Company K

"The Jasper Home Guard"

"Dubois Guards"

"The Dutch Koompany"


Officers

Captain

Richard M. Welman

Aug '61-Sep '62

Captain

John M. Haberle

Aug '61-Nov '64

Non-commisioned Officers

 

Sergeant

Conrad Mehne

Aug '61-Jul '63

 

Sergeant

Andrew Streigel

Aug '61-Sep '64

Color Guard

Corporal

Conrad Eckert

Aug '61-Oct '62

 

Enlisted Men

Private

Jefferson J. Smith (Schmidt)

Aug '61-Sep '64

Private

Joseph Schrader

Aug '61-Sep '64

Corporal Conrad Eckert, Private Jospeh Schrader, Private Mathias Schmidt (Smith),

First Sergeant Joseph P. Mehringer, First Sergeant Joseph Roelle, Private Anton Berger

( Photo taken at a post-war reunion )


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 K

Service Records

Principal County = Dubois

Recruitment Center = Jasper

Formed = Prior 5-61 as a home guard unit, voted 8-7-61 to join Union army

Formed by = Captain John Mehringer, Jasper

Original Officers = Captain Richmond M Welman, Jasper; First Lieutenant Stephen Jerger, Jasper; Second Lieutenant Arthur Berry, Jasper

Characteristics = All but 2 of 104 members from Dubois; Most members of German descent & spoke German

NOTE: New Hope Church is called Alatoona Mtn in Company K records

 

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

Welman, Richmond M

Jasper, 8-30-61/9-12-61, 34, 5-10, Physician

Wounded at Winchester--shell to right knee cap & arm. Resigned 9-30-62 for wounds. Later service as Surgeon of 9th Indiana Cavalry. Mustered out at Vicksburg, Mississippi 8-28-65. Died at Jasper, Indiana 2-14-84. Buried Ireland, Indiana, Shiloh Cemetery

Jerger, Stephen

Jasper, 10-1-62/3-1-63, 38, m, 5-6, Clerk

Promoted from First Lieutenant. Wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot fractured right thigh & knee while leading charge, lost leg lower 1/3 of thigh, spent bullet bruised scrotum. 12th Corps General Field Hospital, Acquia Creek, Virginia. Seminary United States Army General Hospital, Georgetown, Washington, DC. Discharged for 8-19-63 wounds. Father of Leander Jerger Company K. Died at Loogootee, Indiana 9-10-87. Buried Loogootee, St John Cemetery

Jerger, Leander

Jasper, 3-1-64/3-1-64, 18, s, 5-6, Clerk

Recruit. Veteran Volunteer. Promoted from First Lieutenant. Mustered out 11-4-64 when term expired. Later service as Private then First Lieutenant of 143rd Indiana Infantry. Resigned 6-25-65 for partial solidification of left lung & heart disease. With Anthony Barger of Company K, only recruits in regiment who re-enlisted as Vets. Only recruit promoted to commissioned officer. Son of Stephen Jerger of Company K. Only father/son to command same company. Died 4-19-66. Buried at Jasper, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

Haberle (Haberley), John Martin 2, 3, 4

Jasper, 1-1-64/4-12-64, 22, 5-9, Farmer

Promoted from First Lieutenant. Wounded at Chancellorsville. Severely wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot to upper 1/3 right arm above elbow. 12th Corps General Field Hospital, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Returned to regiment. Mustered out 11-4-64 when term expired. Cousin of John Baptist Melchoir Company K. Died 3-12-66. Buried Jasper, Indiana, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

FIRST LIEUTENANTS

Jerger, Stephen

9-12-61/9-12-61

Commander of Company from 5-20 to 10-31-62, 12-31-62 to 2-28-63. Promoted to Captain

Haberle (Haberley), John Martin

10-1-61/3-1-63

Promoted from Second Lieutenant. Commander of Company from 10-31 to 12-31-62, 4-30 to 8-31-63, and 10-31-63 to 3-31-64. Promoted to Captain

Jerger, Leander

1-1-64/7-1-64

Promoted from First Sergeant. Promoted to Captain

SECOND LIEUTENANTS

Berry, Arthur

Jasper, 8-30-61/9-12-61, 38, 5-8

Service in Mexican War. General Court Martial 12-61, for drunkenness on duty. Resigned 12-18-61 rather than be dismissed. Later service enlistment with 2nd Indiana Cavalry. Discharged at Vicksburg, Mississippi 8-31-65. Died at Pike County, Indiana 10-26-75. Buried Alford Indiana

Harberle (Haberly), John Martin

1-1-62/1-7-62

Promoted from Sergeant. Promoted to First Lieutenant

Hoffar (Hoffer), Frazier Julian (J F)

Ludlow, 10-1-62/10-1-62, 27, m, 6-1, Farmer

Promoted from First Sergeant. Mortally wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot to left breast. 1st Division/12th Corps General Field Hospital, Acquia Creek, Virginia. United States Army Hospital Steamer "MARY WASHINGTON" to Washington, DC. United States Army General Hospital, Judiciary Square, Washington. Died at Seminary United States Army General Hospital, Washington 6-22-63 of wounds. Buried at Washington, Corner of 3rd & Fayette Streets, Georgetown

ENLISTED MEN

NAME

RESIDENCE, AGE, M/S, HT, OCCUPATION

FIRST (ORDERLY) SERGEANTS

Hoffar (Hoffer), Frazier Julian (J F)

Promoted from Sergeant. Promoted Second Lieutenant

Jerger, Leander

Recruit promoted from Private. Detached for recruiting service 11-24-63. Returned to regiment 64. Promoted to First Lieutenant

Mehringer, Joseph

Jasper, 21, 6-0, Farmer

Discharged 11-26-61 for lung disease: pulmonary consumption aggravated by camp life & hereditary. Brother of John Mehringer of Field & Staff, cousin of George Mehringer Company K. Died on 12-30-62. Buried in Jasper, Indiana, St Joseph's Cemetery

Melchoir (Melchior), John Baptist

Jasper, 38, m, 5-10.5, Cooper

Promoted from Sergeant. Reduced to ranks 1-15-62. Wounded at Cedar Mountain--gunshot right thigh. Hospital at Culpeper, Virginia. United States Army General Hospital, Alexandria, Wolfe Street Branch. United States Army Hospital Steamer, "DANIEL WEBSTER" to New York, New York. United States Army General Hospital, David's Island, New York. Discharged from David's Island 4-21-63 for wounds. Cousin of John Martin Haberle of Company K. Died at Jasper, Indiana 7-13-83. Buried Jasper, St Joseph's Cemetery

Roelle (Relly, Ralley, Reille), Joseph 2, 3

Jasper, 18, s, 5-6, Joiner

Promoted from Corporal. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Present throughout. Mustered out 6-26-65. Died at Jasper, Indiana 9-16-1915, Buried at Jasper, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

