Private Bartley Luckenbill, Co. B, 107th Illinois Infantry, USA


  • Bartlett Luckenbill was born in Ohio to John and Elizabeth Luckenbill.


  • July 18: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Franklin County, OH showed 19-year-old Bartley, a farm laborer, living with his parents John and Elizabeth Luckenbill. His father was a farm laborer.


  • February 23: Bartley married Lydia Bright in Franklin County, OH.

1855 - 1858

  • The Luckenbill family moved West from Ohio to Illinois.


  • September 4: Brantley Luckenbill enlists in the U.S. Army.


  • September 2: While Bartley was on a far off battlefield, his wife Lydia died in Dewitt County, IL.
  • November 30: Bartley fought in the Battle of Franklin. His regiment was in the main U.S. line west of the Carter House.


  • June 9: Brantley Luckenbill mustered out of the U.S. Army.


  • July 11: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Dewitt County, IL showed Bartlett, a farmer, and his second wife Hannah living with their children: Abigail, age 15, Lavinia, 12, Daniel, 10, Elmyra, 8 and Bartlett Jr., 7.


  • August 23: Brantley files for a U.S. Army Military pension as an invalid.
  • December 20: Brantley Luckenbill died. He was buried at Round Grove Cemetery in Lockwood, Dade County, MO.


  • November 3: Mary Luckenbill filed for a U.S. Army Military pension as the widow of a soldier.