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Seventy-seventh Regiment, Company A

77th Regiment
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Recruited in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Mustered out December 6, 1865

77th Regiment, Co. A

Captain
Samuel R. McKesson


Discharged February 3, 1863
John E. Walker Wounded at Stone River, Tenn., December 31, 1862; promoted from1st Lieutenant to Captain, May 15, 1863; killed near Atlanta, Ga., August 5, 1864
Albert G. Stark Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant, August 2, 1862; to 1st Sergeant, February 15, 1863; to 1st Lieutenant., August 24, 1863; to Captain, September 8, 1864; wounded at Resaca, Ga., May 16, 1864; resigned July 7, 1865
Washing'n Skinner Promoted to Sergeant, July 5, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant., September 8, 1864; to Captain, August 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
1st Lieutenant

David F. Daihl



Promoted to Corporal, August 1, 1863; to Sergeant, November 1,1864; to 1st Sergeant, September 1, 1865; to 1st Lieutenant., October 4, 1865; wounded at Nashville, Tenn., December 8, 1864; mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
2nd Lieutenant
Joseph Thomas


Promoted to Captain, Company H, March 21, 1862
Arthur Bennett Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant, March 31, 1862; discharged by Special Order, February 2, 1863
William Eaker Wounded at Liberty Gap, Tenn., June 25, 1863; promoted to Sergeant, February 5, 1864; to 1st Sergeant, November, 1864; to 2nd Lieutenant, September 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
 
1st Sergeant
Ellwood B. Reese




Wounded at Atlanta, Ga., July 20, 1864; promoted to Corporal, March 1, 1865; to Sergeant, July 1, 1865; to 1st Sergeant, October 5, 1865; mustered out with Company, December, 1865; Vet
John W. Bryson Promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant, September 1, 1863; mustered out, October 10, 1864, expiration of term
David B. Miller Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1862; to Sergeant, May 1, 1863; to 1st Sergeant, February 5, 1864; killed near Marrietta, Ga., July 4, 1864; Vet
Sergeant
Joseph Fisher



Promoted to Corporal, May 1, 1865; to Sergeant, August 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, December, 1865; Vet
George Stailey Promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1865; to Sergeant, October 5, 1865; mustered out with Company, December, 1865; Vet
John A. Borland Promoted to Corporal, August 1, 1865; to Sergeant, November 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, December, 1865; Vet
Martin St. Clair Promoted to Corporal, June 10, 1865; to Sergeant, November 22, 1865; mustered out with Company, December, 1865; Vet
William H. Pensinger Promoted to Sergeant, February 5, 1864; discharged by Special Order, April 12, 1865; Vet
David E. Stoner Wounded at Franklin, Tenn., November 30, 1864; promoted to Corporal, May 1, 1865; to Sergeant, October 1, 1865; mustered out, October 7, 1865, expiration of term
Christ. Burkholder Promoted to Sergeant, May 29, 1864; discharged by General Order, November 21, 1865; Vet
Samuel S. Ramsey Promoted to Corporal, February 5, 1864; to Sergeant, April 1, 1865; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 17, 1865; Vet
Jacob Sites Promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1865; to Sergeant, November 1, 1864; wounded at Chickamauga, Ga., September 19, 1863, Franklin, Tenn., November 31, 1864; and prison from November 30, 1864, to April 28, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865; Vet
John J. Forsyth Promoted to Corporal, May 1, 1865; to Sergeant, September 1, 1865; died September 29, 1865; buried 6 miles northwest of Victoria, Texas; Vet
Oliver J. Gamble Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant, September 1, 1863; capt'd at Chickamauga, Ga., September 19, 1863; died at Andersonville, August 21, 1864; grave, 6,384; Vet
Frederick Sharp Promoted to Corporal, March 1, 1865; to Sergeant, May 1, 1865; died at Green Lake, Texas, July 28, 1865; Vet
Corporal
Randall Childers


