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COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

42nd INDIANA VOLUNTEERS

 

 

Sources:

1.) Terrell, W. H. H., Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, Volume II. Indianapolis, IN 1866.

2.) Terrell, W. H. H., Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, Volume VIII. Indianapolis, IN 1866.   

3.) Various other sources including: Correspondence with descendants, historical accounts, military/pension records, etc.

 

Name
(Last, First, Middle)
Rank Company Residence Date of Commission Date of Muster Remarks
Jones, James Garrard Colonel
Evansville Oct 10, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Mustered out Nov 4 '64; term expired.
McIntire, William Taylor Barry Colonel
Petersburg Oct 11, 1864
Resigned as Lieutenant Colonel, Dec 12, '64
Kellams, Gideon R. Colonel
Rockport Jan 1, 1865 May 28, 1865 Brevetted Colonel of Vols. by President, March 13, '65; mustered out with Regiment
Denby, Charles Harvey Lieutenant Colonel
Evansville Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Wounded at Perryville, Ky., Resigned Oct 21, '62; promoted Colonel 80th Indiana Vol. Infantry
Shanklin, James M. Lieutenant Colonel
Evansville Oct 12, 1862 Nov 7, 1862 Died at Evansville, Ind., May 23, '63
McIntire, William T. B. Lieutenant Colonel
Petersburg July 2, 1863 July 7, 1863 Resigned Dec 12, '64
Kellams, Gideon R. Lieutenant Colonel
Rockport Dec 13, 1864 May 21, 1865 Promoted Colonel
Cockrum, William M. Lieutenant Colonel
Francisco May 1, 1865 June 8, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment, July 21, 1865
Shanklin, James M. Major
Evansville Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Wounded at Perryville, Ky., promoted Lieutenant Colonel
McIntire, William T. B. Major
Petersburg Oct 21, 1862 Nov 7, 1862 Promoted Lieutenant Colonel
French, Nathaniel B. Major
Princeton July 2, 1863 July 7, 1863 Resigned May 6, '64
Kellams, Gideon R. Major
Rockport July 1, 1864 Jan 11, 1865 Promoted Lieutenant Colonel
Scammehorn, John A. Major
Rockport May1, 1865 June1, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Evans, DeWitt C. Adjutant
Evansville Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Wounded at Perryville, Ky.(?), mustered out Oct 11, '62
Dorsey, William Levin Adjutant
Princeton Nov 9, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Assigned from Co. "E", resigned May 12, '64
Stubblefield, James G. Adjutant
Washington Sept 1, 1864 Nov 6, 1864 Mustered out with Regiment
Orr, James L. Quartermaster
Evansville Sept 7, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Promoted Captain and A.C.S., Nov 9, '62
Walker, Owen O. Quartermaster
Princeton Nov 21, 1864 Jan 12, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Atcheson, William Chaplain

Jan 28, 1862 Jan 28, 1862 Resigned May 24, '62
Patterson, Nicholas M. Chaplain
Evansville Dec 18, 1862 Jan 10, 1863 Resigned Oct 20, '63
Chapman, Henry O. Chaplain
Washington April 13, 1864 April 25, 1864 Mustered out with Regiment, July 21, 1865
Taylor, William D. Surgeon
French Island Nov 3, 1861 Nov 14, 1861 Mustered out; term expired
Shapley, William H. Surgeon

