Daniel W. McLaughlin, was born to Henry and Nancy Tunnell McLaughlin. He was born May 1 1847 near Murrayville, Morgan Co, Illinois. He married Mary J Gosnell Oct 17, 1867 at Greenefield, Greene, IL. They had eleven children. At the age of 18, he enlisted on May 7, 1864 as a private in the 145th IL Inf., at Jacksonville, ILL., for 100 days, he was mustered in on 9 Jun 1864 at Camp Butler, IL, mustered out 23 Sept. 1864 at Camp Butler, IL by Lt Montgomery. Although he is recorded as being in company C., he was not found on that roster. He would die on May 15, 1915 at Rose Hill, Butler, KS.
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