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16th Kansas Cavalry      
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Robert Sherar - Private   
Brothers Delorma and George in 14th cavalry, company F
Contact Name:  Larry Leighton
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Date Added:  2/10/2011
Company B
John D. Parks - Private   
I am trying to find out more information on my great-grandfather.I know he came to Kansas sometime in the 1850's from Michigan. He was born in Ontario, Canada in 1840. It has been hard to find him on any census records. Also is there a photograph of his Company available anywhere?
Contact Name:  Michael Dennie
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Date Added:  4/21/2011
Company B
George Ward - Private   
I am looking for any information on the 16th Calvary Regiment in Kansas during the Civil War. My great-grandfather George Ward served with this unit
Contact Name:  John Magee
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Date Added:  11/7/2010
Company B
John Wonder - Private   
Enlisted under the name John Wonder real name Clements Foster was from St. Louis
Contact Name:  Carl Bagley
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Date Added:  7/11/2010
Company F
Edwin R. Leaming - Sergeant   
Edwin R. LEAMING, b. Feb 1827, Cape May, NJ, d. 1916, CA. Settled in Kansas by 1866; Yakima, WA, by 1888. Son of Christopher LEAMING IV and Hannah TOWNSEND. Married to Harriet PARKER, b. Nov 1827. Official record Film No. M542 roll 5.
Contact Name:  Gregory Leaming
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Date Added:  3/9/2005
Company F
Thomas Martin - Unknown   
Company F, Kansas 16th Calvary Regiment
Mustered out on 3 July 1864
Did not survive the war.
Contact Name:  Julianne Lair
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Date Added:  6/25/2009
Company G
William Washington Henderson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Keith Winkelman
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Date Added:  7/31/2004
Company G
J Albert Hurst - Bugler   
My two great grandfather. A stone mason by trade, he built the first weather station on top of Pike's Peak in 1873. Burried in Delta, Colorado.
Contact Name:  T. Reid
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Date Added:  11/20/2005
Company H
Alexander Lopeman - Other   
Alexander Lopeman went by his middle name. His first being the same as his father (Hugh). After Order #11 they moved to near Leavenworth, Kansas where Alexander enlisted in Co. H, 16th Kansas Cav. as a Wagoner. He was known to have been in the 2nd Battle of Newtonia, Missouri (1864). He survived the War and moved back to Cass Co, Missouri. Later to Amoret, Bates Co, Missouri where he is buried in the Benjamin Cemetery. He was my gr, grandfather.
Contact Name:  Donald W. Read
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Date Added:  11/27/2005
Company H
John J. Lopeman - 3rd Sergeant   
John Jefferson Lopeman moved to the Leavenworth, Kansas area during the War. He enlisted, along with his brother Alexander, in Co. H, 16 Kansas Cavalry. He and his brother were in the 2nd Battle of Newtonia, Missouri, 1864, where John suffered a gunshot wound in his left hand. He drew his first Pension of $12.00. He moved back to Linn Co, Kansas after the war and is buried in the East Mt. Zion Cemetery, in Linn Co., Kansas.
Contact Name:  Donald W. Read
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Date Added:  11/27/2005
Company H
James William Powell - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Charlotte Barnes
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Date Added:  8/8/2004
Company I
Jeremiah Grasty - Private   
Last name misspelled in some official records as Gasty.
Contact Name:  Ronald Mayer
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Date Added:  3/11/2009
Company K
David Monroe Drake - Corporal   
Looking for information or photos.
Contact Name:  Bev Osborn
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Date Added:  2/19/2014
Company K
Isaac Lawson McPherson - Captain   
This should be the 14th Kansas Calvary (Computer automatically lists it on the 16th Kansas Cavalry)

My GG Grandfather. 8/9/1833 Bledsoe, TN to 5/11/1913 Aurora, MO. He served with a brother Elijah Tipton McPherson
Between 1872-75 Isaac L. and brother Elijah Tipton began and ran a store in Taney County, Missouri near Bradleyville. Isaac L. was a Postmaster between 1872 and 1884. Isaac L. was also a member of the Missouri House of Representatives.

Military Service: Organized at Fort Scott and Leavenworth April, 1863, as a Battalion of 4 Companies for escort to General Blunt. Regiment organized at Fort Scott, December, 1863. Attached to District of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, April, 1863, to January, 1864. Unattached, District Frontier, 7th Corps, Dept. Arkansas, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Frontier Division, 7th Corps, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. Unattached, 7th Corps, Pine Bluff, Ark., to June, 1863

Service:Cabin Creek, C. N., July 1-2, 1863 (Co. "B"). Operations against Quantrell in Kansas August 20-28. Massacre at Lawrence August 21 (Detachment). Operations in Cherokee Nation September 11-25. Waldron September 11. Baxter Springs October 6 (Co. "B"). Regiment moved to Fort Smith, Ark., November 20-December 3. Duty there scouting and foraging till February 23. 1864. Expedition into Choctaw County February 1-21. Moved to Ozark February 26-28, and duty there till April 6. Flint Creek March 6. Steele's Expedition against Camden April 6-May 3. Prairie D'Ann April 9-12. Poison Spring April 18 (Detachment). Jenkins' Ferry, Saline River, April 30 (Cos. "F" and "G"). Return to Fort Smith May and duty there till January, 1865. Hahn's Farm near Waldron June 19, 1864. Ozark July 14-15. Scout on Republican River August 19-24. Camp Verdegris September 2. Cabin Creek September 19. Vache Grass September 26. (Co. "E" with Blunt's headquarters during Brice's Raid in Missouri and Kansas October-November. Big Blue and State Line October 22. Westport October 23. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, and Battle of Charlot October 25. Newtonia October 28.) Moved to Clarksville January 1, 1865, thence to Pine Bluff February 25-27, and duty there till May. Moved to Fort Gibson and duty there till June. Mustered out June 25, 1865.
Contact Name:  Richard McPherson
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Date Added:  11/4/2019
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