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Conrad, iClias 1'. Knowles, ItiMiben A\ood, Frederick il

Coe, Chester Lu Rue, John W. Woodard, Hiram w'

Clock, Frederick J;utclier, VVilliam

Commings, Barney Myers, George li< cruils.

Dennis, Jolm T. Alolendy, Hiram B. Allman, John F.

Dculer, William Alelendy, Lnu ry G. Brown,Geon>e

Dillingham, Claudino WcGowan, Frederick Berger, Charles J.

Delabaugh, Jom jdi J. McGowan, Miletus Bowermau, Michael

^i^<', John McGowan, Ireiius ('risf, Aaron K M

Everhart, Jo.seph M. Moore, Clornelius Carpenter, Gilbert

l'ale«, WiUard Moore, William .S, CarlieUl, Jieniamin K.

M>rnor, Jacob Farker, Kdward A, Dmni.son, ( )iiaa.lo J.

iMsher, (Joorgo i'arkor, l!;(hviu J,, Faloii John

Freu.ih, Chauc.ry F.W.ty, ,l,)hu Klliml. ||.„rv R.

!','■'"''■ ''''' "• Fheiiecir, Fcuis (ia.skill, b'u'hurd ,1.

Galchouse, Jam '.s Fheiie<ue, J ames llowarlli, I'icston

(Id.bons, Chrislian i'heneiee, William C. Ijiilrinns. F.mory W.

Uleason, Adam li. Kuth, Daniel J] His, (Icorge W .

Guthri.), George F. lihinebart Kli J bill,' Jns, iili II

*^"""''''- ""b'l' SaUisoii, William H. 1 1 i.-h-^ , 'IhiMiia., ,\i

"'""•''■'- ""^"' «•''-'", ChiMl.M I';. II ,M, linislu,., !'.



King, Tetcr J. Piiest, Willium Van Clevf, William A.

JjUI-J, David Eliodos, iluburt \ViM<Mii,'lil)y, Jainos M.

liacty, Jolin ii Boiiiuun-lott, Valontiiic WoUcott, ^atlianii'l P.

McNaLib, Jaiiii",-, Thompson, James E. Wollcott., William II.

Miller, Jcjscph TwitohoU, Theueloi'o "Willsoii, Ali'xaudur G.

NifiUiway, Dauiol C. TiugUu', Jolm Waller, Elijaii J.

I'attee, AlviUi Taylor, James Z. Young, I;o\vis I. C.
Young, Philip L.

OOMl'ANV B.

Aniidou, George P. iicvvoU', Sjjraguo P. Keinier, Iioherl

Amiduii, Henry Dixim, Robi^rt S. ISeliolield, J(»hn 1<\

Aldri<'li, Isaac 1'. liar'riman, William Siiadc, Clirislopher

Sliaile, ilichard

OOMPANY F. ^

Bell, David

fO.Ml'ANY H.

ilolly, Dyroii Irish, Charles L.

COMl'ANY I.

Burk. Eli EverhiU-t, Etlmond Rlica, Alexander

iJixUir, Levi F. Everhart, John T. Kyan, Palriok

De^go, Peter C)uigley, James Tucker, William H.

Liuinger, John Uiiassigned Recruit.

PllO.-dOTIONH IN CO. A. TO COMMISSIONS.

Capt. James H. \V. Jeukiiis promoted to Major.

2ud I;ieut. iUehard W. Melendy " "' " Captain.

1st Sergeant. Ireiuis Mc<iiiw lu '" '' " 1st Lieut.

I'rivate Willard Pales " " " L'nd Lieut.

Private Oscar C. yabin " " '• Quarter Master.

I.ISI OF IIMl'OUTANT HATTI.ICS IN WlllOlt TU H 2i)Tn IN l< WAS JONO ACISI i.

Shilo, Bt(.)iie lliver, I'erryvillo

Corinth, Liberty Gap, Chieamauga,

La Vergne, Green Kiver, Buzzard itoost.


'J'he2!)lli reginuiit saw its lirst hard i'oughl batlle at Shilo ami >uli'ered consid-
erable loss, also at hlonc^ Kiver it made a biiliiant reeo.d, but at Cliic.amauga
it came near being annihilaleil. 'L'he regiment was ])lac<'tl at a cerlain pos-
i'A.ni to hold at ail ha/./.ards on tiie memorial aflcu'noon of Se])t. lit), lyci.'i,
Wiiure iu about four hours time it wilhslood seven distinct charges of tht^
euoiuy, and was oidy compelleil U> yield by a Hank attacsk, in which I lu^ follow-
ing hiteuben boys of Co. A were taken [U'isoiun's and suffc'icd the hc^rroi's ol
AmlersouvilU'.

