South Dakota

Turner County, South Dakota

1885 Civil War Union Veterans Census

Contributed 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
Aldrich Jacob W K 30th Wisconsin "August 1862" 44 Rhode Island 3 years "September 1865" Ferrier Ferrier Iowa "November 1875" No No 2
Andrew S Frye G 123rd Illinois 1862 44 Illinois 3 years 1863 Private "2nd Lieutenant" Illinois June 1871 No Yes 1
Appleby Albred H 46th Wisconsin "February 1864" 21 England 1 year "October 1865" Private Sergeant Iowa May 1879 No No None
Atwater Ed A 32nd New York April 1861 37 New York 2 years May 1862 Sergeant Sergeant New York April 1876 No No 1 Expects a pension.
Bacon A W F 14th Illinois July 1862 17 Illinois 3 years June 1865 Private Private Iowa "October 1868" Yes Yes 17
Baird James
"Pennsylvania Artillery" 1861 35 Scotland 3 years Could not find out Private Private Minnesota
No No
Visited this man's house three times, could not see him. Therefore absent.
Bayse Arthur A D 33rd Wisconsin "December 1863" 17 Wisconsin 3 years "September 1865" Private Private Wisconsin "September 1872" No Yes

Beck William P J 96th Illinois "August 1862" 39 New York 3 years "December 1863" Private Private Iowa May 1884 No Yes 1 Discharged on account of disability and reenlisted
Beeken George
Wisconsin 4th Independent Battery "December 1863" 21 England 3 years July 1865 Private Private Illinois "October 1874" No No 11
Bennett Milo C A 2nd Wisconsin June 1861 17 Pennsylvania 3 years June 1864 Private Private Nebraska "October 1876" Yes Yes 18
Benson Elliott A 25th Wisconsin "September 1864" 42 Massachusetts 1 year June 1865 Private Private Wisconsin "March 1879" No No 4
Berry S S I 7th Wisconsin "January 1862" 18 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private Iowa "March 1876" No No 17 Contracted hemorrhage of bowel.
Bertelsen Andrew G 8th Iowa Sept 1863 22 Germany 1 year "August 1864" Private Private Minnesota May 1882 Yes No 1 Lost the sight of one eye in battle of Spanish Fort
Black James I "96th and 21st Illinois" "February 1864" 19 Illinois 3 years "December 1865" Private Private Illinois May 1872 No No 3
Blades Robert E M 3rd Iowa Cavalry "August 1861" 20 Kentucky 3 years "September 1864" Private Private Iowa "March 1867" No No 25
Bowlie M A E 22nd Wisconsin July 1862 23 Wisconsin 3 years "August 1865" Private Private Wisconsin April 1883 No No 3 Contracted rheumatism.
Bradberry James F 10th Wisconsin "September 1861" 27 England 3 years "November 1864" Private Private Wisconsin "March 1873" Yes No 13
Brewer Daniel D 5th Wisconsin "August 1864" 41 New York 1 year June 1865 Private Private Minnesota "October 1871" No No 7
Brown George A B and J "38th Iowa and 34th Iowa" "August 1862" 33 Nebraska 3 years "August 1865" Private Corporal Iowa "March 1882" No Yes 6 "Lost eyesight in Army."
Buchanan Thomas B E and D "6th Iowa and 22nd Iowa" June 1861 43 "England and Iowa" 3 years July 1865 Corporal Private Iowa April 1872 Yes Yes 14
Caniff George B K 9th Minnesota "February 1864" 35 New York 3 years "August 1865" Private Private Minnesota April 1884 No No 4 Was kept at headquarters.
Clancy Michael A 69th New York April 1861 26 Ireland 3 months "August 1861" Private Private Minnesota May 1881 No No 2 "Was in the 1st Bull Run battle."
Clayton Windsor B 31st Iowa "January 1864" 36 New York 3 years May 1865 Private Private Nebraska "September 1880" No Yes 26
Collins Theodore F G 44th Illinois "August 1861" 24 South Carolina 3 years "October 1865" Private Private Iowa June 1872 Yes Yes 29
Daley Almond C I 23rd Ohio "February 1864" 27 Ohio 3 years July 1865 Private Corporal Iowa May 1876 No No 3
Davis John F
47th Illinois "August 1861" 18 Vermont 3 years July 1863 Musician Musician Illinois June 1863 No No 4 Have forgot the company. Discharge burned.
Deveraux J W E 10th Minnesota "August 1862" 30 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private Minnesota May 1878 No Yes 4
Deyo Horace H A 46th Indiana July 1862 25 New York 3 years "September 1863" Private Private Wisconsin April 1873 No Yes 22
Dobson John G 46th New York June 1862 22 England 2 years June 1864 Private Private Illinois "October 1879" Yes No 5
Dopp Charles C 7 Iowa Cavalry "November 1862" 23 New York 3 years "January 1866" Private Corporal Illinois "March 1880" No No None Was sent west to guard government property against destruction.
Downing Free W C 48th Wisconsin "February 1865" 16 New York 1 year March 1866 Private Private Wisconsin April 1879 No Yes 1 "Was confined in hospital at Lawrence for three months with typhoid fever"
Dwyer Daniel B 16th Wisconsin "February 1864" 45 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Sergeant Wisconsin June 1873 No Yes 6
Ege William A 49th Wisconsin "February 1865" 31 Pennsylvania 3 years "November 1865" Private "Commissary Sergeant" Wisconsin June 1872 No No

