Forty-Fifth Infantry Field and Staff

Complete Listing (includes non-Rock Island soldiers)

 

Name and Rank Residence Date of Rank
or Enlistment
Date of Muster Remarks
Colonels        
Adams, Charles H Jacksonville Sep 9, 1861 Not Mustered Resigned to Governor
Smith, John Eugene Galena Jul 23, 1861 Dec 26, 1861 Promoted Brig General
Maltby, Jasper A Galena Nov 29, 1862 Mar 5, 1863 Pro Brig Gen Aug 4, 1863
Sealy, Robert P Rockford Aug 4, 1863 Not Mustered Dis Jan 10, 1865 as 1st Lieut
Duer, John O Galena May 11, 1865 Not Mustered M.O. Jul 12, 1865 as Lieut Col,
Bvt Brig Gen Jul 12, 1865
Lieutenant Colonels        
Campbell, Charles C Ottawa Sep 26, 1861   Resigned and appointed Major
1st Reg Artillery
Maltby, Jasper A Galena Sep 17, 1861 Dec 26, 1861 Promoted
Smith, Melancthon Rockford Nov 29, 1862 Apr 14, 1863 Died of Wounds
Sealy, Robert P Rockford Jun 28, 1863 Aug 17, 1863 Promoted
Duer, John O Galena Jan 10, 1865 Mar 26, 1865 Promoted
Palmer, James J Cherry Valley Jul 13, 1865 Not Mustered M.O. Jul 12, 1865 as Major
Majors        
Smith, Melancthon Rockford Oct 31, 1861 Dec 26, 1861 Promoted
Cowan, Luther H Warren Nov 29, 1862 Mar 5, 1863 Killed in battle May 22, 1863
Fisk, Leander B Mt Carroll May 22, 1863   Killed in battle Jun 25, 1863
Duer, John O Galena Jun 25, 1863 Oct 26, 1863 Promoted
Palmer, James J Cherry Valley Jan 10, 1865 Mar 26, 1865 Promoted
Van Devert, Joshua Warren Jul 13, 1865 Not Mustered M.O. Jul 12, 1865 as Capt
Adjutants        
Frohock, William T Mt Carroll Oct 31, 1861 Dec 26, 1861 Pro Capt Co A
Bush, Giles H Rockford Jan 21, 1863 Nov 8, 1863 Resigned Sep 22, 1864
Clifford, James Galena Sep 22, 1864 Dec 24, 1864 Pro Capt Co C
Reed, Robert F Rock Island Jul 9, 1865 Not Mustered M.O. Jul 12, 1865 as Sgt Major
Quartermasters        
Piatt, John   Sep 10, 1861   Resigned
Blake, Evans Rockford Nov 25, 1861 Dec 26, 1861
Dec 28, 1864
Resigned Jan 31, 1865
Taylor, William C Wataga Apr 20, 1865 May 20, 1865 M.O. Jul 12, 1865
Surgeons        
Kittoe, Edward D Galena Aug 30, 1861 Dec 26, 1861 Pro Surgeon of Vol's
Dec 5, 1862 by President
Ormsby, Orange B Greenville Apr 15, 1863 Jun 22, 1863 Dis Oct 29, 1864; disability
Gaskill, James R M   Jun 22, 1865 Jul 1, 1865 M.O. Jul 12, 1865
First Assistant Surgeons        
Weaver, Francis Savanna Nov 18, 1861 Dec 26, 1861 Died
Reilly, Frank W Chicago Mar 21, 1862   Pro Surgeon 26th Reg
Lyman, William Rockford Mar 21, 1863 May 27, 1863 Resigned Jul 9, 1863
Conant, John Pecatonica Jul 9, 1863   Resigned Dec 26, 1863
Gaskill, James R M   May 6, 1864 Jun 9, 1864 Promoted
Second Assistant Surgeons        
Lyman, William Rockford Sep 5, 1862   Promoted
Conant, John Pecatonica Apr 28, 1863 Jun 2, 1863 Promoted
Chaplains        
Woodward, George W Chicago Jan 1, 1862   Resigned Jan 28, 1863
Atchison, William D   Aug 3, 1864 Aug 24, 1864 Resigned Jun 21, 1865