One Hundred and Thirty-seventh Infantry History The One Hundred and Thirty-seventh Infantry Illinois Volunteers was organized at Camp Wood, Quincy, Ill., by Colonel John Wood, and was mustered in June 5, 1864, for one hundred days.

On June 9, 1864, the Regiment left Quincy, and proceeded to Memphis, Tenn., where it was assigned to Fourth Brigade, District of Memphis, Colonel E. L. Baltwick, Thirty-ninth Wisconsin, commanding. On July 9, assigned to Third Brigade, Colonel John Wood commanding, and was stationed on the Hernando road, on picket duty.

The Regiment was mustered out of the United States service at Springfield, Ill., September 4, 1864. [1]History from the Adjutant General’s Report.

Name and RankResidenceDate of Rank
or Enlistment
*MO means Mustered Out
John B. JohnsonPrairie CityJune 5, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Lieutenants:
James RobbPrairie CityJune 5, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Second Lieutenants:
Henry L. AdairQuincyJune 5, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Sergeant:
Charles S. BrodbentPrairie CityMay 4, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Palmer E. HughsonPrairie CityMay 4, 1864Promoted Sgt. Major
David E. PhippsLeeneMO Sept. 24, 1864
Peter C. StirePrairie City
William M. OwenQuincy
James TannehillWalnut GroveMay 4, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
William ChattenQuincy
Thomas R. JohnsonLee
Granville H. CurrierAvon
Charles R. PrattAbingdon
Orion H. BlissPrairie City
Henry C. KingWalnut Grove
John C. DeweyPrairie City
Arbogast, HenryWalnut GroveMay 4, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Adair, George L.Quincy
Bassett, Richard B.Quincy
Beaver, Dolphin M.Joshua
Beevis, John W.Quincy
Broughton, Horace O.Quincy
Boyle, WilliamPrairie City
Carrier, George D.Prairie City
Collar, Allen J.Prairie CityWounded, absent at MO of Reg.
Cook, William C.EllisvilleMO Sept. 24, 1864
Cox, William M.Lee
Chatten, EnochQuincy
Cubbage, IsaacWoodville
Curless, SamuelKeeneMO May 21, 1865, POW
Davis, AlbertPrairie CityMO Sept. 24, 1864
Drake, William P.Prairie City
Dressel, PeterLee
Dills, John R.Quincy
Fengel, Charles P.Deerfield
Freer, Francis A.Ellisville
Frederics, JacobKeene
Funk, Joseph A.Prairie City
Griswold, Seth N.White Hall
Hagaman, AaronFairview
Hines, John R.Young Hickory
Hull, HenryPrairie City
Hunter, JesseStone Prairie
Iberson, John W.QuincyDeserted May 30, 1864
Jones, Orville D.PutnamMO Sept. 24, 1864
Kreider, JacobPrairie City
Kent, Charles W.Fairview
Lippey, David E.Lee
Martin, George B.AtlantaMO Sept. 24, 1864 as Sgt.
McDonald, Isaac J.Prairie CityMO Sept. 24, 1864
Merrill, Asa H.Fairview
Miller, Joseph S.Quincy
Miller, David A.Quincy
Monaghan, AlexanderQuincy
Moss, Walter R.Cuba
Murray, Arthur B.Prairie City
Newbey, HenryQuincy
Newby, Jas. HowardQuincy
Nelson, James P.Lee
Obrien, WalterQuincy
Owens, AlexanderPrairie City
Painter, John W.Walnut Grove
Platts, William L.Prairie City
Petit, RosalooQuincy
Raymond, SimonPrairie City
Redmond, James J.Quincy
Robinson, HamiltonPrairie City
Roberts, Edward P.QuincyPOW at MO of Regiment
Ross, Felix W.AvonMO Sept. 24, 1864
Sackett, Salmon J.Prairie City
Sanford, AlonzoLee
Scott, WileyQuincy
Seals, William H.Keene
Sheley, SamuelPrairie CityDied, Memphis, Sept. 1, 1864
Smith, William L.Young Hickory
Smith, George W.Keene
Stantial, Christopher P.Prairie CityKilled, Memphis, Aug. 21, 1864
Shultz, David H.LeeMO Sept. 24, 1864
Stanton, Franklin W.AvonAbsent, sick at MO of Regiment
Stearins, Abdallah M.LaHarpeMO Sept. 24, 1864
Spencer, CyrusQuincy
Thompson, GeorgePayson
Tracey, James W.Keene
Walton, John J.Lee
Williams, James S.POW at MO of Regiment
Williams, Thomas F.QuincyMO Sept. 24, 1864
Wisch, PeterWoodvilleDeserted May 30, 1864
Buck, George W.Prairie CityMay 4, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Carrier, Alonzo E.Prairie City
Griffith, Henry L.Ellisville
Lowry, DanielQuincy
Lowry, CharlesQuincy
Orr, JohnPrairie City
Shafer, George J.WinslowJuly 9, 1864
Thompson, George A.Deer RidgeMay 5, 1864
Williams, Henry C.?Non-Comm. Staff



1History from the Adjutant General’s Report.