MEN OF THE 40TH REGIMENT ILLINOIS VOLUNTEER INFANTRY


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WADKINS JAMES M.
CO."D"  
PRIVATE, AGE 23, 5-7 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN SPENCER COUNTY, INDIANA.   
WADKINS MARTIN S.  PRIVATE, AGE 19, 5-9 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN SPENCER COUNTY, INDIANA.  CO."D"         
WALL ANDERSON L. 
CO."E" 
PRIVATE, AGE 22, 5-9 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN DAVIS COUNTY, KENTUCKY.     
WALL ANDERSON L.
CO."E"    
PRIVATE, AGE 25, 5-9 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN DAVIS COUNTY, KENTUCKY.
WALLACE GEORGE W. 
CO."B" 
PRIVATE, NO MORE INFO IN CO."B".
WALLACE SAMUEL M.
CO."C"      
PRIVATE, AGE 20, 5-8 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, GRAY EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN WHITE COUNTY, ILL.    
WALLER JAMES L.
CO."A"  
PRIVATE, AGE 24, 5-9 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, LIGHT EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN HANCOCK COUNTY, INDIANA.
WALLICE MORGAN
CO."C"  
PRIVATE, AGE 18, 5-7 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, GRAY EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN WHITE COUNTY, ILL.    
WALSH RILEW M.
CO."B"
PRIVATE, AGE 26, 5-6 HIGH, DARK HAIR, HAZEL EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, MARRIED, BLACKSMITH, BORN WILSON COUNTY, TENN.   
WARD ALFRED
CO."F" 
7TH.CORP,AGE 36, 5-6 HIGH, DARK HAIR, DARK EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN IN BENTON, FRANKLIN COUNTY, ILLINOIS.
WARD JOHN 
CO."F" 
PRIVATE, AGE 20, 5-9 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, GRAY EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN FAYETTE COUNTY, INDIANA. DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED 28 JULY, 1864, IN FRONT OF ATLANTA, GA.   
WARD LEVI J.  
CO."F"  
PRIVATE, AGE 18, 5-5 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN IN BENTON, FRANKLIN COUNTY, ILLINOIS.    
WARD WILLIAM 
CO."E"   
PRIVATE, AGE 21, 5-5 HIGH, SANDY HAIR, HAZEL EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN BELMONT COUNTY, OHIO.  
WARNER HENRY  DIED, JULY 20, 1862.  [NO MORE INFO.]
WARTHE C.E.  
CO."C"  
(SEE WARTHEN, CARR E.)
WARTHEN CARR E.
CO."C"   
PRIVATE, AGE 27, 6-0 HIGH, SANDY HAIR, GRAY EYES, FAIR  COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN DIXON COUNTY, TENNESSEE.
WASHINGTON WILLIAM A.
CO."C"      
PRIVATE, AGE 34, 6-1/2 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN FRANKLIN COUNTY, IND.  
WASHINGTON WILLIAM A.
CO."C"
PRIVATE, AGE 36, 6-2 1/2 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN FRANKLIN COUNTY, INDIANA.
WATKINS WILLIAM
CO."K" 
TRANSFERRED FROM COMPANY "I", JUNE 5, 1863.
WATKINS WILLIAM
CO."I"      
PRIVATE, AGE 21, 5-8 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN YORKSHIRE COUNTY, ENGLAND    
WATKINS WILLIAM
CO."K"      
PRIVATE, AGE 23, 5-8 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN IN YORKSHIRE COUNTY, ENGLAND.    
WATSON JAMES J.
CO."H"    
PRIVATE, AGE 23, 5-6 HIGH, BLACK HAIR, HAZEL EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN CLINTON COUNTY, ILLINOIS.
WATSON JAMES W. 
CO."H"  
PRIVATE, AGE 22, 6-1 1/2 HIGH, BLACK HAIR, HAZEL EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN WARREN COUNTY, KENTUCKY.
WATSON SAMUEL H.  
CO."G"      
PRIVATE, AGE 22, 5-6 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN JEFFERSON COUNTY, ILL.
WATSON SAMUEL H.
