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DECATUR, CLARKE, and RINGGOLD COUNTY SOLDIERS
IN U.S. MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS

From The Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers in Miscellaneous Organizations

SECOND BATTERY U.S. COLORED ARTILLERY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
ENGLART, Greenbury
age 25
Decatur Co. IA Missouri 01 Oct 1864
01 Oct 1864
(substitute)
HEDGE, John W.
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Arkansas 19 Oct 1864
19 Oct 1864
(substitute)
McDONALDSON, Levi
age 18
Decatur Co. IA North Carolina 15 Oct 1864
15 Oct 1864
(substitute)
THOMISON, Washington
age 38
Decatur Co. IA Kentucky 06 Oct 1864
06 Oct 1864
(drafted)

COMPANY A, 37th ILLINOIS INFANTRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
GRAY, William S.
age 25
Decatur Co. IA unknown 09 Aug 1861

COMPANY D, 50th ILLINOIS INFANTRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
WALLER, Alexander
age 18
Decatur Co. IA unknown 14 Dec 1861

COMPANY K, 10th KANSAS INFANTRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
BONOWGUS, William D.
age 47
Decatur Co. IA Kentucky 12 Aug 1861
12 Aug 1861
Discharged
Fort Scott KS
CLIBBUN, George
age 35
Decatur Co. IA Ireland 12 Aug 1861
12 Aug 1861
Discharged
Fort Scott KS
HATFIELD, Andrew
age 21
Leon IA Kentucky 12 Aug 1861
12 Aug 1861
Died Mosha MO
26 Mar 1862
POPE, Cyrus W.
Veteran
age 49
Nine Eagles Connecticut 03 Aug 1862
re-enlisted
23 Apr 1864
POPE, Virgil
Veteran
age 16
Nine Eagles Wisconisn 03 Aug 1862
re-enlisted
23 Apr 1864
SCOTT, John R.
Veteran
age 24
Nine Eagles Indiana 03 Aug 1862
re-enlisted
23 Apr 1864
SCOTT, Peter
Veteran
age 19
Nine Eagles Indiana 03 Aug 1862
re-enlisted
23 Apr 1864
SMITH, James A.
Veteran
age 18
Leon IA Indiana 01 Jan 1864
22 Feb 1864

COMPANY G, 21st MISSOURI INFANTRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
BARNES, Robert
age 21
Davis City IA Indiana 25 Oct 1861
01 Feb 1862
disability discharge
02 Nov 1862
Keokuk IA

COMPANY I, 23rd MISSOURI INFANTRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
ALDERSON,
Richard H.
age 19
Ringgold Co. IA Iowa 15 Oct 1861
14 Nov 1861
CRAWFORD, Jeremiah W.
age 22
Ringgold Co. IA Pennsylvania 18 Mar 1862
18 Mar 1862
CRAWFORD, Preston
age 24
Ringgold Co. IA Pennsylvania 18 Mar 1862
18 Mar 1862
CULLISON,
Samuel P.
age 44
Ringgold Co. IA Maryland 15 Oct 1861
14 Nov 1861
disability discharge
18 Sep 1862
Macon City MO
CULLISON,
Thomas J.
age 21
2nd Corporal
Ringgold Co. IA Ohio 15 Oct 1861
14 Nov 1861
reduced in ranks
HEDGES, Robert
age 44
Ringgold Co. IA Iowa 13 Oct 1861
14 Nov 1861
disability discharge
18 Sep 1862
Hudson MO
JOHNSON, James
age 18
Ringgold Co. IA Indiana enlisted 6th Cpl
promoted 16 Feb 1862
2nd Corporal
JOHNSON, Robert
age 40
Ringgold Co. IA Kentucky 15 Oct 1861
14 Nov 1861
disability discharge
10 Oct 1862
Macon City MO
JOHNSON, William M.
age 27
3rd Sergeant
Ringgold Co. IA Iowa 15 Oct 1861
14 Nov 1861
promoted 1st Sgt
16 Feb 1863
KESLER, Elias
age 35
Ringgold Co. IA Ohio 15 Oct 1861
14 Nov 1861
* MARTIN, William T.
age 29
Ringgold Co. IA Indiana 15 Oct 1861
14 Nov 1861
died 09 Mar 1862
Chillicothe MO
SNEED, William
age 22
Ringgold Co. IA Iowa 15 Oct 1861
14 Nov 1861
deserted
06 Jun 1862
apprehended & confined Benton Barracks MO
06 Jun 1863
WALTER,
Abraham F.
age 25
Ringgold Co. IA Ohio 15 Oct 1861
14 Nov 1861
WALTER, Andrew F.
age 31
Ringgold Co. IA Ohio 15 Oct 1861
14 Nov 1861
WALTER, Peter F.
age 20
Ringgold Co. IA Missouri 15 Oct 1861
14 Nov 1861
WHITTIER, Henry M.
age 25
Private
Ringgold Co. IA New Hampshire 15 Oct 1861
14 Nov 1861

