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Pvt. Samuel R. Scism, Battery F, 2nd Illinois Light Artillery

Stan Hutson
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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.

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