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One Hundred and Sixteenth Regiment, Company B

116th Regiment
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Recruited in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

116th PA Regiment Co. B
Part of the famous Irish Brigade
Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
Thomas A. Murray Captain September 1, 1862 Discharged by General Order, January 27, 1863
Francis T. Quinlan Captain September 1, 1862 Promoted from 1st Lieutenant Company H, March 7, 1863; discharged April 15, 1863
Francis E. Crawford Captain July 19, 1862 Promoted from Quarter Master Sergeant to 1st Lieutenant, March 7, 1863; Captain, November 25, 1863; wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; captured at Ream's Station, August 25, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
John McNamara Captain August 23, 1862 Resigned March 7, 1863
Timothy J. Hurley 1st Lieutenant August 5, 1862 Discharged October 6, 1862
George M. Book 1st Lieutenant September 5, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant Major, November 1, 1862; discharged January 25, 1864
Robert T. Maguire 1st Lieutenant August 23, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; promoted from 2nd. Lieutenant, March 7, 1863; discharged March 10, 1863
Thomas McKnight 1st Lieutenant July 12, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant, February 3, 1864; discharged July 30, for wounds with loss of hand, received at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864; re-commissioned December I, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Henry D. Price 2nd Lieutenant July 5, 1862 Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant, September 2, 1862; to 1st Lieutenant, Company C, March 1, 1863
Thomas A. Dorwart 2nd Lieutenant August 21, 1862 Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, March 19, 1863; discharged January 7, 1864
William O'Callagan 2nd Lieutenant August 15, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant, March 1, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant. Company I, May 2, 1864
Thomas J. Murtha 1st Sergeant July 24, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Benjamin F. Groves Sergeant August 4, 1862 Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant Company E, June 1, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
John H. McCullough Sergeant August 15, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
James E. Craig Sergeant July 22, 1862 Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company G, June 1, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Daniel Connelly Sergeant August 12, 1862 Discharged by General Order, May 18, 1865
Daniel Reen Sergeant July 16, 1862 Promoted to Commissioned Sergeant, January 29, 1863
Augustus Lindsay Sergeant August 12, 1862 Transferred to U. S. Navy, March, 1864
James Davies Corporal July 21, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Lawrence J. Coates Corporal August 19, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Jacob W. Adams Corporal August 18, 1862 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
James A. Carlin Corporal August 18, 1862 Wounded at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
John H. Rowen Corporal August 6, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
James M. Moore Corporal August 16, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
John Farley Corporal August 14, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Henry Adams Musician June 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Charles Porter Musician August 29, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Anderson, S. P. Private July 5, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May, 1864
Austin, Charles Private July 7, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Anderson, William Private July 10, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Bishop, Charles Private June 30, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862. and at Five Forks, March 31, 1865; absent in hospital at muster out
Brown, William H. Private August 7, 1862 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Bantley, George W. Private June 27, 1862 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
Bennett, James Private August 2, 1864 Transferred to Company I, June 2, 1865
Birely, Isaac Private August 2, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December, 1863
Bagshaw, Walter Private August 18, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 7, 1863
Blackburn, John Private August 12, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Books, William H. Private August 12, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November, 1863
Black, Theodore Private August 22, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Bowlin, Michael Private August 23, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Brennan, Dom. C. Private August 28, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Chambers, William Private August 13, 1862 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 3, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Cannon, Bernard Private August 4, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Cummings, James Private August 24, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Clark, William Private August 7, 1862 Absent, in hospital, at muster out
Collar, John Private August 18, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Collins, Henry M. Private August 13, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Clifford, Charles Private February 23, 1864 Transferred to Company H, June 2, 1865
Clements, William Private August 23, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May, 1863
Carroll, James Private February 18, 1864 Killed at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864
Clause, Philip Private July 7, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Collins, Charles Private July 22, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Cocklin, William Private August 9, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Casey, Patrick Private August 7, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Campbell, James Private August 9, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Coggins, Bartholomew Private August 25, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Clark, John Private August 29, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; discharged, date unknown
Chambers, William Private July 9, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Chambers, James Private February 9, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Davison, George Private July 9, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Daisley, Thomas Private July 14, 1862 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Delaney, Matthew Private August 13, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1863
Dennison, Edmund Private June 28, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Deener, Henry Private July 5, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Dugan, Hugh Private July 14, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Daley, James Private July 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Doublebower, F. T. Private August 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Delaney, Fenton Private August 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Deveney, Michael Private August 23, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Dempsey, John Private August 23, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; discharged, date unknown
Decamp, William Private August 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Elliott, George Private August 2, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Ellernan, Philip H. Private August 11, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Erwin, Edward Private August 10, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Emrich, Harry Private August 22, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Fisher, Andrew Private June 14, 62 Absent, in hospital, at muster out
Fagan, Edward Private August 23, 1862 Killed at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 18, 1864
Frise, John Private July 29, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; not on muster-out roll
Gasper, Henry Private August 14, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Gibbons, Richard Private February 4, 1864 Transferred to Company H, June 2, 1865
Gilbert, Stephen Private January 28, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Gibson, William Private July 7, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Gray, James Private July 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
