Alexander Laughton

BirthMarch 1, 1842
DeathJan. 20, 1932
CemeteryRiverside (Gibbon)
PostSedgwick (Kearney)
Unit150th Illinois Infantry, Company K

Corporal Alexander Laughton

Company K, 150th Illinois Infantry

Laughton was born in Monroe County, Ohio on March 1, 1842. He was residing in Pilot (Vermillion County), Illinois when he enlisted and mustered in the regiment on February 67, 1865. He served about 11 months before his discharge on January 16, 1866 at Atlanta, Georgia. He was promoted to corporal on his discharge date.

The 150th Illinois Infantry was organized and mustered at Camp Butler on February 14, 1865. The outfit was mustered for 1 year’s service. The unit was assigned to duty in Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia during and after the Civil War.

Laughton died on January 20, 1932 at the age of 89 years. He is buried in the Riverdale Cemetery in Riverdale (Buffalo County), Nebraska. Laughton was a member of the Sedgwick Post (#1) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Kearney, Nebraska.

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