Roster of the 31st Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, Co. G

COMPANY “G”

Adams, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Auburn ; 28 ; farmer ; enl. Dec. 26, 1861 ; must. Jany. 9, 1862; deserted Nov. 5, 1864, New Orleans, La.

Agin, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; 18; laborer; enl. and must. Dec. 24, 1861 ; re-enlist. Feb. 16, 1864; drowned May 9, 1865, Mobile, Ala., as of Co. “C”.

Attleton, Lyman — Priv. — Res. Springfield; 26; painter; enl. Nov. 8, 1861; must. Jany. 9, 1862; re-enlist. Feb. 18, 1864; must, out Sept. 9, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Baldwin, Edward — Priv. — Res. Worcester; 40; laborer; enl. and must. Nov. 4, 1861; disch. for disability, Nov. 27, 1862.

Ball, Henry — Priv. — Res. — ; 23 ; occu. — ; enl. and must. Dec. 20, 1861 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 20, 1862.

Barnes, Frederick W. — Priv. — Res. Springfield; 35; farmer; enl. and must. Dec. 20, 1861; re-enlist. Feb. 16, 1864; disch. for disability, July 22, 1865, Mobile, Ala., as of Co. “C”.

Barrett, Albert — Priv. — Res. New Braintree ; 18; farmer; enl. and must. Dec. 21, 1861 ; died of disease, Oct. 19, 1862, New Orleans, La.

Barton, Thomas — Priv. — Res. — ; 28; occu. — ; enl. May 12, 1862; must. — ; wounded May 18, 1864, Yellow Bayou, La. ; deserted Oct. 18, 1864, New Orleans, La., as of Co. “C”.

Berghofer, George — Priv. — Res. — ; 24 ; blacksmith ; enl. and must. May 12, 1862 ; must. out May 12, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Berry, Albert L. — Priv. — Res. Buckland ; 39; hatter; enl. and must. Dec. 2, 1861; re-enlist. Feb. 15, 1864 ; died of disease, July 5, 1864, Baton Rouge, La.

Beyer, Henry — Priv. — Res. — ; 24 ; blacksmith ; enl. and must. May 10, 1862 ; disch. May 12, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Bidwell, George A. — Priv. — Res. Dalton ; 18 ; paper maker ; enl. and must. Aug. 30, 1864; disch. July 31, 1865, Mobile, Ala., as of Co. “C”.

Bissell, Charles, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; 24 ; miller ; enl. Jany. 28, 1862 ; must. Feb. 2, 1862; re-enlist. Feb. 8, 1864; must, out Sept. 9, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Bond, Sylvester B. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Ware ; 20 ; student ; enl. and must. Dec. 3, 1861 ; comm. 2d Lieut., Co. C, Jany. 10, 1863 ; must. — ; comm. 1st Lieut., Dec. 4, 1863 ; must. Jany. 25, 1864; comm. Captain, June 7, 1865, not must.; must. out Sept. 9, 1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. “D”. Brevet Captain U. S. Vols., to date March 13, 1865.

Buckley, John — Priv. — Res. Hoosac ; age — ; laborer ; enl. and must. Nov. 1, 1861 ; must. out Jany. 8, 1865.

Bunton, John — Priv. — Res. North Adams ; 20 ; spinner ; enl. and must. Dec. 10, 1861 ; re-enlist. Feb. 20, 1864; drowned Sept. 11, 1864, near Tortugas, Fla.

Burton, Henry — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 30 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Nov. 7, 1861 ; disch. for disability, Aug. 11, 1862.

Caldwell, Hatsell S. — Priv. — Res. Springfield; 41; grocer; enl. and must. Nov. 14, 1861; disch. for disability, April 9, 1862.

Carey, Lockwood — Priv. — Res. Housatonic; 44; shoemaker; enl. and must. Nov. 30,1861; disch. for disability, July 17, 1862. See Co. “D” 57th Mass. Inf.

Churchill, James — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; 18; farmer; enl. and must. Dec. 13, 1861 ; wounded May 1, 1864, near Alexandria, La. ; must, out Jany. 8, 1865.

Clark, Norman — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; 43 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Nov. 18, 1861 ; died of disease, April 15, 1862, Ship Island, Miss.

Clark, Wells — Priv. — Res. Hatfield ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Dec. 26, 1861 ; re-enlist. Feb. 16, 1864; wounded May 18, 1864, Yellow Bayou, La. ; died of wounds. May 23, 1864, New Orleans, La.