STAFF NCO   
QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT, AGE 22, 5-6 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, MARRIED, MERCHANT, BORN IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, ILLINOIS.
WATSON SAMUEL H.
CO."G"
2ND.LT., AGE --, 5-6 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, MARRIED, MERCHANT, BORN JEFFERSON COUNTY, ILL.   
WATSON SAMUEL H.
CO."G"  
1ST.LT., AGE 24, 5-6 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, MARRIED, MERCHANT, BORN JEFFERSON COUNTY, ILL.  
WATSON SAMUEL H.
CO."G"      
CAPTAIN, AGE 25, 5-6 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, MARRIED, MERCHANT, BORN JEFFERSON COUNTY, ILL.
WEAVER JAMES W. 
CO."H"   
PRIVATE, AGE 34, 5-6 1/2 HIGH, DARK HAIR, GRAY EYES, DARK  COMPLEXION, FARMER, BORN CLERMONT COUNTY, OHIO. (FROM 103RD.ILL.REGIMENT-RESIDES IN BETHEL, MC DONOUGH CO, ILL.)
WEAVER GOTLIEB 
CO."I"     
PRIVATE, AGE 21, 5-5 HIGH, DARK HAIR, GRAY EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, SINGLE, COOPER, BORN IN SWITZERLAND.
WEBB CULBRETH 
CO."B"      
PRIVATE, AGE 27, 5-9 HIGH, BROWN HAIR, HAZEL EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, FARMER, BORN MORGAN COUNTY, TENN.   
WEBB HALL R.   
CO."C"      
PRIVATE, AGE 22, 5-10 HIGH, BLACK HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN HAMILTON COUNTY, ILL.
WELDIN GEORGE M. 
CO."H"  
4TH.SGT.,AGE 29, 5-10 HIGH, BROWN HAIR, HAZEL EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, CARPENTER, BORN RICHLAND COUNTY, OHIO.  
WELLS DANIEL E.
CO."K"      
PRIVATE, AGE 21, 5-6 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, FARMER, BORN JOHNSON COUNTY, INDIANA.    
WELLS JAMES C. 
CO."E"     
PRIVATE, AGE 20, 5-10 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN WHITE COUNTY, ILLINOIS.
WELLS SAMUEL
CO."I" 
1ST.CORP,AGE 24, 6-1 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLACK EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN MORGAN COUNTY, OHIO.
WEST CHARLES
CO."D"      
PRIVATE, AGE 20, 5-7 HIGH, AUBURN HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENN.   
WEST CHARLES
CO."D"      
PRIVATE, AGE 22, 5-7 HIGH, AUBURN HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA.   
WESTFALL WILLIAM R. 
CO."K"      
PRIVATE, AGE 24, 5-6 HIGH, BLACK HAIR, GRAY EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN CLARK COUNTY, INDIANA.    
WESTFALL WILLIAM R. 
CO."K"   
3RD.SGT.,AGE 22, 5-5 3/4 HIGH, BLACK HAIR, GRAY EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN ORANGE COUNTY, INDIANA.
WHITAKER JOHN C.
CO."H"     
PRIVATE, AGE 21, 5-7 1/2 HIGH, BROWN HAIR, BLUE EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, FARMER, BORN IN LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA.(FROM 103RD. IL REGIMENT -
RESIDES IN SALEM, KNOX COUNTY, ILLINOIS)
WHITE CHARLES H.
CO."C"
PRIVATE, AGE 20, 5-7 HIGH, SANDY HAIR, GRAY EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN COLES COUNTY, ILLINOIS.  
WHITE CHARLES H.
CO."C" 
PRIVATE, AGE 22, 5-7 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN WHITE COUNTY, KENTUCKY.
WHITE JOHN 
CO."D"   
PRIVATE, AGE 40, 5-10 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, BLACK COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN TODD COUNTY, KENTUCKY.   
WHITE JOHN W. 
CO."F" 
PRIVATE, NO OTHER INFO IN CO."F".
WHITE JOHN W.  
