CIVIL WAR PERRYVILLE BATTLE CAUSALITIES
(As reported, October 10, 1862, by R.
W. Houghton in a letter to his
who submitted the letter to the
A, CAPTAIN HILL (60 Men
Battle) (2 Killed) (18 Wounded)
Killed: Corp. Martin Turner,
Wounded: 1st Lieut. S. M. Shepard,
severe arm wound; 1st Sergeant C. A.
Duncan, slight nose wound; Robert
Roberts, wounded slightly in
and thigh; Wm.
slight hand wound; Richard McElroy,
shoulder wound; Thos. H. Duncan,
wound; James Anderson, slight arm wound; Jacob Hetzer, sever arm wound;
C. H. McGee, slight side wound;
Marcus Hill, severe hand wound;
Wm. Weaver, severe hand wound; John
Robinson, slight foot wound; Harper
Holt, severe foot wound
COMPANY B, CAPTAIN TALBOTT (Took 75 Men To
Battle) (2 Killed) (0
Wounded) (8 Missing)
Killed: Corp. A.C. Hilton;
Colman and J. Hampton
Wounded: Sergeant W.H. Covill,
dangerously wounded in the face;
mortally, arm and side; Elza Cook,
Cook, dangerous arm
Odle, dangerous hip
Speccard, slight arm
Pugh, slight neck and
shoulder wounds; Wm. Gibbert,
wounds, knocked down and run over by artillery; Samuel Paxton, slight
hand wound. Missing: Sergeant E.
Conget; Privates: R. Alexander;
McKnight, John McElhany, J.R.
Richardson, Will C. Smith, C.C. Williams,
COMPANY C. CAPTAIN STARKWEATHER (58 Men Taken
To Battle) (5 Killed) (7
Wounded) (1 Missing)
Killed: Corp J. Emervine;
J. Hopkins, John F. Hancock, John
Hamilton, D.C. Wampler.
Wounded: Orderly Tho's Bane,
slight head wound; Privates; Carrell
Jones, serious back wound; L.
D. Wintermute, slight thigh
Van Sickler, sight hand wound;
H. Tyler, slight shoulder
W. Toland, severe hand wound; T.
W. Patterson, slight shoulder
Missing: Private Daniel Morrell.
COMPANY D. CAPTAIN HART
(4 Killed) ( 9 Wounded) (4 Missing)
Killed: Alfred F. Allison; Joel
Davis; G.F. Dobbs; Robert Townly
Wounded: 1st Lieut. J.B. Grant,
severe shoulder wound; Orderly J.R.
Apperson, leg shot off; 3rd
Reynolds, slight arm wound;
Corp. J. E.
Curry. Privates: Amos Sleath, neck and arm wounds; Wm. Moore, hand and thigh wound; John J. Turner, slight hand wound; John Lockhart, slight hand wound; Ira Fuller,
slight leg wound.
Missing: Privates, Perry Musgraves;
J.M. Huckstep; J.H. Cross; Ebenezer Dodds.
COMPANY E. CAPTAIN COBLINTZ (70
Men taken To Battle) (3 Killed) (15 Wounded) (1 Missing)
Killed: Sergeant J. Jones,
Ewing; G.H. Furguson
Wounded: Orderly J.F. Shewey,
severe leg wound; Sergeant W. Sanford,
dangerously thigh and head wound; J.D.
McCoy, severe foot wound;
Jared, severe thigh wound;
Hatterman, foot wound; G.W. Newman, dangerous shoulder
shoulder wound; J.R. Lawrence,
severe thigh wound; J. House,
ankle injured; J. Sheep,
slight arm wound; E.B. Kitchen,
severe thigh wound; Allen Cramer,
severe shoulder wound; D.H. Hanley,
slight arm wound; E. Griffin,
slight hand wound.
