Macoupin County IL Black Hawk War







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(List of men who enrolled in Macoupin County at the IL State Archives internet site)


Macoupin County IL in the Black Hawk War (1831-1832)


Of Illinois Mounted Volunteers, under the command of Isaac Parmenter, Adjt. 2d Regiment, 2d Brigade, from the day of its enrollment to August 2, 1832, when mustered out of service, at Dixon's Ferry, Illinois.

Detachment, Capt Bennett Howlin's Company, 4th Regiment, 3d Brigade
(Note: 3d Brigade may be a typo as all of these Companies are listed under the Second Brigade.)

Name Rank Residence Enrolled Remarks
GIBSON, Jacob ---- Macoupin Co 17 Jun 1832 ----



Capt Aaron Bannon's Company
Of the 2d Regiment, 3d Brigade of Illinois Mounted Volunteers, called into service of the United States, on the requisition of Gen. Atkinson, by the Governor's proclamation, dated May 15, 1832. This company organized, etc, in White Hall, Greene County, Illinois, June 5, 1832. Mustered out of service Aug 16, 1832.

Name Rank Residence Enrolled Remarks
BANON, William ---- Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 On extra duty



Capt Bennet Nowlen's Company
Of 4th Regiment, 3d Brigade, Illinois Mounted Volunteers, called into the service of the United States, on the requisition of Gen Henry Atkinson, by the Governor's proclamation dated May 15, 1832. Mustered out August 16, 1832.

Name Rank Residence Enrolled Remarks
ADAMS, William C Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
ALLEN, John Second Lt Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 Furloughed 14 Aug 1832
BEWFORD, Thomas Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
BRAWDY, Azariah Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 Furloughed 20 Jun 1832, on Surg. certificate.
BROWN, Wiley Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
CAUDLE, Isham Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
CAUDLE, Thomas Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
CHAPMAN, John Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
CHERRY, Peterson Sgt Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
CUMMINGS, Samuel Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
CUMMINGS, Thomas Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
ENGLAND, John Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 Horse lost
FUNDERBURK, Titus L Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
GIBSON, Jacob Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 Discharged 02 Aug 1832
GILPIN, Christopher Corp'r'l Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
GRANT, Thomas Corp'r'l Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
HARRIS, Silas Sgt Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
HILL, Wyat R Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
HUDDLESTON, Daniel Sgt Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
HUGHS, Thomas Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
HUTTON, Charles Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
JORDAN, James Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
LAIR, Charles Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 Furloughed 10 Jul 1832
MCCOLLUM, Isaac Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
MCKINDLEY, Edward Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
MCMANUS, Thomas Corp'r'l Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 Discharged 11 Aug 1832
MCPETERS, Harvy Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
NEVINS, John Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 Furloughed 10 Jul 1832
NOWLEN, Bennet Capt Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
POWERS, John H Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
PRUET, Isaac Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
RECORD, John Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 Horse lost
RICHARDS, Edmund Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
RICHARDSON, Thomas Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
RUSH, William Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 Horse lost
SANDRIDGE, Hasting Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 Furloughed 14 Aug 1832
SCOTT, Jesse First Lt Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 Resigned 12 Jul 1832
SHARP, Isaac Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
SIMMONS, Joshua Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
SNELL, Hardy Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
SNOW, Obed Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
SPROUSE, George Sgt Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 Discharged 11 Aug 1832
STEWART, Zachariah Corp'r'l Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
TURNER, Edmund L Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
VINCENT, Joseph Private Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 ----
YOWELL, John First Lt Macoupin Co 19 Jun 1832 Elected 1st Lieut. 12 Jul 1832


Whiteside's Brigade
Capt John Harris' Company
3d Regiment, commanded by Col Abram B Dewitt of the Brigade of Mounted Volunteers of Illinois Militia, commanded by Brig-Gen Samuel Whitesides. Mustered out of the service of the United States, at the mouth of the Fox River, Illinois, May 27, 1832; distant 246 miles from Carlinville, the place of enrollment.

Name Rank Residence Enrolled Remarks
ALLEN, John Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
BAYLESS, John Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
BAYLESS, John Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
BUTLER, James Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 Horse lost - strayed or stolen - value $35
COOP, John Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 Horse died from forced march; value $68
COOP, Ransom Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
COOP, William G First Lt Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
COX, Geo W Corp'r'l Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
DAVIS, Thedorus Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
DRISKELL, Miles Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
EALLUM, William Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
ENGLISH, Irum Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
ENGLISH, Levin N Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 Appointed Q M Sgt 27 Apr 1832
FOSS, Joseph Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
HALL, James T Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 Horse gave out on forced march; value $40
HALL, Oliver Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
HARRIS, John Capt Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
HARRIS, Robert Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
HAVREN, Henry H Corp'r'l Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
HILL, Wyatt R Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
LEWIS, John Sgt Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
MARTIN, Joshua Corp'r'l Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
MATTHEWS, Geo Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
MCVAY, Healy W Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
MCVAY, Samuel W Corp'r'l Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
MILLER, Alexander B Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
MOORE, Travis Sgt Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
PALMER, Wilford Sgt Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
PEPPEDIM, Aquilla P Sgt Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
POWELL, John Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
RHEA, Henry D Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
RICHARDSON, Larkin Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
SOLOMON, Lewis Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
THURMAN, Thomas Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
WALL, Richard Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
WEATHERFORD, Hardin Private Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----
WEATHERFORD, Jeff. Second Lt Carlinville 20 Apr 1832 ----


