5th Cavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Company M

Recruited in Allegheny and Venango Counties

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Term/
Years

Remarks

Anderson Faith Captain October 6, 1861
3
Mustered out, October 10, 1864; expiration of term
John P. Wenzel Captain October 15, 1861
3
Promoted from 2d Lt. Company C to 1st Lt., March 1, 1863; to Captain, November 26, 1864; transferred to Company C, June 8, 1865
G. S. L. Ward. Captain May 16, 1863
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
George J. Ker 1st Lt. June 1, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant Company F, 27th Regiment P. V., to 1st Lt., March 20, 1862; to Captain company G, March 1, 1863
Thomas Little, Jr. 1st Lt. October 6, 1861
3
Promoted from Battalion Sergeant Major, to 2d Lt., November 1, 1862; to 1st Lt., November 26, 1864; captured February 7, 1863; wounded at Staunton River Bridge,Va., June 5, 1864; trausferred to company H, June 8, 1865
Frank C. Grugan 2d Lt August 10, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant Company H to 2d Lt., October 1, 1861; to 1st Lt. company I, November 1, 1862
Walter H. Fitten 2d Lt August 10, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant Company H to 2d Lt., October 1, 1861; to 1st Lt. company I, Nov. 1, 1862
Wilson E. Davis 2d Lt. October 6, 1861
1
Wounded at Petersburg, Va., June 9, 1864; promoted from 1st Sergeant, January 17, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 5, 1865; Vet
Calvin D. Ludwig Private September 15, 1862
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
William M'Ginnis 1st Sergeant January 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
William Bothwell 1st Sergeant October 6, 1861
3
Promoted from Corporal-captured February 7, 1863; discharged by General Order, June 26, 1865; Vet
Edward Bailey Quarter Master Sergeant May 10, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
James Bennett Commissary Sergeant October 23, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
James B. Jennings Commissary Sergeant October 6, 1861
1
Promoted from Sergeant; captured February 7, discharged by General Order, June 6, 1865; Vet
Hugh M'Clory Sergeant January 1, 1864
3
Discharged, date unknown; Vet
Patrick Ford Sergeant January 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Robert Russell Sergeant January 1, 1864
3
Promoted from Corporal, June 25, 1865; mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Patrick Carlin Sergeant January 1, 1864
3
Promoted from Corporal, June 25, 1865; mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
John L. Burrows Sergeant June 17, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, March 1, 1865; to Sergeant, June 25, 1865; discharged, date unknown
Wm. Mendenhall Sergeant February 4, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Martin Maher Sergeant October 6, 1861
3
Captured February 7, 1863; returned; not on muster-out roll; Vet
Joseph M'Clellan Sergeant October 6, 1861
3
Captured February 7, 1863; not on muster-out roll
Uriah Patterson Sergeant October 6, 1861
3
Discharged by General Order, June 6, 1865; Vet
William J. Andre Sergeant October 6, 1861
3
Promoted from Corporal; discharged by General Order, June 6, 1865; Vet
Silas C. Hough Sergeant August 10, 1861
3
Killed at Gravelly Run, Va., April, 1865; Vet
George Latch Corporal March 23, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Francis M'Caffrey Corporal June 8, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, June 25, 1865; mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Joseph Devlin Corporal January 1, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, June 25, 1865; mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
David Phillips Corporal October 7, 1864
1
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Charles Denight Corporal January 1, 1864
3
Discharged, date unknown; Vet
Joseph Martin Corporal March 19, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1865; mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
John O'Neill Corporal October 6, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, May, 1864; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865; Vet
David W. Parker Corporal October 6, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, January 28, 1865; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865; Vet
John Fisher Corporal October 6, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, January 28, 1865; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865; Vet
Herm'n Hagemiller Corporal February 23, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, January 28, 1865; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Henry Bohder Corporal February 11, 1864
3
Wounded near Petersburg, Va., June, 1864; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Henry Steltz Corporal October 6, 1861
3
Transferred to company D June 5, 1865; Vet
Edward Hoffman Corporal October 6, 1861
3
Wounded at Staunton River Bridge, Va., June 25, 1864; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865; Vet
George Levis Corporal November 28, 1863
3
Promoted to Corporal, April 6, 1865; deserted June, 1865
John Winkleman Corporal October 6, 1861
3
Captured February 7, 1863; died at Beverly, N. J., August 10, 1864
F. Holdenwrenter Corporal October 6, 1861
3
Captured, died at Salisbury, North Carolina, December 4, 1864; Vet
George M. Koons Corporal October 6, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll; Vet
R. H. Anderson Corporal October 6, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Harvey M. Reno Bugler February 22, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Cyrus E. Reagle Artifi'r October 6, 1861
3
Captured February 7, 1863; not on muster-out roll
Dennis Dorris Blacksmith March 31, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
James Hickey Farrier October 6, 1861
3
Prisoner February 7, 1863; discharged on Surgeon's certificate, February, 1865; Vet
Adams, Leonard C. Private October 6, 1861
3
Captured February 7, 1863; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865; Vet
