Extracted from Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, Vol. 1. - 1861-1865. Leavenworth, Kansas: Bulletin Co-operative Printing Company, Chicago. 1867.

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Fifth Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Cavalry

Company A

p. 289-294

Rank Surname Given Residence Enlistment Muster Remarks
Captain Ritchie John Topeka   Juy 16, '61 Promoted Lieutenant Colonel Sept. 10, 1861
Captain Creitz William F. Holton   Sept. 11, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Leavenworth, Kan.
First Lieutenant Creitz William F. Holton   July 16, '61 Promoted Captain September 11, 1861
First Lieutenant Scudder Thomas W. Topeka   Sept. 11, '61 Promoted Major September 1, 1862
First Lieutenant Jennings Stephen J. Topeka   Sept. 15, '62 Must. out April 6, 1865, Leav., Kan.; was capt'd by the enemy at Mark's Mills, Ark., Apr. 25, '64
Second Lieutenant Randlett Reuben A. Topeka   July 16, '61 Resigned June 11, 1862
Second Lieutenant Jennings Stephen J. Topeka   Jan. 1, '62 Promoted 1st Lieutenant September 15, 1862
Second Lieutenant McCarty Joseph Topeka   July 16, '61 Promoted Captain Co. C, Apri 8, 1864
First Sergeant Terril Chauncey L. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Died of pneumonia, Barnesville, Ks., Feb. 25, '62
First Sergeant Ketchin Harrison M. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Leavenworth, Kan.
Sergeant Jennings Stephen J. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Sergeant Major September 5, 1861
Sergeant McCarty Joseph Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted 2d Lieutenant
Sergeant Housel Laban Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Died of diarrhea Keokuk, Iowa, Nov. 23, 1862
Sergeant Simons Henry A. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted 2d Lieutenant Co. E, Nov. 1, 1862
Sergeant Davis Alfred Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out April 20, 1865, Ft. Leav., Kan.
Sergeant Palmer Marcellus A. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Leavenworth, Kan.
Sergeant Wade Samuel B. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Leavenworth, Kan.
Sergeant Osenburg John F. Leavenworth Aug. 12, '61 Aug. 12, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Leavenworth, Kan.
Sergeant Orcutt Jacob D. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Leavenworth, Kan.
Sergeant Anderson Thomas J. Circleville July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted 1st Lieut. and A. D. C. Sept. 1, 1861
Corporal Johnson Nelson M. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Leavenworth, Kan.
Corporal Wade Samuel B. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Sergeant April 8, 1862
Corporal Smith Humphrey Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Died in hospital, Little Rock, Ark., July 17, 1864*
Corporal Palmer Marcellus A. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Sergeant February 17, 1862
Corporal Blackhart Gary M. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Must. out April 20, 1865, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Corporal Steele Henry W. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Corporal Link Andrew J. Topeka Aug. 1, '61 Aug. 1, '61 Reduce to ranks
Corporal Miller Harvey A. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 D. of chronic diarrhea St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 6,'63
Corporal Wasson John T. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Corporal Gross Casson M. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out July 18, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Corporal Woodworth Gilber M. Atchison Aug. 4, '61 Aug. 4, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Corporal Wasson Joseph HOlton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out April 20, 1865, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Buglers Gillpatrick William C. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Sergeant Major February 15, 1862
Buglers Allen Robert Tecumseh Aug. 8, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Transferred to naval service July 12, 1863, per order of General Prentiss
Buglers Ashbaugh John M. Topeka Nov. 28, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Buglers Woodworth Benjamin F. Atchison March 9, '62 June 11, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Saddler Osenburg John F. Leavenworth Aug. 12, '61 Aug. 12, '61 Promoted Sergeant November 23, 1862
Farrier Babcock Nehemiah W. Williamsport July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Disc. for dis. March 14, 1862, Camp Hunter, Ks.
Blacksmith Lossing* Alfred T. Ossawatomie Aug. 8, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Died of chronic diarrhea Helena, Ark., Jan. 4, '63
Private Anderson Thomas J. Circleville July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Sergeant
Private Armstrong John Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Lieutenant on staff of General Lane
Private Boutwell Daniel W. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Babcock Nehemiah W. Williamsport July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Farrier July 16, 1861
Private Blackhart Gary M. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Corporal July 16, 1861
Private Davis Alfred Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Ergeant January 18, 1862
