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Appendix II: List of Company/Detachment Commanders

Updated February 7, 2005



Appendix II: List of Company/Detachment Commanders
(Note 9)

NAMERANKREGIMENT
Adams, Benjamin Capt. 33rd Infantry
Addams, Joseph C. Capt. 34th Infantry
Arbuckle, Matthew Capt. 2nd Infantry
Archer, Samuel B. Capt. 2nd Artillery
Arell, Richard Capt. 14th Infantry
Armistead, Addison Bowles Capt. 1st Artillery
Armstrong, Horatio Gates Capt. 23rd Infantry
Arrosmith, John T. (Note 10) Capt. 6th Infantry
Atkins [sic, Atkinson], Henry Capt. 3rd Infantry
Bailey, Benjamin Capt. 34th Infantry
Baker, Isaac L. Capt. 44th Infantry
Barker, George W. Capt. 42nd Infantry
Barker, James Nelson Capt. 2nd Artillery
Barron, John Varnum 2nd Lt. 11th Infantry
Bartlett, John P. Lt. 3rd Artillery
Bartlett, Josiah Lt. 21st Infantry
Barton, Joseph L. Capt. 15th Infantry
Battey, WilliamCapt. 25th Infantry
Beach, Jesse Lt. 25th Infantry
Bean, Richard Capt. 11th Infantry
Beatty, Erskurius Capt. 1st Sublegion
Bell, John R. Lt. Light Artillery
Bell, Richard Hales Capt. 5th Infantry
Bender, George Capt. 9th Infantry
Bezeau, William Capt. 26th Infantry; also Light Artillery
Biddle, Thomas Jr. Capt. 2nd Artillery
Bill, Alexander T. F. Ensign 25th Infantry
Binney, John Capt. 4th Infantry
Birch, George Lt. Light Dragoons
Birdsall, Benjamin Capt. 4th Rifle Regiment
Bliss, John Capt. 11th Infantry
Blount, John Gray Capt. 18th Infantry
Bowman, William Lt. 21st Infantry
Bowyer, Henry Capt. Light Dragoons
Bradford, Lemuel Capt. 21st Infantry
Bradley, Peter Capt. 25th Infantry
Branch, Benjamin Capt. Light Artillery
Branch, Henry Capt. 20th Infantry
Brant, Joshua B. Lt. 2nd Infantry
Brittain, Phillip Capt. 10th Infantry
Brooks, Jonathan Capt. 3rd Artillery
Brownlow, Alexander Capt. 2nd Infantry
Buck, Londus L. Capt. 6th Infantry
Burbank, Sullivan Lt./Capt. 21st Infantry
Burbidge, James Lt. 25th Infantry
Burd, John A. Capt. 2nd Light Dragoons
Butler, George Capt. 18th Infantry
Butler, Samuel Waring Capt. 3rd Infantry
Butler, William Capt. 3rd Infantry
Butterfield, Shubael Lt. 2nd Infantry
Caldwell, John Lt. 16th Infantry
Campbell, William Capt. Light Artillery
Carberry, Thomas Capt. 36th Infantry
Carson, Charles Capt. 15th Infantry
Chadwick, Peter Capt. 34th Infantry
Chamberlin, Reuben Capt. 2nd Infantry
Charlton, James Capt. 12th Infantry
Childs, Eben (Ebenezer) Capt. 5th Infantry
Chotard, Henry Capt. 3rd Infantry
Chunn, John T. Capt. 19th Infantry
Clay, Joseph Capt. 10th Infantry
Clinch, Duncan Lamont Capt. 3rd Infantry
Clinton, Owen Capt. 18th Infantry
Cocks, William Capt. Artillery
Coles, Walter Capt. 3rd Rifle Regiment
Conover, Stephen Capt. 1st Artillery
Copeland, Jesse Capt. 10th Infantry
Corboley, John R. Capt. 5th Infantry
Corning, Malachi Capt. 11th Infantry
Crane, Ichabod Bennet Bvt. Maj. 1st Artillery
Crawford, David Capt. 11th Infantry
Crawford, Reuben Capt. 20th Infantry
