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Fifty-fifth Regiment, Company K

55th Regiment
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Recruited in Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania

55th PA Regiment Co. K

Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
Joseph Filler Captain November 5, 1861 Mustered out, November 13, 1864; expiration of term
Hezekiah Hammer Captain November 5, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, November 1, 1863; to Sergeant, June 1, 1864; to 1st Sergeant, September 1, 1864; to 2nd Lieutenant, October 3, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant, November 7, 1864; to Captain, December 8, 1864; wounded, with loss of arm, at Petersburg, Va., April 2, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Edmund Bedell 1st Lieutenant November 5, 1861 Resigned May 5,1862
Frank D. Saupp 1st Lieutenant November 5, 1861 Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant, October 23, 1862; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 16, 1864
John Imler 1st Lieutenant November 5, 1861 Promoted to Sergeant; to 1st Sergeant; to 2nd Lieutenant, November 10, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant, December 8, 1864; resigned July 17, 1865; Vet
Henry W. Fox 2nd Lieutenant October 11, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 17, 1864; Vet
William L. Martin 1st Sergeant November 5, 1861 Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, May 5, 1862; not mustered; killed at Pocotaligo, S. C., October 22, 1862
George Ewing Leach 1st Sergeant November 5, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant; died at Pittsburg, February 26, 1864; Vet
William A. Mock 1st Sergeant November 5, 61 Promoted from Sergeant; killed at Foster's Farm, Virginia, May 22, 1864; Vet
Daniel B. Ritchey 1st Sergeant November 5, 1861 Promoted to 1st Sergeant; commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, November 15, 1864; not mustered; discharged July 29, 1865, for wounds received in action
William A. Maloney 1st Sergeant March 2, 1864 Promoted from private to Sergeant, September 1, 1864; to 1st Sergeant, August 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
David C. Ling Sergeant November 5, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, April 1, 1864; to Sergeant, April 30, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
J. L. Radebaugh Sergeant November 5, 1861 Promoted from private, December 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
John Crist Sergeant November 5, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, June 1, 1864; to Sergeant, August 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Peter Kinsey, Jr. Sergeant November 5, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, September 1, 1864; to Sergeant, August 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
John Cobler Sergeant November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August 3, 1865; Vet
Henry G. Drenning Sergeant November 5, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, January 1, 1862; killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; Vet
John J. Dibert Sergeant November 5, 1861 Killed at Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864; Vet
Isaac M. Imler Sergeant November 5, 1861 Promoted from Corporal; killed at Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864; Vet
Josiah B. Mock Sergeant November 5, 1861 Promoted to Corporal; to Sergeant; died March 22. 1865; buried in U. S. General Hospital Cemetery, Annapolis, Md.; Vet
John Robb Corporal November 5, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, March 12,1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Ferdinand Ritchey Corporal November 5, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, June 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Albin C. Arnold Corporal February 29, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, June 12, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Thomas Leech Corporal November 5, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, August 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Theoph. R. Gates Corporal February 3, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, August 19, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Francis T. Crist Corporal March 2, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, August 19, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Henry Miller Corporal January 29, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, August 19, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Daniel Hagerty Corporal February 19, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, August 19, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Isaac Flagle Corporal November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 26, 1863
George W. Herring Corporal November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 26, 1863
Henry Hillebrandt Corporal February 19, 1864 Discharged by General Order, July 21, 1865
John W. Gonden Corporal September 19, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, November 1, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 11, 1865
Moses F. Marshall Corporal November 5, 1861 Died at Fortress Monroe, Va., December 5, 1861
Andrew Turner Corporal November 5, 1861 Died at Harrisburg, Pa., December 3, 1861
Frederick Sanno Corporal November 5, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, December 20, 1861; died at Beaufort, S. C., March 6, 1863
Joseph Tewell Corporal November 5, 1861 Died at Washington, D. C., June 17, 1864; Vet
Chauncey Corle Corporal November 5, 1861 Died August 23, 1864; buried in Cypress Hill Cemetery, Long Island
John T. Hunt Corporal November 4, 1862 Captured; died at Savannah, Ga., October 10, 1864
James C. Hughes Musician November 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
