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Re: New York (NY) Volunteers in California-expanded
Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: November 27, 2006 at 19:08:28
In Reply to: New York (NY) Volunteers in California by Vern Dander of 553


The primary source for the following information about the Stevenson’s 1st New York Volunteer Regiment (AKA as the 7th Regiment of Volunteers from New York) is Bancroft’s History of California, Volumes i through vii. There is a lengthy discussion about the Regiment in Volume v, pages 499-518. Within these pages, the notes on pages 503-504 list members of Regimental staff and individuals holding senior rank in the Regimental Companies. Bancroft also created a “Pioneer Register and Index, 1542-1848” which is located at the rear of Volumes ii, iii, iv and v.

A secondary source was a “Transcription of the Joshua S. Vincent Diary” provided me by Richard Vincent, Joshua’s great-grandnephew. Joshua was a member of Company I of the Regiment and the diary reflects interesting personal reflections about its formation and deployment , mentioning various individuals in the process.

The approach taken was to first list all individuals found in Regimental staff or holding senior Company rank including their name, rank, and unit. The second step was to try and match the individuals in this list with surnames listed in the Pioneer Register and Index to determine if there was additional information about the individual listed in the former location in the latter location. If there was, the additional information was synopsised and added immediately following the name, rank, and unit information. If there were Volume-page references made by Bancroft (other than pages 499-518), these either were added after the synopsis or after the name, rank, and unit information if there was no synopsis. In this process, some additional names were found that were not in the Regimental staff /senior rank set. These were added to the list, but no attempt was made to glean all members of the Regiment from the Pioneer Register and Index.

The third step was to compare the results of the above with information in Joshua S. Vincent Diary to determine if there was additional information about an individual in this source. If there was, the additional information was synopsised and added immediately following the Bancroft information.


Bancroft references are indicated by volume-page; i.e., ii-NNN. Volume v, pages 499-518 (the discussion about the Regiment ) are only referenced if I felt there was a need for clarification. The # symbol is used to indicate the individual is listed as member of Regimental staff or holding senior rank in Volume v, pages 503-504. Question marks (?) are used in cases where name, rank, or unit information was not found in the source. JSV-NN indicates the source is the transcribed diary of Joshua S. Vincent, with the N indicating the page number in the transcription. Consequently, the names of individuals without the the # symbol were derived from either the Pioneer Register and Index or the Joshua S. Vincent Diary. In cases where there were differences in spelling between the sources, or uncertainties on my part as to whether the a name belonged to the same individual or not, I used my own judgment, generally favoring the Pioneer Register and Index as the “best” source. The symbol “ * (N)” indicates the sequence Quartermaster-Sergeants filled this position on the Regimental Staff

ANDERSEN, ?, ? : Listed at JSV-35.

#ANDERSON, Chas C. , Lieutenant , Company C : Commanded garrison at New Helvetica. Died in San Francisco in Sept. 1847 and his body was buried at North Beach cemetery. ii-697, v-675. Listed as Colonel ANDERSON at JSV-22.

#BURTON, Henry S. , Lieutenant Colonel; Regimental Staff : West Point graduate. For a time commander at Santa Barbara. Lieutenant , Company F, 3rd Artillery of which he took command as Captain upon mustering out of Regiment. He remained in California several years. Collector of customs at Montana in 1848-49. Promoted to Major in 1861. Promoted to Brevet Brigadier-General in 1865. Died in Rhode Island in 1869. His wife, who survived him with 2 children was Dona Amparo Ruiz of Lower California whose father and grandfather were prominent in the early annals of the peninsula and who has gained some literary and social distinction. ii-737, v-520. Listed as Henry S. BARTON at v-503. Listed as H. J. BURTON , Troop Commander, ship Susan Drew, West Point graduate at JSV-8 .

BURTON, James C. , Lieutenant ; Company E : ii-737, v-499

#BATCHELOR, Geo. , Drum-Major ; Regimental Staff : Died before 1882. ii-712

#BELT, Geo. G. , Quartermaster-Sergeant *(2); Regimental Staff : Alcalde at Stockton,1849 Became a rich trader and was murdered at Stockton by Wm. Dennis in 1869. ii-716, ii-724.

#BONNEYCASTLE, John C. , Lieutenant ; Adjutant Regimental Staff : Later Lieutenant of 4th US infantry in 1848-1861. At Louisville, Kentucky in 1882. Listed as Lieutenant BARNEYCASTLE; Acting. Adjutant, second in command of troops, on ship Susan Drew at JSV-8.

