Friday, December 12, 2014

Isaac M. Bobb


Illinois 46th.,Infantry,Regimental History.
Company D. 

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Lieut. Isaac M. Bobb was born in Marion county. Pa., Dec. 22, 1835. When nine years old he came with his parents to Stephenson county. Ill., and remained at home until 1854, when he started West and located in Winnesheik county, Iowa, at Locust Lane. There he cast one of the two votes that was cast at that place for Gen. J. C. Freemont for President. He remained in the West until 1861, and then returned to Stephenson county, Ill..

On the 15th of July, 1861, he enlisted in Company A, 11th Ill. Infantry, and served in that regiment two years, when he was discharged on account of sickness and returned home. He re-enlisted Dec. 12, 1863, in Co. D, 46th Ill. Infantry, and was commissioned 2nd Lieut, Jan. 30, 1864, and promoted to 1st Lieut. June 6, 1865. He remained with the regiment until it was mustered out of service, Jan. 20, 1866, at Baton Rouge, La., returning home and living on a farm until he died, March 18, 1901.

Lieut. Bobb was a member of John Musser Post, No. 365, G. A. R., and a charter member of the I. O. O. F., of the J. R. Scroggs Lodge. He was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge. On Jan. 20, 1863, Mr. Bobb was married to Miss Sarah Miller, who was born in Center county. Pa. Four children were born to this union : Milton, of Taylor, N. Dakota, Mrs. John Snyder, of Orifino, Idaho, Mrs. Frank Rudy, of Monroe, Wis., and Archie at home.

Illinois Civil War Detail Report 

Name BOBB, ISAAC, Rank PVT; Company A; Unit 11 IL US INF.    

Personal Characteristics, Residence FREEPORT, STEPHENSON CO, IL; Age 26; Height 5' 10 1/2; Hair LIGHT; Eyes HAZEL; Complexion LIGHT; Marital Status SINGLE; Occupation FARMER; Nativity PA,;

Service Record Joined When JUL 30, 1861; Joined Where FREEPORT, IL; Period 3 YRS; Muster In JUL 30, 1861; Muster In Where BIRDS POINT, MO.; Remarks DISCHARGED AT HOLLY SPRINGS MISS 25 DEC 1862 BY ORDER GEN GRANT.

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