Promoted to Corporal, May 1, 1865; absent on furlough at muster out; Vet
Jacob Lackey Wounded at Franklin, Tenn., November 30, 1864; promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1865; mustered out with company, December 6, 1865
Frank Patterson Promoted to Corporal, September 1, 1865; mustered out with company, December 6, 1865
Thomas Laywell Promoted to Corporal, October 15, 1865; mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
Harrison Norris Promoted to Corporal, October 15, 1865; mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
William Hockersmith Promoted to Corporal, November 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
William Bradley Wounded near Atlanta, Ga., August 5, 1864; promoted to Corporal, November 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
William H. Gonder Promoted to Corporal, November 22, 1865; mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
John Betz Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 26, 1865; Vet
John F. Pensinger Promoted to Corporal, November 1, 1865; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April, 1865; Vet
Jeremiah Row Wounded at Chickamauga, Ga., September 19, 1863, and at Franklin, Tenn., with loss of arm, November 30, 1864; discharged June 9, 1865; Vet
John W. Bowman Promoted to Corporal, February 5, 1864; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, September 2, 1864; discharged by General Order, September 7, 1865; Vet
Milton M. Horton Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, September 2, 1864; discharged by General Order, September 7, 1865; Vet
Frederick Berkle Died January 9, 1865, of wounds received at Nashville, Tenn., December 8, 1864
James Rouzer Promoted to Corporal, February 1, 1863; captured at Chickamauga, Ga., September 19, 1863; died while in prison, date unknown
John Row Promoted to Corporal, August 15, 1865; died October 6, 1865; buried 6 miles north-west of Victoria, Texas;Vet
Stephen 0. Skinner Captured at Chickamauga, Georgia, September 19, 1863; died at Andersonville, December 4, 1864; grave, 12,218
Timothy Sullivan Promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1862; captured; died at Andersonville, Ga., July 25, 1864
James Cannon Promoted to Corporal, November 1, 1862; deserted April 1, 1863
Musician
Benjamin Purvin


Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Samuel Butler Discharged by General Order, June 22, 1865
Jeremiah Cooper Promoted to Principal Musician, October 13, 1861
Francis M. Donovan Promoted to Principal Musician, October 11, 1861
Private
Angermiller, Henry


