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 Anthony T. Hilsberry

Anthony T. Hilsberry

Birth
USA
Death 23 Mar 1902
Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Burial Fisher, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 43866757 · View Source
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Early records had his name as Anthony Walters but later records he was listed as a Hillsberry. He was born circa 1846 to 1848. His obituaries incorrectly listed his name as Anthony Hillsboro. He was later known as "Uncle Tone."

As Anthony " Hillsboro ," he enlisted as a private on 9 May 1864 for 100 days of service in the Union Army. (According to his enlistment papers, he was single, a farmer, age 18, born in Cumberland County , Pennsylvania . He was 5 feet, 8 inches tall; had blue eyes, light hair, and a fair complexion.) He mustered in Company B, 135th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment on 6 June 1864, and mustered out on 28 September 1864. Men who served in the 135th and similar temporary regiments were known as "Hundred Days Men."

His record from the U. S. National Home for Disabled Soldiers in Danville, IL, his nearest relative was John Painter of Dewey, IL who was identified as his "1/2 Bro." His age was listed on this record as 54 at the time of his death, making him born circa 1848.


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  • Created by: Lemstar97
  • Added: 2 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43866757
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anthony T. Hilsberry (unknown–23 Mar 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43866757, citing Willowbrook Cemetery, Fisher, Champaign County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lemstar97 (contributor 47194531) .