Let the memory of James be with us forever
  • 80 years old
  • Born on November 8, 1835 in Dekalb, Illinois, United States.
  • Passed away on July 7, 1916 in Randolph, Nebraska, United States.

James H. Collier

Pvt. 105th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry Co.C.  2/9/1862 - 4/18/1864 Mayfield, DeKalb County, Ill. Age 26, 5'8", light hair, darl eyes, light complexion, married, farmer.  Mustered in September 2, 1862 for 3 yrs in Dixon, Il.. Discharged for disability April 18, 1864 at Louisville,KY. GAR Post #352 Randolph, NE

11/8/1835 (DeKalb) - 7/7/1916 (Randolph), married Mary Ann Coonfare 8/15/1856. She died 7/16/1899

Civil War service: Frankfort, Ky - 1862, Lawrenceburg - pursuit of Morgan, Bowling Green, Scottsville, Gallatin,TN, South Tunnel, Lavergne/Murfreesboro.   Discharged Louisville,KY - disability 4/18/1864.

Homesteaded in Cedar County near Randolph and farmed until retirement.  Seven children; 5 sons, 2 daughters.

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