Discharged by General Order, September 25, 1865; Vet
Atherton, James B. Discharged August, 1862
Ainsworth, George Died at Madison, Ind., December 24, 1864; Vet
Agen, Patrick Died at Green Lake, Texas, July 28, 1865
Barnett, Robert Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
Barnes, John Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Bourke, William Wounded at Nashville, Tenn., December 16, 1864; mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Bernd, Charles Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Beck, Samuel Discharged by General Order, October 18, 1865; Vet
Brower, Henry Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 21, 1862
Butler, Solomon Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 6, 1864
Bush, William Mustered out, October 10, 1864; expiration of term
Brumbaugh, Joseph Mustered out, October 10, 1864; expiration of term
Bence, George W. Wounded at Kenesaw Mountain, Ga., June 27, 1864; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 28, 1865
Boyles, William Transferred to Regimental Band, October 11, 1861
Bastian, Henry Captured at Chickamauga, Ga., September 19, 1863; died at Danville, Va., March 25, 1864
Brumbaugh, C. N. Died at Green Lake, Texas, July 31, 1865
Brightstine, Martin Discharged, date unknown
Carroll, John Absent, in arrest, at muster out
Cook, Thaddeus Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
Carbaugh, Theo. Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 28, 1862
Crall, John Mustered out, October 10, 1864; expiration of term
Curley, John Discharged May 19, 1865, for wounds received at Kenesaw Mountain, Ga., June 27, 1864
Crooks, John M. Mustered out, October 10, 1864; expiration of term
Cochran, Thomas G. Promoted to Commissary Sergeant, October 11, 1861
Cressler, Charles H. Promoted to Hospital Steward. October 11, 1861
Colter, James Killed at Dallas, Ga., May 27, 1864; Vet
Cease, Hiram Died at Camp Fry, Ky., February 24, 1862
Craig, James Died August 27, 1863; buried at Stone River, Tenn.
Chase, Lewis Deserted November 30, 1864
Diggins, Jesse Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Ditch, Frank Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Delp, Francis N. Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Drepperd, Amos Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Dusinger, Samuel Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Dingwalt, A. C. Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 24, 1865
Ditch, David Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 22, 1863
Ditch, John Discharged by General Order, July 19, 1865
Doyle, Paul Died at Chattanooga, Tenn., August 30, 1864
Embly, William Wounded at Atlanta, Ga., July 22, 1864; transferred to 1st reg. U. S. Eng., July 29, 1864; Vet
Essom, John Died at Nashville, Tenn., March 29, 1862
Emory, William Deserted June 30, 1863
Fiddler, James Absent, on furlough, at muster out
Feagley, Henry A. Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Fraker, John W. Discharged for wounds received at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia, July 20, 1864; Vet
Feehr, Adam Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 18, 1862
Forsyth, Thomas Discharged by General Order, June 22, 1865
Fogle, George Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, October 31, 1863
Foy, Nail Died at Hallettsville, Texas, November 3, 1865; Vet
Flack, George Deserted December 31, 1862
Gaetz, William W. Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Gladfelter, Samuel Discharged by General Order, November 6, 1865
Gallagher, John Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 7, 1863
Gallagher, Carl Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Gordon, John Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August 9, 1862
Giles, James Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 15, 1862
Goulden, Michael Discharged by General Order, May 31, 1865
Gross, John C. Killed at Franklin, Tenn., November 30, 1864
Gardner, Henry Discharged, date unknown
Griffin, James Discharged, date unknown
Harrison, Thomas Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Hahn, John Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Hamnbright, George Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Hardsock, Peter Wounded at Kingston, May 19, 1864, and at Dallas, Ga., May 29, 1864; mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
Hauser, George W. Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
Hollman, Samuel Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Hess, Christian Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Huber, Maris Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Hull, John Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 24, 1862
Hendricks, Nathan Discharged on Sureon's Certificate, August 9, 1863
Houck, McKinsey Wounded at Chickamauga, Ga., September 19, 1863; mustered out, March 8, 1865; expiration of term
Houck, John Discharged by General Order, June 22, 1865
Holmes, John Died at Louisville, Ky., April 1, 1864
Henakle, Henry Captured; died at Richmond, Va., January 8, 1864
Herr, Joseph Died September 5, 1865; buried six miles northwest of Victoria, Texas
Inerst, Charles Deserted June 30, 1863
Keebaugh, John Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Kerr, Robert Wounded at Stone River, Tenn., and Chickamauga, Ga.; mustered out with Co., December 6, 1865; Vet
Keller, William Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Klugh, Horace H. Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Kedtrick, Edward Discharged April 8, 1865, for wounds received near Atlanta, Georgia, August 5, 1864; Vet
Karcher, Anton Died September 2, 1865; buried six miles northwest of Victoria, Texas
Lippincott, James Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
Lessig, David Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 24, 1862
Lortz, John Mustered out, October 10, 1864; expiration of term
Lynn, John Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 5, 1865
Leaphart, James C. Discharged by General Order, May 16, 1865