Conant, Cardinal H. — Captain — Res. Boston ; 20 ; clerk ; Actg. Captain, Nov. 21, 1861; not comm. by Gov. of Mass.; disch. to date Sept. 10, 1863.

Conner, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Palmer; 19; farmer; enl. and must. Nov. 1, 1861 ; dishonorably disch., Aug. 31, 1864, sentence of Genl. Court Martial.

Conway, Anthony — Priv. — Res. State Line, N. Y. ; 43 ; tanner ; enl. and must. Oct. 28, 1861; disch. for disability, Jany. 8, 1863, New Orleans, La.

Cook, Frank A. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Springfield; 20; lawyer; Actg. 2d Lieut., Nov. 1, 1861; comm. 2d Lieut., Feb. 20, 1862 ; must, to date Nov. 1, 1861 ; comm. Ist Lieut., April 1, 1863; must. — ; died of disease, Aug. 6, 1863, Baton Rouge, La., as Ist Lieut, of Co. “K”.

Crane, John — Priv. — Res. Russell ; 36 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Oct. 4, 1861 ; must. out Nov. 19, 1864, as of Co. “B”.

Cummings, John — Priv. — Res. Lanesboro; 22; laborer; enl. Nov. 1, 1861; must. Jany. 9, 1862; deserted Feb. 18, 1862, Lowell, Mass. See Co. “K” 37th Mass. Inf.

Cutting, Jacob P. — Corpl. — Res. — ; 36; occu. — ; enl. Feb. 1, 1862; must. — ; disch. for disability, July 17, 1862.

Dailey, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 42 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Jany. 9, 1862 ; transf . to V. R. C, April 22, 1864; must. out Jany. 9, 1865, as of Co. “I” 3d V. R. C.

Damon, Frederick W. — Priv. — Res. Northampton ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. Jany. 24, 1862 ; must. Jany. 27, 1862; prom. Corpl., June 11, 1863; re-enlist. Feb. 21, 1864; must, out July 9, 1865.

Darrow, Frank M. — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; 22 ; painter ; enl. and must. Jany. 17, 1862; prom. Corpl., Oct. 1, 1863; must, out Jany. 16, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Desere, Boudsocq — Priv. — Res. — ; 40 ; occu. — ; enl. May 12, 1862 ; must. — ; deserted Aug. 13, 1864, New Orleans, La.

Donahue, Cornelius — Corpl. — Res. Holyoke ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Nov. 14, 1861; must. out Nov. 20, 1864, as of Co. “A”.

Donahue, John, 2d — Priv. — Res. Holyoke ; 28 ; moulder ; enl. and must. Jany. 18, 1864 ; killed May 18, 1864, Yellow Bayou, La.

Durkee, Elliot D. — Priv. — Res. Greenfield ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Nov. 10, 1861 ; re-enlist. Feb. 18, 1864, as Sergt. ; wounded and prisoner, April 8, 1864, Sabine Cross Roads, La. ; paroled June 16, 1864 ; disch. to date Aug. 14, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Dwyer, John — Priv. — Res. New York; 27; laborer; enl. and must. Dec. 25, 1861; wounded May 1, 1864, near Alexandria, La.; must. out Jany. 8, 1865.

Earl, Byron — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; 43 ; carver ; enl. Nov. 8, 1861 ; must. Jany. 9, 1862; transf. March 5, 1864, to V. R. C. ; re-enlist. June 25, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 17, 1865, as of Co. “I” 3d V. R. C.

Farlin, Miles B. — Priv. — Res. — ; 33 ; harness maker ; enl. and must. Dec. 27, 1861 ; re-enlist. Feb. 10, 1864; missing April 8, 1864, Sabine Cross Roads, La.; gained July 19, 1864; disch. Aug. 14, 1865, Mobile, Ala., as of Co. “C”.

Ferriter, John — Priv. — Res. Chicopee; 41 ; laborer; enl. and must. Dec. 20, 1861 ; must. out Jany. 8, 1865.

Fowler, John — Priv. — Res. — ; 25; occu. — ; enl. and must. Dec. 20, 1861 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 20, 1862.

Frain, Hugh — Priv. — Res. — ; 18 ; farmer; enl. and must. Nov. 10, 1861; re-enlist. Feb. 18, 1864; accidentally wounded Jany. 3, 1865; died of wounds, March 30, 1865, at New Orleans, La., as of Co. “C”.

