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VICTORIA COUNTY, TEXAS
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VICTORIA COUNTY CIVIL WAR MUSTER ROLLS

 

SOURCE: Original records on file at the Texas State Library, Austin, TX.

 Men drafted in Precinct No. 1 and No. 6-Victoria County, TX,                W.I. WHITEHEAD

Enrollment list of the names of persons liable to military duty

Joesph BACHAN Martin SCHRADER
I.H. CROSS Godlip SPANDOR drafted
Joseph DESHINGER Fredk SMITH
F.R. DAUGHTERY drafted Jacob SMITH drafted
John HEPWORTH  drafted Antonio VAUELLA drafted
Henry FERGUSON drafted Robt WILLOWBY drafted
Henry GRAMAN Henry WARSHER
Charles JOHN drafted Danl WEISIGER Jr. volunteered
George JOHNSON Fred’k ZENCH
Chas KAHN Pelonio FLORES
George SIMON Julian (at URESTA’S) drafted
Charles STRAUS drafted Theadore BARNELL drafted
W.L. CALLENDER C.S. STADTLER drafted

I do hereby certify that the above is a correct list of the names of persons liable to military duty under the state law in percincts No. 1 & 6 Victoria Co.

Victoria Sept 19 1863         W.J. WHITEHEAD, Enrolling Officer, Precincts 1 & 6, Victoria Co.

 

 List of names of men drafted Sept 19 1863 at precincts No 1 & 6 Victoria County in accordance with order No. (blank) of Gov. F.R. LUBBOCK

Antonio VERDA F.R. DAUGHTERY  Godlip SPANDOR
Robert WILLOWBY Jacob SMITH C.S. STADTLER
Henry FERGUSON John HEPWORTH Theadore BURNELL
Chas. STRAUCE John (at URESTA’S) Charles JOHN
WISEGER, Daniel Jr. volunteered

We do hereby certify that the above list is correct of the names drafted in precinct No 1 & 6 Victoria County Sept 19th 1863 in accordance with an order of Gov. F.R. LUBBOCK dated (blank) 1863 being 50 percent of the entire list as presented by W.J. WHITEHEAD enrolling for said precincts.      

                          Jas P. KEAN,

                         J.L. NICKLESON, appointed drafting officers

A list of the persons enrolled & furloughed in Victoria County, having obtained certificates from the Board of Surgeons.

BIRMINGHAM, Charles 6 mos. MAIS, Frederick 30 days
BARLOW, A.S. in Marine service NEEDE, John M. 30 days
(crossed out)  NEWMAN, A. 30 days
Jos. BERG O’KIEF, Mike  60 days
CRANE, Charles ROUFF, E. 6 mos
DAVIS, B.(T.?) 6 mos furlough RAGLAND, N. M. 6 mos
DILLMAN, John 30 days  ROSELL, J. 6 mos
DINCAN, Stephen  90 days SCHAFER, John 60 days
FLORES, Manuel 6 mos. SPITZER, August 60 days
FINGER, Frank Blacksmith SARTORION, George 30 days
FISHER, Henry Dr.  6 months SCHUMAN, V.   30 days
GRAY, John  6 months SEVIER, E.G. 60 days
GAYLORD, S.H.  6 months SHRADER, Chas 30 days
GREYMEYER, Christian  6 months STRAUSS, John  6 months
HECK, John  6 months SKAGGS, Newton H.   60 days
HUNT, William 6 months  SKAGGS. Z.P. 6 months
HOFFMANN, Lawrence 6 months TRABER, Joseph 6 months
HICKMAN, Wm. 30 days  TEAL, William
HANKES, John  conscript  TUDOR, Henry  6 months
HUSTON, W.P. 6 months WILLIAMS, D.F. 6 months
HUEY, Willis WIELAND, Joseph 30 days
HUEY, Barnum WHEELER. J.O.  6 mos
HUBBELL, C.B. WISSING, Chas. Dr  6 mos
JEFFERSON, Geo. M.  6 mos WILLIAMS, J  6 mos
JAMEISON, John  6 mos WEISIGER, S.P.  6 mos
KUHN(E), Henry ZAHN, M.  6 mos
KRAMER, George 60 days ZIRJACKS, Louis blacksmith
KONIG, Gotfried   ZABADO, Rafael 30 days
KELLER, William 30 days MITCHELL, Wm. T.   6 mos.
LENTZ, Antonio 60 days WIELAND, John
HUEY, Barnum WHEELER. J.O.  6 mos
HUBBELL, C.B. WISSING, Chas. Dr  6 mos
JEFFERSON, Geo. M.  6 mos WILLIAMS, J  6 mos
JAMEISON, John  6 mos WEISIGER, S.P.  6 mos
KUHN(E), Henry ZAHN, M.  6 mos
KRAMER, George 60 days ZIRJACKS, Louis blacksmith
KONIG, Gotfried   ZABADO, Rafael 30 days
KELLER, William 30 days MITCHELL, Wm. T.   6 mos.
LENTZ, Antonio 60 days WIELAND, John