#BRACKETT, John Ely , Captain ; Company C : Lieutenant 2nd US Artillery. Commander of Sonoma garrison 1847-1848. Later a lawyer, being a member of the legislature 1849-1850. Major General in California militia. ii-727, v-609, v-610, v-667, v-669.

#BREWERTON, Geo. D. , Lieutenant ; Company C & K : Transferred to Company K. Went east in 1848 with Carson’s party to New Mexico. Later Lieutenant 1st US Infantry. Colonel in 1878. Living in New York in 1879. ii-730       

BRUEN, John H., ?, ?; Perhaps of New York Volunteers under another name. ii-733

BRUITER, ?, Lieutenant ; Company C : Listed at JSV-56.

#BUFFUM, Edward Gould , Lieutenant , Company B : Previously connected with the New York Herald. After his discharge went to the mines in 1848, and in 1849-1850 was a reporter in the Alta, serving also as secretary of various public meetings. Then he went east and published his Six Months in the Gold Mines, Philadelphia, 1850. Returning to California in 1853, he rejoined the Alta corps, acting at times as editor, notably during the time the vigilance committee of 1856. Went to Paris in 1857, where he wrote letters for the Alta and New York Herald and where he committed suicide in 1867 at the age of about 45. He was a man of good character and abilities. ii-735.

BUGFRY, ?, Corporal , Company D : At JSV-8

#CARNES, Henry S. , Lieutenant , Company F : Collector of the port of Santa Barbara in 1848. Later a member of the legislature, district judge, and post master at Santa Barbara where he lived in 1879. At San Buenventura in 1882. ii-742, v-575

CARNES, Thos. , ? , Company B : Drowned in Stockton, 1861. ii-742

CARPENTER, Chas. R. , ? , Company F : Died in Cuba, 1860. ii-742

CARR, Stephen, ? , Company A: Died in Stanislaus county 1849. ii-742

#CHIPMAN, Walter , Sergeant ; Company A: At Cedar Springs, Michigan, 1883. ii-759

CLARK, Daniel P. , ?; Company B : Owner of San Francisco lot. At San Diego from 1871 where he died in 1879. ii-760, v-690

CLARK, Francis C. , ?, Company D : Shot on Merced River 1853. ii-760

CLARK, Francis D. , ?, Company D : Native of New York. A miner in 1848-49, in 1849-1855 a trader, ferryman and justice of the peace in San Joaquin. New York City trader 1855-60. Major and military secretary in the war of 1861-65. Later a businessman of New York City. Secretary and one of the most active members of the New York Society of California Pioneers. Particularly interested himself in keeping awake memories of pioneer times by publication of rolls of surviving comrades of 1847, in 1871 and 1874, ii-760. Listed as F. CLARK at JSV-44.

CLARK, John N. , ?, Company I : Brother of Francis C. Miner and painter at Stockton 1871-1874. Died in Fresno county 1879. ii-761. Listed as J. N. CLARK at JSV-42.

CLAUSEN, Wm., musician, Co, D : ii-761

CLIFFORD, Cornelius, ?; Company B : Died at San Juan Bautista after 1850. ii-761

CONNELL, John , ? ; Company I : Died at sea between Oregon and California 1882. ii-763

#CONNELL, John , Sergeant ; Company G : Lot owner in San Francisco. ii-763, v-685

CONNELLY, Michael, ?; Company B : Resident of Stockton from 1849 to his death in 1857. ii-763

CONNELLY, Wm., ?; Company B : ii-763

CRAPO, Jas. I. , ? ; Company I : Listed at JSV-1.

#CROSBY, Edmund P. , Sergeant ; Company C : ii-772

CURREN, Edward, ?; Company A. : ii-773. Died in California in 1860. Extract from The San Andreas Independent, San Andreas, Calaveras County, CA, Saturday, 25 August 1860 : DIED -- on Six Mile Creek, between Angels and Vallecito, Edward CURRAN, a native of New York city, and formerly a member of Company A, First Regiment N.Y. Volunteers.

#CUTRELL, Wm. E. , Lieutenant , Company E : Went to the Sandwich Islands where he married and had several children. Returned to San Francisco where he died in 1868. ii-773

DAY, Edward, ?, Co ? : Perhaps of New York Volunteers under another name. ii-777

#DAY, John S. , Lieutenant ; Company H : Died in Chicago 1851. ii-777. Listed as 2nd Lieutenant DEY at JSV-8.

