17th Cavalry/
162nd Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Company B

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

David E. Whitney Captain October 20, 1862 Discharged by special order, December 29, 1862.
Henry M. Donehoo Captain September 6, 1862 Promoted from Commissary of Subsistance, December 29, 1862; wounded at Five Forks, Va., April 1, 1865; absent, in hospital, at muster out.
Merrick T. Whitney 1st Lt. September 23, 1862 Resigned January 2, 1863.
Warren F. Simrell 1st Lt. September 21, 1862 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, December 15, 1862; to Captain, Company D, July 22, 1864.
W. N. Chamberlain 1st Lt. September 21, 1862 Promoted from Quarter Master Sergeant to 2d Lt., January 11, 1863; to 1st Lt., July 4, 1864; Brevet Captain and Major, March 13, 1865
William A. Larne 2d Lt. October 20, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 13, 1865.
Asa D. Corse 2d Lt. September 27, 1862 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, July 23, 1864; mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment Pro. Cavalry, August 7, 1865.
Jerome I. Stanton 1st Sgt. September 21, 1862 Promoted from Quarter Master Sgt., April 1, 1865; to Sergeant Major, June 10, 1865.
Matthew M'Pherson 1st Sgt. September 21, 1862 Killed at Five Forks, Va., April 1, 1865.
James E. Custis Q. M. Sgt. September 21, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, August 1, 1863; to Sgt., January 1, 1865; to Quarter Master Sgt; April 1, 1865; mustered out with company, June16, 1865.
Dennis Shay Com.

Sgt.

September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company, June16, 1865.
Edward A. French Sgt. September 21, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, August 1, 1863; >>Sergeant, January 1863; mustered out with company, June16, 1865.
George H. French Sgt. September 21, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, December 18, 1863; to Sergeant, August 1864; mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Edward E. Thayer Sgt. September 21, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, August 1, 1863; to Sergeant, November 1, 1864; mustered out with company June 16, 1865
Martin V. Bisbee Sgt. September 21, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1864; to Sergeant, April 1, 1865; mustered out with company June 16, 1865
William H. Brookins Sgt. September 21, 1862 Promoted from Corporal, January 1863; wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., May 31, 1864; transferred to 58th Company, 2d Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 30, 1865.
Russell V. Whitney Sgt. September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 13, 1863.
Richard C. DuBois Sgt. September 21, 1862 Promoted to Adjutant 155th Regiment P. V., November 30, 1862.
Erastus Bennett Sgt. September 21, 1862 Died at Washington, D.C., August 23, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington.
Jerry Sivers Corp. September 21, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, September 6, 1864; mustered out with company June 16, 1865
William G. Seamans Corp. September 21, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, November 1, 1864; mustered out with company June 16, 1865
George F. Rezane Corp. September 21, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, April 1, 1865; mustered out with company June 16, 1865
Elisha N. Lord Corp. September 21, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, December 18, 1863; transferred to Company F, 10th Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged by General Order, June 26, 1865.
Freeman P. Whitney Corp. September 21, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, September 6, 1864; captured October 29, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 13, 1865.
Stanley Stone Corp. September 21, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, November 1, 1864; captured December 24. 1864; discharged by General Order, June 13, 1865.
Timothy C. Simpson Corp. September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 12, 1863.
Charles Hamilton Corp. September 21, 1862

Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 23, 1863.

 

