5th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Company B

Recruited at Philadelphia

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Term/
Years

Remarks

Wm. C. Heuser Captain July 23, 1861
3
Promoted to Major, March 12, 1862
Charles Lompe Captain July 30, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Lt. Company E, February 16, 1862; mustered out, October 10, 1864, expiration of term
Wm. E. A. Bird Captain July 26, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant Major to 2d Lt., November 1, 1862; to 1st Lt., October 10, 1864; to Captain, December 3, 1864; discharged January 8, 1865
Jacob Wolf Captain July 23, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 1st Lt., December 14, 1864; to Captain, March 7, 1865; resigned May 16, 1865; Vet
Walter H. Fitten Captain August 10, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
August Diemer 1st Lt. 1861
3
Discharged November 26, 1861
Wm. G. M'Candless 1st Lt. April 3, 1862
3
Promoted to Major, November 21, 1862
William H. Ford. 1st Lt. October 2, 1862
3
Promoted to Commissary Sergeant, October 3, 1862
H. E. Whittlesey 1st Lt. March 20, 1862
3
Promoted from 2d Lt., March 20,1863; commissioned Captain, October 10, 1864, not mustered; discharged December 6, 1864
Harry P. Robinson 1st Lt. July 26, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant Company C to 2d Lt., December 18, 1864; to 1st Lt., March 7, 1865; transferred to Company G, June 5, 1865; Vet
Patrick B. Stokes 1st Lt. August 14, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
John E. Reinmiller 2d Lt. July 23, 1861
3
Promoted to 1st Lt. Company L, May 9, 1862
Frank Kleinz 2d Lt. September 20, 1864
3
Promoted from Corporal Company E to 1st Sergeant, February 23, 1865; to 2d Lt., March 7, 1865; transferred to Company G, June 5, 1865
T. Fitzpatrick 2d Lt. August 19, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Hugh 0. Farrell 1st Sergeant August 14, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Lewis Schmitt 1st Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant; killed in action, June 29, 1864
Deitrick Bruno 1st Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Promoted to 2d Lt. Company F, February 13, 1863
Gottfried Miller Quarter Master Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Promoted to Quartermaster Sergeant, January 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August, 1865; Vet
Henry Gerke Quarter Master Sergeant October 1, 1861
3
Mustered out, expiration of term
Jacob Haas Quarter Master Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Promoted from Commissary Sergeant; discharged, date unknown
George Becker Commissary Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Promoted from Corporal, February 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
William Haas Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Promoted from Corporal; captured; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Magnus Netzer Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Promoted from Corporal; captured; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Andrew Steb Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1865; to Serg't, May 4, 1865; muster out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Charles Meyer Sergeant October 25, 1864
1
Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1865; to Sergeant, May 4, 1865; muster out with Company, August 7, 1865
George W. Clouden Sergeant August 21, 1861
3
Promoted from Corporal to Serg't, July 2, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Jacob Sharr Sergeant January 28, 1862
3
Promoted to Corporal; to Sergeant; mustered out, expiration of term
Ernest Weiss Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Mustered out, expiration of term
Lewis Ammon Sergeant September 10, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, May 8, 1865
Charles Bleckle Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Died at Wilmington, N. C., March 13, 1865; Vet
Charles Wossman Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Louis Roder July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
William Steubing Corporal August 27, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
William Dupree Corporal February 1, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, June 16, 1865; mustered out with Company. August 7, 1865
Herman Gafkin Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, February 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Joseph Durell Corporal February 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
John Bussinger Corporal August 14, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, May 20, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
William Gunn Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, May 20, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
John P. Stewart Corporal February 1, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
John Beardsley Corporal January 5, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Charles E. Rapp Corporal September 11, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, May 17, 1865
Joseph Brewton Corporal September 26, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 8, 1865
John E. Buck Corporal September 13, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, date unknown
Frederick Shireline Corporal August 31, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, date unknown
Andrew Rose Corporal September 3, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, date unknown
Lewis Blasius Corporal September 2, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, date unknown
Michael Bossert Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Died January 6, 1865; buried in U. S. General Hospital Cemetery, No. 2, Annapolis, Md.
John Eidebentz Corporal August 22, 1862
3
Captured; died at Andersonvilie, Georgia, October 11, 1864
George Reinshagen Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Herman Neumaister Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Adam B. George Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Daniel Eisenberg Bugler February 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
George Lailement Bugler August 14, 1861
3
Discharged by Special Order, June 24, 1865; Vet
John Otto Bugler January 23, 1864
3
Died at Andersonville, Ga., October 11, 1864; burial record: August 28, 1864; grave, 7,105
John Weidle Bugler July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Gottlieb Bassler Black'h July 23, 1861
3
Promoted to Blacksmith, January 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Gottlieb Buhner Black'h July 30, 1861
3
Discharged by General Order, date unknown; Vet
Joseph Schmitt Farrier January 12, 1863
3
Promoted to Farrier, January 1, 1865; captured; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Michael Seigel Farrier September 16, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, May 8, 1865
Gottfried Wirth Farrier July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Herman Fuchs Saddler November 1, 1864
1
Promoted to Saddler, January 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
John Spring Saddler July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Askey, Miles H. Private February 1, 1864
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Abbott, Michael Private November 1, 1862
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Anck, John M. Private February 19, 1864
3
Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, April 17, 1865; discharged by General Order, August 16, 1865
Anderson, Robert Private April 3, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7. 1865
Ashoff, Reinhart Private September 5, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, date unknown
Appel, Henry Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Baker, Charles W. Private February 24, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Berger, Jacob Private February 25, 1864
3
Absent, in confinement, at muster out
Brooks, Frank Private February 26, 1864
3
Captured; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Barnes, Reuben Private April 3, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Buhler, Adolph Private February 3, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Boyle. Bernard Private August 14, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Bishoh, Jacob Private September 17, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, date unknown
Bender, William Private August 18, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, date unknown
Buhler, Gottlieb Private December 1, 1863
3
Prisoner from June 29, 1864, to March 1, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 27, 1865
Bowman, George Private August 20, 1862
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Blind, John Private September 5, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, May 8, 1865
Barth, Theodore Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Burke, Edmund Private March 21, 1865
1
Not on muster-out roll
Curry, John E. Private February 16, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Cosgrove, Michael Private April 3, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Cartledge, Rob't L. Private September 16, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, date unknown
Creekniani, Bartlett Private September 27, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, date unknown
Camerer, Solomon Private September 1, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, date unknown
Claudius, Herman Private July 23, 1861
3
Prisoner from June 5, 1864, to March 20, 1865; mustered out May 15, 1865, expiration of term
Cox. Henry Private November 12, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Davis, James Private .January 22, 1864
3
Transferred from Company I, June 5, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Digritan. Matthew Private August 19, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Dilks, Charles Private February 29, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Drake, Charles. Private February 25, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Dunn, Patrick Private October 6, 1864
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Duffy, John Private October 6, 1864
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Dare, Alonzo Private September 9, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, August 14. 1865
I)uncan, Joseph F. Private August 3, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Dorn. Peter Private September 2, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order; date unknown
Darnoty, John Private September 10, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, date unknown
Douglas, David W. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Daly, John Private March 19, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Dooly. Andrew Private April 5, 1865
1
Not on muster-out roll
Ester, John Private April 3, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Essig, Jacob Private August 30, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, August 14, 1865
Ellis, Thomas Private January 26, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, June 22, 1865
Einseline, Christian Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Eckert, Henry Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Enchelmayer, J. Private July 21, 1861
3
Mustered out, July 27, 1864, expiration of term
Fessenden, Wm. Private February 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Fisher, Joseph Private October 26, 1864
1
Absent, sick, at muster out
Finch, Joseph Private September 17, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 8, 1865
Fallenberg: Karl Private July 23, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Funck, William Private July 23, 1862
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Frederick, John Private September 15, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Gantzler, George Private January 28, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Gerbach, Albert Private July 23, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 16, 1865; Vet
Gashen, John Private July 23, 1861
3
Mustered out, expiration of term
Galmier, Charles Private September 10, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Gaiger. Frederick Private September 3, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Gamerdinger, John Private September 10, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Grew, James Private February 1, 1864
3
Captured; died at Andersonville, Ga., October 10, 1864
Grunner, Jacob Private July 23, 1861
3
Prisoner from June 29, to December 14, 1864; mustered out, March 9, 1865, expiration of term
Guiger, Frederick Private September 20, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Goetz, John Private July 23, 1861
3
Absent, sick. at muster out
Giasser, Peter Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Hughes, Edwin A. Private February 29, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Hassen, James Private January 23, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Haas, Joseph Private January 27, 1862
3
Mustered out, expiration of term
Hall, John Private September 10, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Hall, Francis Private . September 30, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Hartman, Charles Private September 15, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Homan, John Private September 7, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Houser, Franklin Private September 7, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Hapgood, Cephas Private August 30, 1864
1
Deserted December 24, 1864
Harpoth, John Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Hoydt, August Private July 23, 1861
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Harper. William H. Private January 26, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Hill, Michael Private August 30, 1864
1
Not on muster-out roll
Haag, John Private October 10, 1864
1
Not on muster-out roll
Haas, John Private February 8, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Horn, J. Private February 8, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Irvin, George W. Private February 16, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Jones, Charles Private August 14, 1861
3
Absent, sick, at muster out; Vet
Kestner, Adam Private February 23, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Krauss, Frank Private February 23, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Kerr, Kennedy Private April 4, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Kirn, Christian Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Klinger, William Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Lutz, Joseph
3
October 1, 1864
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Lyons, Michael Private November 3, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, June 8, 1865
