Posted By:Robert Davis
Subject:U.S. Army casualties at Wounded Knee
Post Date:January 26, 2003 at 06:41:48
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It's hard to read, but here is Miles' list of the killed and wounded "in the engagement at Crossing of Wounded Knee Creek, Dec. 29, 1890" (dated Jan. 3, 1891):


Capt. Geo. D. Wallace, 7th Cavalry, Hospital Steward Oscar Pollak, U.S. Army, Sergt. Major Richard W. Corwin(e), 7th Cavalry

Sergt. Arthur C. Dyer, Privates Henry Frey, Geo. P. Johnson, Michael Regan, and James Logan, Troop A

1st Sergt. Dora S. Coffey, Corporal Harry R. Forrest, Privates John Costello, Ralph L. Cook, and William S. Meze(?), Troop B

Private James DeVrsods(?), Troop C

Private Frank T. Reinecky, Troop D

Sergt. Robert H. Nettles(?), and Private August Kellner, Troop E

Blacksmith Gustav Korn, Privates Daniel Twohig, James E. Kelley, and Pierce Cummings, Troop I

Sergt. William T. Hodges, Privates John H.(?) McCue, Joseph Murphy, Wm. F. McClintock, and Philip Schwenkey, Troop K, 7th Cavalry.


First Lieuts. Ernest A. Garlington and John C. Gresham, 7th Cavalry

Sergt. A.H. Hazelwood, Privates Adam Nador(?), Harry L. Duncan, Daniel McMahon, and Herman Granberg, Troop A

Sergts. William H. Toohey, and James Ward, Corporal Chas. H. Nervell, Privates Frank Lewis, Harry B. Stone, and John McKenzie, Troop B

Privates Ervin Schriver, and William H. Green, Troop C

Wagoner George York, Troop D

Sergt. John F. Tritle, Troop E

Sergts. Geo. Loyd, and Henry Howard, Corporal Albert S. Bone, Privates Bernhard Zolinder(?), Gottleb(?) Hipp, and Harvey H. Thomas, Troop I

Corporal Harold L. Clifton, Trumpeter Jas. Christienson, Privates Wm. Adams, Edward A. Sullivan, C.F. Martin, William J. Davis (my great-grandfather), Saml. F. Smith, Frederick C. Yoder, Geo. Elliott, and Hugh McGuiness, Troop K, 7th Cavalry.

Of the wounded, Corporals Chas. H. Nowell, Troop B, and Albert S. Bone, Troop I, and Private Bernhard Zolinder, Troop I, 7th Cavalry, died the same night before reaching the agency, and Private Herman Granberg, Troop K, 7th Cavalry, has died since.

Second Lieut. Harry L. Hawthorne, 2nd Artillery, serving with Light Battery E, 1st Artillery, was wounded, as was 1st Lieut. John Kinzie(?), Adjt. 2nd Infantry, who was by permission with Major Whiteside.

In addition to above one Indian scout, "High Backbone", was killed, and Father Kraft was badly wounded with a knife.

(sgd) Miles, Maj. Genl. Commanding.