Allen, David B. JMc(jiowan, Irenus Sommerhdl, Andrew

Chivelandj (<(H>rge D. I'arker, ICdward A. iSommeilod, Valentine

C;on\mings, J5arney I'heiu cie, J ames Stewart, Albert JL

Ilu^hey, Moses B.' Phenecus William (.\ West, ,J(jhn ,1 .

King, Petiir J. I'reist, Williuui Wood, Pitilericli li.

Mc(iowan, .MUetus 1'ai.tee, Alvah Woodard, JJ ii am W

W(.llc(.tt, Nathaniel



* 1

PjiV.S'.I.NAI. IllOMINISrti'KKCJfi;-; ()W KOM K Of Cd. A. IldVH, AVIiO lumTJiM lOD .\N1> NOW 1,1\ l^.C, \

. iN TJ.ii cOL'.STV. iri;i-MiMV;:.i'i.' i.'i i!(;i-:iNks>^,i'«(i/i fi';,', '. .vD or uimM.vI, ;-/i .^^!^UN^l.

^Vn.;,^.:T H. ('•n/r., t!or|ioi-:!l or" Co. A., av.i;; woiun.|ii! ;i( Siiilo and, ilisfliar^'i!.
Uv !!;'-,".iii ('!ilish-i] ;;!■ Oaolnin oi' t.'o A. 12.) liuL, i).'i<iiiiili'(i in iMajoi-. Aiilablo
iu ii\;;iuier, !»!■ !i;:i; i\xtc!i;-;ivc. ac.<iuaii(au<;e in (1,;' count v.

J'/ 1 .-'.Y (.1. ?.l!':r.T: ny, firfil. Corpiu'ai of Co, A, ■N\a.> tli.Aiha i-,.;-('il ioy di.- ;.!,i i! y, t
;i!i i ri:i:i.'i\'Cid a (joinuiis.iioii as .Adjutant of ii'!)l!i iinl. \'(/l. mni n; rv..il as :-iu-li I
iiiiti! lii;'. cUit-c of liici v.'ar. Jii'iarly addajilfd liiii.fuli !',.' i)t act-rul i,'. i.uii;,- . i
and is junv ]!i;u'' is'ii;.;- h;'..' a( l''n'.!ii'!n!, a iiian of fxtt.-iisis i; a<'Huiianco t;\ii,.'. vi |
!;y l!iij pvominciii j>;:rt, \y.: lia.s (;;l;;:n in l/(ifii]!c:<s, ]i;>!ii ic:., i.iasoiiio, (Idd
!.>'.]' .V,', and Cf. A. R, Asr;'>c,:a.tii,,ns, and is tli- f-lciiin- l';!;-,!, Post (■'(.uunandt !•
«»f iiiu (ViLinty.

^Vr;.l.l.'..•.l ,]!.;•,■'!:■(.■, was ;-. >• i!.y A/cnndrd ai I'-'liil-i .siJil carri-. > (lie n I,; i iiM.s,il('
in his li;)dy \'.'ii !i I Ir' ';; >; cil' ri'c..iL-d as a s-.iiuitT and . iiici; i\.s a ciii/s,!, lui
•s ill l;'.vS al .'lo-; I'a a c )ii.-.i ,i'..i rauTcr; r, liuL as full of iirs and naiidolic r|/irii
an i;r old, i.iui Mij-iy. s loij (1. \. II. coiKiaLli sliij).

W;. ;.: \-i !I. X;-,i;. . s'r!-v.'d fii'l (in-c-c y -ars ill Co. A ai:t.'i- Idfi d'H.'!iai-;^c lb
ajj.ain rsilisii ;!. i ;c now li '..•.•^ in (iis^j^-:) '!'[>. ii'^ ha.s. si rvril ivvo !:i'n:.s a.:i
O'i'inli, Sh^'rit!' aiid towi:; ipjj id'iiL'cs i'rl(. iv

