44th Illinois Infantry

The 44th Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Ill. on August 18, 1861. Due to the number of Michigan men who enlisted, they were segregated into 2 companies, lettered "B" and "H". They remained with the regiment for the entire war operating in the Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee and Georgia.

Company B
 

OFFICERS

RANK NAME HOME AGE
Captain Barrett, Wallace W. Coldwater n/a
1st. Lieutenant Hine, Lemon G. Coldwater 28
2nd Lieutenant Andrews, Samuel N. Coldwater n/a

Company H
 
OFFICERS
 
RANK NAME HOME AGE
Captain Barrett, James H. Kalamazoo 25
1st. Lieutenant Dake, Charles T. Kalamazoo n/a
2nd Lieutenant Ransom, James S. Kalamazoo 25

ENLISTED MEN

NAME CO. HOME AGE
Adams, Charles

H
Kalamazoo 22
Adams, Courtland S.

B
Quincy 30
Allen, James M.

H
Kalamazoo 18
Allen, John

H
Kalamazoo 25
Andrews, George B.

H
Lawrence 23
Androus, Samuel N.

C
Coldwater 21
Babcock, Isaac

H
Kalamazoo 25
Backus, Francis P.

H
Kalamazoo 22
Barrett, Algernon S.

H
Pine Grove 42
Bates, Charles W.

H
Allegan 20
Beebe,Abraham W.

I
Richland 18
Beebe, George

H
Kalamazoo 16
Bennett, Henry W.

B
Coldwater 22
Bennett, John A.

H
Columbia 23
Benton, Edwin H.

B
Coldwater 19
Benton, Sylvester

H
Antwerp 22
Bidwell, Joel S.

B
Muir 44
Billingsley, Josiah

B
Coldwater 24
Bingham, Oliver B.

H
Cooper 23
Blackmer, William H.

B
Coldwater 21
Bliss, John

H
South Haven 24
Bordine, Benjamin M.

B
Coldwater 36
Boughtin, William N.

B
Mendon 24
Bowman, George

H
Kalamazoo 29
Brodbeck, Phillip

D
St. Johns n/a
Brooks, Ira W.

B
Coldwater 22
Brown, Colman C.

B
Batavia 35
Brown, Jonas G.

C
Coldwater 43
Bushman, Theodore

H
Kalamazoo 28
Capell, Miron C.

H
Kalamazoo 26
Cavanaugh, Patrick

B
Coldwater 26
Cave, Thomas H.

B
Coldwater 22
Cavenaugh, Robert

H
Almont 27
Champion, Norton R.

B
Coldwater 24
Chase, William H.

H
Pavilion 19
Church, Abram

H
Columbia n/a
Clark, George W.

H
Leroy 20
Clark, Lucius L.

B
Branch Co. 22
Coates, William

H
Prairie Ronde 22
Cobb, Edward L.

B
Colwater 22
Coleman, F. N.

D
Morenci n/a
Conklin, Jacob E.

B
Coldwater 20
Conkright, Edwin

H
Prairie Ronde 19
Conrad, James M.

H
Gun Plains 21
Corbyn, Frank

H
Schoolcraft 25
Corey, Albert

H
Galesburg 18
Covey, Israel P.

B
Batavis 23
Craft, Chester

B
Coldwater 22
Cranmer, William H.

H
Kalamazoo 20
Cutler, Henry C.

H
Pine Grove 26
Daniels, Llewlyn S.

B
Ovid 20
Darrin, Byron

B
Coldwater 21
Darrin, Martin

C
Coldwater 24
De Clute, Daniel E.

B
Coldwater 18
Delano, Lafayette

D
Kalamazoo n/a
Depue, Henry F.

B
Noble 28
Doyle, Edward

H
Yankee Springs 23
Drake, Charles S.

D
Morenei n/a
Dubendorf, John C.

B
Coldwater 20
Dunham, Van

B
Coldwater 19
Earl, Peter B.

H
Gun Plains 22
Ehle, Benjamin W.

H
Kalamazoo 21
Eily, Ely

H
Pavilion 37
Evers, Alonzo L.

H
Prairieville 25
Facey, Henry J.

B
Marshall 21
Ferney, Julius

B
Plainfield 26
Filkins, Benjamin F.

H
Galesburg 25
Filkins, Jeremiah

H
Galesburg 21
Fletcher, Sidney S.

H
Kalamazoo 18
Frost, Nathan

D
Woodstock n/a
Galligan, John

H
Galesburg 19
Garver, Martin

H
Lawton 28
Gaut, George

C
Hastings n/a
Gibbs, Albert S.

B
Coldwater 19
Goodrich, Byron Q.

B
Coldwater 20
Gould, Daniel

H
Wakeshma 19
Graham, Wells

H
Pine Grove 27
Gatehouse, John H.

B
Bethel n/a
Hamilton, Arthur

H
Yankee Springs 19
Harris, Ira Knight

H
Pine Grove 25
Harris, James H.

H
Waverly 19
Harris, James W.

H
Hamilton 19
Hause, Henry W.

D
Seneca n/a
Haymaker, William

B
Union 21
House, William J.

C
Coldwater 32
Hoben, Thomas H.

B
Coldwater 19
Hogle, Marshall

H
Sandstone 21
Hopkins, William H.

H
Kalamazoo 26
Horton, Daniel E.

B
Bethel 19
Hubbard, Julius

B
Coldwater 19
Huggitt, William

H
Kalamazoo 19
Hughs, James M.

B
Coldwater 21
Hunt, Jacob

H
Climax 42
Hurley, Nelson

B
Coldwater 18
Ives, Edward

B
Coldwater 29
Jelly, Edward

H
Kalamazoo n/a
Jickling, William F.