Crossman, Daniel Capt. 34th Infantry
Cuyler, Ralph Burton Capt. 6th Infantry
Danforth, Joshua Capt. 45th Infantry
Danvers, Matthew D. Capt. 29th Infantry
Davenport, William Capt. 16th Infantry
Davis, James Capt. 39th Infantry
Dinkins, James Edward Capt. 3rd Infantry
Douglas, Robert Capt.34th Infantry
Drew, Francis Capt. 33rd Infantry
Drew, Ira Capt. 21st Infantry
Dunn, Benjamin Capt. 33rd Infantry
Dyson, Samuel T. Capt. 1st Artillery
Ede, Jeremiah Lt. 34th Infantry
Edwards, Robert Capt. 17th Infantry
Elkins, Smith Capt. 45th Infantry
Estabrook, Nathan* Capt. Light Artillery
Fanning, Alexander C. W. Bvt. Maj. 2nd Artillery
Fillebrown, John Jr. Capt. 40th Infantry
Fink, John L. Capt. 13th Infantry
Foss, Elijah Capt. 33rd Infantry
Foster, William L. Capt. 5th and 9th Infantry
Foster, William Sewell Capt. 11th Infantry
Foulk, Willis Capt. 22nd Infantry
Fowle, John Jr. Capt. 5th Infantry
Gaines, Edmund Pendleton Capt. 2nd Infantry
Garrett, Henry Capt.43rd Infantry
Gates, William Capt.1st Artillery
Gibson, Alexander Capt. Legion of the United States
Gifford, John Ensign 25th Infantry
Gilder, Reuben Capt. 14th Infantry
Godwin, Alexander Lt. 15th Infantry
Goodenow, Rufus K. Capt. 33rd Infantry
Gooding, George Capt. 4th Infantry
Goodrich, Valuntine R. Capt. 11th Infantry
Gookin, John Wingate Capt. Artillery Corps
Gray, George Jr. Capt. 1st Riflemen
Gray, James Capt. 39th Infantry
Green, James Capt. Artillery Corps
Greenwood, Miles Capt. 16th Infantry
Guion, Isaac Capt. 3rd Sublegion
Haig, George Capt. Light Dragoons
Hale, Horace Capt. 11th Infantry
Hall, Elijah Capt. 45th Infantry
Hall, Robert R. Lt. 22nd Infantry
Hamilton, James Capt. 18th Infantry
Hamilton, Thomas Capt. 1st Infantry
Haring, Samuel * Capt. 13th Infantry
Harris, Samuel D. Capt. 2nd Light Dragoons
Harrison, Thomas Lt. 21st Infantry
Hayne, Arthur P. Capt. 1st Dragoons
Heileman, Julius Frederick Capt. Artillery Corps
Henniger, Henry Capt. 39th Infantry
Henry, Spotwood Capt. 2nd Artillery
Henshaw, William S. Capt. 5th Infantry
Hindman, Jacob Capt./Maj./Bvt. Lt. Col. 2nd Artillery
Hodsdon, Isaac Capt. 33rd Infantry
Hogeboom, Peter L. Lt. 23rd Infantry
Holden, Daniel Capt. 45th Infantry
Hook, James Harvey Capt. 38th Infantry
Hopkins, Samuel Goode Capt. 2nd Light Dragoons
Hoppock, John Lambert Capt. 15th Infantry
Howard, George Capt. 25th Infantry
Hughes, Daniel Capt. 1st Infantry
Hull, Abraham Fuller Capt. 9th Infantry
Humphrey, Enoch Capt. Artillery
Ingersoll, Justus Lt. 23rd Infantry
Jamison, John Capt. 5th Infantry
Jones, John Capt. 39th Infantry
Kean, Joseph Capt. 4th Riflemen
Kearney, Stephen Watts Capt. 13th Infantry
Kendall, Robert R. Capt. 34th Infantry
Ketchum, Daniel Maj. 25th Infantry
King, Edward Capt. 18th Infantry
King, William Capt. 3rd Artillery
Kinney, Joseph Capt. 25th Infantry
Laval, William Capt. 3rd Infantry
Lawrence, Thomas Capt. 22nd Infantry
Lawson, Benjamin Capt. 2nd Artillery
Leavenworth, Henry Capt. 25th Infantry
