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Forty-fourth Regiment, First Cavalry Company L



Recruited in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Reading City Company
44th PA Regiment Co. L

Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
J. A. Hoffeditz Captain July 30, 1861 Resigned April 16, 1862
William A. Sands Captain July 30, 1861 Promoted from lst Lieutenant, April 6, 1862; captured June 21, 1864; mustered out, December 19, 1864
Henry S. Gaul 1st Lieutenant July 30, 1861 Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant, April 19, 1862; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
C. A. Lichtenthaller 2nd Lieutenant July 30, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant, April 19, 1862; resigned June 25, 1863
David S. Buxton 2nd Lieutenant July 30, 1861 Wounded in action, December 27, 1863; promoted from Sergeant, March 7, 1864; wounded and prisoner, June 21, 1864; died in Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., July 5, 1864
Cyrus Bentz 1st Sergeant July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 6, 1861
Jeremiah K. Rhoads 1st Sergeant July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 10, 1863
Benjamin F. Hull 1st Sergeant July 30, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant, June 27, 1863; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Daniel Howder Quarter Master July 30, 1861 Captured June 21, 1864; absent at muster out
Augustus Rhoads Commissary Sergeant July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 10, 1863
John Howder Commissary Sergeant July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
W. D. Kofenhaver Sergeant July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 8, 1861
Benjamin F. Bright Sergeant July 30, 1861 Discharged by Order Secretary of War March 25, 1863
George Kemp Sergeant July 30, 1861 Died July 17, 1863 burial record, July 18, 1863
Michael Donovan Sergeant July 30, 1861 Killed at Brandy Station, Va., June 9, 1863
James N. Hunter Sergeant July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 8, 1863
Joseph Buck Sergeant July 30, 1861 Missing in action, June 21, 1864
Milton Hoffeditz Sergeant December 15, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Samuel H. Shiffert Sergeant July 30, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, July 22, 1863; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
William A. Tobias Sergeant July 30, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, July 22, 1863; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Peter Dasher Sergeant July 30, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, July 22, 1863; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
B. C. Pretzman Corporal July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 27, 1862
John Guires Corporal July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 9, 1862
John Kramer Corporal July 30, 1861 Wounded at Culpepper, Va.,September 13, 1863; killed in action, June 21, 1864
John H. Johnson Corporal July 30, 1861 Captured June 9, 1863, at Brandy Station,Va., and June 21, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Thomas Wendling Corporal July 30, 1861 Captured; died January 23, 1864; buried at Richmond, Va.; Vet
Robert M. Devime Corporal July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Dewilla H. Long Corporal July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet.
John M. Algier Corporal July 30, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, October, 1863; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
David Mundshower Corporal July 30, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, October, 1863; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Francis M. Coover Corporal July 30, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, October, 1863 mustered out with Company, September 9,1864
George Keeler Bugler July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
William W. Warner Bugler July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
M. A. Bertolette Bugler February 5, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Addis, Daniel Private July 30, 1861 Wounded at Brandy Station, Va., June 9, 1863; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Angastadt, James Private February 6, 1864 Transferred to Battalion September 9, 1864
Allgaier, Elias Private February 12, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Bilman; Samuel Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Burns, William Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Burkman, John O. Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Buck, Peter C. Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Bobst, Isaac Private February 6, 1864 Captured June 21, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; mustered out with Company L, by General Order, August 7, 1865
Brenizer, Franklin Private February 6, 1864 Captured June 21, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Black, Hugh W. Private July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; promoted to Sergeant, Company L, December 15, 1864; mustered out, June 20, 1865; Vet
Brown, John Private August 17, 1863 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Bower, Thomas Private February 6, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Black, John. Private July 30, 1861 Died April 25, 1862
Bachman, Aaron B. Private July 30, 1861 Captured December 1, 1863; muster out, May 31, 1865
Brownmiller, H. H. Private January 1, 1864 Wounded June 21, 1864; promoted to Corporal Company L, Battalion, March 1, 1865; muster out, June 20, 1865; Vet
Conrad, James Private February 3, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Derrick, Henry Private July 30, 1861 Wounded November 27, 1863; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Doyle, Jago Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Dissenger, Isaac S. Private July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 3, 1861
Dixon, Daniel K. Private February 6, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Doyle, John H. Private July 30, 1861 Captured at Cedar Mountain, Va., August 9, 1862; killed in action, June 21, 1864
Fisher, Peres S. Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Fink, Urias Private July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Fincher, George W. Private July 30, 1861 Promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant, November 1, 1862; Vet
Freese, George P. Private July 30, 1861 Killed in action, May 23, 1864
Folk, Daniel Private July 30, 1861 Deserted December 30, 1861
Fagan, Patrick Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Garis, James Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September, 1864
Geiger, Daniel A. Private February 6, 1864 Captured June 21, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Gries, Charles Private February 1, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Glasser, James Private February 6, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Gross, John Private February 6, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Glenney, Thomas Private February 6, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Gromlich, Jeremiah Private July 30, 1861 Killed in action, November 17, 1863
Gehert, Hamilton Private July 30, 1861 Prisoner from July 11, to December 10, 1864; mustered out, February 27, 1865
Horrock, Abram Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Hoyer, Mahlon G. Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Harrison, Charles L. Private July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 6, 1862
Hummel, Peter Private July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 16, 1861
