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Samuel Havins
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jan. 22, 1863


History of the 85th Illinois Volunteers
Illinois Volunteer Infantry
by
Henry J. Aten
1901
CHAPTER XXXI.
Pages 408 - 419

MUSICIAN SAMUEL HAVENS, aged nineteen, born at Waverly, Pike county, Ohio, enlisted from Petersburg, Ill., as musician; served through the Kentucky campaign, and died at Nashville, Tenn., January 22, 1863. Is buried at No. 6617 in the national cemetery near that city.

Company E was the Menard county company and was enrolled by Pleasant S. Scott, of Petersburg, under date of July 17, 1862. In this county were many people who had emigrated from Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee. These people were hardy, patriotic and brave, and most of them were strongly opposed to slavery. And these pioneers and their sons were prompt to respond to the call of the President for additional troops.

At the organization of the company the following commissioned officers were elected: Pleasant S. Scott, captain; Joseph M. Plunkett, first lieutenant, and Abraham Clary, second lieutenant. At the organization of the regiment this company became the color company.

The record shows that the company had 3 killed in battle, 5 died of wounds, 2 were accidentally killed, 12 died of disease, 18 were discharged for disability, 13 were wounded who lived to be discharged from the service. Of the 81 officers and men who formed the original company but 21 went home together at the close of the war. Not so strong in numbers as some of the others, nevertheless this company made a record of which all its members should be proud.
 
 
Burial:
Nashville National Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: , B 6617
 
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Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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- Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey
 Added: Sep. 13, 2011
virtual cemetery 85th Illinois Infantry on my home page.
- Debra
 Added: Sep. 10, 2011
 
 
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