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 K.

Enrolled in Bureau County, Illinois.

Organized August 19, 1862, at Princeton, in Bureau County, Illinois.

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

Captains.

David Lloyd........ Clarion, Ill. Commissioned to rank from Oct. 13, 1862. Mustered into service Oct. 13, 1862, at Chicago, Ill. Killed in battle May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss. Grave No. 4,314 in the National Cemetery. Of advanced years when he entered the army, he served his county with all the zeal of early manhood, and with unyielding courage died at his post, at a critical position and time in that battle, on the extreme left, and when the enemy, with four battle lines, were making a desperate effort to turn the left of the Federal line. He fought most heroically, and gave his life as guaranty of victory. See sketch.
Clark Gray........ Westfield, Ill. Commissioned First Lieutenant, of this company, to rank from Oct. 13, 1862. Mustered into service Oct. 13, 1862, at Chicago, Ill. Commissioned Captain to rank from May 16,1 863. Mustered into service as such Sept. 2, 1863. Came out of the battle at Allatoona, Ga., Oct. 5, 1864, in command of the regiment. 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. See sketch of him ante. P. O., Denver, Colo.

First Lieutenants.

Clark Gray........ Westfield, Ill. Commissioned to rank from Oct. 13, 1862. Mustered into service Oct. 13, 1862, at Chicago, Ill. Dismissed the service and pay forfeited from Jan. 14, 1863, by the finding of a Court Martial convened Jan. 22, 1863, and the order of General McPherson made April 2, 1863. This finding and order were set aside and revoked, early in June, 1863, by president Lincoln. Lieutenant Gray was again commissioned, as First Lieutenant, to rank from April 3, 1863, and again mustered into service as such July 9, 1863. Promoted Captain Sept. 2, 1863. See that title.

Lieut. Harrison L. Davis, Company K
Lieut. Harrison L. Davis, Company K

Harrison I. Davis.... Princeton, Ill. Commissioned Second Lieutenant of this company, to rank from Oct. 13, 1862. Mustered into service Oct. 13, 1862, at Chicago, Ill. Commissioned as First Lieutenant to rank from May 16, 1863,. Mustered into service as such Sept. 2, 1863. Served until the close of the war. Mustered out June 23,1 865, near Louisville, Ky., and paid off and finally discharged July 6, 1865, at Chicago, Ill. He was present with the regiment in every battle and on every march in which the command participated. P. O., Grinnell, Iowa.

Second Lieutenants.

Harrison I. Davis.... Princeton, Ill. Commissioned to rank from Oct. 13, 1862. Mustered into service Oct. 13, 1862, at Chicago, Ill. Promoted First Lieutenant. Sept. 2, 1863. See that title.

First Sergeant.

Peter Bryant....... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Discharged for disability Jan. 15, 1863. P. O., Holton, Kan.

Sergeants.

1st Sgt. John H. Dye, Company K

John H. Dye........ Walnut, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Promoted First Sergeant. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the ankle, Oct. 5, 1864, at Allatoona, Ga. Mustered out May 27, 1865. P. O., Walnut, Ill.

Newell A. Bacon.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Wounded in battle, severely, In the shoulder, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Transferred to Invalid Corps Jan. 15, 1864. P. O., Lincoln, Neb.
Charles S. Clapp.... Clarion, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Mortally wounded in battle, in the neck, May 6, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Died May 25, 1863. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.
William T. Griggs.... Walnut, Ill. Reduced to the ranks, at his own request. Mustered out June 23, 1865. Died in New York.

Corporals.

Anson C. Taylor..... Westfield, Ill. Aug. 12, 1862. Captured by the enemy Jan. 13,1 863, while on a scout. Deserted Feb. 17, 1863.
Reuben Graves...... Hall, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Peru, Neb.
Albert Mason....... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mortally wounded in battle, in the leg, leg amputated, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Died July 29, 1863, at Memphis, Tenn. Buried there.
Samuel Wiley....... Westfield, Ill. Aug. 12, 1862. Captured by the enemy Jan. 13,1 863, while on a scout. Promoted Sergeant. Mortally wounded in battle, through the bowels, Nov. 25, 1863, Mission Ridge, Tenn. Died Nov. 29, 1863. Buried at Chattanooga, Tenn.
Gilbert D. Jackson... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 12, 1862. Transferred to Brigade Band March 4, 1863. Transferred to Invalid Corps Dec. 15, 1863. P. O., Joplin, Mo.
Niram S. Wheeler.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Reduced to the ranks. Discharged for disability Sept. 11, 1863. P. O., Cherryvale, Kan.
Peter Pierson...... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded in battle, severely, in the shoulder, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Transferred to Invalid Corps Jan. 15, 1864. P. O., Princeton, Ill.
August Warner..... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Mortally wounded in battle, in the abdomen, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Died May 25, 1863. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.

