42nd Illinois Infantry

The 42nd Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Ill. on July 22, 1861 and was partly composed of Michigan men, mostly in Companies E,F and H.

The Regiment was on duty in Missouri from the time of its muster until February 3, 1862, when it was ordered to Fort Holt, Ky, where it arrived on February 20. It took part on the attack on Island #10. On the night of April 4, 1862, Captain Hottenstein, with 20 men of Company H ran the blockade on the Gunboat "Carondolet". After the surrender of Island #10 the Regiment joined Pope's Army, which was engaged in the siege of Corinth and was in the Battle of Farmington on May 9, 1862. They were engaged at Columbia, Tn, September 9, 1862 and arrived at Nashville, Tn on September 13, 1862.

The Regiment took part in the siege of Nashville, also in the Mufreesboro Campaign and the Battle of Stone River, where they suffered heavily. They took part in the Atlanta Campaign, May 3 and on December 16, 1864 was engaged in the Battle of Nashville. On July 18 the Regiment was ordered to Fort Lavaca, Tx where they remained in service until December 16, 1865 when it was mustered out of service and ordered to Illinois. They arrived at Camp Butler, Il on January 3, 1866 and was paid off and disbanded on January 12, 1866.

ENLISTED MEN

NAME CO. HOME AGE
Acker, Cornelius

F
Chicago n/a
Aiker, Edwin

G
Pipestone n/a
Alden, Charles

F
Hudson n/a
Aldrich, James D.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Andrews, Wesley P.

I
Batavia n/a
Arnold, Desire

E
Silver Creek n/a
Ashling, Charles

F
Hilldsdae n/a
Austin, Silas

H
Springport n/a
Babcock, Nathan M.

F
New Buffaslo n/a
Barnes, John

H
Tompkins n/a
Barnes, William H.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Barney, David M.

E
Wayne n/a
Barney, Henry L.

E
Wayne n/a
Barrack, Jonathan A.

E
Calvin n/a
Barrow, Peter

G
St. Joseph n/a
Bean, Ira

F
n/a n/a
Bell, William J.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Bemur, Daniel W.

G
Fentonville n/a
Bennett, David

H
Albion n/a
Berger, Charles W.

H
Battle Creek n/a
Billings, William R.

H
Delta n/a
Birdsall, Marion

F
New Buffalo n/a
Birdsall, Reuben

F
New Buffalo n/a
Blackmar, Severins W.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Bochoven, William

H
Otter Creek n/a
Booth, Andrew

F
Hillsdale 22
Bowen, William H.

F
n/a 20
Bragg, Gustavus

E
Pokagan n/a
Brewer, Andrew

H
Eaton Rapids n/a
Brownell, Lorenzo D.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Buck, Lucien

H
Springport n/a
Bunker, Carlton L.

G
St. Joseph n/a
Burling, Robert G.

E
Pokagon n/a
Calhoun, Albert

E
Cass Co. n/a
Case, James E.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Caston, Hiram

E
Dowagiac n/a
Chapman, Hiram A.

G
Pipestone n/a
Church, Calvin

F
Hillsdale 21
Clark, William H.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Codding, William F.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Colburn, William H.

E
Silver Creek n/a
Cole, Frederick

F
n/a n/a
Collins, Napoleon B.

G
Pipestone n/a
Comstock, Charles V.

H
Parma n/a
Cone, Hullette

E
Dowagiac n/a
Cooper, Ephriam B.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Courser, George

F
New Buffalo 25
Curtis, George D.

H
Albion n/a
Cuykendall, William

F
Hillsdale n/a
Cuykendall, William E.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Dart, Byron J.

E
Berrien Springs n/a
Dart, Byron J.

E
Berrien Springs n/a
Davis, Samuel H.

F
New Buffalo n/a
Day, Lucius C.

