Company G

"The Border Company"

"Morgan County Wildcats"


Officers

Captain

John R. Fesler

Aug '61-Jan '63

( see also HQ & Staff )

Captain

Peter Fesler

Aug '61-Nov '64

 

First Lieutenant

Fletcher D. Rundell

Aug '61-Nov '64

 

Non-commissioned Officers

and Enlisted Men

First Sergeant

Andrew R. Van Sickle

Aug '61-Sep '64

 

Private

John T. Coffee

Mar '64-Nov '64

Recruit

Private

William W. Dougherty

Aug '61-Jun '62

( see also HQ & Staff )

Private

Joseph B. Stimson

Aug '61-Sep '64

General Ruger's Orderly

Private

James P. Wood

Mar '62-Sep '64

Recruit


Roster expanded and corrected by Steven D. Russell 1999, 2000, 2001 from Copyright work of Wilbur D. Jones Jr. 1991, Alexandria, Virginia. Used with permission.

Company G

Service Records

 

Principal County = Morgan; Recruitment Center = Morgantown

Other Counties = Johnson, Brown

Formed = 8-12-81, arrived Camp Morton, Indianapolis 8-12-61

Formed By = Captain Jarvis J Johnson, Martinsville

Original Officers = Captain John Roush Fesler, Morgantown; First Lieutenant Peter Fesler, Morgantown; Second Lieutenant George Lake Fesler, Morgantown

Characteristic = "Border Company," from area of split sentiment Union vs Secession; Officers called by rank and first name because so many were Feslers.

OFFICERS

 

Personal Data Key = Residence (County), date mustered in/date commissioned as, age at time of muster in, verifiable marital status, height, occupation. An ( *) means the soldier is counted against the headquarters Field and Staff in the regimental stats.

CAPTAINS

Fesler, John Roush*

Morgantown, 8-30-61/9-12-61, 25, m, 5-9.5

Promoted regimental Lieutenant Colonel 2-13-63. Wounded at Chancellorsville. Commanded regiment Gettysburg & Peach Tree Creek. With regiment all all battles & engagements. Mustered out 11-4-64 when term expired. Brother of George Lake Fesler, Company G. Cousin of Peter & James M Fesler, Company G. Died at Indianapolis Indiana 2-19-1920. Buried Indianapolis Crown Hill Cemetery

Fesler, Peter* 2

Morgantown, 2-13-63/3-1-63, 25, s, 5-10, Carpenter

Prior service with 7th Indiana Infantry. Promoted from First Lieutenant. Arrested 8-11 to 11-12-62, resignation request dissapproved. Transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, Commander of Company E. Mustered out 6-8-65. One of 4 members who served in 3 units within regiment. "Pete." Brother of James M Fesler, Company G. Cousin of John Rosh & George Lake Fesler, Company G. Died at Morgantown Indiana 4-15-95. Buried Morgantown East Hill Cemetery

FIRST LIEUTENANTS

Fesler, Peter

8-30-61/9-12-61

Commander of Company H from 7-6 to 8-9-62. Commander of Company C 10-18 to 10-31-62. Promoted Captain

Garrett, Squire O W

Trafalgar (Johnson), 2-13-63/2-28-63, 51, m, 5-10, Lawyer

Promoted from Second Lieutenant. Resigned Washington DC 3-2-63 disability: chronic articular rheumatism. Died at Morgan County Indiana 2-8-76. Buried Johnson County Friendship Methodist Cemetery

Rundell, Fletcher D 2, 3, 4

Morgantown, 3_3-63/4-4-63, 22, s, 5-8, Carpenter

Promoted from Second Lieutenant. Prior service with 7th Indiana Infantry. Detached for recruiting service from 12-63 to 64. Mustered out 11-4-64 when term expired. Died 3-20-1907. Buried Martinsville Indiana Hilldale Cemetery

SECOND LIEUTENANTS

Fesler, George Lake*

Morgantown, 8-30-61/9-12-61, 21, Farmer

Commander of Company C at Winchester. Commander of Company D 9-20 to 10-22-62. Commander of Company E 10-23 to 10-31-62. Promoted Captain Company E 11-1-62. Wounded at Chancellorsville--musket ball left heel. Severely wounded at Gettysburg by sharpshooters--minie ball right hip lodged near spinal column never extracted severe. 1st Division/12th Corps Field Hospital. Gettysburg Pennsylvania. Returned to regiment. Discharged at Tullahoma Tennessee 11-21-63 for wounds: obstruction to locomotion permanent disability. One of 4 members who served in 3 units within regiment. Commanded 3 Companies. "Achilles" or "Soft Shoe." Brother of John Roush Fesler, Company G. Cousin of George Lake & James M Fesler, Company G. Died at Morgantown Indiana 12-25-95. Buried Morgantown Old Baptist Church Cemetery

Garrett, Squire O W

10-1-62/10-1-62

Promoted from First Sergeant; Promoted First Lieutenant

Rundell, Fletcher D

2-13-63/3-1-63

Promoted First Lieutenant

White, Joseph E*

Johnson County, 3-13-63/4-5-63, 19, s, 5-10, Farmer

Promoted from regimental Sergeant Major. Detached service as nurse in division hospital at Frederick Maryland from 4 to 8-62. Wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot to left wrist. POW at Chancellorsville. Parolled at US Ford Virginia 5-15-63. 12th Corps General Field Hospital Acquia Creek Virginia. Hospital Washington DC. Convalescent furlough home; Discharged at Tullahoma Tennessee 11-21-63 for wounds: hand useless. Died at Hill City Tennessee 11-12-1905. Buried Chattanooga Tennessee National Cemetery

ENLISTED MEN

NAME

RESIDENCE, AGE, Married/Single (If known), Height, OCCUPATION

FIRST (ORDERLY) SERGEANTS

Garrett, Squire O W

Promoted from Sergeant. Acting Second Lieutenant 7-6 to 8-9-62. Promoted Second Lieutenant

Kelso, Charles A

Morgantown, 27, 6-0, Carpenter

Reduced to ranks 5-17-62. Wounded at Cedar Mountain--gunshot left hand lost part of index finger & disabled middle finger. Detached service as guard for supply train to Nashville Tennessee 4 to 6-64. Mustered out. Died Martinsville Indiana 12-26-1905

Rundell, Fletcher D

Promoted from Sergeant; Promoted Second Lieutenant

Terhune, James H

Morgantown, 32, m, 5-11, Farmer

POW at Cedar Mountain. Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment 12-62. Killed at Chancellorsville&emdash;musket ball through head. Buried Brown County Indiana Unity Church Cemetery

Vansickle (Van Sickle), Andrew R

Morgan County, 19, s, 5-8, Farmer

Mustered out. Present throughout. Brother-in-law of Erasmus Frank & Joseph B Stimson Company G. Died at Tamms, Illinois 6-29-1921

SERGEANTS

Caughran (Coughron), Samuel

Johnson County, 22, s, 5-8, Farmer

Promoted from Corporal. POW at Winchester. Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment. Mustered out. Died at Iola Kansas 2-6-1923. Buried Iola

