17th Cavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Company C

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

Weidner H. Spera Captain October 24, 1862 Promoted to Major, August 10, 1864
Benjamin M. Herr Captain September 27, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant to 2d Lt., April 5, 1864; to Captain, October 6, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 20, 1865
Cyrus Bentz 1st Lt. October 1 27, 1862 Resigned April 5, 1863
Joseph E. Shultz 1st Lt. October 24, 1862 Promoted from 2d Lieut., November 1, 1863; killed at Meadow Bridge, Va., May 12, 1864
Edward E. Wood 1st Lt. September 27, 1862 Capt'd at Occoquan,Va., December 28, 1862; promoted from Sergeant,July 22, 1864; mustered out with Company G, 2d Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
John L. Bechtle 2d Lt. September 9, 1862 Capt'd at Occoquan,Va., December 28, 1862; promoted to 2d Lt., December 28, 1864; mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
John Enck 1st Sergeant September 27, 1862 Promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant, October 15, 1862; to 1st Sergeant, January 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Barton P. Ream Quarter Master Sergeant September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, October 15, 1862; to Sergeant, January 1, 1864; to Quarter Master Sergeant, January 1, 1865; wounded at Trevilian Station, Va., June 12, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Samuel N. Lewis Commissary Sergeant September 27, 1862 Captured at Occoquan, Va., December 27, 1862; promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1864; to Commissary Sergeant, July 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
John Caulwell Sergeant September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, August 10, 1863; to Sergeant, May 1, 1864; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Samuel High Sergeant September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, August 10, 1863; to Sergeant, September 1, 1864; wounded at Trevilian Station, Va., June 12, 1864; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
William W. Lewis Sergeant September 27, 1862 Promoted to Saddler, October 15, 1862; to Sergeant, September 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Benjamin F. Busser Sergeant September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, October 15, 1864; to Sergeant, January 1, 1865wounded at Gordonsville, Va., December 23, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Isaac E. Bentz Sergeant October 19, 1862 Promoted to Sergeant, October 15, 1862; wounded at Newtown,Va., August 11, 1864; absent at muster out
Benj. Zentinger Sergeant September 27, 1862 Capt'd at Occoquan,Va., December 27, 1862; promoted to Sergeant, October 15, 1862; died in Lancaster Company, Pa., April 21, 1863
Richard Albright Sergeant September 27, 1862 Promoted to Sergeant, August 10, 1863; died at Brandy Station, Va., January 4, 1864
George Greise Sergeant September 27, 1862 Promoted to Sergeant, October 15, 1862; deserted June 18, 1863
George Rittenhouse Corporal September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, July 4, 1864; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Henry C. Shirk Corporal September 27, 1862 Wounded at Upperville, Va., June 27, 1863 ; promoted to Corporal, September 1, 1864; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Jacob Hart Corporal September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, September 1, 1864; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Elias Killian Corporal September 27, 1862 Wounded at Old Church Tavern, Va., May 30, 1864; promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1865; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
John E. Wade Corporal September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1865; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Henry E. Tragor Corporal September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, September 1, 1864; absent at muster out
Aaron Sands Corporal October 17, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1864; mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Wm. H. Annake Corporal January 10, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1864; discharged by General Order, Jnne 21, 1865
Jesse Fry Corporal September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, October 15, 1862; drowned at Kelly's Ford, Va., August 10, 1863
Michael Albright Corporal September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, October 15, 1862; deserted November, 1862
Abraham Coldren Bugler September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, October 15, 1862; deserted October, 1862
George W. Wolf Bugler September 27, 1862 Promoted to Bugler, January 1, 1864; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Israel S. Badorf Blacksmith September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Levi B. Dohner Blacksmith September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Adams, Israel Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Ames, Jacob Private August 22, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Ansel, Henry Private September 27, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 23, 1863
Appel, Daniel Private September 27, 1862 Deserted November, 1862
Bingeman, George Private September 27, 1862 Wounded and captured at Occoquan, Va., December 28, 1862; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Brown, Daniel B. Private October 19, 1862 Wounded and captured at Occoquan, Va., December 28, 1862; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Boyer, Jacob Private August 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Bentz, Rudolph Private October 19, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 21, 1863