Lindtenfels, John Private September 15, 1864
1
Died at Point of Rocks, Va., December 16, 1864
Lambert, Charles Private September 18, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Maier, Felician Private February 9, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Myers, Charles F. Private February 29, 1864
3
Captured; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Mattis, Christian F. Private September 28, 1864
1
Absent, sick, at muster out
Maurer, Matthias Private July 23, 1861
3
Deserted April, 1862; returned January 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Mack. John Private September 24, 1864
1
Absent, sick, at muster out
Murphy, John Private April 3, 1865
1
Mustered out with conpany, August 7, 1865
Mellor, George Private February 2, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Moesta, Lewis Private October 20, 1864
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 8, 1865
Marx, John Private September 1, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Manship, John Private September 17, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Metzinger, Philip Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Miller, George Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Mingus, Benedict Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Mahler, Jacob Private July 23, 1861
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Morgan, Chas. H. Private February 29, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Maxix, Martin Private August 30, 1864
1
Not on muster-out roll
Maier, George Private September 1, 1864
1
Not on muster-out roll
Moller, Charles Private October 7, 1864
1
Not on muster-out roll
M'Cale, Richard Private April 3, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Neiman, Henry Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred from Company I, June 5, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
O'Donnell, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Oesterle, Jacob Private August 18, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Owens, Thomas Private August 17, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Pickering. Thomas Private August 21, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Post, William Private February 14, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Paxton, Henry Private September 17, 1864
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Parsons, George Private April 5, 1865
1
Not on muster-out roll
Reath, James M. Private February 18, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Ryan, John Private October 5, 1864
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Rebstock, Gottlieb Private February 16, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Reinhardt, John Private     Died August 31, 1865; buried at Harrisburg, Pa.
Rauscher, Peter Private January 9, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Reuter, John Private February 9, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Ruffing, Lambert Private April 3, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Reala, Germon Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Remele, John Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Reed, William Private February 27, 1865
1
Not on muster-out roll
Randolph, George Private September 21, 1864
1
Not on muster-out roll
Richey, George Private April 5, 1865
1
Not on muster-out roll
Shoemaker, Geo. Private February 16, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Slater, Charles Private August 21, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Shoemaker, David Private February 16, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Sweeney, Dennis Private August 14, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Sellman, Charles Private February 5, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Shaffer, Philip Private October 31, 1864
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Steadman, Herbert Private April 4, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Shadwick, Richard Private April 3, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Seibert, John Private July 23, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown; Vet
Stamp, James Private September 24, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Stumb, Charles Private August 29, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Sumner, Philip Private September 10, 1862
3
Deserted June 16, 1864
Stahle, Charles Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Stroebel, Frederick Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Seibert, Augustus Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Sees, William Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Schauriman, Henry Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Schick, Henry Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Schaar, John Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Schmidt, Elias Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to 14th Company, 2d batt., Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown; mustered out, February 17, 1865, expiration of term
Schumacher, Jacob Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Scheufel, John Private July 23, 1861
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Smith, Samuel B. Private November 16, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Schmidt, Jacob Private February 8, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Thearauch, George Private July 23, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Treabolt, August Private February 13, 1864
3
Died at Philadelphia, September 4, 1865; Vet
Trager, John V. Private October 15, 1862
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Vallet, Gottlieb Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Vinning, Baldwin Private August 24, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 2, 1865
Wickline, Christo'r. Private August 14, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Williamson, Fred. F. Private August 14, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Walk, Frederick Private September 13, 1862
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Walker, Edward Private February 16, 1864
3
Captured; mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Williams, Thos. J. Private April 3, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
White, Malvern H. Private April 5, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865
Wright, Frederick Private September 3, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Walter, Jacob Private August 17, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Wickliffe, August Private August 22, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Wehren, Charles Private January 26, 1864
3
Died of wounds received in action, June 25, 1864
Winter, Frederick Private February 26, 1864
3
Deserted June 8, 1865
Wahl, Christian Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Westerfield, Henry Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Winter, Ludwig Private July 23, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Williams, George Private February 29, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
White, George Private March 7, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Young, Job Private August 14, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, August 7, 1865; Vet

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

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