Company B

5th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Captains: William B. Gere, John S. Marsh, Norman K. Culver, James G. McGrew

Company B was recruited primarily from Fillmore County. The company moved to Fort Ridgely on March 22-25, 1862, and served garrison duty there until November 1862. Company B marched with Company C to the Lower Sioux Agency on Yellow Medicine River June 30 to July 2 to preserve order during the annuity payment to Indians. Sioux outbreak August 1862. Battle of Redwood August 18. Defense of Fort Ridgely August 20-22. Company B marched for Fort Snelling November 9 as an escort to captured Indians. They rejoined the 5th Minnesota Regiment near Oxford, Mississippi, December 12, 1862.

A virtual graveyard for Company B has been added to the Find a Grave by Cindy Coffin.

Last Name
First Name
Co.
Rank In
Rank Out
Andrews Webster G. B Private Private
Annis George M. B, F Wagoner Private
Atkins David W. B Corporal Private
Baker Charles H. B Private Wagoner
Beecher Charles B Private Private
Bell Charles R. B Private Private
Besse Joseph S. B Corporal Corporal
Bishop John F. B Private First Lieutenant
Blodgett (Blodget)
William H. B Private Private
Boyer Christ B Private Private
Boynton (Boyenton)
David (Daniel)
B Private Private
Bren Jacob B Private Private
Brennan John B Private Corporal
Carr Levi B Private Private
Chase William H.H. B Private Private
Clapatch (Clupatch) Frank B Private Private
Cole Edwin F. B Private Private
Collins Patrick B Private Private
Coly (Colley, Colly) John B Private Private
Cook Charles B Private Private
Culver Charles M. B Musician Musician
Culver Norman K. B First Lieutenant Captain
Dauchy Arthur H. B Private Private
Davis Averan (Overan)
B Private Private
Dean John A. B Private Private
Doering (Doring) Fred B Private Private
Douglass (Douglas)
James W. B Private Private
Dunn James B Private Private
Eichelberger Peter B Private Private
Ellis Arlington C. B Sergeant Sergeant
Elphe Caleb B Private Private
Everett Ur B Private Private
Fauver Andrew J. B Private Sergeant
Fauver M.D.L. B Private Private
Fauver Samuel B Private Corporal
Findley Russell H. B Sergeant Sergeant
Forrester (Forester, Forrister) Robert B Private Private
Foster James W. B Private Corporal
French Charles E. B Private Private
French Columbia B Private Private
Gardner Ambrose B Private Private
Gardner John B Private Private
Gehring Jacob A. B Private Private
Good William B Corporal Private
Hawley Charles H. B Corporal Private
Holmes John B Private Private
Hoyt Elias B Private Wagoner
Huntley Truman D. B Corporal Corporal
Hutchinson (Hutchison) William (Wm.) B. B Private Sergeant
Ives Levi W. B Private Private
Joerger Christian B Private Private
Johnson John B Private Private
Kerr James H. B Private Private
Kirgan Reuben L. B Private Private
Knowles (Knoles)
George B Private Private
Kusda (Kasda)
Wenzel B Private Private
Lester John W. B Private Private
Lindsey (Lindsay) Isaac B Private Private
Magill (McGill) John L. B Private Private
Marsh John S. B Captain Captain
Martin Henry B Private Corporal
McAlister (McAllister) Arthur B Corporal Sergeant
McAllister Henry B Private Private
McGowan John B Private Private
McGrew James G. B Sergeant Captain
Munday James M. B Private Corporal
Murray James B Private Sergeant
Nehrhood (Nherhood) Edmund (Edward) F. B Private Sergeant
Norton Wenzel B Private Private
Olson (Oleson, Olsan) Tolac (Talack, Tolah) B Private Private
Parks John W. B Private Private
Parks Moses P. B Private Private
Parsley John B Private Private
Parsley Thomas B Private Wagoner
Perrington William J. B Private Private
Peterson John B Private Private
Pettis Edwin B Private Private
Pfremer Michael B Corporal Corporal
Phillips Harrison B Private Private
Pitcher Nathaniel B Private Private
Pray Henry F. B Private Private
Prouty Chester A. B Private Private
Rathburn (Rathbun, Rothburn) Dolphus S. (D. C.)
B Private Private
Rea John B Private Private
Rebenski (Rabenski)
Antoine B Private Private
Roberts Eugene W. B Private
Private
Robinson Heber B Private Private
Rose
Ezekiel
B, F&S
Musician
Principal Musician
Rolph Charles B. B Private
Private
Ruffridge (Rufredge)
Andrew B Private Private
Scripture Lauren B Private Private
Serfling John B Private Private
Sevenson Tolef (Tellof)
B,K Private Private
Shepherd Henry A. B Private Private
Smith Allen B Private Corporal
Smith Charles W. B Private Private
Smith Joseph E. B Private Private
Spornitz (Spernitz)
J.J. Robert (Robert J.)
B Private Private
Steward Nathan B Private Private
Steward Samuel B Private Private
Sturgis William J. B Private Private
Sutherland William A. B Private Private
Svendson (Severtson, Swanson)
Ole B Private Private
Swain William B Private Private
Swenson Tolack B Private Private
Tanner Martin J. B Private Private
Taylor Jonathan F. B Private Private
Trescott Solon A. B Sergeant Sergeant
Underwood Joel A. B Private Sergeant
Van Buren Stephen B Private Sergeant
Wait (Waite) Eli B Private Corporal
Wall Gilbert W. B Musician Private
Wall Oscar G. B Private Private
White William B Private Private
Williamson Andrew W. B Private Sergeant
Wilson Martin H. B Private Private
Winslow William E. B Corporal Sergeant
Woodard (Woodward) Willard B Private Private

Source: http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.cfm .


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