24th U.S. Infantry

(June - December, 1898)


By  Anthony L. Powell, Historian, Consultant,
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Commissioned Officers

Field and Staff
J. Ford Kent, Colonel, Commanding
E. H. Liccum, Lt. Colonel
J. M. Thompson, Major
A.E. Markley, Major
Allen Allensworth, Chaplain
Albert Laws, Regimental Quartermaster
Regimental Adjutant, Charles E. Tayman
Captain B.H. Leavell, Co. "A"
Captain Henry Wygant, Co. "B"
Captain Charles Dodge, Co. "C"
Captain A. Ducat, Co. "D"
Captain A. C. Markley, Co. "E"
1st Lieuteant J. E.  Brett, Co. "F"
Captain J. J. Breerton, Co. "G"
Captain A. A. Augur, Co. "H"

Lieutenants, J. D. Leitch, A. R. Kerwin, William L. Murphy, H. G. Lyon, J. A. Gurney, H C. Keene, H. B. Nelson, I. C. Jenks, C. H. Miller, H. J. Price, Charles S. Lincoln, L. M. Welch, George S. Cartwright, A. A. Cabaniss.

Non-Commissioned Staff
Regimental Sergeant Majors: Benjamin Brown, Walter E. Smith, John R. Green,
Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant: George M. Newland,

Regimental Band
Chief Musician, Charles F. Schaffner
Principal Musicians, Matthew Bell, Archy H. Wall,
Sergeants: Jack Jones,
Privates, Luthur  Johnson, Elbert Williams, J. A. McCoy, Joaeph Clark, Walter H. Loving, J. W. Simmons, J. C. Turner, Corneluis Fuller, Edward O. Curtis, Henry Batie, Robert J. Brown, Thomas U. Fitch, Willis Bouncler, Henry Johnson, Clareance W. Edwards,  Robert E. Lee
 

Company "A"
1st Sergeant Alexander Williams
Quartermaster Sergeant Edward Fry
Sergeants, Henry A. Ole, Frank Banks,*James Satchell,***
Corporals, William Tate,** Aaron Black,** James W. Morton, AlexanderHyde,
Joseph Tucker, Armstead Gray,
Musician: Charles Matthews

Privates: Robert L. Moore, Robert C. Gilmore, Williams K. Harris, C. Estill, George Payne, Edward P. Gibson, George Goodeman, John W. Grandy, C. F. Clurieuts?, S. B. Fields, A. Hunter, E. Morris, C. F. Smith, George Warren, John Russell, William M. Perry, Loney Moore,**(***) A. Bell, George Estill, Pearl Bouncler,** Samuel Bridgwater,** Frank M. Hill,** Charles F. Pope,** Willie Williams, Matthew Thompson, Lewis Harris, Frazeir Appleby, Budd Ashton, Joseph N. Brooks, William Brown, Frank Carter, Mack Hamilton, George Baylor,** William Booker, William Hodge, Alexander Hunter, Charles Mingus, Eugene Morris, Emanuel Queen, Matthew Turner, Charles F. Pope, Forest Fuller, Lewis Hams, WilliamAbbershaw, William Alexander, William Allen, Thomas Bell, WalterBlackburn, Richard Booze, Andrew Bradley, Jacob Bradshaw, John Brooks,George Brown, Joseph Brown, Rufus H. Brown, Thomas A. Brown, William H Bryant, Mairon P Bullitt, Frank Burns, Henry Button, Bennie Carr,William Carter, John R. Chelf, Xaver Cissell, John A Collins, Joseph S. Coleman, Sidney Cook, Alfred A. Robinson, Lee Brown, Lenzie Campbell, John Howlings?, Jim Lawson, William Maratta, Andrew Garnett, WilliamRay, George Blackburn, Alfred Martin, John T. Wilson, Edgar Hill,Benjamin Rogan,Lloyd A. Gibson, John Chapman, George E. Holliday,WilliamN. Ricks, Henry W. Wilson, Arthur McGivens, William Mosby, GeorgePullen, A. Bissell,* Scott Crosby,***

