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Forty-fourth Regiment, First Cavalry Company A



Recruited in Juniata County, Pennsylvania

44th PA Regiment Co. A

Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
John K. Robinson Captain July 25, 1861 Resigned March 28, 1862
Thomas J. Frow Captain July 25, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lieutenant, March 29, 1862; resigned March 16, 1863
William H. Patterson Captain July 25, 1861 Promoted from 2nd to 1st Lieutenant, March 28, 1862; to Captain, March 16, 1863; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
James R. Kelley 1st Lieutenant July 25, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant, March 28, 1862; to 1st Lieutenant, March 16, 1863; wounded July 17, 1863; prisoner from June 24, 1864, to March, 1865; mustered out, April 25, 1865
David H. Wilson 2nd Lieutenant July 25, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant, March 16, 1863; died June 6, 1864, of wounds received in action
John H. Fertig 1st Sergeant July 25, 1861 Promoted to 1st Sergeant; prisoner from June 21, 1864, to February 28, 1865; mustered out, April 5, 1865
Lemuel R. Beale Sergeant July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
William J. Jackman Sergeant July 25, 1861 Promoted to Hospital Stewart, February 25, 1863
John Hamilton Sergeant July 25, 1861 Promoted to Sergeant Major, May 1, 1863
John W. Forney Sergeant July 251861 Promoted to Regimental Saddler, September 1, 1863; Vet
Samuel F. Lane Sergeant July 25, 1861 Promoted from Corporal; transferred to U. S. Signal Corps, March 1, 1864
Newton A. Lane Sergeant July 25, 1861 Promoted to Sergeant; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1864
William A. Patterson Sergeant July 25, 1861 Promoted from Corporal; captured June 21, 1864; mustered out, February 4, 1865
William S. Miller Sergeant July 25, 1861 Promoted from Corporal; wounded at White House, Va., June 21, 1864; mustered out, November 16, 1864
Samuel L. Patterson Sergeant July 25, 1861 Promoted to Sergeant-mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Samuel S. Wilson Sergeant July 25, 1861 Promoted to Corporal; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Jerome T. Funk Sergeant July 25, 1861 Promoted to Corporal; wounded June 24, 1864; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
John T. Sterrett Sergeant July 25, 1861 Promoted to Sergeant; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Henry H. Wilson Sergeant July 25, 1861 Not on muster-out roll
William H. Wagoner Corporal July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September, 1862
David Holtzopple Corporal January 2, 1862 Discharged February, 1863, for wounds received at Bull Run, August 30, 1862
Amos G. Wolfgang Corporal July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February, 1863
William H. Smith Corporal July 25, 1861 Killed at Hawes' Shop, Va., May 28, 1864
Jacob Q. Eby Corporal July 25, 1861 Captured June 21, 1864; mustered out, February 15, 1865
John E. Doty Corporal July 25, 1861 Wounded and missing in action, June 24, 1864
William Bortel Corporal July 25, 1861 Mustered out, August 16, 1864, expiration of term
Silas S. Mairs Corporal July 25, 1861 Captured June 21, 1864; transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864; Vet
James M. Burchfield Corporal July 25, 1861 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864; mustered out by Special Order, June 20, 1865, as Sergeant, Company A, Battery; Vet
Matthew Aber Corporal February 4, 1864 Transferred to Battery, September 9, 1864
David Snyder Corporal July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Noah Campbell Bugler July 25, 1861 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864; Vet
Anderson, Andrew J. Private February 19, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Brasee, John M. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Bortel, Henry Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Barkey, Elijah Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Baird, James A. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Beidler, William H. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Brown, William H. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Burkeyheyser, I. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Bear, William R. Private July 25, 1861 Wounded at White House, June 21, 1864; mustered out, August 13, 1864, expiration of term
Bayne, Colin R. Private April 11, 1861 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Best, John Private January 19, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Barnett, James H. Private January 19, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Bassart, Obediah M. Private February 5, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864; discharged in Company A, Battery, by General Order, September 25, 1865
Bitter, William H. Private February 19, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Bair, William A. Private February 19, 1864 Wounded at White House, June 21, 1864; transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Benson, Jacob Private July 25, 1861 Died September 21, 1861; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
Brant, Alexander R. Private July 25, 1861 Deserted July 16, 1862
Bond, Joseph Private February 15, 1864 Captured; died February 26, 1865; buried at Richmond, Va.
Collier, David W. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Clair, John Private July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1863
Clair, Isaac Private July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February, 1863
Carpenter, Barton J. Private April 12, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery September 9, 1864; discharged in Company A, Battery, June 7, 1865
Cleaver, Thomas M. Private February 19, 1864 Died March 30, 1864
Casey, James Private October 19, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
DeBray, George S. Private July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 1, 1862
Dewees, Thomas W. Private July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 24, 1862
Dunn, William Private November 21, 1861 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864; mustered out as Corporal Company A, Battery, by Special Order, June 20, 1865; Vet
Donnell, William O. Private October 19, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Ernest, Westley H. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Ernest, John L. Private July 25, 1861 Deserted September 1, 1861
Foltz, James P. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Fulton, James W. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Foley, Michael Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9,1864
Fasick, John Private November 10, 1861 Transferred to Battery, September 9, 1864
Fink, George W. Private July 25, 1861 Wounded September 15, 1863, and July 28, 1864; mustered out, September 17, 1864
Fulton, William S. Private   Wounded July 10, 1863; not on muster-out roll
