17th Cavalry/

162d Pennsylvania Volunteers

Company I

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

John B. M'Allister Captain October 7, 1862 Promoted to Lieut. Colonel, November 6, 1862
Daniel Beenken Captain October 1, 1862 Promoted from 1st Lt. November 6, 1862; resigned March 28, 1863
Martin R. Reinhold Captain September 19, 1862 Promoted from 2d Lieut., Company E, July 21, 1864; killed near Opequan, Va., September 7, 1864
Urias R. Reinhold Captain October 27, 1862 Promoted to 1st Lt., Company E, February 13, 1865; wounded at Five Forks, Va., April 1, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 20, 1865
And. D. Vandling 1st Lt. October 7, 1862 Promoted from 2d Lt., November 6, 1862; commisisoned Captain, March 26, 1863, not mustered; resigned June 5, 1863
Isaac N. Grubb 1st Lt. September 26, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant Major, July 22, 1864; commissioned Captain, September 8, 1864, not mustered; discharged Janiary 13, 1865, for wounds received in action
John B. Winchester 1st Lt. September 26, 1862 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, March 10, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 20, 1865
Lewis W. Orwan 2d Lt. October 3, 1862 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, November 6, 1862; commissioned 1st Lt., March 26, 1863, not mustered; resigned June 8, 1863
Charles H. Gresh 2d Lt. September 26, 1862 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, October 23, 1864; commissioned 1st Lt., September 8, 1864, not mustered; discharged by General Order, July 17, 1865
George W. Orwan 1st Sergeant September 26, 1862 Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant, March 1, 1863; to 1st Sergeant, March 11, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
John Sharon Quarter Master Sergeant October 3, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant, January 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
William H. Reed Commissary Segeant September 26, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant, November 1, 1863; commissioned 2d Lt., September 26, 1864, not mustered; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
John M. Fry Sergeant September 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1864; to Sergeant, March 11, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Theo. F. Tompkins Sergeant September 26, 1862 Promoted to Sergeant, July 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Silas W. Snyder Sergeant September 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, November 23, 1863; to Sergeant, July 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
William C. Long Sergeant September 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, November 1, 1863; to Sergeant, March 11, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
David R. Gussler Sergeant September 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, November 1, 1863; to Sergeant, March 11, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Ephraim C. Long Sergeant September 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1863
Wm. P. Fairlane Sergeant September 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, January 28, 1863; to Sergeant, December 10, 1863; killed at Old Church Tavern, Va., May 30, 1864
David H. Lackey Corporal September 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, November 1, 1863; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
George O. Neill Corporal September 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, July, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Charles Kettle Corporal September 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal,October 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Saimuel Risser Corporal September 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal,October1, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Francis Elauser Corporal September 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal,October1, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
George W. Black Corporal September 2, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, March 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
William L. Cope Corporal September 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, March 11, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Edward Mahoney Corporal September 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal, March 11, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
John C. Kreps Corporal September 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 10, 1863
James C. Campbell Corporal September 26, 1862 Killed at White House, Va., June 21, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Yorktown, sec. A, grave, 218
Americ's F. Wickey Bugler September 26, 1862 Captured at Kearnysville, Va., August 24, 1864
John J. Snyder Blacksmith September 26, 1862 Promoted to Blacksmith, August 1, 1863; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Lawrence Sharon Blacksmith October 2S, 1862 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
William C. Stahl Saddler September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Arndt, John J. Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Allen, Thomas Private   Deserted from Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, date unknown
Arndt, Abraham Private February 11, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Brown, Isaac Private August 8, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Berry, John Private September 26, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 23, 1865
Burge, Joseph Private   Absent, in hospital, at muster out
Brandt, Daniel Private September 26, 1862 Discharged December 30, for wounds received at Opequan, Va., September 19, 1864
