Rock Island County Civil War Monument
The Rock Island County Sheriff’s Department, in conjunction with the Rock Island County Historical Society and the Civil War Roundtable of the Quad Cities, are in the process of raising funds for a restoration project. The Civil War Soldiers’ Monument, which is situated on the northeast corner of the Rock Island County Courthouse lawn, is in dire need of repair.
How to Help:
You make a donation to honor the fallen of Rock Island County. All donations are accepted, and are tax-deductible. Adopt A Rock Island County Civil War Soldier can be completed by a donation of $50. A certificate will be given to donor with the name of solider adopted from the monument.
Make Checks Payable to:
“Rock Island County Historical Society”
C/O Civil War Soldiers’ Monument
P.O. Box 3384
Rock Island, Illinois 61204
Below is the a list of names that are on the monument
This list contains all of the known names on the monument in alphabetical order. The names in red are probable brothers. Be advised that the names have been in print several times over the years and the spellings are sometimes not the same as what is on the monument.
Adams, John Q.
Allen, George W.
Allen, Martin V.
Anderson, Andrew brothers
Anderson, John A.
Arculavius, Henry also spelled “Argularius”
Beardsley, Elisha I.
Beaver, Moses S
Beeney, Thomas A. brothers
Beeney, William T.
Benjamin, Samuel F.
Bigelow, Opher A.
Blair, Joseph F.
Brandenburgh, William K.
Brewer, Jesse W.
Bringhnan, William also spelled “Bringham”
Brown, Jasper N.
Brown, John P.
Bruner, Samuel F.
Byerly, Amos E. brother of John Byerly
Byerly, John brother of Amos
Canada, Walter O.
Carter, William H.
Cathcart, Robert John and Robert were not brothers
Cathcart, John W. also spelled “Catheart”, “Carthcart” and “Cathgart”
Cavanaugh, William S.
Charleston, Nelson P.
Clarke, Henry B.
Cole, Charles H.
Couch, Henry also spelled “Cough”
Cox, Isaac D.
Cox, Washington R.
Crandel, Wilder M.
Cranz, George W. also spelled “Krans”|
Crowell, J. C.|
Daley, Samuel F.
Darrah, Charles T.
Davis, John L.
Devinney, John W.
Dorman, Andrew also spelled “Donnan”
Drury, William S. or T. ?????
Dudley, Josiah W.
Dunlap, William Dunn, George
Dunn, William P. should be “Dumm”
Eberhardt, Charles K.
Essex, Joseph A.
Evans, Edward F.
Fisher, Bardwell K.
Folsom, William B.
Fortner, George L.
Fox, John H.
Freeman, Francis M.
Frells, William H. also spelled “Frels”
Gere, Levi D.
Gibson, Henry T.
Gibson, John A. S.
Goldsby, William H. H.
Graham, George brothers
Grant, McIntosh A.
Gregg, James brother of William P.
Gregg, Samuel might be a brother of James and William
Gregg, William P. brother of James
Griffin, PatrickGriffin, Robert
Halcomb, Jasper also spelled “Holcomb”
Haley, Alex T.
Hampton, James F. brothers
Hampton, William H.
Han, John B.
Hedges, Samuel D
Heflin, Edwin R.
Heisel, George N.
Henderson, William C.
Hennigan, James P.
Hibbard, Alden A. also spelled “Hillard”
Hoenecke, Charles A.
Hoffman, George H. also spelled “Huffman”
Hohn, James W.
Howard, James W. also known as “James K. Howard”
Howard, John T.
Huntley, Raynor K. also spelled “Huntly”
Hurst, William H.
Jenkins, George brother of Henry
Jenkins, Henry H. also spelled “Jinkins”
Johnson, H. P.
Jones, Daniel T. brother of John O.
Jones, John H.
Jones, John O. brother of Daniel T.
Kearns, George H.
Keith, George P.
Kelso, John W.
Kline, Henry also spelled “Cline”
Landreth, Andrew brothers
Lansdown, Kisor A.
