COMPANY  C  OFFICERS  at  CRIPPLE  CREEK

Capt. Anthony Laumann  29  (1833 - 1904)  Born in Prussia and came to America around 1840;  Lived in Cincinnati, OH until after 1893;  Mustered in as a Sgt on 31 May 61;  Mustered in as 2 Lt on 17 Jun 61; Promoted to Capt on 8 Apr 62;  Granted Sick Leave for Nov and Dec 62; Granted leave again for 20 days (sick?) from Feb - Mar 63;  Surgeon Cox wrote letters for his leave based on articular rheumatism;  Received word in Aug that his wife had suffered a miscarriage and was in grave condition and was granted another leave from 26 Aug until 10 Sept 63;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  His signature spells his name as Laumann (AG's Report lists him as Lauman); Worked as a Tailor in 1860 and 1870; By the 1890s, he is listed as a Finisher or a Varnisher; His wife, Mary, apparently recovered from her miscarriage and went on to bear more children, including twin boys around 1867; He and his second wife, Magdalin, moved to Chicago before 1900;  He died in Chicago, but was buried in Cincinnati' Walnut Hills Cemetery  

 

 

1 Lt William Pettibone  41   (<1822> - )  Mustered in on 31 May 61 as a Sgt;  Promoted from (Orderly) Sgt to 2 Lt on 1 May 62;  Promoted to 1 Lt on 20 Aug 62;  Served as Acting Commander of Co C from 26 Dec 62 until 28 Feb 63;  Attached to the Pioneer Corps from 22 May 63 until 12 Jun 64;  Mustered out on 19 Jun 64

 

 

 

2 Lt William Miller  33?   ( - )  Mustered in on 3 Jun 61 as a Cpl (although the first card in the muster records says he was mustered in as a Pvt on 31 Aug 61);  Appointed Sgt 16 Nov 61;  Promoted from Sgt to 2 Lt on 25 Feb 63;  Resigned 16 May 63, citing he felt "incompetent to perform duties pertaining to the office"--in his note as he forwarded the letter, Sedgewick offered this as an explanation:  Miller could neither read nor write (beyond signing his name); Some of his Muster Cards indicate he was 34 when he enlisted in 61 and later ones state he was 31; On May 63, he was on daily duty as Hostler at Brigade HQ as a Pvt.

 

[James E. Stewart was a 2Lt in name only from 13 Aug 62 until his resignation in Jan 63--he was appointed as a favor by Gen. William S. Smith, but he never reported for duty to the regiment. The next 2 Lt would not be appointed until John H. Albers on 11 Jul 63.]

 CORPORALS  and  SERGEANTS  of  Co.  C  at  CRIPPLE  CREEK

Albers, John Henry <23>   (<1838> - )  Mustered in on 31 May 61 as a Cpl;  Had been appointed Sgt by the Apr/Aug 62 Muster Card;  Promoted from Sgt to 2 Lt on 11 Jul 63;  Mustered out on 19 Jun 64;  Apparently went by his middle name most of the time

Becker, Henry Bernard  25  (<1836> -  )  Mustered in 26 Jun 61 as a Pvt;  Appointed Cpl by the Apr/Auug Muster Roll Card; Promoted to Sgt on 1 Aug 63;  Mustered out by telegram from AGO on 15 Jun 64;  In the AG's Roll, he is listed as Bernard Backon, but the Muster Cards all say Becker is the last name--however, he is listed as Henry Becker on all but the last 3 Muster Cards, on which he is listed as Bernard Becker   

 

Broeker, Gerhard*  27  (<1836> - 1863)  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Appointed Cpl by Mar/Apr 63;  Missing (presumed dead) after Battle of Chickamauga, GA 19 Sep 63

Bruggemeyer, George H.*  30   (<1833> - 1863)  Name spelled variously, including Briggemeyer;  Born in Germany;  Mustered in 31 May 61 as a Cpl;  Appointed Sgt on 25 Jun 61;  Was reported Sick in Hospital from 5 Aug 61 until Nov or Dec 61;  Reduced to Pvt on 11 Oct 62, but returned to Sgt by Mar/Apr 63;  Killed in battle at Chickamauga, GA on 19 Sep 63;  Described as 6 feet tall, with a light complexion, gray eyes, and brown hair;  He worked as a Drayman at the time he enlisted

