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Editor’s Note: In cross-checking official records of the National Archives and Colorado Archives regimental
listings, and the Colorado Archives list of Civil War casualties, certain discrepancies exist.  They are noted in
red following the name listed.


List of Union soldiers killed and wounded at Sand Creek, reported by Denver Daily News: Latest From
Fort Lyon, December 12, 1864.

KILLED:

Aldrich, Joseph W. – Co, F, 1st Colo. Reg. (Private)

Buckhamer, Jesse – Co. I, 3rd Colo. Reg.  (Private)
(Correction: Berkheimer)

Conner, Joseph H. – Co. A, 3rd Colo. Reg.
(Possible match - Colorado Archives and National Archives listing: Michael J. Connor, Co. A, 3rd Reg.  No
official record of a Joseph H. Connor exists, nor does the Colorado Archives record of Civil War casualties list
any ‘Connor’ as having died in combat.)

Duncan, John R. – Co. I, 3rd Colo. Reg. (Private)

Foster, Henry C. – Co. D, 3rd Colo. Reg. (Private)

McDermott, Patrick C. – Co. E, 3rd Colo. Reg. (Private)

McFarland, Robert – Co. D, 3rd Colo. Reg. (Private)

Medino, Francis – Co. C, 3rd Colo. Reg. (Private)
(National Archives spelling: Francisco Medina)

Parker, John – Co. I, 3rd Colo. Reg. (Private)
(Colorado Archives of Civil War casualties spelling: John Parkes)

Pierson, Oliver – Co. C, 1st Colo. Reg. (Private)


Not included in article, but later confirmed killed:

Douglas, John A. – Co. I, 3rd Colo. Reg. (Private)

Pierce, George W. – Co. F, 1st Colo. Reg. (Private)



WOUNDED:

Batton, James; Co. C., 1st.
(Colorado Archives and National Archives listing: No record of a James Batton exists. Possibly Cornelius J.
Ballou; or Colorado archives listing: Cornelius J. Ballow.)

Bisseil, Benjamin F.; Co. K., 3rd. (Corporal)
(Colorado Archives and National Archives listing: Benjamin F. Bisel)

Bradley, John; Co. F., 3rd. (Private)

Burckhart, H. S.; Co. B., 3rd.  (Sergeant)
(Correction: Samuel H. Burghardt)

Calhoun, John B., Co. C., 1st. (Private)

Dorsey, George; Co. F; 3rd. (Sergeant)

Douglass, James; Co. I., 3rd. (Sergeant)

Goodsell, Albert; Co. A., 3rd. (Private)
(Colorado Archives and National Archives listing: No Goodsell listed in 3rd Reg.  Possibly Alvin Goodsell, Co. C
or H, 1st.)

Hamilton, Richard; Co. I, 3rd. (Sergeant)

Hawley, C.H., Lt. Co B., 3rd.
(Charles H. Hawley)

Houston, Thomas; Co. M, 3rd. (Private)
(National Archives listing most likely Thomas Huston, private Co, M, 3rd.)

Jackson. W.; Co. E., 1st.
(Colorado Archives and National Archives listing: Most likely Sergeant William C. Jackson, Co. E, 1st.)

Kaw, John; Co. M, 3rd.
(Colorado Archives and National Archives listing: No record of a John Kaw exists.)

Mallory, John; Co. M, 3rd.
(Colorado Archives and National Archives listing: No record of a John H. Mallory.  Possibly Charles L. Mallory,
private Co. B, 3rd; more likely: John H. Mallay, private, Co. M, 3rd.)

Manion, T. N.; Co. B, 3rd. (Private)
(Thomas N. Manion)

Maxwell, A. J.;  Co. I, 3rd. (Corporal)
(Andrew J. Maxwell)

Metcalf, James; Co. A., 3rd. (Private)

Mettge, August; Co. C., 1st. (Private)

Morris, David; Co. M, 3rd. (Blacksmith)

Mull, Henry; Co. E, 1st.  (Private)

Nettleton, George; Co. A., 3rd. (Private)

Nye, Alfred; Co. K., 3rd. (Private)
(Correction: Nye served in Co. K., 1st.)

Orleans, Lewis P.; Co. M, 3rd. (Sergeant)

Parks, Frank; Co. A., 3rd. (Private)
(Edward F. Parks)

Pinegree, George T.; Co. H., 1st. (Corporal)
(George W. Pingree, or Pingre)

Rice, Charles M.; Co. M, 3rd. (Private)

Smith, John; Co. C., 1st. (Private)
(Not to be confused with John S. Smith, Indian Interpreter.)

Stahl, Ellis; Co. K., 3rd. (Private)
(Benjamin E. Stahl)

Talbott, Presley; Capt. Co. M, 3rd.

Thomas, Jefferson; Co. K, 3rd. (Private)

Tisdale, James; Co. I., 3rd. (Corporal)

Wilson, Luther; Co. F., 1st. (1st Lieut.)

Wilson, Martin; Co. E., 3rd. (Private)

Woodworth, James R.; Co. K, 3rd. (Private)






KClonewolf.com Editor’s addition:

List of soldiers killed at Sand Creek, based upon this article, a similar article by the
Burlington (IA) Weekly
Hawk Eye, and National Archives and Colorado Archives listings:

- Aldrich, Joseph W. – 1st Colo. Reg.
- Berkheimer, Jesse – 3rd Colo. Reg.
- Conner, Michael J. - 3rd Colo. Reg. (Unconfirmed)
- Douglas, John A. – 3rd Colo. Reg.
- Duncan, John R. – 3rd Colo. Reg.
- Foster, Henry C. – 3rd Colo. Reg.
- McDermott, Patrick C. – 3rd Colo. Reg.
- McFarland, Robert - 3rd Colo. Reg.
- Medino, Francis – 3rd Colo. Reg.  (Alternately spelled Medina, Francisco)
- Parkes, John – 3rd Colo. Reg.
- Pierce, George W. – 1st Colo. Reg.
- Pierson, Oliver – 1st Colo. Reg.
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