SERGEANTS

Gitter (Getter), Frederick

Jasper, 20, 5-10, Farmer

Promoted from Corporal. Sick Camp A United States Army General Hospital, Frederick, Maryland & Jarvis United States Army General Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland for 12 months from 12-62 to 12-63. Wounded at New Hope Church. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry transferred to 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died in 1867. Burial unknown

Haberly (Haberle), John Martin

Promoted to Second Lieutenant

Hoffar (Hoffer), Frazier Julian (J F)

Promoted from Private. Promoted to First Sergeant 1-15-62

Kemp (Kempt), James Henry

Huntingburg, 22, 6-1, Farmer

Promoted from Corporal. Killed at Chancellorsville. "Henry" Burial unknown

Knox, Thomas J

Jasper, 23, 5-3.5, Carpenter

Discharged at United States Army General Hospital, Portsmouth Grove, Rhode Island 12-12-62 after sick in hospital since 8-30-62, for disability: general debility, unable to straighten himself. Died in 1886. Burial unknown

Long (Lange), Henry

Jasper, 21, s, 5-11.5, Farmer

Promoted from Private. Wounded at Antietam--shell to right shoulder. Slightly wounded at Chancellorsville--both breasts. Reduced to ranks 8-26-63. Mustered out 9-22-64. Died at National Hospital for Disabled Veterans, Napa County, California. Buried at Napa County

Mehne, Conrad 2, 3

Portersville, 28, m, 5-8.5, Carpenter

Promoted from Corporal. Killed at Gettysburg--cannon shell (possibly or either Private William David Monroe died from shell) Buried at Gettysburg National Cemetery

Mehringer, George P

Jasper, 18, s, 5-9, Farmer

Reduced to ranks 3-3-62 for drunkenness & fighting. Severely wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot thigh & back of neck. 12th Corps General Field Hospital, Acquia Creek, Virginia. Washington, DC, Newton University & United States Army Convalescent Hospital. Patterson Park United States Army General Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. Returned to regiment 10-23-63. Mustered out. Later service with 91st Indiana Infantry. Cousin of John Mehringer of Field and Staff & Joseph Mehringer of Company K. Died at Jasper, Indiana 9-26-1926. Buried at Jasper, Fairview (New St Joseph's) Cemetery

Melchoir (Melchior), John Baptist

Acting First Sergeant 11-22-61 until promoted to First Sergeant in 61

Sermershein, Franklin (Francis) Zachary (Xavier)

Jasper, 22, s, 5-9, Farmer

Promoted from Corporal. Wounded at Antietam. Slightly wounded at Chancellorsville--head. Severely wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot to right hip, passed out posterior. 12th Corps General Field Hospital, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. United States Army General Hospital York, Pennsylvania. United States Army Convalescent Hospital, Patterson Park, Baltimore, Maryland. Returned to regiment 10-63. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Known as "Zach" and "Frank." Died at Jasper, Indiana 5-5-87. Buried at Jasper, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

Steigel (Streigel), Andrew 2, 3

Celestine, 32, m, 6-1, Farmer

Promoted from Corporal. Carried regimental colors at Antietam. Wounded at Gettysburg. Reduced to ranks 12-15-63. Severely wounded at Resaca--rifle ball to right side of breast while serving as color bearer. Hospital at Ringgold Georgia. No 19 United States Army General Hospital Nashville, Tennessee. Jefferson United States Army General Hospital, Jeffersonville, Indiana. United States Army General Hospital, Madison, Indiana. Mustered out 10-6-64. "Anton" died at Hall Township, Dubois County, Indiana 4-4-93. Buried Celestine, Indiana, St Celestine Cemetery

Vogel, Frederick

Jasper, 19, s, 5-6, Shoemaker

Promoted from Corporal. Severely wounded at Chancellorsville--cannon ball glanced off back of upper left thigh took away large portion of flesh, gangrene. 1st Division/12th General Field Hospital, Acquia Creek, Virginia. Armory Square United States Army General Hospital, Washington, DC. City United States Army General Hospital & Soldiers Home, Indianapolis Indiana. United States Army General Hospital, Madison, Indiana. Mustered out Indianapolis 9-13-64. Died 1-8-1905. Buried Shoals, Indiana, Springhill Cemetery

CORPORALS

Berg (Berger), John David

Jasper, 40, s, 5-6.5, Farmer

Promoted from Private. Wounded in skirmish in Shenandoah Valley Virginia 62--sabre cut to forehead. Reduced to ranks 1-15-62 for drunkenness & fighting. Wounded at Antietam. Wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot, ball lodged in left knee joint. 1st Division/12th Corps General Field Hospital, Acquia Creek, Virginia. Armory Square United States Army General Hospital, Washington, DC. City United States Army General Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana. Discharged at Indianapolis 2-17-64 for wounds. Died 4-15-98. Burial unknown

Donnerman, August H

Holland, 18, 5-6, Bricklayer

Promoted from Private. Wounded at Peach Tree Creek--shell to right leg below knee. Hospital No 2 Marietta, Georgia. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died 12-28-1907, Buried at Holland, Indiana, St Paul's Cemetery

Eckert, Conrad 2

Dubois County, 18, 5-7, Miller

Promoted from Private. Wounded at Cedar Mountain--gunshot to right calf. 2nd Corps Piedmont Hotel temporary United States Army Hospital, Culpeper Virginia. 2nd Division United States Army General Hospital, Alexandria Virginia, Mthodist Church Branch. Discharged at Convalescent Camp, Alexandria 10-6-62 for wounds. Last member Company K to die. Died at Jasper, Indiana 3-16-1932. Buried Jasper, Fairview (New St Joseph's) Cemetery

Gitter, Frederick

Promoted Sergeant 12-15-63

Grass (Gress), Ferdinand

Celestine, 28, m, 5-6, Farmer

Missed Antietam--sick in hospital. Discharged at United States Army General Hospital, Race Sreet, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 10-14-62 for disability: hypertrophy of heart contracted at Winchester during Banks' retreat. Died 4-16-66. Buried at Celestine, Indiana, St Celestine Cemetery

Holler (Hollar, Haller) Gregor (Gregory)

Jasper, 26, 5-4, Farmer

Discharged at United States Army General Hospital, Portsmouth Grove, Rhode Island, 1-3-63 after sick in hospital since 8-30-62, for disability

Hock (Hoock), Bernard

Jasper, 18, 5-5, Farmer

Promoted from Private. Mortally wounded at Cedar Mountain--abdomen. 2nd Corps Piedmont Hotel temporary United States Army Hospital, Culpeper Virginia. Died at Culpeper 8-16-62 of wounds. Buried Jasper, Indiana, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