As'''Wr.\v SoT-i \i;:i:r.orr, liia;;; an ii^>noi-i5,!;!o. rsildicrs '.vcord a.rd ■.loniu!. - , was ;\
pi'J.s.'iiiM- in A nd: :s'U) vill.- !i( wldt'li ohnu; h.i s;.w niajiy of his cui'ii.any d'l',
;-uuo 1;.; 1iij-n liis l>]-i)ih;i' V.iirnlini'., disc,lia,rp':il a.s M; i;^-.aiir (>r Iris f,,rii[)any,
iind is ijo'.v j'ast i'osl f.saaniaiidcr <d' I'tKs! iSo. l.'iO. ]lc,(!al(s iha!, whi'o a(,
,.viid;;rs:i!iviilM o;',i! inoniin;.;' hrtwr's daylight h'.' went lo iiu' ci-i k (o halhe ai.d
licai-d I iiMiii?!'.;' waU r, on in vcnl. JLjiit i<.n di.-rnv r; d .Irar w.iti i < ;)n'.iiiiii;.;' I'roin
<lio dii- 'idisii oT I'mc. d.-ad liiu^, a!)d h • is id' tlu' o]iiniiHi ih'll, ln' \v,;s oa ■ ui' Ihc,
lir.sl. I I : ''.e and drih'i from (h" (^o calli d .1 iovid< lu c S; r'i:;,", I ha I i lU'si I'lMilito
iMv.'ivi' \\u: \vi'i'(r.M"d urisiiui'is. f.v,>m;!'"rlnl i !ii;!d" iwn a i k m j.is i-.i csi^ap!-. Ihi;
la.* lime lio was ivtalciin wiilun isevoii mihs of ilv' I idon Ijiii-.s. Tlial was a
tinio !)<' felt discuiiagcd.

(J;-;ii,:.;..; I\ Ci.i \ i.^Ni', a ri'sid.'iif < d' I'liid \\ss. (jdi'ii |".-',-.: ntu' ;d ( h ca-
I nail'.; a and \i iis a |).'i',iia ii.'h ! Iiua I'dci' a I .^ ikIiis; .|i', illi Icir ] S ni^ail hs, r-s-alis o(' i
IliU lir. .nil, .(ill ■.. ly ;i pitai I'll!, II tdl i/i II d tLIi d ia ('\ |'l\:;s'i,si <d' h.s; \i,'\;,i j

luin iird aiiil i .- |r i-li d Jiy many friends. i

Jl:';;';jiV I [.\.N-N '., wa.s iironndcd S(.i'^i.-;inf," of ids iviin ].;niy and its t;ash. (hi;
i'.in!;iii;j; (d'la'.';- l-ri to coiuiaaiul a.iid had olf llu- ns'iiiiKUl <d' his co;;; |iaiiy
I'loiii 1 hf. halllc I'll id of ( Jhicainaiif^a. lie is ii<!W hrcloii down wiiii ."rvisi.
a r»>sidi'id iiiiaf M<l/..

li";wi,. I. C. V NO, cf CI, ai' l.aloi was (.|H' nl' l!i( I inly I-. !-i ujo. ( f I,"-:!;:.', ..ii- !
'S'd woll and l:i liiil mil il I hii rh'sii id' I he w,i r, ;i IS ;.|,. I (^ d (iiid liiinnis'.j i.ii



If)

2C11, liin'iny tlie ccuiliilcuro of all. lie was I'resideiit of tliu StL-iib'.'U County
boldiera and Sailor:; Vcli laii At^.souiiitioii at ids lutt ifciiiiioa.

HniAM B. ^iiiA'.:-,))y, a siiustaiitial and uxctlk^ut cilizi'ii oi Salem 'l"p., was
[ir(j!iio1i'il S'.:rj4i.'aiil til' IiIm cujiipaiiy, I'aiiu; llirouyli thu wai willi a s'^lrraii
riicoi'il. Co. A. l-ioys or any ^s(^ld^t'^■ liiid:; his lalch .sli-iiiL'," oiii. lie is a su'i'taor
from the tirtcts of campaij^ii lifr.

FOliTY FOUKTH IND. VOL. TNF'T.



Iinint'diati-ly alter tla; deiiaCaiir of llic 2;iili Im
Kiui lo (Ills SU'iiLca County fuinislu'd Co. A and
Vv. 11. il. Day, J!. J. Ci-i.sswail , i5ir;40 ^inlitll, and (jt
in;;'. \\'. if. ll. i)ay AV(nl soonm- tna.u (Ik.' r^si as 1

'I'lif. ro;jti'r Vi tin-' l-l'h from l-jteub>ni County i;^ u:



,. I lie. 41 til was (H-j^ani/.i'd
pails of other <;oni|>ai.i(,s.
liers were active in reeruil-
^t Jnenl. in the iiOlh hid
i ioll(,\ves:



IJaklin •! Cr',^:-swait, Liieut. Coi.



i)r. Geori^^e W. MeConnell, Quarter J.Iast*.



