"august the 28 1853
mr John Powelll ples to pay the bar the Amout that is a comin to me from Wm Powells astat and this shal be your Recet in full
1860 Buck Twp, Edgar Co, IL was where the census taker found him and his family. He was 46, a farmer with property worth $890/1300, and Lucretia was 44. Their children were Alexander B, 21, Susan, 19, Zara E, 15, and Leonidas H Eddy, 13, also lived with them.
Name: Thomas M Powell ,
Residence: Mattoon, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 25 July 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Illinois
Unit Numbers: 404
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 25 July 1861
Enlisted in Company B, 7th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 25 July 1861.