Franz, Conrad — Priv. — Res. — ; 41; farmer; enl. and must. May 12, 1862; disch. May 12, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Franzen, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Eastham ; 18 ; teamster ; enl. and must. Nov. 26, 1861 ; re-enlist. Feb. 15, 1864; must. out Sept. 9, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Gallagher, Michael — Sergt. — Res. — ; 26; occu. — ; enl. May 12, 1862; must. — ; disch. to accept commission, Sept. 25, 1863. See Officer U. S. Colored Troops.

Getz, Adolph — Priv. — Res. — ; 29; occu. — ; enl. May 4, 1862; must. — ; deserted Dec. 4, 1862, Fort Pike, La.

Goodnow, Addison — Priv. — Res. Buckland ; 34; machinist; enl. and must. Dec. 28, 1861; disch. for disability, April 9, 1862. See Co. “K” 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days).

Goodnow, Hiram M. — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 19 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Dec. 3, 1861 ; disch. for disability, July 17, 1862. See Co. “B” 57th Mass. Inf.

Goodrich, Amos B. — Sergt. — Res. Pittsfield ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Jany. 6, 1862 ; prom. Oommy. Sergt., June 9, 1862; disch. March 27, 1863, as Private, to accept commission. See Co. “A” 20th Mass. Inf. ; and Officer U. S. Colored Troops.

Gray, Robert — Priv. — Res. Springfield; 20; laborer; enl. and must. Dec. 6, 1861; disch. for disability, Feb. 20, 1862.

Green, George C. — Priv. — Res. Northampton ; 21 ; machinist ; enl. Jany. 10, 1862 ; must. Jany. 27, 1862; re-enlist. Feb. 13, 1864, as Sergt.; must. out Sept. 9, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Hanchett, Henry — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; 18 ; butcher ; enl. and must. Oct. 3, 1861 ; must. out Nov. 20, 1864, as of Co. “A”.

Hannum, Silas — Priv. — Res. Greenfield; 22; clerk; enl. and must. Dec. 10, 1861; disch. Sept. 25, 1863, to accept commission. See Ofiicer U. S. Colored Troops.

Harris, William H. — Priv. — Res. Troy, N. Y. ; 40; teamster; enl. and must. Nov. 1, 1861; disch. for disability, July 17, 1862.

Howe, Hiram — Priv. — Res. Holden ; 26; miller; enl. and must. Dec. 20, 1861; must. out Jany. 8, 1865. See Co. “B” 3d Battln. Mass. Rifles.

Hoitt, Samuel — Priv. — Res. New Salem ; 18; farmer; enl. Nov. 19, 1861 ; must. Jany. 9, 1862; disch. for disability, Dec. 27, 1862, New Orleans, La.

Humison, Willis — Priv. — Res. West Granville; 30; farmer; enl. Feb. 1, 1862; must. Feb. 2, 1862; re-enlist. Feb. 13, 1864 ; missing April 8, 1864, Sabine Cross Roads, La. ; no further record.

Irving, William — Priv. — Res. — ; 38; occu. — ; enl. May 9, 1862 ; must. — ; deserted July 11, 1864, as of Battery “F” 1st U. S. Arty.

Jarvis, William — Priv. — Res. — ; 18; occu. — ; enl. and must. Dec. 20, 1861 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 20, 1862.

Johnson, Christian — Priv. — Res. — ; 24 ; carpenter ; enl. and must. May 12, 1862; must. out May 12, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Keenan, John — Priv. — Res. — ; 23; farmer; enl. May 9, 1862; must. May 9, 1862; disch. May 12, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Knickerbocker, Silas H. — Priv. — Res. Sheffield; 32; school teacher; enl. and must. Feb. 2, 1862; disch. for disability, Nov. 27, 1862.

Lafleur, Anthony — Priv. — Res. Chicopee ; 18; laborer; enl. Jany. 30, 1862; must. Feb. 2, 1862; must. out Jany. 31, 1865.

Leach, Dorrace L. — Priv. — Res. Thompson, Conn. ; 21 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Dec. 21, 1861; re-enlist. Feb. 13, 1864, as Sergt. ; must, out Sept. 9, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Lehan, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; 25 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Dec. 28, 1861 ; must. out Jany. 8, 1865.