Laubaugh, George F. Promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant, October 11, 1861
Loutenshlater, A. Died at Murfreesboro, Tenn., September 26, 1863, of wounds received at Liberty Gap, Tenn., June 25, 1863
Lortz, Jacob Died at Chattanooga, Tenn., March 10, 1864, of wounds received at Chickamauga, Ga., September 19, 1863; buried at Chambersburg, Pa.
Matthaes, Julius Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Monroe, James C. Absent, sick, at muster out
Myers, Henry Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Myers, William Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Mechtly, William H. Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Metzger, Christian Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Mahaffy, Joseph Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 21, 1862
Mort, Allen Discharged Jantiary 15, 1864, for wounds received at Battle Creek, Georgia, July 22, 1863
Martin, David Died at Nashville, Tenn., March 23, 1862
Mellville, Henry Not on muster-out roll
McEllwee, Thomas E. Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
McMarminon, Thomas Mustered out, November 4, 1864; expiration of term
McEllwee, Thomas J. Wounded and missing at Shiloh, Tenn., April 7, 1862
Nauman, William Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Neely, David Killed at Kingston, Ga., May 19, 1864
Nugent, Patrick Died at Victoria, Texas, October 30, 1865; Vet
Nunemaker, William Died at Chattanooga, Tenn., August 15, of wounds received August 5, 1864; Vet
Purvins, John Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
Pittman, Samuel Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
Pensinger, David N. Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Pensinger, Jere'ah Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Purvins, James Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Rynn, John Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Row, Jacob Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Reacherd, George Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Rider, Joseph Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Reinhold, Samuel Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Rintz, Philip Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Rintz, Robert Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Rodgers, William Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Risley, Bartley Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 24, 1862
Rock, John Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 12, 1863
Rice, Jonathan Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October, 1862
Rodgers, James B. Wounded at Kenesaw Mountain, Ga., June 19, 1861; discharged by General Order, September 27, 1865; Vet
Rook, Samuel H. Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 1, 1865; Vet
Poyer, Jacob Died at Camp Wood, Ky., January 4, 1862
Rushford, John Discharged, date unknown
Renninger, Frederick. Missing in action, date unknown
St. Clair, Samuel Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
Short, Michael Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
Seilhamer, George Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
Shuman, Philip Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
Snyder, John Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Sullivan, Patrick Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Suders, John Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Suders, George Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Suders, Samuel Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Swisher, Peter Wounded at Nashville, Tenn., December 16, 1864; mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Smith, Jackson Wounded at Stone River, Tenn., December 31, 1862; mustered out, October 10, 1864; expiration of term
Stumbaugh, GeorgeW. Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 21, 1862
Senseny, Christian Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 21, 1862
Shields, James Discharged by General Order, June 8, 1865
Stouler, Isaac Discharged June 9, 1865, for wounds received at Nashville, Tenn., December 8, 1864; Vet
Shillits, William Mustered out, October 7, 1864; expiration of term
Suders, George Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, March 31, 1864
Spong, Joseph Died at Louisville, Ky., March 2, 1862
Stoner, Samuel Died at Tuscumbia, Ala., July 15, 1862
Spangler, James Died at Murfreesboro, Tenn., June 9, 1864
Sherlock, Stephen Deserted July10, 1865
Sneal, George Not on muster-out roll
Troutman, Peter Discharged March 27, 1865, for wounds received at Dallas, Ga., May 27, 1864; Vet
Trenary, Hcnry T. Wounded and missing at Stone River, Tenn., December 31, 1862
Ulrick, Henry Discharged by General Order, June 9, 1865
Warner, George W. Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865
Weaver, John W. Absent, sick, at muster out
Wilson, William Mustered out with Company, December 6, 1865; Vet
Warner, Johnson Mustered out with company, December 6, 1865
Waid, Samuel Mustered out, October 10, 1864, expiration of term
Wolf, John Mustered out, October 10, 1864; expiration of term
Warfield, Samuel Discharged by General Order, August 7, 1865
Waddles, John Killed at Chickamauga, Ga., September 19, 1863
Williams, John Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, October 31, 1863
Welsh, Michael Killed at Atlanta, Ga., August 5, 1864
Wallace, John Died at Chambersburg, Pa., February 19, 1864; Vet
Wood, John A. Died at Nashville, Tenn., December 18, 1863
Wetzel, John Captured at Chickamauga, Ga., December 10, 1863; died while prisoner, date unknown
Wineman, James Capt'd at Chickamauga, Ga., September 19, 1863; died at Andersonville, August 23, 1864; grave, 6,530
Wickline, Thomas E. Captured at Chickamauga, Ga., September 19, 1863; died while prison, date unknown
Wright, Jeremiah Missing in action, date unknown
Young, Daniel Transferred toVeteran Reserve Corps, April 30, 1865; Vet
Yardley, Joseph 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.
Contributed by George Rapp




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