Thursday, March 06, 2014

Captain William H. Guy.

Captain William H Guy.

Birth: Mar. 25, 1836, Ohio.
Death: Apr. 16, 1914, Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois.

Parents: William Guy (1795 - 1865), Mary Ann Landis Guy (____ - 1872).

Wife: Mary Dial Guy (1864 - 1931).

Burial: South Hill Cemetery, Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois.

Illinois Civil War Detail Report.

Name: GUY, WILLIAM H. Rank: 1LT. Company: F. Unit: 14 IL US CAV.

Personal Characteristics. Residence: HOWARDS POINT, FAYETTE CO, IL. Age: 26. Height: 5' 10. Hair: DARK. Eyes: BLUE. Complexion: LIGHT. Marital Status: SINGLE. Occupation: FARMER.

Service Record. Joined When: OCT 15, 1862. Joined Where: VANDALIA, IL. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: JAN 7, 1863. Muster In Where: PEORIA, IL. Muster Out: JUL 31, 1865. Muster Out Where: PULASKI, TN. Remarks: COMMISSIONED CAPTAIN NOT MUSTERED. MUSTERED OUT AS 1LT.

Fourteenth Illinois Cavalry, Regimental History.

Captain William H. Guy, born in Fairfield county, Ohio, March 25, 1836; emigrated to Fayette county Illinois, in 1839, with parents; was a farmer until the Civil War broke out; enlisted and served three months under the call for 75,000; served in the 8th., Illinois infantry under Richard J. Oglesby; enlisted in 14th., Illinois Cavalry and mustered as First Lieutenant company "F" January 7, 1863; was promoted Captain July 18, 1865; and was mustered out with regiment. Captain Guy was captured at Sunshine Church, Georgia, July 31, 1864; was exchanged.

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