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Roster and Record
of
Iowa Soldiers
Vol. 6 - Miscellaneous
(1911)

  
 

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Forty-Ninth Regiment Iowa

Volunteer Infantry

Term of service two years or during the Spanish-American War.


Mustered into the service of the United States at Camp McKinley, Des Moines, Iowa, June 2, 1898, by Captain J. A. Olmsted, U. S. A.

Mustered out of service May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.


Roster of Field, Commissioned and Non-Commissioned Staff Officers at muster in of organization.

 

Field and Staff.

William G. Dows.  Age 34.  Residence Cedar Rapids, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Colonel April 26, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Clifford Ham.  Age 37.  Residence Dubuque, nativity Michigan.  Appointed Lieutenant Colonel April 26, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Samuel E. Clapp.  Age 38.  Residence Toledo, nativity Iowa.   Appointed Major April 26, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Benjamin F. Blocklinger.  Age 34.  Residence Dubuque, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Major April 26, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Frank R. Fisher.  Age 40.  Residence Waterloo, nativity Illinois.  Appointed Major April 26,1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Albert M. Jaeggi.  Age 24.  Residence Dubuque, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Regimental Adjutant April 26, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Ervin E. Reed.  Age 24.  Residence Monticello, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Battalion Adjutant April 26, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Ernest S. Olmsted.  Age 24.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Utah.  Appointed Battalion Adjutant April 26, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

William A. Siddle.  Age 29.  Residence Clinton, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Battalion Adjutant April 26, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Frank W. Woodring.  Age 28.  Residence Waverly, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Quartermaster April 26, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Discharged for promotion as Captain and Assistant Quartermaster U. S. Volunteers, January 18, 1899.

James Fred Clarke.  Age 24.  Residence Fairfield, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Surgeon May 6, 1898.  Mustered May 6, 1898.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Edward L. Martindale.  Age 29.  Residence Clinton, nativity Illinois.  Appointed Assistant Surgeon April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 6, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Edward G. Beeson.  Residence Marshalltown.  Appointed Assistant Surgeon June 21, 1898, from Acting Hospital Steward, U. S. Army Hospital Corps.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

John Hamilton.  Age 27.  Residence Cedar Rapids, nativity Wisconsin.  Appointed Additional Assistant Surgeon May 6, 1898.  Mustered May 6, 1898.  Resigned February 13, 1899.

Oscar H. L. Mason.  Age 33.  Residence Green Mountain, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Chaplain April 26, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

 

Non-Commissioned Staff.

Frank B. Townsend.  Age 22.  Residence Marshalltown, nativity Missouri.  Promoted Sergeant Major from Second Sergeant of Company H, June 9, 1898.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Will L. Foster.  Age 25.  Residence Maquoketa, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant April 26, 1898.   Mustered June 2, 1898.  Discharged March 18, 1899, Waverly, Iowa.

Holland M. Scott.  Age 30.  Residence Vinton, nativity Iowa.  Promoted Color Sergeant from Second Sergeant of Company G, July 4, 1898.  Promoted First Sergeant of Company G, December 31, 1898.

Herman M. Haerling.  Age 30.  Residence Toledo, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Hospital Steward May 2, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Louis F. Kelling.  Age 24.  Residence Bennett, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Hospital Steward April 26, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Albert B. Deering.  Age 24.  Residence Boone, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Hospital Steward May 20, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Discharged January 10, 1899, Boone, Iowa.

 

Regimental Band.

Charles C. Holt. Age 31.  Residence Dubuque, nativity Ohio.   Appointed Chief Musician April 26, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Fred G. Roedell.  Age 22.  Residence Dubuque, nativity Iowa.   Appointed Principal Musician April 26, 1898.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.


Baldwin, Charles.  Age 18.  Residence Grinnell, nativity Illinois.  Enlisted June 1, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Discharged March 30, 1899.

Barrett, Robert L.  Age 18.  Residence Osage, nativity Vermont.  Enlisted May 31, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Beeson, Charles B.  Age 25.  Residence Albion, nativity Iowa. Enlisted May 31, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Blair, Victor S.  Age 25.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted June 2, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Transferred to Company I, June 9, 1898.

