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Krebaum, A., Havana, Jan. o, 1864 ; trans, to Co. E.
Kemper, H., Forest City, Feb. 1, 1864 ; m. o. March 15,

1866.

Lybarger, C., Havana, Jan. 4, 1864; m. o. March 18, 1866.
Lukens, T. J., Havana, Jan. 5, 1864; prmtd. to Second

Lieut.

McMullen, P., Havana, Jan. 6, 1864 ; m. o. in L866.
McMullen, A., Havana, Jan. 6, 1864; m. o. Nov. 15, 1866.
Mclntosh, J., Havana, Jan. 6, 1864 ; absent at m. o.
Moore, W. H., Havana, March 4, 1864 ; m. o. in 1866.
Otto, Joseph, Havana, Jan. 5, 1864 ; m. o. in 1866.
Polater, C. F., Havana, Jan. 5, 1864 ; m. o. in 1866.
Probst, H., Havana, Jan. 5, 1864 ; m. o. in 1866.
Robinson, W. B., Havana, Jan. 5, 1864 ; m. o. in 1866.
Stropes, Wm., Havana; Jan. 5, 1864; m. o. in 1866.
Stokes, H. S., Havana, Jan. 5, 1864 ; m. o. in 1866.
Swortwood, W., Havana, Jan. 5, 1864 ; m. o. in 1866.
Sullivan, Pat., Havana, Jan. 5, 1864 ; died at Brownsville,

NOT. 7, 1865.

Sutcliffe, S., Havana, Jan. 5, 1864 ; m. o. in 1866.
Todd, Thos. A., Havana, Jan. 5, 1864; m. o. in 1866, as

First Sergt.

Vantassel, Lmac, Havana, Jan. 5, 1864 ; m. o. in 1866.
Watson, J. J., Havana, Jan. 5, 1864 ; m. o. in 1866.
Williamson, J., Havana, Jan. 1, 1864; m. o. in 1866.
Whitaker, R. E., Havana, Jan. 5, 1864; m. o. March 15,

1866.
Yates, J. C., Havana, Jan. 5, 1864 ; m. o. in 1866, as First

Sergt.
Yatee N., Topeka, Jan. 5, 1864; m. o. in 1866.

Company E.

Hanks, J. A., Havana, Jan. 5, 1864 ; prmtd. to Second
Lieut. Jan. 1, 1865.



THIRTY-THIRt) INFANTRY.
Company K.

Adkins, W. T., Bath, e. Feb. 16, 1864; m. o. Nov. 1865.
Adkins, J. S., Mason Co., e. Aug. 21, 1861 ; disd. July 20,

1864.

Crites, Jacob, Mason Co., e. Aug. 21, 1861 ; re-e.
Legg, J. M. V. B., Bath, e. Aug. 21, 1861 ; re-e.
Martin, J. A., Mason Co., e. Aug. 21, 1861 ; m. o. Oct. 11,

1864.
Reynolds, H., Mason City, e. Aug. 21, 1861; re-e.



Tracy, J. W., Mason City, e. Aug. 21, 1861 ; died at home,
March 10, 1864.

Welch, Wm., Mason City, e. Aug. 21, 1861; re-e.

Barnet, M. J., Mason City, e. Jan. 1, 1864; m. o. 1865.

Marshall, C., Mason Co., e. Feb. 25, 1864.

Schoonover, W., Mason Co., e. Feb. 8, 1864 ; m. o. Nov. '65.

Stewart, W., Mason Co., e Feb. 8, 1864; m. o. Nov. 1865.

Swartwood, C., Mason Co., e. Feb. 4, 1864 ; absent with-
out leave.

Swartwood, J., Mason Co., e. Feb. 4, 1864 ; absent with-
out leave.



THIRTY-EIGHTH INFANTRY.
Company C.

Capt. A. M. Pollard, Spring Lake, Aug. 15, 1861 ; prmtd

to Major.