Holster, Joseph Private February 4, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Herring, John Private February 11, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Hafer, Amos Private February 4, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Huyett, George Private February 5, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Hendricks, Samuel Private February 1, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Homan. Reuben Private July 30, 1861 Deserted November 11, 1861
Irwin, Robert F. Private July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion; September 9, 1864; Vet
Irwin, William H Private July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; promoted to Corporal Company L, January 1, 1865; mustered out, June 20, 1865; Vet
James, George W. Private July 30, 1861 Captured June 21, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; promoted to Corporal Company L, November 1, 1864; mustered out, June 20, 1865; Vet
Jackson, John Private February 6, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Jackson, Robert W. Private February 11, 1864 Killed in action, June 21, 1864
Knauss, Thomas. Private July 30, 1861 Captured at Cedar Mountain, Va., August 9, 1862; wounded in action, November 27, 1863; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Kerns, John A. Private July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 8, 1862
Karshsarf, Lewis Private July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 17, 1863
Keller, Jonas Private February 5, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Kerling, Edwin Private February 13, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Lindemuth, J. H. A. Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Levan, Albert S. Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Lindjey, Thomas Private July 10, 1863 Wounded at Culpepper Court House, Va., September 13, 1863; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 15, 1864
Loy, Henry W. Private July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Leiser, William B. Private February 6, 1864 Wounded in action, July 28, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Lotz, William D. Private February 4, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Lesher, Cyrus Private February 11,6 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; mustered out, May 11, 1865
Lacy, Joseph R. Private July 30, 1861 Died December 3,1863; buried at Culpepper Court House, Block 1, section A, Row 1, grave, 23
Minker, Henry Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Moyer, Adam Private July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
McElwee, Andrew Private March 30, 1863 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Mellane John Private February 63, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Millet, Charles H. Private February 15, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Miller, John Private July 30, 1861 Died October 13, 1863
Machamer, Henry Private November 28, 1861 Died April 7, 1862; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
Noacker, August R. Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Newkirk, John Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Noll, Peter Private July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 24, 1862
Ness, Samuel Private December 12, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 19, 1862
Pileager, Samuel M. Private July- 30, 1861 Absent, on detached service, at muster out
Porter, Isaac Private March 30, 1863 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Patterson, George Private July 30, 1861 Died December 21, 1862; burial record, December 31, 1862; buried at Point Lookout, Md.
Rodgers, Joseph F Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Roland, Jacob Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Ringler, Daniel L. Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Ritter, Joseph Private July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 11, 1863
Rhodes, Effinger Private July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 19, 1862
Ruth, Daniel H. Private July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 16, 1861
Rightmeyer, W. A. Private July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Rudy, Henry S. Private July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Reifsnyder, H. R Private February 3, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Ringler, Jacob Private February 3, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Rainmer, Thomas Private February 11, 1864 Transferred-to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Reber, Jacob H. Private July 30, 1861 Died August S, 1864
Reeder, Levi Private July 30, 1861 Died September 10, 1862
Reed, Samuel P. Private July 30, 1861 Wounded in action, June 21, 1864; died August 3, 1864; buried at Philadelphia; September 9, 1864; Vet
Reinhold, Richard Private July 30, 1861 Deserted October 31, 1861
Raudenbush, John Private July 30, 1861 Deserted November 15,1863
Reed, Daniel Private February 6, 1864 Captured June 25, 1864; not on muster-out roll
Reincehl, J. W, Private April 4, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Reifsnyder, D. B. Private February 13, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Sherman, Lewis Private July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August 11, 1861
Stamm, Aaron Private July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August 8, 1861
Sefert, Richards Private July 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 16, 1861
Schmale, Samuel Private July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; mustered out, August 9, 1865; Vet
Seiders, Isaac Private July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Sanders, James Private February 6, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Strasser, Jesse W. Private February 15, 1864 Transferred to Battalion,'September 9, 1864; mustered out, by General Order, August 10, 1865
Snyder, David Private February 6, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Smith, Reuben Private February 4, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Sanders, Jonathan Private February 6, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Sanders, George F. Private February 6, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Scheirer, Martin Private February 11, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Seiders, Henry D. Private February .1, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Sedar, James Private February:23, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Stoltz, John Private January 1, 1864 Captured June 21, 1864; not on muster-out roll; Vet
Vernervault, George Private July 30, 1861 Killed in action, May 28, 1864
Wagner, Reuben Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Wilson, George P. Private July 30, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9,1864
Warner, August. H. Private July 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Wideman, Julius Private February 14, 1863 Transferred to Battalion, 1st Pa. Cavalry,September 9, 1864
Winne, Barney Private December 7, 1863 Transferred to Battalion, 1st Pa. Cavalry, September 9, 1864
Werkes, William Private July 30, 1861 Died September 27, 1863
Wise, Jesse W. Private November 17, 1863 Deserted July 19, 1864
Watson, James Private February 16, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Zimmerman, George S. Private December 30, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, 1st Pa. Cavalry, September 9, 1864

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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