Roll of the State Troops of Victoria County who failed to present themselves for enrollment in obedience notice given by me.  

ALLBRIGHT, Ludrich  FLORES, Antonio
BORLAND, A.  FLORES, Lucas  
BONNEY, Samuel GENCH, Frederich  
BYRNES, Peter  GARZA, Vincente de la  
BURKIMIR, John GARZA, Emanuel de la  
BASQUE, Juan   HIRSHHAUSER, Frederich  
BARLOW (at Thos Loya)  HUGHES, Jas. A.  
CALLENDER, Wm. L. HERNANDEZ, Guadaloupe  
COLLEY, August  JECKER, Peter  
FREDERICH, S.A. KITTERER, August  
FREDERICH, August  KOICHN, Wilkram  
FELTEN, Franklin  KOICHN, Joseph  
LOPEZ, Bernardo  KELLER, William  
LEMON, William  RYMAN, Antonio
LA ROSA, Elipis SEEK, Frank
LOGUE, E.L. SPROUSS, Charles  
LOYD, Thos. SILBERSTINE, Louis  
MILLER, Jacob  SINGLETON,W.W.  
MALLORY, George SCHMIDT, FREDERCKH  
MOORE, A.M. SUTTON, I.E.D.
Mc DONAHO, Terence  SHUBERT, Albert, Sr.  
NEWMAN, A. SHERK, William  
POTOMIA, John TIPPETT, Milton  
POBERANS, Miguel TIPERAM, Francisco  
PEARSON, Thos. W.  WIGGINGTON, Mortimer  
PIKERT, Albert WAKEFIELD, Alex  
ROBINSON, Wm. WAIER, Godfrey  
RIELAND, George   WASHKA, Andrew  

I certify that the foregoing list contains the names of all the men in the county who are subject to military duty and who failed to present themselves for enrollment, to the best of my knowledge and belief.

                                                                         Roll of State Troops of Victoria County -B-

                                                                                         John H. CROSS , Enrolling officer T.S.T., Victoria County  

 

                                           

 

                  MUSTER ROLL OF THE DAVIS GUARDS  

Nov. 7 AD 1861

By the authority in me vested by D.M. STAPP, Brig. Gen., 24th Brigade, T.M. by Joel T. CASE aid de camp on the 30 of Oct for the purpose of enrolling every man subject to military duty not already in companies for Confederate Service in Precinct of Kemper City and Carlos Ranch, I John KAY have enrolled the following who having chosen Home or Reserve Service under the Volunteer Law of Feb the 15 AD 1858.

 John W. KAY   N.A. MILTON
  Jesee KAY   John GARZA  
 James F. TOTTY   blank WELLS  
W.R. HUEY   Frank HOGAN
E. KLAEZ   Wm. HICKMAN
J. CLAYTON John BECK  
A.S. BYRN blank BUCKMINE  
R. HOGAN  Wm. P. GRAVES  
HARALDO de la GARZA     Thos. (?) FLEMING  
 Lewis L. MARTIN Antwine PELOGIN  
Thos. JOHNSON   Andrew CARUTHERS
Thos. M. LYMAN Malcom McLEOD
Robt. P. HUEY Angus McLEOD
Chas. PRESCOTT  Candelarea SALASAR  
Dr. BELLUE Rosalio HERNANDES
Wm. M. SPALDING  Raphel RODRIQUES
Lewis RAIBLE  Jorge WELBURN
  Saml ADAMS   Granvel HOGAN
  George WILLIAMS   Juan GARCIA  
Refugio GARCIA   Emanuel de la GARZIA  

The above having been notified of the time and place of holding election for officers 16 with marks oposite their name having answered to the roll. The following were unanimously elected... Wm. P. GRAVES Captain; Thos. FLEMING 1st Lt.; Andrew CARUTHERS 2nd Lt. Sr.; Thos. M. LYNAM 2nd Lt. Jr.; and J. CLAYTON Orderly  sergeant

John W. KAY

  I certify as Orderly Sergeant that the above is a correct list of the Muster roll and that the election for Officers was held and resulted as above stated by Mr. J.W. KAY, on the 7th day of Nov. 1861

                                                                                                          James CLAYTON                                                                                                                  Orderly Sergeant

  This company is mounted Infantry under the name of DAVIS Guards.

