Thursday, November 4, 2010

Kansans Murded In The Army.

The men on the list I’m most interested in if any one has any information on these events or has any information on these men I would like to hear about it.

Kansas 1st., Infantry, Company G.

Private, Cole Joseph W., Leavenworth, enlisted May 29, '61, mustered in same day May 29, '61, Shot for murder of Michael Stein, July 14, 1861, by order of Gen. Lyon

Cross referenced to the Union Casualty List.
Cross referenced to the Springfield Hospital List.

COLE, Joseph W. - Company G, Private, Enlisted 5/29/61, Age 21, Born in PA, Residence: Leavenworth, KS, Shot 7/14/61 for the murder of Michael Stein by order of General Nathaniel Lyon.

Kansas 1st., infantry, Company G.

Private, Stein Michael, home Leavenworth, enlisted June 13, '61, mustered same day June 13, '61, Killed July 8, 1861; murdered by Joseph W. Cole.

Kansas 1st., infantry.

Company K - Re-Enlisted Veterans.

Bowyer Felix J., Home Atchison, Enlisted Feb. 29, '64, Mustered in same day Feb. 29, '64, Murdered in camp March 22, 1864 Bovina, Miss., before transfer

Second Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Cavalry
Company F.

Private, Selig Henry W., Home Lawrence, Enlisted Nov. 5, '61, Mustered in same day Nov. 6, '61, Killed May, 1864, en route for Fort Tyler, Tex.; murdered by captors for being unable to march on account of wounds received in battle.

Second Regiment Kansas Colored Volunteers - Infantry
Company H.

Private, Jackson Andrew, home Olathe, enlisted Aug. 3, '63, mustered in Oct. 17, '63, Wounded in action Apr. 30, '64, Jenkins' Ferry, Ark.; murdered by the enemy.

Private, Warren Albert, home Wyandotte, enlisted July 13, '63, mustered in Oct. 17, '63, Wounded in action Apr. 30, '64, Jenkins' Ferry, Ark.; murdered by enemy in field hospita.

Second Kansas Battery - Light Artillery

Numbers 2. Report of Lieutenant Edward A. Smith, Second Kansas Battery, of skirmish near Sherwood, an affair (June 8) near Fort Scott.

FORT SCOTT, KANS., June 30, 1863.

SIR: In accordance with Paragraph I, General Orders, Numbers 169, of 1862, Adjutant-General's Office, I have the honor to report as follows: On the 18th day of May, 1863, a foraging party from the camp of Colonel [James M.] Williams, First Colored Volunteers, Baxter Springs, Kans., consisting in part of men belonging to my battery, was attacked in the vicinity of Sherwood, Mo., by a party of rebel guerrillas, and Corps. Van Rensler Hancock, Private Joseph Endecott, and Private Cameron Garrett were killed. On the 8th day of June, 1863, the same rebel guerrillas attacked the herd grazing, and Private Arthur W. Gaines was killed, and Corps. Thomas Larkin, and Private James Martin were taken prisoners.
Very respectfully, &c., E. A. SMITH, First Lieutenant, Commanding Second Kansas Battery.

Corporal, Larkin Thomas, home Barnesville, enlisted Aug. 19, '62, mustered in Sep. 10, '62, Murdered by guerrillas July 1, '63, Baxter Springs, C. N.

No comments: