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Pvt Philip Hindbaugh
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1811
Fayette County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: unknown
Illinois, USA

Private PHILIP HINDBAUGH, Co. G, 86th Illinois

Philip Hindbaugh was born between 1811 and 1820 in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Philip was the son of Jonathan Hindbaugh, who was born c. 1790, Mary (Slough/Shough/Show) Hindbaugh, who was born in Pennsylvania.
Philip was married to Mary "Polly" Shreve on June 7, 1839 in Tazewell County, Illinois by the Nathan Curtiss, one of the very fist itinerant Methodist ministers in the area. Mary was born on March 16, 1818, one of at least eight children born to Israel Shreve, who was born on August 10, 1789 in Loudon Co. Virginia and died on August 3, 1861 in Tazewell County, Illinois, and Elizabeth (Howe) Shreve. The Shreve family resided in Decatur County, Indiana for some time, and then, most likely in the mid 1830's, Israel and Elizabeth brought the family west to Illinois, where they settled in Tazewell County. They resided first in Elm Grove Township, where they remained two years. Then they moved on to Section 23 in Morton Township, where they remained the rest of their lives. Their earthly remains were laid to rest in the Buckeye Cemetery in Tazewell County, Illinois.
Eight children are known to have been born to Philip and Mary. They are;
1. Margaret A. "Martha" Hindbaugh; born __________ __, 1839/40; transcribed as Morgan in the 1850 census; married to __________ O'Neil in 185__; They had at least one daughter, Julia A. O'Neil, born c. 1857; Martha and Julia are found residing with Martha's parents in the 1870 census.

2. John Wesley Hindbaugh; born June 25, 1842/43; died October 27, 1920; See his Find A Grave Biography.

3. Elizabeth Jane "Betsy" Hindbaugh; born c. 1845; married to Joseph Hutchinson on __________ __, 186__ at ___________, Illinois; They had at least one son, Joseph, born c. 1867; Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Hutchinson was married to Isaac Salts (Saultz) on March 3, 1873 in Fulton County. Illinois.

4. Martha Lulu Hindbaugh, born c. 1845/46 in Tazewell County, Illinois.

5. Sevilla Ellen Hindbaugh; born March __, 1846/48/49; Sevilla Ellen Heinbaugh was married to William Salts (Saultz) on August 3, 1872 in Adams County, Illinois.

6. Julius Hindbaugh; born January 19, 1848; died February 22, 1848; Buried in the Buckeye Cemetery, Morton, Illinois.

7. Daniel Hindbaugh, born __________ __, 1855; There is a record of a Daniel Hinbaugh being married to Almira Johnson in Fulton Co., Illinois on May 31, 1879; Is this our Daniel Hindbaugh?; Daniel is found residing with his parents on the farm in Bethel Township, McDonough County, Illinois at the time of the 1880 census; Then Mrs. Almira Hindbaugh was married to Issac F. Edwards on April 30, 1881.

8. Juliana Hindbaugh, born c. 1856/57 in Illinois, probably in Tazewell County, Illinois.

8. Israel Clark Hindbaugh; born September 4, 1858 in Delavan, Illinois; living in Schuyler County at time of 1880 census; died April 21, 1944 in Huntsville Township, Schuyler County, Illinois. See his Find A Grave Biography.

At the time of the 1850 census, the Hindbaugh family is found in Tazewell County, Illinois, their name being spelled Hambaugh in the records;
Phillip Hamburgh M 37 Pennsylvania
Polly Hamburgh F 31 Kentucky
Morgan A Hamburgh F 10 Illinois
John W Hamburgh M 8 Illinois
Betsy Jane Hamburgh F 6 Illinois
Martha Hamburgh F 4 Illinois
Sevilla E Hamburgh F 1 Illinois
Daniel Haoent M 52 New Jersey

In the late 1850's, the Hindbaugh family moved briefly to Macon County, Illinois. At the time of the 1860 census, the family is found in Macon County, Illinois;
Philip Henbaugh M 49 Pa.
Polly Henbaugh F 42 Ky.
Margaret Henbaugh F 20 Ills
John Henbaugh M 18 Ills.
Elizabeth Henbaugh F 16 Ills.
Martha Henbaugh F 14 Ills.
Corlla Henbaugh F 13 Ills.
Daniel Henbaugh M 4 Ills.
Juliana Henbaugh F 3 Ills.
Israel Henbaugh M 0 Ills.

