Roster: Company H, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers

OFFICERS:

Kacy, James
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Kacy, Kacey
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term)
Rank: Captain
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted to the rank of Captain 19 September 1861

Geety, William Wallace
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – unknown discharge date (wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo; mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term 18 September 1864, then commissioned as Captain)
Rank In: 1st Lieutenant
Rank Out: 1st Lieutenant (commissioned, but not mustered as Captain)
Prior Service: Private, Company E, 1st Pennsylvania Infantry (18 April 1861 – July 1861)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted to the rank of 1st Lieutenant 19 September 1861. Wounded severely during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862. (Struck between the eyes by a ½-inch-diameter iron ball propelled by a cannon shrapnel shell which exploded on impact in front of him while commanding his men on the field; the ball traveled upward through his head before striking the back of his skull and traveling down toward the left jaw and neck, where it lodged behind the carotid artery; his left eye was destroyed along with nerve sensation on his left neck and face, which was also disfigured; Union Army surgeons treating him opted to leave the fragment in place when it was determined the fragment could not be removed without killing him.) Following convalescence at Union Army facilities, he returned to duty. Stationed in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1863 while assigned to recruiting duties for the regiment; while there, underwent further surgery which resulted in successful removal of the shrapnel. Mustered out upon expiration of his three-year term of service 18 September 1864; commissioned, but not mustered as a Captain the following day (19 September 1864)

Gardner, Reuben Shatto
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo; mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: 1st Sergeant
Rank Out: Captain
Prior Service: Private, Company D, 2nd Pennsylvania Infantry (20 April 1861 – 27 July 1861)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862. Promoted from the rank of Sergeant to 1st Lieutenant 29 October 1864. Promoted to the rank of Captain 16 February 1865. For further details about this soldier, see Special Order No. 89, issued by the U.S. War Department 18 April 1888. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Hahn, James
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Sergeant
Rank Out: 1st Lieutenant
Prior Service: Sergeant, Company D, 2nd Pennsylvania Infantry (20 April 1861 – 27 July 1861)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant 14 September 1864. Promoted from the rank of 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant 16 February 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Breneman, Christian K.
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Breneman, Brenneman
Term of Service: 24 September 1861 – 24 September 1864 (expiration of term)
Rank In: 2nd Lieutenant
Honors/Service: Promoted to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant 24 September 1861

Billig, Alfred
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank In: Sergeant
Rank Out: 2nd Lieutenant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of 1st Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant 20 March 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Reynolds, George
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 8 November 1862 (died from wounds sustained during the Battle of Pocotaligo)
Rank In: Sergeant
Rank Out: 1st Sergeant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Sergeant to 1st Sergeant (date unknown). Wounded severely in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862. Died from battle wound-related complications at the Union Army’s post hospital at Hilton Head, South Carolina 8 November 1862

Smith, David H.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: 1st Sergeant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal upon reenlistment 19 October 1863. Promoted from the rank of Corporal to Sergeant 18 September 1864. Promoted from the rank of Sergeant to 1st Sergeant 21 April 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 22 October 1863)

Foye, Isaiah Charles
Alter
Term of Service: 18 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Corporal
Rank Out: Sergeant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Corporal to Sergeant 21 April 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Gardner, John A.
Term of Service: 18 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Corporal
Rank Out: Sergeant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Corporal to Sergeant 18 September 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Lynch, Michael C.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 30 June 1863 (discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Sergeant
Prior Service: Private, Company D, 2nd Pennsylvania Infantry (20 April 1861 – 27 July 1861)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 30 June 1863

Naylor, James F.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term)
Rank: Sergeant

Nelson, Robert H.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Sergeant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal 20 August 1862. Promoted from the rank of Corporal to Sergeant 4 November 1862

Rupley, John P.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (wounded in action; mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Corporal
Rank Out: Sergeant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia. Promoted from the rank of Corporal to Sergeant 29 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Snyder, John S.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Corporal
Rank Out: Sergeant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Corporal to Sergeant 18 September 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Albert, George W.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 April 1864 (fell ill during the Red River Campaign, discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate, died en route home 25 April 1864)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal (date unknown). Fell ill during the Union Army’s Red River Campaign across Louisiana. Confined to the Union Army General Hospital at New Orleans to convalesce, he improve enough to be discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 18 April 1864. A U.S. Civil War Widow’s Pension file confirms that, while en route home, Private Albert died on the steamship Yazoo from disease-related complications 25 April 1864

Billett, Isaiah
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal 12 March 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Brown, Amos T.
Term of Service: 23 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal 2 June 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Clemmens, John
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal 21 August 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Fegley, Daniel W.
Term of Service: 30 October 1861 – 25 December 1865 (promoted 29 October 1864 for meritorious service during the Battle of Cedar Creek; mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal 29 October 1864 for meritorious service during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia 19 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Harper, George W.
Term of Service: 2 September 1862 – 1 June 1865 (discharged from Washington, D.C. by General Order)
Rank: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged 1 June 1865 from Washington, D.C. by General Order No. 53 of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General, Washington, D.C.