(JOMIWN*' A.

Charles F. Minney Caj>l. Kiias Uose, Ist Jjieu



Arnold, Nicholas
Auiiiend, J. Lines A,
iiarr, Ciiarles H.
Bjnneir, William
Butler, Marvin E.
iiutler, 'I'homas i).
Heic!i(u\ tiil)a
Jlenedict, Jolin M.
liarch, Joricipii X\'.
JJi^lor, James
Urooks, b'raufns
Brook.-i, bauiuel is.
lieirl, Henry W.
(Uink, Cliarles
C;al[), Afiles T.
Carliii, William C.
Cleveland, lS|>.neiM' J.
( Urlin. John
(lox, h>;)l()moii iM.
IJgUs, Jea:.e
Dotts, William II.
Dotts, Jacob
Eckhart, John
F,v, in^S Jauies !5.
F,win.;-,'A.lbertll.
I'-wer.s, Adolpiiurt
Field, Henry

|.',';.i,,y, , I, ,1,11

(I iMiit, Maiion



(jrant, jiarriscjji
^irilii'h. fjewis

Ch'een, Mareina
Goodrieli, David ().
ilall, Leandui-
llyalt, 'I'lnmias C.
Iluineibau. - h, \\'illiani
Hurlb.'rl, CUarles F.
Heller, Ji'mamn 1
llul,<!hins, (iohii ll.
Heller Daniel
Hall John
Imhotr, John
J acknnui, Josj])ii
Kinnear, John W.
ijcwis, r^owel V.
Jiord.-, Jo, - e|ili F
lj(nil,-, I lenry A.
I.nl/, John
Moli'-, 1 1, 'i'honius II.
McAluii-e, Wiliiaui
Mcrriman, J amen i.1.
Milnes, Joriejih
Miller, CharU^')
Muiiday, Jasjxn-
Obeihl, Chrislo|.iier
rowel.s, ISteplien A. .
i'jH ,cll, John M.
ltiii:.oii, lv(J>ert



Hir^j'o Siuitli, lind l/ieul.
Iiyan, John Hr.
Kyaii, John Jr.
J(yan, Siepheii
Iiyan, Michael
llyan, Janus
Uosser, William
Kobbins, HaiiHoin K,
ISiealy, John
S\vanil)a\v, (''rederiok
i-iiiyder, Heynnrnr I'.
iSail.or, .'Mien M.
(Sowle, David
Sliosvcilter, Joshua
J-ieohs, ^Villiam
JStroii)^-, (leor^io W.
Si 1 a.ly, ( 'lirist ian
Sa^e, Alonzo \i.
SeiiN ille, ( )niii.s 1).
Seoville, Hannibal
Wwaiii, Kie'liard i*.
'riirnsher, (J.sear li.
'linsley, Hamcul
'riirooj), ( >ran;^(;
Tiifany, l)jiy is ,1.
'I'lioin psoii, (i Jhi
'I'vvitehi II lleiir.)
'I'wileh.'ll, (i( (M-'-o \\.
\'an A iiUeii, J ^nnes
Van Cl.'ve, (i( ,.:ve W .



JG



West, Henry
•-.Vvi^lit, Williuiu W.
\\'t'tu, Jowhuu
\v ill^i s, Kobert
Yciim r, W illiaiii

Jvcfrutls.
Aldi-u-li, iMT.ici-ick i!.
Aldnch, Juliii L.
AiuliTW.s, Nth' iniah

IJcil, IrtHIlC

Jilack, Liockwood L.
(liappel, J iiliiis H.
( 'faiiilal, Silas L.



Moflult, '] hoiiias C.

JJovoriy, Charlea S.
Uabi;oL'k, William Y.
Bfcudcr, Wi'liam
Chandler, b'lancis S.
1)1 1 rim, Jaimis G.



Hlo\v<u-(^, ijyman
liailey, James
Cavey, Phinntfua
Hathaway, Ji>r-r[(li M.



