Saturday, April 11, 2015

Horace Inman

Horace Inman.

Birth: 1842.
Death: Jun. 24, 1905, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.

Burial: Indiana Soldiers Home Cemetery, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.

Michigan Second Infantry. 

mman, or Inman, Horace. Enlisted in company D, Second Infantry, April 2o, 1861, at Adrian, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered May 25, 1861. Wounded in action at Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 24, 1863. On duty with company K, Seventeenth Infantry, from Jan. 3o, 1864, to April 9, 1864. Discharged at expiration of term of service at Detroit, Mich., July 9, 1864.

Michigan Fourth Infantry. 

Inman, Horace. Enlisted in company E, Fourth Infantry, Aug. 23, 1864, at Jefferson, for 3 years, age 26. Mustered Aug. 23, 1864. Sergeant Sept. 14, 1864. Mustered out at Houston, Texas, May 26, 1866.

Note. After mustering out in 1866, he enlisted in the Thirty-Fifth U. S. Infantry, Co.B., Mustered out in 1869, at Texas.

Indiana Soldiers Home, Tippecanoe,County, 1902.

Horace Inman, Age 60; Nativity New York; Rank Private; Service Michigan Second Infantry, Co. D; Michigan Fourth Infantry, Co E.; Service in months 59; Pension $12., per month; Read and write Yes; Disability Rheumatism and Diseased Eyes.;

Friday, April 10, 2015

Jabez Walker

Jabez Walker. 

Birth: Apr., 1832, England.
Death: Jul. 14, 1906, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.

Came to America 1849.

Wife: Agnes Walker (1831 - 1908).
Married 1875.

Children: Non found.

Burial: Indiana Soldiers Home Cemetery, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, .Indiana

Michigan 24th., Infantry, Co. D.
He was listed under Jabieh Walker.

Walker, Jabez, Detroit. Enlisted in company D. Twenty-fourth Infantry, as Corporal, July 24. 1862. at Detroit, for 3 years, age 27. Mustered Aug.. 13, 1862. Wounded in action at Gettysburg, Pa., July 1, 1863. Mustered out at Detroit, Mich., June 30, 1865.

Note.  Went in as a Corporal came out as a Private.

Indiana Soldiers Home, 1902, Allen County.

Jabez Walker, Age 70; Nativity England; Rank Private; Service Michigan 24th., infantry, Co. D.; Service in months 35; Pension $12. per month; Read and Write Yes;  Disability Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Piles.

Agnes Walker, Age 73; Nativity Scotland; Wife; Disability Old age.

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Roswell M. Wells, New Hampshire.

Roswell M. Wells

Birth: abt., 1841.
Death: 1864.

Parents: Israel Ingalls Wells, Sarah Blake Wells.

Burial: Unknown.

New Hampshire State Records.

Roswell M. Wells, Co. F., Eighth New Hampshire, Infantry, Born Alexandria; Age 20; Residence New Hampshire; Enlisted December 20, 1861; Mustered in December 20, 1861, as a Private; Wounded May 27, 1862, at Fort Hudson; Re-enlisted and mustered in January 4, 1864, Credited to Sanbornton; Died of accidental Wounds October 30, 1864,at Natchez, Mississippi.

Was also in the New Hampshire First Cavalry, Co. F.

Medical and Surgical History of the War.

Roswell M. Wells, was wounded in the adbomen by the accidental discharged of a muskey while on  picket duty at Natchez, October 29, 1864.  "Wells and a comrade were practicing with their bayonets, when his comrade's gun was accidentally discharged,"  Wells suffered terribly till his death eighteen hours later.  After the ball exited Wells stomach, it entered another of his Comrade's head, and he too died twelve hours later. 

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Hillary T. Burrows

There wasn't enough information to give any personal information on him.

Maryland Seventh Infantry, Co. C.

Hillary T. Burrows, First Lieutenant; Enlisted August 20, 1862; Mustered out May 31, 1865; Entered as a Private; Promoted  First Sergeant; First Lieutenant January 21, 1864.

Medical and Surgical History of the War.

CASE. 111., Hillary T. Burrows, Co. C., Seventh Maryland , was struck May 5, 1864, by a fragment of a shell in the left lumbar region.  He was treated at the 2nd., division Hospital.  He was sent on to Washington, May 12, 1864.  He recovered and placed on court Martial Duty, June 8, 1864.

William D. Ashford., Iowa.

William D. Ashford. 

Birth: Feb. 29, 1840, Indiana.
Death: Nov. 18, 1922, Maryville, Nodaway County,Missouri.

Father: Elijah M. Ashford, b: Virginia
Mother: Elizabeth Dorrow, b: Pennsylvania.

Wife: Elizabeth Ashford, ( ?-1896.)
Born between 1840-1841.

Children: Eva S., Edith, Elizabeth, William R., Charles W. Ashford.

Burial: Miriam Cemetery, Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri .

 Iowa State Records.

Ashford, William D. Veteran.) Age 21. Residence Columbus City, nativity Indiana. Enlisted Sept. 23, 1861, as Seventh Corporal. Mustered Oct. 3, 1861. Promoted Sixth Corporal Dec. 8, 1861; Fifth Corporal Jan. 1, 1862; Fourth Corporal Jan. 13, 1862; Third Corporal Jan. 17, 1862; Second Corporal March 12, 1862. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 4, 1864. Wounded slightly Jan. 15, 1864, Yazoo City, Miss. Discharged for disability June 26, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Medical and Surgical History of the War.

CASE 32. Corporal W. D. Ashford, Co. C, llth.,  Iowa, aged 24 years, was wounded at Yazoo City, March 5, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which entered in the groin and emerged at the epigastric region. Secondary haemorrhage occurred, eight days afterward, from the epigastric artery. The haemorrhage was controlled by a plaster of Paris compress. Tincture of myrrh was given internally, and egg-nog and porter. He recovered, and was returned to duty on November 16, 1864.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Charles D. Wheat.

There was not enough information to find any personal information on him.

New York State Records.
New York, Twenty-First Cavalry.

WHEAT, CHARLES D.—Age, 21 years. Enlisted, July 16, 1863, at Owego; mustered in as private, Co. B, August 28,1863, to serve three years; deserted, January 15, 1865, from hospital, at York, Pa.

Medical and Surgical History of the War.

CASE 2. Private C. D. Wheat, Co. B, 21st New York Cavalry, aged 18 years. New Market, May 16, 1864. Sabre wound of the abdomen. Treated in Harrisburg and New York hospitals. Furloughed, and, not returning, reported a deserter on December 30, 1864.

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Joseph Richardson Michigan.

Joseph Richardson.

Birth: 1842.
Death: 1899.

Burial: Maple Hill Cemetery, Charlotte, Eaton County, Michigan.

Michigan Second Color Guards, Co. C. 

Joseph Richardson, Co. C, Acting Color Sergeant. At the capture of Petersburg, Va., April 3, 1865, the 2nd Mich. Infty. being the first of the Union troops to enter the city, he had the honor of first displaying the Union colors over the Post Office and U. S. Custom House where the rebel flag had so long floated defiantly in the breeze. Promoted Sergeant and was mustered out with regiment. Died at Charlotte, Mich., Nov. 17, 1899. 

In August or September, 1864, that Joseph Richardson of Company C was appointed acting Color Sergeant, and he, with the regiment, were the first Union troops to enter Petersburg at the capture on April 3, 1865, and in his hands the Second Michigan Infantry flag was the first Union flag to wave over the post office and United States Custom House, where the rebel flag had floated so defiantly before.