California  Civil War Rosters

 

From the book “Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867

by Brig.-Gen. Richard H. Orton, pub. 1890

Transcribed by Kathy Sedler, ©May 2004,  pp 151-156.


 

First Regiment of Cavalry

Company K

 

NAME

RANK

PLACE OF ENROLLMENT

DATE OF ENLISTMENT

DATE OF MUSTER

REMARKS

Robert S. Johnson

Captain

Stockton, Cal.

Feb. 18, 1863

May 1, 1863

Resigned Feb. 28, 1865.

Benjamin F. Fox

Captain

Ft. Sumner, N.M.

Feb. 28, 1865

June 7, 1865

1st Lieut. Co. G, 1st Cal. Cav., March 16, 1863; promoted to Captain Co. K, Feb. 28, 1865; mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., Aug. 17, 1866, with company.

Chas. S. Whitney

1st Lieut

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April 28, 1863

May 1, 1863

Promoted from 2d Lieut. Co. F, 5th Inf.; resigned July 18, 1863.

Samuel A. Gorham

1st Lieut.

San Francisco

July 16, 1863

July 16, 1863

Promoted Captain Co. G, same Regt., Nov. 12, 1863.

Sullivan Heath

1st Lieut.

Drum Bar’cks, Cal.

Jan. 1, 1864

Feb. 3, 1864

Promoted from 2d Lieut., same company; mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., July 21, 1866, per S.O. No. 20, Dept. of New Mexico.

Samuel A. Gorham

2d Lieut.

Camp Bidwell, Cal.

May 1, 1863

May 1, 1863

Promoted from Saddler Co. F, 2d Cal. Cav.; promoted 1st Lieut. of company, Aug. 5, 1863, and Capt. Co. G, Nov. 12, 1863.

Sullivan Heath

2d Lieut.

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 11, 1863

May 16, 1863

Promoted from Co. M, same Regt.; promoted 1st Lieut. Jan. 2, 1864.

John Farren

2d Lieut.

Ft. Sumner, N.M.

Jan. 1, 1864

Feb. 4, 1864

Promoted from 1st Sergt. Co. K; resigned July 29, 1864.

William Cleghorn

2d Lieut.

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July 24, 1864

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Never mustered.   See Co. L.

Adolph Dreifos

2d Lieut.

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April 29, 1864

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Declined.

John Farren

1st Sergeant

San Francisco

Jan. 13, 1863

Feb. 15, 1863

Promoted 2d Lieut. Feb. 4, 1864.

Thomas Shine

1st Sergeant

San Francisco

July 25, 1863

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Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., July 25, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Alexander McGivney

1st Sergeant

San Francisco

July 2, 1863

July 2, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., July 20, 1866, expiration of term of service.

John A. Simpson

1st Sergeant

Stockton, Cal.

April 3, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Sumner, N.M., April 3, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Christopher Egbert

1st Sergeant

Grizzly Flat, Cal.

May 16, 1863

June 17, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., May 24, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Ralph E. Comins

Sergeant

San Francisco

May 12, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Promoted Regt. Quar.-Sergt., Nov. 1, 1864.

Geo. R. Sharp

Sergeant

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 25, 1863

May 1, 1863

Promoted 2d Lieut. Co. C, Jan. 16, 1865.

Francis Davidson

Sergeant

Stockton, Cal.

April 2, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., April 2, 1866, expiration of term of service.

John A. Hill

Sergeant

Stockton, Cal.

April 3, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Sumner, N.M., April 3, 1866, expiration of term of service.

George Turner

Sergeant

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 30, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., May 31, 1866, expiration of term of service.

James M. Dunlap

Sergeant

Marysville, Cal.

Mar. 28, 1863

May 1, 1863

Discharged at Fort Union, N.M., Aug. 9, 1865, for disability.

Americus V. Davison

Sergeant

San Francisco

July 9, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., July 20, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Charles Finn

Sergeant

San Francisco

July 22, 1863

July 26, 1863

Must’d out at Santa Fe, N.M., Aug. 17, 1866, with Co.

Patrick McGrath

Sergeant

Stockton, Cal.

July 7, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., July 20, 1866, expiration of term of service.

John W. Ellison

Sergeant

San Francisco

July 9, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., July 12, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Philip Eckert

Sergeant

San Francisco

July 24, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., July 25, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Robert W. Brownlie

Sergeant

San Francisco

Aug. 6, 1863

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Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., Aug. 6, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Benjamin F. Foster

Corporal

Stockton, Cal.

