Charles Hinshaw

                                          ┌── James Hinshaw
                   ┌── James Hinshaw ─────┤
                   │   c1798-1858 
Charles Hinshaw ───┤
B: c1841           │
D: 1863            │
                   └── Nellie Robertson
Charles Hinshaw     [ID 00725] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born about 1841, Williamson County, Illinois.1,2  Charles shown age 9 in the 1850 census, Williamson County, Illinois.1  

A Charles E. Hinshaw, from Williamson County, Illinois (probably this Charles) served during the Civil War in Company G, 120th Illinois Infantry.3,4  He enlisted as a private on Aug 22 1862.5  A William Hinshaw, also from Williamson County, joined the same unit3 on the very same date5 (this was very probably Charles' brother William).  

Charles Hinshaw died Feb 21 18632,4 [Jan 11 18636]; buried Elmwood Cemetery, near Memphis, Tennessee - reinterred to Mississippi River National Cemetery, near Memphis, Tennessee2,4.  


  1. Contribution from Linda L. White () citing:
    1850 census, Williamson County, Illinois.
  2. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  3. "Database of Illinois Civil War Veterans", Illinois State Archives,
  4. "Roll of Honor: Civil War Union Soldiers";
    U.S. Quartermaster General's Office Feb 21 1868;
  5. "Civil War Research Database",
  6. Burials in Memphis National Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee:

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