Musicians.

Andrew J. Snow..... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Transferred to Inv. Corps Aug. 1, 1863. P. O., Kearney, Neb.
Samuel Patterson... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. Dead, but the time and place of decease are unknown

Wagoner.

Valorous H. Porter.. Clarion, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Santa Barbara, Cal.

Privates.

Andrew Anderson... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Died Jan. 28, 1863.
John Alm.......... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Dover, Ill.
Martin B. Barrett... Leepertown, Ill. Aug. 18, 1862. Mortally wounded in battle, in the shoulder, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Died May 23, 1863. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.
Andrew Benson..... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Transferred to Invalid Corps Feb. 15, 1864.
Edwin Berlin....... Hall, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded in battle May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Transferred to Invalid Corps Feb. 15, 1864. P. O., London, Neb.
James H. Brown..... Selby, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Discharged for disability March 10, 1863. P. O., Holdredge, Neb.
Charles Brady...... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 21, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Amboy, Ill.
Hubbard Briggs..... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Killed in battle Oct. 5, 1864, at Allatoona, Ga. Buried at Marietta, Ga.
Louis A. Brown...... Westfield, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Wichita, Kan.
Joseph R. Bruce..... Walnut, Ill. Aug. 21, 1862. Discharged for disability Jan. 12, 1863.
Sylvester Bryner... Walnut, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Promoted Corporal. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Roseville, Ill.
Peter Campbell..... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the hand, Oct. 5, 1864, at Allatoona, Ga. Promoted Corporal. Mustered out June 23, 1865. Died at Princeton, Ill. Buried there. Date of decease is unknown.
Geo. H. Conkling.... Lamoille, Ill. Aug, 12, 1862. Died Aug. 7, 1863.
John H. Conkling.... Lamoille, Ill. Aug, 12, 1862. Transferred to Invalid Corps Feb. 15, 1864.
Thomas Craig....... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 20, 1862. Captured in battle Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Died in prison Sept. 30, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga. The number of his grave is 10087.
Andrew J. Dahlen.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Captured in battle May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Transferred to Reserve Corps Sept. 30, 1864. Died in Arispie Township, Bureau County, Ill. Buried there. The date of decease is unknown.
Isaiah B. Dewey...... Ohio, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Transferred to V. R. Corps Sept. 30, 1864. Died in Ohio, Ill. Buried there. The date of decease is unknown.
William Dickinson.... Lamoilli, Ill. Aug. 12, 1862. Discharged for disability Feb. 24, 1863. Died Jan. 21, 1864, at La Porte, Ind. Buried at Webster, S. D.
Wm. W. Doolittle.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Captured by the enemy Sept. 3, 18674, near Allatoona, Ga., while on a foraging expedition, under orders for that purpose. Mustered out June 23, 1865. Died June 30, 1881, at Hoxie, Texas. Buried there, in "Laws Chapel Cemetery."
Maxim Dushim....... Westfield, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Captured in battle May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Promoted Corporal and Sergeant. Mustered out June 23,1 865. P. O., Wilmette, Ill.
Daniel Fox......... Selby, Ill. Aug. 18, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Lavacca, Neb.
Nelson E. Frederickson.. Princeton, Ill. Aug. 21, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. Died at Princeton, Ill. Buried there. Date of decease is unknown.
James H. Frost...... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. Died at Princeton, Ill. Buried there. The date of decease is unknown.

Charles Geske, Company K

Charles Geske...... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Transferred to Invalid Corps Dec. 15, 1863. P. O., State Soldier's Home, Fort Dodge, Kan.