Private Dusthimer Thomas J. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Emmerson Joseph W. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Fields Fletcher R. Tecumseh July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Fletcher Horatio Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Disc. for dis. March 28, 1862, Carthage, Mo.
Private Gillpatrick William C. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Bugler July 16, 1861; mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Goodrich James Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Gross Casson M. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Corporal April 8, 1862
Private Housel Laban Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Sergeant July 16, 1861
Private Heil Peter Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out April 20, 1865; prisoner of war, captured at Mark's Mills, Ark., April 25, '64
Private Hurd Wesley A. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Killed in action May 11, 1863, Mt. Vernon, Mo.
Private Herrings Eber D. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Transferred to naval service July 12, 1863, by order of General Prentiss
Private Huntoon Andrew J. Williamsport July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Surgeon
Private Harrold Thomas Ft. Leavenwo'th July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Deserted at Squiresville, Kan., August 1, 1861
Private Harriot Ephraim Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Disc. for dis. Octobe 5, 1861, West Point, Mo.
Private Jennings Stephen J. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Sergeant July 16, 1861
Private Johnson Nelson M. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Corporal July 16, 1861
Private Ketchen Harrison M. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted 1st Sergeant March 2, 1862
Private McComas David R. Circleville July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Disc. for dis. May 1, 1862, Springfield, Mo.
Private McCarty Joseph Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Sergeatn July 16, 1861
Private Miller Harvey A. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Corporal January 29, 1862
Private Orcutt Jacob D. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Sergeant Decembe r14, 1862
Private Palmer John C. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Prom. 1st Lt. 2d Ind. Home Guards Oct. 15, '62
Private Palmer Ernest Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out August 11, 1864
Private Parks John Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 D. of conges'n of brain, Helena, Ark., Aug. 17, '62
Private Parks David Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Died of pneumonia, PIne Bluff, Ark., April 12, '64; W. in action Sept. 17, 1861, Morristown, Mo.
Private Palmer Marcellus A. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Corporal July 16, 1861
Private Randlett Reuben A. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted 2d Lietenant July 16, 1861
Private Rexford Phineas B. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 D. of pneumonia, Pine Bluff, Ark., March 24, '64
Private Rackley David Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Disc. for dis. December 8, 1862, Helena, Ark.
Private Rose John Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Killed on picket Jan. 12, 1863, Trenton, Ark.
Private Rue John W. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Reno Jasper M. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Ridgeway John W. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Prom. 2d Lt. Co. H, 11th K. V. I., Sept. 15, '62
Private Ridgeway Loring E. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Died of consumption Topeka, Kan., May 12, '63
Private Simons Henry A. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Sergeant July 16, 1861
Private Scudder Thomas W. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted 1st Lietenant September 11, 1861
Private Steele Henry W. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Corporal July 16, 1861
Private Stanley William M. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 D. of disease at Leavenworth, Kan., May 31, '64
Private Shannon John W. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Shields James J. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Died of brain fever Helena, Ark., Oct. 11, 1862
Private Scranton Elnathan Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out July 18, 1864
Private Smythe William H. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Lieutenant 16th U. S. Infantry
Private Smith Humphrey Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Corporal July 16, 1861
Private Terril Chauncey L. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted 1st Sergeant July 16, 1861
Private Travis Isaiah Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Discharged for disability March 1, 1862, Camp Hunter, Kan., on account of wounds received
Private Voorhees Augustus Burlingame July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Wade Samuel B. Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Corporal July 16, 1861
Private Wasson Joseph Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Corporal January 23, 1864
Private Wasson John T. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Promoted Corporal February 18, 1862
Private Williams Samuel Topeka July 16, '61 July 16, '61 D. of conges've chill, Tallahatchie, Mis., Dec. 4, '62
Private Walters James S. Holton July 16, '61 July 16, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.

