1861; Judge 10th Judicial District AGR 5:125; Bateman p. 745 1862 1865
Smith, George Erastus Captain Co. H, 33rd Illinois Infantry 20 March 1839 1922
no Class of 1861 18 September 7 December Born in Victoria, IL; From Lisbon, IL; Promoted from 1st Lt. to Captain 10 March 1863; Prominent attorney in St. Louis; Admitted to bar in 1867; Missouri Legislature 1881-2 AGR 2:638 1861 1865
Smith, William A. Sergeant Co. D, 139th Illinois Infantry; Co. K, 148th Illinois Infantry




Knox S 1863-4 13 May 5 September Enlisted from Galesburg, IL (139th); Enlisted from Tiskilwa (148th); Sergeant in the 139th until 28 Oct 1864; Re-enlisted 11 Feb 1865 as a Private in the 148th AGR 7:308 (148th); AGR 7:129 (139th) 1864 1865
Stone, Clarendon Alexander 1st Lieutenant Co. E, 33rd Illinois Infantry




Class of 1863 non-graduate 18 September 18 June From Galesburg, IL; Taken prisoner 15 Oct 1861; Resigned for disability AGR 2:628 1861 1862
Strong, Erastus A. Chaplain 3rd Ohio Infantry

1866
no Class of 1847 20 June 21 June From Adams Co.; Episcopal Minster Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio vol. 2, p. 61 1861 1864
Strong, Samuel B. Private Co. E, 71st Illinois Infantry; Co. C, 137th Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1861-2 30 June 16 May Enlisted from Galesburg, IL; In the 71st from 30 June 1862 to 29 Oct 1862; In the 137th from 16 May 1864 until "Abs. sick at MO [Mustering Out] of Regt." AGR 7:95 (137th); AGR 4:515 (71st) 1862 1864
Sumner, Harlan P. 1st Sergeant Co. E, 17th Illinois Infantry




Knox S 1855-6 25 May 26 March Discharged for disability AGR 2:48 1861 1862
Swank, J.O. (or J.C.)
Iowa Infantry




Knox Academy 1859-61





Tompkins, Isaiah Private Co. D, 102nd Illinois Infantry




Knox S 1841-4 9 August 6 March From Galesburg, IL AGR 5:601 1862 1863
Tucker, Charles Elisha Captain 14th Illinois Infantry????

1863
yes; 1863 at Port Hudson, LA Class of 1860

From Galesburg, IL


Van Sant, Nicholas G. Private Recruit Co. A, 9th Illinois Infantry



no Unclassified; 1866-7 9 February 31 October From Rock Island, IL AGR 8:162 1864 1865
Van Sant, Samuel Rinnah Corporal Co. A, 9th Illinois Cavalry 11 May 1844 1936 3 October no Class of 1870 non-graduate 1 September 23 September From Rock Island, IL; Served as a Private, mustered out as Corporal; Gave up college due to lack of means and became involved with his father in raft boat construction; Moved to MN in 1883; Elected Winona City Alderman; MN Legislature in 1892, re-elected 1894, elected Speaker; Governor of MN 1901-5; "[?????] merger of Great Northern and Northern Pacfic Railroads" AGR 8:160; NCAB v.13, p. 325 1861 1864
Venable, William Jr. Sergeant Co. H, 2nd Illinois Cavalry 25 April 1834 1893
no Class of 1861 6 August 11 August Born in Philadelphia, PA; From Macomb, IL AGR 7:509 1861 1864
Wall, Thomas McKay
Iowa Infantry




Class of 1866 non-graduate

Kossuth, IA


Waterbury, Daniel H. 2nd Lieutenant Co. D, 2nd Illinois Cavalry; Co. I, 142nd Illinois Infantry 18 February 1839


Class of 1864 non-graduate 23 April 26 October From Polo, IL; Enlisted from Knoxville, IL (2nd Cav); Private until discharged 9 Oct 1861; Enlisted from Polo, IL (142nd); 2nd Lt. from 18 Jun 1864 to 26 Oct 1864 when mustered out AGR 7:470 (2nd Cav); AGR 7:187 (142nd) 1861 1864
Waterbury, Edwin S. Quartermaster 22nd Illinois Infantry 9 November 1839 1912
no Class of 1864 non-graduate