COMPANY K, 25th MISSOURI INFANTRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
OMER, John W.
age 17
Private
Mount Ayr Germany 20 Feb 1862
20 Feb 1862

COMPANY A, 35th MISSOURI INFANTRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
BENTON, Clark L.
age 42
Leon IA North Carolina 31 Aug 1862
28 Sep 1862
deserted
07 Jan 1863

COMPANY E, 35th MISSOURI INFANTRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
FRENCH, Robert.
age 38
2nd Sergeant
Decatur Co. IA Kentucky 20 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862
reduced to ranks
28 Feb 1863
GORDON, James L.
age 27
Decatur Co. IA Illinois 19 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862
died of disease
18 Apr 1863
Helena ARK.
GUIRE, Jacob
age 23
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 20 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862
deserted
15 Dec 1862
Decatur IA
MILLER, Bryson J.
age 32
4th Sergeant
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 19 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862
promoted 1st Sgt
01 Oct 1862
deserted
15 Dec 1862
Decatur IA
MILLER, John R.
age 21
Decatur Co. IA Missouri 20 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862
MILLER, Nathan
age 29
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 19 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862
deserted
15 Dec 1862
Decatur IA
MILLER, Reuben
age 23
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 19 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862
OSBORN, Samuel W.
age 20
Decatur Co. IA Iowa 22 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862
PLAINTIFF,
George W.
age 21
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 18 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862
died 16 May 1863
Helena ARK.
SMITH, William S.
age 25
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 22 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862
VINCENT, Joseph
age 37
Decatur Co. IA Virginia 21 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862
desertedSt. Louis MO
WYON, David
age 33
Wagoner
Decatur Co. IA Ohio 22 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862
died 29 Nov 1862
Jefferson City MO
WYON, Frederick
age 24
Decatur Co. IA Ohio 29 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862
WYON, Henry
age 19
Decatur Co. IA Ohio 29 Aug 1862
30 Sep 1862

COMPANY D, 44th MISSOURI INFANTRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
ZIMMERMAN, Jacob Decatur Co. IA unknown not stated

COMPANY D, MISSOURI STATE MILITIA - 2nd CAVALRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
HUKILL, John H.
age 19
Decatur Co. IA Ohio 28 Feb 1862
05 Apr 1862

COMPANY E, MISSOURI STATE MILITIA - 4th CAVALRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
FORRESTER, Franklin
age 39
Ringgold Co. IA Virginia 27 Mar 1862
05 Apr 1862
HANKINS, James
age 26
Ringgold Co. IA England 04 Apr 1862
05 Apr 1862

COMPANY G, MISSOURI STATE MILITIA - 4th CAVALRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
CAVETT, John L.
age 19
Ringgold Co. IA Illinois 10 Apr 1862
16 Apr 1862
DRAKE, Robert H.
age 25
Ringgold Co. IA Ohio 24 Mar 1862
16 Apr 1862
DRAKE, Thomas
age 22
Ringgold Co. IA Ohio 24 Mar 1862
16 Apr 1862
FOSTER, Henry
age 44
Ingart's Grove Ohio 10 Apr 1862
16 Apr 1862
disability discharge
30 Sep 1862
GLENDENNING, James W.
age 18
Ingart's Grove Indiana 24 Mar 1862
16 Apr 1862
SIMPSON,
Francis M.
age 18
Ingart's Grove Indiana 10 Apr 1862
16 Apr 1862
THOMAS, Edmond
age 28
3rd Corporal
Mount Ayr Pennsylvania 24 Mar 1862
16 Apr 1862
transferred Co. E
01 May 1863
promoted Corporal

COMPANY H, MISSOURI STATE MILITIA - 5th CAVALRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
COGSDEL, Stephen
age 27
Decatur Co. IA New York 26 Apr 1862
26 Apr 1862
disability discharge
28 Nov 1862
Warrensburg MO
COGSDEL, Stephen
age 27
Decatur Co. IA New York 26 Apr 1862
26 Apr 1862
disability discharge
28 Nov 1862
Warrensburg MO
HEDRICK, Isaac O.
age 21
Clarke Co. IA Iowa 26 Apr 1862
26 Apr 1862
promoted Corporal
HEDRICK, J. L.
age 18
Clarke Co. IA Iowa 26 Apr 1862
26 Apr 1862
SHEARER, Franklin M.
age 23
Clarke Co. IA Ohio 26 Apr 1862
26 Apr 1862
promoted Hospital Steward
01 Apr 1862
STANSBURY, Jeremiah
age 21
Clarke Co. IA Indiana 26 Apr 1862
26 Apr 1862
STANSBURY, Samuel
age 18
Clarke Co. IA Indiana 26 Apr 1862
26 Apr 1862

