Battle of Helena, Arkansas
Statement of Casualties, 1st Brigade, Union Forces
6 July 1863
This is a transcription of a handwritten report of the 1st Brigade casualties at the Battle of Helena. This list was copied from an original document held by Mary Lou Salomon, a descendant of General Frederick Salomon, and generously made available for use on this web page.
Head Quarters 1st Brigade 13th Division Helena, Ark. July 6, 1863 Statement of Casualities in 1st Brigade 43rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry Killed 1. William Hamilton, Private, Co. A 2. Alfred May, Private, Co. F 3. Joseph Foncannon, Private, Co. I (?) Wounded 1. James Beard, Corporal, Co. A in arm 2. Wallace W. Sayre, Sergt, Co. B, in shoulder 3. W. C. Schattuck, Private, Co. D 4. Noah Faubion, Private, Co. F - arm & right side 5. Silas Wright, Private, Co. F 6. K. F. Henderson, Private, Co. I (?) right breast, severely 35th Missouri Volunteer Infantry Killed 1. 1st Lieut Daniel Onions, Co. E 2. William A. Bush, Private, Co. A 3. John Kelsey, Private, Co. C Wounded 1. William B. Walters, Sergt. Co. C, thigh, slight 2. Franzis Walker, Sergt. Co. C., Knee, serious 3. William M. Butcher, Private, Co. C, abdomen, serious 4. James Sykes, Private, Co. C, arm, serious 5. John W. Francis, Private, Co. D, foot, slight. 6. Samuel Wilson, Private, Co. E, shoulder, serious. 7. Robert French, Private, Co. E, hand, slight 8. Joseph Carter, Private, Co. E, hand, slight 9. James Cariott, Sergeant, Co. H, head, slight 10. Alfred Reus, Corpl., Co. H, thigh & foot, slight 11. Michael Kelly, Private, Co. H, shoulder & breast, slight 28th Wisconsin Volunteer Inftry. Killed 1. Jerome B. McKinstry, Private, Co. A (?) Wounded 1. Andrew Villim, Private, Co. E, wounded through the lungs & since died 2. Leon King, Private, Co. G, through both thighs 3. Christopher Jacobs, Private Co. G, in leg 4. Christian Berker, Private, Co. H, in the bowels, severely 5. Herman Bulkis, Private, Co. G, severely Missing 1. Alonzo Thayers, Piper, Co. E. 2. Samuel Burtel, Ambulance Driver, Co. E 3. Alexander Cameron, Private, Co. G 4. Jacob Galfer, Private, Co. G 5. George Hyde, Musician, Co. K Recapitulation Killed 43rd Indiana Vol. Infantry 3 35th Missouri Vol. Infantry 3 28th Wisconsin Vol. Infantry 1 Total 7 Wounded 43rd Indiana Vol. Infantry 6 35th Missouri Vol. Infantry 11 28th Wisconsin Vol. Infantry 5 Total 22 Missing 28th Wisconsin Vol. Infantry 5 Total 5 (signed) William E. McLean, Col. 43rd Indiana Vol. Inftry Commdg. 1st Brigade