D. W. Radebaugh Musician February 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Josiah Haley Musician November 5, 1861 Mustered out, November 4, 1864; expiration of term
Allison, John Private February 19, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Allison, Nathaniel Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Allison, John Private November 5, 1861 Transferred to batt'y M, 1st U. S. Artillery, February 21, 1863
Allison, Jacob Private November 4, 1862 Died at Beaufort, S. C., December 14, 1863
Allison, Edward Private February 19, 1864 Captured; died at Andersonville, Ga., June 24, 1864; grave, 2,398
Allison, David Private November 5, 1861 Captured; died at Andersonville, Ga., September 27, 1864; grave, 9,896; Vet
Agnew, George H. Private February 19, 1864 Captured; died at Millen, Ga., November 27, 1864
Allen, William Private November 5, 1861 Transferred to Company B., 53d Regiment P. V., November 6, 1861
Bowser, Daniel L. Private March 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Bowser, David Private March 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Burket, Gabriel Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Bauman, William Private October 3, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Berchman, Jacob Private October 3, 1863 Drafted; wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; absent at muster out
Bucher, George H. Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Butler, Cyrus Private September 28, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Burmingham, T. Private July 22, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Bush, Charles Private March 2, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 29, 1865
Bowser, Nicholas Private November 5, 1861 Discharged June 6, 1865, for wounds received in action; Vet
Barkhimer, John Private March 8, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 20, 1865
Bloom, Jacob Private November 5, 1861 Transferred to batt'y M, 1st U. S. Artillery, February 21, 1863
Byerly, James F. Private November 5, 1861 Transferred to batt'y M, 1st U. S. Artillery, November 16, 1862
Butler, Andrew Private November 5, 1861 Died at Beaufort, S. C., October 11, 1862
Burket, Balser Private March 2, 1864 Killed at Foster's Farm, Va., May 20, 1864
Burket, Frederick Private March 2, 1864 Captured; died at Andersonville, Ga., October 16, 1864; grave, 11,024
Belles, Joseph S. Private September 28, 1863 Drafted; killed at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864
Brown, Max Private October 19, 1863 Drafted; killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Beisel, George M. Private March 2, 1864 Died at Point Lookout, Md., October 27, 1864
Bloom, John Private November 5, 1861 Transferred to Company E, 76th Regiment P. V., November 6, 1861
Claar, Henry Private March 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Cobler, Francis Private March 1, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Culp, George Private October 14, 1863 Drafted; absent, sick, at muster out
Corle, Michael S. Private November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 23, 1863
Corle, Martin Private November 4, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 16, 1863
Corle, Alexander B. Private February 19, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 22, 1865
Claycomb, John Private November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 14, 1863
Claycomb, Freder'k. Private November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 26, 1863
Cessna, William Private February 19, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 6, 1865
Culp, James. Private October 14, 1863 Drafted; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 21, 1865
Cable, Henry Private November 5, 1861 Transferred to batt'y M, 1st Regiment U. S. Artillery, November 13, 1862
Corle, Eli Private November 5, 1861 Died at Camp Curtin, Pa., November 21, 1861
Coffee, John Private November 5, 1861 Died at Hilton Head, S. C., November 10, 1862
Crocheron, John F. Private October 17, 1863 Drafted; died near Petersburg, Va., July 18, 1864
Crist, Solomon Private March 2, 1864 Missing at Foster's Farm, Va., August 26, 1864
Croyle, Martin Private October 21, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Detwiler, Joseph Private November 5, 1861 Wounded at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; absent at muster out; Vet
Diehl, James Private March 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Dull, Lewis Private February 19, 1864 Wounded at Hatcher's Run, Va., March 30, 1865; absent at muster out
Dehart, Daniel L Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Danner, Henry S. Private September 28, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Day, Robert. Private October 15, 1863 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 30, 1865
Dannaker, John Private November 5, 1861 Transferred to batt'y M, 1st Regiment U. S. Artillery, February 21, 1863
Dibert, Jacob Private November 5, 1861 Died at Point of Rocks, Va., October 26, 1864; Vet
Ernest. Alexander Private November 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Edwards, Daniel L. Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Edwards, Josiah Private March 2, 1864 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 6, 1865
Exline, Jacob Private November 5, 1861 Captured; died at Andersonville, Ga., September 7, 1864; grave. 8,066; Vet
Eagan, Charles Private July 17, 1863 Drafted; deserted April 28. 1864
Epler, Aaron Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; missing at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864
Ellenberger, George. Private February 29, 1864 Wounded at Foster's Farm, Va., May 20, 1864; absent at muster out
Fether, William. Private March 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Freeburn, Rich'd H. Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Flohr, Adam Private February 17, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out
