28th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry

Listing of Soldiers Known to be of German Birth

(There are many more men with German surnames who served in the 28th Kentucky but due to deficient records their places of birth could not be proven.)

Name, Age, Rank, Company, Status

Algeier, John, 44, Pvt. Co. I, discharged for disability Sept. 13, 1862

Altburn Henry, 28, Pvt. Co. C, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Amos, Joseph, 32, Pvt. Co. I, discharged for disaqbility May 29, 1865

Arnold, Frederick, 36, Co. I, musterd out May 15, 1865

Arnold, Jacob, 19, Pvt. Co. E, in convalescent camp at muster out date

Backer, Alben, 48, Pvt. Co. I. discharged for disability Oct. 4, 1862

Barth, George W., 45, Maj. (commissioned as lieutenant colonel July 5, 1864 but never mustered), transferred to 28th Ky. Vetreran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Bayha, George, 28, Pvt. Co. I, deserted

Berghoff, Bernhard, 19, Pvt. Co. F, wounded, in hospital at muster out date

Bauer, Andrew, 32, Pvt. Co. I, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, prom. to sgt., mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Beager, Conrad, 29, Pvt. Co. I, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Bealer, Frederick, 35, Pvt. Co. C, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, prom. to col., mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Beiter, Ferdinand, 32, Pvt. Co. G, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Bensing, Joseph, 32, Pvt. Co. A, mustered out Nov. 6, 1864

Berge, Valentine, 29, Pvt. Co.F, died Aug. 11, 1864

Berger, Anthony, 44, trans. to Veteran Reserve Corps

Berger, Charles, 43, Pvt. Co. I, deserted

Bockameier, William, 33, Pvt. Co. I, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, died in railroad accident Mar. 29, 1865

Bodka, Frederick, 31, Co. B, died Apr. 24, 1863

Breuning, John George, 33, Pvt. Co. I, died Aug 14, 1864

Brown, George, 24, Sgt. Co. F, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Calkamp, Henry, 27, Pvt. Co. A, discharged for disability July 20, 1862, wounds

Colbocker, Louis, Pvt. 39, Co. F, discharged for disability May 7, 1863

Cook, John, 39, Pvt. Co. C, mustered out Sept. 30, 1865

Cook (Koch), Stephen, 18, Pvt. Co. C, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, wounded at Kennesaw Mtn. June 27, 1864, died July 11, 1864

Cording, Frederick, 25, Pvt. Co. G, deserted

Doorman, Henry, 43, Pvt. Co. C, deserted

Dries, Jacob,43, Pvt. Co. I, discharged for disability Dec. 12, 1862

Duneke, August, 22, Pvt. Co H, deserted

Eberhardt, Henry, 44, Pvt. Co. C, died Jan. 17, 1864

Ernst, John, 20, Pvt. Co. F, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, deserted May 7, 1864

Faber, Francis, 40, Pvt. Co. B, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Fleck, George, 26, Pvt. Co. A, mustered out Oct. 21, 1864

Fleck (Fleckner), Samuel, 45, Pvt. Co. C, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer, transferred to Vetern Reserve Corps

Foll, Caspar, 55, Pvt. Co. I, discharged for disability Oct. 14, 1863

Forcht, Frederick, 29, Pvt. Co. A, discharged for disability

Frendenberger, Christopher, 29, Pvt. Co. C, deserted

Gartner, August, Pvt. Co. B, trans to 28th Ky. Vet. Vol. Inf., prom. to Sgt., mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Geist, John, 44, Pvt. Co. C, sick at muster out.

