Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Illinois
by Mrs. Harriet J. Walker
The Standard Printing Company
Los Angeles, California
BOND COUNTY, ILLINOIS
DIAMOND, was from South Carolina, where he served in the war.
He came to Illinois in 1820, settling in Fayette county, but died in
Bond county and is buried in the Old Diamond cemetery, near Zion
Springs. He was pensioned.
HUBBARD was born in 1747 in South Carolina. He served
three years under Capt. Samuel Wise and Capt. John
Carraway Smith, with Col. William Thompson. He was
a lieutenant and was in the battle of Sullivan Island. He
removed to Tennessee and from there to Bond county, Illinois, where
he died. He was pensioned.
served from Virginia. Coming to Illinois, he settled in Bond
county, where he died and is buried in the Smith graveyard.
McADAMS was born in York county, Pennsylvania, in 1759.
He enlisted from Hawfield, Orange county, North Carolina, serving
under Col. John Armstrong, Col. William O'Neale and Col.
Robert Melone. He was also a pilot under Col. Lee.
He was in the battles of Stono, Hillsborough and Holt's Race Paths.
He came to Bond county, Illinois, where he died, and is buried six
miles south of Greenville, in what is known as the "Camp Ground." He
was from New York, where he served in the Eighth Albany County
Militia under Col. Robert Van Rensselaer. He came to Bond
county, Illinois, where he died, and is buried in the Smith
graveyard, three miles southwest of Greenville. "New York in
PLANT was born in Louisa county, Virginia, in 17963. He
early enlisted in the Fifth Regiment, serving under Capt. Richard
Clough in the Virginia troops. He again enlisted in the
militia, serving at various times until the close of the war.
He came to Bond county, Illinois, where he died in 1830, and is
buried in the old graveyard in Pocahontas. "Virginia Records."
HEZEKIAH ROWE was born in South Carolina June
17, 1759. He served in the South Carolina troops. He
came to Bond county, Illinois, and died there in 1835. He was
THOMAS WHITE was from Pennsylvania, where he
served as lieutenant in Col. Bull's regiment of flying
troops. He was in Capt. William Armstrong's company;
was taken prisoner Nov. 16, 1776, and carried to New York, where he
endured great suffering. He escaped June 27, 1777, and again
enlisted in Col. William Montgomery's regiment. He came
to Bond county, Illinois, and died there; is buried near Greenville.