Friday, June 03, 2011

Shot Through And Through.

The men on this list are of both armies and were all shot in some place of the body.  Many would die from their wounds.

Captain William Duncan, commanding Company K.

Lieutenant John A. McQueen, Company K, Fifteenth Illinois Cavalry, commanding scouts, shot through the abdomen.

Service card.

Rank Private, Company K., Unit 15th., IL US Cavalry, Residence ELGIN, KANE CO, IL., Age 25, Height 5' 6, Hair DARK, Eyes BLUE, Complexion DARK, Occupation FARMER, Joined When FEB 29, 1864, Joined Where LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN., Period 3 YRS, Muster In MAR 3, 1864, Muster In Where LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN., Remarks PROMOTED 2LT.

Rank 2 Lieutenant, Company K., Unit 15th., IL US Cavalry, Age 25, Joined When MAY 21, 1864, Joined Where CASWELL, GA., Period 3 YRS, Muster In MAY 21, 1864, Muster In Where CASWELL, GA.

Captain William Duncan, commanding Company K.

Henry Irish, private, Company K, Fifteenth Illinois Cavalry, shot through the abdomen.

Service card.

Rank Private, Company K., Unit 15th., IL US Cavalry, Residence AURORA, KANE CO, IL., Age 24, Height 5' 10 ½, Hair BROWN, Eyes HAZEL, Complexion LIGHT, Occupation FARMER, Nativity DEVONSHIRE, ENGLAND, Period 3 YRS, Muster In APR 8, 1864, Muster In Where CAMP BUTLER, IL. Remarks TRANS TO CO K 10th., ILL., CAV. AS CONSOLIDATED.

Rank Private, Company K., Unit 10th., IL., US CAV. CON. Remarks KILLED NEAR MT ELON SC FEB 28, 1865.

11th., Kentucky, Cavalry.

Joseph Chenault, of Company B, , 11th. Kentucky Cavalry, was shot through the body, and died almost without breathing again.

Captain Aandrew J. Bruner, of Company C, 11th. Kentucky, Cavalry, was also shot through the foot about the same time.

5th., Kentucky Infantry.

Lieutenant Col. W. W. Berry, 5th., Kentucky Infantry shot through the wrist.

Private William Shumaker, of Company G, 5th., Kentucky Infantry was badly shot through the thigh, but persisted in fighting with the regiment till he was forced to the rear
by order of his captain.

Third Iowa Cavalry.

Captain Israel Anderson, Company C, shot through the thigh.

Private Joseph T. French, Company A, shot through the thigh.

One hundred and fifty-eighth New York Infantry.

First Lieutenant Ed. Reilly, of Company A, acting adjutant, a brave and fearless officer, was killed instantly-shot through the head.

Sergeant. John Moriarty, acting lieutenant, Company K, was killed-shot through the head.

41st., Ohio.

Colonel Aquila Wiley, Forty-first Ohio Volunteers, commanding the First Battalion, was shot through the leg, making amputation necessary.

17th., Kentucky Volunteers.

Captain J. W. Anthony was shot through the right hand.

27th. Illinois Volunteer Infantry.

Captain L. French Williams, commanding Company C, was shot through the head.

Captain William S. Bryan, commanding Company I, was shot through the heart.

Sixth Arkansas Infantry.

Lieutenant-Colonel Feaster J. Cameron, was shot through the fore part of the body.

Fifth Arkansas Infantry.

Surg. W. R. Kibler was shot through the body while sitting on his horse.

Report of Capt. Isadore P. Girardey, Washington [Georgia] Light Artillery.

Lieutenant. J. J. Jacobus fell mortally wounded while gallantly commanding his section, shot through the forehead.

Gunner A. Roesel was killed while aiming his gun. shot through the forehead

John Halbert was shot through both arms.

J. T. Nethercut was shot through the neck.

12th., Illinois Volunteer Infantry.

Captain Frank B. Ferris, Company I, was shot through the body.

Captain William T. Swain, Company H, through the side.

Camp Chase, near Columbus, Ohio, July 19, 1864.

Private Ezekiel A. Cloyd, Company H, Seventh Regiment Tennessee Cavalry, one of the prisoners, attempting to escape, was shot through the right arm. The would was of such a nature as to require amputation of the arm above the elbow. He has receive proper medical attendance and is doing well.

6th., Connecticut Infantry.

Color-Bearer Sergt. Gustave De Bonge, Company C, while carrying the regimental State colors on the parapet, was shot through the forehead and instantly killed.

