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Forty-third Regiment, Battery A, 1st Light Artillery



Recruited in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Mustered in May 29, 1861
Mustered out July 25, 1865
43rd Regiment, Battery A, 1st Light Artillery


Captain
Hezekiah Easton Killed at Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862
John G. Simpson Dismissed August 21, 1864
William Stitt Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, Aug. 1, 1861; to 1st Lieutenant., December 26, 1861; to Captain, September 17, 1864; mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
 
1st Lieutenant.
 
W. H. Sullenberger Resigned November 12, 1861
H. E. Palsgrove Resigned December 1, 1861
CharlesT. Campbell Promoted to 1st Lieutenant., December 21, 1861; resigned February 8, 1862
Samuel D. Martin Promoted to lst Sgt., March 6, 1862; to2nd Lieutenant, February 24, 1864; to 1st Lieut., November 27, 1864; mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
William R. Brown Promoted from private to 1st Sgt., December 1, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant., March 1, 1865; mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
 
2nd Lieutenant
 
Jacob L. Deitriek Wounded at Bull Run, August 30,1862; -discharged on Surgeon's certificate, January 24, 1863
Peter Cummings Dismissed December 18, 1863
John H. Kline Promoted to Corporal, December 18, 1862; to Sgt., December 24, 1863; to 2nd Lieut., March 1, 1865; mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet.
 
1st. Sgt.
 
John N. Young Promoted to 1st Sergeant, March 1, 1865; mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet.
 
Master Sgt.
 
Daniel Nerhood Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
 
Comissary Sgt.
 
George W. Kline
 
Promoted to Sgt. Major, date unknown
Sgt.  
James W. Miller Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Jefferson Sauser Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Gustavus Seyferth Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
George W. Tritle Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Hiram Warriner Promoted to Sergeant, June 16, 1865; mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
W. H. Whitemarsh Promoted to Sergeant, June 16, 1865; mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Josiah Hensey Mustered out, May 28, 1864; expiration of term
William H. Lawrence Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
William Jones Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, October 23, 1862
Edward Long Discharged February 19, 1864
John Reese Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, October 18, 1863
John Spharr Mustered out, May 28, 1864; expiration of term
Robert Taylor Dropped from the rolls, by Special Order, November 16, 1862
Benjamin F. Moore Transferred to 28th Regiment P. V., October 10, 1861
 
Corporal
 
Samuel Borts Died at Harrisburg, Pa., February 7, 1865; Vet
Isaac Hime Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Jefferson Mutchler Musered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Henry D. Barr Musered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
George W. Bennet Musered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
George Gressly Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Cyruls D. Chapman Musered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Benjamin McFalls Musered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Anthony Gressley Promoted to Corporal, June 16, 1865; musered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Charles Mehring Promoted to Corporal, June 16, 1865; musered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Daniel B. Bagley Promoted to Corporal, June 16, 1865; musered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Howell Mutchler Promoted to Corporal, June 16, 1865; musered out with battery, July 25, 1865
James W. DeWolf Discharged by special order, June 13, 1865
W. P. A. McDowell Absent, in arrest, at muster out
Peter Shelley Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, November 30, 1862
Thomas Potter Killed at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Robert Snyder Not on muster-out roll
 
Bugler
 
Joseph E. Ramsdale Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
 
Artificer
 
Charles Gebhart Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
James M. Warner Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
 
Private
 
Arnold, Gilbert M. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Adams, Jacob Discharged, date unknown
Ardes, John Mustered out, June 13, 1865
August, Charles Died October 2, 1862, at Washington, D. C.; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery
Adams, Levi Died near Chapin's Farm, Va., September 30, 1864
Austin, Jacob Died at Portsmouth, Va., September 1, 1863
Brooke, William Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Burkholder, Henry Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Burkholder, John Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Burkholder, P. D. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Bixler, Isaac D. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Borst, Joseph Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Bricker, Jacob Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Blair, Joseph F. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Burns, Addison Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Barriger, Simon Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Barriger, Jonathan Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Buell, David W. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Ball, Thomas Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Barr, Alexander Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Barnes, George E. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Briner, Charles Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Blackwood, And. C. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Blood, Benjamin Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Bixler, Benjamin Discharged by special order, November 16, 1862
Bixler, Reuben Discharged May 28, 1864; expiration of term
Baughman, R. Discharged March 4, 1863
Barrett, James B. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, May 25, 1865
Bennett, William Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Bass, Andrew J. Died September 11, 1862, at Washington, D. C., buried in Military Asylum Cemetery
Beckenbaugh, J. M. Deserted July 2, 1865
Boulton, Samuel Not on muster-out roll
Bond, Michael Not on muster-out roll
Burke, Thomas Not on muster-out roll
Bailey, Valentine Not on muster-out roll
Cook, John Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Creamer, Peter Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Conners, Martin Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Case, Marcus Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Corbit, Matthew Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Clifton, Jacob H. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Crane, Peter Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Craft, James M. Promoted to Commissary Sergeant, June 1, 1865
Conner, Abner Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, June 27, 1863
Carman, Robert A. Mustered out, May 28, 1864; expiration of term
Coony, Michael J. Died at Brooklyn, N. Y., January 28, 1865-Vet
Campbell, Henry Killed at Fredericksburg, December 13,1862
Churchill, Carvarso Not on muster-out roll
Capples, Henry H. Not on muster-out roll
Crawford, David Not on muster-out roll
Cane, Richard Not on muster-out roll
Daniels, James H. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Daniels, Azarius Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Daniels, Thomas J. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Davis, Washington Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Duff, Alexander Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865;
Dougher, Michael Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Dutcher, George E. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Dougher, Michael Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Dillworth, John Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Dougherty, Patrick Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, October 16, 1862
Dewoll, J. M. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, October 28, 1862
Dewoine, J. Dey  
Devine, Barney Dropped from the rolls, November 16, 1862
Daley, John B. Mustered out, May 29,1864; expiration of term
Doan, William T. Discharged June 13, 1865
Doyle, George Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, June 20, 1864
Dunn, Patrick Deserted February 10, 1863
Deihl, Henry C. Deserted February 12, 1863
Ewing, Thomas Mustered out with battery July 25, 1865
Eastman, Smith J. Mustered out with battery July 25, 1865
Eden, George Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Evans, Robert Deserted February 10, 1863
Elricks, Herman Missing in action at Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862
Egy, Samuel Deserted; date unknown
Fisher, John M. Mustered out with battery July 25, 1865
Flanick, John Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, July 16, 1862
French, Oscar Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, August 4, 1862
Fell, Stephen W. Dropped from the rolls, by Special 0rder, November 16, 1862
Flora, Simon Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, December 7, 1862
Fink, Benjamin Mustered out, July 13, 1865
Foster, Henry G. Mustered out, July 13, 1865
Fallon, John Discharged by Special Order of War Department, June 2; 1865
Furgeson, James R. Died at Fortress Monroe, Va., September 20, 1864
Foutz, George Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, June 1, 1861
Fetter, Henry Not on muster-out roll
Flynn, Thomas Not on muster-out roll
Fagen, Andrew Not on muster-out roll
Gorman, James Absent, sick, at muster out; Vet
Green, William A. Captured; died May 30, 1865; buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
Gready, Peter Mustered out with battery July 25, 1865
