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One Hundred and Sixteenth Regiment, Company E

116th Regiment
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Recruited in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

116th PA Regiment Co. E
Part of the famous Irish Brigade
Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
John McNamara Captain August 23, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Michael Schoales Captain March 3, 1864 Resigned May 17, 1864
Charles Cosslett Captain March 3, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, at Cold Harbor, June 3, and wounded and captured at Williams' Farm, June 22, 1864; promoted front 2nd Lieutenant, May 6, 1865; to brevet Major, March 13, 1865; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 22, 1865
Joseph H. G. Miles 1st Lieutenant September 5, 1862 Discharged by Special Order, January 27, 1863
Robert J. Grogan 1st Lieutenant March 3, 1864 Resigned May 17, 1864
Timothy A. Sloan 1st Lieutenant February 16, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; promoted from Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant, June 13, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant, June 9, 1865; commissioned Captain, June 22, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Robert T. Maguire 2nd Lieutenant August 23, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Silas Younkin 1st Sergeant February 25, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, November 1, 1864; to Sergeant, May 1, 1865; to 1st Sergeant., June 9, 1865; coin. 2nd Lieutenant, July 1, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with company, July 14, 1865
Henry Keil 1st Sergeant February 1, 1864 Killed at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864
Thomas Bowers 1st Sergeant August 15, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Patrick Welsh Sergeant February 12, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864; promoted from private, May 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
John Reed  Private February 12, 1864 Promoted from private, May 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Edward W. Desher Sergeant February 13, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; promoted from private, July 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Michael Cavanaugh Sergeant February 18, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, May 1, 1865; to Sergeant, July 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
John Cassidy Sergeant February 15, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; absent. in hospital, at muster out
John Murray Sergeant February 20, 1864 Capt'd at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., date unknown
Henry Marshall Sergeant *February 12, 1864 Absent, wounded, at muster out
Thomas Lacompte Sergeant February 12, 1864 Captured at Petersburg, Va., June 29, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 12, 1865
Hugh Croll Sergeant February 15, 1864 Promoted to Sergeant, May 1, 1864; discharged by General Order, May 31, 1865
James J. Byrne Sergeant February 15, 1864 Promoted to Sergeant, May 1, 1864; deserted January 17, 1865
Martin Weiss Sergeant February 12, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
John H. Davis Sergeant February 17, 1864 Deserted March 8, 1864
George W. Bentley Sergeant June 27, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Andrew Fisher Sergeant June 14, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Patrick Costello Sergeant June 24, 1862 Promoted to Commissioned Sergeant, January 26, 1863
Andrew Murphy Sergeant August 16, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Lewis Rhole Corporal February 10, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, May 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Henry Weadley Corporal March 28, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, May 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Henry Dress Corporal February 10, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
John Ellis Corporal February 8, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864, and in action, October 16, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 2, 1865
Lot Turney Corporal February 24, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, May 15, 1864; killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Thomas Sharp Corporal February 10, 1864 Died June 4, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Aaron Tomlinson Corporal February 10, 1864 Died at Alexandria, Va. June 18, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; grave, 2,181
Henry Masters Corporal February 13, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, May 15, 1864; captured at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; died at Salisbury, N. C., November 13, 1864
S. G. Stotzenberg Corporal . February 18, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, June 1, 1864; deserted March 1, 1865
Lewis Brown Corporal February 13, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
James Donagan Corporal February 15, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
William H. Little Corporal July 7, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Daniel Connelly Corporal August 12, 1862 Transferred to company B, January 26. 1863
William Clark Corporal August 7, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Augustus Lindsay Corporal August 12, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
John Parker Corporal July 19, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Francis E. Crawford Corporal July 19, 1862 Promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant, January 26, 1863
Thomas F. Brady Corporal July 22, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Edward Buckley Corporal August 13, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
John Dagney Musician February 20, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
William J. McCurley Musician February 12, 1864 Promoted to Principal Musician, July 1, 1865
James Monahan Musician August 20, 1864 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Elberson E. Little Musician July 7, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Adams, George Private February 10, 1864 Missing in action at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864
Alien, Thomas W. Private February 15, 1864 Deserted March 14, 1864
Anderson, Nicholas Private February 22, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Allen, Charles Private July 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Alcom, George Private July 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Armstrong, William Private August 20., 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Baker, John Private September 21, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Barth, Charles G. Private February 11, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Barrett, Richard Private February 13, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Byarly, James Private March 17, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Braddish, Stephen Private March 29, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Bartlett, Thomas A. Private February 16, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 15, 1865
Barker, Richard Private February 24, 1864 Killed at Spottsylvania Court House, May 18, 1864
Brossen, Clement Private February 15, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Brand, George Private February 17, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Bagshaw, Walter Private August 18, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Bishop, Charles Private June 30, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Brosnahan, Tim. Private July 28, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Bowser, Levi Private August 1, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Barlow, William Private August 11, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Bryan, Albert C. Private August 18, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Brown, Joseph E. Private June 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Caldwell, James W. Private February 18, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Cosgrove, Edw. P. Private September 25, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Curran, Patrick Private February 16, 1864 Absent, wounded, at muster out
Connelly, Austin Private February 15, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 9, 1865
Cannon, Bernard Private August 4, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Carlin, James A. Private August 18, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Coates, Lawrence J. Private August 19, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Cummings, James Private August 24, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Chambers, William Private August 13, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Curry, Patrick Private August 23, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Collins, Thomas Private August 5, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Cloud, Alfred J. Private August 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Daily, Terrence Private February 15, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Donald, George Private April 5, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Dodd, George A. Private February 20, 1864 Killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Davis, Joseph Private February 8, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Dixon, John Private February 17, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Dougherty, Samuel Private February 11, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Davidson, George Private July 9, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Daisley, Thomas Private July 14, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Dailey, John M. Private August 13, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Ellis, Samuel Private February 23, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Elfert, Charles Private February 24, 1864 Killed at Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864; buried in Wilderness burial grounds