Abbott, Josiah Private February 29, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Albright, Stephen C. Private October 6, 1861
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Albert, Jererniah Private February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Arker, Joseph Private February 24, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Abbott, Hiram Private November 21, 1861
3
Deserted June 8, 1865
Albert, Samuel Private September 22, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Bailey, Thomas Private August 5, 1864
1
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Barnes, John Private January 13, 1863
3
Captured January 7, 1864; absent at muster out
Baker, John W. Private March 22, 1864
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Bohanan, Daniel W. Private October 25, 1864
1
Absent, sick, at muster out
Bush, Frederick Private March 7, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Broomall, Thomas Private March 23, 1864
3
Absent, sick, at muster out; Vet
Boyd, John A. Private January 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Bronson, David H. Private September 2, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 28, 1865
Bartle, George H. Private January 1, 1864
3
Dishonorably discharged, 1865; Vet
Bickle, Jacob Private February 9, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Benz, Zeph Private February 27, 1865
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Benz, Ferdinand Private February 27, 1865
1
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Brame, Milton Private March 22, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Brinker, Adam Private February 29, 1864
3
Captured; transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Bowers, Joseph Private February 1, 1864
3
Prisoner from April 29, 1864, to April 29, 1865; discharged by General Order, May 26, 1865
Brady, Edward Private June 9, 1864
3
Died at Washington, D. C., May 31, 1865
Boyce, Dennis Private November 17, 1864
3
Deserted June 9, 1865
Brady, James M. Private October 6, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll; Vet
Beeser, Charles Private October 6, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Berlin, William Private November 1, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Beck, Christian L. Private August 24, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Cameron, Alex. Private January 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Coates, William H. Private March 23, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Croffutt, George C. Private March 21, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Campbell, Peter F. Private May 17, 1864
3
Dishonorably discharged, date unknown
Caughlin, Joseph Private June 10, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Culver, Daniel Private October 12, 1864
1
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Conner, John Private November 22, 1864
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Curry, James Private July 30, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 26, 1865
Clift, George Private November 3, 1862
3
Captured February 7, 1863; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Caldwell, Samuel Private October 6, 1861
3
Captured February 7, 1863; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865; Vet
Collins. Morris Private April 9, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Covle, Edward Private September 3, 1864
1
Died of wounds received at Hatcher's Run, Virginia, December 10, 1864
Cassiday, Patrick Private February 3, 1864
3
Deserted, date unknown
Crist, Henry Private November 16, 1864
3
Deserted June 9, 1865
Cooper, James J. Private October 6, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Day, John Private May 5, 1864
3
Dishonorably discharged, date unknown
Doody, James Private March 31, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Dailey, Alexander Private November l, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Davis, William Private September 15, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 28, 1865
Donahue, John Private August 23, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 28, 1865
Davis, Joshua Private February 5, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Donovan, Joseph Private February 9, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Denver, Albert Private May 30, 1864
3
Deserted; returned; deserted again June 8, 1865
Dever, George M. Private October 6, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Davidson, Andrew Private October 6, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Dull, Daniel Private September 22, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Dreibelbis, Chas. Private February 23, 1864
3
Died December 15, 1864; buried in U. S. General Hospital Cemetery, Annapolis, Maryland
Dolan, Matthew Private March 2, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Ellis, Henry M. Private October 26, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 27, 1865
Eckenrod, Henry J. Private December 20, 1861
3
Dishonorably discharged, 1865; Vet
Evans, John Private February 6, 1864
1
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Egenchyller, Chas. Private May 16, 1864
3
Discharged October 10, 1865, to date August 7, 1865
Fessler, William Private January 25, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Fenton, Samuel H. Private January 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Funk, John Private March 31, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Flynn, Alexander Private October 1, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 28, 1865
Foreman, David S. Private October 6, 1861
3
Capt'd February 7, 1863; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865; Vet
Fiedler, Harrison Private October 6, 1861
3
Captured February 7, 1863; not on muster-out roll
Fraca, August Private September 24, 1864
1
Not on muster-out roll
Gorman, Patrick Private January 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Gainer, Michael Private January 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Gross, Miles Private  
 
