James Jeremiah Goodrich Service Record, 5th Kansas Cavalry

The following service record for James Jeremiah Goodrich was obtained from the National Archives.

Pvt. James Jeremiah Goodrich, 5th Kansas Cavalry

James Goodrich
Co. A., 5th Kansas Cavalry
Regimental Description Book:

Age: 25
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Eyes: Grey
Hair: Brown
Where born: Owego, NY
Occupation: Farmer
Enlistment: July 16, 1861
Where: Fort Leavenworth
By Whom: Lt. Bond
Term: Three Years

Company Muster-in Roll:

James Goodrich, Private; Capt. Richey’s Co., Vol. Cav.
Valuation of Horse: $50.00
Valuation of Horse Equipments: $6.00

July 16 to December 31, 1861; Present for duty. Lost saddle at Battle of Morristown, September 17, 1861
December 31, 1861 to April 30, 1862; Present for duty. Furnished his own equipped horse.
May & June, 1862; Present for duty. Furnished his own equipped horse.
July & August, 1862; Present for duty. Furnished his own equipped horse.
September & October, 1862; Present for duty. Furnished his own horse & equipment
September 1862; Taking Care of Sick Men
October & November, 1862; Mess Cook
December 1862; Company Cook
November & December, 1862; Present for duty. Furnished Horse & Horse Equipments.
January 1863; Mess Cook
January & February 1863; Absent. On detached service since February 18, 1863. [Click here for explanation of detached service.] Furnished horse & Equipments
February to November, 1863; Company Cook
March & April 1863; Present for duty. Furnished Horse & Horse Equipments
May & June, 1863; Present for duty
July & August, 1863; Present for duty. Furnished Horse & Horse Equipments
September & October, 1863; Present for duty.
November & December, 1863; Present for duty. Furnished Horse and Horse Equipments
January & February, 1864; Present for duty. Furnished Horse & Horse Equipments
March & April, May & June, 1864; Furnished horse & horse equipments
January to May, 1864; Battery Teamster

Company Muster-Out Roll:

Muster-out-date: August 11, 1864
Last paid to: December 31, 1863.
Amount for clothing or money advanced: $16.45
Due U.S. for arms, equipments: $1.00
Bounty Paid, due $100.00
Pay due for use & risk of horse & equipments since Dec 31, 1863. Stop for 1 curry comb and brush.

Pvt. James Jeremiah Goodrich, 5th Kansas Cavalry

Pvt. James Jeremiah Goodrich, 5th Kansas Cavalry

 

 


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