Kacy, James Jones
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Kacy, Kacey
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 29 July 1862 (discharged by Special Order on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged, due to hearing loss, by Special Order No. 548 on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 29 July 1862

Kitner, John
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term)
Rank: Private
Rank Out: Corporal

Marchley, Edward H.
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Macherle, Maeherle, Marchley
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 19 August 1865 (died from disease at Charleston, South Carolina)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal (date unknown). Died from congestive fever at the Union Army’s post hospital at Charleston, South Carolina 19 August 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Reeder, Daniel K.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 24 November 1862 (wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in the arm during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862, resulting in the amputation that arm above the elbow and subsequent discharge on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 24 November 1862

Smith, Daniel K.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (on detached duty when the regiment mustered out)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal at Berryville, Virginia 18 September 1864. On detached service since 2 July 1865 and absent, as a result, during the regiment’s muster out 25 December 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Stockslager, Peter
Alternate Middle Initials: “M”, “W”
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 24 November 1862 (wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank In: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Enrolled and mustered in briefly with Company I, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers (30 August 1861 – 2 September 1861); re-enrolled and re-mustered with Company H on 19 September 1861. Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal (date unknown). Wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862. Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 24 November 1862

Sweger, Elkanah
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal 29 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Urich, Daniel
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal at Berryville, Virginia 18 September 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Wallace, William M.
Term of Service: 2 September 1862 – 1 June 1865 (discharged from Washington, D.C. by General Order)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Prior Service: Private, Company D, 2nd Pennsylvania Infantry (20 April 1861 – 27 April 1861)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal (date unknown). Discharged 1 June 1865 by General Order No. 53 of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General, Washington, D.C.
Honors/Service Distinctions: Veteran Volunteer

Weise, Henry Clay
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal 2 June 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Boyer, John H. K.
Term of Service: 20 October 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Musician
Honors/Service Distinctions: Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Kipp, George W.
Term of Service: 23 January 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Musician

McCabe, Allen
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term)
Rank: Musician

ENLISTED MEN:

Albert, James E. (see also “Company D”)
Alternate Middle Initial: “C”
Term of Service: 31 August 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer (mustered in with Company H, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers 31 August 1861; discharged 18 October 1863 at Fort Taylor, Key West Florida by General Order No. 191 by reason of re-enlisting as a Veteran Volunteer; re-enlisted at Fort Taylor as a Private with Company D, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers)

Anderson, John
Term of Service: 16 December 1863 – 26 September 1865 (discharged from Charleston by Special Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged from Charleston, South Carolina 26 September 1865 by Special Order of the U.S. War Department, issued 4 May 1865

Andrews, Valentine
Term of Service: 2 February 1864 – 19 October 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia 19 October 1864

Baldwin, Charles E.
Term of Service: 22 November 1864 – 21 November 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out upon expiration of term)
Rank: Private
Prior Service: Joined up with regiment at Camp Russell, Virginia 1 December 1864

Barry, William
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 8 April 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Sabine Cross Roads/Mansfield)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Sabine Cross Roads/Mansfield, Louisiana 8 April 1864

Bear, George Washington (“Wash”)
Term of Service: 17 December 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Beers, Henry W.
Term of Service: 14 February 1865 – 24 September 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, deserted at Charleston)
Rank: Private
Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Deserted from Charleston, South Carolina 24 September 1865

Bernheisel, Luther
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia 19 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Biceline, Daniel
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Beistline, Biceline, Bistline
Term of Service: 19 September1861 – 5 November 1861 (died from disease at Camp Griffin)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died from Febris Typhoides (typhoid fever) at Camp Griffin, Virginia (also known as “Camp Big Chestnut” for the prominently located chestnut tree) 5 November 1861. Buried beneath the large chestnut tree

Biger, Alexander
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Biger, Bigger
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 November 1862 (wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Prior Service: Private, Company C, 7th Pennsylvania Infantry (23 April 1861 – 27 July 1861)
Other Possible Service: Company C, 13th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862. Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 18 November 1862

Bistline, Daniel (see “Biceline, Daniel” above)

Bollinger, Henry
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 19 April 1863 (discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Subsequent Service: Private, Company I, 87th Pennsylvania Infantry (3 March 1865 – 12 July 1865, hospitalized from 25 June 1865 until discharge)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 19 April 1863

Bryner, Jerome
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Briner, Bryner
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 11 July 1864 (discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 11 July 1864

Brooks, William
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 21 September 1864 (discharged by General Order to join U.S. Artillery)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged 21 September 1864 by General Order No. 154 of the U.S. War Department to join the U.S. Artillery