Lewis, Edward T. — Sergt. — Res. Westfield; 24; clerk; enl. and must. Dec. 5, 1861; disch. March 1, 1863, to accept commission. See Co. “K” 10th Mass. Inf.; and Officer U. S. Colored Troops.

Long, Michael — Priv. — Res. Springfield; 40; laborer; enl. and must. Nov. 8, 1861; disch. for disability, Nov. 27, 1862.

Loomis, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Southampton; 35; baker; enl. and must. Nov. 23, 1861; disch. for disability, July 17, 1862.

Lowell, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Williamstown ; 28; painter; enl. and must. Nov. 1, 1861; disch. for disability, Feb. 20, 1862.

Lynch, John — Music. — Res. — ; 18; occu. — ; enl. Jany. 16, 1862 ; must. — ; re-enlist. Feb. 15, 1864; wounded May 18, 1864, Yellow Bayou, La. ; must, out June 17, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Lynch, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; 40 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Nov. 8, 1861 ; disch. for disability, July 17, 1862.

Lyons, James — Priv. — Res. Chicopee ; 18 ; harness maker ; enl. and must. Dec. 16, 1861; re-enlist. Feb. 18, 1864; must, out Sept. 9, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

McCrory, Peter — Priv. — Res. — ; 25 ; occu. — ; enl. Feb. 19, 1862 ; must. — ; killed April 8, 1864, Sabine Cross Roads. La.

McElroy, George — Priv. — Res. Lee; 27; farmer; enl. Dec. 24, 1861; must. Jany. 9, 1862; disch. for disability, April 11, 1862, Ship Island, Miss., as of Co. “H”.

McKowen, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Southampton; 38; laborer; enl. and must. Dec. 22, 1861; disch. for disability, March 20, 1863, New Orleans, La.

Macomber, John — Priv. — Res. Oakham ; 27 ; carpenter ; enl. and must. Nov. 17, 1861 ; re-enlist. Feb. 13, 1864, as Sergt.; must. out Sept. 9, 1865, as of Co. ” C “.

Mahoney, Robert — Priv. — Res. Mittineague ; 21 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Nov. 14, 1861; must. out Nov. 20, 1864, as Corpl. of Co. “A”.

Manning, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Mittineague; 22; laborer; enl. and must. Nov. 24, 1861; disch. for disability, June 22, 1862.

Miller, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Springfield; 25; tailor; enl. and must. Dec. 9, 1861; missing April 8, 1864, Sabine Cross Roads, La. ; gained July 19, 1864 ; must, out Jany. 8, 1865.

Milliard, John — Priv. — Res. Southampton ; 35; laborer; enl. Dec. 20, 1861 ; must. Jany. 9, 1862; transf. to Co. “H”, Jany, 24, 1862; no later record.

Moody, Charles L. — Priv. — Res. South Hadley; 30; farmer; enl. and must. Nov. 30, 1861; disch. Sept. 25, 1863, as 1st Sergt., to accept commission. See Officer U. S. Colored Troops.

Moore, John E. — Priv. — Res. Great Barrington ; 35 ; laborer ; enl. Dec. 7, 1861 ; must. Jany. 9, 1862 ;. disch. for disability, April 18, 1864, New Orleans, La.

Mullaney, Michael — Priv. — Res. Pittsfield ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. and must, Dec. 6, 1861 ; must. out Jany. 8, 1865, as Corpl.

Murphy, James — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; 29 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Dec. 24, 1861 ; re-enlist. Feb. 13, 1864, as Sergt. ; wounded April 8, 1864, Sabine Cross Roads, La. ; disch. for wounds, July 22, 1865, Mobile, Ala., as of Co. “C”.

Newton, Harlow — Priv. — Res. South Hadley; 19; machinist; enl. and must. Dec. 1, 1861; re-enUst. Feb. 13, 1864, as Corpl. ; must, out Sept. 9, 1865, as Private of Co. “C”.

Nido, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Northampton ; 20 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Nov. 24, 1861 ; must. out Jany. 8, 1865.

Oakley, Augustus — Corpl. — Res. South Hadley ; 19 ; machinist ; enl. and must. Dec, 8, 1861; must. out Jany. 8, 1865, as 1st Sergt.

O’Connor, John — Priv. — Res. Springfield; 27; painter; enl. and must. Jany. 16, 1862; disch. Jany. 17, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

O’Donnell, John — Priv. — Res. Indian Orchard; 27; laborer; enl. and must. Nov. 12, 1861; wounded May 18, 1864, Yellow Bayou, La. ; must, out Nov, 20, 1864, as of Co. “A”.

