Lest We Forget - African American Military History by Researcher, 
					Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

ROSTER - 24TH U. S. INFANTRY REGIMENT

June thru December, 1898

Compiled by Historian Anthony L. Powell


* Killed in Action
** Wounded in Action
*** Certificate of Merit (Today's Distinguished Service Cross)

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 Sergeants: George M. Newland, Edward Fry

 

Regimental Band

Chief Musician: Charles F. Schaffner
Principal Musicians: Matthew Bell, Archy H. Wall

Sergeant 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, Alexander Hyde, 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, William Abbershaw, William Alexander, William Allen, Thomas Bell, Walter Blackburn, 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, William Ray, George Blackburn, Alfred Martin, John T. Wilson, Edgar Hill, Benjamin Rogan,Lloyd A. Gibson, John Chapman, George E. Holliday,William N. Ricks, Henry W. Wilson, Arthur McGivens, William Mosby, George Pullen, 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, Harry Mitchell, 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, James H. 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**, Georgfe 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, John Marshall, Joseph Jones, Patrick Johnson, William Dickerson, Francis Ford, Henry Golding, Peter Harrison, Adam Lieland, John C. Logan, Ben Littlejohn, 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, Marshall Morton, Preston Moore, Martin Mudd, George Murphy, Bennie F. Myer, Charles Myles, Luthur Nichols, Ralph Q. Neil, James Oliver, Byron Patterson, George W. Pattison, John Peoples, Isaac N, Philipis, Edward Prince, William Prince, James A. Quander, Walter Raymond, Scott Razdell, George A. Reed, William Riley, William Sanders, Joseph Sanders, John Shepherd, 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, Alfred Love, 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, George Parker**, Edward M. Ray, Wells Payton, Linton Howell, Harford I. Newman, John Robinson*

Artificer: Benjamin Berry

Musicians: Edward Bordinghouser?, Charles E. Dabbs

Privates: Prnicelon 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, Thomas Swift, Thomas W. Taylor, A. Williams, B. Setphin, M. Barnes, William Clark, Princeton A. Clinton**, Benjamin F. Hardman**, Richard Henderson,** Albert Jackson, Jacob Lomax, James Poole, Alfred Riddle**, Winter Washington, Robert Lee, Charles Meade, William Mecer, Samuel Murphy, 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 A Rodgers, 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, Emmett Hawkins, 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, James Richards, 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, Jeff Queen, 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***

Musician: James Price

Wagoners: 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., Thomas E. 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, Thomas Glass, 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, John Calloway, 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, Richard Fleming, John W. Bayless, Ripling Burnett, A Waeker, R. Burnett, David Fagan, 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, Howard Smith, 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, Thomas Kusea, John Kelly, Clabe Keniard, Thomas K. Lawers, William H. Lee, Benjamin P. Martindale, James B. Matthews, Richard P. Matthews, Harry McWilliams, 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, Marshall McElroy, Alex Morrow, Thomas Nees, Thomas H. Norris, William O'Daniel, Loney Moore, Allen McGee, Willis McClinton, William Hanson, Samuel Cropper, 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, Robert F. 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, Morgan Montgomery

Corporals: Aaron Black, James Martin, James Bratton, Musician: Charles Jones

Privates: Eugene Hart, John D. Woodard, William Gerchnir?, George Gotien, George Reed, Frank Henry, Henry Mather, Alexander Morrow, Albert Ifson?, Henry Maxcy, Will Webb, George Blanks, Morris Mitchell, Henry Poynter, 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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