Place:New Hebron Cemetery, Honey Creek, Crawford, Illinois, United States

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NameNew Hebron Cemetery
TypeCemetery
Coordinates38.953377°N 87.741293°W
Located inHoney Creek, Crawford, Illinois, United States
Also located inNew Hebron, Crawford, Illinois, United States    

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Illinois Roll of Honor

The following people buried in the New Hebron Cemetery are listed in the 1929 Illinois Roll of Honor. These are veterans of U.S. wars prior to 1929.[1] [2]

Civil War

  • John L. Bussard, 30th Illinois Infantry, Company D, Corporal
  • David Bussard, 152nd Illinois Infantry, Company H, Corporal[3]
  • John P. Dean, 21st Illinois Infantry, Company I, Private
  • William Dyar, 152nd Illinois Infantry, Company H, Lieutenant[4]
  • Michael Frost, 152nd Illinois Infantry, Company H
  • David C. Grubaugh, 152nd Illinois Infantry, Company H, Private[5]
  • William. K. Highsmith, 66th Illinois Infantry, Company, I, Principal Musician[6]
  • John Kaley, 98th Illinois Infantry, Company D, Hospital Steward[7]
  • Hiram Lowrance, 30th Illinois Infantry, Company D, Private[8]
  • Samuel P. Mann
  • John D. Maxwell, 152nd Illinois Infantry, Company H, Sergeant
  • Martin V. McClure, 18th Illinois Infantry, Company E, Private
  • George W. Parker, 11th Missouri Infantry, Company H, Private
  • John A. Parker, 11th Missouri Infantry, Company H, Private[9]
  • John Powden[10]
  • Peter Reed, 152nd Illinois Infantry, Company H, Private
  • Leonard Reinoehl, 152nd Illinois Infantry, Company H, mustered out as a Wagoner (corporal grade)
  • Arnold Rodgers, 30th Illinois Infantry, Company D, Private
  • Henry C. Showers, 30th Illinois Infantry, Company D, Private[11]
  • Josiah Siler , 98th Illinois Infantry, Company D, Private
  • Cyrus Vane, 30th Illinois Infantry, Company D, Private
  • Isaac Weirich , 30th Illinois Infantry, Company D, Private

Other Veterans

Other war veterans noted in the cemetery.[12]

  • J. W. Attaway, Civil War
  • Hezekiah Bussard, Civil War (the first blacksmith in New Hebron[13]:p.205)
  • Vernon W. Butler, WW I
  • P. P. Connett, Civil War
  • Alva Ellis Crozier, WW I
  • Thomas J. Dean, Civil War, Killed at Vicksburg[14]
  • James Eagleton, War of 1812, Private[15]
  • Reuben Shepherd Frost, WW II
  • Hampson Fry, Civil War
  • Greenbury Lorance, Civil War, 38th Illinois Infantry, Company D, Private
  • John Maxwell Mann, WW II
  • Harvey H. Parker, Civil War, 152nd Illinois Infantry, Company H, Private
  • Noble Warren Tracy, WW II and Korea, Lt. Colonel


External Links

Footnotes

  1. Database of 1929 Illinois Roll of Honor
  2. Civil War Soldiers and Sailor System
  3. Listed in the Illinois Roll of Honor as "David Buzzard."
  4. Listed in the Illinois Roll of Honor as "William Dyer." He possibly served as a sergeant in the 21st Illinois Infantry, Company I.
  5. Listed in the Illinois Roll of Honor as "David Crubaugh."
  6. Listed in the Illinois Roll of Honor as "W. H. Highsmith." A principal musician was either the Chief Bugler, or the Fife and Drum Corps leader for a regiment. It was a sergeant major pay grade.
  7. A hospital steward was a sergeant major rank. There would be one per regiment, and their job was to assist the regimental surgeon.
  8. Listed in the Illinois Roll of Honor as "Hiram Lawrence" in the 38th Regiment. He was in the 30th, as were several others listed here.
  9. Listed in the Illinois Roll of Honor as "John A. Park."
  10. The only John Powden in the entire Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System served as a private in the 16th Ohio Infantry, Company G.
  11. Listed in the Illinois Roll of Honor as "Henry C. Shavers"
  12. New Hebron Cemetery page, Crawford County Historical Society
  13. Perrin, William Henry. History of Crawford and Clark Counties, Illinois
  14. Thomas was in the 5th Illinois Cavalry. He was mustered in as a private, but was promoted several times. The Adjutant General's report for the State of Illinois (Vol VII) says he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant. The Civil War Soldiers and Sailor System says he became a Captain. He died during service on 20 Sep 1864 according to both the Adjutant General's report and his grave marker.
  15. According to Lloyd Stuart Chaffey III, James was a member of the East Tennessee Mounted Gunman under the command of John Chiles during the War of 1812. His superior was Captain Jehu Stephens. A source is provided on the web page. The Rosters for East Tennessee in the War of 1812 has more information on the unit.
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