#DENNISTON, James G. , Sergeant ; Company B : Native of New Jersey. Twice member of the legislature from San Mateo. Died in San Francisco leaving a widow and 3 children. ii-779

#DIMMICK, Kimball H. , Captain ; Company K : Native of Connecticut. New York lawyer and militia officer. Judge of the superior tribunal and member of the constitutional convention. Election inspector at San Francisco in 1848. Alcalde of San Jose in 1849. Sacramento printer in 1850. Went east in 1851, but returned to Los Angeles where he was district attorney, justice of the peace, and county judge. He died in 1861, aged 50. ii-781, v-652, v-662.

EMERSON, John Calvin, ?; Company I : At Bath, New York in 1882. ii-790. Listed as J. C. EMERSON at JSV-42

#EVANS, Joseph, Sergeant ; Company I : 15 years in California. At Newark, New Jersey in 1884. A brother George at San Jose 1878. ii-795. Listed as 1st Corporal Joseph EVANS at JSV-8.

EVANS, Plummer B., ? ; Company I : At Hampton, Virginia in 1882. ii-795. Listed as 4th Sergeant P. B. EVENS ; Company I at JSV-8.

EVANS, Randolph, ? ; Company F : ii-795

#FOLSOM, Joseph L. , Captain ; Assistant Quartermaster ; Regimental Staff : Native of New Hampshire. West Point graduate in 1840 and later instructor at that institution. Came to California as Captain and Assistant Quartermaster of Volunteers. Chief of Quartermaster Department Station at San Francisco, and also collector of the port for a time in 1847-49. Invested all the money he could raise in town lots, which in a few years made him a rich man. On a trip east in 1849 he was smart and lucky enough to find the heirs to the Wm. A. Leidesdorf estate and buy of them for a song the immense Leidesdorf estate in San Francisco. He thus became one of the wealthiest men in California owning large estates in the country including the American River Rancho on which the town of Folsom bears his name, as does Folsom Street in San Francisco. His reputation is that of a most enterprising man of business, an honorable gentleman of superior education and refinement, somewhat formal and haughty in manner. He died in Mission San Jose in 1855 at the age of 38. iii-742, v-98, v-511, v-512, v-513, v-659, v-660, v-673

FOLSOM, Wm. H., ? ; Company H : In New York City 1882. iii-742

#FRISBIE, Eleazar , Sergeant ; Company H : Kept a store in Sonoma 1845-181850. Settled in Solano county and lived at Vallejo in 1882 with his wife Carrie E, Klink, and 7 children. A bother of John B. iii-750

#FRISBIE, John B. , Captain ; Company H : Native of New York. Born in 1823. A lawyer, politician, and militia officer in New York. After leaving the military service, he was a candidate for Lieutenant Governor in 1849. Married a daughter of General Vallejo and became a prominent businessman in the town of Vallejo. Interested in the building of railroads, president of a bank, and a man of considerable wealth . In 1860, sent the first cargo of wheat to Europe. a member of the legislature in 1867. Losing his fortune just before 1880, he moved with his family to Mexico where he still resides in 1885, being engaged in mining operations. A bother of Eleazar. iii-750, v-667. Listed as FRISBIE at JSV-8.

#GILBERT, Edward , Lieutenant ; Company H : New York printer. He made a census of San Francisco and wrote an article on the town published in the Star. Was a candidate for alcalde, and declined the collectorship, but seems to have acted as deputy for Collector Folsom. He took a prominent part from 1848 in public affairs. Was editor of the of the Alta from its beginning in January 1849. Was a member of the constitutional convention and in November 1849 was elected as the first congressman from California. One of his editorial articles drew out a letter which led him to challenge General Jas. W. Denver, by whom he was killed in a duel near Sacramento in 1852 at the age of 33. He was regarded as a man of unusual ability and promise. iii-756, v-575, v-647, v-652, v-656, v-659. Listed as 1st Lieutenant GILBERT at JSV-8.

#GRAMBIS, Frederic ; Chief Musician ; Regimental Staff : Died before 1882. iii-764

#GROW, Wm. , Sergeant ; Company H : At Yreka in 1878. At Deadwood, Dakota in 1883. iii-768

#HAIGHT, Sam. W. ; Sutler ; Regimental Staff : Often named in commercial records of 1847-1848, being interested at Benicia. Died at San Francisco in 1856. iii-773

#HARDIE, James A. ; Major ; Regimental Staff : Lieutenant 3rd Artillery USA. In command of the San Francisco garrison in 1847-1848. Owner of town lots. Brigadier-General in war of 1861-1865. Died at Washington in 1876. iii-775, v-513, v-515, v-574, v-649, v-659.

