Muster Roll of Captain Henry J. Nowlan’s Troop I of the Seventh Regiment of Cavalry, Army of the United States, (Colonel James W. Forsyth,) from the 31st day of October, 1890 to the 31st day of December, 1890. [Names in bold are believed to have been present at the battle of Wounded Knee. Those annotated with * were wounded in action, those annotated with § were killed in action or died of wounds, and those annotated with ¥ were awarded the Medal of Honor or the Certificate of Merit.]
Captain Nowlan, Henry J.: Absent with leave from Oct. 10, 1890 to Nov. 11, 1890 for one month. Commanding troop since Nov. 11, 1890.
First Lieutenant Nicholson, W. J.: Commanding troop from Sept. 11, 1890 to Nov. 11, 1890. On duty with troop since Nov. 11, 1890.
Second Lieutenant Waterman, J. C.: On duty with troop since Sept. 11, 1890.
¥ Sergeant Trautman, Jacob: Enlisted on January 4, 1886, at Fort Totten, Dakota Territory, by Lt. Russell. A.G.O. Granted a Medal of Honor.
¥ * Sergeant Loyd, George: Enlisted on April 15, 1889, at Fort Riley, Kansas, by Lt. McCormick. Absent sick in General Hospital, Pine Ridge, S. D., since December 29, ’90. Wounded in action at Wounded Knee Creek, S. Dak. Dec. 29, 1890. Shot through right lung.
Sergeant Crowley, Edward B.: Enlisted on March 15, 1887, at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, by Lt. Andrews.
Sergeant Connelly, James F.: Enlisted on February 8, 1887, at Saint Louis, Missouri, by Lt. Wilson.
Sergeant Smith, Frederick: Enlisted on March 7, 1886, at Fort Meade, Dakota Territory, by Lt. Wilkinson. On detached service since Nov. 24, ’90 at Fort Riley, Kansas, in charge troop property.
§ Sergeant Howard, Henry: Enlisted on April 25, 1888, at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by Capt. Drum. Absent sick in General Hospital at Pine Ridge, S. D., since Dec. 29, ’90. Wounded in action at Wounded Knee Creek, S. D., Dec. 29, ’90. Shot through left shoulder. Continue reading