Elce Thomas M 1st Iowa Cavalry "October 1861" 18 Pennsylvania 3 years "February 1866" Corporal Quarter Master Sergeant Iowa May1873 No No
Special Order Number 20 ? Dept. of Texas
Elliott William G 5th Missouri 1862 29 England 3 years 1863 Corporal Corporal Iowa "August 1872" Yes No 19
Farr Freeman H K 1st Wisconsin "October 1861" 43 Vermont 3 years May 1864 Private Sergeant Iowa April 1879 Yes Yes 1
Fessenden F S
"3rd Wisconsin Artillery" "November 1861" 27 Maine 3 years July 1865 Private Sergeant Wisconsin May 1872 Yes Yes 3
Fordenand Meckenham J 50th Wisconsin "March 1865" 22 Canada 1 year May 1865 Private Private Wisconsin "March 1878" No No None Was taken sick and sent to hospital.
Frankman John G 31st Wisconsin "December 1862" 18 Prussia 3 years May 1865 Private Private Wisconsin "March 1877" No No 4 Was taken prisoner at Bentonville and sent to Richmond
Fry Joel D 46th Illinois "December 1863" 31 Pennsylvania 3 years "February 1866" Private Corporal Wisconsin May 1869 No No 12
Gassman John ? 1st U S V T I V April 1865 36 Germany 1 year May 1865 "Private Recruit" Private Minnesota "March 1879" No No None Was unassigned to any company
George F P










No No
Gone from home and his wife could not tell information about.
Gilbert Lamont G "1st Minnesota Artillery" "January 1865" 36 New York 100 days "August 1865" Lieutenant Lieutenant Minnesota May 1877 No No None
Gilchell John M I Merrill's Horse "October 1861" 28 New York 3 years "September 1865" Sergeant Sergeant Michigan "January 1878" No No

