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New York 15th Heavy Artillery, Company C (Union)

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Company mustered in on October 14th, 1861. Company mustered out of service on August 22nd, 1865.

Company was also known as:

  • Company C, 3rd Battalion German Heavy Artillery, New York

Notable Battles:

  • Spotsylvania Court House fought on May 19th, 1864 near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia (7 wounded, 3 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Totopotomoy Creek fought on May 30th, 1864 near Bethesda Church, Virginia (6 wounded, 0 died, 0 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 292
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-04 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: New York City, New York (138 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1864-01-27 (24 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1865-08-22 (68 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 18 -- Schmidtle, Jacob
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 46 -- Connor, John H
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 29.4 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 29.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 34 (11%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 14 (4%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 32 (10%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 31 (10%)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

  • (Bugler, October 1861 - ?)
  • (Sergeant, January 1864 - June 1865)
  • (Corporal, August 1865 - August 1865)
  • (Second Lieutenant, October 1861 - January 1862)
  • Baier, Joseph (Sergeant, September 1863 - August 1865)
  • Bepperger, Joseph (^Corporal, February 1862 - June 1864)
  • Brenner, Frederick (%Corporal/Sergeant, September 1863 - October 1864)
  • Christl, Otto (First Lieutenant, July 1862 - October 1863; Captain, October 1863 - December 1864)
  • Clark, Richard J (First Lieutenant, February 1864 - August 1865)
  • Clemens, Albert (First Sergeant, January 1865 - June 1865; Second Lieutenant/Sergeant, June 1865 - August 1865)
  • DeClyne, Charles (#First Lieutenant, September 1863 - February 1864; Captain/First Sergeant, February 1864 - May 1865)
  • Dickman, Robert (Sergeant, September 1864 - September 1864; Second Lieutenant, September 1864 - June 1865; First Lieutenant, June 1865 - August 1865)
  • Duysing, Emil (^%Captain, November 1861 - March 1864; Major, March 1864 - May 1865)
  • Eck, Charles E. (First Lieutenant, November 1863 - August 1864)
  • Eckert, John (^Sergeant, October 1861 - August 1863; Corporal/Sergeant, August 1863 - October 1864)
  • Fuchs, Michael (Actg Captain/First Lieutenant, February 1862 - April 1862)
  • Fuchs, Philip (Corporal/First Sergeant/Sergeant, January 1865 - August 1865)
  • Gamp, Wendelin (Corporal, October 1861 - December 1863; First Sergeant/Sergeant, December 1863 - July 1864; Second Lieutenant/Lieutenant, July 1864 - March 1865)
  • Gerard, Peter (Corporal, August 1865 - August 1865)
  • Glaser, Julius (^Corporal/Sergeant, December 1863 - April 1865)
  • Goebel, Louis (Sergeant, February 1864 - January 1865; Second Lieutenant, January 1865 - August 1865)
  • Goebel, Ludwig (Sergeant, February 1862 - ?)
  • Greber, August (Corporal, February 1864 - August 1864)
  • Groh, Otto (Corporal, August 1865 - August 1865)
  • Haag, John (^Sergeant, January 1864 - February 1864)
  • Hagemeier, August (^Corporal, May 1864 - September 1865)
  • Hartman, William (Captain, October 1861 - May 1862)
  • James, Christian (%Corporal, October 1861 - September 1863)
  • Joachim, Charles (Second Lieutenant, September 1863 - October 1863)
  • Johnson, John (#Corporal, June 1864 - June 1865)
  • Kaysing, Edward (Captain, February 1864 - August 1865)
  • Keller, Joseph (Corporal, October 1861 - August 1865)
  • Kessner, Edward (Corporal, January 1864 - August 1865)
  • Kloppenburg, Hermann (Corporal, January 1864 - May 1865)
  • Kosche, Charles (Corporal, January 1864 - August 1865)
  • Kreck, August (Corporal, January 1864 - August 1865)
  • Kretz, Oswald (Artificer, September 1861 - April 1862)
  • Kuhne, Leo (%Second Lieutenant, October 1862 - October 1862)
  • Kuntz, Charles (Lieutenant/Sergeant, January 1864 - April 1864)
  • Kuntz, Daniel (Corporal, October 1861 - July 1864)
  • Langgath, Henry (Chief Bugler, December 1864 - August 1865)
  • Leber, August (Corporal, September 1862 - August 1863)
  • Massal, Henry (Corporal, August 1865 - August 1865)
  • Mattuschek, Francis (Second Lieutenant/First Lieutenant, November 1861 - March 1863)
  • Mayer, George (Sergeant, February 1864 - August 1865)
  • Meyer, Ferdinand (Corporal, October 1861 - ?)
  • Miller, August (Corporal, June 1865 - August 1865)
  • Miller, Frederick (Sergeant, February 1864 - December 1864)
  • Milnes, William Miller (First Lieutenant, June 1862 - April 1864; Captain/First Sergeant, April 1864 - February 1865)
  • Niebergall, Julius (First Lieutenant/Qtr Master Serg/Quartermaster Sergeant, October 1861 - November 1863; Second Lieutenant, November 1863 - March 1864; First Lieutenant, March 1864 - October 1864)
  • Peterson, Henry (#Corporal, February 1864 - June 1865)
  • Reitz, Henry (Sergeant, September 1861 - ?)
  • Rothe, Hugo (St, June 1863 - June 1863)
  • Sandow, Rudolph (First Lieutenant/Sergeant, October 1861 - August 1862; Second Lieutenant, August 1862 - June 1863)
  • Schaefer, Conrad (Corporal, May 1864 - June 1865)
  • Schmitt, Henry (Corporal, April 1864 - August 1865)
  • Schmitt, Nicolaus (Corporal, January 1865 - August 1865; Sergeant, August 1865 - August 1865)
  • Schultz, Charles (Artificer, September 1862 - April 1863)
  • Schumacher, Frank (Corporal, December 1863 - June 1865)
  • Seehusen, Peter (Sergeant, September 1863 - February 1865; Corporal, February 1865 - July 1865)
  • Steinberger, Henry (Corporal/Sergeant, May 1864 - August 1865)
  • Steinebach, August (Sergeant, October 1861 - October 1861; First Sergeant, October 1861 - August 1862; Second Lieutenant/Lieutenant, August 1862 - January 1863)
  • Stich, John Martin (Corporal, February 1864 - ?)
  • Stutz, Frederick M. (First Lieutenant, October 1861 - August 1862; Captain, August 1862 - April 1864)
  • Thiel, Emil (%Corporal/Sergeant, October 1861 - June 1863)
  • Tinkler, William (Sergeant, October 1861 - June 1863)
  • Tretow, John (Corporal, October 1861 - ?)
  • VanBosch, Max (Second Lieutenant, January 1862 - September 1863; First Lieutenant, September 1863 - August 1865)
  • Weik, August Joseph (Sergeant, September 1863 - March 1864)
  • Weinbrener, Charles (Sergeant Major, December 1863 - March 1864; Second Lieutenant, March 1864 - January 1865; First Lieutenant/Sergeant, January 1865 - August 1865)
  • Wendel, Valentine (Corporal/Second Lieutenant/Sergeant, October 1864 - May 1865)
  • Wiehl, Joseph (#%Bugler, ? - October 1861; Sergeant, September 1863 - July 1864)
  • Wieland, John (Corporal, September 1862 - July 1864)
  • Wobken, Edward (Corporal/Sergeant, October 1861 - ?)

Soldier List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)