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Wm Balcomb Co. D 27th ILL Inf.
I have the Muster roll and pension records of my Great-Great-Great Grandfather William Balcom, whose place of burial is believed to be Salem Cemetery a.k.a Salem-Union Cemetery in Otter Creek. William Balcom born on September 2, 1833 in Canandaiga, Ontario, New York and died on March 12, 1874 in Otterville, Jersey, IL. His post office was listed as Otter Creek in those records. He served in Company D of the 27th Illinois Infantry. Allen Austin, [email protected]