Capt. J. H. Adams, Mason Co., Dec. 19, 1865 ; m. o. in 1866.
First Lieut. W. F. Chapman, Mason Co., Aug. 16, 1861 -

prmtd. Lieut. Col.

First Lieut. J. H. Adams, Mason Co., April 6, '64 ; prmtd.
Second Lieut. A. J. Rankin, Spring Lake, Aug. 15, 1861

resd. in 1862.

Adams, J. H., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, '61 ; re-e. and prmtd.
Adams, W., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; died at Pilot

Knob.
Abrams, E., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; died at St. Louis.

June 20, 1862.

Anderson, H., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; disd. 1862.
Boggs, J. F., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; re-e.
Brown, E., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861; died at Pilot

Knob.

Brown, Eben, Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; deserted.
Blingard, L. D., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1821; discharged.
Cox, J. W., Manito, e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; trans, to Inv. Corps.
Dare, J. H., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; kid. at Stone

River.

Evans, C. F., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; m. o. In 1864.
Ebersal, J., Mason Co.. e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; m. o in 1864.
Frakes, J. 0., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 , kid. at Stone

River.

Fife, J. G., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; disd. for disab.
Gray, Pat., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; m. o. in 1864.
Hartley, W. T., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; re-e.
Hines, Isaac, Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; re-e.
Hines, Frank, Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; kid. at Chicka-

mauga.

Hinehorst, C., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; re-e.
Humphrey, J., Spring Lake, e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; prmtd.
Kingman, J., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861; died Sept.

4, 1864, at Andersonville.

Landers, P., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; disd. in 1862.
Long, S. B., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; re-e.
Landreth, B. F., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861; m. o. Sept.

15, 1864.

Layphoole, C., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; died at Iron-
ton July 9, 1862.
Mclntyre, John, Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; m. o. Sept.

15, 1864.
Mclntyre, A., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; disd Oct.,

1863, for wds.

McCarty, J., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; disd. 1863.
Opdyke, L., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; m. o. Sept.

15, 1864.

Price, Eugene, Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; kid. at Lib-
erty Gap June 25, 1863.

Patton, W. T., Mason Co., e, Aug. 26, 1861 ; re-e.
Reddinger, A., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; m. o. Sept.

17, 1864.

Rowe, G., Mason Co., e. Ang. 26, 1861 ; re-e.
Rosebrough, Jos., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; died at

Ironton Nov. 6, 1861.

Sellers, G. H., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; died at Ander-
sonville May 24, 1864.
Steele, E., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; died at Bowling

Green Nov. 11, 1862.
Shock, L., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; kid. at Liberty

Gap June 5, 1863.
Sayner, George, Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861; m. o. Sept.

15, 1864.

Trent, A. M. S., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; re-e.
Van Ranssaler, Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; disd. from

wounds.

Wax, S., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; re-e.
Whalon, M., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861; disd. 1862.
Wiseman, J., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861 ; re-e.



HISTORY OF MASON COUNTY.



471



Wightman,J., Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861; died of wds.

1863.
Williams, Israel, Mason Co., e. Aug. 26, 1861; disd. May,

1863.

VETEBANS.

[NOTE. All those marked " re-e." became veteran* in the
company on the 2'Jth of February, 186k.]

RECRUITS.

Atwood, Isaac N., Mason Co.; re-e.

Berkley, W. B., Mason Co.; disd.

Blizzard, T, Spring Lake ; died of wds. Jan. 12, 1865.

Blizzard, A., Spring Lake ; died in Alabama.

Blizzard, J. I)., Spring Lake ; re-e.

Crane, A. J., died at Tullahoma Nov. 28, 1864.

Crane, W., died a prior. April 1, 1864.

Davis. W. B., Manito; died in Mississippi.

Dand, J. W., Mason Co.; died at Andereonville June 8,

1864.