Gorton Jerome B E 29th Wisconsin "September 1862"
Pennsylvania 3 years June 1865 Private Private Iowa "September 1877" No No 9
Griffith William C 32nd Wisconsin "August 1862" 20 England 3 years June 1865 Private Private Minnesota "March 1879" No No None
Hale Alonzo A E "Massachusetts 5th Artillery" "January 1864" 26 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private Wisconsin April 1878 No No 14 Army of Potomac
Hammond Stephen A "83rd Pennsylvania" July 1861 19 New York 3 years "September 1862" Private Private Minnesota "October 1871" Yes Yes 4 "Wounded at Malvern Hill and taken to field hospital. Taken prisoner and held 21 days."
Hawkins Chester H 20th Wisconsin "February 1864" 30 New Jersey 3 years April 1866 Private Private Wisconsin May 1872 No No 6
Hawley R M H 59th Illinois "October 1864" 32 Ohio 1 year "November 1865" Private Private Illinois "November 1882" No No None His health is not good. Hemorrhage.
Hayes A W A "10th New York Cavalry" "August 1861" 19 New York 3 years July 1865 Private Private Minnesota May 1878 No Yes 19 Sciatic Rheumatism
Hewett James H 43rd Wisconsin "September 1864" 27 Illinois 1 year "August 1865" "4th Corporal" 2nd Corporal Iowa July 1873 No Yes 3
Hibbison Edward F 94th New York "February 1862" 26 England "3 years plus 2 years" Served 3 years 7 months. Private Corporal New York "March 1879" Yes No 35 Was taken prisoner twice. Was in Libby- Bell Island Matelsbury Prison
Howard Fernando E 13th Wisconsin "September 1864" 19 New York 1 year June 1865 Private Private Iowa "October 1879" No No None Was taken sick and sent to hospital, served in construction corp during the war
Isleus Deluetrious D 14th New York May 1861 30 England 2 years May 1863 Private Private New York "March 1879" No No 7 Information given by his wife.
Johnson John K 21st Wisconsin "August 1862" 39 Norway 3 years "February 1863" Private Private Wisconsin "September 1876" Yes Yes 1
Jones John N F 99th Indiana "November 1864" 24 Pennsylvania 3 years June 1865 Private Private Wisconsin April 1874 No No 16
Jones S V A 13th Illinois April 1862 20 Wisconsin 3 years "October 1864" Private Private Illinois "September 1883" No No None
Kirmon "William Mathias" K 1st Minnesota May 1861 22 Germany 3 years May 1864 Private Private Minnesota April 1878 Yes No 21 Shot in knee and three in right arm
Kundall J E D 147th Illinois "February 1864" 18 Illinois 1 year July 1865 Private Private Illinois June 1879 No No 3
Large I S
21st Iowa June 1862 32 Indiana 3 years June 1865 Private Fife Major Iowa "October 1882" No No 10 He is worthy of a pension.
Lease John J I 37th Wisconsin "November 1863" 24 Ohio 3 years July 1865 Corporal Corporal Wisconsin April 1876 Yes No

Lewis W I M 146th New York "September 1862" 38 New York 3 years "August 1865" Private Corporal New York April 1884 No No 6
Lowrie William A "2nd Wisconsin Cavalry" "November 1863" 21 Scotland 3 years "November 1865" Private Private Wisconsin April 1870 No No 1
Martin Robert D "12th New Hampshire" "August 1862" 45 "New Hampshire" 3 years June 1865 Musician Private "New Hampshire" "October 1882" No Yes 10
McAllister James H A 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry "February 1865" 20 Pennsylvania 1 year "December 1865" Private Private Illinois April 1880 No Yes 1 "Was enrolled in 96th Illinois and transferred to Company B 21st Illinois (detailed as teamster)"
McDonald Patrick
U.S. Navy "September 1863" 17 Ireland 2 years June 1865 "Ordinary Landsman" "Ordinary Landsman" Minnesota May 1878 No No None
Miner Albert B 1st New Hampshire Artillery "September 1863" 26 "New Hampshire" 3 years "September 1865" Private "2nd Lieutenant" Minnesota April 1878 No No