Thomas D. Caldwell Corp. March 8, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, July 6, 1864; mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865. Vet.
Harry T. Castle Corp. November 17, 1863 Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1865; mustered out with Company A, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865.
Harvey S. Rice Corp. September 21, 1862 Killed at Trevillian Station, Va., June 12, 1864.
William H. Brown Corp. September 21, 1862 Died of wounds received in action, August 13, 1864.
A. Judson Perigo Corp. September 21, 1862 Died at Alexander, Va., November 20, 1863.
Benjamin W. Barrett Bugler September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
James Hyde Bugler February 28, 1864 Promoted to Chief Bugler, November 1, 1865.
Thomas J. Tailman Black-smith September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Danford H. Newton Black-smith September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Joseph S. Halstead Black-smith September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 12, 1863.
Leroy H. Aldrich Saddler September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Michael J. Julvey Saddler September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 30, 1865.
Albon, Emanuel Private September 24, 1864 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Abbott, Charles Private April 2, 1864 Not on muster-out roll.
Barrett, Luther L. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Brown Henry Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Bowen, William B. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Blanding, Herbert Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Barnard, William E. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Bertholf, Benjamin O. Private September 21, 1862 Discharged on General Order, May 29, 1865.
Barrett, Sabin Private September 21, 1862 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, September 30, 1863; discharged on General Order, July 26, 1865.
Bolin, Plus J. Private March 24, 1864 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865.
Brooks, Livingston J. Private September 21, 1862 Killed at Cold Harbor, Va., May 31, 1864.
Bagley, John W. Private September 21, 1862 Died at Fairfax Seminary, Va., June 19, 1863; buried at Alexandria, Grave 849.
Babcock, Andrew J. Private September 21, 1862 Captured; died at Richmond, Va., November 18, 1863.
Brady, John Private October 27, 1864 Not on muster-out roll.
Black, David Private March 24, 1864 Not on muster-out roll.
Carlin, Peter M. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Carlin, Asa F. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Corey, Enos W. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Congle, John W. Private September 27, 1864 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Corwin, Eli E. Private September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 27, 1863.
Conery, John W. Private February 26, 1864 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Conery, James Private February 26, 1864 Died at Hampton, Va., June 28, 1864.
Darrow, Jonathan W. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Decker, George Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
DeWitt, Isaac M. Private September 21, 1862 Wounded at Todd's Tavern, Va., May 8, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 17, 1864.
Disbro, Jesse C. Private September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August 18, 1863.
Dana, John C. Private December 7, 1863 Mustered out with Company A, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865.
Estabrooks, Sylvester H. Private September 21, 1862 Discharged by General Order, May 23, 1865.
Griswold, Daniel L. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Galoway, Theodore Private September 21, 1862 Discharged by special order, February 10, 1863.
Greggs, Alvin M. Private September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 6, 1864.
Gregg, John M. Private March 8, 1864 Absent at muster out.
Gibb, George Private March 23, 1864 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865.
Greek, William Private September 21, 1862 Died at York, Pa., May 18, 1863; buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery.
Hasker, Bernard Private September 4, 1864 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Hart, Isaac Private September 21, 1862 Captured August 13, 1864; discharged by General Order, July 18, 1865.
Howell, John S. Private September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 14, 1865.
Hinkley, Marquis Private September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August 19, 1863.
Hart, William Private March 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865.
Halstead, S. C. Private March 16, 1864 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865.
Helmer, Samuel F. Private March 14, 186 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865.
Haggerty, Charles H. Private March 25, 1864 Deserted from Company B, , 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, July 8, 1865.
Hamil, Augustus B. Private March 8, 1864 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865.
Horton, Thomas R. Private March 26, 1864 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865.
Harrison, Thomas Private March 24, 1864 Not on muster-out roll.
Haley, James Private March 24, 1864 Not on muster-out roll.
Ireland, Elisha Private September 21, 1862 Died in Susquehanna County, Pa., March 25, 1865.
Jenkins, Stephen Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Jones, Charles Private August 27, 1864 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Johnson, Thomas Private March 26, 1864 Not on muster-out roll.
Lake, William H. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Lee, William Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Leight, Charles A. Private August 19, 1864 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Lamb, George W. Private September 21, 1862 Absent, in hospital, at muster out.
Lord, Drew H. Private September 21, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 20, 1865.
Lathrop, Zara Private September 21, 1862 Transferred to U. S. Army, November 10, 1862.
Lord, Jerome Private September 21, 1862 Promoted to 1st Lt. 27th Regiment, U. S. Colored Troops, August 8, 1865; mustered out, September 21, 1865.
Lyne, John S. Private March 14, 1864 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865. Vet.
Loffler, Charles Private April 25, 1864 Mustered out with Company A, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865. Vet.
Labar, John Private March 29, 1864 Killed at Trevillian Station, Va., June 12, 1864.
Lyon, Harmon D. Private September 21, 1862 Died at Washington, D. C., Mary 10, 1863; buried in Military Cemetery.
Logan, Edward C. Private February 26, 1864 Deserted April 18, 1865.
Mentzer, Daniel Private September 5, 1864 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Murphy, Frank H. Private August 21, 1864 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Mack, Henry Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Moore, Samuel L. Private August 9, 1864 Prisoner from September 29, 1864, to March 7, 1965; discharged by General Order, June 27, 1865.
Moffitt, Mortimore Private September 21, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865.
Mitchell, Stanley N. Private September 21, 1862 Promoted to Sergeant Major, August 1, 1864.
Miller, David H. Private February 11, 1864 Mustered out with Company A, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865. Vet.
M'Carroll, Samuel L. Private September 21, 1862 Wounded at Opequan, Va., September 19, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out.
M'Keeby, Theodore Private September 21, 1862 Discharged by General Order, September 7, 1865.
M'Keeby, James B. Private September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate,

February 5, 1863.