Boyer, Peter Private October 19, 1862 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Brubaker, Sam'l F. Private October 17, 1862 Wounded at Occoquan, Va., December 28, 1862; mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Berntheisel, J. W. Private March 1, 1864 Wounded at Trevilian Station, Va., June 12, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Britigam, Albert Private March 29, 1864 Wounded at Trevilian Station, Va., June 12, 1864; absent at muster out
Bletz, William Private March 3, 1864 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Betz, James Private September 27, 1862 Killed at Cold Harbor, Va., May 31, 1864
Burkholder, H. M. Private September 27, 1862 Died at Washington. D. C., February 1, 1864
Brackbill, Christ'n Private September 27, 1862 Deserted October, 1862
Barnes, William Private March 31, 18644 Not on muster-out roll
Coldren, Addison B. Private August 30, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Carpenter, Clayton Private August 20, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Clark, Edward Private August 23, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Cochran, Jacob Private October 17, 1862 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Crumling, Adam Private October 17, 1862 Captured at Occoquan, Va., December 28, 1862; mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Carpenter, E. G. Private February 17, 1864 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Coldren, Jacob Private August 30, 1864 Killed at Gordonsville, Va., December 23, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Culpepper C. H., Va,, block 1, section A, row 11, grave, 379
Coldren, Adam Private August 30, 1864 Died at Baltimore, Md., April 7, 1865; burial record: Philadelphia, Pa.
Coombs, John Private August 11, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Druckenbrod, Jer. Private October 17, 1862 Wounded at Todd's Tavern, Va., May 8, 1864; mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Dougherty, John Private September 27, 1862 Deserted October, 1862
Davidson, Hiram Private March 7, 1864 Died July 21, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Eshelman, Henry Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Eshelman, Samuel Private March 8, 1864 Transferred to Company I, September 24, 1864
Engle, Cyrus Private October 19, 1862 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Eberhart, John Private October 17, 1862 Deserted October, 1862
Flickinger, Joseph Private August 22, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Flickinger, H. S. Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Frankhauser, H. Private September 27, 1862 Killed at Meadow Bridge, Va., May 12, 1864
Foltz, Abraham B. Private August 27, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Foos, John S. Private September 17, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Gerhart, Harrison Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Gerhart, Alex Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Garman, Isaac Private August 22, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Garman, Cyrus Private August 22, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Greenmyer, Joseph Private August 22, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Garman, Jacob S. Private September 27, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 8, 1863
Gerhart, Isaac Private February 27, 1864 Wounded at Trevilian Station, Va., June 12, 1864; mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Garman, Jacob H. Private February 29, 1864 Deserted from Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, July 5, 1865
Glass, Theodore Private March 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Garman, Kinzer Private September 27, 1862 Died, date unknown, of wounds received at Meadow Bridge, Va., May 12, 1864
Glass, Henry Private September 27, 1862 Died October 18, 1862
George, David Private September 27, 1862 Deserted November, 1862
Groff, Abraham W. Private October 17, 1862 Deserted January 1, 1863
Harting, Davidson Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Hart, David Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Hilbert, Christian Private October 2, 1862 Wounded at Trevilian Station, Va., June 12, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Harting, Samuel Private August 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Hellinger, Daniel Private August 16, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Hosler, George Private August 25, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Hawk, Isaac B. Private August 23, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Harting, Henry Private September 27, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 20, 1862
Hersh, Henry K. Private October 17, 1862 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Heaps, Joseph Private February 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Halk, Henry Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Hinkle, Emanuel Private October 17, 1862 Deserted March 15, 1864; returned March 20, 1865; mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Hoigh, Lewis J. Private September 27, 1862 Deserted October, 1862
High, Watson N. Private August 25, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Hart, Daniel Private August 11, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Irwin, George Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Irwin, Henry Private October 30, 1864 Wounded at Gordonsville, Va., December 23, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Joh, Martin Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Jones, William Private September 27, 1862 Wounded at Kearnysville, Va., August 25, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Jacoby, David Private September 27, 1862 Died at Philadelphia, Pa., July 24, 1863
Kemper, Henry Private September 27, 1862 Captured at Occoquan, Va., December 28, 1862; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Krimes, Michael Private August 25, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Kemper, Samuel G. Private September 27, 1862 Prisoner from August 13, 1864, to March 1, 1865; discharged by General Order, July 6, 1865
