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Letter: Lt. James Crissy to Lt. Col. John F Tyler, Re: 16 POWs

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Date: 13 Apr 1862 [unknown]
Location: Missouri, USAmap
Surnames/tags: us_civil_war provost_marshal
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Summary

A letter sent from Butler, Missouri by Lieutenant James Crissy (Company M, 1st Iowa Cavalry) to Saint Louis, Missouri for Lieutenant Colonel John Fulkerson Tyler (1st Missouri State Militia Cavalry) listing the names of 16 prisoners of war being sent to him.

Transcription

Camp Butler Mo, April 13 1862 Sir,
I send you Sixteen Prisoners with a list of their names.
The evidence against them is abundant, but from necessity I am unable
to send it along with them. I will have it completed in a day or two and
will send it.

Yours Respectfully
Leut James Crissy
Provost Marshal
Camp Butler Mo.

Allan W. Stokes William Stockdell (alias Hoosier Bill)
Wiley Clowis Francis Stanford
Franklin Hunt Philip Stanford
John Haggard Charles Hartman
Van Buren McHenry Thomas Scroggum
J. N. Scott Reuben Thornton
David Scott
William Drummond
Granville Bledsoe
B. F. Campbell

All except Thornton are desperate Jayhawkers and connected with
the notorious Jackman. Thornton is accused of the murder of a Union
Soldier.

Principles in Letter

  1. Bledsoe, Private Granville- (Company C, Missouri State Guard) captured in Bates County on April 11th 1862, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th, exchanged on July 1st 1863.
  2. Campbell, Private Benjamin F. (Company F, 3rd Missouri State Guard) captured in Bates County on April 11th 1862, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th, listed as being in confinement at McDowell's College May 13th, sent to Alton Military Prison on July 19th, exchanged at Vicksburg, Mississippi on September 23rd 1862.
  3. Clowis/Clowers, Private Wiley A. (Price's Army) captured in Bates County on April 11th 1862, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th, sent to Alton Military Prison, released on September 5th 1862 after taking oath of allegiance.
  4. Drummond, William- citizen of Bates County, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th, died on May 9th 1862.[1]
  5. Haggard, John- citizen of Bates County, captured in Bates County on April 10th 1862, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th, listed as being in confinement at McDowell's College May 13th, died on June 10th 1862.[2]
  6. Hartman, Charles- citizen, captured in Bates County on April 12th 1862, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th, listed as being in confinement at McDowell's College May 13th, sent to Alton Military Prison, sent back to St. Louis December 27th 1862 by order of Lt. Col. Dick, released after taking oath of allegiance and enrolling in EMM on January 17th 1863.
  7. Hunt, Private Franklin J. (Company F, 3rd Missouri State Guard) captured in Bates County on April 11th 1862, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th, listed as being in confinement at McDowell's College May 13th, sent to Alton Military Prison on August 7th, released after taking oath of allegiance on September 5th 1862.
  8. McHenry, Van Buren-
  9. Scott, David- captured in Bates County, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th.
  10. Scott, Private Jasper N. (Company E, 3rd Missouri Cavalry) captured in Bates County, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th, died March 2nd 1863.[3]
  11. Scrogham, Thomas- citizen of Bates County, captured in Bates County, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th, sent to Alton Military Prison, died on May 16th 1862.[4]
  12. Stanford, Private Francis (Price's Army) captured in Bates County, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th, died on April 27th, 1862.[5]
  13. Stanford, Philip- captured in Bates County, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th.
  14. Stockdell/Stockdale, William aka Hoosier Bill- captured in Bates County on April 11th 1862, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th, sent to Alton Military Prison, exchanged at Vicksburg, Mississippi on September 23rd 1862.
  15. Stokes, Allan W.- citizen of Jackson County, captured in Bates County on April 11th 1862, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 16th, listed as being in confinement at McDowell's College May 13th, sent to Alton Military Prison September 12th 1862, sent back to St. Louis on December 9th 1862, exchanged in City Point on July 23rd 1863.
  16. Thornton, Reuben Taylor- citizen of Bates County, captured in Bates County on April 6th 1862, received at Gratiot Street Prison on April 15th, listed as being in confinement at McDowell's College May 13th.

Sources

  1. "United States Register of Confederates and Civilians Who Died in the North,1861-1865," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV1W-B36C : 16 March 2018), W M Drummond, 09 May 1862; citing Death, St Louis & Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, United States, p. 463, NARA microfilm publication M918 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1; FHL microfilm 1,024,456.
  2. "United States Register of Confederates and Civilians Who Died in the North,1861-1865," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV1W-B3JY : 16 March 2018), Jno Haggan, 10 Jun 1862; citing Death, St Louis & Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, United States, p. 467, NARA microfilm publication M918 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1; FHL microfilm 1,024,456.
  3. "United States Register of Confederates and Civilians Who Died in the North,1861-1865," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV1W-BQWC : 16 March 2018), Jasper Scott, 02 Mar 1863; citing Death, Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, p. 480, NARA microfilm publication M918 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1; FHL microfilm 1,024,456.
  4. "United States Register of Confederates and Civilians Who Died in the North,1861-1865," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV1W-YXR3 : 16 March 2018), Thos Scrorghen, 16 May 1862; citing Death, Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States, p. 31, NARA microfilm publication M918 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1; FHL microfilm 1,024,456.
  5. "United States Register of Confederates and Civilians Who Died in the North,1861-1865," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV1W-BQH8 : 16 March 2018), Francis Stanford, 27 Apr 1862; citing Death, St Louis & Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, United States, p. 482, NARA microfilm publication M918 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1; FHL microfilm 1,024,456.
  • Union Provost Marshal's File of Papers Relating to Two or More Civilians, microfilm publication M416 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Record Service, 1964), roll 74, letter from Lt. James Crissy to Lt. Col. John F. Tyler, 13 Apr 1862, no. 19803.
  • "United States Union Provost Marshal Files of Two or More Civilians, 1861-1866," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939V-3L3D-8C?cc=1845948&wc=M6KG-Q29%3A165419801%2C167492501 : 22 May 2014), Records by Number and Date > 19766-20110, Jan. 1862-Dec. 1862 > image 170 of 1465; citing NARA microfilm publication M416 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Union Provost Marshal Files of Two or More Civilians, 1861-1866," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939V-9Z96-5?cc=1845948&wc=M6KL-TMS%3A165419301%2C165439101 : 22 May 2014), Prisons by Location > St. Louis, Mo. (Gratiot Street Prison), Feb.-Nov. 1865 > image 874-881 of 1193; citing NARA microfilm publication M416 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).




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