Innman (Truman), Abednego White

Ludlow, 23, m, 5-11, Farmer

Promoted from Private. Color bearer. Killed at Gettysburg, gunshot to right side of abdomen

Kemp (Kempt), James Henry

Promoted from Private. Promoted to Sergeant 3-26-63

Kemp, William E

Huntingburg, 22, s, 5-11, Farmer

Promoted from Private. Mustered out. Brother of Silas D Kemp of Company K. Died at Dale, Indiana 9-17-93

Kunkler (Kunckler, Runkler, Runckler), Henry J

Jasper, 22, 5-9, Farmer

Deserted 8-15-62. Returned to regiment 3-24-63. Slightly wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot right hand palm. 1st Division/12th Corps General Field Hospital, Acquia Creek, Virginia. 1st Division United States Army General Hospital, Wolfe Sreet Branch. Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, Virginia. Discharged at Washington DC 8-8-63 for wounds. Later service 143rd Indiana Infantry. Died at Patoka River, Dubois County, Indiana 11-4-67, Buried at Jasper, Indiana, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

Lansford (Landsford), John A (H)

Ludlow, 22, 5-6.5, Farmer

Promoted from Private. Wounded at Chancellorsville--spent ball made dangerous wound to neck & left breast 3" above nipple. 12th Corps General Field Hospital, Acquia Creek, Virginia. Returned to regiment 5-15-63. Slightly wounded at New Hope Church--gunshot to left hand forefinger. Field Hospital. Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Returned to regiment 7-2-64. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Death and burial unknown

Long (Lange), Henry

Promoted from Private. Promoted to Sergeant 2-1-63

Mehne, Conrad

Promoted from Private. Promoted to Sergeant in 62

Reason (Reisin, Riesin), Rudolph

Jasper, 19, s, 5-4, Farmer

Promoted from Private. Mustered out. Died at Waukesha, Wisconsin 11-16-1924. Buried Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Union Cemetery

Roelle (Relly, Relley, Rally, Ralley, Reille), Joseph

Promoted from Private. Promoted to First Sergeant 7-1-64

Sermershein, Franklin (Francis) Zachary (Xavier)

Promoted from Private. Promoted Sergeant 12-15-63

Steigel (Streigel), Andrew

Color Guard. Promoted to Sergeant 3-15-62

Thomas, James C

Jasper, 30, 5-6, Farmer

POW at Winchester. Parolled at Aikens Landing, Virginia, 9-13-62, Camp Parole Annapolis, Maryland, and Alexandria Virginia 11-18-62. Exchanged 2-5-63. Returned to regiment. Detached service with Battery K, 1st New York Artillery from 3-19-63 to 6-63. Detached service with Battery F, 4th US Artillery from 6-63 to 3-64. Slightly wounded at New Hope Church--right temple. Field hospital. Returned to regiment. Wounded in Atlanta skirmish 8-1-64--gunshot left forehead. Mustered out. "Jim" died in Colorado 7-25-1911. Buried Cannelton, Indiana

Vogel, Frederick

Promoted Sergeant 1-15-62

MUSICIANS

Eckert, Conrad

Drummer. Sent to ranks on 11-2-61. Promoted to Corporal 3-10-62

Reich (Rich), Reinhart

Jasper, 18, s, 5-4, Farmer

Fifer. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died at Daviess County, Kentucky 1-2-77. Burial unknown

WAGONER (TEAMSTER)

Suddeth, William

Jasper, 61, 6-0, Farmer

Discharged at Adams House United States Army General Hospital, Baltimore 1-19-62 for disability: chronic rheumatism & phthisis. Oldest member of regiment

PRIVATES

Ackerman, John

Jasper, 19, 5-6, Farmer

Slightly wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot to left foot. Finley United States Army General Hospital, Washington. Discharged. Returned to regiment in 64. Severely wounded at New Hope Church--canister & minie ball fractured left forearm & side, middle 3-1/2" of arm bone reseated. United States Army Field Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee. United States Army General Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. United States Army General Hospital No 8 & No 5 New Albany, Indiana. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry; Mustered out 7-21-65. Died in 1870, burial unknown

Beck, Conrad

Jasper, 25, s, 5-6, Wagoner

Wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot to right knee. Mustered out. Died at Jasper, Indiana 11-18-78. Buried Jasper, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

Berg (Berger), John David

Reduced to ranks from Corporal 1-15-62

Berger, Joseph

Jasper, 22, s, 5-8, Wagoner

Mustered out. Brother of Anthony Berger of Company K. Died in St Louis, Missouri 8-20-1903. Buried at St Louis, St Peter & Pauls' Church Cemetery

Bohart (Brochart, Buchert), Anthony (Anton)

Dubois County, 33, s, 5-6, Farmer

Transferred to Veterans' Reserve Corps Washington, DC 5-18-64 after sick in hospital at Acquia Creek, Virginia & Washington since 4-26-63. Died at Greece, New York 6-16-87. Buried at Charlotte, New York, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

Bradly (Bradley), Daniel (David)

Celestine, 21, s, 5-8, Farmer

Court Martialled 6-20-62 for AWOL--forfeit $3 per month for 2 months. Detached service with Pioneers from 3-30 to 4-63. Court Martialled 8-63-- forfeit $10 per month for 6 months. Missed Atlanta--sick in hospital. Died at hospital in Chattanooga Tennessee 7-21-64 of disease: abcess of abdomen & erysipelas. Buried Chattanooga National Cemetery

Burton, Coleman F

Celestine, 26, m, 5-6, Farmer

Court Martialled 6-20-62 for AWOL--forfeit $2 per month for 2 months, march in front of guard tents carrying 30-lb knapsack 4 hrs per per day, 2 hrs at a time for 2 days, & confinement to guard house for remainder of time. Discharged at Frederick, Maryland 3-11-63 for disability: phthisis pulmonalis. Later service with 25th Indiana Light Artillery. Mustered out at Indianapolis, Indiana 7-25-65. "Cole" was brother of James Burton in Company K. Died 8-23-81. Burial unknown

Burton, James

Celestine, 22, 5-8.5, Farmer

Court Martialled 6-20-62 for AWOL--forfeit pay for 2 months. Missed Atlanta (6-64) & Peach Tree Creek. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Brother of Coleman F Burton of Company K. Died at Vincennes, Indiana 11-15-1928. Buried at Petersburg, Indiana, Walnut Hill Cemetery

Casteins (Kastein, Kerstiens), Bernard Herman

Jasper, 21, 5-8, Blacksmith

Transferred United States Navy gunboat service 2-18-62. Discharged 4-64

Cave, James

Ludlow, 33, 5-8, Farmer

Discharged United States Army General Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia 1-19-62 for disability: cough & chronic rheumatism and contractions of tendons in left knee. Died at Martin County, Indiana 2-6-63. Burial unknown

