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1885 Union Veteran Census

transcribed by Mary Saggio

"Last Name" "First Name" Co Regiment "Date Enrolled" Age State Enlistment "End Service" "Beginning Rank" "Ending Rank" From "Arrived in SD" Wounded Pensioned Engagements Remarks
Adair James M C 15th Pennsylvania August 1862 21 Pennsylvania 3 years June 1865 Private Private Iowa April 1882 Yes Yes 12
Bailey Joseph D 4th Wisconsin October 1861 23 England 3 years December 1865 Private Private Iowa November 1879 Yes Yes
Wounded in the arm veteran n 4th Wisconsin Calvary
Barnett S C B 12th Wisconsin September 1861 24 Wisconsin Irish 3 years July 1865 Private Private Wisconsin April 1884 No Yes 22
Bartlett A M B 27th Wisconsin August 1862 14 Wisconsin American 3 years September 1865 Musician Musician Iowa October 1881 No No 12
Bayer James L L 12th Wisconsin September 1861 37 New York 3 years October 1864 Private Private Iowa November 1882 No No 5 Applied for pension has complaint contracted in army
Benjamin J H H 117th New York August 1862 41 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private Wisconsin May 1879 No No
Was disabled at 4th of July Celebration
Bennett John E C 75th Illinois August 1862 29 New York 3 years July 1865 Private Brevet Brigadier General Arkansas September 1883 No No 22
Berry James H L 5th Illinois Cavalry September 1861 18 Illinois American 3 years November 1865 Private Sergeant Illinois March 1882 No No 160
Berry William N B 5th Ill. Cavalry/21st Illinois Cavalry May 1861 20 Illinois American 3 years October 1865 Private Captain Illinois March 1882 No No 43
Best Autone K 26th Wisconsin February 1864 19 Germany 3 years July 1865 Private Private Wisconsin August 1882 No No 20
Bliss Jerry C B 42nd Wisconsin Volunteers August 1864
New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private Wisconsin March 1884 No No

Bogandus John I 14th Michigan December 1861 33 New York 3 years October 1862 Private Private Michigan March 1881 No Yes 3
Bower D C G 54th Ohio February 1863 21 Mass. American 3 years August 1865 Private O. Sergeant Ohio June 1882 No No 20
Braman Warren W B 7th Kansas Cavalry September 1861 22 New York 3 years August 1863 1st Corporal 1st Corporal Minnesota May 1883 Yes No 19
Brown W J E 139th Ohio NG May 1864 33 Ohio 100 days August 1864 Private Private Ohio March 1883 No No None
Bull James N F 93rd Illinois August 1862 33 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private Illinois March 1882 No No

Bullard Henry M E 3rd Wisconsin June 1861 19 New York 3 years December 1861 Private Private Wisconsin May 1885 No No

Carlton Robert C 75th Illinois September 1862 24 Illinois 3 years September 1863 Private Private Illinois March 1883 Yes Yes 2
Coddington George H 13th Wisconsin November 1862 25 New York 3 years November 1865 Private Private Wisconsin July 1882 No No

Coe S H L 2nd Illinois Artillery February 1862 19 Illinois American 3 years February 1865 Private Private Illinois April 1883 No No

Conkin Emmett F E 48th Wisconsin February 1864 14 Wisconsin 1 year January 1865 Private Drum Major Wisconsin June 1879 No No

Conklin S J
48th Wisconsin January 1864 35 New York 1 year January 1865 Quartermaster Quartermaster Wisconsin March 1879 No No

Cooper Robert L H 40th New Jersey April 1865 30 New Jersey 3 years July 1865 Private Sergeant Pennsylvania March 1881 No No
Served 4 years in the Navy prior to entering the Army
Cotes Warren J I 12th Iowa September 1861 18 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Sergeant Illinois April 1883 Yes Yes 101 Wounded Twince and taken prisoner
Cramer Henry H 9th Illinois March 1862 15 Illinois 3 years August 1865 Private Private Minnesota April 1878 No No 5
Cromack S O B 77th New York September 1861 20 Vermont American 3 years March 1865 Sergeant 1st Lieutenant Vermont August 1881 Yes No 40
Crow William J N L 23rd Wisconsin August 1862 16 English 3 years August 1865 Private Private Wisconsin April 1883 No No 12
Crowell Joe D 154th New York August 1862 18 New York 3 years July 1865 Private Private California August 1884 Yes Yes 30 Taken prisoner July 1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Confined in Belle Isle and Libby prisons. Has one ball thru left lung and one in left groin. Received above wounds at the battle of Lost Mountain, Georgia June 15 1864
Curtis Calvin E 4th New York Artillery August 1862 23 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Bugler New York April 1883 No No 20
Cushanan Samuel H H 53rd Massachusetts September 1865 21 Massachusetts 9 months September 1864 Private Vermont Vermont May 1883 No No 5
Dann Edward F D 28th Wisconsin Volunteers October 1862 17 Connecticut 3 years June 1865 Private Private Wisconsin October 1883 No No 5
Darrow William
11th New York Infantry Battery January 1862 18 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private Iowa October 1883 No No

