5th Cavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Field and Staff Officers

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

Max Friedman Colonel August 7, 1861 Resigned March 9, 1862
David Campbell Colonel March 12, 1862 Resigned October 16, 1862
Robert M. West Colonel July 26, 1861 Transferred from 43d regiment P. V., May 29, 1864; promoted to Bv. Brigadier General, April 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1865
Philip Becker Lt. Colonel 1861 Resigned November, 1861
Joseph L. Moss Lt. Colonel August 10, 1861 Promoted from Major, November 1861; resigned April 30, 1862
S. E. Smith Lt. Colonel September, 1861 Promoted from Major, February 25, 1862; resigned September 29, 1862
Christopher Kleinz Lt. Colonel July 30, 1861 Promoted from Captain Company E to Major, October 30, 1862; to Lt. Colonel, July 1, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
James W. Walsh Lt. Colonel January 1, 1862 Transferred from 60th regiment P. V., May 8, 1865; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1862
William Lewis Lt. Colonel July 30, 1861 Transferred from 60th regiment P. V., May 8, 1865; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1862
Eph'm A. Rowland Major August 10, 1861 Resigned January 29, 1862
Edward M. Boteler Major September, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1862
William C. Heuser Major July 23, 1861 Promoted from Captain company B, March 12, 1862; discharged October 13, 1862
Jacob P. Wilson Major August 5, 1861 Promoted from Captain company F, May 1, 1862; discharged October 13, 1862
Joseph C Hess Major August 10, 1861 Promoted from Captain company H, November 5, 1862; resigned February 7, 1863
W. G. M'Candless Major April 3, 1862 Promoted from 1st Lieut. Company B, November 21, 1862; mustered out, March 17, 1865; expiration of term
Timothy Hennessey Major August 10, 1861 Promoted from Captain Company G, February 11, 1863; discharged October 26, 1863; re-commissioned February 5, 1864; mustered out, March 29, 1865
D. P. Hagameister Major July 17, 1861 Promoted from Captain company L, July 1, 1864; mustered out, June 7, 1865, expiration of term
Justinian Alman Major September 17, 1861 Promoted from Captain company E, April 25, 1865; mustered out, June 7, 1865
Frank W. Hess Major November 4, 1861 Transferred from 60th regiment P. V., May 8, 1865; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1865
Charles Treichel Major January 24, 1862 Transferred from 60th regiment P. V., May 8, 1865; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1865
Henry W. Paul Major August 5, 1861 Promoted from Captain company D, June 6, 1865; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1865
Henry G. Burlow Adjutant 1861 Resigned January 17, 1862
Peter Lane Adjutant 1861 Discharged March 26, 1862
Frank P. Robinson Adjutant March 26, 1862 Promoted to Adjutant, January 23, 1863; resigned March 24, 1864
John C. Brown Adjutant August 14, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant Major-to Adjutant, May 30, 1864; to Captain company L, March 7, 1865
Jacob E. Bayley Adjutant July 24, 1863 Drafted; promoted from 2d Lieutenant Company H March 7, 1865; mustered out, June 1, 1865
Edward M'Mahon Adjutant October 10, 1862 Promoted from private Company H to Quarter Master Sergeant, November 27, 1864; to Sergeant Major, March 6, 1865; to 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant, July 24, 1865; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1865
James Cromlien Quarter Master August 10, 1861 Promoted from Lieutenant company G, September 15, 1861; missing April, 1862
David Bower Quarter Master April 5, 1862 Promoted from 2d Lieutenant company F, November 1, 1862; resigned May 9, 1865
Samuel M'K. King Quarter Master August 13, 1861 Promoted from 2d Lieut. Company L, July 22, 1865; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1865; Vet
William H. Ford Commissary S. October 2, 1862 Promoted from 1st Lieut. Company B, October 3, 1862; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1865
James Bryan Surgeon August 3, 1861 Promoted to Brigade Surgeon; December 20, 1861
F. S. Jaquette Surgeon December 22, 1861 Resigned February 24, 1862
Thos. J. Yarrow Surgeon January 1, 1862 Promoted from Assistant Surgeon, February 19, 1862; discharged March 20, 1862
William C. Todd Surgeon March 8, 1862 Mustered out, August 5, 1864; expiration of term
Patrick Heany Surgeon February 6, 1863 Promoted from Assistant Surgeon, September 15, 1864; mustered out, November 15, 1864
John W. Hughes Surgeon September 15, 1863 Promoted from Assistant Surgeon, December 15, 1864; mustered out, November 15, 1864
Henry C. Yarrow Assistant Surgeon 1861 Resigned February 10, 1862
S. C. King Assistant Surgeon December 31, 1861 Transferred to 64th regiment P. V., April 5, 1862
John S. Wagoner Assistant Surgeon October, 1862 Discharged by General Order, September 16, 1862