On August 13, 1862, Philip's son, John Wesley, volunteered in Deer Creek, Illinois to serve in a company which was being raised in the Washington/Deer Creek area of Tazewell County by William B. Bogardus, a portrait artist from Washington, Illinois. When Bogardus had about 90 volunteers, he led the Washington/Deer Creek company into Peoria, where they went into camp at Camp Lyon, near present day Glen Oak Park. On August 27, 1862, Bogardus and 86 of his volunteers were mustered into service as Co. G of the 86th Regiment of Illinois Volunteer Infantry. For the next 16 months, Private John Wesley Hindbaugh served faithfully as the men of the 86th served in Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia and participated in the Battles of Perryville, Kentucky and Chickamauga, Georgia. By the end of the year 1863, the elements and the Confederates left Co. G with no more than 66 men of the original 87. So the Army sent Recruiters to Peoria County to try to get some volunteers to bolster the ranks of the 86th.
Late in 1863 and early in 1864, a Captain Allan was in Peoria trying to find some volunteers to help fill up those thinned ranks of the 86th Illinois. From December 26, 1863 to February 1, 1864, Captain Allan worked in the Peoria area getting recruits for the 86th. During this time, he got 31 men to volunteer to serve as Recruits for the 86th. Nine of these were for Co. G. Among them was now Private Philip Hindbaugh who went into Peoria on January 4, 1864 and volunteered to serve beside his son in Co. G.


Rank PVT Company G Unit 86 IL US INF

Personal Characteristics
Residence PEORIA, PEORIA CO, IL Age 43 Height 5' 8 1/2 Hair DARK
Eyes DARK Complexion DARK Marital Status N/A Occupation FARMER

Service Record
Joined When JAN 4, 1864 Joined Where PEORIA, IL
Joined By Whom CPT ALLAN Period 3 YRS
Muster In JAN 4, 1864 Muster In Where PEORIA, IL
Muster In By Whom N/A Muster Out N/A
Muster Out Where N/A Muster Out By Whom N/A
Remarks TRANS TO CO C 34 ILL INF MAY 18, 1865

During the first days of January of 1864, the men of the 86th preparing for the winter and building shanties near McAfee's Church in north Georgia on the south edge of the Chickamauga Battlefield. Private Philip Hindbaugh and the other 8 volunteers probably joined his son and the rest of the Washington/Deer Creek/Morton company, Co. G, by the end of January or in early February while they were still here. For the next 16 months, 40 year old Private Philip Hindbaugh and Private John Wesley Hindbaugh, who had celebrated his 20 birthday in June of 1863 in Tennessee while in the service of his country, served side by side as the men of the 86th took part in the Atlanta Campaign of 1864, the Carolina Campaign of 1865 and, of course, marched with "Sherman to the Sea." During this time they were witness to and participants in some of the bloodiest fighting in the Western Theatre of the war, including the Battles of Resaca, Georgia; Rome, Georgia, Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia; Peach Tree Creek, Georgia; Jonesboro, Georgia, Averasboro, North Carolina and Bentonville, North Carolina to name a few.
A few weeks after the defeat and surrender of Confederate General Johnston's Army to that of General Sherman, the war came to a close. The men of McCook's Brigade marched on to Washington City (now D.C.) where they participated in the Grand Review. Private John Wesley Hindbaugh as an original member of the 86th was mustered out of the service on June 6, 1865 in Washington with the other original volunteers. However, Private Philip Hindbaugh, as a late war Recruit, was transferred to the 34th Regiment of Illinois Volunteer Infantry for a little more duty. About June 2, 1865, Private Philip Hindbaugh and 7 of the other 8 late war recruits were transferred to Co. C of the 34th.


