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One Hundred and Sixteenth Regiment, Company I

116th Regiment
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Recruited in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

116th PA Regiment Co. I
Part of the famous Irish Brigade
Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
Thomas S. Mason Captain September 15, 1862 Missing since September 15, 1862
Samuel Taggart Captain April 14, 1864 Killed at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; buried in Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
William O'Callaghan Captain August 156, 1862 Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant Company B to 1st Lieutenant, May 2, 1864; to Captain, September 22, 1864; discharged by Special Order, February 16, 1865
Joseph W. Yocum Captain August 25, 1862 Promoted to 2nd Lieut., May 3, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant October 14, 1864; to Captain, March 4, 1865; to Brevet Major, March 13, 1865; wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 16 and at Williams' Farm, June 22, 1864; discharged by Special Order, May 19, 1865
Robert J. Taggart Captain March 25, 1864 Promoted to Sergeant, April 25, 1864; to 1st Sergeant, September 1, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant, March 4, 1865; to Captain, June 9, 1865; commissioned Major, June 4, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
John Stephens 1st Lieutenant September 18, 1862 Discharged May 12, to date January 27, 1863
R. B. Montgomery 2nd Lieutenant September 19, 1862 Died December 21, of wounds received at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
John A. Dickson 1st Sergeant February 29, 1864 Promoted to Sergeant, April 25, 1864; to 1st Sergeant, March 4, 1865; wounded at Five Forks, Va., March 31, 1865; absent, in hospital, at muster out; Vet
Thomas J. Murtha 1st Sergeant July 24, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Peter Kelly Sergeant February 25, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14; 1865
George L. Northrop Sergeant January 9, 1865 Promoted to Corporal, March 1, 1865; to Sergeant, July 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Henry Mullen Sergeant March 23, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out; Vet
Joseph Guiller Sergeant March 9, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Thomas McKnight Sergeant July 12, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
James E. Craig Sergeant July 22., 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Daniel Reen Sergeant July 16, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
George Cole Sergeant July 19, 1862 Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
David Steen Corporal March 18, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865; Vet
John Adams Corporal March 8, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Brian McLaughlin Corporal April 4, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
William Devereau Corporal February 7, 1865 Promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
William R. Cowl Corporal April 13, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, April 25, 1864; wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, May 12, 1864; tr to Company B, 18th Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged by General Order, July 19, 1865
Patrick J. Carrigan Corporal March 26, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, April 25, 1865; prisoner from June 22, 1864 to April, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
John G. Whigham Corporal March 23, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va. on June 17, 1864 and at Williams' Farm on June 22, 1864 - discharged on Surgeon's Certificate on January 24, 1865.
John Jardine Corporal February 24, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 18, 1865
John A. Fox Corporal August 8, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, March 1, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Benjamin F. Groves Corporal August 4, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
John H. Rowen Corporal August 6, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
William H. Brown Corporal August 7, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Alexander Downey Corporal July 12, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; burial record, Albert Downey, died January 6, 1863; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
Thomas Disney Musician July 14, 1862 Discharged, 1864
Alexander, Albert Private February 11, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Allen, Andrew J. Private April 9, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 26, 1864
Allen, John Private February 25, 1864 Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; died at City Point, Va., October 22, 1864
Adams, Jacob W. Private August 18, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Ash, William J. Private July 23, 1862 Not on muster out roll
Austin, John Private August 13, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Broadwater, Henry Private January 25, 1865 Deserted June 20, returned July 5, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Beatty, James Private February 24, 64 Absent, sick, at muster out; Vet
Bullinger, Christ Private April 12, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Birely, Isaac Private August 28, 1862 Discharged June 183
Conway, James Private March 21, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Condon, William Private March 12, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Close, Joseph J. Private March 10, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Cassady, George Private April 23, 1864 Discharged by General Order, August 4, 1865
Capehart, Daniel Private January 25, 1865 Deserted July 6, 1865
Collins, Henry M. Private August 13, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Collar, Jacob Private August 18, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Clements, William K Private August 23, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Carr, Samuel Private August 4, 1862 Discharged January, 1863
Connelly, William Private February 2, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Dwier, Daniel Private January 20, 1865 Discharged by General Order, June 2, 1865
Delaney, Fenton Private April 8, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Donavan, John Private April 22, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Dugan, Daniel Private February 4, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 14, 1865
Dee, William Private February 19, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, May 18, 1864; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, December 14, 1864
Drey, Daniel Private May 2, 1864 Wounded at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; transferred to 39th Company, 2nd Bat., Veteran Reserve Corps, April 11, 1865; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 27, 1865
Delaney, Matthew Private August 13, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Dubree, Lewis Private July 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Dow, Andrew Private July 16, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Dughan, Charles Private April 4, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Devlin, Patrick Private March I, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Engles, George H. Private August 7, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Flanigan, William Private December 15, 1864 Prisoner from March 2, to April 6, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Farrell, John A. Private April 4, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Fleming, Patrick Private March 29, 1864 Killed at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864
