Sunday, June 30, 2013

Michael Nugent, 112th., Illinois Infantry.

Illinois Civil War Detail Report.

Name: NUGENT, MICHAEL. Rank: PVT. Company: G. Unit: 112 IL US INF.

Personal Characteristics. Residence: GALVA, HENRY CO, IL. Age: 26. Height: 5' 11. Hair: DARK. Eyes: BLUE. Complexion: FAIR. Marital Status: SINGLE. Occupation: FARMER. Nativity: IRELAND.

Service Record. Joined When: AUG 14, 1862. Joined Where: GALVA, IL. Joined By Whom: A W ALBRO. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: SEP 20, 1862. Muster In Where: PEORIA, IL. Remarks: KILLED NOV 18, 1863 AT KNOXVILLE TENN.

112th. Regimental History.

Michael Nugent horse was killed, but he succeeded in getting away; walked to Concord and thence to Campbell's station and two days later was killed in front of Knoxville, Tenn.

Private, Michael Nugent, killed in action at Knoxville, Tenn., November 18, 1863, remains left on the field and buried by the enemy.
See note E.

Note E.  The Confederate officers seem to have kept no record of the names of Union soldiers who died at Florence.  Very few of them are known, and among them not a man of the 112th., can be found.

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