Fesler, James M

Morgan County, 20, s, 5-10, Farmer

Promoted from Corporal. Wounded at Antietam. Detached service as overseer of contraband laborers at Tullahoma Tennessee post Quarter Master 4-26 to 5-64. Mustered out. Brother of Peter Fesler, Company G. Cousin of George Lake & John Roush Fesler, Company G. Died Morgantown Indiana 11-11-73. Buried Morgantown East Hill Cemetery

Fletcher, John Parker

Morgan County, 23, s, 5-8, Farmer

Promoted from Corporal. Killed at Gettysburg in the charge--musket ball through breast instantly. Buried Gettysburg National Cemetery; Brother of Samuel O Fletcher Company G

Garrett, Squire O W

Detached for recruiting service 1-29 to 8-62. Promoted to First Sergeant 5-17-62

Kemp, Joel

Morgan County, 23, 5-7, Farmer

Promoted from Corporal. Wounded at Chancellorsville. POW at Chancellorsville. Parolled at City Point Virginia 5-14-63, Camp College Green Barracks Maryland 5-16-63, Camp Parole Maryland 5-20-63, and Washington DC 5-20-63. Convalescent Camp at Alexandria Virginia 5-29 to 7-24-63. Returned to regiment 9-63. Detached as guard for ammo train 1 to 6-64. Mustered out. Died 8-16-1906

Kephart, Thomas

Morgan County, 32, m, 6-0, Farmer

Promoted from Corporal. POW a Newtown. Imprisoned at Lynchburg Virginia Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment. Wounded at Gettysburg. Mower United States Army General Hospital Chestnut Hill Philadelphia, United States Army General Hospital Madison Indiana. Returned to regiment 2-28-64. Missed Peach Tree Creek/siege Atlanta, sick in hospital. Mustered out at Indianapolis Indiana 9-11-64. Died 7-11-1911

Rundell, Fletcher D

Promoted First Sergeant

Stewart, John F (M)

Morgan County, 22, 6-0, Farmer

Reduced to ranks 2-20-63. Prior service with 7th Indiana Infantry. Detached service as cattle guard from 6 to 8-63. Detached service as guard for division supply train 5-22-64 to 8-64. Veteran volunteer, Transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died 12-22-1909

Terhune, James H

Promoted First Sergeant 10-1-62

Vansickle (Van Sickle), Andrew R

Promoted from Corporal. Promoted First Sergeant

White, Joseph E

Promoted from Private. Promoted regimental Sergeant Major 2-14-63. Promoted Second Lieutenant Company G 3-13-63

CORPORALS

Atkins (Adkins), John R

Morgan County, 25, 5-11, Farmer

Wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot leg severe. 12th Corps General Field Hospital & United States Army Hospital Gettysburg Pennsylvania. United States Army General Hospital York Pennsylvania. Transferred to Veterans' Reserve Corps Washington DC 2-11-64. Mustered out Albany New York 9-24-64

Anthrum (Anthrim, Antrim), L (Levi) C

Brown County, 22, s, 5-10, Farmer

Color bearer. Wounded at Gettysburg--musket ball through right lung, producing hermorrhage. Died 1st Division/12th Corps General Field Hospital Gettysburg Pennsylvania of wounds 7-3-63. Buried Gettysburg National Cemetery

Baker, Elijah

Indianapolis (Marion), 22, m, 5-8, Farmer

Wounded at Antietam gunshot right breast. Wounded at Chancellorsville--shell left breast. 12th Corps General Field Hospital Acquia Creek Virginia. Returned to regiment. Mustered out. Died at Flatrock Township Bartholomew County Indiana 9-29-1917. Buried Columbus Indiana, Garland Brook Cemetery

Baker, John B

Indianapolis (Marion), 27, 5-9, Farmer

Discharged at Stafford Court House Virginia 12-19-62 for disability: chronic rheumatism

Beaver (Beavers), Moses

Morgan County, 21, 5-10, Farmer

Died near Frederick Maryland 12-18-61 of typhoid fever

Bevan, Henry C T

Jeffersonville (Clark), 19, 5-5, Farmer

Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died 1-15-98

Caughran (Coughron), Samuel

Promoted Sergeant 5-17-62

Douglas, Arthur (Arther) B

Morgantown, 23, m, 5-6, Brick Mason

Promoted from Private. Discharged United States Army General Hospital Baltimore Maryland 6-5-63 after sick in hospital at Smoketown Maryland, Frederick Maryland, and Baltimore Maryland since 12-62, for disability: chronic cystitis & spinal injury. Died at New Orleans Louisiana 5-1-1918

Fesler, James M

Promoted Sergeant 3-5-63

Fleener (Fleenor), Samuel W

Morgan County, 32, m, 6-0, Farmer

Died at Camp Hamilton Maryland 10-31-61 of disease: acute dysentery. Buried Darnestown Maryland Presbyterian Cemetery. Brother of Aaron & Henry Jacob Fleener, Company G. Along with John Robinson, 1st member of regiment to die disease.

Fletcher, John Parker

Promoted Sergeant 2-13-63

Fletcher, Samuel O

Morgan County, 18, s, 5-9, Farmer

Promoted from Private. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Brother of John Parker Fletcher Company G. Died at Portland Oregon 4-1-1931. Buried Portland Riverview Cemetery

Hensley, Benjamin Frank

Hemsleytown, 22, s, 5-9, Farmer

Discharged near Charlestown Virginia 2-17-62 for disability: measles & complications. Died 11-23-1903

Kemp, Granville

Brown County, 28, 5-8, Farmer

Promoted from Private. Mustered out. Died 1900

Kemp, Joel

Promoted from Private. Promoted Sergeant 63

Kemp, Peter Winkler

Brown County, 20, s, 5-8, Farmer

Wounded at Antietam. Missed Peach Tree Creek/siege of Atlanta. Mustered out Atlanta Georgia 9-12-64. Last original member & next to last member to die. Lived longer (95 yrs) than any member except Daniel B Watts Company A. Died Morgantown Indiana 4-19-1936. Buried Morgantown Baptist Cemetery

Kephart, Thomas

Promoted from Private; Promoted Sergeant 10-63

Reynolds, Hiram

Brown County, 42, 6-1, Farmer

Prior service Mexican War. Prior Civil War service in Illinois regiment. Reduced to ranks 11-18-61 for disobedience of orders. Transferred United States Navy gunboat service 2-17-62. Discharged on Mississippi River 6-62. Died Nashville Tennessee 1864: hung for murder

Roney (Rooney), Peter

Morgan County, 22, s, 5-9, Farmer

Promoted from Private. Mustered out. Died at Martinsville Indiana 12-29-71. Buried Morgan County St Martins Cemetery

Tomey, John Michael

Morgan County, 26, m, 5-7, Farmer

Promoted from Private. Mustered out 9-1-64. Died Martinsville Indiana 3-18-1919. Buried Morgan County Bean Blossom Cemetery

