26th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment
Morning Reports of Company E. 1863-1864


Wisconsin National Guard Organization Records

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The entire morning reports were hand written and subject to interpretation. The names were compared to the Company E Roster. RMS 5/12/96

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Adjutant General Office, State of Wisconsin May 19 1888

The within remarks are the copies of remarks contained in Company Morning Report Book of Co. "E" 26th Wis. Inft. Vols., for the period covered as transcribed from said Morning Report Book loaned this office by Capt. Casper Buechner of Fond du Lac, Wis. May 1888. G. B. M.

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2/3/63

Paul Hammang died in Hospital near Stafford H. C. Va. on the 22nd of Jan., Aug. Krueger, John Schnur disserted.

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2/12/63

II Lieut. J. F. Hagan humbly discharged as his request.

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2/28/63

Heinrich Herzog, therefore under "Absent", dropped from roll as deserted.

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3/1/63

Heinrich Herzog, dropped from roll Feb. 28 as disserter, was discharged by Capt. J. M. Trombridge, 16th U. S. Inft., at Milwaukee, this on Signed Cert. of Disability, Dec 6, 62

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3/8/63

Capt. Anton Kestler, honorably discharged at his (own) request.

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3/11/63

Priv. Joseph Schmitz discharged on Surg. Cert. of Disability.

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3/15/63

II Lieut. Peter Fernekes prom to I Lieut. and trans. to Co. E 26th Reg. Wis. Vols. Order by Sergt. Anton Vought prom II Lieut. Co "E" 26th Reg. Wis. Vols. Casper Buechner appointed Orderly Sergt.

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3/18/63

Co "E" has picket duty, 2 Sergts., 2 Corps., & 40 Privates for 3 days, on Camp guard one Cor., 3 Privates.

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3/22/63

We have on Sergt., two Corps., & 15 Privates on Camp Div. Guard.

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3/24/63

Hans Rossmann, Priv., Co. E, discharged by reason of General Disability and old age.

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3/28/63

F. Jahnke returned from the Hosp. at Washington on the 28th.

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3/29/63

Jacob Hilgart discharged of Surg. Cert. of Disability Mar. 29, 1863 at camp of Regt.

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4/2/63

Sergt. John Reichardt discharged on the 27th Mar. 1863 on Surg. Cert. of Disability.

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4/4/63 Rienhold Krause returned form Hosp. at Philadelphia on the 4th.

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4/10/63

We have one Sergt., two Corps & 15 Privates on Camp duty 10th.

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4/11/63

Ferdinand Waller detached to Gen. Howard's Provost Guard.

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4/16/63

Reinhard Gaubatz detached to Gen. Schurz's Hd. Qrs. April 16, 1863.

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5/2/63

This Ct. 26th Regt. was in battle on the 2nd May 1863 where we lossed 14 Privates & Corps & 6 wounded, Also Capt. Chas. W. Neukirch was wounded.

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5/9/63

Capt. Chas. W. Neukirch & Private Henry Wagner left for the Hosp. at Washington on the 4th 1863. The following are the wounded which lay in the Hosp. at Brook's Station: Carl Beumel, F. Kefer, A. Luedtke, J. Ostertag, F. Hansen.

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5/14/63

Privates Henry Flaming, Anton Evens, Wm. Rosenthal, Wm. Stange, John Waskowitz {that name crossed off} in Hosp. at Brooks Station wounded at last battle.

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5/17/63

Corps Michael Thuerwaechter, Christ Winkelmann, Moritz Fuchs died on battlefield May 2, 1863 Priv. Lorenz Burg died in battlefield May 2, 1863

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5/19/63

Capt. Chas W. Neukirch died in Seminary Host. Georgetown, S. C. on the 17th of wounds rec'd last battle

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5/20/63

Ferdinand Woller returned from Provost Guard.

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5/21/63

Franz Uerling deserted from Hosp. Chicago May 20.

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5/22/63

Priv John Ostertag, wnd. the last battle, returned to Co. May 22.

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5/23/63

Privates Ferdinand Kefer, Wm. Stange, (wnd) left for Wash. May 25/63.

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5/24/63

Priv. Chas. Woetzel, missed since battle of Chancellorsville, May 2/63.

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5/25/63

Priv. Jacob Kline, missed since battle of Chancellorsville, May 2/63.

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5/26/63

Privates Carl Beumel & Aug Luedtke, wnd last battled, ret'd to Co. May 2/63.

