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 Sandy Neder,  pp 752-755.


 

Sixth Regiment of Infantry

Company H

 

Name

Rank

Place of Enrollment

Date of Enlistment

Date of Muster

Remarks

Joseph S. Knower

Captain

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Mar. 4, 1864

Mar. 4, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Washington Bruce

1st Lieut.

Benicia, Cal.

Dec. 30, 1863

Dec. 30, 1863

Commissioned Captain Co. E, April 23, 1865.

Ferdinand Smith

1st Lieut.

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

April 24, 1865

April 24, 1865

Promoted from 2d Lieut. Co. F; resigned Sept. 11, 1865.

John H. Coster

1st Lieut.

San Francisco

Sept. 20, 1865

Sept. 20, 1865

Transferred to Co. I, 7th Inf., Nov. 18, 1865.

John M. Shrader

2d Lieut.

Benicia, Cal.

Mar. 4, 1864

Mar. 4, 1864

Resigned Sept. 20, 1864.

William R. Honey

2d Lieut.

San Francisco

Nov. 29, 1864

Nov. 29, 1864

Promoted from Sergt. Co. A; commissioned 1st Lieut. And Adjt. 2d Cav., Cal. Vols., April 30, 1865.

Frederick Manners

2d Lieut.

San Francisco

May 26, 1865

Oct. 8, 1865

Must'd out at Benicia B'ks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Nathaniel G. Tobey

1st Sergeant

Columbia, Cal.

Mar. 5, 1863

Mar. 27, 1863

Commissioned 2d Lieut. Co. K, Mar. 23, 1865.

James H. Duncan

1st Sergeant

Columbia, Cal.

Mar. 13, 1863

Mar. 21, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Joseph A. Gilman

Sergeant

Columbia, Cal.

Feb. 23, 1863

Mar. 27, 1863

Promoted 2d Lieut. Co. B, Nov. 27, 1864.

James Homer

Sergeant

Columbia, Cal.

Feb. 23, 1863

Mar. 27, 1863

Promoted 2d Lieut. Co. G, Dec. 14, 1864.

Charles P. Sherwood

Sergeant

Columbia, Cal.

Feb. 23, 1863

Mar. 27, 1863

Promoted 2d Lieut. Co. K, Sept. 2, 1864.

Daniel H. Holt

Sergeant

Columbia, Cal.

Mar. 3, 1863

Mar. 27, 1863

Promoted 2d Lieut. Co. F, 8th Inf., Feb. 6, 1865.

Chauncey B. Leach

Sergeant

Columbia, Cal.

Mar. 27, 1863

Mar. 27, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Thomas A. Hutchison

Sergeant

Jamestown, Cal.

April 4, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

George Perkins

Sergeant

Columbia, Cal.

July 1, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Henry D. King

Sergeant

Sonora, Cal.

Dec. 15, 1863

Dec. 30, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Lindley H. Allen

Corporal

Columbia, Cal.

Mar. 11, 1863

Mar. 27, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

George Gage

Corporal

Jamestown, Cal.

Mar. 30, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Armstrong Hutchinson

Corporal

Jamestown, Cal.

April 4, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

George B. Haigh

Corporal

Big Oak Flat, Cal.

June 16, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

James M. Stockton

Corporal

Coulterville, Cal.

July 19, 1863

Aug. 14, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

John Rowen

Corporal

San Francisco

Oct. 9, 1863

Oct. 10, 1863

Deserted at Benicia Barracks, Cal., July 9, 1864.

John St. Clair

Musician

San Francisco

Sept. 6, 1863

Sept. 8, 1863

Deserted from Benicia Barracks, Cal., Sept. 19, 1864; apprehended Sept. 21, 1864, and again deserted at Benicia Barracks, Cal., Sept. 9, 1865.

James Dobson

Musician

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Jan. 28, 1864

Jan. 28, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Aitken, James

Private

San Francisco

Sept. 28, 1863

Sept. 29, 1863

Deserted from Benicia Barracks, Cal., May 16, 1865.

Bedford, George M.

Private

San Francisco

Oct. 9, 1863

Oct. 10, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Bennett, George W.

Private

San Francisco

Oct. 16, 1863

Oct. 16, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Bennett, James

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Aug. 23, 1864

Sept. 3, 1864

Deserted from Benicia Barracks, Cal., Aug. 5, 1865.

Best, Oliver W.

Private

Columbia, Cal.

June 11, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Blume, Henry

Private

San Francisco

Feb. 27, 1864

Feb. 27, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Burkholder, Robert

Private

San Francisco

Sept. 28, 1863

Sept. 29, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Casey, George

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

July 8, 1864

Aug. 17, 1864

Deserted Nov. 19, 1864, at Benicia Barracks, Cal.