Absent, sick, at muster out
Gallagher, John Private February 19, 1864
3
Captured; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Green, William Private February 3, 1864
3
Captured; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Harrison, George Private October 12, 1864
1
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Hendervine, Louis Private October 15, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Hook, William Private July 26, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Henk, David C. Private January 1, 1864
3
Dishonorably discharged. 1865; Vet
Hetsler, John D. Private February 5, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Helmes, Morris Private February 1, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Hunt, Michael Private April 9, 1864
3
Captured October 7, 1864; transferred to Company G, June 5, 1865
Howard, Lewis Private January 22, 1863
3
Deserted August 1, 1863
Hoffman, William Private October 6, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Hemphill, Geo. W. Private October 6, 1861
3
Captured February 7, 1863; not on muster-out roll
Hunter, George Private March 29, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Humelbaugh, H. Private August 30, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Johnson, John Private September 12, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Johnston, Edwin Private February 11, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Kennedy, Samuel Private January 25, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Kearney, Stephen Private May 25, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Keating, James F. Private June 14, 1864
3
Dishonorably discharged, date unknown
Kirkwood, Wm. Private July 31, 1864
3
Deserted; returned; absent, sick, at muster out
Kafer, Gottlieb Private October 6, 1861
3
Capt'd February 7, 1863; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865; Vet
Knapler, John Private October 6, 1861
3
Transferred to company L, date unknown
Keblinger, John Private October 6, 1861
3
Captured February 7, 1863; not on muster-out roll
Kelker, Rudolph Private October 6, 1861
3
Absent, in hospital, since March 13, 1862
Lehry, John Private November 14, 1864
1
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Leyrer, William Private October 19, 1864
1
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Levy, Saruel Private February 24, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Long, Francis S. Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Lutz, Alexander Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Leip, Charles Private February 29, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Lever, Samuel Private February 25, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Lenegan, Frederick Private March 2, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Moore, James S. Private October 14, 1864
1
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Money, Henry M. Private May 3, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Monaghan, John October 12, 1864Private
1
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Magee, William Private January 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Mason, Thomas C. Private March 23, 1864
3
Absent, sick, at muster out; Vet
Murphy, Archibald Private March 23, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Martin, John Private May 23, 1864
3
Dishonorably discharged, September 14, 1864
Morehead, John Private December 20, 1861
1
Discharged by General Order, July 15, 1865; Vet
Mull, Jonas Private February 29, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Manees, Matthew Private October 6, 1861
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865; Vet
Miller, Adam Private February 9, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Marks, John Private October 29, 1864
1
Deserted June 9, 1865
Moore, William Private March, 1864
3
Deserted June 9, 1865; Vet
Marker, William Private October 6, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Magee, Henry Private September 22, 1864
3
Captured February 7, 1863; not on muster-out roll
Mott, Andrew C. Private March 16, 1863
3
Discharged by General Order, May 23, 1865
Maier, Bartholom'w. Private February 1, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, May 23, 1865
M'Ginnis, Andrew Private March 8, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
M'Hugh, Patrick Private March 7, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
M'Avoy, James Private January 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865;Vet
M'Neill, John Private July 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
M'Cue, Philip Private .November 8, 1864
3
Deserted; returned; absent at muster out
M'Kenna, Michael. Private March 12, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
M'Gue, Peter Private March 21, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
M'Ghee, Alexander Private March 7, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
M'Cormick, John B. Private February 9, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
M'Bride, Bernard Private October 6, 1861
3
Absent, in confinement, at muster out
Norbeck, Philip M. Private January 1, 1863
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Nonnamaker, F. Private March 25, 1865
1
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Newkirk, Charles Private February 1, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Openshaw, William Private  
 