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5/31/63

Sergt. Junger, of Co. A, prom. as Acting Lieut & trans. to Co. E. June 3/63.

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6/1/63

Priv. Wm. Deisel, det to Pioneer Corps. June 4/63.

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6/2/63

Priv. Wm. Deisel, returned to Co. June 4/63.

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6/3/63

M. Waltz has been placed in the Involid Detach at Douglas Hospital' Washington D. C. May 2/63.

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6/4/63

George Krause has been placed in the Involid Detachment, Lincoln Hospital, Washington D. C. May 6/63.

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6/12/63

Sergt. Charles J. Meyer detached for Special duty Hd. Qrs. Brigade 6/12/63.

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6/24/63

Ernst Wildfang sent to Hosp. by Regtl Dr. Dept., on sickness from Edwards Ferry, Va. with gear and accounts {?}.

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7/1/63

This Co. was in Battle Gettysburg, Pa. July 1/63, where we lost the 24 following were Killed, Wounded & taken prisoners: Priv Herman Schlenstedt, killed on battlefield July 1; Priv. Mathew Schwister, died at the Corps Hosp. near Gettysburg from wnds. rec'd in battle July 1. Orderly Sergt. Casper Buechner, Corporal Aug. Zapfe, Nicholas Jenner, Carl Krueger, Privates Carl Arndt, Carl Ruebsaamen, Louis Gross, Xaver Braun, Chas. Steir, Ferd. Waller, John Pommerich, Christian Weiss, Carl Behling, Martin Haertley, John Schueller, are wounded and lay at different Hospitals. Private Henry Meyer missing. Taken prisoners: Sergt. Jos. Arnold, Priv. John Braun, Christ. Rumpel, Adolph Eichmeier, Gottlob Zeihger, John Jenny, Al Altman. Deserted since July 5/63: Carl Beumel & Walendi Czarmcki.

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7/11/63

Priv. Freidrich Sall, {? nurse} in 11th Corp. Hosp. Gettysburg, without leave.

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7/13/63

Priv. Joseph Anton Zech, discharged for Disability by order Gen. Martindale, at Harward Hosp. Washington D. C. June 3/63.

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7/14/63

Priv. Friedrich Zirbel sent to Hosp. by Regt. Dr. Dept. {? on afe} sickness, took gun & arc along.

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7/19/63

II Lieut. Vougt returned from furlough & August Rudolph Boege from Hosp to the Co at Berlin Stn., Md. Priv. John Stark returned from Hosp. to the Co. at Berlin Stn., Md. June 19, without musket and act.

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7/27/63

Sergt. Chas. Meyer returned to Co. form Brigade Hd. Qrs.

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7/30/63

Priv. John Waskowitz rec'd furlough for 60 days commencing June 19/63.

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7/31/63

Priv. Michael Walz returned to Co. from Hosp. without musket & act.

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8/1/63

Priv. Jos. Stanber, returned form Pioneer (Corps) to Co.

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8/3/63

Priv Heinrich Romaz returned from Hosp. Cook to Co.

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8/8/63

2nd Lieut.. Anton Vogt resigned & discharged Aug. 8. 1863.

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8/10/63

2nd Lieut. Greve of Co. K was prom 1st. Lueit & trans. to Co. E.

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8/11/63

1st Lieut. Greve returned to Co.

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8/13/63

Priv. Carl Behling died in James Hosp., Baltimore, rec'd. of G. S. Wd. left lung, Aug. 8/63.

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8/14/63

Priv. Wm. Stang. died in Cour. Camp. Va. of typhoid fever, Aug 4, 1863.

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8/16/63

Priv. Wm. Rosenthal returned to Co.

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8/19/63

Priv. Heinz Romag detached as Cook to Regt. Medical Dept.

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8/20/63

Priv. Alois Altman, by error reported as deserter, was taken pris. at Gettysburg.

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8/21/63

Priv. Albin Knolle, Francois Krein, Magnus Schnider, prom. Corporals July 1, 1863.

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8/24/63

Priv. H. Rouag, returned to Co.

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8/25/63

Priv. Fritz Krull, missing on march form Bern Church to Stafford C. H. Feb. 5/63.

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8/26/63

Priv. Ferd. Kefer & Ferd. Woller, returned from Hosp. to Co.

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8/27/63

Priv. Wm. Deisel, detach, to Co. "I" 1st Batt. Inv. Corps (Albany Barracks, Albany N. Y.)

