Sergeant Ryan, was shot, seemingly by a shell, through the shoulder and left breast, tearing the whole left side of his chest open, one leg and arm broken, killing him outright. He was buried were he fell. Sergeant Ryan was well liked and when his comrades buried him many wept like women.
Addison Carver, Private, Companies H. & D., First Missouri Engineers, Enlisted September 8, 1861, Paris Ill. Died June 1862, from a wound of the foot in action, Farmington Miss., May 28, 1862.
UPDATE March 23, 2013
The following is given by Esther Woodcock.
Thomas E. Bivins ( Bivens ), Private, Company C., First Missouri Engineers, Enlisted August 4, 1861, Prairie City Ill., Wounded with lost of leg at Farmington Miss., May 28, 1862. A wagom-maker by trade, carries on a shop at Prairie City Ill.
Richard A. Ryan, First Sergeant, Company C., First Missouri Engineers, Enlisted July 20, 1861, St. Louis Mo. Killed in action near Farmington Miss., during the siege of Corinth, May 28, 1862, was well liked by all, was just recommended for promotion.