191st Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


Field and Staff Officers1

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

James Carle Colonel April 22, 1861 Promoted from Captain Company H, 35th Regiment P. V., June 6, 1864; brevet Brigadier General, March, 13, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865
Milton Weidler Lt. Colonel June 4, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lt., Company B, 30th Regiment P. V., to Major, June 6, 1864; to Lt. Colonel, April 22, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865
Edmund T. Tiers Major November 27, 1861 Promoted from 2d Lieut., Company D, 11th Regiment P. V. to Captain, Company B, 157th Regiment P. V.; January 28, 1863; to Major, September 23, 1864; commissioned Lieut. Colonel, December 1, 1864, not mustered; transferred from 157th Regiment P. V., April 28, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865
James Bowman Adjutant May 6, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant, Company C, 35th Regiment P. V., May 31, 1864; prisoner from August 19, 1864, to February 21, 1865; commissioned Captain, Company A, September 4, 1864, not mustered; mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865
James T. Woodall Quarter Master June 27, 1864 Promoted to Assistant Quartermaster. U. S. Volunteers, February 20, 1865; discharged October 26, 1866
William Lyons Surgeon July 15, 1861 Transferred from 40th Regiment P. V., June 1, 1864; mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865
David R. Beaver Assistant Surgeon July 12, 1864 Mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865
Arthur Wylie Assistant Surgeon August 10, 1864 Mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865
Walter R. Whitney Chaplain April 28, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865
Joseph M. Rankin Sergeany Major June 24, 1861 Mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865; Vet
Charles Devine Quarter Master Sergeant May 25, 1861 Mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865; Vet
Virgil Elder Quarter Master Sergeant September 18, 1861 Discharged September 17, 1864, expiration of term
Benjamin Ferree Commissary Sergeant July 1, 1861 Promoted from priv., Company H, date unknown; mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865; Vet
Julius W. Harris. Commissary Sergeant June 21, 1861 Absent at muster out; Vet
John H. Johnson Hospital Steward June 21, 1861 Mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865; Vet
Wm. L. Smeadley Principal Musician June 21, 1861 Mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865; Vet

1Field and Staff Officer Appendix

Names and partial records of men who originally belonged to the One Hundred and Fifty-seventh Regiment, but who, previous to the transfer to the One Hundred and Ninety-first, had been dropped.

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

Thos. H. Addicks Major March 10, 1863 Discharged June 21, 1864
Robert F. Hurlbutt Adjutant February 1, 1863 Discharged February 27, 1863
Abra'm D. Harlan Quarter Master December 16, 1862 Discharged February 27, 1863
Silas Updegrove Assistant Surgeon October 6, 18652 Discharged February 27, 1863
Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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