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  • The Soldier's Prayer Book

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    The Soldier's Prayer Book - Inventory Number: IDE 059 / SOLD

    Identified to H. Joseph Pille of the 132nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry.

    H. Joseph Pille:

    Residence Mendota IL;

    Enlisted on 5/10/1864 as a Corporal.

    On 6/1/1864 he mustered into "A" Co. IL 132nd Infantry

    He was Mustered Out on 10/17/1864 at Chicago, IL

    (Middle name Joseph)

    ILLINOIS 132ND INFANTRY (100 Days)

         One Hundred and Thirty-second Infantry.-Col., Thomas C. Pickett; Lieut.-Col., William H. Haskell; Maj., John H. Peck. This regiment was organized at Camp Fry, Chicago, and was mustered in for 100 days from June 1, 1864.  It moved on June 6, for Columbus, Ky. and arrived on the 8th, reporting to Brig.-Gen. Henry Prince.  On June 15, it moved to Paducah, and remained on duty there until expiration of service, when it returned to Chicago and was mustered out, Oct. 17, 1864.

    Inventory Number: IDE 059 / SOLD