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Rhode Island In the War with Spain
Compiled from Official Records
Providence, RI: E.L. Freeman & Sons, 1900
The following is a roster of the 1st Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry. This regiment was the only infantry regiment raised in Rhode Island during the Spanish American War. It served its term of service within the continental U.S.

| Field & Staff | Company A | Company B | Company C | Company D | Company E | Company F | Company G | Company H | Company I | Company K | Company L | Company M | Hospital Corps | Light Btry A  Light Btry B | Naval Militia |

1st Rhode Island U.S. Volunteer Infantry
Field and Staff p 375 & 376
Colonel Charles W. Abbot, Jr.
Lieut-Colonel Frank A. Cook
Major Alvin A. Barker
Major James F. Phetteplace
Major Herbert Bliss
Major & Surg Lester S. Hill
1st Lt. & Ass’t Surg Norman D. Harvey
1st Lt. & Ass’t Surg Rowland R. Robinson
1st Lt. & Ass’t Surg Russell B. Smith
1st Lt. & Ass’t Surg Harold L. Coffin
1st Lt. & R. Adj Cornelius Barrows
1st Lt. & R. Q. M. Frank E. Hopkins
Regt’l Serg. Maj George H. Slocum
Regt’l Serg. Maj Frederick D. Thompson
Regt’l Q. M. Serg. Sydney D. Harvey
1st Lt. & Chaplain Joseph J. Woolley
Hosp. Steward George W. Young
Hosp. Steward Herlwyn R. Green
Hosp. Steward James B. Calland
Chief Musician Roswell H. Fairman
Prin Musician Ernest L. House
Prin Musician Harry C. Blackinton
Sergt. William D. Eddy
Cook, Corp George B. M. Lamphear
Musician Bancroft, Fred W.
Musician Bancroft, Samuel, Jr.
Musician Bascombe, Charles H.
Musician Brennan, Thomas H.
Musician Budzeck, William
Musician Fournier, Henry
Musician Johnson, Wilfred
Musician Kearney, Thomas P.
Musician Laferriere, Oliver, Jr.
Musician Lyons, Daniel
Musician McCarthy, Charles A.
Musician McKenna, William
Musician Porter, Edward
Musician Phaneuf, Adelord
Musician Stone, Frank
Musician Sutcliffe, William
Musician Thornton, Frank
Musician Wood, George B.
Musician Butler, Joseph W.
Musician Primeau, Xavier
Musician Tracey, George H.
Musician Thomas McKenna
Prin Musician Emil Scholz
Musician Paul Dessault
Company B p 377 & 378
Capt Maurice H. Cooke
1st Lieut. Reginald M. Ames
2nd Lieut. Joseph P. Burgess
" Howard A. Richmond
" Horace S. Peck
1st Sergt. Harry A. Cash
Q. M. Sergt. Michael F. Egan
Sergt. Allen M. Jeffers
" William D. Trew
" Robert E. Washburne
" Joseph Beaudry
Corp. Robert L. Laird
" Clarence W. Cooper
" William T. Barnes
" Grahame Kilvert
" Walter Bateson
" Chester Maxfield
" Walter W. Wesley
" Dennis A. Driscoll
" Edwin L. Blaine
" Andrew Troy, Jr.
" Charles White
" William H. Clark
" Alfred E. Millard
Musician John F. Bowen
" Thomas J. McDermott
Artificer Ossian E. Geer
Wagoner William Christie
Private Allen, George E.
" Andrews, William H.
" Beau Sejour, Reme A.
" Benjamin, James A.
" Bowen, Gilbert G.
" Burke, John M.
" Carpenter, George E.
" Carter, Herbert E.
" Clegg, Wilfred F.
" Cooper, James W., Jr.
" Cornell, Howard, W.
" Degan, John T.
" Driscoll, Daniel P.
" Driscoll, Thomas A.
" Eklund, Gustaf
" Evans, George
Private Follen, Joseph J.
" Forsett, Richard
" Gagnon, Peter A.
" Gorton, Frank J.
" Gorton, Walter A.
" Grimes, Thomas F.
" Hoadley, Charles H.
" Holmes, Albert R.
" Keegan, John E.
" Laporte, Edward F.
" Losea, Raymond M
" Lyons, Joseph
" McCrory, John
" McNulty, John C.