Cohn, John H.

Private

Columbia, Cal.

June 15, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Colman, Henry

Private

San Francisco

Oct. 9, 1863

Oct. 10, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Connelly, Thomas

Private

Jamestown, Cal.

Mar. 30, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Cowles, Frederick H.

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Mar. 11, 1865

April 22, 1865

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Cramer, John W.H.

Private

Coulterville, Cal.

July 8, 1863

July 12, 1863

Deserted May 18, 1865, from steamer guard.

Crawford, James C.

Private

San Francisco

Oct. 26, 1863

Oct. 27, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Davenport, John A.

Private

Columbia, Cal.

Feb. 26, 1863

Mar. 27, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Davis, Samuel N.

Private

Murphys, Cal.

Nov. 11, 1863

Dec. 7, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Detlow, Thomas G.

Private

San Francisco

Sept. 20, 1864

Sept. 21, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Douglas, Robert A.

Private

Columbia, Cal.

Mar. 14, 1863

Mar. 27, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Evans, William

Private

San Francisco

Oct. 29, 1863

Nov. 5, 1863

Deserted from Benicia Barracks, Cal., July 10, 1864; apprehended Mar. 9, 1865; discharged at Benicia Barracks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with company.

Farlin, Michael

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Jan. 6, 1865

Feb. 28, 1865

Deserted March 20, 1865, at Benicia Barracks, Cal.

Ferguson, George

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

April 8, 1865

April 22, 1865

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Flint, Robert

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Dec. 15, 1863

Dec. 30, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Frohlich, David

Private

San Francisco

Feb. 27, 1864

Feb. 29, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Gibson, Joseph

Private

San Francisco

Nov. 28, 1863

Nov. 30, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Gilmore, James

Private

San Francisco

Dec. 2, 1863

Dec. 7, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Gordon, John G.

Private

San Francisco

Oct. 19, 1863

Oct. 30, 1863

Deserted Sept. 19, 1864, at Benicia, Cal.; apprehended Mar. 10, 1865; deserted again Sept. 21, 1865, at Angel Island, Cal., from confinement.

Haley, John

Private

Columbia, Cal.

July 5, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Hamilton, Charles

Private

Sonora, Cal.

Nov. 12, 1863

Dec. 7, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Hanna, James

Private

Columbia, Cal.

July 20, 1863

Aug. 14, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Hannan, John

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

July 17, 1864

Aug. 17, 1864

Deserted Dec. 12, 1864, at Benicia Barracks, Cal.

Hart, James

Private

San Francisco

Oct. 20, 1863

Dec. 7, 1863

Deserted Mar. 1, 1864, at Benicia Barracks, Cal.

Hayes, George

Private

Big Oak Flat, Cal.

May 28, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Hill, Harry

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Nov. 29, 1864

Dec. 31, 1864

Transferred as a deserter from Co. H, 2d Cav., April 16, 1865. See Corp. Charles J. Hill.

Jones, John G.

Private

Columbia, Cal.

Mar. 4, 1863

Mar. 27, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Leins, John F.

Private

Big Oak Flat, Cal.

May 30, 1863

July 12, 1863

Surrendered from desertion at S.F., Sept 7, 1865; discharged at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Lewis, John

Private

San Francisco

Oct. 16, 1863

Oct. 16, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Lewis, John H.

Private

San Francisco

Feb. 19, 1864

Feb. 19, 1864

Deserted June 15, 1864, at Benicia Barracks, Cal.

Loftus, Anthony

Private

San Francisco

Nov. 4, 1863

Nov. 5, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Longhurst, William

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Aug. 21, 1864

Sept. 3, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Malcolm, William H.

Private

Big Oak Flat, Cal.

June 24, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Martin, John A.

Private

San Francisco

Oct. 23, 1863

Oct. 24, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

McCall, Henderson

Private

Columbia, Cal.

July 13, 1863

Aug. 14, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

McDonald, William

Private

San Francisco

Nov. 15, 1863

Nov. 18, 1863

Dishonorably discharged per G.O. No. 5, Dept. of Cal., Dec. 28, 1864.

McGarvey, Thomas

Private

San Francisco

Jan. 11, 1864

Jan. 12, 1864

Discharged for disability, Aug. 20, 1864.

McGreevy, Patrick

Private

San Francisco

Feb. 29, 1864

Mar. 1, 1864

Deserted Nov. 12, 1864, from Benicia Barracks, Cal., appreh'd and returned to duty, Feb. 6, 1865; disch'd at Benicia Barracks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

McNeile, William

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Jan. 6, 1864

Jan. 29, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

McWilliams, Borden

Private

San Francisco

Oct. 24, 1863

Oct. 27, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Miller, William H.

