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One Hundred and Sixteenth Regiment, Company A

116th Regiment
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Recruited in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

116th PA Regiment Co. A
Part of the famous Irish Brigade
Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
Patrick Carrigan Captain October 25, 1862 Discharged by Special Order, January 27. 1863
Beneca G. Willauer Captain August 26, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; promoted from 1st Lieut., Company C, March 1, 1863; transferred as 1st Lieutenant to 24th Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, February 5, 1864; to 6th Regiment, April 25, 1864; promoted to Captain, 11th Regiment, December 3, 1864; Brevet Major, March 13, 1865; discharged October 30, 1867
William M. Hobart Captain June 11, 1862 Promoted from 1st Lieutenant, March 1, 1864; discharged January 2, 1865
George Halpin Captain August 30, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863; prisoner from July 2, 1863, to April 11, 1865; promoted from 1st Sergeant to 1st Lieutenant, April 14, 1865; to Captain, May 15, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
David C. Noble 2 Lieutenant June 11, 1862 Missing since August 31, 1862
Christian Foltz 2 Lieutenant September 5, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant, October 25, 1862; killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
George Roeder 2 Lieutenant August 30, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant Major, March 1, 1863; dismissed October 23, 1863
Thomas Detweiler 1st Sergeant August 4, 1862 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864; promoted from Sergeant, April 14, 1865; commissioned 1st Lieutenant, January 23, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
William Emsley Sergeant August 13, 1862 Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, June 1, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Ambrose O. Wilson Sergeant June 24, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Josiah C. Randolph Sergeant July 16, 62 Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant Company I, June 1, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Samuel Llewellyn Sergeant August 14, 1862 Promoted from Corporal, May 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Charles Gallagher Sergeant July 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Matthew Murray Sergeant July 26, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863; discharged October 13, 1863
William Nichols Corporal June 30, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Nathan Adams Corporal July 29, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Math's Landricans Corporal July 25, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
James McCreadys Corporal August 11, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Daniel Prices Corporal August 2, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Thomas Scarletts Corporal June 18, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, May 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Jacob A. Cobles Corporal September 5, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
William C. Andress Corporal July 31, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; not on muster-out roll
James F. Duffey Corporal July 31, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863, not on muster-out roll
Philip Clause Musician July 7, 1862 Absent, sick, at muster out
Robert Herny Musician June 28, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Ahem, Daniel Private August 11, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Allingham, Robert Private June 28, 1862 Deserted July 7, 1863; returned May 1, 1865; transferred to Company K, June 2, 1865
Arms, John W. Private August 4, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Altimus, John S. Private August 14, 1862 Died Decernber, 1863, of wounds received at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863
Butters, Thomas Private August 8, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Book, George M. Private September 5, 1862 Promoted to Sergeant Major, date unknown
Bidding, Augustine Private August 12, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Beale, James Private February 29, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged by General Order, date unknown
Brocklehurst, Rob. Private July 8, 1862 Discharged for wounds received at Gettsyburg, July 2, 1863
Conway, John Private August 29, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Cole, John Private July 14, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Carroll, Aleander Private August 18, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Cummings, John Private August 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Corloy, John Private August 16, 1862 Missing in action at Bristoe Station, Va., October 13, 1863
Clark, Hugh Private May 12, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Deilh, Jacob H. Private August 21, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Duna John, 2nd. Private August 2, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Devonshire Jere'h. Private August 4, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863; transferred to 51st Company, 2nd batt. Veteran Reserve Corps, November 15, 1863; discharged August 5, 1865, expiration of term
Douglass, Robert Private August 2S, 1862 Wounded at Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, and at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863; discharged by General Order, June 26, 1865
Dobbins, John W. Private August 18, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Dougherty, Thomas Private August 28, 1862 Drowned in Acquia Creek, Va., May 19, 1864
Dyson, Freeman Private August 6, 1862 Died at Petersburg, Va., October, 1864
Engle, Peter Private August 15, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Edwards. Thomas Private February 20, 1864 Transferred to Company K, June 2, 1865