Company "B"
1st Sergeant, Alexander V. Richardson
Quartermaster Sergeant, Mack Stanfield,**
Sergeants: Samuel Murphy, Ezekiel H. Hill, Charles W. Grayson,
Corporals: Andrew Padgett,** Walter B. Williams, John W. Hall,** Robert
W. Roberts, Rolan Curd, George E. Newman, John Chase, James Grimes,**
Musicians: Joseph White, Charles Jones, Jesse S. Moss,*

Privates, Clifton E. Anderson, Loyd D. Allen, Van Elsby,  HarryMitchell, Edward Pinn, William H. Myers, John Jones, Enoch Christopher,Harry Thurman, John Mcdowell, Martin Bacon, Henry Brown, James W.Williams, Randolph Jackson, William H. Wilson, Robert L. Hargrow, JamesH. Dickerson,  I Stokes, L. W. Harris, E. U. Moore, H. T. Williams, John C. Zellers,** T. McKelvin, Jessie A. Cook, J. Finch, A. Perkins, L. Moore, T. E. Hargrow, Benjamin Frazier, William Howard,** George Hubbard, Will Isaacs, Harry Miller, Solomon Scott, William Smith, Alfred Thompson, Henry Whiting, Frank Capwell, George Coleburn, George V. Dandridge, Charles H. Diggs, Andrew Hammond, John H. Hipshire, Guy James, Robert F. Kitterll, William E. Nichols, William Williams, Tony Young, Frank Capwell, William Maas, Robert Thompson, William U. Fox, Alfred Alexander, Clarence Duncan, Dexie Garrett, Joseph Garrett, Williams Miles, William Jackson, Willis Lattimoore, John Mason, John Ray, Robert Ray, Allen Turner, Frank Howard, Thomas Redley, Nicholas Jones, Benjamin Lewis, James M Evans, James Edwards, Steven Litsey,Thomas Dillon, George A. Grooms, Isaac Hughes, William McMackins,Willcox McNitt, Harry Johnson, Robert Meade, George Jackson, JohnMarshall, Joseph Jones, Patrick Johnson, William Dickerson, FrancisFord, Henry Golding, Peter Harrison, Adam Lieland, John C. Logan, BenLittlejohn, Frank Martin, Wiliiam Blanton, Richard Williams,***

Company "C"
1st Sergeant, Edward Williams
Sergeants: Thornton Jackson, William R. Staff, Allen F. Estill, Abraham Hill,
Corporals: Daniel D. H. Lewis, Geroge D. Powell,** Albert Williams,Walter L. Washington, James Britton, Benjamin F. Sayer, Cain Hughes,Joseph Cooper, William T. Briggs, James Jackson, Henry Giles,
Artificer, William Erwin
Musicians: Frank Helliem,** James Hardee

Privates, Anthony Anderson, Randall M. Craig, Major B. Brown, George A. McGee, Tony Redley, Kirby Reed,** William T. Truman, Charles E. Neal, Yancie Banks, Calvin Ewing, Clayton Fisher, George Larry, John R. Anderson, A Cole, J. H. Mason, J. Meely, J. M. Turpin, J. W. Wilson, E. Brown, J. Nelson,* P. Brown, L. Foster, Samuel Boggs, Jermiah C. Crabb, John C. Humphrey, William H. Huston,** Howard E. Kemp, James E. Lawson, Jesse Miller, Alexander Morrow,** Augustus Snoten,** Henry White, Samuel Stratton, Nathan Ford, James A. Kane, John H. Nix, James F. Jones, John H. Jones, Albert L. Johnson, Harris Smith, Rodney Howard, Allen McGee, Ellis Williams, Richard Gadsden, James Robertson, John C. Humphrey,Randall M. Craig, William Lamb, Sylvester Miller, Samuel Mink, MarshallMorton, Preston Moore, Martin Mudd, George Murphy, Bennie F. Myer,Charles Myles, Luthur Nichols, Ralph Q. Neil, James Oliver, ByronPatterson, George W. Pattison, John Peoples, Isaac N, Philipis, EdwardPrince, William Prince, James A. Quander, Walter Raymond, Scott Razdell, George A. Reed, William Riley, William Sanders, Joseph Sanders, JohnShepherd, William Shobe, Willam Smaller, Henry smith, Wheeler Smith, Samuel Snowden, Johnnie Mitchell, Vergil Beauchamp,  John Crooks, Jonn Miller, Eules King, George M. Price, Joseph Rhodes, Dave Rich, Alonzo Russell, Aleck Tuttle,*
 

