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Sixty-fourth Regiment, Fourth Cavalry, Field & Staff Officers



Recruited in Northampton County, Pennsylvania


64th PA Regiment 4th Cavalry Field & Staff Officers


Name Rank Date of Muster Into Service Remarks
David Campbell Colonel October 18, 1861 Transferred to 5th Cavalry, 65th regiment P. V., March 12, 1862
James H. Childs Colonel October 18, 1861 Promoted from Lieutenant Colonel, March 12, 1862; killed at Antietam, September 17, 1862
James K. Kerr Colonel October 18, 1861 Promoted from Major to Lieutenant Colonel, March 12, 1862; to Colonel, September 18, 1862; resigned May 17, 1863
George H. Covode Colonel September 30, 1861 Promoted from Captain Company D to Major, March 12, 1862; to Lieutenant Colonel, December 8, 1863; to Colonel, May 28, 1864; killed at St. Mary's Church, Va., June 24, 1864
SaMcl B. M. Young Colonel September 6, 1861 Promoted from Captain Company B to Major, September 20, 1862; to Lieutenant Colonel, October 1, 1864; to Colonel, December 29, 1864; to Brevet Brigadier General, April 9, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
William E. Doster Lieutenant Colonel October 18, 1861 Promoted from Major, October 30, 1862; to Brevet Brigadier General, March 13, 1865; resigned October 18, 1863
Alender P. Duncan Lieutenant Colonel November 1, 1861 Promoted from Captain Company L to Major, May 1, 1864; to Lieutenant Colonel, December 29, 1864; to Brevet Colonel, March 13, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
James T. Trembell Major November 1, 1861 Resigned August 12, 1862
William M. Biddle Major October 30, 1861 Promoted from Adjutant, August 14, 1862; mustered out, October 29, 1864, expiration of term
William B. Mays Major September 6, 1861 Promoted from Captain Company L, December 13, 1864; killed at Farmville, Va., April 7, 1865
Robert J. Phipps Major February 8, 1863 Promoted from Captain Company H, March 7, 1865; to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel, March 13, 1865; resigned May 17, 1865
James T. Peale Major March 1, 1862 Promoted from Captain Company D to Major, September 9, 1864; to brevet Lieut. Colonel, March 13, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
Napoleon J. Horrell Major November 4, 1861 Promoted from Captain Company C, June 8, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
Arnold A. Plummer Adjutant November 18, 1861 Discharged by special order, date unknown
Robert L. Coltart Adjutant December 18, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lieutenant Company I to Adjutant, December 28, 1861; to Captain Company I, December 20, 1862
Charles E. Robison Adjutant December 31, 1861 Discharged by special order, date unknown
John B. Maitland Adjutant October 9, 1861 Promoted from 2d Lieutenant Company L to Adjutant, October 17, 1862; to Assistant Adjutant General, August 6, 1864
James E. B. Dalzell Adjutant September 1, 1864 Promoted from Sergeant Major, September 1, 1864; discharged October 29, 1864, for wounds received at St. Mary's Church, Va., June 24, 1864; applied for a pension December 19, 1868: Application No. 137,878, Certificate No. 98,412; his widow applied: Application No. 348,076, Certificate No. 232,389
Clement Engelman Adjutant March 1, 1862 Promoted to Brevet Captain, March 13, 1865; died May 12, 1865, of wounds received at Dinwiddie C. H., March 31, 1865; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.; Vet
Jerome McBride Adjutant August 24, 1862 Promoted from private Company B, date unknown; wounded at Kelly's Ford, Va., March 17, 1863; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
William B. McElroy Adjutant February 25, 1864 Promoted to Sergeant Major, June 14, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet
Abraham Edwards Quarter Master October 1861 Resigned August 3, 1862, to accept promotion of Captain and Assistant Quartermaster U. S. A.
Henry S. King Quarter Master October 18, 1861 Mustered out, October 29, 1864, expiration of term
Lewis Young Quarter Master February 19, 1865 Mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
George C. Morton Commissary Supply September 4, 1861 Promoted from Commissary Sergeant, August 28, 1863; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
Nathaniel F. Marsh Surgeon October 7, 1861 Resigned December 6, 1862
John C. Lyons Surgeon December 20, 1862 Transferred to 56th regiment P. V., January 18, 1863; discharged on Surgeon's certificate, December 21, 1864
John M. Junkin Surgeon November 15, 1862 Resigned February 3, 1865
William B. Price Surgeon March 20, 1863 Promoted from Assistant Surgeon, February 15, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
Peter Wager Assistant Surgeon October 16, 1861 Transferred to 5th Cavalry, 65th regiment P. V., March 20, 1862
James M. Morrison Assistant Surgeon August 1, 1862 Transferred to 48th regiment P. V., November 29, 1862
Charles King Assistant Surgeon December 31, 1861 Resigned November 25, 1862
Frank A. Bushley Assistant Surgeon December 15, 1862 Resigned November 6, 1863
James S. Skeels Assistant Surgeon March 25, 1865 Mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
John A. McCoy Assistant Surgeon September 1, 1864 Promoted from private company K to Hospital Steward, November 1, 1864; to Assistant Surgeon, April 14, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
James B. Turner Chaplain October 10, 1861 Resigned March 13, 1863
Henry Q. Graham Chaplain November 22, 1863 Resigned September 22, 1864
James A. Vanhorn Veterinary Surgeon August 24, 1862 Promoted from private Company B, November 10, 1864; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet
Melvin A. Johnston Sergeant Major August 21, 1864 Promoted from private Company I, June 15, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet
Wm. H. Wonderly Sergeant Major October 14, 1861 Promoted to 2d Lieutenant Company K, 5th Cavalry, 65th regiment P. V., March 29, 1862
A. Benson White Sergeant Major August 16, 1861 Promoted to 1st Lieutenant Company F, December 31, 1862
Richard Whitaker Quarter Master Sergeant January 1, 1864 Promoted to 2d Lieut. Company G, December 13, 1864; Vet
William H. Collingwood Commissary Sergeant September 7, 1862 Wounded in action; discharged by General Order, July 7, 1865
Gordon M. Bacon Commissary Sergeant January 1, 1864 Promoted from private Company G,January 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet
John Fulton Hospital Steward October 1, 1861 Mustered out, October 1, 1864, expiration of term
Joseph McMullen Hospital Steward March 1, 1863 Promoted from private Company L, January 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
Eli Carner Hospital Steward January 1, 1864 Promoted from private Company L, May 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet
Jesse M. Jones Armorer March 31, 1864 Promoted to Armorer, February 16, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet
Francis Kopft Chief Bugler August 15, 1861 Mustered out, August 20, 1864, expiration of term
Theodore Duering Chief Bugler January 1, 1864 Promoted from Bugler Company B, August 16,1864; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet.
Thomas J. Robinson Saddler January 1, 1864 Promoted to 2d Lieut. Company H, May 1, 1864; Vet
Charles Kirkner Saddler September 12, 1861 Mustered out, September 12, 1864, expiration of term
Thomas A. Parker Saddler May 13, 1863 Promoted from private company L,January 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 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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