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Pvt Elijah Corder
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Birth: 1845
Tennessee, USA
Death: unknown

Possibly the son of Emeline/Emaline Davis (born c. 1820 in TN) and Isaac Corder (born c. 1815 in TN)--or Sophia Bryan and William Corder. If he is the son of Isaac, the census records say he was born in TN. However, his Civil War record states that he was born in Clay Co, IL. Married to Martha E. Halfacre on 19 Dec 1866, Clay Co, IL. Died from TB and Civil War wounds before 02 Dec 1877 when Martha remarried.

Illinois Civil War Detail Report:
Name: Corder, Elijah
Rank: Pvt, Company K
Unit: 155 IL US Inf

Personal Characteristics:

Residence: Tremont, Tazewell Co, IL
Age: 20
Height: 5' 9 5/8"
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Complexion: Dark
Marital Status: N/A
Occupation: Farmer
Nativity: Clay Co, IL

Service Record:

Joined When: Feb 16, 1865
Joined Where: Springfield, IL
Joined By Whom: Cpt Keys
Period: 1 Yr.
Muster In: Feb 16, 1865
Muster In Where: Springfield, IL
Muster In By Whom: N/A
Muster Out: Sep 4, 1865
Muster Out Where: Murfreesboro, TN
Muster Out By Whom: Cpt Wilson
Family links: 
  Martha Ellen Halfacre Burton (1849 - 1909)*
  Viola Corder Slater (1868 - 1937)*
  Louisa J. Corder Doan (1869 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Co. K, 155th Ill. Inf.
Kinnamon Cemetery
Clay County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Becky Doan
Originally Created by: Lady In Black
Record added: Oct 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22429455
Pvt Elijah Corder
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Pvt Elijah Corder
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- Becky Doan
 Added: Oct. 22, 2013

- Adam Oakes
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