Jenner, Martin   22  (1841. - )  Mustered in on 21 Jun 61 as a Pvt;  Had 1 month's pay stopped for a minor infraction on 5 Aug 61;  Appointed Sgt on 15 Apr 62 (skipping the rank of Cpl);  Mustered out on 19 Jun 64

Kroeger, Gerhard Henry   30  (1843 - )  Mustered in on 16 Jun 61 as a Pvt;  Appointed Cpl on 6 Jul 62 (His Muster Card says he was promoted on 18 Apr 62);  Sick in hospital in Nashville from Nov/Dec 62 until Jan/Feb 63;  Was present at Cripple Creek for March/April Muster Card;  Was hospitalized in Murfreesboro from 23 Jun 63 until sometime in July/Aug 63;  Would be wounded at Chickamauga on 19 Sep 63;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64; AG's Report erroneously lists him as George H. Kraiger, although he apparently went by George, rather than Gerhard

Pieper, Henry  23   (1839 - 1915)  Born in Germany;  Mustered in on 31 May 61 as a Pvt;  Appointed Cpl on 25 Jul 61, although on one of his Muster Cards, it says he went from Pvt to Sgt on 15 Apr 62; Appointed Sgt on 18 Apr 62 along with Martin Jenner, above;  Detached duty for recruiting from 23 Dec 63 until sometime in February 64;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64

These, Joseph  29   (1834 - 1879?)  Mustered in on 31 May 61 as a Cpl;  Promoted to 1 Sgt on 11 Oct 62;  Mustered out on 19 Jun 64;  There is a Joseph These who died in Kenton Co., KY in Aug 1879--is this our Joseph These?  If so, he was born in Russia, worked as a Laborer; and had resided in Kenton Co, for 25 yrs.

Zimmerle, Francis K.  29   (<1834> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61 as a Pvt;  Appears as a Cpl on the Muster Card for 28 Feb - 30 Jun 63;  Was reduced back to Pvt on the Jan/Feb 64 Muster Card with a notation on the Mar/Apr 64 Muster Card that he was would forfeit $13 for a Disciplinary infraction and be reduced to Pvt;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64 

 

 

 

             OTHER  PERSONNEL   from  Co.  C  at   CRIPPLE   CREEK

       ENLISTED  MEN  of  COMPANY  C  at  CRIPPLE  CREEK

Altemeier, Herman E.  32  (1841 - 1903)  Born in Hanover;  Came to America in 1852;  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Worked many jobs--Saloon Keeper, Butcher, Laborer, but primarily as a Stone Mason;  Married Catharina Wilhelmina Schrader around 1870;  Lived most of his life in Cincinnati;  Buried in Walnut Hills Cem;  AG's Report lists him as Altmeyon and Muster Roll Cards list him also as Altemeyer, Altomeier, etc.

Aufderhaide, Henry  34   (<1829> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Name is spelled many ways, including Auflesheide on the AG's Report

Bardis, Louis  27   (<1836> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  AG's Roll lists him as Barclis

Behner, Frederick   27  (1842- 1925)  Born in Germany;  Came to America in 1852;  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Married Ida Stoffer in 1865; Worked many jobs as a civilian: Paper Carrier, Turner (Woodworker?), Janitor, Porter, Tailor, Sexton;  Lived most of his life in Cincinnati;  Buried in Spring Grove Cem;  On his Muster Cards he is usually referred to as Fred Behnar

Beiderhake, Henry  33   (<1830> - )  Mustered in on 12 Jun 61;  On the Muster Roll Card for 31 Dec 61, he is listed as Sick in Hospital in Charleston, VA, although he is present once again for the 28 Feb 62 Muster Card;  Would become a Cpl on 1 Aug 63;  Mustered out on 19 Jun 64;  His last name is spelled over a dozen different ways (Biedehake, Beiderhade, Beiderhoke, etc.)

