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Fifty-fifth Regiment, Company I

55th Regiment
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Recruited in Blair and Bedford County, Pennsylvania

55th PA Regiment Co. G

Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
David W. Madara Captain September 20, 1861 Resigned April 20, 1862
Benjamin Rough Captain December 4, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lieutenant, May 3, 1863; dismissed August 17, 1864
John O'Neil Captain December 4, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lieutenant Company C, September 10, 1864; died at Annapolis, Md., December 11, 1864, of wounds received at Chapin's Farm, Va., September 29, 1864
Martin V. Sorber Captain September 20, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, November 30, 1861; to Sergeant., October 24. 1863; to Quarter Master Sergeant., November 11, 1863; to 2nd Lieutenant, September 16, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant, November 22, 1864; to Captain, April 20, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865;Vet
Andrew Rough 1st Lieutenant November 20, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant; to 1st Lieutenant, November 25, 1863; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 4, 1864
Solomon V. Fry 1st Lieutenant September 20, 1861 Promoted to Sergeant, November 30, 1861; to 1st Sergeant, November 24, 1863; to 2nd Lieutenant, November 25, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant, April 20, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
William C. Williams 2nd Lieutenant September 20, 1861 Resigned February 2, 1863
Harry C. Crouse 2nd Lieutenant September 20, 1861 Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant; to 2nd Lieutenant, November 25, 1863; killed at Petersburg, August 20, 1864
James Brown 2nd Lieutenant October 7, 1863 Promoted to Corporal, November 6, 1863; to Sergeant, September 29, 1864; to 1st Sergeant, November 25, 1864; to 2nd Lieutenant, April 20, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
S. M. Bartlebaugh 1st Sergeant September 20, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, November 6, 1863; to Sergeant, May 1, 1864; to 1st Sergeant, August 24, 1865; prisoner from May 16, to December 16, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
John C. Baker Sergeant September 20, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, November 24, 1863; to Sergeant, December 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Frederick Hainsey Sergeant September 20, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, March 1, 1864; to Sergeant, May 1, 1865; prisoner from May 16, to August 16. 1864; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
William S. Larmon Sergeant October 15, 1861 Discharged May 14, 1862
Paul S. Mauk Sergeant September 20, 1861 Promoted to Sergeant; captured at Fort Johnson,Va., September 29, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865; Vet
Samuel Stiner Sergeant September 20, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, November 6, 1863; to Sergeant, January 1, 1864; deserted October 22, 1864; Vet
Daniel B. Henry Corporal September 20, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, March 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Albert Ruggles Corporal February 11, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, June 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Bernard Croyle Corporal February 27, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, December 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
John H. Gray Corporal September 20, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, December 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, August, 1865; Vet
Patrick Dunn Corporal February 18, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, May 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
William H. Rough Corporal October 15, 1861 Mustered out, October 15, 1864; expiration of term
John McChesney Corporal September 20, 1861 Discharged, date unknown, for wounds received at Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864; Vet
James Little Corporal October 15, 1861 Transferred to U. S. Regular Army, February 25, 1863
William Mosell Corporal September 20, 1861 Died March, 1864; burial record, at New York, April 4, 1864
George Lohr Corporal February 29, 1864 Died in Somerset county, Pa., November 29, 1864
Charles Ayers Corporal August 28, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1864; deserted August 30, 1864; Vet
John Bartlebaugh Corporal September 20, 1861 Missing at Chapin's Farm, Va., September 29, 1864; Vet
John S. Larmon Musician September 20, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Daniel A. Wheeler Musician February 6, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Arnold, Almon Private July 20, 1863 Drafted; absent, sick, at muster out
Altman, George W. Private April 2, 1862 Died June 23, 1864, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
Allison, James Private February 11, 1864 Captured; died at Charleston, S. C., December 5, 1864
Birkbimer, Samuel Private February 20, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Barr, John Private October 17, 1863 Drafted; captured; discharged by General Order, July 19, 1865
Baker, William Private October 15, 1861 Mustered out, January 17, 1865, to date October 15, 1864, expiration of term
Barnhart, C. A. Private October 6, 1863 Drafted; wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 30, 1864
Brininger, Simon Private October 15, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 14, 1862
Bird, William Private October 15, 1861 Transferred to batt'y M, 1st Regiment U. S. Art., January 20, 1863
Bennett, Daniel Private October 10, 1863 Drafted; transferred to 9th Regiment Vermont Volunteers, March 30, 1865
Bradley, Francis P. Private February 17, 1864 Transferred to 14th Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, September 16, 1864
Bailey, John Private February 15, 1864 Died July 10, 1864, of wounds received at Petersburg, Virginia, June 18, 1864
Bisbing, Charles H Private February 27, 1864 Wounded and prisoner at Chapin's Farm, Va., September 29, 1864; died October 25, 1864; buried in U. S. General Hospital Cemetery, Annapolis, Md.
