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Baraw/Barrow, Joseph; Joseph migrated to Illinois after the war and lived in Wayne County, Illinois from about 1867-1897. He first married Mary Elizabeth Lecroy and had six children by that marriage. Joseph and Mary were divorced in 1897 and then he married Mary Watkins Headley. Joseph entered the Veteran's Home in Quincy in March of 1899 and lived there until his death in 1905. (2nd-great-granddaughter, Vicki Griffin

Harmon, James C., after being wounded at Gettysburg, attended the University of Vermont. there he received his medical degree. Shortly thereafter he married Edna Eugenia Johnson (1868). They both then traveled to Rantoul, Illinois where they both lived the rest of their lives. Contributed by Tim McCarthy, his 2nd-great-grandson.

Hinds, Barnabas; married Matilda Buck July 2 1849. He was wounded at Cedar Creek . He moved to Winslow Illinois in 1868 and in 1882 moved to Thomson Illinois where he lived until his death with the exception of 15 years during which time he lived in North Dakota. (descendant)

Rew, Frank E.; originally from Waukegan, Illinois; volunteered at Montpelier, Vermont while preparing for college at Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, New Hampshire. During his service in the 3rd Vermont Regiment, his parents moved to Chicago. After being mustered out, he returned to Chicago, married, raised four children, and became vice-president of the Calument Baking Powder Company. Over 80 of his letters written during the war have been saved. (William P. Stanton, Golden, Co., Frank's 2nd-great-grandson)

Smith, W. H.; has a well-established law practice in Chicago. (8 Inf)

Sprague, Sergt. O. H. Sprague; a partner in a leading wholesale house in Chicago. (8 Inf)

Terry, Henry L., moved to Illinois after discharge. Lived with his son who had a lumber business in Galesburg,IL. Contributed by Michael Terry, his 2nd-great-grandfather.

Woods, Willard was married to an Emily first, and had at least 6 children with her. After returning from the Civil War he married Nancy Moore on Novemeber 12, 1866. After Vermont they lived in Michigan until at least 1890, but he died in Chicago in 1904, with his widow living until 1910.