April 2, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Sumner, N.M., April 3, 1866, expiration of term of service.

George S. Norris

Corporal

Stockton, Cal.

April 11, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Sumner, N.M., April 12, 1866, expiration of term of service.

William S. Lackey

Corporal

Drum Bar’cks, Cal.

Feb. 1, 1864

Feb. 1, 1864

Mustered out at Fort Union, N.M., Sept. 18, 1865, per G.O. No. 77, War Department, April 28, 1865.

Charles Macowitzki

Corporal

San Francisco

July 24, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., July 25, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Jasper Winant

Corporal

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Aug. 10, 1863

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Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., Aug. 8, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Manuel Marciel Vierra

Corporal

San Francisco

Aug. 7, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., Aug. 7, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Mathias Heck

Corporal

San Francisco

July 29, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., Aug. 3, 1866, expiration of term of service.

John F. Stone

Bugler

San Francisco

July 21, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Dropped as a deserter from 5th U.S. Inf., Aug. 10, 1865.

Jules Simon

Bugler

San Francisco

Aug. 5, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., Aug. 6, 1866, expiration of term of service.

John Robson

Farrier

Stockton, Cal.

April 10, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Sumner, N.M., July 12, 1866, expiration of term of service.

William R. Davis

Farrier

Grizzly Flat, Cal.

June 13, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., June 13, 1866, expiration of term of service.

James Walsh

Saddler

Marysville, Cal.

April 28, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Union, N.M., Sept. 18, 1865, per War Dept. G.O. No. 77, of 1865.

Allen, James

Private

Marysville, Cal.

April 21, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Sept. 17, 1865.

Allen, Walter A.

Private

San Francisco

May 26, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., May 28, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Anderson, Joseph S.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 20, 1863

May 1, 1863

Died from effects of a pistol shot at Fort Larned, Kan., June 10, 1865.

Armstrong, Munroe

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 6, 1863

May 1, 1863

Died of disease at Fort Union, N.M., Aug. 20, 1865.

Arnold, David E.

Private

Marysville, Cal.

April 28, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Union, N.M., Sept. 18, 1865, per War Dept. G.O. No. 77.

Barstow, Joseph

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 10, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Little Arkansas, Kan., Sept. 11, 1865.

Bealenberg, John

Private

San Francisco

Aug. 18, 1863

Aug. 18, 1863

Sick at Insane Asylum at Stockton, Cal., since Nov. 15, 1863; no other record.

Blanco, Henry

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Feb. 28, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Stockton, Cal., May 10, 1863.

Bonham, John S.

Private

Grizzly Flat, Cal.

May 20, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., May 20, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Bonehard, John

Private

Sacramento, Cal.

Mar. 21, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Stockton, Cal., May 27, 1863.

Bowers, Thomas J.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Feb. 24, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Bent’s Fort, A.T., July 18, 1865.

Boyle, Solomon

Private

Stockton, Cal.

May 9, 1863

May 26, 1863

Lost on picket duty on Solado Desert, Mar. 23, 1866.

Brown, Charles

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 21, 1863

May 1, 1863

Dropped as a deserter May 5, 1865, at Fort Union, N.M.

Bunkoff, Frederic

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 29, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Stockton, Cal., May 10, 1863.

Butler, Oliver

Private

Grizzly Flat, Cal.

May 16, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., May 16, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Carr, Robert

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 30, 1863

May 1, 1863

Discharged at Fort Union, N.M., Mar. 28, 1866, for disability.

Carroll, Patrick

Private

Fort Union, N.M.

May 4, 1865

May 4, 1865

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., Aug. 17, 1866, with Co.

Cline, William

Private

Stockton, Cal.

April 18, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Sumner, N.M., April 18, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Coker, Noah B.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

May. 15, 1863

May 26, 1863

Deserted at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Sept. 17, 1865.

Cole, Samuel C.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 15, 1863

May 1, 1863

Discharged for disability at Fort Union, N.M., May 20, 1865.

Conness, George W.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Jan. 2, 1864

Jan. 2, 1864

Discharged for disability at Fort Union, N.M., Aug. 30, 1865.

Corbin, Warren

Private

Marysville, Cal.

Mar. 28, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Little Arkansas, Kan., Sept. 11, 1865.