Miner Albert E "5th New Hampshire" "September 1861" 24 "New Hampshire" 3 years "October 1862" Private Private Minnesota April 1878 Yes Yes 2
Murphy Jere E 10th Wisconsin
25 Canada 3 years
Private Private Wisconsin May 1876 No No 27
Near Charles A G 157th New York "August 1862" 17 New York 3 years "February 1866" Private Corporal Iowa "February 1876" Yes No 18
Norris J L B 43rd Wisconsin "August 1864" 18 Ohio 1 year June 1865 Private Private Wisconsin June 1873 No No 3
Nuttbrock John C 46th Illinois May 1862 35 Germany 9 months "February 1863" Teamster Teamster Iowa "February 1879" No No

Palmer George L B 48th Wisconsin "February 1865" 22 Rhode Island 1 year "February 1866" Private Private Iowa "October 1878" No No

Parker Robert W
U.S. Navy "December 1862" 33 Maine
"December 1865" "Acting Ensign" "Acting Ensign" Maine May 1880 No No None In the South Atlantic blockade.
Pemm Joseph F F 133rd or 144th Illinois and 16th Regulars "March 1864" 14 Illinois 100 days 1867 Private Private Texas May 1883 Yes Yes

Phillips S G I "3rd Wisconsin Cavalry" May 1863 36 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private Wisconsin "August 1873" No Yes 3
Pier Charles M C 139th Ohio May 1864 19 Ohio 100 days "August 1864" Private Private Wisconsin May 1873 No No 20
Poll John K "36th Illinois Infantry" "August 1861" 16 Holland 3 years June 1865 Private Private Iowa "October 1877" No No
Transferred to U.S.V.V. Engineer Company
Polley Daniel G "111th Pennsylvania" "September 1861" 17 Ohio 3 years "December 1862" Private Private Nebraska "October 1878" Yes No 6
Putnam A C K 1st Michigan Engineers Mechanics "September 1861" 33 New York 3 years June 1862 Private Private Michigan "January 1871" No Yes None Discharged for disability, heart disease and Rheumatism
Rector W H C 95th Illinois "September 1864" 27 New York 1 year "September 1865" Private Private Illinois "March 1862" No No 2 Rheumatism
Rhodes Alexander I 92nd Illinois "December 1862" 18 Illinois 3 years July 1865 Private Private Illinois "October 1879" Yes No Don't know Information given by his wife.
Richards Lewis N D 44th Wisconsin "February 1865" 17 Wisconsin 1 year "August 1865" Private Private Wisconsin July 1873 No No

Robinson Myron S C "7th Pennsylvania Cavalry" "October 1861" 15 New York 3 years "October 1865" Private Sergeant Minnesota "March 1873" Yes No

