Name: John Bailey
Residence: Radnor, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 1 Sep 1861
Side Served: Union
State Served: Illinois
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 1 September 1861.
Enlisted in Company H, 47th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 1 Oct 1861.
Mustered Out Company H, 47th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 21 Jan 1866 at Selma, AL.
Promoted to Full Corporal on 21 Jan 1866.
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
This regiment was organized and mustered into the U. S. service at Peoria, Ill., Aug. 16, 1861. On Sept. 23 it moved by rail from Peoria to St. Louis, Mo., going into quarters at Benton barracks near the city, where it was clothed and armed Complete. The regiment was mustered out, Jan. 21, 1866, at Selma, Ala., and was ordered to Springfield, Ill., where it received final pay and discharge.
Fought on 6 Nov 1861 at Jefferson City, MO.
Fought on 9 May 1862 at Farmington, MS.
Fought on 19 Sep 1862 at Iuka, MS.
Fought on 3 & 4 Oct 1862 at Corinth, MS
Fought on 2 Nov 1862.
Fought on 15 Mar 1863 at Helena, AR.
Fought on 16 May 1863 at Jackson, MS.
Fought on 22 May 1863 at Vicksburg, MS.
Fought on 17 Aug 1863.
Fought on 2 Dec 1863.
Fought on 6 Jun 1864 at Lake Village, AR.
Fought on 6 Jun 1864 at Lake Chicot, AR
Fought on 10 Aug 1864 at near Holly Springs, MS.
Fought on 11 Oct 1864 at Helena, AR.
Fought on 15 Dec 1864 at Nashville, TN.
Fought on 27 & 31 Mar 1865, and on 1 Apr 1865 at Spanish Fort, AL.
Cpl. CO. H 47th ILL. Inf.
Old Elsmore Cemetery
Created by: Freddie
Record added: May 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8756576