Additional Enlistments, Company A

Page 294-297

Rank Surname Given Residence Enlistment Muster Remarks
Private Archer Thomas Topeka Aug. 8, '61 June 11, '63 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.; W. in right shoulder Oct. 25, 1863, Pine Bluff, Ark.
Private Allen Robert Tecumseh Aug. 8, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Promoted Bugler
Private Anderson Harmon B. Topeka Nov. 28, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Transferred ot Co. H, July 16, 1864; pris'r of war, capt'd at Mark's Mills, Ark., April 25, '64
Private Allen Cyrus G. Cottonwood F. March 15, '62 June 11, '62 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Ashbaugh John M. Topeka Nov. 28, 6'1 Dec. 31, '61 Promoted Bugler September 1, 1862
Private Bond David P.   July 29, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Must. out April 20, 1865, Ft. Leav., Kan.; pris'r of war, capt'd at Mark's MIlls, Ark., Apri. 25, '64
Private Barnes William C. Atchison March 9, 6'2 June 11, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Balch George Cottonwood F. March 15, '62 June 11, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Baker Thomas C. Holton March 17, '62 June 11, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Beers Charles Rolla, Mo. June 9, '62   Deserted at Helena, Ark., April 28, 1863
Private Baldwin John D. Helena, Ark. Aug. 14, '63 Nov. 15, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Blankenship Granville Helena, Ark. July 24, '63 Nov. 15, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Copeland James M. Fort Scott Aug. 30, '61   Killed in action Sept. 17, 1861, Morristown, Mo.
Private Craft Samuel A. Holton Oct. 10, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Cline Charles W. Atchison March 9, '62   Died of brain fever, Carthage, Mo., April 4, 1862
Private Crane David O. Topeka March 17, '62 June 11, '63 Re-enlisted Veteran
Private Chapman Robert Circleville Aug. 4, '61 Aug. 4, '61 D. of chronic diarrhea, Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 3, '63
Private Dowd* Hamilton Wabaunsee July 29, '61 Dec. 31, '61 D. of typhoid fever, Mound City, Kan., Sept. 4, '62
Private Dean Benjamin T. America July 29, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Disc. for dis. April 10, 1863, Helena, Kan.
Private Dolfus Lewis Helena, Ark. Sept. 22, '62 June 11, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Emmerson Samuel Helena, Ark. April 7, '63 June 11, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Fields Kelly Ossawatomie Dec. 5, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Furnish John Topeka July 29, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Died May 3, 1864, Mark's Mills, Ark., of w'ds rec'd in action, Mark's Mills, Ark. Apr. 25, '64
Private Fletcher William P. Kansas City, Mo July 29, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Disc. for dis. March 28, 1862, Camp Hunter, Kan.
Private Foster Milton S. Circleville Aug. 4, '61 Aug. 4, '61 Must. out April 20, '65, Leav., Kan.; W. in action; prisoner of war, captured at Mark's Mills, Ark., April 25, 1864
Private Fish George Helena, Ark. March 27, '63 June 11, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Flanders George E. Topeka Dec. 1, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Transferred to Co. H, July 16, 1864; pris'r of war, captured at Mark's Mills, Ark., April 25, '64
Private Gambell William D. Helena, Ark. Nov. 26, '62 June 11, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Hovenden William Topeka Sept. 16, '61 June 11, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Hovenden John   March 17, '62 June 11, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Hartman Henry Atchison Oct. 31, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Hayler Herman Helena, Ark. Nov. 26, '62 June 11, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Hysell Henry Helena, Ark. July 30, '63 Nov. 15, '63 D. of pneumonia, Pine Bluff, Ark., April 25, '64
Private Ingless Joseph Doniphan July 18, '61 July 18, '61 D. of congestive chill, Clarendon, Ark., Aug. 20, '63