Gavin, Patrick Mustered out with battery July 25, 1865
Golden, Michael Mustered out with battery July 25, 1865
Goodrick, H. H. Discharged on Surgeon's dertificate, January 1, 1862
Grieb, Jacob G. Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Gaines, Robert Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, October 4, 1862
Gaines, George Died; date unknown
Galentine, Wesley Deserted February 10, 1863
Goserch, Joseph Deserted February 15, 1862
Gossert, Henry C. Not on muster-out roll
Goldman, Oliver Not on muster-out roll
Gerrity, Martin Not on muster-out roll
Higgins, John Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Hardy, William W. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Hale, Matthew Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Henry, James Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Houston, John Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Hughes, David Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, November 16, 1862
Humel, Peter B. Mustered out, June 25, 1864; expiration of term
Hyte, Andrew Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, date unknown
Horning, George Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Hoodner, Andrew Drowned in James river, Va., August 15, 1862
Huston, Horatio Missing in action at Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862
Hoffman, Jacob Missing in action at Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862
Hamilton, A. Not on muster-out roll
Hamilton, R. P. Not on muster-out roll
Horn, Jacob Not on muster-out roll
Harrington, Henry Not on muster-out roll
Hadsell, Reuben/TD> Not on muster-out roll
Hanly, James Not on muster-out roll
Ingram, James Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, July ll, 1863
Ingles, James Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, November 16, 1862.
Jayne, David P. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, December 5, 1862.
Johnson, Frederick Musterd out, May 29, 1864, expiration of term
Jones, Isaac C. Died near Chapin's Farm, Va., September 27, 1864
Kleiss, George W. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Kennedy, Rich'd M. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Knott, John Dropped from the rolls, by Special 0rder, November 16, 1862
Kennedy, D. B. Mustered out, May 28, 1864, expiration of term
Kaudle, Adam Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, October 5, 1864
Knowls, Levi B. Mustered out; expiration of term
Kant, Christian Deserted February 10, 1863
Kennedy, Cyrus Deserted February 12, 1863
Kishbaugh, Wilson Missing in action at Bull Run, August 30, 1862
Kendall, 0. D. Not on muster-out roll
King, Michael A. Not on muster-out roll
Kohler, G. C. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, date unknown
Kuhns, A. Died at Camp Curtin, Harrisbg, Pa., June 16, 1861
Lynn, Charles Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Loy, John Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Lusk, Taylor Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Leonard, Amos Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Leyde, Alexander C. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Lutsinger, Charles Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, June 20, 1862
Lewis, Edward Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, July 16, 1862
Loyd, Levi S. Mustered out, May 28, 1864; expiration of term
Lynthurst, Henry Deserted April 1, 1863
Lewis, Charles E. Deserted April 1, 1863
Loyd, Charles D. Deserted April 1, 1865-Vet.
Lazarus, Henry Not on muster-out roll
Logan, John Not on muster-out roll
Lockert, Washing'n Not on muster-out roll
Leiser, James Not on muster-out roll
Marshall, James Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Mott, Amasa Absent, sick, at muster out
Miller, George A. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Martin, James Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Moses, Robert T. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Myricks, David Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
McDaniels, Samuel Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
McKeim, Harvey Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
McCluskey, Wilson Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
McCluskey, James H. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
McCready, George Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
McKenney, Peter Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
McGinley, Patrick Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Miller, John H. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, December 17, 1861
Mudd, George W. Discharged On Surgeon's certificate, December 7, 1862
Morrison, James Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, May 5, 1863
McKinley, Jacob Mustered out, July 12, 1864; expiration of term
Milsum, William Mustered out, December 2, 1864; expiration of term
Mitchell, John E. Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Mostello, A. W. Mustered out, June 13, 1865
McGurk, Lawrence Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Martin, George Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, date unknown
McElroy, George W. Deserted October 23, 1862
Marks, J. McFarlan Deserted February 10, 1863
Michaels, John H. Deserted February 12, 1863
McDowell, Finley Deserted February 12, 1863
McKinney, Patrick Mustered out, July 11, 1865
Mountz, Adam J. Not on muster-out roll
McKinney, Patrick Mustered out, July 11, 1865
Nealon, Thomas Mustered out, July 11, 1865
Norris, Reuben Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, March 14, 1863
Norris, John Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, February 28, 1863
