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Company A Privates

Company was mustered into service at Canton, Lewis County State of Missouri,
the First day of February 1862 for the period of three years or during the war.

Name Rank Age Description S/M Occupation Nativity Residence Date Enlisted Mustered In When Where By Whom Remarks
Amburn, Thomas E Private 24 5' 10" Blk hair Hazel eyes Dk C S Engineer Quincy, Adams Co., IL Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Promoted 1Srgt 8-62 & 1Lt 12-64
Arny, Paul Private 21 5' 10 1/2" Sandy hair Blue eyes Lt Comp S Farmer Biberen, Solothurn, Switzerland Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 26 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866
Arnold, Richard Private 36 5' 10 1/2" Sandy hair blue eyes Lt Comp M Farmer Lima, Adams Co., IL Lima, Adams Co., IL 18 Dec 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Died Memphis TN 11 Dec 63
Brown, Leroy Private 18 5'8" Dk hair Hazel eyes Lt Comp S Farmer Adair Co., KY Rockey Run, Hancock, iL 3 Feb 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 12 Jun 1865
Bandhauer, Julius Private 18 5'6" Sandy hair Hazel eyes Lt Comp S Shoemaker Grafenhaynicken, Bitterfelt, Prussia Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866
Beaver, David Private 18 5'6 1/2" sandy hair blue eyes Lt Comp S Farmer Fountain Co., IN Canton, Lewis Co., MO 7 Oct 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore *Died of disease 10 May 62
Burton, Squire Private 32 5' 8 1/2" Dk hair Hazel eyes Dk C M Farmer Let Co., VA Canton, Lewis Co., MO 5 Jan 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore *Died of Sm Pox 4 Apr 1864
Baltsell, George A. Private 18 5'3" Dk hair brown eyes Dk Comp S Blacksmith Salem Co., IL Deeriche, Lewis Co., MO 5 Dec 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Deserted 6 Feb 62 Canton
Brigdon, William H. Private 21 5'10" Dk hair brown eyes Dk Comp M Farmer Bradford Co., PA Canton, Lewis Co., MO 7 Oct 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Deserted 18 Jul 62 Quincy
Bergman, August Private 34 5' 9" Blk hair Hazel eyes Dk C M Blacksmith Deruschbraile, Ohlan/Ohlase Prussia Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 30 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore -
Beaver, Thomas J. Private 21 6' 1/2" sandy hair blue eyes Lt Comp M Farmer Fountain Co., IN Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 12 Dec 1865
Brown, Frederick Private 23 5' 6 1/2" sandy hair blue eyes Lt Comp S Farmer Hardin Co., KY Canton, Lewis Co., MO 27 Nov 1862 18 Dec 1862 St Louis, MO Col Bonneville -
Clapper, Jacob J. Private 34 5' 8" Blk hair Hazel eyes Dk C S Farmer Star Co., OH Lima, Adams Co., IL 13 Feg 1862 15 Mar Hannibal Lt Affley Discharged disability 30 Jan 1863
Colany, Albert Private 22 5'7" brown hair blue eyes dark C M Wagon maker Mansfield, Morrow Co., OH Rockey Run, Hancock, IL 18 Dec 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Deserted 1 Jan 1863 Union City TN
Colany, Charles Private 18 5'8" Dk hair Blue eyes Lt Comp S Blacksmith Mansfield, Morrow Co., OH Rockey Run, Hancock, IL 2 Jan 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Vet, died 16 Feb 65 Memphis TN &buried
Cooley, Miron Private 18 6' 1/2" Dk hair Blue eyes Lt Comp S Laborer Mcdonah Co., IL Breckenridge, Hancock Co., IL 29 Jan 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore *Died of diesease 23 Apr 62
Cooley, Osburn Private 20 6' 1/2" Dk hair hazel eyes Dk Comp S Farmer Mcdonah Co., IL Breckenridge, Hancock Co., IL 29 Jan 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Deserted at Shiloh 7 Apr 1862
Carter, William Private 23 5'9 1/2" brown hair blue eyes Lt Comp S Farmer Lima, Adams Co., IL Lima, Adams Co., IL 8 Jan 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore *Died 20 Jun 1862 nr Corinth MS
