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US Military casualties in the 1863 Draft riots....

Discussion in 'Researching Your Civil War Ancestry' started by tryagain, Jan 2, 2017.

  1. tryagain

    tryagain Sergeant

    Jun 16, 2015
    Some years ago I was doing research on Military Units involved in the New York draft Riots of July 1863
    Couldn't get in published...{rather not go into that story....} but thought I'd share a summary of research...I look upon it as a supplement to Adrian Cook book on the Draft Riots....

    12th US Infantry-Co F and H several reported injured {one seriously}-3 named:
    Cadro, Peter Sgt slightly wounded in hand
    Kibbe Wallace {morris[?]--head injury
    Krouse Pvt slightly wounded

    U.S. Invalid Corps:
    1st Battalion:
    15th Company-1 injured/1 killed:
    Allcock, John. Beaten and left arm broken
    McKinna, John. Died of a skull fracture July 15,1863
    19th Company-over 14 injured/1 missing believed killed
    Kane, James. 4th Sgt. Age 25 "clerk" knocked senseless
    Horlacker, Jacob. Corp. Age 47 "clerk" knocked down and beaten
    Asmus, Frederick.Age 59 "Boiler"
    Borchess, Ludwig. Age 42 "clerk"
    Brunton, James. Age 40 "Laborer"
    Dunn, Timothy. Age 49 "Carpender"
    Hopps, James A.D. Age 19 "Plummer"Injured in face..knee cap fractured
    Kavanagh, William. Age 44 "tailor"
    Kober, Ernest. Age 33 "Dyer"
    Neill William. Age 45 "clerk" buised about the face..fractured ribs
    O'Keefe, Cornelius. Age 24 "Laborer"
    Procter, Robert. Age 49 carpender. Missing belevied killed
    Roedel, Charles. age 62 "keeper"
    Rubsamen, Charles, age 44 "farmer" injured of head
    Toby, John age 31 "Filemaker" scalp wound
    43rd Company-1 injured:
    {43rd Company aka 1st Company aka Company A, 21st Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps.}
    Westermon, Ferdinard. Age 29 "waiter" Gunshot wound of left leg

    Ft Columbus Permanent Guard: 4 injured {contusions}
    Mc Grath, Edward . Sgt
    Smith, Sgt
    Lewis, Corp
    Carey, Hugh

    Ft Hamilton Permanent Guard: 8 to 9 injured
    3 men badly injured and 5 to 6 slightly injured {names not listed}

    4th Delaware Infantry: 1 injured
    Price, Jacob wounded July 15, 1863 injury to head

