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Black Hawk War
From: Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War 1831-1832 and in the Mexican War
1846-1848 by Issac H. Elliott 1902.
*Contributed by Mitzi Calbreath
"Captain James Kincaid Company of the 2nd Regiment 3rd Brigade of Illinois Mounted Volunteers, called into service of the United States on the requisition of General Atkinson by the Governor's proclamation dated May 15, 1832. Muster out August 16, 1832. This company May 6, 1832, received orders to march on June 3rd. Marched June 6th. Arrived at Fort Wilbourn, the appointed place of rendezvous June 14th and was mustered into service June 19th. This company found its own rations in full from the 6th of June to the 16th of June. Since the 16th of June nearly all the small rations have been furnished by the company. No forage has ever been issued to this company. No officer of this company has ever drawn more rations that a private. [N.B] By small rations we mean candles, soap, and all other articles furnished by soldiers except flour and pork."
Israel Standifer, Pvt. Residence Carrollton, Green County. Enrolled June 19, 1832. No further remarks.
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From Maryland Historical
Magazine, Vol. 9 (pub. 1914)
*A List of Accounts for Quartering Soldiers
Baltimore County, MD: The French and Indian War: William Standyford
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The Mexican War (1846-1848)
Click here for Jesse Marshall Standifer's pension file, submitted by Caroline Standifer.
Standiford, William W. Service: Mexican War, Private, 2nd Regiment, Company G, Washington County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill, discharged, 3 Jul 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate. Source is Indiana in the Mexican War, Oran Perry, 1908.
Sandefer, Samuel Service: Mexican War, Private, 3rd Regiment, Company F, Bartholomew County. Mustered in 22 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill, mustered out 25 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill. Source is Indiana in the Mexican War, Oran Perry, 1908.
Sandefur, Andrew. Private 1847, Harrodsburg, Mercer Co., KY. (16th Regiment, US Infantry; Company F; Capt. Theodore T. Garrard. Enrolled Spring of 1847 & Muster Out: August 5, 1848 at Newport, KY.
Sandifer, James. Private 1846, Danville, KY. Co. D - KY Foot Volunteers. Enrolled at Danvile, May 20, 1846 by Capt. Speed S. Fry Died: Camargo, Mexico, Sept 29th.
From: Austin Colony Pioneers by Worth S. Ray
p. 309: Bastrop County, Texas Men in the Battle of San Jacinto. under Captain Jesse Billingley: Jacob L. Standifer; William Bailey Standifer
Arkansas' Mexican War Soldiers, by Desmond Walls Allen
Standifer, Pvt. Enyart's Co., Ark. Mtd, Vol.
[Enrolled June 15, 1847- Fort Smith, AR]
William S. Standifer, Pvt., Enyart's Co., Ark. Mtd. Vol
[Enrolled June 9, 1847 - Fayetteville, AR]
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From: Index to Indian Wars Pension Files 1892-1926, Vol. II by Virgil D. White; p. 1464, 1465:
Israel S. Standifer, SC-5129 TX 22 Nov 1902, served Travis' Co. Mtd Bttn TX Volunteers, died 13 June 1913, Roscoe, Texas.
Henry T. Standifer, widow Emma, SC-9698 TX 8 Oct 1917, WC-11512 TX; 22 May 1924, served 1870 TX Frontier Forces, Harrell's Co., died 25 Jan 1924, Taylor, TX, XC#2659477
James M. Standifer, widow Sarah J., WC-3791 TN 10 Oct 1894, FL War
Skelton C. Standifer, SC-226 TN 9 Sept 1892, FL War; served Eilliott's TN Volunteers
William Sandefur, McAdory's Company, 4th Alabama Mounted Volunteers, McMillion's Battalion (Creek War).
