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ROSTER

Officers

RankNameHometownAgeComments
CaptainDEES, Alexander W.Detroit38Burial Site
1st LieutenantHAWES, Richard W.Buffalo, NY24Obituary, Burial Site
1st LieutenantLAMBERG, Carl A.Swedenn/aOther Service, Burial Site, Biography
2nd LieutenantSINCLAIR, Robert O.
 
Jonesville
 
25
 
Other Service, Burial Site, Biography, Letters, Obituary
2nd LieutenantSINCLAIR, William H.Hillsdale Cty.23Other 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.

New paragraph

NAMEHOMETOWNAGECOMMENTS
ACKER, HarveyJackson35Burial Site
ALLEN, JamesJackson33
ASHLEY, CalvinYpsilanti19Burial Site, Death Certificate
BADGLEY, AndrewOhio?23Burial Site, Other Service
+BALLARD, David J.Ypsilanti35Burial Site
+BARKER, Fitch R. Allegan30Burial Site
BARTLETT, GeorgeJackson28Deserted at Coldwater 2-18-1864
BARZILL, Jerry
  See JERRY, Basil
Biography
 
BEASLEY, Thomas
   D.
Kent
 
36
 
Biography, Burial Site
 
BELL, William E.Jackson29Burial Site, Other Service
BLAKESLEE, MavorEaton Rapids23
BOLTON, Daniel D.Leslie35Burial Site, Quartermaster Sgt. 6-9-1864
+BOYERS, EdwardJackson22Burial Site
BRIGGS, BenjaminLeslie40GAR, Burial Site
+BRYANT, HarrisonJackson18Burial Site
BUTTON, John F.Coldwater32Farrier, Burial Site
BURCH, JohnJackson19Burial Site
CADY, Henry C.Quincyn/aDeserted at Cairo, IL 4-20-1862
*CALKINS, John J.Jacksonn/aUniform, Biography, GAR, Burial Site Other Service
CARTER, Benjamin B.Allegan24GAR
CARTER, William E.Ypsilanti19Burial Site, Corporal 5-25-1863; Sgt. 3-28-1865
CASSADE, Martin
   V.B.
Kalamazoo
 
20
 
Deserted 2-18-1862
 
CHARDEN, Johnunknown26Burial Site, Other Service Enlisted at St. Louis, MO
CHENEY, John
 
Ypsilanti
 
25
 
Corporal 11-28-1861; Sgt. 8-3-1862, Obituary, Burial Site
CLARK, EnosAllegan29Biography, Obituary , Burial Site
CLARK, JamesAllegan33Biography, Burial Site
CLARK, VolneyAllegan25GAR, Biography
CLARK, WilliamColdwater41Burial Site
+COLE, BenjaminColdwater21Burial Site,Biography
COLE, George W.Quincy18
COLESBY, AlfredDetroit19GARBurial Site
COLLINS, BenoniAllegan43Burial Site, GAR, Obituary
COLLINS, WarrenAllegan18Obituary
CONRAD, Levi or
   Levi, Conrad
unknown
 
21
 
Enlisted at St. Louis, MO, Burial Site
 
COOLEY, HarmonAllegan29GAR, Burial Site
COOLEY, LumanAllegan38Burial Site, GAR
COREY, Warren R.Quincy24Biography, Burial Site
COVERT, Freeman
   or Truman
Leslie
 
25
 
Biography
 
CRANE, ErvinBrooklyn21Burial Site, Biography
CRAY, John S.Allegan44Biography, Burial Site
+CRITES, Clark W.Detroit18
CURLIS, NathanielOhio?Other Service, Burial Site
CUMMINGS, Henry P.St. Johns25Other Service, Biography
CURTISS, John S.Kalamazoo19Biography, GAR, Burial Site
DAVIS, AlfredJackson18
DELAMATER, William H.Jackson
 
28
 
Burial Site, Biography, Corporal 2-28-1864; POW
 
DERBY, William R.Hillsdale34Burial 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, JesseJackson20
DUNTON, AbelAllegan44Papers, Burial Site, Biography
DURFEE, CharlesJackson22
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, HoraceAllegan20GAR, Burial Site
ENSIGN, Caleb A.
 