Bischoff, Henry  28   (1835 - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Would be appointed Cpl on 1 Aug 63;  Would be wounded at Chickamauga on 19 Sep 63;   Mustered out 19 Jun 64 

Curta, Frederick  27  (<1836> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Listed as Costa on the AG's Roll

Drumm, John  36  (<1827> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64

Haverkamp, Clement  29  (1833 - 1919)  Born in OH;  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Married Catherine Minger in 1873;  Lived most of his life as a Farmer in Cincinnati;  Name spelled variously as Clemens Halferkamp, etc.

Haning, Francis  20 (<1843> - )  Mustered in on 31 May 61 as a Drummer, but was reduced to a Pvt on 10 Jun 61, due to his "inability" to play the drum;  Deserted from Cripple Creek on 12 (or14 or 29) May 63;  Listed as Hemisey on AG's Report

Heilemann, George  36   (<1827> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Listed as George Hulemann on the AG's Roll--his given name was Gerhard, but he went by George

Kaiser, William  21   (<1842> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Last name listed as Keiser on AG's Roll

Keller, Joseph  28  (<1835> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  On 22 Jun 1883, he had a duplicate copy of his discharge paper issued to replace the original which was lost

 

Kellner, William*  24   (<1839> - 1863)  Born in Germany;  He stood 5' 7" tall and had a light complexion, brown eyes, and sandy colored hair;  He was a Farmer;  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Killed in action at Chickamauga, GA on 19 Sep 63;  AG's Report lists him as Keltner

Krock, John   25  (<1838> - )  Mustered in 15 Jun 61;  Was wounded slightly at Corinth, Miss (either on 21 or 28) May 62;  Spent several months (from Nov? 62 until Apr 63) in Convalescent Camp in Nashville;  Joined his unit at Cripple Creek on 10 Apr 63  Mustered out 19 Jun 64

 

 

 

Leimann, John   23  (<1840> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64

 

Leive, William  23   (<1840> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Name occasionally spelled in records as Lieve, but corrected to Leive

Meinerding, Clemens   25  (1837 - 1896)  Born in Germany;  Married Maria Elisabeth Schulling in 1857;  Mustered in 18 Jun 61;  Worked as a Carpenter when he enlisted;  Had gray eyes, dark hair, and a light complexion;  He was 5' 6";  Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate of Disability on 17 Jun 63 while he was at Cripple Creek, due to Scrofula throughout the glandular system for the past 7 months which was brought on by exposure at the Battle of Stone River;  Filed for an Invalid's Pension in 1895; Buried in St. John's German Catholic Church Cemetery

 

Meistermann, John  24  (<1839> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  The AG's Roll lists him as Mustermann

 

Miller, Henry   28  (1835 - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  He was given a special detail as Hostler for the Adj during Nov/Dec 63--not mentioned on the next Muster Card;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Name also given as Meller

 

Musell, William   33  (1829 - 1878) Born in Germany;  Married Mary Wilhelmi in 1859 in Cinncinnati;  Mustered in 25 Jun 61;  Was made to forfeit $100 in pay for some disciplinary infraction during Mar/Apr 64; Mustered out by telegram on 15 Jun 64;  Worked as a Shoe maker;  Name given variously as Mossell, Moppell, etc.;  Buried in Vine Street Hill Cemetery 

Muller, John  28   (<1835> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Detailed to drive Division Ambulance on 27 May 63 (no mention of it after this);  Was then detailed as Regimental Teamster on 24 Dec 63 (again, no mention of this in subsequent Muster Cards);  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Not to be confused with John Mullen of Co D or John Mueller of Co K

Nadicksbernd, Bernard Heinrich  29   (1833 - 1894)  Born in N. Rhineland-Westphalia, Germany;  Came to America in 1860;  Mustered in 31 May 61 as a Fifer, but was reduced to a Pvt 5 Nov 61 due to a disability--he became totally deaf in his right ear due to cannon fire;  Stood 5' 6" tall, with Brown hair and blue eyes;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Lived the rest of his life in Cincinnati as a Machinist; Married Christina Marie Schulte in 1866;  Died of Chronic Bronchitis in 1894 and buried in Hamilton Co OH

Neufeld, Peter  20   (<1843> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61 as a Pvt and as a Drummer on 10 Jun 61;  At some point (during Stone River?) he Deserted, but was Returned on 6 Mar 63--at which time he lost the rank of Drummer;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Name also spelled Neufield

 

Peiper, Joseph   29  (<1824> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64  (Related to Sgt Henry Pieper?;  Name spelled variously as Pieper, Peifer, etc.)

