Stephen Clingman

BirthAug. 9, 1845
DeathAug. 1, 1932
CemeteryDavid City (David City)
PostLincoln (David City)
Unit146th Illinois Infantry, Company E

First Sergeant Stephen Clingman

Company E, 146th Illinois Infantry (1 year, 1864-1865)

Clingman was born in Stephenson County, Illinois on August 9, 1845. He was residing in Freeport (Stephenson County), Illinois when he enlisted and mustered in the regiment on September 2, 1864. Clingman enlisted as a corporal and was promoted to first sergeant during his tour of duty. Clingman served about 11 months before being discharged on July 8, 1865.

The 146th Illinois Infantry was organized and mustered at Camp Butler, Illinois for 1 year on September 18, 1864. The unit was assigned to Illinois and provided guard duty.

Clingman died on August 1, 1932 at the age of 86 years. He is buried in the David City Cemetery in David City (Butler County), Nebraska. Clingman was a member of the Lincoln Post (#10) of the Grand Army of the Republic in David City.

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