Danley, Edwin J.

Private

San Francisco

July 21, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Dropped as a deserter at Fort Union, N.M., May 5, 1865.

Davis, John

Private

San Francisco

Mar. 14, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Oct. 1, 1865.

Dolan, Timothy

Private

Stockton, Cal.

April 16, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Sumner, N.M., April 12, 1863, expiration of term of service.

Donalson, William H.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

May 20, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., May 24, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Edward, Jesse

Private

Stockton, Cal.

May 14, 1863

May 26, 1863

Deserted at Little Arkansas, Kan., Sept. 11, 1865.

Follmer, John

Private

Placerville, Cal.

May 12, 1863

May 26, 1863

Discharged at Santa Fe, N.M., May 24, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Fisher, Jacob

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 5, 1863

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Deserted at Stockton, Cal., Mar. 25, 1863.

Garner, Joseph

Private

San Francisco

Mar. 6, 1863

May 1, 1863

Died of disease at Fort Bascom, N.M., June 11, 1865.

Gillon, Thomas

Private

San Francisco

July 23, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Dropped as a deserter May 5, 1865.

Glennon, Thomas

Private

San Francisco

June 28, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Deserted at Little Arkansas, Kan., Sept. 11, 1865.

Goodman, James

Private

Marysville, Cal.

April 20, 1863

May 1, 1863

Drowned at Fort Craig, N.M., June 27, 1864.

Green, William

Private

San Francisco

July 21, 1863

July 21, 1863

Deserted at San Bernadino, Cal., Oct. 17, 1863.

Hansen, Nelson

Private

Sacramento, Cal.

April 18, 1863

May 1, 1863

Disch’d for disability at Ft. Union, N.M., Feb. 14, 1865.

Hauskins, George Z.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 14, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., Mar. 14, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Horsley, Joseph

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Feb. 27, 1863

May 1, 1863

Disch’d for disability Feb. 14, 1865, at Ft. Union, N.M.

Howlett, Charles E.

Private

Sacramento, Cal.

Mar. 15, 1863

Mary 1, 1863

Transferred to Co. M, 1st Cal. Cav., Aug. 1, 1864.

Hummelkee, Charles

Private

San Francisco

Aug. 15, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Dropped as a deserter at Ft. Union, N.M., May 5, 1865.

Janney, Phineas

Private

San Francisco

July 29, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Disch’d for disability at Ft. Union, N.M., May 31, 1866.

Keegan, Andrew

Private

Stockton, Cal.

May 1, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at San Bernadino, Cal., Oct. 17, 1863.

King, Frederick

Private

Sacramento, Cal.

May 7, 1863

May 26, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Union, N.M., May 21, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Langdon, David

Private

San Francisco

Aug. 6, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Discharged for disability Aug. 16, 1865.

Little, George

Private

Stockton, Cal.

April 11, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Stockton, Cal., May 20, 1863.

Mason, Alva

Private

Marysville, Cal.

Mar. 28, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., Mar. 31, 1866, expiration of term of service.

McDermott, Peter

Private

Stockton, Cal.

April 11, 1863

May 1, 1863

Transferred to Co. G, 1st Cal. Cav., May 26, 1863.

McDonald, Edward

Private

San Francisco

May 24, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 24, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Miller, Henry A.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Feb. 27, 1863

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Deserted at Stockton, Cal., March 4, 1863.

Montgomery, William

Private

Marysville, Cal.

April 6, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M. April 6, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Moritz, Peter W.

Private

San Francisco

May 19, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., May 24, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Moses, Andrew J.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 2, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Sumner, N.M., Mar. 2, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Naval, Richard

Private

Marysville, Cal.

Mar. 28, 1863

May 1, 1863

Discharged for disability at Fort Larned, Kan., Nov. 27, 1865.

Nelson, John M.

Private

Grizzly Flat, Cal.

May 18, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Discharged for disability at Fort Larned, Kan., Sept. 28, 1865.

Norris, George S.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

April 11, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Sumner, N.M., April 12, 1866, expiration of term of service.

O’Connor, Michael

Private

San Francisco

July 10, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., July 20, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Olmstead, Moses

Private

Stockton, Cal.

May 28, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., May 24, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Palmer, Frederick

Private

San Francisco

Aug. 3, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Dropped as a deserter, May 5, 1865.

