Chris Douglas' Civil War Ancestors

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Here are my Civil War ancestors. I will start with my direct ancestors first.

Direct Ancestors

Pvt. William Douglas (circa 1818 - 1897)
Relationship: great, great, great, great grandfather

Regiments: 4th Regiment Illinois Cavalry (Company D) and 12th Regiment Illinois Cavalry (Company L)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: January 14, 1864
Consolidated into the 12th: June 14, 1865
Mustered out: May 29, 1866, sick in hospital, absent when company discharged
Burial: Leon, Butler, Kansas

Possible Actions:
Meridian Campaign February 2-March 2 1884. (Cos. "A," "B," "C," "D"). Chunky Station February 14. Washington March 29 (Detachment). Concordia July 25. Expedition from Natchez to Gillespie's Plantation August 4-6. Gillespie's Plantation August 5 (Detachment). Cross Bayou August 6. Bullitt's Bayou August 26. Consolidated to a Battalion of 5 companies October 14, 1864. Expedition from Natchez to Buck's Ferry and skirmishes September 21-26. Expedition from Natchez to Woodville October 4-11 (Detachment). Woodville October 5-6. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., December. Grierson's Raid on Mobile and Ohio R. R. December 21, 1864, to January 15, 1865. Franklin Creek December 21-22. Verona December 25, 1864. Egypt Station December 28. Franklin January 2, 1865. Duty at Memphis till June. Expedition from Memphis to Marion, Ark., January 19-22. Expedition from Memphis into Northern Mississippi February 3-11. Expedition from Memphis to Brownsville, Miss., April 23-26. Consolidated with 12th Illinois Cavalry June 14, 1865.

Moved to Alexandria, La., June 15-22, thence marched to Hempstead, Texas, August 8-26. Duty in Eastern Texas till May, 1866. Mustered out May 29, 1866.

Sgt. William Myers (1832 - 1912)
Relationship: great, great, great grandfather

Regiments: 10th United States Infantry (Company I) and 26th New York Cavalry (Company G)
Rank: 1st Sargeant
Enlisted in the 10th United States Infantry: 4 May 1855
Mustered out: 22 November 1862, for disability
Reenlisted in the 26th New York Cavalry: January 28, 1865
Mustered out: July 6, 1865
Burial: Soldiers Home National Cemetry, Washington, D.C.

Probable Actions:

10th US Infantry: Duty in Defences of Washington, D.C., till March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March, 1862. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 5-May 4. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines' Mill June 27; Turkey Bridge June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing till August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford September 19-20, Wounded Here?????

26th Cav.: Organized for one year's service on the Northern Frontier of New York. Company "G" organized at Plattsburg, N. Y., and mustered in February 11, 1865. Mustered out at Plattsburg, N. Y., July 6, 1865.

Capt. William Hume Campbell (1829 - 1895)
Relationship: great, great, great, great grandfather

Regiments: 60th Illinois Infantry (Company G)
Rank: Captain
Enlisted: February 17, 1862
Mustered out: July 31, 1865
Burial: Hamilton County, Illinois

Possible Actions: 1862 and the first half of 1863 he was home on recruiting duty, Murfreesboro, Tenn., July 20, thence march to Columbia, Athens, Huntsville and Stevenson, Ala., August 24-September 7, and to Bridgeport, Ala., September 12. Duty there till October 1. Operations up the Sequatchie Valley against Wheeler October 1-17. Anderson's Cross Roads October 2 (Detachment). Moved to Waldron's Ridge, thence to Kelly's Ferry and guard lines of transportation till January, 1864. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27, 1863. Chickamauga Station November 26. March to relief of Knoxville, Tenn., November 28-December 24. At Rossville, Ga., till May, 1864. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27, 1864. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Near Tunnel Hill May 5. Tunnel Hill May 6-7. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Rome May 17-18. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's or Vining Station July 4. Chattahoochie River May 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. At hospital at Lookout Mountain, Tennesse, August 1864, soon rejoins Company. Operations in North Georgia and North Alabama against Forest and Hood September 29-November 3. He is detached from regiment because he is sick November 15, 1864, sent to hospital at Lookout Mountain, Tennesse, until 31 Dec 1864 or 1 January 1865. Rejoined the Company and Regiment February 1865. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Fayetteville, N.C., March 13. Averysboro, Taylor's Hole Creek, March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 12. Provost guard at headquarters 14th Army Corps till July 31. Mustered out July 31, 1865.

Pvt. Theodore DeKimpe (1821 - 1873)
Relationship: great, great, great, great grandfather

Regiments: 42nd Illinois Infantry (Company E)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: July 26, 1861
Mustered out: March 11, 1863, for wounds incurred in battle
Burial: Adair, Adair County, Missouri

Possible Actions: Joined Fremont at Tipton, Mo., October 18, 1861. Fremont's Campaign against Springfield, Mo., October 18-November 9. Duty at Smithton, Mo., December 13, 1861, to February 3, 1862. March to St. Charles, Mo., thence moved to Fort Holt, Ky., February 2-20, 1862. Operations against New Madrid, Mo., and Island No. 10, Mississippi River, February 28-April 8. Engagement at New Madrid, March 3-4. Actions at Island Number 10, March 15-16 and 25. Action and capture at Tiptonville April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 17-22. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Action at Farmington May 3. Reconnoissance toward Corinth May 8. Action at Farmington May 9. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Skirmish at Rienzi June 3 (Detachment). Reconnoissance toward Baldwyn June 3. Camp at Big Springs June 14 to July 22. Moved to Iuka, Miss., July 22, thence to Courtland, Ala. Skirmish at Courtland August 22. Duty along line of Memphis and Charleston R. R. till September 2. March to Nashville, Tenn., September 3-12. Action at Columbia, Tenn., September 9. Siege of Nashville September 12-November 6. Repulse of Forest's attack on Edgefield November 5. Duty at Nashville till December 26. Hardin Pike near Nashville December 3. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Expedition to Columbia March 5-11.

Cpl. Albert Eugene Terwilliger (1844 - 1922)
Relationship: great, great, great grandfather

Regiments: 138th New York Infantry/9th New York Heavy Artillery
Rank: Corporal
Enlisted: August 14, 1862
Regiment Redesignated: December 9, 1862
Wounded: September 19, 1864, at the Battle of Opequon, in the shoulder
Mustered out: July 6, 1865
Burial: Clayton, Lenawee, Michigan

Possible Actions: Organized at Auburn, N.Y., and mustered in September 8, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 12, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1862. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Defences north of the Potomac, Defences of Washington, to December, 1862. Designation of Regiment changed to 9th New York Heavy Artillery December 9, 1862. Garrison duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till May, 1864, during which time built and garrisoned Forts Mansfield, Bayard, Gaines and Foote. Relieved from garrison duty and ordered to join Army of the Potomac in the field May 18, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May-June. North Anna River May 26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 18-19. Siege of Petersburg June 18-July 6 Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23. Moved to Baltimore, Md., July 6-8. Battle of Monocacy, Md., July 9. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28 . Near Charlestown August 21-22. Charlestown August 29. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Kernstown till December. Moved to Washington, D. C., December 3; thence to Petersburg, Va. Siege of Petersburg, Va., December, 1864, to April, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Amelia Springs April 5. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville April 17-27. Duty there and at Richmond till June. Moved to Washington, D. C. Corps Review June 8. Mustered Out July 6, 1865.
 

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Uncles

Pvt. Joseph Myers (1836)
Relationship: great great great grand uncle (brother of Pvt. William Myers)

Regiments: 16th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment (Company E), 2nd New York Cavalry
Rank: Private
Enlisted: May 2, 1861
Mustered out: May 22, 1863
Enlisted: August 24, 1864
Mustered out: June 23, 1865

Probable Actions:

16th New York Infantry: Reconnaissance from Alexandria on Fairfax Road July 14, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Fairfax Court House July 17. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in the Defences of Washington till March, 1862. Expedition to Pohick Church October 3, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. McDowell's advance on Fredericksburg, Va., April 4-12. Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula April 22. Siege of Yorktown April 24-May 4 (on transports). West Point May 7-8. Near Mechanicsville May 22. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Gaines Mill June 27. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison Landing till August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. In works at Centreville August 28-31, and cover Pope's retreat from Bull Run to Fairfax Court House September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Crampton's Gap, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland till October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth till April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Mustered out May 22, 1863, expiration of term.