Gleb, Conrad, 44, Pvt. Co. C, died Aug. 12, 1862

Gnau, John, 17, Pvt. Co. A, mustered out Jan. 18, 1865

Hager, Jacob, 37, Pvt. Co. I, discharged for disability Oct 4, 1862

Haller, George, 44, Pvt. Co. C, mustered out Aug. 13, 1865

Haller, John, 30, Pvt. Co. A, discharged for disability July 7, 1862

Hart, George, 46, Pvt. Co. D, sick at muster out

Hart (Hoerth), Jacob , 43, Pvt. Co. C, reenlisted and transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Hartmann, William, 26, Pvt. Co. I, discharged for disability Jan 23, 1863

Haus, Phillipp, 45, Pvt. Co. I, discharged Oct. 4, 1862

Henly, George, 36, Cpl. Co. A, discharged for disability Sept. 26, 1862

Heidbrink, Theodore, 45, Pvt. Co. I, discharged for disability Oct. 4, 1862

Heinman, Henry, 34, Pvt. Co. H, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer, deserted May 3, 1864

Heneke, Joseph, 28, Pvt. Co. I, discharged for disability

Hennash, Henry, 32, Pvt. Co. G, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer , missing in action Nov. 30, 1864 at Franklin, Tenn.

Henning, Charles, 32, Cpl., Co. I, Lawrenceburg, Ind., transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer, prom. to 1st,. Sgt., mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Herbert, (Helbert) Hartman, 38, Pvt. Co. A, died Dec. 25, 1863

Hess, Jacob, 39, Cpl. Co. A, captured at Gallatin, Tenn. Aug 12, 1862 and paroled, discharged for disability Sept. 28, 1862

Hettinger, John, 35, Pvt. Co. A, Mustered out Nov. 11, 1864

Hopf, Christian, 22, Pvt. Co. C, discharged for disability Oct. 4, 1862

Herb (Horb) John, 38, Pvt. Co. A, mustered out Oct. 21, 1864

Jais, Frederick, 30, Pvt. Co. G, deserted

Kalhoff, Henry, 32, Pvt. Co. E, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, died Oct. 1, 1864

Kassling, Herman, 34, Tmstr., discharged for disability Sept. 1, 1962

Katzel, Christian, 44, Pvt. Co. C, discharged for disability

Keyser, Henry, 34, Pvt. Co. A, mustered out Nov. 6, 1864

Kleppes, George, 48, Pvt. Co. A, discharged for disability Sept. 1862

Klink, Peter, 35, Pvt. Co. E, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, deserted June 27, 1865

Koenig, Henry, 28, Co. I, discharged for disability Nov. 28, 1862

Kohl, Leonard, 20, Pvt., captured at Franklin, Tenn., Nov. 30, 1864, paroled, discharged for disability, Apr. 28, 1864

Kongka, John, 44, Pvt. Co. I, discharged for disability Sept. 3, 1862

Kremer, Joseph, 31, Pvt. Co. A, discharged for disability Mar. 11, 1863

Kuhn, Peter, 32, Pvt. Co. A, deserted

Lear, Jacob, 45, Pvt. Co. H, discharged for disability Jann. 21, 1863

Litterly (Litterli), Charles, 40, Pvt. Co. C, discharged for disability Nov. 29, 1862

Leyer, Edward, 35, Pvt. Co. A, discharged for disability July 1862

Loewenthal, Caspar, 28, Pvt. Co. C, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Long, Joseph, 18, Pvt. Co. C, trans. to 28th Ky. Vetera Volunteer inf., missing in action at franklin, Tenn.

Lotze, Peter, 32, Pvt. Co. A, discharged for disability July 12, 1862

Mann, John, Pvt. 35, Co. C, discharged for disability Sept. 1, 1863

Mathais, Charles, 45, Pvt.Co. I, discharged for disability Oct. 24, 1862

Mattern, George, 37, Sgt. Co. E, reenlisted and transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, wounded July 22, 1864 near Atlanta, mustered out Dec. 14,1865

Meister, John, 45, Pvt. Co. B, discharged for disability June 1864

Meier, William, 25, Pvt. Co. I, deserted

Meyer, John, 30, Co. A, to Veteran Reserve Corps

Meyer, Joseph H., 35, Pvt. Co I, deserted

Michael, John F., 33, Pvt. Co. I, discharged for disability Oct. 3, 1862

Miller, Charles, 33, Pvt. Co. C, discharged for disability Dec. 30, 1862

Miller, Henry, 30, Pvt. Co. I, deserted

Moline [Morle], 40, Anthony Pvt. Co. H, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, discharged for disability, Oct. 22, 1864

