South Dakota

Day County, South Dakota

1885 Civil War Veterans Census,

Union Soldiers

Transcribed by Laurel Durham

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
?? Harder H "16th Illinois Cavalry" "December 1862" 16 Illinois 3 years "August 1865" Private Private Iowa "March 1882" No No
Taken prisoner in ??
Adams James C F 41st Illinois July 1861 21 Kentucky 2 years "November 1865" Private Captain Iowa April 1883 Yes No 23
Alexander Stewart G 23rd New York Infantry-22nd New York Cavalry April 1861 33 New York 2 -3 years "August 1865" Private Wagoneer New York "March 1881" No No 12
Ask Henry E K "12th Indiana Cavalry" "January 1864" 17 Indiana 3 years "November 1865" Private Sergeant Minnesota May 1882 No No 3
Atkins Henry K 9th Vermont 1863 24 Vermont 1 year 1864 Private Private Wisconsin May 1882 No No

Baker Albert E 3rd New York April 1861 19 Connecticut 2 years "January 1863" Private Private Maine "January 1876" No No 3
Baree William D 38th Iowa "August 1862" 18 Iowa 3 years "September 1865" Private Private Minnesota May 1885 No No 11
Batcheler Edward
"1st Michigan Artillery" "August 1864" 23 New York 1 year May 1865 Private Private Michigan "August 1882" No No

Baues Thomas A
"1st Wisconsin Artillery" "October 1864" 25 New York 3 years "October 1864" Private Private Wisconsin May 1881 No No

Bearage Thomas
New York 1864 19 Illinois 1 year 1865 Private Private Minnesota April 1883 No No

Behers Peter D 7th Minnesota Mounted Volunteer Rangers "October 17, 1862" 30 German 1 year
Private Private Minnesota May 1883 Yes No
soldiers information obtained from his wife
Blake D O H 8th Michigan "August 1861" 32 Michigan 3 years "September 1864" Sergeant Corporal `Michigan May 1882 Yes No

Boardman John F 40th New York "November 1861" 40 New York 3 years "November 1864" Private Sergeant Iowa May 1882 Yes Yes 11
Breed Chancy A 9th New York light artillery "November 1863" 27 New York 3 years April 1865 Private Private Michigan May 1885 No Yes 1
Brokow EVM K 21st Michigan "August 1862" 26 New York 3 years May 1865 Sergeant Sergeant Minnesota May 1882 No No

Brokun Richard P E 148th New York Infantry Volunteers "August 1862"
New York 3 year June 1865 Private Private Michigan "November 1864" No No

Brooking Robert S I "11th Illinois Cavalry" "November 1862" 22 Illinois 3 year "September 1865" Private Private Illinois April 1882 Yes Yes

Brough Moses M "3rd New York Cavalry" "August 1862" 19 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Corporal Michigan "November 1883" No No

Brown Crocker J
1st California "October 1861" 22 Canada 3 years "December 1864" Private Bugler Michigan "August 1882" No No

Buniell Charles A. K 13th Regiment of Vermont Volunteer Militia "September 11, 1862" 18 Vermont 9 months "January 1863" Private Private Minnesota "August 1883" No Yes
Soldiers absent information obtained from his wife
Casey John C E 7th Wisconsin July 1861 16 Pennsylvania 3 years July 1865 Private Corporal Minnesota "March 1882" Yes Yes 15 Wounded ?? Virginia
Cavanaugh John B "1st Michigan Engineers" "August 1861" 26 Ireland 3 years "August 1864" Private Sergeant Michigan April 188? No Yes

Chambers William B 104th Illinois "August 1862" 20 Illinois 3 year May 1865 Private Private Illinois "March 1883" Yes Yes 10 Taken prisoner ??
Chambers Charles W B 104th Illinois "February 1864" 18 Illinois 3 year June 1865 Private Private Illinois July 1884 Yes Yes 5
Chancy Morey D 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry "March 1885" 26 New York American 1 year July 1865 Private Private Minnesota "October 1883" No No

Chapman Charles L B 32nd Wisconsin "August 1862" 20 Pennsylvania 3 years June 1865 Private Private Wisconsin "October 1882" Yes Yes 3 Lost right eye
Colwell William T
15th Ohio "August 1861" 23 New York 3 years July 1865 Sergeant Sergeant Illinois April 1882 No No 20 to 50 Transferred to US Signal Service served 4 years
Cornilius Boue A "10 Wisconsin Infantry" "August 1861" 30 New York 3 years "November 1864" Private Private Michigan April 1881 Yes Yes 2
Cowan "Joseph James" G "4th Illinois Volunteers" 1864 30 English 3 year June 1865 Private Private Illinois "February 1883" No No
Information obtained from his wife
Daniels S S D 21st Michigan "August 1863" 21 New York 1 year June 1864 Private Private Michigan "August 1883" No Yes