Fred'k W. Heckel Assistant Surgeon September 17, 1862 Promoted to Surgeon 165th regiment P. V., December 5, 1862
Peter Wager Assistant Surgeon October 18, 1861 Promoted to Surgeon 177th regiment P. V., February 20, 1863
Clifford J. Parker Assistant Surgeon March 19, 1863 Dismissed September 30, 1863
Ernest Sallman Assistant Surgeon December 21, 1864 Promoted to Surgeon 177th regiment P. V., February 20, 1863
Henry R. Curtis Assistant Surgeon March 11, 1865 Discharged by General Order, May 29, 1865
Henry J. Durant Assistant Surgeon November 26, 1861 Transferred from 60th regiment P. V., May 8, 1865; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1865
M. J. Harmstead Chaplin December 13, 1861 Died at Camden, N. J., February 1, 1865
Rob't M. Roseberry Veterinary Surgeon September 20, 1862 Promoted from Farrier company H, February 1, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 18, 1865
George S. Gatchell Sergeant Major June 18, 1864 Promoted from private to Quartermaster Sergeant, July 1, 1865; to Sergeant Major, July 26, 1865; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1865
Edw'd J. Andrews Sergeant Major July 26, 1861 Promoted from private Company C to Sergeant Major; date unknown; to 2d Lieut. Company C, October, 1861
Peter K. Eldridge Sergeant Major July 26, 1861 Promoted from Bugler company C to Sergeant Major; date unknown; transferred to Company C
J. F. Cummings Sergeant Major August 5, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant company F to Sergeant Major, November, 1862; to 2d Lt. Company F, May 16, 1862
Wm. E. A. Bird Sergeant Major July 26, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant Company C to Sergeant Major; date unknown; to 2d Lt. Company B, November 1, 1862
John F. Cameron Sergeant Major August 14, 1862 Promoted from private company D to Sergeant Major, November 1, 1862; to 1st Lt. Company C, November 17, 1863
Edward H. Vail Sergeant Major January 18, 1864 Promoted from private Company D to Sergeant Major, December 1, 1864; to 1st Lieut. 15th regiment N. Y. Engineers, March 2, 1865
John H. Griffith Sergeant Major September 19, 1862 Promoted from private company D, May 29, 1864; captured at Ream's Station, Va., June 29, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., October 25, 1864
John W. Watson Quarter Master Sergeant August 25, 1862 Promoted from private company L, March 6, 1865; discharged by General Order, May 18, 1865
Abraham B. Harris Quarter Master Sergeant July 30, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant Company F to Quarter Master Sergeant, February 19, 1863; to 2d Lt. Company F, November 26, 1864; Vet
Samuel Smith Quarter Master Sergeant August, 1861 Promoted to 2d Lieut. Company K; date unknown
Richard Ker Commissary Sergeant June 24, 1862 Promoted from Sergeant Company G, March 10, 1865; discharged by General Order, May 18, 1865
Charles Oat Commissary Sergeant July 26, 1861 Promoted from private company C, October 1, 1861transferred to company C, July 7, 1863
F. F. Williamson Commissary Sergeant August 14, 1861 Promoted from Commissary Sergeant company I, July 7, 63; transferred to Company I, November 18, 1863
John C. Gauler Commissary Sergeant August 10, 1861 Promoted from Commissary Sergeant company H to Commissary Sergeant, November 18, 1863; to 2d Lieutenant company H, March 7, 1865; Vet
Jacob Tomer Hospital Steward April 1, 1863 Promoted from private company F, February 25, 1865; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1865; Vet
John C. Merry Hospital Steward July 30, 1861 Mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1865
Joseph I. Allen Hospital Steward July 26, 1861 Promoted from Corporal Company C, date unknown; discharged on Surgeon's certificate, date unknown
Alfred Sharp Hospital Steward July 26, 1861 Promoted to Hospital Steward, October 28, 1863; transferred to company G, May 30, 1864; re-appointed Hospital Steward, June, 1864; discharged on Surgeon's certificate, July 3, 1864; Vet
Henry F. Birnbaum Hospital Steward September 23, 1861 Promoted from private company H, April 18, 1863; discharged by General Order, June 24, 1865; Vet
Joseph D. Magee Hospital Steward June 5, 1863 Promoted from private company D, November 1, 1864; died January 25, 1865
Christian Trostel Chief Bugler November 18, 1862 Promoted from private company H, May 1, 1863; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1865
Jacob Walter Saddler July 30, 1861 Promoted from Saddler Company E, November 1, 1864; mustered out with regiment, August 7, 1865; Vet
William Casey Saddler July 26, 1861 Promoted from Saddler Company C, November 11, 1862; mustered out, July 25, 1864; expiration of term
Jacob Enchelmayer Blacksmith July 23, 1861 Promoted to Blacksmith, October 17, 1862; transferred to company B, May 1, 1863
Frank Hopp Armorer April 1, 1863 Not on muster-out roll

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

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