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10th Pennsylvania Reserve Regiment

Company D

(Researched by Gina G. Nestor, 2003)

 

The Tenth Reserve Regiment was also known as the 39th Regiment in the Pennsylvania Line and the Tenth Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. Company D, also known as the Jefferson Light Guards, was raised in April, 1861 at Canonsburg, Washington County, Pa.  Muster in (MI) date was June 19, 1861 unless otherwise stated; muster out (MO) date was June 11, 1864, unless otherwise stated.

 

Officers

·          James T. Kirk , Captain, promoted to Lieutenant-Col. June 21, 1861. Promoted to Col. May 13, 1862. Wounded at 2nd Bull Run.  Born Sept. 21, 1825, died Dec. 7, 1886. (Jefferson College Non-graduate – Class of 1845)

·          Charles W. McDaniel , Captain, promoted to Captain June 21, 1861; to Brev. Maj. March 3, 1865. MO with company, June 11, 1864. Merchant in Canonsburg. Died in Terre Haute, Ind. June 19, 1918. (Jefferson College Graduate – Class of 1856)

·          George H. McNary , 1st Lieutenant., detached for duty in Signal Corps. MO with company, June 11, 1864.  Son
of Joseph McNary, born
Jan. 29, 1838,  became a medical doctor, died at age 42 of typhoid fever Feb. 28, 1880.  Buried at Oak Spring Cemetery.  (Jefferson College Non-graduate – Class of 1859)

·          Frank Coleman , 2nd Lieutenant, resigned August 1, 1862. Enlisted in Knaps Light Artillery Regiment, Pa., Co. A on May 19, 1864, MO Sept. 15, 1864.  Died 1901. Buried Nov. 10, 1901 in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          Charles Davis , 2nd. Lieutenant, promoted from Sgt. to 2nd Lieutenant August 1, 1862. Brevet captain, (P.O.W.)  MO with company, June 11, 1864. (Jefferson College Graduate – Class of 1862 Honorary Degree)

·          Frank C. Ritchie , 1st Sgt. Discharged July 7, 1863, to receive promotion to the 3rd United States Colored troops, Co. C. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant July 20, 1863. Died November 14, 1863 at Morris Island, S.C. during the siege of Ft. Wagner.  Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          Robert Brady , 1st Sgt., wounded. MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          Benjamin Anderson , Sgt., wounded and taken prisoner at White Oak Swamp, June 30, 1862. (P.O.W. – Libby Prison) MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          William S. Huston , Sgt., wounded at White Oak Swamp; missing at Wilderness May 8, 1864. Memorial stone at Oak Spring Cemetery. Body never recovered.

·          Shadrack Beck , Sgt., discharged on Surgeon's certificate August 18, 1862.

·          Samuel G. Hodgens , Sgt., discharged December 2, 1863, for wounds received at White Oak Swamp, June 30, 1862.  Taken prisoner at White Oak Swamp. (P.O.W. - Libby Prison)  Became Medical Doctor after the war. Died Sep. 16, 1873 from lingering effects of bullet in spine.  Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.  (Jefferson College Graduate – Class of 1861)

·          William P. McNary , Sgt., promoted to Adjt. with rank of 1st Lieutenant in  123rd  Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, November 15, 1862.   (Jefferson College Graduate – Class of 1861

·          William Havlin , Sgt., MI Aug. 21, 1861, listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864. NOT ON ROSTER.  Found him in Co. K, 190th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, June 1, 1864. Discharged in August 1864. Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery – no death date.

·          John Gundy , Sgt., died at Libby Prison in Richmond, Va., of wounds received at White Oak Swamp, June 30, 1862. (P.O.W. - Libby Prison)

·          James Hughes , Sgt., died on June 15, 1864 at Washington, D. C., of wounds received at Spottsylvania Court House, May 10, 1864. Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery. (Jefferson College Non-graduate – Class of 1864)

·          Thomas Paxton , Sgt., killed at Wilderness, May 8, 1864. Memorial stone in Oak Spring Cemetery. Buried at Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Grave No. 6080.

