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THE SIOUX CITY CAVALRY

1861 - 1864

Surnames - Rogers to Streigel

Rogers, George W. Age 24. Residence Spirit Lake, nativity New York . Enlisted September 24, 1861. Mustered at Sioux City Cavalry November 14, 1861. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863. Promoted to Full 8th Corporal on March 19, 1864. Mustered out on November 23, 1864 at Sioux City, Iowa.
Dickinson County Resident

Rogers, Levi M. Age 27. Residence Spirit Lake, nativity New York (note: another record has his nativity as Illinois). Enlisted as a Private on September 24/25, 1861. Mustered November 14, 1861 in Sioux City Regiment. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863. Mustered Out of Company I, 7th Cavalry on November 23, 1864 at Sioux City, Iowa. He is listed on the 1861 - 1934 Military Pension Index. In 1870 he is in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, age 36, b. New York. In 1880 he is in Sioux City, age 47, Grain Dealer, born Illinois, father born Vermont, mother born Pennsylvania. Died 9 April 1896, buried in Floyd Cemetery, Sioux City, Block 691, Lot 1.
Dickinson County Resident

Rohner, Christian. Age 25. Residence Sioux City; nativity Switzerland. Bugler. Enlisted September 25, 1861. Mustered November 14, 1861. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863. Died October 29, 1915 Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County. Iowa. Buried at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Pottawattamie County, Section 6, Row 5.
Research Information

Sawyers, James A. Age 36. Residence Sioux City; nativity Tennessee. Appointed First Lieutenant September 27, 1861. Mustered November 14, 1861 in Sioux City Cavalry. Discharged for promotion as Full Lieutenant Colonel, Northern Border Brigade, August 31, 1862. Died in Santa Cruz, California. Buried at Floyd Cemetery, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa.
Biography

Schlawig, John J. Age 29. Residence Sioux City. Nativity Germany. Bugler. Bodyguard. Enlisted Sept 25, 1861, as First Bugler. Mustered Nov. 14, 1861. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863. Died October 11, 1919 at Sioux City, Woodbury County. Iowa. Buried at Floyd Cemetery, Woodbury County, Iowa.
Obituary
Gravestone Photo
Burial, Obituary

Schuneman, John H. Age 39. Residence Spirit Lake, nativity New York. Enlisted September 25, 1861 at age 39 [Note: some records have 'at age 30' but census reports confirm 39.], as Fourth Corporal. Mustered Sioux City Cavalry November 18, 1861. Promoted to Second Corporal January 17, 1863; to First Corporal May 22, 1863. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863. Mustered out November 23, 1864. Pension as a invalid file but date unclear. Married Euphemia; children: Charles E., John W., Edward (Edwin), and Effie. Census reports: 1860, Spirit Lake, Dickinson County; 1870 Des Moines; 1880 Boone County, and 1900, as a widower in Des Moines, Polk County with daughter Effie. He died sometime between 1900 and 1910.
Dickinson County Resident

Shackleton, James. Age 22. Residence Spirit Lake, nativity England. Enlisted September 24, 1861. Mustered November 15, 1861. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863.
Dickinson County Resident

Smith, Chauncey S. Age 18. residence Smithland, nativity Illinois. Enlisted September 26, 1861. Mustered November 15, 1861. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863. He is buried at Riverton Cemetery, Riverton, Fremont County, Iowa.

Smith, Milton J. Age 27. Residence Spirit Lake, nativity New York. Enlisted September 25, 1861. Mustered November 18, 1861. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863. Died November 26, 1914 at Okoboji, Dickinson County, Iowa. He is buried at Arnolds Park (Okoboji) Cemetery.
Obituary.
Dickinson County Resident

Snyder, Jacob C. Age 23 (birth date about 1838). Residence Plymouth County. Nativity Germany. Enlisted September 24, 1861. Mustered November 14, 1861 in Iowa Sioux City Cavalry Company. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863. Mustered out November 23, 1864 at Sioux City, Iowa. Died September 29, 1895 at Scranton, Green County, Iowa and is buried at Scranton Cemetery.
Burial

Stafford, William. Age 21 (birth date about 1842). Residence Plymouth County. Nativity Indiana. Enlisted September 25, 1861. Mustered November 15, 1861 in Iowa Sioux City Cavalry Company. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863. Mustered out on November 23, 1864 at Sioux City, Iowa.

Stevens, Joseph W. Age 32. Residence Sioux City. Nativity Maine. Enlisted September 25, 1861 as First Corporal. Mustered November 14, 1861 in Iowa Sioux City Cavalry Company. Promoted to Fourth Sergeant January 17, 1863. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863. Promoted to Full 3rd Sergeant on December 4, 1863. Mustered out on November 23, 1864 at Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Living in Sioux City in 1870 and in 1880 as a painter. In 1900 as a widower he is living with his daughter and her family in Rock (Cushing), Woodbury County, Iowa.In 1910 he is living as a lodger in District 0212, Sioux Ward 7, Woodbury County, Iowa.
Gravestone Photo

Stewart, William G. Age 42 (birth date about 1819). Residence Sioux City. Nativity Ireland. Enlisted as Quarter Master Sergeant on September 25, 1861. Mustered in Iowa Sioux City Cavalry Company on November 14, 1861. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863. Mustered out on November 14, 1863. The Iowa WPA Graves Survey lists a William G. Steward as born 12-5-1819, died 6-18-1864, and buried at Elm Grove Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Iowa.
Info in W. G. Stewart letter to Minnesota governor

Striegel (Streigel), Charles. Age 27 (birth date about 1836). Residence Sioux City. Nativity Germany. Enlisted in Iowa Sioux City Cavalry Company on March 23, 1863. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863. Mustered out June 22, 1866 at Sioux City, Iowa. Died April 10, 1916 at Tomah, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Buried at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Tomah, Monroe County, Wisconsin.

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