Vansickle (Van Sickle), Andrew R

Promoted Sergeant 6-20-62

Wells, William J

Johnson County, 20, m, 6-0, Farmer

Promoted from Private. POW at Newtown. Imprisoned at Belle Isle Virginia Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62, exchanged. Returned to regiment. Severely wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot left leg lower 1/3, fractured ankle. United States Army Hospital Gettysburg Pennsylvania. United States Army General Hospital York Pennsylvania. Patterson Park United States Army Convalescent Hospital Baltimore Maryland. Returned to regiment 3-24-64. Detached service to guard baggage to Bridgeport Tennessee 4-64. Missed Atlanta, sick in hospital. Nurse at United States Army General Hospital Chattanooga Tennessee. Returned to regiment 8-20-64. Mustered out at Atlanta Georgia 9-12-64. Brother of Silas H Wells of Company G. Died at Parkinson, Oregon 4-22-73. Buried Bartholomew County Indiana Bannister Cemetery

Young, John M

Morgan County, Farmer

Promoted from Private. Mustered out. Buried Johnson County Indiana Second Mt Pleasant Cemetery

MUSICIANS

Douglas, Arthur (Arther) B

Morgantown, 23, m, 5-6, Brick Mason

Drummer. Reduced to ranks 11-20-61

Fugate (Fewgate), Edward G

Morgan County, 20, s, Farmer

Reduced to ranks 11-20-61. Teamster at Corps & Division HQ from 3 to 12-63. Wounded at Resaca shell fragment thigh & left breast slight Cumberland United States Army General Hospital Nashville Tennessee. Cumberland United States Army General Hospital Chattanooga Tennessee. United States Army General Hospital & hospital Fortress Rosecrans Murfreesboro Tennessee. Returned to regiment 8-8-64. Mustered out. Son of Moses Fugate, Company G. Brother of William P Fugate Company G. Died at New Castle Indiana 1-19-1912. Buried Franklin Indiana First Mt Pleasant Cemetery

WAGONER (TEAMSTER)

Fugate, Moses

Morgantown, 57, 5-7, Farmer

Discharged at Fairfax Station Virginia 12-27-62 for disability: chronic rheumatism & general debility _ improper enlistment. Second oldest member of regiment. Later service with 9th Indiana Cavalry. Father of Edward G & William P Fugate, Company G

PRIVATES

Allen, Aaron*

Mt Moriah (Brown), 18, 5-5, Farmer

Detached service as Division hospital nurse 2-26 to 6-62. POW at Cedar Mountain. Imprisoned at Richmond Virginia 8-12-62 Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment. Detached service hospital nurse 2 to 12-63. Promoted regimental Hospital Steward 2-12-64. Wounded at New Hope Church. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 6-8-65. Died in Kansas

Andrews, Alexander

Hemsleytown, 34, 5-10, Farmer

Wounded at Strasburg Virginia 5-24-62--shell broke left leg. POW at Winchester. Imprisoned at Belle Isle Virginia. Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment. Detached service with Battery K, 1st New York Light Artillery 3-18-63. Detached service with Battery F, 4th US Artillery 6-63. Wounded at Gettysburg (on detached service) gunshot compound fracture right thigh & leg severe, lost leg 2" below knee, 12th Corps General Field Hospital & United States Army Hospital Gettysburg Pennsylvania, Mower United States Army General Hospital Chestnut Hill Philadelphia. Haddington United States Army General Hospital West Philadelphia, United States Army General Hospital 65th-Vine Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Discharged 1-11-64 wounds. "Alex." Died at Koleen, Indiana 4-11-1903. Buried at Mineral City, Indiana, Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Anthrum (Anthrim, Antrim), L (Levi) C

Promoted Corporal 2-13-62

Atkins (Adkins), John R

Promoted Corporal 3-18-62

Baker, Elijah

Promoted Corporal

Baker, John B

Promoted Corporal

Bailey, Elisha (Eliah)

Morgantown, 39, m, 5-10, Carpenter

Hospital cook. Detached service as hospital cook 1 to 4-62. POW at Hancock Maryland 5-25-62. Imprisoned at Belle Isle Virginia Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Detached service with Ambulance from 10-62 to 2-64. Injured during siege of Atlanta--cannon burst portion passed near head, along with exploding shells caused deafness. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died 5-5-1908. Buried Noblesville Indiana Riverside Cemetery

Betchman, Francis Joseph, (see Ratchman, Francis Joseph--Recruit)

Bevan, Henry C T

Promoted Corporal 2-13-63

Blue, William J

Indianapolis (Marion), 18, s, 5-8, Farmer

Court Martialled 11-16-63 for AWOL--forfeit $2 per month for 2 months & work on stockade. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Later service 9th US Infantry. Died at Indianapolis Indiana 1-9-95. Buried Indianapolis Crown Hill Cemetery

Brown, Isaac J

Trafalgar (Johnson), 22, s, 5-8, Farmer

Slightly wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot left knee. Detached service as guard for Ambulance train to Fayetteville Tennessee 3 to 4-64. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. D New Lebanon Indiana 1923

Campbell, Reuben (Rubin)

Brown County, 29, m, 5-10, Carpenter

Detached service with Pioneers 25 days in 6-62. Slightly wounded at Chancellorsville--spent ball to breast. 12th Corps General Field Hospital Acquia Creek Virginia. Returned to regiment 5-16-63. Detached service as HQ guard 5 to 6-63. Missed Atlanta, sick in hospital. Mustered out Atlanta Georgia 9-12-64. Died at Nashville Tennessee 2-20-74

Caywood, John H

Trafalgar (Johnson), 20, s, 5-8, Farmer

Detached service as Brigade Teamster 8-64. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry; Mustered out 7-21-65. Died 2-6-87

Chase (Chace), Andrew J

Morgan County, 25, 5-8, Farmer

Discharged Frederick Maryland 2-16-62 dsb

Coffee (Coffey), Robert W

Morgantown, 20, m, 5-9, Farmer

POW at Winchester. Imprisoned at Marietta & Belle Isle Virginia. Contracted scurvey. Parolled at Richmond Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment 2-63. Wounded at Chancellorsville. POW at Chancellorsville. Imprisoned at Richmond Virginia. Parolled at City Point Virginia 5-14-63 and Convalescent Camp Alexandria Virginia 5-29-63. Returned to regiment 9-63. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died Neoga Illinois 3-19-1918. Buried Neoga Long Point Cemetery

Davenport, Erasmus M

Johnson County, 19, s, 5-4, Farmer

Died at Division hospital in Frederick Maryland 1-1-62 of disease: measles. Buried Antietam Maryland National Cemetery

Davenport, James H

Johnson County, 20, s, 5-8, Farmer

POW at Newtown. Imprisoned at Lynchburg Virginia. Parolled at Aiken Landings Virginia 9-21-62. Steuart's Mansion United States Army General Hospital Baltimore Maryland. Died at Baltimore 10-6-62 of disease: anemia from starvation in prison. Buried Baltimore National Cemetery

