MySource:Parsa/George Banks Muster Roll Cards

MySource George Banks Muster Roll Cards
Author United States. Army.
Year range 1861 - 1864
Surname Banks
Publication information
Type Government records
United States. Army. George Banks Muster Roll Cards.
Name National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)


Muster Roll Cards for George Lovell Banks

Company muster roll cards for George Lovell Banks, Company C, 15th Indiana Infantry.


Comments on card annotations

  • Muster-in roll card: Muster-in date on this card is 14 Jun 1861. Age is given as 21. He was mustered in at Lafayette (La Fayette), Indiana. Period of duty is listed as 3 years.
  • Muster roll card Apr through Aug 1861: Rank is Private. Enrollment date is given as 6 Jun 1861 in Valparaiso, Indiana. (Note: Valparaiso was much closer to his home in Hobart, IN.)
  • Muster roll card Sep and Oct 1861: Remarks say, "Detailed for repairing roads from Oct. 16 to Oct. 30."
  • Muster roll card Mar and Apr 1862: Rank is Corporal. Remarks say, "Appointed Corpl Apr 30. 62 by order Col. Wood"
  • Muster roll card May and Jun 1862: Remarks say, "Due U.S. $1.34"
  • Muster roll card May and Jun 1863: Rank is Sergeant. Remarks say, "Promoted from Corpl to Segt March 8. 63 vice Dougall promoted"
  • Muster roll card Nov and Dec 1863: Remarks say, "Left at Chattanooga on account of wounds received at Mission Ridge Nov. 25 '63."
  • Muster returns card Sep through Dec 1863: Appears on Returns as follows: "Sept & Oct 1863 on duty color Sergt." "Nov & Dec 1863 absent wounded"
  • Muster roll card Jan and Feb 1864: Rank is 1st Sergeant. Remarks say, "Promoted from Sergt vice John B McAllister - Joined as a veteran Jany 27, '64."
  • Muster roll card Mar and Apr 1864: Remarks say, "Promoted from Sergt vice John B McAllister. Joined as a veteran vol. Jany 27, '64."
  • Muster-out roll card: Age is still given as 21 years. Mustered out at Indianapolis, IN on 25 Jun 1864. Last paid to 30 Apr 1864. Clothing account: Last settled 30 Jun 1863, drawn since $27.54. Remarks state, "Promoted to Corporal Apr. 30, '62. Promoted to Sergt. and Color Bearer for gallant conduct at Stone River[1] Jany. 11, '63. Promoted 1st Sergt. Jany. 27, '64. Wounded in storming Mission Ridge[2] Nov. 25, '63."


  1. This should be the Battle of Stones River Image:Wikipedia W.gif.
  2. This is now commonly called the Battle of Missionary Ridge Image:Wikipedia W.gif.