8th Cavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers
Company D

Recruited at Philadelphia

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Term/
Years

Remarks

Pennock Huey Captain September 17, 1861
3
Promoted to Major, January 1, 1862
Joseph W. Wistar Captain September 17, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Lt., January 1, 1862; to Major, December 23, 1863
John T. Piggott, Jr. Captain September 17, 1861
3
Promoted from 2d to 1st Lt., January 1, 1862; to Captain, December 23, 1863; prisoner from June 24, to December, 1864; discharged January 23, 1865
Benjamin A. Phifer 1st Lt. September 17, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant., December 23, 1863; to Captain Company C, December 20, 1864
Charles O. Fitch Captain August 19, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant to 2d Lt., August 12, 1864; to 1st Lt., December 20, 1864; commissioned Captain, January 24, 1865; not mustered; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1863; Vet
J. Edw'd Carpenter 2d Lt. March 17, 1862
3
Promoted to 2d Lt., March 19, 1862; to 1st Lieut. Company K, August 4, 1862
Andrew Lee 1st Sergeant September 11, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1864; to 1st Sergeant, September 1, 1864; commissioned 2d Lt., December 20, 1864; not mustered; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
John C. Albertson Quarter Master Sergeant August 31, 1861
3
Promoted to RegimentalPromoted to Reg. Quarter Master Sergeant, January 1, 1865; Vet Quarter Master Sergeant, January 1, 1865; Vet
Joseph C. Wallace Commissary Sergeant September 10, 1861
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
John F. Hill Sergeant September 17, 1861
3
Discharged by General Order, July 20, 1865; Vet
Charles B. Jones Sergeant September 17, 1861
3
Died at Philadelphia, April 22, 1865; Veteran
Samuel Allen Sergeant September 17, 1861
3
Wounded at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Henry H. Scott Sergeant September 17, 1861
3
Captured August 16, 1864; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Rob't M'Donald Sergeant August, 1861
3
Prisoner from August 12, to September, 1863; discharged August 31, 1864; expiration of term
Thos. Vanderslice Sergeant September 17, 1861
3
Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 1, 1864
William H. Morse Sergeant July 23, 1861
3
Died December 15, 1863; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
C. H. Harmstead Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Captured at Belfield Station, Va., December 9, 1864; died at Salisbury, N. C., February 1, 1865; Vet
Matthew W. Smith Corporal August 17, 1861
3
Prisoner from June 22, to September, 1864; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Alexander Petrie Corporal September 17, 1861
3
Wounded at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
George C. Lee Corporal September 17, 1861
3
Prisoner from September 3, 1862, to January 4, 1863; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Joseph A. Griner Corporal September 17, 1861
3
Killed at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; Vet
Henry Howerth Corporal August 20, 1861
3
Wounded at Richmond, Va., 1864; discharged September 10, 1864; expiration of term
William H. Geary Corporal August 16, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, April 14, 1863
Wm. L. Chenery Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, April 14, 1863; re-enlisted, 1864; killed at Trevilian Station, Va., June 11, 1864
Michael Hackett. Corporal September 17, 1861
3
Discharged September 10, 1864; expiration of term
Henry H. Young Corporal September 16, 1861
3
Died at Camp Parole Hospital, Annapolis, Md., June 23, 1864
Wm. Galloway Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Prisoner from November 1, 1863, to December 11, 1864; discharged March 2, 1865
Edward R. Pratt Corporal September 17, 1861
3
Killed at Barber's Cross Roads, Va., November 5, 1862
Theodore Richards Corporal September 17, 1861
3
Deserted October 12, 1862
Edwin Goodwin Corporal September 17, 1861
3
Captured at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; discharged August 8, 1865; Veteran
Fr. J. Louderback Corporal September 17, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, December 15, 1862
Samuel Miller Bugler September 17, 1861
3
Discharged by General Order, July 20, 1865; Vet
Robert Watson Bugler September 17, 1861
3
Prisoner from September 13, 1862, to August 1, 1863; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
A. C. Rittenhouse Blacksmith September 17, 1861
3
Died at Harrison's Landing, Va., July 29, 1862
Joseph Kepley Blacksmith February 24, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Thos. Devonshire Saddler August 19, 1861
3
Killed at Amissville, Va., November 10, 1862
Timothy Mooney Saddler August 19, 1861
3
Prisoner from 7th to 9th April, 1865; discharged August 12, 1865; Vet
Alrick, Peter W. Private September 27, 1861
3
Died at Bealton Station. Va., December 25, 1863
Blake, Reuben F. Private September 28, 1861
3
Discharged by General Order, July 20, 1865; Vet
Bear, Daniel G. Private February 22, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Bradley, John Private March 14, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; mustered out, August 11, 1865; applied for a pension August 1, 1890: Application No. 840,985, Certificate No. 794,486; widow's Application No. 635,282, Certificate No. 444,408
Bradley, Patrick Private February 24, 1864
3
Wounded at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; discharged on Surgeon's certificate, June 29, 1865
Barker, David Private September 20, 1861
3
Deserted December 15, 1861
Birney, Daniel Private June 7, 1864
3
Deserted March 31, 1865
Burke, William F. Private August 19, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, April 26, 1862
Broadbent, James Private September 17, 1861
3
Wounded August 31, 1864; discharged September, 1864; expiration of term
Burke, Jeremiah G. Private August 19, 1861
3
Killed at Falmouth, Va., November 1, 1862
Burns, John Private September 7, 1862
3
Deserted January 28, 1863
Boyle, Peter Private March 7, 1864
3
Deserted March 10, 1864
Bachman, Henry Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Boyle, Edward Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Case, Charles P. Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged July 17, for wounds received at Chancellorsville, Va., May 1, 1863
Crook, John L. Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged September 20, 1864; expiration of term
Crowfoot, Isaac Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, October 26, 1862
Caldwell, James E. Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Craig, Nelson Private August 30, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, date unknown; Veteran
Coin, John Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Clothier, George C.* Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Case, Jacob W. Private August 20, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 14, 1865
Dupue, John N. Private February 29, 1864
3
Wounded at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Devlin, John Private February 11, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Detwiler, H. S. Private February 27, 1864
3
Killed at Guinea's Station, Va., May 4, 1864
Devlin, William Private September 20, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, September 15, 1863
Duke, Anthony A. Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, August 23, 1862
Dillion, James L. Private March 8, 1864
3
Discharged by order of War Dep't, July 30, 1864
Dolan, Christopher Private September 17, 1861
3
Transferred to Company F, date unknown
Dick, Albert R. Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Donnelly, Thomas Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Eyre, Preston Private October 1, 1861
3
Prisoner from June 11 to December, 1864; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Evans, Owen Private March 2, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st egiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Ely, Washington G. Private  
 