#HARRIS, Stephen, Quartermaster-Sergeant *(1); Regimental Staff : Arrived in California with wife and 2 daughters. Younger child was born during voyage from New York and christened Alta California in Rio de Janeiro with much ceremony. Older child died in San Francisco in August 1847. He obtained a lot in San Francisco in 1847 and the daughter obtained one in 1848. Candidate for council in 1847. Still in California in 1854. iii-776, v-512, v-650.

#HEWLETT, Palmer B. , Lieutenant , Company I : Later militia general. In Sonoma county in 1871-1882. iii-782.
Listed as 2nd Lieutenant P. B. HEWLETT at JSV-8 and as Lieutenant HULETT at JSV-34.

HILL, C.. ? ; ? : Listed at JSV-50

HILL, John E., ? ; Company D : Died in Pendleton, Oregon in 1882. iii-785, v-499

HILL, Thos. J., ? ; Company A : At San Francisco from 1871-1882. iii-785, v-499

HILTON, Benj., ? ; Company D : Died in Montana in 1847. iii-785, v-499.

#HIPWOOD, Thomas , Sergeant ; Company F : Killed in Lower California in 1848. iii-786

#HOLLINGSWORTH, John McHenry , Lieutenant ; Company I & G. Member of constitutional convention 1849. At Georgetown DC in 1874-1882. iii-787. Listed as Brevet 2nd Lieutenant H. McHenry HOLLINGSWORTH; Company I at JSV-8.

#HOUGHTON, Sherman O. , Sergeant ; Company A : Native of New York. Prominent lawyer in Santa Clara county. Mayor of San Jose, county recorder, member of Congress 1871-1875. First wife was Mary M. Donner who died in 1860 leaving one daughter, Mary M. second wife was Eliza P. Donner, who still lived in 1885 with 7 children, Eliza P., Sherman O., Clara H., Chas D., Francis J., Stanley W., and Herbert S. (died 1876). iii-788

HOYT, Daniel C., ? ; Company K. : iii-788

#HUBBARD, Geo. C. , Lieutenant , Company K : Printer. Member of legislature 1849. Died in Illinois before 1860. iii-788

HUCHAS, Henry, Musician ; ? : iii-788

#HUDDART, John M. , Lieutenant , Company F : Died in Sandwich Islands before 1860. iii-788

HUDSON, Benj., , ? ; Company K. : iii-788

#IRWIN, Edward , Sergeant ; Company A : In the mines in 1848-1850. After a year or two in Nicaragua, a resident of Sierra county where he was sheriff 1855-1859. Lived 3 years in Napa and went to Nevada in 1863, serving as sheriff of Nye and White Pine counties. In 1870 he returned to California and settled in Lake county where he still lived at Middleton in 1883. iv-690

IRWIN, Wm. , ? ; ? : Doubtful member of New York Volunteers. At San Francisco in 1874. iv-690

#JACKSON, Geo. , Sergeant ; Company G : iv-690

#JOHNSON, Wm. , Sergeant ; Company C : Owner of San Francisco lot. iv-694

JOHNSON, Wm. S., ? ; Company D : Later a prominent citizen of Monterey county holding several county offices. Claimant for El Pleito. Cashier for the Salinas City Bank in 1882. He was said to have lived at Stockton in 1848-1849 and 1875. iv-655, iv-694

KELLEY, Philip, Private, ? : Listed at JSV-8

#KETCHUM, Thomas E. , Lieutenant , Company B : Leaving New York with recruits after the departure of the Regiment. Captain California Volunteers in the war of 1861-1865 and Brig. General of militia. A resident of Stockton from 1871-1882. iv-699, v-511

#LEAVENWORTH, Thaddeus M., Chaplain ; Company F : Native of Connecticut, physician and Episcopal clergyman, who came as chaplain of New York Volunteers. He took some part in matters pertaining to church and schools, and was alcalde of san francisco in 1847-1849. He was also owner of town lots, and a street in the city bears his name. His official acts have been severely criticised, but I (Bancroft) can find no data for a just estimate of his character. In 1850 he went to Sonoma county, where he was claimant for a part of Agua Caliente ranchcho where he still lived in 1882. iii-711, iv-709, v-648, v-649, v-650, v-651, v-652, v-657.

LEE, Cornelius R. V. , ? : Company F : President of the Regulators in San Francisco. Died in Santa Barbara in 1863. iv-710

LEE, ?, ? : Company F. Listed at JSV-57 as deserter, murdered by California indians.