Cooper, James A

Huntingburg, 18, s, 5-6, Farmer

Died at Camp Joe Holt, Maryland 1-22-62 disease: measles

Cullen, Barney

Jasper, 26, 5-7, Farmer

Court Martialled 6-20-62 for intoxication & AWOL--forfeit $2 per month for 2 months, carry 30-lb knapsack 4 hrs per day for 2 days, & confinement in guard house for remainder of time. Deserted 9-10-62 but returned under Provost Marshall guard 2-5-63. Wounded at Chancellorsville--hand & right knee. Field hospital. POW at Chancellorsville. Parolled at City Point, Virginia, 5-14-63, Camp Parole Annapolis Maryland 5-16-63. Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, Virginia from 5-29 to 7-24-63. Returned to regiment. Veteran Volunteer. Killed at Resaca--shell

Dillen, Andrew J

Jasper, 21, s, 5-5, Farmer

Died at Adams House General Hospital Baltimore Maryland 1-24-62 after sick one month, disease: rubeola. Brother of James Dillen of Company K

Dillen (Dillon), James

Jasper, 24, s, 5-6, Farmer

Detached service with Ambulance 10-20-61. Returned to regiment. Discharged at Fairfax Station, Virginia, 12-27-62 for disability: anchilosed left elbow joint & atrophy of the muscles of entire left arm and improper enlistment. Died at 12th Corps United States Army Hospital, Harpers Ferry, Virginia 1-29-63 erysypilas & phthisis. Brother of Andrew J Dillen of Company K

Donnly (Donnelly), John

Jasper, 22, m, 5-9, Bricklayer

POW at Winchester. Parolled at Fort Delaware, Delaware 10-62, and exchanged 1-19-63. Returned to regiment 63. Killed at New Hope Church

Donnerman (Donnermann), August H

Promoted to Corporal 3-25-63

Dorn, Frederick

Jasper, 49, 5-7, Cabinet Maker

Discharged Maryland Heights, Maryland, 9-24-62 for disability: chronic rheumatism

Downhower (Donhauer, Daunhauer), Xavier (H)

Jasper, 18, s, 5-7, Wagon Maker

Severely wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot to breast & left forehead. POW at Chancellorsville. Imprisoned at Libby, Richmond, Virginia. Parolled at City Point, Virginia 5-14-63, and Camp Parole, Annapolis, Maryland 5-16-63. Camp Convalescent, Alexandria, Virginia 5-29 to 7-24-63. Returned to regiment. Wounded at Atlanta 6-64--gunshot right hand. General Field Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Cumberland United States Army General Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Convalescent Camp, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Mustered out at Atlanta Georgia 9-12-64. Died at National Hospital for Disabled Veterans, Leavenworth, Kansas 9-23-1913

Duffy (Duffey), Edward

Jasper, 19, s, 5-11.5, Farmer

Wounded at Antietam--gunshot to right calf & ankle. Camp A United States Army General Hospital, Frederick, Maryland. Returned to regiment 2-23-63. Wounded at New Hope Church--gunshot to right leg and 2 fingers to left hand. General Field Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Division No 2 & No 4 United States Army General Hospital, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. No 4 United States Army General Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died at Sandborn, Indiana, 12-17-1911. Buried Sandborn Cemetery

Duffy (Duffey), James

Ireland Post Office, 22, 5-11, Farmer

Wounded at Antietam--gunshot to thigh. United States Army Field Hospital, Smoketown, Maryland. No 4 United States Army General Hospital, & Camp A United States Army General Hospital, Frederick, Maryland & Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Died at Frederick 11-6-62 of wounds. Buried Antietam National Cemetery

Ecker (Eckert, Eckerts), Celestine (Celestene)

Celestine, 28, 5-6, Cabinet Maker

Wounded at Cedar Mountain--gunshot to left hand, disputed as to whether he shot himself. Hospital at Culpeper, Virginia. Returned to regiment. Severely wounded at Kolb's Farm 6-22-64--gunshot to right shoulder. No 3 United States Army General Hospital, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died at Union City, Ohio, 5-10-79. Buried at Union City

Eckert, Conrad

Sent to ranks from Musician 11-2-61. Promoted to Corporal 3-10-62

Evans, Edward J

Jasper, 28, s, 5-8, Farmer

Wounded 5-16-63 in Virginia. Wounded at Gettysburg. Severely wounded at Resaca--gunshot left forearm severe. Field Hospital, Georgia. Cumberland United States Army General Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky. Jefferson United States Army General Hospital, Jeffersonville, Indiana. Returned to regiment 8-64. Mustered out. Brother of Joseph & Thomas J Evans of Company K. Died at Jasper, Indiana 2-7-75. Buried at Dubois County, Indiana, Evans Cemetery

Evans, Joseph

Jasper, 29, s, 5-8.5, Farmer

Died at Frederick, Maryland 1-22-62 of disease: typhoid measles. Brother of Edward J & Thomas J Evans Company K. Buried at Antietam, Maryland National Cemetery

Evans, Thomas J

Jasper, 22, s, 5-10, Farmer

Severely wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot to right forearm. 1st Division/12th Corps General Field Hospital, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Satterlee United States Army General Hospital, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Transferred Veterans' Reserve Corps 9-9-63. Mustered out at Philadelphia 9-12-64. Brother of Edward J & Joseph Evans of Company K. Died at Bainbridge Township, Dubois County, Indiana 10-7-72. Buried Dubois County, Evans Cemetery

Forman (Foreman, Fuhrmann), John

Jasper, 21, s, 5-6, Blacksmith

Detached service with Best's Battery & Carthron's Battery from 4-14 to 9-62. Detached service as cattle guard for 6 days 2-63. Severely wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot to right foot, lost lower 1/3 of leg. Douglas United States Army General Hospital & Saint Elizabeth's United States Army General Hospital, Washington, DC. Discharged at Washington 9-16-63 for wounds. Died at Dubois County, Indiana 3-13-76

Gardner, Jacob

Jasper, 27, Plasterer

Mortally wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot compound fracture lower 1/3 left thigh, lost leg. 1st Division/12th Corps General Field Hospital & Camp Letterman United States Army General Hospital, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Died at Letterman United States Army General Hospital, Gettysburg, 7-28-63 of wounds. Buried Gettysburg National Cemetery

Gardner, John E

Jasper, 18, s, 5-9, Plasterer

Wounded at Antietam--gunshot to left leg. Satterlee United States Army General Hospital, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Race Street United States Army General Hospital, Philadelphia. Detached service with Philadelphia Provost Marshall as guard 12-62. Discharged at Philadelphia 2-4-63 for disability: epilepsy. Re-enlisted with 27th Indiana as Veteran Volunteer on 3-28-64, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Only member of regiment who re-enlisted the 27th Indiana after discharged from the regiment. Died on 6-7-85. Buried Jasper, Indiana, Enlow Cemetery

