COMPANY  D  OFFICERS  at  CRIPPLE  CREEK

The SULLIVAN COUNTY LYONS

Capt Francis L. Neff  --  Capt Neff was promoted to Major on 11 Feb 63    (See 31 IN Main Page)

 

 

Capt Craven P. Reed    (18  -  )  Mustered in as 2 Lt of Co D on 5 Sep 61 from Sullivan Co;  Promoted to 1 Lt on 19 May 62;  Promoted to Capt on 11 Feb 63;  He would eventually make Maj on 10 Jun 65  

 

 

1 Lt  Samuel F. Mason    (18  -  )  Mustered in as a Cpl from Sullivan Co on 5 Sep 61;  Promoted to 1 Lt on 11 Feb 63 (Did he skip the rank of 2 Lt or was he the 2 Lt for part of the void from 25 Nov 62 until 1 Apr 63?);  Resigned on 4 Nov 64

 

 

2 Lt Charles A. Power    (1839  -  )    Born in KY, his family came to IN in 1856;  Mustered in on 5 Sep 61 as a Sgt from Sullivan Co;  Promoted to 2 Lt on 1 Apr 63  (The AG records are silent as to who was 2 Lt between 25 Nov 62 when John N. Clark resigned and 1 Apr 63 when Charles A. Power stepped in);  He resigned on 20 Nov 64;  After the War, he lived in Vigo Co and was a "dealer in agricultural implements" 

 

 

 

 

    CORPORALS  and  SERGEANTS  of  Co.  D  at  CRIPPLE  CREEK

 

 

 

 

Dudley,  William G.    (18  -  )   Mustered in on 20 Sep 61 as a Cpl from Sullivan Co;  Vet;  Promoted to 2 Lt on 1 Jun 65;  Mustered out 8 Dec 65 as a 1 Sgt

 

 

Eaton,  Jackson B.    (18  - 1864)   Mustered in from Sullivan Co on 20 Sep 61 as a Cpl;  Killed at Kennesaw Mountain, GA on 27 Jun 64 as a 1 Sgt  (listed in the Register of Deaths of Volunteers as J. R. Eaton);  (James T. Eaton would join 16 Mar 64)

 

 

Hughes, William E.    (18  -  )  Mustered in on 20 Sep 61 as a Cpl from Sullivan Co;  Promoted to 1 Lt on 1 Dec 64;  Resigned 6 Jun 65;  (Name also spelled Hughs);

 

 

???Moore, Jordan    (18  -  )  Mustered in on 20 Sep 61 as a Cpl from Sullivan Co.;  Discharged 17 Jan 63 as a Sgt--the AG record does not indicate this was due to a wound or an illness, so he was probably NOT at Camp Cripple Creek when he left

 

 

 

              OTHER  PERSONNEL   from  Co.  D  at   CRIPPLE   CREEK

 

 

 

Miller, John P.    (18  -  )  Mustered in on 20 Sep 61 as a Wagoner from Sullivan Co;  Discharged 7 Jul 63 due to disability--he probably was at Cripple Creek 

 

 

Strain, William R.    (18  -  )  Mustered in from Turman's Creek on 20 Sep 61 as a Musician;  According to The Weekly Sentinel of 26 Jan 63, he was wounded "slightly" at the Battle of Stones River;  Vet;  Mustered out 8 Dec 65

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

ENLISTED  MEN  of  COMPANY  D  at  CRIPPLE  CREEK

Anderson, James N.*  (1841 - 1864)  Killed Jonesboro, AK;  Buried in Marietta National Cemetery in Grave , however there is a cenotaph for him in the Shepherd Cemetery in Vigo Co, IN

 

 

Ayres, John H.    (18  -  )   Mustered in on 29 Sep (or 20 Sep?) from Pekin, IL as a Pvt;  Promoted to 1 Lt 1 Jun 65

 

Bailey, Stephen D.   21  (1840 - 1912)  Stephen and his father, Joseph (1818 - 1878), were both mustered in on 20 Sep 61 from their home in Turman's Creek and served beside one another until Joseph was discharged for disability on 2 Dec 62;  Stephen went on to be a Vet and was mustered out on 8 Dec 65 as a Cpl;  Sometimes their last name is spelled Baily

 

 

Bell, William    (18 - )

 

 

Belser, Milton    (18 - )

 

 

Bilyew, William J.*     (18 - 1863)  James Bilyen(?) would join 16 Mar 64

 

 

Bland, William A.    (18 - )   Mustered in on 20 Apr 63 (while the Regiment was at Cripple Creek);  Lived in Sullivan Co;  Deserted 16 Jun 65

 

 

???Boles, William Henry Harrison    (18 - )  Mustered in 20 Sep 61 from Sullivan Co;  Discharged 18 Jan 63 for disability (from Cripple Creek?)