#LEMON, Geo. F. , Lieutenant , Company A : San Francisco assessor in 1851. Lieutenant Colonel New York Volunteers in war of the rebellion. Killed in battle 1862. iv-712

#LIPPITT, Francis J. , Captain ; Company F : Native of Rhode Island. Commander of garrison at Santa Barbara. Owner of a town lot. Lawyer in San Francisco 1848 to 1852 or later. Member of constitutional convention of 1849. Colonel of 1st California cavalry in war of 1861-1865. At Providence RI in 1871, Boston in 1874 and Washington DC in 1882. iv-715, v-514, v-584, v-631, v-685, v-686.

#LOGAN, Joseph B. , Sergeant ; Company I : Died at Springfield, Tuolumne county 1857. iv-717

LOOKER, Wm. , ?, ? : Listed at JSV-42

#LOW, James C. , Quartermaster-Sergeant *(3); Regimental Staff : Acting Orderly Sergeant Discharged for physical disability September. Owner of San Francisco lots. At San Francisco 1854. Died at San Rafael before 1882. iv-719

LOWERY, Anthony W. , ? ; Company E. : At San Francisco 1874-1878. iv-719

LYNCH, Ferdindand, ? ; Company C. : iv-720

LYNCH, James, ? ; Company F. : Native of Pennsylvania. Of Irish parentage. On rancho at Pleito, San Luis Obispo 1871-1874. At Jolon, Monterey county 1882. Quigley tells some very absurd stories about him. iv-720

LYNCH, Joseph Peter, Corporal ; Company G. : One of the murderers of the Reed family at San Miguel. Executed in Santa Barbara in 1848. iv-720, v-632, v-640

LYNCH, Patrick, ? ; Company B. : At San Francisco from 1871-1872. iv-721

#LYONS, Aaron , Sergeant ; Company D : Sheriff of Monterey county. Died in 1865. iv-721. Listed as Corporal LYONS at JSV-8.

#MAGEE, Henry, Lieutenant ; Company I : At San Diego 1871-1879. iv-727. Listed as 1st Lieutenant H. MAGEE at JSV-8.

#MAPES, Geo. W. , ? ; Company I : iv-729. Listed at JSV-1.

MAPES, Jas A. , ? ; Company I : Listed at JSV-1

#MAPES, Walker B., ? ; Company I : iv-729. Listed as 3rd Corporal W. B. MAPES at JSV-1.

MAPLE, John, ? ; Company H. : iv-729. Listed at JSV-46.

#MARCY, Wm. G., Captain ; Commissary ; Regimental Staff and MARCY, Wm. G., AAQM, US Army. Commissary for Volunteers : A son of the Secretary of State at Washington. Went to the mines with Colton in 1848. Secretary of the constitutional convention 1849. Member of the legislature 1855. Paymaster in the Navy from 1861. At Washington 1871-1874. Living in Alameda 1882. iv-729, v-511. Listed at JSV-30.

#MATSELL, Henry C. , Lieutenant , Company B : Trader at San Diego. In Kansas 1871-1879. iv-734

#MCDONALD, Alex. C. , Sergeant-Major ; Regimental Staff : At Sonoma to 1859 and later on a rancho known as McDonald Station, between Cloverdale and Ukiah, where he died in 1880 at the age of 65, leaving a widow, of the pioneer Smith family. iv-722

MCDONALD, Chas., ? , ?. : Perhaps a volunteer under another name. iv-722

MCDONALD, Wm., ? , Company G. : iv-722

MCDONOUGH, Joseph, ? ; Company A : Captain in Meagher’s Brigade in war of 1861-1865. At San Francisco 1882. iv-723

MCDONOUGH, Nicholas, ? ; Company A : In Lower California1871-1874. Killed in La Paz. iv-723

MCMANUS, James, ? ; Company E. : Died at San Francisco in 1852. iv-726. Listed as Lance Orderly MCMANUS ; Regimental Staff at JSV-8.

#MOREHEAD, Joseph C. , Lieutenant ; Company D : Native of Kentucky. Representative of San Joaquin in 1st California legislature 1849-181850. Died before 1882. iv-745. Listed as Lieutenant MOREHEAD ; Company D at JSV-8.

MORRISON, Ludlam , ?, ; Company E. : iv-746.

#MORRISON, Roderick M. , Lieutenant ; Company K : Killed near Stockton in 1849. iv-746.

MORSE, Henry , ?, ; Company A : Died at San Joaquin in 1849. iv-746.

MORTON, Freeman , ? ; Company A : Died at Stockton about 1850. iv-746. Listed at JSV-1.