Geppner (Goeppner), Paul

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

Severely wounded at New Hope Church--gunshot to left cheek & shoulder, left thigh & side, cut off part of right ear. 3rd Division/20th Corps General Field Hospital. Cumberland United States Army General Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Returned to regiment 8-15-64. Mustered out at Atlanta, Georgia on 9-12-64. Died at Jasper, Indiana 1-25-78. Buried at Jasper, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

Grim, Randolph (Rudolph) H

Jasper, 24, 5-7, Farmer

Deserted during Banks' retreat to Williamsport, Maryland 6-1-62

Hage (Haggi, Haggy), Fredolin (Friedolin, Friedoline)

Jasper, 45, 5-9, Cabinet Maker

Discharged at Frederick Maryland 6-20-62 after sick in hospital since 3-62, for disability: partial paralysis of right arm following epilepsy. Died 5-11-72. Burial unknown

Harbison (Harbinson), William T

Knoxville, 21, s, 6-0, Farmer

Wounded at Antietam--gusnhot to forehead. Wounded at Chancellorsville--minie ball split bones of left arm, lost arm above elbow. 12th Corps General Field Hospital, Acquia Creek, Virginia. 3rd Division United States Army General Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia, King Sreet Branch. Discharged at Alexandria 11-15-63 for wounds. Died at Dubois County 9-16-1916. Buried at Cuzco, Indiana, Cuzco Cemetery

Hendricks (Hendrickson), Henry K

Dubois County, 22, 6-3, Blacksmith

POW at Winchester. Deserted 8-22-62. Returned to regiment. POW at Rappahannock, Virginia, 9-3-62. Imprisoned at Richmond, Virginia, as a deserter from the Union. Discharged at Richmond on 1-10-63 by order Confederate General Winder: "is unwilling to take the oath of (confederate) allegiance & go to work." Died on 1-13-64. Burial unknown

Hock (Hoock), Bernard

Promoted Corporal 1-15-62

Hoffar (Hoffer), Frazier Julian (J F)

Promoted to Sergeant 1-1-62

Holler (Haller), Leonard (Lenhart)

Jasper, 28, 6-0, Cabinet Maker

Wounded at Cedar Mountain. Hospital. Returned to regiment after Chancellorsville. Wounded at Gettysburg--minie ball to left calf. 12th Corps General Field Hospital, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Satterlee United States Army General Hospital, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Soldiers Home, Indianapolis, Indiana. United States Army General Hospital, Madison, Indiana. Mustered out at Indianapolis Indiana 9-15-64. Died 2-22-81. Buried Jasper, Indiana, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

Innman (Truman), Abednego White

Promoted Corporal 2-1-63

Jochum (Jochim, Yochim), George

see Yochrin (Yochrien), George

Kemp, Benjamin Franklin

Huntingburg, 19, s, 6-3, Farmer

Arrested under Provost Marshall guard 8-26-62. Severely wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot middle 1/3 left leg. 12th Corps General Field Hospital, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. United States Army General Hospital, York, Pennsylvania. Hospital at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. United States Army Convalescent Hospital, Patterson Park, Baltimore, Maryland. Convalescent Camp, Maryland. Returned to regiment 10-30-63. Severely wounded at New Hope Church--right hand, breast & shoulder. General Hospital, Kingston, Georgia. General Field Hospital, Chattanooga Tennessee. Fortress Rosecrans, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Returned to regiment 6-28-64. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died at Wichita, Kansas 3-3-1905

Kemp, David B

Huntingburg, 18, 5-8.5, Farmer

Detached service to guard train 4-62. Slightly wounded at Gettysburg. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died at South Pueblo, Colorado 10-27-76

Kemp (Kempt), James H

Promoted Corporal 2-1-63

Kemp (Kempt), Silas D

Huntingburg, 19, s, 6-1, Farmer

Detached service as cattle guard from 11-61 to 9-62. Wounded at Atlanta, Snake Creek Gap 5-20-64--gunshot to right shoulder. General Field Hospital Resaca, Georgia. No 19 United States Army General Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Totten United States Army General Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky. AWOL 3 days from hospital 7-64: went home, arrested at Orange County, Indiana by Provost Marshall and delivered to Louisville post commander 7-21-64. Mustered out at Atlanta Georgia 9-22-64. Brother of William E Kemp of Company K. Died at Dale, Indiana 3-14-1925

Kemp (Kempt), Wesley

Huntingburg, 18, 5-6.5, Farmer

Transferred Veterans' Reserve Corps 12-18-63 after sick United States Army General Hospital Portsmouth Grove Rhode Island since 8-26-62

Kemp, William E

Detached service cattle guard 11-15-61 to 9-62. Promoted to Corporal 12-63

Kerstiens, Bernard Herman

see Casteins, Bernard Herman

Kunkler (Kunckler, Runkler, Runckler), Henry J

Promoted to Corporal 1-18-62

Knust (Kurst), Bernard

Ferdinand, 20, 5-10, Farmer

Injured at Cedar Mountain--man behind him fired gun near Kurst's face, powder burns to left eye & ear, concussion causing deaf ear. Wounded at Antietam--gunshot to left arm & shoulder. Satterlee United States Army General Hospital, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, Virginia. Returned to regiment 8-4-63. Detached for recruiting service 12-63 to 2-22-64. Severely wounded at Atlanta 8-4-64--right foot. Mustered out. Later service 37th Indiana Infantry and 42nd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died 7-15-1903. Buried Ferdinand, Indiana, St Ferdinand Cemetery

Lansford (Landsford), John A (H)

Promoted Corporal 2-1-63

Leikauff (Laikauff, Leykauf), Michael (Michial)

Jasper, 29, m, 5-3.5, Wagon Maker

Detached service with Pioneers 3-30-63. Returned to regiment. Injured in accident--gunshot to left foot in Virginia 4-26-63, gangrene, lost middle toe. 12th Corps General Field Hospital, Acquia Creek, Virginia. Douglas United States Army General Hospital, Washington, DC. City United States Army General Hospital & Soldiers Home, Indianapolis, Indiana. Discharged Indianapolis, 2-19-64 on account of accident. Died 7-12-74

Long (Lange), Henry

Promoted Corporal 1-15-62. Reduced to ranks from Sergeant 8-26-63

Mathias (Matthias), Jacob

Dubois County, 18, s, 5-6, Cooper

Wounded at New Hope Church--shell to right hand, lost 4 fingers & metacarpal bone. 3rd Division/20th Corps General Field Hospital. Sherman United States Army General Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Joe Holt United States Army General Hospital, Jeffersonville, Indiana. United States Army Hospital steamer "R C WOOD" from Louisville, Kentucky, to 1st Division United States Army General Hospital, Evansville, Indiana. Veteran Volunteer. Discharged at Evansville 2-9-65. Died at Louisville, Kentucky 6-26-1910. Buried Louisville, St Louis Cemetery