Jonesville
 
24
 
Other Service, Burial Site, Biography
*ESTABROOK, AsaAllegan24Burial Site, Biography
EVANS, AbrahamSt. Joseph25GAR, Burial Site, Teamster, Biography
EVANS, ElijahAllegan39Burial Site
FLETCHER, LymanJackson25Burial Site
FORT, FrankGrand Rapids22Corporal 10-14-1861, Burial Site
FOX, JosephCanton18
FRANK, JohnAllegan42Burial Site
FRAZER, Angus
 
Allegan
 
24
 
Burial Site, Corporal 7-25-1862; WIA Corinth 10-4-1862; GARObituary
FRENCH, Cyrus V.Jackson28GAR, Burial Site
FRENCH, George B.Jackson24Other Service, Corporal 7-19-1863, Burial Site
FRENCH, Richmond
   W.
Brooklyn
 
18
 
GAR, Burial Site
 Obituary
FULLER, MerrillColdwater18Burial Site, Biography
FURGUSON, Hiram J. Coldwater20WIA 8-21-1864, Biography, Burial Site
+GARDNER,
   Jeremiah
Litchfield
 
39
 
Biography
 
^GIFFORD, Gideon W.New York18Other Service, Biography
GILLETT, George W.Detroit33Other Service, Burial Site
GLADDEN, SamuelJackson30Burial Site
GODFREY, WilliamLeslie27Burial Site
GOMER, Henryunknownn/aBurial Site
*GREGG, ThomasDetroit23Burial Site, Other Service
GRIFFIN, James E.PawPaw40Farrier
HADLEY, E. FrankSaline22Other Service, Burial Site, Listed as Francis on pension records
+HALL, William W. or
   A.
Coldwater
 
19
 
Biography, Burial Site
 
HAMLIN, ChandlerAnnArbor34Other Service, Biography, Burial Site
HARDY, Henry T.Coldwater44GAR, Burial Site
HARRIS, William H.Coldwater20
^HAVILAND, ChaunceyAugusta
 
21
 
Biography, Burial Site
 
+HAYWARD, Austin
   or Haywood
Leslie
 
28
 
Burial Site, Letters
 
HEATH, Martin V.Allegan26Sgt. 10-11-1861, Burial Site
^HEMINGWAY, Joseph F.Other Service
+HEMMET, JohnTrowbridge23Burial Site (as Hammett)
+HERR, JohnHankin18Burial Site
HIGGINS, Franklin J.Allegan19Letters
HOFFMAN, JohnDetroit20Deserted at Coldwater 2-15-1864
HOGLE, Seymour H.Coldwater19Other Service, GAR, Burial Site, Biography
HOUCK, George W.Quincy19Burial Site
HOWARD, John H.Allegan19Deserted at Memphis, TN 6-19-1863
HOWE, HerbertAllegan25GAR, Burial Site
HUNT, Jason A.Mason37Biography, Burial Site
HUNTER, Alexander
   M.
Detroit
 
22
 
Sgt. 10-1-1861,Other ServiceBiography
 
HUNTLEY, CharlesLeslie24Burial Site, Biography
+HUNTLEY, John L.
   or H.
Leslie
 
18
 
Burial Site, Biography
 
*HYZER, William W.Ypsilanti25Biography, Burial Site
IDE, JeromeJackson20Burial Site
IDE, NormanManchester26Burial Site
INGHAM, BurroughsAllegan36Biography, Burial Site
INGHAM, ChaunceyAlmont21Burial Site
INGHAM, JosephAlmont39Burial Site
ISH, EmanuelHillsdale18Burial 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, Michaelunknownn/aEnlisted at St. Louis, MO
JOHNSON, Thomas J.Houghton22Obituary, Burial Site
JONES, ChandlerAllegan26
KELLY, MichaelDetroit18WIA Biography
KENNEDY, JamesDetroit18Other Service, Biography
KIRCHEN, WilliamYpsilanti25Biography
LAMBIE, JamesOakland21Other Service, Burial Site
LEFFINGWELL,
   Lorenzo
Coldwater
 