Percival, Thomas

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 30, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., March 31, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Phillips, Franklin M.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 16, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., March 16, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Polmantere, Thomas

Private

Marysville, Cal.

Mar. 28, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Stockton, Cal., May 11, 1863.

Powers, Thomas J.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Feb. 24, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted from confinement July 18, 1865, near Bent’s old fort on Arkansas River.

Quick, Robert R.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

April 29, 1863

May 1, 1863

Disch’d for disability Feb. 14, 1865, at Ft. Union, N.M.

Rodden, William H.

Private

San Francisco

July 25, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Disch’d for disability at Ft. Union, N.M., Feb. 14, 1865.

Rodney, George D.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

May 16, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out under G.O. No. 77, War Dept., of 1865.

Riley, William

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 2, 1863

May 1, 1863

Turned over to 5th U.S. Inf. as a deserter, July 26, 1865.

Samuel, Stephen

Private

Marysville, Cal.

April 8, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Stockton, Cal., May 11, 1863.

Saunders, William M.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

April 27, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., April 27, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Schultz, Frank

Private

San Francisco

Aug. 19, 1863

Aug. 19, 1863

Deserted at San Bernadino, Cal., Oct. 4, 1863.

Scott, Bradford R.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

May 14, 1863

May 26, 1863

Deserted at Little Arkansas, Kan., Sept. 11, 1865; charge of desertion removed by War Dept. order, dated Aug. 11, 1889.

Scott, Frederick D.

Private

San Francisco

July 21, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Dropped as a deserter from 9th U.S. Infantry, July 26, 1864, at Fort Craig, N.M.

Shaw, Charles S.

Private

Marysville, Cal.

April 8, 1863

May 1, 1863

Discharged at Indianapolis, Ind., July 25, 1865, per War Dept. S.O. 396, series of 1865.

Simpson, Joseph W.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 14, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Sept. 17, 1865.

Smith, Joseph

Private

Placerville, Cal.

May 8, 1863

May 26, 1863

Discharged Nov. 17, 1866, per War Dept. S.O. No. 64, series of 1866.

Spafford, Edwin T.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 21, 1863

May 21, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Sumner, N.M., May 21, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Stack, John

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 15, 1863

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Deserted at Stockton, Cal., April 15, 1863.

Stevens, Henry C.

Private

Marysville, Cal.

April 6, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Sumner, N.M., April 6, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Stevenson, Joseph S.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Feb. 23, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Little Arkansas, Kan., Sept. 11, 1865.

Stockwell, Jerome

Private

Stockton, Cal.

April 13, 1863

May 1, 1863

Promoted 2d Lieut. Co. E, 1st Cal. Cav.

Tracy, Samuel H.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 14, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Stockton, Cal., May 27, 1863.

Tanfield, James W.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 21, 1863

May 1, 1863

Promoted 1st Lieut. and Adj. 1st  Cav., N.M. Vols., July 19, 1865.

Thayer, Nelson

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Feb. 26, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Sumner, N.M., Feb. 26, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Thornton, William

Private

Marysville, Cal.

April 20, 1863

May 1, 1863

Deserted at Little Arkansas, Kan., Sept. 11, 1865.

Turpin, William

Private

Stockton, Cal.

May 26, 1863

Dec. 20, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., July 31, 1865, per War Dept., G.O. No. 77, of 1865.

Van Gehen, Joseph

Private

San Francisco

July 18, 1863

July 18, 1863

Deserted at San Bernadino, Cal., Oct. 17, 1863.

Waggle, John P.

Private

Drum Bar’cks, Cal.

Feb. 1, 1864

Feb. 1, 1864

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., Aug. 17, 1866, per order of Department  Commander.

Watkins, Luther P.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

May 15, 1863

May 26, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., July 23, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Wendell, Charles

Private

Stockton, Cal.

April 29, 1863

May 1, 1863

Disch’d for disability at Ft. Union, N.M., Mar. 20, 1865.

Welton, Benjamin

Private

Marysville, Cal.

Mar. 28, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Sumner, N.M., March 28, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Whiting, John S.T.

Private

Marysville, Cal.

Mar. 27, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Santa Fe, N.M., March 27, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Wilson, George W.

Private

Marysville, Cal.

April 14, 1863

May 1, 1863

Promoted to Non-Com. Staff, May 1, 1866.

Zeigler, Antone

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Feb. 27, 1863

May 1, 1863

Discharged for disability, March 9, 1865.

 

 

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