5th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry

Listing of Germans in the 5th Kentucky (Louisville Legion)

(There are other men with German surnames who served in the 5th Kentucky but due to deficient records their places of birth could not be proven.)

 

Name, Rank, Company, Age, Residence, Status

Company A

Domeischel, John, Pvt. Co. A, deserted

Lewis, Thomas, 35, Pvt., A, Louisville, discharged for disability Oct. 6, 1862

Lowry, Benjamin, 30, Pvt. A, captured at Lookout Mtn. Sept. 21, 1863, died in prison camp in Richmond, Va.

Runch, Henry, 26, Pvt. A, discharged for disability Aug. 25, 1862

Swabb (Shwab), John, 26, Pvt. A, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Company B

Hess, Augustus, 20, Pvt.. B, wounded at Shiloh, discharged for disability Mar. 21, 1863

Magers, William, 18, Misician. B, discharged for disability Apr. 1, 1863

Metz, John, 25, Pvt. B, wounded Apr. 7, 1862 at Shiloh, reenlisted and transferred to 2nd Ky. Veteran Volunteer Cavalry Regt., July 17, 1865

Pfeiffer, John, 26, Pvt. B, discharged for disability

Company C

Schnell, Gotthard, 33, Pvt. C, killed in action Sept. 19, 1863 at Chickamauga, Ga.

Seibert, Martin, 27, Pvt. C discharged for disability May 24, 1862

Smith, Louis, 22, Pvt. C, killed in action June 23, 1864 at Kennesaw Mtn., Ga.

Wehmhoff (Weinhoff), George, 31, Pvt. C, transferred to the Invalid Corps

Willkins, Henry, 41, Pvt. C, discharged for disability May 24, 1862

Company D

Glass, Louis, 22, Pvt. D, discharged for disability May 24, 1862

Haas, Charles, 26, Pvt. Co. D, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Pfeiffer, George, 18, Pvt. D, killed in action Dec. 31, 1862 at Stones River, Tenn.

Company E

A

Amann, Philip, Pvt., E, 41, Louisville, died Aug. 8, 1862

Arenat, Jacob, 27, Pvt., Co. E, wounded at Stones River, discharged for disability Nov. 17, 1863

Ayars, Wiliam. H. H., 21, 2d.Lt. E, Louisville, became captain Co. I, mustered ou Sept. 14, 1864

B

Baker (Backler), Christian, Pvt., E, 33, Louisville, discharged for disability Dec. 12, 1862

Bammiester (Baumeister), Geo., Pvt., E, 45, Louisville, transferred to Invalid Corps

Banmiester, Frank, Sgt., E, 38, Louisville, deserted Aug. 12, 1862

Bercile, Conrad, Pvt., E, 20, Louisville, deserted Oct. 6, 1862

Bernds, Frederick, Pvt., E, 31, Louisville, discharged for disability Sept. 1, 1862

Binger, Ludwig, Pvt., E, 35, died from woumd received at Missionary ridge, Louisville

Blair, Frederick K, Pvt., E, 42, Louisville, transferred to Invalid Corps

Boesser, Simon, Prin. Musician, Staff, 42, discharged

Boheim, Henry, Pvt., E, 24, Louisville, wounded at Chickamauga, discharged for disability June 22, 1864

Boheim, Michael, Pvt., E, 29, Louisville, discharged for disability Jan 9, 1863, 1862

Brett, Frederick, Pvt., E, 22, Louisville, deserted July 19, 1862

Brohm (Broughon), Francis, Pvt., E, 27, Louisville, reenlisted and transferred to 2nd Ky. Verean Volunteer Cavalry, mustered out July 17, 1865

D

Dissell, Frank, 21, 2nd lt (commissioned 1st lt. but never mustered), wounded at Stones River, discharged for disability Feb. 12, 1864

Dolphinger, Francis, 22, Musician, Staff, Louisville, derserted

Drebler (Dreher), Bartholomew, Pvt. E, 33, Louisville, died Aug. 12, 1862

Dumpel, Joseph, Pvt., E, 32, Louisville, captured at Pickett's Mill, prisoner of war at 9/14/64

E

Eckert, Henry, 25, Musician, Staff, Louisville, deserted

Einseidler, Joseph, 38, Musician, Staff, discharged

Erisman, Christian, Pvt., E, 24, Louisville, reenlisted and transferred to 2nd Ky. Veteran Volunteer Cavalry, mustered out July 17, 1865

Ernst, Louis, Pvt., E, 23, Louisville, deserted Oct. 3, 1862

Evers, Charles., Pvt., E, 21, Louisville, discharged for disability Sept 1, 1862

F

Falter, Philip, Pvt., E, 38, Louisville, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Faust, Joseph, Pvt., E, 33, Louisville, died Dec. 2, 1862

Felber, John B., Pvt., E, 35, Louisville, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Frishe, Frederick N., 22, QM. Sgt., Staff, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Fritz, Charles, Pvt., E, 31, Louisville, captured at Pickett's Mill, prisoner of war at 9/14/64