Howard D. Gibson... Clarion, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Promoted Corporal. Captured in battle Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Died in prison May 27, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga. The number of his grave is 1416.
James Gibson....... Clarion, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Captured in battle Oct. 5, 1864, at Allatoona, Ga. Last heard from in prison at Andersonville, Ga. Death never reported.
Duncan Gower...... Lamoilli, Ill. Aug. 18, 1862. Killed in battle Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Buried at Chattanooga, Tenn.
Thomas W. Griffin... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Discharged for disability June 15, 1863. P. O., Princeton, Ill.
Jacob O. Hetherington.. Clarion, Ill. Aug. 12, 1862. Died Sept. 9, 1864.
Charles E. Hart..... Westfield, ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Killed in battle May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.
Franklin Hinman..... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 21, 1862. Mortally wounded in battle, in the neck, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Died May 25, 1863. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.
Lorenzo D. Hopkins.. Clarion, Ill. Aug. 12, 1862. Captured by the enemy Sept. 3, 1864, near Allatoona, Ga. while on a foraging expedition, under orders for that purpose. A few days later, one dark night, he escaped from his guards, and returned to the command at Allatoona, Ga., traveling for the most part, at night, a distance of nearly one hundred miles. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the forehead, Oct. 5, 1864, at Allatoona, Ga. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Sedalia, Mo. See sketch.
Chas. P. Johnson.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 18, 1862. Captured in battle Oct. 5, 1864, at Allatoona, Ga. Never heard from afterward. Supposed to have died in prison.
John S. Johnson..... Princeton, Ill. Oct. 7, 18962. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the shoulder, at Champion Hill, Miss. Wounded in battle, knocked senseless, by the explosion of a shell, Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Injured June 28, 1864, ankles bruised, in a collision on the railroad, near Dalton, Ga. Transferred to Veteran Reserve Cops April 1, 1865.
Geo. E. Kennard..... Berlin, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Died July 10, 1863.
Edward Killian...... Lamoilli, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Injured June 28, 1864, ankles bruised, in a collision on the railroad, near Dalton, Ga. Captured in battle May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Cooper, Blaine County, Okla.
Henry Kirby........ Ohio, Ill. Aug. 21, 1862. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the arm, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Transferred to Invalid Corps March 15, 1864. P. O., Gregory, Ala.
Charles Koch....... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Died Jan. 14, 1863.
James S. Martin..... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Promoted Corporal and Sergeant and First Sergeant. Wounded in battle, severely, in the arm, May 14, 1863, at Jackson, Miss. Transferred to Invalid Corps March 15, 1864. Died in Princeton, Ill. Buried there. The date of decease is unknown.
Isaac Martin........ Lamoilli, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Captured by the enemy Jan. 13, 1863, while on a scout. Killed in battle May 16, 1864, at Champion Hill, Miss. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.
Patrick McKlusky... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862 wounded in battle, severely, in the thigh, Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Edgar, Neb.
Joseph H. Monroe... Selby, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Discharged for disability April 14, 1863.
John Nelson........ Walnut, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the face, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Promoted Corporal. Captured in battle Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Died in prison Sept. 22, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga. The number of his grave is 9531.

Sergt. F.W. Norton, Company K

Francis W. Norton... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Promoted Corporal and Sergeant. Wounded in battle, slightly, in the hand, Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Mustered out June 23,1865. P. O., Carleton, Neb.