Company "D"
1st Sergeant Merrieman H. Ellis**
Quartermaster Sergeant, Robert L. Duvall
Sergeants: Stephen Starr,** Charles H. Smith, John T. Hall,
Corporals: Thomas P. Wilson, Ben Blackman, Pat Keys,** George Driscoll,Pat Keys, Robert Billings, Dennis Roberts,
Musicians: Elbert Wolley, Prince A. Moulton
Wagoner, William H. Barnes
Artificer,Jesse E. Parker,***

Privates, Charles Reddick, Emmitt G. Jackson, Charles L. Patterson,Arthur Robinson, John R. White, Dock Burton, James W. Farris, AlfredLove, William Woods, Shaughn M. Holmes, Albert Edwards, Patrick Mason, Samuel  Cropper, J. Garrett, C. A. Campbell, Charles W. Baker, Thomas Davis,** Thomas Johnson, William Johnson,** Mason Robinson,** Samuel Stevens, Squire Williams, James Lee, James Dowling, Casper Kincaid, Wilson King, Robert Harmon, Jackson Boyle, James Harden, David Kinoly, Charles C. Winter, Arthur Robinson, James Simms, William Turner, George Walker, Matthew Adams, James W. Allen, John H. Allen, Steven Alexander, Thomas Andrews, Willie Ayers, Riley Baker, Charles J. Emboy, George Austin, Thronton Berkley, Mason Robinson, George H. Morton, John J, Combs, William Buford, William Workman, Henry Woodford, Eugene Walker, Garfield WhitereyWilliam H. Watson, George Austin, Shelton Thompson,
 

Company "E"
1st Sergeant, William H. Franklin
Sergeants: Alex Arnell, Charles Riz, Rufus Elliott,** Beverly Perea,John A. Hall,
Corporals: Willis Preston, John R. Fuller, Henry Delaney, GeorgeParker,** Edward M. Ray, Wells Payton, Linton Howell, Harford I. Newman,John Robinson,*
Artificer, Benjamin Berry
Musicians: Edward Bordinghouser?, Charles E. Dabbs,

Privates, Princelon A. Chielon?, Nathanel Greagory, Andrew A Rodgers,Dennis A. Smith, Winter Washington,** Isaac Shellington, John Bailey,William T. Conroy, Walter J. Whiten, George W. Harris, James Poole, John E. Taylor, H. D. Wade, W. J. Butler, Albert Causey, L. Driscoll, C. C.Harper, William G. Hutton, Frank H. Jones, Sherman C. Mosely, ThomasSwift, Thomas W. Taylor, A. Williams, B. Setphin, M. Barnes, WilliamClark, Princeton A. Clinton,** Benjamin F. Hardman,** Richard Henderson,** Albert Jackson, Jacob Lomax, James Poole, Alfred Riddle,**Winter Washington, Robert Lee, Charles Meade, William Mecer, SamuelMurphy, Murry Palmer, John C. Payne, Andrew Ranies, Corneilus Pitts,James Robinson, Frank L. Augustus, Charles E. Dabbs, Benjamin J.Hardman, Morgan Montgomery, William Scott, Robert Young, Andrew ARodgers, Tennie Cranshaw, Harry Dudley,
 

