Sgt. William Andrew Lorimer, Company I, 17th Illinois Infantry. Lorimer enlisted as a 20 year old Sergeant in Peoria, Illinois on 25 April 1861. He was slightly wounded at Fort Donelson on 13 February 1862. He was again wounded at Shiloh, wounded in both legs, on 7 April 1862. He was promoted to Captain in 1863 and mustered out in 1864.