Fust, John, Pvt., E, 25, Louisville, discharged for disability Feb 12, 1862

G

Gehring, Frank, Pvt., E, 28, Louisville, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Gerlach, George, Pvt., E, 28, Louisville, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Goebel, Philip, Pvt., E, 28, Louisville, transferred to Invalid Corps

Gottschalk, John, Pvt., E, 24, Louisville, killed in action at Stones River

Gunther, John, Pvt., E, 28, Louisville, deserted Mar. 18, 1862

H

Hauper, Valentine, 26, Pvt., E, Louisville, captured at Stones River, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Haupt, Christian, 30, Prin. Musician , Staff, Louisville, deserted

Haupt, Matthew, 20, Pvt. I, discharged for disability Dec. 15, 1862

Hofsap (Hoffins), Ernst, Pvt., E, 26, Louisville, reenlisted and transferred to 2nd Ky. Veteran Volunteer Cavalry, mustered out July 17, 1865

Huber, John, Pvt., E, 19, Louisville, wounded at Chickamauga, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Hufnagel, John, Pvt., E, 36, Louisville, discharged for disability Jan. 9, 1863

J

Jagar, Theodore, 31, Pvt., E, discharged for disability Sept 1, 1862

Jutzi, Christian, 28, Pvt., E, mustered out Sept 14, 1864

K

Karcher, Jacob, Pvt., E, 22, Louisville, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Keihl, Bernhard, Pvt., E, 22, wounded at Stones River, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Klein, Philip R., Pvt., E, 25, Louisville, captured at Stones River, mustered out Sept 14, 1864

Kling, Gothard, Pvt., E, 22, Louisville, killed in action May 27, 1864 at Pickett's Mill

Klotz, Peter, Pvt., E, 32, Louisville, discharged for disability Apr. 12, 1863

Knoener, Frederick, Sgt., E, 27, Louisville, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Koch, William, Cpl., E, 21, Louisville, died Oct 19, 1861

Koehler, August, Pvt., E, 39, Louisville, wounded at Stones River, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Kolb, Andrew, Pvt., E, 29, Louisville, reenlisted and transferred to 2nd Ky. Veteran Volunteer Cavalry, mustered out July 17, 1865

Kuntz, Anton,Pvt., E, 30, Louisville, discharged for disability Apr. 23, 1862

L

Lanz (Laux), Jacob, Pvt., E, 36, Louisville, wounded at Stones River, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Lindenfelser, Stephen, Capt. E, 39, Louisville, wounded at Stones River, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Lorey, Louis, Pvt., E, 19, Louisville, wounded at Stones River, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

M

Martin, William., Pvt., E, 30, Louisville, discharged for disability Dec. 10, 1862

Meier, Andrew, Pvt., E, 26, Louisville, deserted Oct. 6, 1862

Meissner, Andrew, 27, Teamster., E, wounded at Stones River, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Menze, Henry, Pvt., E, 30, Louisville, discharged Feb. 13, 1862

Meyer, Joseph, Pvt., E, 36, Louisville, wounded at Shiloh, discharged for disability Jan. 9, 1863

Mohr, John., Pvt., E, 37, Louisville, transferred to Invalid Corps

Mueller, Peter, Pvt., E, 19, Louisville, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Murh [Murb], Charles, Pvt., E, 34, Louisville, wounded at Stones River, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

N

Nere, Robert, Pvt., E, 31, Louisville, wounded at Stones River, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Newkirk, Adam, Pvt., E, 28, Louisville, killed in action at Stones River

Niehaus, Henry, Pvt., E, 20, Louisville, killed in action at Resaca

O

Overmoble, Joseph, Pvt., E, 24, Louisville, died of wound received at Missionary Ridge

R

Rehm, Simon, Pvt., E, 30, Louisville, reenlisted and transferred to 2nd Ky. Veteran Volunteer Cavalry, mustered out July 17, 1865

Reif, William, Pvt., E, 33, Louisville, wounded at Stones River, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Reutlinger, Adolph, 2d.Lt., E, 29, Louisville, resigned Dec. 15, 1861

Rodeloff, Frederick, Pvt., E, 41, Louisville, died Mar. 14, 1864

Ruckert, George, Pvt., E, 41, Louisville, discharged for disability Jan. 26, 1864

S

Sauer (Saner), Henry, 31, Pvt., E, killed in action May 27, 1864 at Pickett's Mill

Siemer, Bernhard, Cpl., E, 24, Louisville, transferred to Invalid Corps, born Vinnen, Germany

Scheible, John C., 1st.Lt ., E, 36, Louisville, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Scherer, (Anton), Pvt. E, 31, wounded at Shiloh, discharged for disability Sept 8, 1863

Schoenbachler, Louis, Pvt., E, 28, Louisville, discharged for disability Dec. 15, 18621

Scherzinger, Joseph, Pvt., E, 34, Louisville, wounded at Chickamauga, wounded at Charleston, Tenn., mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Schiebel, John B., Sgt., E, 29, Louisville, discharged for disability July 18, 1863

Schmidt, John, Sgt., E, 28, Louisville, discharged for disability Sept,. 14, 1863