Gazette, Samuel Private July 25, 1861 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 1, 1863
Hershey, John R. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Haller, Israel Private July 25, 1861 Wounded October 1, 1863; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Hardy, John A. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Horton, Daniel J. Private July 25, 1861 Captured April 18, 1863; mustered out, August 1, 1864, expiration of term
Howard, Henry F, Private February 19, 1864 Died July 27, 1864, of wounds received in action, June 21, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington
Henderson, Arth'r. Private October 19, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Innerst, Michael Private August 1, 1863 Not on muster-out roll
Johns, Matthias Private July 25, 1861 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864; Vet
Jacobs, John A. Private February 19, 1864 Transferred to Battery, September 9, 1864; discharged in Company A, Battery, by General Order, August 1, 1865
Kinslow, Armstrong L. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Kinslow, John Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Kinzer, Joseph R. Private July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 22, 1862
Kennedy, Joseph B. Private July 25, 1861 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September, 9, 1864; Vet
Kendrich, Martin H. Private February 1, 1864 Transferred to Battery, September 9, 1864
Longacre, Isaac Private July 25, 1861 Captured at Bull Run, August 30, 1862; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Logan, Thomas C. Private July 25, 1861 Not on muster-out roll
Louden, Alfred M. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Lang, William J. Private February 10, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Linton, Samuel Private February 4, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Ludwig, Francis M. Private January 21, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Landers, Joseph Private November 18, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Logan, Calvin T. Private August 1, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Maloy, George W. Private July 25, 1861 Detailed as Orderly to Major General Meade; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
McDonald, Joseph B. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
McDonald, Andrew H. Private July 2, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
McWilliams, Andrew J. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
McCoy, John M. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Marley, James B. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Morley, Alonzo W. Private July 251861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 1, 1862
Mitchell, Samuel M. Private July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 12, 1862
McCachron, George H. Private July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 1, 1862
McKee, James Private July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 18, 1862
McConnell, Henry O Private July 25, 1861 Transferred to U. S. Signal Corps, March 1, 1864
Mirshman, Samuel Private November 21, 1861 Transferred to Battery, September 9, 1864
Minnich, William Private February 19, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864; promoted to Corporal Company A, Battery, date unknown
McClintock, Joseph W. B. Private February 27, 1864 Transferred to Battery, September 9, 1864
Mitchell, John T. Private October 19, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Nicely, Jacob B. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Nicely, Henry W. Private July 25, 1861 Transferred to Battery, September 9, 1864; Vet
Neiman, John F. Private November 21, 1861 Killed at Culpepper, Va., September 13, 1863
Nipple, John O. Private July 25, 1861 Wounded June 24, 1864; mustered out August 1, 1864, expiration of term
O'Keson, Samuel B. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Pasich, John Private November 21, 1861 Not on muster-out roll
Parsons, Robert Private August 12, 1864 Transferred to Battery, September 9, 1864
Rodgers, Matthew H. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Rheiner, Jonathan Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Richer, Levi W. Private July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 8, 1862
Robinson, W. M. Private July 25, 1861 Wounded at Cedar Mountain, Va., August 9, 1862; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate February, 1863
Reimer, Mattock Private August 8, 1862 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864; mustered out in Company A, Battery, by General Order, June 6, 1865
Reed, Joseph M. Private April 14, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Rowbottom, James Private April 14, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Reed, James S. Private February 19, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864; promoted to Corporal Company A, Battery
Rowbottom, Joseph Private April 14, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Richard, Christ. R. Private   Deserted, date unknown
Robertson, Joseph Private   Wounded June 24, 1864; not on muster-out roll
Smith, David L. Private July 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Stewart, Calvin E. Private July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May, 1862
Simpson, Joseph G. Private May 2, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate March, 1863
Sperry, William Private July 25, 1861 Transferred to battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Sleisher, James K. P. Private April 11, 1862 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Selbold, Elias H. Private February 19, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Smith, William Private   Sent to Insane Asylum, date unknown
Sheppard, Jackson Private August 5, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Tooey, John A. Private July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 8, 1862
Trumlp, John Private May 5, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Tannyhill, George W. Private July 25, 1861 Deserted August 12, 1861
Taggert, William Private November 2, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Van, James Private March 22, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Wildman, Abraham J. Private July 25, 1861 Wounded June 2, 1864; transferred to Company D, Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Wilt George F. Private February 19, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Williamson, Andrew J. Private February 19, 1864 Transferred to battalion, September 9, 1864
Weitzler, Cornelius Private April 12, 1864 Transferred to Company D, Battery, September 9, 1864
Whitney, Newell D. Private March 26, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Yom, Joseph Private July 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 1, 1862

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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