Wednesday, October 28, 2009

CAPT. TOBIEN’S German and Swede company . . .

. . . from Rock Island county, suffered very much. Out of 65 men, who went into the fight on Monday morning, only 35 are fit for duty. The following are the named of some of the killed wounded, and missing. It is dated the 8th inst.:

Killed - Lt. Jno Oppendick, Moline; Corporal John A Warneke, Rock Island; H. P. Johnson, Peter Heisel, Jno Beck, butcher, Rock Island; Nicol Beil, Clinton county, Iowa; Andrew Lindau, Gottfr Willie, Louis Thuerler, Hampton; Henry Otto, Edgington; John Otto, Davenport.

Wounded – Capt. John Tobien, in the neck, not dangerous; Sergeant Rhode, Davenport, slightly; Corporal Swan Swanson, and Wollin, Rock Island, slightly; Frederick Forcelious, Rock Island, seriously in the breast; Andrew Anderson, leg, not dangerous; John Mink, Edgington, hip, probably will recover; Ferd. Schindler, Rock Island, slightly; Fred Cramer, Iowa, shoulder; G. Guelck, Edgington, shoulder, not dangerous; Claus Peters, Moline, leg; C Meyens, hip, slightly.

Missing - John J. Rohwer, Davenport.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Friday Morning, April 18, 1862, p. 1

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