17th Cavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Company H


Recruited in Schuylkill County

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

William Thompson Captain November 1, 1862 Wounded at Shepherdstown, W. Va., August 25, 1864; promoted to Major, February 13, 1865
William J. Allen Captain November 1, 1862 Promoted from 2d to 1st Lt., May 26, 1863; to Captain, March 10, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 20, 1865
Baird Snyder 1st Lt. October 1, 1862, Resigned February 25, 1863
Philip Luckner 1st Lt. November 18, 1862 Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2d Lt., January 22, 1865; to 1st Lt., March 10, 1865; mustered out with company B, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
George W. Garrett 2d Lt. September 27, 1862 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, May 26, 1y 63; dis. Jan3; . 12, 1864
Jacob E. Fertig 2d Lt. October 7, 1862 Promoted from Com. Sergeant to 1st Sergeant, January 23, 1865-to 2d Lt., March 10, 1865; mustered out with company L, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
John Smith 1st Sergeant October 7, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant to Q. M. *Sergeant, December 23, 1864; to 1st Ser., March 11, 1865; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
George S. Herring 1st Sergeant September 27, 1862 Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant, December 7, 1863; to 1st Sergeant, June 30, 1864; killed at Gordonsville, Va., December 23, 1864.
Henry S. Dengler Quarter Master Sergeant September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, October 3, 1863; to Q. M. Sergeant, December 24, 1864; wounded at White House, Va., June 29, 1864; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Aaron Rubright Commissary Sergeant September 27, 1862 Promoted from Corporal, June 14, 1864; to Sergeant, January 23, 1865-to Comn. Sergeant, March 16, 1865mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Lewis M. Langdon Commissary Sergeant September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, October 3, 186-3; to Sergeantc, 6-October 1, 64to Company Sergeant, January 23, January 23, 1865-died at t. Carmel Church, Va, March 15, 1865
Eberhart Gessler Sergeant September 27, 1862 Promoted from Corporal, October, 1861-mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Thomas Hoch Sergeant September 27, 1862 Wounded at Trevilian Station, Va., June 12, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 20, 1865
Bern'd Einsenhuth Sergeant October 7, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, August 26, 1863
Emanuel Moyer Sergeant October 27, 1862 Promoted to Sergeant, June 14, 1864; killed at White House, Va.,.June 21, 1864
William H. H. Brown Sergeant September 27, 1863 Died at Pottsville, Pa., 1863
William J. Rupert Sergeant October 29, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, December 26, 1862; to Sergeant, December 7, 1863; wounded in action, May 6, 1864. and April 6, 1865; mustered out with Company H., 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Daniel D. Kreiger Sergeant October 21, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, December 7, 1863; to Sergeant, March 16, 1865; mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Daniel M'Mullin Sergeant October 19, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, October, 1864; to Sergeant, March 11, 1865; mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
John C. West Corporal September 27, 1862 Deserted December 1, 1862
John Hoffa Corporal October 7, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, March 16, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 6, 1865
Daniel Hoy Corporal September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, April 7, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
John Ludwig Corporal September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, January 22, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Isaac H. Yarnell Corporal September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, January 23, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Jacob Zimmerman Corporal September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, October 1,1864; discharged by General Order, June 21, 1865
Daniel Strauser Corporal October 21, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, October 1, 1865; wounded at Gordonsville, Va., December 23, 1864; discharged by General Order, May 22, 1865.
W. B. Zimmerman Corporal October 30, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, December 21, 1864; mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Daniel B. Heiser Corporal October 29, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, March 11, 1865; mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Jacob B. Heiser Corporal September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, October 1, 1864; killed at Gordonsville, Va., December 23, 1864
Sol. S. Obenhauser Corporal September 27, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, October 1, 1864; killed on picket, April 6, 1865; buried in National Cemetery, Winchester, Va., lot 35
Charles Daries Corporal September 27, 1862 Discharged December 1, 1862
Levi Werntz Blacksmith October 16, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Daniel Derr Blacksmith September 27, 1862 Wounded at Newtown, Va., August 11, 1864; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
John Martz Blacksmith October 7, 1862 Transferred to Company H, 9th regiment Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 19, 1865
William Rumble Saddler August 29, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Philip Artz Saddler October 7, 1862 Died at Annapolis; Md., November 17, of wounds received at Newtown, Va., August 11, 1864
Bankes, Lewis Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Beaver, Franklin Private September 2, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Bitter, Joseph Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Brennan, Luke Private September 12, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Buchert, John C. Private September 12, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Bankes, George W. Private October 30, 1862 Wounded at Trevilian Station, Va., June 12, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Beaber, Samuel E. Private September 27, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 16, 1865
Bolick, Emanuel H. Private September 27, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Bankes, Jonas Private September 27, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, November 11, 1864
Beadle, Joseph H. Private September 27, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, January 31, 1865
Blechinger, Francis Private October 10, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, March 15, 1863
Baker, Jacob Private October 29, 1862 Mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Blue, Isaac H. Private October 29, 1862 Mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Butler, Francis Private November 17, 1864 Mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Brobst, Joseph M. Private September 27, 1862 Died at Windmill Point, Va., February 2, 1863.
Bradley, Hugh Private September 27, 1862 Deserted September 30, 1862
Benson, James Private November 11, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Cascay, Thomas Private September 12, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Clouser, John P. Private September 27, 1862 Wounded at Smithfield, Va., August 29, 1864; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Conley, Michael Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Coustemborder, J. Private September 9, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Clark, Charles H. Private November 17, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
De Frehm, Henry Private September 7, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Donty, William Private October 7, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Dautel, George (Thanks to his great-great-grandson, Eric Russell, for submitting the correct of the family name.) Private September 27, 1862 Wounded in action, August 13, 1864; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged by General Order, June 26, 1865