Lavary, George W.
Leslie, Alexander M.
Lindan, Andrew C. H.
Looker, James M.
Lorenz, Frederick also spelled “Lorens”
Lyford, Eugene A.
Mahim, J. Wesley also spelled “John Wesley Mahin”
Maloy, Thomas also spelled “Malloy”
Markle, Jacob C. might be same person as “Muckle, Jacob L.”
Marshall, Andrew B.
Martindale, Thomas H. is there a Martindale, John H. ???
Mathews, Thomas J.
Maxwell, Jesse possible brother to Samuel
Maxwell, Samuel possible brother to Jesse
McCall, Thomas P.
McClure, Henry T.
McDaniels, William also spelled “McDaniel”
McGrew, Hezekiah R.
McNull, Enos also spelled “McNall”
McNutt, James H.
Mead, Alfred H.
Mee, William H.
Merrill, Franklin S.
Miller, Thomas J.
Miller, Westley also known as “Miller Westby”
Mills, George probable brother to William H.
Mills, William H. probable brother to George
Mink, John H.
Minor, Martin L.
Mire, Adam also spelled “Meir”
Misne, Sylvester E. also spelled “Misner”
Morris James F.
Muckle, Jacob L. might be Markle, Jacob C.
Mumford, John H. also spelled as “Monfort”
Mumford, John W.
Murphy, Anthony probable brother of Thomas
Murphy, Thomas J. probable brother of Anthony
Muse, John W.
Naylor, Henry P.
Nourse, Wilson might be William instead of Wilson
Odell, Benjamin F.
Otto, Henry probable brothers
Overmeyer, Jonas C.
Padgett, Lewis W.
Peppers, William H.
Philleo, Russell C.
Prescott, Jeremiah S.
Rathbun, George …. George and Lord are probable brothers, also spelled “Rathborne” and “Rathburn”
Rathbun, Lord M.
Rathburn, Homer D. Homer is not a brother, also spelled “Rathbun”
Raymond, Samuel J.
Reckman, Frederick H.
Reed, William J.
Reid, James G.
Reeves, Van V.
Reynolds, William H.
Roberts, Isaac N.
Rodgers, James M.
Saddler, William B. also spelled “Sadler”
Salmonson, John also spelled “Solmonson”
Sanders, Oscar N.
Sayer, William A.
Sayles, James A.
Schultz, John H.
Scott, Charles E.
Scott, William M.
Sheperd, James … also spelled as “Shepard”
Sickles, Hiram F.
Simpson, James G.
Skipper, James L.
Smith, Harrison probable brother to James
Smith, Ira G.
Smith, James Probable brother to Harrison
Snyder, Henry probably father/son or uncle/nephew
South, Thomas B.
Stearns, Mahlon A.
Stephens, David probable brother to William L.
Stephens, William L. also spelled “Stephen”
Stout, John B.
Street, JacobSturdivan, George
Temple, Edward B.
Ternstedt, Victor also spelled “Ternstadt”
Thompson, Francis W.
Thompson, William C. might be William G.
Trovillo, Shepley H.
Underwood, David B.
Valentine, James brothers
Valentine, William H.
Vanmeter, David probable father of Lewilliam
Van Meter, Llewellyn S. also spelled “Lewilliam S Vanmeter”, probable son of David
Vincent, Thomas W.
Walker, William S.
Warnecke, John A.
Webster, Shelden M.
Wetzel, Jacob also spelled “Witsel”
Wetzel, John C. also spelled “Whitsel”
Wharton, John S.
Whitehead, Irving brothers
Whitehead, William H. brothers
Whitson, John T.
Williams, Isaac K. probable brother to Peter
Williams, John J. also spelled “John I.”
Williams, Peter probable brother to Isaac
Williamson, John P. also known as “Jacob P.” probable brother of Thomas
Williamson, Thomas probable brother of John
Womacks, Albert brothers also spelled as ”Wamacks”
Womacks, Thomas P.
Young, Daniel E.