Dustin Paige........ Princeton Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Mustered out June 2, 1865. Died July 18, 1883, at Dover, Ill. Buried at Princeton, Ill.
Lemuel Paine....... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Promoted Corporal. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Streator, ill.
J. C. Parsons....... Indiantown, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Deserted Dec. 5, 1862. P. O., Oakland, Cal.
Joseph Perkins...... Ohio, Ill. Aug. 18, 1862. Promoted Corporal. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Van Orin, Ill.
Chas. M. Peterson... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Died Feb. 9, 1863.
Samuel Peterson.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865.
Edgar Phillips...... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Captured in battle Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Exchanged. Died Dec. 26, 1864, soon after he was exchanged.
Martin V. Ravenscroft... Lamoilli, Ill. Aug. 12, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865.
Benton Ravenscroft.. Lamoilli, Ill. Aug. 12, 1862. Rejected by the mustering officer.
John Rawson....... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 12, 1862. Died Jan. 21, 1863.
Josiah Rice......... Hall, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Discharged for disability Aug. 6, 1863.
Anton Schultze..... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Discharged for disability May 1, 1865. Reported dead. Date and place of decease is unknown.
Frank Scovill....... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Transferred to Company C of this Regiment. See that Company. Mustered out May 31, 1865. Died Feb. 10, 1887, at Blainsburg, Iowa. Buried there.
Charles W. Scurr... Westfield, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Killed in battle May 16, 1862, at Champion Hill, Miss. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.
John Sharp......... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 21, 1862. Promoted Corporal and Sergeant. Captured by the enemy Sept. 3, 1864, near Allatoona, Ga., while on a foraging expedition, under orders for that purpose. Mustered out June 29, 1865. P. O., Davenport, Iowa, 601 North street.
Enos W. Smith...... Berlin, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Mortally wounded in battle Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Died Jan. 2, 1864, at Nashville, Tenn. Buried there.
Thomas Smith....... Hall, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Mortally wounded in battle, in side, May 6, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Died June 10, 1863. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.
James H. Spencer.... Westfield, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Deserted Dec. 5, 1863.
Michael Sullivan..... Lamoilli, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Wounded in battle, severely, in the thigh, Nov. 25, 1863, mission Ridge, Tenn. Mustered out June 23, 1865. Died Aug. 22, 1882, in the Soldiers' Home at Milwaukee, Wis. Buried there.
Chester Tracy...... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 14, 1862. Wounded April 2, 1863, severely, in the side, by a shot fired by a guerrilla, on the steamer "Jesse K. Bell," while on the Yazoo Pass expedition and in the Yazoo Pass. He was the first man wounded in the regiment. Transferred to Invalid Corps Feb. 15, 1864. P. O., 83 Aberdeen street, Chicago, Ill.
Harvey M. Trimble... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 21, 1862. Promoted Sergeant Major of the regiment Sept. 8. 1862. Promoted Adjutant of the regiment April 13, 1864. See those titles, and the sketch of him, ante. P. O., Princeton, Ill.
Albert M. Trimble.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Promoted Sergeant Major of the regiment July 11, 1864. See that title, and the sketch of him, ante. P. O., Lincoln, Neb.
William H. Vallins.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 20, 1862. Supposed to have been drowned March 3, 1863, by falling from a steamer into the Mississippi River, while en route, down said river, from Memphis, Tenn. Never heard from afterward.
Hugh K. Vickroy..... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 12, 1863 promoted Corporal and Sergeant. Injured June 28, 1864, leg broken, in a collision on the railroad, near Dalton, Ga. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., No. 534 St. Paul avenue, Los Angeles, Cal.
John S. Walquist.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Killed in battle, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.
Harvey Ward....... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 20, 1862. Wounded in battle, severely, in the foot, May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Transferred to V. R. Corps Jan. 1, 1865. P. O., Santa Barbara, Cal.
Noah Watson....... Walnut, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Discharged for disability May 20, 1863. Died in 1863, at Walnut, Ill. Buried there. Date of decease is unknown.
Jesse Wise......... Dover, Ill. Aug. 8, 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865.
John Westman...... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Discharged for disability March 20, 1863. Died at Princeton, Ill. Buried there. Date of decease is unknown.
George W. White.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 15, 1862. Captured in battle Nov. 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge, Tenn. Was in prison one year, at Andersonville, Ga. Mustered out may 20, 1865. P. O., Princeton, Ill.
Sylvanus P. Whitehead... Berlin, Ill. Aug. 21, 1862. Mortally injured, internally, June 28, 1864, in a collision on the railroad, near Dalton, Ga. Died July 3, 1864. Buried at Chattanooga, Tenn.
Amos N. Wilkinson... Bureau, Ill. Aug. 21, 1862. Killed in battle may 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Buried at Vicksburg, Miss.
Solomon Williams.... Princeton, Ill. Aug. 13, 1862. Captured in battle May 16, 1863, at Champion Hill, Miss. Wounded in battle, severely, in the right side, Oct. 5, 18764, at Allatoona, Ga. Mustered out June 23, 1865. P. O., Princeton, Ill.

Recruits.

Michael Godfrey..... Peoria, Ill. March. 31, 1865. Discharged for disability June 10, 1865.
Alonzo Lewis....... Princeton, Ill. Feb. 20, 1864. Deserted June 15, 1864.
William R. Queen.... Allatoona, Ga. Aug. 24, 1864. Was a native of Georgia, and lived near Allatoona. He had served in the Confederate army, by compulsion, but, being a "Union man," had deserted that service, and enlisted in this Company. Killed in battle Oct. 5, 1864, at Allatoona, Ga. Buried at Marietta, Ga.

Under Cook of A. D..

Abner Goodelow.... Place not given. March 1, 1864. Deserted May 1, 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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