Saturday, June 12, 2010

Footnote Finds: John N Bacon

Footnote’s Civil War Records on both Union and Confederate soldiers records are constantly being added to, and through the month of June they are available for free.  These records include:
  • Union and Confederate service records for many states
  • Widow’s pension files
  • Emancipation documents and slave records
  • Confederate amnesty papers and citizens files
  • Lincoln assassination investigation and trial papers
  • Civil War photos and maps
Our find:
Collection Title: Civil War Pensions

Civil War Pension Cert# 678280

•Name: John N. BACON •Birth: 19 NOV 1846 in Jonesboro, Washington, Tennessee
     Son of Jeremiah & Susan S. (King) Bacon

Camp Butler, Springfield, Illinois
Company "C" 133rd Illinois Infantry Regiment
Rank: Private
Mustered into service on May 31st, 1864. On June 3rd, the 133rd Infantry Illlinois Volunteers were moved to Rock Island Barracks and were assigned to duty, guarding prisoners of war.

•Married Lucinda A. Ribble on 21 OCT 1875 in Carlinville, Illinois
1. Mary C. Bacon b: 10 MAR 1878
2. Elbert E. Bacon b: 01 OCT 1882
3. Rosa B. Bacon b: 08 SEP 1887
•Death: 19 JUL 1936 in Hettick, Macoupin Co., Illinois
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