Aldrich, Eugene 3.
Altman, Heiiiy H.
Ijc.uinut, Nori-irt S.
lU.'nncI, Miileom
Hiekler, (ijinrh -i N.
Ii:,yl(,r, I'-lias
Cook, il olm
Ciitlei-, Simon li.
Kldridge, II. u.y
KlliotI, Ham\u-1 [[.
( Jay h>i'd, .la iik .t
time.', John



Crampton, Htiuy
Ci-ain i<lon, J ohn
Fetterliool', Albert
(iaiim>i), JcroMio C.
Jordan, Aloi»/A)
Kratzer, I'-mauuel
Kerr, GtMirj^e
i .oubarger, llcniy
I .arue, Thomas
Lewis, Frank 1!.
Jjaey, Thoiiias 1'.
Morrison, Lelaiid
Malolt, Jae.ob
Jliller, WilLird A.
Martin, Elias

(;omi'a;^y d.
yi<jwe, Hylvester J .

eo&n'ANV K.
Dirrim, IJiehard
i)irriin, Kobi/rl K.
Fierstone, Isaae
Freeby, George W.
]lauu:l'iey, Francis M.
Kiusly, yolomon

coMeANX a.
Hubbell, Charles V.
Johnson, Daniel
Jo!ins<jn, F.
I'erlvins, Job

Ct)M]'ANY ir.
AVright, Jerome

COr.lPANY K.

Greenamyer, William
HefFellinger, Martin Y
llawh^y, ilenry 11.
llig - ins, Albert
Kna[>|), • ).-('ar
I '<<tig, ilohii ( (.
Mease, !~'amiiel i'j.
Moore, 'I'oliiaH
McMillen, John ().
Malani^ly, William
Miisscr, t''iiwHril
Morli.y, (icorgt*



Nyec, John F,
( )'l!vifu, t hrisiopher
i'urvis, (Jeoi-go W.
I'arker, Daniel S.
J{ichard.soii, Jamea
jlenner, James M,
Stewart, James
Sowie, Kobert
'I'raby, Jacob A.
'I hoii.j>son, Itobert JJ.
\'anol.>iin, Walter
West, Lewis
^\'ilson, Newell 'A.
\Vagni-r, (ieorge \\\



frmilh, Wailir

Ked, George W.
Sleiil/, J(;hn
Sleni/, Ge(iige W.
'jlinier, Stephen
'J'urne]-. Martin B.



iiutli\ an, A( al
Uovvson, (). /.
Wri;_;lil, < 'liauey
Wi ight, Samuel



l!oe. Orange A.
Ixodgers, Madison
SisHon, Joseph F.
Sloan, Jami ri
Shank, Sylvesier
Shank, Niu'maii (,\
Sipiit r, Samuel IC.
Shaixt, Jerry J.
Waters, Solomon l>.
T.ulhiril, Sherl.an
Cliileoat, John



eoiMMlHHIONH AND I'la >MO'l'iONS Oi'' iVnolJ lUON COllN'i Y HOYS,

Lieut. Col. liahliu J. Crosswait, Died

Isi, Leiul. or iiarler Master Dr. Geo,;;!) W. MeConnell, Iv. ,,i;;iM d

COM rA NY A.

' 'a ;>l. ( 'In I Ir .iiine.y, |i;omoled Major, luMii; iied



17

Ist l.ieut. EliiU-i lii.'so, rcsij^jud. •

'•2nd J.icut. liii'go ymitli, lUhi},Mied.

Ibt St'ij|t. M. B. Butltu-, iu\)iiu)tea 2nd Lieut., proinoted 1st, Liout., resigned.

Privatu Jus^ph \V. iiuvch, promoted 2ud Lieut., promoted 1st Lieut., pro-
moted Captain, promoted Major, mustered out witli regiment.

Private Lewjs (Irillllli, pn>moted 1st liiout., proinot^'d Captain, niu,-,tered
out willi riginmul.

J'rivali OiiHiM 1). ScovilK', promoted 2ud Lieut., j)ii)motid retain Co. I.,
niu.sturivi <iut willi rcyiiiual.

Private Cieorge. \V. L'witehell promoted Lst Lieut. muHtered out witli regiment.

I'rivate iSeweil P. Lewirf, promoted 2nd Lieut, mustered out with regiment

COMP.iNY D.

I'rivate Sylvester J. Stowe, promoted 1st Lieut., mu.s-tered'out witli regiment.

COMl'ANY K.

1st Lieut. Sinie(m C. Aidrich, promoted Captain, promoted Lieut. Col., t;om-
missioned Col., died Aug. 15 '04.

1st Sergeant J^^orris S. Bennet, promoted 2ud Licut., promoted .1st Lieut.,
resigned.

Sergeant Eugene S. Aldrieli, prjuiotad 2ud Lieut., promoted 1st Lieut.,
mustered out ul expiratiuii <jf 3 years service.

