Rank Name Hometown Age Comments Captain DEES, Alexander W. Detroit 38 Burial Site 1st Lieutenant HAWES, Richard W. Buffalo, NY 24 Obituary, Burial Site 1st Lieutenant LAMBERG, Carl A. Sweden n/a Other Service, Burial Site, Biography 2nd Lieutenant SINCLAIR, Robert O. Jonesville 25 Other Service, Burial Site, Biography, Letters, Obituary 2nd Lieutenant SINCLAIR, William H. Hillsdale Cty. 23 Other Service, Biography, Burial Site Enlisted Men Names marked with a * on the following roster are men who were subsequently commissioned officers in the Battery. Names marked with a + are men who died in service. Names marked with a ^ were not on the official roster but have National Archival documentation of their service with the Battery and are added here.
NAME HOMETOWN AGE COMMENTS ACKER, Harvey Jackson 35 Burial Site ALLEN, James Jackson 33 ASHLEY, Calvin Ypsilanti 19 Burial Site, Death Certificate BADGLEY, Andrew Ohio? 23 Burial Site, Other Service +BALLARD, David J. Ypsilanti 35 Burial Site +BARKER, Fitch R. Allegan 30 Burial Site BARTLETT, George Jackson 28 Deserted at Coldwater 2-18-1864 BARZILL, Jerry See JERRY, Basil Biography BEASLEY, Thomas D. Kent 36 Biography, Burial Site BELL, William E. Jackson 29 Burial Site, Other Service BLAKESLEE, Mavor Eaton Rapids 23 BOLTON, Daniel D. Leslie 35 Burial Site, Quartermaster Sgt. 6-9-1864 +BOYERS, Edward Jackson 22 Burial Site BRIGGS, Benjamin Leslie 40 GAR, Burial Site +BRYANT, Harrison Jackson 18 Burial Site BUTTON, John F. Coldwater 32 Farrier, Burial Site BURCH, John Jackson 19 Burial Site CADY, Henry C. Quincy n/a Deserted at Cairo, IL 4-20-1862 *CALKINS, John J. Jackson n/a Uniform, Biography, GAR, Burial Site Other Service CARTER, Benjamin B. Allegan 24 GAR CARTER, William E. Ypsilanti 19 Burial Site, Corporal 5-25-1863; Sgt. 3-28-1865 CASSADE, Martin V.B. Kalamazoo 20 Deserted 2-18-1862 CHARDEN, John unknown 26 Burial Site, Other Service Enlisted at St. Louis, MO CHENEY, John Ypsilanti 25 Corporal 11-28-1861; Sgt. 8-3-1862, Obituary, Burial Site CLARK, Enos Allegan 29 Biography, Obituary , Burial Site CLARK, James Allegan 33 Biography, Burial Site CLARK, Volney Allegan 25 GAR, Biography CLARK, William Coldwater 41 Burial Site +COLE, Benjamin Coldwater 21 Burial Site, Biography COLE, George W. Quincy 18 COLESBY, Alfred Detroit 19 GAR, Burial Site COLLINS, Benoni Allegan 43 Burial Site, GAR, Obituary COLLINS, Warren Allegan 18 Obituary CONRAD, Levi or Levi, Conrad unknown 21 Enlisted at St. Louis, MO, Burial Site COOLEY, Harmon Allegan 29 GAR, Burial Site COOLEY, Luman Allegan 38 Burial Site, GAR COREY, Warren R. Quincy 24 Biography, Burial Site COVERT, Freeman or Truman Leslie 25 Biography CRANE, Ervin Brooklyn 21 Burial Site, Biography CRAY, John S. Allegan 44 Biography, Burial Site +CRITES, Clark W. Detroit 18 CURLIS, Nathaniel Ohio? Other Service, Burial Site CUMMINGS, Henry P. St. Johns 25 Other Service, Biography CURTISS, John S. Kalamazoo 19 Biography, GAR, Burial Site DAVIS, Alfred Jackson 18 DELAMATER, William H. Jackson 28 Burial Site, Biography, Corporal 2-28-1864; POW DERBY, William R. Hillsdale 34 Burial Site, Papers DESNOYER, Peter J. unknown 24 Other Service, enlisted at St. Louis, MO; WIA at Corinth, MS on 10-4-1862 DICKERSON, George B. unknown n/a Enlisted at St. Louis, MO +DOWN, John or Doones, John Leslie 27 Burial Site DUNN, Jesse Jackson 20 DUNTON, Abel Allegan 44 Papers, Burial Site, Biography DURFEE, Charles Jackson 