United Methodist Church Cemetery

238th Street West, Illinois City, Illinois 61259
Buffalo Prairie Township

Just southeast of the church is one grave, with an old spire shaped monument, bearing the following inscription:

 
Wm. A. Duffield Lieut.
Nov. 18 1864
Aged 44 Yrs. 7 Mos.
 
(War record from p. 259, Past & Present of Rock Island County, Ill.: First Lieutenant Wm. A. Duffield, com. June 18, 1864, Mustered Out Oct 29, 1864)

Copied by Eva Fuhr, for Blackhawk Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 3912, Rock Island, IL 61204-3912

Transcribed by Bob Graves, for Rock Island County ILGenWeb Project