Bucher, Edward Masser
Term of Service: 25 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Prior Service: Private/Musician, Regimental Band, 45th Pennsylvania Volunteers (21 October 1861 – 27 September 1862, honorably discharged when U.S. Army eliminated regimental bands due to expense)

Bupp, Augustus
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private
Possible Additional Service: Company A, 100th Pennsylvania Infantry

Burd, Abraham
Term of Service: 1 January 1862 – 4 March 1862 (discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Service Distinctions: Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 4 March 1862 just two months after mustering in

Campbell, Oliver H.
Term of Service: 30 January 1864 – unknown discharge date (absent, sick at regiment’s muster out)
Rank: Private
Service Distinctions: Hospitalized 29 September 1864; hospitalization continued through the regiment’s muster out 25 December 1865

Clay, John Brown (see also “Company D”)
Alternate Middle Initials: “B”, “D”
Term of Service: 31 August 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in initially with one Perry County company – Company H, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers 31 August 1861; transferred within the regiment to the other Perry County company – Company D – on 20 September 1861). Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida 10 October 1863)

Cooper, John
Term of Service: 31 August 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Veteran Volunteer

Cunningham, Robert
Term of Service: 4 March 1865 – 29 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Davenport, Valentine
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 4 March 1864 (discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Prior Service: Private, Company A, 1st Pennsylvania Infantry (20 April 1861 – 27 July 1861)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 28 March 1864; died less than two months later (4 May 1864)

Deily, Edwin F.
Alternate Spellings of Given Name: Edward, Edwin
Term of Service: 6 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Deitrick, Peter
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Deitrich, Deitrick, Dettrick
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 22 October 1862 (killed in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action near the Frampton Plantation during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862

Deitz, Augustus
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Deitz, Dietz, Diez. Alternate Spellings of Given Name: Agustus, Augustus
Term of Service: 2 February 1864 – 6 June 1865 (hospitalized in Washington, D.C. area due to disease, discharged by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Hospitalized in the Washington, D.C. area due to disease; mustered out while still hospitalized per General Order No. 77 issued by the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General, Washington, D.C.

Desemer, James R.
Term of Service: 6 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Dorman, William
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 31 December 1861 (discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability on New Year’s Eve 1861

Dumm, William F.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 9 April 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Pleasant Hill)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana 9 April 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Duncan, James
Term of Service: 16 December 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Dunlap, Milton H.
Term of Service: 11 December 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Durham, John A.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Eckard, Harrison
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Eckard, Eckrd
Term of Service: 8 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Evans, John
Term of Service: 2 August 1862 – June 1864 (died at New Orleans)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died at a Union Army hospital in New Orleans, and was interred at New Orleans sometime around 11 or 20 June 1864

Faling, Michael
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Faling, Phalen
Term of Service: 30 September 1861 – 8 December 1862 (discharged by General Order to join U.S. Artillery)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged 8 December1861 by General Order No. 154 of the U.S. War Department to join the U.S. Artillery

Fink, Emanuel
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – discharge date unknown (absent, sick at regiment’s muster out)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Hospitalized beginning 24 November 1864, he remained in the hospital at the time of the regiment’s muster out 25 December 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 28 February 1865)

Fink, Simon C.
Term of Service: 15 December 1863 – 20 July 1864 (wounded in action during first term of service, deserted from second term at the Chain Bridge, Maryland)
Rank: Private
Prior Service: Private, Company G, 127th Pennsylvania Infantry (9 August 1862 – 29 May 1863; wounded during or sometime after the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia 13 December 1862)

Fisher, David W.
Term of Service: 1 September 1861 – 22 December 1863 (died from disease at Harrisburg)
Rank: Private
Prior Service:
Honors/Service Distinctions: Contracted tuberculosis while in service with the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Died 22 December 1863 at the U.S. Army’s Cotton Factory General Hospital at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania from “Phthisis Pulmonaris,” a wasting away common to sufferers of pulmonary tuberculosis. Note: Historian Samuel P. Bates placed the date as 1 January 1864, but Private Fisher’s ledger entry in the Registers of Deaths of U.S. Volunteers lists the date as 22 December 1863. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Flint, Henry Dwight
Term of Service: 15 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Foose, Daniel
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 20 October 1861 (died from disease at Camp Griffin)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died from Bilious Fever 20 October 1861 at Camp Griffin, Virginia. Interred with full military honors at 4 p.m., 23 October 1861 under the large chestnut tree for which the camp had originally been named (“Camp Big Chestnut”)

Frank, David R. (see also “Company D”)
Term of Service: 31 August 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in with Company H, transferred to Company D, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in with one Perry County company of the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers (Company H), and transferred to the other (Company D) 20 September 1861. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida in 18 December 1863)

Fry, Robert
Term of Service: 30 September 1861 – 16 December 1861 (discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 16 December 1861

