49th Cavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Field and Staff Officers

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

William H. Irwin Colonel July 25, 1861 Promoted to Brevet Brigadier General, May 12, 1865; resigned October 24, 1863
Thos. M. Hulings Colonel July 31, 1861 Promoted from Major to Lt. Colonel, October 16, 1862; to Colonel, April 22, 1864; killed at Spottsylvania, May 10, 1864
William Brisbane Lt. Colonel July 31, 1861 Resigned October 15, 1862
John B. Miles Lt. Colonel August 5, 1861 Promoted from Captain Company C toMajor,October 16, 1862; to Lt. Colonel, April 23, 1864; killed at Spottsylvania, May 10, 1864
B. J. Hickman Lt. Colonel August 20, 1861 Promoted from Captain Company B to Major, April 2, 1864; to Lt. Colonel, June 15, 1864; to Brevet. Colonel, December 5, 1864; commissioned Colonel, June 29, 1865; not mustered; resigned June 28, 1865
A. W. Wakefield Lt. Colonel August 6, 1861 Promoted from Captain Company A, June 15, 1864; commissioned Colonel, July 14, 1865; not mustered; mustered out with regiment, July 15, 1865
Erkine D. Smith Adjutant August 15, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant Company K to Sergeant Major, December 21, 1861; to 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant, March 10, 1862; mustered out, November 19, 1863
Abr'hm T. Hilands Adjutant August 15, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lieut. Company F, March 17, 1864; wounded at Spottsylvania, May 10, 1864; mustered out, October 31, 1864; expiration of term
Joseph B, Downing Adjutant August 15, 1861 Promoted from 2d Lt. Company G to 1st Lt. and Adjutant, November 30, 1864; to Brevet Captain, April 6, 1865; to Captain company F, April 16, 1865
Robert Davison Adjutant August 17, 1861 Promoted from 2d Lt. Company F to 1st Lt. and Adjutant, April 16, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 15, 1865; Vet
John H. Gray Major September 25, 1861 Mustered out with regiment, July 15, 1865
Wm. H. Gobrecht Surgeon September 7, 1861 Resigned January 26, 1863
Chas. H. Wilson Surgeon March 24, 1863 Resigned October 31, 1864
Sam'l B. P. Knox Surgeon January 16, 1863 Promoted from Assistant Surgeon, January 15, 1865; resigned July 2, 1865
John F. Huber Assistant Surgeon August 25, 1861 Resigned October 22, 1862
Sam'l R. Sample Assistant Surgeon August 1, 1862 Resigned December 2, 1862
Benj. F. Sideso Assistant Surgeon September 13, 1862 Resigned January 24, 1863
George R. Spratt Assistant Surgeon April 2, 1864 Mustered out with regiment, July 15, 1865
William Earnshaw Chaplain August 27, 1861 Resigned October 9, 1862
Thos. Stephenson Chaplain February 2, 1864 Resigned December 7, 1864
William Hammond Chaplain December 8, 1864 Mustered out with regiment, July 15, 1865
Alex. G. Dickey Sergeant Major September 1, 1861 Promoted to 2d Lt. company C, December 21, 1861
Jno. M. Thompson Sergeant Major September 3, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant Company I to Sergeant Major, January 12, 1862; to 2d Lt. Company I, October 24, 1862
James P. Smith Sergeant Major August 31, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant Company G to Sergeant Major, October 24, 1862; to 2d Lt. Company G, October 26, 1862
Theo. D. Hoffman Sergeant Major August 30, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant Company D, October 27, 1862; deserted June 1863
C. B. M'Clenahan Sergeant Major August 15, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant Company A, March, 2, 1863; mustered out,October 23, 1864; expiration of term
Jas. R. Hakenberg Sergeant Major August 18, 1861 Killed at Sailors' Creek, Va., April 6, 1865; Vet.
Stephen Transue Sergeant Major August 21, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant Company D, April 7, 1865; to 1st Lt. company H, April 20, 1865; Vet
William Singer Sergeant Major August 19, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant Company G, April 7, 65; commissioned 2d Lt. Company G, July 14, 1865; not mustered; mustered out with regiment, July 15, 1865; Vet
John Baker Quarter Master Sergeant August 30, 1861 Died July, 1862
A. 0. Greenland Quarter Master Sergeant September 7, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, Company D, mustered out, October 23, 1864; expiration of term
Josiah L. Barton Quarter Master Sergeant September 9, 1861 Promoted from private Company I , September 1, 1862; to 1st Lieutenant Company F, March 16, 1864
Chas. S. Whiting Quarter Master Sergeant September 25, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant Company E, November 1, 1864; commissioned Captain Company E, July 14, 1865; not mustered; mustered out with regiment, July 15, 1865; Vet
John D. Howell Commissary Sergeant September 12, 1861 Promoted to 2d Lt. Company A, December 8, 1863; not found on rolls of company
J. D. W. Henderson Commissary Sergeant September 3, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant Company A, December 24, 1863; mustered out, October 23, 1864; expiration of term
T. A. Hildebrand Commissary Sergeant August 17, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant Company G, December 24, 1864; mustered out with regiment, July 15, 1865; Vet
Geo. W. Reynolds Hospital Steward August 17, 1861 Mustered out with regiment, July 15, 1865; Vet
Geo. E. Jenkins Principal Musician August 17, 1861 Promoted from private Company B, November 1, 1863; mustered out with regiment, July 15, 1865; Vet
William A. Alter Principal Musician August 26, 1863 Drafted; Promoted from private Company A, July 27, 1864; mustered out with regiment, July 15, 1865; Vet
George W. Hutton Principal Musician August 19, 1861 Promoted from private Company A, July 27, 1864; mustered out, September 9, 1864; expiration of term

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

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