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Maj Thomas W. Motherspaw

Maj Thomas W. Motherspaw

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 18 Dec 1864 (aged 35–36)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Monticello, Piatt County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 21257054 · View Source
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He married Sarah Jane Rush in Ohio on July 2, 1852. They then moved to Illinois and began farming.

In the 1850 census, he was living in Harrison, Ohio. By the 1860 census, he and his family were in Bement, Illinois.

His military history is as below:

Name: Thomas Motherspaw
Company: D
Unit: 73 Illinois Infantry.
Rank - Induction: Captain Rank - Discharge: Major Allegiance: Union

Name: Thomas Motherspaw
Residence: Monticello, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 21 Aug 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Illinois
Unit Numbers: 396 396
Service Record: Wounded
Enlisted as a Captain on 21 Aug 1862
Commission in Company D, 73rd Infantry Regiment Illinois on 21 Aug 1862.
Transfered on 20 Sep 1863 from Company D to Company S
Promoted to Full Major on 20 Sep 1863 effective 27 Jun 1864
Died of wounds Company D, 73rd Infantry Regiment Illinois on 18 Dec 1864.

His children included Mary, Frank, John Franklin, and Fannie.


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  • Created by: amtsunshine
  • Added: 30 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21257054
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj Thomas W. Motherspaw (1828–18 Dec 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21257054, citing Monticello Cemetery, Monticello, Piatt County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by amtsunshine (contributor 46842273) .