Not accounted for
Egan, John Private November 16, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Fry, Edmund J. Private March 7, 1864
3
Dischared by General Order. July 27, 1865
Fitch, John A. Private August 16, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, July 10, 1862
Fennemore, John Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, April 9, 1862
Foy, William Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Foley, Thomas Private November 16, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Glenn, Nathaniel Private  
3
Wounded at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Galloway, James Private February 7, 1862
3
Discharged February 7, 1865; expiration of term
Gill, Peter Private March 11, 1863
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Green, Jeremiah Private February 29, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Gallagher, Matthew Private February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Gray, James Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged September 10, 1864; expiration of term
Graham, John Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged September 10, 1864; expiration of term
Griffth, Charles D. Private August 19, 1861
3
Discharged August 31, 1864; expiration of term
Ganohan, Edward Private September 17, 1861
3
Deserted; returned; discharged, date unknown
Henry, John Private September 13, 1861
3
Prisoner from September 13, 1862, to April 1, 1863; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Harvey, Walter Private September 13, 1861
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Harmstead, W. F. Private February 16, 1864
3
Prisoner from April 7 to 9, 1865; discharged July 12, 1865
Hill, Lemuel Private February 20, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, July 24, 1865
Haffner, Edmund Private February, 1864
3
Wounded at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Hill, Henry C. Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 3, 1862; re-enlisted February 12, 1864; discharged by General Order, May 23, 1865
Henry, Jonas Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, April 16, 1863
Hornsburger, H. Private February 27, 1864
3
Wounded at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Hall, John Private October 4, 1861
3
Died at Camp Leslie, Va., January 8, 1862
Hart, Anthony Private July 23, 1861
3
Deserted August 20, 1861
Herring, Wm. H. Private  
3
Deserted March 20, 1864
Hall, James P. Private February 20, 1864
3
Deserted October 27, 1864
Hall, William Private February 24, 1864
3
Deserted October 27, 1864
Hart, John N. Private February 23, 1864
3
Died October 10, 1864
Harlan, Wm. F. Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Harran, George Private February 15, 1865
1
Not accounted for
Harris, Edward Private February 15, 1865
3
Not accounted for
Hickey, Thomas Private February 14, 1865
1
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Henry, James P. Private February 21, 1865
1
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Irwin, Alexander Private February 24, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, July 5, 1865
Jarrard, Joseph W. Private September 17, 1861
3
Wounded at Malvern Hill, Va., July 1, 1862; not accounted for
Kittinger, John Private September 20, 1861
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Kemp, John Private February 18, 1865
1
Wounded at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; discharged by General Order, July 6, 1865
Kemp, William Private February 28, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Kachell, Ernest H. Private September 17, 1861
3
Transferred to 64th Regiment P. V., October 4, 1861
Keefe, John Private September 17, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, date unknown
Kuigler, Joseph Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Kein, Andrew J. Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Kuert, Henry C. Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Lake, Edward Private February 24, 186
3
Wounded and captured at South Side Railroad, Va., October 27, 1864; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24. 1865
Lanyon, Robert J. Private February 29, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., January 24, 1865
Loane, John W. Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 7, 1864
Lindsay, John Private August 22, 1861
3
Transferred to Company F, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Markle, George Private September 20, 1861
3
Deserted September 27, 1862
Moyer, Charles Private  
3
Deserted August 14, 1863
Marter, Francis T. Private September 14, 1861
3
Discharged by General Order, June 14, 1865
Marter, Emerson K. Private  
3
Deserted December 12, 1863
Meadowcroft, J. R. Private February 18, 1864
3
Prisoner from June 11 to November 27, 1864; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Martin, Albert C. Private February, 1864
3
Prisoner from June 11 to October 1, 1864; deserted February 2, 1865
Mumbeck, Seabine Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Montgomery, Rob't. Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Manary, Robert Private September 17, 1861
3
Died at Philadelphia, Pa., January 1, 1865
M'Neal, John Private August 20, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 15, 1865