Blain, Jasper. Private September 26, 1862 Discharged for wounds received at Occoquan, Va., December 28, 1862
Best, William T. Private September 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Bitting, Henry Private September 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 16, 1863
Bradley, Real Private September 26, 1862 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, February 21, 1861; discharged by General Order, June 26, 1865
Brewer, George W. Private September 26, 1862 Transferred to Company B, 12th Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, February 1, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Boyd, Thomas H. Private October 6, 1864 Promoted to Regimental Quarter Master Sergeant. January 1, 1865
Bradley, Simeon Private February 11, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Burke, John Private July 26, 1864 Deserted from Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, July 6, 1865
Brown, Jacob Private September 26, 1862 Deserted July 9, 1863
Bryan, Samuel Private September 26, 1862 Deserted July 9, 1863
Clever, Jesse Y. Private September 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Creamer, Emanuel Private August 8, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Combs, Hosea Private September 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 20, 1863
Coulter, Alexander Private September 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 23, 1865
Cohen, Moses Private September 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 3, 1865
Cluck, Simmon Private October 7, 1862 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, November 5, 1864
Colby, Horace Private September 27, 1862 Transferred to U. S. Army, November 4, 1862
Clark, Charles Private September 26, 1862 Deserted October 17, 1862
Drexler, George S. Private September 26, 1862 Discharged by General Order, May 18, 1865
Drexler, Jacob L. Private September 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January, 1863
De Coursey, Wm. Private September 26, 1862 Transferred to U. S. Army, November 2, 1862
Decken, Henry. Private October 12, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Eshleman, Samuel Private March 8, 1864 Absent at muster out
Farrell, James Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Fleming, James H Private August 25, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Foley, James Private August 27, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Fry, John Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Fry, William Private September 6, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Fry, David Private September 6, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Fitz, William H, Private September 26, 1862 Discharged by General Order, December 22, 1865
Foley, James Private September 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August 23, 1863
Fox, Henry Private October 27, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Fechter, Martin Private   Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Freas, Henry C. Private January 6, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Fromboy, Antwine Private September 26, 1862 Deserted October 18, 1862
Garman, Peter Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Geiger, Michael Private August 13, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Grage, Jacob Private August 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Graham, Jabez Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Gribble, Reuben Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Grossman, Reuben Private September 26, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Gause, Christopher Private September 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 25, 1863
Gardner, Thomas Private April 1, 1864 Discharged by General Order, August 9, 1865
Haas, Henry Private September 26, 1862 Commissioned 2d Lt., March 26, 1863, not mustered; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Hake, Joseph Private August 8, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Harbold, William Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Heffendredk, Jacob Private July 30, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Henderson, Nathan Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company. June 16, 1865
Harbold, Wm., Jr Private September 26, 1862 Prisoner from March 2, to April 2, 1865; discharged by General Order, August 4, 1865
Harbold, Peter Private April 11, 1864 Discharged December 13, for wounds received at Hanover Court House, Va., May 28, 1864
Healy, Joseph Private September 26, 1862 Killed at White House, Va., June 21, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Yorktown, section A, grave, 62
Hippie, Jeremiah Private September 26, 1862 Died of wounds received at Occoquan, Va., December 28, 1862
Haulman, William Private September 26, 1862 Deserted November 5, 1862
Hamilton, Andrew Private September 26, 1862 Deserted October 15, 1862
HIynes, William Private April 5, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Kallenbach, Otto Private September 12, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Karpf, Charles Private September 20, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Kromling, Reuben Private September 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
King, Daniel Private September 24, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Kreider, Joseph Private August 24, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16. 1865
Kepner, George W. Private September 26, 1862 Captured August 24, 1864; died at Danville, Va., November 23, 1864
K(leckner, Daniel Private September 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 29, 1864
