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Daniel W Hastings

  • Birth 1843 St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
  • Death 23 Nov 1862 Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Plot , N 10692
  • Memorial ID 3190042

History of the 85th Illinois Volunteers
Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Henry J. Aten
Pages 375-392

DANIEL W. HASTINGS, aged nineteen, born in St, Lawrence county, New York, was a farmer residing at Mason City, Ill., when he enlisted; served in the Kentucky campaign until the command reached Bowling Green, Ky., when he was sent to the hospital, and died November 23, 1862. Is buried at No. 10691, in the national cemetery at Nashville, Tenn.

Company C was enrolled by Samuel Black, a farmer residing near Mason City, between July 23 and August 15, 1862, the entire company, except two – one from Logan and one from Peoria – enlisting from Mason county. At the organization of the company the following commissioned officers were elected: Samuel Black, captain; George A. Blanchard, first lieutenant, and Dr. William W. Walker, second lieutenant.

Of the 102 officers and men originally mustered in 8 were killed in action, 7 died of wounds, and 14 were hit whose wounds did not prove fatal while in the service, 22 died of disease, 24 were discharged for disability, 7 were transferred, 2 officers resigned and 31 officers and men were mustered out with the regiment.

The company bore well its part, and did its full share in making history of the regiment one of which its members may be justly proud.
1850 United States Federal Census

Name: Daniel W Hastings
Age: 7
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843
Birth Place: New York
Gender: Male
Home in 1850: Connersville, Fayette, Indiana
Family Number: 95
Household Members: Name Age
Lorenzo Hastings 44
Jane Hastings 46
Lucy Hastings 18
George E Hastings 17
James L Hastings 15
Sarah J Hastings 11
Daniel W Hastings 7


1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Daniel W Hastings
Age in 1860: 17
Birth Year: abt 1843
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1860: Township 20 Range 5, Mason, Illinois
Gender: Male
Post Office: Mason City
Household Members:
Lorenzo R Hastings 54
Olive Hastings 48
George E Hastings 27
Daniel W Hastings 17
Albert Peck 12
George C Peck 11
James H Peck 9
Harriet White 38

Family Members






  • Maintained by: Debra
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3190042
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel W Hastings (1843–23 Nov 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3190042, citing Nashville National Cemetery, Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Debra (contributor 47324320) .