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Pvt Cournel B. Atwood
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Birth: Sep. 11, 1842
Vermont, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1905
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA

Private COURNEL B. ATWOOD, Co. F, 86th Illinois

Cournel B. Atwood was born on September 11, 1842 at ___________, Vermont, the son of __________ Atwood and __________ (__________) Atwood.


Rank PVT Company F Unit 86 IL US INF

Personal Characteristics
Residence MAQUON, KNOX CO, IL Age 20 Height 5' 10 1/2 Hair LIGHT
Eyes BLUE Complexion LIGHT Marital Status SINGLE Occupation FARMER

Service Record
Joined When AUG 7, 1862 Joined Where MAQUON, IL
Joined By Whom J L BURKHALTER Period 3 YRS
Muster In AUG 27, 1862 Muster In Where PEORIA, IL
Muster In By Whom N/A Muster Out JUN 6, 1865
Muster Out Where WASHINGTON, DC Muster Out By Whom LT SCROGGS
Remarks N/A

He was a farmer in Section 12, P. O. Wichita, Kansas for many years. Is a son of Buel and Phoebe Clark Atwood, who were both born in Vermont. Cournel was married, in 1869, to Miss Rhodo Jordan, daughter of William and Arvilla Moore Jordan. Came to Kansas in 1871, located on the farm on which he now resides, containing 160 acres, of which eighty acres are under cultivation. Is engaged in farming. His principal crops are corn and wheat. Has an orchard containing 200 peach, fifty apple trees and a variety of other fruit. Was in the late war. Enlisted, in 1862, in the Eighty-sixth Regiment Illinois Volunteer, Company F, Third Brigade, Second Division, Fourteenth Army Corps. Attached to the Army of the Cumberland. Was in the battles of Perryville, Chickamauga, Rome, Mission Ridge, Lookout Mountain, Buzzard Roost, Atlanta, Jonesboro, Kenesaw Mountain and other engagements of his command; was mustered out in 1865. Is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Has been Treasurer of School District No. 45, for six years. Was in the township one year before its organization. Has two children, Edward and Phoebe Atwood; has buried one.

At the time of the 1880 census, Cournel B. Atwood and his family are found in Kechi, Sedgwick County, Kansas where he is farming for a living;
Cob B. ATWOOD, Self Gender: Male Birth: <1843> VT
Rhoda ATWOOD, Wife Gender: Female Birth: <1853> OH
Edwin ATWOOD, Son Gender: Male Birth: <1873> KS
Phebe ATWOOD, Dau Gender: Female Birth: <1878> KS

Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925

Name: C B Atwood
Census Date: 1 Mar 1895
Residence County: Sedgwick
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Kechi
Birth Location: Vermont
Gender: Male
Estimated birth year: abt 1842
Race: White
C B Atwood 53
Rody Atwood 43
Edwin Atwood 22
Pheby Atwood 17
Buel Atwood 11
Bertha Atwood 6

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865

Name: Cournel B. Atwood
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Illinois
Regiment Name: 86 Illinois Infantry.
Regiment Name Expanded: 86th Regiment, Illinois Infantry
Company: F
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M539 roll 3


Through the years, the surviving members of the 86th tried to keep track of each other. Until 1899, the surviving members of the 86th had a mailing address of Wichita, Kansas for Private Cournel B. Atwood.

Private Cournel B. Atwood died on January 12, 1905 at __________, __________. His earthly remains were laid to rest in the Kechi Cemetery om Park City, Sedgwick County, Kansas.

by Baxter B. Fite III

Co.F-86 Ill Inf
Kechi Township Cemetery
Park City
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA
Maintained by: Baxter B. Fite III
Originally Created by: Donna Londeen
Record added: Mar 16, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18475443
Pvt Cournel B. Atwood
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Pvt Cournel B. Atwood
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