Frazier, William Private November 5, 1861 Died June 9, 1864, of wounds received in action; buried at Point Lookout, Md.; Vet
Fritz, Aaron Private October 5, 1863 Drafted; died at Fort Monroe, Va., November 4, 1864
Gordon, Joseph N. Private February 19, 1864 Wounded at Hatcher's Run, Va., March 30, 1865; absent at muster out
Gardiner, Fran's L. Private March 8, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 18,1864; absent at muster out
German, Ephraim Private October 3, 1863 Drafted; discharged June 6, 1865, for wounds received in action
Gneill, Conrad Private October 10, 1863 Drafted; died June 29, 1864, of wounds received in action
Gordon, William Private November 5, 1861 Capt'd; died at Richmond, Va., May 22, 1864; Vet
Gonden. John W. Private November 5, 1861 Discharged, date unknown
Hunt, Samuel Private November 1862 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Harvey, Alexander Private February 13, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Hahn, Isaac Private September 18, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Howard, John S. Private February 1, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 25, 1865
Hammond, Oliver Private October 17, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company D, April 1, 1864
Hull, Samuel Private October 16, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company D, April 1, 1864
Hyde, Abraham Private November 5, 1861 Died at Fortress Monroe, Va., November 30, 1861
Hileman, John Private November 5,61 Died at Fortress Monroe, Va., December 1, 1861
Harbaugh, Eli Private November 5, 61 Died at Hilton Head, S. C., January 27, 1862
Harbaugh, Wilson.. Private .March 2, 1864 Died at Beaufort, S. C., March 28, 1864
Harbaugh, Robert Private February 19, 1864 Killed near Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864
Holler, James M Private November 5, 61 Died at Beaufort, S. C., September 2, 1862
Hilbert, Reuben Private October 12, 1863 Drafted; deserted February 19, 1865
Ickes, Henry Private March 2, 1864 Deserted August 18, 1864
James, Edward V. Private March 2, 1864 Killed near Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864
James, John A Private March 2, 1864 Died June 20, 1864; burial record June 25, 1864; of wounds received in action; buried at Hampton, Va.
Kipp, Jonas Private November 5, 1861 Mustered out, September 2, 1864; expiration of term
Kinsey, Peter, Sr. Private November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 22, 1863
Kinley, Jacob Private November 5, 1861 Died at Beaufort, S. C., October 13, 1862
Kinton, David Private February 19, 1864 Killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Kurtz, Jacob Private August 30, 1863 Drafted; captured; died at Andersonville, Ga., October 21, 1864; grave, 11,238
Kephart, Cyrus Private September 22, 1863 Drafted; died at Annapolis, Md., November 18, 1864
Koch, John Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; missing at Chapin's Farm, Va., September 29, 1864
Keeffee, Joseph Private November 5, 1861 Transferred to Company D, November 6, 1861
Leopold, John Private November 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Ling, Isaac Private March 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Lorah, Henry H. Private February 22, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Lorah, Benjamin H. Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Laughlin, John Private October 2, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Lehman, Josiah L. Private November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 28, 1863
Luther, Frederick H. Private February 19, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Lee, James Private October 14, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company D, April 1, 1864
Leech, William Private November 5, 1861 Killed at Pocotaligo, S. C., October 22, 1862
Lee, Winfield S. Private February 19, 1864 Deserted June 21, 1864
Leppert, Gustavs. Private October 10, 1863 Drafted; deserted June 24, 1864
Mushbaum, John Private November 5, 1861 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865; Vet
Maul, William A. Private November 5, 1861 Absent, in hospital, at muster out; Vet
Musselman, S. C. Private March 8, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Miller, William M. Private October 14, 1863 Drafted; prisoner from May 16, 1864, to April 29, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 21, 1865, to date May 20, 1865
Marquart, August Private October 16.'63 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Muthardt, Jeff. H. Private September 28, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Miller, Nelson B. Private November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate,November 1, 1862
Miller, John W T. Private November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 14, 1862
Marshall, H. L. Private November 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 14, 1862
Mock, Anthony Private November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 4, 1863
Mock, Emanuel A. Private February 1, 1864 Discharged August 17, 1864, for wounds received in action
Moran, Thomas Private November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 26, 1863
Mangus, George Private February 19, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
Myer, John. Private October 2, 1863 Drafted; discharged March 16, 1864
May, Joseph C Private November 5, 1861 Transferred to batt'y M, 1st Regiment U. S. Artillery, February 21, 1863
Mock, John D. Private February 19, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, April 1, 1865
Myers, Joseph Private June 17, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, May 15, 1865
McCrossan, John Private October 6, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company D, April 1, 1864
McMullen, Charles Private February 19, 1864 Died June 20, 1864, of wounds received in action; buried at Hampton, Va.
