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Dorr Goold, Corporal, Company C, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Dorr Goold, from Gratiot County, Michigan was 23 years old when he enlisted on 8/12/1861 at Alma, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "C" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC Promotions:* Corpl Dor Gould in the 1860 United States Federal Census Name: Dor Gould Age: 22 Birth Year: abt 1838 Gender: Male Birth Place: Ohio Home in 1860: Arcada, Gratiot, Michigan Post Office: Alma Family Number: 504 Household Members: Name Age Fredrick Gould 43 Adeline Gould 44 Dor Gould 22 Oscar Gould 19 Lovina Gould 13 Dorr Gould in the 1850 United States Federal Census Name: Dorr Gould Age: 12 Birth Year: abt 1838 Birthplace: Ohio Home in 1850: Onondaga, Ingham, Michigan, USA Gender: Male Family Number: 704 Household Members: Name Age Frederick H Gould 33 Adaline Gould 34 Dorr Gould 12 Oscar F Gould 8 Lovania Gould 3 Dorr Goold in the U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 Name: Dorr Goold Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Michigan Regiment: 8th Regiment, Michigan Infantry Company: C Rank In: Private Rank Out: Private Film Number: M545 roll 16 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds (around 350) more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [National Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Dorr Goold was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burwell, John R. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-r-burwell-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Capron, William 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/william-capron-union-army) [Carley, Edward 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-edward-carley-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Carman, James 26](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-james-carman-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/captain-benjamin-b-church-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Cobb, Sidney D. 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/sidney-d-cobb-union-army) [Coburn, Levi P. 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-levi-p-coburn-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Conley, John 27](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-conley-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Curtis, Emory R. 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-emory-r-curtis-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Davis, George W. 20](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-george-w-davis-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Delling, Ira 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-ira-delling-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Dodge, Leroy M. 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-leroy-m-dodge-company-b-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Ford, Alvin 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-alvin-b-ford-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Goold, Dorr. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-dorr-goold-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 …
alan teelander
2016-06-21 18:15:01
Alvin B. Ford, Company D, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Alvin B. Ford, from Grand Rapids, Michigan was 23 years old when he enlisted on 8/19/1861 at Grand Rapids, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "D" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC (Also known has Alvin R. Ford) Alvin B. Ford in the U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 Name: Alvin B. Ford Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Michigan Regiment: 8th Regiment, Michigan Infantry Company: D Rank In: Private Rank Out: Private Film Number: M545 roll 14 Alvin Ford in the 1860 United States Federal Census Name: Alvin Ford Age: 23 Birth Year: abt 1837 Gender: Male Birth Place: Ohio Home in 1860: Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan Post Office: Grand Rapids Family Number: 1631 Household Members: Name Age John A Ford 49 Dorothy Ford 49 Alvin Ford 23 Cornelia Ford 14 Eliza Ford 5 Cynthia C Huntley 7 Albert Huntley 20 Jonathan Huntley 18 William Huntley 14 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds (around 350) more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [National Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Alvin B. Ford was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burwell, John R. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-r-burwell-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Capron, William 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/william-capron-union-army) [Carley, Edward 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-edward-carley-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Carman, James 26](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-james-carman-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/captain-benjamin-b-church-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Cobb, Sidney D. 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/sidney-d-cobb-union-army) [Coburn, Levi P. 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-levi-p-coburn-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Conley, John 27](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-conley-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Curtis, Emory R. 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-emory-r-curtis-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Davis, George W. 20](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-george-w-davis-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Delling, Ira 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-ira-delling-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Dodge, Leroy M. 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-leroy-m-dodge-company-b-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Ford, Alvin 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-alvin-b-ford-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 …
