87 Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Company B

Recruited in Dauphin and York Counties

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

Jacob Detwiler Captain September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 21, 1863
Lewis Maish Captain September 14, 1861 Promoted from 2d to 1st Lt., May 26, 1863; to Captain, October 25, 1863; captured June 23,1864; discharged March 23, 1865
Zeph. E. Hersh Captain September 12, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant to 2d Lt., January 20, 1865; to Captain, January 24, 1865; to brevet Major, April 2, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
John Crull 1st Lt. September 14, 1861 Resigned May 26, 1863
George C. Stroman 1st Lt. September 14, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2d Lt., May 26, 1863; to 1st Lt., October 25, 1863; to Adjutant, July 9, 1864
James Tearney 1st Lt. September 14, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant, October 1, 1863; to 1st Lieutenant, August 9,1865; to Captain, Company A, December 13, 1864; Vet
Edward F. Coe 1st Lt. September 12, 1861 Transferred from Company I; commissioned Captain, October 29, 1864, not mustered; discharged November 25, to date October 13, 1864
Robert K. Slagle 2d Lt. September 12, 1861 Transferred from Company I, commissioned 1st Lt., October 29, 1864, not mustered; discharged January 13, 1865; Vet
Milton J. Yeager 1st Sergeant September 12, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant, May 16, 1865; commissioned 1st Lt., June 15, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Samuel F. Keller 1st Sergeant September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Henry Epley 1st Sergeant September 14, 1861 Commissioned 1st Lt., May 10, 1865, not mustered; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 16, 1865; Vet
David N. Thomas Sergeant September 12, 1861 Commissioned 2d Lt., June 15,1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
William K. Parker Sergeant September 14, 1861 Promoted from private, October 23, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Geo. W. Schriver Sergeant September 12, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, January 20, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
James S. Grimes Sergeant September 14, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, May 16, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Theo. A. Gardner Sergeant September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Edward T. Rudy Sergeant October 1, 1861 Captured June 23, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., October 10, 1864, grave, 10,622
Wm. Drabenstadt Sergeant September 14, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, June 1, 1864; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Sobieski Leib Sergeant September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 7, 1863
Robert D. Greer Sergeant September 14, 1861 Killed near Winchester, Va., June 15, 1863
William Walters Sergeant September 14, 1861 Died at Philadelphia, Pa., May 31, of wounds received at Wilderness, Va., May 7, 1864
August Winegardner Corporal September 14, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, June 23, 1864; prisoner from June 23, 1864, to April 28, 1865; discharged June 16, 1865; Vet
Henry C. Shatzler Corporal September 14, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, October 23, 1864; prisoner from June 23, 1864, to May 2, 1865; discharged June 17, 1865; Vet
Jacob Harman Corporal September 12, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, January 6, 1865; absent, with leave, at muster out; Vet
Thomas Malone Corporal September 14, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, January 20, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
John G. Motter Corporal September 12, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, March 21, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Frank M. Peters Corporal September 12, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, May 16, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Joseph M. Funk Corporal September 14, 1861 Wounded May 6, 1864; absent at expiration of term
John A. Mathias Corporal September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Lucas Shurer Corporal September 14, 1861 Wounded June 23, 1864; absent at expiration of term
William H. Zorger Corporal September 14, 1861 Wounded November 27, 1863; absent at expiration of term
John A. Hiney Corporal September 14, 1861 Absent, sick, at expiration of term
Samuel Madlam Corporal September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 12, 1862
John Smith Corporal September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 28, 1863
John Lees Corporal October 31, 1861 Prisoner from July 9, 1864, to February 22, 1865; discharged April 27, 1865
John Snyder Corporal August 1, 1862 Discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
William Lefever Corporal January 3, 1862 Discharged January 3, 1865, expiration of term
George Toomey Corporal September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate. May 16, 1865; Vet
Daniel W. Keiter Corporal September 14, 1861 Killed at Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864; buried September 19, 1864 in National Cemetery, lot 18; Vet
Wm. C. Barringer Musician September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
John Walzer Musician September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 29, 1861
Atrogge, Bernard Private October 31, 1861 Absent, sick, at muster out
Ayers, Edward T. Private September 14, 1861 Deserted; returned; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Arnold, John Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 2, 1863
Ball, Andrew M. Private June, 4, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, May 26, 1865
