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Civil War Company K

Source:  War of Rebellion 1861-65 by Charles Camper/J.W. Kirkley
Historical Record-First Regiment, Maryland Infantry

This Company, composed principally of Germans recruited in Baltimore and Washington was mustered into the United States service at the Relay House, May 28, 1861.  It was mustered out of service July 2, 1865.

The original number of officers and men was 97; veterans 31; whole number, 224; killed in action 7; mortally wounded, 1; wounded, 30; died of disease, 17; discharged for disability, 14; present at final muster out, 67.

Original Members

Captain Thomas S.J. Johnson
First Lieutenant Norris G. Starkweather
Second Lieutenant  Julius Veidt
First Sergeant John Reese
Second Sergeant Lewis Lynch
Third Sergeant George Williams
Fourth Sergeant Ferdinand Seibold
Fifth Sergeant John Davis
First Corporal Louis Schmidt
Second Corporal Thomas Freeland
Third Corporal Henry Karl
Fourth Corporal Lewis Heisa
Fifth Corporal John Em
Sixth Corporal John Ennis
Seventh Corporal George Bryden
Eighth Corporal William Walter
Musician James A. Freeman
Musician Michael Rheim

Privates

John Acton

Andrew Adam

Christoph Arnold

Henry Bader

Edmund Baker

Edmund Balser

Jacob Blank

John Bowe

John Burgess

James Byrne

John Carson

John Canty

Frederick Crummel

John Darner

Lewis Deckers

Michael Downey

Henry Downs

James Dougherty

Frederick Eckstine

John Elliott

John Esser

Fite Evart

John Fury

Charles Fisher

Andres Fisher

John Flanagan

John Frasell

George Gagel

Peeter Gerhardt

Charles Glick

John Grady

George Hass

Max Helling

August Klapka

Frank Klauder

Simon Knobelock

William Kuhl

William Langhoff

Max Limebeck

Frederick Leidenfrost

William Lewis

Archibald Livingston

John T. Long

Charles Long

William Mauer

George Mack

Valentine Marbeck

George Miller

James f. Murta

Martin Mueli

David Mackenzie

John Myers

Christopher Nestler

Thomas Pender

Michael Phelan

Andrew Premer

John Reeder

Thomas Riley

John Rummelman

George Seaman

Atrick Slinay

Peter Smith

John Smith

Jsmes Smith

James Stewart

John Stuart

Peter Streeter

Charles Swagert

John Taylor

Joseph William Tell

Adam Tissell

Andrew Umbreit

George Wagner

Frederick Weaver

Paul Winfield

Peter Weigan

John G. Winderoth

Jacob B. Witlinger

George W. Young

 

 

Members who joined after the Original Organization

Volunteers

Drafted Men

Substitutes

Jermiah Duckett

Evan Buckingham

Frank Brashears

Martin Engst

John E. Fury

Henry Beyer

John Hisley

Samuel Martin

Peter Bennett

George Hurley

 

Charles Coleman

John Kelly

 

John W. Crosten

Oliver Myers

 

Asa Downs

John Mertens

 

James Donahue

Adolph Pfeifer

 

James Downey

Luigi Piccardi

 

David Farrels

Martin Riley

 

Charles Flanigan

Ebenezer Riley

 

John Graft

Martin Sturmer

 

George Groskopf

Jacob Sturmer

 

John Havener

Martin Zapell

 

John Herzberger

 

 

John Hiltner

 

 

William Hess

 

 

Lenhart Kern

 

 

Philip Kyser

 

 

Henry Mussmyer

 

 

Valentine Meyer

 

 

Ferdinand Miller

 

 

Joseph Miller

 

 

John Miller

 

 

James McCabe

 

 

Nathaniel Kenny

 

 

Thomas Overly

 

 

William Robinson

 

 

John Steiber

 

 

Christopher Smith

 

 

John A. Tilman

 

 

John Williams

 

 

Ferdinand Yeager

 

Transferred from the Purnell Legion

Daniel Allen

John Armiger

George Armiger

William Brown

Peter Barrows

Joseph Cathin

Peter Coyle

John Driskoll

William grape

William Gregory

James Grissom

John Grames

John Hughes

Jacob Houck

George Hussy

John Jones

Edward Jones

Benjamin Jones

George Jones

Charles Jones

Charles Jean

Frederick Kunkle

August King

George Lee

Jackson Lee

William Lang

John Leddon

James Little

Michael Mott

John Maguire

Vincent McCullough

Robert Miller

Charles Morris

Albert Murry

Gotleib Nafzger

Joseph Randle

Charles Scott

John Schmidt

Cyrus Sordy

Joseph Scaw

Joseph Scarborough

William Tully

Francis Tarlton

Thomas Thompson

John Vinger

Roscoe Waltz

Charles Williams

Frederick Wagner

 

Transferred from the Eighth Maryland

John Blades

John Brittin

Nicholas Cougle

Andrew Dukes

Levin Dukes

George Dougherty

John Durst

William Eves

Thomas Gilt

Peter Gerhardt

John Green

Adolphus Geigher

John Housell

George Hays

George Hill

William Kelly

John Liddle

Edward Mummy

William McKinley

Andrew McNulty

John Martin

Michael Nolan

Frederick Navsbumb

Frederick Neighoff

Lewis Pipeno

Francis Smith

 

 

 

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