Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Captain Henry A. Oakes.

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Captain Henry A. Oakes.
Birth: March 18, 1837, or 1838, Ohio.
Death: March 11, 1903.
Wife: Eleanor Oakes, born April 8, 1829 England.
Death: November 26, 1911, Kansas.
Daughter; Ellen Oakes, born Illinois.
Son; Harry Oakes, born Kansas.
Father born Rhode Island.
Mother born Kentucky.
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas.
Mr. Oakes came to Douglas County in 1879 and settled in Palmyrs township.  He was the Prop. of the Oakes Stock Farm.
Civil War Service Record.
Illinois 129th., Infantry.
Illinois Civil War Detail Report
Name: OAKES, HENRY A. Rank: SGT. Company: I. Unit: 129 IL US INF. Personal Characteristics. Residence: NAPLES, SCOTT CO, IL. Age: 25. Height: 5' 11. Hair: DARK. Eyes: BLUE. Complexion: FAIR. Marital Status: SINGLE. Occupation: FARMER. Nativity: SCIOTO CO, OH. Service Record. Joined When: AUG 4, 1862. Joined Where: NAPLES, IL. Joined By Whom: JAS F CRAWFORD. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: SEP 8, 1862. Muster In Where: PONTIAC, IL. Remarks: PROMOTED 2LT.
Second Lieutenant.
Joined When: MAR 25, 1863. Joined Where: SOUTH TUNNEL, TN. Joined By Whom: GOV OF ILL. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In; MAR 25, 1863. Muster In Where: GALLATIN, TN. Remarks: PROMOTED 1LT.
First Lieutenant.
Joined When: JUN 29, 1864. Joined Where: IN THE FIELD, GA. Joined By Whom: GOV OF ILL. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: JUN 29, 1864. Muster In Where: IN THE FIELD, GA. Remarks: PROMOTED CAPTAIN.
Joined When: DEC 20, 1864. Joined Where: NEAR SAVANNAH, GA. Joined By Whom: GOV OF ILL. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: DEC 20, 1864. Muster In Where: NEAR SAVANNAH, GA. Muster Out: JUN 8, 1865. Muster Out Where: WASHINGTON, DC.

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