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Record of Indiana Volunteers
in the Spanish-American War
1898-1899

159th Regiment Indiana Volunteers
(This regiment was organized June 12, 1882 at the 1st Veteran Regiment, Indiana Legion)

Company E

This company was organized at Evansville, Vanderburgh County, on November 28, 1887, and was assigned as Company E, 1st Regiment, Indiana National Guard.

Name And Rank

Residence

Date Of Enrollment, 1898

Remarks

 

Captain:

 

 

 

 

McDowell, Quincy E

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

First Lieutenant

 

 

 

 

Farrow, Felix R

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Second Lieutenant

 

 

 

 

Stute, Fred W

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

First Sergeant

 

 

 

 

Spain, Edward R

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Quartermaster Sergeant

 

 

 

 

Junker, John W

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Sergeants

 

 

 

 

Wheeler, Cale K

Evansville

Apr. 26

Transferred to Company D, 161st Ind. Vola.,
Nov. 23, '98

 

Gerst, George B.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Kingsbury, Herbert 8.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Walleumeyer, John C.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Corporals

 

 

 

 

Burdett, Walter S

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Norcross, Herbert L.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Youngmeier, Louis W.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Duggins, Justin C

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

McCutchan, Charles.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

LeMaster?, William B.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Musicians

 

 

 

 

Klippert, Walter G

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Pfisterer, Edward

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Artificer

 

 

 

 

Hitch, Oscar

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Wagoner

 

 

 

 

Schaefer, Benjamin

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Privates

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Barenfanger, Edward H.

 

 

 

 

Bell, Homer J

Evansville

Apr. 26

Appointed Corporal July 1, '98
Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Bevinger, Cook

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Boner, Dan

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Brady, Erwin

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Browning, William A.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Appointed Corporal July 1, '98
Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Clancy, Patrick

St. Louis, Mo.

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Crain, Gilbert D .

Evansville

Apr. 26

Transferred to Company D, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov 23, '98

 

Crissie, Alexander R

Evansville

Apr. 26

Appointed Corporal July 1, '98;
appointed Regimental Quartemaster Sergeant Oct. 15, '98
Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Danter, Henry E .

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Davidson, Owen

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Dick, Arthur

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Draheim, Henry J

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Drochelman, Edward

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Eskew, Frank

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Foster, John W

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Frayser, Elmer J

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Fuller, Charles H

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Groves, Harry

Cincinnatti, O

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Groeninger, Henry

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98 as cook.

 

Gutting, Charles F

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Hoskins, John W

Evansville

Apr. 26

Appointed Corporal Oct. 15, '98.
Transferred to Co. D, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 23, '98.
Mustered out Nov. 23, '98.

 

Hubert, Oliver C

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Hudson, Lloyd

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Huether, Fred P

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Hughes Hugh.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Ivie James H

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Kingsbury, Walter

Evansville

Apr. 26

Appointed Corporal July 1, '98.
Mustered out Nov. 23, '98.

 

Klein Carl J

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Klippert, William T

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Koehne, George H

Evansville

Apr. 26

Transferred to Co. K, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 23, '98

 

Kopp, John G

Evansville

Apr. 26

Transferred to Co. C, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 23, '98

 

Lamb, T liman J

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Link John J

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Metlin, Earl

Evansville

Apr. 26

Transferred to Co. F, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 23, '98

 

Miller Oval C

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Mitchell, Oscar M

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Morrison, William H

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Murphy, Henry

Evansville

Apr. 26

Transferred to Co. L, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 23, '98,
as George H. Murphy.

 

Niehaus, Benjamin J

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Niehaus, Frank J.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Reincke, Henry

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Richstein, Leonard

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Roe, Den E

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Reininga, William C

Inglefield

Apr. 26

Transferred to Co. D, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 19, '98

 

Rooney, Patrick

Butte City, Mont.

