HILL, Peter O.

IL 4th Cav Co I. Residence: Earl, La Salle County, Illinois. Born at Hille in Stjerneroen, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’10¾”. Enlisted 5 Sep 1861 at Earl. Mustered 26 Sep 1861 at Ottawa, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the Regiment 31 Jan 1862 so that he could enter the Naval Service. Worked on board the cannon boat “Cairo” for a time. Post war: Died in Creston, Illinois, in 1890. Sources: (ILSA reel 13 p127) (Ulvestad p291)