Curfman, John H. Private 20 5' 9" Blk hair Blk eyes Dk C S Farmer Rossville, Butler Co, OH Canton, Lewis Co., MO 7 Oct 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore -
Decker, Jesse Private 43 5' 5 1/2" gray hair hazel eyes Dk Comp M Farmer Harrison Co., IN Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Discharged disability 20 Oct 1862
Eagelson, John Private 50 5' 4" gray hair blue eyes Dk Comp M Farmer Andrim, Irland Canton, Lewis Co., MO 23 Dec 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Discharged disability 10 Jan1862
Eagleson, James Private 18 5'8" Dk hair Blue eyes Dk Comp S Farmer Green Co., TN Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866 Vet
Fielding, Andrew Private 22 5' 7 1/2" sandy hair blue eyes Dk Comp M Farmer Flavanah Co., VA Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Vet Died 23 Mar 1865 New Orleans LA
Fogge, Christian Private 23 5'4" Blk hair hazel eyes Dk Comp S Merchant Fahl, Voehle, Hessendarmstadt Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 25 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Appt from rank Srg't 20 Mar 62
Geigerich, Peter Private 50 5'8 1/2" Dk hair Brown eyes Dk Comp M Baker Enback Co, Hessendarmstadt Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Discharged 10 Jun 1862
Gloeser, Jacob Private 20 5' 6 1/2" brown hair hazel eyes Lt Comp S Barber Badenau, Biedenkopf, Hessendarmstadt Canton, Lewis Co., MO 11 Dec 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Appointed corporal
Goodwin, Allen Private 22 5'8 1/2" Dk hair Blue eyes Lt Comp S Laborer Degatur Co, IN Ursy, Adams Co., IL 10 Dec 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866
Goodwin, John H. Private 26 5'11" Dk hair Blue eyes Dk C M Farmer Lincoln Co., MO Lima, Adams Co., IL 3 Feb 1862 15 Mar Hannibal Lt Affley Mustered out 4 Mar 1865
Goodwin, John S. Private 29 6' 1/2" sandy hair hazel eyes dk Comp S Farmer Washington Co., IN Dirgl, Hancock Co, IL 16 Feb 1862 15 Mar Hannibal Lt Affley Mustered out 2 Apr 1866
Goings, Granville Private 24 5' 9" brown hair blue eyes Lt C S Laborer Ross Co., OH Tully, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore -
George, James Private - - - - - - - - - - Trans 24th MO Inf must. out 9 Dec 1865
Heldsteb, George Private 45 5'7" Blk hair brown eyes Dk C M Laborer Kloster, Graubundess, Switzerland Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866
Hohman, otto Private 41 5'11"sandy hair blue eyes Lt C M Cooper Virnau, Sahl, Prussia Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 66 Veteran
Hohle, Henry Private 29 5'4 1/2" Dk hair Hazel eyes Dk C M Laborer Pine, Pene, Waldeck Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Trans 8 Sep 64 at Memphis
Hughes, Anderson Private 21 5'10 1/2" Dk hair Brown eyes Lt C S Farmer Jackson Co, IA Lima, Adams Co., IL 18 Jan 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Died smallpox 1-10-64 Memphis
House, Thomas P. Private 25 5'8 1/2" Blk hair Blk eyes Dk C M Harness maker Putnam Co., IN Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 Dec 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Discharged 11 Feb 1863
Hanson, John A. Private 35 5'4 1/2" Dk hair Hazel eyes Lt C M Farmer Mushindon Co., OH Lima, Adams Co., IL 18 Dec 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Deserted 14 Aug 62 returned 22 Apr 64
Hoskins, Odis Private 22 5'8" brown hair Hazel eyes Lt C S Farmer Bristol, Morgan Co., OH Lima, Adams Co., IL 11 Jan 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 6 Jan 1866
Hull, Francis M Private 25 5'81/2" Dk hair Blue eyes Dk C S Cooper Washington Co., OH Rockey Run, Hancock, IL 1 Feb 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866 vet
Just, Frederick Jr Private 18 5'51/2" Dk hair Blue eyes Lt C S Shoemaker Grafenhaynichen Bitterfelt, Prussia Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866
Just, Frederick Sr Private 43 5'10" Dk hair hazel eyes Dk C M Weaver Grafenhaynichen Bitterfelt, Prussia Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Discharged disability 13 Jun 63