2nd New York Cavalry: Near Kearneysville August 25. Waynesboro September 2. Berryville September 4. Near Winchester September 9. Abram's Creek September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Near Cedarville September 20. Fisher's Hill September 21. Front Royal Pike September 21. Milford September 22. Staunton September 26. Waynesboro September 29. Mt. Crawford September 30. Bridgewater and Woodstock October 2. Brock's Gap October 6. New Market October 7. Fisher's Hill October 8. Tom's Brook, "Woodstock Races," October 8-9. Cedar Run October 13. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19 and November 7. Nineveh November 12. Mt. Jackson November 22. Hood's Hill November 23. Expedition from Kernstown to Moorefield November 28-December 2. Moorefield December 3. Expedition to Lacy Springs December 19-22. Lacy Springs December 21. Mt. Jackson December 21. Sheridan's Raid from Winchester February 27-March 25, 1865. Occupation of Staunton March 2. Action at Waynesboro March 2. Charlottesville March 3. Ashland March 15. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Dinwiddie Court House March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Namozine Church April 3. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Station April 8. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville April 23-29. March to Washington, D. C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 5 and honorably discharged from service June 23, 1865.

Sgt. Henry Myers (1844-1869)
Relationship: great great great grand uncle (brother of Pvt. William Myers)

Regiments: 60th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment (Company E)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: September 21, 1861
Mustered out: July 17, 1865

Probable Actions: Duty at Baltimore, Md., and between there and Washington, D. C.; also at Relay House, Md., and Harper's Ferry, W. Va., till June, 1862. Defence of Harper's Ferry May 28-30. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley till August. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Sulphur Springs August 24. Battle of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Duty at Bolivar Heights till December. Reconnoissance to Rippon, W. Va., November 9. Expedition to Winchester December 2-6. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 9-16. Duty at Fairfax till January 20, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa, July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock till September 24. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Duty in Lookout Valley till November. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Battles of Lookout Mountain November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. Duty at Bridgeport, Ala., till May, 1864. Scout from Stevenson to Caperton's Ferry April 11 (Detachment). Veterans on furlough December, 1863-January, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Operations about Rocky Faced Ridge, Tunnel Hill and Buzzard's Roost May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Cassville May 19. New Hope Church May 25. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 26-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Mountain June 11-14. Ackworth June 12. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2 to November 15. Expedition from Atlanta to Tuckum's Cross Roads October 26-29. Near Atlanta November 9. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Near Davisboro November 28. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. North Edisto River, S. C., February 12-13. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out July 17, 1865.

Sgt. Joseph Franklin Campbell (1831-1906)
Relationship: great great great great grand uncle (brother of Capt. William H. Campbell)

Regiments: 60th Illinois Volunteer Infantry (Company G)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: February 17, 1862
Mustered out: October 11, 1862 (I have a picture of him in which he is missing his left eye)
Burial: Concord Cemetery, McLeansboro, Hamilton County, Illinois, United States

Probable Actions: Operations against Island Number 10, Mississippi River, March 14-April 8. Return to Columbus, Ky., and Cairo, Ill., thence moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., May 7-12. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., May 12-30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. At Clear Creek till July. March to Tuscumbia, Ala., July 20-25, thence to Nashville, Tenn., August 28-September 15. Action at Columbia September 10. Siege of Nashville September 15-November 6.

Pvt. James Madison Campbell (1838-1910)
Relationship: great great great great grand uncle (brother of Capt. William H. Campbell)

Regiments: 60th Illinois Volunteer Infantry (Company G)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: February 17, 1862
Mustered out: October 11, 1862
Burial: Concord Cemetery, McLeansboro, Hamilton County, Illinois, United States

Probable Actions: Operations against Island Number 10, Mississippi River, March 14-April 8. Return to Columbus, Ky., and Cairo, Ill., thence moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., May 7-12. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., May 12-30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. At Clear Creek till July. March to Tuscumbia, Ala., July 20-25, thence to Nashville, Tenn., August 28-September 15. Action at Columbia September 10. Siege of Nashville September 15-November 6.

Pvt. Hiram Rosenbarker (1831-1910)
Relationship: great great great great grand uncle (brother of Jerusha (Rosenbarker) Douglas who was wife of Pvt. William Douglas)

Regiments: 14th United States Infantry, 193rd New York Infantry
Rank: Private
Enlisted: 29 July 1861
Mustered out: 24 December 1862
Enlisted: 16 March 1865
Mustered out: 28 January 1866

Probable Actions:
14th U.S. Infantry: Moved to Virginia Peninsula March, 1862. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 5-May 4. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26. Gaines' Mill June 27. Turkey Bridge June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing till August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford September 19-20. At Sharpsburg, Md., till October 29. Kearneysville and Shepherdstown October 16-17. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Snicker's Gap November 3. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15.

193rd New York Infantry: Left State for Shenandoah Valley, Va., by detachments March and April, 1865. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Shenandoah Valley, to July, 1865, and District of West Virginia to January, 1866. Duty in the Shenandoah and Dept. of West Virginia. Mustered out at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., January 28, 1866.

Cpl. Silas Amberson (1825-1862)
Relationship: great great great great grand uncle (brother of Jerome Amberson, my great great great great grandfather)

Regiments: 11th Pennsylvania Reserves/40th Pennsylvania Volunteers
Rank: Corporal
Enlisted: July 5, 1861
Killed in Action: June 27, 1862
Burial: Cold Harbor National Cemetery, Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States

Probable Actions: Duty at Tennallytown, Md., and picket at Great Falls August 2 to October 10, 1861. At Camp Pierpont, near Langley. Va., till March, 1862. Expedition to Grinnell's Farm December 6. 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. McDowell's advance on Falmouth April 9-19. Duty at Manassas Junction, Catlett's Station, and Falmouth, till June. Moved to White House June 9-12. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines' Mill June 27

Pvt. Daniel Bolton (1837-1862)
Relationship: great great great great grand uncle (brother of Catherine (Bolton) Harrington, my great great great great grandmother)

Regiments: 11th Michigan Infantry (Company K)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: August 24, 1861
Died of Disease: February 12, 1862

Probable Actions: Guard duty along Louisville & Nashville Railroad March to July, 1862

Pvt. James Bolton (1841-1914)
Relationship: great great great great grand uncle (brother of Catherine (Bolton) Harrington, my great great great great grandmother)

Regiments: 11th Michigan Infantry (Company K)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: August 24, 1861
Wounded: At the Battle of Stone's River he received a gun shot wound in the left shoulder. On Sherman's march to Atlanta he was also wounded by a spent ball on the knee.
Mustered out: September 30, 1864

Probable Actions: Guard duty along Louisville & Nashville Railroad March to July, 1862. Operations against Morgan July 4-28. Paris, Ky., July 19. Action with Morgan at Gallatin, Tenn., August 13. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., August, and duty there till December 26. Siege of Nashville September 12-November 7. Neeley's Bend, Cumberland River, October 5. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 26-30, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro till June. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee, and at Dechard, Ala., till August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Davis Cross Roads near Dug Gap September 11. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Rossville Gap September 21. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Lookout Mountain November 24. Mission Ridge November 25. Pea Vine Valley and Graysville November 26. Outpost duty at Rossville till March 15, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-August 27. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Pickett's Mills May 27. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Ordered to Chattanooga August 27. Pursuit of Wheeler to Huntsville, Ala., August 30-September 13. Moved to Michigan September 18-25. Mustered out September 30, 1864.
 