alan teelander
2016-06-21 17:59:30
Leroy M. Dodge, Private, Company B, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Leroy M. Dodge, from Clinton County, Michigan was 22 years old when he enlisted on 8/12/1861 at St John's, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "B" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds (around 350) more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [National Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Leroy M. Dodge was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burwell, John R. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-r-burwell-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Capron, William 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/william-capron-union-army) [Carley, Edward 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-edward-carley-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Carman, James 26](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-james-carman-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/captain-benjamin-b-church-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Cobb, Sidney D. 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/sidney-d-cobb-union-army) [Coburn, Levi P. 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-levi-p-coburn-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Conley, John 27](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-conley-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Curtis, Emory R. 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-emory-r-curtis-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Davis, George W. 20](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-george-w-davis-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Delling, Ira 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-ira-delling-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Dodge, Leroy M. 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-leroy-m-dodge-company-b-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 …
alan teelander
2016-06-21 06:30:07
Ira Delling, Private, Company A, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Ira Delling, from Genesee County, Michigan was 23 years old when he enlisted on 8/6/1861 at Flint, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "A" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC Ira Delling in the U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 Name: Ira Delling Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Michigan Regiment: 8th Regiment, Michigan Infantry Company: A Rank In: Private Rank Out: Private Alternate Name: Ira/Dilling Film Number: M545 roll 11 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds (around 350) more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [National Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Ira Delling was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burwell, John R. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-r-burwell-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Capron, William 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/william-capron-union-army) [Carley, Edward 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-edward-carley-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Carman, James 26](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-james-carman-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/captain-benjamin-b-church-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Cobb, Sidney D. 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/sidney-d-cobb-union-army) [Coburn, Levi P. 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-levi-p-coburn-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Conley, John 27](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-conley-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Curtis, Emory R. 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-emory-r-curtis-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Davis, George W. 20](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-george-w-davis-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Delling, Ira 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-ira-delling-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 …
alan teelander
2016-06-21 06:19:04