Burns, James M Private February 11, 1864 Died March 30, 1865, of wounds received at Hatcher's Run, Va., February, 1865
Brady, Peter Private February 15, 1864 Deserted August 1, 1864
Brown, Charles Private October 10, 1863 Drafted; deserted May 9, 1864
Carnell, David Private February 18, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Conrad, Winfield S. Private February 18, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Curtis, Edward Private October 8, 1863 Drafted; deserted; returned; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Craig, George W. Private October 15, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 14, 1862; burial record, died June 25, 1862; buried in Cypress Hill Cemetery, Long Island
Cofran, Alphonzo Private October 2, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company E, April 5, 1864
Cowan, David Private October 15, 1861 Died at Fortress Monroe, Va., July 23, 1864
Cormack, John Private February 10, 1864 Died October 26, 1864, of wounds received at Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864; buried in Cypress Hill Cemetery, L. I.
Crum, Simon Private February 15, 1864 Died at Philadelphia, February 4, 1865, of wounds received at Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864
Corle, James L. Private February 19, 1864 Killed at Hatcher's Run, Va., March 30, 1865
Cunningham, John Private July 27, 1863 Drafted; deserted June, 1864
Cox, Thomas Private October 5, 1863 Drafted; deserted November 16, 1864
Croft, Jeremiah Private February 15, 1864 Deserted July, 1864
Dawson, Jonathan Private September 29, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Dayton, John C. Private January 1, 1865 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Davis, Thomas P. Private February 15, 1864 Killed at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 13, 1864
Doyle, John Private October 17, 1863 Drafted; killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Derr, John Private August 19, 1863 Drafted; died June 18, 1864; burial record June 27, 1864; of wounds received at Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864; buried at Hampton, Va.
Dodds, Matthew Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; died, date unknown, at New York
De Cock, Isaac P. Private July 22, 1863 Drafted; deserted November 16, 1864
Eckard, Jacob Private February 15, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Evans, George W. Private September 20, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Edwardson, S. P. Private February 16, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 29, 1865; Vet
Fagans, James Private February 15, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Fleegle, Martin Private February 27, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Filebaugh, Rineh't. Private October 8, 1863 Drafted; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 15, 1864
Finnegan, Daniel Private September 20, 1861 Died at Fortress Monroe, Va., October 6, 1864
Francis, William Private October 7, 1863 Drafted; deserted February 17, 1865
Gates, William K. Private February 27, 1864 Prisoner from June 13, to November 28, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Garland, Matthew Private October 7, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Gray, George W. Private October 15, 1861 Mustered out, November 4, 1864, to date October 15, 1864, expiration of term
Gallagher, Charles Private October 8, 1863 Drafted; discharged by General Order, May 15, 1865
Gates, William B. Private February 15, 1864 Transferred to Company E, 24th batt., Veteran Reserve Corps, February 15, 1865
Grace, John Private October 17, 1863 Drafted; died at Fortress Monroe, Va., October, 1863
Geiger, Jacob D. Private February 27, 1864 Killed at Hatcher's Run, Va., March 30, 1865
Glass, John G. Private February 11, 1864 Discharged by General Order, July 5, 1865; Vet
Hockenberry, J. Private September 20, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Hughes, Edwin. Private October 8, 1863 Drafted; captured; wounded at Chapin's Farm, Va., September 29, 1864; absent at muster out
Hale, William Private October 15, 1861 Mustered out, October 15, 1864, expiration of term
Hamilton, M. B Private October 15, 1861 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 15, 1863
Hand, James Private October 15, 1861 Transferred to batt'y M, 1st Regiment U. S. Art'y, January 20, 1863
Hainsey, Valentine Private February 10, 1864 Died June 17, 1864, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Hockenberry, S. Private September 20, 1861 Died at Hampton, Va., September 10, 1864
Hanson, George Private October 15, 1863 Drafted; deserted March 29, 1864
Heinemyer, A. Private February 27, 1864 Missing at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864
James, John W. Private October 22, 1863 Drafted; captured; discharged June 5, 1865, for wounds received at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864
Jackson, John Private October 8, 1863 Drafted; deserted November 25, 1864
Kline, James S. Private February 15, 1864 Died May 20, 1864, of wounds received at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 19, 1864
Lowry, William N. Private October 7, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Lear, Daniel Private September 20, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Lewis, William Private September 24, 1863 Drafted; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 5, 1865
Lingenfelter, D. Private February 19, 1864 Prisoner from May 16, 1864, to April 29, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 9, 1865, to date May 20, 1865
Levy, Bernard H. Private August 12, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company E, April 5, 1864
Little, Irving Private October 15, 1861 Died at Beaufort, S. C., October 12, 1862
Lockhard, John Private February 11, 1864 Captured at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; died at Richmond, Va., June 4, 1864
Linton, John Private October 20, 1863 Drafted; deserted May 6, 1864
Lee, Charles Private July 22, 1863 Drafted; deserted August 23, 1864
Lorenze, Charles Private October 17, 1863 Drafted; prisoner from September 28, 1864, to April 12, 1865; discharged by General Order, July 28, 1865, to date July 21, 1865
Myers, Jacob Private February 6, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Madden, Abisha Private September 20, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Malcomb, George Private October 5, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Murphy, Dennis Private July 20, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
McDermott, C. Private October 20, 1863 Drafted; wounded at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; absent at muster out
McConnell, P. J. Private February 18, 1864 Missing at Chapin's Farm, Va., September 29, 1864
Miller, Chauncey Private February 29, 1864 Absent, in hospital, at muster out
Madden, Daniel Private July 27, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
May, William A Private October 2, 1863 Drafted; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 4, 1864
McGregor, Robert Private October 15, 1861 Mustered out, October 15, 1864, expiration of term
McGregor, William Private October 15, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 14, 1862
Martin, Henry J. Private October 7, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company E, April 5, 1864
McGee, James Private October 15, 1861 Captured at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; died at Richmond, Va., May 27, 1864
McCloud, Daniel Private July 26, 1863 Drafted; died July 9, 1864. of wounds received at Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864; buried at Hampton, Va.