Dropped from the rolls
Orr, John Private March 23, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Donnel Dennis Private September 22, 1862
3
Captured February 7, 1863; not on muster-out roll
Price, James A. Private August 16, 1861
3
Absent, in confinement, at muster out
Peel, Richard Private October 17, 1864
1
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Pinkerton, Samuel Private March 29, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Porter, John Private September 22, 1862
3
Captured February 7, 1863; transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Porterfield, Jas. R. Private February 29, 1864
3
Captured, died at Andersonville, Georgia, October 23, 1864, Grave, 11,328
Quinn, Michael Private June 6, 1864
3
Deserted June 8, 1865
Romeo, Larissa Private March 7, 1864
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Reed, George Private December 30, 1862
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Reno, Samuel J. Private February 10, 1864
3
Dishonorably discharged, date unknown
Rudderow, Josiah Private October 19, 1864
1
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Reichard, John S. Private March 24, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Reid, Andrew Private March 10, 1863
3
Deserted June 23, 1865
Rankin, Robert Private October 6, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Ross, James Private September 22, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Reicht, George Private October 6, 1861
3
Absent, in hospital, since April 7, 1862
Shoop, James Private January 1, 1864
3
Dishonorably discharged, date unknown
Suffern, William H. Private March 17, 1864
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Sipe, Albert R. Private March 31, 1864
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Salm, Joseph Private August 16, 1861
3
Absent, in confinement, at muster out
Sterling, Charles Private May 20, 1864
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Smith, John Private May 2, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Skiffington, James Private January 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865; Vet
Showalter, William Private February 29, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, July 5, 1866
Seip, Charles. Private February 29, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Stork, Henry Private October 6, 1861
3
Deserted May 21, 1862; returned November 1, 1864; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Smith, Owen Private November 30, 1862
3
Captured February 7, 1863; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Shaffer, Isaac. Private February 1, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Showers, Francis M. Private September 22, 1862
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Seip, Henry Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Sullinger, Alex'r H. Private February 9, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Showers, James W. Private February 5, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Shinkle, Thomas Private March 2, 1865
1
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Stewart, Win. J. Private February 7, 1864
3
Captured; transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Shaner, Chas. W. Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to company G, June 5, 1865
Showalter, John S. Private February 29, 1864
3
Deserted, date unknown
Stafford, Lawrence Private January 23, 1863
3
Deserted August 1, 1863
Sample, James B. Private October 6, 1861
3
Captured February 7, 1863; not on muster-out roll
Shaffer, William Private September 22, 1862
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Shaffer, Charles. Private September 22, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Shaffer, Washing'n Private September 22, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Schultz, Richard Private October 6, 1861
3
Captured February 7, 1863; not on muster-out roll
Shirk, William Private November 1, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Thompson, George. Private November 22, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Tobin, Thomas Private November 1, 1864
1
Deserted; returned; mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Tomlinson, Wm. Private November 1, 1864
1
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Taylor, Robert Private November 11, 1864
3
Deserted June 8, 1865
Voight, Amandus Private October 28, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Weidle, Andrew Private May 20, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Williams, David H. Private September 1, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, July 12, 1865
Weiss, Charles Private October 26, 1864
1
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Williams, James Private October 25, 1864
1
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Wood, George Private November 15, 1862
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Wunder, Joseph Private January, 1864
3
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
Woodruff, Chas. G. Private October 31, 1864
1
Mustered out with company, August 7, 1865
White, Frank Private September 2, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 26, 1865
Whitmover, David Private September 5, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 24, 1865
White, John Private January 22, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Wilson, Robert Private February 29, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Weaver, John Private January 26, 1864
3
Captured; transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Wallace, Charles Private February 29, 1864
3
Transferred to company C, June 5, 1865
Wolston, Charles Private October 7, 1864
3
Died at Richmond, Va., June 11, 1865
Walker, James Private May 6, 1864
3
Deserted June 19, 1865
Walker, Amos Private September 22, 1862
3
Absent, on furlough, at muster out
Wetteran, Fred'k. Private September 9, 1864
1
Not on muster-out roll
Zeigler, Joseph Private August 30, 1864
1
Not on muster-out roll

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

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