George W. Davis, Company K, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) George W. Davis, from Jackson County, Michigan was 20 years old when he enlisted on 8/26/1861 at Jackson, MI as a Corporal. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "K" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds (around 350) more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [National Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) George W. Davis was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burwell, John R. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-r-burwell-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Capron, William 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/william-capron-union-army) [Carley, Edward 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-edward-carley-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Carman, James 26](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-james-carman-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/captain-benjamin-b-church-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Cobb, Sidney D. 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/sidney-d-cobb-union-army) [Coburn, Levi P. 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-levi-p-coburn-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Conley, John 27](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-conley-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Curtis, Emory R. 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-emory-r-curtis-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Davis, George W. 20](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-george-w-davis-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 …
alan teelander
2016-06-21 05:58:07
Emory R. Curtis, Private, Company G, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Emory R. Curtis, From Genesee County, Michigan was 18 years old when he enlisted on 9/10/1861 at Flint, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "G" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC Emery Curtis in the 1850 United States Federal Census Name: Emery Curtis Age: 7 Birth Year: abt 1843 Birthplace: New York Home in 1850: Vienna, Genesee, Michigan, USA Gender: Male Family Number: 49 Household Members: Name Age Orlando Curtis 29 Rachel Curtis 29 Emery Curtis 7 Polly Curtis 5 Betsey Curtis 4 Horace Curtis 1 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds (around 350) more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [National Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Emory R. Curtis was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burwell, John R. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-r-burwell-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Capron, William 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/william-capron-union-army) [Carley, Edward 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-edward-carley-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Carman, James 26](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-james-carman-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/captain-benjamin-b-church-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Cobb, Sidney D. 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/sidney-d-cobb-union-army) [Coburn, Levi P. 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-levi-p-coburn-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Conley, John 27](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-conley-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Curtis, Emory R. 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-emory-r-curtis-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 …
alan teelander
2016-06-20 14:01:42
John Conley (Conolly), Private, Company D, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) John Conley, from North Plains, Michigan was 27 years old when he enlisted on 8/28/1861 at North Plains, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "D" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC (Also known as: John Conolly) At Secessionville on James Island the regiment distinguished itself by a bayonet charge upon the enemy's works, and though their ranks were swept by the enemy's artillery, not a gun was fired until the paraphet was reached. Here the enemy's fire was so destructive that it was impossible to enter the works and the assaulting party was obliged to withdraw, with a loss of 13 killed, 98 wounded, 35 prisoners, and 36 missing. The Eighth, during its term of service, was engaged with the enemy at Port Royal, S. C., Nov. 7, I86l; Coosaw River, S. C., Dec. 18, 1861; Port Royal Ferry, S. C., Jan. 1, 1862; Pocotaligo, S. C., April --, 1862; Fort Pulaski, Ga., April 14, 1862; Wilmington Island, Ga., April 16, 1862; James Island, SC., June 16, 1862: Bull Run, Second, Va., Aug. 29, 1862; Chantilly, Va., Sept 1, 1862; South Mountain, Md., Sept. 14, 1862; Antietam, Md., Sept. 17, 1862; Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 12, 13, and 14, 1862; siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 22 to July 4, 1863; Jackson, Miss., July 11 to 18, 1863;Blue Springs, Tenn., Oct. 10, 1863; Loudon, Tenn., Nov. 14, 1863; Lenoir Station, Tenn.,Nov. 15 1863; Campbell's Station, Tenn., Nov. 16, 1863; siege of Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 17 to Dec. 5, 1863; Fort Saunders, Tenn., Nov. 29, 1863; Wilderness, Va., May 5, 6, and 7, 1864; Spottsylvania, Va., May 10, 11, and 12, 1864; North Anna, Va., May 24 and 25, 1864; Bethesda Church, Va., June 2 and 3, 1864; Cold Harbor, Va., June 7, 1864; Petersburg, Va., June 17 and 18, 1864, The Crater, Va., July 30, 1864; Weldon Railroad, Va., Aug. 19 to 2I, 1864; Ream's Station, Va., Aug. 25, 1864; Poplar Spring Church, Va., Sept. 30, 1864; Pegram Farm, Va., Oct. 2, 1864; Boydton Road, Va., Oct. 8, 1864, Hatcher's Run, Va., Oct. 27 and 28, 1864; Fort Steadman, Va., March 25, 1865; Fort Mahon, Va., April 2, 1865; capture of Petersburg, April 3, 1865; siege of Petersburg, from June 17, 1864, to April 3, 1865. Total enrollment. 