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One Hundred and Sixteenth Regiment, Company H

116th Regiment
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Recruited in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

116th PA Regiment Co. H
Part of the famous Irish Brigade
Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
John Smith Captain September 1, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; discharged by Special Order, January 27, 1863
David W. Megraw Captain March 2, 1864 Promoted to Major, January 28, 1865
Robert J. Alston Captain February 23, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864; promoted from 1st Lieutenant, February 13, 1865; commissioned Major, June 3, and Lieutenant Colonel, June 4, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
George A. Henry 1st Lieutenant June 11, 1862 Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant, September 2, 1862; dismissed November 22, 1862
Francis T. Quinlan 1st Lieutenant September 1, 1862 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, September 16, 1862; to Captain, Company B, March 7, 1863
Jacob Foerst 1st Lieutenant February 22, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 5, 1864; promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant, July 1, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant, February 14, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Richard H. Wade 2nd Lieutenant August 8, 1862 Promoted from Quarter Master Sergeant, November 1, 1862; to Quarter Master, January 26, 1863
Thomp'n W. Smith 2nd Lieutenant March 2, 1864 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 8, 1864
Robert P. Brown 1st Sergeant February 11, 1864 Promoted from Sergeant, February 14, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865; Vet
John A. Graham Private February 15, 1864 Died at Alexandria, June 18, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; grave 2, 135
John Fairley 1st Sergeant July 15, 1862 Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
Henry Mertz Sergeant February 25, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, May 18, 1864; promoted from Corporal, July 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865; Vet
David C. Jackson Sergeant February 6, 1864 Promoted from Corporal, December 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
David Powell Sergeant February 25, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, September 1, 1864; to Sergeant, December 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865; Vet
John A. Gray Sergeant February 8, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, May 12, 1864; promoted from Corporal, August 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Frederick Shaur Sergeant February 8, 1864 Died July 31, of wounds received at Petersburg,Va., June 24, 1864; buried National Cemetery, Arlington
Henry W. Case Sergeant February 27, 1864 Died August 13, of wounds received at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington
Bernard McCahey Sergeant July 10, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
William Keiper Sergeant July 7, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
John Welsh Sergeant August 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
William Kelly Sergeant August 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
William Springer Corporal February 8, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, October 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
John Ward Corporal October 14, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, December 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Frederick D. Rasp Corporal February 6, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Joseph Gaber Corporal February 16, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, May 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
John Robbins Corporal February 22, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, June 6, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
James T. Tompkins Corporal February 23, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out; Vet
William H. Barker Corporal February 8, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865; Vet
William Wallace Corporal February 26, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, December 1, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
John Futton Corporal February 13, 1864 Promoted to Sergeant Major, June 6, 1865
John Wertz Corporal February 13, 1864 Killed at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 18, 1864
George Seip Corporal February 24, 1864 Captured at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; died at Salisbury, N. C., November 8, 1864
John Duffey Corporal July 30, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Alexander Edgar Corporal July 8, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Robert J. Fitzgerald Corporal July 13, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
John D. Myers Corporal July 9, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Horace Greenleaf Corporal July 8, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Nicholas Martin Corporal July 24, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Charles J. Dougherty Corporal July 25, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Thomas McNeice Corporal August 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
James Slavin Corporal August 29, 1862 Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
Alexander Mahan Musician July 17, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Anderson, Robert Private February 4, 1864 Prisoner from August 25, 1864, to March 4, 1865; discharged by General Order, August 7, 1865
Anderson, Joseph Private July 11, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Anderson, William P. Private July 26, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Atkinson, Franc. C. Private August 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Awes, Lewis Private February 18, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Berwick, Alex Private February 26, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865; Vet
Brown, John Private February 11, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Black, Josiah B. Private February 25, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Bennett, James Private August 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Beaty, Samuel Private March 31, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Beiter, Rudolph Private February 11, 1864 Died June 23, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington
Beilhartz, John Private February 27, 1864 Capt'd at Williams' Farm,Va., June 22, 1864; died at Andersonville, October 14, 1864; grave, 10,943
Bowser, James W. Private February 15, 1864 Missing in action at Spottsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 12, 1864
Buckley, Michael J. Private February 25, 1864 Deserted March 4, 1865
Brown, Isaac Private July 9, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Brewer, George C. Private July 11, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Barris, William Private July 22, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Boyle, Michael Private March 7, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Caine, George W. Private February 9, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Clifford, Charles Private February 22, 1864 Promoted to Sergeant Major, June 4, 1865
Carroll, James Private February 18, 1864 Missing in action at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864
Curry, John H. Private July 15, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Cummings, John Private August 19, 1862 Transferred to Company F, date unknown
Casey, John M. Private February 15, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Cutinar, Charles Private July 16, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Clementine, John Private February 20, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Cook, Lewis C Private February 24, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Cox, Richard Private February 11, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Devine, Dennis Private February 4, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Door, John Private February 15, 1864 Died at City Point, Va., February 15, 1865
Delaney, Patrick Private July 9, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Dubois, George Private July 12, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Daly, Roderick Private July 8, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Davis, James Private July 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Develin, Michael Private July 25, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Develin, Thomas Private August 13, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Dawson, John Private February 23, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Diebold, Peter Private February 3, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864, not on muster-out roll
Emanuel, John Private February 3, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 16, 1865
Fence, William Private February 23, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Eagan, James Private February 22, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Fence, Suffley Private February F 22, 1864 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 7, 1865
Freidle, John S. Private February 27, 1864 Captured at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; died at Salisbury, N. C., December 25, 1864
