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One Hundred and Sixteenth Regiment, Field and Staff Officers

116th Regiment
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116th PA Regiment Field and Staff Officers
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Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
Dennis Heenan Colonel September 1, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; discharged by Special Order, January 27, 1863
St. Clair Augustin Mulholland
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Colonel September 1, 1862 Discharged as Lieutenant Colonel, February 24, 1863; mustered as Brevet Major, February 27, 1863; promoted from Major, May 3, 1864; Brevet Brigadier General and Major General, March 13, 1865; wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862, Wilderness, May 5, at Po River, May 10, 1864; at Tolopotomy River, May 31, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Richard C. Dale Lieutenant Colonel April 14, 1864 Killed at Spottsylvania Court House, Va.,.May 12, 1864
David W. Megraw Lieutenant Colonel   Promoted from Captain, Company H, to Major, January 28, 1865; to Lieutenant Colonel, June 6, 1865; commissioned Colonel, June 4, 1865, not mustered; wounded at Five Forks, Va., March 31, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, July 14, 1865
George H. Bardwell Major September 1, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; Brevet Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel, March 13, 1865; discharged January 16, 1863
Andrew Malseed Adjutant June 21, 1862 Missing since date of muster
John R. Miles Adjutant July 3, 1862 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; discharged February 16, 1863
John A. Dorwert Adjutant August 21, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant Major, March 19, 1863; dismissed, date unknown
Garrett Nowlen Adjutant August 2, 1862 Promoted from 1st Lieutenant, Company G, March 1, 1863; to Captain, Company D, November 21, 1863
Louis J. Sacriste Adjutant September, 1862 Promoted from 1st Lieutenant, Company D, November 21, 1863; wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; to Captain, Company D, September 22, 1864
Thomas S. Ewing Adjutant October 15, 1864 Wounded at Five Forks, Va., March 31, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, July 14, 1865
David S. Bunnell Quarter Master June 20, 1862 Discharged January 26, 1863
Richard H. Wade Quarter Master August 8, 1862 Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant, Company H, January 25, 1863; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
John P. Ashcom Surgeon September 1, 1862 Discharged March 19, 1863
William B. Hartman Surgeon March 9, 1862 Promoted from Assistant Surgeon, July 4, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
John W. Rawlins Assistant Surgeon July 15, 1862 Promoted to Surgeon 88th Regiment P. V., February 3, 1863
Philip A. Boyle Assistant Surgeon September 1, 1862 Resigned February 28, 1863
D. S. Cunningham Assistant Surgeon October 1, 1864 Resigned October 18, 1864
Edward McKee Chaplain September 24, 1862 Resigned December 24, 1862
Bernard McCollum Chaplain November 18, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Charles Clifford Senior Major February 22, 1864 Promoted from private, Company H, June 4, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, July 14, 1865
Samuel D. Hunter Senior Major August 5, 1862 Promoted from private, Company C, January 28, 1865; commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company F, June 1, 1865, not mustered; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
William J. Burk Senior Major August 14, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant, Company C, date unknown; to 1st Lieutenant Company C, January 28, 1865
George M. Book Senior Major September 5, 1862 Promoted from private, Company A; to 1st Lieutenant, Company B, November 1, 1862
George Roeder Senior Major August 30, 1862 Promoted from private, Company A; to 2nd Lieutenant, Company A, March 1, 1863
John Lutton Quarter Master Sergeant February 13, 1864 Promoted from Corporal, Company H, June 6, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, July 14, 1865
Francis E. Crawford Quarter Master Sergeant July 19, 1862 Promoted from Corporal, Company E, January 26, 1863; to 1st Lieutenant, Company B, March 7, 1863
George McMahon Quarter Master Sergeant August 14, 1862 Promoted from private, Company B, January 27, 1863; commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company B, April 8, 1864, not mustered; prisoner from May 10, 1864, to February, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Charles Shelley Commissary Sergeant February 29, 1864 Promoted from Sergeant, Company G, June 11, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, July 14, 1865; Vet
Daniel Reen Commissary Sergeant July 16, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant, Company B. January 29, 1863; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Patrick Costello Commissary Sergeant June 24, 1862 Promoted from Corporal, Company E, January 26, 1863, not on muster-out roll
Frederick Wagner Hospital Steward June 16, 1862 Promoted from private, Company G, date unknown; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
William J. McCurley Principal Musician February 12, 1864 Promoted from Musician, Company E, July 1, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, July 14, 1865
T. W. Vannaman Principal Musician August 18, 62 Promoted from Musician, Company C, date unknown; discharged by General Order, June 3, 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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