E
Dowagiac 23
Decamp, Theodore

E
Silver Creek n/a
Deems, James

F
Hudson n/a
Delapane, harrison

E
Berrien Springs n/a
Devine, Oscar A.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Dickerson, Alanson

E
Berrien Springs n/a
Dingman, Jacob

F
New Buffalo n/a
Dokey, Charles

K
White Pigeon n/a
Duel, Charles

F
New Bufalo n/a
Dufoe, Nathaniel H.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Elliott, Uriah

E
Durand n/a
Ervin, Christian

F
n/a n/a
Estes, Comfort P.

E
Dowagiac 24
Evans, Florimond

E
n/a n/a
Farmer, Franklin G.

E
n/a n/a
Faskett, Esbon B.

G
Tyrone n/a
Ferguson, Charles

H
Union City n/a
Fienhout, Daniel C.

E
Pokagon n/a
Fish, Spencer

F
New Buffalo n/a
Flansburg, Stephen E.

H
n/a n/a
Flemming, James H.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Forbes, George W.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Forbes, John A.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Ford, Benjamin

H
Concord n/a
Ford, John N.

H
Albion n/a
Ford, Lindley

H
Concord n/a
Frenhohm, Benjamin

E
Calvin n/a
Gilbert, William M.

F
n/a n/a
Gillchrist, William

F
Hillsdale n/a
Grover, Henry S.

H
Parma n/a
Haggarty, Blair

F
Hillsdale n/a
Hall, Jehiel

E
Dowagiac n/a
Hall, William H.

H
Bellevue n/a
Hanna, Nathaniel L.

E
Dowagie n/a
Harmon, Christpher

E
Dowagiac 34
Harmon, John

F
New Buffalo 35
Harrison, Andrew

H
Battle Creek n/a
Harrison, Charles H.

H
Battle Creek n/a
Hastings, Charles

H
Eaton Rapids n/a
Haver, John B.

E
Dowagiac 19
Heath, Edward C.

E
Pokagon n/a
Henderson, George H.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Hewitt, James F.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Higgins, Daniel

E
Dowagiac n/a
Higgins, George W.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Hill, James

E
Dowagiac 19
Hitsman, Sidney

E
Dowagiac 22
Holmes, John C.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Horton, William

H
Coldwater n/a
Huff, Asher

E
Dowagiac n/a
Hurson, Edward

E
Berrien Springs n/a
Jeffrey, Archibald

H
Parma n/a
Kidder, Henry D.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Kimball, Josephus

H
Union City n/a
Krisher, John Jr.

E
Calvin 24
Ladu, John M.

H
Bellevue n/a
Laird, Samuel B.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Lakym, Joseph

H
Union City n/a
Lane, George M.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Latty, William W.

H
Battle Creek n/a
Layman, Joseph H.

F
n/a n/a
Leaf, John

E
St. Joseph n/a
Ledyard, Charles

F
New Buffalo n/a
Ledyard, David

F
New Buffalo 19
Leffler, George W.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Leimen, John

F
New Buffalo n/a
Leonard, William

E
Dowagiac 18
Lewis, Edmund H.

E
Cassopolis n/a
Lockwood, Darius

F
Hillsdale n/a
Lockwood, Oscar T.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Lohman, Charles

F
New Buffalo 27
Losh, Michael

H
Battle Creek n/a
Lucas, Henry

E
Constantine 23
Lunt, Geirge H.

H
Battle Creek n/a
Mabury, James D.

E
Paw Paw n/a
Mackin, Hugh B.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Mapes, Samuel

F
Hudson n/a
Marsh, Tyler

F
Hudson n/a
Martin, Lyman M.

E
Berrien Springs n/a
McDonald, Alva

E
Pokagon n/a
Merriman, Henry A.

F
New Buffalo n/a
Miller, George

H
Clarence n/a
Miller, Jesse

E
Paw Paw n/a
Miller, William H. H.

E
n/a 22
Mills, Andrew J.