1,715 Killed in action 134 Died of wounds 87 Died in confederate prisons 7 Died of disease 181 Discharged for disability (wounds and disease)....................278 Source: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865 Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burwell, John R. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-r-burwell-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Capron, William 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/william-capron-union-army) [Carley, Edward 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-edward-carley-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Carman, James 26](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-james-carman-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/captain-benjamin-b-church-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Cobb, Sidney D. 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/sidney-d-cobb-union-army) [Coburn, Levi P. 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-levi-p-coburn-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Conley, John 27](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-conley-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Curtis, Emory R. 18 Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 …
alan teelander
2016-06-20 05:05:02
Levi Pineas Coburn, Private, Company D, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Levi P. Coburn, from Byron, Michigan was 21 years old when he enlisted on 9/19/1861 at Grand Rapids, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "D" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC Levi Coburn in the Michigan, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1827-1870 Name: Levi Coburn State: MI County: Kent County Township: Bryon Year: 1860 Record Type: Federal Population Schedule Page: 082 Database: MI 1860 Federal Census Index Levi Coburn in the 1860 United States Federal Census Name: Levi Coburn Age: 20 Birth Year: abt 1840 Gender: Male Birth Place: Michigan Home in 1860: Byron, Kent, Michigan Post Office: Buck Creek Family Number: 612 Household Members: Name Age Alden Coburn 52 Betsey Coburn 47 Levi Coburn 20 Almina Coburn 18 Hannah C Coburn 13 Levi Coburn in the 1850 United States Federal Census Name: Levi Coburn Age: 11 Birth Year: abt 1839 Birthplace: Michigan Home in 1850: Byron, Kent, Michigan, USA Gender: Male Family Number: 1254 Household Members: Name Age Alden Coburn 43 Betsey Coburn 35 Andrew Coburn 17 Levi Coburn 11 Elmira Coburn 8 Calesta Coburn 3 Nathaniel Gilling 45 Alden Coburn in the Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952 Name: Alden Coburn Gender: Male Race: White Birth Year: abt 1806 Birth Place: Vermont Marriage Date: 7 Nov 1869 Marriage Place: Georgetown, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Age: 63 Residence Place: Wyoming, Kent Co Spouse: Joana Wait Record Number: 192 Film: 3 Film Description: 1869 Calhoun - 1869 Wayne 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds (around 350) more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [National Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Alden Coburn in the Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908 Name: Alden Coburn Gender: Male Birth Date: 14 Jan 1807 Birth Place: Williamstown, Vermont, USA Father Name: Phinchas Coburn Mother Name: Sally Coburn Levi P. Coburn was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burwell, John R. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-r-burwell-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Capron, William 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/william-capron-union-army) [Carley, Edward 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-edward-carley-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Carman, James 26](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-james-carman-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/captain-benjamin-b-church-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Cobb, Sidney D. 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/sidney-d-cobb-union-army) [Coburn, Levi P. 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-levi-p-coburn-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Conley, John 27](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-conley-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Curtis, Emory R. 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-emory-r-curtis-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 …
alan teelander
2016-06-16 10:26:15
