8th Cavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Field and Staff Officers

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Term

Remarks

Ernest G. Chorman Colonel September 18, 1861
1
Resigned January, 1862
David M' M. Gregg Colonel January 17, 1862
3
Promoted to brevet Brigadier General, November 29, 1862; resigned January 17, 1863
Pennock Huey Colonel September 17, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain company D to Major, January 1, 1862; to Colonel, June 25, 1863; to brevet Brigadier General, March 13, 1865; discharged January 23, 1865
Samuel Wilson Colonel July 23, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain company L to Lieut. Colonel, December 23, 1863; to brevet Colonel, August 1, 1864; discharged October 17, 1864; expiration of term.
William A. Corrie Colonel September 17, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain company D to Major, January 1, 1862; to Colonel, June 25, 1863; to brevet Brigadier General, March 13, 1865; discharged January 23, 1865
Albert G. Enos Major September 18, 1861
3
Resigned October 15, 1862
Peter Keenan Major August 19, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain company C, October 15, 1862; killed at Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863
Joseph W. Wistar Major September 17, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain company A, December 23, 1863; discharged November, 1864; expiration of term
Robert M'Cool Major August 19, 1861,
3
Promoted from Captain company F, February 5, 1865; to Brevet Lt. Colonel, March 13, 1865; transferred to 161st regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Robert Oldham Major August 1, 1861,
3
Promoted from Captain company B, January 28, 1865; commissioned Lt. Colonel, July 1, 1865; not mustered; transferred to 161st regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Amos E. Griffiths Adjutant September 24, 1861
3
Promoted from 2d Lt. Company L, date unknown; to Captain company C, October 15, 1862
Nicholas W. Kneass Adjutant September 18, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Lt. Company H, February 12, 1862; to Captain Company I, October 15, 1862
J. Hazle'n Haddock Adjutant December 29, 1862
3
Killed at Chanceliorsville, Va., Mav 3, 1863
Frank A. Baker Adjutant August 19, 1861
3
Promoted from 2d Lt. Company I, December 23, 1863; to 1st Lt. Company I, May 26, 1864
Clement A. White Adjutant September 17, 1862
3
Promoted from private Company K to Sergeant Major, October 1863; to Adjutant, May 26, 1864; commissioned Captain Company K, December 20, 1864; not mustered; to brevet Captain, March 13, 1865; discharged July 24, 1865
Wm. Frederick Quarter Master September 18, 1862
3
Discharged March 18, 1862
Thos. Arrowsmith Quarter Master July 23, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Lt. Company B, March 18, 1862; to 1st Lt. company E, July 5, 1862
Edw'd M'Laughlin Quarter Master 1861
3
Promoted from Quarter Master Sergeant, December 13, 1863; discharged October 3, 1864; expiration of term
Chas. M. Clemens Quarter Master September 23, 1861
3
Promoted from private Company L to Quarter Master Sergeant; to Quarter Master, December 30, 1864; discharged July 25, 1865.
George L. Bragg Commissary S. August 21, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st.Lieut. Company M, October 15, 1862; killed in action, August 16, 1864
Samuel L. Moore Commissary S. August 30, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Lt. Company L, August 17, 1864; discharged August 28, 1864; expiration of term
B. Frank Inman Commissary Subsistance August 1, 1861
3
Promoted from Corporal, Company I to Commissary Sergeant; to Commissary Sub., December 30, 1864; discharged May 26, 1865; Vet
S. B. W. Mitchell Surgeon August 17, 1861
3
Promoted to brevet Lt. Colonel, March 13, 1865; discharged January 24, 1865
Isaiah F. Everhart Surgeon June 12, 1863
3
Promoted from Assistant Surg., February 4, 1865; transferred to 161st regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
J. Ralston Wells Assistant Surgeon October 29, 1861
3
Resigned March 23, 1863
Chas. B. Riehle Assistant Surgeon August 4, 1862
3
Died at Washington, D. C., September 14, 1862
Henry G.Chritzman Assistant Surgeon March 14, 1863
3
Discharged October 11, 1864; expiration of term.
Samuel B. Lightner Assistant Surgeon February 17, 1865   Discharged July 24, 1865
Francis D. Eagan Chaplain August 4, 1862
3
Resigned December 10, 1862
Wm. B. Werntz Veterinary Surgeon September 17, 1862
3
Promoted from private Company K, October 29, 1864; transferred to 161st regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Chas. T. Hoffman Sergeant Major September 21, 1861
3
Promoted from Quarter Master Sergeant Company K, June 28, 1865; discharged by General Order, J uly 24, 1865; Vet
Chas. E. Fellows Sergeant Major September 4, 1861
3
Promoted from private Company A, October 1, 1861, to 2d Lieut. company L, March 1, 1862
John G. Giles Sergeant Major August 1, 1861
3
Promoted from Corporal Company I, date unknown; 1st Lieut. company C, December 24,1863
John E. Kane, Jr. Sergeant Major August 1, 1861
3
Promoted from private Company I, date unknown; to 1st Lieut. company C, May 6, 1863
John C. Albertson Quarter Master Sergeant August 31, 1861
3
Promoted from Quarter Master Sergeant, Company D, January 1, 1865; discharged by General Order, July 24, 1865; Vet
John Galloway Commissary Sergeant August 27, 1861
3
Promoted from private company H, January 1, 1865; commissioned Commissary Subsistence, July 1, 1865; not mustered; discharged July 24, 1865; Vet
Edward H. Ott Hospital Steward February 26, 1864
3
Promoted from private Company C, date unknown; transferred to 161st regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Wm. D. Robinson Chief Bugler August 1, 1861
3
Promoted from private Company I, date unknown; transferred to 161st regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
William R. Ring Saddler August 19, 1861
3
Promoted from Saddler Company C, date unknown; discharged by General Order, July 24, 1865; Vet

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

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