12thCavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Field and Staff Officers

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Term/
Years

Remarks

Wm. Frishmuth Colonel  
3
Resigned April 20, 1862
Lewis B. Pierce Colonel February 17, 1862
3
Promoted from Lieutenant Colonel, April 23, 1862; discharged by Special Order, December 15, 1864
Marcus A. Reno Colonel January 1, 1865
3
Promoted from Captain 1st U. S. Cavalry, January 1, 1863; to Brevet Brigadier General Vols., March 13, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 20, 1865
Jacob Kohler Lt. Colonel March 6, 1862
3
Promoted from Major, April 28, 1862; discharged October 17, 1862
Joseph L. Moss Lt. Colonel October 18, 1862
3
Discharged July 25, 1863
William Bell Lt. Colonel March 21, 1862
3
Promoted from Captain Company F to Major, April 25, 1862; to Lt. Colonel, July 2, 1864; discharged by Special Order, December 15, 1864
James A. Congdon Lt. Colonel April 28, 1862
3
Promoted from Major, January 1, 1865; to Brevet Colonel and Brigadier General, March 13, 1865; resigned May 2, 1865
W. H. M'Allister Lt. Colonel March 20, 1862
3
Promoted from Captain Company L, May 18, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 20, 1865
Darius Titus Major April 25, 1862
3
Captured near Manassas, Va., Aug. 26, 1862; discharged April 25, 1864
Edson Gerry Major April 16, 1862
3
Promoted from Captain Company I, February 6, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 20, 1865
David B. Jenkins Major March 3, 1862
3
Promoted from Captain Company F, January 31, 1865; mustered out March 21, 1865; expiration of term
John Johnson Major January 4, 1862
3
Promoted from Captain Company A, May 3, 1865; mustered with regiment, July 20, 1865
H. C. Pulte Adjutant February 2, 1862
3
Discharged August 23, 1862
George W. Henrie Adjutant November 11, 1861
3
Promoted to Captain company H, March 4, 1863
S. M. Machesney Adjutant March 10, 1863
3
Promoted from Commissary Sergeant, September 1, 1863; died April 6, 1864
Charles Piers Adjutant April 20, 1862
3
Promoted from Sergeant Major,August 30, 1864; resigned December 30, 1864; Vet
Thomas V. Irwin Adjutant February 29, 1864
3
Promoted from Sergeant,Company M, March 20, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 20, 1865
Henry W. Graeff Adjutant December 18, 1861
3
Discharged by Special Order, March 21, 1862
Graves B. Hammer Battery Adjutant March 22, 1862
3
Promoted from 2d Lt., Company B, April 24, 1862; transferred to company E, date unknown
Michael M. Myers Battery Adjutant May 2, 1862
3
Discharged August 31, 1862
Harvey K. Rickert Quarter Master December 2, 1861
3
Mustered out with regiment, July 20. 1865
Parley Coourn?? Commissary S. January 7, 1862
3
Discharged March 19, 1865; expiration of term
George W. Seibert Commissary S. December 10, 1861
3
Promoted from Hospital Steward, March 20, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 20, 1865; Vet
J. D. Schoales Surgeon December 4, 1861
3
Mustered out with regiment, July 20, 1865
R. B. Cruice Assistant Surgeon January 28, 1862
3
Discharged July 22, 1862
Theo're B. Lashels Assistant Surgeon July 30, 1862
3
Discharged December 5, 1862
M. F. Bowes Assistant Surgeon August 4, 1863
3
Promoted to Surgeon 209th reg. P. V., September 14, 1864
John C. Allen Assistant Surgeon February 14, 1863,
3
Mustered out with regiment, July 20. 1865
O. Douglas Forster Assistant Surgeon May 14, 1865
3
Mustered out with regiment, July 20. 1865
George H. Hammer Chaplain March 22, 1862
3
Promoted from Captain, Company B, May 15, 1862; discharged on Surgeon's certificate, March 5, 1865
0. B. Tourtellott Sergeant Major January 1, 1862
3
Promoted to 2d Lt. company L, February 17, 1864
James Siron Sergeant Major May 26, 1864
3
Promoted to 2d Lt. company D, February 3, 1865
David W. Miller Sergeant Major March 5, 1862
3
Transferred to company L, May 7, 1865; Vet
Henry E. Gerry Sergeant Major October 31, 1864
3
Promoted from Sergeant Company H, May 8, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 20, 1865
Leopold Hoffman Quarter Master Sergeant January 9, 1861
3
Promoted from private Company C, date unknown; mustered out with regiment, July 20, 1865; Vet
John Fetler Commissary Sergeant October 29, 1861
3
Promoted from private Company D, date unknown; mustered out with regiment, July 20, 1865; Vet
Geo. S. Craighead Hospital Steward December 14, 1861
3
Promoted from private Company I, date unknown; mustered out with regiment, July 20, 1865; Vet
Charles M. Scott Saddler Sergeant February 29, 1864
3
Mustered out with regiment, July 20, 1865; Vet
George H. Birnber Principal Musician February 29, 1864
3
Mustered out with regiment, July 20, 1865; Vet

Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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