Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home Resident

James Sellbee

Admission Date: April 23, 1889 - age 45

Residence: Waynesville, DeWitt County, Illinois

Birth: (no date) Roanoke County, Virginia

Service: Civil War, 108th Illinois Infantry, Co. H, Private

Disability: Sore eyes

Pension: $8.00 per month, #327752

Death: May 10, 1895 (date found at

Family Members: Anna B. Sellbee, wife

Doctor: Dr. S. A. Graham, Surgeon

Occupation: Day laborer

Notes: He was discharged at his own request March 30, 1892.  He died in 1895 and was buried in Rock Creek Cemetery under the name James W. Selby.  His wife and children were buried in Evergreen Cemetery.

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