David, Daniel T

Brown County, 24, 6-0, Farmer

Wounded at Antietam. Killed at Gettysburg--musket ball. Buried Gettysburg National Cemetery. Brother of Thomas W David of Company G

David, Thomas W

Brown County, 34, 6-0, Farmer

Discharged United States Army General Hospital 5th & Buttonwood Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania 11-26-62 after sick in hospital at Falls Church Virginia & Philadelphia since 9-62 for disability: organic disease of heart. Brother of Daniel T David Company G. Died Clinton County Indiana 4-1-92

Davis, Robert Samuel

Brown County, 19, s, 5-9, Farmer

Arrested 4-11-63 in regiment guard house. Missed Chancellorsville & Gettysburg, sick in hospital. Mustered out. Died at Jackson Township Brown County Indiana 12-27-1902. Buried at Brown County, Carmel Ridge Cemetery

Deats (Deates, Dietz), Abel

Morgantown, 24, 5-10, Blacksmith

Prior service 7th Indiana Infantry. Regimental blacksmith 1-1-62. POW at Newtown Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment. Detached service as guard for baggage to Bridgeport Alabama from 4 to 6-64. Mustered out. Died at Catoosa, Indian Territory (Oklahoma) 10-12-94

Dougherty (Daugherty), William Wirt*

Indianapolis (Marion), 21, 5-9, Clerk

Colonel Colgrove's Orderly. Promoted to regimental Sergeant Major 6-1-62. Promoted Second Lieutenant of Company H 10-14-62. Promoted regimental Adjutant 3-1-63. With regiment in all battles & engagements. Mustered out 11-4-64 when term expired. Recruiting Officer for re-enlistment of regiment's veteran volunteers. One of 4 members who served in 3 units within regiment. Only officer to remain as career United States Army officer. Died at Indianapolis, Indiana 2-4-1922. Buried at Indianapolis Crown Hill Cemetery

Douglas, Arthur B

Reduced to ranks from drummer 12-1-61. Promoted Corporal 6-3-62

Fesler, George L

Promoted Second Lieutenant 9-12-61

Fisher, Jacob C

Morgan County, 22, 5-8, Farmer

Wounded at Antietam--gunshot right arm. Wounded at Gettysburg. Missed Atlanta, sick syphillis & gonorrhea & detached service as guard at hospital Chattanooga Tennessee 5-1 to 9-64. Mustered out at Atlanta Georgia 9-12-64. "Jake." Died at Unionville, Indiana 1903. Buried Unionville Second Mt Pleasant Church Cemetery

Fleener (Flenar), Aaron

Brown County, 20, s, 6-1, Farmer

POW at Newtown. Imprisoned at Belle Isle Virginia Parolled at 9-13-62, exchanged. Returned to regiment 10-62. Wounded at Chancellorsville--hip dangerous. POW at Chancellorsville. Imprisoned at Richmond Virginia believed to be mortally wounded but later parolled at City Point Virginia 5-14-63, Camp Parole Annapolis Maryland 5-16-63 and Washington DC 5-20-62. Convalescent Camp at Alexandria Virginia 5-29 to 6-24-63. Returned to regiment 10-63. Mustered out. Brother of Henry Jacob & Samuel W Fleener Company G. Died at Grenola Kansas 1-5-94. Buried Jackson Township Brown County Indiana Fleener Family Cemetery

Fleener (Fleenor), Henry Jacob

Brown County, 29, 6-0, Farmer

Hospital nurse 2-14 to 6-62. Discharged Fairfax Station Virginia 12-27-62 disability: ruptured hernia & incipient phthisis _ improper enlistment. Brother of Aaron & Samuel W Fleener Company G. Died 6-1872, Buried Jackson Township Brown County Indiana Fleener Family Cemetery

Fletcher, Samuel O

Promoted Corporal 10-63

Fry, Henry M

Morgan County, 27, s, 5-11, Farmer

POW at Winchester. Imprisoned at Libby & Belle Isle Richmond Virginia. Died at Belle Isle as a prisoner 8-27-62

Fugate (Fewgate), Edward G

Reduced to ranks from Music 11-20-61

Fugate, William P

Morgantown, 23, s, 5-7, Brick Molder

Detached service as brigade Teamster from 10-62 to 4-63. Wounded at Chancellorsville--shell left leg. Detached service with 12th Corps HQ from 7-62 to 5-64 as division/corps Teamster & in charge US mail teams. Injured in Atlanta--kicked by horse. Hospital at Nashville Tennessee from 6 to 8-64. Mustered out at Indianapolis Indiana 9-19-64. Son of Moses Fugate Company G. Brother of Edward G Fugate Company G. Died 1-21-1907

Gardner, Marshal (Marshall)

Johnson County, 18, s, 5-8, Farmer

Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died at Mackinaw Illinois 12-20-89

Gilmore, Jacob B (R)

Morgan County, 20, s, 5-6, Farmer

Wounded at Chancellorsville--shell to leg & ankle. 1st Division/12th Corps General Field Hospital. Finley United States Army General Hospital Washington DC. Kalorama United States Army General Hospital Washington. Hospital at Baltimore Maryland. Developed smallpox in hospital at Washington, never returned to regiment. Mustered out in Atlanta Georgia 9-14-64. Died at Kirwin Kansas 9-19-1904

Gladden, William

Morgan County, 43, m, 5-9, Farmer

Died at regimental hospital at Camp Halleck Maryland 1-11-62 disease: lung fever

Hensley, William J

Johnson County, 25, m, 5-10, Farmer

Killed at Antietam. Buried at Antietam National Cemetery but also has a memorial stone at Old Bethlehem Baptist Cemetery, Johnson County, Indiana.

Hillman, Noah P

Brown County, 24, 5-11, Farmer

Detached service with Pioneers 3-30-63. Returned to regiment. Wounded at Chancellorsville--bullet to left foot & heel. 1st Division/12th Corps General Field Hospital Acquia Creek Virginia. United States Army Hospital steamer "MARY WASHINGTON" to Washington DC. Columbian College United States Army General Hospital Washington. Returned to regiment 8-12-63. Detached service as guard for supply train at Nashville Tennessee 2 to 4-64. Missed Atlanta, sick in hospital. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died at Bridgeport Indiana 8-18-75

Hillman, Thomas P, Jr

Brown County, 20, s, 5-9, Farmer

Severely wounded at Chancellorsville--right shoulder, lost right arm. POW at Chancellorsville. Parolled at US Ford Virginia 5-15-63. 2nd Division/6th Corps hospital Potomac Creek Virginia. 12th Corps hospital Acquia Creek Virginia. Died at Acquia Creek 5-18-63 of wounds

Horner, Charles F

Brown County, 20, s, 5-8, Farmer

POW at Hancock Maryland 5-25-62. Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment. Mustered out Atlanta Georgia 9-12-64. Died at Atlanta 9-14-64: chronic diarrhea. Buried at Marietta Georgia National Cemetery under the name "Thomas Horner."