Kearns, Lawrence Private July 21, 1864 Deserted from Company I, 2d regiment Provisional Cavalry, July 6, 1865
Kimmel, John Private October 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Kocher, William Private September 26;, 1862 Died near Falmouth, Va., April 9, 1863
Kennedy, James Private September 26, 1862 Deserted October 13, 1862
Kinney, Alexander Private September 26, 1862 Deserted July 6, 1863
Lamea, John Private August 31, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Lloyd, Michael L. Private August 22, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Long, Jonas Private August 31, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Long, Levi R. Private September 26, 1862 Discharged December 3, for wounds received at Falling Waters, Md, July 14, 1863
Long, Henry F. Private September 26, 1862 Discharged November 7, for wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., May 31, 1864. From The Yankee Gazette, Westietown, Pennsylvania, June 19, 1863, in the article titled "Where Our Boys are in the Army of the Potomatc": "Henry F. Long, 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry, June 11-14, picketing the Rappahannock River between Beverly Ford and Sulphur Springs; June 15, night march to Catlett's Station; June 16, marched to near Manassas Junction and Bull Run Creek; June 17, marched to Middleburg and engaged in skirmish with Confederate Cavalry at Aldie, VA.; June 18, engaged in cavalry fighting near Middleburg, VA. at Goose Creek."
Lesh, William W. Private September 26, 1862 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, Oct 25, 1863
Larkin, Peter Private April 6, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Mahlan. Frederick Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Moore, Edward Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Maxwell, George W. Private September 26, 1862 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, November 9, 1864
Mahoney, Timothy Private September 26, 1862 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, February 1, 1863
Michaels, Levi H Private October 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Mangle, Thomas Private February 16, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Miorris, James Private April 6, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Morris, John C. Private September 26, 1862 Deserted October 27, 1862
Myers, Jonathan Private September 26, 1862 Deserted November 9, 1862
Michaels, Josiah Private October 19, 1864 Wounded in action, December 27, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
M'Ginnis, Samuel Private September 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 23, 1863
O'Neil, John Private September 26, 1862 Deserted December 10, 1863
Paden, Andrew J. Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Reese, Benjamin S. Private September 9, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Rimert, Martin Private September 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Roberts, John P. Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Roads, Amos Private February 23, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Reed, Elias Private September 26, 1862 Died at Windmill Point, Va., January 24, 1863
Ritter, John Private September 26, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 23, 1863
Sweger, Levi Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Scholl, Charles J. Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Shafer, Edward Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Smith, John A. Private August 12, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Sterner, Charles G. Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Swartz, John M. Private September 26, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1865
Smith, Joseph P. Private September 26, 1862 Discharged by General Order, May 30, 1865
Stein, John Private August 25, 1864 Absent, in arrest, at muster out
Swartz, Daniel Private September 26, 1862 Discharged December 21, for wounds received at Shepherdstown. W. Va. August 25, 1864
Smith, Simon D. R. Private September 26, 1862 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, May 10, 1863
Shark, William Private October 18, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Sherman, Henry Private October 19, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Sherman, Joseph Private October 19, 1864 Absent at muster out
Stoufer, George W. Private October 28, 1862 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Spriggle, Benjamin Private September 26, 1862 Died at Frederick, Md., August 12, burial record, August 16, 1863; of wounds received near Funkstown, July 10, 1863; buried in National Cemetery, Antietaim, section 26, lot E, grave, 507
Stoufer, John Private September 26, 1862 Died at Washington, D. C., date unknown
Stratsbach, Fred'k. Private September 26, 1862 Deserted November 6, 1862
Teach, Elias W. Private September 24, 1864 Absent, in hospital, at muster out
Thompson, Jas. O Private September 26, 1862 Died at Washington, D. C., June 30, 1863
Thompson, John Private March 2, 1864 Not on muster-out roll
Vanaman, George Private February 17,'6, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Ca., August 7, 1865
Vanaman, Thomas Private February 17, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Vanhorn, Julius A. Private September 26, 1862 Deserted November 8, 1862
Wox, Lucius C. Private January 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Wox, Sidney S. Private August 23, 1864 Mustered out with Company I, 2d Regiment Provisional Cavalry, August 7, 1865
Wilber, Henry Private September 26, 1862 Deserted October 13, 1862
Williamson, John Private September 26, 1862 Deserted October 13, 1802.

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

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