Bare, Samuel Private September 14, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Bartholomew, Chas. Private January 17, 1865 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Blouse, Daniel Private September 14, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Boyd, Robert J. Private 1863 Drafted; deserted; returned June 16, 1865; absent at muster out
Burns, Thomas Private July 14, 1864 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Bluste, Adam Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Boush, Montgomery Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 17, 1863
Byers, William K. Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on writ of habeas corpus, date unknown
Bankart, Ephraim Private January 3, 1862 Discharged January 3, 1865, expiration of term
Burge, Robert Private June 19, 1864 Substitute; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 16, 1865
Barnitz, Jonathan Private September 14, 1861 Died at New Creek, West Va., August 1, 1862
Bentley, John Private September 14, 1861 Died October 29, 1861
Callan, John Private July 9, 1864 Substitute; captured September 8, 1864
Connelly, William  Private   Substitute; captured September 8, 1864
Cotton, William Private July 7, 1864 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Cook, Harris J. Private July 2, 1864 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Crone, Richard Private   Absent, sick, at muster out
Corl, James E. Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Clune, John Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 12, 1862
Crist, Addison Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 9, 1863
Carrol, William Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 16, 1865; Vet
Coble, Moses Private September 14, 1861 Died December 4, 1862
Clarenden, David Private July 29, 1864 Drafted; dropped from the rolls
Carter, Charles H. Private July 30, 1864 Substitute; dropped from the rolls
Dorfort, John Private July 3, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Drake, Christopher Private June 25, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, July 27, 1865
Drabenstadt, Frank Private September 14, 1861 Captured June 23, 1864
Diehl, Lewis H. Private December 26, 1861 Discharged December 26, 1864, expiration of term
Diehl, Eli Private September 14, 1861 Died at Alexandria, Va., April 1, 1864; grave, 1,715
Epler, Benneville C. Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Eicholtz,  William Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Epler, Jacob D.  Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1863
Evans, Wilson  Private June 4, 1864 Drafted; deserted December 3, 1864
Fellers, James A. Private September 12, 1861 Absent, sick, at muster out; Vet
Fisher, Silas Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Foor, Jeremiah Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 9, 1865
Fecher, George Private July 6, 1864 Drafted; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, March 18, 1865
Falmer, Robert Private July 29, 1864 Substitute; dropped from the rolls
Griffith, William Private January 17, 1865 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Gauntz, Daniel Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Glazier, Frederick Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Gastrock, Levi Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Gallagher, John Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 26, 1864
Hanks, Benson Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Hoover, William Private June 29, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Houck, John A. Private January 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Hummel, Joseph Private September 14, 1861 Captured June 23, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., March 2,1865; grave, 12.719; Vet
Hursh, Samuel Private July 13, 1864 Drafted; absent, sick, at muster out
Hull, Mathias Private September 14, 1861 Prisoner from June 23, 1864, to May 16, 1865; discharged July 19, 1865
Heiman, Michael Private September 14, 1861 Prisoner from June 23, 1864, to May 2, 1865; discharged June 21, 1865
Hurley, John Private September 14, 1861 Absent, sick, at expiration of term
Hunter, John F. Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Herrold, John Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 7, 1863
Hann, Joseph C. Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; died October 27, of wounds received at Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864
Hanig, Lewis Private September 14, 1861 Died at Alexandria, September 14, 1864; grave, 2,671
Hann, George Private July 28, 1864 Substitute; dropped from the rolls
Hays, James Private July 29, 1864 Substitute; dropped from the rolls
Henderson, George Private July 30, 1864 Substitute; dropped from the rolls
Henderson, David Private August 1, 1864 Substitute; dropped from the rolls
Jones, Edward Private June 1, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Jones, William B. Private July 6, 1864 Substitute; discharged by Special Order, date unknown
Johnson, Jacob Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 23, 1863
Kueller, Charles Private July 25, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Kineman, Jacob Private January 12, 1864 Discharged by General Order, August 23, 1865
Kendrick, James Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Kipple, Cyrus W. Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Karstetler, Jacob Private July 30, 1864 Substitute; discharged November 13, 1864, for wounds received in action
Logan, James Private September 12, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Lewis, Edward Private July 14, 1861 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Lonkart, Abraham Private January 21, 1865 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Lewis, Jacob Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Lenhart, Henry H. Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 17, 1863