Jenkins, George W Private 38 6' Dk hair Brown eyes Lt C M Carpenter Lanton Co.,VA Tully, Lewis Co., MO 10 Jan 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out of NRC 28 Dec 1865
Jones, Edwin Private 20 5' 5 1/2"Dk hair Blue eyes Lt C S Tinner Lewis Co., MO Tully, Lewis Co., MO 7 Oct 1861 31 Oct 1862 Canton, MO Col D. Moore -
Keller, Christopher Private 46 5'5" Blk hair hazel eyes Dk C M Farmer Canedwest, Canada Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 15 Mar 1862 Hannibal Lt Affley Deserted 11 Dec 62 Canton MO
Kinzle, George Private 36 5' 10 1/2" brown hair blue eyes Lt C S Carriage maker Cornwestheim, Ludwigburg, Wirtenberg Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866 vet
Klein, Peter Private 45 5' 10" gray hair Blue eyes Lt C M Stone cutter Osbhar, Bden Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 25 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Appointed corporal discharged 1 April 63
Klein, Isaac Private 19 5' 9 1/2" sandy hair blue eyes Lt C S Farmer Marion Co., MO Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 25 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866 vet
Klein, Abraham Private 20 5'6" Blk hair black eyes Dk C S Farmer Wesmorland Co., PA Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 25 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Discharged 11 July 1864
Keohrer, Jacob J. Private 20 5'3" Dk hair hazel eyes Lt Comp S Blacksmith Neustadt, Neustadt, Wirtenberg Canton, Lewis Co., MO 20 Jan 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866 vet
Keller, Levi Private 19 5'6" Dk hair hazel eyes Lt C S Farmer K ? Co., KY Winchester, Clark Co., MO 9 Dec 1862 18 Dec 1862 St Louis Col Bonneville Deserted 24 Jan 63
Leeper, John Private 50 5' 7" gray hair hazel eyes Lt C M Carpenter Harrison Co., KY Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Died of diesease 23 Apr 62 nr Shiloh
Messick, Edwin B Private 21 5'9" Dk hair hazel eyes Dk C S Laborer Nessaw, Venrenseler, NY Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866 vet
Miller, Jacob Private 35 5' 8 1/2" sandy hair hazel eyes Lt Comp M Farmer Beckingen, Pfalz, Bairen Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866 vet
Miller, John H. Private 18 5' 5" sandy hair blue eyes Lt C S Farmer Marion Co., MO Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 30 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866 vet
Moll, John Private 18 5' 7" sandy hair blue eyes Lt C S Farmer Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 30 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866 vet
Mollet, John Private 31 5' 10" brown hair auburn eyes Lt C M Wagon maker Solothurn Co. Switzerland Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 30 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO 1st Lt Edwin Moore Discharged disability 12 Feb 63
Minor, William Private 21 5' 11 1/2" brown hair blue eyes Lt C S Laborer Adrian Co., MO Lima, Adams Co., IL 10 Jan 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Died of diesease 23 Apr 1862
McGuire, James A. Private 35 5' 9 1/2" auburn hair blue eyes Lt C S Farmer Bunkum Co.,NC Rockey Run, Hancock, IL 5 Jan 1862 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866
McIntyre, Alexander Private 43 5' 4 1/2" brown hair blue eyes Dk C M Slater Antrin, Irland Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore -
Nelson, Edward T Private 22 5' 7" blk hair blue eyes Dk C S - - Tully, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Promoted 2nd Lt on 28 June 1862
Orr, William M Private 19 6'6" Sandy hair blue eyes Lt C S Farmer Lima, Adams Co. IL Lima, Adams Co., IL 13 Jan 1862 15 March Hannibal Lt Affley Mustered out 8 May 1865
Phye, Elijah Private 44 5' 7" blk hair blue eyes Dk C M Farmer Montgomery, Co., NY Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Discharged disability 14 Oct 62
