Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Isbon S. Gleason

Age 21 ; born in Owcgo, N. Y.: carpenter and joiner; enlisted from Libertyville ; was detailed in Pioneer Corps at Brentwood, Tenn., April 7, 1863, and transferred to the 1st U. S. Veteran Engineer Regiment Aug. 25, 1864, serving with that command until the close of the war, and being promoted to Corporal Sept. 1, 1864, and to Sergeant Dec. 25, 1864. Is a contractor and builder at Libertyville, Lake County, 111., of which village he has been a Trustee for four years.

SOURCE: Partridge, Charles A., Editor, History of the Ninety-Sixth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, p. 639 (photograph) & 834

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