Graves, E. S., Mason Co.; m. o. 1865 as Corp.
Graves, B. H., Mason Co.; disd. 1863.
Hartley, R., Manito, e. Jan. 23, 1864 ; m. o. March, 1864.
Harcutn, P., Mason Co.; disd. 1'or disability.
Hines, J. M., Mason Co.; re-e.; m. o. 1865.
Hainson, G., Spring Lake, e. Jan. 23, 1864; m. o. 1866.
King, H., Mason Co.; died at Nashville 1862.
Kimball, J. M., Topeka, e. Feb. 6, 1864 ; trans, to V. R. C. ;

m. o. 1865.

McKinney, A. A., Mason Co.; re-e. as vet.
McNair, D., Mason Co., died at Bowling Green Nov. 27,

1862.

Norman, G. W., Mason Co.. disd. 1863, disab.
Norman. J. T., Mason Co., died at Nashville Jan. 31, 1863.
Orendorff, H., Manito, e. Jan. 23, 1864; disd. for disab.

July 10, 1865.

Patton, A., Havana, e. Jan. 1, 1864; m. o. March, 1866.
Rowe, W. E., Mason Co., died at Pilot Knob Nov., 1861.
Reynolds, W. H., Mason Co., r-e.
Stuart, W. A., Mason Co., died at luka Aug. 22, 1862.
Williams, J. L., Mason Co.; died at Pilot Knob Nov. 15,

1861.



FORTY-SEVENTH INFANTRY.
Company B.

Beal, Wm. L., Mason Co., e. Sept. 6, 1861 ; m. o. in 1864.
Smith, Rufus P., Mason Co., e. Sept. 6, 1861 ; disd. for
disab.

FIFTY- FIRST INFANTRY.

The Fifty-first Regiment was organized at
Camp Douglas, Chicago, 111., December 24,
1861, by Col. G. W. Cummings, and moved to
Cairo on the 14th of February, 1862 ; from
thence to Camp Cullum, on the 27th, and to
Bert rand, Mo. On the 7th of March, moved
to Sykestown, and, on the 10th, to New Mad-
rid, making a reconnaisance on the 13th, and, on
the 14th, New Madrid was evacuated by the
nemy.

April 7, moved against Island No. 10; on
the 8th. pursued the enemy, compelling the
surrender of Gen. Mackall with 4,000 prison-
ers. On the llth, proceeded down the river
to Osceola, Ark, and, on the 17th, moved to
Hamburg Landing, disembarking on the 22d,
and afterward engaging in the battle of Farm-
ington and siege of Corinth.

June 4th, advanced to near Baldwin, Miss.,
mid fell back to Booneville. On the llth,
moved to Corinth, and went into camp.

July 20, left Big Spring and marched to
Tuscumbia, Ala., and guarded the railroad
from Hillsboro to Decatur. August 24, the
regiment concentrated at Decatur, and, on the



4th of September, moved via Athens, Ala., to
Nashville, Tenn. November 6, engaged in
repelling the attacks of Breckinridge. Morgan
and Forrest. From September 16 to November
6, Nashville was cut off from all communica-
tion with the North, and the troops were sub-
sisting on half rations.

December 26, moved against the enemy
under Bragg, and, on the 30th, met the enemy
and was engaged during the day, losing seven
wounded. December 31, the regiment was in
the thickest of the fight at Stone River, losing
fifty-seven killed, wounded and prisoners. On
the 16th of January, moved three miles south
of Murfreesboro and camped. On the 8th,
moved to Spring Hill ; on the 10th, reached
Duck Creek, and, on the llth, Van Dorn
crossed Duck River and Granger returned to
Franklin.

