8th Cavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Company B

Recruited in Lycoming County

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Term/
Years

Remarks

Chas. Arrowsmith Captain July 23, 1861
3
Killed at Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863
Robert Oldham Captain August 1, 1861
3
Promoted from 2d Lt. Company I, to 1st Lt., February 26, 1862; to Captain May 3, 1863; to Major, January 28, 1865
Samuel Wilson 1st Lt. July 23, 1861
3
Promoted fromCaptain Company L, February 26, 1862
Lemuel W. Jones 1st Lt. August 1, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant to 2d Lt., April 1, 1863; 1st Lt., May 3, 1863; discharged January 28, 1865
Thos. Arrowsmith 1st Lt. July 23, 1861
3
Promoted to Quartermaster, March 18, 1862
William C. Cole 2d Lt. July 23, 1861
3
Promoted to 1st Lt. company K, March 19, 1862
Robert C. Payne 2d Lt. July 23, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Sergeant, August 6, 1864; to 1st Lt. company G, December 20, 1864; Vet
Daniel B. Dykins 1st Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Sergeant; commissioned Captain, December 20, 1864; not mustered; discharged by General Order, July 24, 1865; Vet
Henry H. Garrett. 1st Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Promoted to 1st Lt. company G, June 23, 1862
Chas. F. Ringgold Quarter Master Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to Company F, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
J. B. M'Fadden Sergeant February 29, 1864
3
Promoted from private, May 1, 1865; discharged by General Order, July 24, 1865
William Carter Quarter Master Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Michael Miller Sergeant February 1?', 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, July 24, 1865; Vet
John L. Trate Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Discharged by General Order, July 24, 1865; Vet
Joseph Kohler Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Discharged by General Order, July 20, 1865; Vet
Samuel Keagle Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Wounded July 16, 1864; not accounted for; Vet
Charles Hillyard Sergeant August 1, 1861
3
Killed in action, December 8, 1864; Vet
Edward B. Burns Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Discharged July 26, 1864; expiration of term
Shad. W. Stradley Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Died at Point Lookout, Md., July 31, 1862
Esau Carson Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Patrick Byron Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Wm. H. Bailey Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
J. Wesley Callahan Corporal August 1, 1861
3
Transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Daniel Kohler Corporal August 1, 1861
3
Transferred to Company I, date unknown; Vet
Charles H. Dill Corporal February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to Company M, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Porter Harris Corporal February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Wm. A. A. Lupole Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Prisoner from June 24, 1864, to February 25, 1865; discharged June 12, 1865; Vet
Robert J. Marks Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Died July 17, 1864,of wounds received at Deep Bottom,Va.; burial record, September 5, 1864, Philadelphia, Pa.; Vet
John H. Ayers Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Peter Teed Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
John J. Payne Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Discharged July 27, 1864; expiration of term
Charles L. Hubbard Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Joseph D. Ream Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Ransford H. Foster Corporal July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
A. N. Messeimer Bugler August 1, 1861
3
Transferred to Company F, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Samuel Hurst Bugler August 1, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
James Lane Farrier February 1, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
John B. Dandois Saddler July 23, 1861
3
Prisoner from 6th to 9th April, 1865; discharged July 26, 1865 ; Vet
Anderson, Christ'n Private February 26, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Aitkin, Charles C. Private February 22, 1865
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Anderson, Lawr'ce. Private August 31, 1864
3
Prisoner from 7th to 9th April, 1865; discharged July 12, 1865
Anderson, Amos Private March 4, 1863
3
Deserted May 3, 1864
Allen, Alexander Private July 23, 1861
3
Discharged September 13, 1864; expiration of term
Andrews, Sam'l F. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Atkinson, Moses E. Private July 21, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Border, John Private August 1, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Berlin, William H. Private February 21, 1865
1
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Barnes, Wm. S. Private February 27, 1865
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Blair, Aaron Private February 22, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Benjamin, Wm. W. Private February 27, 1864
3
Wounded December 8, 1864; discharged by General Order, May 26, 1865
Brocious, Abram Private February 27, 1864
3
Wounded March 31, 1865; transferred to company L. 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Beck, Henry Private February 27, 1864
3
Killed in action, April 5, 1865
Berwick, George Private October 1, 1864
1
Killed at Dinwiddie C. H., Va., March 31, 1865buried in Nat. Cemetery, City Point, section E, division 4, grave, 34
Bonnell, George Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Bower, Benj. F. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Bovee, George Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Bovee, John C. Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Bower, Nathaniel Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Bower, Jacob Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Benson, Isaac Private November 19, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, May 31, 1865
Brodigan, J. C. Private January 15, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Bloom, George Private February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to Company M, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Camp, Truman Private April 18, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Chapman, John Private March 7, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Covert, William Private February 22, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Cross, George W. Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Chaberlin, Hr. E. Private February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Carver, Watson Private February 27, 1864
3
Killed at St. Mary's Church, Va., June 24, 1864
Clark, Henry Private February 22, 1864
3
Captured; died at Andersonville, Ga., June 15, 1864; burial record, July 15, 1864, grave, 3,362