Mehne, Conrad

Promoted to Corporal

Mehringer, George P

Reduced to ranks from Sergeant 3-3-62

Melchoir (Melchior), John Baptist

Reduced to ranks from First Sergeant 1-15-62

Mester (Merster, Meister), John

Jasper, 5-5, Teamster

Teamster. Injured at Cedar Mountain--right knee charging downhill on double quick fell on rock. 2nd Corps Piedmont Hotel, temporary Field Hospital, Culpeper, Virginia. Carver United States Army General Hospital, Washington, DC. United States Army General Hospital, David's Island, New York harbor. Discharged at Fairfax Seminary, United States Army General Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia on 2-2-63 for injury: partial anchylosis of right knee

Meyer (Meyers), Joseph

Portersville, 26, 5-6, Merchant

Wounded at Antietam. Patent Office United States Army General Hospital, Washington, DC. Returned to regiment. Injured--concussion of nervous system & partial hemaphlegia 11-62--fell from height. Discharged at United States Army General Hospital, Armory Square, Washington 2-12-63 for disability: injured

Monroe, William David

Dubois County, 19, s, 5-3, Farmer

Killed at Gettysburg--gunshot to head. Possibly (or either Sergeant Conrad Mehne died from gunshot rather than shell) Buried Gettysburg National Cemetery

Morris, Clyde (Cyrus) B

see Norris, Clyde (Cyrus) B

Noble, John D

Knoxville, 19, 5-6, Farmer

Killed at Gettysburg. Buried at Gettysburg National Cemetery

Norris, Clyde (Cyrus) B

Dubois County, 19, 6-0, Farmer

Discharged Harpers Ferry Virginia 4-12-63 for disability: chronic diarrhea

Osetich (Osetreich, Ostereich), Ferdinand

Jasper, 21, s, 5-4, Smith

Missing on march near Stafford Court House Virginia. POW near Winchester Virginia 5-62. Parolled at Aiken's Landing 9-13-62. Exchanged 10-12-62. Detached service with Ambulance 10-27-62. Believed to have deserted at Harpers Ferry Virginia 2-63, but later supposed to have died around 11-26-62 near Sharpsburg, Maryland returning from parole. Buried Jasper, Indiana, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

Over (Ober, Offer), Lawrence (Lorence, Lorenz)

Jasper, 19, s, 5-5, Wagon Maker

Severely wounded at Atlanta while building earthworks on 8-4-64--gunshot to right arm. 1st Division/20th Corps General Field Hospital, Vinings Station, Georgia. General Field Hospital & United States Army General Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee. No 1 United States Army General Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Mustered out at No 1 United States Army General Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee on 12-10-64. Died at Dale, Indiana 11-17-1924

Padget, Addison

Jasper, 25, m, 5-8, Farmer

Wounded at Antietam--gunshot to right leg. Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Camden Street United States Army General Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. Discharged at Baltimore 2-25-63 for wounds: lameness. "Add" died at Ireland, Indiana, 3-12-79. Buried at Ireland, Shiloh Cemetery

Reason (Reisin, Riesin), Rudolph

Promoted Corporal 2-1-63

Roelle (Relly, Relley, Rally, Ralley, Reille), Joseph

Promoted Corporal 2-1-63

Rice (Reis), Joseph

Jasper, 19, 5-5, Farmer

Detached service with Ambulance from 10-12 to 12-61. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out at Indianapolis, Indiana 7-21-65. Died 5-12-1911. Burial unknown

Richter, William (Wilhelm)

Jasper, 26, 5-6, Butcher

Detached service as brigade butcher from 5-21-63 to 2-64. Mustered out. Died at Schotmar, Lippe, Germany 12-31-90

Runkler (Runckler), Henry

see Kunkler (Kunckler), Henry J

Schindler, Joseph

Jasper, 18, s, 5-6.5, Farmer

Detached service as cattle guard from 9-22 to 10-16-62. Mustered out. Died at Floyds Knob, Indiana, 10-11-1925. Buried Floyd County Indiana

Schrader (Schroeder), Joseph

Dubois County, 18, s, 5-10, Farmer

Wounded at Winchester--shell while driving ambulance, then run over by ambulance. Wounded at Chancellorsville. Severely wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot right heel severe. 12th Corps General Field Hospital, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. McDougall United States Army General Hospital, Fort Schuyler, & United States Army Convalescent Hospital, Bedloe's Island, New York Harbor. Returned to regiment 8-28-63. Mustered out. Died at Jasper Indiana 1-17-1911. Possible that he is Paul Joseph Schrecker, brother of Christian Schrecker. Buried at Jasper, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

Schrecker (Schrader, Schraker, Schracker), Christian

Dubois County, 25, 5-11, Farmer

Detached serviceas brigade Teamster from 11-25-61 to 2-62. Severely wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot to left leg. United States Army General Hospital, York, Pennsylvania. United States Army Convalescent Hospital, Patterson Park, Baltimore, Maryland. Returned to regiment 11-7-63. Severely wounded at Resaca--shell to back, hip & side. Hospital Ringgold, Georgia. Cumberland United States Army General Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Division 2 United States Army General Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Returned to regiment 6-14-64. Mustered out at Atlanta Georgia 9-12-64. "Christ" died at Jasper, Indiana, of erysipelas on 7-12-80 and is buried at Jasper, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

Schubly (Schubley, Schuble), Andrew

Dubois County, 20, 5-6, Farmer

Severely wounded at Chancellorsville--shell thru both jaws. Hospital. Died 8-63 of wounds. Buried Jasper, Indiana, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

Seibel, Daniel

Owensburg, 20, 5-8, Farmer

Deserted from 8-15-62 to 4-13-63. Arrested 8-63. Arrested again 10-63. Severely wounded at New Hope Church--gunshot both arms, struck left arm first passed into right arm & wrist while aiming & shooting gun, lost lower 1/3 left arm. General Field Hospital Chattanooga, Tennessee. No 1 United States Army General Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Mustered out 1-30-65. Brother of Peter Seibel Company K. Died 11-10-1909

Seibel (Seibele), Peter

Owensburg, 28, m, 5-8, Cooper

Court Martialled 6-20-62 for AWOL--forfeit $3 per month for 2 months, march in front of guard house with 30-lb knapsack 4 hrs per day 2 hrs at a time for 2 days, confinement guard house remainder of time. Wounded at Cedar Mountain--bayonet to left arm. Deserted 3 times as member 27th: (1) Culpeper Court House Virginia 8-15-62, Returned to regiment 4-13-63; (2) Satterlee United States Army General Hospital, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 9-17-63, Returned to regiment 10-63; (3) Provost Marshall guard house Tullahoma Tennessee 12-30-63, arrested at Decatur County Indiana 2-3-65. Wounded at Chancellorsville--bullet to left foot. 1st Division/12th Corps General Field Hospital, Acquia Creek, Virginia. Armory Square United States Army General Hospital, Washington, DC. United States Army General Hospital, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Later enlistment 1-9-64 with 52nd Kentucky Infantry under the alias Phillip B Young. Also enlisted 11-19-64 with the 17th Kentucky Cavalry but never reported. Considered a deserter as of 4-19-65. Brother of Daniel Seibel Company K. Died 6-21-96