June 24, moved via Beacher Grove, reach-
ing Tullahoma on the 1st of July, the enemy
leaving the night before. Joined in pursuit
of the enemy to Elk River, Winchester and
Cowan, Bragg retreating over the Cumberland
Mountains and across the Tennessee River. On
the 9th, ascended the mountains and camped
on the summit. July 30, moved to Bridgeport,
Ala., and from thence across the Tennessee to
foot of Sand Mountain, and up the mountain
and on to Trenton, Ga. Marched down Look-
out Valley to Winston's Gap, and on to Alpine,
Ga. On the 14th, marched up Lookout Valley ;
on the 15th, from Steven's Gap to McElmore's
Cove.

On the 19th of September, went into the
battle of Chickamauga, at 4 o'clock P. M..
losing, that evening, ninety men out, of two
hundred and nine engaged. On the 20th,
went into position on the extreme right, and
were heavily engaged. In the afternoon, the
whole division fell back, in confusion, to Mis-
sion Ridge, and, on the 21st, threw up works
at Rossville. On the 23d, crossed Chicka-
mauga Creek.

November 24, was again engaged- with the
the enemy at Mission Ridge, losing 30 out of
150 men engaged, including Maj. Davis,
wounded, and Capt. George L. Bellows, killed.
On the 28th of November, marched to the re-
lief of Gen. Burnside, at Knoxville. Decem-
ber 16, moved by rail to Blain's Cross Roads,
and on the 19th of January, moved to Chat-
tanooga. February 10, the regiment mustered
aa veterans and started for Chicago, and on
the 17th, received veteran furlough. The reg-
iment left for the front March 28, 1864, via
Louisville, Nashville and Chattanooga, to Cleve-
land, Tenn. On the 3d of May, began the
Atlanta campaign.

Was engaged at Rocky Face Ridge May 9,
losing 2 men ; at Resaca on the 14th, losing
Capt. Lester and 20 men wounded. At Dallas,
May 25, met the enemy in position and were
engaged eleven days, losing one officer and 11
men wounded. June 15, in a skirmish, Capt.
Tilton wa* wounded and 12 men killed and
wounded. On the 27th of June, in the



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HISTORY OF MASON COUNTY.



assault on Kenesaw Mountain, lost 2 officers
wounded and 54 men killed and wounded, and
Adjt. H. W. Hall and Lieut. A. V. McCormack,
killed.

July 20, engaged at Peach Tree Creek ; cas-
ualties, 5 wounded. Was engaged during the
siege of Atlanta and fight at Goldsboro,
losing 2 wounded, and at Lovejoy, losing 3
wounded. Marched into Atlanta on the 8th
of September. During the campaign, the reg-
iment lost 3 officers killed, 4 wounded, and
105 men killed and wounded. After march-
ing from place to place, the enemy was again
met at Spring Hill, on the 29th of November,
and the regiment lost 12 wounded, including
Capt. Waterman and Gen. Bradley. Novem-
ber 30, moved to Franklin and engaged in the
battle there, losing Lieut Thomas, killed ; Capt.
Tilton and Lieuts. Johnson and Hills, wounded ;
52 men killed and wounded, and 98 men miss-
ing. December 1, reached Nashville and en-
gaged in the battle of Nashville December 15
and 16, losing 1 killed and 5 wounded. After
the battle, pursued the flying enemy, and
afterward moved to Huntsville, Ala.

March 31, 1865, moved to Greenville, Tenn.
April 15, to Nashville. June 16, moved to
Johnsonville and embarked for New Orleans.
July 28, embarked for Texas ; 31st, landed at
Port Lavacca, and August 1, moved to Camp
Placidon, Texas. On the 25th of September,
1865, the regiment was mustered out at Camp
Garvin, Texas, and arrived at Camp Butler,
Illinois, October 15, 1865, and was paid off
and discharged from further service.



Company F.

Capt. George L. Bellows, Chicago, July 18, 1862 ; kid. at

Mission Ridge Nov. 25, 1863.
Capt. A. H. Frazer, Bath, Nov. 25, 1863 ; resd August 6,

1864.
First Lieut. Robert Houston, Bath, July 18, 1862 ; resd.

in 1863.