Leland, Sherman Capt. 34th Infantry
Leonard, Luther Capt. 1st Light Artillery
Leonard, John Capt. 40th Infantry
Leonard, Nathaniel Capt. 1st Artillery
Lester, Noah Capt. 1st Light Dragoons
Lewis, Howell Capt. 3rd Sublegion
Lewis, Thomas Capt. 3rd Sublegion
Lewis, William Capt. 3rd Sublegion
Littlejohn, William M. Capt. 1st Dragoons
Long, John B. Capt. 39th Infantry
Lyman, Chester Capt. 9th Infantry
Lynds, Elam Capt. 29th Infantry
Lyon, _____* (Note 11)Capt. 29th Infantry
Lyon, Thomas Capt. 16th Infantry
Lytle, John Capt. 4th Riflemen
Mabson, Samuel C. Capt. 3rd Infantry
MacDonald, William Lt. 19th Infantry
Machesney, John Capt. 16th Infantry
Madison, Andrew Lewis Capt. 12th Infantry
Many, James B. Capt. Artillery
Marechal, Joseph (Note 12) Capt. 14th Infantry
Marston, Morrill Bvt. Maj. 5th Infantry
Martin, Thomas Capt. 1st Sublegion
Masters, James E. A. Capt. 6th Infantry
McClelland, John Capt. 3rd Infantry
McCobb, Denny Col. Volunteer Regiment
McEwen, Alexander Capt. 16th Infantry
McIlvain, William Capt. 14th Infantry
McIntire, Rufus Capt. Artillery Corps
McIntosh, John N. Capt. Light Artillery
McKeon, James Capt. 3rd Artillery
McPherson, Robert Hector Capt. 1st Light Artillery
McRae ("McCraye"), John Jr. Capt. 20th Infantry
Melvin, George Washington Capt. 1st Light Artillery
Merrill, John Capt. 34th Infantry
Miller, John Capt. 2nd Infantry
Mills, Peter Capt. 23rd Infantry
Montgomery, Thomas Capt. 14th Infantry
Morgan, Asa Capt. 1st Dragoons
Morgan, Lodowick Capt. 1st Riflemen
Morrow, William Capt. 22nd Infantry
Murdock, John Bates Capt. 25th Infantry
Myers, Mordecai Capt. 13th Infantry
Newman, Francis Capt. Artillery Corps
Nicholas, William Capt. 2nd Artillery
Norris, James F. Capt.9th Infantry
Odell, Azariah W. Capt. 23rd Infantry
Ogden, Benjamin S. Capt. 3rd Artillery
Opie, LeRoy Capt. 5th Infantry
Osborn, Selleck Capt. 1st Light Dragoons
Palmer, I. [J?]* Lt. 1st Light Dragoons
Patterson, Bernard M. Capt. 39th Infantry
Patterson, Robert Capt. 32nd Infantry
Paxton, James Capt. 12th Infantry
Peckham, Lewis Capt. 4th Infantry
Pentland, John Capt. 22nd Infantry
Perry, James Capt. 40th Infantry
Phagan, John Capt. 39th Infantry
Phelps, Seth Capt. 25th Infantry
Philips, Joseph Capt.Artillery Corps
Pierce, Benjamin Kendrick (Note 13) Capt. 1st and 3rd Artillery
Poland, Benjamin Capt. 34th Infantry
Post, Thomas Capt. 12th Infantry
Powers, Thomas M. Lt. 16th Infantry
Prior, Abner Capt. 1st Sublegion
Ramsey, Thomas Capt. 1st Riflemen
Rasin, Samuel Capt. 36th Infantry
Read, James (1806) Capt. Artillery
Read, Thomas M. Lt./Capt. 25th Infantry
Reed, James (1813) Capt. 2nd Artillery
Reed, John Capt. 3rd Sublegion
Richards, George H. Capt. Artillery Corps
Rippey, Samuel A. Lt. 22nd Infantry
Ritchie, John Capt. Artillery Corps
Robeson, Thomas J. Capt. 18th Infantry
Robinson, John Jehu Capt. 42nd Infantry
Rockwell, Samuel Lt. 1st Artillery
Romayne, James T. B. Capt. 1st Artillery