Fusselman, Daniel
Term of Service: 25 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Prior Service: Company F, 171st Pennsylvania DM
Honors/Service Distinctions: Veteran Volunteer (prior service with 171st Pennsylvania)

Gachenbach, Daniel (see also “Regimental Band 2”)
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Gachenbach, Gachenbuck, Gechenbaugh
Term of Service: 29 October 1862 – 1865 (absent, sick at regiment’s muster out)
Rank: Private/Musician (Eb Tuba)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Hospitalized in August 1864, this soldier was still on the rolls, but listed as absent and “In Hosp. since 8–64. Supposed to be discharged. Still listed as sick at regiment’s muster out 25 December 1865

Galbraith, James
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 1 February 1862 (died at Washington, D.C.)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died 1 February 1862 at Washington, D.C.

Gardner, Jacob R.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 8 January 1862 (died at Camp Griffin)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died 8 January 1862 at Camp Griffin, Virginia

Garris, Henry F.
Term of Service: 6 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Gechenbaugh, Dan (see “Gachenbuck, Daniel” above)

Guera, Emanuel
Term of Service: 10 March 1865 – 19 June 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, discharged from Washington, D.C. by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service 10 March 1865. Discharged 19 June 1865 from Washington, D.C. by General Order of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General, Washington, D.C.

Gusler, William H.
Term of Service: 8 January 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Prior Service: Company B, 36th Pennsylvania Infantry
Honors/Service Distinctions: Veteran Volunteer (prior service with the 46th Pennsylvania; mustered in with the 47th Pennsylvania at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida)

Hall, James
Term of Service: 9 August 1864 – 1 June 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, discharged from Washington, D.C. by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term. Discharged 1 June 1865 from Washington, D.C. by General Order No. 53 of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General, Washington, D.C.

Hammaker, Adam
Term of Service: 27 August 1864 – 1 June 1865 (discharged from Washington, D.C. by General Order)
Rank: Private
Prior Service:
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged 1 June 1865 from Washington, D.C. by General Order No. 53 of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General, Washington, D.C.

Hammaker, Isaiah
Alternate Spellings of Given Name: Isaiah, Isiah
Term of Service: 10 December 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Hammaker, Jacob
Term of Service: 25 August 1864 – 1 June 1865 (discharged from Washington, D.C. by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged 1 June 1865 from Washington, D.C. by General Order No. 53 of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General, Washington, D.C.

Hammaker, Thomas
Term of Service: 16 December 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Haney, Thomas J.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Harper, Martin* and * (see also “Company D”)
* Name: Listed in Bates’ History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5 as “Harper, Martin.” The U.S. Civil War Pension Index card listing for him indicates that this was an “alias,” and that his name was “Harper, Robert Martin.”
Term of Service: 31 August 1861 – 28 July 1862 (discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
** Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in as a Private with Company H, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers, he was transferred by regimental order to Company D on 20 September 1861. Two entries on his entry in the Civil War Veterans’ Card File at the Pennsylvania State Archives indicate that he was discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability. One notes that the discharge occurred while he was stationed at Beaufort, South Carolina, but gives the discharge date of 20 September 1861 – which is impossible since the 47th Pennsylvania was still stationed in Washington, D.C. at this time. The second gives the date as 28 July 1862, which would be an accurate date since the 47th was in Beaufort, South Carolina at this time.

Harper, Robert Martin (see “Harper, Martin” above and also “Company D”)

Hartshorn, John
Term of Service: 17 December 1863 – 8 August 1864 (died at New Orleans)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died 8 August 1864 at a Union Army hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana

Hayes, William D. (see also “Company D”)
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Hays, Hayes
Term of Service: 31 August 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in with Company H 31 August 1861; transferred to Company D 20 September 1861; mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors: Transferred from Company H 20 September 1861. Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal 15 April 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida 18 December 1863)

Haywood, Thomas
Term of Service: 1 November 1862 – 31 October 1865 (mustered out at Charleston, South Carolina upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Under Cook
Honors/Service Distinctions: A 30-year-old black resident of Beaufort, South Carolina, he enrolled for military service with Company H, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers at Beaufort, South Carolina 1 November 1862; military records described his occupation at the time of enlistment as “laborer.” Served with the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers for the duration of his full three-year term; mustered in officially as an Under Cook at Morganza, Louisiana 22 June 1864; mustered out upon expiration of his service term 31 October 1865.

