15th Cavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Field and Staff Officers

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

Wm. J. Palmer Colonel November 30, 1861 Promoted from Captain Anderson Troop, September 8, 1862; prisoner from September 19, 1862 to January 15, 1863; Bevet Brigadier General, November 6, 1864; mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1865
William Spencer Lt. Colonel November 30, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lieut. Anderson Troop, October 1, 1862; resigned February 6, 1863
Chas. B. Lamborn Lt. Colonel June 4, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lieutenant, 30th Regiment P. V., February 17, 1863; resigned February 1, 1865
Charles M. Betts Lt. Colonel August 22, 1862 Promoted from Captain Company F to Major, May 11, 1864; to Lieut. Colonel, March 13, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1865
A. G. Rosengarten Major November 30, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant Anderson Troop, November 13, 1862; killed at Stone River, Tenn., December 29, 1863
Frank B. Ward Major November 30, 1861 Promoted from Captain, Company B, October 10, 1862; died January 4, 1863, of wounds received at Stone River, Tenn., December 29, 1862; buried in Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburg, Pa.
William Wagner Major October 23, 1862 Promoted from Captain, Company B, March 13, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1865
Abra'm B. Garner Major October 3, 1862 Promoted from Captain, Company K, March 13, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1865
Jas. Blackstone, Jr. Adjutant November 30, 1861 Promoted from Private, Anderson Troop, October 10, 1862; resigned February 27, 1863; re-mustered March 1, 1863; promoted to Captain Company E, March 14, 1863
William F. Colton Adjutant August 22, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant Major, March 14, 1863; to Captain, Company A, May 11, 1864
Charles E. Scheide Adjutant October 3, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant, Company L, June 30, 1864; to Captain, Company K, March 13, 1865
Josiah C. Reiff Adjutant August 22, 186 Promoted from 1st Lieutenant Company H, March 13, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1865
George S. Fobes Quarter Master August 22, 1862 Promoted from Private, Company B to Commissary Subsistance, October 1, 1862; to Quarter Master, March 1, 1863; resigned July 29, 1864
John W. Johnston Quarter Master August 22, 1862 Promoted from Corporal, Company E, November 4, 1864; absent, on detached service, at muster out
Chas. S. Hinchman Commissary Sergeant August 22, 1862 Promoted from Regimental Comissary Sergeant, March 1, 1863; absent, on detached service, at muster out
Jos. W. Alexander Surgeon October 20, 1862 Mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1865
George F. Mish Assistant Surgeon October 4, 1862 Prisoner from December 29, 1862. to February, 1863; mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1865
Eli J. Say Assistant Surgeon April 7, 1863 Mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1865
J. B. M'Glumphey Veterinary Surgeon October 3, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant Company D, July 22, 1864; mustered out with Regiment. June 21, 1865
W. Wallace Borst Sergeant Major September 6, 1862 Promoted from 1st Serg't Company B, March 15, 1865; Comissioned 2d Lt., Company M, May 29, 1865, and 1st Lt., Company A, June 21, 1865; not mustered; mustered out with Company, June 21, 1865
Wm. H.Wayne, Jr. Sergeant Major August 22, 1862 Promoted from 1st Sergeant Company B, March 14, 1863; died at Philadelphia, Pa., April 12, 1863
Washington Airey Sergeant Major August 22, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant Company C, November 1, 1862; to Captain, Company L, March 1, 1863
Edward Sellers Sergeant Major August 22, 1862 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, March 1, 1863; to Captain, Company H, May 8, 1863
Samuel Phillips Sergeant Major October 3, 1862 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, Company H, May 8, 1863; to 2d Lieutenant, Company G, July 22, 1864
John F. Conaway Sergeant Major August 22, 1862 Promoted from 1st Sergeant Company I, January 21, 1865; to 1st Lieutenant Company B, March 13, 1865
Wilfred H. Keely Quarter Master Sergeant August 22, 1862 Promoted from Commissary Sergeant, Company G, July 17, 1863; mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1865
Albert B. Fobes Quarter Master Sergeant August 22, 1862 Promoted from private Company B, November 1, 1862; transferred to Company A, March 1, 1863
Abner Evans Commissary Sergeant August 22, 1862 Promoted from Commissary Sergeant, Company M, July 9, 1864; mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1865
William M. Fields Commissary Sergeant August 22, 1862 Promoted from Corporal, Company D, March 1, 1863; to 1st Lieutenant Company ti, M;ay 8, 1863
Abner Evans Commissary Sergeant August 22, 1862 Promoted from Commissary Sergeant, Company M, July 9, 1864; mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1865
Harry Walters Commissary Sergeant October 10, 1862 Promoted from Quarter Master Sergeant, Company B, May 8, 1863; transferred to Company B, July 16, 1863
Wm. A. Palmer Commissary Sergeant August 22, 1862 Promoted from Commissary Sergeant, Company L, May 8, 1863;transferred to Company L, November 14, 1863
George H. Kline Saddler October 10, 1862 Promoted from Saddler Company G, August 16, 1863; mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1885
William M'Gee Saddler August 30, 1862 Promoted from Saddler Company K, March 1, 1863; discharged for promotion, August 15, l863
Charles P. Sellers Hospital Steward August 22, 1862 Promotod from Private, Company H, November 1, 1864; mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1865
William G. Stewart Hospital Steward October 10, 1862 Promoted from Private, Comlpany I, February 11, 1863Inustered out with reginient, June 21. 1865
James L. Anderson Hospital Steward August 22, 1862 Promoted from Private, Company I; discharged on Surgon's Certificate, January 25, 1863
Lyman S. Strickler Chief Bugler August 22, 1862 Promotod from bugler, Company D, November 1, 1864; mustered out with Regiment, June 21, 1865
Henry Le Caron Chief Bugler August 30, 1862 Promoted from Bugler, Company A, November 1, 1863; to 2d Lt., 13th Regiment U. S. Colored Troops, September 13, 1864; to 1st Lt., March 24, 1865; mustered out January 10, 1866
Wm. M. Murdock Chief Bugler October 3, 1862 Promotod from bugler, March 1, 1863; transferred to Company K, November 1, 1863

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

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