John Welch - 11th Illinois Cavalry
- John Welch, son of George and Margaret Thompson Welch, was born in
Glencar, near Manor Hamilton, County Leitrim, Ireland. He immigrated
to America in 1856. In 1861 he enlisted in the 11th Illinois Calvary
at Peoria, Illinois, and died of a wound while engaged in Battle in
Database: American Civil War Soldiers
Name: John Welch ,
Residence: Peoria, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 24 September 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Illinois
Unit Numbers: 238 238
Service Record: Accidentally Wounded
Enlisted as a Private on 24 September 1861
Enlisted in Company D, 11th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on 20 December 1861.
Died of injuries Company D, 11th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on 17 April
1863 in Trenton, TN
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