Friday, November 5, 2010

Kansans In Battle.

Here is a small list of Kansans in battle, these names are put here in order to help those looking these men.

Eighth Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Infantry
Company E

In 1862, Charles Cooney, was severely wounded in the foot, will in a battle with Quantrill’s band near Aubrey between about 30 men.

Private, Cooney Charles, home Wilmington enlisted Sept. 13, '61, mustered in Sept. 16, '61, Disc. for dis. Dec. 3, 1862, Leavenworth, Kan.

Sixth Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Cavalry
Field & Staff.

Mortally wounded at the battle at Cane Hill Arkansas, 1862.

Lieutenant Colonel, Jewell Lewis R., home Fort Scott, mustered in July 27, '61, Died November 30, 1862, of wounds received in action November 28, 1862, Cane Hill, Ark.

Sixth Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Cavalry
Company A.

Wounded at the battle at or near Cane Hill Arkansas, 1862.

Lieutenant John A. Johnson, received a desperate would from a musket-ball, which passed entirely through his body; yet it is hoped he will recover.

First Lieutenant Johnson John A., home Wyandotte, mustered in Sept. 1, '62, Promoted Captain, December 1, 1862; wounded in left lung while charging enemy's battery at Cane Hill, Ark., November 28, 1862.

Second Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Infantry
Company B.

Captain McClure James R., home Junction City, mustered in June 20, '61, Must. out with regt. Oct. 31, '61; wounded in action September 4, 1861, at Shelbina, Mo.

On September 4, 1861, at Shelbina Missouri, Captain McClure, of the Second Kansas, lost his foot by a cannon ball.

Second Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Cavalry.

First Lieutenant Williams Clarence J., home Lawrence, mustered in Oct. 20, '63, Promoted 1st Lieut. and Regt'l Qr. Mr. Dec. 7, '64; was Wounded in left shoulder Dec. 20, '63, in Ark.

January 21, 1864, Captain E. A. Barker, with 100 men Second Kansas Cavalry and 40 men Sixth Kansas Cavalry, left Waldron, Ark.; marched toward Baker's Springs, Ark., where he surprised Captain Williamson's band of guerrillas, killing Williamson and 5 of his men, wounding 2, and taking 2 lieutenants and 25 men prisoners. On his return captured 1 lieutenant and 1 private. Distance traveled, 172 miles. Prisoners taken, 3 lieutenant and 26 men. Federal loss, 1 enlisted man killed and 1 wounded. Lieutenant C. J. Williams, Second Kansas Cavalry, also wounded.

Sixth Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Cavalry
Company C.

Second Lieutenant Phillips Richard L., home Fort Scott, mustered in March 7, '62, Mustered out Dec. 1, 1864, Leavenworth, Kan.

Lieutenant Phillips had his horse killed under him by a round shot.

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