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9/8/63

1st Lieut. Henry Grere resigned & discharged Sept. 8/63.

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9/16/63

Priv. George Kruse returned to Company.

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9/19/63

Priv. Joseph Stanbis sent to Hospital.

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9/25/63

Priv. Robert Hubalzcheck sent to Hospital.

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10/3/63

Priv. Ernst L. Rietz gained & retruned from missing, Privates A. Ewens and F. Zerbel, returned from Hospital.

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10/17/63

Wm. Deisel trans. by off. order to Involid Corps, Dropped from rolls this day.

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10/19/63

Corp. Mich. Jenner & Priv. Fr. Witzel retruned from Hospital.

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10/22/63

Priv. Henry Flamig trans. to Involid Corps by off. order. Dropped from Roll this day.

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10/25/63

Priv. Aug. Stengel trans. to Involid Corps, Dropped from roll, Priv. Joseph Stanber, died in Hosp. Alexandia, Va.

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10/26/63

Priv. Fr. Behling, G. Leisgang, John Ostertag, C. Schmidt, lift sick in Field Hosp., Bridgeport, Atl.

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10/28/63

Corp Alb. Knolle & Priv. Anton Ewens, wnd. by shells near Lookout Mountain. Musician Boege detailed as nurse for thes two wounded men, by order of Comdr. of Reg't.

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11/3/63

Priv. Mathias Haertley, Friedrich Hansen, Ernst Wildfang, returned to Co.

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11/8/63

Priv. Wm. Fischer, trans. to Involid Corps, Dropped from Rolls this day.

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11/12/63

Francis Knein, Color Guard, reported on "extra duty".

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11/13/63

Priv. Carl Ruebsaamen, trans. Involid Corps. Dropped from Roll this day.

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11/16/63

Priv. Chas. Steir, detached to Brig. hd. Qrs. as {?Saddler}.

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11/18/63

Priv. Gotleib Zeihger, gained & returned from missing.

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11/22/63

Corp. Carl Kruger & Private John Ostertag, George Leisgang, Chas. Schmidt, Xaver Braun, returned form Hosp. Sergt. Chas Herman, absent on business.

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12/before 12/63

Priv. John Schneller returned form absent sick December 1863.

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12/12/63

1st Sergt Casper Buechner, returned to Co. Dec. 12, 1863.

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12/20/63

Private Chas. Steir, returned to Co. Dec. 20/63.

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12/21/63

Nic. Schneider, sent to 11th Corp. Hosp., Cattanooga, Dec 21,1863. Chas. Beumel, gained from desertion.

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12/28/63

1st Lt. Chas. Doeiflinger, trans to Co. E form Co. K, Dec 28/63.

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12/31/63

Priv. Christ. Rumpel, gained form missing, Dec. 31/63. Now absent sick.

Priv. Nickolaus Schneider, returned to Co. Dec. 31/63.

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**** January 1864 is missing ****

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2/3/64

Privates Fried. Lankow & Heinrich Wagner, returned to Co. form absent sick.

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2/6/64

Corp. Aug. Zapfe, trans. to Invalid Corps. Dropped form rolls this day.

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2/14/64

Priv. John Waskowitz, trans. to Invalid Corps. Dropped form rolls this day.

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2/15/64

Priv. Louis Gross, returned to Co. from absent sick.

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2/16/64

Priv. Fritz Schueler, deserted from Hospital, Chicago, Ills., May 20 1863.

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3/10/64

1st Lt. Chas. Doerflinger was discharged by order of War Dept. on a/c Disability.

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3/15/64

Capt. P. Fernekes left on leave of absence to Milwaukee for 20 days, commencing from this day.

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3/20/64

Priv. Michael Walz detached to Brig. Hd. Qrs. as transfer.

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3/21/64

Sergt. Phillip Zipp left on furlough for 20 days, commencing Mar 23/64.

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3/22/64

Priv. Friedrich Soll transferred to Involid Corps., Dropped from roll third day from absent sick. Gained recruits: Robert Oswald, Samuel Roechel, Wilhelm Ruggreff, John Fuhrman, Godfreid Galbaar, John Gouheke, Wilhelm Lunge, John Leholt, March 22, 1864.

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3/27/64

Gained recruit: John {?Lerbau}.

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3/28/64

1st Sergt. Casper Buechner, acting Sergt. Major, reported on Extra duty.