·          William Maggs , Cpl. MO with company, June 11, 1864. Died Feb. 1, 1898. Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          John V. Cook , Cpl. MO with company, June 11, 1864. Died 1917.  Buried on Dec. 12, 1917 in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          James McCahan , Cpl., missing in action at Wilderness May 8, 1864. Body never recovered. (Jefferson College Non-graduate – Class of 1863

·          Wallace Scott , Cpl., MI August 21, 1861; listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864. NOT ON ROSTER.  Found him in Co. K, 190th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, June 1, 1864. Discharged in August 1864. 

·          James M. Scott , Cpl., MI August 21, 1861; listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864. NOT ON ROSTER.  Found him in Battery K,  204th  Regiment, Fifth Artillery, Sept. 1, 1864; MO June 30, 1865.

·          William Glass , Cpl., died on July 15, 1862 in Libby Prison in Richmond, Va. of wounds received at White Oak Swamp, June 30, 1862. (P.O.W. - Libby Prison)

·          Robert Noble Lang , Cpl., died at Alexandria, Va., on May 30, 1864 of wounds received at Wilderness May 6, 1864. Buried in Allegheny Cemetery. (Jefferson College Graduate – Class of 1861)

·          Robert N. McPake , (McPeake) Cpl., killed at Spottsylvania Courthouse May 10, 1864. Body never recovered.

·          James H. McPake , (McPeake) musician. MO with company, June 11, 1864.  Born Jan. 10, 1823 – died April 19, 1892.  Buried in Speer Spring Cemetery.

·          James Merriman , musician, discharged on Surgeon's certificate May 3, 1863. Died 1911. Buried May 16, 1911 in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          Josiah R. (Ramsey) Chambers , musician, MI June 21, 1861; promoted to Principal Musician on May 1, 1863.  Died 1886, age 46 yrs. Buried in Chartiers Hill Church Cemetery.

Privates

·          Samuel Anderson . MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          Alfred Akey , discharged on Surgeon's certificate December 1, 1861 . (Jefferson College Non-graduate – Class of 1864)

·          Wash. (Washington) L. Atler , MI July 21, 1861; promoted to hospital steward May 1, 1863. Transferred to 190th Regiment Pennsylvania June 1, 1864.

·          Garland Briceland , wagoner,  MO with company, June 11, 1864. Died 1901. Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          James L. (Litton) Black , wounded and taken prisoner at White Oak Swamp, June 30, 1862. MO with company, June 11, 1864. (P.O.W.) (Jefferson College Non-graduate – Class of 1864, Washington & Jefferson College Graduate – Class of 1867)

·          T. (Thomas) Julius Black , wounded at Wilderness May 8, 1864; absent at muster out. (Jefferson College Non-graduate – Class of 1860)

·          Samuel Brown , discharged on Surgeon's certificate June 18, 1862.

·          Joshua Brady , MI August 21, 1861; listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864. NOT ON ROSTER.  Found him in Co. K, 190th  Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864 as a corporal. Discharged August 1864.

·          William Cain . MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          William S. Caldwell . MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          Wilson Cochran . MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          David Crum , (Crumm) wounded at Bethesda Church May 30, 1864; died at Washington, D.C. on July 1, 1864.

·          George Cain , discharged on Surgeon's certificate January 15, 1862.

·          John S. Chambers , discharged on Surgeon's certificate February 15,1863.

·          John W. Cowan , wounded at Gaines' Mill June 27, 1862; discharged on Surgeon's certificate March 8, 1863.

·          Hugh Cochran , MI June 18, 1861; discharged on Surgeon's certificate May 5, 1863. Died July 18, 1889.  Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          Joseph Z. Culver , MI September 8, 1862; discharged by order of War Department to receive commission in colored troops.  39th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, Company C H; Rank in: 2nd Lieutenant  Rank out: Adj.   (Jefferson College Non-graduate – Class of 1864)

·          Samuel Cook , MI August 12, 1862; killed at Manassas Junction April 15, 1864. Buried in Chartiers Hill Church Cemetery.

·          Nathaniel E. Dickey . MO with company, June 11, 1864. (Jefferson College Graduate – Class of 1861)

·          William Deval , MI July 28, 1861; discharged on Surgeon's certificate 1862.

