I am researching my husband's great grandparents, Daniel Michael and Elizabeth Scott.Most of the information regarding Daniel comes from his pension papers from Civil War and is as follows.
He was born in either 1843 or 1845, March 20th and I believe 1845 to be correct.
His enrollment was at Camp Du Bois, Coles County and discharge at Little Rock, Arkansas.
He married Elizabeth Scott, born in Mattoon,Cole County,IL in 1849.They were married at Prairie City, Cumberland County, IL.
In pension papers he gives two different places of birth when answering questionaires at different periods of time.One is Highland Lake County, Indiana and the other is Cumberland County, IL.
He was in IL until 1870, then Clay County, Nebraska until 1879 and then moved to Missouri where he died in 1921.I can't find him in 1880 so think he was probably on move and didn't get in the census that year.
Hope someone out there can help identify his parents and any siblings.