First Lieut. A. H. Frazer, Bath, Sept. 9, 1863 ; prmtd.
Second Lieut. A. H. Frazer, Bath, July 18, 18C2; prmtd.
Barton, Robert, Mason Co., e. July 18, 1862; disd. 1863.
Beehe, Geo. W., Mason Co., e. Miiy 1, 1862; disd. 1864.
Bower, John, Mason Co., e. April 3, 1802 ; disd. 1864.
Behne, M., Mason Co.. e. March 18, 1862; deserted.
Carpenter, Francis, Muson Co., e. April 5, 1862 ; m. o.

18C5.

Cooper, Mark, Mason Co., e. July 15, 18G2 ; m. o. 1865.
Church Willixm, Mason Co., e. May 28, 1862; m. o. 1865.
Davis, John, Moscow, e. March 10, 1862; m. o. 1865.
Edlen. G. W., Mason Co., e. May 1, 1862; died at Nash-
ville Dec. l,lfcC2.

Fay, Henry, Mason Co., e. May 18,1862; died at Nash-
ville (let. 5, 1M52.
Garrison, 'M., Bath, e. May 24, 1862; died at Nashville

Oct. 20, Ih62.
Green, Jos. G., Mason Co., e. March 31, 1862; died at

Evansville Dec., 1863.
Himes, C. A.. Mason Co., e. June 3, 1862; disd. 1862 for

disab.
Hfiisly , Isaac, Mason Co., e. March 20, 1862 ; died Oct.

12, 1862, at Columbus, Ky.
Hurly, John, Mason Co., e. March 20, 1862.
Key, Henry, Mason Co., e. May 2, 1862; m. o. 1865.
Laber, D. G., Mason Co., e. March 18, 1862 ; died July 31,

1862, at Decatur, Ala.
Lane, Jacob, Mason Co., e. March 20, 1862 ; m. o. 1865 as

Sergt.
Lillie, J. S., Mason Co., e. March 27, 1862 ; trans, to V. R.

C. 1864.
Lofton, J., Mason Co., e. June 4, 1862 ; kid. at Nashville

Dec. 16, 1864.



Mann, John, Mason Co., e. April 17, 1862 ; trans, to V R

C. 1864.
Mead, Joseph, Mason Co., e. March 19, 1862 ; kid at

Chickamauga Sept. 19, 1863.

Moore, John C., Mason Co., e. March 22, 1862 ; disd. 1863.
Mitchel, Thomas J., Mason Co., e. April 7, 1862: deserted

July, 1862.
Mason, Thomas H., Mason Co., e. June' 15, 1862; m. o.

1865.
Mason, W. W., Mason Co, e. April 17, 1862; disd. 1863

for disab.

Mulverhill, D., Mason Co., e. April 2, 1862 ; m. o. 1865.
McGehe, S., Mason Co., e. April 14, 1862; m. o. 1865, as

Corp.
McCrasky, W., Mason Co., e. March 20, 1862 ; kid. at

Kenesaw Mountain.
Parrish, A. A., Bath, e. March 10, 1862; m. o. 1865;

detached.

Phelps, J. A., Bath, e. March 27, 1862 ; m. o. 1865.
Phelps, C. Y., Bath, e. June 17, 1862; m. o. 1865.
Peterson, G. W., Mason Co., e. June 2, 1862 ; m. o. 1865.
Powell, James, Mason Co., e. May 1, 1862 ; m. o. 1865.
Peterson, W., Mason Co., e. June 5, 1862 ; m. o. 1865.
Purkapile, J., Mason Co., e. June 16, 1862; disd. 1864.
Reed, Ami. Mason Co., e. May 3, 1862; died in rebel

prison Feb. 1864.

Roberts, J. A., Mason Co., e. May 31, 1862 ; died at Nash-
ville Nov. 22, 1862.
Hummerfield, G., Mason Co., e. May 18, 1862 ; disd. Feb.

