8th Cavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers
Company K

Recruited at Philadelphia

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Term/
Years

Remarks

Bennet Fulmer Captain October 1, 1861
3
Discharged February 11, 1862
C. J. Wickersham Captain August 19, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Lt. Company C, to Captain, March 1, 1862; to Assistant Adjutant General, U. S. Vols, August 26, 1864
Lester D. Phelps Captain September 3, 1861
3
Promoted frotm Commissary Sergeant Company L, to 1st Lt., January 17, 1863; to Captain, May 29, 1865; prisoner from October 12, 1863, to March 1, 1865; transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Thos. B. Whitney 1st Lt. October 3, 1861
3
Resigned March 18, 1862
William C. Cole 1st Lt. July 23, 1861
3
Promoted from 2d Lieut. Company P, March 19, 1862; resigned July 1, 1862
J. Edw'd Carpenter 1st Lt. March 17, 1862
3
Promoted from 2d Lieut. Company D,August 4, 1862; to Captain Company L, December 23, 1863
William H. Bentz 1st Lt. August 29, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant, May 1, 1864; to 1st Lt., May 31, 1865; transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1855; Vet
Geo. 0. M'Mullin 2d Lt. October 3, 1861
3
Discharged February 26, 1862
John H. Smith 2d Lt. September 28, 1861
3
Promoted from private Company M, June 21, 1862; discharged December 1, 1862
Lancing B. Fletcher 2d Lt. September 9, 1861
3
Promoted from private, February 6, 1863; discharged March 6, 1865
Edward G. Wright 2d Lt. September 17, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, April 14, 1862; to Sergeant, June 6, 1864; to 2d Lt., March 18, 1865; transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Christian Gohl 1st Sergeant September 27, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Henry C. Williams 1st Sergeant October 1, 1861
3
Promoted to 2d Lt. Company I, March 13, 1862
Joseph H. Bell Quarter Master Sergeant September 17, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Chas. T. Hoffman Quarter Master Sergeant September 21, 1861
3
Promoted from Corporal to Commissary Sergeant, June 5, 1863; to Quarter Master Sergeant, October 1, 1864; to Sergeant Major, June 28, 1865; Vet
Mahlon Tonney Commissary Sergeant September 7, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1835; Vet
William F. Crane Sergeant September 20, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Jas. B. Dentworth Sergeant September 27, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
John R. Jacobs Sergeant September 12, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 12, 1862
Eldr'ge J. Gowring Sergeant September 2, 1861
3
Prisoner from October 12, 1863, to April 29, 1865discharged June 5, 1865
John Roser Sergeant September 2, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Henry C. Devall Sergeant September 21, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
George Lissaw Sergeant September 9, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Neli M'Glauchy Corporal September 30, 1861
3
Died at Philadelphia, January 15, 1865; Vet
Richard H. Newell Corporal September 9, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 22, 1862
Jos. C. Pepperman Corporal September 27, 1861
3
Died March 14, 1862; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
George L. Walter Corporal September 27, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 2, 1863
Erskine Black Corporal September 27, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Eugene Helmnbold Corporal September 17, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
William Betzel Corporal September 21, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
John W. Hawkins Corporal September 3, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
James Hall Corporal September 23, 1861
3
Died at Petersburg, Va., August 18, 1864; Vet
Patrick M'Connell Corporal August 29, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
John Bichner Bugler September 9, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Lausman Beisher Farrier September 30, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
August Gleick Farrier September 29, 1861
3
Prisoner from October 12, 1863, to November, 1864; discharged January 7, 1865
Allen, Thomas Private September 27, 1861
3
Captured October 12, 1863; died at Andersonville, Ga., August 4, 1864; grave, 4,673
Adams, Henry Private September 9, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Adams, David Private August 20, 1864
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Bricker, Jonathan Private September 27, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Britner, Lewis Private September 27, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Earto, Daniel Private September 27, 1861
3
Prisoner from July 4, 1863, to May 1, 1864; discharged September 26, 1864, expiration of term
Bassett, Stacy Private October 1, 1861
3
Deserted October 1, 1861
Burton, George W. Private September 9, 1861
3
Discharged September 13, 1864, expiration of term
Bricker, John Private September 2, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Bricker, Henry K. Private February 25, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Bricrer, Fred'k M. Private February 25, 1864 TD>
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Beach, Orin Private March 22, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Bumgardner, F. C. Private September 5, 1864
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 21, 1865
Baker, Daniel R. Private February 16, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Barto, Henry. Private February 15, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Burns, John Private February 2, 1865
1
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Barclay, Thomas Private September 12, 1861
3
Died June 3, 1862, of wounds received in action
Campbell, James Private September 30, 1861
3
Discharged December 21, 1864
Clark, Warren Private September 27, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 9, 1863
Collins, John C. Private September 2, 1861
 
