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 Finley Mason (1841 - 1909) Born in Indianapolis, but lived much of his life in Sullivan and Shelby Counties; 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; Married Matilda Davis in 1868, they had five children; He was a grocer; He died in Sullivan County
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
Bell, Elias (AG's Report says he
died in 64, but it was 62)
Brickey, John M.
Collins, Francis M. (Sgt)
Cummings, David M.
Gilkison, Christian C.
Heartley, Samuel H.
Houpt, Henry Lee
Johnson, Amos S.
Marker, John W.
Shaffer, Levi N.
Smith, Reader H. (Sgt)
Stark, Shelby P.
Sullivan, Daniel D.
White, Warren T.
Woodall, William S. (Musician)
Billingsley, Joseph (GCM)
Boles, Hardin (Cpl)
Harlow, George W.
Hughs, John B. (1 Sgt)
Knotts, John A. (Cpl)
Melone, Benjamin F.
Merritt, Greene F. M.
Hudson, John (Deserted)
James, Franklin (Cpl) Deserted
Thornburg, James (Deserted)
Bilyen, James (Bilyew?)
Burton, Jesse G.*
Bell, Zachariah T.
Brandon, John W.
Chase, Lawson C.*
Dutron, Isaac H.
Eaton, James T.
Enlow, Valentine M.
Hogeland, William H.* (He had only
been in the army for 4 days!)
Mason, William M.
Moore, John H.
Nesbaum, John W.
Pearce, Thomas E.
Peters, William H.
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.
Waltson, Thomas I.
Yandall, William J.