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Pvt John W. Alexander
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Birth: unknown
Death: Mar. 20, 1863
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Civil War soldier. Co. C., 113 Ill Inf, Civil War

ILLINOIS CIVIL WAR DETAIL REPORT
Name ALEXANDER, JOHN W
Rank PVT Company C Unit 113 IL US INF
Residence CHICAGO, COOK CO, IL Age 31
Height 5' 9 1/2 Hair LIGHT
Eyes GRAY Complexion LIGHT
Marital Status MARRIED
Occupation CARPENTER
Nativity CLINTONVILLE, KANE CO, IL

Joined AUG 11, 1862 CHICAGO, IL
Muster In OCT 1, 1862 CHICAGO, IL
Remarks DIED MAR 20, 1863 AT SPRINGFIELD ILL
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Note: military records state he died 3-20-1863, but published newspaper account of his death states he died 3-21-1863.
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A sad and fatal accident occurred at the junction of the Great Western and the St. Louis, Alton and Chicago railroads, Friday evening last. As Mr. John W. Alexander, a soldier belonging to company C, 113th regiment of Illinois volunteers, was attempting to get upon the cars, while the train was in motion, his foot slipped and falling upon the track, was run over. He was brought to the city the same evening, on a hand car, and left at the Matteson House, but he died on Saturday morning about 10 o'clock. He was about 30 years of age, and leaves a wife, who resides at Clintonville, Kane county, in this State. Mr. Alexander has been stationed for some time past at Camp Butler, and we learn has sustained a good character in his regiment.

IL State Journal, Springfield, IL, Monday, March 23, 1863




 
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Civil War Memorial
 
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Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Sep 16, 2007
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Pvt John W. Alexander
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Pvt John W. Alexander
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Pvt John W. Alexander
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Private Company C 113th Illinois Infantry
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 Added: Jun. 27, 2015

- BjJ
 Added: Feb. 9, 2013

- John Vincent "VINCE" Powers
 Added: Jan. 9, 2011
 
 
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