Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Civil War Accidents

May 21-26, 1863.- Operations on the Teche road, between Barre's Landing and Berwick, La.
Report of Colonel Joseph S. Morgan, Ninetieth New York Infantry, commanding Provisional Brigade.

Private James P. Lawson, of the Ninetieth New York Volunteers was accidently shot dead during the march.

James P. Lawson, age 30 years.  Enlisted at East New York, to servr three years, and mustered in as a private, company K.,December 6, 1861; accidentaly shot, May 2, 1863, at New Iberia, La.

Report of Lieutenant John R. Kelso, Fourteenth Missouri Cavalry (Militia).
CAMP SCHOFIELD, MO., July 25, 1862.

Joseph C. Powell, private in Company H, who accidently shot himself through the left hand, inflicting a dangerous wound.  Enlisted April 7, 1862, at Springfield Missouri, mustered in same.

No. 2. Report of Major William D. Bowen, First Battalion Missouri Cavalry.

Samuel Jones, corporal Company E, in accidently shooting himself, causing his instant death.
Note. I found no record.

Thirteenth Iowa, Co. I.

Samuel L. Evans, Age 20. Residence Marshall county, Nativity Ioea.  Enlisted March 15, 1864, mustered in April 21, 1864.  Wounded accidently April 29, 1664.  Mustered out June 12, 1865, Davenport Iowa.

Thirtieth Iowa, Co. I.

Alexander Bigley, Age 24.  Residence Bloomfield, Nativity Ohio.  Enlisted August 13, 1862, mustered in August 26, 1862.  Accidently wounded January 11, 1863, at Arkansas Post, Arkansas.  Mustered out June 5, 1865, Washington D. C.

Seventeenth Michigan Infantry.

William Joek, Detroit.  Enlisted in company F., Seventeenth infantry, July 15, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 19, mustered in August 26, 1862.  Accidently drowned July 1, 1864.  Buried in National Cemetery, New Albany, Indiana, Grave No. 846.

Benjamin P. McNett, Texas, Enlisted in company B., Seventeenth infantry, as Corporal, June 10, 1862, at East Saginaw, for 3 years, age 28.  Mustered in August 26, 1862.  Accidently wounded December 12, 1862, Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps.  Discharged at Washington D. C., June 27, 1865, from company B., Tenth regiment Veteran Reserve Corps.

George G. Mathews, Manchester.  Enlisted in company B., Seventeenth infantry, as Sergeant, August 15, 1862, at Manchester, for 3 years, age 26, mustered in August 26, 1862.  Accidently wounded and sent to hospital at Cincinnati.  Frist Sergeant.  Wounded at Jackson, Mississippi.  Discharged for disability at Detroit, Michigan, November 27, 1863.  Present residence Manchester, Michigan.

125th., New York Infantry.

William Alexander.  Age 34., Enlisted August 19, 1862, at Troy, serve 3 years, mustered in as a Private, Co. I., August 29, 1862.  Surrendered September 15, 1862 and paroled September 16, 1862, at Harper's Ferry, Va., accidently killed March 2, 1863, at Centerville, Va.

James M. Berry, age 32. Enlisted August 23, 1862, at Brooklyn, to serve 3 years, mustered in as Private, Co. G., October 4, 1862.  Died July 4, 1863, from gunshot wounds accidently received while on piicket, at Bachelors Creek, N. C..  Also born as James N. Berry.

Ohio 37th., Infantry, Co. I.

David Friegel, Private, Age 21.  Enlisted September 10, 1861, for 3years.Accidently drowned February 26, 1862, in Kanawha river West Virginia.

Anton Hoffarth, Private, age 41.  Enlisted September 23, 1861, for 3 years.  Accidently May 18, 1862, in West Virginia, arm amputated.  Discharged at Louisville Kentucky, 1863 on surgeon's certificate of disability.

Pennsylvania 32nd., Infantry Co. G.

Joseph Swift, Private, mustered in September 2, 1862, for 3 years.  Killed accidently at Grafton West Virginia, April 16, 1864.

Pennsylvania 47th., Infantry, Co. H.

Charles Nolf, Sergeant, mustered in August 30, 1861, for 3 years.  Killed accidently at Key West, Fla., June 9, 1862.

Wisconsin First Heavy Artillery.

John Bramley, Private, residence Milwaukee, enlisted July 23, 1863, Co. B.  Died October 28, 1862.  Accidently shot while on picke at Mumfordville Kantucky.

Wisconsin 35th., Infantry, Co. K.

Adam Rodermund, Private, residence Theresa, mustered in February 22, 1864.  Accidently killed January 31, 1864, at Duvall's Bluff, Arkansas.

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