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The Roster of the 64th Illinois Volunteer Infantry
1st Battalion, Yates Sharp Shooters

Field and Staff

Name and Rank Residence Date of Rank or Enlistment Date of Muster Remarks

Colonel

Morrill, John Dayton February 19, 1864 March 1, 1864 Promoted Brevet-Brigadier General, March 13, 1865.  Mustered out July 3, 1865

Lieutenant Colonels

Williams, David E. Peoria September 3, 1861 December 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability, September 12, 1862
Morrill, John Dayton September 12, 1862   Promoted
Manning, Michael W. St. Louis, Missouri February 19, 1864   Mustered out, April 9, 1865
Reynolds, Joseph S. New Lenox May 8, 1865 May 21, 1865 Mustered out, July 11, 1865.  Promoted Brevet-Brigadier General July 11, 1865

Majors

Matteson, Frederick W. Springfield September 25, 1861 December 30, 1861 Died, August 8, 1862
Stripp, George W. Princeton August 8, 1862   Discharged, November 19, 1862
Stewart, John W. Abingdon December 23, 1862 April 1, 1863 Resigned, June 3, 1863
Thompson, Samuel B. Princeton June 3, 1863 August 12, 1863 Mustered out, November 1, 1864
Reynolds, Joseph S. New Lenox November 1, 1864 April 9, 1865 Promoted
Logan, Henry   June 26, 1865 Not mustered Mustered out, July 11, 1865 as Captain

Adjutants

Payne, Oliver H.   September 25, 1861   Promoted, Captain, Company F
May, Aaron E. Tiskilwa January 12, 1862   Resigned, June 28, 1862
Fullerton, Thomas C. Freedom June 28, 1862 July 15, 1862 Promoted, Captain, Company C
Hinckley, William H.   April 1, 1864 April 24, 1864 Killed in battle, June 27, 1864
Woods, Robert M. Springfield June 27, 1864 August 15, 1864 Promoted, Captain, Company A
Russell, Robert   July 13, 1865 Not mustered Mustered out, July 11, 1865 as Sergeant Major

Quartermasters

Cameron, Alexander F. [or T.] Ottawa November 1, 1861 December 30, 1861 Mustered out for promotion to 1st Alabama Cavalry, to date March 30, 1863
Ames, Luther S. Ottawa March 30, 1863 December 10, 1863 Promoted, Captain, Company H
Lewis, Edward G. Ophir July 22, 1864 March 27, 1865 Mustered out, July 11, 1865

Surgeons

Stewart, James T. Peoria December 1, 1861 December 30, 1861 Discharged, December 22, 1864
Mix, Henry A. Oregon April 25, 1865 May 1, 1865 Mustered out, July 11, 1865

First Assistant Surgeons

Holten, Noble Buda April 22, 1862   Resigned, April 12, 1863
Plummer, William D. Smithville July 30, 1863 September 1, 1863 Died, July 10, 1864
Mix, Henry A. Oregon July 10, 1864   Promoted
Roesch, Otto E. Alton June 6, 1865 August 22, 1864 Mustered out, July 11, 1865

Second Assistant Surgeons

Mix, Henry A. Oregon January 21, 1864 March 5, 1864 Promoted
Roesch, Otto E. Alton August 9, 1864 August 9, 1864 Promoted

Chaplains

Cain, Charles Bureau County December 10, 1861 Not mustered  
Wyckoff, Alfonso D.   March 31, 1864 April 11, 1864 Mustered out, July 11, 1865

Non-Commissioned Staff
Name and Rank Residence Date of Rank or Enlistment Date of Muster Remarks

Sergeant Majors

Clark, Henry S. Lockport October 23, 1861 December 31, 1861 Returned to Company E
Hinckley, William H. Freedom December 24, 1863 January 8, 1864 Promoted, Adjutant, April 24, 1864
Russell, Robert Joliet December 30, 1863 December 30, 1863 Mustered out, July 11, 1865
Long, John J. Selby September 28, 1861 November 1, 1861 Promoted, Captain, Company I, March 9, 1864

Quartermaster Sergeants

May, Aaron E. Bureau County September 28, 1861 November 1, 1861 Promoted, Adjutant
Ames, Luther S. Waltham September 25, 1861 November 20, 1861 Promoted, Quartermaster
Lewis, Edward G. Ophir January 1, 1864 January 8, 1864 Promoted, Quartermaster
Dunderdale, James Wilmington August 7, 1862 August 7, 1862 Mustered out, May 31, 1865
Chapman, Mason R. Hermon December 31, 1863 January 8, 1864 Mustered out, July 11, 1865

Commissary Sergeants

Knickerbocker, Ward New Lenox October 22, 1861 December 31, 1861 Promoted, 2nd Lieutenant, Company F
Crawford, R. C. Rogersville, Tennessee October 19, 1861 December 31, 1861 Discharged, March 1, 1862 for promotion in 26th Missouri Infantry
Wright, John G. Freedom September 25, 1861 November 20, 1861 Mustered out, September 30, 1864
Long, John J. Selby September 28, 1861 November 1, 1861 Promoted, Sergeant Major
Greenbank, William   January 17, 1862 June 24, 1863 Mustered out, January 17, 1865
Hume, James M. Joliet December 30, 1863 December 30, 1863 Mustered out, July 11, 1865

Hospital Stewards

Clutter, William H.   January 30, 1862 February 28, 1862  
Kellough, Thomas W. Macomb December 31, 1863 January 8, 1864 Mustered out, July 11, 1865

Principal Musicians

Jackson, Truman Fairfield September 28, 1861 November 1, 1861 See Company B
Baldwin, Joel M. Fairfield September 28, 1861 November 1, 1861 See Company B
Doty, John Joliet November 4, 1861 December 31, 1861 Re-enlisted as Veteran, Company E. Re-applied. Mustered out, July 11, 1865
Hendricks, James M. Avon December 31, 1863 January 8, 1864 Mustered out, July 11, 1865

Transcribed by Scott Gutzke, 2005.


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