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Monday, January 5, 2015

More New York at Eltham 1862

 As part of my continuing series on New York state units at the battle of Eltham, here are the casualties of the 31st New York Infantry Regiment.


CASE, PHILIP.—Age, 23 years. Enlisted, August 13, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co. E, August 11, 1861; promoted corporal, September 1, 1861; killed, May 7, 1862, at West Point, Va .
DINKEL , JOHN.—Age, 21 years. Enlisted, May 4, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co. E, May 27, 1861; killed, May 7, 1862, at West Point, Va .
ELPET, JOHN.—Age, 31 years. Enlisted, June 17, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co. K , same date; transferred to Co. E, November 27, 1861; killed, May 7, 1862, at West Point, Va,
GATES, VALENTINE. — Age , 34 years. Enlisted, May 24, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co. K , June 13, 1861; promoted corporal, July or August, 1861; transferred to Co. E , November 27,1861; killed, May 7, 1862, at West Point, Va. ; also borne as Valentine Goetz.
DIES, FRIEDERICH.—Age, 37 years. Enlisted, May 4, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co. E, May 27, 1861; killed. May'7, 1862, at West Point, Va.; also borne as Frederick Gies.
HAHN , FERDINAND.—Age, 24 years. Enlisted, May 7,1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co. E, May 27, 1861; killed, May 7, 1862, at West Point, Va.; also borne as Frederick Hahn.
HAUER, CHRISTIAN.—Age, 36 years. Enlisted, May 8, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co. F , May 27, 1861; killed, May 7, 1862, at West Point, Va.
HEISS, AUGUST.—Age, 31 years. Enrolled, May 4, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as captain, Co. E, May 27, 1861; killed, May 7, 1862, at West Point, Va.; commissioned captain, July 4, 1861, with rank from May 7, 1861, original.

LEISNER, ANTON.—Age, 21 years. Enlisted, May 1, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co. E, May 27, 1861; killed in action, May 7, 1862, at West
Point, Va.

LINNSNER, WILLIAM.—Age, 28 years. Enlisted, May 8, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered to as private, Co. F, May 27,1861; killed, May 7,1862, at West Point, Va.

McDOUGAL, JAMES.—Age, 23 years. Enlisted, December 4, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co. H, same date; killed, May 7,1862, at West Point, Va.

MILLER, JACOB.—Age, 19 years. Enlisted, June 19, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co. K, same date; transferred to Co. E, November 27, 1861; killed, May 7, 1862, at West Point, Va.; also borne as Jacob Muller.

MINDERMANN, HENRY.—Age, 21 years. Enlisted, July 19, 1801, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co. F, same date; killed, May 7, 1862, at West Point,
Va.; also borne as Henry Menderman.

MULLER, CHARLES.—Age, 40 years. Enlisted, May 7, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. E, May 27, 1861; reduced, November 22, 1861; again promoted sergeant, February 1, 1862; killed, May 7, 1862, at West Point, Va.; also borne as Charles Miller.

MURPHY, JAMES A.—Age, 31 years. Enlisted, February 21, 1861, at New York city, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. H, same date; killed, May 7,1862, at West Point, Va.; also borne as James Murphy.

PROSS, FRIEDERICK.—Age, 38 years. Enrolled, May 8, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as first lieutenant, Co. F, May 27, 1861; killed, May 7,1862, at West Point, Va.; commissioned first lieutenant, July 4, 1861, with rank from May 9, 1861, original; captain, but not mustered, April 5, 1862, with rank from March 20, 1862, vice Lamb, resigned.

SMITH, WILLIAM.—Age, 22 years. Enlisted, December 18, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co. H , same date; wounded, May 7, 1862, at West Point, Va; died by reason of such wounds, May, 1862, on board transport.

STELZ, PHILIPP.—Age, 39 years. Enlisted, June 1, 1861, at New York city, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co. F, same date; killed, May 7, 1862, at West Point, Va.



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