Dike A C D 1st New York Artillery August 1861 46 New York 3 years October 1862 Wagoner Wagoner Wisconsin July 1862 No Yes

Dill Louis O D 5th Wisconsin Volunteers August 1864 37 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private Wisconsin May 1883 No No 5
Driver Milliam










No No

Elliot Warren F 27th Wisconsin August 1862 16 New York 3 years September 1865 Musician Drummer Wisconsin May 1881 No No

Ellsworth D R E 9th Illinois Cavalry September 1861 31 New York 3 years October 1864 1st Lt. Captain Wisconsin May 1884 No Yes

Fordam George E D 3rd New York May 1861 17 New York 2 years August 1865 Private Captain Minnesota August 1880 No No 20
Fowler T S D 77th New York November 1861 20 England 3 years November 1864 Private Lieutenant Illinois October 1883 Yes Yes 17 Resection of the humorous
Fowler Frank D 141st Illinois May 1864 15 Illinois 3 years October 1864 Private Private Iowa February 1884 No Yes 2
Fox Collin A 46th Ohio September 1862 43 Irish 3 years August 1865 Private Private Ohio March 1882 No No 100
Gale Edwin E 9th New York September 1864 20 New York 1 year July 1865 Private Private Michigan June 1884 Yes No 8 Slight in shoulder and arm
Gangnony Gilbert A 37th Illinois Volunteers January 1864 19 Canada 3 years May 1866 Private Private Indiana March 1883 No No 2
Garrison Emanuel J B 75th Illinois Volunteers August 1862 35 Illinois 3 years August 1863 Private Private Illinois March 1884 Yes Yes 2 Was in the Army of the Potomac
Grant James A D 7th Michigan Calvary November 1864 16 Michigan 3 years August 1865 Private Private Michigan May 1884 No No 40
Griffin John C 90th Illinois Volunteers August 1862 45 England 3 years July 1865 Private Private Illinois December 1883 No No
Was at Mission Ridge Atlanta Jackson Jonesbrough with Sherman in March to Sea
Hall George T 3rd Michigan February 1864 30 Michigan 3 years August 1865 Private Private Michigan March 1885 No No 4
Harrison John R D 23rd Illinois Volunteers April 1862 17 New York 3 years August 1865 Private Private Illinois June 1883 No No 13 Was in the Shenandoah Valley with Sherman was at taking Richmond and surrender of Lee
Hawes J L G 49th Wisconsin February 1865 30 Pennsylvania 1 year October 1865 Private Private Wisconsin April 1883 No Yes

Heaton Alfred C 8th Illinois August 1861 41 Vermont 3 years August 1862 Private Private Illinois April 1883 No No 3
Hosmer James D 69th Illinois June 1863 28 Connecticut 6 months November 1863 Sergeant Orderly Sergeant Illinois March 1880 No No 3
Howe Charles H D 23rd Michigan August 1862 24 Indiana 3 years August 1865 Private Private Michigan April 1883 No No

Howe Thomas G F 11th Michigan February 1863 17 Indiana 3 years September 1865 Private Private Michigan April 1884 No No 5
Hubbard Chauncey B B 75th Illinois August 1862 35 New York 3 years March 1865 Private Sergeant Illinois March 1882 Yes Yes 2 Have an ounce ball in shoulder
Hubbard Chauncey B G





Captain Captain Illinois March 1882 No No

Hulbert Henry T A 38th Iowa Volunteers August 1863 26 New York 3 years September 1865 Musician Musician Iowa June 1880 No No

Humphry James L F 1st New York June 1862 17 Vermont 3 years July 1865 Private Sergeant Minnesota April 1883 No No 40
Jefferson G C C 13th U.S. October 1860 20 Mass. 3 years October 1864 Private Private Iowa August 1882 No Yes 8
Johnstin Amos B 8th New York July 1865 24 New York 3 years November 1865 Private Private New York November 1882 No No

