TWELFTH MINNESOTA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY



Field and Staff


Colonel

BOBLETER, JOSEPH: age 52; b Austria; res New Ulm; enrd Apr 29 1898 New Ulm; m i May 4 Camp Ramsey; assmd comd 1st Brig 3d Div 1st A C May 19; assmd comd 3d Div May 21; resmd comd of regt June 21; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.


Lieutenant Colonel

McCOY, FRANK B.: age 46; b Georgia; res St Paul; capt 2d U S Inf; enrd as It col 12th Minn Vol Inf Apr 29 1898 St Paul; m i May 5 Camp Ramsey; in comd of regt May 19 to June 21; a w 1 10 da from July 14; temp detd at hdqrs Camp Thomas Sept 1; retd to regt Sept 10; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.


Majors

MEAD, GEORGE W.: age 50; b Ohio; res Mankato; enrd Apr 29 1898 Mankato; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; detd for duty at Camp Mueller Oct 7 to 21; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
WHITNEY, GEORGE S.: age 39; b Wis; res Faribault; enrd Apr 29 1898 Faribault; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; s in q Aug 15 to Sept 10; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
WRIGHT, ARTHUR W.: age 36; b Ohio; res Austin; enrd Apr 29 1898 Austin; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; s in q June 30 to July 4; grtd 10 da s 1 from July 4; extd 20 da July 14; furth extd 1 mo; detd for duty at Camp Mueller Sept 22 to Oct 6; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.


Surgeon

CLARK, THOMAS C, major: age 45; b Mass; res Stillwater; enrd Apr 29 1898 Stillwater; m i May 4 Camp Ramsey; detd as surg in charge 3d Div Hosp June 20; grtd 10 da leave; s at home from Sept 11; retd to regt per ord Sept 10; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.


Assistant Surgeons

CAINE, WILLIAM H., captain: age 44; b Ohio; res Minneapolis; enrd Apr 29 1898 Minneapolis; m i May 4 Camp Ramsey; detd for duty in Med Dept 1st A C June 10; mo Nov 5 New Ulm.
ROWE, WILLIAM H., first lieutenant: age 39; b Wis; res St James; enrd Apr 29 1898 St James; m i May 4 Camp Ramsey; detd to 3d Div Hosp Aug 19; retd to regt per ord Sept 11; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.


Chaplain

CLEMAN S, EZRA C., captain: age 37; b Faribault; res Minneapolis; enrd Apr 29 1898 Minneapolis; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; grtd 10 da s 1 from July 28; leave extd 10 da; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.


Regimental Adjutants

EVERETT, ROY A., first lieutenant: age 25; b Martin Co; res Fairmont; enrd as 1st It and bat adjt Apr 29 1898 Fairmont; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; grtd 10 da s 1 from Aug 11; apptd regtl adjt Aug 28; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
VOGEL, LOUIS G., captain: age 32; b New Ulm; res New Ulm; enrd Apr 29 1898 New Ulm; m i May 5 Camp Ramsey; resgnd and m o Aug 21 Camp Hamilton Ky. Battalion Adjutants
BULLIS, HARRY L., first lieutenant: age 31; b Freeborn; res Winnebago City; enrd Apr 29 1898 Winnebago City; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; detd as asst c q m 3d Div 1st A C May 21; retd to regt June 28; detd as a d c at hdqrs 1st Brig 3d Div July 15; retd to regt Oct 22; m o Nov 5 New Ulm. -
KOCH, ALBERT F., first lieutenant: age 23; b New Ulm; res New Ulm; enrd as regtl sgt-maj Apr 29 1898 New Ulm; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; prom 1st It July 19 and assnd as adjt 2d Bat; grtd 7 da s 1 from July 26; grtd 30 da s 1 from Aug 22; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
SMITH, PERRIN L., first lieutenant: age 28; b 111; res Winona; enrd Apr 29 1898 Minneapolis; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; prom capt July 19 and assnd to comd of Co H.


Quartermaster

LIND, JOHN, first lieutenant: age 44; b Sweden; res New Ulm; enrd Apr 29 1898 New Ulm; m i May 5 Camp Ramsey (by special authority of Secy of War account of loss of left forearm) ; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.


Sergeant Major

BOBLETER, EDWARD J.: age 24; b New Ulm; res New Ulm; enrd as q m sgt Co A Apr 29 1898 New Ulm; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; prom sgt-maj July 22; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.


Battalion Sergeants Major

CADY, GEORGE R: age 20; b N Y; res Spring Valley; enrd as sgt Co F Apr 29 1898 Spring Valley; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; prom bat sgt-maj July 22; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
SHEPPARD, FRED J.: age 33; b N Y; res Winona; enrd Apr 29 1898 Wino-na; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
STRAUB, FRED: age 29; b Faribault; res Faribault; enrd Apr 29 1898 Faribault ; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; disch Oct 1 to accept appt as 2d It Co H.
THAYER, BURDETTE C: age 20; b Spring Valley; res Spring Valley; enrd Apr 29 1898 Spring Valley; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; disch July 20 to accept appt as 2d It Co F.


Quartermaster Sergeant

LeMAY, ABRAHAM D.: age 29; b Mendota; res Mendota; enrd Apr 29 1898 Mendota; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; s June 30 to July 3; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.