Transferred to conmpanv K-date unknown
Clark, John H. Private February 27, 1864
 
Wounded March 31, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
Chamberlain, W. E. Private February 27, 1864
3
Wounded April 2, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 22, 1865
Coyle, Peter Private February 18, 1865
3
Transferred to Company K. 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Clark, John Private February 27, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Clark, Martin H. Private September 27, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 28, 1862
Davis, Chambers C. Private September 20, 1861
3
Transferred to Reserve Corps, August 28, 1863; Vet
Daniels, John Private September 25, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Dunn, John Private September 24, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Dockerty, Charles J. Private October 1, 1861
3
Deserted October 1, 1861
Dougherty, Pat. G. Private September 25, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Douglas, Albert G. Private February 27, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, August 7, 1865
Dougherty, John S. Private September 9, 1861
3
Transfrred to Veteran Reserve Corps, September 1, 1863
Evain, Thomas Private September 11, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Farmer, John Private October 1, 1861
3
Dischared on Surgeon's Certificate, March 7,1862
Foster, Jonathan Private September 24, 1861
3
Died at Warrenton, Va., April 10, 1861;Vet
Fridell, Charles Private September 22, 1863
3
Transferred to cormpany F, date unknown; Vet
Fink, Williams Private August 9, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Fisher, Bernard Private February 29, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, May 16, 1865
Flynn, William J. Private September 13, 1861
3
Deserted August 4, 1864; Vet
Fink, James W. Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st reginent P. V., July 24, 1865
Famous, Aug's G. Private February 11, 1865
3
Transferred to Company ?, 161st Regiment P. V., July 2, 1865
Fithian, George C. Private February 13, 1865
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Grifiiths, John Private September 24, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 1, 1862
Grier, Albert Private September 22, 1861
1
Not accounted for
Grady, Michael Private September 25, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Glenny, Michael Private September 20, 61
3
Discharged September 30, 1864, expiration of term
Gohl, Frederick Private September 5, 1864
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st reginent P. V., July 24, 1865
Garrison, William Private September 21, 1861
3
Captured; died at Andersonville, Ga., September 10, 1864; grave, 8,311
Goldy, Henry Private October 1, 1861
3
Discharged November 10, 1864, expiration of term
Holtz, George Private September 25, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Heebner, Fred'k. Private September 23,'6
3
Not accounted for
Haney, James Private September 27, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 27, 1862
Hinkle, John Private September 27, 1861
3
Killed at Fair Oaks, Va., June 12, 1862
Huff Edward T. Private September 5, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Hawkins, Wm. H. Private September 3, 1861
3
Discharged May 27, for wounds received April 25, 1865; Vet
Hart, Jacob L. Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Hagerman, Wm. E. Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Handford, Harrison Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Hill, Samuel Private February 18, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Harker, Norman Private September 3, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Jefferson, William Private September 25, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Johnson, James R. Private September7, 1861
3
Discharged September 13, 1864, expiration of term
Jacobs, John R. Private September 23, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 25, 1865
Kastin, John Private September 27, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 29, 1863
Kruser, Henry Private October 1, 1861
3
Deserted October 1, 1861
Kilpatrick, Francis Private August 29, 1861
3
Discharged September 13, 1864, expiration of term
Kulp, Abraham Private February 27, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, July 7, 1865
Korn, Peter Private September 9, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Keller, Peter Private September 21, 1861
3
Died at Frederick, Md., January 11, 1863
Lawrence, Christ'n. Private September 26, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Lobb, Horatio W. Private September 25, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 15, 1862
Locke, Thomas H. Private February 15, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Lambertson, B. T. Private February 17, 1865
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Mooney, Amos M. Private September 19, 1861
3
Deserted September 22, 1861
Miller, Samuel Private September 25, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 14, 1862
Mottet, Michael F. Private September 27, 1861
3
Deserted September 27, 1861
Morton, H. Joseph Private September 27, 1861
3
Deserted September 27, 1861
Mathews, William Private September 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Minard, John Private September 21, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Marsh, Charles Private February 18, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K. 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Musser, Jefferson Private September8, 1861
3
Not accounted for