" McNulty, John J.
" Miller, Charles A.
" Mitchell, Joseph
" Mitchell, Rene J.
" Morgan, Hugh P.
" Mortin, John M.
" Murray, Patrick
" Nichols, Arthur R.
" Nulty, Michael J.
" O’Neil, Henry F.
" Phillips, Edward J.
" Prout, William P.
" Ralph, Harris A.
" Randall, Charles W.
" Randall, George F.
" Saucier, Antoine L.
" Sullivan, Frank B.
" Toye, Earnest S.
" Trait, John C.
" West, George A.
" Whelan, Mathew A.
" Hathaway, Charles H.
" Josephi, Nathaniel
" Murphy, Henry
Q. M. Sergt. Walter M. Baker
Corp. Gardner Cornett
" Walter H. Gladding
" Walter D. Kilvert
" Frederick L. Jenckes
Private Baker, Walter J.
" Coughlin, John J.
" Fuller, Elmer E.
Private Kellet, Charles
" Sprague, George B.
" Cocroft, Frederick E.
" Duffy, Thomas P.
" Jillson, Frederick W.
" Judge, Michael
" LeClaire, Fred D.
" Lewis, Joseph W.
" Lewis, William J.
" Maguire, John
" Moore, Thomas S.
" Nichols, Jessie S.
" Rodgers, John E.
Artificer Shippee, Stephen E.
Company D p 379, 380 & 381
Capt Thomas F. McGill
1st Lieut. Charles F. May
2nd Lieut.  John O’Connor
1st Sergt. Felix F. Casey
Q. M. Sergt. Thomas F. Cafferty
Sergt. Andrew F. Rooney
" Daniel J. Ryan
" Timothy McQueeny
" Fred J. Boldue
Corp.  William F. Ryan
" Patrick W. Kennedy
" John F. Farrell
" Joseph H. Reilly
" John F. O’Neill
" Alfred J. Gagnon
" John F. McHale
" Robert J. Canning
" Patrick M. Dalton
" John W. Lawless
" Napoleon Vigue
" Frank C. Howard
Cook Corp. Edward Sanderson
Mus. Rudolph H. Breault
" Edward I Archambault
Art. John F. Cunningham
Wag. Albert J. Pitcarn
Priv. Aldrich, Walter F.
" Angell, Berthold A.
" Archambault, Alphonse
" Archambault, Joseph R.
" Benjamin, Agustus
" Benjamin, Frank A.
" Benjamin, Louis F.
" Bliss, Patrick
" Bolduc, Joseph
" Boullester, Jerome H.
" Buston, George
" Byrne, James
" Cafferty, Charles A.
" Calleton, Arthur
" Comstock, Harry W.
" Cragan, Thomas H.
" Crochiere, Joseph Z.
" Crosby, Alexander M.
Priv. Darcey, William A.
" Dion, Homer
" Donahue, James
" Doyle, Thomas H.
" Ferguson, John S.
" Fly, Edward
" Flynn, John F.
" Freelove, George A.
" Hennebury, John
" Hennebury, Patrick J.
" Hill, William J., Jr.
" Holahan, William F.
" Keegan, John J.
" Kelley, Peter E.
" Kennedy, Edward F.
" Langlois, Joseph
" Lemarcher, George
" Lincoln, Thomas H.
" McCabe, James J.
" McCullough, Michael T.
" McGovern, John F.
" McGovern, Patrick D.
" McIntyre, James J.
" McKenna, Mark A.
" McQuade, James
" Minchin, John
" Morin, George A.
" Morris, Michael
" Mullin, Patrick J.
" O’Neill, John T.
" Perry, William J.
" Reilly, James J.
" Reilly, Patrick F.
" Richard, John B. A.
" Roberts, Celestine
" Rodgers, William H.
" Roudeau, Rodrique
" Ryan, John D.
" Savaria, Frank
" Scott, Saul S.
" Stone, Harry P.
" Sullivan, James E.
" Sutherland, Adelard
" Theroux, Paul
" Tracey, Thomas H.
" Walsh, Thomas M.
Priv.  Ward, William J.
" Wilson, William A.
" Byrnes, Michael J.
Crop. King, Lewis E.
Priv. Reilly, Patrick F.
" Richardson, John F.
" Scully, James J.