Sidney D. Cobb, Private, Company F, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Sidney D. Cobb, from Irving, Michigan was 22 years old when he enlisted on 9/9/1861 at Irving, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "F" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC Sidney D. Cobb in the U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 Name: Sidney D. Cobb Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Michigan Regiment: 8th Regiment, Michigan Infantry Company: F Rank In: Private Rank Out: Private Film Number: M545 roll 8 Sidney Cobb in the 1850 United States Federal Census Name: Sidney Oble [Sidney Cobb] Age: 11 Birth Year: abt 1839 Birthplace: Michigan Home in 1850: Irwin, Barry, Michigan, USA Gender: Male Family Number: 521 Household Members: Name Age Peterc Cobb 36 Hannah Cobb 33 Sidney Cobb 11 Clarinda Cobb 8 Arminda Cobb 4 Peter Cobb in the 1860 United States Federal Census Name: Peter Cobb Age: 46 Birth Year: abt 1814 Gender: Male Birth Place: Canada Home in 1860: Irving, Barry, Michigan Post Office: Irving Family Number: 1522 Household Members: Name Age Peter Cobb 46 Eliza J Cobb 44 Clarinda A Cobb 16 Arminda Cobb 12 Ruben Fuller 16 Newman Fuller 11 Ira Cobb 6 Mary Cobb 4 Updyke 68 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds (around 350) more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [National Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Sidney D. Cobb was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burwell, John R. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-r-burwell-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Capron, William 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/william-capron-union-army) [Carley, Edward 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-edward-carley-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Carman, James 26](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-james-carman-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/captain-benjamin-b-church-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Cobb, Sidney D. 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/sidney-d-cobb-union-army) Coburn, Levi P. 21 Conley, John 27 Curtis, Emory R. 18 Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 Peter Cobb in the Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952 (in gallery) Name: Peter Cobb Gender: Male Spouse: Eliza Barnes Child: Ira N Cobb Film: 138 Film Description: 1917 Wayne - 1918 Eaton …
alan teelander
2016-06-16 07:48:44
Benjamin B. Church, Captain, Company D, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Benjamin B. Church from Grand Rapids, Michigan was 37 years old when he enlisted on 8/12/1861 at Grand Rapids, MI as a Captain. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "D" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC Betsey B Church in the 1860 United States Federal Census Name: Betsey B Church Age: 32 Birth Year: abt 1828 Gender: Female Birth Place: Rhode Island Home in 1860: Grand Rapids Ward 3, Kent, Michigan Post Office: Grand Rapids Family Number: 762 Value of real estate: View image Household Members: Name Age Benjamin B Church 36 Betsey B Church 32 Julia McInerney 21 Betsey B Church in the 1850 United States Federal Census Name: Betsey B Church Age: 22 Birth Year: abt 1828 Birthplace: Rhode Island Home in 1850: Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Gender: Female Family Number: 183 Household Members: Name Age Benj B Church 26 Betsey B Church 22 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds (around 350) more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [National Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Benjamin B. Church was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burwell, John R. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-r-burwell-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Capron, William 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/william-capron-union-army) [Carley, Edward 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-edward-carley-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Carman, James 26](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-james-carman-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/captain-benjamin-b-church-company-d-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Cobb, Sidney D. 22 Coburn, Levi P. 21 Conley, John 27 Curtis, Emory R. 18 Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 …
alan teelander
2016-06-16 06:05:40
James Carman, Private, Company G, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) James Carman, from Genesee County, Michigan was 26 years old when he enlisted on 9/12/1861 at Flint, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "G" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds (around 350) more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [National Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) James Carman was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burwell, John R. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-r-burwell-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Capron, William 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/william-capron-union-army) [Carley, Edward 21](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-edward-carley-company-k-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Carman, James 26 Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37 Cobb, Sidney D. 22 Coburn, Levi P. 21 Conley, John 27 Curtis, Emory R. 18 Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Rathburn, Girden Clark 18 Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 …
alan teelander
2016-06-14 17:37:01