Bruner, Arthur L.  Age 27.  Residence Tama, nativity Iowa.   Enlisted June 2, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Bruner, Ernest.  Age 31.  Residence Tama, nativity Iowa.   Enlisted June 1, 1878, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Cassill, Thomas E.  Age 27.  Residence Garner, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted June 2, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Diltz, Charles E.  Age 32.  Residence Tipton, nativity Iowa.   Enlisted May 24, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.  Discharged January 22, 1899, Tipton, Iowa.

Hall, William H.  Age 31.  Residence Allerton, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted June 2, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Transferred to Company F, June 9, 1898.

Hiegel, George.  Age 21.  Residence Tipton, nativity Iowa.   Enlisted May 30, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Humphrey, Clyde W.  Age 18.  Residence Tipton, nativity Iowa.   Enlisted May 30, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.  Discharged March 13, 1899, Tipton, Iowa.

Jones, Joseph W.  Age 29.  Residence Fairfield, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 28, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Knight, George E.  Age 41.  Residence Coggon, nativity Wisconsin.  Enlisted May 28, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Krob, Joseph T.  Age 27.  Residence Solon, nativity Iowa.   Enlisted May 31, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Lichtenwalter, Elgin B.  Age 23.  Residence Toledo, nativity Iowa.  Transferred from Company K, June 9, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Meskimen, Alpha W.  Age 18.  Residence Coggon, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 28, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Nice, Ned E.  Age 22.  Residence Dubuque, nativity Wisconsin.  Enlisted May 28, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13,1899, Savannah, Ga.

Nold, Charles A.  Age 21.  Residence Union, nativity Iowa.   Enlisted May 23, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Reinecke, William H.  Age 27.  Residence Dubuque, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted June 2, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Transferred to Company A, June 9, 1898.

Ronig, Lyman G.  Age 19.  Residence Independence, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted June 1, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13,1899, Savannah, Ga.

Skinner, J. Dell.  Age 21.  Residence Manchester, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 24, 1898, as Musician.  Transferred to Company E, October 6, 1898.

Smith, Chester J.  Age 21.  Residence Liscombe, nativity Iowa.  Transferred from Company A, June 9, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

Wallace, Elmer H.  Age 25.  Residence Gilman, nativity Iowa.   Enlisted June 2, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.  Promoted Principal Musician October 20, 1898.  Mustered out May 13,1899, Savannah, Ga.

Wallbaum, Henry F.  Age 24.  Residence Charles City, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 24,1898, as Musician.  Mustered June 2, 1898.   Mustered out May 13, 1899, Savannah, Ga.

 

Line Officers.

Names of company officers at muster in of their companies.  Service record opposite their names in the alphabetical roster following.

COMPANY "A"

Willard M. Flynn, Captain.
Jacob R. Ballough, First Lieutenant.
Charles J. Stewart, Second Lieutenant.

COMPANY "G"

Charles F. Young, Captain.
Guy Kellogg, First Lieutenant.
Herbert E. Crawford, Second Lieutenant.

COMPANY "B"

Charles W. Cotton, Captain.
Edwin S. Geist, First Lieutenant.
Joseph A. Gury, Second Lieutenant.

COMPANY "H"

Charles S. Aldrich, Captain.
Bruce F. Moffatt, First Lieutenant.
Frank M. Haradon, Second Lieutenant.

COMPANY "C"

George A. Evans, Captain.
Harry J. Sugru, First Lieutenant.
Albert U. Machemer, Second Lieutenant.

COMPANY "I"

Albert G. Stewart, Captain.
Ross A. Nichols, First Lieutenant.
William S. Hart, Second Lieutenant.

COMPANY "D"

Frederick B. Roziene, Captain.
Calvin A. Danforth, First Lieutenant.
Delos W. Fowler, Second Lieutenant.

COMPANY "K"

Herbert G. Ross, Captain.
Peter W. McRoberts, First Lieutenant.
John N. Lichty, Second Lieutenant.

COMPANY "E"

Hubert A. Allen, Captain.
Mitchell B. O'Brien, First Lieutenant.
Raymond P. Snow, Second Lieutenant.

COMPANY "L"

Chester C. McCollom, Captain.
George M. Michelsen, First Lieutenant.
John B. Nattinger, Second Lieutenant.

COMPANY "F"

Louis J. Rowell, Captain.
Frank H. Gunsolus, First Lieutenant.
John A. Bartley, Second Lieutenant.

COMPANY "M"

Elza C. Johnson, Captain.
George M. Johnson, First Lieutenant.
Fred H. Nietzel, Second Lieutenant.

 

 

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