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Sgt. Cornelius H. Putnam (1837-1910)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Sgt. William Myers through his mother Mary Putnam's brother, Alvah

Regiments: 8th Vermont Infantry (Company C)
Rank: Sargeant
Enlisted: 9 Dec 1861
Mustered out: 28 Jun 1865

Probable Actions:

Moved from Ship Island to New Orleans May 7-8, 1862. Duty there and at Algiers and guarding Opelousas Railroad till September. Bayou des Allemands June 20 and 22. Raceland Station June 22. St. Charles Station August 29 (Cos. "A" and "C"). Operations in LaFourche District October 24-November 6. Georgia Landing, near Labadieville, October 27. Repair railroad to Brashear City November 1-December 8. At Brashear City till January 13, 1863. Action with Steamer "Cotten" on Bayou Teche January 14. At Camp Stevens, Bayou Boeuf, and at Brashear City till March. Operations on Bayou Plaquemine, Black and Atchafalaya Rivers February 12-28. Operations against Port Hudson March 7-27. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Teche Campaign April 11-20. Fort Bisland, near Centreville, April 12-13. Jeanerette April 14. Expedition to Alexandria on Red River May 5-17. Moved from Alexandria to Port Hudson May 17-25. Siege of Port Hudson May 25-July 9. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Duty at Thibodeaux July 31-September 1. Sabine Pass Expedition September 3-11. Western Louisiana ("Teche") Campaign October 3-November 30. At New Iberia till January 6, 1864. March to Franklin and duty there till March 8. Moved to Algiers March 8. Veteranize January 28, 1864, and on furlough April 7 to June 3. Non-Veterans at Algiers till May 6, and at Thibodeaux till June 5. Left for home June 5, and mustered out June 22, 1864. Veterans moved from home to Dept. of the Gulf May 25-June 3. Moved to Alexandria June 8-11. Expedition to Tunica Bend June 19-21. Moved to Algiers July 2, thence sailed to Fortress Monroe, Va., July 5-12, and to Washington, D. C., July 12-13. Pursuit of Early to Snicker's Gap July 14-21. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 23. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. At Newtown till December 20, and at Summit Point till April 4, 1865. Hancock's operations in the Valley April 4-15. Moved to Washington April 21, and duty there till June. Grand Review May 23-24. Mustered out June 28. 1865.

Pvt. John Putnam (1847-1862)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Sgt. William Myers through his mother Mary Putnam's brother, Alvah

Regiments: 6th Vermont Infantry (Company H)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: March 19, 1862
Died of Wounds: June 29, 1862, at Battle of Savage Station

Probable Actions:

Duty in the Defences of Washington till March 10, 1862. Moved to Alexandria March 10, thence to Fortress Monroe, March 23-24. Reconnoissance to Warwick River March 30. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Lee's Mills April 16. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Garnett's Farm June 27. Savage Station June 29
 
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Pvt. Joseph Allen "Jo" Basham/Bassham (1833-1924)

Relationship: 1st Cousin of Capt. William H. Campbell through his Aunt, Susannah (Campbell) Basham.

Regiments: 23rd Kentucky Infantry (Company A)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: Drafted Oct 5, 1864
Mustered out: Jun 23, 1865

Possible Actions:

Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama October 1-26. Nashville Campaign November-December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-29. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there till March, 1865. Expedition to Bull's Gap and operations in East Tennessee March 15-April 22. At Nashville, Tenn., till June. Ordered to New Orleans, La., June 6

Sgt. Thomas M. Basham (1839-1864)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Capt. William H. Campbell through his Aunt, Susannah (Campbell) Basham.

Regiments: 27th Kentucky Infantry (Company F)
Rank: Sargeant
Enlisted: 20 October 1861
Wounded: 25 June 1864 at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia
Died of Wounds: 17 July 1864, at Nashville, Tennessee

Possible Actions:

At Elizabethtown and Grayson Springs, Ky., till March, 1862. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., thence march to Savannah, Tenn. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Occupation of Corinth May 30 and pursuit to Rooneville May 31-June 12. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. At Athens, Ala., till July 17, and at Murfreesboro, Tenn., till August 17. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-22. Battles of Perryville October 8; Danville October 11. Near Crab Orchard October 15. Big Rockcastle River October 16. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 7. Ordered to Munfordsville, Ky., November 24, and post duty there and guarding line of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad till September, 1863. Operations against Morgan December 22, 1862, to January 2, 1863. Joined Manson at Glasgow, Ky., and march to Knoxville, Tenn., September, 1863. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee October 4-17. Duty at Loudon, Tenn., till November 14. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Action at Philadelphia October 24. Leiper's Ferry, Holston River, October 26-28. Rockford November 14. Stock Creek and Holston River November 15. Kingston and near Knoxville November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. About Bean's Station December 9-13. Russellville December 10. Bean's Station December 13-15. Rutledge December 16. Blain's Cross Roads December 16-19. Scout to Bean Station December 29-30. Operations about Dandridge January 26-28, 1864. Fair Garden January 27. Ordered to Mt. Sterling, Ky., February, 1864. March to Kingston, Ga., and join Sherman's Army May 23. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 23-September 8. Kingston May 24. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Mountain June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22.
 

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Pvt. Alfred W. Campbell (1835)
Relationship: great great great great grand uncle (brother of Capt. William H. Campbell)

Regiments: 6th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry (Company H)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: Dec 9, 1861
Mustered out: Jan 8, 1865

Probable Actions:

Action at Coldwater Station, Miss., June 21, 1862 (Cos. "G," "H," "I," "K," "L"). White Oak Bayou June 23. Expedition from Memphis to Cuba August 10-11 (2d Battalion). Scout toward Holly Springs September 5-6. Olive Branch September 6. Expedition from Memphis to Coldwater and Hernando, Miss., September 8-13. Goldwater Creek September 8. Cockrum's Cross Roads September 9. Coldwater Bridge September 10. Coldwater R. R. Bridge September 12. Scout to Colliersville, Tenn., October 21-24. Shelby Depot October 23. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November, 1862, to January, 1863. Tallahatchie march November 26-December 12, 1862. About Oxford December 1-3. Water Valley Station December 4. Coffeeville December 5. Ripley December 23. Middleburg, Tenn., and near Bolivar December 24. At Lagrange, Tenn., till April, 1863. Expedition to Covington, Tenn., March 8-12. Covington March 9-10. Scout from Lagrange to Saulsbury March 21-23. Davis Mills Road, near Lagrange, March 24. Expedition from Lagrange to Macon March 28-April 3. Summerville and near Belmont March 29. Gierson's Raid from LaGrange to Baton Rouge, La., April 17-May 2. Garlandsville, Miss., April 24. Union Church April 28. Brookhaven April 29. Wall's Post Office May -. Robert's Ford, Comite River, May 2. Coldwater May 11 (Detachment). Salem May 14 (Detachment). Reconnoissance from Baton Rouge, La., May 13. Scouts on Clinton Road May 14. Expedition from Lagrange, Tenn., to Senatobia, Miss., May 21-26 (Detachment). Senatobia May 23 (Detachment). Action at Plains Store, La., May 21. Siege of Port Hudson, La., May 24-July 9. Clinton June 3-4. Near Holly Springs, Miss., June 16-17 (Detachment). Jackson Cross Roads, La., June 20. Moved from Port Hudson to Memphis, Tenn., July 19-28. Duty at Germantown, Tenn., till November 28. Expedition to Hernando, Miss., August 16-20 (2 Companies). Near Panola August 17. Operations against Chalmers, in North Mississippi and West Tennessee October 4-17. Germantown and Mt. Pleasant October 11. Ingraham's Mills, near Byhalia, Miss., October 12. Quinn and Jackson's Mill October 13. Wyatt's October 13. Germantown, Tenn., October 16. Expedition from Germantown to Chulahuma October 22-24. Operations on Memphis and Charleston R. R. November 3-5. Colliersville, Tenn., November 3. Moscow November 5. Operations against Lee's attack on Memphis and Charleston R.R. November 28-December 10. Louisville, Tenn., November 28. Saulsbury December 3. Wolf Bridge, near Moscow, December 3-4. Lafayette December 4. Operations against Forest and Chalmers till February, 1864. Colliersville, Tenn., December 27-28, 1863. Coldwater, Miss., December 29. Smith's Expedition from Colliersville, Tenn., to Okolona, Miss., February 11-26. West Point February 20. Okolona February 21. West Point February 21. Ivey's Hill, near Okolona, February 22. At Germantown till March 30. Regiment veteranized and Veterans on furlough March 30 to May 11. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., and duty there till July. Guard R. R. at Colliersville to July 10. Coldwater River July 22. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Tallahatchie River August 7-9. Hurricane Creek and Oxford August 9. Hurricane Creek August 13-14 and 19. Repulse of Forest's attack on Memphis August 21 (Detachment). At White's Station, Tenn., till October 1. March through West Tennessee to Clifton October, thence to Pulaski, Tenn. Expedition from Memphis to Moscow November 9-13. Nashville Campaign November-December. Shoal Creek, Ala., November 11. On line of Shoal Creek November 16-20. Lawrenceburg, Tenn., November 22. Campbellsville November 24. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Shelbyville November 28. Columbia Ford November 28-29. Mt. Carmel November 29. Franklin November 30. Expedition to Glasgow, Ky., December 5-13. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. West Harpeth River December 17. Spring Hill December 18. Rutherford Creek December 19. Columbia December 20. Linnville, Buford's Station and Richland Creek, December 24. Anthony's Gap, near Pulaski, December 25. March to Gravelly Springs, Ala., and duty there till Jan 8, 1865.
 

