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One Hundred and Sixteenth Regiment, Company G

116th Regiment
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Recruited in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

116th PA Regiment Co. G
Part of the famous Irish Brigade
Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
Lawrence Kelley Captain August 2, 1862 Discharged by Special Order, January 27, 1863
Frank R. Leib Captain March 9, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; Brevet Major, March 13, 1865; discharged by General Order, October 3, 1864
Francis McGuigan Captain August 12, 1862 Promoted from private, Company B to 1st Lieutenant, April 4, 1864; to Captain, January 9, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
S. G. Vanderheyden Captain March 9, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 8, 1864; promoted from 2nd to 1st Lieutenant, January 9, 1865; to Captain, June 12, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Edmund Randall 1st. Lieutenant July 8, 1862 Discharged by Special Order, January 27, 1863
Garrett Nowlen 1st. Lieutenant August 2, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; discharged as 2nd Lieutenant, January 27, 1863; commissioned 1st Lieutenant, February 27, 1863; promoted to Adjutant, March 1, 1863
William A. Klock 1st Sergeant February 29, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864; promoted to 1st Sergeant, January 1, 1865; coin. 1st Lieutenant, June 6, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865; Vet
Edward J. Rogers 1st Sergeant June 17, 1864 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 18623 not on muster-out roll
Israel Seitzinger Sergeant April 5, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
George A. Cook Sergeant February 10, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
James F. Kressley Sergeant March 3, 1864 Promoted to Sergeant, June 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Charles M. Garber Sergeant March 9, 1864 Promoted to Sergeant, June 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
James M. Seitzinger Sergeant April 5, 1864 Promoted to Sergeant, June 3, 1864; wounded at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; discharged by General Order, May 31, 1865
Charles Shelley Sergeant February 29, 1864 Promoted to Commissioned Sergeant, June 11, 1865; Vet
Wm H. Harman Sergeant June 15, 1862 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
George H. Bunting Sergeant June 20, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Thomas McKelvey Sergeant June 24, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
John C. Marley Sergeant July 8, 1862 Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
Amos F. Butler Corporal March 3, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, July 26, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865; Vet
H. M. Seitzinger Corporal March 10, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, July 26, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
John McKinsey Corporal March 7, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, October 25, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
N. M. Bretzieus Corporal March 24, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, April 15, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Halley Barr Corporal March 10, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, June 1. 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Benjamin Dewalt Corporal March 12, 1864 Wounded at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; promoted to Corporal. June 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Ephraim W. Ney Corporal March 31, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, June 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865; Vet
Henry R. Quinter Corporal March 10, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 22, 1864; discharged by General Order, date unknown
Abraham Foust Corporal March 5, 1864 Wounded and captured at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864; died at Richmond, date unknown
Samuel S. Kramer Corporal February 29, 1864 Missing at Petersburg, Va., June 22, 1864; Vet
Charles Gallagher Corporal July 29, 1862 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
Frederick Wagner Corporal June 16, 1862 Promoted to Hospital Steward, date unknown
William H. Milner Corporal June 16, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; not on muster-out roll
Francis Adams Corporal June 24, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Samuel White Corporal June 24, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
James Byrnes Corporal July 29, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; not on muster-out roll
Charles Kleeplatt Corporal August 1, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
John McCormick Corporal July 8, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Edward Harris Musician March 15, 1864 Deserted January 30, 1865
James Kelley Musician June 26, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Henry Adams Musician June 26, 1862 Transferred to Company B, date unknown
Adams, Cassius Private March 19, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 22, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 15, 1865
Allen, John Private July 25, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Berger, George Private February 29, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Boyer, Elias Private February 29, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
Barr, John Private February 20, 1864 Died May 25, 1864
Buchner, Adam Private March 24, 1864 Captured; died at Andersonville, Ga., July 27, 1864; grave, 4.084
Becker, William H. Private March 10, 1864 Missing in action. July 26, 1864
Brocklehurst, Robert. Private July 8., 1862 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
Barr, Dennis Private June 28, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Brown, James Private June 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Busby, Samuel Private June 27, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Chambers, Morgan Private February 29, 1864 Wounded in action, September 25, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Christ, Charles Private March 10, 1864 Discharged by General Order, date unknown
Cooper, Thomas Private March 5, 1864 Killed at Petersburg, Va., June 22, 1864
Cook, John G. Private August 18, 1862 Died November 7, 1862; buried Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
Cole, Neil Private July 12, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Deitzler, Henry Private February 29, 1864 Missing in action at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; died March 28, 1865; buried National Cemetery, Loudon Park, Baltimore, Md.