#MORTON, Henry S. , Sergeant ; Company E : Died at Stockton in 1855. iv-746.

#MULVEY, James , Sergeant ; Company F : Died at San Francisco in 1865. iv-748       

MURPHY, Darwin , ? ; Company I : Listed at JSV-1

MURRAY, Robert , Assistant Surgeon ; Regimental Staff : At San Francisco 1871-1874. Assistant Surgeon-General in New York in 1882. iv-750, v-511. Listed as Murry at JSV-30       

NAGLE, Ferdinand, ? ; Company C : iv-751

#NAGLEE, Henry Morris , Captain ; Company D. : Native of PA. West Point graduate. Lieutenant 5th US Infantry. After being mustered out he became a banker in San Francisco. In the war of 1861-1865 served as a Lieutenant Colonel of the regular army, and a Brig General of volunteers. He returned to California and settled at San Jose, where he was well known down 1895 as a man of wealth and a manufacturer of brandy. His wife was a daughter of Major Ringold, USA. iv-751, v-563, v-666, v-672. As NAGLEE, Henry M. , Captain ; Company D at v-503. Listed as NAGLE at JSV-8       

NORRIS, David , Corporal ; Company C : Native of New York. Printer and amateur actor. For many years foreman for the San Francisco Bulletin. From 1877 at Centreville, Alameda county where he died in 1884 at the age of 61. iv-755.

NORRIS, Jacob W. , Corporal ; Company D : At Newark, New Jersey from 1874-1882 as police sergeant. iv-755.

#NORRIS, John S. , Lieutenant ; Company K : Judge of election 1848. Died in Central America 1856. iv-755, v-652.

O’CONNELL, Anthony F. ? ; Company H : Died in San Francisco 1866 at age 48 leaving a widow and two children. He had been for many years a drayman and known in later years as O’Conner. iv-756       
O’CONNELL, John ? ; Company ? : Accredited to New York Volunteers but not on the roll. Tarred and feathered in Monterey. Drowned on the way to Oregon. iv-757.

O’NEILL, John M. , Sergeant ; Company C. iv-757

#O’NEILL, John M. , Sergeant ; Company E : Native of New York. Major of cavalry in war of 1861-1865, being stationed 4 years in UT. Customhouse officer at San Francisco from 1867-1883. Died in Monterey in 1885. iv-757.
PALMER, Thos. , ? ; Company I : Listed as died en route to California on 7 Jan at JSV-36.       

PARKER, Edward , ? ; Company E : iv-767.

PARKER, Lewis , ? ; Company E : Died before 1882. iv-767.

#PARKER, Wm. C. ; Assistant Surgeon ; Regimental Staff : Owner of San Francisco lots. Surgeon of the San Francisco Guards 1849. Also engaged in trade and named by Colton as owner of New York of the Pacific in 1849. Lived in San Francisco to 1876 and in Oakland until 1882 or later. iv-767, v-511, v-513, v-654

PATTERSON, John Alex. , ? ; Company D : In the mines in 1848 and later kept a saloon at San Francisco. Accountant to Swan. Treasure of the Regulators 1849. Elected to the Constitutional Convention and the Legislature. In San Jose in 1850 and Swan says he died about this time. iv-768. Listed as 3rd Sergeant PATTERSON; Company D at JSV-8.

PAYNE, ? , ? ; Company I : Listed at JSV-1

PAYSON, Sam, ? ; Company B : iv-769

#PENDLETON, Geo. A. , Lieutenant , Company D : In Tuolumne county from 1849-1854. Died in 1871 at San Diego where he had been county clerk for 14 years. iv-772. Listed at JSV-8.

#PENROSE, Geo. F. , Lieutenant , Company A : Also Quartermaster. Died in Monterey after 1850. v-511

PERKINS, Chas., ? ; Company E : iv -774

#PER LEE, Theron R., Lieutenant , Company C & K : A lawyer in San Francisco and president of the guards in 1848. Justice of the peace and editor of the Placer Times in 1849. At New York in 1879-80, and Baltimore in 1883. iv-774

PERRIN, James, ? ; Company I : iv-774. Listed as Jas. PERINE at JSV-1

#PERRY, Alex. ; Surgeon ; Regimental Staff : Owner of San Francisco lots in 1848. At New York City from 1874-1882. iv-774, v-511, v-543

PERRY, Moses W. , ? ; Company A : At Los Angeles from 1871-1876. At Tucson, Arizona in 1882. iv-774

PFEIFFER, Max W. , ? ; Company G : iv-775.