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Sgt. Samuel Garrison (1828-1912)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Rachel (Garrison) Campbell (my great, great, great, great grandmother, Wife of Capt. William H. Campbell)

Regiments: 49th Illinois Infantry (Company K)
Rank: Sargeant
Enlisted: Oct 19, 1861
Mustered out: Jan 9, 1865

Probable Actions:

Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16, 1862. Moved to Savannah, thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 5-25. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Bethel, Tenn., June 4, and Post duty there till March, 1863. Moved to Germantown and White's Station, Tenn., March 10-12, and guard R. R. till August 10. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Helena and Brownsville, Ark., August 21-September 2. Steele's Expedition against Little Rock September 2-10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Moved to Duvall's Bluff, thence to Memphis, Tenn., November 15-21, and duty there till January, 1864. Regiment veteranize January 15, 1864. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., January 27-February 2. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort De Russy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria March 16. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. About Cloutiersville, Cane River, April 22-24. Occupation of Alexandria April 26-May 13. Governor Moore's Plantation and Bayou Roberts May 3-7 and 11. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 22-June 10. Old River Lake (or Lake Chicot), Ark., June 6. Skirmish near Lafayette June 29. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Near Camargo's Cross Roads, Harrisburg, July 13. Harrisburg, near Tupelo, July 14-15. Tishamingo Creek (or Old Town), July 15. Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Hurricane Creek August 13-14. Abbeville August 23. Moved to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and in pursuit of Price through Missouri September to November. Franklin, Mo., October 1 and October 30. Moved from St. Louis, Mo., to Nashville, Tenn., November 21-December 1. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit to Tennessee River December 17-28. Ordered to Paducah, Ky., December 29, and garrison duty there till January 9, 1865.

Pvt. James Garrison (1841-1910)
Relationship: 2nd Cousin of Rachel (Garrison) Campbell (my great, great, great, great grandmother, Wife of Capt. William H. Campbell)

Regiments: 49th Illinois Infantry (Company K)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: Sept. 15, 1862
Mustered out: Sept. 9, 1865

Probable Actions: Post duty at Bethel, Tenn., till March, 1863. Moved to Germantown and White's Station, Tenn., March 10-12, and guard R. R. till August 10. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Helena and Brownsville, Ark., August 21-September 2. Steele's Expedition against Little Rock September 2-10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Moved to Duvall's Bluff, thence to Memphis, Tenn., November 15-21, and duty there till January, 1864. Regiment veteranize January 15, 1864. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., January 27-February 2. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort De Russy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria March 16. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. About Cloutiersville, Cane River, April 22-24. Occupation of Alexandria April 26-May 13. Governor Moore's Plantation and Bayou Roberts May 3-7 and 11. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 22-June 10. Old River Lake (or Lake Chicot), Ark., June 6. Skirmish near Lafayette June 29. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Near Camargo's Cross Roads, Harrisburg, July 13. Harrisburg, near Tupelo, July 14-15. Tishamingo Creek (or Old Town), July 15. Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Hurricane Creek August 13-14. Abbeville August 23. Moved to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and in pursuit of Price through Missouri September to November. Franklin, Mo., October 1 and October 30. Moved from St. Louis, Mo., to Nashville, Tenn., November 21-December 1. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit to Tennessee River December 17-28. Ordered to Paducah, Ky., December 29, and garrison duty there till September, 1865. Mustered out September 9, 1865.

Pvt. Jeffery Greenwalt (1838-1901)
Relationship: 2nd Cousin of Rachel (Garrison) Campbell (my great, great, great, great grandmother, Wife of Capt. William H. Campbell)

Regiments: 49th Illinois Infantry (Company K)
Rank: Sargeant
Enlisted: Oct 19, 1861
Mustered out: Jan 9, 1865

Probable Actions:

Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16, 1862. Moved to Savannah, thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 5-25. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Bethel, Tenn., June 4, and Post duty there till March, 1863. Moved to Germantown and White's Station, Tenn., March 10-12, and guard R. R. till August 10. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Helena and Brownsville, Ark., August 21-September 2. Steele's Expedition against Little Rock September 2-10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Moved to Duvall's Bluff, thence to Memphis, Tenn., November 15-21, and duty there till January, 1864. Regiment veteranize January 15, 1864. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., January 27-February 2. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort De Russy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria March 16. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. About Cloutiersville, Cane River, April 22-24. Occupation of Alexandria April 26-May 13. Governor Moore's Plantation and Bayou Roberts May 3-7 and 11. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 22-June 10. Old River Lake (or Lake Chicot), Ark., June 6. Skirmish near Lafayette June 29. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Near Camargo's Cross Roads, Harrisburg, July 13. Harrisburg, near Tupelo, July 14-15. Tishamingo Creek (or Old Town), July 15. Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Hurricane Creek August 13-14. Abbeville August 23. Moved to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and in pursuit of Price through Missouri September to November. Franklin, Mo., October 1 and October 30. Moved from St. Louis, Mo., to Nashville, Tenn., November 21-December 1. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit to Tennessee River December 17-28. Ordered to Paducah, Ky., December 29, and garrison duty there till January 9, 1865.

Lt. Abraham "Abram" Terwilliger (1812-1890)
Relationship: 3rd Cousin of Jacobus "James" Terwilliger, my great, great, great, great, great grandfather

Regiments: 49th Illinois Infantry (Company K)
Rank: First Lieutenant
Promoted: June 9, 1865 (from Private)
Enlisted: Oct 12, 1861
Mustered out: Sept. 9, 1865

Probable Actions:

Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16, 1862. Moved to Savannah, thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 5-25. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Bethel, Tenn., June 4, and Post duty there till March, 1863. Moved to Germantown and White's Station, Tenn., March 10-12, and guard R. R. till August 10. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Helena and Brownsville, Ark., August 21-September 2. Steele's Expedition against Little Rock September 2-10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Moved to Duvall's Bluff, thence to Memphis, Tenn., November 15-21, and duty there till January, 1864. Regiment veteranize January 15, 1864. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., January 27-February 2. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort De Russy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria March 16. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. About Cloutiersville, Cane River, April 22-24. Occupation of Alexandria April 26-May 13. Governor Moore's Plantation and Bayou Roberts May 3-7 and 11. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 22-June 10. Old River Lake (or Lake Chicot), Ark., June 6. Skirmish near Lafayette June 29. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Near Camargo's Cross Roads, Harrisburg, July 13. Harrisburg, near Tupelo, July 14-15. Tishamingo Creek (or Old Town), July 15. Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Hurricane Creek August 13-14. Abbeville August 23. Moved to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and in pursuit of Price through Missouri September to November. Franklin, Mo., October 1 and October 30. Moved from St. Louis, Mo., to Nashville, Tenn., November 21-December 1. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit to Tennessee River December 17-28. Ordered to Paducah, Ky., December 29, and garrison duty there till September, 1865. Mustered out September 9, 1865.
 

