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Hall, Alfred L.

Born: 1839-08-12 Illinois

Died: 1904-04-01 Illinois

Alfred L. Hall was the son of Abraham Lincoln's stepsister, Matilda Johnston, and Squire Hall, and was therefore Lincoln's nephew. He was also a farm laborer and farmer. In 1850, he was living in Cumberland County, Illinois with his parents and siblings. By 1860, he was living with relatives, including his grandmother, Sarah Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's stepmother, in Coles County, Illinois. In August 1862, he joined Company I of the 123rd Illinois Infantry as a private. At the time of his enlistment, he still lived in Coles County. He was wounded during his service, and mustered out June 22, 1865 while in a hospital in Quincy, Illinois receiving treatment for his wounds.

U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Cumberland County, IL, 256; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Coles County, IL, 351; Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Gravestone, Toledo Memorial Park Cemetery, Toledo, IL.