Corporal John G. Long, promoted 1st Lieut., umstored out witli regiment,

i.iHT <)*■ liiroJiTANT hattlioh in wuicH run ilaii ind. wam end aoeu.
Fort Donelson, Corinth, CImttanoogii,

Fort lieiiry, Perryviilo Chicamauga,

Shiloh, Stouo Kiver, Mission Unlgo.

Tho official reports of commanding ofllcers gives the Forty-fourth laurels
at its tirst engagement at Fort Donelson of well advanced buttle cliarges and
good conduct. It capturing one Kebel Hag, which is now in deposit at
Indiaimpolis, and was one of tho lirsl regiments to receive tho surrcndiu- of
llebel arms and prisoners. Its next groat reeoid wa.s nmdi) at Shiloh,
fi.jhting all day Sunday on the left wing participat iM;.^ in a .severe and s( rioii.-,
check to the enemy, a scene of illu.stration iu neur.y all 1 altle picdaisof
Shiloh, and won tao eognoiiAen <jf "iilON misn" wliich stuck to them throughout
the war. Tho Forty-fourth was never once demorilized during tho the two
duya battle, keeping its lines and position wherever ordered. Tho foilowing
Steulien boya aro among those that carried the regimental colors vuilil
\v»»uuded; Nowell P. Lewis, Henry A. liords, L(a\ in (irillUh, Henry Twitcliell
of ('o. A. and Sorgt. (). '/.. Uawson of (Jo. ti. The Hag was riihdcd with l.iill .
and uioh! lieroiely i; 'ended. It is consic'tuctl uo\s' (hat Iml fm Ihn lilLi
Mrigado to wlii'li tl i llli was atlaehed Itoa'irngaard'n Ixuu.t, to w.iloi'



orsn



in I he Tcnn<Hsc'o River (Iml niglil, would have been fulfiled.

It was again in the fiay at Stone River where it sustained its record and
natne. and the battle reports of Chieamauga add a luster to its history.
Durinp tlie different evolutions, incident to a large battle, the 44th became
dutachi-d from its brigade, and hearing heavy fighting on the left, C()l. Al-
dricli marched his men to that point. Its iurival and support was wry
fortunate to (len. 'I'honuis and to the day.

In wrsiern riginunts an intiniaey .xisted between otlieers and nun not
seen in rtgiments of Hw cast. A lul in no regiment of the west was
this iutimaey more a[ipt.u-,iat t!uiu in the 44th still it did not destroy discipline
nor the faithful pcrforunce of duty, nor was the education of military tactics
neglected, as a pro^jf of this the following bit of history is given. In the
spring of 18(15 a nice Colonel's sword was to be given l)y the ladies of the west
to the best drilled regiment in ths army of tlie Cumberland, many regiments
competed, among them U. S. F.egular.^ The 44th Ind. won the prize, and it
was prou'ily reeeived by thiir Colonel.

ri:nsoNAij ];i:mini.sscence8

Oai't. Chauleb F. Ki.nnky, a g^;ntleman by nature and qualifications, genial
as an officer, in self respect resigned for supersedure in promotion to which
he was entitled as s?nior Capt liu and in common usage by military rules, lie
(rarne home but remained active in support of the Union by his influence.
Ho was the founder of Kiriiuty ,": Co'm. ilank, and died, in 187'1, un active
influHiioial citizen with many fri;'iHlrt.

IjIKut. Ei.i.4h Komk, on a(^'()uiit of ill h'.altli resigned, but remembers
his regiment and <-o!i\iailis, and never missC'S an oj)per1,unity with tongue or
jien to interest hiuisdf in their behalf.

f/iK,UT. lhu(i:; SMcrn. a Irnu patriot, was also compelled to resign on account
of ill healtli. lie again <nli-ted as 1st l,ii ut. in Co. A 12'Jth and died in the
swrvice as Captain. He j)rovi'd his h>yally willi his life.

IVIauvin B. IJiililer, for meiiloiious and conscientious service received l)ro-
mofion, but ill heallli < aiiscd liy s^'rvice and care of his company, of which he
was in ct'inmand for sune time compelU d him to resign. 'I'iiuugh far from
being well he was ( lectcd County llec(n-der for two terms and Audifcn' oui-
term, bi.ing tiie lii-st soldit r eh'cfed <f) a eonnly onice. His cntcri nt in his
comrailes is ever manilest( d He in now a resident of fsaleui 'I'p.