George, John Private July 17, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Gray, Thomas Private August 2, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Gaffney, Francis Private August 18, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Hughes, Lewis W. Private June 14, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Hill, John Private August 13, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Hunt, David M. Private September 3, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 3,1865
Hamsbury, Joseph S. Private February 5, 1864 Transferred to Company H. June 2, 1865
Henderson, Joseph Private February 21, 1864 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 1, 1865
Hevener, Jonas D. Private   Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 18, 1864; discharged on Surgeon Certificate, February 10, 1865
Haley, James Private July 11, 1862 Executed October 16, 1863
Haas, Henry Private July 23, 1862 Deserted July 6, 1863
Higgins, James B. Private June 25, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Haley, William Private July 26, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Hurley, Dennis Private September 28, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Isaacs, George Private May 9, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Jones, William S. Private July 22, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Joyce, Patrick Private August 25, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Jordan, James Private August 25, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Jones, Francis Private August 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Keenan. Francis E. Private August 19, 1862 Discharged by Special Order, June 17, 1864
Kelly, John Private August 12, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Klyse, Henry Private August 13, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Keyser, Charles Private August 23, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Lincke, Henry Private July 22, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Lutz, Jacob Private August 15, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3,1865
Little, William H. Private July 7, 1862 Captured at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864; absent, at Camp Parole, Annapolis, Md., at muster out
Lenci, Augustus Private August 12, 1862 Transferred to U. S. Navy, April 12, 1864
Laudenscblaeger, G. Private March 22, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, April 15, 1865; discharged by General Order, July 22, 1865
Le Suin, John S. Private August 19, 1862 Killed at South Side Rail Road, Va., April 2, 1865
Landrican, Matthias Private July 25, 1862 Transferred to Company A, date unknown
Lehman, John Private July 22, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Mooney, Owen J. Private August 20, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Murray, John Private August 14, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Monahan, James Private August 20, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Manneeley, William Private August 9, 1862 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, and at Ream's Station, August 25, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Mabuerry, Isaac M. Private August 18, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1863
Mink, Andrew J. Private January 13, 1864 Transferred to Company H, June 2, 1865
Mallon, Daniel Private July 11, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Morrow, Robert Private July 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Melville, William B. Private August 11, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Marks, James Private August 11, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Mooney, William W. Private August 14, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
McMullin, John R. Private August 29, 1862 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
McMahon, George Private August 14, 1862 Promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant, January 27, 1863
McHugh, James Private July 2, 1862 Died at Frederick, Md., July, 1863; burial record, died at Philadelphia, Pa., October 16, 1863
McCuen, John Private June 21, 1862 Deserted July 6, 1863
McGrath, John Private July 5, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McCoy, James Private July 5., 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McCann, Bernard Private July 28, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
McGurk, William Private August 6, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McGuigan, Francis Private August 12, 1862 Promoted to 1st Lieutenant Company G, April 4, 1864
McLaughlin, Pat. Private August 23., 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McNulty, Michael Private August 23, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Oliver, Abraham Private August 14, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Porter, William Private August 20, 1862 Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Parker, John Private July 19, 1862 Absent, in hospital, at muster out
Pilkington, John Private August 12, 1862 Absent, in hospital, at muster out
Porter, Aubrey S. Private September 15, 1862 Wounded at Five Forks, Va., March 31, 1865; discharged by General Order, May 3, 1865
Polly, John Private April 14, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; transferred to Company H, June 2, 1865
Pilgen, Adam Private July 23, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Pryor, Michael Private July 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Price, Daniel Private August 2, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Price, William Private August 18, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Parker, William Private August 18, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Ryan, John Private August 18, 1862 Absent, in hospital, at muster out
Rutherford, Thomas Private August 14, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1863
Richmond, SaMcl G. Private August 18, 1862 Missing in action at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864
Russell, John Private June 24, 1862 Deserted July 6, 1863
Rogers, John Private June 14, 1862 Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
Ryan, James Private May 9, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Sally, Patrick Private July 7, 1862 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Search, Francis Private July 24., 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Sperling, Frederick Private August 3, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Shields, James Private August 8, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Stokes, Charles Private July 14, 1862 Mustered out with Company. June 3, 1865
Scott, Patrick Private August 13, 1862 Transferred to 115th Regiment Ohio Vols., February 13, 1863
Shields, John Private March 26, 1864 Transferred to Company H, June 2, 1865
Steenbury, Charles Private February 1, 1865 Transferred to Company H, June 2, 1865
Smith, Dixon Private March 29, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
Stewart, Robert Private April 15, 1864 Wounded at Tolopotomy, Va., May 31, 1864; transferred to Company H, June 2, 1865
Sharpe, Morris Private July 18, 1862 Transferred to Company B, 22nd Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged by General Order, July 3, 1865
Standring, John Private July 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Stein, Louis Private July 1, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Stein, John Private July 12, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Smith, William S. Private July 28, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26,1863
Smith, Thomas Private July 21, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Spain, Patrick Private July 31, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Scott, James Private August 2, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Sanderlon, Benjamin Private August 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Spence, Michael Private August 30, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Thomas, Alonzo C. Private April 14, 1864 Transferred to Company H, June 2, 1865
Tracy, Francis Private August 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Vaughan, Joseph Private August 6, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Vanderslice, And. Private August 18, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 3, 1865
Vanloan, George W. Private February 4, 1864 Wounded in action, September 25, 1864; discharged by General Order, May 15, 1865
Watling, Charles Private August 6, 1862 Died at Beverly, N. J., April 14, 1865
Wright, John Private August 7, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 1863
Whildin, Matthew Private August 9, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Wells, Edward Private August 22, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Wilbur, Oscar Private August 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Young, William Private August 19, 1862 Transferred to Company C, January 26, 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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