8th Cavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Company C

Recruited at Philadelphia

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Term/
Years

Remarks

Peter Keenan Captain August 19, 1861
3
Promoted to Major, October 15, 1862
Paul L. Goddard Captain September 24, 1861
3
Promoted from Adjutant, October 15, 1862; discharged September 5, 1864, expiration of term
Benjamin A. Phifer Captain September 17, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Lt. Company D, December 20, 1864; commissioned Major, July 1, 1865; not mustered; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24,1865
C. J. Wickersham 1st Lt August 19, 1861
3
Promoted to Captain Company K, March 1, 1862
Wm. J. Latta 1st Lt September 11, 1861
3
Promoted to Captain Company I, July 21, 1862
John G. Giles 1st Lt August 1, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant Major, December 24, 1863; discharged September 28, 1864; expiration of term
David W. Davis 1st Lt October 1, 1861
3
Promoted from 2d Lt. Company M, December 30, 1864; transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Wm. F. Miller 2d Lt. August 19, 1861
3
Promoted to 1st Lt. Company G, March 13, 1862
Emor Walton 2d Lt. October 4, 1861
3
Promoted from private Company M, July 16, 1862; resigned January 12, 1863
John E. Kane, Jr. 2d Lt. August 1, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant Major, May 6, 1863; to 1st Lieut. Company H, August 31, 1863
Isaac Drake 1st Sergeant August 19, 1861
3
Promoted to 1st Sergeant; commissioned 2d Lt., July 1, 1865; not mustered; transferred to Company F, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Chas. H. Mihlbaner 1st Sergeant August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Wm. B. Harlan Quarter Master Sergeant August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company E, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Samuel W. Yeager Commissary Sergeant September 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Florent W. Gighon Sergeant August 19, 1861
3
Commissioned 2d Lt., March 10, 1865; not mustered; not acc'd for
James Poulton Sergeant September 24, 1861
3
Discharged by General Order, July 24, 1865; Vet
Geo. W. Finbrook Sergeant September 19, 1861
3
Discharged by General Order, July 24, 1865; Vet
James Clark Sergeant September 24, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
William H. Pike Sergeant August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
C. Z. Bookhamer Sergeant August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Michael Malony Sergeant August 19, 1861
3
Promoted from Corporal, May 1, 1865; discharged by General Order, July 24, 1865; Vet
Patrick Kearney Corporal August 1, 1861
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Barkley J. Stagner Corporal September 24, 1861
3
Not accounted for; Vet
Howard Kelley Corporal September 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Frank B. Rhoads Corporal August 28, 1862
3
Promoted to Corporal, June 1, 1863; discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
John Green Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
H. J. Reifsnyder Corporal September 24, 1861
3
Captured October 12, 1863; discharged by General Order, January 30, 1865; Vet
John A. Glant Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Promoted from Bugler; transferred to Company D, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Zadock Bowen Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
John George Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Promoted to Sergeant Company I, date unknown; Vet
Joseph Andrews Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Discharged September 2, 1864; expiration of term
George H. Dace Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Wilson Mahon Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for; Vet
Bernard Carlin Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Patrick Henry Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, August 1, 1862; transferred to Company D, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Edward Earley Bugler August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Fred'k C. Heistley Blacksmith September 15, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Daniel Heebner Farrier October 4, 1861
3
Discharged by General Order, July 24, 1865; Vet
Charles D. Benner Farrier August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company F, November, 1864
John C. Uttz Saddler October 4, 1861
3
Discharged by General Order, July 24, 1865; Vet
William R. King. Bugler August 19, 1861
3
Promoted to Regimental Saddler, date unknown; Vet
Andrews, Robert Private August 19, 1861
3
Missing in action, June 24, 1864
Andrews, David W. Private August, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, February 26, 1862
Allen, George C. Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Applebaugh, Geo. Private August, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Bates, Edward T. Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st reg. P. V., July 24,1865; Vet
Best, George Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company F, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Baker, George Private August 19, 1861
3
Captured August 23, 1864; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Britmer, George Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Benner, Adam Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Brown, Isaac Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Berkelback, Wm. Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Bowan, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Bancroft, William Private February 14, 1865
1
Not accounted for
Eradway, John T. Private February 8, 1865
1
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Buckman, Eug'e R. Private February 8, 1865
1
Not accounted for
Blaker, Benj. T. Private February 21, 1865
1
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Cox, Wiilliam Private August 19, 1861
3
Died at Lynchburg, Va., July 26, 1865; Vet