!)](. Oiio. W. McCoNNKi.i , active at the lieginuing ami active to the end,
luoiiiy time ami s(^iviei' wire g!V( u that Hl<'nb.in County should be fully ree-
ogni/,(>d. ll(^ was the first (Quarter Master of the lllh ami one of the b( i-t to
pr(.vi.l.. (or lii,- giiiMiit. Comrade M. li. Hutu 1 hays tin: boy* idway-i liiid
i,\)Oil c!.init!lr to i-l cp on, a lu\tiry not of t. ii hndaflti lb'' I'r. letl thiin.



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-Hard conslaul scjsii'c, and such it \v;is at Ihc bcguiiii;^ iKCcsitufcd hi.-,
reaignutiou, but Ids uctivo iutevoat in the re.-5ults of the war, or tho gouil of
the MolditH- never rohixod, not evon at tliis date, with hi.'- advaiUM il ayo ho hab
tlio promiuni of going farther and nioro niiles and i)re.si.-iting until hi.s object is
accomplished when it is to the welfare of any comrade.

Lkwih CTi(iFi''irii, ( ). i). BooviLiLU, Choo. W. Twiioiiiii-.'., .VNi) Nkwkll,
P. LiiWirf, by goniui oinradeahip and soldier.-i ((ludilicatioiis lynd incritorious
conduct were adwuicod to cuinuii.ssiunn ami are now rcsitlt ii(.! of the county,
respected and loyal cilizrua, with the i-ecord of looking well lo tlic^ care of (heir
C'J!nrade:i in the .service, they lia\o conliiiiRd tin; :-iainc^ at hi;uie in sieliueHH,
distreh.i, au(.l tinai niu.-iter mil. And a.s remailud by ojse al (lie death of
Win. Jio.s.ser that a Co. .V boy can ilie in peai-n only wh.n f.'apt. Cirillith in
present and by their .sid( . 'i le se n eu novv ^h',lw age and while hairs, and tho
reisults of o\er four year.s of campaign life it-i quite vi.siable.

FiiKUEiiiuic Bw.ir.iiiAW of Co. A ajid NoaMAN C. iSn.\NK of C<t. K., re.sidentH of
and neighbors of Jaiiison 'I'p,, both carry wuiiuds and disabilitien incured in
tlm service. U'hey are tiocial aiut anxiuu.s t«.i (nji'y con;radewhip wh(.ne\er al)h.

EuoEtJi: y. Aldricli, with a .s'lovt service iji llu Itii Mich, went as S.rgeant of
Co. K. After tluoo y^^ar.s more riorvico we.s nuisULcd (^ut as IsL Lieut. Hi' is
now a r( silk iit and business man of Pleasant Jjaiie. He has in custody (jne
of the old regimental Hags of 411 li, b.atlle seared aiid old wj(h age, ami is ten-
derly caved fen- by the old boys.

S.VMUKi. '.ri.Ni^-LEV, now a resident of Angola, is a remarkable, man with a re-
niarkablci memory and his fund of arn)y reuiiniss."enc( s aio nuiny, always in a
manner (juite viviil, He was (.li.-,eh;.rged f.ii liisabilily, but afj;!iiii enlislid in
the 7lh('avalry as he could no( be conlcut imlil the \wii w.is emied.

'PiiK, I'.vi'uio'no H\ \n l'',\Mii,v, falher and four .'-ons in Co. A. and !iflerward
the liffch son in amil li. r regimenl. This s(al\\ail famil} |ieiioiiiied a triu
riohliers iluty during the war, well known in llieir rtgi:ueiit and to the ja'ople
of the coiuily. 'I'he old vcli ran, the iatu;r, gave his life, the stalwart .siuis
returned and (he agial willow and mollur \-, oiUii soiui in company
witli her .sohlier sons, esspeciaiy i.t rt. unions, and noui^ eujoy tluse belter than
her. Groat hom-r is ilue to tlie mothers (d' soldiers.

CnAltLKS'iVllLLi'a;, of (»rlaml one of first to Velei'.ui, was (he c mumdiaii aini

ongstor of Co. A. .Many times tho boys had the biu', s siirk, lireil, and weary

(^harl-i'y would enliven (he bivouac or inarch by his fun ami songs. He wa.-^

Wiu-tli more than Doetois to (he iiegimeul. He iias nnideralid soin(Vvh;d, bnl

always has a song i' reuiuons ami (j. A. Jv. gatherings.

Hi'iNJiv \V. Hn.'.iti), rved liis full enlistmeni, and is now Ir, ing n ar .-Viigol,!,
and wheiKiVei in be t;i'el,,i (lui com rade. hi |i (d old sohlier:. liis hir\.ei



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.•iJdnil with a};c aiu' tho sli-iiglo fur a livtililiood shows luavy marks.

