BOYD, John

IL 24th Inf Co H. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Jun 1861 at Alton, Illinois, and mustered on 8 Jul 1861 at Alton. Private. Died 5 Nov 1862 of wounds received in the battle of Perryville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 83)