Carver, Eugene J. Private February 8, 1864
3
Died at Washington, D. C., June 5, 1864
Camp, Charles W. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Callahan, Richard Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Charlton, Jos. L. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Coleman, Michael Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Coyle, James Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Chapman, John Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Cordery, Joseph Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Caldwell, Robert Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Derr, Henry Private February 17, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Denig, Michael Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for; Vet
Diggle, Joseph Private February 16, 1865
1
Prisoner from 6th to 9th April, 1865; discharged August 10, 1865
Dickinson, Daniel Private February 27, 1864
3
Died at York, Pa., August 1, 1864
Davis, William Private March 15, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, May 15, 1865
Desmon, Daniel Private July 23, 1861
3
Died at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., November 28, 1862
Dickerson, Daniel Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Davis, William Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Deal, Henry S. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Devine, James Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Daw, Steadman Private February 26, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Ewer, Frank Private February 27, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Elder, John S. Private February 24, 1864
3
Killed at Deep Bottom, Va., July 15, 1864
Elszaer, August Private October 21, 1864
3
Never joined company
Fogarty, Thomas Private October 28, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Fields, Richard Private October 28, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Fiser, John A. Private February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment, P. V., July 24, 1865
Fink, Zachary T. Private February 3, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment, P. V., July 24, 1865
Fisher, George Private February 28, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment, P. V., July 24, 1865
Fields, John R. Private February 16, 1864
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment, P. V., July 24, 1865
Fulkerson, James Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment, P. V., July 24, 1865
Ferguson, Thomas Private August 28, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Flinton, George Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Farnsworth, W. R. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Garrison, Orin W. Private February 20, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Gouse, Michael Private February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Garton, John J. Private February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Gangler, Enos C. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Hoffman, John T. Private February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Haiver, Henry Private February 28, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Hebe, George W. Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Hepburn, James P. Private March 11, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Haustine, Ezra S. Private February 3, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Huntley, Charles Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Harrison, James Private October 19, 1864
1
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Henry, James Private February 21, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Haight, Henry Private March 18, 1864
3
Died August 24, 1864; buried in Cavalry Corps Cemetery, Va.
Haines, George W. Private July 23, 1861
3
Captured; died at Richmond, Va., July 12, 1864; burial record, June 25, 1864
Hays, Abraham K. Private March 24, 1864
3
Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, April 14, 1865
Hale, Samuel Private February 13, 1864
3
Transferred to company F, March 10, 1865
Huff, William H. Private September 6, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Hatchke, Frederick Private October 28, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 16, 1865
Howard, Jeremiah Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Henderson, D. H. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Huntley, Charles Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Humphreys, James Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Hines, Robert W. Private July 23, 1861
3
Died at Camp Parole Hospital, Annapolis, Md., January 2, 1863
Hannan, Michael Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to company C, date unknown; Vet
Hudson, Henry Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Harris, Alfred Private February 21, 1865
1
Deserted April 5, 1865
Irwin, James Private February 25, 1864
3
Died at Warrenton, Va., April 11, 1864
James, John Private February 13, 1865
1
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Jones, Thomas Private February 13, 1865
1
Transferred to Company F, March 10, 1865
Jackson, Charles Private August 28, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Kiehl, Adam Private February 23, 1864
1
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Kosengarten, H. Private October 19, 1864
1
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Kane, Daniel Private October 18, 1864
1
Not accounted for
Keagle, George W. Private September 21, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 23, 1865
Keyser, Granth'n L. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Kelly, Daniel Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Kelly, Lewis Private February 14, 1865
1
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Kelly, William Private October 29, 1864
1
Not accounted for
Lukins, Justice M. Private April 5, 1864
1
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Lehman, Henry Private February 17, 1865
1
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Lundy, Harvey Private May 8, 1864
3
Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged August 12, 1865
Leonard, John Private February 29, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, June 6, 1865
Leighton, Thomas Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Laporte, John Private July 23, 1861
3
Died February 23, 1862; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
Lomaskey, Jer'h. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Mutchler, Allen Private August 1, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Miller, Robert R. Private February 29, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Miller, Perry Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Mahl, Jacob Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Myers, William Private February 25, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Mathews, John Private February 24, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Mooney, Thomas J. Private February 12, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Mack, Peter Private February 21, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Miller, Michael. Private February 24, 1864