Cunningham,David Private February 16, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Carrigan, James Private February 29, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Clafy, James Private September 5, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Connelly, Henry Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Campbell, Edward Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Casperson, Edward Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Conklin, Samuel H. Private August 1, 1861
3
Transferred to Company I, date unknown; Vet
Conner, Patrick Private February 14, 1865
1
Not accounted for
Chestnut, Thomas Private February 22, 1865
1
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Duckworth, David Private March 1, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Devens, Henry Private May 4, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, June 27, 1865
Davis, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Dike, David Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Daily, William A. Private August 19, 1861
3
Promoted to 2d Lt. Company M, June 14, 1862
Deimer, George Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Duckw6rth, Frank Private February 2, 1865
1
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Donnelly, Thomas Private October 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Donovan, Timothy Private February 17, 1865
1
Transferred to Company F, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Ettilnger, Nathaniel Private September 23, 1861
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Ennis, James Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company H, date unknown
Ennis, William W. Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company H, date unknown
Ery, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, September 1, 1862
Ervin, Philip Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Ennis, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Edelen, Edward J. Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Ewell, George Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Evans, Joseph Private February 14, 1865
1
Not accounted for
Ely, Samuel L. Private February 8, 1865
1
Not accounted for
Edwards, Richard Private February 23, 1865
1
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Eisenbrey, Leh'n L. Private February 15, 1865
1
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Franklin, Chas. W. Private August 19, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Franklin, Jos. B. Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company H, date unknown
Fisher, Henry Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company M, date unknown
Fricke, John E. Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company M, date unknown
Finch, John J. Private February 14, 1865
1
Discharged by General Order, July 7, 1865
Fralick, William Private February 13, 1865
1
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Fuller, Henry C. Private February 2, 1865
1
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Groff, William S. Private October 4, 1861
3
Captured October 12, 1863; died at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Mo., May 28, 1865
Gillespie, John Private August 29, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Gamble, Edward Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Gary, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Green, William Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Granighan, James Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Gray, George Private August 22, 1865
1
Not accounted for
Herr, Ferdinand Private August 28, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Horn, George Private February 26, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Hannon, Michael Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to Company E, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Henry, Samuel Private August 29, 1861
3
Missing in action June 11, 1864
Hunter, William Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company H, date unknown
Hugg, Andrew Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company H, date unknown
Haggerty, James Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company H, date unknown
Heim, Harry Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Hagen, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Henry, John P. Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Hanlin, Thomas Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Haines, Lewis M. Private February 8, 1865
1
Transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Houser, Michael Private February 13, 1861
1
Transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Higgins, Noah Private February 14, 1861
1
Transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Hall, George C. Private February 7, 1865
1
Transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Jobson, John A. Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Jones, Albert Private February 21, 1865
1
Transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Jones, James E. Private January 5, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Kee, William Private February 26, 1864
3
Transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Kerr, William Private September 24, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Kimball, Frederick Private August 19, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, January 12, 1863
Kinzey, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Kendrick, Joseph Private August 19, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, September 29, 1862
Kepler, Joseph E. Private February 20, 1865
1
Transferred to Company E, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865
Ludy, Urias Private August 28, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Lewis, Samuel Private May 4, 1864
3
Transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Lynch, James Private August 19, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, October 6, 1862
Lehman, Samuel Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Martin, Andrew Private September 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company H, date unknown
Marks, Lawrence Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company E, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Mullen, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company E, 161st reg. P. V., July 24,1865; Vet