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Spanish American War
Standefer, United States Volunteers, #410-250
Harold Wilson Standefer, Special Rangers, #401-103
H. Standifer, Frontier Forces, #401-139
I. S. Standefer, Regular Rangers, #401-63
Ike Standifer, Texas Volunteer Guard, #401-21
J. M. Standifer, Texas Volunteer Guard, #401-213
J. M. Standefer, Frontier Battalion, #401-173
S. B. Standifer, Railroad Rangers, #410-124
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Casualties from the Vietnam Memorial
James Michael Standeford, Army SGT, Caucasian. James was born October 20,
1947. He was single and of the Baptist persuasion. He was killed in hostile
fire on December 1, 1968.
James was from Chetopa, Kansas.
James Glenn Standefer, Army SGT, Grade E5, age 19, Caucasian. James was
born July 7, 1948. He was in the 4th Infantry Div. and his tour of duty began on
April 7. 1967. He died February 18, 1968 in an helicopter air crash and his body was
recovered. James was unmarried and a Baptist and was from Colorado City, Texas.
(Panel 40E--Line 14)
Anthony Standifer, Army SGT, Grade E5, age 20. Anthony, a Negro, was born
September 6, 1949. His tour of duty began July 23, 1969and he died September 18,
1969 of wounds in hostile gunfire. He was unmarried, a Baptist and was from Detroit,
(Panel 18W--Line 111)
Richard Wells Sandifer, Navy ADJ1 (a jet engine mechanic), age 26,
Caucasian. Richard was born April 2, 1941 and died in an air crash at sea on
November 3, 1967. Richard's body was recovered. He received a posthumous promotion.
He was married and a Protestant. Richard was from Melvindale, Michigan.
(Panel 29E--Line 17)
Bobby Gayle Stanford, Marine Corps PVT, age 19, Caucasian. He was born
January 19, 1948 and was in the service for two years. Bobby was a ground casualty
on May 12, 1967 in Quang Tin, South Vietnam . Bobby was a Protestant and from
(Panel 19E--Line 101)
Earl Michael Stanford, Army SP5, age 20, Negro. He was born May 11, 1949
and was in the service for two years. Earl's tour of duty began on January 5, 1969
and he was an accidental ground casualty on November 25, 1969. Earl was from
(Panel 16W--Line 123)
Ernest Lee Stanford, Marine Corps PFC, age 21. He was born November 18,
1947 and his tour of duty began on December 5, 1968. Ernest was an accidental
homicide casualty on July 30, 1969 in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. Ernest was a
Protestant from Adel, Georgia.
(Panel 20W--Line 78)
Billie E. Sandefur, 1stLt Army Reserve, age 30, Caucasian, married. He was
born December 25, 1936. His length of service was 12 years and his tour of duty
began on October 12, 1967. He was a small arms ground casualty on November 27, 1967,
in Quang Tin, South Vietnam. Billie was a Protestant from Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Tommy Gerald Sandefur, CWO Army Reserve, Caucasian, age 31 and married.
Tommy was born June 24, 1936 and his length of service was 14 years. His tour of
duty began on May 22, 1967 and in was an hostile helicopter crash on land in Phuoc Tuy,
South Vietnam on February 1, 1968. Tommy was a Methodist from Tulsa, Oklahoma.
(Panel 36E--Line 59)
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U S ARMY RECORDS
the Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, from its
organization, September 29, 1789 to March 2, 1903
by Francis B. Heitman, pub. 1903
Charles W. Sandford. N. Y. N. Y. Maj Gen N Y mil (in service of US) 19 April 1861; hon must out 25 July 1861
Elihu Sandford, Conn. Capt 13 Inf 13 Feb 1799; hon dischd 15 June 1800
James Sandford. N. Y. N. Y. Capt c s vols 19 Feb 1863; hon dischd 23 Jan 1864; [died 23 July 1864]
David Sanford. Vt. Capt 30 inf. 30 Apr 1813; hon dischd 15 June 1815
Edward Sewall Sanford. N. Y. N. Y. Col a d c26 Feb 1862; bvt brig gen vols 13 Mar 1865 for mer ser; resd 8 April 1867; [died 9 Sept. 1882].