Edward Carley, Private, Company K, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Edward Carley, from Portage, Michigan was 21 years old when he enlisted on 9/21/1861 at Jackson, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "K" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds (around 350) more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [National Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Edward Carley was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burwell, John R. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-r-burwell-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Capron, William 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/william-capron-union-army) Carley, Edward 21 Carman, James 26 Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37 Cobb, Sidney D. 22 Coburn, Levi P. 21 Conley, John 27 Curtis, Emory R. 18 Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Rathburn, Girden Clark 18 Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 In 1860, Edward was recorded living with parents James (b.ENG) and Julia (b.NY) in Waterloo, Jackson, Michigan (five miles from Henrietta, MI). Also recorded were his siblings Mrs. Cecelia 'Celia' Stiles (b.1842), Oren Augustus (b.1844), Mrs. Melissa E. Aldrich (b.1846) and Mrs. Amanda Mariah [Edward Carley at Find a Grave](http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=carley&GSiman=1&GScid=2569717&GRid=145472103&) …
alan teelander
2016-06-14 10:49:25
William Capron, Private, Company G, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) William Capron, from Genesee County, Michigan was 18 years old when he enlisted on 9/17/1861 at Detroit, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "G" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC William Capron in the 1860 United States Federal Census Name: William Capron Age: 17 Birth Year: abt 1843 Gender: Male Birth Place: New York Home in 1860: Thetford, Genesee, Michigan Post Office: Thetford Family Number: 1047 Household Members: Name Age Callin Capron 48 Mariah Capron 50 William Capron 17 Samantha Capron 13 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds (around 350) more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [National Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) William Capron was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burwell, John R. 23](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-john-r-burwell-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Capron, William 18 Carley, Edward 21 Carman, James 26 Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37 Cobb, Sidney D. 22 Coburn, Levi P. 21 Conley, John 27 Curtis, Emory R. 18 Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Rathburn, Girden Clark 18 Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 [William Capron at Find a Grave](http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=capron&GSfn=william&GSiman=1&GScid=2569717&GRid=145423014&) …
alan teelander
2016-06-14 10:06:22
John Rice Burwell, Private, Company C, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) John Rice Burwell, from Gratiot County, Michigan was 23 years old when he enlisted on 8/13/1861 at Ithaca, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "C" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC John Rice Burwell in the U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 Name: John R. Burwell Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Michigan Regiment: 8th Regiment, Michigan Infantry Company: C Rank In: Private Rank Out: Private Film Number: M545 roll 6 John Burwell in the 1850 United States Federal Census Name: John Burwell Age: 13 Birth Year: abt 1837 Birthplace: Michigan Home in 1850: Genoa, Livingston, Michigan, USA Gender: Male Family Number: 948 Household Members: Name Age C W Burwell 46 Sarah Burwell 43 Euphemia Burwell 17 Wm Burwell 16 Isabella Burwell 14 John Burwell 13 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds (around 350) more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [National Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) John Rice Burwell was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) [Burgess, Clarkson 22](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-clarkson-burgess-company-c-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Burwell, John R. 23 Capron, William 18 Carley, Edward 21 Carman, James 26 Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37 Cobb, Sidney D. 22 Coburn, Levi P. 21 Conley, John 27 Curtis, Emory R. 18 Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Rathburn, Girden Clark 18 Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 [John Rice Burwell at Find a Grave](http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=BURW&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=24&GScntry=4&GSsr=41&GRid=444214&) …
alan teelander
2016-06-14 09:05:41
Clarkson Burgess, Private, Company C, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Clarkson Burgess, from Gratiot County, Michigan was 22 years old when he enlisted on 8/12/1861 at St Louis, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "C" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC Clarkson Burgess in the U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 Name: Clarkson Burgess Residence: St Louis, Michigan, Michigan Age at Enlistment: 22 Enlistment Date: 12 Aug 1861 Rank at enlistment: Private Enlistment Place: St Louis, Michigan State Served: Michigan Survived the War?: No Service Record: Enlisted in Company C, Michigan 8th Infantry Regiment on 23 Sep 1861. Mustered out on 16 Jun 1862 at Secessionville, SC. Birth Date: abt 1839 Sources: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65 Clarkson Burges in the 1860 United States Federal Census Name: Clarkson Burges [Clarkson Burgess] Age: 21 Birth Year: abt 1839 Gender: Male Birth Place: New York Home in 1860: Pine River, Gratiot, Michigan Post Office: Alma and St Louis Family Number: 480 Household Members: Name Age Hiram Burges 58 