Martin, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Martin, George W. Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Megram, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Moyer, William Private March 2, 1864
3
Captured May 19, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., September 5, 1864; grave, 7,875
M'Gettigen, Thos Private May 4, 1864
3
Deserted; returned; transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
M'Cartney, James Private August 19, 1861
3
Prisoner from August 15, 1864, to February 28, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865; Vet
M'Fadden, Charles Private July 23, 1861
3
Transferred to Company E, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
M'Ginley, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
M'Cullough, M. Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
M'Govern, Frank Private February 2, 1865
1
Transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Nunemaker, Israel Private March 10, 1864
3
Died April 29, 1865; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington
Ott, Edward H. Private February 26, 1864
3
Promoted to Hospital Steward, date unknown
O'Neal, Peter Private February 29, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Owen, James Private May 2, 1864
3
Transferred to Company M, date unknown
Pollock, Andrew Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company H, date unknown
Pettis, William Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Ryan, Joseph Private September 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company E, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Ryan, William D. Private September 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company E, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Richards, Thos. J. Private October 4, 1861
3
Captured at Savage Station, Va., July 1, 1862
Reidenauer, Jer. R. Private October 4, 1861
3
Deserted October 7, 1861; returned December 16, 1863; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged, September 13, 1865
Reidenauer, D. R. Private September 23, 1861
3
Deserted; returned; transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Roberts, Crispin Private March 1, 1864
3
Transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Rhoads, William Private October 24, 1861
3
Deserted; returned; transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Rhoads, William Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company F, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Repass, Milton B. Private September 6, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Rusk, James Private February 2, 1865
1
Transferred to Company E, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Selkirk, William Private August 19, 1861
3
Wounded in action, June 11, 1864; not acct'd for; Vet
Sheaffer, George Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st re-. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Shadle, Tilman Private August 19, 1861
3
Discharged May 27, 1865; Vet
Sloan, Joseph Private August 19, 1861
3
Wounded at Trevilian Station,Va., June 11, 1864; transferred to Company F, 161st reg. P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Sullivan, Cornelius Private August 19, 1861
3
Wounded in action, November 9, 1864; transferred to Company F, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24. 1865; Vet
Sands, James D. Private August 27, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Sailor, Franklin Private August 27, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, May 15, 1865
Smith, George W. Private February 26, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Shade, Charles Private August 27, 1862
3
Deserted October 24, 1863
Sewell, Reuben Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Sanders, Henry Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company H, date unknown
Sherriek, Geo. W. Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Stinger, Joseph Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Slawter, Daniel Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company H, date unknown
Schweitzer, Charles Private February 4, 1865
3
Transferred to Company F, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Smith, Ziba B. Private February 14, 1865
1
Transferred to Company F, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Sterner, Nathan Private February 23, 1865
1
Transferred to Company F, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Tobin, Richard Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company I, date unknown; Vet
Voke, William Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Ward, John Private March 10, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, June 20, 1865
Williams, Joseph Private August 19, 1861
3
Missing in action, June 4, 1864; Vet
Wilson, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Wells, Moses Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Wells, James Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Wood, Oliver Private August 19, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, date unknown
Williams, Edward Private August 19, 1861
3
Discharged October 10, 1864; expiration of term
Ward, John Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company H, date unknown
Walto, George M. Private August 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Walto, Mahlon Private August 19, 1861
3
Died at Washington, D. C., February 28, 1862
Williamson, Chas. Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company H, date unknown
Wilson, Ebenezer C. Private February 3, 1865
1
Discharged by General Order, June 12, 1865
Walton, Samuel Private February 8, 1865
1
Transferred to Company F, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Wallace, Robert Private February 23, 1865
1
Transferred to Company F, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Watts, Hiram Private August, 1862
3
Died at Alexandria, July 5, 1865; grave, 3,283
Young, Michael Private October 10, 1861
3
Transferred to Company F, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet

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

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