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Pvt Joseph Q. Adams

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Pvt Joseph Q. Adams

Birth
Clifton Springs, Ontario County, New York, USA
Death
15 Mar 1863
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial
Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID
53285348 View Source

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History of the 115th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry By Isaac Henry Clay Royse: was a local preacher in the Methodist Church and a faithful soldier; died at Nashville, Tenn., March 15, 1863.

PVT, Co. E, 115th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Civil War. He mustered into service on 13 Sept 1862 at Camp Butler, Springfield, Il for a period of 3 years or duration of the war. He first appears on muster rolls for pay in March and April of 1863. Died in General Hospital #1 at Nashville, TN, March 15, 1863. Died due to chronic diarrhea. He was originally from Clifton Springs, NY and married Miss Amanda Van Vorhees of the same place on Sept. 9, 1852.She also went by the name Sarah. After his death Sarah, who filed a widows pension and received an initially paid on March 22, 1866. They had at least 2 children: Mary A. born Sept. 8, 1853 and Eddy H. born July 27, 1858. They both received a minors pension. Sarah remarried to Andrew Allsman on March 22, 1866. Burial of Joseph Adams is not officially listed in his 33 page pension record packet. It could be presumed he is buried in Nashville, TN. No record of his remains being transported back to Illinois. His wife was residing in Shelby County, Illinois at the time of his death.

Estimated birth year.

History of the 115th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry By Isaac Henry Clay Royse: was a local preacher in the Methodist Church and a faithful soldier; died at Nashville, Tenn., March 15, 1863.

PVT, Co. E, 115th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Civil War. He mustered into service on 13 Sept 1862 at Camp Butler, Springfield, Il for a period of 3 years or duration of the war. He first appears on muster rolls for pay in March and April of 1863. Died in General Hospital #1 at Nashville, TN, March 15, 1863. Died due to chronic diarrhea. He was originally from Clifton Springs, NY and married Miss Amanda Van Vorhees of the same place on Sept. 9, 1852.She also went by the name Sarah. After his death Sarah, who filed a widows pension and received an initially paid on March 22, 1866. They had at least 2 children: Mary A. born Sept. 8, 1853 and Eddy H. born July 27, 1858. They both received a minors pension. Sarah remarried to Andrew Allsman on March 22, 1866. Burial of Joseph Adams is not officially listed in his 33 page pension record packet. It could be presumed he is buried in Nashville, TN. No record of his remains being transported back to Illinois. His wife was residing in Shelby County, Illinois at the time of his death.


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