George Bliss Sanford. Conn. Conn. 2 lt 1 drgs 26 Apr 1861; 1 lt 30 July 1861; 1 cav 3 Aug 1861; capt 1 Oct 1862; maj 25 June 1876; lt col 9 cav 20 Aut 1889; col 6 cav 22 July 1892; bvt maj 19 Oct 1864 for al and mer ser in the battle of Cedar Creek Va and lt col 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser dur the war; retd 28 July 1892.
George P. Sanford. N. Y. Mich. Capt 1 Mich inf. 25 Sept 1861; resd 6 May 1862; addl paymr vols 19 Sept 1864; bvt lt col vols 21 June 1866 for fai ser in the pay dept; hon must out 1 July 1866.
George Pierce Sanford. Conn. Army. Pvt sergt and 1 sergt F 13 inf. 8 Nov 1861 to 2 Apr 1863; 2 lt 13 inf 19 Feb 1863; dismd 10 Nov 1863; reinstd 13 June 1864 with rank of 1 lt from 13 Nov 1863; dismd 7 Dec 1864; [died 15 Jan 1894].
Isaac Sanford. N. Y. N. Y. Addl paymr vols 11 Mar 1863; died 19 Mar 1864.
James Clark Sanford. N. Y. N. Y. Cade M. A. 1 July 1880 (2); 2 lt engrs 15 June 1884; 1 lt 12 Oct 1886; capt 13 Aug 1895.
John Baxter Sanford. N. Y. Vt. 2 lt 24 inf. 10 Apr 1899; 1 lt 26 inf. 2 Feb 1901; tr to 24 inf. 13 Dec 1901.
John T. Sanford. Va. La. 2 lt inf. 11 Mar 1847; 14 inf 9 Apr 1847; 1 lt 23 May 1848; hon must out 25 July 1848.
Joseph Lipscob Sanford. Va. Va. 1 lt asst surg 29 vol inf 15 Aug 1899; capt 21 Mar 1901; hon must out 10 May 1901; capt asst surg vols 1 Mar 1902; hon dischd 1 Feb 1903.
Perez S. Sanford. Vt. Army. Sergt 11 inf 18 May 1812; ens 11 inf 23 Aug 1813; 3 lt 12 Dec 1813; 2 lt 2 May 1814; hon dischd 15 June 1815.
William Russell Standiford. W. Va. W. Va. Capt 2 W Va inf 25 May 1898; hon must out 10 Apr 1899; 1 lst 41 vol in 17 Aug 1899; capt 1 Sept 1899; hon must out 30 June 1901; 1 lt 2 inf 1 Feb 1901; 1 lt 30 inf. 17 Dec 1901; tr to 2 inf 1 Aug 1902.
Robert L. Stanford. N. C. Tenn. Surg 1 Tenn inf 31 Aug 1861; surg U S V 4 Sept 1861; resd 18 Feb 1865; [died 16 Apr 1867].
Thomas Staniford. Conn. Vt. Ens. 11 inf 12 Oct 1812; 2 lt 26 June 1813; r paymr 20 Dec 1813 to Aug 1814; 1 lt 1 Sept 1814; a d p m g 26 Aug 1814 to 15 June 1815; retained as 1 lt 6 inf 17 May 1815; r adjt 30 Apr 1819 to 30 June 1820; capt 1 Mar 1820; tr to 2 inf 1 June 1821; tr to 8 inf 31 July 1838; maj 4 inf 1 Dec 1839; tr to 5 inf 22 Oct 1845; Lt col 8 inf 29 June 1846; col 3 inf 23 Feb 1852; bvt maj 1 Mar 1830 for 10 years fai ser in one grade; lt col 9 May 1846 for al and mer con in the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma Tex and col 23 Sept 1846 for gal and mer con in battle of Monterey Mex; died 3 Feb 1855.
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