Rogers Edwin A 96th Illinois "August 1862" 35 England 3 years June 1865 Private Corporal Illinois April 1879 No Yes 3 Was taken sick and sent to hospital.
Roper John M M 2nd Pennsylvania Artillery "August 1862" 20 Pennsylvania 3 years June 1865 Private "Sergeant Major" Illinois May 1879 No No 6
Sanborn H J D 22nd Wisconsin "August 1862" 19 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private Wisconsin "September 1877" No Yes 20
Sanborn W H F 40th Wisconsin May 1864 30 New York 100 days "September 1864" Private Private Wisconsin June 1879 No No None Chronic diarrhea
Segerk G A I "32nd Massachusetts" July 1862 22 Maine 3 years July 1865 Private Sergeant Massachusetts April 1877 Yes No 3
Selles Michael A F 1st Michigan "December 1861" 18 New York 3 years April 1865 Private Lieutenant Michigan April 1878 Yes No 35 Wounded in ankle and hip at Atlanta, Georgia.
Shaff William H G 13th Wisconsin "September 1861" 18 New York 3 years "November 1864" Private Private Wisconsin "October 1878" Yes No 17
Sheehe Owen J 1st Minnesota April 1864 18 Ireland 3 years "August 1864" Private Private Wisconsin "September 1880" Yes No 1 Was confined in hospital in Jefferson, Indiana on account of Intermitery?
Shursph John F 45th Illinois 1860 42 Germany 3 years Served 5 months Private Private Iowa April 1880 Yes No 1 Injured at pit of stomach and was discharged.
Sletten Thora O I 46th Wisconsin "February 1865" 39 Norway 3 years "September 1865" Private Private Wisconsin "February 1876" No No None Contracted Ague wikle? In the service
Smith John G 15th Missouri "September 1861" 21 Germany 3 years "December 1865" Private Corporal Iowa April 1873 No Yes 24
Smith Roderick M I 11th Minnesota "August 1864" 24 New York 1 year July 1865 Sergeant Sergeant Wisconsin "March 1874" No No 13
Smith Maxim D 43rd Wisconsin "October 1864" 44 Canada 1 year June 1865 Private Corporal Wisconsin June 1872 No Yes 2
Smith A B E 11th Minnesota "September 1864" 27 New York 1 year June 1865 Private Private Iowa April 1872 No No None
Smith D C A 13th Wisconsin "February 1864" 16 Wisconsin 3 years "August 1865" Private Private Wisconsin "September 1872" No No None Rheumatism. 8 months Cahala Prison
Stover Edmund D 156th Illinois "February 1865" 23 Pennsylvania 1 year "September 1865" Private Private Illinois "October 1883" No No None
Stroud J W C 42nd Wisconsin April 1864 15 Wisconsin 100 days July 1864 Private Private Wisconsin June 1884 No No None
Stuart James A 96th Illinois June 1862 43 Ireland 3 years "December 1865" Private Sergeant Illinois "March 1885" Yes No 20 Had a flesh wound but not serious.
Swift George F 8th Iowa Cavalry July 1863 18 Indiana 3 years "August 1865" Private Private Minnesota May 1878 No No None
Termey Silas B C "3rd Wisconsin Cavalry" "December 1861" 26 New York 3 years 1865 Private Private Wisconsin "September 1879" No No 5 Was confined for 5 months in hospital at Fort Scott, Kansas with Southery Fever
Thielunan Vale P K 3rd U.S. Illinois February 17 Germany 3 years "February 1864" Private Sergeant

No No 9
Thielunan Vale P D 147th Illinois "February 1864" 21 Germany 2 years "February 1866" Sergeant Lieutenant Wisconsin June 1875 No No 2
Thielunan Vale P H 22nd U.S. Illinois May 1866 23 Germany 3 years May 1869 Lieutenant Colonel

No No None
Thomas Didimos F 20th Wisconsin June 1862 28 New York 3 years June 1865 Private Private New York July 1883 Yes Yes 3
Tousley Rathbun C K 27th New York July 1861 25 New York 2 years "December 1862" Private Corporal Iowa "November 1879" Yes Yes 4 "Wounded at Camp Franklin, Virginia. Pensioned until 1865, then rejected."
Valentine Chauncey B I 118th Illinois "December 1862" 28 New York 3 years "October 1865" Private "2nd Lieutenant" Wisconsin July 1867 No Yes 13 At Siege and capture of Vicksburg
Vanhess Cornelius H 36th Illinois "August 1861" 18 New York 3 years "November 1864" Private Private Illinois "September 1875" Yes Yes 5 Health poor, gunshot wound.
Wagner Simon L "1st Minnesota Artillery" "February 1865" 37 Germany 1 year "October 1865" Private Private Minnesota May 1876 No No None Has applied for pension. Was overheated in service
Way Tabor B "6th New York Artillery" "August 1864" 22 Vermont 1 year July 1865 Private Private Iowa "March 1878" No No 6 "Was in hospital from April 6th to May 19th 1865 with Typhus."
Webster L O C "13th New Hampshire" July 1862 28 Vermont 3 years "September 1863" Private Private "New Hampshire" "February 1877" No Yes 3
Wood John H I 50th Illinois "September 1861" 25 New York 3 years June 1862 Private Private Iowa "March 1883" No No 3
Woodward S M I "8th Illinois Cavalry" "January 1864" 20 Canada During war July 1865 Private Bugler Illinois "March 1878" Yes No 20 He is trying to obtain a pension.

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