Potter, Silvester Private 19 5' 10 1/2" Dk hair hazel eyes Dk C - Farmer Lima, Adams Co., IL Lima, Adams Co., IL 3 Feb 1862 15 March Hannibal Lt Affley Mustered out 8 May 1865
Potter, John W. Private 18 5' 8 1/2" Sandy hair hazel eyes Lt C - Farmer Lima, Adams Co., IL Lima, Adams Co., IL 13 Feb 1862 15 March Hannibal Lt Affley Discharged disability 14 Oct 62
Robinson, John M Private 44 5' 11" blk hair hazel eyes Dk C M Farmer Monongekdin Co, VA Putnam Co., MO 7 Oct 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Discharged 11 Apr 62
Rausch, Henry Private 45 6'1" sandy hair hazel eyes Lt C M Laborer Holzhausen, Hissenpassel Quincy, Adams Co., IL 6 Feb 1862 15 March Hannibal Lt Affley Died action Shiloh 6 Apr 1862
Rains, Alexander Private 41 5'1" dark hair blue eyes Lt C M Cooper Pike Co. OH Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Discharged 7 Aug 63
Roland, William Private 38 5' 7 1/2" sandy hair hazel eyes Lt C M Farmer KY Quincy, Adams Co., IL 11 Dec 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866 vet
Sinn, Theobald Private 21 5'4" dark hair blue eyes Dk C S Laborer IL Quincy, Adams Co., IL 20 Sep 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Died 9 Dec 63/Memphis *buried ther
Sloop, John Private 18 5'9" brown hair brown eyes Lt C S Farmer Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 30 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866 Wgnr
Somitter, John J Private 45 5'7" black hair hazel eyes dk C M Carpenter Netterville, Switzerland Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 20 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Died 28 may 62 nr Pitts. Landing TN
Smith, Henry Private 21 5'7" sandy hair brown eyes Dk C S Farmer Hoeringhausen, Voehle, Hessendarmstadt Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 25 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Discharged disability -- 4 Sep 1862
Schafer, Leonard Private 20 5'9" dark hair blue eyes Lt C S Farmer Herhausen, Hessendermistad Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 25 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866
Shultz, John Private 40 5'4" black hair hazel eyes dk C M Wagon maker Niederstatten, Wirtenberg Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Discharged disability 6 Aug 1862
Southwell, Robert Private 20 5' 6" sandy hair hazel eyes Lt C S Farmer London, England Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 Nov 1862 18 Dec 1862 St Louis Col Bonneville -
Upinghouse, James Private 43 5'9" black hair black eyes dk C M Farmer Washington Co. IN Canton, Lewis Co., MO 9 Nov 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 5 Apr 1865
Van Valkinburgh, Abraham Private 56 6'1 1/2" gray hair hazel eyes dk C M Millright New York Co, NY Tully, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore -
Van Valkinburgh, Byron Private 19 5' 11" sandy hair blue eyes Lt C S Laborer Platt Co., MO Tully, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866 Vet
Weishaar, Henry Private 25 5' 5" sandy hair blue eyes Lt C S Laborer Deerheim, Baden Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Absent sick at Madison IN since 3 Oct 1863
Weishaar, Leopold Private 18 5' 5" sandy hair blue eyes Lt C S Laborer Deerheim, Baden Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1866
Wirth, Gottlob Private 31 5'6" black hair brown eyes dk C M Mason Insingen, Wirtenberg Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Discharged by order of Gen. Halleck 10 Jun 1862
Weitzel, Henry Private 26 5'6 1/2 " dk gray brown eyes dk C S Farmer Wheeling Co. VA Lancaster, Schuyler Co, MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Died Chewalla Tn of Disease 12 Jul 1862 *
Whiteaker, John C. Private 26 5' 11 1/2" black hair blue eyes dk C M Farmer Augusta Co., IA Edina, Knox Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Edwin Moore Mustered out 19 Apr 1865


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