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

  
 

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Fifty-First Regiment Iowa
Volunteer Infantry


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

FIELD AND STAFF.

John C. Loper.  Age 47.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Ohio.  Appointed Colonel April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Marcellus M. Miller.  Age 45.  Residence Bedford, nativity Virginia.  Appointed Lieutenant Colonel April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

William J. Duggan.  Age 26.  Residence Creston, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Major April 28, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Wounded April 24, 1899, Pulilan, P. I.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

John T. Hume.  Age 34.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Canada.  Appointed Major April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Sterling P. Moore.  Age 32.  Residence Villisca, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Major April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Joseph T. Davidson.  Age 47.  Residence Muscatine, nativity Ohio.  Appointed Regimental Adjutant April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Discharged for promotion in Eleventh U. S. Cavalry, Aug. 19, 1899.

George A. Reed.  Age 30.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Battalion Adjutant May 8, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Frank M. Compton.  Age 30.  Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Illinois.  Appointed Battalion Adjutant April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1898, San Francisco, Cal.

Herbert C. Lane.  Age 29.  Residence Red Oak, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Battalion Adjutant April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

John D. Cady.  Age 31.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Quartermaster April 24, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Willard S. H. Matthews.  Age 38.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Ohio.  Appointed Surgeon April 24, 1898.  Mustered May 6, 1898.  Promoted Surgeon, U. S. Volunteers, Oct. 24, 1898.

David S. Fairchild, Jr.  Age 27.  Residence Clinton, nativity Minnesota.  Appointed Assistant Surgeon May 6, 1898.  Mustered May 6, 1898.  Promoted Surgeon Dec. 5, 1898.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Donald Macrae, Jr.  Age 28.  Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Assistant Surgeon May 6, 1898.  Mustered May 6, 1898.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Hermon P. Williams.  Age 26.  Residence Ames, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Chaplain April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

 

Non-Commissioned Staff.

Claude M. Baker.  Age 24.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Sergeant Major April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Discharged Feb. 16, 1899, Des Moines, Iowa.

Wallace A. Bolin.  Age 21.  Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Died of disease March 26, 1899, Cavite, P. I.  Buried in National Cemetery, San Roque, P. I., Grave 35.

Fred F. Carpenter.  Age 28.  Residence Galesburgh, nativity Illinois.  Appointed Hospital Steward April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Discharged May 26, 1899, San Fernando, P. I.

Jarvis E. Hodgson.  Age 22.  Residence Saint Joseph, Mo., nativity Iowa.  Appointed Hospital Steward April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Discharged April 22, 1899, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

Wilbur S. Conkling.  Age 24.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Hospital Steward April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Promoted Assistant Surgeon Feb. 17, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Howard W. Seager.  Age 23.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Iowa.  Promoted Hospital Steward from U. S. Hospital Corps, March 11, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

 

Regimental Band.

George W. Landers.  Age 38.  Residence Centerville, nativity New York.  Appointed Chief Musician April 26, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

William H. Langenberg.  Age 28.  Residence Muscatine, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Principal Musician May 29, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Owen H. Jones.  Age 28.  Residence Muscatine, nativity Iowa.  Appointed Principal Musician May 29, 1898.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Mustered Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Frank E. Jones.  Age 24.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Missouri.  Promoted Band Sergeant, from Second Sergeant of Company H, Feb. 28, 1899.  Discharged Aug. 1, 1899, San Fernando, P. I., to enlist in Eleventh U. S. Volunteer Cavalry.

Frank P. Christy.  Age 24.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Iowa.  Promoted Band Sergeant, from Sergeant of Company H,  Sept. 1, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.


Armstrong, Elijah C.  Age 23.  Residence Seymour, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted April 26, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company A, June 26, 1898.  Transferred from Company A, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Barnett, Henry.  Age 26.  Residence Glenwood, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted May 5, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company C, June 25, 1898.

