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Fifty-fifth Regiment, Company H

55th Regiment
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Recruited in Bedford County, Pennsylvania

55th PA Regiment Co. H

Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
George S. Mullin Captain December 4, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 21, 1862
John A. Livingston Captain October 11, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lieutenant, May 3, 1863; mustered out, October 11, 1864, expiration of term
Josiah Hissong Captain October 11, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant, May 3, 1863; to 2nd Lieutenant, November 25, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant, June 11, 1865; to Captain, May 1, 1865; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 6, 1865; Vet
James H. Miller 1st Lieutenant December 4, 1861 Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant, May 3, 1863; mustered out, October 11, 1864, expiration of term
William A. Dannaker 1st Lieutenant October 11, 1861 Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant, February 29, 1863; to 1st Sergeant, November 25, 1864; to 2nd Lieutenant, February 13, 1865; to 1st Lieutenant, May 1, 1865; commissioned Captain, June 7, 1865; not mustered, mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Andrew J. Boter 2nd Lieutenant October 11, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, May 3, 1863; mustered out, October 11, 1864, expiration of term
James P. Wogan 2nd Lieutenant October 11, 1861 Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant, August 13, 1864; to 1st Sergeant, April 20, 1865; to 2nd Lieutenant, May 29, 1865; commissioned 1st Lieutenant, June 7, 1865; not mustered, mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Daniel A. Hess 1st Sergeant October 11, 1861 Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant, August 13, 1864; to 1st Sergeant, February 13, 1865; commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, February 15, 1865; not mustered; died April 20, 1865, of wounds received at Rice's Sta'n, Va., April 6, 1865; buried at Hampton, Va.; Vet
Henry H. Darr 1st Sergeant October 11, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, February 27, 1863; to Sergeant, February 13, 1865 to 1st Sergeant, April 20, 1865; commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, June 7, 1865; not mustered; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 3, 1865; Vet
John C. Ealy 1st Sergeant October 11, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, February 27, 1863; to Sergeant, April 15, 1865; to 1st Sergeant, May 28, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
John H. Crouse Sergeant October 11, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, May 3, 1863; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Joseph Miller Sergeant October 11, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, August 13, 1864; to Sergeant, May 28, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Robert C. Smith Sergeant October 11, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, January 25, 1865; to Sergeant, July 3, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Eli Rinninger Sergeant February 29, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, May 5, 1865; to Sergeant, July 5, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Abram Darr Sergeant October 11, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, February 27, 1863; killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; Vet
Silas Gollipher Sergeant October 11, 1861 Discharged January 15, 1863, for wounds received at Edisto Island, S. C., April 17, 1862
John E. Moyer Sergeant September 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, June 3, 1864; to Sergeant, April 20, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
William M. Walker Sergeant October 11, 1861 Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant, December 2, 1864; to Commissary Sergeant, May 1, 1865; Vet
Philip S. Miller Sergeant October 11, 1861 Died at Beaufort, S. C., September 28, 1862
Solomon H. Miller Sergeant October 11, 1861 Promoted from private, September 15, 1862; captured; died June 8, 1864, of wounds received at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; buried at Richmond, Va.; Vet
William M. Amick Sergeant October 11, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, June 3, 1864; died August 11, 1864, of wounds received at Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864, buried at Hampton, Va.; Vet
Emanuel Snookes Sergeant October 11, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, August 13, 1864; to Sergeant, June 11, 1865; died August 26, 1865, of wounds received in action at Petersburg, Va.; Vet
W. E. Garlinger Corporal August 11, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, December 5, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Samuel Stattler Corporal February 28, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, June 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
David Weisgarver Corporal October 11, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, June 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
William McCormick Corporal October 19, 1863 Drafted; promoted to corporal, June 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
William W. Feight Corporal October 11, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, June 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Isaac Ream Corporal October 11, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, July 3, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Henry C. Clair Corporal October 11, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, July 5, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
John A. Long Corporal October 11, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Henry Lemon Corporal October 11, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, May 2, 1863; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 24, 1865; Vet
George Kromer Corporal September 2, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, May 15, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 11 1865
Josiah Slick Corporal October 11, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, June 17, 1864; to 2nd Lieut., 107th Regiment U. S. Colored Troops, date unknown; Vet
Espy Gollipher Musician October 11, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Adams, Samuel Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Anderson, Henry Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Adams, John Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Agnew, William Private February 29, 1864 Discharged by General Order, August 17, 1865
Adams, Philip Private October 11, 1861 Died June 19, 1865; buried in U. S. General Hospital Cemetery, No. 2, Annapolis, Md.; Vet
Anthony, Cyrus Private September 2, 1862 Died July 12, 1864, of wounds received at Petersburg, Va., May 9, 1864; buried at Hampton, Va.
