Civil War - 39th Regt. Co. B
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New Jersey 39th Regt. Co. B.


General Information:

  • The Headquarters of the Regiment was established at Camp Frelinghuysen, Newark, NJ
  • Left October 10 '65 under command of Major William T. Conish proceeded under orders direct to the front.
  • Arrived at City Point, Va, the Reg. was temporarily assigned to duty with General Benham's Brigade of Engineers, within the fortifications around Petersburg.
  • Regiment was first attached to General Benham's Brigade of Engineers, Army of the James - then to the First Brigade, Second Division, Ninth Army Corps.
  • Took part in the following engagements: Before Petersburg, Va., (Capture of Fort Mahone), April 2 1865.

Listing of Company B

   CAPTAIN 
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Must’d Out  Discharge
Bruene, Charles    Sep 29 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65   

   1st LIEUT
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Must’d Out  Discharge
Ogden, William H.  Sep 29 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65   

   2nd LIEUT
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Must’d Out  Discharge
Gnam, Sigmond      Sep 29 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65

   1st SERGEANT
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Must’d Out  Discharge
McKim, James       Sep 07 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65

   SERGEANT
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Must’d Out  Discharge
Merrem, Otto       Sep 07 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Frank, Jacob       Sep 02 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 05 65   Apr 28 65
Tidaback, James    Sep 19 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Creiss, Christian  Sep 22 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65

   CORPORAL
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Must’d Out  Discharge
May, Henry         Sep 02 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Starr, Daniel      Sep 12 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Freeman, Charles   Sep 23 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Price, Elias W.    Sep 19 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 27 65   May 03 65
Johnson, William   Sep 20 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Jenkins, David     Sep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 05 65   Apr 28 65
Courter, William M Sep 12 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65

   MUSICIAN
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Must’d Out  Discharge
Falk, Jacob          Sep 08 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Berberrich, Wendelin Sep 13 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65

   WAGONER
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Must’d Out  Discharge
Trembly, William   Sep 13 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65

   PRIVATES
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Must’d Out  Discharge
Alexander, Wm R    Sep 05 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Andrews, George    Sep 14 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 26 65   May 03 65
Bandoin, John      Sep 22 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Beker, Cornelius   Sep 20 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Bimple, Paul       Feb 09 65  Feb 09 65  1 yr  Aug 04 65   May 03 65
Blake, George      Sep 15 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Broadwell,Samuel P Sep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Brundage, Elias    Sep 07 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Butler, James H    Sep 04 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Butler, James P    Sep 09 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  
Calame, Charles E  Sep 23 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Calden, David      Sep 09 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 12 65   Apr 28 65
Clough, James      Apr 07 65  Apr 07 65  1 yr  Aug 05 65   May 03 65
Davenport, John    Sep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 12 65   Apr 28 65
Deutsch, Jacob     Sep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 06 65   May 03 65
Fedricks, Charles  Sep 13 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Fischbach, Edward  Sep 24 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Freidhoefer, John  Sep 09 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Freund, Augustus   Sep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Fuller, George     Sep 22 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Garrabrant, John   Sep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Gibb, Levi         Sep 20 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Goss, Adam         Sep 17 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Aug 05 65   May 03 65
Griffin, Lawrence  Sep 02 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  May 19 65   May 03 65
Guile, Robert      Sep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Gunter, Andrew     Sep 22 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Henderson, William Sep 19 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 12 65   Apr 28 65
Hennings, Claus    Sep 19 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Holt, Benjamin     Sep 08 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Hopper, Abraham A  Sep 02 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Irons, James       Sep 24 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Jaquins, Stephen F Sep 07 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Johnson, Charles   Sep 19 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Kirchgossner, John Sep 02 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Kneitsch, George   Sep 20 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Koelling, ChristianSep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Kohler, John       Sep 14 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Krantz, Anton      Sep 22 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Sep 04 65 Deserted4/4/65
                                                           May 03 65
Kranter, John      Sep 20 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Kroeckel, George   Sep 14 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Lanth, Philip      Sep 13 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Layland, John M    Sep 09 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Leichtman, John    Sep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Lurk, George W     Feb 17 65  Feb 17 65  1 yr  Aug 22 65   May 03 65
Maisenbacker, John Sep 12 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Malany, John       Sep 22 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Matthews, David    Sep 24 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Sep 23 65
Mauerer, John      Sep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
May, Nicholas      Sep 23 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Miller, Alfred H   Sep 24 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Miller, Charles    Sep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Miller, Edward     Sep 20 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Newhart, Charles W Sep 20 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Ogden, George      Sep 14 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
O’Neil, James      Sep 23 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Oppel, Jacob       Sep 22 64  Oct 26 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Paterson, John     Sep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Post, John         Sep 23 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Rehm, George       Sep 09 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Roedlein, John     Sep 07 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Schaefer, Adolph   Sep 22 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Schiffer, James    Sep 22 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jul 28 65   May 03 65
Schmuser, John M T Sep 19 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 12 65
Schoenberger,AndrewSep 24 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Schumacher, John G Sep 23 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Smith, Zackeus     Sep 12 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Speer, Henry S     Sep 06 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Urann,Washington L Sep 08 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Van Cleft,William DSep 03 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Voorhees, James    Sep 23 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Ward, Thomas       Sep 07 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Welles, Jacob F    Sep 24 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Wolf, Selig        Sep 20 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65
Yastram, John      Sep 08 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Jun 17 65