Company "F"
1st Sergeant William Rainey
Sergeants:, William Wilkes, Micthell Wilcox, J. T. Beckam, David H. Holden,**
John P. Williams,*
Corporals: William Thompson, James M. Dickerson, J. Anderson, EmmettHawkins, William H. Sammons, Silus Hayward, James R. Ross,** Henry C.Robinson, John
Ganh, Fredrick Chappell, Wesley Clayton, John Gant,
Musicians: Charles H. Baker, Paul Jones,**
Artificer, William Murry

Privates, John Williams, Charles E. Smith, John C. Tally, JamesRichards, Frank Gayhans, John W. Holt, George Knox, D. C. Martin, G.Badger, W. Clayton, D. Hooks, T. Houston, T. Ledill, J. H. Smith, E. Ward, L. Duckett, H. Bates, Charles Baker,** Henry Battles,** James Davis,** Joseph Butcher,** William Dean,**, Americus L. Hammons, Wesly Kibby, David C. Martin, Manning Resse, Fred J. Williams,** George Scruggs, William Shannon, Clarence Simmons, William Stansburry, John H. Stewart, Ed W. Taylor, Edward Towns, Geroge Traitor, Larry Watkins, Jacob Raglan, William Estill, Allian J. Hartnett, William M. Hartnett, Peter Hodison, Charles E. Johnston, J. J. Jackson, Robert Clark, Thomas Lidell,*
 

Company "G"
1st Sergeant Robert Woods
Sergeants: John Logan, Edward Gibson, John T. Williams,***
Corporals: Abram Hagen,**(***) Lewis W. Washington,** James Washington, David
F. Wright, John H. Green, Peter Jackson,*** W. E. Hughes, JeffQueen, Matthew Flemming, John Mason, E. L. Brown, Parker Buford, J. H. Butler, J. B. Butler,
Eugene Crowder, P. H. Hammond, George B. Kelly, John R. Miller,* William
Thornton, ***
Musicians: James Price,
Wagoner, Richard M. Coleman, George A. Brown,*

Privates, Ferances Edelin?, Jacky Whidaer?, Frank Humae, Effie J.Bassett, Charles A. Dempsey, William R. Green, David Williams, Herman Raisel, Louis G. Carney, John G. Williams, Charles P. Preston, William A. Pledges Jr., Andrew Clark, William L. Cook, Replong Burnett., ThomasE. Terrill, H. Harve, George Stroud, C. Harris, W. Reeves, W. H. Smith,Robert L. Wright, P. Moore, J. A. Green, G. Smith, Charles F. Clay,**Richard M. Coleman,** Pleasent H. Hammond,** Charles Harris, George T. Hilton,** Willis Howe, John S. Newman,** Robert Scott, Thomas R. Powell,Henry Johnson, John Webb, Charles O. Wilson, Robert S. Bowley, ThomasGlass, Albert Hawthorn, Edward Pringle, John Sheffey, Thomas White,Charlie B. Carter, Jefferson Coleman, James Dupee, Joseph H. Evans, John Francis, Charley Johnson, James Price,** George K. Jones, John Welber,* Eugene Crower,**
 

Company "H"
1st Sergeant Alfred Brown **
Sergeants: Marshal Stokes, Thomas Cox, Benjamin Seals, John R. Hayes
Corporals: William Bluney, Dennis Patten, Albert Steed, Lewis Johnson,John H. Johnson, Bardford Potter, John H. Dudley, James A. Davis, JohnCalloway, Ingrham Wallis,
Artificer, John M. Bayless
Wagoner, James Perry

