149th Infantry Company K

submitted by Sharon Newton Burnes

All the men in this Company served for one year. They were mustered in on February 12, 1865 at Camp Butler, Illinois by Captain Hall. Unless otherwise stated all were mustered out on January 27, 1866 at Dalton, Georgia.

AMEND, John Pvt. age 29, 5 ft 5 in., dark hair, blue eyes, light complexion, single, farmer, born in Germany, residence in Smithon.

BALHEIMER, George Pvt. age 32, 5 ft. 6 3/4 in., dark hair, gray eyes, dark complexion, single, laborer, born in Germany, residence in Smithton.

BALZ, Lenhart Pvt. age 21, 5 ft. 8 in., black hair, blue eyes, fair complexion, single, carpenter, born in Germany, residence in Millstadt. Remarks: Promoted to Corp. July 21, 1865. Promoted to Sgt (can't read this date.)

BAUMBAUER, Peter Pvt. age 18, 5 ft. 3 in., light hair, gray eyes, light complexion, single, cooper, born in Germany, residence in Smithon

BAUMANN, Sebastian ,no rank given, age 45, 5 ft. 4 in., black hair, gray eyes, dark complexion, married, laboror, born in Germany, residence Millstadt.

BEHM, Nicholas Pvt. age 21, 5 ft. 9 in., dark hair, dark eyes, dark complexion, single, laboror, born in Germany, residence in Smithon.

BENDER, Christian Pvt. age 22, 5 ft. 4 in., black hair, gray eyes, fair complexion, married, farmer, born St. Clair County, Ill, residence in Millstadt.

BERG, Henry Pvt. age 22, 5 ft. 7 in., light hair, gray eyes, dark complexion, married, butcher, born in Germany, residence in Floraville.

BINGEL, Lenard Pvt. age 22, 5 ft. 5 in., dark hair, gray eyes, dark complexion, single, farmer, born in America, residence in Smithon.

BRAUN, Jacob Corp. age 23, 5 ft. 6 in., black hair, brown eyes, fair complexion, single, laboror, born St. Louis, Mo. residence Millstadt

CAYAKOP, William Corp. age 40, 5 ft. 5 3/4 in., light hair, gray eyes, fair complexion, married, carpenter, born in Germany, residence Millstadt.

CHRIST, John Pvt. age 37, 5 ft. 8 in., black hair, gray eyes, dark complexion, single, mason.

HARTMANN, William Sgt. age 32, 5 ft. 7 in., light hair, blue eyes, light complexion, single, laboror, residence Millstadt.

HEID, John Corp. age 28, 5 ft. 3 in., light hair, blue eyes, light complexion, married, shoemaker, born in Germany, residence Floraville.

JACOBUS, Charles 2nd Lieut., age 26, 5 ft. 7 in., light hair, blue eyes, light complexion, married, clerk, born in Prussia, residence Millstadt. Remarks: promoted to 2nd Lieut Oct. 25, 1865.

KEIPELL, Henry 1st Lieut., age 27, 5 ft 6 in., sandy hair, hazel eyes, fair complexion, single, plasterer, born in Germany, residence Smithon.

MILLER. Carl Corp., age 30, 5 ft. 5 in., dark hair, gray eyes, light complexion, married, cooper, born in Germany, residence Millstadt.

PETER., Christian Sgt. age 20, 5 ft. 9in., black hair, gray eyes, fair complexion, single, blacksmith, born St.Clair County, Ill., residence Millstadt

PETERS, George Capt. age 23, 5 ft. 10 in., sandy hair, blue eyes, fair complexion, single, farmer, born St. Clair County, Ill., residence Centreville.

PLATE, William Corp. age 26, 5 ft. 8 in., black hair, blue eyes, dark complexion, married, carpenter, born in Germany, residence Millstadt.

SCHUBERT, Jacob Corp. age 19, 5 ft. 6 in., light hair, blue eyes, fair complexion, single, wagoner, born St.Clair County, Ill., residence Millstadt.

SCHULTZ, August Corp. age 40, 6 ft. 1 in., dark hair, dark eyes, dark complexion, married, laboror, born in Germany, residence Millstadt

SIEBER, George W. 2nd Lieut. age 25, 5 ft 3 in., sandy hair, hazel eyes, fair complexion, married, clerk, born St.Clair County, Ill. residence Centreville. Mustered out Oct 6, 1865 to accept appointment to Adjacant.

SPATER, Martin Corp. age 33, 5 ft 3 in., dark hair, blue eyes, dark complexion, single, laboror, born in Germany, residence Smithton. Remarks: Promoted to Sgt July 1865. Reduced in rank Aug.

STOERGER, George Sgt. age 23, 5ft 4 in., dark hair, dark eyes, light complexion, single, blacksmith, residence Millstadt.

WEGANDT, Adam Sgt. age 30, 5 ft 6 in., light hair, dark eyes, light complexion, married, cooper, born in Germany, residence Millstadt. Remarks: as Private.

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