Davis Thomas B
USS Quichita "January 1864" 18 Ohio 1 year "January 1865" Seaman Seaman Illinois "October 1882" No Yes 1
Dickman William G K 93rd Illinois "August 1862" 20 Illinois 3 years April 1865 Private Private Illinois April 1882 No No

Dixson Albert E A 19th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteer June 1862 22 Wisconsin 3 years July 1865 Private Private Wisconsin May 1880 No No 2
Douglas Thomas B 3rd Minnesota "December 1861" 30 Ohio 3 years "October 1865" Private Private Minnesota May 1862 No No 2
Dow William S H 49th Wisconsin "February 1865" 17 New York 1 year "August 1865" Private Private Minnesota "March 1883" No No

Downing William C E 55th Illinois Infantry Volunteer "August 1861" 19 England 3 years "August 1865" Private Corporal Iowa "March 1882" No No 20
Ecker Christopher
"US Engineer Cavalry" "March 1865" 29 Ohio 1 year "September 1865" Private Private Minnesota May 1881 No No

Emerson Biglow B "7th Minnesota Volunteers" "August 1862" 22 Minnesota 3 years April 1864 Private Private Minnesota April 1883 No No

Evans John S. G "11th Illinois Infantry" July 1861 18 "American Pennsylvania" 3 year July 1864 Private Private Kentucky July 1883 Yes No 35
Evans Martin E. G 11th Illinois Infantry & 6th Infantry Regiment Vol July 1861 17 Illinois/Pennsylvania 3 year July 1864 Private Corporal Minnesota "September 1882" Yes No 35
Everest William H H 21st Michigan "August 1862" 17 Michigan 3 years May 1865 Private Private Michigan April 1883 Yes Yes

Finch William W D 77th New York "November 1861" 15 New York 3 year "December 1864" Private Sergeant New York May 1883 Yes Yes 23
Franklin Andre J K 64th New York "October 1861" 42 New York 3 years June 1862 Private Corporal Minnesota "March 1880" No No

Fuller Dennis M K "6th Wisconsin Infantry" "June 19, 1861" 21 Vermont 3 year "June 23, 1865" Private Private Wisconsin May 1883 No No 42
Giesart George T G 22nd Wisconsin "August 1862" 20 Wisconsin American 3 years July 1865 Private Private Wisconsin April 1880 No No 23
Goodwin J T K "11th Michigan Cavalry" "October 1863" 32 Pennsylvania 3 years "October 1865" Private Lieutenant Michigan "February 1884" No No

Gordon Thomas J H "2nd Illinois Artillery" July 1862 18 Illinois 3 years July 1865 Private Private Illinois May 1883 Yes Yes 13
Gower John C "5th Regiment Cavalry" "September 1861" 38 American Maine 3 years "December 1864" Private Private Ohio May 1883 Yes No
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Graves Dickson E. I "36th Indiana Volunteers" "November 1861" 25 Massachusetts 3 year "October 1864" Private Private Illinois "November 1883" No No 20
Hammond Allen T C "2nd Colorado Cavalry" "September 1863" 32 New Hampshire 3 year "November 1864" Private Private Minnesota "August 1879" No Yes

Hills James C 11th Regiment Wisconsin Cavalry "March 1865" 17 Wisconsin 1 year "March 1866" Private Private Wisconsin "March 1879" No No

Holcomb W L
Navy "October 1862" 25 New York End of war "March 1865" Ensign Master Indiana April 1884 No No

Huntington Eugene H "4th Iowa Cavalry" "December 1861" 18 Connecticut 3 years "August 1865" Private Sergeant Iowa "March 1877" No No
"Veteran served over 1 year second time"
James Otta F 25th Wisconsin 1862 22 Ohio 3 years 1865 Private Sergeant Wisconsin 1880 No No 4
Jenkins Stephen B 3rd New York May 1861 21 Vermont 3 years "December 1862" Corporal Sergeant Vermont "August 1882" No Yes 7
Jones David E F 15th New York "September 1864" 24 New York 1 year July 1865 Corporal Corporal Michigan June 1883 No No 2
Kennett John M. F 1st US Veterans Engineers Volunteers "August 1862" 24 Illinois 3 year June 1865 Private "1st Sergeant" Minnesota May 1882 No No 2
Kibbler James E C 15th Ohio "September 1861" 17 Michigan 3 years June 1865 Private Lieutenant Michigan "March 1883" Yes Yes