Betsey Burges 54 Clarkson Burges 21 Mary Burges 18 James Burges 16 Seth Burges 14 Betsey Burges 9 Clarkson Burges in the 1850 United States Federal Census Name: Clarkson Burges [Clarkson Burgess] Age: 10 Birth Year: abt 1840 Birthplace: Michigan Home in 1850: Hamburg, Livingston, Michigan, USA Gender: Male Family Number: 771 Household Members: Name Age Hiram Burges 47 Betsey Burges 43 Emery Burges 13 Clarkson Burges 10 Mary Burges 8 Jas Burges 5 Seth Burges 3 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [Nationl Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Clarkson Burgess was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) Burgess, Clarkson 22 [Burr, Benjamin F. 29](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/corporal-benjamin-f-burr-company-e-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Burwell, John R. 23 Capron, William 18 Carley, Edward 21 Carman, James 26 Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37 Cobb, Sidney D. 22 Coburn, Levi P. 21 Conley, John 27 Curtis, Emory R. 18 Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Rathburn, Girden Clark 18 Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 [Clarkson Burgess at Find a Grave](http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=437742&ref=acom) …
alan teelander
2016-06-14 08:48:21
Benjamin F. Burr, Corporal, Company E, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Benjamin F. Burr, from Leslie, Michigan was 29 years old when he enlisted on 8/20/1861 at Leslie, MI as a Corporal. On 1/10/1862 he mustered into "E" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [Nationl Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) B F Burr in the 1860 United States Federal Census Name: B F Burr Age: 27 Birth Year: abt 1833 Gender: Male Birth Place: New York Home in 1860: Leslie, Ingham, Michigan Post Office: Leslie Family Number: 1262 Household Members: Name Age B F Burr 27 M Burr 28 E A Burr 6 Jas Burr 4 M L Burr 2 Benjamin F Burr in the 1850 United States Federal Census Name: Benjamin F Burr Age: 19 Birth Year: abt 1831 Birthplace: New York Home in 1850: Orleans, Jefferson, New York, USA Gender: Male Family Number: 325 Household Members: Name Age William Burr 41 Loisa Burr 37 Benjamin F Burr 19 James H Burr 16 Helen E Burr 8 Lucilia A Burr 5 Benjamin F. Burr was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Brown, Ephraim 30](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/ephraim-brown-union-army) Burgess, Clarkson 22 Burr, Benjamin F. 29 Burwell, John R. 23 Capron, William 18 Carley, Edward 21 Carman, James 26 Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37 Cobb, Sidney D. 22 Coburn, Levi P. 21 Conley, John 27 Curtis, Emory R. 18 Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 …
alan teelander
2016-06-12 15:47:23
Ephraim Brown, Private, Company C, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Ephraim Brown in the U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 Name: Ephraim Brown Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Michigan Regiment: 8th Regiment, Michigan Infantry Company: C Rank In: Private Rank Out: Private Film Number: M545 roll 5 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Ephraim Brown](http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=BROW&GSfn=E&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=24&GScntry=4&GSsr=1121&GRid=420156&) [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [Nationl Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Ephraim Brown was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Branick, Albert M. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-albert-m-branick-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Brown, Ephraim 30 Burgess, Clarkson 22 Burr, Benjamin F. 29 Burwell, John R. 23 Capron, William 18 Carley, Edward 21 Carman, James 26 Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37 Cobb, Sidney D. 22 Coburn, Levi P. 21 Conley, John 27 Curtis, Emory R. 18 Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 …
alan teelander
2016-06-09 12:52:18
Albert M. Branick, Private, Company G, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action, Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Albert M. Branick, from Genesee County, Michigan was 19 years old when he enlisted on 9/12/1861 at Flint, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "G" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [Nationl Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Albert M. Branick was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed in Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Branick, Albert M. 19 Brown, Ephraim 30 Burgess, Clarkson 22 Burr, Benjamin F. 29 Burwell, John R. 23 Capron, William 18 Carley, Edward 21 Carman, James 26 Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37 Cobb, Sidney D. 22 Coburn, Levi P. 21 Conley, John 27 Curtis, Emory R. 18 Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 [Albert M. Branick at Find a Grave](http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=111899438) …
alan teelander
2016-06-09 12:10:56