M'Keeby, William B. Private September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate,

June 26, 1863.

M'Donald, Allen W. Private March 24, 1864 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate,

September 9, 1864.

M'Connell, Solomon W. Private September 21, 1862 Transferred to U. S. Army, November 10, 1862.
M'Keeby, Samuel Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865. Vet.
Nash, William H. Private September 21, 1862 Killed at Trevillian Station, Va., June 12, 1864.
Oakley, Edward G. Private September 21, 1862 Discharge by General Order, May 25, 1865.
Obrien, John Private August 24, 1862 Died at Philadelphia, Pa., March 28, 1865.
Palmer, William H. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Payne, George L. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Plappelt, George Private September 5, 1864 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Rodgers, Francis Private September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 15, 1863.
Round, Amassa N. Private September 21, 1862 Killed at Deep Bottom, Va., July 28, 1864.
Ross, John Private March 14, 1864 Died April 16, 1864; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, Washington, D. C.
Smith, David Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Stoddard, Horace S. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Sterling, Jabes S. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Stainer, George T. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Saunders, James Private August 7, 1864 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Shay, Aaron W. Private September 21, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865.
Scott, James H. Private September 21, 1862 Dishonorably discharged, July 15, 1865.
Smith, George B. Private September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 6, 1863.
Stodard, Henry B. Private September 21, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 22, 1864.
Steinbeck, Lewis Private September 21, 1862 Discharged by General Order, May 23, 1865.
Smith, James N. Private September 21, 1862 Promoted to Hospital Steward, April 9, 1863.
Shiver, Francis R. Private February 26, 1864 Mustered out with Company A, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865. Vet.
Smith, John Private February 12, 1864 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865. Vet.
Shearer, Jacob Private March 7, 1864 Absent at muster out.
Swygert, William R. Private March 8, 1864 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865. Vet.
Shank, Jacob Private March 12, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 2, 1865.
Snyder, John C. Private March 8, 1864 Killed at Cold Harbor, Va., May 31, 1864.
Stewart, Stanley Private September 21, 1862 Accidentally killed at Winchester, Va., November 29, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Lot 17.
Struble, George Private March 29, 1864 Deserted June 14, 1864.
Sweaney, William Private November 23, 1864 Not on muster-out roll.
Tyler, Henry W. Private September 21, 1862 Mustered out with company June 16, 1865.
Tobias, Peter Private March 11, 1864 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865. Vet.
Tenant, Walter Private March 24, 1864 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865. Vet.
Tenant, Dallas P. Private September 21, 1862 Killed at White House, Va., June 21, 1864; buried National Cemetery, Yorktown, Section A, Grave 103.
Thompson, John C. Private September 21, 1862 Died at Philadelphia, Pa., October 17, 1864.
Tripp, Joseph O. Private March 13, 1864 Died at Washington, D.C., September 17, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Williams, Henry G. Private September 21, 1862 Promoted to 2d Lt. 1st Regiment. U. S. Colored Troops, July 14, 1854; mustered out, September 29, 1865.
Wayman, Harvey B. Private September 21, 1862 Discharged by General Order, April 24, 1865.
Wheaton, Myron Private September 21, 1862 Promoted to Hospital Steward; date unknown.
Welcome, Ezra Private March 14, 1864 Mustered out with Company B, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865. Vet.
Walker, Thomas Private July 22, 1864 Deserted from Company A, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, July 8, 1865.
Whitney, Harland S. Private September 21, 1862 Died at Hope Landing, Va., April 14, 1863.
Wells, Hezekiah S. Private September 21, 1862 Captured; died at Richmond, Va., October 14, 1864.
Yengst, William Private March 31, 1864 Mustered out with Company A, 2d Regiment, Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865. Vet.

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

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