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Pvt. James R. F. Garrison (1845-1887)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Rachel (Garrison) Campbell (my great, great, great, great grandmother, Wife of Capt. William H. Campbell)

Regiments: 29th Illinois Infantry
Rank: Private
Enlisted: Sept. 24, 1861
Mustered Out: Nov. 6, 1865

Probable Actions:

Duty at Cairo, Ill., September, 1861, to February, 1862. Expedition to Bloomfield, Mo., October 22-24, 1861. Expedition against Thompson's Forces, November 2-12. Reconnoissance of Columbus, Ky., January 16-22, 1862. Operations against Fort Henry, Tenn., February 2-6. Capture of Fort Henry February 6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Moved to Savannah, thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 5-25. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Jackson, Tenn., June 5-8, and duty there till November. Expedition to Bolivar and Brownsville July 27-August 13. March to relief of Corinth and pursuit to Ripley, Miss., October 3-12. Actions at Chewalla and Big Hill October 5. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 2 to December 20. Surrendered at Holly Springs, Miss., December 20, 1862. Paroled and sent to Benton Barracks, Mo. Duty there till July, 1863 (Cos. "D" and "K" escaped capture, having been sent to Jackson December 18, 1862. Attached to gunboats Tuscumbia, Tyler and Petrel, Mississippi Squadron, February, 1863. Passage of Grand Gulf batteries April 29, 1863). Regiment moved to Vicksburg, Miss., July, 1863, and duty there till December. Moved to Natchez, Miss., December 1, and duty there till October, 1864. Operations about Natchez December 2-10, 1863. Expedition to Gillespie's Plantation, Black Bayou, August 4-6, 1864. Expedition to Buck's Ferry and skirmishes September 19-22. Expedition to Fort Adams October 5-8. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Paducah, Ky., October 10-12, and duty there till November 26. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 26-29. Expedition from Memphis to Moscow December 21-31. Moved to Kennersville, La., January 1-5, 1865; thence to New Orleans, La., February 12-15. Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its defences February 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12, and duty there till June. Moved to Galveston, Texas, June 26-July 1. Duty at Millican, Hempstead, Brenham and Beaumont, on Texas Central R. R. till November. Mustered out November 6 and discharged from service November 28, 1865.

Pvt. Gregory Garrison (1822-1862)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Rachel (Garrison) Campbell (my great, great, great, great grandmother, Wife of Capt. William H. Campbell)

Regiments: 61st Illinois Infantry (Company A)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: February 5, 1862
Killed In Action: April 6, 1862, at the Battle of Shiloh

Possible Actions:

Organized at Carrollton, Ill., and mustered in February 5, 1862. Moved to Benton Barracks, Mo., February 21, and duty there till March 26. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 26-30. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to April, 1862. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6, 1862.

Pvt. Andrew L. Dumire (1846-1930)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Emma (Dumire) Porter, my great, great, great, great grandmother

Regiments: 6th West Virgina (Company L)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: Feb 26 1864
Mustered Out: Jun 10 1865

Possible Actions:

Bulltown May 3, 1864 (Detachment). South Branch Bridge July 4 (Detachment). Patterson's Creek Bridge July 4 (Detachment). Back Creek Bridge July 27 (Detachment). Cumberland, Md., August 1 (1 Co.). New Creek August 4 (2 Cos.). Bulltown August 20 (Detachment). Sutton August 24 (Detachment). Nutter Hill August 27 (Detachment). New Creek November 28 (Detachment). Mustered out June 10, 1865.

Pvt. Theodore D. Terwilliger (1832-1917)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Cpl. Albert E. Terwilliger, my great, great, great, grandfather

Regiments: 4th Michigan Infantry (Company E), 11th Invalid Corps Regiment (Company I), 1st Michigan Infantry (Company K), 2nd Organization of 4th Michigan Infantry
Rank: Private
Enlisted: October 5, 1861
Transferred: November 15, 1863, to Invalid Corps
Transferred: March 14, 1864, back to 4th Michigan
Detached: July 2, 1864, 1st Michigan, for 1 day, At Petersburg, Virginia
Discharged: September 12, 1864
Reenlisted: October 14, 1864, 2nd organization of 4th Michigan Infantry
Mustered Out: May 26, 1866

Possible Actions:

4th Michigan: Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21, 1861. Battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21. Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March 16. Action at Howard's Mills April 4. Warwick Road April 15. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Hogan's, near New Bridge, and Ellison's Mills, near Mechanicsville, May 23. New Bridge May 24. Battle of Hanover Court House May 27. Operations about Hanover Court House May 27-29. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battle of Mechanicsville June 26. Gaines' Mill June 27. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing till August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Blackford's Ford September 19. Shephardstown September 20. Reconnoissance toward Smithfield, W. Va., October 16-17. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition from Potomac Creek to Richards' and Ellis Fords, Rappahannock River, December 29-30. At Falmouth, Va., till April 27. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan till October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Duty at Bealeton, Va., till Nov. 15, 1863. Rejoins Regiment March 14, 1864. Duty at Bealeton, Va., till till May, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 4-June 15. Battle of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Mills May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-19. Relieved from duty in the trenches June 19. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 1st Michigan Infantry, June 30, 1864.

1st Michigan: Detached service, Siege of Petersburg, July 2, 1864. Joins Regiment. Siege of Petersburg June 30, 1864, Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864 (Reserve). Six-Mile House, Weldon Railroad, August 18-21. Mustered Out, Sept. 12, 1864.

2nd Organization 4th Michigan Infantry: Reenlited October 14, 1864, Defence of Decatur against Hood's attack October 28-30, 1864. Duty at Decatur till November 25. Actions near Maysville and near New Market, Ala., November 17. Duckett's Place, near Paint Rock River, November 19. Moved to Murfreesboro November 25-27. Hood's attack on Murfreesboro December 5-12. Picket duty and guarding supply trains till January 15, 1865. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., January 15, and duty there till March 23. Duty at Knoxville, Strawberry Plains, Bull's Gap, Jonesboro and Nashville, Tenn., till June 16. Moved to New Orleans, La., June 16-July 5; thence to Indianola, Texas, July 6-10. March to Green Lake and duty there till September 12. March to San Antonio September 12-24. Camp at Salada Creek till November. Provost duty at San Antonio and other points in Texas till May, 1866. Mustered out at Houston, Texas, May 26, and discharged at Detroit, Mich., June 10, 1866.

Pvt. James Terwilliger (1838-1864)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Cpl. Albert E. Terwilliger, my great, great, great, grandfather

Regiments: 4th Michigan Infantry (Company E)
Rank: Private, Color Guard
Enlisted: October 5, 1861
Killed In Action: May 5, 1864 at the Battle of the Wilderness, Virginia. "Shot in the head, brains spattered in face of Color Sergeant Seage and on Flag." - 4th Michigan Roster

Possible Actions:

4th Michigan: Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21, 1861. Battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21. Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March 16. Action at Howard's Mills April 4. Warwick Road April 15. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Hogan's, near New Bridge, and Ellison's Mills, near Mechanicsville, May 23. New Bridge May 24. Battle of Hanover Court House May 27. Operations about Hanover Court House May 27-29. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battle of Mechanicsville June 26. Gaines' Mill June 27. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing till August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Blackford's Ford September 19. Shephardstown September 20. Reconnoissance toward Smithfield, W. Va., October 16-17. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition from Potomac Creek to Richards' and Ellis Fords, Rappahannock River, December 29-30. At Falmouth, Va., till April 27. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan till October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Duty at Bealeton, Va., till May, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 4-June 15. Battle of the Wilderness May 5.
 