May 1, 1865 June 3, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Mageniss, John Assistant Surgeon
Evansville Sept 7, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Resigned Aug 21, '64
Hornbrook, William P. Assistant Surgeon
Petersburg Oct 6, 1862 Dec 9, 1862 Mustered out with Regiment
Tyner, Samuel L. Assistant Surgeon
Lynnville May 9, 1865 June 4, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Atcheson, William Captain A Evansville Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Resigned Jan 28, '62; re-commissioned as Chaplain in Calhoun, Ky.
Olmstead, Charles G. Captain A Evansville Feb 10, 1862 March 10,1862 Killed at Perryville, Ky. (Chaplin Hill), Oct. 8, '62
Trimble, John Captain A Evansville Oct 9, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Mustered out March 30, '65
Messick, Jacob W. Captain A Evansville March 31,1865
Mustered out as 2d Lieutenant; term expired
McCutchan, Andrew Captain A Evansville May 1, 1865 June 2, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Olmstead, Charles G. First Lieutenant A Evansville Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Promoted Captain
Trimble, John First Lieutenant A Evansville Feb 10, 1862 March 10, 1862 Promoted Captain
Vickery, James W. First Lieutenant A Evansville Oct 9, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Mustered out; term expired
McCutchan, Andrew First Lieutenant A Evansville March 1, 1865 May 20, 1865 Promoted Captain
Shaw, William First Lieutenant A Evansville May 1, 1865 June 2, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Trimble, John Second Lieutenant A Evansville Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Promoted 1st Lieutenant
Vickery, James W. Second Lieutenant A Evansville Feb 10, 1862 March 10, 1862 Promoted 1st Lieutenant
Messick, Jacob W. Second Lieutenant A Evansville Oct 9, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Promoted Captain
Shaw, William Second Lieutenant A Evansville March 31, 1865 May 20, 1865 Promoted 1st Lieutenant
Gillett, Jesse Second Lieutenant A Evansville May 1, 1865
Discharged as 1st Sergeant June 18, '65
Medcalf, Cyrus W. Captain B Rockport Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Mustered out; term expired
Kirkham, Joseph M. Captain B Rockport March 1, 1865 June 3, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Enlow, Elijah First Lieutenant B Rockport Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Mustered out; term expired
Kirkham, Joseph M. First Lieutenant B Rockport March 1, 1865 May 29, 1865 Promoted Captain
Rust, James E. First Lieutenant B Rockport March 1, 1865 June 3, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Jackson, Thomas J. Second Lieutenant B Rockport Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Promoted to Lt. Colonel 11th U.S. Colored Infantry (7th U. S. Colored Heavy Artillery Predecessor Unit) and severely wounded at the massacre of Fort Pillow, TN
Kirkham, Joseph M. Second Lieutenant B Rockport March 1, 1864 May 10, 1864 Promoted 1st Lieutenant
Rust, James E. Second Lieutenant B Rockport March 1, 1865 May 29, 1865 Promoted 1st Lieutenant
Anderson, Alexander A Second Lieutenant B Rockport May 1, 1865
Promoted to 2nd Lt. May 1, 65'. Mustered out Louisville, Ky. July 21, 1865
Myler, Alfred Captain C Rockport Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Captured at Perryville, Ky. and paroled. Resigned May 29, '63
Scammehorn, John A. Captain C Rockport May 26, 1863 Aug 3, 1863 Captured at Battle of Chickamauga, September 20, 1863. Later escaped from prison in Columbia, SC. Promoted Major
Jones, Thomas B. Captain C Gentryville May 2, 1865 June 2, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Smith, Samuel D. First Lieutenant C Rockport Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Wounded at Perryville, Ky., resigned April 5, '63
Combs, Worthington W. First Lieutenant C Evansville April 6, 1863
Resigned as 2d Lieutenant
Jones, William McAfee First Lieutenant C Gentryville April 24, 1863 May 30, 1863 Mustered out March 30, '65
Jones, Thomas B. First Lieutenant C Gentryville May 1, 1865
Promoted Captain
Shook, George T. First Lieutenant C French Island May 2, 1865 June 2, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Combs, Worthington W. Second Lieutenant C Evansville Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Resigned April 23, '63
Jones, William McAfee Second Lieutenant C Gentryville April 6, 1863 April 23, 1863 Promoted 1st Lieutenant
Grigsby, Ephraim C. Second Lieutenant C Gentryville April 24, 1863 May 31, 1863 Mustered out; term expired
Shook, George T. Second Lieutenant C French Island June 5, 1865
Promoted 1st Lieutenant
Carlton, James H. Second Lieutenant C Gentryville June 6, 1865 June 2, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Edmonds, Francis M. Captain D Evansville Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Resigned March 18 '62