Peters, William  33   (<1830> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Was reportedly AWOL in Jan 62, but nothing more was said about this--perhaps a clerical error?;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64

Pfannkuch, Caspar   34  (<1829> - )  Born in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony;  Living Cincinnati 1860 as a Shoemake;  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Spent most of 1862 in hospital or convalescent camp, likewise much of 1863;  Was apparently at Cripple Creek for a few weeks in March/April 63, but back in Convalescent Camp as of 10 Apr;  Finally returned to his Company in Aug/Sep 63, but was slightly wounded in left side at Chickamauga;  Returned to his Company again by Nov/Dec 63 and would remain with them until being mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Named spelled variously (Casper, Pfannekuck, Pfaunkuck, evern the Anglicized version of Pancake)

Raff, Martin   33  (<1830> - )     Mustered in 31 May 61;  Apr/Aug 62 Sick in Hospital in Nashville;  Back with his unit by Sep/Oct 62;  To Hospital in Nashville Sick again on 11 Nov 63 and eventually transferred to Louisville Hospital (and charged $3.80 for transportation--was this not something the Army felt was necessary?);  Back with his unit by Mar/Apr 64; Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Name also spelled Roff

Rodenkirch, Peter  24   (<1839> - 1918?)  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Found guilty of some minor infraction and had to forfeit $5 in pay during Jul/Aug 63;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  Name spelled numerous ways--Rothenkirk, Rodenkirk, Rotherkirch, etc.;  Possible the John Peter Rodenkirch who joined Co K of the 186th OH in Feb 65 and served until Sep 65;  Also, he might be the man born in Hessen Germany in 1840, working as a Tailor in Cincinnati, who died in Cincy on 26 Oct 1918

Schwab, Joseph  34   (<1829> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  Sent to Convalescent Camp in Nashville in Nov/Dec 62 and remained there until Mar/Apr 63 when he would have been briefly at Cripple Creek;  By 10 Apr, he was in a Convalescent Camp in Murfreesboro, was sent to hospital in Murfreesboro on 1 May 63, and Discharged 16 (or 1st?) May 63

Stork, Frederic(k)  35   (<1828> - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  In Mar/Apr 62, he was still waiting for his pay from Nov/Dec 61;  Sick in Hospital in West Point, KY during Se/Oct 62;  By Nov/Dec 62, he had been transferred to a Hospital in Cincinnati, and by Jan 63, he was in a Hospital in Louisville;  He deserted from the Louisville hospital on 24 Jan 63;  He was returned 22 May 63 (to Cripple Creek, I presume) and was found guilty of Desertion in a Ct Martial, for which he forfeited the ay from 24 Jan to 22 May as well as $5 to pay the expenses of his arrest;  He apparently behaved himself after this;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64

Tiemann, Friederich   20  (<1842?> - 1922?)  Mustered in 31 May 61 as a Pvt;  Appointed Cpl on 15 Dec 61, but was bumped back to Pvt on 28 Feb 62;  Missing in Action at the Battle of Stones River and later found to have been captured;  Sent to Richmond, VA 16 Jan 63;  Paroled at Camp Chase and returned to his Company (at Cripple Creek, I believe) by 10 Apr 63;  Was sent to Hospital in Murfreesboro on 28 Jun 63 and would not return to his Company until Mar/Apr 64;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64;  He may possibly be the Friedrich Wilhelm Tiemann who was born in N. Rhineland-Westphalia, Germany on 28 Jun 1842 whose family came to America in 1857--if so, he lived in Covington, KY and died in Cincinnati on 22 Apr 1922

