State of Minnesota



Minnesota Volunteer Infantry
1st Regiment Roster

1st Minnesota Volunteers Company G

Co. Rank Name Age Mustered In Mustered Out Remarks
G Captain Lewis McKune 39 Apl. 29, '61 -- Killed July 21, '61, at Bull Run.
G Captain Nathan S. Messick 34 July 29, '61 -- 1st Lieut.; killed July 3, '63, at Gettysburg.
G Captain Dewitt C. Smith 35 Aug. 8, '61 -- Trans. from Co. D; resigned Oct. 7, '63; Paymaster; killed by guerrillas.
G Captain Josias R. King 29 Oct. 19, '63 May 4, '64 1st Lieut. Co. A and G.
G 1st Lieut. John J. McCallum 40 July 29, '61 -- Serg., Capt. Co.. F; wounded at Fredericksburg; trans. Inv. Corps; Brevet Major.
G 1st Lieut. James H. Shepley 26 July 29, '61 Jan. 13, '63 2d Lieut. Co. E; resigned.
G 1st Lieut. James DeGray 21 Apl. 29, '61 -- Corp., Serg., 2d Lieut, 1st Lieut; wounded at Gettysburg and Bristow; transferred to Inv. Corps.
G 2nd Lieut. William E. Smith 27 Apl. 29, '61 July 31, '61 Resigned.
G 2nd Lieut. John H. Spencer 26 July 31, '61 -- 1st Serg.; transferred to Co. F and Co. E; trans. to Signal Corps.
G Enlisted Man Areman, Adam 28 May 16, '61 May 5, '64 Wounded at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Andress, Marvin D. 20 May 23, '61 Oct. 29, '62 Discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Bassett, Edward H. 19 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64  
G Enlisted Man Barton, Dana S. 29 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Wounded at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Barron, Norman B. 26 May 23, '61 May 5, '64  
G Enlisted Man Baker, Jefferson G. 20 May 23, '61 -- Transferred to 1st Battalion.
G Enlisted Man Babcock, James M. 18 Mch. 24, '64 July 27, '65 Transferred to 1st Battalion; Corp.
G Enlisted Man Belote, James 24 May 23, '61 -- Transferred to 6th U. S. Cav. Oct. 24, '62.
G Enlisted Man Benson, Chas. M. 24 May 22, '61 May 5, '64 Corp.; wounded at Bristow.
G Enlisted Man Bemis, Joseph G. 18 May 23, '61 -- Transferred to 6th U. S. Cav. Oct. 24, '62.
G Enlisted Man Bennett, Wm. D. -- -- Feb. 4, '63 Discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Borchert, Henry 22 Apl. 29, '61 -- Transferred to U. S. Cav. Oct. 25, '62.
G Enlisted Man Boll, Fridelin 22 May 23, '61 May 5, '64  
G Enlisted Man Bondurant, Cyrus S. 21 Apl. 29, '61 -- Trans. Sept. 10, '61 to Co. F; wnd at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Brook, Wm. A. 21 -- Feb. 4, '63 Discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Brown, Wm. W. 21 Apl. 18, '61 Sept. 13, '64 Trans. to 1st Battalion; wounded at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Buckman, George R. 28 May 23, '61 May 5, '64 Corporal, Sergeant.
G Enlisted Man Case, Merritt B. 22 May 23, '61 Dec. 22, '63 Wnd. Bull Run; dis. for prom. Maj. of colored Regt.
G Enlisted Man Carney, James H. -- Mch. 21, '63 Oct., '65 Wnd. at Gettysburg; 1st Lieut. Heavy Artillery.
G Enlisted Man Card, William 18 May 23, '61 -- Died June 2, '62, at Fair Oaks.
G Enlisted Man Coombs, Charles A. 35 Dec. 17, '62 -- Wounded at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Coen, Wm. G. 21 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Wounded at Antietam and Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Crooker, Geo. W. 20 May 23, '61 Aug. 8, '61 Wounded at Bull Run; discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Curtis, M. M. 25 Aug. 22, '61 Jan. 26, '62 Discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Davison, Charles E. 27 Apl. 29, '61 -- Serg. wnd at Bull Run; died Nov. 6, '62, at New York.
G Enlisted Man Davis, Chas. C. 26 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64  
G Enlisted Man Dickinson, Frank 18 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Corp.; Com Serg.
G Enlisted Man Dunham, Phineas L. 20 Apl. 29, '61 -- Killed at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Dubois, James L. 24 Apl. 29, '61 Feb. 6, '63 Wnd. at Bull Run; discharged for disa. July 6, '63.
G Enlisted Man Ernst, Anthony W. 22 May 23, '61 -- Died Aug. 5, '63 of wounds at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Farnsworth, Jerome 18 May 23, '61 -- Died July 23, '63, of wounds at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Ferguson, Stephen E. 28 May 23, '61 May 5, '64 Wounded at Bull Run.
