50th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


Company A

Recruited in Schuylkill County

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

Jerem'h B. Brandt Captain August 19, 1861 Resigned July 26, 1862
Sam'l K. Schwenk Captain August 19, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lt. to Captain, September 17, 1862; discharged October 12, 1864
Henry Brodt Captain August 19, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant, September 17, 1862; to 2d Lt., September 30, 1864; to 1st Lt., December 4, 1864; to Captain, March 18, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Edward Weist 1st Lt. August 19, 1861 Promoted from 2d to 1st Lt., September 17, 1862; mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
John H. Herring 1st Lt. August 19, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 1st Lt., March 18, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Henry J. Alspach 2d Lt. August 19, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2d Lt., September 17, 1862; to 1st Lt., September 30, 1864; commissioned Captain, October 2, 1864, not mustered; mustered out, December 14, 1864, expiration ofterm
W. H. Blanchford 2d Lt. August 19, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2d Lt., April 16, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Uriah Wenrich 1st Sergeant August 19, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
David Ballow Sergeant August 19, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, April 1, 1864; to Sergeant, April 16, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
John Raber Sergeant August 19, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Phillip F. Kauffman Sergeant August 19, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Wm. Rothemel Sergeant August 19, 1861 Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant, March 18, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Benjamin Focht Sergeant August 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 18, 1864; Vet
Samuel Schwalm Sergeant August 19, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Jacob Zimmerman Sergeant August 19, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Wm. W. Snyder Sergeant August 19, 1861 Died at City Point, Va., September 6, 1864; Vet
David J. Alspach Sergeant August 19, 1861 Died at Portsmouth Grove, R. I., August 15, 1864, of wounds received in action; Vet
Charles Biehl Corporal August 19, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Elias Bixler Corporal September 19, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Jacob Starr Corporal August 19, 1861 Absent, sick, at muster out; Vet
J. H. Zimmerman Corporal February 25, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Patrick Joice Corporal August 30, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, March 18, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
John D. Shearer Corporal August 30, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, March 18, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Jacob Stark Corporal September 9, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, April 16, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Edward Carl Corporal September 9, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, April 16, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
William J. Hesser Corporal September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Jonas P. Riegle Corporal September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
~F. H; Barnhart Corporal September 9, 1861 Promoted to Sergeant Major, March 1, 1864; Vet
Wm. H. Delcamp Corporal September 9, 1861 Killed at Wilderness; May 6, 1864; Vet
George Lester Corporal September 9, 1861 Died August 30, 1864, of wounds received in action; buried at David's Island, N. Y.; Vet
John Schreffler Corporal September 9, 1861 Died near Kingston, Ky., March 31, 1864
Hiram Straw Corporal September 9, 1861 Captured; died while prisoner, date unknown; Vet
John Heissler Corporal September 9, 1861 Killed in action, date unknown
Solomon C. Wiehry Corporal September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon Certificate, date unknown
Wm. K. Schuckert Musician September 9, 1861 Promoted to Principal Musician, October 25, 1864; Vet
Jacob Lehman Musician September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Jacob Lehman Musician September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Adams, Nicholas Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Artz, Isaac Private February 27, 1864 Wounded and captured; died while prisoner, date unknown
Bixler, John Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Bressler, Martin Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Boyer, Jacob Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Bressler, Franklin Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Boyer, Philip Private March 7, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Bixler, Jackson Private March 7, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Bowman, Wm. F. Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Bower, John Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Blessing, Charles Private September 16, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Bretz, Franklin Private March 1, 1864 Transferred to Company I, May 3, 1864
Buck, Miles Private March 14, 1864 Transferred to Company K, May 3, 1864
Bixler, Edward Private April 6, 1864 Captured; died at Salisbury, N. C., date unknown
Binkley, Daniel Private February 25, 1864 Captured; died while prisoner, date unknown
Beach, Charles Private February 25, 1864 Killed at Petersburg, Va., June 17, 1864; buried in 9th Corps Cemetery, Meade Station, Va.