Privates: James Miles, Duffy Nunn, Thomas Isaacs, Charles Cox, Edward J. Stewart,
Stephen Patterson, Sherman H. Clark, William A. Pledger, RichardFleming, John W. Bayless, Ripling Burnett, A Waeker, R. Burnett, DavidFagan, L. Jackson, C. Smalls, W. Dry, G. R. Hatton, Jesse T. Hutton, A. A. Warrow, William L. Cook, John J. Johnson,** Herny Conway,** John Lomax,** James N. Stafford,** Edward R. Strange, Solomon Smith, William Taylor,** Samuel Turner,** George H. Hazzard,** William H. Griggs, Philip G. Walker, Joseph H. Tucker, Warren Green, William H. Coates, William J. Mosely, Robert S. Wagoner, Philip E. Walker, Andrew Clark, Robert Brown, James Philip, John A. Colbert, Daniel Lyon, Lewis W. Taylor, Lig J. Clark, Thomas S. Tyler, John L. Poter, John Scott,Richard Sears, Clarence Slaughter, Hugh M. Smith, Elijah Smith, HowardSmith, Leonard Smith, James H. Taylor, Frank Tewell, Albert Thomas,Wilbur Thomas, Marcus Thomas, William E. Thomas,  Isreal S. Thompson,King D. Thompson, William Trapp, John Tutt, Thomas C. Walker, Joseph W. Waters, Rufus Watkins, James Watson, William H. Watson, William W. Watts, Henry C. Weeks, Frank Wagfall, Walter Wilson, Henry Williams , William Watkins, Charles Wilson, Herbert Woods, William Gordon, Gus Hudson,* Henry Conway,**
 

Company "I"
1st Sergeant Edward Williams
Sergeants: Charles H. Smith, Patrick Mason, Alexander Hayde, Fredrick Wiley,
Corporals: Richard Gadden, Thomas P. Wilson, Monrow Camp, James G. McPherson, Allen Hays, James Washington, Henry Batie, H.C. Robinson,
Musicians: E. Bordinghousing?

Privates, Les Ashby, John Bagwell, Walter Bass, William Bates, Edward Beard, Charles Beasly, Edward R. Black, William C. Bowie, George Branner, Edward Brewes, George B. Brown, Gustavus Brown, Edward Chase, William Christian, William Claybrooke, William E. Cloyd, Edward Collins, George W. Cross, Turner Dandridge, Samuel L. Dellhunty, Wesley Dorsey, John Deane, Lewis Ducketts, George H. Ewing, Lewis Fonteraugh, John H. Freeland, Gentry H. Freeman, Frank Ferguson, Malaili A Garrett, Elijah Gentry, John H Gooch, William J, Gooch, William W. Green, Robert Hairston, Charles Hall, Noah Hammond, William H. Harris Jr, Charles, Henry, John Haston, Bennie Hudson, E. M. P. Hughes, William Hunw?,Benjamin Hurte, Fred Jackson, Joseph D. Jackson, William Jackson,William L. Jackson, Irvin Jones, Clarence S. Johnson, Henry Johnson,Walter Johnson, William H. Johnson, George Jones, Sambo L. Kane, ThomasKusea, John Kelly, Clabe Keniard, Thomas K. Lawers, William H. Lee,Benjamin P. Martindale, James B. Matthews, Richard P. Matthews, HarryMcWilliams, William Meade, Edward Moore, Abraham Moore, John Neal, Robert K. Netherland, Robert M. Outlaw, Lawrence Parr, James E.Patterson, James T. Pincham, Henry Pope, William Porter, Clarence E. Punnance, James T. Redman, Whallen Saunders, Clinton Spears, Emory Spence, Charles H. Smith, Eugene Smith, Frank Smith, Charlie W. Steward, Albert Storgen, Edward Shrother
 

Company "K"
1st Sergeant John T. Williams
Sergeants: Frederick Wiley, Albert Steed,
Corporals: Monrow Camp, Albert Jackson

Privates, Dudley Campbell, Bud Carpenter, Harry Ford, James Hazelton,Albert Jackson, Will Johnson, Milton Lee, Hary Milner, William Pease,Charles Proctor, W. F. Anderson, Ripling Burnett, Samuel J. Boyd, Lewis Bunks, George Carter, Marshall Carter, William H. Carter, John Cheatham, Alponzo Day, Jonas Huffman, John Hutson, Samuel E. Morrow, Wallace Murphy, Lewis Parrish, Frank Ray, P. E. Walter, Taylor Hunt,
 

Company "L"
1st Sergeant Edward Williams
Sergeants: Rufus G. Elliott, Robert O Connor,
Corporals: James M. Dickerson, Henry C. Robinson, James Washington,
Musicians: E. Bordinghousing?.