                                                                                                          Wm. P. GRAVES,   Capt .D.G.

 

ROLL OF CAPT. J.A. RUPLEY’S COMPANY “B” OF COL. R.R. GARLAND’S REGIMENT OF TEXAS VOLUNTEERS

     SOURCE: Texas State Archives, Austin, Texas.                                                                              

                                 ENROLLED  MUSTERED INTO SERVICE

Names

Where

When

Where

By Whom

J. A. RUPLEY, Capt. Victoria Sep 30,1861 Victoria Lt. Dinkins
L. SILVERSTEIN, 1st Lt. " " "
A.P. CUNNINGHAM, 2nd Lt. " " " "
H. ZAHN, 2nd. Lt. " " " "
P.G. BIEDERMAN, 1st Sgt. " " " "
R. WOELFFEL, 2nd Sgt. " " " "
H.E. SCHRADER, 3rd Sgt. " " " "
W. H. CARTER, 4th Sgt. " " " "
John McCARTY, 5th Sgt. not known " " "
Ernest MARKS, 1st Cpl. Victoria " " "
A. KLEIN, 2nd Cpl. not known " " "
Victor PELA, 3rd Cpl. " " " "
Chas. HIEF, 4th Cpl. " " " "
August WAGENER, Bglr. " " " "
A.B. JONES, Drummer Goliad " " "
All below are Privates.
ADCOCK, A.              " " " "
ADCOCK, J.                     " " " "
ADCOCK, L.                   " " " "
ALEXANDER, S.             Victoria " " "
AUSTER, J.                     " " " "
BECK, L.                          " " " "
CLARK, H.                      " " " "
COUTERIE, L.                " " " "
CUNEN, J.                      " " " "
CONNERY, Jas.              " Nov. 28 " Maj. Haskell
DAVIDSBURG, D.H.      Lavaca Sept. 30 " Lt. Dinkins
DAVIDSBURG, D.         Victoria " " "
DEITZ , J .                                " " " "
ERNST , J. " " " "
FIEDLER, W  " " " "
FOX , J  " " " "
FRANZ , H .  " " " "
GABEL, Jos.    Lavaca Jan 2,1862 " Col. GARLAND  
GIBSON, John "   Dec 1,1861  " "
GILBERT, R. "   Sep 30, 1861 "   Lt. DINKINS  
GENSCH, F.     " Oct 7 " Cap. Rupley  
HAHN, J.   "  Sep 30 " Lt. Dinkins  
HANS , J  " " " "
HECK , C .      " " " "
HILLER , A.  " " " "
HERMANNS, H not known  Jan 8,1862 " Lt.Col.ANDERS  
HOENES,P. Calhoun  Sep3O,1861 "  Lt. DINKINS  
HOMAN,A.   Victoria " " "
KAISER, B.   " " " "
KERN , J . " " " "
KOLLS , F . " " " "
KROSCHEL, L.   " Oct 27, 1861 " Cap RUPLEY  
LEISCHNER, Chas.  " Sep30, 1861 "   Lt. DINKINS  
LEWIS , John  " " " "
MEHNERT, E.    DeWitt   Jan ll,1862 "   Lt.Col.ANDERSON
MEYER, S. Victoria  Sep3O,1861 " Lt. DINKINS  
NETTER ,   J .  " " " "
PILGRAM J .   " " " "
PONTON,     J.    Lavaca  " " "
 PEICKERT, J.   Victoria   " " "
REIDER, Wm. " Nov l2,1861  " Cap. RUPLEY  
STEWART , T . " " " "
SCHIWIETZ, M " Sep 30, 1861 " Lt. DINKINS  
SCHOTT , S . " " " "
STRAUSS, F.    " " " "
SPENCER ,J . A .  " " " "
SANDERS , J  " " " "
SPAITH , D .   " " " "
SCHUCHERT , L .  " " " "
SCHNEPPE, A.   " " " "
SASSE,F. "   Oct27,1861 " Cap. RUPLEY  
STEINMITZ, L.   DeWitt    Oct16,1861     " "
UPSTETT, F.     Lavaca  Sep30,1861 "   Lt. DINKINS  
VERMILLION, R.A.    not known " " "
VOIT, J.   Victoria  Oct20, 1861 " Cap. RUPLEY  
VOIGHT , A .   "  Dec 4, 1861 " "
WATERS, Wm "   Sep30, 1861 "  Lt. DINKINS  
WEISS , 0 .         " " " "
WALTER , C . " " " "
WHELLIN, E.    "  Oct19,  1861 " Cap. RUPLEY  
WERTHEIMER, Wm.   Bee   Nov 15, 1861 " "
ZUNDER, M. Victoria  Sep30, 1861 "  Lt. DINKINS  

