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Birth: December 1843.
Wife: Lydia A. Bacon.
Married about 1868, married for 32 years.
Mr. Bacon lived in the town of Narka, Kansas which is in Republic County. He came to Republic County in 1883 and settled in Narka and started a business as a livery and breeding stable. He also was a coal dealer.
Civil War Veteran.
ILLINOIS STATE ARCHIVES. Illinois Civil War Detail Report.
Name: BACON, SILAS H. Rank: PVT. Company: I. Unit: 91 IL US INF.
Personal Characteristics. Residence: WHITEHALL, GREENE CO, IL. Age: 18. Height: 5' 8. Hair: DARK. Eyes: GRAY. Complexion: DARK. Marital Status: SINGLE. Occupation: FARMER. Nativity: WHITEHALL, GREEN CO, IL.
Service Record. Joined When: AUG 8, 1862. Joined Where: WHITEHALL, IL. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: SEP 8, 1862. Muster In Where: CAMP BUTLER, IL. Muster Out: JUL 12, 1865. Muster Out Where: MOBILE, AL.