ILLINOIS in the CIVIL WAR

part of a volume entitled History of the Ninety - Third Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry: From Organization To Muster Out --Statistics Compiled by Aaron Dunbar Sergeant, Company " B", Revised and Edited by Harvey M. Trimble, Adjutant

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ROSTER OF COMPANY I.

Enrolled in Bureau County, Illinois.

Organized August 13, 1862, at Princeton, in Bureau County, Illinois.

Mustered into Service October 13, 1862, at Chicago, Illinois.*

Captains.

Ellis Fisher.... Wyanet, Ill. Commissioned to rank Oct. 13, 1862. Mustered into service Oct. 13, 1862, at Chicago, Ill. Resigned Dec. 31, 1862. Died Oct. 9., 1878, at Wyanet, Ill. Buried there.

Capt. Mills C. Clark, Company I

Mills C. Clark.... Princeton, Ill. Commissioned Second Lieutenant of this company, to rank from Oct. 13, 1862. Mustered into service Oct. 13, 1862, at Chicago, Ill. Commissioned Captain to rank from April 23, 1863. Wounded in battle, severely, in the bowels and wrist, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Mustered into service a such Aug. 15, 1863. Resigned Feb. 10, 1864, on account of wounds. P. O., Princeton, Ill.

Jacob S. Kinnan.... Princeton, Ill. Enlisted Aug. 13, 1862, as a Private in this Company. Appointed Second Sergeant, on the same day, on the organization of the company. Commissioned First Lieutenant, of this Company, to rank from April 23, 1863. Mustered into service as such July 14, 1863. Commissioned Captain to rank from Feb. 11, 1864. Mustered into service as such April 3, 1864. Served until the close of the war. Mustered out June 23, 1865, near Louisville, Ky., and paid off and finally discharged July 6, 1865, at Chicago, Ill. Died June 9, 1896, at Jefferson, Iowa. Buried at Princeton, Ill. See sketch on him, ante.

First Lieutenants.

Elijah Sapp.... Bureau, Ill. Commissioned to rank from Oct. 13, 1862. Mustered into service Oct. 13, 1862, at Chicago, Ill. Resigned April 22, 1863. P. O., Wyanet, Ill.
Jacob S. Kinnan.... Princeton, Ill. Commissioned to rank from April 23, 1863. Mustered into service July 14, 1863. Promoted Captain April 3, 1864. See that title.
Thompson M. Wylie.... Indiantown, Ill. Enlisted Aug. 13, 1862, as a Private in Company.E of this regiment. Appointed First Sergeant of that Company on the same day at the organization of the Company. Severely wounded in battle May 22, 1863, at Vicksburg, Miss. Promoted Sergeant Major of the regiment April 13, 1864. Commissioned First Lieutenant, of this Company, to rank from Feb. 11, 1864. Mustered into service as such July 11, 1864. Served until the close of the war. Mustered out June 23, 1865, near Louisville, Ky. Paid off and finally discharged July 6, 1865, at Chicago, Ill. See sketch of him ante. P. O., Tampico, Ill.

Second Lieutenants.

Mills C. Clark.... Princeton, Ill. Commissioned to rank from Oct. 13, 1862. Mustered into service Oct. 13, 1862. Promoted Captain Aug. 15, 1863. See that title.
Ezekiel G. Neff.... Center, Ill. Enlisted Aug. 13, 1862, as a Private in this Company. Appointed Sergeant, at the organization of the Company, on the same day. Promoted First Sergeant. Commissioned Second Lieutenant to rank from April 23, 1863. Not mustered. Killed in battle May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss., before he received his commission. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.

Phineas T. Richardson, 2nd Lieut., Company I

Phineas T. Richardson.... Princeton, Ill. Enlisted Aug. 13, 1862, as a Private in this Company. Promoted Commissary Sergeant of the regiment Sept. 8, 1862. Commissioned Second Lieutenant of this Company to rank from May 16, 1863. Not mustered, because the Compant then contained less than the minimum number to admit of a Second Lieutenant, under orders of the War Department. He received his commission July 13, 1863, and was immediately placed on duty as such Second Lieutenant of this Company, by the order of Colonel Putnam. Served in that capacity until Sept. 29, 1863, when he received notice that his discharge as Commissary Sergeant, which had been issued to take effect July 13, 1863 to enable him to be mustered in as a Second Lieutenant, was approved as a final discharge from the service. And hence, he was finally mustered out and discharged as of July 13, 1863, but really not until Sept. 29, 1863, as Commissary Sergeant. In 1888 a special act of Congress was passed, providing that he should then be paid for such services as he had rendered as Second Lieutenant. See the other titles hereinbefore mentioned. P. O., Princeton, Ill.