Saunders, James D. Captain D Evansville April 5, 1862
Discharged as 1st Lieutenant
Eigenman, John Captain D Rockport Aug 12, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Resigned Nov 30, '63
Cooper, Elder Captain D Evansville March 1, 1864 March 1, 1864 Mustered out; term expired
Peachee, Harrison Captain D Washington June 5, 1865 June 2, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Saunders, James D. First Lieutenant D Evansville Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Promoted Captain
Eigenman, John First Lieutenant D Rockport April 5, 1862 March 18, 1862 Promoted Captain
Cooper, Elder First Lieutenant D Evansville May 26, 1862
Declined; Promoted Captain
Scammehorn, John A. First Lieutenant D Rockport Aug 12, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Promoted Captain Co. "C"
Wright, James L. First Lieutenant D Muncie Sept 1, 1864 June 2, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Johnson, Squire Second Lieutenant D Newburg Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Resigned Jan 28, '62
Overall, Joseph C. Second Lieutenant D Evansville April 5, 1862 April 15, 1862 Wounded at Perryville, Ky., resigned Aug 27, '64
Cooper, Elder Second Lieutenant D Evansville Nov 17, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Wounded at Perryville, Ky., promoted 1st Lieutenant
McAdams, Henderson Second Lieutenant D Newburgh May 1, 1864
Died of wounds June 7, 1864
Brazleton, Rosaloo B. Second Lieutenant D Princeton May 1, 1865 June 2, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
French, Nathaniel B. Captain E Princeton Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Promoted Major
Embree, David F. Captain E Princeton July 2, 1863 Aug 3, 1863 Resigned April 17, '64
Ashmead, Joseph R. Captain E Princeton July 1, 1864 Sept 6, 1864 Mustered out with regiment, July 21, 1865
Waters, William A. First Lieutenant E Princeton Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Resigned April 13, '62
Dorsey, William L. First Lieutenant E Princeton May 1, 1862 July 4, 1862 Assigned as Adjutant
Embree, David F. First Lieutenant E Princeton Nov 9, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Promoted Captain
Ashmead, Joseph R. First Lieutenant E Princeton July 2, 1863 Aug 3, 1863 Promoted Captain
Rutledge, Ephraim First Lieutenant E Princeton July 30, 1864 Nov 6, 1864 Killed in action, Goldsboro, N.C., March 19, '65
Jones, William First Lieutenant E Princeton April 1, 1865 April 19, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Wade, Francis Second Lieutenant E Princeton Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Resigned April 3, '62
Embree, David F. Second Lieutenant E Princeton May 1, 1862 July 4, 1862 Promoted 1st Lieutenant
Ashmead, Joseph R. Second Lieutenant E Princeton Nov 17, 1862 Nov 17, 1862 Promoted 1st Lieutenant
Daugherty, John Ritter Second Lieutenant E Princeton March 1, 1865 May 20, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Barrett, Samuel G. Captain F Princeton Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 21, '61 Resigned Nov 8, '62
Cockrum, William M. Captain F Francisco Nov 9, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Promoted Lieutenant Colonel
Skelton, Jacob D. Captain F Princeton May 1, 1865 June 8, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Skelton, Jacob W. First Lieutenant F Princeton Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Resigned March 11, '62
Cockrum, William M. First Lieutenant F Francisco March 15, 1862 April 1, 1862 Promoted Captain
Steele, John Q. A. First Lieutenant F Princeton Nov 9, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Killed in action near Goldsboro, March 19, '65
Skelton, Jacob D. First Lieutenant F Princeton April 1, 1865 April 19, 1865 Promoted Captain
Keys, Adoniram A. First Lieutenant F Princeton May 1, 1865 June 8, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Cockrum, William M. Second Lieutenant F Francisco Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Promoted 1st Lieutenant
Steele, John Q. A. Second Lieutenant F Princeton March 15, 1862 April 1, 1862 Promoted 1st Lieutenant
White, John C. Second Lieutenant F Princeton Nov 9, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Resigned May 29, '63
Keys, Adoniram A. Second Lieutenant F Princeton March 1, 1865 May 20, 1865 Promoted 1st Lieutenant
McCleary, William H Second Lieutenant F Somerville May 1, 1865
Mustered out July 21, '65
McCarty, Eli Captain G Washington Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Wounded at Perryville, Ky., resigned March 14, '63. Killed on October 3, 1864 by a band of "Peace Democrats" while serving draft papers.
McCormick, Isaac W. Captain G Washington March 15, 1863 April 27, 1863 Resigned July 14, '64