22 DURFEY, John or Durfee, John Jackson 23 Burial Site, Original Documents, Corporal 5-10-1863 DUROSE, James (not Duvere) Detroit 43 Other Service, Burial Site, Original Documents ELDRED, Horace Allegan 20 GAR, Burial Site ENSIGN, Caleb A. Jonesville 24 Other Service, Burial Site, Biography *ESTABROOK, Asa Allegan 24 Burial Site, Biography EVANS, Abraham St. Joseph 25 GAR, Burial Site, Teamster, Biography EVANS, Elijah Allegan 39 Burial Site FLETCHER, Lyman Jackson 25 Burial Site FORT, Frank Grand Rapids 22 Corporal 10-14-1861, Burial Site FOX, Joseph Canton 18 FRANK, John Allegan 42 Burial Site FRAZER, Angus Allegan 24 Burial Site, Corporal 7-25-1862; WIA Corinth 10-4-1862; GAR, Obituary FRENCH, Cyrus V. Jackson 28 GAR, Burial Site FRENCH, George B. Jackson 24 Other Service, Corporal 7-19-1863, Burial Site FRENCH, Richmond W. Brooklyn 18 GAR, Burial Site Obituary FULLER, Merrill Coldwater 18 Burial Site, Biography FURGUSON, Hiram J. Coldwater 20 WIA 8-21-1864, Biography, Burial Site +GARDNER, Jeremiah Litchfield 39 Biography ^GIFFORD, Gideon W. New York 18 Other Service, Biography GILLETT, George W. Detroit 33 Other Service, Burial Site GLADDEN, Samuel Jackson 30 Burial Site GODFREY, William Leslie 27 Burial Site GOMER, Henry unknown n/a Burial Site *GREGG, Thomas Detroit 23 Burial Site, Other Service GRIFFIN, James E. PawPaw 40 Farrier HADLEY, E. Frank Saline 22 Other Service, Burial Site, Listed as Francis on pension records +HALL, William W. or A. Coldwater 19 Biography, Burial Site HAMLIN, Chandler AnnArbor 34 Other Service, Biography, Burial Site HARDY, Henry T. Coldwater 44 GAR, Burial Site HARRIS, William H. Coldwater 20 ^HAVILAND, Chauncey Augusta 21 Biography, Burial Site +HAYWARD, Austin or Haywood Leslie 28 Burial Site, Letters HEATH, Martin V. Allegan 26 Sgt. 10-11-1861, Burial Site ^HEMINGWAY, Joseph F. Other Service +HEMMET, John Trowbridge 23 Burial Site (as Hammett) +HERR, John Hankin 18 Burial Site HIGGINS, Franklin J. Allegan 19 Letters HOFFMAN, John Detroit 20 Deserted at Coldwater 2-15-1864 HOGLE, Seymour H. Coldwater 19 Other Service, GAR, Burial Site, Biography HOUCK, George W. Quincy 19 Burial Site HOWARD, John H. Allegan 19 Deserted at Memphis, TN 6-19-1863 HOWE, Herbert Allegan 25 GAR, Burial Site HUNT, Jason A. Mason 37 Biography, Burial Site HUNTER, Alexander M. Detroit 22 Sgt. 10-1-1861, Other Service, Biography HUNTLEY, Charles Leslie 24 Burial Site, Biography +HUNTLEY, John L. or H. Leslie 18 Burial Site, Biography *HYZER, William W. Ypsilanti 25 Biography, Burial Site IDE, Jerome Jackson 20 Burial Site IDE, Norman Manchester 26 Burial Site INGHAM, Burroughs Allegan 36 Biography, Burial Site INGHAM, Chauncey Almont 21 Burial Site INGHAM, Joseph Almont 39 Burial Site ISH, Emanuel Hillsdale 18 Burial Site +JAMESON, William R. Quincy 28 Biography, Burial Site JERRY, Brazil not Barzill, Jerry Chester, MN 21 Enlisted at Prospect, TN; Other Service, Biography, Original Documents JOHNSON, Michael unknown n/a Enlisted at St. Louis, MO JOHNSON, Thomas J. Houghton 22 Obituary, Burial Site JONES, Chandler Allegan 26 KELLY, Michael Detroit 18 WIA Biography KENNEDY, James Detroit 18 Other Service, Biography KIRCHEN, William Ypsilanti 25 Biography LAMBIE, James Oakland 21 Other Service, Burial Site LEFFINGWELL, Lorenzo Coldwater 25 Corporal Jan. 1865, Burial Site Biography LEVI, Conrad see Conrad, Levi +LILLY, James Washtenaw Cty 33 Other Service, Burial Site ^LOYD, Enols Other Service, Burial Site, Biography LYMAN, William or Simons, William Kalamazoo 19 Burial Site (under Symon), GAR +LYNES, Henry D. or Lyons, Henry D. Allegan 19 Biography , Burial Site LYONS, unknown Also of 63th Ohio, Letters MCCLANE, John C. Quincy 18 MCFALL, Asa J. Livingston 44 Burial Site +MCFALL, Reuben Howell 36 Burial Site MCPHARLAN, James Grand Rapids 36 MCQUE, John unknown 24 Burial Site MAHAR, John Houghton 24 MAIN, Ellis D. not Maine Brooklyn 19 Biography, Obituary, Burial Site +MARKS, Jeremiah Lenawee 21 Burial Site MARSTON, Nathaniel Leslie 26 Burial Site, Biography +MARTIN, Daniel D. Leslie 37 Burial Site MARTIN, Samuel Leslie 35 Burial Site MILES, George H. Howell 28 MILLARD, William Jackson 22 MILLER, John Grand Rapids 18 GAR, Burial Site MILLER, William F. Detroit 46 Burial Site MOORE, Lewis C. Coldwater 20 Burial Site, Widow's Pension MORRIS, Joseph W. Ypsilanti 23 Burial Site MORTON, Elliott see Norton, Elliott MOSHER, Lorenzo Coldwater 45 Biography, Burial Site MUDGE, Adelbert Coldwater 17 Biography, Burial Site MUNDAY, Alfred Jackson 18 +MUNGER, Edwin or Edward Detroit 26 Burial Site MUNROE, James C. Allegan 19 NICHOLS, Edward Allegan 19 Burial Site NICHOLS, John S. Quincy 18 Biography, Burial Site +NORRIS, Abraham Allegan 19 Burial Site +NORTON, Elliott or Morton, Elliott Coldwater 18 WIA at Goldsboro, NC 3-24-1865; died 5-21-1865, Burial Site +O'BRIEN, James Mackinac 30 Burial Site O'BRIEN, Philip Cheboygen 43 Other Service, Burial Site, Letters, Obituary OSTRANDER, James H. Coldwater 23 Other Service, Burial Site, Biography OSTRANDER, Solomon Grand Rapids 44 Burial Site Biography, Obituary PALMER, Byron O. Brooklyn 21 Burial Site, Other Service, Biography PALMER, Henry Detroit 18 Other Service, Burial Site, GAR, Obituary, Grave Dedication, Biography PARKER, Judson W. Jackson 20 Discharge Paper PARKHURST, Arylus (Aurelius) Allegan 25 Other Service, Burial Site, Biography +PARTRIDGE, William Jackson 21 Burial Site PERCIVAL,George W. PawPaw 29 Burial Site PERCIVAL, Stephen Decatur 23 Biography, Burial Site ^PFAFF, Lewis or Louis Other Service, Biography, Burial Site PIERSON, Edward A. Jackson 18 Letters PLATT, William S. Coldwater 18 Biographies N - Z, WIA 8-15-1864, Burial Site +PRELL, Charles Jackson 18 Burial Site PRESTON, Joseph S. Howell 27 Other Service +PROUTY, Orson Kalamazoo 18 Papers, Biography, Burial Site +RAMALA, Israel Hillsdale 18 Burial Site RAMALA, Jacob Kalamazoo 26 GAR, Burial Site RANDALL, Jerrod J. Hillsdale 18 Other Service, Obituary, GAR +RATHBONE, James H. Leslie 27 Effects List, Burial Site RAYMOND, George Jackson 21 GAR RAYMOND, John Jackson 18 Burial Site REYNOLDS, Henry O. Mason 36 GAR, Burial Site RIDELL, Henry Jackson 19 Other Service +RIPLEY, Sterne L. Grand Rapids 40 Burial Site ^RITCHEY, Alexander J. Pennsylvania 20 Biography *ROBINSON, George Detroit 28 Letters, Biography, Burial Site ROWE, Simeon W. unknown 18 Enlisted at Prospect, TN, Other Service +ROYSTON, William Leslie 26 Burial Site +RUSSELL, Asa M. Ypsilanti 22 Corporal 10-14-1861, Burial Site SAFFORD, Edwin or Edward Allegan 21 Deserted 11-20-1861 SAFFORD, Mason S. Detroit 18 Other Service, Biography , GAR, Burial Site SEARL, Merrick Mason 32 Biography, GAR, Burial Site SETTLE, John F. Oakland 29 SHANE, George W. not Shaw Leslie 30 Erroneously listed in the Roster as Shaw, Biography, Burial Site *SHIER, Henry Ypsilanti 32 Pension, Biography, Burial