Andrew, John Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted June 12, 1864
Adams, George W. Private February 29, 1864 Deserted May 31, 1864
Broad, Isaac W. Private October 11, 1861 Died March 8, 1864; buried in Cypress Hill Cemetery, Long Island
Blackburn, N. F. Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Benigh, John Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Bridenthall, Henry Private October 11, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 26, 1863
Bingaham, David Private October 11, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 26, 1862
Bahney, John Private September 12, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Brookins, John Private August 25, 1862 Discharged by General Order, May 29, 1865
Beaver, Simeon J. Private February 19, 64 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 15, 1865
Beltz, William H. Private February 19, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Bridaham, H. W. Private February 19, 1864 Captured; died July 27, 1864; burial record, August 28, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga., grave, 7,125
Bradley, Henry Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted March 20, 1864
Bell, William R. Private September 23, 1863 Not on muster-out roll
Cole, Samuel Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Carson, Samuel R. Private October 11, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 15, 1863
Carley, Peter A. Private February 29, 1864 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 10, 1865
Croyle, William H. Private October 11, 1861 Died at David's Island, N. Y., September 9, 1864; burial record, September 5, 1864, of wounds received at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864; buried in Cypress Hill Cemetery, Long Island; Vet
Davis, Wilson Private October 11, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Darr, David H. Private October 11, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Darr, Jacob Private December 1, 1863 Mustered out with Company. August 30, 1865
Davis, Ephraim W. Private October 11, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 26, 1862
Deck, John Private September 2, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 30, 1863
Dehard, Louis W Private September 26, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Davis, Charles Private October 11, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 16, 1863
Drips, Thomas Private October 11, 1861 Transferred to Company M, 1st Regiment U. S. Art., February 22, 1863
Davis, Charles M. Private February 29, 1864 Killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 5, 1864
Daugherty, D. L. Private March 2, 1864 Died July 11, 1864; burial record, July 15, 1864, of wounds received at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864; buried at Hampton, Va.; Vet
Deck, Henry Private September 2, 1862 Died at Point of Rocks, Va., October 30, 1864
Earnst, Joseph W. Private September 26, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Fisher, Edmund G. Private September 2, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Fidler, Jacob Private September 2, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 18, 1865
Fox, Henry W. Private October 11, 1861 Promoted to Sergeant Major, December 4, 1861
Frauenfelter, A. Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, May 15, 1865
Foster, William A. Private October 11, 1861 Died August 4, 1864
Garretson, George R. Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Geller, Jesse Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Goheen, James Private September 1, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Garretson, Josiah P Private February 29, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 11, 1865
Geyer, John C. Private October 2, 1862 Promoted to Commissary Sergeant, April 1. 1864
Gardner, John Private October 16, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company C, date unknown
Gilbert, William A. Private September 24, 1863 Drafted; promoted to Serg't Major, May 1, 1865
Garretson, Moses R. Private October 11, 1861 Died October 15, 1864; Vet
Goodman, Frederk Private September 1, 1862 Captured; died September 26, 1864; burial record, at Andersonville, Ga., September 22, 1864; grave, 9,503
Hammer, Daniel R Private October 11, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Hammer, Samuel J. Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Hyde, John Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Hammond, William Private December 31, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Hoover, Thomas D. Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Hilligass, Henry Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Hilligass, John C. Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Hess, Benjamin Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with company, August 30, 1865
Holtzmon, David Private August 26, 1862 Discharged by General Order. June 11, 1865
Hoover, Nathaniel Private February 29, 1864 Died at Beaufort, S. C., March 30, 1864
Harbaugh, George W. Private October 11, 1861 Died July 11, 1864, of wounds received at Petersburg, Virginia, June 16, 1864; Vet
Hand, Henry Private October 11, 1861 Captured; died September 29, 1864; burial record, at Andersonville, Ga., October 8, 1864; grave, 10,538; Vet
Jackson, Charles Private October 16, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, May 15, 1865
Kessler, John Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Kegg. James P. Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
King, Samuel T. Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Kreiger, John Private October 11, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Keely, Thomas Private October 16, 1863 Drafted; deserted March 20, 1864
Lockard, Thomas R. Private October 11, 1861 Absent, sick, at muster out; Vet