“THE LONE STAR RIFLES”

NOTE: There is also a Muster Roll (no date given) of the “Lone Star Rifles” -- 24th Brigade -- Victoria, Texas. To conserve space an asterisk (*) by a name indicates it does not appear on the Muster Roll. All other names do. The following 3 names appear only on the Muster Roll: John SMITH, David DOYTSCHER, and T. PRIESTOFF, all 3 are Privates.

I Jacob A. RUPLEY Captain of “The Lone Star Rifles” a military company formed in the Town of Victoria, County of Victoria and State of Texas under the Laws of the State of Texas do hereby certify under oath that said company was organized on the first instant in the Town and County aforesaid under the name aforesaid as a company of Rifles and that the following are the names of the officers and members of said company at the date of this certificate, to wit:

Jacob A. RUPLEY, Capt.
Louis H. SILVERSTINE, 1st Lieut.
Andrew P. CUNNINGHAM, 2nd Lieut.
Herrman ZAHN, 3rd Lieut.
James P. SENTER, 1st Sgt.

Privates:

H. BECHER Charles LASAGE
Victor PELASolamon ASHHEIM
R. WOELFFELL W. D. WATERS/WATTERS
L. STERN Joseph PEIKERT
I. SCHWARTZF. ROTH
E. SCHADWITZWilliam SCHRADER
L. MELTHALLER/MILTHALLERJames DAVIS
D. DAVIDSBURG, JR. George HERBOLDT
D. DAVIDSBURG, SR. M. DIMOND
D. SPAITH August SPITSNER/SPITTS
F. PRAGERLouis HARRIS
J. SCHNIDERFrank HORN
E. TEITS/TEITZ August LUDER
Otto SMITH Joseph DESSINER
C. WALTER August WAGONER
Jas. H. MULLINS * I. FARBIAN
W. J. WHITEHEAD Charles HELF
C. F. MALLETZ * P. ATTENHEIM
Henry WIKE * Louis BECK
Louis (Louie) COUTURIE* John PILGRAM
John FRIESTAY F. LETSCH
C. HECK * P. ATTINKUN
W. PINERMAN* John HAENN
P.G. BEIDERMAN/BIEDERMAN W. PINERMAN (?Listed twice?)
S. ALEXANDER Joseph OSTERN
W. H. GRANT L. BECK
L. JECKERJames COFFEE
W. FIEDLER Frank STROSS/STROUSS
Jacob KARN/KARNN L. SHUKERT
N. SCHEUITZ/SCHEUWITZ L. HOFMAN
Henry CLARK
(Signed) J.A. RUPLEY, Capt.
Sworn to and subscribed before me Geo. W. GARNETT Clerk of the County Court of Victoria, Texas, on this 20 July A.D. 1861.

The State of Texas
County of Victoria
I, William RAGLAND, Chief Justice of Said County and State do hereby certify that according to the Returns made to me by the first sergeant of the Lone Star Rifles, Company A organized in the town of Victoria, County of Victoria, state of Texas, the following are the officers elected in said company, to wit:

Jacob A. RUPLEY, Captain
Louis H. SILVERSTINE, 1st Lieut.
Andrew P. CUNNINGHAM, 2nd Lieut.
Herman ZAHN, 3rd Lieut.

Given under my hand and the seal of the County Court at my office in Victoria on this 20 day of July A.D. 1861.
(Signed) Wm. RAGLAND, Chief Justice, Victoria County.

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