First Sergeant.

William T. Reed.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Discharged for disability March 10, 1863. Died at Princeton, Ill. Buried there. Date of decease is unknown.

Sergeants.

Jacob S. Kinnan.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Promoted First Lieutenant and Captain. See those titles.
David N. Thorp.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Reduced to the ranks. Mustered out June 23, 1865. Died Dec. 5, 1890, at Alameda, Cal. Buried there.

William Van Ruff, Serg., Company I

William Van Ruff.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June23,1865. P. O., Villisca, Iowa.

Ezekiel G. Neff.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Promoted First Sergeant. Promoted Second Lieutenant. See that title.

Corporals.

Arthur C. Stephens.... Ohio, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Reduced to the ranks. Mustered out June 23, 1865.
William F. Foreman.... Wyanet, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Reduced to the ranks at his own request. Transferred to the Brigade Band March 9, 1863. P. O., Marshalltown, Iowa.
Cyrus H. Cauffman.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded in battle, severely, in the back, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Transferred to Invalid Corps Oct. 28, 1864. Died Feb. 17, 1897, at Princeton, Ill. Buried there.
Harvey Thomas.... Bureau, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Transferred to Invalid Corps Feb. 11, 1864. P. O., Princeton, Ill.
Robert J. Sample.... Greenville, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Promoted Sergeant. Killed in battle Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Buried at Chattanooga, Tenn.

Sergt. W. H. Woods, Company I

William H. Wood.... Dover, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Promoted Sergeant. Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps in March, 1863. Did duty in Washington, D. C., until the close of the war. Mustered out uly 29, 1865. P. O., Aurora, Ill.

Edward P. Sellers.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Promoted Sergeant. Injured June 28, 1864, knee sprained, in a collision on the railroad, near Dalton, Ga. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Conway, Iowa.

Musicians.

Charles W. Reed.... Princeton, Ill. Aug, 13, 1862. Discharged for disability Feb. 21, 1863. Died in March, 1873, at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Buried there.
William H. Reed.... princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Denver, Col.

Wagoner.

Phillip Schmaus.... Selby, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Discharged for disability Jan. 15, 1863, died April 7, 1864, at St, Louis, Mo. Buried there.

Privates.

Franklin R. Betz.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 1862. Promoted Corporal. Wounded in battle, severely, in the arm, Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Mustered out June 23,1865. P. O., Otis, Ind.
Clark J. Bull.... Bureau, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Missing in battle Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Never heard from afterward.
Thomas C. Bennett.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865.
Sam'l Butterfield.... Dover, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Promoted Corporal. Captured by the enemy Jan. 13, 1863, while on a scout. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O. Bloomington, Neb.
Michael Bolen.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Tama, Iowa.
John R. Bull.... Ohio, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Malcom, Iowa.
Ephraim S. Butler.... Selby, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Died March 9, 1863, at Memphis, Tenn. Buried there.
Peter Burling.... Macon, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Wyanet, Ill.

Corpl. Wm Beale, Company I

William Beale.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Promoted Corporal. Mustered out June 23,1865. P. O., Forest City, Iowa.

James J. Burk.... Walnut, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Walnut, Ill.
Lemuel Camp.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Deserted Nov. 5, 1862.
Stephen Conley.... Bureau, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Missing in battle May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Never heard from afterward.
Franklin M. Coddington.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Promoted Corporal. Promoted Sergeant. Promoted First Sergeant. Wounded in battle, slightly, in hte arm, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the wrist, Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Absent, sick, at the date of the muster out of the regiment. Died Feb. 10, 1882, at Westfield Township, Bureau County, Ill. Buried at Princeton, Ill.
Wm. Coddington.... Dover, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the arm, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Promoted Corporal. Captured in battle Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Died in prison May 18, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga. The number of his grave is 1198.

Wm. H. Cork, Company I

William H. Cork.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Princeton, Ill.