" Lambert, Felix
Wag. Darling, Horace
Priv. Nevius, Albert R.
" O’Conner, John J.
" Riley, Thomas J.
" Stewart, Peter L.
" Jones, Millard F.
Company F, p 382 & 383
Capt Charles W. Cutler
1st Lieut. Edward J. Burdick
2nd Lieut. Harry F. Sanderson
1st Sergt. Augustus P. Hamlin
Q. M. Sergt. Robert G. Biesel
Sergt. Henry S. Bliss
" John B. Batchelor
" George F. Bliss
" Francis G. Wilbur
Corp. John R. Peabody
" Charles H. Miller
" Elmer E. Baker
" Everett L. A. Easton
" George H. Wilbar, Jr.
" Charles F. Gilroy
" John Lash
" James D. Wells
" John J. M. Martin
" Arthur L. Flemming
" John Caulfield
Musician Turner, Calvert
" George S. Gilliam
Artificer Patrick C. Mulqueeney
Priv. Ainsworth, John C.
" Anderson, Julius
" Andrews, Herbert C.
" Archambault, Elie
" Bannon, Samuel
" Beech, John W.
" Blom, Gustave H.
" Bowman, Richard
Bruce, Nelson R.
" Burgeson, Charles A.
" Butler, William
" Casey, Michael
" Conlin, John J.
" Counter, Frank E.
" Croughan, Luke
" Dahl, Axel W.
" Deasy, Daniel J.
" Devlin, John M
" Dooley, Joseph E.
" Doty, William V.
" Duffey, Edward 
Priv. Dwyer, Timothy J.
" Farrington, George S.
" Foley, John
" Fraher, Joseph M.
" Fulton, John F.
" Galligan, John A.
" Galvin, John
" Gardiner, Alexander
" Garvery, William H.
" Garvill, Charles G.
" Hague, James W.
" Haskell, Benjamin F.
" Hedges, Stephen E.
" Hogan, John
" Hughes, James A.
" Jenkins, John A.
" Johnson, Andrew
" Keeley, Edward F.
" Kiley, Michael A.
" Laffan, Edmond A.
" Markey, Michael J.
" Matthews, Henry W.
" Maxfield, Preston K.
" McNanee, Patrick J.
" Menard, Frank
" Mercier, Walter P.
" North, Carl
" Norton, John
" Osfield, James F., Jr.
" Pearce, James H.
" Peterson, Andrew F.
" Roche, Daniel J.
" Ronayne, William A.
" Ruddy, Charles A.
" Sandland, Thomas F.
" Smith, Herbert
" St. Onge, Nelson
" Tracy, John F.
" Vaughn, Patrick
" Wells, William
Wagoner Baker, Charles
Priv. Rowan, Patrick
" Sheahan, Joseph V.
" O’Brien, Charles H.
" Chappell, Albert R.
Wagoner Ross, John R.
Corp. Shaw, John P.
" Openshaw, James M.
" Fullerton, Francis N.
" Casey, John P.
" Kelly, William I.
Priv. Bryant, Everett M.
" Dolan, William
" Wilcox, Charles A.
" Eaton, John J.
" Gibbons, John J.
" Hoffman, John J.
" Lundstrum, Augustus R.
" Sullivan, James W.
" Sullivan, John F.
" Sullivan, Thomas J.
" Gallagher, Patrick J.
" Manigan, John F.
Company A p 376 & 377
Capt Charles F. Tillinghast
1st Lieut. Alonzo R. Williams
2nd Lieut. John E. Carr
1st Sergt. Irving F. Mott
Q. M. Sergt. Milton A. Johnson
Sergt. Frank E. Cole
" Thomas J. Smithers
" William A. McKenzie
" Fred A. Rowell
Corp. Carleton F. Nicholas
" Alvah J. Webster
" Burton T. Fitts
" Walter B. Danforth
" Charles A. Cutler
" Neil A. Campbell
" Robert B. Hough
" William D. Eaton
" Charles T. Lindell
" Charles N. Hendrick
" Frederick B. Hennessy
" Carl V. Burg
" John J. Finigan
Musician Lloyd W. Rounds
" Walter F. Marchant
Artificer Everett E. Fletcher
Wagoner George H. Mitchell
Private Aldrich, Robert N.
" Allebough, Henry T.
" Allen, Crawford
" Barnes, Henry
" Brehany, James P.
