Collins, Thomas (Sangamon Co., IL)
Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois
Collins served as a private in Company I of the Fourth Illinois Infantry during the Mexican War. Enrolled on June 14, 1846, he received his discharge on a surgeon's certificate on August 26.
Illinois Mexican War Veterans, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Isaac H. Elliott, Record of the Services of Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War, 1831-32, and in the Mexican War, 1846-8 (Springfield, IL: H. W. Rokker, 1882), 300.