Kain, Davis Private October 17, 1862 Deserted January 20, 1863
Keller, John Private September 17, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Line, Porter Private August 23, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Landis, Monroe Private August 20, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Laufer, William Private September 27, 1862 Deserted April 18, 1864; returned November 12, 1864; deserted again January 8, 1865
Mentzer, William Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Martin, John Private August 23, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Martin, William Private October 17, 1862 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Martin, John M. Private September 27, 1862 Captured at Ream's Station, Va., J une 25, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., September 27, 1864; grave, 9.598
M'Guire, John Private February 27, 1864 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
M'Entire, James Private October 17, 1862 Deserted November 1, 1863
Mixdorf, Edward Private September 27, 1862 Transferred to Company I, 24th Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Norris, William Private September 17, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Peters, Gibson Private October 17, 1862 Deserted October, 1862
Ruth, Jacob Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Rupp, Benjamin Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Reddig, John A. Private August 22, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Rhoades, Abraham Private August 20, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Rupp, Simon W. Private September 27, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 12, 1863
Rhodes, Barton G. Private September 27, 1862 Prisoner from May 30, to November 20, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 8, 18655
Roberson, Fred'k. Private February 13, 1864 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Rote, John Private February 13, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Rissler,Valentine B. Private March 2, 1864 Deserted August 4, 1864
Rauck, Edwin M.S. Private August 25, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Sloan, Edward Private September 27, 1862 Captured at Occoquan, Va., December 28, 1862; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Smith, George Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Showers, James Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Shirk, Reuben L. Private September 27, 1862 Captured at Occoquan, Va., December 28, 1862; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Snyder, William Private September 27, 1862 Captured at Occoquan, Va., December 28, 1862; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Sweigart, Nero Private August 25, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Shinmp, Daniel Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Senger, Jacob Private September 1, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Slott, Samuel B. Private August 23, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Sweigert, Henry Private August 24, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Steffy, Nathaniel Private October 18, 1862 Transferred to 51st Company, 2d batt., Veteran Reserve Corps, November 15, 1863; discharged by General Order, September 19, 1865
Strickler, Jonathan Private September 27, 1862 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
Steigenwalt, John Private August 23, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 23, 1865.
Sible, John Private March 2, 1864 Died at Washington, D. C., June 13, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., May 31, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington
Shaffner, Henry Private September 27, 1862 Deserted November, 1862
Shirk, Hiester Private September 27, 1862 Deserted October, 1862
Smith, Franklin Private September 27, 1862 Deserted November, 1862
Steely, Harrison Private September 27, 1862 Deserted November, 1862
Spangler, Jacob Private October 19, 1862 Deserted October, 1862
Stewart, Samuel Private September 17, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Snyder, William Private September 17, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Slott, Byron Private August 30, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Slote, Elijah B. Private August 22, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Turner, Edward Private August 24, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Trago, James D. Private September 27, 1862 Transferred to Company E, 21st Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged by General Order, July 1, 1865
Urich, Jefferson Private September 27, 1862 Deserted January 1, 1863
Weinhold, Wm. Private September 27, 1862 Discharged March 9, 1865, for wounds received in action
Walter, William Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Wise, James Private August 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Weaver, John E. Private September 3, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Wentzel, John Private August 20, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Widman, Henry Private October 19, 1862 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Wise, Henry B. Private October 25, 1862 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Winters, Benj. B. Private January 22, 1864 Mustered out with Company C, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Weaver, Isaac E. Private August 25, 1864 Not on mnuster-out roll
Young, Christian Private September 27, 1862 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, February 11, 1864
Young, Franklin Private September 3, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Yundt, William Private September 27, 1862 Deserted December, 1862
Zwally, Emanuel Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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