Keen George K 196th Pennsvylvania November 1862 22 Pennsylvania 9 months July 1865 Sergeant Sergeant Pennsylvania April 1882 No No

Kenyon Laffayett I 3rd New York September 1862 17 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private New York April 1883 No No 8
Kinyon Wilson B E 3rd Wisconsin June 1861 20 Pennsylvania 3 years January 1863 Private Private Wisconsin March 1883 Yes Yes
Wounded in groin battle of Anntetum
Lamb Col William H
90th New York Battalion S V V August 1861 18 New York 3 years February 1866 Private Lieutenant General New York December 1879 Yes Yes 450
LaPlant J
Illinois 1861 48 Canada 3 months
Private Private Illinois June 1885 No No
Could not remember company and regiment
Lathrop Marvin B 3rd Vermont August 1863 34 Vermont 3 years May 1864 Private Private Wisconsin May 1881 Yes Yes 2 Wounded in right hip
Lauder Jim D 34th Illinois January 1864 20 Illinois 3 years July 1865 Private Private Illinois March 1883 No No 30 While building bridge at Rasaca Georgia had branch come on him
Lawrence T C A 1st Michigan Cavalry March 1865 29 Canada 1 year May 1866 Private Private Michigan March 1883 No No

Lawton Elial H 3rd Minnesota November 1861 28 Vermont 3 years September 1865 Private Sergeant Kansas April 1884 No No 1
Leavitt Dr J J I 8th Wisconsin August 1864 21 Canada 1 year August 1865 Private Hospital Steward Wisconsin August 1883 No No 2
LeBount Samuel N E 3rd Wisconsin May 1861 20 Wisconsin 3 years July 1864 Private Private Nebraska September 1883 No No 6
Lee Byron B A 19th Wisconsin December 1863 37 New York 3 years August 1865 Private Private Wisconsin April 1883 No No 50
Leeland George W
117th New York August 1864 44 Mass. American 7 years November 1864 Private Private Illinois October 1882 No No
Discharged by reason of surgeons certificate of disability
Lenhart William G E 46th Ohio October 1861 22 Ohio 3 years December 1864 Private 1st Sergeant Illinois April 1883 No No

Lewis John Z A 1st New York Volunteer Corps July 1863 20 Pennsylvania 3 years July 1865 Private Commissary Sergeant Iowa April 1882 No No 12
Lewis George H G 1st Regiment US August 1861 17 New York 3 years January 1863 Private Private Wisconsin March 1883 Yes Yes
Was through Peninsulas wit Marine Corps
Manville John R D 8th Illinois Calvary September 1861 24 New York 3 years July 1865 Private Quarter Master Sergeant Illinois September 1882 No No 11 Belonged to Calvary Army of Potomac
Masky Michael F Minnesota Heavy Artillery January 1864 34 Ireland 3 years September 1865 Private Private Minnesota May 1882 No No

Mathews Lewis C 1st Wisconsin Artillery August 1863 20 Ohio French 3 years October 1865 Private Private Wisconsin May 1882 No Yes 2
McCoy M H 148th Illinois February 1865 18 Illinois 1 year September 1865 Private Private Illinois March 1883 No No
Was disabled at 4th of July Celebration
McEown J G D 112th Illinois August 1862 38 Canada 3 years August 1865 Private Private Canada March 1882 Yes No
Wounded in groin battle of Anntetum
McLaughlin Dennis F 39th Illinois October 1861 19 New York 3 years December 1861 Private Private Iowa July 1882 No No 5
McMullin William G 19th Wisconsin December 1864 19 Wisconsin 3 years August 1865 Private Private Iowa March 1864 No No

McQuaker James I 45th Wisconsin October 1862 38 Scotland 1 year July 18663 Private Private Wisconsin May 1879 No No 1 Has rheumatism contracted in army has applied for pension
McSpadden W G E 8th Missouri March 1862 34 Ireland 3 years July 1864 Captain Captain Minnesota June 1882 No No 300
Mead Washington E 5th New York August 1862 28 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private New York July 1882 Yes Yes 1
Miller Frank E H 5th Wisconsin September 1864 19 New York 3 years July 1865 Sergeant Sergeant Iowa March 1876 No No 3
Mills Daniel A H 14th Indiana September 1862 32 Indiana 3 years March 1863 Private Private Illinois April 1882 No No

Mills Robert H 37th New York May 1861 23 New York 2 years June 1865 Private Corporal Illinois October 1881 No No 22
Morris E E B 147th Illinois August 1862 18 Illinois 1 year March 1866 Private Private Illinois May 1884 No No

