Captain D. C. Hanna, son of John Hanna, was born June 8, 1836, on the homestead in Warren county. He was raised on the farm. In 1860 he made a trip to Colorado, spending a year and a half there. He returned and enlisted August 14, 1862, in Co. C, 01st 111. Vols., as
first lieutenant. At Brownsville, 'in 1863, he was promoted to the captaincy. He fought at Mobile and many small battles. At Elizabethtown
he with the whole regiment was taken prisoner by Morgan, but was soon paroled. He returned home in 1865 and devoted himself
to farming. In 1869 he was elected county clerk, which office he held eight years. He was also mayor of Oquawka, as the official tables indicate. Mr. Hanna was married to Miss Mattie E. Heaton, September, 1866.

History of Mercer and Henderson Counties.

 

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