" Brown, Albert L. E.
" Byer, Joseph B.
" Cady, Frank N.
" Carr, Daniel F.
" Carroll, John
" Dalton, Thomas
" Donahue, Edward
" Drinan, John T., Jr.
" Drowne, Robert H.
" Dupony, Milton A.
" Ellery, Leon K.
" Elmes, Robert
" Fenton, George J.R
Private Fletcher, Albert
" Flynn, Patrick
" Goff, Harry E.
" Hadfield, William H.
" Hannah, Alexander
" Hannah, Hugh
" Henchey, Peter E.
" Jenckes, Harry B.
" Kavanaugh, George W.
" Kilton, Byron
" King, Harry C.
" Knight, Charles A.
" Lawson, Andrew J.
" Lotti, Arthur J.
" Maguire, William J.
" Manning, John F.
" Marchant, Charles
" Marshall, Charles A.
" Meegan, John F.
" Monell, William E.
" Moran, Joseph L.
" Morin, Zephirs E.
" Packer, Harry F.
" Parker, Charles E.
" Phillips, Ambrose B.
" Plunkett, Joseph A.
" Reynolds, George G.
" Root, Henry T., Jr.
" Sandelman, John F.
" Sjogren, Carl I.
" Smith, Jessie
" Smith, John P.
" Stead, Herbert R.
" Taylor, Joseph J.
" Whitmarsh, Henry A.
" Williams, Herbert R.
" Corthell, Howard L.
" Fisher, George S., Jr.
" Mykins, Joseph H.
Sergt. Martin, Charles F.
" Webster, Frank N.
Corp. Brown, Earle
" Sanders, Benjamin F.
" Wolfer, Richard E.
Private Spinney, Harry R.
" Ward, Samuel P.
Private McCausland, Walter W.
Sergt. Tuttle, Elihu S.
Private Goff, James A.
" Mack Cornelius J.
" Bliss, Jerome B.
" Gorman, Herbert F.
" Smith, Walter B., Jr.
Artificer Bischoff, Frederick A.
Private Cooper, Oliver W.
" Forsythe, William S.
" Hawkins, Fred
" Paull, Charles L. F.
" Donovan, John A. F.
" Swank, Thaddeus A.
" Hill, Eugene
" Mantell, George E.
Company C p 378 & 379
Capt. Harold S. Pearce
Capt. Everett E. Whipple
1st Lieut. Archibald C. Matteson
2nd Lieut. Walter S. Turney
1st Sergt. Frederick A. Sherive
Q. M. Sergt. James H. Sprague
Sergt. Niles J. Arnzen
" Howard C. Johnson
" Robert E. Thornton
" John Craven
Corp. Duane E. Kelsey
" Nils O. Degerberg
" Hermann Bloser
" Ellridge H. Thompson
" Charles O. Carleton
" Martin F. Burke
" John McCawley
" Andrew J. McCormack
" John Fife, Jr.
" Joshua D. Hodgsen
" William F. McKenna
" Herbert H. Edwards
" Emil Hauff
Musician Frank A. Grover
" James A. Smith
Artificer Fred A. Barnes
Wagoner Frank A. Chipperfield
Private Armstrong, James
" Babcock, Frederick E.
" Bagley, Thomas F.
" Barker, Horace R.
" Blanchard, Arthur
" Boyd, Elmer
" Brennan, Frank J.
" Butman, Frederick O.
" Catelli, Leone
" Conley, Peter
" Crane, Maurice H.
" Dahlgren, Leonard
" Davison, James, Jr.
" Delfino, Lingi
" Douglas, James
" Douglas, Robert P.
" Eade, Thomas N.
Private Ehrhart, Anton
" Finnegan, Edward
" Galligan, John W.
" Glockle, John J.
" Gould, William E.
" Grady, John J.
" Hannigan, John G.
" Hartley, William
" Humphrey, George E.
" Jutras, William P
" Kane, William
" Kiley, Henry M.
" Knapp, Amos M.
" Laagerguist, Carl F.
" Lewis, John T.
" Maroney, Michael F.
" Martin, William
" McCue, Stephen M.
" McDonough, William H.
" McGregor, William
" McLane, Walter
" Miller, Henry J.
" Mueller, Theodore J.
" Nelligan, Dennis J.