Brockway, Frank L.  Age 23.  Residence Jefferson, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 3, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company A, June 25, 1898.  Transferred form Company A, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Burroughs, Clyde W.  Age 19.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 5, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company A, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company A, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Carlon, Harry.  Age 19.  Residence Oskaloosa, nativity Nebraska.  Transferred from Company F, as Musician, Sept. 1, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Dinwiddie, Horace W.  Age 26.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Illinois.  Enlisted May 27, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company E, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company E, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Fulton, Charles M.  Age 27.  Residence Clarinda, nativity Pennsylvania.  Enlisted May 28, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company M, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company M, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Gorrell, Allen O.  Age 21.  Residence Marshalltown, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 14, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company F, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company F, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Hiatt, Arthur R.  Age 24.  Residence Centerville, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted April 26, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company F, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company F, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

House, Joseph V.  Age 26.  Residence Colfax, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted May 5, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company I, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company I, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Huffman, Erwin.  Age 23.  Residence Indianola, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 27, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company L, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company L, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Johnson, Herbert E.  Age 21.  Residence Des Moines, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 5, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company I, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company I, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Kershaw, Robert B.  Age 19.  Residence Manson, nativity Illinois.  Enlisted May 28, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company B, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company B, Feb. 18, 1899.  Discharged Aug. 9, 1899, San Fernando, P. I., to enlist in U. S. Volunteers.

Longaker, Henry J.  Residence Hiteman, nativity Iowa.  Promoted Musician from Company H, Sept. 1, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Loskot, John E.  Age 19.  Residence Oxford Junction, nativity Nebraska.  Promoted Musician from Company I, Sept. 1, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Mason, Clarence W.  Age 26.  Residence Jefferson, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 28, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company G, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company G, Feb. 18, 1899.  Died of disease Aug. 2, 1899, San Fernando, P. I.

Miller, William J.  Age 26.  Residence Keokuk, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 5, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company E, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company E, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Nysoe, Peter N.  Age 29.  Residence Grinnell, nativity Denmark.  Enlisted May 28, 1899, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company B, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company B, Feb. 18, 1899.  Discharged Aug. 9, 1899, San Fernando, P. I., to enlist in U. S. Volunteers.

Phelps, Edward.  Age 27.  Residence Knoxville, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 3, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company D, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company D, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Phelps, Fred.  Age 19.  Residence Knoxville, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted April 26, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company D, June 25, 1898.

Root, George M.  Age 23.  Residence Cincinnati, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted April 26, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company L, June 25, 1898.  Transferred form Company L, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Schilling, Henry R.  Age 22.  Residence Avoca, nativity Iowa.  Promoted Musician from Company L, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Shellabarger, Edwin P.  Age 29.  Residence Columbus Junction, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 28, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company K, June 25, 1898.  Transferred from Company K, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Stuart, James T.  Age 20.  Residence Clarinda, nativity Iowa.  Promoted Musician from Company E, Feb. 18, 1899.  Wounded slightly Aug. 9, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

Tubbs, Harry S.  Age 18.   Residence Glenwood, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted May 25, 1898, as Musician.  Mustered May 30, 1898.  Transferred to Company C, June 25, 1898.  transferred form Company C, Feb. 18, 1899.  Mustered out Nov. 2, 1899, San Francisco, Cal.

 

Line Officers.

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

Company "A"

William R. Gibson, Captain.
Frank W. Kihlbom, First Lieutenant.
Park A. Findley, Second Lieutenant.

Company "G"

Warren H. Ickis, Captain
William F. Ohlschlager, First Lieutenant
James Edaburn, Second Lieutenant

Company "B"

Albert F. Burton, Captain
James D. Baker, First Lieutenant.
Samuel B. Scholz Jr., Second Lieutenant

Company "H"

Emory C. Worthington, Captain
Ernest R. Bennett, First Lieutenant
Fred L. Baker, Second Lieutenant

Company "C"

William F. Steepy, Captain
Harry B. Dull, First Lieutenant
George W. Wilson, Second Lieutenant

Company "I"

William B. Widner, Captain
Richard J. Gaines, First Lieutenant
Rennie H. Fuller, Second Lieutenant

Company "D"

Louis K. Butterfield, Captain
Miles R. Hoover, First Lieutenant
William C. Mentzer, Second Lieutenant

Company "K"

Emerson C. Peairs, Captain
Leonard A. Mitchell, First Lieutenant
Howard G. Karns, Second Lieutenant

Company "E"

Charles V. Mount, Captain
Adelbert H. McRoberts, First Lieutenant
James O. Ross, Second Lieutenant

Company "L"

Will O. Pryor, Captain
John L. Moore, First Lieutenant
Matthew A. Tinley, Second Lieutenant

Company "F"

William H. Keating, Captain
Will H. Point, First Lieutenant
Edward W. Hearne, Second Lieutenant

Company "M"

Jesse W. Clark, Captain
W. Harry French, Second Lieutenant
Guy E. Logan, Second Lieutenant

 

 

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