Wagener, John Henry  30  (1833 - )  Mustered in 31 May 61;  During the period from 30 Jun - 31 Oct 63, he was made to forfeit $5 ay due to a minor infraction;  He was detailed as a Hospital Cook beginning 26 Nov 63, but was no longer doing this in Jan/Feb 64; Mustered out 15 Jun 64 by telegram

Williams, Henry  21   (1841 - 1924)  Born in OH;  Mustered in 31 May 61 as a Pvt;  Appointed Cpl on 18 Apr 62, but had been reduced to Pvt again for the Nov/Dec 62 Muster Card;  Mustered out 19 Jun 64; Married Lena Fox in 1876;  He worked as a Laborer in Cincinnati until he died and was buried in the Baltimore Pike Cemetery

             MEN OF COMPANY C WHO WERE NOT AT CAMP CRIPPLE CREEK

           DIED                 GONE HOME         TRANSFERRED     UNACCOUNTED  FOR        IN  HOSPITAL 

Bauer, Francis  (Cpl)

Brochmeyer, Arnold

Hamann, Herman  (Cpl)

Hatters, John G.  (Sgt)

Kusleur, Adolphus

Lambers, Bernard

Lindheur, Gotleib

Spelimeyer, John H.           (Capt)

Staggenburg, Henry

Teller, Nicholas

 

Akron, Kennon

Aszmann, Conrad

Aszmann, Louis

Bey, William H.  (Sgt)

Carlsberger, Max

Fircher, August

Helming, Henry

Keller, John

Klinger, Christian

Marguart, George

Miller, Francis  (1 Lt)

Pelger, John

Shorer, John (Orig marked as    a Deserter, but was later          changed to Discharged on     12 Jul 62)

Untiet, Louis

Weimitter, Theodore  (Cpl)

 

 

 

Flinn, Michael -- To              Pioneer Corps

Hanson, Henry H. -- To      4th US Artillery

Tumna, Edward - To            Pioneer Corps

"Deserters"

Barlekamp, Henry

Bauman, Henry

Broeker, Francis 

Brown, William  (Sgt)

Klemeyer, John

Meyer, Anthony

Meyer, Henry

Richter, Henry

Rolpen, Frederick

Rosenbaum, Isaac

Tapphorn (Tachlie), Henry

Schuch, Tobias

Wolf, Ignus

Young, Henry

 

Missing, Presumed Dead at            Stone River

Groh, Frederick

Meyer, Frederick

 

 

Bote, Louis -- Hositalized  in

   Nashville by Set/Oct 62,       

   would eventually go to          

   Convalescent Camp in          

   Gallatin, from which he was  

   discharged on 25 Mar 63--    

   Never at Cripple Creek

Eglehoff, John -- Sick in              Hospital from Sep/Oct 62      

   and finally discharged 11      

   Jun 63 (Never at Cripple      

   Creek)

Ellerbroke, Geroge Herman --

   Hospitalized constantly from  

   23 Jul 61 for cataract of right    eye, opacity f left cornea,          and rheumatism;  Dis-            

   charged 10 Aug 63 from        

   Louisville-- but not eligible        for a pension

Fennwarth/Farnsworth/

   Tennoarth, Hermann* --            Hospitalized from Feb 62          until he died 10 Aug 63 (leg      ulcer)

Halthaus, Henry/Herman --

  Hospitalized from Dec 62          until Sep/Oct 63

Hargen, John -- Wounded            SR, Discharged 1 Mar 63

Lauer, John -- Remained in         Hospital or Convalescent          Camp in Nashville constantly    from Nov/Dec 62; Eventually    transferred to Invalid Corps      on 1 Sep 63

Shard, Adolphus --                      Wounded SR, Discharged        12 Feb 63 

Steinke, Bernard --                      Wounded at SR,                   

   Hospitalized from 31 Dec          62 at least until muster out        date for regiment

Winkleman, William --                  Wounded SR, Discharged        26 Aug 63