    New York Military units:
    1st Vols: Maltsey/Mattsey, Henry. wounded on head
    3rd Art: Howell, John. Capitan. July 17, 1863 old wound struck by stone parelizing arm few moments
    5th Veterans:
    2 killed {?}
    Ukell, ....Capitan July 15, 1863 Killed
    Brown, Lt july 15, 1863 Killed
    {Possibly volunteer officers}
    2 Injured:
    Birdsall, Thornton
    Terrasse, Emile. Lacerated wound/fractured skull..gunshot wound in arm
    7th Infantry "Steuben Guard" 1 injured. Buhrer, Andreas/Andreas/Henry-beaten July 13, 1863
    8th Heavy Art. 2 injured:
    Harrington, John. gunshot wound in arm
    Kolb, Charles. scalp wound
    9th Hawkins Zouazes 1 injured. Austin,Myron Gunshot wound knee July 15, 1863
    9th Veterans: 6 Injured.
    Jardine, Edward colonel compound fracture of thigh July 15, 1863
    White, John P. Assistant surgeon. Scalp wound, beaten and almost lynched July 15, 1863
    Barber, Joseph. Facial contusions and gunshot wound-head
    Smith, John. contused wound
    Snedecker, Cornelius. contusion
    Taylor William. Wounded on head
    Part of Winslow/Jardine forces--1 injured. Lt Upton wounded July 15, 1863
    11th State Vols: 1 killed 3 injured.
    O'Brien, Henry. Colonel July 14, 1863. Killed
    Joyce, "Michael" {Jeremiah{?} bruise contused wounds
    Neill, Thomas wound on head
    One man shot in foot
    12th Artillery-at least 6 injured;
    Brownstein/Brownsteimer, Geoffrey Fracture of the fibula
    Clay, Henry. Scalp wound..bullet in arm
    Fitzpatrick, Patrick contused wound on head
    Galvin, Daniel.. bruises..contusion of the brain
    Lucas, John .....contused wound on head
    Woods,Martin..wounded on the head
    13th Cavalry-2 killed 1 slightly injured
    Davids, Charles. Sgt killed July 16, 1863 not July 15, 1863 {apparently a drawing of his body was shown in a contemporary periodical magazine}
    Dalemetta[?}, Charles killed July 16, 1863 {note possibly mistake for Charles Danhauser who has no further record after enlistment March 16, 1863}
    Tait, Alexander. Lacerated wound nose
    17th Veteran Infantry: 1 died of wounds 4 injured
    Jardine, Edward Col {injured officer[?}}
    McLean, James contused wound on head
    McMahon, Henry reported injured 14, 1863-also reported died July 18, 1863 draft riots {NY Adj Gen report}
    Ruetteger, Joseph gunshot wound and hand-shot by officer as he tried to run away
    Runk Mr. Severely wounded bullet in leg--part of winslow/Jardine forces{?}
    Stoltz, Charles. Wounded on head
    18th Cavalry 1 ill 1 injured
    Mannelly [?] {Maloney} James ill with debility July 16 to Aug 4, 1863
    Masden/Marden, Thomas . bayonet wound in thigh
    20th -or 28th-Light Artillery 1 slightly injured july 15, 1863 bullet grazed head
    25th Infantry: 1 Killed John C Henry killed July 15, 1863 {rioter{?}
    31st Infantry: 3 injured:
    Gerard, Nicholas bruises
    Rennan,August. scalp wound
    Roberts, Christopher gunshot wound in arm
    37th infantry-1 injured; Callaghan Robert-gunshot wound leg
    58th infantry-1 injured: Ahrens, H. Dislocated shoulder
    152nd Infantry-1 injured: a negro servant of the regiment beaten. The assisslant suffered blow on the head from Captian Hill
    178th Infantry-2 injured: Skinner, Alfred buises/contusions; Selleger, John scalp wound

    New York National Guard staff: 1 injured
    Fearing, Henry S. Major July 14, 1863 suffered a fractured head/lacerated wounds while leading a charge

    New York national Guard units: 4 injured
    7th NYNG: 2 injured:
    Davis, Alexander July 16, 1863 buckshot wound in hand
    Solgest, Augustus lacerated wound in hand

    65th NYNG: 1 injured
    Schwend, Adam slight knee injury

    Civilan Vols 4 injured + 1 killed?
    Kearney, Phillip died August 8, 1863 "soldier" {Volunteer civilian[?}
    Orlando , Patrick seriously wounded July 15, 1863 {former officer}
    Stern, Samuel contused wound head
    One unnamed civilian shot in arm
    One unnamed civilian shot in groin

    Militamen- 6 injured
    One unnamed militiaman -fractured ribs
    Five unnamed militiamen with head wounds

    2 Govt transport seamen: 1 injured, 1 died of injuries {Both African americans}
    McConkley; Emanuel. Steward of tansport "Cadwallader". Beaten July 13, 1863
    Williams, William. Seaman of transport "Belvidere". Beaten July 14, 1863. Died of injuries

    of Interest:
    "Atchinson" injured {serious}-unit not identied
    Carpender, William Wallace of Co D 157th NY Infantry-died NYC July 17,1863-was not a casualty of the Draft Riots but of wounds in battle
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  3. Keiri

    Keiri Sergeant

    Aug 11, 2015
    Don't suppose they included anything on the wisconsin boys in there, did they?
  4. Bruce Vail

    Bruce Vail 1st Lieutenant

    Jul 8, 2015
    The Devil's Own Work by Barnet Schecter is in my bookshelf. It's a great read.

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