Christopher Craver.... Walnut, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Maywood, Ill. Box 528.
John H. Downer.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Absent sick, at the date of the muster out of the regiment. P. O., Princeton, Ill.
Patrick Dillon.... Bureau, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865.
Edward Doran.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded in battle, severely, in both hips, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Transferred to Inv. Corps Feb. 11, 1864. P. O., Ohio, Ill.
Robert Davis.... Indiantown, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Chicago, Ill, 1664 Park avenue.
Joseph O. Eastman.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded in battle, severely, in the neck, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Promoted Corporal. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., South Omaha, Neb.
James M. Fisher, Jr..... Bureau, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Discharged for disability Feb. 5, 1863. Died in Wyanet, Ill. Buried there. Date of decease is unknown.
Jacob Franks.... Selby, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Crosby, Mo.
Harry Flack.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Wyanet, Ill.
Moses Fox.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Captured by the enemy Sept. 3, 1864, near Allatoona, Ga., while on a foraging expidition under orders for that purpose. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., De Pue, Ill.
James Franks.... Selby, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mortally wounded in battle May 22, 1863, at Vicksburg, Miss. Died June 17, 1863. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.
W. S. Greenamire.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13. 1862. Died June 11, 1863, at Wyanet, Ill. Buried there.

Isaac Hubbard, Company I

Isaac Hubbard.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded in battle. Severely, in the breast, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Discharged Jan. 25, 1864, on account of wound. P. O, Princeton, Ill.

Daniel W. Hudnut.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Killed in battle May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.
William P. Hosier.... Greenville, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded in battle May 22, 1863, at Vicksburg, Miss. Mustered out June 23, 1865. Died Dec. 1, 1892, at Fredonia, Kan. Buried there.
Joseph Hamilton.... Greenville, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Severely wounded Feb. 25, 1865, at West's Corners, S. C., while foraging under orders for that purpose. Mustered out June 23,1 865. P. O., Boonesboro, Iowa.

George Hosier, Company I

George Hosier.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., DePue, Ill.

Isaac Hock.... Selby, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1862. Died at Princeton, Ill. Buried there. Date of decease is unknown.
James A. Jordan.... Selby, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Princeton, Ill.

J. W. Kinsman, Company I

James W. Kinsman.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Promoted Corporal. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Columbus, Neb.

Austin Knox.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Discharged for disability April 5,. 1863. Reported as deceased. Date and place of death are unknown.
Samuel Laughlin.... Berlin, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Died March 9, 1863, at Memphis, Tenn. Buried there.

Felix Laughlin, Company I

Felix Laughlin.... Greenville, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Discharged for disability June 22, 1863. P. O., Malden, Ill.