Farley, John Private August 14, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Fagan, Edward Private August 23, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Forsythe, George Private February 24, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Gallagher, Owen Private February 29, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 18, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Grant, Thomas Private February 19, 1864 Wounded at Five Forks, Va., March 31, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Gaw, William Private August 6, 1862 Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
Holt, George C. Private March 25, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Hughes, James Private March 6, 1865 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Harker, Edward Private April 24, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Hansell, John R. Private April 4, 1864 Absent, wounded, at muster out
Heebner, Lawrence Private April 18, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 27, 1865
Hatch, Hanniba Private March 2, 1864 Killed at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864
Harvey, William C. Private March 28, 1864 Died near Washington, D. C., October 14, 1864
Hoofnagle, Melchior Private July 10, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Hodder, John Private July 22, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Hayden, Patrick Private July 30, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Haley, James Private July 11, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Haas, Henry Private July 23, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Hill, John Private August 13, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Hamilton, Frank'n. Private February 17, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Hutchinson, John Private February 17, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Jones, Charles Private January 26, 1865 Wounded at Five Forks, Va., March 31, 1865; discharged by General Order, July 15, 1865
Johnson, Barthol'w. Private July 23, 1862 Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
James, Enoch G. Private February 26, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Kohlenberg, Joseph Private June 20, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Kilpatrick, James Private March 6, 1865 Absent, on furlough, at muster out
Kinchner, John Private July 29, 1862 Deserted July 1, 1865
Lawson, Andrew Private March 6, 1865 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Lawrence, Henry D. Private April 18, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Lyons, James Private April 11, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Leech, Frank Private March 7, 1864 Wounded at Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 6, 1865
Leech, John Private March 7, 1864 Killed at Petersburg, Va., June 22, 1864
Lutz, Jacob Private August 15, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Lequen, John Private August 19, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Lynch, John Private April 4, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Moore, Christopher. Private March 31, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Moore, George Private January 18, 1865 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Merritt, Murtha Private April 9, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Mulholland. John Private April 25, 1864 Mustered out with company, July 14, 1865
Minnich, Joseph Private March 31, 1864 Missing in action at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864; Vet
Martin, Joseph Private February 21, 1865 Deserted July 6, 1865
Mannesley, William Private August 9, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Moore, James M. Private August 16, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Mabuerry, Isaac M. Private August 18, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Manderfield George C. Private July 7, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Moore, John Private August 7, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
McManamin, Mat. Private February 3, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
McMannus, John Private February 19, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; absent, sick, at muster out
McMullin, John R. Private August 29, 1862 Transferred to Company B. January 26, 1863
McClune, Samuel Private July 25, 1862 Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
McDonald, James Private August 7, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Neveling, John Private January 20, 1865 Deserted July 6, 1865
Oliver, Abraham Private August 11, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Perry, John Private May 11, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Potts, David Private February 22, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864; absent, sick, at muster out
Price, Samuel Private March 25, 1864 Died at Alexandria, Va., July 11, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, June 3, 1864; grave, 2,384
Rafferty, Charles Private March 27, 1865 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Richardson, Isaac Private January;0, 1865 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Rutherford, Thomas Private August 14, 1862 Transferred to Company B. January 26, 1863
Smith, William Private March 18, 64 Mustered out with Company, July 14, 1865
Smith, George S. Private April 11, 1864 Missing in action, June 13, 1864
Searight, William A. Private February 17, 1864 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 12, 1864; died at Washington, D. C., July 20, 1864
Shea, Edward Private April 6, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; died at Washington, D. C., June 3, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Steel, Robert Private January 26, 1865 Deserted June 10, 1865
Search, Francis Private July 24, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Smith, George Private July 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Smick, George N. Private August 29, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Short, Alfred Private February 19, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Thompson, Isaac Private April 28, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 10, 1865
Tully, Thomas Private March 11, 1864 Transferred to 105th Company, 2nd Batt. Veteran Reserve Corps, January 22, 1865; discharged on Surgeon Certificate, August 29, 1865
Van Valtenberg, C. Private July 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Van Dien, Albert J. Private July 29, 1862 Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
Vaughan, Joseph Private August 6., 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Vanderslice, And. Private August 18, 1862 Transferred to Company B, January 26, 1863
Wallace, Andrew Private April 6, 1864 Captured June 11, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., July 10, 1864; grave, 3, 135
Winchester, John Private August 28, 1862 Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
White, George Private April 4, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Yauger, Uriah Private March 29, 1864 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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