25
 
Corporal Jan. 1865, Burial Site  Biography
 
LEVI, Conrad see
   Conrad, Levi
+LILLY, James
 
Washtenaw Cty33
 
Other Service, Burial Site
 
^LOYD, EnolsOther 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, unknownAlso of 63th Ohio, Letters
MCCLANE, John C.Quincy18
MCFALL, Asa J.Livingston44Burial Site
+MCFALL, ReubenHowell36Burial Site
MCPHARLAN, JamesGrand Rapids36
MCQUE, Johnunknown24Burial Site
MAHAR, JohnHoughton24
MAIN, Ellis D. not
   Maine
Brooklyn
 
19
 
Biography, Obituary, Burial Site
 
+MARKS, JeremiahLenawee21Burial Site
MARSTON, NathanielLeslie26Burial Site, Biography
+MARTIN, Daniel D.Leslie37Burial Site
MARTIN, SamuelLeslie35Burial Site
MILES, George H.Howell28
MILLARD, WilliamJackson22
MILLER, JohnGrand Rapids18GAR, Burial Site
MILLER, William F.Detroit46Burial Site
MOORE, Lewis C.Coldwater20Burial Site, Widow's Pension
MORRIS, Joseph W.Ypsilanti23Burial Site
MORTON, Elliott see
   Norton, Elliott
MOSHER, LorenzoColdwater45Biography, Burial Site
MUDGE, AdelbertColdwater17Biography, Burial Site
MUNDAY, AlfredJackson18
+MUNGER, Edwin or
   Edward
Detroit
 
26
 
Burial Site
 
MUNROE, James C.Allegan19
NICHOLS, EdwardAllegan19Burial Site
NICHOLS, John S.Quincy18Biography, Burial Site
+NORRIS, AbrahamAllegan19Burial Site
+NORTON, Elliott or
   Morton, Elliott
Coldwater
 
18
 
WIA at Goldsboro, NC 3-24-1865; died 5-21-1865, Burial Site
+O'BRIEN, JamesMackinac30Burial Site
O'BRIEN, PhilipCheboygen43Other 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.Brooklyn21Burial Site, Other Service, Biography
PALMER, HenryDetroit18Other Service, Burial Site
PARKER, Judson W.Jackson20Discharge Paper
PARKHURST, Arylus
   (Aurelius)
Allegan
 
25
 
Other Service, Burial Site, Biography
 
+PARTRIDGE,
   William
Jackson
 
21
 
Burial Site
 
PERCIVAL,George W.PawPaw29Burial Site
PERCIVAL, StephenDecatur23Biography, Burial Site
^PFAFF, Lewis or
   Louis
Other Service, Biography, Burial Site
 
PIERSON, Edward A.Jackson18Letters
PLATT, William S.Coldwater18 Biographies N - Z, WIA 8-15-1864, Burial Site
+PRELL, CharlesJackson18Burial Site
PRESTON, Joseph S.Howell27Other Service
+PROUTY, OrsonKalamazoo18Papers, Biography, Burial Site
+RAMALA, IsraelHillsdale18Burial Site
RAMALA, JacobKalamazoo26GAR, Burial Site
RANDALL, Jerrod J.Hillsdale18Other Service, Obituary, GAR 
+RATHBONE, James
   H.
Leslie
 
27
 
Effects List, Burial Site
 
RAYMOND, GeorgeJackson21GAR
RAYMOND, JohnJackson18Burial Site
REYNOLDS, Henry O.Mason36GAR, Burial Site
RIDELL, HenryJackson19Other Service
+RIPLEY, Sterne L.Grand Rapids40Burial Site
^RITCHEY, Alexander
   J.
Pennsylvania
 
