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Forty-fourth Regiment, Company M



Recruited in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Reading Cavalry
44th PA Regiment Co. M

Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
Thomas S. Richards Captain August 5, 1861 Promoted to Major, May 5, 1862
Hampton S. Thomas Captain August 1, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lieutenant, Company G, May 1, 1862; detached as Assistant Adjutant I. General, 1st Brigade, April, 1863; transferred to Company M, Battalion, September 9,1864; promoted to Major, January 4, 1865; to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel and Brevet Colonel, April 5, 1865; transferred to 2nd Regiment Provisional Cavalry, June 17, 1865
John Hill 1st Lieutenant August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August, 1861
George D. Leaf 1st Lieutenant August 11, 1861 Resigned February 3, 1863
Henderson Sample 1st Lieutenant December 30, 1861 Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant, February 12, 1863; resigned August 12, 1864
Abraham J. Shollenberger 2nd Lieutenant August 5, 1861 Resigned December, 1861
Joseph S. Wright 2nd Lieutenant August 5, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant, February 12, 1863; died July 4, 1864 of wounds received at St. Mary's Church, Va., June 24, 1864
Job H. Cole 1st Sergeant August 5, 1861 Promoted to Battalion Adjutant, May 5, 1861
J. B. Rothenberger 1st Sergeant August 5, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant; wounded July 12, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; promoted to 2nd Lieutenant Company M, March 4, 1865; transferred to 2nd Regiment Provisional Cavalry, June 17, 1865; Vet
Henry P. Smith Quarter Master Sergeant August 5, 1861 Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 12, 1862; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Frederick Munson Commissary Sergeant August 5, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, October 1, 1862; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
James R. Smith Sergeant August 5, 1861 Deserted September 1, 1861
Zachner P. Potts Sergeant August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 23, 1862
Abraham B. Kerst Sergeant August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 20, 1862
Dennis B. Shollenberger Sergeant August 5, 1861 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
William, A. Scott Sergeant August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, 1st Pa. Cavalry; Vet
George S. Glisson Sergeant August 3, 1861 Wounded in action, May 28, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; promoted to Sergeant Major; to 2nd Lieutenant Company F, December 18, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant Company L, March 4, 2 1865; mustered out, June 21, 1865; Vet
Emanuel R. Britton Sergeant August 5, 1861 Wounded in action, November 27, 1863; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; promoted to 2nd Lieutenant Company M, October 20, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant, February 20, 1865; transferred to 2nd Regiment Provisional Cavalry, June 17, 1865; Vet
Charles B. Miller Sergeant November 21, 1861 Promoted from Corporal; wounded in action, August 14, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
James R. Aten Sergeant August 5, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, April 1, 1863; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
W. R. Shollenberger Corporal August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 18, 1862
N. T. Baer Corporal August 5, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1862; died August 29, 1862; burial record, August 2, 1862, at Alexandria-grave, 122
William A. Harper Corporal August 5, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, March 1, 1863; missing at Brandy Station, Va., June 9, 1863
Charles Morrisey Corporal August 5, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1864; captured at St. Mary's Church, Va., June 24, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; mustered out, August 8, 1865; Vet
Abraham Shollenberger Corporal August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Henry F. Williams Corporal January 8, 1862 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; mustered out as Sergeant, Company M, June 20, 1865; Vet
Anton Wolf Corporal August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; mustered out as Sergeant, Company M, June 20, 1865; Vet
Edward L. McGinley Corporal October 15, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Charles A. Engle Bugler August 5, 1861 Missing at Brandy Station, Va., June 9, 1863
George Mentzer Bugler August 5, 1861 Transferred to Brigade band; date unknown
Robert H. Scott Bugler   Not on muster-out roll
Allison, James Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 15,1863
Ait, John Private May 13, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Britton, George H. Private August 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Brown, Samuel Private August 5, 1861 Wounded in action, May 28, 1864; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Boyer, Thomas R. Private August 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Black, Joel Private August 5, 1861 Discharged August 12, 1862 for wounds received at Falmouth, Va., April 16, 1862
Baxter, H. Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 27, 1862
Britton, John Private November 14, 1862 Transferred to Battalion, September 89,1864
Buckelman, William Private August 21, 1862 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Britton, Linderman Private February 15, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; died April 5, 1865; buried at Philadelphia
Bird, Alonzo Private August 25, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; mustered out as Sergeant in Company M, June 6, 1865
Britton, Frederick A. Private August 19, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; mustered out in Company M, June 6, 1865
Carpenter, E. W. Private August 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Cochrane, John M. Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 18, 1861
Carver, Samuel Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 30, 1862
Carter, Daniel Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Casper, Peter Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Confer, Nathan'l F. Private August 5, 1861 Wounded at Falmouth, Va., April 19, 1862, and Culpepper, Va., September 13, 1863; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Devine, Thomas Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 18, 1861
Denny, Barlay M. Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 22, 1862
Devlin, Patrick Private August 5, 1861 Killed at Falmouth, Va., April 18, 1862
Ebert, George W. Private August 5, 1861 Wounded in action, May 28, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Eberly, Henry Private March 29, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Feather, Jacob Private August 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Frill, Jacob Private August, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Foster, George Private August 5, 1861 Captured August, 1862; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Fisher, James Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
French, Orville Private January 4, 1862 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Flag Charles S. Private August 5, 1861 Died` October 12, 1862; burial record, April 22, 1864, at Alexandria, grave, 1,788
Garto, Henry Private March 25, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Gable, John B. Private August 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Geltner, Charles Private August 561 Captured August, 1862; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Griffith, William Private August 5, 1861 Wounded at Falmouth, Va., April 18, 1862; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; promoted to Corporal; died February 19, 1865; buried at Point Lookout, Md.; Vet
Gay, Henry Private February 15, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, 1st Pa. Cavalry; mustered out by General Order, May 14, 1865
Grimsly, Thompson D. Private August 5, 1861 Deserted September, 1862
Garion, John Private   Not on muster-out roll
Grimsley, Thomas Private   Transferred to Brigade band, January 1, 1863
Harrgan, David Private August 5, 1861 Wounded June 9, 1863, at Brandy Station, Va., and November 27, 1863; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Hale, Joseph Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 6, 1862
Hawley, Milton P. Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Hoffman, Henry Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Hendricks, William Private February 9, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Hartman, William Private May 27, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Hale, Joseph M. Private February 15, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Jackson, J. T. Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 30, 1862
James, Aaron B. Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 30, 1862
Klinck, John P. Private August 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Kline, George W. Private August 4, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Kline H. R. Private December 23, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Kline, John Private March 22, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Kerst, Abraham Private February 15, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Kinney, Jacob F. Private August 4, 1864 Transferred to Battalion September 9, mustered out in Company M, May 27, 1865
Kershner, Wellington R. Private March 30, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Long, Henry Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 18, 1861
Leeds, William Private August 5, 1861 Wounded at Brandy Station, Va., June 9, 1863; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Lindenmuth, Nathaniel Private August 1, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Lose, Nicholas H. Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Lose, John J. Private February 9, 1864 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Long, John W. Private May 13, 1864 Captured-died July 21, 1864; buried at Staunton, Va.
