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Pvt James Coberly
Birth: 1826
Highland County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1889
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA

James (born ca. 1826) is the son of James and Sarah (Evans) Coberly. He had siblings; Bennett E., Henry B., Enoch, and Upton E..

A resident of Middleport, Iroquois County, when he enlisted 12 August 1862 in the 113th IL Vol. Infantry. Coberly mustered in with Co. F on 01 Oct 1862. He was discharged from service on 04 Mar 1863 due to disability.

Married Ellenor Ann Harris (ca. 1831, Indiana - 26 Nov 1874), daughter of David Harris and Elizabeth (Chess) Harris.

James and Ellenor had children; Enoch, Margaret E., George Washington, REbecca Lou, Wesley Jerome (5712280), Sarah Catherine,Hiram Charles, Francis Marion, and David H. Coberly.
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Info received from contributor B. Coberley on Feb. 1, 2013:

Born 1826 Died Oct 20, 1889, buried in GAR Cemetery, Watseka, ILL
Mustered into Company F, 133th Regiment, Illinois Infantry on Oct.1, 1862
Sent south to Memphis Tenn. on Nov. 6, 1862.
Attached to the 1st Brigade in Memphis of the Right Wing 13th Army Corps.
Attched to the 1st Brigade, Second Division Sherman's Yazoo Expedition on Jan 1863.

SERVICE:
Belonged to Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign "Tallahatchie March", November 26 to Dec 12, 1862.
Sherman's Yazoo Expidition Dec. 20, 1862 to Jan.2, 1863.
Chickasaw Bayou December 26--28, 1862.
Chickasaw Bluff Dec. 29, 1862
Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark Jan 3 --10, 1863.
Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post Jan 10--11, 1863
Guard prisoners North after Arkansas Post and retained in Illinois on guard duty.
Mustered out March 4, 1863, reason, desentary & poor heath.

Remustered into Company B, 134th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

Organized at Camp Fry, Chicago, Ill., and mustered in for 100 days May 31, 1864.
Assigned to Garrison Duty in Columbus, Kentucky
Moved to Columbus, Ky., June 6-8. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky. and Garrison duty at Columbus till October.
Mustered out October 25, 1864.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 20 Enlisted men by disease.
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Coberly (1794 - ____)
  Sarah Evans Coberly (1792 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellenor Ann Harris Coberly (1831 - 1874)*
 
 Children:
  Rebecca Louisa Coberly Hunnel (1856 - 1924)*
  Wesley Jerome Coberly (1858 - 1923)*
  Sarah Catherine Coberly (1861 - 1863)*
  Hiram Charles Coberly (1864 - 1866)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bennett E Coberly (1818 - 1877)**
  Enoch Coberly (1821 - 1911)*
  James Coberly (1826 - 1889)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
GAR Cemetery
Watseka
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Mr. B. Coberley
Originally Created by: SMB-1010
Record added: Jul 16, 2009
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Rest well, patriot.
- Sgt. Major/Captain Daniel L. Coberly
 Added: Apr. 4, 2016

- Ancestor Hunter
 Added: Feb. 1, 2013

- Beth Browning
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