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Henry Chappell, Yorkville, Illinois GAR Post #522

Henry Chappell (Spelled Chapple in the Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men Military Records for the State of Illinois) was from Kendall, Illinois. On February 21, 1865, he enlisted as a Private in Company A, 156th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was mustered out on September 20, 1865 in Memphis Tennessee.

Information provided by Henry Chappell's great grandson, Jim Gates Jim Gates. Photograph provided by David L. Read.


GAR Post 522, Yorkville, Illinois on Memorial Day, 1911.

Sitting: (left to right) Myron C. Skinner, W.F. Donovan, Franklin M. Hobbs, John Redmon Marshall, and Charles M. Hill.
Standing: (both rows left to right) Samuel Hagerman, Orville Wormley Beebe, Frank Piney, Solon Smith Boomer,
Alexander Patterson, Henry Chappell, Edwin Howes, John Fitzgerald, Wallace McCloud, William T. Linn, Barney Phillips, John Cooper, Robert Bucks, Benjamin F. Herrington, and George Manley (Identity of men courtesy of Historian Elmer Dickson of the Kendal County Illinois history website

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