Rank PVT Company C Unit 34 IL US INF

Personal Characteristics
Residence PEORIA, PEORIA CO, IL Age 43 Height 5' 8 Hair DARK
Eyes DARK Complexion DARK Marital Status N/A Occupation FARMER

Service Record
Joined When JAN 4, 1864 Joined Where PEORIA, IL
Joined By Whom CPT ALLEN Period 3 YRS
Muster In JAN 5, 1864 Muster In Where PEORIA, IL
Muster In By Whom N/A Muster Out JUL 12, 1865
Muster Out Where LOUISVILLE, KY Muster Out By Whom CPT PAPST
Remarks TRANS FROM 86 ILL INF JUN 2, 1865

They served another 6 weeks and were mustered out of the service on July 12, 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky and then they too headed home to Tazewell County. By the end of July, father and son were together again.
At the time of the 1870 census, Philip Hindbaugh and his family are found residing in Hopedale Township, Tazewell County, Illinois;
Philip Hinebaugh M 57 Pennsylvania
Mary Hinebaugh F 52 New York
Margt A Oneil F 32 Illinois
Julia A Oneil F 13 Illinois
Joseph Hutchison M 3 Illinois
Jonathan F Elis M 5 Illinois
Elizth A Hutchison F 25 Illinois
Daniel Hinebaugh M 16 Illinois
Israel C Hinebaugh M 12 Illinois

Mary "Polly" (Shreve) Hindbaugh must have died in Tazewell County sometime after the 1870 census was taken and before 1880 as on June 3, 1880, Philip Hindbaugh was married to Mrs. Eleanor "Ellen" (Sours) Clark in Macomb, Illinois in McDonough County, Illinois. Mrs. Clark was born in c. 1827 in Ohio the daughter of David Sours and Susannah (________) Sours. Mrs. Clark was previously married to a John M. Clark. John and Eleanor are believed to have had at least six children, the last, a son, named John Clark, who was born about 1865 and who is residing with Philip and Eleanor Hindbaugh in Bethel Township, McDonough County, Illinois at the time of the 1880 census. At the time they got married, Philip listed his residence as Schuyler County, while Ellen lists hers as McDonough County. So at this time it appears that after they were married, Philip went to live at Ellen's place in McDonough County. At the time of the 1880 census, they are found in Bethel, McDonough County, Illinois;
Philip Hindbaugh, born c. 1817 in Virginia, relationship to head: Self; father's birthplace: Pennsylvania; mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania; martial status: Married; age: 63 years; occupation: Farmer
Eleanor Hindbaugh, born c. 1827 in Ohio; spouse
Daniel Hindbaugh, born c. 1855 in Illinois, son

At the time of the 1880 census, Phillip is also found in Birmingham, Schuyler County, Illinois, where he is listed as a farmer. This census may have been taken before he got married in June of 1880;
Phillip Hinebaugh Self M 61 Pennsylvania
Isriel Hinebaugh Son M 20 Illinois

Philip Hindbaugh most likely died before 1890, probably in Schuyler or McDonough County, Illinois. Ellen (Sours) Clark Hindbaugh is known to have gone west, probably to live with one of her children, where she died in 1897 in Raymond, Knox County, Nebraska.

by Baxter Fite and Carol Dorward, of Washington, Illinois

(Baxter would enjoy hearing from anyone, especially descendants of the Hindbaugh family, who might be able to add to the biographical material that we have on Philip Hindbaugh and the Hindbaugh family, especially anyone who might have known Isreal C. Hindbaugh or who might be able to tell me where Phillip Hindbaugh is buried. Baxter would also love to see copies of any photographs of Philip Hindbaugh which may have survived the years added to his Find A Grave site for all to see.)

Family links: 
  John Wesley Hindbaugh (1843 - 1920)*
  Israel Clark Hindbaugh (1858 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Baxter B. Fite III
Record added: Jan 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64259653

I have a birth date of Dec 23 1811 for Phillip Hindbaugh son of Jonathan W Heimbach and Mary Show
- Judy
 Added: Feb. 28, 2013
Rest in Peace!
- Lois
 Added: Feb. 8, 2013

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