Lisher, John S. Private August 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 23, 1865
Long, Augustus Private September 2, 1862 Captured; died August 31, 1864; burial record at Andersonville, Ga., August 10, 1864; grave: 5,199
Miller, John Private October 11, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30 1865; Vet
Milburn, William Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Miller, John D. Private September 12, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Miller, William H. Private February 29, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 4, 1864; discharged by General Order, May 31, 1865
Miller, David Private March 2, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 8, 1865
Mathews, Hiram Private September 22, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Moyer, John A. Private September 2, 1862 Captured at Chapin's Farm, Va., September 29, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Mitchell, James P. Private February 29, 1864 Captured; died September 29, 1864; burial record, at Andersonville, Ga., October 17, 1864; grave, 11.081
Meyers, Levi Private March 2, 1864 Captured; died at Richmond, Va., May 20, 1864
Mars, John Private October 11, 1861 Captured; died at Andersonville, Georgia, September 30, 1864; Vet
Moyer, John Private October 11, 1861 Died December 10, 1863; burial record, at Beaufort, S. C., December 11, 1862
Moyer, William Private September 16, 1862 Captured; died at Andersonville, Ga., August 28, 1864; grave, 7,107
Mowery, Richard S. Private February 29, 1864 Deserted May 31, 1864
Moyer, William M. Private September 19, 1862 Deserted August 29, 1864
Moyer, Samuel Private September 2, 1862 Missing at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Nine, Harrison H. Private September 2, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Ornst, John Private October 9, 1863 Drafted; wounded in action, May 9, 1864; absent at muster out
Pfile, William Private September 26, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Risling, John H. Private October 11, 1861 Wd. in action, May 13, 1864; absent at mustered out; Vet
Rislenbatt, August Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Riffle, Alber J. Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Robinson, Tobias Private January 1, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Robinson, George B Private September 2, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Rouser, John S. Private October 1, 1861 Transferred to Company M, 1st Regiment U. S. Art., February 22, 1863
Rouser, Philip Private October 11, 1861 Died at Harrisburg, Pa., December 30, 1861
Raudenbush, Benjamin Private February 19, 1864 Capt'd; died at Andersonville, Ga., September 29, 1864
Rodger, James Private September 23, 1863 Deserted February 5, 1864
Robison, Philip Private January 1, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Stiffler, George C. Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Smith, Daniel Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with company, August 30, 1865
Satler, Frederick Private December 16, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Schaffer, Michael Private September 2, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Sholl, Isaac Private September 2, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Slick, William W. Private February 19, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 25, 1865
Slick, Hezekiah Private October 11, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 1;8, 1863
Struckman, Charles Private October 11, 1861 Mustered out, October 11, 1864, expiration of term
Sulivan, John 0. Private October 16, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company C, date unknown
Sulivan, John Private October 16, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company C, date unknown
Steckler, Charles Private February 29, 1864 Capt'd; died at Andersonville, Ga., September 29, 1864
Shrader, Auterbine Private February 19, 1864 Capt'd; died at Andersonville, Ga., September 29, 1864
Summers, George Private September 25, 1863 Drafted; killed at Petersburg, June 16, 1864
Slick, Allen Private March 2, 1864 Killed at Cold Harbor, June 3, 1864
Slick, Hezekiah B. Private February 19, 1864 Captured-died at Salisbury, N. C., February 6, 1865
Schaffer, Jacob J. Private February 19, 1864 Captured-died at Anderson'lle, Ga., September 30, 1864
Snyder, John Private October 16, 1863 Drafted-deserted April 4, 1864
Smith, Robert Private September 23, 1863 Drafted-deserted April 4, 1864
Sclotheim, Edmund Private October 16, 1863 Drafted; deserted June 6, 1864
Shrader, William 0. Private February 29, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Trott, Benjamin Private March 2, 1864 Died at Schellsburg, Pa., June 28, 1865
Travis, John L. Private October 16, 1863 Drafted-deserted April 4, 1864
Taylor, Thomas Private September 24, 1863 Drafted-deserted April 4, 1864
Wolf, Richard Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with company, August 30, 1865
Werning, John Private October 11, 1861 Mustered out with company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Wolf, Edmund Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with company, August 30, 1865
Wisel, George Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with company, August 30, 1865
Wonders, Daniel M Private October 2, 1862 Promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant, September 15, 1864
Willetts, Nathaniel Private October 16, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company C, date unknown
Whittaker, Christian Private October 11, 1861 Transferred to battery M, 1st Regiment U. S. Art., February 22, 1863
Wallace, John P. Private April 4, 1862 Died November 10, 1863; burial record, November 10, 1862, at Beaufort, S. C.

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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