G Enlisted Man Gatzke, John 22 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Wounded at Antietam and Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Gibson, Francis 25 May 23, '61 June 10, '61 Wagoner; discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Gifford, Samuel S. 22 Mch. 30, '64 -- Transferred to 1st Battalion.
G Enlisted Man Goodrich, Jonathan 21 May 23, '61 May 5, '64 Wounded at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Gregg, Robert 21 May 15, '61 May 5, '64  
G Enlisted Man Gross, Oscar 25 May 23, '61 July 21, '61 Discharged; wounded at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Graves, David 18 Aug. 26, '61 Jan. 20, '63 Discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Hall, Philo 19 Mch. 23, '61 May 5, '64 Corp.; Serg.; 1st Serg. wounded at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Haskell, Merritt 20 Mch. 30, '64 -- Transferred to 1st Battalion.
G Enlisted Man Hanneman, Louis E. 20 Apl. 29, '61 Dec. 23, '61 Musician; discharged.
G Enlisted Man Haskins, Ezra D. 20 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Bugler and Principal Musician.
G Enlisted Man Hausauer, Michael 19 May 28, '61 May 5, '64  
G Enlisted Man Healey, Martin 38 May 28, '61 Aug. 3, '61 Discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Hess, Charles E. 23 Apl. 29, '61 Aug. 3, '61 Corp.; wnd. at Bull Run; discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Hollister, Edward 28 Apl. 29, '61 Aug. 3, '61 Corp.; wnd. at Bull Run; discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man House, Joseph L. 26 Apl. 29, '61 Apl. 2, '63 Discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Holther, John 30 Apl. 29, '61 -- Transferred to U. S. Artillery.
G Enlisted Man Hopkins, George J. 18 May 28, '61 -- Wounded at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Jackson, Caleb B. 19 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Corporal.
G Enlisted Man Jewell, Benjamin H. 19 Apl. 29, '61 -- Transferred to 6th U. S. Cav. Oct. 24, '62.
G Enlisted Man Johnson, Albert 19 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Corporal.
G Enlisted Man Jones, Anthony 25 May 15, '61 Jan. 4, '64 Wnd. at Bull Run and Gettysburg; dis. for disa.
G Enlisted Man Johnson, Stephen H. 23 May 23, '61 Dec. 8, '61 Discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Joy, Wm. A. 23 Mch. 15, '62 -- Transferred to 1st Battalion.
G Enlisted Man Kenney, George A. 22 Apl. 23, '61 -- Wnd. Haymarket and Antietam; trans. to Inv. Corps.
G Enlisted Man Knight, Edwin M. 18 Dec. 17, '61 Jan. 14, '64 Wounded at Gettysburg; discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Laird, Samuel 22 May 18, '61 -- Died August 22, '62.
G Enlisted Man Livingston, Francis F. 24 May 23, '61 May 5, '64 Division Wagonmaster
G Enlisted Man Lilly, Samuel 20 May 23, '61 May 5, '64 Wounded at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Logan, John D. 22 Apl. 29, '61 -- Corp.; wounded on picket.
G Enlisted Man Magee, George 21 May 23, '61 May 5, '64 Wounded at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man McKinstry, John 21 May 23, '61 -- Died Aug. 22, "63, wounds at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man McCulloch, Jonas G. 18 Mch. 22, '64 -- Transferred to 1st Battalion.
G Enlisted Man Meyers, William 26 May 23, '61 May 5, '64  
G Enlisted Man Miller, Asa 22 Apl. 29, '61 -- Killed at Bull Run.
G Enlisted Man Mosher, Ludwell J. 22 May 23, '61 May 5, '64 Wounded at Antietam and Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Mollison, Allen 23 May 23, '61 -- Corp.; transferred to U. S. Cav. Oct. 24, '62.
G Enlisted Man Morford, Samuel D. 19 May 23, '61 -- Wnd. at Gettysburg; absent, sick on dis. of regt.
G Enlisted Man Needham, Edward Z. 18 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Corporal.
G Enlisted Man Nichols, James L. 19 Apl. 29, '61 -- Absent, paroled prisoner, at discharge of regiment.
G Enlisted Man Northrup, Irvine W. 23 May 23, '61 -- Serg.; died July 14, '62, of disease.
G Enlisted Man Olmsted, Geo. W. 20 May 23, '61 -- Transferred to U. S. Engineers Oct. 25, '62.