McFarland, George Private May 28, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Martin, Thomas A. Private August 5, 1861 Wounded at Falmouth, Va., April 18, 1862, and at Fredericksburg, December 12, 1862; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
McEwen, William Private August 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
McGargle, Patrick Private August 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
McGinley, John K. Private August 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Moore, Levi Private August 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Mains, Enoch Private February 13, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Mille, Don Carlos Private August 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Margnett, M. M. Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 28, 1862
Montgomery, William Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 6, 1862
McNamara, Patrick Private August 5,61 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 21, 1862
McGlone, Thomas Private August 5, 1861 Discharged October 18, 1861
Miller, John H. Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 21, 1862
Moore, Daniel Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on'Surgeon's Certificate, October 22, 1862
Moon, Edward Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 29, 1863
Miller, Edward Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 18, 1862
McGinley, Daniel E. Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Miller, George Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Muthard, E. F. Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Miller, William Private June 3, 1863 Drowned in James river, July, 1864
McEwen, John Private January 1, 1862 Deserted May 16, 1862
Martin, Thomas Private February 10, 1864 Missing at Todd's Tavern, Va., June, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864
Musser, George W. Private February 1, 1864 Mus. out as Corporal Company M, Battalion, June 27, 1865; Vet
Moyer, John Private April 8, 1863 Not on muster-out roll
Numan, Henry Private August 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Norton, Morton, T. Private August 5, 1861 Killed at Falmouth, Va., April 18, 1862
Phillips, Monroe Private August 5, 1861 Wounded at Culpepper, Va., September 13, 1863; mustered out with Company, September 9, 1864
Potell, William Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 30, 1862
Paulis, George Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Potter, Henry F. Private August 5, 1861 Died, 1863, of wounds received at Brandy Station, Va., June 9, 1863
Rapp, Henry A. Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Richards. Joseph Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Roberts, John Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; mustered out in Company M, August 7, 1865; Vet
Rhodewalt, John Private August 5, 1861 Died September 13, 1863; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
Rhodes, Samuel Private August 5, 1861 Died November 26, 1863, of wounds received in action
Rudy, Michael Private August 5, 1861 Killed at Falmouth, Va., April 18, 1862
Raw, Jeremiah Private August 5, 1861 Not on muster-out roll
Strine, Jeremiah Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 18, 1861
Strine, Henry Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 18, 1861
Scott, Charles E. Private August 5, 1861 Wounded at Culpepper, Va., September 13, 1863; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Sheets, John Private August 5, 1861 Captured August 11, 1862; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; mustered out as Corporal, Company M, June 20, 1865; Vet
Shealer, Augustus Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; mustered out as Corporal Company M, June 20, 1865; Vet
Snovel, John Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion September 9, 1864; Vet
Stetler, Henry Private August 5, 1861 Wounded May 28, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Souder, William Private August 5, 1861 Wounded at Culpepper, Va., September 13, 1863; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Strine, Robert Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Shappel, Jeremiah Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Shaffer, George Private August 5, 1861 Died September 18, 1861
Strine, William Private August 5, 1861 Died September 18, 1861
Smith, Joseph Private April 26, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Schealer, Samuel Private March 30, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Smith, Finegan Private 1861 Deserted September, 1861
Urner, Henry P. Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Umphris, John Private March 26, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Wentzel, John Private August 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Williamson, Charles Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; mustered out as Corporal Company M, June 20, 1865; Vet
Winegardner, Lewis Private August 5, 1861 Transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Winegardner, William Private August 5, 1861 Wounded at Culpepper, Va., September, 1863; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Whitmer, Joseph H. Private August 5, 1861 Wounded in action, May 28, 1864; transferred to Battalion, September 9, 1864; Vet
Wagner, Henry B. Private August 5, 1861 Deserted December, 1861
Wauner, August Private April 8, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Wingard, John L. Private February 1, 1864 Not on muster-out roll; Vet
Yocum, David Private August 5, 1861 Captured at Shepherdstown, Va. July 17, 1863; died at Andersonville, August 6, 1864; grave, 4,900
Zink, Charles Private May 13, 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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