PFEISTER, Adolph , ? ; Company K & G :        Native of Germany. Born 1821. Settled at San Jose where he was mayor in 1875 and still lived in 1882. iv-775.

#PULIS, John C. , Sergeant ; Company F : Owner of San Francisco lots. Died at San Francisco in 1850. iv-785.

#QUEEN, James , Sergeant ; Company F : In charge of Brannan’s store at Mormon Island in 1848. Died at Napa in 1879. iv-785.

RAUSCH, Nicholas J. , ? ; Company K : Owner of San Francisco lot. Later a prominent German citizen of San Francisco where he died in 1863. v-688

RICHARDSON, Artemas , ?; Company B :        County surveyor in Tuolumne county. Died at Sonora in 1854. v-694.

#RICHARDSON, Charles , Sergeant ; Company B : Died at sea in 1855. v-694.

#RIPER, Abraham van , Sergeant ; Company E : v-694.

#ROACH, Thomas J. , Lieutenant , Company C : Deputy collector of the port of San Francisco, where he engaged in trade after a tour in the mines. Settled in Trinity Bay in 1850. In 1852, t the age of 28, while county judge elect of Klamath county, he drowned while trying to cross a mountain stream. His brother, Phillip H., was a well known citizen and official of San Francisco. v-511, v-697

#ROACH, Wm. , Sergeant ; Company D : Sheriff of Monterey county for several terms. In September 1866 his body was found in a well in Watsonville. v-697

ROANE, Archibald, ? ; Company F : Died at Georgetown DC in 1879. v-697.

ROANE, John, Musician; Company ? : v-697

ROBB, James B. , ?; Company D : v-697

#ROBINSON, Geo. , Sergeant ; Company C & G : v-699       

ROBINSON, Wm. D. , ? ; Company D : Owner of a San Francisco lot. Watchman at Monterey in 1848 and still at Monterey from 1872-1882. v-699       

SCHILLER, Ed. ,? ; Company A : Died in Texas in 1881. v-713

SCHILLER, Ernest ,? ; Company A : v-713

SCHLOTTOUR, Karl ,? ; Company F : Baker at San Francisco in 1848. At Rough and Ready in 1882. v-683, v-713.

#SCHOOLCRAFT, Henry A. , Sergeant ; Company H : Sutter’s agent, recorder, and alcalde in Sacramento from 1848-1849. Went east and when returning with appointment as collector at Sacramento, died at sea near Acapulco in 1853. v-713

SEARLE, P. , 4th Corporal ; Company I : Listed at JSV-8

SEARLES, Geo. , ? ; Company D : v-714

#SELLERS, Jackson , Sergeant ; Company K : v-715

#SHANNON, Wm. E. , Captain ; Company I : In command at San Diego, being also a collector from 1847-1848. A trader for Coloma firm Shannon & Cady, alcalde, member of Constitutional Convention and district judge in 1849. After December 1849 a lawyer in Sacramento where he died of cholera in 1850. v-514, v-617, v-619, v-717. Listed as Commander of Company I at JSV-1.

SHARP, Matthew W. or A., ? ; Company I : At San Diego in 1848. Died near Coloma in 1850. v-717. Listed as        SHARP, M. A.., 2nd Sergeant ; Company I at JSV-8.

#SHERWOOD, Jeremiah , Lieutenant ; Company F & G : Clerk for Brannan’s & Company at Sacramento in 1848-1849. Member of New York Legislature. Died at New York City in 1883. v-517, v-719.
SHIRLAND, E. D., ? ; Company G : Native of New York. Settler in Placer county from 1850. Captain in war of 1861-1865. Sacramento county clerk and recorder from 1861-1865. At Auburn in 1882. v-719. Listed as 2nd Corporal E. B. SHIRLAND; Company I at JSV-8.
SHISYLIND, Gustaff, Musician, Company G : v-719

SMITH, Chas. F., ? ; Company I. Died before 1882. v-722. Listed as C. F. SMITH at JSV-42.

SMITH, Elijah M. , ? ; Company I : At Aurora, Mono county in 1882. v-722. Listed as 3rd Sergeant E. M. SMITH at JSV-8.

#SMITH, Wm. H. , Lieutenant , Company I & G : Owner of San Francisco lot. Still in San Francisco in 1852. At Tuolumne county in 1874. v-725.                     

#STEELE, Seymour G. , Captain ; Company A : At San Diego in 1872. At Humboldt county in 1874. v-733. Listed as wife being seduced by Lieutenant Williams at JSV-18.