CO."C" 
PRIVATE, AGE 18, 5-8 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, GRAY EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN COLES COUNTY, ILLINOIS.    
WHITE WILLIAM W. H. 
CO."C"     
PRIVATE, AGE 34, 6-0 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN WHITE COUNTY, ILL.    
WHITMAN CONRAD S. 
CO."B"  
PRIVATE, AGE 42, 5-8 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN HARRISON COUNTY, IND.  DIED OF DISEASE, SEPTEMBER 18, 1863, AT CAMP SHERMAN, MISS.
WHITTINGTON ROBERT
CO."A"      
TRANSFERRED TO COMPANY "F", FORTIETH ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS, SEPTEMBER 6, 1861.
WHITTINGTON ROBERT
CO."F" 
PRIVATE, AGE 22, 5-7 HIGH, DARK HAIR, DARK EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN IN BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS.    
WHITTINGTON ROBERT CO."F"       PRIVATE, AGE 24, 5-7 HIGH, DARK HAIR, DARK EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN IN BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS.  
WIGINS JACOB H.
CO."B"      
PRIVATE, AGE 20, 5-9 HIGH, DARK HAIR, GRAY EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN SCHENECTEDY COUNTY, N.Y..     
WILEY JOSEPH
CO."B"  
PRIVATE, AGE 20, 5-7 HIGH, BROWN HAIR, BLUE EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN IN NEW BRUNSWICK.   
WILLET EUSTRICH
CO."D"   
PRIVATE, AGE 18, 5-8 HIGH, DARK HAIR, DARK EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN WAYNE COUNTY, ILLINOIS.    
WILLEY RILEY
CO."E"    
PRIVATE, AGE 22, 5-6 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, MARRIED, MERCHANT, BORN STARKE COUNTY, OHIO.  
WILLY JOSEPH
CO."B"
PRIVATE, AGE 18, 5-7 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN WOODSTOCK, N.B..    
WILLIAMS GEORGE W. 
CO."K"     
PRIVATE, AGE 18, 6-0 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLACK EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN WHITE COUNTY, ILLINOIS.  
WILLIAMS GEORGE W. 
CO."K"
PRIVATE, AGE 20, 6-0 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLACK EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN WHITE COUNTY, ILLINOIS.   
WILLIAMS JOHN M.B.
CO."F"  
PRIVATE, AGE 19, 5-8 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, GRAY EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN IN SPRING GARDEN, JEFFERSON COUNTY, ILLINOIS.   
WILLIAMS NOAH 
CO."F" 
PRIVATE, AGE 25, 5-8 HIGH, RED HAIR, DARK EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN IN GALLATIN, SUMNER COUNTY, TENNESSEE. TRANSFERRED FROM THIELMANS BATTALION  OF ILLINOIS CAVALRY.  
WILLIAMS SAMUEL 
CO."C"      
PRIVATE, AGE 23, 5-10 HIGH, DARK HAIR, GRAY EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENN.  (RESIDENT OF WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.)  
WILLIAMS WILLIAM G. 
CO."F"     
PRIVATE, AGE 24, 5-6 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN IN ROME, WILSON CO, TENN.   
WILLIAMS WILLIAM L.
CO."K"   
PRIVATE, AGE 19, 5-5 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN CLAY COUNTY, ILLINOIS.  RESIDES IN CLAY CITY, CLAY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. WAS A PRISONER OF WAR, MUSTERED OUT AS A CORPORAL.   
WILLIAMSON STEPHEN 
CO."I"  
PRIVATE, AGE 21, 5-5 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, SINGLE, BRICKMAKER, BORN IN CINCINNATI, HAMILTON COUNTY, OHIO.
WILLIAMSON SILAS 
CO."B" 
PRIVATE, AGE 40, 5-8 HIGH, BLACK HAIR, GRAY EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN ?
WILLIAMSON WILLIAM P.
CO."G"
7TH.CORP,AGE 36, 5-10 HIGH, BLACK HAIR, BLACK EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN SMITH COUNTY, TENNESSEE.  
WILLIBEE ISRAEL 
CO."E"     
PRIVATE, AGE 19, 5-9 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN ALLEN COUNTY, OHIO.     
