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Black Hawk War
Muster Roll

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Transcribed by K. Torp


SPY BATTALION.

Capt. John F. Richardson's Company,

Spy Battalion, 2d Brigade. Illinois Militia Mounted Volunteers, called into the service of the United States, on the requisition of Gen. Atkinson, by the Governor's proclamation dated May 15.1832. Mustered out August 15, 1832, at Dixon's Ferry, Rock River, Illinois.

Name and Rank -- Residence -- Enrolled -- Remarks.
(Note: No residences or enrollment dates were noted after the first entry for Capt. Richardson. It is safe to assume all were from Clark Co and all enrolled June 5, 1832)

Captain John F. Richardson. -- Clark Co -- June 5 1832 --

First Lieutenant.
Woodford Dulaney ... Furloughed and returned home Aug. 4,1832 ...

Second Lieutenant.
Justin Harlin ... Ret. home, furl. Aug. 4, from Prairie du Chien

Sergeants
Jacob Dolson . Susp. from com'd June 29, at Prairie du Chien
John Wilson ... Lost horse, saddle and bridle, $78, July 15
Asher V. Burwell ... Lost saddle and spancels, $18, Aug 1, 1832
Robert Davidson ... Horse gave out; left at Ft. Winnebago, July 15

Corporals
Christian Jeffers
Nathan Hollenbach
Richard Ross
George Wilson

Privates
Ashmore, Zeno A.
Biggs, Samuel M. ... Furn'd Martin L. Ashmore as subst. June 20
Cooper, Franklin ... Lost horse and saddle July 4, sup. disch
Chenowith, Martin F ... Mustered out of service in Capt. Notts' Co
Cooper, Theopolas ... . Mustered out of service in Capt. Notts' Co
Davidson, Daniel
Elliott, Aspano ... Supposed to have been discharged
Hadden, Andrew ... Supposed to have been discharged
Hadden, Samuel ... Supposed to have been discharged
Hogue, Joseph
Johnson, George ... Supposed to have been discharged
Kerr, John ... Supposed to have been discharged
Locker, Conrad F ... . Lost his horse; supposed to be disch. July 22
Markle, Joseph W. ... Supposed to have been discharged
Nott, Stephen
Prevo, Samuel ... Transferred to Capt. Notts' Co.
Prevo, Ira ... Transferred to Capt. notts' Co
Shaw, Nineveh ... Appointed Adjutant June 18, 1832
Sharp, Cyrus
Thomas Martin
Taylor, Robert ... Deserted June 20; transferred from Co. roll
Williams, James
White, Gideon B.
White, Samuel ... Lost his gun and blankets (priv. prop) July 12
White, Luther
White, Robert
Wheeler, Tarleton ... lost his horse July 22; supposed to be disch.
Waters, John ... Transferred to Capt. notts; Co.
Yocum, Alexander
Langham, Abel ... Supposed to have been discharged

Company was organized June 5, 1832 and marched from Fort Wilbourn June 9, 1832; mustered into the service of the United States June 19, 1832

My company furnished themselves with eight days rations while on their march from Clark county to Fort Wilbourn. The officers, while in service, have drawn but one ration per day, and no forage has been furnished. My company rations have been drawn for the company to return home, vis: twelve days, up to and including the 30th day of Aug. 1832.
Signed John F. Richardson, Capt.




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