3, 1865.
Ruggles, Henry C., Bath, e. July 16, 1862 ; taken prisr.

Sept. 20, 1863, at the battle of Chickamauga and re-
mained in prison to Feb. 28, 1865.
Sargeant, J. M., Bath, e. March 10, 1862 ; m. o. June 16,

1865.
Schoonover, H., Mason Co., e. May 15, 1862 ; disd. Sept.

27, 1*64.
Stuart, F., Mason Co., e. June 16, 1862 ; trans, to V. R. C.

1864.

Stuart, John, Mason Co., e. April 21, 1862 ; disd. Oct. '62.
Swartwood, A., Mason Co., e. May 20, 1862 ; m. o. 1865.
Taylor, R., Mason Co., e. March 10, 1862 ; deserted July

8, 1862.
Vaughn, N., Mason Co., e. May 20, 1862 ; disd. Dec. 25,

1863.

Waddle, Wm., Havana, e. March 9, 1862; m. o. 1865.
Wyseman, C., Havana, e. March 25, 1862 ; m. o. 1865.
Williams, John, Bath, e. March 10, 1862; m. o. 1865.
Witt, Jenkins, Mason Co., e. June 10, 1862 ; died at Nash-
ville Nov. 23, 1862.



FIFTY-THIRD INFANTRY.
Company E.

Campbell, A. H., Bath, e. Jan 1. 1862 ; re-e. and prmtd.
Cookson, J. A , Bath, e. Jan. 27, 1862 ; re-e.
Carlock, A., Bath, e. Jan. 29, 1862; re-e.
Ellis, J. A., Bath, e. Feb. 14, 1862 ; re-e.
Fredenburg, P., Bath, e. Jan. 29, 1862 ; disd.
Fusion, H. C., Havana, e. Feb. 14, 1862; disd. 1863.
Goodfellow, M. A., Bath, e. Dec. 30, 1862 ; re-e. and prmtd.
Honey, John, Bath, e. Jan. 28, 1862; disd. 1863.
Hark, A. J., Bath, e. Jan. 27, 1862 ; died March 1, 1863.
Miles, Joseph, Bath, e. Jan. 30, 1862; re-e. and prmtd.
Marshall, Thomas, Bath, e. Jan. 29, 1862; re-e. and

drowned.

Moore, J. H., Bath, e. Jan. 31, 1862; disd. Oct. 1862.
Pinkerton, A. J.. Bath, e. Jan. 3, 1862; disd. Oct. 1862.
Pesterfield. J., Bath, e. Jan. 13. 1862 ; re-e.
Sinclare, J. H., Bath, e. Jan. 21, 1862; deserted 1862.
Strope, H. J., Bath, e. Feb. 14, 1862 ; died of wds. July

12, 1863.

Tenney, J. G., Bath, e. Jan. 30, 1862; disd May 9, 1864.
Vermet, L., Bath, e. Jan. 20, 1862 ; deserted Dec. 1S63.
Wilkins, M., Bath, e. Jan. 24, 1862; re-e. and kid. in

Georgia.
Wilkins, J., Bath, e. Jan. 24, 1862 ; absent, sick, at m. o.

RECRUITS.

Adkins, S.. Bath, e. March 8, 1862 ; m. o. 1865.
Atwater, J. W., Bath, e. March 8, 1862 ; m. o. 1865.
Davis, Allen, Bath, e. Feb. 12, 1862; deserted 1862.
Dewalt, H., Bath, e. Feb. 12, 1862; died at Atlanti Sept.

13,1864.

Gauff, John N., Bath, e. Feb. 12, 1862 ; disd June 19, 62,
Griggs S E., Bath, e. Jan. 14, 1862; deserted 1862.



HISTORY OF MASON COUNTY.