Howell, Emory (Emery, Emry)

Morgantown, 21, m, 5-9, Farmer

Detached service guard supply train to Nashville Tennessee 4-64. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died at Indianapolis Indiana 3-11-1921. Buried at Indianapolis Mt Jackson Cemetery

Hutchison (Hutchinson), John W

Brown County, 41, m, 5-11, Farmer

Wounded at Chancellorsville--right hip. 12th Corps General Field Hospital Acquia Creek Virginia. Returned to regiment 5-16-63. Discharged 3-5-64 2nd Division United States Army General Hospital Evansville Indiana after 6 months sick in hospital for disability: chronic diarrhea, phthisis, harmophsis. Died 4-6-67

Jacobs, James

Brown County, 23, 5-10, Farmer

POW at Strasburg Virginia 5-24-62. Imprisoned at Lynchburg & Belle Isle Virginia. Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment. Severely wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot to right leg & thigh severe. Also injured at Chancellorsville--right hip struck by hub of caisson moving at rapid pace. 1st Division/12th Corps General Field Hospital. United States Army Hospital steamer "MARY WASHINGTON" to Washington DC, Harewood United States Army General Hospital Washington. Deserted at Harewood 8-23-63 and returned to regiment 11-21-63. Slightly wounded at Resaca--spent shell to right thigh & knee slight. Cumberland United States Army General Hospital & United States Army Convalescent Hospital Nashville Tennessee. Returned to regiment 6-1-64. Mustered out. Died at Paris, Illinois 6-5-1914. Buried Paris Edgar Cemetery

Jacobs, Peter D

Brown County, 19, s, 5-8, Farmer

Jailed for larceny at Franklin Indiana 10-63. Detached service as cattle guard 7-63, missed Gettysburg. Provost Marshall guard house duty 11-12 to 12-31-63. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry transferred to 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died 2-21-1909

Kane (Kain), George W

Brown County, 19, s, 5-7, Farmer

Died at Division hospital Frederick Maryland 12-26-61 of typhoid fever. Buried Antietam Maryland National Cemetery

Kelso, Charles

Reduced to ranks from First Sergeant 5-17-62

Kelso, James P

Morgan County, 18, 5-9, Farmer

Detached service with Pioneers 3-30-63. Wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot right hand, fractured metacarpal bones, lost index finger. 12th Corps General Field Hospital Acquia Creek Virginia. Discharged Convalescent Camp Alexandria Virginia 10-6-63 for wounds: total disability. Died Morgantown Indiana 12-10-1913. Buried Morgantown East Hill Cemetery

Kemp, Granville

Promoted Corporal

Kemp, Joel

Promoted Corporal 1-15-62

Kemp, Peter Winkler

Promoted Corporal

Kent, George W

Morgan County, 17, s, 5-8, Farmer

POW at Newtown. Parolled at Aikens Landings Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment 9-18-62. Severely wounded at Gettysburg. United States Army General Hospital McKim's Mansio & Patterson Park United States Army Convalescent Hospital Baltimore Maryland. Mustered out Indianapolis Indiana 9-14-64. Died at Washington Iowa 10-3-85

Kephart, Thomas

Promoted Corporal 1-1-62

Kutzich (Kutzleh, Kutzleb), Robert

Morgantown, 31, 5-7, Painter

Wounded in Virginia 8-13-62 during Pope's retreat--shell struck front of head above nose causing fits & spasms. Discharged at Armory Square United States Army General Hospital Washington DC 1-30-63 for disability: epilepsy, liable to fainting spells every 5 days. Died at Dayton Ohio

Lane, James J

Edinburg (Johnson), 23, 5-7, Farmer

Quarter Master Teamster 9-61 to 12-62. Wounded at Antietam--gunshot to foot. Hospital. Returned to regiment. Detached service brigade Teamster 8-64. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry transferred to 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died 11-20-96

Lester (Lister), John F

Brown County, 19, s, 5-8, Farmer

Died at Division hospital in Frederick Maryland 1-4-62 disease: typhoid fever. Buried Antietam National Cemetery

Martin, Shelly (Shelby)

Morgan County, 29, s, 5-10, Shoemaker

Court Martialled at New Market Virginia 6-26-62. Deserted at Dam No 4 Maryland 12-10-62. Arrested in Olney Illinois 2-25-65. Reported to Captain Peter Fesler in North Carolina in 1865. Returned to service to finish term. Transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry then to 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 8-5-65

Mathews, William C

Johnson County, 26, m, 5-9, Farmer

Died at Camp Halleck Maryland 1-19-62 of disease: pneumonia & debility

Melton, Christopher D

Johnson County, 31, m, 6-0, Farmer

POW at Newtown. Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment. Severely wounded at Gettysburg gunshot right leg & thigh, ball stayed in wound. Camp Letterman United States Army Hospital Gettysburg Pennsylvania. United States Army General Hospital York Pennsylvania. United States Army General Hospital Madison Indiana. City United States Army General Hospital Indianapolis Indiana. Returned to regiment 7-11-64. Mustered out 9-12-64. Died 8-19-75

Melton (Milton), Robert

Johnson County, 21, 5-11, Farmer

Wounded at Chancellorsville--spent ball to right hand. 1st Division / 12th Corps General Field Hospital Acquia Creek Virginia. Returned to regiment. Wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot right thigh. 1st Division / 12th Corps General Field Hospital Gettysburg Pennsylvania. United States Army General Hospital York Pennsylvania. Patterson Park United States Army Convalescent Hospital Baltimore Maryland. Returned to regiment 11-63. Mustered out. Died at Morgantown Indiana 12-3-1920

McClane (McClaim, McClain, McLane), Joseph

Johnson County, 36, 5-9, Farmer

POW at Cedar Creek Virginia 5-24-62. Imprisoned at Lynchburg & Belle Isle Virginia. Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Hospital at Harpers Ferry Virginia. Hospital Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Discharged Indianapolis Indiana 12-10-62 disability: chronic diarrhea & chronic peritornitis contracted while POW. Died 12-21-1905

McClane (McClaus, McClain, McLane), Mathias (Matthias),

Johnson County, 32, 5-8, Farmer

Injured near Darnestown Maryland 10-61 ruptured fell from rear of wagon. Discharged 12-8-61 disability: partial paralysis of right arm _ fever set in. Died at Brown County Indiana 7-10-82

Obenshain (Obenchain), William H

Hemsleytown, 20, s, 5-9, Carpenter

Discharged 2-17-62 for disability: phthisis. Later service 132nd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 9-7-64. Died at Washington Township Franklin County Pennsylvania 3-23-1922, Buried Franklin County Burns Hill Cemetery

Patterson (Peterson), John F

Brown County, 24, 5-7, Farmer

Discharged Frederick Maryland 6-9-62 after sick in hospital since 12-61 disability: typhoid fever & erysipelas