Ropes, Benjamin Capt. 21st Infantry
Rossell, Zachariah Capt. 15th Infantry
Selden, Joseph Capt. 2nd Light Dragoons
Seymour, Thomas S. Capt. 25th Infantry
Simons, Royal D. Lt. 34th Infantry
Smith, Ballard Capt. 1st Infantry
Smith, Charles Capt. 2nd Light Dragoons
Snow, Henry Capt. 45th Infantry
Sparks, Richard Capt. 3rd Sublegion
Springer, Uriah Capt. 3rd Sublegion
Springer, William A. Lt. 34th Infantry
Sproull, John Capt. 13th Infantry
Stanley, Nathan Capt. 45th Infantry
Stark, Jonathan Capt. 11th Infantry
Steele, George G. Capt. 16th Infantry
Stockton, George Capt. 28th Infantry
Stockton, Thomas Capt. 3rd Artillery
Strong, David Capt. 1st Infantry
Stuart, Thomas Capt. 39th Infantry
Sullivan, Clement Capt. 14th Infantry
Swearingen, James Strode Capt. 1st Artillery
Sweet, William Capt. 34th Infantry
Sylvester, Samuel Lt. 45th Infantry
Sylvester, Thomas B. Capt. 45th Infantry
Tappan, Samuel Capt. 23rd Infantry
Taylor, Henry P. Capt. 18th Infantry
Taylor, James Capt. 30th Infantry
Taylor, William Capt. 18th Infantry
Thompson, Alexander Ramsay Capt. 2nd Infantry
Thomson, John L. Capt. 43rd Infantry
Thornton, Arthur Whetham Capt. Light Artillery
Thornton, John A. Capt. 20th Infantry
Tinsley, Samuel Capt. 3rd Sublegion
Tobey, Charles Edward Capt. 21st Infantry
Torrington, _____* Capt. 20th Infantry
Treat, Joseph Capt. 21st Infantry
Van Dalsem, Henry H. Capt. 15th Infantry
Van Veghten, Derck Capt. 23rd Infantry
Vose, Josiah H. Capt. 21st Infantry
Waage, Montague G. Capt. 18th Infantry
Wadsworth, Edward Capt. 1st Riflemen
Walbach, John De Barth Capt. 1st Artillery
Walker, William Capt. 25th Infantry
Walker, William Capt. 39th Infantry
Watson, Benjamin Capt. 25th Infantry
Watson, Horace Harvey Capt. 3rd Artillery
Webb, Edward Capt.6th Infantry
Weeks, John W. Capt. 11th Infantry
Wheelock, Abel Lt. 2nd Dragoons
White, Edward Lt. 25th Infantry
White, Hays G. Capt. 3rd Infantry
Wilkinson, _____ * Lt. regiment not stated
Williams, Ira Capt. 26th Infantry
Williams, John Lt. 13th Infantry
Willis, Lewis B. Capt. 12th Infantry
Winston, William Capt. Light Dragoons
Woodruff, Joseph Capt. 3rd Infantry
Wright, Clinton Capt. 2nd Dragoons
Youngs, White Capt. 15th Infantry
Zantzinger, Richard Augustus Capt. Artillery Corps

Note 9: Some of these men had other commands during their careers. The ranks and spellings shown here usually follow Francis B. Heitman, Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army from its Organization, September 29, 1789, to March 2, 1903 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office 1903), hereinafter, Heitman, also available as National Archives Microfilm Publication M1858. Those marked with an asterisk (*) could not be located in Heitman.

Note 10: Or T. J. Arrowsmith.

Note 11: "Lyon" may be a misspelling for Lynds.

Note 12: Called "Marshall" in Heitman.

Note 13: Brother of President Franklin Pierce.

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