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Pvt.? James Benjamin Garrison
(1838-1906)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Rachel (Garrison) Campbell (my great, great, great, great grandmother, Wife of Capt. William H. Campbell)

Regiments: 18th Texas Cavalry Regiment (Darnell's)
Rank: Private?
Enlisted: Spring, 1862
Surrendered: April 26, 1865
Mustered Out: May, 1865?

Possible Actions:

18th Cavalry Regiment was organized at Dallas, Texas, during the spring of 1862 with men from Dallas, Denton, and Belton. The unit was soon dismounted and ordered to Arkansas where in January, 1863, it was captured at Arkansas Post. After being exchanged, it was consolidated with the 17th, 24th, and 25th Texas Cavalry Regiments (dismounted) as the 17th Consolidated Regiment, and placed in Deshler's, J.A. Smith's, and Granbury's Brigade. This command fought with the Army of Tennessee from Chickamauga to Nashville and ended the war in North Carolina. The 18th was organized with about 900 men. The 17th/18th/24th/25th sustained 200 casualties at Chickamauga and totalled 690 men and 520 arms in December, 1863. Very few surrendered on April 26, 1865. It was disbanded in May, 1865.

Pvt.? Edward P. Mobley (1834)
Relationship: 1st Cousin once removed of Elizabeth (Taylor) Garrison (my great, great, great, great, great grandmother)

Regiments: Hampton's Legion (Company H, Infantry); 2nd South Carolina Cavalry (Companies I, M)
Rank: Private?
Enlisted: Spring, 1861
Consolidated: May, 1864
Surrendered/Mustered Out: April 12, 1865?

Possible Actions:

Hampton Legion: was organized by Wade Hampton during the spring of 1861. It contained a cavalry and infantry battalion, but they did not serve together. The infantry battalion was active at First Manassas and later was assigned to W. Hampton's, Hood's, and Jenkins' Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It was involved in various conflicts from Seven Pines to Sharpsburg, moved to North Carolina, then served with Longstreet at Chickamauga and Knoxville. In May, 1864, the unit was reorganized, mounted, and united with the 2nd South Carolina Cavalry Regiment.

2nd South Carolina Cavalry: In May, 1864, the Infantry Battalion of Hampton's South Carolina Legion was mounted and united with the 2nd Cavalry. It was then redesignated the Hampton South Carolina Cavalry Legion. After fighting at Cold Harbor, it participated in numerous conflicts south and north of the James River and the Appomattox operations.

Capt.? James Biggers Mobley (1834-1920)
Relationship: 1st Cousin once removed of Elizabeth (Taylor) Garrison (my great, great, great, great, great grandmother)

Regiments: Hampton's Legion (Company H, Infantry); 2nd South Carolina Cavalry (Companies I, M)
Rank: Captain?
Enlisted: Spring, 1861
Consolidated: May, 1864
Surrendered/Mustered Out: April 12, 1865?

Possible Actions:

Hampton Legion: was organized by Wade Hampton during the spring of 1861. It contained a cavalry and infantry battalion, but they did not serve together. The infantry battalion was active at First Manassas and later was assigned to W. Hampton's, Hood's, and Jenkins' Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It was involved in various conflicts from Seven Pines to Sharpsburg, moved to North Carolina, then served with Longstreet at Chickamauga and Knoxville. In May, 1864, the unit was reorganized, mounted, and united with the 2nd South Carolina Cavalry Regiment.

2nd South Carolina Cavalry: In May, 1864, the Infantry Battalion of Hampton's South Carolina Legion was mounted and united with the 2nd Cavalry. It was then redesignated the Hampton South Carolina Cavalry Legion. After fighting at Cold Harbor, it participated in numerous conflicts south and north of the James River and the Appomattox operations.

Pvt. Zebulon W. Mobley (1838-1909)
Relationship: 1st Cousin once removed of Elizabeth (Taylor) Garrison (my great, great, great, great, great grandmother)

Regiments: 6th South Carolina Infantry (Company C)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: April 11, 1861
Wounded: December 20, 1861 at Battle of Dranesville, in leg, it was amputated
Mustered Out: December 20, 1861

Possible Actions:

6th South Carolina Infantry Regiment was ordered from Columbia, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, on July 10, 1861. Dranesville, December 20, 1861.

Pvt. Theodore Mobley (1846-1930)
Relationship: 1st Cousin once removed of Elizabeth (Taylor) Garrison (my great, great, great, great, great grandmother)

Regiments: 6th South Carolina Infantry (Company G)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: April 11, 1861
Wounded: "He was shot three times, once at the Wilderness in the shoulder, once at Petersburg in the right leg, and once severely. A ball passing through the cheek, cutting his tongue in two and coming out of his throat, at Petersburg." - "The Mobleys and their Connections" by William Woodward Dixon
Surrendered/Mustered Out: April 9, 1865

Possible Actions:

6th South Carolina Infantry Regiment was ordered from Columbia, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, on July 10, 1861. The men were from the counties of Fairfield, Chester, York, Darlington, Lancaster, and Lexinton. It was engaged at Dranesville under J.E.B. Stuart, then was brigaded under Generals R.H. Anderson, M. Jenkins, and Bratton. The 6th fought with the army from Williamsburg to Fredericksburg, served with Longstreet at Suffolk, and later moved with D.H. Hill to North Carolina. Again with Longstreet, it did not arrive in time to take part in the Battle of Chickamauga but was engaged at Knoxville. Returning to Virginia, it participated in the conflicts at The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor, endured the hardships of the Petersburg trenches, and saw action around Appomattox.

Pvt. Andrew Jackson Mobley (1830)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Elizabeth (Taylor) Garrison (my great, great, great, great, great grandmother)

Regiments: 6th South Carolina Infantry (Company G)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: February, 1862.
Mustered Out: Unknown

Possible Actions:

Was brigaded under Generals R.H. Anderson, M. Jenkins, and Bratton. The 6th fought with the army from Williamsburg to Fredericksburg, served with Longstreet at Suffolk, and later moved with D.H. Hill to North Carolina. Again with Longstreet, it did not arrive in time to take part in the Battle of Chickamauga but was engaged at Knoxville. Returning to Virginia, it participated in the conflicts at The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor, endured the hardships of the Petersburg trenches, and saw action around Appomattox.

Pvt. William B. W. Mobley (1841)
Relationship: 1st Cousin once removed of Elizabeth (Taylor) Garrison (my great, great, great, great, great grandmother)

Regiments: 6th South Carolina Infantry
Rank: Private
Enlisted: April 11, 1861
Surrendered/Mustered Out: April 9, 1865

Possible Actions:

6th South Carolina Infantry Regiment was ordered from Columbia, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, on July 10, 1861. The men were from the counties of Fairfield, Chester, York, Darlington, Lancaster, and Lexinton. It was engaged at Dranesville under J.E.B. Stuart, then was brigaded under Generals R.H. Anderson, M. Jenkins, and Bratton. The 6th fought with the army from Williamsburg to Fredericksburg, served with Longstreet at Suffolk, and later moved with D.H. Hill to North Carolina. Again with Longstreet, it did not arrive in time to take part in the Battle of Chickamauga but was engaged at Knoxville. Returning to Virginia, it participated in the conflicts at The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor, endured the hardships of the Petersburg trenches, and saw action around Appomattox.
 
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Cpl. John P. Feaster (1830)
Relationship: 1st Cousin once removed of Elizabeth (Taylor) Garrison (my great, great, great, great, great grandmother)

Regiments: 2nd Florida Cavalry Regiment (Company C)
Rank: Corporal
Enlisted: 12 Sep 1861
Surrendered/Mustered Out: May 10, 1865

Possible Actions:

2nd Florida Cavalry Regiment was organized with 1,190 men during the late spring of 1862. Its members were from Melton and Tallahassee, and the counties of St. John, Marion, Gadsden, and Madison. The unit was attached to the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, and served in Florida throughout the war. It fought at Olustee, Gainesville, and Braddock's Farm, and surrendered at Tallahassee on May 10, 1865.