Bliler, William H. Private September 9, 1861 Deserted May 11, 1864; Vet
Brenies, Joseph Private March 10, 1865 Substitute; deserted July 3, 1865
Bowman, Cyrene Private September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Carl, Daniel Private January 30, 1865 Mustered out with Company, July30, 1865
Chubb, William H. Private March 9, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Christ, Henry J. Private February 29, 1864 Transferred to Company K, May 3, 1864
Clouser, Joseph Private February 29, 1864 Transferred to Company K, May 3, 1864
Clouser, Simon Private February 25, 1864 Transferred to Company K, May 3, 1864
Carl, Conrad Private February 25, 1864 Killed at Wilderness. May 9, 1864
Clark, William H. Private September 9, 1861 Killed at Weldon Railroad, August 19, 1864; buried in Wilderness Burial Grounds; Vet
Clark, Edward W. Private February 29, 1864 Captured; died while prisoner, date unknown
Dieter, Philip Private March 7, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Dory, John W. Private March 8, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Degnan, James Private March 16, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Danbert, William Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Derker, Isaac Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Delcamp, Joseph Private February 25, 1864 Transferred to Company K, May 3, 1864
Delcamp, Daniel Private February 25, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 10, 1865
Dautrick, Levi Private February 25, 1864 Transferred to Company I, May 3, 1864
Darnsife, Isaac H. Private February 29, 1864 Transferred to Company I, May 3, 1864
Darnsife, Jer. W. Private February 29, 1864 Transferred to Company I, May 3, 1864
Dressier, Jacob Private February 27, 1864 Captured; died at Salisbury, N. C., date unknown
Diebler, Henry Private September 9, 1861 Died Jan, 13, 1864, of wounds received in action; buried at Knoxville, Tenn.-grave, 78
Dun, James Private March 9, 1865 Substitute; deserted June 20, 1865
Doubert, Jonathan Private September 9, 1861 Not on muster-out roll
Dawson, Thomas Private September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Esielman, Henry Private March 9, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Erdman, Sinmary Private February 27, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 24, 1865
Ellenbaum, Jas. F. Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 24, 1864, expiration of term
Engle, Elias Private September 13, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864; expiration of term
Erdman, August Private September 9, 1861 Killed at Spottsylvania Court House, may 12, 1864
Eckel, John S. Private April 1, 1862 Promoted to Quartermaster Sergeant, April 1, 1862
Engle, Samuel Private September 9, 1861 Not on muster-out roll
Faunce, Charles E. Private February 10, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Fuller, John Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Faust, Jonas Private September 9, 1861 Promoted to Commissary Sergeant, December 4, 1864
Focht, Hiram Private March 1, 1864 Transferred to Company I, May 3, 1864
Faust, Henry Private February 18, 1864 Killed at Wilderness, May 6, 1864
Fox, Peter Private February 25, 1864 Killed at Petersburg, Va., June 17, 1864; buried in 9th Corps Cemetery, Meade Station, Va.
Farree, Jacob F. Private September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Frankhauser, C. Private September 9, 1861 Noton muster-out roll
Fiendt, Isaac Private September 9, 1861 Died at Knoxville, Tenn., March 12, 1864; grave, 105
Faust, Emanuel Private March 4, 1862 Not on muster-out roll
Geist, Noah Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Gottshall, Joel Private February 27, 1864 Captured; died at Salisbury, N. C., date unknown
Goertz, Charles Private March 11, 1865 Substitute; deserted July 3, 1865
Grow, Peter Private September 9, 1861 Transferred to Batt'y E, 5th U. S. Artillery, date unknown
Greenawalt, Joshua Private September 9, 1861 Not on muster-out roll
Hearther, Jonathan Private September 9, 1861 Wounded in action, May 13, 1864; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Herb, Andrew Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Hoffa, Daniel Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Hartzog, Benjamin Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Hiauenstein, Henry Private   Wounded July 30, 1864; absent at muster out
Hervy, John Private March 7, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Horning, Martin Private March 7, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Hautz, Isaac Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Harman, Benj. Private September 9, 1861 Died October 17, 1864, of wounds received in action; buried at Annapolis, Md.; Vet
Henry, Jacob Private April 6, 1864 Killed at Wilderness, May 6, 1864
Hauenstein, Joel Private February 29, 1864 Deserted, date unknown
Herb, William Private September 9, 1861 Not on muster-out roll
Hoyer, Henry Private September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Harner, Edward Private September 9, 1861 Killed in action, date unknown
Juda, Gabriel Private March 7, 1865 Substitute; discharged by General Order, July 6, 1865
Jones, David Private February 1, 1865 Not on muster-out roll
Kramer, Joel Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Kitchen, James E. Private March 10, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Kelly, William Private March 6, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Kearcher, Samuel Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Kauffman, S. W. Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Krebs, Lewis Private March 7, 1864 Transferred to Company I, May 3, 1864
Klinger, Daniel Private September 9, 1861 Died, date unknown
Lucas, Peter F. Private February 27, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Lafy, Geo. B. Private March 8, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Louge, Tolby Private March 14, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Laudenschlager, J.J. Private September 9, 1861 Deserted, date unknown
Laublasser, Jacob Private September 9, 1861 Deserted, date unknown
Morgan, Israel Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Maurer, John H. Private February 27, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Myers, Henry Private March 10, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Minsker, William Private February 10, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Murphy, Martin Private March 10, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Mayberry, Reuben Private February 10, 1864 Transferred to Company I, May 3, 1864
Miller, Albert Private February 1, 1864 Transferred to Company I, May 3, 1864
Michael, Hiram Private February 29, 1864 Transferred to Company I, May 3, 1864
Manning, John D. Private September 9, 1861 Murered at Annapolis, Md., April 14, 1864
Miller, August F. Private September 9, 1861 Not on muster-out roll
Muench, Elias Private September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate
Murray, Patrick Private February 1, 1865 Not on muster-out roll
M'Donald, Timothy Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
M'Lauehlin, Alex. Private September 9, 1861 Transferred to batt'y E, 5th U. S. Artillery, date unknown
M'Clelland, Robert Private September 9, 1861 Died, date unknown, of wounds received in action
M'Cabe, Edward Private January 5, 1865 Not on muster-out roll
Ney, Paul Private March 1, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July-30, 1865
O'Brien, Edward Private March 14, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Ossman, Aaron Private September 9, 1861 Discharged February 27, 1865, for wounds received in action; Vet
Ossman, Levi Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Otto, Joseph Private February 29, 1864 Died August 18, 1864; buried at Beverly, N. J.