M'Donnell, Martin Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged September 10, 1864; expiration of term
M'Kee, George Private September 19, 1861
3
Killed at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; Veteran
M'Aliister, Arch'd. Private September 17, 1861
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
M'Mullen, Lewis Private September 20, 1861
3
Died at Alexandria, Va., December 4, 1862
M'Connell, James Private September 17, 1861
3
Deserted September, 1861
M'Cully, Henry Private September 17, 1861
3
Deserted September, 1861
M'Gowan, John Private September 17, 1861
3
Deserted September 10, 1862
M'Grevis, Richard Private July 23, 1861
3
Discharged August 31, 1864; expiration of term
Neely, Daniel Private February 24, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Nungeser, Solomon Private August 20, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 14, 1865
Nolan, William Private June 9, 1862
3
Deserted September 3, 1862
O'Kane, Patrick Private February, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
Ogden, William Private August 19, 1861
3
Died at Philadelphia, Pa., August 26, 1862
Otis, George Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Oat, Alfred Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Patton, Charles Private February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 16 st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
Pugh, Henry Private March 11, 1864
3
Captured at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; discharged by General Order, July 8, 1865
Phillips, Richard Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, March 10, 1862
Pierson, Wilson Private September 27, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, October 24, 1862
Price, Samuel Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Quinn, Patrick Private October 21, 1864
1
Transferred to Company D, 16 st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Rogers, John F. Private February 23, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 16 st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Russell, Lewis W. Private August 19, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, January 12, 1862
Robinson, David Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, March 13, 1863
Reynolds, John Private  
3
Deserted October 12, 1862
Saville, George W. Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, January 14, 1863
Skelton, James A. Private March 11, 1864
3
Wounded at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Shenan, Michael Private March 3, 1864
3
Wounded at Trevilian Station, Va., June 11, 1864; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Scott, John Private February 24, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Shaffer, David Private February 29, 1861
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Snyder, William B. Private August 19, 1861
3
Killed at Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863
Smith, Franklin D. Private September 17, 1861
3
Died at Washington, D. C., November 10, of wounds received at Trevilian Station, Va., June 11, 1864; Veteran
Smith, Abner Private August 27, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, March 29, 1864; Veteran
Sigmund, Christian Private January 4, 1862
3
Discharged January 4, 1865; expiration of term
Smith, Cervantis Private July 23, 1861
3
Deserted September 5, 1861
Stubbs, William C. Private September 13, 1861
3
Deserted September 12, 1862
Sill, Theodore Private September 10, 1861
3
Deserted July 10, 1863; returned November 1, 1864; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Sanders, James Private September 10, 1861
3
Deserted July 10, 1863
Vanderslice, J. M. Private February 17, 1864
3
Prisoner from 7th to 9th April, 1865; discharged July 12, 1865
Vanhart, Austin S. Private August 29, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
White, James W. Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Veteran
White, Charles Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
White, Edward J. Private February 24, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Williams, Wm. H. Private October 8, 1864
1
Wounded at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Welsh, Thomas Private October 27, 1864
1
Wounded at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 31, 1865; transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Williams, John Private February, 1864
3
Died at Point Lookout, Md., October 10, 1864
Walker, Rowland Private December 31, 1863
3
Died at Philadelphia, Pa., February 25, 1864
Weaver, George Private July 23, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, March 1, 1862
Webster, Fredl'k F. Private September 17, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Woods, Benjamin Private September 17, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Winslow, Henry Private February 10, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Wallace, William Private September 2, 1864
1
Not accounted for
Young, George Private October 1, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate. April 26, 1862
Zigler, John Private March 7, 1864
3
Transferred to Company D, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24. 1865

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

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