·          James B. Duff , transferred to U. S. Signal Corps. August 15, 1861. Wounded at Chancellorsville, promoted to 2nd Lieutenant (Jefferson College Graduate– Class of 1861)

·          William Donaldson , MI August 12, 1862; listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864. NOT ON ROSTER.  Found him in Co. B, 190th  Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. Discharged by General Order June 1, 1865 .

·          Benjamin Evans . MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          Frank B. Eton. (Frank Bachelder Eaton) Wounded at Gaines Mill, MO with company, June 11, 1864.   (Jefferson College Non-graduate – Class of 1863)

·          Luther C. Furst , transferred to U.S. Signal Corps. (Jefferson College Non-graduate – Class of 1864)

·          James Furguson , MI February 22, 1864, died of disease on March 25, 1864. Buried in Speer Spring Cemetery.  (Bates muster roll says he transferred to the 191st Reg. on June 1, 1864, but he was already dead.)

·          Thomas Ford , killed at Manassas Junction April 15, 1864.

·          George S. Graham . Wounded at White Oak Swamp.  MO with company, June 11, 1864. (Washington College Non-graduate – Class of 1861)

·          Matthew H. Greer , wounded and died at Munson's Hill, Va., April 8, 1863.  Buried in Speer Spring Cemetery

·          Daniel V. Hammond , captured December 18, 1863; died in Libby Prison, date unknown. (P.O.W. - Libby Prison)

·          Charles Horn . MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          William F. Hollingshead MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          Matthew M. Havlin , discharged on Surgeon's certificate December 5, 1861.

·          George Hayden, listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864. NOT ON ROSTER. Found him in Co. K, 190th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers

·          Daniel Hallas , MI August 12, 1862 ; listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864. NOT ON ROSTER. 

·          George Hallas , MI August 12, 1862; listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864. NOT ON ROSTER.  Wounded at Gaines Mill.  Found him in 22 Co.,  2nd  Battalion Veteran Reserve Corps. promoted to corporal; transferred to 3rd Veteran Reserve Corps., Co. G.

·          William Hallas , MI August 21, 1861 ; listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864. NOT ON ROSTER.  Found him in Co. K, 190th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers.

·          Alexander H. Huston , MI August 21, 1861 ; listed as transferred to 191st  Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864.  NOT ON ROSTER.  Found him in 190th  Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers.  Discharged as Chaplain. Died 1908.  Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          William Harsha , MI August 21, 1861; listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864. NOT ON ROSTER.  Found him in Co. B, 190th  Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. Died 1920.  Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          George Hiles , MI February 25, 1864; listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864.  NOT ON ROSTER.  Found him in Co. B, 190th  Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers.  Died April 22, 1883.  Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          William J. Hunter, died at Belle Plain, Va., January 31, 1863 . Buried at Covenanter Cemetery.

·          John W. Jackson . MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          William Jackson , discharged on Surgeon's certificate September 9, 1861. Died 1905.  Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          Joseph Jackson , MI August 21, 1861, listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864.  NOT ON ROSTER.  Found him in Co. B, 190th  Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers.  Died 1876. Buried in Speer Spring Cemetery.

·          Thomas Jackson , MI February 22, 1864; listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864.  NOT ON ROSTER.  Found him in Co. B, 190th  Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers.  Died 1898.  Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          John Jeffers , died at Richmond, Va. of wounds received at White Oak Swamp, June 30, 1862. (P.O.W.)

·          John E. Lang , missing at Wilderness May 8, 1864.  Body never recovered.

·          James L. Mackey . Taken prisoner at Gaines Mill.  MO with company, June 11, 1864. (Jefferson College Non-graduate – Class of 1855)

·          Alexander M. Musser , wounded and taken prisoner at White Oak Swamp, June 30, 1862. MO with company, June 11, 1864. (P.O.W.)

·          Samuel Mackey , died July 15, 1862 of wounds received at Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862.