Unassigned
Hartford n/a
Momany, Oliver F.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Momany, Robert A. -or-

E
Dowagiac 23
Momany, Albert

E
Monger, Willard

F
Hillsdale n/a
Monroe, William N.

F
Davison 19
Montgomery, Ezra A.

H
Eaton Rapids n/a
Morse, Able S.

E
Silver Creek n/a
Munger, Charles A.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Nevill, John G.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Newman, Joseph

F
Buchanan n/a
Nichols, James D.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Northrop, Adoniram J.

E
Calvin n/a
Norton, Leonard R.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Nye, Robert

F
Hillsdale n/a
Orange, Andrew

E
Dowagiac n/a
Parson, William

H
Battle Creek n/a
Patton, Ogden H.

F
New Buffalo n/a
Peck, Walter

H
Bellevue n/a
Percey, Robert N.

H
Battle Creek 19
Perkins, Charles R.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Perry, William H.

H
Concord n/a
Peters, John

E
Calvin n/a
Phillips, Chittenden R.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Phillips, Cyrus

E
Dowagiac 42
Phrates, Perry

F
Hillsdale 24
Pierson, Bartley

E
Calvin n/a
Plumer, John A.

H
Bellevue n/a
Pritchard, Owen

F
New Buffalo n/a
Randall, Stephen E.

F
New Buffalo n/a
Raymond, Welcome P.

F
Hudson n/a
Rea, Albert W.

E
Calvin 18
Reynolds, Benjamin F.

H
Otter Creek n/a
Reynolds, Stephen H.

H
Otter Creek n/a
Rice, Gardiner

H
Parma n/a
Rich, William W.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Riley, James W.

E
Dowagiac 19
Roblyer, George

H
Union City n/a
Rock, Albert

H
Eaton Rapids n/a
Rose, Lewis A.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Rounds, George

F
Hudson n/a
Rummels, Peter

E
Dowagiac 21
Ryan, John

E
n/a n/a
Salsbury, Nelson

F
Hudson 17
Satterly, Volney

F
New Buffalo n/a
Scroufe, James

F
New Buffalo n/a
Sharer, James H.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Shenefelt, Albert A.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Shenefelt, Hubert D. or R.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Smith, Samuel

H
Springport n/a
Somer, Isaac D.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Southwick, Alonzo

H
Bellevue n/a
Southworth, Wallace

F
Hillsdale n/a
Spicer, George G.

E
Dowagiac 19
Stage, William

E
Dowagiac n/a
Stephenson, Zimri

E
Calvin 20
Stevens, Joseph H.

E
Dowagiac n/a
Stoddard, William

H
Bellevue n/a
Stone, Charles

F
New Buffalo n/a
Stroud, Sylvester

F
Hillsdale N/a
Sturr, Joseph

E
Calvin n/a
Switzer, Leroy

F
Hudson n/a
Tanner, John

H
Matawan n/a
Tate, John E.

H
Battle Creek n/a
Thompson, John

H
Parma n/a
Thorpe, John C.

H
Parma n/a
Tillotson, John D.

E
Calvin 23
Topping, Caleb

F
New Buffalo n/a
Topping, William A. J.

F
New Buffalo n/a
Townsend, William R.

E
Niles n/a
Trewilleger, Benjamin F.

F
Hudson n/a
Trowbridge, Edwin R.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Tuttle George P.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Vanlone, Fred

E
Dowagiac n/a
Vickers, George T.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Wallace, Victor

E
Dowagiac n/a
Warren, Daniel A.

G
Watervliet n/a
Wilcox, Elisha

H
Amboy n/a
Wilcox, Harvey G.

H
Bronson n/a
Wood, Gilbert

F
Hillsdale n/a
Wood, William

H
Albion n/a
Woodliff, John

H
Spring Arbor n/a
Woods, John T.

F
Hillsdale n/a
Worden, Amass P. R.

E
Dowagiac n/a

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