O’Reilly, John — Priv. — Res. South Wilbraham; 35; miner; enl. and must. Nov, 18, 1861; disch. for disability, July 17, 1862.

Patch, William — Priv. — Res. Springfield; 19; confectioner; enl. Jany. 17, 1862; must. Jany. 27, 1862 ; died of disease, Aug. 12, 1862, New Orleans, La., as Sergt.

Pintiner, Joseph — Priv. — Res. — ; 45 ; laborer ; enl. and must. May 9, 1862 ; disch. May 12, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Ray, Ansell H. — Wagoner — Res. Great Barrington; 42; engineer; enl. and must. Nov. 12, 1861 ; disch. for disability, July 17, 1862.

Rice, L. Frederick — 1st Lieut. — Res. Boston; 22 ; civil engineer; Actg. 1st Lieut., Feb. 3, 1862; comm. Feb. 20, 1862; must. to date Feb. 3, 1862; comm. Captain, Oct. 10, 1863; must. Jany. 1, 1864; comm. Major, June 7, 1865; not must.; must. out Sept. 9, 1865, as Captain of Co. ” D”. Brevet Major, U. S. Vols., to date March 13, 1865.

Ryan, Rhodes — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; 20 ; sailor; enl. Nov. 29, 1861 ; must, Jany. 9, 1862; must. out to date Jany. 8, 1865.

Schroeder, Andrew — Priv. — Res. — ; 27 ; gardener ; enl. and must. May 12, 1862 ; must. out May 12, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Shay, Jeremiah — Priv. — Res. Palmer; 21; laborer; enl. and must. Dec. 8, 1861; must. out Jany. 8, 1865.

Smith, Henry C. — Priv. — Res. Enfield, Conn.; 19; cooper; enl. and must. Dec. 20, 1861; must. out Jany. 8, 1865.

Smith, Obediah — Priv. — Res. Hatfield ; 40 ; farmer; enl. and must. Dec. 25, 1861 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 27, 1862.

Sonday, Peter — Priv. — Res. — ; 29 ; blacksmith ; enl. and must. May 12, 1862 ; disch. May 12, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Stearns, Henry S. — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; 22 ; moulder ; enl. Jany. 23, 1862 ; must. Feb. 2, 1862; disch. Sept. 23, 1863, as Sergt., to accept commission. See Officer U. S. Colored Troops.

Stokes, Albert S. — Priv. — Res. Dudley; 18; operative; enl. and must. Feb. 29, 1864; must. out Sept. 9, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Sullivan, Michael — Priv. — Res. Willimantic, Conn. ; 35 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Nov. 28, 1861; disch. for disability, June 21, 1862.

Swallow, Hugh R. — Corpl. — Res. Springfield; 23; harness maker; enl. and must. Dec. 25, 1861; re-enlist. Feb. 13, 1864, as Sergt. ; wounded May 18, 1864, Yellow Bayou, La.; disch. for wounds, Oct. 4, 1864, Baton Rouge, La., as Corpl.

Vogensperger, George — Priv. — Res. — ; 40; laborer; enl. May 9, 1862; must. — ; transf. March 5, 1864, to V. R. C.; must. out July 1, 1865, as of Co. ” I ” 3d V. R. C.

Whitehead, William H. — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; 32 ; carpenter ; enl. and must. Dec. 28, 1861; transf. April 22, 1864, as Corpl., to V. R. C. ; must, out Jany. 9, 1865, as of Co. ” H ” 20th V. R. C.

Whitney, Chandler — Priv. — Res. — ; 39; occu. — ; enl. and must, Nov. 1, 1861; disch. for disability, Feb. 20, 1862.

Wispelaere, Frank — Priv. — Res. Holyoke; 40; painter; enl. Nov. 14, 1861; must. Jany. 9, 1862 ; must. out to date Nov. 19, 1864, as of Co. “A”.

Woods, Daniel — Priv. — Res. North Bennington, Vt.; 18; laborer; enl. Dec. 16, 1861; must. Jany. 9, 1862; re-enlist. Feb. 14, 1864 ; deserted March 11, 1865, as of Co. “C”.

Woods, James — Priv. — Res. South Adams ; 40 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Nov. 20, 1861 ; transf. toV.R.C, April 22, 1864; must. out Jany. 9, 1865, as of Co. “K” 3d V. R. C.

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