·          John McCullough . MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          John E. McPake , (McPeake) wounded on May 6, 1864 at Wilderness. MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          H. McJames, MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          William McWilliams . MO with company, June 11, 1864. Died 1908.  Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          James S. McFadden . Taken prisoner at Gaines Mill.  MO with company, June 11, 1864  (P.O.W.) (Jefferson College Non-graduate – Class of 1855)

·          John P. McCord , discharged on Surgeon's certificate May 3, 1863.

·          John McClusky , listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864.  NOT ON ROSTER. Found him in Co. K, 190th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. Taken prisoner at Weldon Railroad, Va.  P.O.W. from Aug. 19, 1864 – May 14, 1865.  Discharged June 5, 1865.

·          James Perry . MO with company, June 11, 1864.  Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          Henry H. Pettit . MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          William Pennell . Taken prisoner at Gaines Mill.  MO with company, June 11, 1864. (P.O.W.)

·          James R. Patton , promoted to Hospital Steward, discharged March 1, 1863 by order War Department to receive promotion to Co. F, 139th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania as Assistant Surgeon.

·          J. (James) Fulton Phillips , discharged on Surgeon's certificate December 22, 1862. Died Sept. 4, 1917, age 75. Buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Allegheny County. (Jefferson College Non-graduate – Class of 1863)

·          Alexander Prowitt, (Listed as Prout in records) deserted July 9, 1863.

·          James Quail , discharged on Surgeon's certificate August 10, 1861.

·          William Roberts . MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          James Rhinehart . Wounded at Gaines Mill.  MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          Benjamin F. Ryan , MI August 12, 1861, discharged, date unknown.

·          John Sutton , wounded and prisoner at White Oak Swamp, June 30, 1862. MO with company, June 11, 1864. (P.O.W.)

·          Arthur J. Strosnyder . MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          John Storment . (Listed as Stournend in records) MO with company, June 11, 1864.  Died July 8, 1895.  Buried at Oak Spring Cemetery

·          John Sarver . MO with company, June 11, 1864.

·          Henry H. Sheaff . MO with company, June 11, 1864. Died Nov. 1902. Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          Brown Scott , MI February 28, 1862; discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Feb. 4, 1863. Taken prisoner at Gaines Mills. (P.O.W.)

·          Wallace W. Scott, MI August 21, 1861, listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864.  NOT ON ROSTER. Found him in Co. K, 190th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers as a corporal.

·          George Tibbey, deserted June 30, 1863.

·          John H. Thompson , MI February 24, 1862; listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864.  NOT ON ROSTER.   Found him in Co. B, 190th  Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers.  Discharged March 4, to date Feb. 24, 1865.

·          James E. Wilson . MO with company, June 11, 1864. (Jefferson College Graduate – Class of 1861)

·          Robert Wilson , wounded at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; absent at muster out. Died Nov. 13, 1890, aged 53 yrs.  Buried in Oak Spring Cemetery.

·          Joseph Wallace , transferred to gunboat service Feb. 19, 1862; transferred to Co. B, 16th Pa. Cavalry Sept. 18, 1862. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate Nov. 9, 1864.

·          Anthony Williams , listed as transferred to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers June 1, 1864.  NOT ON ROSTER.  Found him in Co. B, 190th  Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. 

·          William Williams , killed at Wilderness May 8, 1864. Body never recovered.

·          James Young . MO with company, June 11, 1864.

Non-Italicized information from Samuel P. Bates roster for Company D in History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5 Vol. 1, pp. 830 – 831.

 

Information in italics added by Gina G. Nestor, 2003. 

 

Sources used:

History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5 ; prepared in compliance with acts of the legislature, by Samuel P. Bates.   Bates, Samuel P. (Samuel Penniman), 1827-1902.

 

Alumni & Non-graduates of Washington & Jefferson College 1802 – 1902

 

Annual of Washington & Jefferson College for 1886

 

Historical Data Systems, comp. Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers Database, Historical Data Systems of Kingston, Massachusetts.

 

Canonsburg Herald, Canonsburg Daily Notes, Rural Notes, Washington Examiner Newspapers

 

Original Muster Roll dated May 1863 from Jefferson College Historical Society

 

Oak Spring Cemetery records

 

Soldier Grave Registration Maps of Washington County




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