WILLIS ELY S.
CO."G" 
PRIVATE, AGE 40, 5-5 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN HAMILTON COUNTY, ILL.     
WILLYARD P.
CO."I"   
PRIVATE, AGE 29, 5-9 HIGH, BROWN HAIR, BLACK EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN IN OHIO.   
WILMAN M. 
CO."I" 
2ND.CORP,AGE 20, 5-10 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLACK EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, SINGLE, WAGON MAKER, BORN IN MT. CARMEL,  WABASH COUNTY, ILLINOIS. TRANSFERRED TO SIGNAL CORPS, OCTOBER 1, 1863.
WILSON MATHEW A. 
CO."C" 
PRIVATE, AGE 25, 5-4 HIGH, SANDY HAIR, DARK EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN WHITE COUNTY, ILL.    
WILSON MATTHEW A.
CO."C"    
PRIVATE, AGE 23, 5-4 HIGH, SANDY HAIR, DARK EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN WHITE COUNTY, ILL.    
WILSON ROBERT
`CO."E"    
PRIVATE, AGE 21, 5-5 1/2 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN CARROLL COUNTY, OHIO.  KILLED IN ACTION AT MISSIONARY RIDGE, TENNESSEE, NOVEMBER 25, 1863.
WINANS SAMUEL J.
CO."H" 
PRIVATE, AGE 24, 5-8 HIGH, BROWN HAIR, HAZEL EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN IN JAMESTOWN, GREEN COUNTY, OHIO.
WINANS SAMUEL J.
STAFF NCO   
SERGEANT MAJOR, AGE 24, 5-8 HIGH, BROWN HAIR, HAZEL EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN IN JAMESTOWN, GREENE COUNTY, OHIO. TRANSFERRED FROM CO."H". KILLED IN ACTION NOVEMBER 25, 1863, AT MISSIONARY RIDGE, TENNESSEE.
WINDLAN CHARLES  
CO."E"   
PRIVATE, AGE 23, 5-7 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN MONROE COUNTY, OHIO.  
WOLFE CLINTON
CO."B"  
PRIVATE, AGE 28, 6-0 HIGH, BLACK HAIR, BLACK EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, MARRIED, BLACKSMITH, BORN MARION COUNTY, OHIO.   
WOLFE HENRY H.  CORPORAL, AGE 24, 5-10 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, LIGHT COMPLEXION, SINGLE, SCHOOL TEACHER, BORN FAYETTE CO. IND.
WOOD JOHN 
CO."G"     
PRIVATE, AGE 21, 5-7 1/2 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN MEIGS COUNTY, OHIO. 
WOOD JOHN 
CO."G"
PRIVATE, AGE 23, 5-7 1/2 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN MEIGS COUNTY, OHIO.
WOOD JOHN
CO."G"      
2ND.LT., AGE --, 5-7 1/4 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN MEIGS COUNTY, OHIO.
WOOD RICHARD A. 
CO."H"
PRIVATE, NO MORE INFO IN CO. "H".  (DESERTED MAY 2ND. 1864.)
WOODRUFF FIELDING
CO."G"    
PRIVATE, AGE 29, 5-11 HIGH, LIGHT HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, SOLDIER, BORN WAYNE COUNTY, ILLINOIS.   
WOODRUFF FRELING 
CO."G"      
PRIVATE, AGE 26, 5-8 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN HAMILTON COUNTY, ILL.     
WRENFROW PETER
CO."C"  
PRIVATE, AGE 36, 5-8 HIGH, DARK HAIR, BLUE EYES, FAIR COMPLEXION, MARRIED, FARMER, BORN ILL.  (SEE RENTFRO).     
WRIGHT JOSEPH N. 
CO."G"   
PRIVATE, AGE 20, 5-6 HIGH, BLACK HAIR, BLACK EYES, DARK COMPLEXION, SINGLE, FARMER, BORN GIBSON COUNTY, INDIANA.   DIED AT PADUCAH, KENTUCKY, NOVEMBER 9, 1861.

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