20
 
Biography
 
*ROBINSON, GeorgeDetroit28Letters, Biography, Burial Site
ROWE, Simeon W.unknown18Enlisted at Prospect, TN, Other Service
+ROYSTON, WilliamLeslie26Burial Site
+RUSSELL, Asa M.Ypsilanti22Corporal 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, MerrickMason32Biography, GAR, Burial Site
SETTLE, John F.Oakland29
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.Jonesville21News, Gallery 2009, Obituary, Burial Site, GAR
SIMONS, William see
   Lyman, William
Burial Site
 
+SLOAT, SamuelJackson44Burial Site
SMITH, ElihuAllegan21Obituary, Burial Site
SMITH, IraHillsdalen/aBurial Site, Other Service, Corporal March 1864, POW
SMITH, John H.Kalamazoo20
SMITH, SanfordJackson20GAR, Biography, Burial Site
SPANGLE, AaronLenawee Cty22Other Service, Burial Site
STAFFER, Christianunknown33Enlisted at St. Louis, MO; blacksmith
STADLER, Benjamin
   F.
Chauncey, OH
 
23
 
Other Service, Letters, Obituary, Burial Site, Biography
STEARNS, Allen C.Howell39Corporal 7-25-1863, Obituary
STEWARD, Jeffersonunknown18Enlisted at Grand Junction, TN, bugler
STEWART, Thomas J.Quincy30Burial Site
SULLIVAN, JamesAllegan24Burial Site, GAR
SWEENEY, WilliamColdwater18Other Service, Burial Site
TABER, James W.Ypsilanti25
THOMPSON, CharlesUrania18Other Service, Burial Site
THOMPSON, WilliamGrand Rapids42
TIFT, Levi R.Ionia26
^TINNEY, James A.Other Service
TOWNE, Dewitt C.Metamora24Burial Site
*TOWNE, Hiram M.Detroit23Letters, Biography, GAR, Burial Site
TRUBY, Edward E.Grand Rapids43
TUBBS, JosephColdwater20Burial Site, Biography
TUCKER, LeonardDetroit19Deserted at Coldwater 2-20-1864
TYLER, Earl B.Allegan24GAR
UNDERHILL, Cary F.Brooklyn37Biography
VAHUE, Philip or
   Veyhue
Allegan
 
44
 
Burial Site, Biography
  
VANSLYKE, HenryJackson19Deserted at Coldwater 2-10-1864
WALKER, AbsolomVanBuren Cty21Other Service, GAR, Biography, Burial Site
WALKER, Manly N.Leslie18Burial Site
^WALL, MartinOther Service, Biography, Burial Site
WALLACE, John P.Oakland Cty30
WALLACE, WilliamGrand Rapids21Burial Site
WARREN, JohnOakland42From Battery B
+WATSON, JosephJackson24Biography
+WEST, Thomasunknownn/aBurial Site
WHITE, William B.Ypsilanti21Sgt, Biography
WILBER, Henry H.Quincyn/aGAR, Biography , Burial Site
WILKING, Philip
 
unknown
 
19
 
Grave Dedication, Other Service, Burial Site, Death Certificate, Biography
WILLIAMS, Charles H.Grand Rapids21Burial Site
WILLIAMS, Levi L.Grand Rapids29Burial Site
WINTER, GeorgeQuincy22Biography, Burial Site
WISER, HiramQuincy35Burial Site, Biography
WOLF, MartinHowell22
WORTMAN, William
   E.
Jackson
 
28
 
Burial Site
 
WRIGHT, Ira A.Coldwater19Biography, 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.

Additional Men

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.

NAMERANK  UNITCOMMENTS
                                                                                                                              
AUGBURN, Henry
 
 
Pvt.
 
 
27th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
 
 
b. 1834  d. 1900 Buried Frank Boehm Cemetery Jay Cty., IN
BECK, GeorgePvt.39th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
BOWSHER, AmosPvt.63rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry
MILLER, unknownPvt.39th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
RILEY, W.Sgt.8th Wisconsin Battery
SQUIERS, unknownPvt.39th Ohio Volunteer Infantry