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Company K Officers

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

Name Rank Age Description-hair eyes-complexion S/M Occupation Nativity Residence Enlisted Date Mustered In When Where By Whom Remarks
Leeser, Frederick Captain 34 5' 8" light gray light M Teamster Munden, Waldeck, Germany LaGrange, Lewis Co. MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Resigned 17 Dec 1862
Starkweather, Asa D. 1st Lt 30 5' 7" auburn gray light M Farmer Onida Co., NY Canton, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Resignation accepted 27 Oct 1864
Davis, George M. 2nd Lt 19 6' 1" brown hazle fair S Butcher Hinds Co., MS Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore -
Puster, Louis 1st Sergeant 29 5' 6" black black dark M Wood Turner Landau, Bavaria, Germany LaGrange, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Promoted to Captain 12 April 63
Shamp, Carlton T. 1st Sergeant 32 - - - - - 27 Feb 1864 12 Mar 1864 Memphis Capt Williams Vet transf from NCL & promoted to 1st Serg't 1 Mar 65 Mustered out 4-19-66
Williams, John J. Sergeant 26 6' 4" black black dark M Bricklayer Hamilton Co., OH Canton,, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Promoted to 1st Serg't 12 Apr 1863
Slager, John Sergeant 39 5' 8" brown hazle light M Laborer Wurtemburg, Germany LaGrange, Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Discharged 21 Jan 1863
Burnett, Richard A. Sergeant 36 5' 11" auburn gray dark M Farmer Jefferson Co., TN LaGrange, Lewis Co.,MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Died 13 May 1862 General Hospital St. Louis, MO
Rash, John L. Sergeant 21 5' 11" black black dark S Farmer KY Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Deserted 21 Feb 1862 at Hannibal
Fee, John Sergeant 31 - - - - - 31 Mar 1864 31Mar 1864 Hannibal C Benjamin Absent sick at LaGrange since 22 Mar 1866
Easley, Martin Corporal 26 5' 9' auburn gray light M Farmer Lewis Co., MO Lewis Co., MO 1 Jan 1862 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Reduced to ranks 17 Dec 1862 Discharged 26 Jan 1865
Easley, Daniel P Corporal 27 5' 9" black gray dark M Farmer Lewis Co., MO Lewis Co., MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Died 14 May 1862 Gen'l Hosp St Louis,Mo
Brinkman, Charles Corporal 38 5' 9" sandy blue sandy M Laborer Germany LaGrange, Lewis Co.,MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Discharged 11 Feb 1865
Hopson, Thomas Corporal 24 5' 8" red hazel sandy M Cooper Adams Co., IL LaGrange, Lewis Co.,MO 9 Dec 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Reduced to ranks by his own request 1 Mar 63 / Deserted 4 Nov 1865
Nitsch, Albert Corporal 43 5' 8' auburn blue light M Carpenter Austria, Germany LaGrange, Lewis Co.,MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Killed at Battle of Pittsburg Landing 6 Apr 1862
Nater, Frederick Corporal 40 5' 8" auburn blue dark M Cabinet maker Germany LaGrange, Lewis Co.,MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Mustered out 23 June 1865
Hulett, Benjamin Corporal 18 5' 11" brown black dark S Farmer Lewis Co., O Lewis Co.,MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Died of chr diarrhea 27 Mar 1864 at Lagrange, Mo
Stipe, Napoleon Corporal 40 5' 10" auburn hazel light Farmer Scott Co., KY Lewis Co.,MO 14 Dec 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Discharged 18 May 1865
Triplett, Benjamin Drummer 18 5' 6" auburn blue sandy S Beerkeeper Lewis Co., MO LaGrange, Lewis Co.,MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Discharged 19 May 1862
Werly, Stephan Drummer 37 5' 6" black brown fair M Carpenter Switzerland LaGrange, Lewis Co.,MO 15 July 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Discharged 11 Feb 1865 exp term
Bunte, William Wagoner 30 5' 9" auburn black fair M Teamster Germany LaGrange, Lewis Co.,MO 23 Sept 1861 5 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt Moore Discharged 31 July 1862

 

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