Site, Original Documents SINCLAIR, John P. Jonesville 21 News, Gallery 2009, Obituary, Burial Site, GAR SIMONS, William see Lyman, William Burial Site +SLOAT, Samuel Jackson 44 Burial Site SMITH, Elihu Allegan 21 Obituary, Burial Site SMITH, Ira Hillsdale n/a Burial Site, Other Service, Corporal March 1864, POW SMITH, John H. Kalamazoo 20 SMITH, Sanford Jackson 20 GAR, Biography, Burial Site SPANGLE, Aaron Lenawee Cty 22 Other Service, Burial Site STAFFER, Christian unknown 33 Enlisted at St. Louis, MO; blacksmith STADLER, Benjamin F. Chauncey, OH 23 Other Service, Letters, Obituary, Burial Site, Biography STEARNS, Allen C. Howell 39 Corporal 7-25-1863, Obituary STEWARD, Jefferson unknown 18 Enlisted at Grand Junction, TN, bugler STEWART, Thomas J. Quincy 30 Burial Site SULLIVAN, James Allegan 24 Burial Site, GAR SWEENEY, William Coldwater 18 Other Service, Burial Site TABER, James W. Ypsilanti 25 THOMPSON, Charles Urania 18 Other Service, Burial Site THOMPSON, William Grand Rapids 42 TIFT, Levi R. Ionia 26 ^TINNEY, James A. Other Service TOWNE, Dewitt C. Metamora 24 Burial Site *TOWNE, Hiram M. Detroit 23 Letters, Biography, GAR, Burial Site TRUBY, Edward E. Grand Rapids 43 TUBBS, Joseph Coldwater 20 Burial Site, Biography TUCKER, Leonard Detroit 19 Deserted at Coldwater 2-20-1864 TYLER, Earl B. Allegan 24 GAR UNDERHILL, Cary F. Brooklyn 37 Biography VAHUE, Philip or Veyhue Allegan 44 Burial Site, Biography VANSLYKE, Henry Jackson 19 Deserted at Coldwater 2-10-1864 WALKER, Absolom VanBuren Cty 21 Other Service, GAR, Biography, Burial Site WALKER, Manly N. Leslie 18 Burial Site ^WALL, Martin Other Service, Biography, Burial Site WALLACE, John P. Oakland Cty 30 WALLACE, William Grand Rapids 21 Burial Site WARREN, John Oakland 42 From Battery B +WATSON, Joseph Jackson 24 Biography +WEST, Thomas unknown n/a Burial Site WHITE, William B. Ypsilanti 21 Sgt, Biography WILBER, Henry H. Quincy n/a GAR, Biography , Burial Site WILKING, Philip unknown 19 Grave Dedication, Other Service, Burial Site, Death Certificate, Biography WILLIAMS, Charles H. Grand Rapids 21 Burial Site WILLIAMS, Levi L. Grand Rapids 29 Burial Site WINTER, George Quincy 22 Biography, Burial Site WISER, Hiram Quincy 35 Burial Site, Biography WOLF, Martin Howell 22 WORTMAN, William E. Jackson 28 Burial Site WRIGHT, Ira A. Coldwater 19 Biography, Burial Site ^ZUPP, Henry H. Other Service, Biography, GAR Roster information is taken from Record of Service of MichiganVolunteers in the Civil War,1861-1865. Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1907. Volume 42, First Michigan Light Artillery, Battery C, pp. 46-64. Some supplementary information has been added from copies of individual service records in the possession of John Hughes.
There is evidence in official records and reports that soldiers from other units occasionally served with the Battery. Those we have thus far identified, are listed below with their unit of origin. Any additional information about these men or others who served with the Battery would be greatly appreciated.
NAME RANK UNIT COMMENTS AUGBURN, Henry Pvt. 27th Ohio Volunteer
Infantry b. 1834 d. 1900 Buried Frank Boehm Cemetery Jay Cty., IN BECK, George Pvt. 39th Ohio Volunteer Infantry BOWSHER, Amos Pvt. 63rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry MILLER, unknown Pvt. 39th Ohio Volunteer Infantry RILEY, W. Sgt. 8th Wisconsin Battery SQUIERS, unknown Pvt. 39th Ohio Volunteer Infantry