COMPANY G, MISSOURI STATE MILITIA - 6th CAVALRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
BELFORD, Joshua
age 23
Decatur Co. IA Pennsylvania 23 Apr 1862
23 Apr 1862
killed by guerrillas
23 Nov 1862
HEROLD, Jesse
age 18
Clarke Co. IA Indiana 11 Apr 1862
21 Apr 1862
LAWSON, Bird
age 25
Clarke Co. IA Indiana 11 Apr 1862
21 Apr 1862
disability discharge
05 Jan 1863
RANKS, Henis
age 19
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 17 Apr 1862
21 Apr 1862
promoted Musician
SIMPSON, Gilliard
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 19 Apr 1862
19 Apr 1862
SIMPSON, James
age 44
Decatur Co. IA Virginia 20 Mar 1862
21 Apr 1862
disability discharge
21 Oct 1862
Van VALLINBURG, Joseph
age 44
Decatur Co. IA Ohio 19 May 1862
19 May 1862
WELLS, Samuel J.
age 18
Clarke Co. IA Ohio 23 Apr 1862
23 Apr 1862

COMPANY I, MISSOURI STATE MILITIA - 7th CAVALRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
CORRIGAN, James
age 21
Leon IA New York 10 Apr 1862
10 Apr 1862
LIKES, Samuel J.
age 29
Leon IA Ohio 10 Apr 1862
10 Apr 1862
ORR, William H.
age 21
Leon IA Ohio 10 Apr 1862
10 Apr 1862

COMPANY K, MISSOURI STATE MILITIA - 7th CAVALRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
BEERS, William P.
age 20
Sergeant
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 26 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
CLARK, Isaac N.
age 30
2nd Lieutenant
Leon IA Indiana 04 Apr 1862
04 Apr 1862
resigned
12 Aug 1862
COLLYER, Thomas
age 31
Decatur Co. IA Virginia 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
discharged
27 Apr 1862
Newtonia MO
* COMBS, Washington F.
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Tennessee 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
died of disease
13 May 1862
Chillicothe MO
CONQUEST, John
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 27 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
promoted Cpl
CROOKSHANK, Peter
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Scotland 25 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
DECK, Isaac
age 45
Decatur Co. IA Tennessee 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
GARDNER,
Bayliss D.
age 32
Decatur Co. IA Ohio 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
GARDNER, John L.
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Ohio 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
GARDNER,
Joshua A.
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Ohio 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
discharged 01 Jun 1862
Sedalia MO
GILBERT, Samuel R.
age 22
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
* GRAY, John R.
age 44
Decatur Co. IA unknown 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
died of disease
26 May 1862
Leon IA
* GRAY, John W. S.
age 25
Decatur Co. IA unknown 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
died 12 May 1862
Chillicothe MO
HALL, John W.
age 20
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
promoted Sgt.
HALL, Samuel L.
age 19
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
promoted Cpl
HATFIELD, Andrew
age 43
Decatur Co. IA Tennessee 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
HATFIELD, James
age 38
Decatur Co. IA Tennessee 15 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
HATFIELD, John M.
age 32
Decatur Co. IA Pennsylvania 26 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
* HATFIELD, Riley
age 25
Decatur Co. IA unknown 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
died 24 May 1862
Chillicothe MO
HINES, Alexander
age 43
Decatur Co. IA Tennessee 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
deserted
12 Nov 1862
Mount Vernon MO
JOHNSON,
Farmer A.
age 26
4th Sergeant
Decatur Co. IA Virginia 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
deserted
07 May 1863
Greenfield MO
KELLY, George B.
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Illinois not stated
KELLY, Robert
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Tennessee 27 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
promoted Cpl
KEMP or KEMPF, John M.
5th Corporal
Decatur Co. IA Europe 04 Apr 1862
04 Apr 1862
disability discharge
Dec 1862
Springfield MO
KEMP, Philip
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Pennsylvania unstated
KIRK, Joseph
age 21
Decatur Co. IA unknown dropped from rolls
absence due to sickness
LEECH, John C.
age 21
Decatur Co. IA Pennsylvania 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
LONG, William L.
age 45
Decatur Co. IA Ohio 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
disability discharge
30 Aug 1862
Springfield MO
* McDONALD, Barnett
age 21
Decatur Co. IA unknown 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
died of disease
26 May 1862
Livingston Co. MO
McDOWELL, Samuel
age 50
Musician
Decatur Co. IA Kentucky 04 Apr 1862
04 Apr 1862
disability discharge
Dec 1862
Springfield MO
McKERN,
Thomas H.
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Illinois 10 Apr 1862
10 Apr 1862
promoted Musician
* NIXSON, Thomas
age 26
Decatur Co. IA North Carolina 22 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
died of disease
13 May 1862
Chillicothe MO
* ONEY, Joseph A.
age 25
1st Sergeant
Decatur Co. IA Indiana died of disease
13 Sep 1862
Mount Vernon MO
ONEY, Marion
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Iowa 10 Apr 1862
10 Apr 1862
ONEY, Thomas B.
age 21
Decatur Co. IA Illinois promoted 1st Sgt
13 Sep 1862
PAYNE, William T.
age 26
Decatur Co. IA Ohio 10 Apr 1862
10 Apr 1862
PIERCY, James T.
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Missouri 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
PIERCY, John H.
age 21
Decatur Co. IA Ohio 24 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
PITMAN, Edward K.
age 26
Decatur Co. IA Kentucky 22 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
promoted Sgt
PITMAN, John H.
age 19
Decatur Co. IA Illinois 27 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
PRICE, Harrison H.
age 22
6t Corporal
Decatur Co. IA Tennessee 10 Apr 1862
10 Apr 1862
transfer from Co. G
mustered out
03 Apr 1865
SMITH, Benjamin F.
age 21
2nd Corporal
Decatur Co. IA Tennessee 04 Apr 1862
04 Apr 1862
SPELLMAN, Hiram
age 24
Decatur Co. IA Ohio 27 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
STANLEY, Calvin
age 32
8th Corporal
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 04 Apr 1862
04 Apr 1862
STILL, Hiram
age 30
Decatur Co. IA Missouri 22 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
STILL, Jesse
age 23
Decatur Co. IA Missouri 26 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
* TASH, William R.
age 18
Decatur Co. IA Indiana 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
died of disease
31 Nov 1862
Springfield MO
WESCOAT,
Cyrus K.
age 30
Decatur Co. IA New York 26 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
WHEELER,
William F.
age 26
Decatur Co. IA Kentucky 27 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
WICUFF, John T.
age 22
Decatur Co. IA Ohio 2 Mar 1862
03 Apr 1862
WISDOM, Francis F.
age 55
Decatur Co. IA Kentucky 15 Mar 1862
17 Mar 1862
disability discharge
Dec 1862
Springfield MO

