Willis Attebery


BirthJan. 24, 1846
DeathMarch 31, 1933
CemeteryRiverside (Crete)
PostCoates (Dorchester)
Unit14th Illinois Infantry, Company K

Private Willis Attebery

Company K, 14th Illinois Infantry

Atteberry (also spelled Atterberry) was born in Macon County, Illinois on January 24, 1846. He was living in Ash Grove (Shelby County), Illinois when he enlisted and was mustered in the regiment on February 18, 1865. Attebery served about 7 months. He was mustered out on September 16, 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Attebery joined the regiment in the final stages of the War. In June 1865 the unit was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In July 1865 it was deployed to Fort Kearney and remained there until September 1865.

Attebery died on March 31, 1933. He is buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Crete (Saline County), Nebraska. Attebery was a member of the Coates Post (#107) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Dorchester, Nebraska.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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