Mock, Tobias Private March 2, 1864 Died August 7, 1864, of wounds received in action
Mock, Malachi B. Private November 5, 1861 Died November 7, 1862; buried at Beaufort, S. C.
Mock, Andrew Private March 2, 1864 Died at Hatcher's Run, Va., March 31, 1865, of wounds received in action
McElroy, John Private October 19, 1863 Drafted; deserted June 3, 1864; dishonorably discharged January 11, 1868, to date June 3, 1864
McFarland, James Private October 13, 1863 Drafted; deserted July 31, 1865
Newman, John Private October 2, 1863 Drafted; killed at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864
Noll, William R. Private September 28, 1863 Drafted; killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 6, 1864
Oldham, Michael Private February 19, 1864 Died April 6, 1864; burial record, April 16, 1864, at Beaufort, S. C.
O'Keefe, James Private September 23.'63 Drafted; deserted April 28, 1864
Palmer, John Private February 19, 1864 Captured; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Presser, Philip Private October 14, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Placher, Andrew Private March 2, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 16, 1865
Ritchey, David. Private March 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Rahn, Edwin L. Private October 16, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Rollins, Andrew Private November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 4, 1862
Riplett, Joshua Private March 2, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 23, 1865
Ritchey, John Private March 2, 1864, Wounded at Hatcher's Run, Va., March 30, 1865; discharged by General Order, July 22, 1865
Richards, Jeremiah Private October 3, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company D, April 1, 1864
Reily, Michael Private October 16.'63 Drafted; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, April 1, 1865
Ritchey, Jonas Private November 5, 1861 Died at John's Island, S. C., of wounds received on picket, March 29, 1862
Reese, George L. Private November 5, 1861 Deserted November 21, 1861
Shaeffer, Sebastian Private November 5, 1861 Absent, sick, at muster out; Vet
Stratton, Jeremiah Private February 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Shur, William Private September 28, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Snellrider, David Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Stingle, Jacob Private November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 26, 1863
Smith, Jeremiah Private November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 3, 1863
Stambaugh, Joseph Private March 2, 1864 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 4, 1865
Shaffer, George W. Private February 19, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
Smith, William Private October 10, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company D, April 1, 1864
Stahla, Henry Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company D, April 1, 1864
Shine, James Private July 20, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company D, April 1, 1864
Shull, Henry R. Private November 5, 1861 Transferred to batt'y M, 1st Regiment U. S. Artillery, February 21, 1863
Saurpp, John Private November 5, 1861 Killed at Edisto Island, S. C., March 29, 1862
Shields, Michael Private July 20, 1863 Drafted; deserted April 30, 1864
Sleek, Andrew J. Private November 5, 1861 Deserted November 13, 1861
Thompson, John Private October 14, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company D, April 1, 1864
Wentz, Isaac Private November 5, 1861 Wounded at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; absent at muster out; Vet
Wentz, Henry Private November 5, 1861 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864; absent at muster out; Vet
Welsh, John F. Private January 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 30, 1865
Wentz, John Private November 5, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 3, 1862
Wysong, Samuel Private March 2, 1864 Discharged August 3, 1865, for wounds received at Chesterfield C. H., Va.
Wentz, Adam Private November 5, 1861 Transferred to battery M, 1st regiment U. S. Artillery, February 21, 1863
Wenris, Daniel Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Company D, April 1, 1864
Wilson, John Private February 19, 1864 Died June 29, 1864, of wounds received in action; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Wysong, Samuel Private November 5, 1861 Discharged, date unknown

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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