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Illinois 1st Volunteer Cavalry, Company D (Union)

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Company mustered in on July 3rd, 1861. Company mustered out of service on July 14th, 1862.

Notable Battles:

  • First Lexington fought on September 20th, 1861 near Lexington, Missouri (4 wounded, 1 died, 2 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 144
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-04-22 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-04-23 (77 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1862-07-14 (85 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1861: Knoxville, Illinois (81 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 15 -- Lawson, Lewis
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 32 -- Snyder, Napoleon (Captain;Quatermaster Sergeant;Quartermaster Sergeant)
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 25.0 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 27.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 6 (4%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 2 (1%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 3 (2%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 5 (3%)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

Soldier List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)