Pratt, Timothy L

Morgantown, 24, m, 5-11, Farmer

Wounded at Antietam gunshot right leg fractured tibia. POW at Antietam. Imprisoned at Belle Isle Virginia Parolled at School Hall hospital Chambersburg Pennsylvania 10-11-62. United States Army General Hospital Germantown Pennsylvania. Fort Schuyler United States Army General Hospital New York Harbor. Returned to regiment 8-28-63. Detached service with Ambulance 10-63 to 2-64. Detached service as guard for baggage to Bridgeport Alabama 4-64. Mustered out Atlanta Georgia 9-12-64. "Tim." Died Fairland Indiana 12-9-74

Prosser, George W

Morgantown, 15, s, 5-7, Farmer

POW at Newtown. Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment. Wounded at Atlanta 7-30-64--gunshot passed through right thigh just above knee shattered bone, lost leg upper 1/3, General Field Hospital Vinings Sta Georgia. No 1 United States Army General Hospital & No 2 United States Army General Hospital Chattanooga Tennessee. United States Army General Hospital Nashville Tennessee. Soldiers Home Indianapolis Indiana. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry. Discharged at Indianapolis Indiana 5-29-65 wounds. Died 1-11-90. Buried Morgantown Indiana East Hill Cemetery

Ragsdall (Ragsdale), James M*

Morgantown, 24, m, 6-0, Doctor

Promoted regimental Hospital Steward in 61. Died Darnestown Maryland 12-12-61 of typhoid pneumonia. Buried Brown County Indiana Unity Church Cemetery

Reynolds, Hiram

Reduced to ranks from Corporal 11-18-61

Robison (Robinson), Charles

Johnson County, 44, 5-8, Farmer

POW at Newtown. Imprisoned at Belle Isle Virginia. Died at Belle Isle 7-13-62 of disease. Buried at Poplar Grove Virginia National Cemetery

Robison (Robinson), John

Johnson County, 18, s, 5-8, Farmer

Died at Camp Joe Holt Maryland 10-31-61 of measles. Along with Samuel W Fleener 1st member of regiment to die disease

Rood (Rude), Zachariah J

Morgantown, 20, s, 6-0, Farmer

Detached service cattle guard 6 to 8-63. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died at Gravett, Arkansas 10-25-99

Roney (Rooney), Peter

Detached service as cattle guard from 6 to 10-62. Promoted Corporal 2-13-63

Scaggs, James P

Morgan County, 22, 6-0, Farmer

Missing at Winchester. Never heard from, believed to be murdered. Lost in fog near Bunker Hill Virginia while returning to Harpers Ferry Virginia in 62

Smith, Elijah O

Morgan County, 19, s, 5-9, Farmer

Slightly wounded at Gettysburg. Mustered out. Present throughout. Died at Jackson Township, Morgan County Indiana 3-12-1917. Buried Morgan County Pebo Cemetery

Stewart, John F (M)

Reduced to ranks from Sergeant 2-20-63

Stimson (Stimpson), Erasmus Frank

Morgan County, 31, m, 5-7, Farmer

Detached service as cattle guard from 11-21-61 to 9-62. Mustered out at Indianapolis Indiana 9-15-64. Brother of Joseph B Stimson Company G. Brother-in-law of Andrew R Van Sickle Company G. Died at Monroe County Indiana 1-24-94

Stimson (Stimpson), Joseph B

Morgan County, 19, s, 5-7, Farmer

Detached service as cattle guard from 2 to 6-62. Wounded at Cedar Mountain--bayonet thrust to left breast. Wounded at Antietam. Severely wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot right temple. Injured Chancellorsville--back stepped on by Colonel Colgrove's horse on field where Stimson lay. 12th Corps General Field Hospital Acquia Creek Virginia. Soldiers Home Indianapolis Indiana. Returned to regiment 8-63. Detached service as General Ruger's Orderly at brigade HQ from 9-24-63 to 8-64. Injured at Atlanta 8-64--as an Orderly carrying a dispatch, horse tumbled & fell, threw him over head, ruptured by saddle horn. Mustered out. Later service with 43rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 6-14-65. Brother of Erasmus Frank Stimson of Company G. Brother-in-law of Andrew R Vansickle Company of G. Died at Ellettsville Indiana 3-17-1916. Buried Ellettsville Methodist Cemetery

Terhun (Terhune), Asa (Acy) B

Johnson County, 23, 6-0, Farmer

Died at Camp Halleck Maryland 1-23-62. Buried at Johnson County Indiana Friendship Methodist Church Cemetery

Terhune, Nathan D F

Johnson County, 17, s, 5-8, Farmer

Severely wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot to right thigh above knee, lost leg. 1st Division/12th Corps General Field Hospital & Camp Letterman United States Army Hospital Gettysburg Pennsylvania. United States Army General Hospital York Pennsylvania. Mower United States Army General Hospital & Haddington United States Army General Hospital West Philadelphia Pennsylvania. United States Army General Hospital 16th & Filbert Streets & United States Army General Hospital Christian Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Discharged at Philadelphia 5-20-64 for wounds. In 7 hosps after wounded at Gettysburg. Died at Perry Township Vanderburgh County Indiana 10-30-1918. Buried Evansville Indiana Tupinan Cemetery

Thompson, John H (N)

Morgantown, 27, s, 5-7, Carpenter

Prior service with 7th Indiana Infantry. Hospital nurse & wardmaster from 9-61 to 4-20-62. POW during Pope's Virginia campaign 8-19-62. Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment. Cook for officers & hospital from 8 to 12-63 & 5 to 9-64. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry; Mustered out 7-21-65. D West Newton Indiana 8-1-1906, Buried West Newton

Tomey, John Michael

Detached service cattle guard 11 to 12-61; Promoted Corporal

Tomey, Samuel

Brown County, 36, m, 5-8, Farmer

POW at Newtown. Imprisoned at Belle Isle Virginia. Parolled at Richmond Virginia 9-7-62, Fort Delaware, Delaware 9-17-62, Camp Parole Annapolis Maryland 12-22-62, and camp at Alexandria Virginia 4-63. Returned to regiment 4-25-63. Detached service with Ambulance 10 to 12-63. Detached service as guard for baggage to Bridgeport Tennessee 4-64. Detached service with Ambulance from 5 to 6-64. Missed Peach Tree Creek, sick in hospital. Injured at Vinings Station Georgia 8-3-64--fractured ankle. Mustered out at Atlanta Georgia 9-12-64. D Martinsville Indiana 5-7-1916. Buried Martinsville Hilldale Cemetery

Weekly (Weakly), William

Edinburg (Johnson), 21, 6-0, Farmer

Wounded at Antietam--gunshot to head. In hospital. Returned to regiment. Severely wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot upper right thigh. 12th Corps General Field Hospital Gettysburg Pennsylvania. Hospital York Pennsylvania. United States Army General Hospital West's Buildings Baltimore Maryland. Carver United States Army General Hospital Washington DC. Returned to regiment 10-63. Court Martialled 11-16-63 for AWOL--$2 per month for 2 months and work in stockade. Detached service as guard for ammo train to Fayetteville Tennessee 4-64. Returned to regiment. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died Ninevah Indiana 5-7-86