Schmitt, Joseph, Sgt., E, 28, Louisville, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Schneider, Philip, Pvt., E, 26, Louisville, wounded at Stones River, wounded at Stones River, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Schontess (Schoenherr), Mathias, 37, Sgt., E, wounded at Stones River, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Schuble, Ferdinand, Pvt., E, 26, Louisville, deserted Oct. 6, 1862

Schuff, Peter, Pvt., E, 37, Louisville, deserted Oct. 6, 1862

Schweitzer, August, Capt., E, 42, Louisville, resigned Nov. 24, 1862

Spieth, William, Pvt., E, 24, Louisville, wounded at Galton, Ga., May 30, 1864, deserted July 28, 1864

Stokinger, John, Pvt., E, 37, discharged for disability, Sept. 10, 1862

Stoltz, Joseph, Pvt., E, 44, Louisville, wounded near Dallas, Ga., May 27, 1864, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Stranch, William, Pvt., E, 24, reenlisted and transferred to 2nd Ky. Veteran Volunteer Cavalry, mustered out July 17, 1865

Stulz, Oscar, Pvt., E, 21, Louisville, deserted Oct. 6, 1862

T

Thelmann, Charles, Pvt., E, 24, Louisville, deserted Mar. 22, 1863

Traber, John, Pvt., E, 26, Louisville, died of wound received Apr. 7, 1864 at Shiloh

U

Urban, John, Pvt., E, 38, Louisville, died of wound received Apr. 7, 1862 at Shiloh

V

Vopel, William, Pvt., E, 35, Louisville, died Oct. 10, 1861

W

Walzer, Benedict, Pvt., E, 35, Louisville, discharged for disability Feb. 12, 1862

Weber, John A., Pvt., E, 21, Louisville, deserted Oct. 6, 1862

Weiner, Casper, Pvt., E, 44, discharged for disability Apr. 10, 1863

Welker, Christian, Pvt., E, 36, Louisville, discharged for disability Apr. 22, 1862

Wempe, Benedict, Pvt., E, 24, Louisville, killed in action Apr. 7, 1862 at Shiloh

Winstel, Julius, Pvt., E, 24, Louisville, wounded at Pickett's Mill, wounded at Stones River, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Z

Zimlick, Victor, Pvt., E, 31, Louisville, deserted

Company F

Schmidt, John F, 31, Pvt. F, died May 23, 1863

Lochery, Jeremiah, 21, Pvt. F, Louisville, transferred to 1st Ky. Battery Sept. 28, 1861, discharged for disability May 23, 1863

Company H

Bessinger, Anton, 19, Pvt. H, discharged for disability Mar. 16, 1863

Burklin, John G., Pvt., H, 44, Frankfort, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Factor, William, 39, Pvt. H, wounded Dec. 31, 1862 at Stones River, reenlisted and transferred to 2nd Ky. Veteran Volunteer Cavalry Regt., mustered out July 17, 1865

Fleckhammer, Charles, Sr., 42, Pvt. H, discharged for disability Sept. 4, 1862

Fleckhammer, Charles, Jr. 18, Pvt. H, discharged for disability Mar. 16, 1863

Kriske, John, 45, Pvt. H, wounded May 27, 1864 at Pickett's Mill, Ga., reenlisted and transferred to 2nd Ky. Veteran Volunteer Cavalry Regt., mustered out July 17, 1865

Muth, Henry, 21, Pvt. H, discharged for disability Mar. 9, 1863

Renze, Frederick, 45, Pvt. H, discharged for disability Apr. 28, 1863

Roos, Joseph, 42, Pvt. H, died Apr. 4, 1862

Schimpff, Rodolph, 21, Pvt. H, killed in action Sept. 19, 1863 at Chickamauga, Ga.

Schmidt, Peter, 26, Pvt. H, mustered out Sept. 14, 1864

Company I

Bender, Christopher, 18, Sgt., I, Sept. 14, 1864ustered out

Haungs, John, 31, Pvt. I, killed in action Apr. 7, 1862 at Shiloh

Klange, Frank, 28, Pvt. I, killed in action Apr. 7, 1862 at Shiloh

Muntineer (Manitus), Joseph, 36, Pvt. I, reenlisted and transferred to 2nd Ky. Veteran Volunteer Cavalry Regt., mustered out July 17, 1865

Murback, Henry, 32, Pvt. I, killed in action Nov. 25, 1863 at Missionary Ridge, Tenn.

Ranberger, Henry, 44, Pvt. I, wounded at Kennesaw Mtn., Ga., June 1864, in hospital at muster out

Simon, Jacob, 23, Pvt. I, died Nov. 30, 1863

Stammer, Christian, 19, Pvt. I, killed in action May 27, 1864 at Pickett's Mill, Ga.

Wiesant (Wersort), 26, John, Pvt. I, deserted

Company K

Knapp, John, 29, Pvt. K, deserted

Lungolf (Langolf), 20, Louis, Pvt. K, discharged for disability Feb. 28, 1863

Stramdorfer, Michael, 29, Pvt. K, discharged for disability Feb. 16, 1863

Wiecke (Wick), 18, Sylvester, Pvt. K, discharged for disability

 

 

 

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