.!\Mi« II. Van \ukin, a rcHiaeiit of Ph-asant Lake, was woiiiuk'il in l.alU.-
aiul (li#fliar;4i'd in i)i.-t., JS(]2, again oulistcd as sevycant of Co. A lliUlli Iml.
and was sovt-rly wo'.uultnl at Franklin. Van Aukin is jx-.culiar, loyal, hravo,
generous, and indt'peiidLiit. His record in tho service while doing duly wafi
no( inclined U. military red tape, lie is a im nilur of (1. A. U. I'ost No. l.'>0^
and holds liu: ollieial position of i-jurj^eon, an honoi prompdd fr(.m the tact
rhat he is representative of Dr. Drake's Medicines ami is pariieiilai willm-' to
a[>ply his lemedie.s to ci n.rades wheniMi' needed.

Co. A. liad among its mejuberrs- prol<;il;ly the oldest m;ia that went trom tlie
County in the [.erson of unele Stepluui A. I'owers. His j.alriolic saying, lliat,
"I am init to old It) haiile fcr my tUnintry" will loiig he ri moinbcred. <'on-
siencious and true ho done a soldiers iluiy as long as he eould. Co. A also
lias tlie distiiictiim. so lar as heaid of, of having the yonngtst tnlisdd
soldier that carried a uuisJuil. from th-' s'l, .10 of Indiana. Silas L. Crandall
ijeing only l;5 years and 1 months of age when mustered altlunigh the nuisler-
ing olUcor was made to b^-licve he was older. ]le is now a resident of Angola,
and interisled in tlie w.lfaro of lils older (xjmrades.

Sl'/v I'lN'I'V r-'OliU'l'll l.ND. VOL. INK'T.

in August \M'2 tlui 7ltli ln<liana Vol. was organi/.ed ai I'orl Wayne, liuiiana
with Company 11 ri(Mn Sleulieu I'onnly as on>' principal <-om|ioneni pari, ami
anotlna- eompa/iy wilii turn nnui fro.u ihis C(,unly. Sieiihen was nol rep
roHenled among llie held or slad ollie.MS \s il h only one e\eei.lioii. thai
of (Jiiiphun. The I'o'lowiiig Ih ilvi i<)st:u' of the Villi from Sledi-en Counly;
Ahrani M, Howie. Chaplain.

COMl'.'.NV o.

Jiaymaii, I'.li

COMI ANY U

Sylveiius B. George, ('apt. Ijawr./nee (iulcs, fsl Ineul.

Henjaniiii F. Dawson, "..'ml [,)■ ui.

Abi)ey, Jacoli 1). C>ilo, t^amuel II ulf man, Siias

Hurcl'i, llalliert C. (Uark, Nowton llml .lan, Asa

lieniiotr, Al>rain Dove, Itobert liuU vndiiwJ.

Bur '•e<>s, D.ivid K. l''iUing, Simon 1 i ui,i'nms, 1 hootlore

Uennotl, John (i. L'lowers, Abruin S. ]ioo\er, Henry

• iJonedicl, James i'l. (inthrie, William T. Ireiaud, .Jonathan K

H.ir(!lovv, -lolin li. (ioodrieh, I'lverelt lO. ,1 .>; il,;n, A iiilrew J .

(.'lehiiul, .Joliu Oilhnrl, Ooriu'liuH Kna pj., Aloit imer H.

(howford, Ibiiar (Irillilli, Ijeaman Kenpiy, Tcli'r I;,

(MasHon, I'AJgai . (Jroen, Krani'is M. Kojie, l)a\id

Cope, David ( ieer, Oeorge I .uwl h. r, ( iemge

Cole, N"l.am' llauver, .1 olm M . I.ei.',,l. Nelson



Light, ()iit-ii:'.o Jio.s;", Soluiuon J. KccniUs

];;.•(■., I'iilis :\i. Jlinoliarl, Jiicoh U. IJlulu-, Albert E.

Luiiyi'r, ijjiijiiu'l ituiiuiudl, Jacob Cnriu'll, Licorgc \\ .

Loiirtdale, Uvo^^^- iCummeli, Gcurye Uahulf, 8iiuuii

lifciii:ii;ni, Joliii LJ. Say clt-r, John Dirlaii, (.'lcU

li'.-nuuoii, JaiML'.s M. SUictiiiK (jile.s Kuriy. llichard


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