De Bowman, Chas Private August 1, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Dennis, John Private July 10, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Dorsey, Dennis Private July 23, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Doyle, William Private July 11, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Dunn, John, 1st Private June 16, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Dunn, John, 2nd Private August 28, 1862 Transferred to Company A. January 26, 1863
Edmonston, Robert Private August 3, 1862 Discharged by Special Order, March 18, 1864
Fennel, William Private March 10, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Freeby, George Private March 10, 1864 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 18, 1864
Fields, John Private June 13, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Franks, Frank B. Private June 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Gearing, John Private March 24, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Goodman, George Private April 18, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Green, Jesse Private April 5, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; discharged by General Order, July 7, 1865
Gebbert, EdMcd L. Private February 29, 1864 Died at Washington. D. C., October 16, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Giltman, John Private July 12, 1862 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
Green, William Private July 8, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
German, William Private July 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Gorman, Bernard Private July 25, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Gibbs, James Private July 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Gravell. George Private August 1, 1862 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
Giger, John Private August 13, 1862 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
Gedds, Alexander Private August 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Heater, Franklin Private March 17, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Hasler, Frederick Private March 3, 1864 Wounded at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865; Vet
Hoffman, John H. Private March 5, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Heinback, William B. Private February 29, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Hartz, Francis Private March 17, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Harren, Edward Private March 25, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 18, 1864; discharged by General Order, July 6, 1865
Herring, Isaac Private February 29, 1864 Prisoner from August 25, 1864, to February 28, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 21, 1865
Harker, John W. Private February 29, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
Heinback, William Private February 29, 1864 Capt'd at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., date unknown
Heinback, John Private February 29, 1864 Captured at Petersburg,Virginia, June 22, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., October 12, 1864, grave, 10,814
Hummel, Jacob Private March 5, 1864 Captured at Ream's Station, Virginia, August 25, 1864; died at Andersonville, Georgia; date unknown; Vet
Herring, Paul Private February 29, 1864 Missing in action at Cold Harbor, Va., August 25, 1864
Hummel, Jonathan Private February 29, 1864 Prisoner from July 27, 1864, to March 1, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Hoffman, Henry Private March 10, 1864 Missing in action at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864
Hibbs, Joseph H. Private August 12, 1862 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
Hutchinson, William Private June 24, 1862 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
Hare, William Private June 24, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Johnston, William H. Private June 24, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Jones, William Private June 24, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Jones, Frank Private July 15, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Kramer, Isaac Private March 10, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Kissmer, William H. Private March 31, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Koch, George W. Private January 3, 1865 Absent, sick, at muster out
Kramer, George Private February 19, 1864 Captured at Petersburg, Va., June 22, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga.,October 30, 1864; grave, 11,645
Krouse, Gottleib Private March 31, 1864 Missing in action at Petersburg, Va., June 22, 1864
Krewson, Alban's L. Private June 13, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Kavanaugh, Peter Private July 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Kelly, James Private August 20, 1862 Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
Long, Lewis D. Private March 12, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864; . discharged by General Order, August 7, 1865
Lutz, Mahlon Private March 10, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
Lawler, John Private July 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Matz, Leon D. Private February 29, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Moyer, William Private March 12, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Miller, John Private April 3, 1865 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Miller, Thomas Private March 3, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Moyer, Michael Private April 5, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown; discharged by General Order, August 23, 1865
Moyer, Jonathan Y. Private February 20, 1864 Died at White House, Va., August 12, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, June 3, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington
Marberger, John C Private March 5, 1864 Died at Washington, D. C., September 8, of wounds received at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington
Moyer, James F. Private March 5, 1864 Died at Washington, D. C., June 26, 1864