Wellens, Henry C

Morgan County, 21, s, 5-10, Farmer

Wounded at Antietam&emdash;side. No 1 United States Army General Hospital Frederick Maryland. Died at Frederick 12-27-62 of wounds: vulnus sclopetricum. Buried Antietam National Cemetery

Wells, Silas H

Johnson County, 40, 5-11, Farmer

Injured Maryland 12-61--sprained right ankle building winter quarters loghouse. Discharged at United States Army General Hospital South Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 5-26-62 for disability: chronic bronchitis & injuries. Later service 9th Indiana Cavalry. Mustered out at Vicksburg Mississippi 8-28-65. Brother of William J Wells of Company G. Buried Martinsville Indiana Hilldale Cemetery

Wells, William J

Promoted Corporal 1-1-62

Wemer (Weamer, Werner), George W

Morgan County, 22, s, 5-10, Farmer

POW at Newtown. Imprisoned at Belle Isle Virginia. Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment 12-62. Mustered out. Died at Morgantown Indiana 5-4-1904. Buried Morgantown West Chapel Cemetery

Whetstine, John K

Morgan County, 21, s, 5-10, Farmer

Veteran Volunteer. Wounded at Atlanta--gunshot head 7-23-64. Died 7-30-64 of wounds. Buried Marietta Georgia National Cemetery

White, Joseph E

Promoted Sergeant 2-14-63

Whitted, John D

Williamsburg (Wayne), 24, m, 5-10, Clerk

Discharged at Frederick Maryland 2-20-62 for disability: consumption. Died at National Hospital for Disabled Veterans Marion Indiana 3-29-1917

Wright, George W

Johnson County, 24, 6-0, Farmer

Arrested 10-62. General Court Martial 10-9-62. Drummed out of service at Stafford Court House 2-4-63 for cowardice at Antietam--head shaved, India ink "C" enscribed on right hip. Died Bartholomew County Indiana 1914. Buried at Bartholomew County Newbern Cemetery

Wright, James (Jacob) M

Johnson County, 21, 5-11, Farmer

POW at Newtown. Imprisoned at Belle Isle Virginia. Died at Belle Isle 9-9-62 while a prisoner.

Young, John M

Promoted Corporal

RECRUITS (PRIVATES)

Barnhill, Robert

Carroll County (Ohio), 20, s, 6-0, Farmer

Mustered in 3-8-62. Transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 4-6-65. Died at Paola Kansas 10-27-1917

Coffee (Coffey), John Taylor (S)

Morgantown, 16, s, 5-7, Farmer

Mustered in 3-27-64. Transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 8-9-65. Died at Astoria Oregon 6-6-1926. Buried at Klatsop, Oregon

Dolon (Dolan), Leonidas

Mustered in 3-27-62. POW at Winchester. Union Hotel Confederate hospital Winchester Virginia 5-28-62. Parolled at Winchester 6-3-62, Seminary General Hospital 6-5-62, Camp Chase Parol Camp Columbus Ohio 7-9-62, and Camp Wallace Ohio 10-31-62. Transferred to United States Army 1st US Cavalry 12-23-62. Mustered out City Point Virginia 3-28-65

Downing, Richard

Fayette County (Kentucky), 31, m, 5-11.5, Farmer

Wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot left foot. Finley United States Army General Hospital Washington DC. Mower United States Army General Hospital Chestnut Hill Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Transferred to Veterans' Reserve Corps 10-10-63. Mustered out 11-18-64. "Dick." Died at Bloomington Indiana 10-9-88

Engle, Jeptha

Bloomington (Monroe), 18, 5-7, Farmer

Mustered in 4-8-62. Recruited for 12th Indiana Infantry but assigned to 27th. Deserted at Antietam--was sick, fell out came home without leave; Arrested at Columbus Ohio 7-27-63. Returned to regiment. POW at Atlanta 8-26-64. Parolled at Camp Chase Ohio. Last POW of regiment. No further record

Holt, Joseph

Mustered in 4-8-62. Died at Harpers Ferry Virginia 10-22-62

Holt, Lafus (Layfus, Laifus)

Martin County, 23, 5-6, Farmer

Mustered in 8-11-62. Mortally wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot head. 12th Corps General Field Hospital Gettysburg Pennsylvania. Died at hospital Gettysburg 7-27-63 of wounds. Buried Gettysburg National Cemetery

McLaughlin, Robert

Cohocton County (Ohio), 20, 6-0, Farmer

Mustered in 3-19-62. Killed at Antietam. Buried Antietam National Cemetery

Pate, George

France (Country), 26, m, 5-11, Farmer

Mustered in 3-5-62. Wounded at New Hope Church--gunshot left hand, lost thumb. No 19 United States Army General Hospital Nashville Tennessee. Hospital Louisville Kentucky. Floating United States Army Hospital "OHIO." United States Army General Hospital No 5 & No 8 New Albany Indiana. Transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry. Mustered out Goldsboro North Carolina 4-6-65. Died 2-28-1903

Ratchman (Betchman), Francis Joseph

Bloomington (Monroe), 21, s, 5-10, Carpenter

Mustered in 4-2-62. Recruit for 12th Indiana Infantry but assigned to 27th. Slightly wounded at Gettysburg. Severely wounded at Resaca&emdash;side. Died at Resaca Georgia 5-16-64 of wounds

Sanborn (Sanbourn), Melvin H

Monroe County, 18, s, 5-9, Farmer

Mustered in 3-19-62. Injured 11-62--dislocated left knee. Camp A United States Army General Hospital Frederick Maryland. General Court Martial 10-63 for shirking duty at Gettysburg--$10 per month for 2 months. Detached service as Brigade cattle guard from 7-14 to 8-64. Transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry. Mustered out at Goldsboro North Carolina 4-6-65. Died at Greene County Indiana 5-7-1923. Buried Greene County Chapel Cemetery

Snapp (Snapps, Snops, Snopf), Adam (Adrian) C

Rensalaer, 21, 5-5, Farmer

Mustered in 4-2-62. Cook and hospital nurse. POW at Newtown. Parolled at Aikens Landing Virginia 9-13-62. Returned to regiment. Transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 4-6-65

Weekly (Weekley, Weakley), C (Crick)

Morgantown

Mustered in 2-8-64; Transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. No further record

Weekly (Weekley, Weakley), Andrew Jackson

Edinburg (Johnson), 21, 5-8, Farmer

Mustered in 3-27-64. Transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Discharged Madison Indiana 5-22-65. Died at Harrison Township Bartholomew County Indiana 5-29-1918. Buried Columbus, Indiana Garland Brook Cemetery

Wood, James P

Charleston (South Carolina), 27, 5-5.5, Farmer

Mustered in 3-15-62. Detached service to guard bridge 8-64. Transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 4-6-65