Privates, Andrew Sanders, John R. Anderson, Jerry Abrams, James Allen,George L. Ashton, John Baker, William Bell, Eljah Bethel, Henry Berrgs,William Bigley, John A. Billingslea, Edward Brooker, Lawrence Bucksner, John Carter, Richard Cash, Miles Clark, John Colter, James M. Cook,William E. Cook, Henry Coward, Joe Davis, Davis F. Evans, Ben Ewing, Thomas A. Ewing, John Fisher, William U. Fox, Harry Frederick, Charles Gaddie, Brack Gaydard, William Q. Gibbs, William Hardin, Albert Harlon, Charles A. Hagman, James Hayes, Henry L. Howard, Julius Hutson, Will Johnson, Henry Lewis, Logan McClallen, James McCormick, MarshallMcElroy, Alex Morrow, Thomas Nees, Thomas H. Norris, William O'Daniel,Loney Moore, Allen McGee, Willis McClinton, William Hanson, SamuelCropper, Robert O.Conner, Robert Harris, Allen Hayes, Walter J. Whiten,Henry Batie, Richard Morton, Frank Gayhart, James McPherson, John J.Johnson, John Franklin, William Webb, Henry Turner, Alexander Morrow,Augustus Sncton?, Allex Smith, Jospeh Snowden, Alfred Starks, James H. Stewart, William Taylor, John A. Thurman, Ellis Turner, Edward Williams, Leon Williams, Thomas Williams, John R. Williams, Benjamin J. Willis,George Wilson, Eugene Young, Robert O. Browne, Matthew Middleton, RobertF. Long, John English, Green Mud, John G. Starks, John Clay, Fred Beard,Andrew Williams, Samuel Green, Allen Isiom,
 

Company "M"
Sergeants: Samuel Murphy, John A. Hall, Clayton Fisher, MorganMontgomery,
Corporals: Aaron Black, James Martin, James Bratton,
Musician: Charles Jones

Privates, Eugene Hart, John D. Woodard, William Gerchnir?, GeorgeGotien, George Reed, Frank Henry, Henry Mather, Alexander Morrow, Albert, Ifson?, Henry Maxcy, Will Webb, George Blanks, Morris Mitchell, HenryPoynter, John Munchison, Ernest Aims, George Bayless, Steward Bell, Van Elsby, Clayton Fisher, Yansie Banks, Jesse miller, Jermiah E. Crabb, George Robinson, Robert Brooks, Frank Ewing, Richard Siddom, Omar Hill, Harry Demoner, Joseph Hagen, William Graham, John Edliner, Louis Hall, Henry Blakey, Minor Wilson, Joe Lamb, Edward Morgan, Wilbur Brown, Will Coleman, William Smith, William Hill, Thomas G. Thompson, Lewis Elder, Sam Clark, James Gold, Lewis Harris, Charles N. Thompson, Willie C. Williams, Bart Hardin, Irvin Penn, John Dean, Will Perkins, Bast Thomas, Herny Simms, Samuel G. Henry, Robert Owens, Alden H. Eason, Enoch King, Moses Tarrence, Sherman Lee, William Woods, John Tally, William Lawrence, Daniel Epperson, Beverly Williams, Charles W. Drake, William W. Wilson, Edward M. Bell, Albert Hubbard, Henry Howard, Edward C. Huff,Brown Beuton, Thomas Russell, James Smith, Ewing White, Lee Thompson,Charles Lee, George E. Robert, Elijah M. Leonard, John Stark, Arthur Johnson, Riggee Arnold, William Buswell,


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