M'Nally, John Private September 24, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 7, 1863
M'Pherson, Charles Private September 27, 1861
3
Prisoner from October 12, 1863, to November, 1864; discharged February 25, 1865
M'Cutchen, Joseph Private September 3, 1861
3
Not accounted for
M'Intosh, Lewis H. Private September 21, 1861
3
Discharged September 25, 1864, expiration of term
M'Mullin, Lewis Private September 25, 1861
3
Not accounted for
M'Laughlin. John Private September 17, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
M'Cabe, Luke Private February 2, 1865
1
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Osborn, Abra'm W. Private September 25, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 7, 1862
Pipher, George Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Phleger, Abr'm C. Private September 27, 1861
3
Died at Philadelphia, Pa., September 10, of wounds received in action, August 16, 1864; Vet
Penrose, Joseph A. Private September 9, 1861
3
Deserted September 9, 1861
Pentland, Enos Private September 23, 1861
3
Deserted September 23, 1861
Pepperman, Jos. F. Private September 5, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Pepperman, Jno. K. Private February 27, 1864
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 27, 1865
Quinn, Charles Private August 29, 1861
3
Missing in action May 12, 1864; Vet
Reed, Joseph Private September 25, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Rhodes, William Private September 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Remfried, Joseph Private October 1, 1861
3
Prisoner from July 4, to September, 1863, and from October 12, 1863, to November, 1864; discharged January 7, 1865
Roberts, John Private September 3, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Rockwell, Rich'd M. Private September 21, 1861
3
Capt'd Oct 12, 1863; discharged by General Order, June 2, 1865
Robertson, Thos A. Private June 28, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Springfield, John Private September 24, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Sine, George Private September 25, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 14, 1862
Strong, Henry H. Private September0 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 15, 1862
Shedden, Patrick Private October 1, 1861
3
Deserted October 1, 1861
Stubbs, Wm. C. Private September 13, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Smith, James D. Private September 5, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 17,1865
Stabley, Robert F. Private September 5, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Skelly, Michael Private September 5, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 17, 1865
Sinclair, Wim. B. Private August 31, 1861
3
Discharged September 14, 1864, expiration of term
Stevenson, John Private September 5, 1861
3
Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864; transferred to Reserve Corps, March 28, 1865; Vet
Shoock, Charles Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Shivers, William Private February 6, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Stonecypher, Thos. Private February 17, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Sobers, George Private February 5, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Stevenson, George Private February 13, 1864
3
Died November 18, 1864; buried in Cavalry Corps Cemetery, Va.
Taylor, James Private October 1, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate,August 12, 1862
Thatcher, John Private September 3, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Tipping, Robert Private September 21, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, date unknown
Thomas, John Private September 9, 1861
3
Discharged-date unknown
Vorhiess, William Private September 22, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Vanfleet, John, P. Private September 25, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Welsh, Martin Private September 25, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Wentzel, William Private September 27, 1861
3
Prisoner from October 12, 1863, to April 21, 1865; discharged June 1, 1865
Whalley, William Private September 20, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Winchester, John Private September 3, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Watts, Jonathan W. Private September 25, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Wilson, Alexander Private September 17, 1861
3
Prisoner from May 12, to November, 1864; discharged February 2, 1865
Werntz, William B. Private September 17, 1861
3
Promoted to Surgeon, October 29, 1864; Vet
Williams, James W. Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment, P. V., July 24, 1865
Watts, Samuel C. Private February 27, 1864
3
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Warner, John Private August 28, 1864
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
White, George Private February 17, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Wagner, George Private February 13, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Williams, Sam'l L. Private February 28, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
White, Clement A. Private September 17, 1862
3
Promoted to Sergeant Major, October, 1863
White, David R. Private February 15, 1865
1
Died April 18, of wounds received in action, April 5, 1865
Zang, Nicholas Private February 14, 1865
1
Not accounted for
Zechman, Geo. W. Private February 21, 1865
1
Transferred to Company K, 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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