Knapp William C G 8th Minnesota "August 1862" 26 New York 3 years "August 1865" Private Private Minnesota June 1879 No No 3
Lamphere "Chauncey S" F 1st Vermont "September 1861" 30 Vermont 3 years "December 1862" Private Private Minnesota May 1880 No No 5
Lausing Andrew J. F 22nd New York Infantry Volunteers April 1861 25 New York 3 year "November 1865" Private "1st Sergeant" Michigan April 1883 No No 36
Lawrence William R H 10th Michigan "January 1861" 25 Michigan 3 years April 1862 Private Private Michigan April 1884 No No

Liberty Peter C "76th Illinois Volunteers" July 1862 17 Canada 3 year July 1865 Private Private Nebraska "August 1884" No Yes
"Was in the Surge of Vicksburg, was in the assault on April 9, 1865"
Loomis Edwin P. A 111th Illinois "August 1862" 26 Indiana 3 years June 1865 Corporal Sergeant Illinois May 1880 No No 18
Lu James AQ K "10th Indiana Cavalry" "March 1864" 17 Indiana 3 years "August 1865" Private Private Minnesota "November 1879" Yes No 5
Lyons John D 33rd Wisconsin June 1882 18 Wisconsin 3 years "November 1865" Private Private Wisconsin "September 1880" No Yes

Martin Alexander B 16th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteer "March 1864" 18 Wisconsin 3 years July 1865 Corporal Corporal Illinois "March 1882" No No

Maxwell James R E 66th Ohio "October 1861" 21 Ohio 3 years "February 1864" Private Private West Virginia May 1880 Yes No 40
McCartney George G 7th Wisconsin "November 1861" 35 Wisconsin 3 years May 1865 Private Private Iowa April 1885 Yes Yes 50
McEldery John A 2nd Minnesota "October 1861" 18 Ohio 3 years July 1865 Private Private Minnesota May 1882 No No 20 Veteran served 2 enlistments
Mearsh Orson F 105th New York "October 1861" 31 New York 3 years April 1865 Private Private Michigan April 1883 Yes No

Morgan Jacob F E "1st Wisconsin Cavalry" "November 1861" 27 Ohio 3 year July 1862 Private Private Minnesota April 1882 No Yes

Nichols John C C 129th Indiana "October 1863" 28 Indiana 3 years June 1865 Private Sergeant Minnesota June 1883 No No 3
Nye Stephen A 30th Wisconsin July 1862 42 Maine 3 years "September 1863" Private Private Wisconsin "March 1883" No No

Perry V N F "1st Rohde Island Battery" "October 1861" 22 Rohde Island 3 years "October 1864" Private Corporal Michigan "October 1864" No No 36
Phelps Cyrus C H "185th New York Volunteers" "September 1864" 44 New York American 3 years "August 1865" Private Private Pennsylvania May 1885 Yes Yes 2
Poole Johnson F 2nd Minnesota "November 1863"
Virginia 3 year "November 1865" Private Private Minnesota "March 1883" No No

Pratt Walter C E "6th Michigan Cavalry" "August 1862" 18 Michigan 3 years `1864 Private Private Michigan "March 1882" Yes Yes

Ray Thomas W. A 111th Illinois "August 1862" 26 Ohio 3 years June 1865 Private Sergeant Illinois "October 1880" No No 13
Ray John E I 17th USA "December 1877" 28 Indiana 5 years "December 1882" Private Private Indiana "January 1878" No No

Root Dwight H F 186th New York "August 1864" 25 New York 3 years June 1865 "1st Sergeant" 1st sergeant Minnesota "February 1880" No No 2
Rowley H.W. D 38th Iowa July 1862 21 Iowa 3 years "September 1865" Private Private Iowa April 1882 No Yes 5 5 sieges
Russell Fred H K 2nd Minnesota June 1861 19 England 3 years "December 1864" Private Private Minnesota July 1862 Yes Yes 6
Russell Henry H H 6th Minnesota "February 1864" 34 England 3 years "August 1865" Private Private Minnesota "September 1861" No Yes