COMPANY L, MISSOURI STATE MILITIA - 7th CAVALRY

SOLDIER'S NAME RESIDENCE NATIVITY ENLISTMENT & MUSTER DATES
McINTOSH, Aaron
age 30
Sergeant
Ringgold Co. IA Tennessee 25 Mar 1862
05 Apr 1862
promoted 2nd Lt
27 Nov 1862

 

112th ILLINOIS VOLUTNEER INFANTRY

RINGGOLD COUNTY, IOWA

 

  • BALLENTINE, Alfred C., Enlisted 22 Aug 1862. Wounded in action at Knoxville, Tennesse on 18 Nov 1863. Address: Eugene, Ringgold Co. IA

  • BENNETT, Benjamin P., Address: Delphi, Ringgold County, Iowa

  • SERGEANT, Edward P. Wright, Enlisted 12 Aug 1862; mustered into service as a Corporal. Promoted 01 Jun 1863. Slightly wounded in action at Battle of Nashville, Tennessee on 16 Dec 1864. Address: Tingley, Ringgold County, Iowa.

    SOURCES:   General Assembly under direction of Brig Gen. Guy E. LOGAN, Adjutant General of Iowa. Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers in Miscellaneous Organizations of the Mexican War, Indian Campaigns, War of the Rebellion, and the Spanish-American and Philippine Wars Together with Historical Sketches of Volunteer Organizations. Vol VI, "Miscellaneous". Pp. 20-1, 31, 35, 52-3, 82, 87-8, 92-4, 109, 111, 113-14, 116-125. ENGLISH, Emory H., State Printer; CHASSELL, E. D., State Binder. Des Moines. 1911.

    THOMPSON, Bradford F., late Captain in the Regiment. History of the 112th Regiment of the Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Great War of the Rebellion. 1862-1865 Pp. 348, 380, 414. Stark County News Office, Toulon IL. 1885.

    Transcription and compilation by Sharon R. Becker, February of 2009

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