3
Wounded in action, June 24, 1864; transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Metistifer, Michael Private February 27, 1864
3
Wounded in action, January 10, 1865; discharged by General Order, August 1, 1865.
Miller, Andrew J. Private February 24, 1864
3
Killed at Ream's Station, Va., July 23, 1864
Miller, William Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Miller, Join H. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Major, John A. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Miullen, John? Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Martin, Joseph Private October 29, 1864
1
Deserted, date unknown
Mills, Robert R. Private February 21, 1865
1
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
M'Cully, John Private February 10, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
M'Griffin, James Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
M'Laughlin, John Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
M'Dade, David Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
M'Coy, John L. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
M'Cort, Barney Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
M'Adams, John J. Private February 8, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Night, Martin A. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Noonan, Daniel Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Orf, Robert Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Oliphant, Joel Private  
3
Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 7, 1865; discharged by General Order, September 6, 1865
Pate, William Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Price, Ellis E. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Patterson, Robert Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Price, John Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Petitt, James Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Peck, Thomas J. Private February 24, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Pierce, John Private May 8, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Price, Valentine Private February 8, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Pepperman, Anth'y. Private February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Platt, William Private February 13, 1865
1
Prisoner from 7th to 9th April, 1865; discharged July 8, 1865
Peterson, Darius H. Private July 23, 1861
3
Deserted February 22, 1864; returned February 28, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 26, 1865
Roland, James Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to Company M, 161st Reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Quinn, Patrick Private October 21, 1864
1
Transferred to company D, date unknown
Roland, James Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to Company M, 161st Reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Rossman, John Private October 28, 1864
1
Not accounted for
Righter, John Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Reg. P. V., July 24, 1865
Siechrist, Joseph R. Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to Company M, 161st Reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Stratton, Jackson Private February 11, 1864
3
Transferred to Company M, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Sutherland, S.J. Private February 11, 1864
1
Transferred to Company M, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Shonowolf, John Private October 19, 1864
1
Transferred to Company M, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Smith, Richard W. Private February 24, 1864
1
Transferred to Company M, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Shane, Edward Private October 4, 1864
1
Not accounted for
Stryker, Henry Private February 4, 1864
3
Killed at Trevilian Station, Va., June 11, 1864
Stewart, Rufus K. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Small, Orington L. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Strait, Eli B. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Stroup, Henry Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Shaffer, George Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Schurch, John Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Silvey, James Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Sullivan, Cornelius Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to company C, date unknown; Vet
Still, Henry Private October 29, 1864
1
Not accounted for
Schmidt, Frank Private October 19, 1864
1
Not accounted for
Stewart, Franklin Private February 20, 1864
1
Not accounted for; Vet
Tozer, John Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for; Vet
Tomb, Henry W. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for; Vet
Thompson, Amari'h. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for; Vet
Thompson, James Private April 3, 1864
3
Transferred to Company M, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Teed, Ezra Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for; Vet
Turner, Joseph K. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Verguson, Jos. R. Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to Company M 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Vay, Emil Private October 21, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, July 7, 1865
Voorhees, Jas. W. Private March 13, 1864
3
Transferred to Company M, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Whest, James Private February 9, 1864,
3
Transferred to Company M, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
West, Samuel A. Private February 3, 1864,
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Williams, James Private September 27, 1864,
1
Not accounted for
Webert, Henry Private October 21, 1864,
1
Transferred to Company?, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Wolf, Enos G. Private February 23, 1864,
3
Killed at St. Mary's Church. Va., June 24, 1864
Wise, George O. Private February 23, 1864,
3
Killed at Trevilian Station Va., June 11, 1864
Weiser, William Private October 21, 1864
1
Never joined company
West, George E. Private October 21, 1864
1
Never joined company
Williams, John A. Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Weaver, George Private July 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Young, Samuel S. Private February 3, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Young, George W. Private February 17, 1865
1
Transferred to Company M, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Zimmerman, Wm. Private February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 15, 1865
Zwicki, Abraham Private October 21, 1864
1
Not accounted for

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

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