Pvt. Samuel R. Scism, Battery F, 2nd Illinois Light Artillery
A native of Hawkins County, Tennessee, he lived in Stoddard County, Missouri when the war began. He enlisted on 16 November 1861 at Cape Girardeau. He was captured on 6 April 1862 at the Battle of Shiloh. Battery F, 2nd Illinois Light Artillery had a total of only 9 casualties at Shiloh: 1 officer and 5 enlisted men wounded, and 3 men missing. Battery F fought in the Hornet's Nest.
Federals killed, wounded, or captured at Shiloh; and some who died in the greater Shiloh campaign before and after the battle; along with notable figures at Shiloh
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