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Pvt. Charles F. Terwilliger
(1837-1914)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Cpl. Albert E. Terwilliger, my great, great, great, grandfather

Regiments: 14th Michigan Infantry aka 14th Michigan Mounted Rifles aka 1st Michigan Mounted Rifles (Companies E and B)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: December 3, 1861
Mustered Out: February 17, 1865

Possible Actions:

Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30, 1862. Actions at Farmington, Miss., May 3 and 9. Reconnoissance toward Corinth May 8. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Reconnoissance toward Baldwyn June 3. Buell's operations along Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June 13-July 18. At Tuscumbia, Ala., till September 1. March to Nashville, Tenn., September 1-6, and duty there till December 26. Siege of Nashville September 12-November 7. Near Nashville November 5. Near Lavergue November 7. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Guard trains to Murfreesboro January 2-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro till March 8. At Brentwood till July 3 guarding line between Nashville and Franklin. Duty at Nashville, Franklin and Columbia till May, 1864. Regiment mounted September 8, 1863, and armed with Spencer carbines. Engaged in scout and patrol duty through Lawrence, Giles and Maury Counties, operating against guerrillas of that section. Action at Lawrenceburg, Tenn., November 4, 1863. Specially complimented by General Gordon Granger in General Order No. 38, dated November 8, 1863, for efficient services. March to join Sherman at Dallas, Ga., May 21-June 4, 1864. Atlanta Campaign June 4 to September 8, 1864. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21.
 

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I messed up and it won't let me edit anymore. This guys name is Pvt. THOMAS D. Terwilliger. If anyone looks him up, this is the name that should be used. Theodore is his brother who did not fight in the war.

Pvt. Theodore D. Terwilliger (1832-1917)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Cpl. Albert E. Terwilliger, my great, great, great, grandfather

Regiments: 4th Michigan Infantry (Company E), 11th Invalid Corps Regiment (Company I), 1st Michigan Infantry (Company K), 2nd Organization of 4th Michigan Infantry
Rank: Private
Enlisted: October 5, 1861
Transferred: November 15, 1863, to Invalid Corps
Transferred: March 14, 1864, back to 4th Michigan
Detached: July 2, 1864, 1st Michigan, for 1 day, At Petersburg, Virginia
Discharged: September 12, 1864
Reenlisted: October 14, 1864, 2nd organization of 4th Michigan Infantry
Mustered Out: May 26, 1866

Possible Actions:

4th Michigan: Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21, 1861. Battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21. Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March 16. Action at Howard's Mills April 4. Warwick Road April 15. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Hogan's, near New Bridge, and Ellison's Mills, near Mechanicsville, May 23. New Bridge May 24. Battle of Hanover Court House May 27. Operations about Hanover Court House May 27-29. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battle of Mechanicsville June 26. Gaines' Mill June 27. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing till August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Blackford's Ford September 19. Shephardstown September 20. Reconnoissance toward Smithfield, W. Va., October 16-17. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition from Potomac Creek to Richards' and Ellis Fords, Rappahannock River, December 29-30. At Falmouth, Va., till April 27. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan till October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Duty at Bealeton, Va., till Nov. 15, 1863. Rejoins Regiment March 14, 1864. Duty at Bealeton, Va., till till May, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 4-June 15. Battle of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Mills May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-19. Relieved from duty in the trenches June 19. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 1st Michigan Infantry, June 30, 1864.

1st Michigan: Detached service, Siege of Petersburg, July 2, 1864. Joins Regiment. Siege of Petersburg June 30, 1864, Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864 (Reserve). Six-Mile House, Weldon Railroad, August 18-21. Mustered Out, Sept. 12, 1864.

2nd Organization 4th Michigan Infantry: Reenlited October 14, 1864, Defence of Decatur against Hood's attack October 28-30, 1864. Duty at Decatur till November 25. Actions near Maysville and near New Market, Ala., November 17. Duckett's Place, near Paint Rock River, November 19. Moved to Murfreesboro November 25-27. Hood's attack on Murfreesboro December 5-12. Picket duty and guarding supply trains till January 15, 1865. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., January 15, and duty there till March 23. Duty at Knoxville, Strawberry Plains, Bull's Gap, Jonesboro and Nashville, Tenn., till June 16. Moved to New Orleans, La., June 16-July 5; thence to Indianola, Texas, July 6-10. March to Green Lake and duty there till September 12. March to San Antonio September 12-24. Camp at Salada Creek till November. Provost duty at San Antonio and other points in Texas till May, 1866. Mustered out at Houston, Texas, May 26, and discharged at Detroit, Mich., June 10, 1866.
 

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Pvt. John G./J. Robb (1838-1908)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Cpl. Albert E. Terwilliger, my great, great, great, grandfather

Regiments: 4th Michigan Cavalry (Company F), 18th Michigan Infantry (Company D), 9th Michigan Infantry (Company E)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: July 4, 1862
Mustered Out: June, 1863
Reenlisted: Mar 28, 1865
Transferred: Jun 25, 1865
Mustered Out: Sep 15, 1865

Possible Actions:

4th Michigan Cavalry: Advance on Stanford, Ky., October 10-14, 1862. Action at Stanford October 14. March to Gallatin, Tenn., November 1-8. Cumberland River, near Gallatin, November 8. Lebanon November 11. Franklin Pike, near Hollow Tree Gap, December 4. Reconnoissance from Nashville to Trenton December 11-12. Wilson's Creek Pike December 11. Franklin December 12. Near Murfreesboro December 15. Reconnoissance from Rural Hill December 20. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Lavergne December 26-27. Battle of Stone River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Overall's Creek December 31. Lytle's Creek January 5, 1863. Reconnoissance to Harpeth River and Cumberland Shoals January 13-19. Woodbury January 24. Unionville and Rover January 31. Expedition to Franklin January 31-February 13. Rover February 13. Manchester Pike February 22 (Detachment). Unionville and Rover March 4. Expedition toward Columbia March 4-14. Thompson's Station March 9. Rutherford Creek March 10-11. Expedition from Murfreesboro to Auburn, Liberty, Snow Hill, etc., April 2-6. Snow Hill, Woodbury and Liberty April 3. Franklin April 10. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. Hickory Creek April 21. Expedition to Middleton May 21-22. Middleton May 22.

18th Michigan Infantry: Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and post duty there till June 20. Scout from Huntsville to New Market, etc., April 5-7. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., and there transferred June 25, 1865.

9th Michigan Infantry: Duty at Headquarters Dept. of the Cumberland; also guarding military prisons till September. Mustered out September 15 and discharged at Detroit, Mich., September 26, 1865.
 

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Pvt. Benjamin Henry Terwilliger (1839-1864)
Relationship: 2nd Cousin of Cpl. Albert E. Terwilliger, my great, great, great, grandfather

Regiments: 7th New York Heavy Artillery (Company L)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: Jan 4, 1864
Killed In Action: June 6, 1864

Possible Actions:

Garrison duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till May 15, 1864. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac in the field May 15, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Spottsylvania Court House May 17-21. Harris Farm or Fredericksburg Road May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-6.

Pvt. John Wesley Terwilliger (1840-1923)
Relationship: 2nd Cousin of Cpl. Albert E. Terwilliger, my great, great, great, grandfather

Regiments: 7th New York Heavy Artillery (Company L)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: Jan 4, 1864
Wounded: May 21, 1864, Battle of Spottsylvania
Wounded: May 30, 1864, Battle of Totopotomoy Creek, sent to Harewood General Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Mustered Out or Deserted: July 31, 1864, may have deserted but did file a pension successfully, record error?

Possible Actions:

Garrison duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till May 15, 1864. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac in the field May 15, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Spottsylvania Court House May 17-21. Harris Farm or Fredericksburg Road May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-30.