Heenan, Michael
Term of Service: 11 December 1863 – 19 October 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia 19 October 1864

Henderson, Isaac P.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Hoffman, George W.
Term of Service: 1 February 1865 – 1 June 1865 (deserted from Camp Brightwood)
Rank: Private
Service Distinctions: Deserted from Camp Brightwood, Washington, D.C. 1 June 1865

Holmes, John W.
Term of Service: 30 October 1861 – 8 January 1862 (transferred)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Transferred 8 January 1862 to Company B, 36th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers

Horting, Ananias
Term of Service: 10 August 1862 – 1 June 1865 (discharged by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharge 1 June 1865 by General Order of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General

Horting, Michael
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Hochstetter, Jacob C.
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Hochstetter, Hostetter
Term of Service: 10 December 1863 – 25 December 1865 (captured during the Battle of Cedar Creek and held as a prisoner of war until released, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Prior Service: Private, 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry (11 August 1862 – 26 May 1863)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Captured by Confederate forces with Private Henry Shapley during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia 19 October 1864; taken to Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia, and held there from 22 October until about 1 November 1864 with Private Shapley, et. al. before being transferred to the Confederate Army prison camp at Salisbury, North Carolina, where he was held as a POW until being released. (Note: Private Hochstetter provided an affidavit attesting to Private Shapley’s death, which is included in the Civil War Pension application filed by Shapley’s mother.) Veteran Volunteer (prior service with the 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry)

Huggins, Samuel
Term of Service: 29 September 1861 – 16 December 1862 (wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, died from wounds at Hilton Head)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Sustained gunshot wound “Vulnus Sclopet”) to his leg during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862. Died 16 December 1862 from battle wound-related complications while being treated at the Union Army’s post hospital at Hilton Head, South Carolina

Hutcheson, William C.
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Hutcheson, Hutchison
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Idall, Comley
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Idal, Idall. Alternate Spellings of Given Name: Comly, Comley
Term of Service: 30 September 1861 – 30 October 1861 (wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, died from wounds at Hilton Head)
Rank: Private
Prior Service: Private, Company, 2nd Pennsylvania Infantry (20 April 1861 – 26 July 1861)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Sustained gunshot wound (“Vulnus Sclopet”) during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862. Died 30 October 1861 from battle wound-related complications while being treated at the Union Army’s post hospital at Hilton Head, South Carolina

Jassum, Edward (see also “Company F”)
Term of Service: 15 October 1862 – 14 October 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank: Undercook
Honors/Service Distinctions: Attached initially to Company F upon his enrollment with the 47th Pennsylvania on 15 October 1862, 22-year-old Edward Jassum was initially assigned to kitchen duties. Records indicate that he was officially mustered into military service at the rank of UnderCook with the 47th Pennsylvania at Morganza, Louisiana on 22 June 1864, and then transferred to Company H on 11 October 1864. He continued to serve with the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers until being honorably discharged on 14 October 1865 upon expiration of his three-year term of service

Johnson, Cyrus
Term of Service: 18 September 1864 – 16 December 1862 (wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862. Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 16 December 1862

Keim, John M. (see also “Company D”)
Term of Service: 27 November 1863 – 4 September 1864 (discharged at Berryville, Virginia on Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
* Prior Service: Private, Company H, 47th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (20 September 1861 – 19 January 1862; discharged from Camp Griffin in a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
* Honors/Service Distinctions: Served with two different companies (D and H) in the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Discharged twice on Surgeons’ Certificates of Disability

Kingsborough, Robert A. (“R. A.”)
Age at Enlistment: 41
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Kingsborough, Robert Reid(“R. R.”)
Age at Enlistment: 29
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 26 October 1862 (wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo and discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina. Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 26 October 1862

Klotz, Charles (see also “Company I”)
Term of Service: 29 October 1862 – 28 October 1865 (transferred from Company I, mustered out upon expiration of term)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered into Company I, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers 29 October 1862; transferred to the 47th Pennsylvania’s H Company 7 December 1862

Knecht, William H.
Term of Service: 25 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Kochendorfer, Daniel
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Kochenderfer, Kochendorfer
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – Unknown Release Date (absent, in arrest at muster out)
Rank: Private
Service Distinctions: Arrested and then sent to prison 1 June 1865. Remained under arrest at time of regiment’s muster out 25 December 1865. No discharge was awarded to this soldier, according to his entry in the Civil War Veterans’ Card File at the Pennsylvania State Archives. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Labar, Lorenzo
Term of Service: 18 February 1864 – 2 June 1865 (deserted from Camp Brightwood)
Rank: Private
Service Distinctions: Deserted from Camp Brightwood, Washington, D.C. 2 June 1865

Laub, Aaron
Term of Service: 26 January 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Lay, James
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Lay, Lowe
Term of Service: 30 August 1864 – 1 June 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, discharged by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Discharged 1 June 1865 by General Order No. 53 of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General, Washington, D.C.

