JEFFERSON COUNTY MILITARY

Record of the Services of
ILLINOIS SOLDIERS
in the

BLACK HAWK WAR 
1831-1832 
MEXICAN WAR 
1846-1868

Submitted by Martina Carpenter and Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera
Oct 4, 1997

Record of the Services of ILLINOIS SOLDIERS in the BLACK HAWK WAR 1831-32 & MEXICAN WAR 1846-8
With an Appendix by ISAAC H. ELLIOTT Adjutent General of the State of Illinois 1882

SPY BATTALION
Capt. James Bowman's Company

Of the Odd Battalion of Spies, 1st Brigade of Illinois Mounted Volunteers, called into the service of the United States,
on the requestion of Gen. Atkinson, by the Governor's proclamation, dated May 15, 1832. Mustered out, Aug. 16, 1832

Name and Rank Residence Enrolled Remarks
 
Capt. James Bowman Jeff. Co. IL  June 17, 1832
1st Lt. Franklin S. Casey Jeff. Co. IL June 16, 1832 Furloughed Aug. 7, 1832
2nd Lt. Green Deprist Jeff. Co. IL
Supposed to be furloughed 
Aug. 3, 1832 
Sergeants


Stephen O. Hicks Jeff. Co. IL

Eli D. Anderson Jeff. Co. IL Promoted 1st Serg't, vice Hicks furloughed
John R. Suterfield Jeff. Co. IL
Supposed to be discharged 
August 12, 1832
Littleton, Daniel Jeff. Co. IL
Supposed to be discharged 
August 12, 1832
Corporals


George Bullock Jeff. Co. IL

James Bullock Jeff. Co. IL

Isaac S. Casey Jeff. Co. IL
Furloughed August 7, 1832
Isaac Deprist Jeff. Co. IL
Supposed to be discharged 
August 3, 1832 
Privates 


Anderson, H. S
Promoted
Atchison, Wash't

Supposed to be discharged
Aug. 3, 1832
Atchison, Ignatius


Bingeman, William


Bradford, Joseph


Bruce, Marcus D


Buffington, Philip C


Baugh, John


Carpenter, Sam'l. W.


Casey, Zadock

Promoted and furloughed July 2, 1832
Darnall, John 

Supposed to be discharged 
Aug. 3, 1832
Deweze, William


Elkin, Gazaway


Elkin, Robert 


Faulkenby, Isaac


Gastin, Wm. D

Sick in tent
Holder, Willis D


Hays, William B.

Furloughed Aug. 6, 1832
Ham, James


Harlow, Joel 


Isam, John 


Kitrel, David

Supposed to be discharged 
Aug. 3, 1832
Martin, James C


Miner, James F 


McBrien, John E.


Newby, Hezekiah

Supposed to be discharged 
Aug. 12, 1832
Owens, Joshua


Owens, Peter


Parish, Wiott


Pace, George W

Furloughed July 10, 1832 
to care for wounded.
Rhea, James


Reynolds, Jacob

Supposed discharged Aug. 12, 1832
Tarnison, William

Discharged Aug. 12, 1832 
DEAD


Allen, William
June 16, 1832 Killed at Kellog's Grove June 25
Black, James


Bond, James B


Bradford, Abner


Meek, Robert

Wounded(?)
Randolph, Marcus


I certify on honor that Zadock Casey volunteered in my company as a private, and proceeded to Fort Wilbourn,
where on June 17, 1832, he was promoted to Paymaster of the Spy Battalion, and served as such to the end of
the Indian war. He is therefore entitled to travelling pay as a private to Wibourn from this place.(signed)
Mount Vernon, May 16, 1833 JAMES BOWMAN, late captain

Company organized May 28, 1832. Marched for Hennepin June 12, 1832.
12 horses killed at Kellog's Grove June 25, 1832
8 wounded " " " " "
5 missing " " " " "
4 wounded " " Recovered.

Mustered into service at Wilbourn June 17, 1832. Drew only one-half bushel corn per horse since mustered into service.
Drew  only one ration per day for self since mustered into service. Furnished 8 days rations each at Springfield.
 

Submitted By Dennis

Information about the five (5) persons from
Jefferson County, Illinois that was killed at the
Battle of Kellogg's Grove.

The individuals killed on that day and buried the next
morning by a burial detail consisting of PRVT. Abraham
Lincoln were:
  
WILLIAM ALLEN     killed June 25,  1832.  In 1830
census of Jefferson Co., Il. age 20-30 and  married
with kids.  Don't know if this is him or not
 
JAMES BLACK       killed June 25,  1832.  In 1830
census of Wayne Co., Il. age 40-50 (closer to 40 I 
would say) with a wife of 30-40 and with kids.  Don't 
know if this is him or not.
 