Mosier F M E 110th Ohio February 1864 18 Ohio 3 years July 1865 Private Private Illinois March 1883 No No 60
Mullarky Charles H K 3rd Iowa volunteers June 1861 26 Ohio 3 years December 1861 Lieutenant Lieutenant Iowa June 1882 No Yes 1 Was in the Gulf deployed under Camby
Narracong Audy J U F 10th Minnesota August 1863 31 Ohio 3 years August 1865 Private Private Minnesota June 1882 No No 4
Neirick C H A 74th Indiana July 1862 16 Indiana 3 years August 1865 Private Private Iowa May 1882 No No 101
Northrup A B F 94th New York November 1861 18 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Sergeant Michigan April 1884 No Yes 50 Taken prisoner August 19, 1864 near Petersburgh Virginia. Confined in Libby, Belle Isle and Salisbury. General Disability and rheumatism contracted while inprison. Is drawing pension.
Norton E L








New York March 1884 No No
Went 3 times to see Mr Norton unable to obtain further information
Oldfield Perry E 32nd Ohio October 1863 18 Ohio American 3 years July 1865 Private Corporal Illinois March 1883 No No 101
Parker J W I 22nd Wisconsin August 1862 26 New York 3 years June 1864 Orderly Sergeant Captain Illinois September 1883 No No 101 Taken prisoner March 15, 1863 Battle of Thompson's Station. Confined in Libby prison 41 days and was then exchanged
Patterson George B 1st Illinois April 1861 28 Ireland 3 years June 1864 Private Acting Commissary Sergeant Illinois September 1884 No No 2
Paynr Joshua D 151st New York September 1862 19 Canada 3 years June 1865 Private Sergeant New York July 1881 No No 17
Peck Wayne J J 8th New York September 1861 21 New York 3 years June 1865 Bugler Bugler New York April 1883 No No 100
Pettit George B 19th Wisconsin December 1864 18 Wisconsin 1 year August 1865 Private Private Iowa March 1882 No No

Phelps Allen C 10th Wisconsin September 1861 14 Ohio 3 years July 1865 Drummer Drummer Wisconsin May 1883 No No

Pierce George B 29th Michigan August 1863 19 New York 3 years September 1865 Private Private Michigan April 1884 No No

Potter Gideon E 6th Wisconsin July 1861 18 Wisconsin American 3 years July 1865 Private Corporal Wisconsin October 1882 No No 100
Richardson Louis D 19th Wisconsin April 1862 20 Indiana American 3 years September 1863 Private Private Wisconsin March 1882 No No

Riteman George I 35TH Indiana Volunteers December 1861 17 Indiana 3 years July 1865 Private First Corporal Minnesota July 1883 Yes Yes 21 Was in the army of the Cumberland
Roat Jacob M D 25th Michigan August 1862 28 Pennsylvania 3 years July 1865 Private Private Michigan April 1882 No No

Roberson John A G 8th Michigan Calvary April 1865 23 Michigan 3 years October 1865 Private Private Missouri March 1881 No No 1 Was detached as scout shortly after enrollment
Ryther W C-A New York October 1861 21 New York 2 years June 1865 Private Captain Illinois May 1883 No No 15
Sexton Edwin L 2nd Illinois Cavalry July 1861 47 Connecticut 3 years August 1864 Private Corporal Illinois June 1884 Yes No

Sezers Henry I 8th Arkansas December 1862 36 Germany 3 years 1865 Private Private Illinois April 1885 No No

Shead William H 18th Wisconsin Volunteers March 1862 26 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private Wisconsin April 1883 No No 2
Shnayys William D 196th Pennsvylvania August 1862 40 New York 3 years September 1864 Private Private Minnesota July 1882 No Yes 7
Siger Gerrett E 75th Indiana August 1862 35 New York 3 years February 1863 1st Lieutenant Captain Illinois May 1883 No No 2
Slatin Henry C 7th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers September 1861 33 English 3 years July 1865 Private Private Wisconsin March 1884 Yes Yes
Could not tell number of battles
Slatter J A I 33rd Illinois September 19 Illinois 3 years December 1862 Private Private Illinois March 1885 No Yes 6 General Disability from Honorable Service. has a Provisional Certificate
Smith Lucius D H 145th Ohio Volunteers May 1864 31 Ohio 100 days August 1864 Private Private Illinois January 1883 No No
Belonged to Army of the Potomac
Smull Samuel B 111th Illinois Volunteers February 1864 24 Pennsylvania 3 years April 1865 Private Private Iowa March 1884 No No 4 Was probably in the Southwest
Stair William G 31st Wisconsin February 1864 38 Wisconsin American 3 years June 1865 Private Private Wisconsin April 1882 No No 25
Stanley C P D 45th Wisconsin February 1865 18 North Carolina 1 year August 1865 Private Private Wisconsin May 1881 No No