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3/29/64

1st Lt. Fr. Th. Koerner trans. from Co. K. Sergt. Joseph Arnoldt & Priv. John Brown gained form missing, now reported absent sick.

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(not headed in original, assumed 4/3/64)

Chas. Steir detached as Saddler to 2nd Brig, 2nd Div. 11th Corps under change of Col Hundhuser.

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4/4/64

Priv. John Schuller detached as transfer to Corps Hd. Qrs.

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4/9/64

Capt. P. Farneks, retruned form leave of absence.

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4/17/64

Sergt. Phillip Zipp returned from leave of absence.

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4/18/64

Corp. Chas. Hagerman granted fur. to date from today. Priv. John Ostertag was taken to {?}.

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4/19/64

Priv. Reinhold Gaubatz retrued from detached service.

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4/20/64

Gained recruit: Friedrich W. Saak.

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4/22/64

Private Chas. Steir, returned from detached sevice.

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4/23/64

Capt. Peter Fernekes, resigned. Gained recruits: Eder Drotolb, Franj. Felehe, David Zeiber, Aug. Kuher, Carl Kenert, Peter Hoffer, Sergt. Chas Herrman, & Corp. Heinrich Diener, joined the Company.

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4/25/64

Priv. Fritz Thempke, John Sporer, Freid. Reinecke, John Ostertag, set to Brig. Hosp. Priv. George Surgang det. as Hosp. Nurse. Recruit Peter Hoffer trans to Co. F.

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4/28/64

Priv. M. Walz retruned to Co. from detached service.

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4/29/64

Priv. M. Walz detached in Pioneer Corps 3rd Div 20th Corps. Chas. Steir, as {?} 2nd Brig. 3d Div., 11th Cops. under charge of Col Hundhuser.

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***** May thru July Missing ******

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8/1/64

Priv. John Ostertag died in Hosp. at Chattanooga Mnay 2/64. Private Christian Wiss transfered to V. R. C. May - 1864.

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8/2/64

Rudolph Boyge Musican, discharged for disibility May -, 1864 Piv. Fritz Teunke died of disese in Hosp. Nashville, Tenn. July 1864.

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8/3/64

Private Reinhold Krauss, killed in action May 29, 1864, Priv. George Krauss died of wounds received in action May 27, 1864.

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8/5/64

Priv. Friedrich Lankow, died June 7, 1864, of wounds received in action. Priv. Henry Romag killed in action June 22, 1964.

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8/6/64

Priv. Nic. Schneider, killed in action June 22, 1864.

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8/7/84

Priv. Xavier Braun, killed in action July 20, 1864.

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8/8/64

Priv. F. Woller, died August 19, 1964 of wounds.

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8/9/64

1st. Lieut. Friedrick Kaerner, transferred to V.C.R.

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8/10/64

1st Sergt. Casper Buechner prom. and mustered June 1, 1864.

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8/12/64

Absence, sick: Sergt. S. Phillip Zipp since May 25/64; Charles Herman since June 15/64;Corp. Hy. Diener, since May 25, 64; Corp. Nicholas Jenner, since May 18/64; Corp. Frances Knein, since May 28/64; Magnus Schneider, since May 28/64; Wm. Burggraff since May 8/64, Reinhard Gaubatz, since May 15/64, Paul Glatzed, since May 25; F. Wm. Gross, since June 22; Aug. Kuehn since May 15; Wm. Lang, since July 5; F. Oehlke, since May 25; Samuel Prochel, since May 25; Wm. Rosenthal, since June 22; Carl Schafers, since May 15; John Stark, since July 16; Chas. Stier, since May 25; Fred. Witzel, since August 24; Gottleib Zeihger, since July 16; Fred. Zirbel, since May 25.

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9/1/64

Capt. Bernhard Dourschke transferred to Co. E.

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9/864

Priv. Friedrick Witzel returned from absence sick.

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9/13/64

Corp. Christian Hageman returned from leave of absence. Corp. Nick Jenner returned from absence sick. Priv. Saiu. Proechel returned from absence sick.

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9/1764

Fr. Wm. Gross returned from absence sick.

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9/28/64

Priv. Freidrick Hanson returned from absence sick.

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10/1/64

Priv. Aug. Kuehn died in Hosp. Reseca, Ga, June 19, 1864, of wounds recieved in action.

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10/15/64

Sergt. Carl Kruger, reduced to ranks by order Lt. Col. Winkler.

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10/16/64

Priv. Carl Beumel returned from confinement.

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