Munch, John, 28, Pvt. Co. F, prisoner of war at muster out date

Nagel, John, 37, Pvt. Co. C, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Nagel, Martin, 37, Pvt Co. C, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, wounded Nov. 30, 1864 at Franklin, Tenn., in hospital at muster out

Naugesser, Albert, 19, Pvt. Co. I, deserted Sept. 1862

Obst, Charles, 46, 1st Lt. Co I, resigned Aug. 22, 1862

Oper, Conrad, 28, Pvt. Co. A, deserted

Overcamp, John H.C., 35, Co. F, deserted

Pauell, George, 19, Pvt. Co. E, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, prom. to sgt. mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Pfatzer, Joseph, 38, Pvt. Co. I, died Jan. 19, 1863

Rheilsberger, Peter, 41, Co. I, discharged for disability Seot. 13, 1862

Roadoff, Gustav , 25, Pvt. Co. A, discharged for disability July 1862

Ruf [Russ], Barney, 32, Pvt. Co. C, discharged for disability Feb. 28, 1862

Sanger, Walter, 27, Co. C, mustered out May 18, 1865

Sauer, William G., 24, Pvt. Co. E, discharged for disability Sept. 18, 1862

Schaefer, Henry, 48, Pvt. Co. A, trans. to Veteran Reserve Corps

Schafer, George, 40, Pvt. Co. A, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Schmidt, Anthony, 30, Pvt. Co. C, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, wounded June 17, 1864, in hospital at muster out date

Schmidt, Martin, 43, Pvt. Co. C, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Schall [Schull], 29, Philip Pvt. Co. F, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, wounded Dec. 15, 1864, at Nashville, Tenn., transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Scheelinger, John, 32, Pvt. Co. B, discharged for disability June 10, 1862

Schiefer Morris [Moritz], 33, Pvt. Co B, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, killed in action June 17, 1864 at Pine Mtn. , Ga.

Schmidt, Joseph, 25, Pvt. Co. I, mustered out MAy 18, 1865

Schrimpf, Vince, 45, Pvt. Co, I, mustered out May 15, 1865

Seibert, George, 19, Pvt. Co. C, mustered out Jan. 25, 1865

Seibert, John, 21, Pvt. Co. C, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, prom. to sgt., mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Show, Nicholas, 36, Pvt. Co. A, discharged for disability Sept. 1862

Speaker, Bernhard, 30, Pvt. Co I, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, prom. to sgt., transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865. Born Wettringen, Prussia

Stanger, Alois, 36, Pvt. Co. I. transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, discharged for disability June 20, 1865

Stimple, Herman, 24, Pvt. A, mustered out Nov. 6, 1864

Thormeyer, Albert, 45, Pvt. Co. I, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, prom. to sgt., transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Troxell, Frederick, 22, Cpl. Co. G, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Trunk, Philip, 28, Pvt. Co. A, to Veteran Reserve Corps

Wagner, John, 32, Pvt. Co. A, discharged for disability Aug. 3, 1862

Walter, Jacob, 36, Pvt. Co. C, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Weber, Frederick, 32, Pvt. Co. C, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, on detached serrvice at New Olrleans, La. at muster out date

Wehmus, Henry, 31, Pvt. Co. A, mustered out Jan. 16, 1865

Wesel, George, 44, Pvt. Co. A, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, killed in action Nov. 30, 1864, at Franklin, Tn.

Weston, Frank, 34, Pvt. Co. I, discharged for disability Mar. 13, 1863

Wilde, Emile, 38, Sgt.. Co. I, discharged for disability Oct. 24, 1862

Woepler (Weppler), John, 44, Pvt. Co. C, discharged for disability Mar. 20, 1862

Germans in unit not from Kentucky

Metz, Joseph, 18, Pvt. Co. G, Floyd Cty., Ind., transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, wounded Aug. 12, 1864, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Sehr, Michael, 18, Pvt. Co. E, Clark Cty. Ind., transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865

Wohleb, Seraphin, 25, Pvt. Co. G, Butler, Ohio, transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, prom. to sgt. transferred to 28th Ky. Veteran Volunteer Infantry, mustered out Dec. 14, 1865 1