Daniel S. Boyer, Company G, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action - Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Daniel S. Boyer, from Genesee County, Michigan was 19 years old when he enlisted on 8/15/1861 at Flint, MI as a Private. On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "G" Co. MI 8th Infantry He was Killed on 6/16/1862 at Secessionville, SC Daniel L. Boyer in the U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 Name: Daniel L. Boyer Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Michigan Regiment: 8th Regiment, Michigan Infantry Company: G Rank In: Private Rank Out: Private Alternate Name: David S./Boyer Film Number: M545 roll 5 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [Nationl Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Daniel S. Boyer was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed In Action on 16 June, 1862: [Bennett, Abel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-abel-s-bennett-company-a-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Boyer, Daniel S. 19 Branick, Albert M. 19 Brown, Ephraim 30 Burgess, Clarkson 22 Burr, Benjamin F. 29 Burwell, John R. 23 Capron, William 18 Carley, Edward 21 Carman, James 26 Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37 Cobb, Sidney D. 22 Coburn, Levi P. 21 Conley, John 27 Curtis, Emory R. 18 Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 Daniel Boyer in the 1860 United States Federal Census Name: Daniel Boyer Age: 19 Birth Year: abt 1841 Gender: Male Birth Place: New York Home in 1860: Richfield, Genesee, Michigan Post Office: Richfield Family Number: 456 Household Members: Name Age George Boyer 43 Daniel Boyer 19 Henry Boyer 16 Mariah Boyer 13 Mary Boyer 11 Ralph Boyer 3/12 Ripley Boyer in the 1850 United States Federal Census Name: Ripley Boyer Age: 11 Birth Year: abt 1839 Birthplace: New York Home in 1850: Yates, Orleans, New York, USA Gender: Male Family Number: 209 Household Members: Name Age George Boyer 33 Irena Boyer 35 Ripley Boyer 11 Daniel Boyer 8 Henry Boyer 6 Mariah Boyer 3 Mary Boyer 1 …
alan teelander
2016-06-09 09:00:00
Abel S. Bennett, Company A, 8th Michigan Infantry, Killed in Action. Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina (GPS N32°42.3105, W079°56.805) Abel S. Bennett in the U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 Name: Abel S . Bennett Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Michigan Regiment: 8th Regiment, Michigan Infantry Company: A Rank In: Private Rank Out: Private Film Number: M545 roll 3 8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C. In total, 46 men from the 8th Michigan lie under earth at Fort Lamar - They rest undiscovered on the property. I was told by a South Carolina archaeologist that they suspect that hundreds more soldiers are buried under the fort in a mass grave. [Secessionville, S. C.](http://soapbaux.com/secessionville.html) [South Carolina Secessionville](http://csatrust.org/south-carolina-secessionville/) [8th Michigan Roll of Honor - KIA - 16 June, 1862 - Secessionville, S. C.(Report of the action of the Eighth Regiment of Michigan Volunteers in the attack upon the Tower battery of the enemy near Secessionville, S.C.](http://soapbaux.com/documents/Secessionville_BattleReport.pdf)) [They call it hallowed ground - a spiritual place where history, steeped in the marshes and forest, comes alive with every step along the trail.](https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=34) [Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve](http://www.scwildlife.com/pubs/septoct2007/fortlamar.html) [Heritage Preserve protects one of the very few important Civil War sites in the state](http://scgreatoutdoors.com/park-fortlamarhp.html) [Nationl Parks "Search-Regiments-Detail"](http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMI0008RI) Abel S. Bennett was Killed on 6/16/1862 at the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolona. His body to date, has never been found or identified. Buried in a mass grave under the old Fort Lamar with over 350 other unidentified soldiers. Names of the 8th Michigan Infantry Killed In Action on 16 June, 1862: Bennett, Abel S. 19 [Boyer, Daniel S. 19](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-daniel-s-boyer-company-g-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Branick, Albert M. 19 Brown, Ephraim 30 Burgess, Clarkson 22 Burr, Benjamin F. 29 Burwell, John R. 23 Capron, William 18 Carley, Edward 21 Carman, James 26 Church, Benjamin B. Cpt 37 Cobb, Sidney D. 22 Coburn, Levi P. 21 Conley, John 27 Curtis, Emory R. 18 Davis, George W. 20 Delling, Ira 23 Dodge, Leroy M. 22 Ford, Alvin 23 Goold, Dorr. 23 Grover, Dewitt C. 35 Guild, Samuel C. Cpt 22 Hendee, Royal D. 18 Hickman, Zachariah 20 Howland, Franklin B. 22 Kinsman, John 22 Kroll, Solomon 24 Laycock, William B. 29 Lusk, George 23 McVeigh, George F. 25 Meil, Charles H. 42 Morgan, James M. 25 Morton, Herrod 18 [Rathburn, Girden Clark 18](http://www.fadedfootsteps.com/veteran/private-girden-clark-rathburn-rathbone-rathbun-company-f-8th-michigan-infantry-union-army) Simonson, Peter 23 Smith, Charles 22 Strickland, William J. 21 Thomas, John 22 Turrell, Frederick 29 Washburn, Benjamin L. 21 Williams, George 20 Williams, Henry R. 22 Winegarden, Isaac J. 18 Wright, James M. 19 Wunderlish, Herman 28 Abel Bennett in the 1860 United States Federal Census Name: Abel Bennett Age: 17 Birth Year: abt 1843 Gender: Male Birth Place: Michigan Home in 1860: Milford, Oakland, Michigan Post Office: Walled Lake Family Number: 1078 Value of real estate: View image Household Members: Name Age Lyman Bennett 45 Mary Bennett 46 Lucretia Bennett 19 Sabra Bennett 16 Abel Bennett 17 Amelia Bennett 14 Darwin Bennett 7 James Bennett 36 Jerome Bennett 4 …
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2016-06-09 05:51:35
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