Hospital Stewards

GUNZ, ABE N.: age 20; b Austin; res Austin; enrd Apr 29 1898 Minneapolis; mi May 7 Camp Ramsey; detd to Hosp Corps USA June 15; retd to regt per ord Sept 11; detd for duty at Camp Mueller Oct 2 to 11; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
KENDALL, WALTER J.: age 24; b Washington Co; res Windom; enrd Apr 29 1898 Minneapolis; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; detd to Hosp Corps USA June 15; retd to regt per ord Sept 11; detd for duty at Camp Mueller Oct 12 to 21; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
WILSON, TONY K.: age 28; b St Paul; res Minneapolis; enrd Apr 29 1898 Minneapolis; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; grtd 10 da s f Aug 18; detd for duty at Camp Mueller from Sept 22 to Oct 1; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.


Chief Musician

SAFRANEK, JOHN: age 45; b Bohemia ; res St Paul; enrd Apr 29 1898 St Paul; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.


Principal Musicians

BOOCK, ALBERT P.: age 20; b New Ulm; res New Ulm; enrd as mus Co A Apr 29 1898 New Ulm; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; assnd as c trump May 22; assnd to n c s as prin mus June 7; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
THOMSON, HUGH J.: age 34; b Canada; res Minneapolis; enrd Apr 29 1898 Minneapolis; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.


Band

Privates

*BEJCEK, FRED: age 19; b Austria; res Austin; enrd as pvt Co I Apr 29 1898 Albert Lea; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; in hosp Aug 4 to 11; died typhoid fever Aug 11 Camp Thomas; buried in National Cemetery Chattanooga Tenn.
BLOOMER, LEO C: age 24; b Stewartville; res Stewartville; enrd in Co F May 1 1898 St Paul; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
GRAND ALL, WILLIAM R.: age 25; b Madelia; res Austin; enrd as mus Co G Apr 29 1898 Austin; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; in hosp Aug 13 to Sept 1; f urld Sept 2 to Oct 1; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
CROWN, JOHN H.: age 24; b Germany; res Fairmont; enrd in Co D Apr 29 1898 Fairmont; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
GARRISON. CHARLES W.: age 24; b la; res Waseca; enrd in Co E Apr 29 1898 St Paul; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
GONNIEA, LESTER A;: age 22; b la; res Winona; enrd in Co A Apr 29 1898 New Ulm; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; in hosp May 11 to 25; tr to band May 23; on furl May 25 to June 14; in hosp Aug 21 to 24; furld 30 da from Aug 25; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
HELLE, HERMAN: age 20; b Germany; res Springfield; enrd in Co A Apr 29 1898 New Ulm; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; in hosp July 17 to Aug 16; furld 30 da from Aug 17; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
HERMAN, GUY M.: res Minneapolis; enrd and m i Co G June 15 1898 Camp Thomas; assnd to band June 15; apptd sgt in Co G and detd to band Aug 24; red to ranks Sept 20; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
KOBS, SAMUEL H.: age 23; b Blue Earth; res Blue Earth City; enrd in Co B Apr 29 1898 Faribault; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
KRAMER, FREDERICK W.: age 22; b Germany; res Welcome; enrd in Co D Apr 29 1898 Fairmont; m i May 7 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; in hosp Aug 13 to Sept 7; furld 30 da from Sept 8; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
LOCHNER, FELIX E.: age 23; b England; res St James; enrd as mus Co H Apr 29 1898 St James; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
LOWRY, SAMUEL R: age 29; b la; res Austin; enrd in Co H Apr 29 1898 St James; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; in hosp June 20 to July 2; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
MALONEY, VINCENT A.: age 25; b Waseca; res Waseca; enrd in Co L Apr 29 1898 St Paul; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
PIERCE, ORRIN M.: age 22; b 111; res Winona; enrd in Co C Apr 29 1898 Winona; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
RHEUTAN, HENRY G.: res Winona; enrd and m i June 15 1898 Camp Thomas; assnd to band June 16; in hosp Sept 7; furld 30 da from Sept 8; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
SEHA, ANTHONY P.: age 23; b Janesville; res Faribault; enrd in Co B Apr 29 1898 Faribault; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
SHAW, HARRY V.: age 25; b Long Prairie; res Minneapolis; enrd in Co H Apr 29 1898 St James; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
STEARNS, EDDIE W.: res New Rich-land ; enrd May 6 1898 Camp Ramsey; m i June 15 Camp Thomas; assnd to band June 16; in hosp July 5 to 29; grtd 7 da furl from July 29; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
SUTHERLAND, NORMAN C.: age 23; b Austin; res Austin; enrd in Co G Apr 29 1898 Austin; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; in hosp July 17 to Aug 6; furld 30 da from Aug 7; furl extd 15 da; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
WOLFORD, BEN: age 26; b Fillmore Co; res Winnebago; enrd in Co M Apr 29 18S8 Blue Earth City; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.
WOODWARD, CLARENCE E.: age 20; b Austin; res Austin; enrd as mus Co G Apr 29 1898 Austin; m i May 6 Camp Ramsey; tr to band May 23; in hosp July 17 to 31; m o Nov 5 New Ulm.






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