JAMES B. BOND    killed June 25, 1832.  Recently 
arrived in Illinois to see his father and to make a
home in Farrington Township,  Jefferson Co., Il.  He 
was born and raised in Bedford Co., Va. married to 
Mary Ann Holt and they had two kids.  I have all of
his records from the National Archives.  This is my 
GGGgrandfather.
  
ABNER BRADFORD killed June 25, 1832.  In 1820
Moore's Prairie,  Jefferson Co., Il. census.
  
MARCUS RANDOLPH killed June 25, 1832  Nothing to be
found at this  time
  
All of these men are buried at the battle site
(KELLOGG'S GROVE) at  the BLACK HAWK MONUMENT near
Kent, Illinois in the County of  Stephenson.  This
site is a National Historical Registry.  

Jefferson County IL Enrollment
NAME                             RANK  COMPANY          PLACE OF ENROLLMENT     REGIMENT BRIGADE

ALLEN, WILLIAM                   PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
ANDERSON, ELI D                  SGT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
ANDERSON, STINSON H              SGM                    JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
ATCHISON, GEORGE W               PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
ATCHISON, IGNATIUS               PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
ATCHISON, IGNATIUS               PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
ATCHISON, WASHINGTON             PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BAUGH, JOHN                      PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BAUGH, JOHN                      PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BINGAMAN, WILLIAM                PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BINGEMAN, WILLIAM                PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BLACK, JAMES                     PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BOND, JAMES B                    PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BOWMAN, JAMES                    CPT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BRADFORD, ABNER                  PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BRADFORD, JOSEPH                 PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BRADFORD, JOSEPH                 PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BRUCE, MARCUS D                  PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BRUCE, MARCUS D                  PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BUFFINGTON, P C                  PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BUFFINGTON, PHILLIP C            PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BULLOCK, GEORGE                  CPL   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
BULLOCK, JAMES                   CPL   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
CARPENTER, SAMUEL W              PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
CASEY, F S                       1LT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
CASEY, ISAAC S                   CPL   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
CASEY, ZADOC                     PAY                    JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
DARNALL, JOHN                    PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
DARNALL, JOHN                    PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
DEPRIEST, GREEN                  2LT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
DEPRIEST, GREEN                  2LT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
DEPRIEST, ISAAC C                CPL   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
DEPRIEST, ISAAC C                CPL   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
DEWEZE, WILLIAM                  PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
DEWEZE, WILLIAM                  PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
ELKIN, GAZAY                     PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
ELKIN, ROBERT                    PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
FAULKENBRY, ISAAC                PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
GASTIN, WILLIAM D                PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
HAM, JAMES                       PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
HARLOW, JOEL                     PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
HAYS, WILLIAM B                  PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
HICKS, STEPHEN G                 SGT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
HOLDER, WILLIS B                 PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
ISAM, JOHN                       PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
KITREL, DAVID                    PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
KITRELE, DAVID                   PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
LITTLETON, DANIEL                SGT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
LITTLETON, DANIEL                SGT   J WATKINS        JEFFERSON CO                 1    1            
MARTIN, JAMES C                  PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
MARTIN, JAMES C                  PVT   J WATKINS        JEFFERSON CO                 1    1            
MC BRIEN, JOHN E                 PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
MEEK, ROBERT                     PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
MINER, JAMES F                   PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
MINER, JAMES F                   PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
NEWBY, HEZEKAH B                 PVT   J WATKINS        JEFFERSON CO                 1    1            
NEWBY, HEZIKIAH B                PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
OWENS, JOSHAU                    PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
OWENS, PETER                     PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
OWINS, JOSHUA                    PVT   J WATKINS        JEFFERSON CO                 1    1            
OWINS, PETER                     PVT   J WATKINS        JEFFERSON CO                 1    1            
PACE, GEORGE W                   PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
PARISH, WIATT                    PVT   J WATKINS        JEFFERSON CO                 1    1            
PARISH, WIOTT                    PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
REYNALDS, JACOB                  PVT   J WATKINS        JEFFERSON CO                 1    1            
REYNOLDS, JACOB                  PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
RHEA, JAMES                      PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
SATERFIELD, JOHN R               SGT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1            
SATTERFIELD, JOHN R              SGT   J WATKINS        JEFFERSON CO                 1    1            
THOMINSON, WILLIAM               PVT   J WATKINS        JEFFERSON CO                 1    1            
TOMISON, WILLIAM                 PVT   J BOWMAN         JEFFERSON CO                 SP   1
 

 
 
 
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