PEEL, John

IL 26th Inf Co H. Residence: Andover, Henry County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Laborer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Nov 1861 at Hannibal, Missouri, and mustered there the same day. Private. Re-enlisted on 1 Jan 1864 at Scottsboro, Alabama, and mustered “in the field” that day. Killed in the battle before Atlanta, Georgia, on 3 Aug 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel two p83, 85)