5th., U. S. Colored troops.

David Quan, shot through the right lung, of Company G, Fifth Regiment U. S. Colored Troops.

Report of Major William Atterbury, Eighty- third New York Infantry (Ninth State Militia.)

John Earle Banks, of Company G, short through the breast, died while being removed from the field.

Ernest Gedricke, of Company A, short through the abdomen, supposed to be mortally wounded.

Henry V. Williamson, of COMPANY G, shot through the leg, severely wounded, but will probably recover.

Fred. R. Warner, of Company C, shot through the leg, slightly wounded.

Fourth Ohio, Cavalry.

Corporal John H. Booth, Company A, Fourth Ohio, was the first man inside the works. He was almost immediately after shot through the head.

7th., Minnesota Infantry.

Charles H. Fadden, Company I, shot through the body, injuring the spine, since died. On the evening of the 27, April 1865.

Fifth New York , Infantry.

Captain Charles S. Montgomery, commanding Fifth New York Veteran Volunteers, was shot through the brain.

127th., New York, Infantry.

Surgeon Charles B. Dayton was shot through the right hand while attending to our wounded.

Thirty-sixth U. S. Colored Troops.

First Lieutenant Edwin C. Gaskill, Thirty-sixth U. S. Colored Troops, for distinguished gallantry in leading his men when shot through the arm, within twenty yards of the enemy's works. He is promoted to a captain.

Thirty-eighth U. S. Colored Troops.

Lieutenant, Samuel B. Bancroft, Company D., Thirty-eighth U. S. Colored Troops, has honorable mention for daring and endurance. Being shot through the hip at the swamp, he crawled forward on his hands and knees, waving his sword and cheering his men to follow.

12th., New York, Light Artillery.

Lieutenant Henry D. Brower was killed, while fighting his piece in the most gallant manner, by a shot through the head.

John Randolph Chambliss.
August 16th, 1864.

Brigadier General John Randolph Chambliss, who was shot through the body while standing in the road endeavoring to rally his men. General D. McM. Gregg and myself both got to his body a moment or two after he fell, but the men had cut some of the buttons and ornaments off his uniform before we arrived on the spot. General Gregg took possession of a small Testament found in one of General Chambliss' pockets, which he will send to his family when opportunity offers, and also secured a most excellent map of Richmond and its defenses from his person. This map is of great value to us. The body of General Chambliss was sent to the rear.

Thirty-eighth Virginia Infantry.

Captain William G. Cabaniss, Company K, shot through the face so as to disable him from service.

Thirtieth U. S. Colored Troops.

Colonel Delevan Bates, commanding Thirtieth U. S. Colored Troops, fell shot through the face at the head of his regiment.

Montgomery County, Arkansas.

The wife of Mr. James Dosier was shot through the shoulders, and her child (one year old) shot through the arms.

Fourteenth Tennessee Cavalry.

Major Jas. G. Thurmand, fell dead, shot through the head.

81st., Ohio Infantry.

James Mills, private teamer, company G., shot through the thigh.

88th., Illinois Infantry.

First Lieutenant Dean R. Chester, commanding company G., was shot through, the leg while crossing the plain, but gallantly led his company to the second line of works.

Thirty-fifth Indiana Volunteers.

James Fitzwilliams, of Company G, was shot through the arm while gallantly leading his company at Lookout.

Private James Kearns, of Company A, was desperately wounded shot through the lungs.

First South Carolina Volunteers.

Colonel F. Whitner Kilpatrick, of the First South Carolina Volunteers, distinguished not only for gallantry but for efficiency, was shot through the heart.

78th., Illinois Infantry.

Major William L. Broaddus, received a fatal shot through the neck.

42nd., New York Infantry.

Colonel James E. Mallon, commanding the brigade, was shot through the body and died in an hour afterward.

Capt. Taylor's Company Virginia Light Artillery.

Hill Carter Eubank, shot through the leg. Eubank was about eighteen years of age; left the Military Institute at Lexington, Va., to join the army; was brave and attentive to his duties.

143rd., Pennsylvania, Infantry.

Lieutenant William Lafrance, of Company E, was shot through the arm.

Lieutenant Henry M. Gordon, company F., shot through the leg, and taken prisoner while crawling after the regiment.

2nd., Texas Infantry.

Sergeant William T. Spence, of Company B, charging their guns within 5 paces of the muzzles of the assailants, hurled them back headlong in to the ditch outside. The repulse was decisive. Spence fell on his side, shot through the brain. He lingered a few days.

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