H
Kalamazoo 28
Johnson, Hamilton

B
Coldwater 35
Johnson, Job

H
Columbis 23
Joles, George W.

B
Coldwater 44
Joles, George W. Jr.

B
Bethel 24
Joles, Munson P.

B
Coldwater 16
Joles, William S.

B
Coldwater 29
Kanouse, Jackson

B
Bethel 22
Kimball, George

H
Kalamazoo 18
Knappen, Benjamin F.

C
Batavia 24
Knowles, Charles

H
Columbia 20
Limbocker, Apollos H.

B
Batavia 24
Loring, Abraham

H
Kalamazoo 19
Lyon, Charles M.

I
Portage n/a
McNall, henry

B
Coldwater 27
Marr, William H.

B
Bethel 26
Martin, Joseph B.

B
Coldwater 44
Matteson, Gideon

H
Pavilion 34
Meacham, Calvin

H
Arlington 19
Merrill, Louis

H
Galesburg 19
Miller, Charles

B
Coldwater 19
Miller, Jerome B.

B
Batavia 21
Miller, Mahlon

B
Batavia 19
Miller, William A.

B
Union 26
Milligan, David

B
Coldwater 29
Milligan, Joseph S.

B
Coldwater 25
Mitchell, Spencer

B
Batavia 21
Mott, Henry

H
Kalamazoo 20
Munson, Alfred

H
Columbia n/a
Neil, Thomas W.

B
Coldwater 44
Newman, Joseph

B
Coldwater 23
Nichols, William G.

B
Union 19
Norris, Benjamin F.

H
Yankee Springs 28
O'Maley, Patrick

H
Kalamazoo 40
Orvette, Alvah

H
Decatur 20
Overracker, Ralph

H
Oshtemo 24
Parce, George

B
Coldwater 22
Parker, Silas L.

C
Coldwater 23
Parmer, George

B
Coldwater 23
Patterson, George G.

B
Deerfield 32
Paul, John W.

B
Bronson 27
Pease, Edgar G.

B
Coldwater 21
Peckham, Philo P.

C
Coldwater 21
Perrin, Frank E.

B
Coldwater 21
Pierce, John W.

H
Kalamazoo 29
Pitts, George W.

H
Decatur 31
Potter, Albert R.

C
Coldwater 27
Pratt, Warren

H
Kalamazoo 23
Quick, Cornelius

H
Portage 38
Quick, James B.

H
Portage 32
Ramsdell, Orson D.

H
Climax 26
Randolph, John B. F.

B
Coldwater 20
Regan, Christopher

H
South Haven 29
Ripley, Asa E.

B
Union 22
Rock, Thomas

D
Morenci n/a
Rolph, Benjamin F.

B
Coldwater 20
Rouget, Emile

B
Traverse City 38
Russ, Daniel H.

D
Seneca n/a
Russ, John N.

D
Seneca n/a
Russell, Joseph

H
Kalamazoo 28
Russell, Luther A.

B
Ovid 20
Schoolmaker, Arba

H
Leroy 19
Schuman, Frederick

H
Chicago, Ill 36
Scoville, Alfred

B
Burlington 41
Shelp, John

H
Prairieville 27
Shelp, John O.

H
Prairieville 28
Shelp, William H.

H
Prairieville 24
Sherman, Clark

B
Coldwater 23
Sickendick, George D.

H
Columbia 28
Slead, Cyrus B.

B
Coldwater 42
Slead, John

B
Union 19
Sloan, Joseph W.

B
Bethel 23
Smith, Frederick

H
Leroy 23
Smith, John

n/a
Coldwater n/a
Smith, Henry T.

H
Pavilion 21
Smith, William R.

B
Coldwater 26
Spicer, James

H
Galesburg 20
Staffor, Addison H.

H
Kalamazoo 24
Stark, James C.

I
Portage n/a
Stewart, Charles

B
Fayette 19
Stoy, Aaron

B
Union 26
Taylor, Stephen

B
Coldwater 29
Teachout, Alfred

B
Ovid 21
Terrell, Edson

B
Kinderhook 28
Terry, Philip

H
Yankee Springs 26
Thayer, Frank

H
Richland 28
Thayer, Rufus D.

H
Richland 20
Thompson, George H.

H
Arlington 18
Tibbitts, Eugene D.

H
Pine Grove 20
Tracy, Edward N.

I
Galesburg n/a
Travis, Thomas W.

H
Prairieville 18
Tripp, Joseph

H
Cooper 19
Towsley, Albert H.

B
Coldwater 20
Tuttle, Francis M.

B
Mendon 21
Van Fleet, Samuel

B
Lawrence 19
Walker, Paul

K
n/a n/a
Ward, Charles B.

B
Battle Creek 25
Ward, Hiram H.

B
Batavia 19
Warner, Carl

B
Coldwater 24
Warren, Peter

B
Union 26
Watkins, George H.

H
Kalamazoo 22
Weaver, John

B
Bethel 19
Webb, John S.

B
Coldwater 23
Whitcomb,Samuel N.

B
Coldwater 43
Wilbur, Lewis W.

B
Union 23
Wilbur, Samuel A.

B
Union 22
Wilcox, Lewis

B
Coldwater 20
Williams, George W.

B
Quincy 29
Willis, Lafayette

H
Allegan 20
Wise, Jeremiah

H
Leroy 19
Wiser, John

B
Bethel n/a
Wiser, Martin L.

B
Bethel 19
Wogall, John A.

K
Detroit n/a
Zane, Thomas W.

I
Galesburg n/a

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