Leedy, Henry
Term of Service: 22 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Liddick, Adam
Term of Service: 16 December 1863 – 19 May 1865 (discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 19 May 1865

Liddick 1st, Jacob
Alternate Presentations of Name: “Liddick, Jacob”; “Liddick, Jacob 1st”
Age at Enlistment: 25
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor in Key West, Florida 10 December 1863)

Liddick 2nd, Jacob
Alternate Presentations of Name: “Liddick, Jacob”; “Liddick, Jacob 2nd”
Age at Enlistment: 35
Term of Service: 18 December 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Liddick 1st, John
Alternate Presentations of Name: “Liddick, John”; “Liddick, John 1st”
Age at Enlistment: 30
Term of Service: 16 December 1863 – 8 November 1864 (wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, died from wounds at Baltimore)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia 19 October 1864. Died from battle wound-related complications 8 November 1864 at a Union Army hospital in Baltimore, Maryland

Liddick 2nd, John
Alternate Presentations of Name: “Liddick, John”; “Liddick, John 2nd”; “Liddick, John 3rd”
Age at Enlistment: 24
Term of Service: 29 August 1864 – 1 June 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, discharged by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Discharged 1 June 1865 by General Order No. 53 of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General, Washington, D.C.)

Liddick, John H.
Age at Enlistment: 22
Term of Service: 10 December 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for three-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Liddick, William Henry
Term of Service: 30 August 1864 – 1 June 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, discharged by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Discharged 1 June 1865 by General Order No. 53 of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General, Washington, D.C.

Lightman, John
Term of Service: Muster In Date Unknown – 11 November 1864 (died at Philadelphia)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died 11 November 1864 at a Union Army hospital in Philadelphia while in service with the 47th Pennsylvania.

Lightner, Sterrett
Alternate Spellings of Given Name: Sterrett, Sterritt
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 3 November 1864 (died from disease in Philadelphia)
Rank: Private
Prior Service:
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died from Typhoid Fever 3 November 1864 at a Union Army hospital in Philadelphia. (Note: Although historian Samuel P. Bates lists the date of death as 3 December 1864, Private Lightner’s ledger entry in the Register of U.S. Deaths of Volunteers and in his family’s Civil War Pension file confirm that the death occurred on 3 November 1864.)

Long, John D.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 2 September 1865 (discharged from Charleston on a Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged 2 September 1865 from Charleston, South Carolina on a Surgeon’s Certificate. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Louden, Adam
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Lowe, James (see “Lay, James” above)

Lupfer, Michael
Term of Service: 18 September 1861 – 14 March 1864 (transferred to Veterans’ Reserve Corps)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Transferred to the Veterans’ Reserve Corps (also known as the “invalid corps”) 14 March 1864

Martin, Ward
Term of Service: TBD*
Note: This soldier is not listed in the Civil War Veterans’ Card File entries for the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers at the Pennsylvania State Archives, but reportedly served with Company H, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Research is currently underway to confirm his rank and service details. He is listed on this roster based on his gravestone at the Rest Cemetery in Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania

McCoy, David
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

McIntire, John
Alternate Spellings of Surname: McIntire, McIntyre
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 19 October 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia 19 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

McKibbin, Robert
Alternate Spellings of Surname: McKibben, McKibbin
Term of Service: 11 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Mustered out with regiment 25 December 1865

McLaughlin, Peter
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Messimer, Benjamin
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Messimer, Messmer, Missimer, Missmer
Term of Service: 2 March 1864 – 7 August 1864 (died from disease at New Orleans)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died from disease-related complications at the Union Army hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana 7 August 1864

Meyers, John (see “Myers, John” below)

Miller, Walter C.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Morian, John
Term of Service: 30 January 1865 – 18 July 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, discharged by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Discharged 18 July 1865 by General Order No. 77 of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General, Washington, D.C.

Morton, Edward J.
Term of Service: 26 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Veteran Volunteer (prior service as Private, B-I Inf. Mil. ’62 (Harrisburg, 11-24 September 1862)

Mowery, Henry
Term of Service: 16 December 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Mullen, Patrick
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 15 July 1865 (died in Charleston)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died 15 July 1865 while the regiment was stationed in Charleston, South Carolina

Myers, John (see also “Company D”)
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Meyers, Myers. Alternate Middle Initials: “C”, “H”
Term of Service: 31 August 1861 – 25 December 1865 (transferred to Company D, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Enlisted with one Perry County company (H), transferred to the other Perry County company (D) on 20 September 1861. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida 10 October 1863)

Nagle, John J.
Term of Service: 9 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Mustered out with regiment 25 December 1865

Naylor, Jacob
Term of Service: 10 December 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Newman, Edward
Term of Service: 26 October 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Prior Term of Service: Private, Company I, 127th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (13 August 1862 – 16 May 1863)

O’Brian, William H.
Term of Service: 30 September 1861 – 6 December 1864 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private

O’Brien, William H. (see “O’Brian, William H.” above)