Derr, Elias Private October 7, 1862 Discharged by General Order, May 15, 1865
Doherty, John Private September 27, 1862 Deserted July 3, 1863
Evans, David Private September 2, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Eyster, Charles M. Private September 27, 1862 Wounded at Shepherdstown. W. Va., August 25, 1865; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Etzel, Godfried Private October 9, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Fetterman, Benjamin Private September 2, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Finley, James Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Fuhrman, Lewis Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Fisher, Alem B. Private September 2, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 23, 1865
Feteroff, Peter Private October 29, 1862 Mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Gable, Solomon Private August 22, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1S65
Glann, David G. Private August 29, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1S65
Good, Oliver Private August 22, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Graham, James Private September 12, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Goldman, Oliver Private September 27, 1862 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps. January 26, 1864
Gougher, Benneville Private October 29, 1862 Mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Gross, William Private September 27, 1862 Deserted December 1, 1862
Haines, Benneville Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Higgens, Joseph Private August 29, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Haley, Martin Private September 27, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, February 14, 1863
Haley, Thomas Private October 16, 1862 Killed at Shepherdstown, W. Va., August 25, 1864
Hasler, Joseph Private October 19, 1864 Died at Alexandria, Va., December 27, 1864
Herbert, Thomas Private September 27, 1862 Prisoner from August 13 to October 9, 1864; died November 19, 1864
John, Henry T. Private September 2, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Johnson, Lloyd W. Private September 2, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Klock, Benjamin F. Private September 27, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Kramer, Zachariah Private October 18, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Kreisher, Abraham Private September 3, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Koble, Isaac Private October 14, 1862 Transferred to Company C, 9th regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, September 30, 1863; discharged by General Order, August 12, 1865
Kline, Felix Private September 2, 1864 Killed at Gordonsville, Va., December 23, 1864
Koons, Joel Private September 27, 1864 Killed at Trevilian Station, Va., June 12, 1864
Koppenhoffer, T. J. Private September 27, 1862 Deserted July 3, 1863
Lindenmuth, H. Private August 22, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Lindenmuth, Joseph Private September 27, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, February 17, 1863
Mann, Andrew W. Private August 30, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Markle, William Private October 18, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Marks, Jonas Private September 2, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Maury, Solomon Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Mears, Commod'e P. Private September 2, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Michael, Levi Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Miller, Samuel G. Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Morris, Joseph Private August 24, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Mourer, Peter Private September 2, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Matthews, Chas. G. Private October 7, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Janr. 26, 1863
Merwine, Chas. G. Private September 27, 1862 Wounded at Shepherdstown, W. Va., August 25, 1864; discharged by General Order, May 16, 1865
Michael, William Private October 29, 1862 Absent at muster out
Mulligan, John Private October 10, 1862 Deserted November 10, 1862
Miner, Theodore Private September 9, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
M'Donald, Daniel Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
M'Donald, Michael Private September 12, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Neyre, Charles Private September 12, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Nungesser, Benjamin Private September 27, 1862 Enrolled March 15, 1862 at Ringtown, age 26; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Numgesser, George Private September 27, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, August 4, 1863
Norris, John G. Private October 19, 1862 Captured at Brandy Station, Va., October 11, 1863; mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
O'Shaughnessey, P. Private September 12, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Parks, Malvin S. Private September 2, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Phillips, George Private August 23, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Procter, Charles Private October 30, 1862 Deserted November 1, 1862
Potter, John Private November 11, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Raeder, Nathaniel Private August 22, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Rider, Lloyd W. Private September 9, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Rhodes, Franklin Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Riffert, Radiant Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Reed, Elias E. Private September 27, 1862 Wounded at Trevilian Station, Va., June 12, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Ryan, John J. Private September 27, 1862 Deserted July 3, 1863
Schlaseman, J. A. Private September 27, 1862 September 27, 1862
Schlee, Joseph Private September 12, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Schrope, Frank B. Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Summer, Henry Private September 5, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Sell, Isaac Private October 16, 1862 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, September 20, 1864
Shuman, Charles A. Private October 20, 1864 Mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Shuman, Thomas J. Private October 20, 1864 Deserted November 11, 1864; returned January 16, 1865; mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Simmers, Joseph Private October 16, 1862 Mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Schober, Michael Private September 27, 1862 Willed at Shepherdstown, W. Va., August 25, 1864
Snyder, John P. Private September 27, 1862 Killed at Shepherdstown, W. Va., August 25, 1864; burial record, died at Salisbury, N. C., November 24, 1864
St. Clair, James Private October 19, 1862 Deserted November 10, 1862
Simmers, Charles J. Private September 27, 1862 Deserted July 24, 1864
Thomas, Frederick Private August 29, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Troy, Charles B. Private October 29, 1862 Mustered out with Company H, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Troy, Philip Private October 29, 1862 Died May 9, of wounds received near Chancellorsville, Va., May 6, 1864
Trevena, John Private January 14, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Watkins, Edward Private August 23, 1864 Wounded at Gordonsville, Va., December 2, 1864; mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Weiss, Jonas Private October 30, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Werner, Jacob Private October 14, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Weaver, Joseph H. Private September 27, 1862 Absent, in hospital, at muster out
White, Thomas Private September 27, 1862 Deserted December 1, 1862
Williams, William R. Private September 27, 1862 Deserted December 1, 1862
Yarnell, Samuel Private September 27, 1862 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Yeick, Daniel Private August 15, 1864 Mustered out with company, June 16, 1865
Yorkey, Hiram 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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