Pepper, John T. Private January 19, 1865 Drafted; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Pinkerton, B. F. Private February 29, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, March 24, 1865
Philips, Abraham Private March 7, 1864 Transferred to Company I, May 3, 1864
Rickert, Nathaniel Private   Wounded at Wilderness, May 9, 1864; absent at muster out
Rechy, Melan'n M. Private March 10, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Reigle, Daniel Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Riegle, Simon R. Private February 29, 1864 Killed at Wilderness, May 9, 1864
Runyan, Harrison Private September 9, 1861 Died November 20, 1862
Starr, Abraham F. Private February 2, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Shadel, Henry Private February 25, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Schlegel, Cornelius Private February 27, 1864 Wounded at Wilderness, May 9, 1864; absent at muster out
Stutzman, J. B. Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Schwenk, Ab'm K. Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Stoop, Daniel Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Seifert, John Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Strohecker, J. W. Private February 25, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Saltzer, Josiah Private March 1, 1864 Captured; returned May 11, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Snyder, Daniel H. Private February 6, 1865 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Sheell, Jesse Private March 10, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Sainbarry, Samuel Private October 3, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Speary, Asa Private December 8, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Spicher, Franklin Private March 7, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Smith, John Private March 15, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Strohecker, J. W. Private February 25, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Schwenk, A. K. Private February 25, 1865 Discharged by General Order, June 30, 1865
Swickert, Emanuel Private September 9, 1861 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, May 17, 1865; Vet
Steckley, John Private February 29, 1864 Transferred to Company K, May 3, 1864
Schreiber, August's. Private February 29, 1864 Died June 9, 1864, of wounds received in action; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Stutzman, Nathan'l Private February 29, 1864 Died May 19, 1864, of wounds received in action; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Stein, Daniel Private February 25, 1864 Captured; died while prisoner, date unknown
Shade, Jacob Private February 24, 1864 Killed at Poplar Spring Church, September 30, 1864
Snyder, Abraham Private September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon Certificate; date unknown
Shoffstall, Aaron Private September 9, 1861 Deserted, date unknown
Thomas, Edward Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Trautman, Elias T. Private February 27, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 12, 1865
Trautman, Daniel Private September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon Certificate, December 28, 1864; Vet
Trautman, Eman'l. Private February 29, 1864 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, December 20, 1864
Unger, John Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Wiest, Philip A. Private September 9, 1861 Wounded in action, July 30, 1864; absent at muster out; Vet
Wiest, Francis K. Private February 27, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Wiest, Samuel B. Private February 27, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865
Walton, Harrison Private December 6, 1862 Wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, May 12, 1864; absent at muster out
Wolf, Gideon Private January 30, 1865 Wounded; discharged by General Order, July 11, 1865
Wolf, Michael Private April 6, 1864 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 6, 1864
Wolfgang, Michael Private September 9, 1861 Discharged December 18, 1864, for wounds received in action; Vet
Wolf, Isaac. Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Weisner, August Private September 9, 1861 Mustered out, September 29, 1864, expiration of term
Wiehry, Franklin Private September 9, 1861 Died September 28, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.; Vet
Wiest, Hiram K. Private February 27, 1864 Captured; died at Charleston, S. C., October 30, 1864
Weaver, Daniel D. Private September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Williams, Andrew Private September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Zerbe, John K. Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, July 30, 1865; Vet
Zeluff, Eznua Private December 8, 1864 Drafted; mustered outby General Order, August 21, 1865
Zimmerman, L. Private February 25, 1864 Discharged June 14, 1865, for wounds received in action
Zimmerman, Geo. Private February 27, 1864 Died September 22, 1864; buried in Cypress Hill Cem., L. I.
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Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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