O’Connor, Michael
Alternate Spellings of Surname: O’Coner, O’Connor
Term of Service: 10 March 1865 – 6 July 1865 (discharged from Charleston by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Discharged from Charleston, South Carolina 6 July 1865 by General Order No. 77 of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General, Washington, D.C., issued 28 April 1865

Orner, John
Term of Service: 27 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of Service. Mustered out with regiment 25 December 1865

Orris, Nicholas I.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 9 April 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Pleasant Hill)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana 9 April 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Parcell, Dennis (see “Purcell, Dennis” below)

Phalen, Michael (see “Faling, Michael” above)

Purcell, Dennis
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Parcell, Purcell
Term of Service: 28 January 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Service Distinctions: Although his military headstone indicates that he served with the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers’ D Company, his entry in the Civil War Veterans’ Card File at the Pennsylvania Archives states that he mustered in with Company H for a one-year term of service on 28 January 1865. Mustered out with regiment 25 December 1865 at Charleston, South Carolina.

Raudibaugh, Samuel M. (“S. M.”)
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Reed, Samuel A. M. (see also “Company D”)
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Read, Reed
Term of Service: 20 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered in with Company H 19 September 1861; transferred to Company D 20 September; mustered out upon expiration of term)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Transferred from Company H 20 September 1861, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Promoted to the rank of Corporal (date unknown).

Reichenbach, Jacob
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Reichenbach, Richenbaugh
Term of Service: 25 August 1864 – 20 July 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, deserted from U.S. Army hospital at Philadelphia)
Rank: Private
Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Deserted from U.S. Army hospital at Philadelphia 20 July 1865

Reichner, Michael
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Reichner, Richner
Term of Service: 8 February 1864 – 25 December 1865
Rank: Private
Possible Prior Service as “Reichner, Michael”: Private, Company H, 153rd Pennsylvania Infantry, 10 October 1862 – 24 July 1863

Richenbaugh, Jacob (see “Reichenbach, Jacob” above)

Richner, Michael (see “Reichner, Michael” above)

Rider, James
Term of Service: 9 January 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Mustered out with regiment 25 December 1865

Rider, John Wesley
Term of Service: 30 September 1861 – 31 October 1864 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private

Ridgeway, John
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Ridgway, Ridgeway
Term of Service: Unknown start date – 1864 (died at New Orleans, date unknown)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died in 1864 at New Orleans, Louisiana

Robinson, Jason T.
Term of Service: 19 August 1861 – 22 October 1862 (killed in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action near the Frampton Plantation during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862

Robinson, William H. (see also “Company D”)
Term of Service: 31 August 1861 – 4 April 1862 (transferred from Company H to Company D 20 September 1861; died at Fort Taylor 4 April 1862)
Rank: Private
Prior Service: Private, Company H, 47th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (31 August 1861 – 20 September 1861)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Transferred from Company H, 47th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry to Company D, same regiment, 20 September 1861. Died from typhoid fever in the post hospital at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida 4 April 1862

Saylor, Alexander
Term of Service: 30 September 1861 – 14 March 1864 (transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Transferred to 2nd Battalion, 5th Company, Veteran Reserve Corps (also known as the “invalid corps”) 14 March 1864

Saylor, Lewis W.
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Sailor, Saylor
Term of Service No. 1: 30 September 1861 – 31 October 1864 (expiration of term)
Term of Service No. 2: 23 January 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Schlocter, Isaac (see “Slochter, Isaac” below)

Schofield, John J.
Term of Service: 9 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Mustered out with regiment 25 December 1865

Schofield, William
Term of Service: 10 March 1865 – 2 June 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, deserted from Camp Brightwood)
Rank: Private
Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term 10 March 1865. Deserted 2 June 1865 from Camp Brightwood, Washington, D.C.

Shaffer, Reuben (see “Sheaffer, Ruben Moyer” below)

Shaffer, Stephen
Term of Service: 10 February 1864 – 8 January 1865 (captured during the Battle of Cedar Creek, died in Salisbury as a prisoner of war)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Captured by Confederate forces during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia 19 October 1864; died in captivity while being held as a prisoner of war (POW) at the Confederate Army prison camp at Salisbury, North Carolina 8 January 1865

Shapley, Henry
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Shapley, Shepley, Shipley
Term of Service: 19 September 1862 – 10 December 1864 (captured during the Battle of Cedar Creek, died at Salisbury in captivity as a POW)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Captured by Confederate forces with Private Jacob C. Hochstetter during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia 19 October 1864, and taken to Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia with Private Hochstetter, et. al.,where they were confined from 22 October until about 1 November 1864; he was then transferred with Private Hochstetter to the Confederate Army prison at Saliabury, North Carolina, where he (Private Shapley) died from starvation and hard treatment on 10 December 1864. Note: Private Jacob C. Hochstetter provided an affidavit attesting to Private Shapley’s death cause, date and location for the Civil War Pension application filed by Private Shapley’s mother. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted on 19 October 1863)