Jones, Henry, Havana, e. April 25, 1862; m. o. 1865.
Kirk, Win., Bath, e. Feb. 12, 1862; re-e.
McDonald, A., Bath, e. Feb. 13,1862; re-e.
Swartwnod, S , Bath, e. March 9, 1862; m. o 1865.
Scoles, C., Bath, e. Feb. 12, 1862; re-e.



FIFTY-FIFTH INFANTRY.
Company D.

Higjdns, Peter, Havana, e. Oct. 15, 1861 ; m. o. 1864.
Kent, Henry, Mason Co., e. Oct. 15, 1861 ; m. o. 1864.
Morgan, M., Mason Co., e. Oct. 18, 1861.
Patterson, \Vm., Mnson Co., e. Oct. 15. 1861.
Yates, Thoe. G., Mason Co., e. Oct. 18, 1861.

FIFTY-SEVENTH INFANTRY.
Company F.

Casey, Albert W., Havana, e. Oct. 19, 1861 ; re-e.
Casey, Joseph W., Havana, e. Oct. 19, 1861 ; died at Qulncy
May 27, 18b2.

FIFTY-NINTH INFANTRY.
Company A.

First Lieut. S. M. Jones, Havana ; resd. in 1863.

SIXTY-FIFTH INFANTRY.
Company D.

Capt. Van Ness Billings, Mason City, March 15, 1863 ;

dismissed in 1863.
Crissey, B. W., Mason City, e. May 9, 1862; died at

Knoxville.

SIXTY-SIXTH INFANTRY.
Company A.

Duller, A., Havana, e. Oct. 20 1861 ; deserted, 1862.
Ford, Charles, Havana, e. Sept. 18, 1861 ; disd. for wda.

1862.
Ford, AbiJHh, Havana, e. Oct. 20, 1861 ; re-e. and died in

Louisville.
Smith, Albert Havana, e. Oct. 20, 1861 ; died at Louisville

May 17, 1862.



SIXTY-EIGHTH INFANTRY.

(Three Months.)

Company K.

Clark, Henry C., Mason Co., e. June 30, 1862.
Cobb, Charles, Mason Co., e. June 11, 1862.
Dement, A., San Jose, e. June 2, 1862.
Demerest, J. H., Spring Lake, e. June 2, 1862.
Debose, Noah, Spring Lake, e. June 29, 1862.
Fain, Thos. J., San Jose, e. June 2, 1862.
Fain, T. M., San Jose, e. June 2, 1862.
Jefferson, F. H., San Jose, e. June 2, 1862.
McLeraore, J., Mason Co., e. June 2, 1862.
Strickler, H., Spring Lake, e. June 29, 1862.
Wadkius, John, Mason Co., e. June 29, 1862.



SEVENTY-FIRST INFANTRY.

(Three Months.)
Company G.

Ashurst, F. M., Bath, e. July 11, 1862; died at Columbus,

Ky., 1862.

Clotfelter, 0. W., Bath, e. July 11, 1862.
Daniels, J. H., Bath, e. July 11, 1862.
Hamilton, G. H., Bath, e. July 11, 1862.
Kern, George H., Bath, e. July 11, 1862.
Lacy, Thomas, B*th, e. July 11, 1862.
Lucas, D. W., Bath, e. July 11, 1862.
Moore, A. M., Bath, e. July 11, 1862.
Thacker, W. H., Bath, e. July 11, 1862.



SEVENTY-THIRD INFANTRY.
Company B.

Baylor, Darias, Manito, e. July 19, 1862; disd. 1863.
Bozen, Daniel, San Jose, e. July 22, 1862 ; m. o. 1865.
Dillon, D. W., San Jose, o. July 22, 1862 ; trans, to Inv.

Corps 1863.

Miller, Henry, San Jose, e July 22, 1862; m. o. 1865.
Wakefleld, James, San Jose, e. July 15, 1862; trans, to

Inv. Corps 1864.
Wakefield, T. J., Manito, e. July 19, 1862 ; m. o. 1865.

Company F.

Baxter, Noah, Mason City, e. Aug. 7, 1862 ; m. o. 1865.