Pvt. Severyn M. Terwilliger (1818-1863)
Relationship: 1st Cousin once removed of Cpl. Albert E. Terwilliger, my great, great, great, grandfather

Regiments: 143rd New York Infantry (Company C)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: Aug 15, 1862
Died of Disease: Nov 6, 1863

Possible Actions:

Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till April, 1863. Moved to Suffolk, Va., April 18. Siege of Suffolk April 20-May 4. Providence Church Road May 3. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Dix's Campaign on the Peninsula June 24-July 7. Moved to Washington, D. C., July 10. Pursuit of Lee to Berlin, Md., July 13-22. Near Bristoe Station, Va., till September. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Reconnoissance from Bridgeport to Trenton October 20 (Detachment). March along line of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad to Lookout Valley, Tenn., October 25-29. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn., October 28-29.
 

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Sgt. Myron M. Prentiss/Prentice (1838-1862)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Cpl. Albert E. Terwilliger, my great, great, great, grandfather

Regiments: 37th New York Infantry (Company H)
Rank: Sargeant
Enlisted: June 7, 1861
Died of Disease: July 9, 1862

Possible Actions:

Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till March, 1862. (Cos. "H" and "I" detached as garrison at Fort Washington August, 1861, to March, 1862.) Reconnoissance to Pohick Church and Occoquan October 18, 1861, and November 11, 1861. Lee's House, Occoquan Bridge, January 29, 1862. Mason's Creek February 24. Moved to the Peninsula, Va., March 17. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Oak Grove near Seven Pines June 25. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing, got sick, at some point shipped to Manhattan, New York City, died July 9, 1862.

Cpl. Charles Prentiss (1840-1914)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Cpl. Albert E. Terwilliger, my great, great, great, grandfather

Regiments: 98th New York Infantry (Company I)
Rank: Corporal
Enlisted: June 7, 1861
Wounded: Jun 3, 1864 at Cold Harbor
Mustered Out: August 31, 1865

Possible Actions:

Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March 28, 1862. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 5-May 4. Reconnoissance toward Lee's Mills April 29. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Operations about Bottom's Bridge May 21-23. Reconnoissance to Seven Pines May 24-27. Chickahominy, near Savage Station, and Seven Pines May 24. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. White Oak Swamp June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing till August 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe August 16-23, and duty there till September 18. Duty at Yorktown till December. Moved to Morehead City, N. C., December 25-January 1, 1863. At Carolina City till January 21. Moved to Port Royal Harbor, S. C., January 28-31. At St. Helena Island, S. C., February 10-April 3. Expedition against Charleston, S. C., April 3-11. Moved to New Berne, N. C., April 12-15. Expedition to relief of Little Washington April 17-21. Duty in the District of Beaufort, N. C., till October. Moved to Newport News, Va., October 16-18, and duty there till December. At Portsmouth, Va., and in the District of the Currituck till February, 1864. Veterans on furlough March-April. Moved to Yorktown, Va., April 26. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 3-28. Occupation of City Point and Bermuda Hundred May 5. Swift Creek or Arrowfield Church May 8-10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-28. Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor May 27-31. Battles about Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864 (Reserve). Duty in the trenches before Petersburg and on the Bermuda Hundred front till September 27. Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. Detached for duty in New York during Presidential election of 1864, November 2-17. Duty in trenches north of James and before Richmond till April, 1865. Occupation of Richmond April 3. Provost duty in Richmond and in the Dept. of Virginia till August. Mustered out at Richmond, Va., August 31, 1865.
 

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Sgt. George Henry Prentiss (1842-1907)
Relationship: 1st Cousin of Cpl. Albert E. Terwilliger, my great, great, great, grandfather

Regiments: 17th New York Infantry (Company I), 37th New York Infantry (Company H), 7th Michigan Cavalry (Company M), 1st Michigan Cavalry (Company I)
Enlisted: June 7, 1861
Discharged for Disability: February 25, 1862
Reenlisted: Apr 1, 1862
Captured In Action: May 3, 1863, at Chancellorsville
Returned To Company: June 6, 1863
Mustered Out: June 22, 1863
Reenlisted: Jun 23, 1863
Transferred: Nov 17, 1865
Mustered Out: Mar 10, 1866

Possible Actions:

17th New York Infantry: Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till February 25, 1862.

37th New York Infantry: Siege of Yorktown April 6-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Oak Grove near Seven Pines June 25. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July l. At Harrison's Landing till August 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-27. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Duty in the Defences of Washington till October. Movement to Falmouth October and November. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth till April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 1. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-3. Mustered out June 22, 1863, expiration of term.

7th Michigan Cavalry: Expedition up the Catoctin Valley June 27-28. Occupation of Gettysburg, Pa., June 28. Hanover, Pa., June 30. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Hunterstown July 2. Monterey July 4. Smithburg July 5. Williamsport and Hagerstown July 6. Boonsboro July 8. Hagerstown July 11-13. Falling Waters July 14. Snicker's Gap July 19. Expedition from Warrenton Junction, between Bull Run and Blue Ridge Mountains, August 1-8. Hartwood Church August 15. King George Court House August 24. Expedition to Port Conway September 1-3. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Culpeper Court House September 13. Raccoon Ford September 14-16. Raccoon Ford September 17. Reconnoissance across the Rapidan September 21-23. White's Ford September 21-22. Orange Court House September 22. Bristoe Campaign October 8-22. Robertson's River October 8. Jams City October 8-10. Bethesda Church October 10. Near Culpeper and Brandy Station October 11. Gainesville October 14. Groveton October 17-18. Gainesville, Catlett's Station and Buckland's Mills October 19. Near Falmouth November 6. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Stevensburg November 8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Morton's Ford November 26. Raccoon Ford November 26-27. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Kilpatrick's Raid on Richmond February 28-March 4. Fortifications of Richmond and Atlee's March 1. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 3-June 24. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Todd's Tavern May 5-6. Brook Road and the Furnaces May 6. Todd's Tavern May 7-8. Sheridan's Raid to the James River May 9-24. Beaver Dam Station May 9. Ground Squirrel Church and Yellow Tavern May 11. Meadow Bridge and fortifications of Richmond May 12 Malvern Hill May 16. Hanover Court House May 21. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Hanovertown Ferry, Hanovertown and Crump's Creek May 27. On line of the Totopotomoy May 28-31. Haw's Shop and Aenon Church May 28. Old Church and Mattadequin Creek May 30. Bethesda Church, Cold Harbor, May 21-June 1. Bottom's Bridge June l. Sheridan's Trevillian Raid June 7-24. Trevillian Station June 11-12. Newark, or Mallory's Cross Roads, June 12. Black Creek, or Tunstall's Station, and White House, or St. Peter's Church, June 21. Jones' Bridge June 23. Fort Stevens and along Northern Defences of Washington July 11-12 (Detachment). Demonstration North of the James River July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-29. Ordered to Washington, D. C., August. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Toll Gate, near White Post, and near Winchester August 11. Cedarville, or Front Royal, August 16. Kearneysville August 23. Kearneysville and Shephardstown August 25. Leetown and Smithfield August 28. Smithfield Crossing of the Opequan September 29. Locke's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 13. Sevier's Ford, Opequan, September 15. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 21. Milford September 22. Luray September 24. Port Republic September 26-28. Mt. Crawford October 2. Salem Church October 6. Luray Valley October 8. Tom's Brook("Woodstock Races") October 8-9. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Edenburg November 7. Near Kernstown November 11. Expedition into Loudoun and Faquier Counties November 28-December 3. Raid to Gordonsville December 19-28. Madison Court House December 21. Liberty Mills December 22. Near Gordonsville December 23. Expedition to Little Fort Valley February 18-17, 1865. Sheridan's Raid from Winchester to James River February 28-March 25. Occupation of Staunton and action at Waynesboro March 2. Duguidsville March 8. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Dinwiddie Court House March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Scott's Cross Roads April 2. Tabernacle Church, or Beaver Bend Creek, April 4. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Station April 8. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville April 23-27. March to Washington, D. C.; May. Grand Review May 23. Moved to Leavenworth, Kansas, June 1. Powder River Expedition and operations against Indians in District of the Plains and Dakota till Nov 17, 1865, transferred to 1st Michigan Cavalry.

1st Michigan Cavalry: Duty in District of Utah till March, 1866. Mustered out March 10, 1866.
 


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