Murphy, James Private October 15, 1863 Drafted; executed, for desertion, at Beaufort, S. C., January 6, 1864
McGregor, John Private September 20, 1861 Died June 6, 1864, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.; Vet
McCoy, Robert Private October 15, 1863 Drafted; deserted May 6, 1864
Miller, John Private October 15, 1863 Drafted; deserted August 1, 1864
Martin, Alexander Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted August 6, 1864
McGee, William Private October 15, 1861 Missing at Chapin's Farm, Va., September 29, 1864
Marshall, George Private October 3, 1863 Drafted; captured at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; died at Millen, Ga., date unknown-section A, grave, 98
Noffsker, H. M. Private February 11, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Noland, Thomas Private October 15, 1861 Transferred to U. S. Reg. Army, February 25, 1863
Noland, James Private October 15, 1861 Transferred to U. S. Reg. Army, February 20, 1863
Noffsker, William A Private February 11, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, April 11, 1865; Vet
Noffsker, Martin Private February 19, 1864 Captured at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; died at Millen, Ga., date unknown
Otto, Abraham Private February 15, 1864 Died May 10, 1864, of wounds received at Petersburg, Va., May 9, 1864
Ormsbey, John Private October 7, 1863 Drafted; deserted May 9, 1864
Penrod, Amaniah Private February 27, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Pote, Jacob Private February 6, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Polta, Augustus Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; transferred to 14th Regiment V. R. U., February 28, 1865
Roach, Thomas Private October 15, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 14, 1862
Reed, Hezekiah C. Private October 15, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 26, 1862
Rimm, Charles Private October 9, 1863 Drafted; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 25, 1864
Rubens, Joseph Private October 8, 1863 Drafted; deserted June 11, 1864
Summerland, P. J. Private February 15, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Snyder, George Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Stephenson, Cyrus Private February 18, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Shank, Joshua Private February 15, 64 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Stotzer, Paul Private October 15, 1863 Drafted; absent, in arrest, at muster out
Shultz, Frederick Private October 2, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company E, April 5, 1864
Stineman, Daniel Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; transferred to 51st Company, 2nd battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps, January 18, 1865
Sutters, John Private February 27, 1864 Capt'd at Drury's Bluff,Va., May 16, 1864; died May 7, 1865; buried at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Mo.
Shepard, Robert K. Private September 12, 1863 Drafted; captured at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; died at Richmond, Va., June 29, 1864
Shaffer, Peter Private February 16, 1864 Captured at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; died at Richmond, Va., June 4, 1864
Saxon, John C. Private February 11, 1864 Killed at Hatcher's Run, Va., March 30, 1865
Smitman, Henry Private October 14, 1863 Drafted; died at City Point, Va., January 8, 1865
Shoop, Joseph L. Private February 19, 1864 Died August 7, 1864, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia; Vet
Smith, George Private July 20, 1863 Drafted; deserted April 25, 1864
Smith, John Private October 7, 1863 Drafted; deserted May 6, 1864
Schultz, Jacob Private October 7, 1863 Drafted; deserted May 6, 1864
Summerland, John Private September 20, 1861 Deserted September 30, 1864; Vet
Summerfield, A. D. Private July 20, 1863 Drafted; deserted August 31, 1864
Summers, John Private October 15, 1863 Drafted; missing at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864
Smith, Samuel Private September 20, 1863 Missing at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; Vet
Treese, Adie Bell Private February 15, 1864 Discharged June 7, 1865, for wounds received at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3, 1864
Wonderly, William H. Private February 20, 1864 Prisoner from May 16, to November 19, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Woodward, George Private July 15, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Weaver, George W Private September 20, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Watkins, Jesse Private October 15, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 2, 1863; burial record, died at Beaufort, S. C., April 26, 1863
Wright, James Private October 8, 1863 Drafted; discharged by General Order, May 29, 1864
Williams, John Private October 1, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company E, April 5, 1864
Wonderly. John B. Private February 22, 1864 Transferred to 129th Company, 2nd batt., Veteran Reserve Corps, October 24, 1864
Wonders, Henry Private February 19, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps., January 28, 1865
Warner, Frederick Private October 7, 1863 Drafted; captured at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; died at Richmond, Va., July 15, 1864
Yeck, Frederick Private October 20, 1863 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865

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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