#STEVENSON, Johnathan D. ; Colonel ; Regimental Staff : Native of New York. Democratic politician and militia officer. Came to California as Colonel in command of the regiment of New York Volunteers. (More information in Bancroft). v       -415, v-439, v-449, v-450, v-489, v-490, v-497, v-565, v-584, v-588, v-589, v-625, v-631, v-632, v-734.

#STEVENSON, Matthew R. , Captain ; Company G (son of Colonel) : Son of Colonel. Died at Sackett Harbor New York in 1863. v-734.

#TAYLOR, Nelson , Captain ; Company E : Native of Connecticut. Dentist. After a brief experience in the mines, settled at Stockton as a trader. Also ran a ferry on the Stanislaus River. Member of 1st California State Legislature. Trustee of insane asylum from 1850. San Joaquin county sheriff from 1854. Went to New York in 1856 and became a lawyer. Brigidier General in war of 1861-1865. Member of US Congress in 1865. Resident of Norwalk Connecticut from 1871-1885. v-511, v-744.

#TAYLOR, Walter , Sergeant ; Company G : v-744.

#THEALL, Hiram W. , Lieutenant , Company D : Early settler of Sonora. Died at White Pine, Nevada before 1882, probably 1869. v-744. Listed at JSV-8.

#TRAVERS, Wm. B. , Sergeant ; Company G : Killed by a Los Angeles explosion. v-625, v-751.

#TREMMELS, Wm. R. , Lieutenant ; Company C (not in California) : Died on voyage to California. v-513, v-751. Listed as        Acting Adjutant Lieutenant TREMBLES ; Company I who lost his life enroute to California attempting to save 2 individuals who fell overboard off the Loo Choo at JSV-38.

TURNER, David , ? ; Company D : v-499, v-752. Listed as Orderly Sergeant TURNER at JSV-8.

#TURNER, James M. , Captain ; Company B : Did not go to California. v-540, v-752.

TURNER, Loammi , ? ; Company B : v-752.

TUTTLE, Luther T. , Sergeant ; Company D : v-752.

VAIL. James M. , ? ,; Company I : Killed by indians at El Dorado county in 1848. v-753. Listed as Jas. VAIL at JSV-1.

#VERMEULE, Thomas L. , Lieutenant , Company E : Native of New Jersey. Member of California Constitutional Convention in 1849. Lawyer, politician, and writer for the newspapers. Died in San Jose before 1867. v-511, v-762       

#VEVIS, Joseph ; Chief Musician ; Regimental Staff : Died before 1882. v-762.

#VINCENT, Joshua S. , Sergeant ; Company I : At Linn Creek Missouri in 1882. v-763. Listed as Orderly Sergeant J. S. VINCENT at JSV-8.

#WADSWORTH, James C. L. ; Clerk ; Regimental Staff : Came from New York the Whiton. Became sutler’s clerk of Volunteers. Alcalde at Stockton in 1849. Well known mining man and resident of San Francisco in later years to 1885. v-765.

WARBECK, Henry K., ?; Company I : Died in San Francisco after 1850. v-766. Listed as H. R. WARBECK at JSV-35.

WARD, Andrew J. , ?, Co, I : A physician at Sutter’s Fort from 1847-1848. At Madison Wisconsin in 1882. v-766. Listed as A. I. WARD at JSV-42

#WEIRICK, Wm. H. or W. , Lieutenant , Company F & G : v-771
#WILLIAMS, Edward , Lieutenant , Company E :        Resident of Oakland in 1882. v-775. Listed as WILLIAMS at JSV-17.

#WILSON, Henry J. , Sergeant ; Company D : v-777. Listed as        2nd Sergeant WILSON at JSV-8.

#WILT, John , Sergeant ; Company B : Died before 1882. v-778.

#WINNIE, James , Sergeant ; Company H : Sergeant of San Jose Guard in 1848. Died before 1882. v-778. Listed as WINNE, James , Sergeant ; Company H at v-503. Listed as Orderly Sergeant WINREY at JSV-8.

WINNIE, Wm. , ? ; Company E : Carpenter and miner in Calaveras county from 1848-1856. At Portland Oregon to 1874. At Oakland California to 1885. v-778.

WISNER, I. S. , ? ; Company I : Listed at JSV-1

WISSELL, Fred, ? ; Company H : v-779

WITTAM, Isaac, ? ; Company I : v-779

YOUNG, Alpheus, ? ; Company D : At San Francisco in 1882. v-782.

#YOUNG, Charles B. , Lieutenant , Company A : v-782.

YOUNG, Charles D. , Musician , Company ? : v-782.

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