|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1841, Canada|
|Death: ||Feb. 26, 1916|
2nd Illinois Light Artillery
Salmon Clothier was born March 23, 1841 near Brockville, Canada West. He enlisted with the battery on September 1, 1861 at Rockford. At the time of his enlistment, Salmon gave his occupation as a farmer, and was described as being 5’8” with blue eyes, auburn hair, and light complexion. His residence at enlistment was Kishwaukee, Winnebago County, Illinois. From September to November 1863, he was absent on sick furlough to Rockford, Illinois, where he was diagnosed with intermittent fever and jaundice. Back with his unit, he reenlisted on December 4, 1863 at Vicksburg, and on December 13, 1863 he was promoted directly from private to sergeant, bypassing the rank of corporal completely. He was mustered out with the rest of the battery on September 4, 1865. Salmon never married. He died on February 26, 1916 at Imperial, Nebraska.
Mount Hope Cemetery
Created by: Bev
Record added: Mar 24, 2005
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