Saturday, February 4, 2017

105th Illinois Infantry-- Part 8: Colonel Daniel Dustin

From Find-A-Grave.

Daniel Dustin was born October 5, 1820, in Orange County, Vermont.  He died March 30, 1892, in Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri.

During the Civil War, he first served as major in the 8th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry and then as the commander of the 105th Illinois.  Breveted to brigadier general March 16, 1865, for "gallant service in recent campaign in Georgia and South Carolina.  That would be the March to the Sea and Carolinas Campaign.

Buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Sycamore, DeKalb County, Illinois.  Plot:  Block 9, Lot 9.

--Old Secesh

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