Nott, J. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, December 19, 1863
Newell, George L. Deserted April 18, 1862
Neil, Joseph Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Deserted February 10,1863
Nichols, Edward Missing in action at Bull Run, August 30, 1862
Newton, J. Deserted June 29, 1861
O'Connell, John Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Osborn, Charles Killed at Antietam, September 18, 1862
Patton, Joseph Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Packard, Eben R. Mustered out, May 18, 1864, expiration of term
Peters, Francis M. Mustered out, May 28, 1864, expiration of term
Pitzer, Lorenzo Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, March 21, 1865
Pink, John Killed at-Seven Pines, October 27, 1864; Vet
Peters, Alexander Deserted February 10, 1863
Parks, James Deserted February 12, 1863
Rydall, Atfield Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Rott, Rufus Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Richards, John J. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Rhue, William Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, March 31, 1862
Rife, John Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Rogers, William Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Riley, Thomas Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Rhodeniser, Casper Killed at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Ross, Benjamin F. Deserted June 2, 1865
Reynolds, George W. Not on muster-out roll
Randall, Charles Not on muster-out roll
Robinson, August Not on muster-out roll
Shatzley, Simon Absent, sick, at muster out; Vet
Shultz, John Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Stewart, Thomas Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Seidell, Adam Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Seas, Henry Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Snyder, Nelson Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Stevenson, John Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Swarts, Harry C. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Sullivan, John Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Steinbach, Byron Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, December17, 1861
Sheets, Peter Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, October 9, 1862
Stark, Griffin O. Dropped from rolls, by special order, March 16, 1862
Sweeney, Patrick Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, March 4, 1863
Shaffer, Samuel Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, December 7, 1862
Smith, John A. May 28, 1864, expiration of term
Steel, John May 28, 1864, expiration of term
Shatzley, Daniel May 28, 1864, expiration of term
Shaffer, Lewis D. May 28, 1864, expiration of term
Sense, Augustus May 28, 1864, expiration of term
Sharefy, Solomon May 28, 1864, expiration of term
Sprowl, Thomas B. Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Smith, Silas A. Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Scotia, John Died at Point of Rocks, Md., November 27, 1864
Stephens, Addison Died at Point of Rocks, Md., May 21, 1865
Stewart, Joseph Killed at Bull Run, August 30, 1862
Swartz, John Deserted February 12, 1863
Staubs, Nathaniel Deserted February 12, 1863
Sprigman, James H. Not on muster-out roll
Shoemaker, James M. Not on muster-out roll
Sipers, George Not on muster-out roll
Smith, Edward Not on muster-out roll
Sutton, Washington Not on muster-out roll
Trax, Hugh Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Tomes, John Absent, sick, at muster out
Totten, Joseph Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, October 9, 1862
Totten, Francis Dropped from rolls, by special order, November 16, 1862
Toy, Patrick Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, May 31, 1863.
Tenant, Frederick M. Discharged by special order, May 31, 1865
Traster, George Discharged June 13, 1865
Troutner, A. J. Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Taggart, John Killed at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Tracy, Frank M. Deserted February 10, 1863
Upton, John W. Deserted October 21, 1862
Williams, Joseph Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Weston, William Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Wilson, George Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865; Vet
Welsh, William Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Wescott, J. G. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Washburn, Henry Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Willis, John Absent, sick, at muster out
Whitney, Newell D. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Whitmarsh, F. C. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Webster, Daniel Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Wood, William W. Mustered out with battery, July 25, 1865
Wilson, James Dropped from the rolls by Special Order, November 16, 1862
Wyant, Elias Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, December 13, 1862
Wiles, John Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Wright, Chauncey Mustered out, June 13, 1865
Warriner, Asa Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, May 30, 1865; Vet
Welsh, George Killed at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Widner, Francis Deserted February 10, 1862.
Walsh, Patrick Not on muster-out roll
Wilson, Charles Not on muster-out roll
Wheelock, Frederick. Not on muster-out roll
Weis, Jacob Not on muster-out roll
Welsh, Michael Not on muster-out roll
Welsh, J. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, date unknown

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.
Contributed by George Rapp




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