4th Cavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers
Field and Staff Officers

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Term/
Years

Remarks

David Campbell Colonel October 18, 1861
3
Transferred to 5th Cavalry, 65th regiment P. V., March 12, 1862
James H. Childs Colonel October 18, 1861
3
Promoted from Lieutenant Colonel, March 12, 1862; killed at Antietam, September 17, 1862
James K. Kerr Colonel October 18, 1861
3
Promoted from Major to Lt. Colonel, March 12, 1862; to Colonel, September 18, 1862; resigned May 17, 1863
George H. Covode Colonel September 30, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain Company D to Major, March 12, 1862; to Lt. Colonel, December 8, 1863; to Colonel, May 28, 1864; killed at St. Mary's Church, Va., June 24, 1864
Sam'l B. M. Young Colonel September 6, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain Company B to Major, September 20, 1862; to Lt. Colonel, October 1, 1864; to Colonel, December 29, 1864; to Brevet Brigadier General, April 9, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
William E. Doster Lt. Colonel October 18, 1861
3
Promoted from Major, October 30, 1862; to Brevet Brigadier General, March 13, 1865; resigned October 18, 1863
Alender P. Duncan Lt. Colonel November 1, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain Company L to Major, May 1, 1864; to Lt. Colonel, December 29, 1864; to Brevet Colonel, March 13, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
James T. Trembell Major November 1, 1861
3
Resigned August 12, 1862
William M. Biddle Major October 30, 1861
3
Promoted from Adjutant, August 14, 1862; mustered out, October 29, 1864, expiration of term
William B. Mays Major September 6, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain Company L, December 13, 1864; killed at Farmville, Va., April 7, 1865
Robert J. Phipps Major February 8, 1863
3
Promoted from Captain Company H, March 7, 1865; to Brevet Lt. Colonel, March 13, 1865; resigned May 17, 1865
James T. Peale Major March 1, 1862
3
Promoted from Captain Company D to Major, September 9, 1864; to brevet Lieut. Colonel, March 13, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
Napoleon J. Horrell Major November 4, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain Company C, June 8, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
Arn'd A. Plummer Adjutant November 18, 1861
3
Discharged by special order, date unknown
Robert L. Coltart Adjutant December 18, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Lieutenant Company I to Adjutant, December 28, 1861; to Captain Company I, December 20, 1862
Charles E. Robison Adjutant December 31, 1861
3
Discharged by special order, date unknown
John B. Maitland Adjutant October 9, 1861
3
Promoted from 2d Lieutenant Company L to Adjutant, October 17, 1862; to Assistant Adjutant General, August 6, 1864
James E. B. Dalzell Adjutant September 1, 1864
3
Promoted from Sergeant Major, September 1, 1864; discharged October 29, 1864, for wounds received at St. Mary's Church, Va., June 24, 1864; applied for a pension December 19, 1868: Application No. 137,878, Certificate No. 98,412; his widow applied: Application No. 348,076, Certificate No. 232,389
Clement Engelman Adjutant March 1, 1862
3
Promoted to Brevet Captain, March 13, 1865; died May 12, 1865, of wounds received at Dinwiddie C. H., March 31, 1865; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.; Vet
Jerome M'Bride Adjutant August 24, 1862
3
Promoted from private Company B, date unknown; wounded at Kelly's Ford, Va., March 17, 1863; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
William B. M'Elroy Adjutant February 25, 1864
3
Promoted to Sergeant Major, June 14, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet
Abraham Edwards Quarter Master October 1861
3
Resigned August 3, 1862, to accept promotion of Captain and Assistant Quartermaster U. S. A.
Henry S. King Quarter Master October 18, 1861
3
Mustered out, October 29, 1864, expiration of term
Lewis Young Quarter Master February 19, 1865
3
Mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
George C. Morton Commissary Supply September 4, 1861
3
Promoted from Commissary Sergeant, August 28, 1863; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
Nathaniel F. Marsh Surgeon October 7, 1861
3
Resigned December 6, 1862
John C. Lyons Surgeon December 20, 1862
3
Transferred to 56th regiment P. V., January 18, 1863; discharged on Surgeon's certificate, December 21, 1864
John M. Junkin Surgeon November 15, 1862
3
Resigned February 3, 1865
William B. Price Surgeon March 20, 1863
3
Promoted from Assistant Surgeon, February 15, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
Peter Wager Assistant Surgeon October 16, 1861
3
Transferred to 5th Cavalry, 65th regiment P. V., March 20, 1862
James M. Morrison Assistant Surgeon August 1, 1862
3
Transferred to 48th regiment P. V., November 29, 1862
Charles King Assistant Surgeon December 31, 1861
3
Resigned November 25, 1862
Frank A. Bushley Assistant Surgeon December 15, 1862
3
Resigned November 6, 1863
James S. Skeels Assistant Surgeon March 25, 1865
3
Mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
John A. M'Coy Assistant Surgeon September 1, 1864
3
Promoted from private company K to Hospital Steward, November 1, 1864; to Assistant Surgeon, April 14, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
James B. Turner Chaplain October 10, 1861
3
Resigned March 13, 1863
Henry Q. Graham Chaplain November 22, 1863
3
Resigned September 22, 1864
James A. Vanhorn Veterinary Surgeon August 24, 1862
3
Promoted from private Company B, November 10, 1864; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet
Melvin A. Johnston Sergeant Major August 21, 1864
1
Promoted from private Company I, June 15, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet
Wm. H. Wonderly Sergeant Major October 14, 1861
3
Promoted to 2d Lieutenant Company K, 5th Cavalry, 65th regiment P. V., March 29, 1862
A. Benson White Sergeant Major August 16, 1861
3
Promoted to 1st Lieutenant Company F, December 31, 1862
Richard Whitaker Quarter Master Sergeant January 1, 1864
3
Promoted to 2d Lieut. Company G, December 13, 1864; Vet
W. H. Collingwood Commissary Sergeant September 7, 1862
3
Wounded in action; discharged by General Order, July 7, 1865
Gordon M. Bacon Commissary Sergeant January 1, 1864
3
Promoted from private Company G,January 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet
W. H. Collingwood Commissary Sergeant September 7, 1862
3
Wounded in action; discharged by General Order, July 7, 1865
John Fulton Hospital Steward October 1, 1861
3
Mustered out, October 1, 1864, expiration of term
Joseph M'Mullen Hospital Steward March 1, 1863
3
Promoted from private Company L, January 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865
Eli Carner Hospital Steward January 1, 1864
3
Promoted from private Company L, May 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet
Jesse M. Jones Armorer March 31, 1864
3
Promoted to Amorer, February 16, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet
Francis Kopft Chief Bugler August 15, 1861
3
Mustered out, August 20, 1864, expiration of term
Theodore Duering Chief Bugler January 1, 1864
3
Promoted from Bugler Company B, August 16,1864; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865; Vet.
Thos. J. Robinson Saddler January 1, 1864
3
Promoted to 2d Lieut. Company H, May 1, 1864; Vet
Charles Kirkner Saddler September 12, 1861
3
Mustered out, September 12, 1864, expiration of term
Thomas A. Parker Saddler May 13, 1863
3
Promoted from private company L,January 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 1, 1865

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

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