83d Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers
Field and Staff Officers

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Term/
Years

Remarks

John W. M'Lane Colonel July 29, 1861
3
Enrolled at Erie, Pa., July 29, 1861; Killed at Gaines' Mill, Va., June 27, 1862
Strong Vincent Colonel July 29, 1861
3
Enrolled at Erie, Pa., July 29, 1861; promoted from Major to Lieut. Colonel, September 1861; to Colonel, June 27, 1862; to Brigadier General, July 3, 1863; died July 7, of wounds received at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863
O. S. Woodward Colonel August 26, 1861
3
Enrolled at Erie, Pa., August 1, 1861; promoted from Captain, Company D to Colonel, March 28, 1864; to Brevet Brigadier General, March 13, 1865; wounded, with loss of leg, at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864; mustered out, September 20, 1864, expiration of term
Chauncey P. Rogers Colonel August 26, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain, Company D to Lieutenant Colonel, November 17, 1864; to Colonel, March 28; mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865
Hugh S. Campbell Lt. Colonel August 26, 1861
3
Enrolled at Waterford, Pa., July 29, 1861; promoted from Captain, Company E to Lt. Colonel, June 27, 1862; wounded at Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862, and Bull Run, Va., August 31, 1862; resigned May 14, 1863, to accept Provost Marshalship 19th Dist. Pa.
DeWitt C. M'Coy Lt. Colonel September 3, 1861
3
Enrolled at Meadville, Pa., August 19, 1861; promoted from Captain, Company F to Lt. Colonel, January 25,1864; to Brevet Colonel, August 1, 1864; mustered out, October 14, 1864, expiration of term
William O. Colt Lt. Colonel August 26, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain, Company A to Major, January 14, 1865; to Lieutenant Colonel, March 28, 1865; mustered out, October 14, 1864, expiration of term
Louis H. Naghel Major September 8, 1861
3
Killed at Gaines' Mill, Va., June 27, 1862
Wm. H. Lamont Major August 21, 1861
3
Promoted from Adjutant to Major, June 27, 1862; discharged July 2, 1864
W. H. Dunbar Major May 31, 1865
1
Mustered out with regiment, June 28, 1865
John M. Clark Adjutant August 27, 1861
3
Promoted from 2d Lieutenant Company I to Adjutant, June 27, 1862; to A. A. A. G., May, 1863; mustered out, September 20, 1864, expiration of term
B. M. Frank Adjutant March 11, 1865
1
Promoted from 2d Lieutenant Company K to Adjutant, May 5, 1864; mustered out with Regiment, June 28, 1865
James Saeger Quarter Master August 25, 1861
3
Enrolled at Meadville, Pa., August 15, 1861; promoted from 1st Lieutenant Company B, September 8, 1861; resigned February 28, 1862
Daniel W. Clark Quarter Master September 6, 1861
3
Enrolled at Tionesta, Pa.; promoted from 2d Lieutenant Company G, July 16, 1862; mustered out, September 26, 1864, expiration of term
George M. Boal Quarter Master March 25, 1865
3
Mustered out with regiment, June 28, 1865
William Faulker Surgeon September 8, 1861
3
Enrolled at Waterford, Pa., August 27, 1861; captured June 29, 1862; resigned October 14, 1862
E. P. Allen Surgeon December 13, 1862
3
Resigned March 3, 1863
J. P. Burchfield Surgeon April 12, 1863
3
Mustered out with regiment, June 28, 1865
David E. Belknap Assistant Surgeon September 8, 1861
3
Enrolled at Fairview, Pa., September 8, 1861; resigned June 17, 1862
Isaac Walborn Assistant Surgeon June 24, 1862
3
Promoted to Surgeon 162d Regiment P. V., December 13, 1862
Michael Thompson Assistant Surgeon August 4, 1862
3
Resigned May 14, 1863
Jonathan Woaring Assistant Surgeon April 11, 1863
3
Resigned May 13, 1863
William S. Stewart Assistant Surgeon May 22, 1863
3
Mustered out, September 20, 1864
Jared Free Assistant Surgeon June 26, 1863
3
Killed by guerrillas near Rappahannock Station, Virginia, December 10, 1863
T. C. M. Stockton Assistant Surgeon May 16, 1864
3
Mustered out with regiment, June 28, 1865
Josiah Flower Chaplain October 21, 1861
3
Resigned July 8, 1862
Orson B. Clark Chaplain September 1, 1862
3
Mustered out, May 29, 1865
James H. Barnett Sergeant Major August 26, 1861
3
Enrolled at Waterford, Pa.; promoted from 1st Serg't Company E, April 2, 1862, to 2d Lieut. Company E, June 27, 1862
James M. Hunter Sergeant Major July 24, 1861
3
Enlisted at Erie, Pa.; promoted to 2d Lieut. Company A, April 4, 1862
John W. Marshall Sergeant Major September 3, 1861
3
Enlisted at Meadville, Pa.; promoted from Sergeant Company F, June 27, 1862, to 2d Lieut. Company F, February 1, 1863
E. L. Whittelsey Sergeant Major September 19, 1861
3
Enlisted at Waterford, Pa.; promoted from Sergeant Company E, February 1, 1863; to 2d Lieut., Company E, June 27, 1864
Charles Himrod Sergeant Major August 26, 1861
3
Enlisted at Waterford, Pa.; promoted from 1st Sergeant Company E, June 27, 1864; mustered out, October 30, 1864; Vet
John H. Johnston Sergeant Major July 18, 1863
3
Drafted; promoted from private Company A, March 18, 1865; mustered out with regiment, June 28, 1865
Edwin W. Bettis Quarter Master Sergeant August 30, 1861
3
Enlisted at Erie, Pa., July 29, 1861; promoted from private, Company K, September 8, 1861; mustered out, October 30, 1864; Vet
Henry M. Adams Quarter Master Sergeant September 1, 1861
3
Promoted from private, Company F, March 18, 1865; mustered out, October 30, 1864; Vet
John H. Borden Commissary Sergeant August 27, 1861
3
Enlisted at Erie, Pa., July 29, 1861; promoted to 1st Lt., Company I, September 4, 1862
John C. Rockwell Commissary Sergeant August 27, 1861
3
Enlisted at Girard, Pa., August 20, 1861; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 1, 1862
Walter F. Stacy Commissary Sergeant August 28, 1861
3
Promoted from private Company I, September 4, 1862; mustered out, October 31, 1864; Vet
Chas. F. Cummings Commissary Sergeant August 21, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant, Company A, March 18, 1865; mustered out with regiment. June 28, 1865; Vet
Joseph W. Scholl Hospital Steward August 25, 1861
3
Enlisted at Meadville, Pa., August 15, 1861; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 11, 1864
Philip J. Harlow Hospital Steward September 8, 1861
3
Enlisted at Greenville, Pa., September 5, 1861; promoted from private, Company K, March 28, 1862; mustered out, October 31, 1864; Vet
Solomon S. Riddle Hospital Steward October 7, 1862
3
Promoted from private, Company K, March 17, 1865; mustered out with regiment, June 28, 1865
Sources:

  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

1 Judson, Amos M., Captain of Company E. History of the Eighty-Third Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. Erie, Pennsylvania: B. F. H. Lynn Publisher, 1865.

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