Horrall, Spillard F. Captain G Washington July 15, 1864
Resigned as 1st Lieutenant Sept 16, '64
Palmer, Joshua A. Captain G Washington Sept 16, 1864 Nov 6, 1864 Mustered out with Regiment
McCormick, Isaac W. First Lieutenant G Washington Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Promoted Captain
Horrall, Spillard F. First Lieutenant G Washington March 15, 1863 April 27, 1863 Promoted Captain
Palmer, Joshua A. First Lieutenant G Washington July 15, 1864
Not mustered; promoted Captain
Farris, William H. First Lieutenant G Washington Sept 16, 1864 Nov 6, 1864 Mustered out with Regiment
Horrall, Spillard F. Second Lieutenant G Washington Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Promoted 1st Lieutenant
Palmer, Joshua A. Second Lieutenant G Washington March 15, 1863 April 27, 1863 Promoted Captain
Farris, William H. Second Lieutenant G Washington July 15, 1864
Promoted 1st Lieutenant
Myers, William A. Second Lieutenant G Washington Sept 16, 1864 April 3, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Bryant, James H. Captain H Rockport Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Resigned March 13, '63, disability
Kellams, Gideon R. Captain H Rockport March 14, 1863 April 27, 1863 Promoted Major
Gentry, Allen Captain H Gentryville July 1, 1864
Mustered out as 2d Lieutenant; term expired
Milner, William W. Captain H Rockport March 1, 1865 May 20, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Kellams, Gideon R. First Lieutenant H Rockport Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Promoted Captain
Haas, Adam First Lieutenant H Jasper March 14, 1863 April 27, 1863 Resigned Oct 21, '63
Milner, William W. First Lieutenant H Rockport July 1, 1864
Promoted Captain
Nix, Joseph C. First Lieutenant H Rockport March 1, 1865 May 20, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Haas, Adam Second Lieutenant H Jasper Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Wounded Slightly at Perryville, Ky. Promoted 1st Lieutenant, May 31, '63
Gentry, Allen Second Lieutenant H Gentryville March 14, 1863 April 27, 1863 Promoted Captain
Payne, James Ballinger Second Lieutenant H Jasper March 1, 1865 May 20, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
McIntire, William T. B. Captain I Petersburg Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Promoted Major
Burch, John Captain I Petersburg Nov 12, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Discharged April 23, 1865, expiration of service.
Byers, Alexander R. First Lieutenant I Petersburg Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 9, 1861 Resigned March 31, '62; re-entered service as Assistant Surgeon in 65th Regiment
Penner, Hugh First Lieutenant I Petersburg May 14, 1862 July 4, 1862 Resigned Nov 4, 1862
Davidson, William First Lieutenant I Petersburg Nov 25, 1862 Dec 14, 1862 Mustered out; term expired
Dearing, John B. T. First Lieutenant I Petersburg March 31, 1865 May 20, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Penner, Hugh Second Lieutenant I Petersburg Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 10, 1861 Promoted 1st Lieutenant
Burch, John Second Lieutenant I Petersburg May 14, 1862 July 4, 1862 Promoted Captain
Caldwell, William F. Second Lieutenant I Petersburg Nov 12, 1862 Dec. 2, 1862 Resigned Nov. 23, 1863
Allison, William Second Lieutenant I Petersburg March 1, 1865 May 20, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment, July 21, '65
Thompson, Daniel Greenberry Captain K Newburg Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 11, 1861 Resigned Nov 8, '62
Masters, James H. Captain K Boonville Nov 9, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Wounded in right shoulder July 22, 1864. Honorably discharged Nov. 29, 1864
Neves, Tillotson M. Captain K Boonville May 1, 1865 May 23, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Masters, James H. First Lieutenant K Boonville Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 11, 1861 Promoted Captain
Knowles, Edward M. First Lieutenant K Evansville Nov 9, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 POW at Libby Prison. Died while a POW at Augusta, GA, 1864
Perigo, Ephriam Y. First Lieutenant K Boonville May 1, 1865 May 23, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment
Denny, Thomas S. Second Lieutenant K Boonville Sept 12, 1861 Oct. 11, 1861 Resigned March 11, '62
Knowles, Edward M. Second Lieutenant K Evansville Mar 15, 1862 March 31, 1862 Wounded slightly at Perryville, Ky., promoted 1st Lieutenant
Johnson, Emery Second Lieutenant K Boonville Nov 9, 1862 Dec 2, 1862 Mustered out; term expired
Linxwiler, John D. Second Lieutenant K Evansville May 1, 1865 May 23, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment

 

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