Special Notice :
Mark Haselberger has been working on a project for several years to honor those Monroe County men who died in the Civil War. Mark would like to identify these men and have their names posted on the Scroll of Honor at the courthouse. If you have information on a Monroe County Civil War soldier who died in the war, please contact Mark at 203 Maple Ave., Woodsfield, OH 43793 or call him at 740-472-5506.
CIVIL WAR PENSION FILE TRANSCRIPTION
(N.A.R.A. FILES- WASHINGTON, D.C.)
26 IL INF. COMPANY H
Residence after service: FOSTERBURG, MARION CO, IL
P.O.W. ANDERSONVILLE PRISON CAMP
Box # 35-268
Certificate # 225.203
JESSE HEADLEY- Father of LEVI HEADLEY
"CERTIFICATE OF BURNED RECORD
State of Ohio, Monroe County...hereby certify that the Court House in which the records were kept....on the 13th day of June 1867....was destroyed by fire.....
"JESSE HEADLEY- Father of LEVI HEADLEY
Regiment: 26 ILL. VOLS
Rate per month: $8.00
Commencing: May 26, 1883, $12.00
Ending March 19, 1886
Certificate dated August 14, 1886 and sent Aug. 19, 1886
Payable at Chicago Agency
(notes on file): "...Aug. 6, 1887 .P.A. to drop; 3" audit advised....Died June 8, 1887 M"
"JESSE HEADY (NOTE: THIS IS CROSSED OUT AND "HEADLEY" Re-WRITTEN OVER IT)
Alma, Marion Co, IL- Father of LEVI HEADLEY
Private- "H"- 26 ILL INF
Died at Andersonville, GA March 28, 1864 (April 7, 1864 crossed out) of Starvation"
"the Mother of LEVI HEADLEY died about the 10th day of October A.D. 1865..LEVI HEADLEY was born 10th day of May, 1841. Said soldier LEVI HEADLEY was never married...soldier had no children....was personally acquainted with JESSE HEDLEY & ALEY (orX?) HEADLEY, Father and Mother of LEVI HEADLEY.....
Other Deponents interviewed in this case :
ELI W. JONES
SARAH SMITH (listed as daughter of JESSE HEADLEY)
CHARLES M. SEE
JOHN W. ARNOLD- Vernon, IL
"LEVI HEADLEY who enlisted under the name LEVI HEADLEY at Hannibal, MO on the 1st day of November, A.D. 1861....and died of starvation at Andersonville, GA”....(other Depositions state he died from Dysentery).
"JESSE HEADLEY, Father of LEVI HEADLEY was married to the Mother of said son at Malaga Twp, Ohio on the 31st day of January, 1831 by THOMAS BURTON..."
".....soldier LEVI HEADLEY was captured at Mission Ridge, TN and made a Prisoner-of-War at Andersonville, GA where he subsequently died of starvation (NOTE:** Other Depositions state he died of Dysentery-but there are no corrections to the "starvation” entries)
Submitted by: Laura L.(Martin)Horton
PLEASE NOTE: LEVI HEADLEY's surname was spelled in different ways as follows: HEADLEY, HEADY, HEDLEY