   PRIVATE - DISCHARGED
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time              Discharge
Winter, Frank      Sep 20 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Disability   Feb 14 65

   CORPORAL - TRANSFERRED
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Transferred
Shawger, Daniel    Feb 07 65  Feb 09 65  1 yr  33rd Reg. Jun 15 65

   PRIVATE - TRANSFERRED
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Transferred
Butler, Patrick    Apr 13 65  Apr 13 65  1 yr  Co. H
Cardman, Richard   Apr 13 65  Apr 13 65  1 yr  Co. H
Crane, Edward      Mar 07 65  Mar 07 65  1 yr  33rd Reg. Jun 15 65
Davis, George H    Apr 07 65  Apr 07 65  1 yr  33rd Reg. Jun 15 65
Eaton, John Jacob  Jan 24 65  Jan 24 65  1 yr  33rd Reg. Jun 15 65
Farney, Edward     Apr 13 65  Apr 13 65  1 yr  Co. H
Hallgreen,William CApr 12 65  Apr 12 65  1 yr  33rd Reg. Jun 15 65
Howe, James H      Apr 12 65  Apr 12 65  1 yr  33rd Reg. Jun 15 65
Miller, Cra        Feb 09 65  Feb 09 65  1 yr  33rd Reg. Jun 15 65
Washington, George Feb 09 65  Feb 09 65  1 yr  33rd Reg. Jun 15 65
Wegert, Joseph     Mar 14 65  Mar 14 65  1 yr  33rd Reg. Jun 15 65

   1st SERGEANT - DIED
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Died
Bodenschatz,BernardSep 22 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Apr 02 65

   PRIVATE - DIED
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Died
Denby, James       Sep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Apr 02 65
Maher, James       Sep 06 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Apr 02 65
Wieland, John F    Sep 16 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Apr 02 65

   SERGEANT - DESERTED
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Deserted
Sample, William    Aug 30 65  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Oct 01 64

   CORPORAL - DESERTED
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Deserted
Smith, Elisi B     Sep 15 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Oct 01 64
Eccleson, Samuel   Sep 13 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Oct 03 64
Hohmeyer,Frederick Sep 16 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Oct 05 64

   PRIVATE - DESERTED
Name              Com./Enlist Must’d In  Time  Deserted
Frei, Charles      Sep 23 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Dec 15 64
Fritz, Frederick   Sep 24 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Oct 01 64
Ryan, William      Sep 21 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Oct 04 64
Taylor, John       Sep 17 64  Sep 30 64  1 yr  Oct 04 64   

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