Sheaffer, Ruben Moyer
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Schaeffer, Scheaffer, Shaffer, Sheaffer. Alternate Spellings of Given Name: Reuben, Ruben
Term of Service: 20 October 1862 – 22 April 1864 (wounded in action during the Red River Campaign, died at Grand Ecore)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Red River Campaign across Louisiana. Died at Grand Ecore, Louisiana 22 April 1864

Shelley, Joseph
Term of Service: 10 December 1863 – 19 October 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia 19 October 1864

Shelley, William
Term of Service: 16 December 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Shepley, Parkinson H.
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Shepley, Shipley
Term of Service: 30 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Shull, William
Term of Service: 29 September 1861 – 31 October 1864 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private

Siders, Jeremiah
Term of Service: 10 December 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Simonton, William J.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 13 February 1863 (discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 13 February 1863

Simpson, James
Term of Service: 11 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Mustered out with regiment 25 December 1865

Slochter, Isaac
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Schlecter, Schlocter, Slochter
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 7 September 1862 (discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 7 September 1862

Small, Charles H. (see also “Officers”)
Term of Service: 29 March 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private, Company H
Rank Out: Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Honors: Promoted from service as a Private with Company H to Quartermaster Sergeant on central regimental staff 2 June 1865

Smedley, Francis J.
Term of Service: 29 September 1862 – 28 December 1864 (discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 28 December 1864

Smeigh, Michael
Term of Service: 30 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted 19 October 1863)

Smith, George H.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 9 July 1864 (died from disease at Natchez)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died from disease at the Union Army General Hospital at Natchez, Mississippi 9 July 1864

Smith, Jeremiah
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 9 August 1862 (died from disease at Beaufort)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died at the Union Army hospital at Beaufort, South Carolina from fever with dysentery 9 August 1862

Smith, Joseph
Term of Service: 29 February 1864 – 11 November 1864 (died from disease at Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died from disease at Union Army hospital near Cedar Creek, Virginia. (Note: Although historian Samuel P. Bates listed the location and date of death for Private Smith as New Orleans, 2 September 1864, his entry in the Civil War Veterans’ Card File at the Pennsylvania State Archives states that he died from disease on 11 November 1864 at Cedar Creek.)

Smith, Thomas
Term of Service: 4 April 1862 – 5 April 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private

Stambaugh, Henry
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 22 October 1862 (killed in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action near the Frampton Plantation during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862

Stamp, Milton
Term of service: 27 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Other Possible Service: Beale Ind. Co. I. Mil.
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Mustered out with regiment 25 December 1865

Stitler, William
Term of Service: 1 April 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Mustered out with regiment 25 December 1865

Stoutsaberger, H.
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Stoutsaberger, Stowslaberger
Term of Service: 27 August 1864 – 1 June 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, discharged from Washington, D.C. by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Discharged 1 June 1865 from Washington, D.C. by General Order No. 53 of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General

Sweger, George
Term of Service: 30 August 1862 – 1 June 1865 (discharged from Washington, D.C. by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged from Washington, D.C. by General Order No. 53 of the U.S. Office of the Adjutant General

Thompson, David
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of his term of service)
Rank: Private

Thompson, William R.
Term of Service: 1 April 1862 – 20 April 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private

Thornton, Benjamin
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of his term of service)
Rank: Private

Turpin, George
Term of Service: 16 February 1865 – 19 May 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, discharged from Philadelphia by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Discharged 19 May 1865 from Mower General Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by General Order of the U.S. War Department, issued by telegram 3 May 1865

Wagoner, Jefferson
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Wagoner, Waggoner
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 22 October 1862 (killed in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action near the Frampton Plantation during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862

Warner, Charles F.
Term of Service: 9 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Mustered out with regiment 25 December 1865

Watt, Frederick
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Watt, Watts
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 13 February 1862 (died from disease at Fort Taylor)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Fell ill with measles and a cold while being transported on the Oriental with his regiment to Key West, Florida. Died from pneumonia and brain fever at Fort Taylor in Key West, Florida 13 February 1862

Watt, Mitchell
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 28 November 1862 (discharged by General Order to join U.S. Artillery)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged 28 November 1862 by General Order No. 154 to join the U.S. Artillery

Whealand, John
Term of Service: 30 January 1865 – 24 September 1865 (mustered in for one-year term of service, deserted at Charleston)
Rank: Private
Service Distinctions: Mustered in for one-year term of service. Deserted 24 September 1865 at Charleston, South Carolina

Wright, Joseph A.
Term of Service: 29 September 1861 – 17 February 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private

Yohn Jr., John
Term of Service: 20 February 1864 – 5 April 1865 (discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability 5 April 1865

Yohn Sr., John
Term of Service: 22 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Zinn, George W.
Term of Service: 19 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of his term of service)
Rank: Private

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