(Below is the list of men who enrolled in Macoupin County at the IL State Archives internet site)

NAME RANK COMPANY PLACE OF ENROLLMENT REGIMENT BRIGADE
ADAMS, WILIAM C PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
ALLEN, JOHN PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
ALLEN, JOHN 2LT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
BARROW, WILLIAM PVT A BARROW MACOUPIN CO 2 3
BAYLESS, JOHN PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
BAYLESS, REES PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
BEWFORD, THOMAS PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
BRAWDY, AZARIAH PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
BROWN, WILEY PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
BUTLER, JAMES PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
CALUM, WILLIAM PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
CAUDLE, ISHAM PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
CAUDLE, THOMAS PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
CHAPMAN, JOHN PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
CHERRY, PETERSON SGT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
COOP, JOHN PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
COOP, RANSOM PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
COOP, WILLIAM G 1LT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
COX, GEORGE W CPL J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
CUMINGS, THOMAS PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
CUMMINGS, SAMUEL PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
DAVIS, THEODORE PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
DRISKEL, MILES PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
ENGLAN, JOHN PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
ENGLISH, IRAM PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
ENGLISH, LEVEN N PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
FOSS, JOSEPH PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
FUNDERBURK, TITUS L PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
GIBSON, JACOB PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
GIBSON, JACOB PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
GILPIN, CHRISTOPHER CPL P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
GRANT, THOMAS CPL P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
HALL, JAMES T PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
HALL, OLIVER PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
HARRIS, JOHN CPT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
HARRIS, ROBERT PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
HARRIS, SILAS SGT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
HAVERN, HENRY H CPL J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
HILL, WYAT R PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
HILL, WYATT B PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
HUDDLESTUN, DANIEL SGT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
HUGHS, THOMAS PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
HUTTON, CHARLES K PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
JORDAN, JAMES PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
LAIR, CHARLES PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
LEWIS, JOHN SGT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
MARTIN, JOSHUA CPL J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
MATHEWS, GEORGE PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
MC COLLUM, ISAAC PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
MC KINDLY, EDWARD PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
MC MANUS, THOMAS CPL P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
MC PETERS, HARVY PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
MC VEY, HEADLY PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
MC VEY, SAMUEL W CPL J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
MILLER, ALEXANDER B PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
MOORE, TRAVIS SGT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
NEVINS, JOHN PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
NOWLEN, BENNET CPT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
PALMER, WILFORD SGT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
PEPPERDINE, AQUILE V SGT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
POWEL, JOHN PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
POWERS, JOHN H PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
PRUET, ISAAC PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
RECORD, JOHN PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
RHEA, HENRY D PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
RICHARDS, EDMUND PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
RICHARDSON, LARKIN PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
RICHARDSON, THOMAS PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
RUSH, WILLIAM PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
SANDRIDGE, HASTING PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
SCOTT, JESSE 1LT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
SHARP, ISAAC PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
SHARP, POWEL H LTC
MACOUPIN CO 4 3
SHARP, POWEL H CPT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
SIMMONS, JOSHUA PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
SNELL, HARDY PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
SNOW, OBED PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
SOLOMON, LEWIS PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
SPROUSE, GEORGE SGT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
STEWART, ZECHARIAH CPL P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
THIRMAN, THOMAS PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
TURNER, EDMUND S PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
VINCENT, JOSEPH PVT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3
WALL, RICHARD PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
WEATHERFORD, HARDIN PVT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
WEATHERFORD, JEFFERSON 2LT J HARRIS MACOUPIN CO 3 WHITESIDE
YOWELL, JOHN 1LT P SHARP MACOUPIN CO 4 3


Other Macoupin Black Hawk Veterans not listed above:

TAYLOR, Arter
Military ILL Militia - 1831 Black Hawk War : Arter Taylor, Pvt: Capt. Solomon Prewett's (Pruitt) company of the Odd Battalion of Spies of the Brigade of Mounted Volunteers (page 98) Commanded by Brig Gen Joseph Duncan. (also listed, brother of Arter Taylor, Richard Taylor) See The Black Hawk Campaign of 1831-1832 ILL Archives. Sent in by Larry Clark

MAXFIELD, Luke, Corporal, see Honor Roll Burials for Sulphur Springs Cem under MAYFIELD, Luke, (this info sent in by Colleen Terrell





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