 

 

Boles, Albert P.    (18 - )

 

 

Briggs, George F.    (18 - )

 

 

Burnett, Levi S.    (18 - )

 

 

Case, William F.    (18 - )

 

 

Chace, Henry H.    (18 - )

 

 

Chace, William    (18 - )

 

???Cowden, William*    (18 - )  Mustered in 20 Sep 61 from Black Creek;  Taken prisoner on        at       ;  Died in prison at Danville, VA on 28 Jan 64

 

 

Daniels, George W.    (18 - )

 

 

Decamp, James M.    (18 - )

 

 

Dix, James T.    (18 - )

 

 

Dodd, Samuel    (18 - )   (John Dodd died 9 Feb 62)

 

 

Enlow, David    (18 - )

 

 

Gilkison, Robert B    (18 - )   (Christian C. Gilkison died 6 Jan 62)

 

 

Heck, James O.    (18 - )

 

 

Hollenback, William    (18 - )

 

 

Houpt, Robert K.   17  (1844 - 1925)  His older brother, Henry Lee Houpt  (1842 - 1862), died 9 Jan 62 of Diphtheria at a hospital in KY);  Robert was one of the ten men from the 31st IN chosen to carry the Regimental Flag at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument dedication ceremony in 1902

 

 

Hunt, Zimri H.    (18 - )

 

 

Hutchison, Charles C.*    (18 - )

 

 

James, Joel*    (18 - ) 

 

 

???Johnson, Jarred    (18 - )  Mustered in 20 Sep 61 from Sullivan Co;  Discharged 20 Jun 63, but not (apparently) due to disability--does this mean he was at Cripple Creek? 

 

Knotts,  James E.    (18 - )

 

 

Knotts, Jonathan R.    (18 - )  

 

 

Knotts, William L.    (18 - )    Cpl John A. Knotts disch 19 Jul 62 for disability

 

 

Kraff, Lucius R.    (18 - )

 

 

Little, James    (18 - )

 

 

McCard, John*     (18 - 1865)  Mustered in from Sullivan Co;  Died at Knoxville, TN on 19 Apr 65

 

 

Marts, George    (18 - )

 

 

O'Neal, Joseph    (18 - )  (Morgan O'Neal died 22 Dec 62)

 

 

???Osborn, Daniel    (18 - )  Died  When?  Where?  How?

 

 

Phillips, Perry W.     (18 - )

 

 

Parsons, Robert L.    (18 - )

 

 

Peter, Robert C.    (18 - )

 

 

Pitzer, Ezra    (18 - )    According to The Weekly Sentinel of 26 Jan 63, he was wounded "slightly" at the Battle of Stones River

 

 

Posey, William    (18 - )  Mustered in 20 Sep 61;  Missing at Chickamauga--presumed dead

 

 

Ridgeway, William B.    (18 - )

 

 

???Roach, William O.   (18 - )  Mustered in 20 Sep 61;  Transferred to the Veterans' Relief Corps  (when?)

 

 

Strain, Levi    (18 - )

 

 

Stratton, David W.    (18 - )     Mustered in on 20 Sep 61 from Sullivan, along with his brother, Joseph (see the next bio);  Mustered out 15 Sep 64 as a Sgt;

 

 

 

 

Stratton, Joseph Paul  19  (1842 - 1911)  Mustered in the same day as his brother, David (20 Sep 61) from the same place (Sullivan);  Joseph was discharged 11 Apr 65 for wounds received in Nashville the previous Dec;

 

 

 

 

???Thomas, Samuel    (18 - )  Mustered in 20 Sep 61;  Missing--presumed dead  (When?  Where?)

 

 

Turley, Charles R.*    (18 - )

 

 

Tyler, Malichi    (18 - ) 

 

 

Walters, Luke    (18 - )  

 

 

West, Jacob N.    (18 - )

 

 

Westmoreland, Zemias W.    (18 - )

 

 

Wilkins, William J.    (18 - )

 

 

Wilson, Adam M.    (18 - ) 

 

 

 

 

             MEN OF COMPANY D WHO WERE NOT AT CAMP CRIPPLE CREEK

         DIED                       GONE HOME                           MISSING                       NOT YET RECRUITED

Barnhouse, Patrick

Bell, Elias (AG's Report says he    

        died in 64, but it was 62)

Brickey, John M.

Coffee, Cleveland

Collins, Francis M.  (Sgt)

Cummings, David M.

Dodd, John

Gilkison, Christian C.

Heartley, Samuel H.

Houpt, Henry Lee

Johnson, Amos S.

Marker, John W.

O'Neal, Morgan

Shaffer, Levi N.

Smith, Reader H.  (Sgt)

Stark, Shelby P.

Sullivan, Daniel D.

Turner, Robert

White, Warren T.

Woodall, William S.  (Musician)

Baily, Joseph

Bell, John

Billingsley, Joseph  (GCM)

Boles, Hardin (Cpl)

Hamelton, Lewis

Harlow, George W.

Hughs, John B. (1 Sgt)

Knotts, John A. (Cpl)

Melone, Benjamin F.

Merritt, Greene F. M.

Shastine, Daniel

Williams, James

Hudson, John  (Deserted)

James, Franklin (Cpl)  Deserted

Thornburg, James  (Deserted)

Asbury, Jerome

Admire, James

Bilyen, James (Bilyew?)

Burton, Jesse G.*

Bell, Zachariah T.

Brandon, John W.

Chase, Lawson C.*

Courtney, William

Dorris, Simpson

Dutron, Isaac H.

Eaton, James T.

Enlow, Valentine M.

Gordon, Randolph

Heck, William

Hogeland, William H.* (He had only

       been in the army for 4 days!)

Johnson, Jared*

McDonald, James*

McYealey, William*

Mason, William M.

Moore, John H.

Miller, James

Nesbaum, John W.

O'Melie, Michael

Pearce, Thomas E.

Peters, William H.

Robertson, Moses

Russell, David M

Stewart, David* (Died before joining!)

Stewart, John R.

Todd, William G.

Turley, Perry W.

Turner, Samuel M.

Vance, Francis P.

Walker, James M.

Walls, Solomon

Waltson, Thomas I.

West, Joseph

Yandall, William J.