Private Jeffries James Ossawatomie Aug. 8, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Must. out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Jones John M. Atchison Oct. 31, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864; pris'r of war, capt'd at Mark's Mils, Ark., April 25, '64
Private Keller Andrew J.   Nov. 8, '61   Appointed Lieut. on Col. Montgomery's staff Nov. 26, 1861
Private Lillard Thomas L.   Aug. 4, '61 Aug. 4, '61 Killed in action April 25, 1864, Mark's Mils, Ark.
Private Lossing Alfred T. Ossawatomie Aug. 8, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Promoted Blacksmith
Private Link Andrew J. Topeka Aug. 1, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Promoted Corporal; was transferred to Vet. Res. Corps; returned to Co. Marh 31, 1865; must. out August 11, 1864, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Long Lewis S. Topeka Jan. 4, '62 June 11, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Lindsey Cyrus Topeka Oct. 2, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Magnes Samuel Squiresville July 29, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Martin Enoch M. America Aug. 4, '61 Aug. 4, '61 Mustered out Aug. 11, 1864, Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Marion Abraham Circleville Aug. 4, '61 Aug. 4, '61 D. of pneumonia, Pine Bluf, Ark., April 30, '64
Private Morrison Leander Rolla, Mo July 1, '62 June 11, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private McHale John Topeka Aug. 8, 6'1 Dec. 31, '61 Must. out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Nuzman Charles America Aug. 4, '61 Aug. 4, '61 Must. out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Osenburg John F. Leavenworth Aug. 12, '61 Aug. 12, '61 Promoted Saddler
Private Parker Isaac I.   Oct. 2, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Disc. for dis. Aug. 13, 1862, Helena, Ark.
Private Parkhurst Byron T. Holton Dec. 5, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Smith William S. Holton Dec. 5, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Mustered out April 20, 1865; prisoner of war, captured at Mark's Mills, Ark., April 25, 1864
Private Sebert William Fort Scott Oct. 2, '61   Died of measles, Fort Scott, Kan., Dec. 28, 1861
Private Sears Daniel W. Atchison March 9, '62 June 11, '62 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Serber Samuel T. Atchison Aug. 4, '61 Aug. 4, '61 D. of pneumonia, Camp Hunter, Kan., Mar. 3, '62
Private Tompkins John Helena, Ark July 30, '63 Nov. 15, '63 Assigned as recruit to Co. H, July 16, 1864
Private Turner James Rolla, Mo June 19, '62 June 11, '63 Ass. as recruit to Co. H, July 16, '64; pris'r of war, capt'd at Mark's Mills, Ark., Apr. 25, '64
Private Tull John W. Atchison Oct. 21, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Disc. for dis. August 21, 1862, Helena, Ark.
Private Thompson Miles W. Auburn Oct. 16, '61 Dec. 31, '61 Died at Mark's Mills, Ark., May 17, '64; of w'ds rec'd in action at that place, April 25, 1864
Private Thomas Abel E. America Aug. 4, '61 Aug. 4, '61 Must. out April 20, '65, Ft. Leav., Kan.; pris'r of war, capt'd at Mark's Mills, Ark., Apr. 25, '65
Private Tripp Leonard Mt. Florence July 27, '61 July 27, '61 Must. out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Wallace Warren W. Denver, Col. Aug. 12, '61 Aug. 12, '61 Must. out Aug. 11, 1864, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Private Woodworth Benjamin F. Atchison March 9, '62 June 11, '63 Promoted Bugler
Private Woodworth Gilbert M. Atchison Aug. 3, '61 Aug. 4, '61 Promoted Corporal April 8, 1862

Re-enlisted Veterans - Company A

Pages 297

Rank Surname Given Residence Enlistment Muster Remarks
Private Crane David O. Topeka March 17, '64 June 23, '64 Transferred to Co. H, July 16, 1864

Extracted from Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, Vol. 1. - 1861-1865. Leavenworth, Kansas: Bulletin Co-operative Printing Company, Chicago. 1867.

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