" Nelson, Oscar
" O’Donnell, Richard F.
" O’Neill, Robert W.
" Pilkerton, James H.
" Rafferty, Thomas
" Read, John T.
" Regnault, Charles F.
" Reynolds, Bartholomew
" Richards, Eugene
" Robinson, Walter G.
" Salsbury, Lewis H.
" Sarna, Peter
" Sauriol, Napolean
" Slade, John H.
" Smith, John G.
" Smith, John T.
" Texido, Frederick V.
" Wallace, Edward R.
" Wolter, Helmer J.
" Wood, Frederick J.
" Yeaw, Robert W.
" Keough, Edward
Private McLachlan, John V.
Q. M. Sergt. William L. Tarrant
Corp. William M. Waterman
" Charles B. Montgomery
Artificer Maurice J. Welsh
Private Austin, Eugene A.
" Dahlin, John
" Fry, William C.
" Roach, John
" Turbitt, Richard F.
" Waterman, Zeno, Jr.
" Wilcox, Charles E.
" Burton, James
" Fuller, George E.
" McTwiggin, James
" Salmon, Lewis E.
" Shaughnessy, Patrick L.
" Essex, Edward E.
" McCarthy, John I.
" McCarron, Owen
Company E p 381 & 382
Capt Stephen Waterman
" Charles H. Ledward
1st Lieut. Charles E. Mulhearn
2nd Lieut. George H. Slocum
2nd Lieut.  Henry C. Moore
1st Sergt. Joseph F. O’Hearn
Q. M. Sergt. Charles W. Nunan
Sergt. Walter N. Kinney
" James Lafferty
" John P. Clancey
" James J. Cleary
Corp. Arthur W. Tyas
" Thomas Cunningham
" Henry Taylor
" Joseph J. O’Connell
" Francis Maguire
" Frank S. Murphy
" Thomas F. Regan
" Bernard Fitzpatrick
" Thomas Brady
" Thomas Fitzgerald
" James A. Rochford
" Michael A. Sullivan
Cook Corp. Dennis Morrisey
Musician George R. Potter
" Joseph Rosseau
Artificer William Baxter
Wagoner Godfrey J. Collum
Priv. Aldrich, John
" Bayles, Alfred
Brindamour, Francois
" Brindle, Arthur
" Campbell, Patrick
" Clark, James J.
" Clarke, John
" Cohen, William A.
" Cronin, William J.
" Connors, James J.
" Daily, Joseph J.
" Deningham, John H.
" Dickson, John
" Donahue, Peter F.
" Duffy, Bernard T.
" Feeley, Edward
Priv. Ferguson, George
" Finnigan, John J.
" Ford, William J.
" Galligan, Charles H.
" Garrity, John
" Giblin, Peter S.
" Gillooley, Walter R.
" Goodinson, Ernest
" Greene, George H.
" Hickey, Edward
" Kirwan, Joseph
" Knight, Robert J.
" Labossier, George
" Langevin, Peter
" Lanneville, John
" Luther, James B.
" Maguire, Thomas
" Mahan, James
" Martin, Robert E.
" McAlice, John
" McCormick, Martin J.
" McGair, Frank
" McGinn, Richard H.
" McKenna, Daniel A., Jr.
" McKenna, James H.
" McNeill, Mark
" McRand, John T.
" Meegan, Owen E.
" Mengel, August
" Mullally, John
" Parisi, Guy
" Peterson, William
" Pilkerton, John T.
" Reynolds, John
" Rheaume, Louis N.
" Roudeau, Jeremie
" Smith, George
" Smith, John J.
" Sullivan, Patrick H.
" Sullivan, Timothy J.
" Thornton, John
" Tuell, Charles, C.
" Turely, Henry P.
" Walmsley, John
" Williams, John P.
" Wilson, Alexander
Priv. Prince, Clarence R.
1st Sergt.  George A. Rich
Musician William J. Riley
Sergt. Harry A. Barrows
Priv. Clark, William N.
Sergt. Gavigan, James F.
" McCabe, James
" McCabe, John
" McCann, John
" Forgarty, James
" McCallan, Thomas
" Sholes, George N.
" Bingham, Walter S.
" Atchinson, Joseph J.
" Sculley, Michael A.
Corp. Freeman, George S.
" Morrison, James
Continued

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