James W. Moore.... Berlin, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Discharged for disability Jan. 10, 1863. P. O., Oneida, Ill.
Lemuel Moore.... Dover, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Discharged for disability Jan. 1, 1863.
William Meek.... Greenville, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Walnut, Ill.
George W. Murdock.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Garnett, Kan.
Nathan R. Meek.... Greenville, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the arm, Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Mustered out June 23,1865. P. O., Walnut, Ill.
Louis McDonald.... Greenville, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Discharged Feb. 22, 1863, to enlist in the Mississippi Marine Brigade.
Edward Merritt.... Center, Ill Aug. 13, 1862. Deserted Jan. 2, 1864.
Zephaniah Middleton.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Rejected by the mustering officer.
Orson Mead.... Walnut, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Discharged for disability Nov. 9, 1863. P. O., Des Moines, Iowa.
Andrew J. Neighbor.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13. 1862. Mortally wounded in battle, in the thigh, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Died July 11, 1863. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.
Elias Nevius.... Walnut, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Killed in battle Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Buried at Chattanooga, Tenn.
Brown Nevius.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. Died in Kansas, but the place and date of decease is unknown.
Erick North.... Manlius, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Captured by the enemy Jan. 13, 1863, while on a scout. Deserted March 21, 1863.
John H. Neff.... Manlius, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23,1865. P. O., Walnut, Ill.
Daniel Pumphrey.... Bureau, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Transferred to the 40th Regiment Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry June 18, 1865. P. O., Rock Falls, Ill.
Levi Polhamus.... Greenville, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Died April 18, 1863, at Milliken's Bend, La. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.
Henry H. Perdieu.... Bureau, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Cloverdale, Kan.
Myron Palmer.... Bureau, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Captured by the enemy Jan. 13, 1863, while on a scout. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the head, May 6, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the side, Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Hastings, Neb.
Jos. R. Pennebaker.... Selby, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Discharged for disability Aug. 10,. 1863. P. O., Mifflintown, Pa.
Michael Ryan.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Spine injury June 28, 1864, in a collision on the railroad, near Dalton, Ga. Transferred to V. R. C. March 13, 1865. P. O., Sheffield, Ill.
David R. Reynolds.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded in battle, slightly, in hte hand, May 16, 1863, atChampion Hill, Miss. Captured by the enemy Sept. 3, 1864, near Allatoona, Ga., while on a foraging expidition under orders for that purpose. Exchanged . Died March 15, 1865, soon after exchanged, at Annapolis, Md. Buried there.
Wm. H. Richards.... Selby, Ill. Aug, 13, 1862. Wounded in battle, mortally, in hte arm, Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Died Jan. 4, 1864, of wounds, at Chattanooga, Tenn. Buried there.
Daniel R. Smith.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mortally wounded in battle Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Died Dec. 5, 1863, at Chattanooga, Tenn. Buried there.
StepheN H. SHAWGER.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Frontenac, Kan.
William Swift.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23,1 865. P. O., Warsaw, Mo.
Thomas Smiley.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the hand, Nov. 25, 12863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Reported to have died in Missouri. The date and place are unknown.
Adam Sharp.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Promoted Corporal and Sergeant. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Kellogg, Iowa.
John W. Sapp.... Manlius, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Died March 1, 1863, at Wyanet, Ill. Buried there.
Allen Smith.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Discahrged for disability June 2, 1864. P. O., Massena, Iowa.
Cornelius Seger.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Deserted Nov. 23, 1863.
Levi Triplett.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the thigh, Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Mustered out June 23, 1865. Died at Malcom, Iowa. Buried there. Date of decease is unknown.
Philip R. Toll.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the wrist, Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Promoted Corporal. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the wrist, Oct. 5, 1864, at Allatoona, Ga. Mustered out June 23,1 865. P. O., Wyanet, Ill.
George Walter.... Place not given. Aug. 13, 1862. Rejected by the mustering officer.
Daniel Wolf.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Promoted Corporal and Sergeant. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the arm, Oct. 5, 1864, at Allatoona, Ga. Mustered out June 23, 1865. Died at Princeton, Ill. Buried there. Date of decease is unknown.
Alvah M. Whitmarsh.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Discharged July 26, 1863, to be appointed Paymaster's Clerk. Died in July, 1863, at Cairo, Ill., while en route for his home. Buried at Princeton, Ill. Date of death is unknown.
George W. Young.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Died Jan. 21, 1863, at Keokuk, Iowa. Buried there.
William Young.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Transferred to Inv. Corps Feb. 15, 1864. P. O., Wyanet, Ill.
David Young.... Center, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23,1865. Reported in Missouri.

Recruits.

Lewis Butterfield.... Dover, Ill. Feb. 1, 1864 Died April 25, 1864, at Huntsville, Ala. Buried at Chattanooga, Tenn.
George B. Blades.... Rock Island, Ill. Oct. 4, 1864. Transferred to 40th Illinois V. V. Infantry June 18, 1865. P. O., Irwin, Iowa.
Jacob Fox.... Peoria, Ill. Match 4, 1864. Transferred to 40th Illinois V. V. Infantry June 18, 1865. P. O., Princeton, Ill.
Jasper N. Kitterman.... Princeton, Ill. Feb. 2, 1864. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the breast, Oct. 5, 1864 at Allatoona, Ga. Transferred to 40th Illinois V. V. Infantry June 18, 1865. P. O., Bradford, Ill.
John J. Knox.... Dover, Ill. Feb. 20, 1864. Transferred to 40th Illinois V. V. Infantry June 18, 1865. P. O., Clearfield, Iowa.
Orwin W. Merriam.... Champaign, Ill. Feb. 2, 1864. Transferred to 40th Illinois V. V. Infantry June 18, 1865.

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*Explanation: The residence of all the members of this company, except the last one, as given on the Muster Roll, was Camden, Illinois. The first date given, in each case, is the date of enrollment. In all cases where it is not given, the present P. O. address is unknown.


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