Apr. 26

Transferred to Hospital Corps August 7, '98

 

Schmidt, Jacob S

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

St Clair, George N.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Schneider, Otto HA

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Seip Henry G

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Sauer, Charles X

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Skeels, Robert H

Evansville

Apr. 26

Appointed Corporal July 1, '98.
Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Stumpf, Frank A

Evansville

Apr. 26

Discharged Sept. 12, '98

 

Sullivan, Claude

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Temple, Arthur

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Vaughn, John A

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Vinson, Claude

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Voight, Charles H

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Warren, Benjamin F

Evansville

Apr. 26

Transferred to Co. G, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 19, '98

 

Wilson, Edward

Evansville

Apr. 26

Appointed Corporal July 1, '98.
Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Wolfe, Walter G

Evansville

Apr. 26

Transferred to Co. G, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 19, '98

 

Wolfe, James D

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Woodruff, Joseph.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Wire, William F

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Young, John M

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Recruits

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Becker, Arthur

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Brunner, William.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Childs, Leslie

Chandler

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Bah mer, Charles

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Easton, Perry H

Stinesville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Hedderich, August.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Jones, William E

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Meyer, Ernst

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Kiefer, William

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Miller, Theodore F.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Moss, Fred

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Murphy, Clarence

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Nester, George VM

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Nickens, George E

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Pickhardt, Henry C

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Richstein, Edward

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Rothe, Adolph G.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Schnute, Christie W.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Schmahl, Walter.

Evansville

Apr. 26

Discharged Dec. 1, '98

 

Schimmell, Charles H

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Schreiber, Hugo

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Sprinkle, Herbert U

Boonville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Steele, James L

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Trimble, John

Evansville

Apr. 26

Transferred to Co. H, 161st In'd. Vols.,
Nov. 23, '98.

 

Walker, William H

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Weisling, George

Evansville

Apr. 26

Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Company M

This company was organized at Evansville, Vanderburgh County, on May 29, 1895, and was assigned as Company M, 1st Regiment, Indiana National Guard.

Name And Rank

Residence

Date Of Enrollment, 1898

Remarks

 

Captain:

 

 

 

 

Blum, Julius F

Evansville

Apr26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

First Lieutenant:

 

 

 

 

Hollingsworth, Nesbit W.

Evansville

Apr 26

Resigned June 18, '98

 

Second Lieutenant:

 

 

 

 

Woods, Joseph M.

Evansville

Apr 26

Promoted First Lieutenant June 19, '98Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

First Sergeant:

 

 

 

 

Winfrey, George B

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98.

 

Sergeants:

 

 

 

 

Lotezerich, Fred

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Schweitzer, George E

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Norcross, Orion R

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Berridge, Willoughby

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Wiltshire, William

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Corporals:

 

 

 

 

Winfrey, Thomas C.

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Turner, Edwin B.

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Case, William S

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Myers, James M

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Coleman, Lawrence L.

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Garton, Alfred C

Evansville

Apr 26

Discharged Sept11, '98

 

Musicians:

 

 

 

 

Johnston, Chester D

Evansville

Apr 26

Transferred to Hospital Corps June 10, '98Mustered out Nov 23, '98.

 

Fortune, Walter

Evansville

Apr 26

Transferred to CoA, 161st IndVols.,
Nov 23, '98.

 

Artificer:

 

 

 

 

Munson, James F

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98.

 

Wagoner:

 

 

 

 

Grainger, Ira

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Privates:

 

 

 

 

Reed, Amos

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Basler, Henry

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Bittrolf, Ray

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Blum, John

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Brashear, Frank G

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Brashear, Fred

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Bryant, John L

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Bullington, James R

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Cecil, William J

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Cheaney, Alfred A

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Clausheide, Charles

Evansville

Apr 26

Appointed Corporal July 1, '98.
Mustered out Nov 23, '98.

 

Coffey, Henry J

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Collins, Lewis P

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Coughlin Mike

Howell

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Denton, Charles

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Daugherty, James H

NHaven, Mo

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Eissler, William

Evansville

Apr 26

Transferred to Hospital Corps Sept1, '98Mustered out Nov 23, '98.