Seifert (Seibert), John

Jasper, 30, 5-7, Baker

Detached service as cattle guard from 9-22 to 10-16-62. Wounded at Antietam. Discharged at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, 4-13-63 for disability: varicose ulcers of leg

Sermershein, Franklin (Francis) Zachary (Xavier)

Promoted to Corporal 1-15-62

Shoemaker (Schumacher), Ferdinand*

Jasper, 21, s, 5-9, Joiner

Transferred to regimental band on 11-12-61. Mustered out Washington, Virginia, 7-31-62. Later service with 143rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee 10-17-65. Died 9-5-85. Buried Jasper, Indiana, St Joseph's Cemetery

Smith (Schmidt), Frederick W

Huntingburg, 25, 5-5, Farmer

Mortally wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot to right breast, perforating lung below the nipple. 12th Corps General Field Hospital & Seminary General Hospital, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Died at Letterman United States Army General Hospital, Gettysburg, 7-25-63 of wounds. Buried at Gettysburg National Cemetery

Smith (Schmidt), Jefferson J

Jasper, 18, 5-8.5, Farmer

Severely wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot to left forearm & right hand. 12th Corps General Field Hospital, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Satterlee United States Army General Hospital, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. United States Army General Hospital & Soldiers Home, Indianapolis, Indiana. Returned to regiment. Transferred to Veterans' Reserve Corps, Evansville, Indiana 4-9-64. Mustered out at Indianapolis 9-15-64. Died at Petersburg, Indiana 12-9-95. Buried at Alfords, Indiana, Morrison Cemetery.

Smith (Schmidt), Mathias*

Jasper, 27, m, 6-0, Farmer

Transferred to regimental band as Musician 11-12-61. Discharged at Williamsport, Maryland 6-4-62 for disability: chronic bronchitis, unable to play wind instrument. Died at Jasper, Indiana 1-20-1915

Smith (Schmidt)(Schmitt), Paul (Powell)

Jasper, 36, 5-4, Farmer

Court Martialled 6-20-62 for violation of guard duty by laying down on beat & not demanding countersign--forfeit $2.50 per month for 2 months, & stand guard 5 alternate days. Severely wounded at Chancellorsville--gunshot through chin, entered neck came out left cheek & breast. Satterlee United States Army General Hospital, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hospital at Louisville, Kentucky. United States P Hospital & Convalescent Barracks, Louisville Kentucky. United States Army General Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana. Mustered out at Indianapolis 9-13-64. Died 11-20-1905. Buried Jasper, Indiana, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

Stalcup (Stallcup, Stollcup), Eli

Jasper, 20, s, 5-.5, Farmer

Detached service as cattle guard from 9-22 to 10-16-62. Mortally wounded at Gettysburg--gunshot to head. Died at 1st Division/12th Corps General Field Hospital, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania of wounds. Buried at Gettysburg National Cemetery

Stilwell (Stillwell), Thomas J

Dubois County, 22, 5-10, Farmer

Injured at Winchester--during Confederate charge, shell struck his gun 10" below muzzle, gun at fix bayonet, knocked off top & bent back bayonet against left side lung & head causing concussion & pain. Detached service to guard train from 4 to 6-64. Mustered out at Chattahoochee River, Georgia 9-12-64. Died at Duff, Indiana 9-26-1915. Buried at Velpen, Indiana, Stilwell Cemetery

Stiegel (Striegel), Andrew

Reduced to ranks from Sergeant 12-15-63

Stringer, George W

Ludlow, 22, 5-10, Farmer

Deserted 12-10-62. Returned to regiment; Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65

Suddeth (Suddeths), Richard

Jasper, 21, 5-6, Farmer

Died at Darnestown, Maryland 11-18-61 of measles & typhoid fever

Truman, Abednego White

see Innman, Abednego White

Volmer, Orbagast (Arbergast) R

Jasper, 22, 5-8, Brewer

Discharged at Harewood United States Army General Hospital, Washington, DC 11-21-62 for disease: chronic entera colitis. Died at Casparis Hospital, Capitol Hill, Washington 12-20-62 of chronic diarrhea. Buried at Jasper, Indiana, St Joseph's Church Cemetery

Wallace, Ransom H

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

Veteran Volunteer transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Only original member of Company K not from Dubois County. Died at Daviess County, Indiana 1-1-70. Buried at Daviess County, Harrison Township, Mt Gilead Cemetery

Welden (Weldon), Thomas S

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

Detached service as guard for ammo train from 6-27 to 11-19-62. Missed Chancellorsville/Gettysburg--sick in hospital. Wounded at New Hope Church--gunshot to right side of face, fractured clavicle. General Field Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Cumberland United States Army General Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Returned to regiment 8-3-64. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry, then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. Died 10-14-1911

Winder (Winter), Ferdinand

Jasper, 36, 5-6, Farmer

Wounded at Cedar Mountain--gunshot to left leg. Hospital, Culpeper, Virginia. Returned to regiment. Injured--double hernia contracted during battle Antietam, fell from fence which regiment was crossing in act of changing positions. Discharged at General Hospital, Harpers Ferry, Virginia, 4-13-63: injuries

Wonder (Wunder, Vunder), George

Jasper, 18, s, 5-7, Cooper

Mustered out. Present in every battle. Died at Washington, Indiana 6-22-1920. Buried at Washington, St John's Cemetery

Yochrin (Yochren, Yochim, Jochum), George

Ferdinand Township, 19, 5-6, Farmer

Killed at Cedar Mountain. Buried at Ferdinand, Indiana, St Ferdinand Cemetery. One of few killed at Cedar Montain that was recovered from field and buried.