G Enlisted Man Parker, Chas. C. 24 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Serg.;  Capt. in 1st Battalion.
G Enlisted Man Patton, Merritt B. 25 May 23, '61 -- Killed at Bull Run.
G Enlisted Man Patterson, Martin 27 Aug. 22, '61 Jan. 7, '63 Discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Pearl, S. J. 23 Sept. 10, '61 -- Died Aug. 21, '62
G Enlisted Man Peasley, Joseph W. 18 Mch. 24, '64 -- Transferred to 1st Battalion.
G Enlisted Man Phelps, Alvin 19 May 22, '61 Jan. 10, '63 Discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Philips, Edward P. 21 May 22, '61 -- Corporal.
G Enlisted Man Potter, Edward 20 Apl. 29, '61 Aug. 3, '61 Wounded at Bull Run; discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Potter, William 23 Apl. 29, '61 Aug. 13, '61 Discharged for wounds at Bull Run.
G Enlisted Man Ramsey, William 22 May 23, '61 May 5, '64 Corporal.
G Enlisted Man Ramsdell, Peter W. 41 Apl. 29, '61 Jan. 26, '62 Discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Reed, Walter S. 22 May 23, '61 -- Wnd. Bull Run and Gettysburg; re-enlisted 1st Batt.
G Enlisted Man Reed, Neri 21 May 23, '61 May 5, '64 Wounded at Bull Run.
G Enlisted Man Reed, Nathaniel 21 May 20, '61 -- Re-enlisted 1st Battalion.
G Enlisted Man Rhorer, John M. 20 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Wounded at Gettysburg and Bull Run.
G Enlisted Man Reynolds, Samuel 21 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64  
G Enlisted Man Reynolds, Lewis G. 20 Apl. 29, '61 Feb. 6, '63 Wounded at Bull Run; discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Roberts, Benjamin 19 May 23, '61 -- Re-enlisted 1st Battalion.
G Enlisted Man Rooks, Wm. A. 19 Apl. 29, '61 Jan. 19, '63 Discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Russell, James E. 22 Apl. 29, '61 Feb. 14, '63 Wnd. at Fredericksburg; discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Sawyer, George P. 22 Apl. 29, '61 -- Killed at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Sawyer, James T. 25 May 23, '61 -- Wounded at Antietam.
G Enlisted Man Schultz, Julius 29 Apl. 29, '61 Jan. 10, '62 Wounded at Bull Run; discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Sissler, Joseph 28 Apl. 29, '61 -- Killed at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Soule, Battus K. 31 Apl. 29, '61 Feb. 17, '63 Wnd. at Fredericksburg and Antietam; dis. for disa.
G Enlisted Man Squiers, Chauncey 25 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Wounded at Bull Run.
G Enlisted Man Strickland, Almond C. 23 May 23, '61 Aug. 3, '61 Wounded at Bull Run; discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Strothman, John E. 28 May 15, '61 -- Musician, corp.; killed at Gettysburg.
G Enlisted Man Taylor, Charles E. 36 Feb. 28, '64 -- Transferred to 1st Battalion.
G Enlisted Man Tiffany, Edgar 27 May 23, '64 May 5, '64 Musician.
G Enlisted Man Thom, George 24 May 23, '61 May 5, '64  
G Enlisted Man Tuman, Edward 27 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Corporal, Sergeant.
G Enlisted Man Wattles, Richard M. 20 Apl. 29, '61 Jan. 3, '62 Wounded at Bull Run; discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Wattles, Leander 18 Aug. 26, '61 Jan. 15, '63 Discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Welles, Henry C. 22 Apl. 29, '61 Nov. 28, '62 Wounded at Savage Station; discharged for disa.
G Enlisted Man Webster, Chas. E. 21 May 23, '61 Dec. 1, '62 Wounded at Antietam; discharged for disability.
G Enlisted Man Whitney, Henry Clay 23 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Sergeant, 1st Sergeant.
G Enlisted Man Williams, Theodore 22 May 23, '61 -- Died Sept. 24, '62.
G Enlisted Man Winchell, Nathaniel 20 May 23, '61 May 5, '64  
G Enlisted Man Williams, Geo. A. 24 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64 Sergeant.
G Enlisted Man Wood, Luman S. 23 May 23, '61 May 5, '64 Corporal.
G Enlisted Man Wood, David 26 Apl. 29, '61 May 5, '64  
G Enlisted Man Verplank, Edward E. 25 Apl. 29, '61 July 31, '61 Wounded at Bull Run; discharged for disability.

Source: History of the First Regiment Minnesota Volunteer Infantry (1861 - 1864) by Easton & Masterman (1916)
transcribed by Mary Saggio







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