Stebbins W A B 2nd Minnesota June 1861 26 Massachusetts 3 years August 1863 Private Sergeant Minnesota April 1882 No No 18
Stillwell E C C 12th Michigan December 1861 17 Michigan 3 years
Private Private Michigan April 1883 No No 12 General disability from small pox and fever contracted in army
Stone William I 6th Ohio January 1865 15 New York 3 years August 1865 Private Private Ohio April 1882 Yes Yes 7
Sulier Lion C K 18th Michigan January 1864 39 Michigan 3 years June 1865 Private Private Michigan April 1884 Yes Yes 5 not long in service when taken prisoner
Sulier Vension K 18th Michigan January 1864 18 Michigan American 3 years September 1865 Private Private Michigan June 1883 No Yes 5
Talcott Dwight L I 9th Illinois Cavalry January 1865 17 Illinois 3 years June 1865 Private Private Iowa June 1883 No Yes 17 Was taken prisoner
Thomas James B 140th Illinois May 1864 18 Ohio 3 months October 1864 Private Private Illinois March 1864 No No

Thompson Martrin K 4th Michigan Calvary August 1862 17 Michigan 3 years July 1865 Private Private Missouri April 1883 No Yes
Was with the army of the Tennessee all thru the war and was honorably discharged
Thurstin Julius M D 33rd Wisconsin August 1862 18 Wisconsin American 3 years August 1865 Private Private Wisconsin March 1885 No Yes 25
Tillou Harvey C 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery August 1863 16 Massachusetts 3 years July 1865 Private Private Wisconsin April 1884 No No 2 Was in Perrysville Murresburrow River Iowa
Tufts John W B 16th Massachusetts Volunteers June 1861 17 Massachusetts 3 years August 1865 Private 1st Lieutenant Wisconsin April 1883 No No
Was in Army of the Potomac
Vining E K C 3rd Wisconsin Cavalry November 1861 23 Maine 3 years October 1863 Private Sergeant Wisconsin May 1862 No No

Waddel John H B 25th Ohio April 1861 19 Ohio 3 months July 1861 Private Sergeant Illinois March 1882 Yes Yes 40
Wadsworth D A M 7th Iowa October 1861 18 Ohio 3 years June 1866 Private Corporal Iowa May 1882 No Yes 2 Drawing pension from disability from infection of the lungs caused by scurry
Wait Mervin D 75th New York July 1862 20 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Orderly Sergeant Wisconsin June 1880 Yes No 50 Was wounded in action on cedar creek was wounded in arm at siege of port Hudson
Walker Franklin M 1st Wisconsin September 1864 21 Ohio 1 year July 1865 Private Private Nebraska October 1883 No No

Waltham J G G 1st Michigan Artillery November 1861 38 England 3 years April 1863 Sergeant Sergeant Iowa July 1883 No No 11
Warren O F G 25th Wisconsin May 1862 23 Wisconsin American 3 years January 1863 Private Private Wisconsin June 1882 No No None
Waugh Joseph B A 1st Minnesota March 1865 25 New Hampshire 1 year July 1864 Private Private Minnesota May 1883 No No 2
Weber John M 8th New York Calvary April 1864 21 Massachusetts 3 years August 1884 Private Private Illinois April 1884 No No

Williams J H E 88th New York August 1861 43 Pennsylvania 3 years August 1865 Private 2nd Lieutenant Illinois May 1883 Yes No 4
Williams James M 5th New York Artillery September 1862 32 New York 3 years November 1862 Private Private Michigan April 1883 No No

Williams William H
3rd Wisconsin Light Artillery September 1864 24 New York 3 years July 1865 Sergeant Sergeant Wisconsin June 1883 No No 10 Was in some engagements could not remember
Willith Joseph D 76th Illinois Volunteers August 1862 35 New Brunswick 3 years June 1865 Private Private Kansas March 1884 No Yes
Was pensioned for sickness contracted in service
Woodland Joseph B 32nd Iowa August 1862 30 England 3 years August 1863 Private Corporal Iowa June 1878 No No

Wyman W S D 44th Wisconsin September 1861 24 Maine 1 year July 1865 1st Corporal 1st Corporal Minnesota October 1883 No No 1

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