Private

San Francisco

Feb. 10, 1864

Feb. 14, 1864

Deserted Feb. 14, 1864; apprehended March 29, 1864; deserted at Benicia Barracks, Cal., Sept. 16, 1865.

Mitchell, William R.

Private

San Francisco

Jan. 14, 1864

Jan. 20, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Morrison, Benjamin F.

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Feb. 14, 1864

Mar. 4, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Mulligan, Michael

Private

Big Oak Flat, Cal.

July 3, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Percey, Robert

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Feb. 14, 1864

Mar. 4, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Philbrick, Edgar C.

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Dec. 15, 1864

Dec. 31, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Potter, William E.

Private

San Francisco

Feb. 27, 1864

Feb. 27, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Preston, William T.

Private

Columbia, Cal.

July 3, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Purcell, Charles

Private

San Francisco

Feb. 15, 1864

Feb. 16, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Reed, John

Private

Big Oak Flat, Cal.

June 16, 1863

July 12, 1863

Deserted Feb. 7, 1864; apprehended May 3, 1864, and returned to duty; discharged at Benicia Barracks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with company.

Reed, Lewis D.

Private

Big Oak Flat, Cal.

June 16, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Rice, Francis C.

Private

San Francisco

Feb. 23, 1864

Feb. 23, 1864

Deserted at Benicia Barracks, Cal., March 16, 1864.

Richardson, Thomas

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Dec. 3, 1863

Dec. 7, 1863

Dishonorably discharged Feb. 11, 1865, at Alcatraz Island, Cal., per G.O. No. 11, of 1864.

Robinson, Joseph

Private

Marysville, Cal.

Oct. 6, 1863

Mar. 4, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Saunders, Charles

Private

San Francisco

Oct. 3, 1863

Oct. 7, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Schmidt, Ludwig

Private

San Francisco

Nov. 4, 1863

Nov. 6, 1863

Dropped as a deserter from Co. D, 1st W.T. Inf.

Scott, James

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Aug. 30, 1864

Sept. 3, 1864

Deserted Sept. 24, 1864, at Benicia Barracks, Cal.

Shale, Charles

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Dec. 1, 1864

Oct. 20, 1864

Deserted May 11, 1865, at Benicia Barracks, Cal.

Shaw, Alfred

Private

Mariposa, Cal.

Sept. 28, 1863

Oct. 20, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Shephard, Benjamin F.

Private

San Francisco

Feb. 27, 1864

Feb. 27, 1864

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Sherry, Thomas

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

June 8, 1864

Sept. 3, 1864

Deserted March 31, 1865, at Benicia Barracks, Cal.

Sherry, David

Private

San Francisco

Nov. 7, 1863

Nov. 9, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Smith, Edward

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Sept. 13, 1864

Nov. 5, 1864

Dropped as a deserter from U.S. steamer "Saranac."

Smith, George W.

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Nov. 28, 1863

Dec. 7, 1863

Dropped as a deserter from U.S. sloop of war "Cyane," March 11, 1865.

Smith, Henry

Private

Columbia, Cal.

Mar. 25, 1863

Mar. 27, 1863

Deserted at Benicia Barracks, Cal., March 13, 1864.

Smith, Thomas

Private

San Francisco

Dec. 30, 1863

Jan. 29, 1864

Dropped as a deserter from Co. F, 1st U.S. Dragoons.

Snider, Adam

Private

San Francisco

Aug. 30, 1863

Sept. 1, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Thistle, James

Private

San Francisco

Oct. 20, 1863

Sept. 23, 1863

Deserted at Benicia Barracks, Cal., Feb. 25, 1864.

Thom, James

Private

Sonora, Cal.

Oct. 27, 1863

Oct. 31, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Ward, Marcus L.

Private

Columbia, Cal.

June 8, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Welsh, John

Private

Sonora, Cal.

Dec. 17, 1863

Dec. 30, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

West, William

Private

Columbia, Cal.

July 3, 1863

July 12, 1863

Disch'd at Benicia Bar'cks, Cal., Oct. 25, 1865, with Co.

Wilson, Robert

Private

San Francisco

Sept. 22, 1863

Sept. 22, 1863

Deserted at Benicia Barracks, Cal., July 4, 1865.

Wright, John

Private

Benicia B'ks, Cal.

Sept. 14, 1864

Nov. 14, 1864

Deserted at Benicia Barracks, Cal., Jan. 30, 1865.

 

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