Elliott, George Private August 2, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Elleman, Philip H Private August 11, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Flynn, James Private February 16, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Glotfelty, James Private February 24, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Goggins, Peter Private February 20, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; missing in action at Deep Bottom, August 14, 1864
Gasper, Henry Private August 14, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Gravell, William Private July 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Geddis, Alexander Private August 5, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Hall, Joseph Private February 13, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, November 20, 1864
Holter, Michael Private February 8, 1864 Transferred to Company H, 16th Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, January 25, 1865; discharged by General Order, July 15, 1865
Hughes, Lewis W. Private June 14, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Holden, Thomas N. Private July 17, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Howell, Edward Private August 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Johnston, Joseph W. Private June 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
James, Charles Private July 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Kramer, Charles Private March 16, 1864 Absent, wounded, at muster out
Kelly, John Private February 20, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Kennedy, Moses Private August 5, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Larner, Thomas Private March 21, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Luder, Charles Private February 13, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, and 18, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Lachman, Tobias Private February 11, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864; discharged by General Order, May 26, 1865
Lewders, Frederick Private February 13, 1864 Killed at Deep Bottom, Va., August 16, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Fort Harrison, sec. A, grave, 83
Laycock, Hugh Private February 18, 1864 Captured at Petersburg, Va., June 22, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., August 11, 1864; grave, 5,314
Logue, John Private February 15, 1864 Died at Washington, D. C., December 25, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Law, Samuel Private February 8, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Lincke, Henry Private July 22, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Link, Frederick Private July 28, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Murphy, Thomas, 1st Private February 22, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged on Surgeon Certificate, May 6, 1865
Murphy, Thomas, 2nd. Private February 22, 1864 Captured at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; died at Annapolis, Md., September 27, 1864
Megary, Peter Private February 24, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Murray, Owen Private February 18, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Manning, James Private February 23, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Miller, James Private February 16, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Mooney, Owen J. Private August 20, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Murray, John Private August 14, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Mohegan, David Private August 13, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Miller, Christian Private June 26, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Mullin, Patrick Private August 11, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Middleton, Robert Private August 14, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; not on muster-out roll
Maloney, William Private August 16, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McGranahan, James Private February 14, 1864 Absent, wounded, at muster out
McGinn, John H. Private February 14, 1864 Absent, on detached service, at muster out
McGonegal, Cornelius Private February 5, 1864 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 4, 1864
McCuen, John Private June 21, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
McHugh, James Private August 2, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
McMahon, George Private August 14, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
McCullough, John H. Private August 15, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Nelson, Albert Private February 8, 1864 Captured at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., July 27, 1864
O'Connor, Joseph D. Private February 15, 1864 Discharged by General Order, July 14, 1865
O'Rourke, Francis Private February 25, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
O'Brien, John Private August 6, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
O'Callaghan, William Private August 15, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Perdy, Edward Private June 16, 1864 Deserted; returned; absent, sick, at muster out
Perdy, Benjamin Private February 23, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Pilkington, John Private August 12, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Porter, Aubrey Private August 15, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Parmer, Watson G. Private July 5, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Patton, Neal Private August 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Quinn, Michael Private August 5, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Reed, Joseph Private June 1, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Richard, David Private February 15, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Rey, James Private February 10, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Roberts, William Private February 10, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Russell, John Private June 24, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Ryan, John Private August 18, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Robson, John P. Private June 27, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Richmond, SaMcl G. Private August 18, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Sherlin, Patrick Private February 25, 1864 Prisoner from August 25, to September 27, 1864; absent, sick, At muster out
Shadle, William Private February 10, 1864 Wounded at Williams' Farm, Va., June 22, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Stuck, Peter Private February 24, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Sharpe, Charles W. Private February 19, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 26, 1865
Shannon, David Private February 24, 1864 Killed at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864
Schmid, John L. Private February 24, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Storm, Jacob Private February 13, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Smith, Thomas Private February 22, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Sperling, Frederick. Private August 13, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Sally, Patrick Private July 7, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Stokes, Charles Private July 14, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Shields, James Private August 15, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Sharpe, Morris Private July 18, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Scott, Patrick Private August 13, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Smith, Thomas H. Private July 17, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Shields, James W. Private August 16, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Tomlin, George Private February 29, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Tully, Henry J. Private January 29, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Turpin, Wilson Private February 23, 1864 Killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Turner, William Private July 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Weldoner, Charles Private February 23, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Wilt, George Private February 4, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Williams, William Private February 15, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Wilmer, George Private February 24, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 26, 1865
Wright, Joseph. F. Private February 16, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 2, 1865
Wiley, John M. Private February 24, 1864 Capt'd at Williams' Farm,Va., June 22, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., October 10, 1864; grave, 10, 18632
Wardlow, Richard Private February 13, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Wallace, George W. Private February 17, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Watling, Charles Private August 6, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Warner, Henry Private June 26, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Young, William Private March 17, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Yard, Jacob Private February 13, 1864 Died at Washington, D. C., November 25, 1864
Zang, Malchior Private February 11, 1864 Killed at Po River, Va., May 10, 1864


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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