Eisenhower, Fred. Private July 31, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Foltz, Samuel Private September 5, 1862 Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13. 1862
Gravell, George Private August 1, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Giltman, John Private July 21, 1862 Discharged b General Order, November 14, 1865
Goldy, John Private June 13, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg. Pa., July 2, 1863; died November 2, 1864; buried in Poplar Grove National Cemetery, Petersburg, Va.. div. D, sec. C, grave. 80
Geiger, John A. Private August 13, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Harman, William H, Private June 15, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Handline, George Private August 12, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Hibbs, Joseph H. Private August 12, 1862 Transferred to 53d Company, 2nd batt. Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged by General Order, November 22, 1865
Howe, W. H. Private August 8, 1862 Executed, date unknown
Hart, John Private February 28, 1864 Transferred to Company K, June 2, 1865
Hendricks, Jonas M. Private August 18, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863, not on muster-out roll
Hauck, Daniel Private August 23, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Hutchinson, William Private June 24, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863; transferred to Company D, 11th Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Hartnett, James Private March 25, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Jones, Charles Private August 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Johnson, Charles Private April 6, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Kite William S. Private August 19, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged by General Order, June 27, 1865
Keim, Ephraim Private February 24, 1864 Transferred to Company K, June 2, 1865
Kearns, John Private February 24, 1864 Transferred to Company K, June 2, 1865
Lawson, Jacob Private August 20, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 9, 1865
Lick, Jacob Private August 5, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Lynch, Joseph Private August 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Moser, William Private August 22, 1862 Absent, sick, at muster out
Mosley, John Private June 13, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg. Pa., July 2, 1863; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Mills, Charles Private August 22., 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 26, 1865
Murray, James Private March 1, 1864 Transferred to Company K, June 2, 1865
Michael, Charles Private August 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Mickle, John B. Private July 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Marshall, Samuel Private August 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Moxley, William Private July 31, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863, not on muster-out roll
McNamara, Matthew Private July 29, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
McDonald, John Private March 1, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 26, 1865
McCarter, Private August 23, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 3, 1862; not on muster-out roll
McNulty, Bernard Private August 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McSorley, Patrick Private July 9, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Oxenford, Henry Private August 8, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862, not on muster-out roll
O'Harra, Henry Private July 7, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Pennypacker, S. Private August 23, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Porter, Charles Private August 29, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Rodormuell, Charles Private August 12, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., July 20, 1863; mustered out with Company, July 3, 1865
Ryan, Isaac L. Private February 12, 1864 Transferred to Company K, June 2, 1865
Ryan, John Private March 8, 1864 Transferred to Company K, June 2, 1865
Sacriste, Sebastian Private July 30, 1862 Wounded and captured at Gettysburg. Pa., July 2, 1863; absent at Came Parole, Annapolis, Md., at muster out
Sickles, Charles Private August 18, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Smith, James Private August 4, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862, and at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Smith, Benjamin Private August 12, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg. Va., December 13, 1862. and at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863, not on muster-out roll
Strechaboc, Jacob Private August 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Smith, Josiah Private June 16., 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Stephenson, Robert J. Private August 9, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863, not on muster-out roll
Twelves, Stephen Private August 16., 1862 Discharged by General Order, May 27, 1865
Toner, John Private February 17, 1864 Transferred to Company K, June 2, 1865
Taylor, Francis Private June 13, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Turner, George Private August 22, 1862 Died July 8, 1863, of wounds received at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863
Verill, John A. Private August 20, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Wadsworth, Job Private July 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Whitaker, Warren Private February 8, 1864 Transferred to Company K, June 2, 1865
Webb, William H. Private August 22, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Wade, Richard H. Private August 8, 1862 Promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant, date unknown
Woodward, John Private August 16, 1862 Missing in action, October 12. 1863


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






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