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Anthony T. Hillsberry
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Birth: unknown, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1902
Vermilion County
Illinois, USA

Early records had his name as Anthony Walton but later records he was listed as a Hillsberry. He was born circa 1846 to 1848. His obituaries incorrectly listed his name as Anthony Hillsboro. He was later known as "Uncle Tone."

As Anthony " Hillsboro ," he enlisted as a private on 9 May 1864 for 100 days of service in the Union Army. (According to his enlistment papers, he was single, a farmer, age 18, born in Cumberland County , Pennsylvania . He was 5 feet, 8 inches tall; had blue eyes, light hair, and a fair complexion.) He mustered in Company B, 135th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment on 6 June 1864, and mustered out on 28 September 1864. Men who served in the 135th and similar temporary regiments were known as "Hundred Days Men."

His record from the U. S. National Home for Disabled Soldiers in Danville, IL, his nearest relative was John Painter of Dewey, IL who was identified as his "1/2 Bro." His age was listed on this record as 54 at the time of his death, making him born circa 1848.
Family links: 
  Barbara Ann Hillsberry Painter (1830 - 1897)
  Anthony T. Hillsberry (____ - 1902)
  Sam McClain (1855 - 1927)*
  John Wesley Painter (1860 - 1927)*
  Alice Painter (1863 - 1879)*
  Isaac Sherman Painter (1866 - 1946)*
*Calculated relationship
Willowbrook Cemetery
Champaign County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Lemstar97
Record added: Nov 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43866757
Anthony T. Hillsberry
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Anthony T. Hillsberry
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For you, Uncle Tone.
- Lemstar97
 Added: Nov. 2, 2009

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