Markland, James Private June 13, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Monaghan, Felix Private June 13, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Miles, Edward E. Private June 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Martin, Hugh Private July 12, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Moxley, William Private July 31, 1862 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
Manning, Mark Private August 1, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McCafferty, John Private February 25, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
McVey, William Private September 28, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
McSorley, Patrick Private July 9, 1862 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
McLane, John Private July 28, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McCullow, John Private July 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McGrickin, Michael Private June 13, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McCarty, James Private July 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McGinley, Charles Private July 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McLaughlin, Daniel Private July 7, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McNulty, Henry Private July 22, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McGuire. Thomas Private June 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Norton, Thomas Private March 31, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
O'Harra, Henry Private July 7, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
O'Conner, John Private July 7, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
O'Reeson, William Private August 1, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Poffenberger, Fran. Private March 5, 1864 Killed at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 18, 1864
Purdy, Thomas Private July 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Price, Henry D. Private July 5, 1862 Transferred to Company B, date unknown
Porter, Michael Private July 22, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Quinn, Terrence Private August 28, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Reber, Franklin Private March 10, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; discharged by General Order, May 3, 1865
Rehring, Moses Private March 25, 1864 Prisoner from June 23, 1864, to April 29, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 27, 1865
Roth, Jacob Private March 3, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
Buck, Cyrus Private March 25, 1864 Captured at Petersburg, Va., June 22, 1864; died at Lynchburg, August 17, 1864; buried in Poplar Grove National Cemetery, division E, section E, grave, 331
Ross, John Private July 12, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Reagar, Timothy Private July 31, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Seigfried, John Private March 10, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Sherff, Henry Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Schelthorn, Jacob Private March 17, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864, and at Five Forks, March 31, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Snith, Adam S. Private March 17, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865; Vet
Sellers, Jacob Private April 5, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Stout, Daniel Private March 10, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 26, 1865
Smith, George S. Private February 24, 1864 Prisoner from August 25, 1864, to March 12, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 22, 1865
Snyder, Peter Private March 5, 1864 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 28, 1864
Sherman, Adam Private February 20, 1864 Killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; burial record, June 12, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington
Sherman, John Private March 10, 1864 Died at Washington, D. C., June 30, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Smith, Samuel Private March 10, 1864 Missing in action July 26, 1864
Schor, Paul Private July 31, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Seed, Joseph Private July 23, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Smith, Josiah Private June 16, 1862 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
Scott, Joseph B. Private July 5, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Sayer, John Private July 22, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Steigwalt, Lewis Private March 3, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Trumbo, Henry H. Private February 20, 1864 Killed at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864
Tucker, William Private March 3, 1864 Died at Washington, D. C., August 5, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Taylor, Francis Private June 13, 1863 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
Turner, George Private August 22, 1862 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
Tonner, William Private August 1, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Torrins, William 1st. Private June 25, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Torrins, William 2nd Private June 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Thornton, William Private June 28, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Wolf, William Private March 3, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Wanner, Franklin Private February 29, 1864 Died at Annapolis, Md., December 25, 1864
Wilson, Andrew Private February 29, 1864 Captured at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; died at Salisbury, N. C., February 10, 1865
Wintermouth, William Private March 10, 1864 Missing in action at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864
Wilson, Ambrose Private June 24, 1862 Transferred to Company A, January 26, 1863
Williams, John Private July 10, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
White, Thomas J. Private July 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Walls, John Private July 1, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; not on muster-out roll
Zanes, William Private March 7, 1864 Wounded at Five Forks, Va., March 31, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865

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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