RECRUITS (PRIVATES)

Berger (Barger), Anthony (Anton, Antonio)

Dubois County, 17, s, 5-6, Farmer

Mustered in 3-28-62. Veteran Volunteer. Transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry then consolidated with 33rd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 7-21-65. With Leander Jerger of Company K, only recruits in regiment who reenlisted as Veteran Volunteers. Brother of Joseph Berger Company K. Died at Jasper, Indiana, 1-19-1908, Buried Jasper St Josephs Church Cemetery

Conrad (Coonrad), John

St Louis (Missouri), 19, 5-9, Shoemaker

Mustered in 3-24-62. Mortally wounded at Antietam. Died at Sharpsburg, Maryland 9-19-62 of wounds. Buried Antietam National Cemetery

Jerger (Jergen), Leander

Mustered in 2-24-62. Detached service with Brigade commissary from 8-16 to 9-28-62. Served in Adjutant's office 10-62. Promoted to First Sergeant 3-25-63

* For regimental totals, Shoemaker, Ferdinand & Smith, Mathias are counted with Field & Staff

 

COMPANY K

FINAL DISPOSITION OF MEMBERS DURING SERVICE WITH 27TH INDIANA

Killed in Action (8): Cullen, Barney; Donnly, John; Innman, Abednego; Kemp, James H; Mehne, Conrad; Monroe, William David; Noble, John D; Yochrin, George

Died of (Mortal) Wounds (8): Conrad, John; Duffy, James; Gardner, Jacob; Hock, Bernard; Hoffar, Frazier Julian; Schubly, Andrew; Smith, Frederick W; Stalcup, Eli

Died of Disease/Sickness (6): Bradly, Daniel; Cooper, James A; Dillen, Andrew J; Evans, Joseph; Suddeth, Richard; Volna, Orbagast

Died of Unknown Causes (1): Osetich, Ferdinand

Missing (1): Osetich, Ferdinand (subsequently POW, on detached service & died)

Discharged (27): Berg, John David; Burton, Coleman; Cave, James; Dillen, James; Dorn, Frederick; Eckert, Conrad; Forman, John; Gardner, John E (re-enlisted 27th); Grass, Ferdinand; Hage, Fredolin; Harbison, William; Holler, Gregory; Jerger, Stephen; Knox, Thomas J; Kunkler, Henry; Leikauff, Michael; Mester, John; Mehringer, Joseph; Melchoir, John B; Meyer, Joseph; Norris, Clyde; Padget, Addison; Seifert, John; Shoemaker, Ferdinand*; Smith, Mathias*; Suddeth, William; Winder, Ferdinand

Resigned (2): Berry, Arthur; Welman, Richmond M

Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps (4): Bohart, Anthony; Evans, Thomas J; Kemp, Wesley; Smith, John J

Transferred to United States Army (1): Navy = Casteins, Bernard H

Mustered Out (23): Beck, Conrad; Berger, Joseph; Downhower, Xavier; Evans, Edward; Geppner, Paul; Haberle, John Martin; Hollar, Leonard (Indianapolis); Jerger, Leander; Kemp, Silas D; Kemp, William E; Kurst, Bernard; Long, Henry; Mehringer, George; Vogel, Frederick (Indianapolis); Reason, Rudolph; Richter, William; Schindler, Joseph; Schraker, Christian; Schrader, Joseph; Smith, Paul (Indianapolis); Stilwell, Thomas; Thomas, James C; Wonder, George

Sick Hospital Or Otherwise not Mustered out (Mustered out Later) (4): Mathias, Jacob; Over, Lawrence; Seibel, Daniel; Steigel, Andrew

Veterans (19) Transferred to 70th Indiana (17): Ackerman, John; Barger, Anthony; Burton, James; Cullen, Barney (did not transfer); Donnerman, August H; Duffy, Edward; Eckert, Celestine; Gardner, John E; Gitter, Frederick; Jerger, Leander (Captain)(did not transfer); Kemp, Benjamin F; Kemp, David B; Lansford, John A; Reich, Reinhart; Rice, Joseph; Roelle, Joseph; Sermershein, Franklin Z; Wallace, Ransom H; Weldon, Thomas S

Deserted (6 for 9 times): Grim, Randolph H; Hendricks, Henry K (2 times, returned once); Kunkler, Henry; Seibel, Daniel (returned); Seibel, Peter (3 times, returned 2 times); Stringer, George W (returned)

Wounded in Action (Not Mortally) (44, for 62 times): Ackerman, John (2 battles); Beck, Conrad; Berg, John David (3 engagements); Cullen, Barney; Donnerman, August H; Downhower, Xavier (2 engagements); Duffy, Edward (2 battles); Ecker, Celestine (2 engagements); Eckert, Conrad; Evans, Thomas J; Forman, John; Gardner, John E; Geppner, Paul; Haberle, John Martin (2 battles); Harbison, William (2 battles); Hollar, Leonard (2 battles); Jerger, Stephen; Kemp, Benjamin F (2 battles); Kemp, David B; Kemp, Silas D; Kunkler, Henry; Kurst, Bernard; Lansford, John A (2 battles); Long, Henry; Mathias, Jacob; Mehringer, George; Melchoir, John B; Meyers, Joseph; Over, Lawrence; Padget, Addison; Schrader, Joseph (3 battles); Schraker, Christian; Seibel, Daniel; Seibel, Peter (2 battles); Seifert, John; Sermershein, Franklin X (3 battles); Smith, John J; Smith, Paul; Steigel, Andrew (2 battles); Thomas, James C (2 engagements); Vogel, Frederick; Welden, Thomas S; Welman, Richmond M; Winder, Ferdinand

Prisoners of War (6 for 7 times): Cullen, Barney; Donnly, John; Downhower, Xavier; Hendricks, Henry K (2 times); Osetich, Ferdinand; Thomas, James C

Injured (5): Kurst, Bernard; Leikauff, Michael; Mester, John; Stilwell, Thomas J; Winder, Ferdinand

Number of Men Who were Casualties: 64 (4-60)

Present Throughout (2): Roelle, Joseph; Wonder, George

Later Service in Another Unit (6): Berry, Arthur; Burton, Coleman; Kurst, Bernard; Seibel, Peter; *Shoemaker, Ferdinand; Welman, Richmond M

STATISTICS AND NUMBERS

Original Members:

Officers = 3

Enlisted = 98

Total = 101

Recruits = 3

Discharged/re-enlistment = 1

Total Members = 105

Members Serving in Each Rank: Officers = 6; Non-commissioned Officers = 37; Other Enlisted = 94. Total = 137

Average Height: Overall: 5-7.6 (67.6") (99)

Median: 5-7.1 (67.1")

Average Age: Overall: 23.0 years (101)

Officers: 29.5 years

Enlisted: 24.4 years

Median: 24.5 years

Marital Status (Verified): Married = 12; Single = 39

Occupations:

Manual Labor = 69

Artisan = 26

Farmer = 67

Wagon Maker = 2

Bricklayer = 2

Miller = 1

Blacksmith = 4

White Collar = 1

Shoemaker = 2

Merchant = 1

Carpenter = 1

Baker = 1

Transportation = 3

Joiner = 2

Teamster/Waggoner = 3

Plasterer = 1

Brewer = 1

Professional = 1

Cabinet Maker = 4

Physician = 1

Butcher = 1

Cooper = 4

Bricklayer = 2

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