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John C. Sprigg
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Birth: unknown
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1894
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

Aged 51y; died in St. Louis.

Native of Springfield and a schoolmate of Robert T. Lincoln when boys. In his teens, worked for E. B. Hawley & Co, dry good dealers. He enlisted in Capt. Wilson's 114th IL volunteers at the beginning of the Civil War. Lived in Springfield about 30 years. Employed as shipping clerk for Rice, Stix & Co., of St. Louis and lastly as clerk of the Railway Terminal association.

Son of John C. Sprigg, Springfield resident in the 1840s and secretary of the Springfield Marine & Fire insurance company. Survived by mother living in Omaha, Neb., sisters Mrs. William Coburn and Miss Belle Sprigg of Omaha, brothers Taylor Sprigg of Omaha and Fred Sprigg of Peoria. His wife died several years prior and also buried in Oak Ridge.


Illinois Civil War Detail Report
Name SPRIGG, JOHN C
Rank SGM
Company HQ Unit 114 IL US INF
Residence Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL
Age 19 Height 5' 6 Hair BROWN
Eyes BROWN Complexion LIGHT
Marital Status SINGLE
Occupation CLERK
Nativity SPRINGFIELD, SANGAMON CO, IL

Illinois Civil War Detail Report
Name SPRIGG, JOHN C
Rank CPL
Company G
Unit 114 IL US INF
Residence SPRINGFIELD, SANGAMON CO, IL
Age 19
Height 5' 6
Hair BROWN
Eyes BROWN
Complexion LIGHT
Marital Status SINGLE
Occupation CLERK
Nativity SPRINGFIELD, SANGAMON CO, IL
Service Record
Joined When AUG 9, 1862 SPRINGFIELD, IL
Period 3 YRS
Muster In SEP 18, 1862 CAMP BUTLER, IL
Remarks APPOINTED SERGEANT MAJOR APR 7, 1864 & TRANS TO NON COM STAFF 
 
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 Spouse:
  Charlotte E. Sprigg (____ - 1882)
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 7, 230
 
Maintained by: BjJ
Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Jan 31, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24290616
John C. Sprigg
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