Missing: Private Martin Sheep
COMPANY F. CAPTAIN YORK (Took
62 Men To Battle) (2 Killed) (8
Wounded) (5 Missing)
Killed: Corporal Wm. Miller;
Wounded: Corp. J.I. Nicholson, dangerous
head and arm wounds; Privates:
J. Lowory, severe thigh wound; J. Knight, severe arm wound; T. Newland, severe leg wound; Sidney Storm, slight hand wound; J. Berkley, badly bruised by shell; Wm. M. Hutchins, severe thigh wound; Michael Wich, slight nose wound.
Missing Privates: John Bennett;
Joseph Redman; Wesley
Walker; and J. Knight
COMPANY G. CAPTAIN
Took 72 Men To Battle) (7 Killed) (3 Missing)
Killed: Corp. J.N. Brown;
J. Bishop; H. Cowden; Eli
Floyd; Will Petra; O. Roufty; Silvester Whittaker
Wounded: Sergeant J.A. Woodford,
wounded in the head, shoulder and hand; Corp. Jackson Lindsay, slight arm wound;
thigh wound; Henry Jenkins,
left arm shot off; Samuel Weaver,
mortally wound in neck; John W. Low,
dangerous groin wound; Sylvester Crouch,
serious thigh wound; Isaac Hines,
hip wound; John
thigh wound; J.W. Johnson,
slight hand wound; D. Staples,
slight side wound; Asa Chapman
badly hurt by artillery wagon; Samuel Brinner, slightly hurt by same.
Missing: Sergeant O.J. McManus.
Snearly, J.L. Laniger
COMPANY H. CAPTAIN VAN BUSKIRK
(1 Killed) (11 Wounded) (8 Missing)
Killed: Private A. Chaney
Wounded: 2'd Lieut. W.H. House,
severe wound in thigh; Sergeant I.
Gowin, severe wound in hip;
Crawnell, severe wound in arm,
and missing; Corp. R.M. Chaney, severe
arm wound; Corp. C.D. Morgan,
slight knee wound; Privates: J.W. Adams,
slight arm wound; D. Beals,
finger shot off; M. Burge,
dangerous thigh wound; J. Goodpaster,
slight head wound; E. Norris,
slight abdomen wound; F. Miller,
slight foot wound.
Missing: Privates: S.O. Beals, J.W.
Bradshaw; J.O. Campbell; W.P. Goodwin; G.W. James; J. Kelm; T.J.
Wiseman; T.J. Kelm
COMPANY I. CAPTAIN ADAMS (
Took 60 Men To Battle) (3 Killed) (9 Wounded) (4 Missing)
Killed: Private C.M. Harper; Wm. R.
Bargerhooff; and H.L. Snyder
Wounded: Privates: J.B. Kennedy,
slight arm wound; John Bradford,
severe knee wound; William Kellough,
severe hip wound; Robert Cazer,
severe leg wound; T. Black,
severe shoulder and leg wound; C.
Linder, dangerously by
Gaines, severe foot wound; T. Adams, slight shoulder wound.
L. Johnson, slight leg wound.
Missing: Privates: R. Jourdan; Frank
Henry; R. Haddock; S. Warns
COMPANY K. CAPTAIN WILEY (
Took 46 Men To Battle) ( 5 Killed) (17 Wounded) (1 Missing)
Killed: Privates John Baker; Anthony
Cox; O.C. Neal; John Linhart; John B. Lord
Wounded: 1st Sergeant R.
Endsley, severely; Corp. J.
Weaver, severe contusion
Barrack, two wounds, slight
hand and head; G.Barr, two wounds, neck and
slight arm wound; D.F. Deverick, severe
C. Fukeway, slight
ankle wound; W.H. Honts,
slight shell wound in back; J.R. Jones,
badly hurt leg; A. McGahan,
badly breast wound; W.R. Reynolds,
slight hand wound; G.P. Walker,
severe hand wound; R. Wright, slight
Chas. Land, slight
Adam Land, slight
slight bayonet wound in leg;
Missing: Private Sylvanus Olney,
Col. Monroe had a ball pass
through his coat under his arm.
Lieutenant Colonel Biggs got a
slight wound from a buckshop and Adjutant Hamlin is dangerously
wounded in his shoulder.
R.W. Houghton, (Mattoon Gazette,
November 22, 1862)