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Photos of Soldiers from the 77th Illinois Infantry

The 26 carte de visites in this collection were apparently taken in New Orleans. None are dated and the revenue stamps have been removed from all but three. The photographers were Lessons, Swymmer, T. Lilienthal, Anderson & Turner, and A. Constant. On several photos the photographer is not indicated.

The information about the soldiers is taken from the Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, Volume IV, Springfield, IL, 1901, and History of the 77th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, September 2, 1862- July 10, 1865, W.H. Bentley, Edward Hine Printer, Peoria, IL 1883.

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Soldier Home town Service
Allison, William C.C. Bell Plain, IL Co. H; enlisted 11 Feb 1864; mustered out 10 Jul 1865
Avery, J. William Cazenovia, IL Co. C; enlisted 13 Aug 1862; mustered out as a corporal, 10 Jul 1865
Bartlett, Levi S. Galesburg, IL Co. A; enlisted 3 Feb 1864; transferred to 130th IL Infantry when revived
Bell, Alfred C. Bell Plain, IL Co. H; enlisted 13 Aug 1862; mustered out 10 Jul 1865
Boher, Daniel Galesburg, IL Co. A; enlisted 20 Jan 1864; transferred to 130th IL Infantry as revived.
Crow, James Jr. Limestone, IL Co. A; enlisted 12 Aug 1862; mustered out 10 Jul 1865
Gillson, Frederick Rosefield, IL Co. K; enlisted 12 Aug 1862; mustered out 10 Jul 1865
Hart, Samuel M. Woodford County, IL Co. C; enlisted 13 Aug 1862; mustered out 10 Jul 1865
Holman, John W. Bell Plain, IL Co. H; enlisted 9 Aug 1862; mustered out 23 May 1865
Jenney, E. Winthrop Galesburg, IL Co. A; enlisted 9 Aug 1862; mustered out 10n July 1865
Judson, Alfred Marion Galesburg, IL Co. A; enlisted 4 Jan 1864;tranferred to 130th IL Infantry as revived
Lochbaum, Daniel Knoxville, IL Co. A; enlisted 8 Aug 1862; mustered out 10 Jul 1865
Morris, Henry S. Rosefield, IL Co. K; ----------; mustered out as a corporal, 10 Jul 1865; com-missioned 2nd Lt., but not mustered. [reverse of photo says: Serge Morris]
Morton, Thomas H.
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Co. D; member of the 130th IL Infantry; enlisted 20 Aug 1862; mustered out 15 Aug 1865
Parret, Orange  Magnolia, IL Co. B; enlisted 22 Aug 1862; transferred as consolidated, 17 Mar 1865; commissioned Capt. But must-ered out as 2nd Lt. 10 Jul 1865
Poyer, Abram L. Magnolia, IL Co. B; enlisted 9 Aug 1862; Died near Cairo, IL, 19 Feb 1863
Smith, Myron C. Elmwood, IL Co. I; enlisted 14 Aug 1862; mustered out 10 Jul 1865
Stevenson, William Linn, IL Co. C; enlisted 13 Aug 1862; mustered out 10 Jul 1865
Stitler, William  Knoxville, IL Co. A; enlisted 7 Aug 1862; mustered out 10 Jul 1865
Sutton, George W. Peoria, IL Co. A; enlisted 5 Jan 1864; transferred to 130th IL Infantry as revived
Wald, Merrick J. Woodford County, IL Co. C; enlisted 11 Aug 1862; mustered out 10 Jul 1865
Waterman, Collins P. Minonk, IL< Co. H; enlisted 11 Aug 1862; mustered out 10 Jul 1865
Wiley, William Peoria, IL Co. C; enlisted 5 Aug 1862; ------
Witherall, George W. Galesburg, IL Co. A; enlisted 11 Aug 1864; transferred to 130th IL Infantry as revived
Unidentified photos: 
#1, and #3