* For regimental totals, Dougherty, William Wirt, Fesler, John Roush & Ragsdall, James M are counted with Field & Staff. Fesler, George Lake with Company E. Allen Aaron; Fesler, Peter & White, Joseph E with Company G

 

COMPANY G

FINAL DISPOSITION OF MEMBERS DURING SERVICE WITH 27TH INDIANA

 

Killed in Action (6): Anthrum, Levi C; David, Daniel T; Fletcher, John P; Hensley, William J; McLaughlin, Robert; Terhune, James H

Died of (Mortal) Wounds (5): Hillman, Thomas P Jr; Holt, Lafus; Ratchman, Francis Joseph; Wellens, Henry C; Whetstine, John K

Died of Disease/Sickness (11): Beaver, Moses; Davenport, Erasmus M; Davenport, James H; Fleener, Samuel W; Gladden, William; Kane, George W; Lester, John F; Mathews, William C; Ragsdall, James M*; Robison, Charles (POW); Robison, John

Died of Unknown Causes (4): Fry, Henry M (POW); Holt, Joseph; Terhune, Asa B; Wright, James M (POW)

Missing (1): Scaggs, James P

Transferred to United States Army (2): Cavalry: Dolon, Leonidas; Navy: Reynolds, Hiram

Discharged (21): Andrews, Alexander; Baker, John B; David, Thomas W; Chase, Andrew J; Douglas, Arthur B; Fesler, George L*; Fleener, Henry J; Fugate, Moses; Hensley, Benjamin Frank; Hutchison, John W; Kelso, James P; Kutzich, Robert; McClane, Joseph; McClane, Mathias; Obenshain, William H; Patterson, John F; Terhune, Nathan D F; Wells, Silas H; White, Joseph E*; Whitted, John D; Wright, George W (dishonorable)

Resigned (1): Garrett, Squire O W

Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps (2): Atkins, John R; Downing, Richard

Veterans (19) Transferred to 70th Indiana (18)(1 officer): Allen, Aaron*; Bailey, Elisha; Bevan, Henry C T; Blue, William J; Brown, Isaac J; Coffee, Robert W; Fesler, Peter (Captain)*; Fletcher, Samuel O; Gardner, Marshal; Hillman, Noah P; Howell, Emory; Jacobs, Peter D; Lane, James J; Prosser, George W; Rood, Zachariah J; Stewart, John F; Thompson, John H; Weekly, William; Whetstine, John K (did not transfer)

Recruits Transferred to 70th Indiana (8): Barnhill, Robert; Coffee, John Taylor; Pate, George; Sandborn, Melvin H; Snapp, Adam C; Weekly, C; Weekly, Andrew Jackson; Wood, James P

Mustered Out with Regiment (35): Baker, Elijah; Campbell, Reuben; Caughran, Samuel; Caywood, John H; Davis, Robert Samuel; Deats, Abel; Fesler, James M; Fesler, John R*; Fisher, Jacob C; Fleener, Aaron; Fugate, Edward G; Fugate, William P (Indianapolis); Gilmore, Jacob B; Horner, Charles F; Jacobs, James; Kelso, Charles A; Kemp, Granville; Kemp, Joel; Kemp, Peter Winkler; Kent, George W (Indianapolis); Kephart, Thomas (Indianapolis); Melton, Christopher D; Melton, Robert; Pratt, Timothy L; Roney, Peter; Rundell, Fletcher D; Smith, Elijah O; Stimson, Erasmus Frank; Stimson, Joseph B; Tomey, John Michael; Tomey, Samuel; Vansickle, Andrew J; Wells, William J; Wemer, George W; Young, John M

Deserted (3): Engle, Jeptha (returned); Jacobs, James (returned); Martin, Shelly

Wounded in Action, not Mortally (38 for 44 times): Allen, Aaron*; Andrews, Alexander (2 engagements); Atkins, John R; Baker, Elisha; Brown, Isaac J; Campbell, Reuben; Coffee, Robert W; David, Daniel T; Downing, Richard; Fesler, George L*; Fesler, James M; Fesler, John R*; Fleener, Aaron; Fugate, Edward G; Gilmore, Jacob B; Hillman, Noah P; Hutchison, John W; Jacobs, James (2 battles); Kelso, Charles A; Kelso, James P; Kemp, Joel; Kemp, Peter Winkler; Kent, George W; Kephart, Thomas; Kutzich, Robert; Lane, James J; Melton, Christopher D; Melton, Robert (2 battles); Pate, George; Pratt, Timothy L; Prosser, George W; Ratchman, Francis Joseph; Smith, Elijah O; Stimson, Joseph B (3 battles); Terhune, Nathan D F; Weekly, William (2 battles); Wells, William J; White, Joseph E *

Prisoners of War (30 for 32 times): Allen, Aaron*; Andrews, Alexander; Bailey, Elisha; Caughran, Samuel; Coffee, Robert W (2 times); Davenport, James H; Dolon, Leonidas; Engle, Jeptha; Fleener, Aaron (2 times); Fry, Henry M; Fugate, William P; Hillman, Thomas P Jr; Horner, Charles F; Jacobs, James; Terhune, James H; Kemp, Joel; Kent, George W; Kephart, Thomas; Melton, Christopher D; McClane, Joseph; Pratt, Timothy L; Prosser, George W; Robison, Charles; Snapp, Adam C; Thompson, John H; Tomey, Samuel; Wells, William J; Wemer, George W; White, Joseph E*; Wright, James M

Injured (6 for 7 times): Bailey, Elisha; Fugate, William P; McClane, Mathias; Stimson, Joseph B (2 times); Tomey, Samuel; Wells, Silas H

Number of Men Who were Casualties: 58 (1-57)

Present Throughout (2): Smith, Elijah O; Vansickle, Andrew J

Prior Civil War Service (5): Deats, Abel; Reynolds, Hiram; Rundell, Fletcher D; Stewart, John F; Thompson, John H

Later Service with Another Unit (4): Fugate, Moses; Obenshain, William H; Stimson, Joseph B; Wells, Silas H

 

STATISTICS AND NUMBERS

Original Members: Officers = 3

Enlisted = 100

Total = 103

Recruits = 15

Total Members = 118

Members Serving in Each Rank: Officers = 9; Non-commissioned officers = 39; Other enlisted = 91

Total = 139

Average Height: Overall: 5-10.2 (70.2")

Median: 5-10.7 (70.7")

Average Age: Overall: 24.4 years

Officers: 27.0 years

Enlisted: 24.3 years

Median: 21.6

Marital Status (verified): Married 23; Single 42

Occupations:

Manual Labor = 95

White Collar = 1

Artisan = 14

Farmer = 95

Clerk = 1

Brick Mason= 2

Laborer = 6

Brick Molder = 1

Sawyer = 3*

Transportation = 0

Shoemaker = 1

Sawmill Operator = 1

Carpenter = 8

Blacksmith = 1

Painter = 1


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