 

Fox Henry

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Hummel, Alfred J

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Hatchell, James A

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Higginbottom, Taylor

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Holtman, Harry

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Hopkins, Hamilton C

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98 as
Carlins HHopkins

 

Janes, Benjamin F

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Jeffers, Percy L

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Johnson, Jestice

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Koegel, Charles E

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Koerner, Otto J

Evansville

Apr 26

Appointed Musician Jun12 '98
Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Koob, Frank T

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Laugner, Gustave A

Evansville

Apr 26

Appointed Corporal July 1, '98Transferred to CoI, 161st IndVols., Nov30, '98 Transferred to Hospital Corps June 18, '98Transferred to CoL, 161st IndVols.,
Nov28, '98

 

Lavender, Charles S

Evansville

Apr 26

Transferred to Hospital Corps June 18, '98

 

Lederer, Alexander

Evansville

Apr 26

Transferred to CoI, 161st IndVols.,
Nov28, '98.
Mustered out Nov 23, '98.

 

Long, Frank J

WFranklin

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Marts, John A

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

McConnell, John F

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Menifee, Rush

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Miller, Owen

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Nelligan, Timothy

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Olney, Frank L

Evansville

Apr 26

Died May 24, '98.

 

Orum, Burton

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Osborne, Will J

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Peck, Joseph E

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Posey, Jesse J

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Scherer, Henry U

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Schlaffer, Edward

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Schreiber, Benjamin F.

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Schulze, Henry

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Seck Ernest A

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Sherwood, John

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Stretmater, Fred

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Supp, August

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Sweeten, Charles C

Evansville

Apr 26

Died June 22, '98

 

Ulrich, Walter W

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Van Pell, Henry

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Victor, Richard

Evansville

Apr 26

Appointed Corporal July 1, '98
Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Wagner, Adolph O

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Walters, Charles M

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Wells John W

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Wieggers, August G

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Winfrey, Byrd B

Evansville

Apr 26

Appointed Corporal July 1, '98
Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Winters, Thomas A

Evansville

Apr 26

Appointed Corporal July 1, '98
Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Wurth, William J

Evansville

Apr 26

Appointed Cook July 1, '98
Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Young, James P

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

RECRUITS

       

Second Lieutenant

 

 

 

 

McCormick, David I

Indianapolis

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Privates

 

 

 

 

Aydt George

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Bicking, Norman F.

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Bitter, Edward V.

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Burgess, C1ete D

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Brown, Frederick.

Survant

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Cecil, Frank

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Copeland, Thomas C

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Clemens, Joseph

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Cox, William S.

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Denton, Edward

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Eberhart, George

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Farley, John W

Indianapolis

Apr 26

Deserted June 25, '98

 

Fox, Ernest

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Herpel, William A

Evansville

Apr 26

Appointed Corporal Sept. 12, '98.
Mustered out Nov. 23, '98

 

Holtman, George

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Houghland, Harry

Evansville

Apr 26

Transferred to Hospital Corps Sept. 1, '98.

 

Innis, Alexander H.

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Johnson, William C.

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Koutz, Charles P

Boonville

Apr 26

Transferred to Co. A, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 28, '98.

 

Levy, Carl

Evansville

Apr 26

Transferred to Co. F, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 30, '98

 

Maxey, William

Lynnville

Apr 26

Transferred to Co. I, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 28, '98.

 

Monroe, Tony

Crisney

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Murphy, Edward

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Phelps, Andrew

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Pickett, Frank J

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Schaufler, Charles

Evansville

Apr 26

Transferred to Co. K, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 28, '98.

 

Singler, George

Evansville

Apr 26

Transferred to Co. F, 16lst Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 28, '98

 

Soper, Harvey C

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Schwaner, Robert F

Evansville

Apr 26

Transferred to Co. L, 161st Ind. Vols.,
Nov. 28, '98

 

Winternheimer, Jacob

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Woehler, Charles W

Evansville

Apr 26

Mustered out Nov 23, '98

 

Source: citing Record of Indiana Volunteers in the Spanish-American War 1898-1899 By Indiana Adjutant General's Office, Indiana General Assembly, 61st, 1899 Published by W.BBurford, 1900 Original from the University of California Digitized Oct 10, 2007 368 pages (accessed 02 January 2008)




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