Sanborn Isaak W C 23rd Wisconsin "February 1868" 22 Wisconsin 3 years May 1865 Private Private Iowa April 1885 No No 14
Schultz August E 3rd Wisconsin "October 26, 1861" 31 German 3 years "August 3, 1864" Private Private Minnesota "September 1884" Yes Yes 3
Severson C G 22nd Wisconsin "August 1862" 20 Norway 3 years June 1868 Private Private Wisconsin May 1881 Yes No 23
Seweoo George E I 13th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteer "February 1864" 16 Wisconsin 3 years "December 1865" Private Private Minnesota "March 1882" Yes No 1
Shannon John H "2nd Illinois Cavalry" July 1861 28 New York 3 years "August 1864" Private Corporal Illinois April 1883 No No

Sheldon Charles H E 7th Vermont "September 1861" 21 Vermont 3 years April 1866 Private Captain Illinois May 1881 No No 16
Shumway Retum B 100th Indiana Infantry Volunteer "August 1862" 32 Indiana 3 years "September 1864" "Hospital Steward" Private Michigan April 1881 Yes Yes 2
Smith Alfred C 3rd Michigan "August 1864" 20 New York 3 years June 1866 Private Private Michigan "August 1882" No Yes 2 ?? July 1865
Smith E.T. A "1st Wisconsin Cavalry" "August 1861" 24 New York 3 years July 1865 Private Private Michigan June 1883 No No 11
Smith Cones B C 118th Indiana Infantry-14th Indiana Cavalry "August 1863" 18 Indiana 3 years "September 1865" "High Private" "High Private" Indiana July 1883 No Yes 4
Smoots John W G "7th Minnesota Cavalry" "November 1861" 18 Indiana 3 years "September 1865" Private Private Minnesota April 1885 No No

Stephenson John T. C "7th Illinois Cavalry" July 1862 15 Illinois 3 years July 1865 Private Private Illinois "March 1884" Yes Yes

Stevenson Robert K "142nd New York" "August 1861" 31 Ireland 3 years June 1865 Private Sergeant Minnesota April 1882 No No 17 Only served one engagement in which regiment participated
Suley Thomas E B 12th Wisconsin "September 1861" 21 Ohio 3 years July 1865 Musician Musician Minnesota April 1881 No No 5
Swell Gfeorge I 13th Wisconsin "February 1863" 16 Wisconsin 3 years "December 1865" Private Private Michigan "March 1882" No No 1
Syer John K 9th Michigan 1861 26 New York 3 years 1864 Private
Michigan "March 1883" No No

Tabor James W. C "7th Michigan Artillery" "November 1861" 25 Michigan 3 years "December 1863" Private Corporal Illinois May 1883 No No 35 "Re-enlisted December 1863/Discharged June 1865"
Taman George G 29th Michigan April 1865 36 Michigan 1 year "September 1865" Private Private Michigan April 1884 No No

Thompkins George H C 30th Michigan "November 1861" 25 England 1 year June 1865 Private Private Michigan April 1883 No No

Thorn George W. D "36th Illinois Volunteers" July 1861 26 New York 3 year "October 1864" Private Corporal Indiana "March 1883" No Yes

Treefetleereir Abram B C 16th Illinois "August 1862" 25 Illinois 3 years June 1862 Private Sergeant Illinois April 1882 No No 13
Vicory G S K 21st Michigan 1883
Ohio 3 years May 1865 Private Private Michigan April 1882 No No

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No No
Could not get particulars and record
Warrner Edwin C E 40th Wisconsin May 1864 17 Connecticut
"October 1864" Private Private Wisconsin May 1880 No No 1
Washington David D H "9th Wisconsin Infantry" "February 1864" 17 New York 1 year "November 1865" Private Private Minnesota "March 1884" No No

Webster Samuel A 9th New York Infantry Volunteer April 1861 28 New York 2 years "February 1865" Private Lieutenant Minnesota "March 1882" No No 6
Webster Orson C B Wisconsin "August 1864" 27 Wisconsin 1 year July 1865 Private Sergeant Illinois May 1882 No No 2
Wellrum Taylor K 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry "August 1862" 23 New York 9 months June 1863 Private Private Pennsylvania June 1882 No No 6
Whitford Charles B 16th Michigan "August 1861" 26 Michigan 3 years "February 1866" Private Private Michigan April 1882 No No

Williams George B 84th New York April 1864 18 New York 3 year "August 1864" Private Private New Jersey "August 1883" No No 1
Williams Charles D A 28th US Infantry June 1864 16 Wisconsin 5 years
Private Private Minnesota June 1881 No No

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