EIGHTY-FIFTH INFANTRY.

The Eighty-fifth, being a Mason County-
regiment, is entitled to a more complete history
of the part it bore in the war than any other
regiment, and out of such material as we have
it will be given. The regiment was organized
at Peoria, in August, 1862, by Col. Robert S.
Moore, and was mustered into service on the
27th of August, 1862.

On the 6th of September, 1862, under orders,
the regiment went by rail to Louisville, Ky.,
where it was assigned to the Thirty-sixth
Brigade, Eleventh Division, Third Army
Corps, Col. D. McCook commanding brigade,
Brig. Gen. P. H. Sheridan commanding divi-
sion, and Maj. Gen. Gilbert commanding corps.

On the 1st of October, the regiment maiched
in pursuit of the enemy, under Gen. Bragg,
and engaged in the battle of Chaplain Hills, at
Perryville, Ky., on the 8th of October, and
from there moved with the army to Nash-
ville, Tenn., which place was reached on the
7th of November, 1862. The regiment went
into winter quarters in and about Nashville,
and, whilst here, the battles of Stone River
were fought and various marches and counter-
marches were made the regiment remaining
in that vicinity until the 1st of July, when it
marched with the army to Murfreesboro, soon
returning to Nashville.

On the 20th of August, 1863, the regiment
left, with Gen. McCook s Brigade, for the South,
via Spring Hill and Columbia, toward Hunts-
ville, Ala., which place was reached on the
8th of September, and from there proceeded
to Chattanooga to join Gen. Rosecrans' army
and to participate in the bloody battle of Chick-
amauga, which began on the 17th of Sept em-'
ber and continued to the 21st, when our army
retired to Chattanooga. On the 24th of Sep-
tember, the regiment, with the brigade, crossed
to the north side of the Tennessee River and
camped at North Chickamauga. The regiment
participated in the battle of Mission Ridge on
the 25th of November. On the 28th, the regi-
ment went into commnnd of Gen. Sherman to
the relief of the beleaguered city of Knoxville.
The enemy retiring, the command returned on
the 7th of December, reaching Chattanooga on
the 18th, and going into winter quarters.

In February, 1864, the regiment partici-
pated in the battle at Buzzard's Roost Gap,



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losing heavily in the engagement, which con-
tinued two days. On the 3d of May, the army
in command of Gen. Sherman left for the
campaign against Atlanta, fighting the second
battle of Buzzard's Roost on the 9th, 10th and
llth of May, and the battle of Resaca on the
14th and 15th, and the battle of Rome on the
17th of May. The Eighty-fifth was the first
regiment to enter and occupy the city. The
battle of Dallas continued from the 27th of
May to the 5th of June. The battle of Kenesaw
Mountain continued from the llth to the '27th
of June. In this desperate battle the Eighty-
fifth lost heavily, and amongst them some
of the best soldiers of the regiment, including
Lieut. Ohatfield, Clark Andrews, Henry Buck
and Sergt. Duvall. The next engagement with
the enemy was at the Chattahoochie River on
the 18th of July, and at Peach Tree Creek on
the 19th of July, in which the Eighty-fifth lost
heavily again in killed, wounded and captured.
The battle near Atlanta was on the 20th and
22d of July. On the 1st of September, the
hard-fought battle of Jonesboro was partici-
pated in by the Eighty-fifth, and Col. Dilworth
severely wounded. On the 4th of September,
the army entered the city of Atlanta in charge
of some two thousand prisoners. On the 29th
of September, the army fell back to Athens,
and from there marched to Florence, Ala.,
which was reached on the 5th of October. On
the 10th, the army returned to Athens, and
fiom there to Chattanooga, arriving on the
14th. On the 18th, the army again marched
to join the army of the Cumberland, reaching
Kingston, via Rome, on the 1st of November,
destroying all the railroads on the way, and
continuing on to Atlanta, which was reached



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