Fletcher, James Private August 29, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Foster, John W. Private July 10, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Fisher, Joseph Private August 5, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Frazier, George F. Private February 22, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Ford, Jeremiah Private February 15, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Gibbons, Richard Private February 4, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Gillespie, Samuel S. Private September 21, 1864 Killed at Five Forks, Va., March 31, 1865
Guinan, Peter Private July 9, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Glasgow, Matthew Private July 30, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Gorman, William Private August 4, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Geary, William Private July 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Gates, John Private July 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Golder, John Private August 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Gunk, Conrad Private February 15, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Hamilton, Thomas A. Private February 10, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Hausburg, Joseph S. Private February 5, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Harlan, John Private February 6, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 15, 1865
Haughy, John Private February 11, 1864 Died July 25, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Hathaway, William E. Private July 11, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Himes, James Private August 16, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Hewitt, Charles Private July 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Harron, William Private August 23, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Hayden, Patrick Private August 23, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Holmes, James Private February 20, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Johnston, Alex Private February 17, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., April 2, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Keeney, Patrick Private February 18, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Kelley, Michael Private February 11, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
Kinchner, John Private July 29, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Kendel, Jacob Private August 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Kelley, Charles. Private February 24, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Lefevre, Calvin J. Private February 10, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, May 12, 1864; transferred to Company C, 14th Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps; died at Washington, D. C., July 4, 1865
Leonard, Frank Private February 16, 1864 Captured at Petersburg, Va., June 22, 1864; died at Lynchburg, September 10, 1864
Logue, Frank Private July 21, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Lott, William L. Private August 2, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Lutz, John L. Private July 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Liver, John P. Private August 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Mink, Andrew J. Private January 13, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Mercer, William Private February 6, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Miller, Winfield S. Private February 15, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 18, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Maul, Alexander Private February 15, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 18, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Medsker, George Private February 29, 1864 Prisoner from June 22, 1864, to March 30, 1865; discharged by General Order, July 24, 1865
Marshall, Alexander Private February 9, 1864 Missing in action at Spottsylvania Court House, May 12, 1864
Murphy, John Private August 15, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Murphy, Joseph Private July 30, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Morris, Owen Private July 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Mills, Charles Private August 22, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McIntyre, Stephen. Private February 18, 1864 Wounded at Tolopotomy, Va., May 31, 1864, and at Five Forks, March 31, 1865; absent, in hospital, at mustered out
McLaughlin, J. B. Private February 17, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; discharged by General Order, May 26, 1865
McCarty, Charles Private February 8, 1864 Captured at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; died at Salisbury, N. C., January 10, 1865
McCullough, David Private September 1, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
McQuaid, Thomas Private August 29, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
McGonigal, Henry Private July 15, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McNight, Henry Private August 16, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McMullin, James Private August 19, 1862 Not on muster-out-roll
McGinty, Hugh Private August 22, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McCarty, Daniel Private August 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McGurick, Lawrence Private August 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McFarland, Peter Private February 5, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
McGuire, Thomas Private February 6, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Niblo, George Private August 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Polly, John Private February 14, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Puhl, John Private February 8, 1864 Wounded at Five Forks, Va., March 31, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 5, 1865
Puhl, Nicholas Private February 25, 1864 Prisoner from August 18, 1864, to February 28, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 16, 1865
Pack, Jacob Private February 12, 1864 Missing in action at Petersburg, Va., June 15, 1864
Parker, Robert Private August 9, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Quinn, Charles A. Private August 10, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Rilley, Philip Private February 25, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Ritchie, Edward Private February 29, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Rosier, Edward H. Private March 7, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Ralston, William G. Private September 21, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Ross, William A. Private February 16, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, September 2, 1864; discharged by General Order, July 31, 1865
Rushworth, George Private July 15, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Rodgers, Willets Private August 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Russell, Lewis Private August 5, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Stark, Robert Private February 16, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Shields, John Private March 26, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Steenburg, Charles Private February 1, 1865 Discharged by General Order, August 9, 1865
Stewart, Robert Private April 15, 1864 Absent, wounded. at muster out
Shultz, Isaac Private February 10, 1864 Killed near Darbytown Road, Va., October 8, 1864; burial record, October 18, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, City Point, sec. E, div. 2, grave, 151
Swisher, John Private March 1, 1864 Died at Philadelphia, Pa. July 31, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Seifritz, Matthias Private February 11, 1864 Died at Alexandria, Va., September 8, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Shoeffer, Joseph Private July 15, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Stevens, John L. Private July 10, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Shannon, Thomas Private July 10, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Simpson,Stephen E. Private July 15, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Small, John E. Private July 31, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Shinn, Thomas A. Private August 13, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Smith, Charles Private July 14, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Stephenson, William Private February 13, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Shaffer, Thomas Private February 25;'64 Not on muster-out roll
Stewertt, William H. Private February 9, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Sikes, Samuel Private February 9, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Thomas, Alonzo C. Private April 14, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Tompkins, John W. Private February 27, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 24, 1865
Torpie, John Private February 6, 1864 Missing in action at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Worsenborger, I. Private February 6, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Walker, Theodore A. Private July 20, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Whelan, James Private August 29, 1862 Transferred to Company D, January 26, 1863
Willoughby, E. B. Private July 3, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Wood, George H. Private July 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Wilson, David Private August 7, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Wood, Charles Private August 19, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Wall, James Private August 23, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Webb, William H. Private August 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll


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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