From Polo, IL; Farmer


Watson, James H. Corporal Co. E, 33rd Illinois Infantry



no Knox Academy 1855-9 20 September 6 December From Galesburg, IL; Re-enlisted as a Veteran 1 Jan 1864; Mustered out as Corporal; Picture in Regimental History p. 256 AGR 2:630; Regimental History p. 256 - picture 1861 1865
Wells, Ebenezer Tracy Captain Co. F, 89th Illinois Infantry 15 May 1835 1923
no Class of 1855 23 August 24 August From Galesburg and Rock Island, IL; A 1st Lt. Promoted 7 Jan 1863; lawyer, jurist; Colorado Territory Legislature; Judge Colorado Supreme Court AGR 5:274-5 1862 1864
Wells, John H. 2nd Lieutenant Co. E, 17th Illinois Infantry



no Knox Academy 1853-7 15 June June From Galesburg, IL; Promoted 2nd Lt. from Private 16 Feb 1863 AGR 2:48-9 1861 1864
West, Lyman Corporal Co. A, 77th Illinois Infantry



no Knox Academy 1855-60 17 July 10 July From Galesburg, IL AGR 4:655, p.84 1862 1865
West, Samuel Captain Co. I, 59th Illinois Infantry



no Knox Academy 1860-1 1 March 22 November From Knoxville, IL; Promoted Captain 7 Jan 1863 AGR 4:134; AGR 4:163; p. 765, 856 1862 1864
White, John Burritt Sergeant Co. C, 137th Illinois Infantry

1868
no Class of 1867 2 May 24 September From Henry, IL; Enlisted from Galesburg, IL; A Corporal, mustered out as Sergeant AGR 7:94 1864 1864
Wild, T.???
Iowa Infantry




Class of 1866





Wiley, Walter S. Corporal Co. E, 33rd Illinois Infantry



no Knox Academy 1856-9 16 August 6 December From Bureau Co., IL; Re-enlisted as Veteran 1 Jan 1864; Mustered out as Corporal AGR 2:629-30 1861 1865
Wilkinson, Charles R.
87th Ohio Infantry




Class of 1867 non-graduate

From Fairfield, IA p. 1142

Willcox, William H. Sgt., 2LT Co. A, 77th Illinois Infantry

1921
no Knox Academy 1852-3, 1854-5, 1856-7 5 August 10 July From Galesburg, IL; Promoted from Sergeant 2 Feb 1864 AGR 4:655 1862 1865
Williamson, James A. Brigader General 4th Louisiana Volunteers
1829 1902 7 September no Knox Academy 1848-50 July April Born in Adair Co., Kentucky; Died in Rhode Island; Wounded 5 times; Delegate to 1860 Democratic Convention; Delegate to 1868 G.O.P. Convention; President of Atlantic and Pacific Railroad until 1892
1862 1865
Woods, Robert Mann Major 64th Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1853-8 27 June 31 July From Springfield, IL; Promoted from Adjutant 13 Jul 1865; Promoted to Major 13 Mar 1865 AGR 4:315-6 1864 1865
Woods, William M.
U.S. Navy




Knox Academy 1861-4; Prep. Department English Course

From Knoxville, IL


Woodward, Henry T.
Co. B, 72nd Illinois Infantry

1864 30 November yes; 30 Nov 1864 at Franklin
4 December 30 November

1863 1864
Woodward, Henry T. Private Co. E, 71st Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1857-8, 1862-4; Prep. Dept. Classical Course, 1864 30 June 29 October From Galesburg, IL AGR 4:515 1862 1862
Woodward, Howard B. Recruit Co. A, 22nd Illinois Infantry



no Knox Seminary 1865-6 14 January 27 June From Galesburg, IL AGR 2:221 1862 1862
Wright, Paul Private Co. E, 71st Illinois Infantry




Knox Academy 1861-2 30 June 29 October From Galesburg, IL AGR 4:515 1862 1862
Wyckoff, James Dunham
Possibly Hired Substitute 11 September 1832 1909
no Class of 1856; Honorary 1909

From West Jersey, IL; Congregational Clergyman 1859-1909