Long, James A. Private October 31, 1861 Discharged November 13, 1864, expiration of term
Luckenbaugh, W. Private September 12, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 16, 1865; Vet
Lucas, Thomas W. Private February 22, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 6, 1865
Moore, David Private July 9, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Morrison, James Private July 14, 1864 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Miller, William Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Mansberger, Levi Private September 14, 1861 Prisoner from September 24, 1864, to March 8, 1865; discharged July 27, 1865
Milliken, Franklin Private September 14, 1861 Deserted; returned; prisoner from September 24, 1864, to February 27, 1865; discharged April 11, 1865
Mattis, Silas Private September 14, 1861 Absent, sick, at expiration of term
Myers, John Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Meisenhelter, W. Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Mummert, Andrew Private January 3, 1862 Discharged January 3, 1865, expiration of term
Mort, Jefferson Private June 28, 1864 Drafted; deserted September 15, 1864
Myers, Peter Private July 12, 1864 Substitute; dropped from the rolls
M'Donald, Rannell Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
M'Elroy, Joseph Private September 12, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
M'Coy, Jacob Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
M'Clane, William Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 11, 1862
M'Ilvain, Thos. J. Private September 12, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 16, 1865; Vet
Nagle, David Private July 6, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Newell, Oriel G. Private July 22, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Nicholas, George Private June 10, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Nichols, Urias R. Private September 14, 1861 Wounded August 16, 1864; absent at expiration of term
Nauss, Alexander Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Noel, John A. Private September 12, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 16,1865; Vet
Oren, James Private September 14, 1861 Prisoner from June 23, 1864, to April 19, 1865; discharged June 9, 1865
Oxenrider, John Private June 3, 1864 Substitute; discharged February 6, 1865, for wounds received at Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864
Payler, Samuel Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Preston, Jay F. Private July 26, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Price, Thomas Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 3, 1863
Plain, John Private July 30, 1864 Substitute; dropped from the rolls
Powers, John Private July 21, 1864 Substitute; dropped frotn the rolls
Powell, Ackinson Private September 14, 1861 Missing in action near Winchester, Va., June 15, 1863
Quickel, Gideon Private June 9, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Quinn, Richard Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 16, 1865; Vet
Reidhinger, Fred'k. Private October 31, 1861 Absent, sick, at muster out
Richardson, James Private September 14, 1861 Absent, with leave, at muster out; Vet
Roush, Adam Private June 10, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Roush, Jacob Private June 4, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Roat, Abraham Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Rouch, George W. Private September 14, 1861 Captured June 23, 1864
Ramsey, William Private September 14, 1861 Captured June 23, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., October 13, 1864; grave, 10.863
Rupp, John K. Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Renninger, Adam Private June 20, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, May 19, 1865
Richard, Henry H. Private June 3, 1864 Substitute; died at Winchester, Va., November 4, 1864
Roozell, John Private July 29, 1864 Substitute; dropped from the rolls
Snow, Elisha Private July 2, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Shrom, John C. Private October 28, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Snyder, Augustus Private July 28, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Simmons, John C. Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Spayd, William F. Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Smith, Bernard Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Spangler, Levi Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 12, 1862
Smith, Thomas S. Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate. January 12, 1862
Sayers, Thomas Private January 3, 1862 Discharged January 3, 1865, expiration of term
Schmuck, John Private February 19, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Sheets, John Private September 14, 1861 Died January 17, 1863
Updegrove, Thos. Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Voglesong, John Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Veoman, Nathaniel Private August 1, 64 Substitute; killed at Fisher's Hill, Va., September 22, 1864
Watson, William W. Private June 28, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 19, 1865
Weaver, William Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Williams, Thomas Private July 7, 1864 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Woalden, Henry W. Private July 3, 1864 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Welker, Henry C. Private September 14, 1861 Captured June 23, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., January 20, 1865; grave, 12,493
Wise, Augustus Private September 14, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Wilhelm, Henry Private September 14, 1861 Wounded at Monacacy, Md., July 9, 1864; absent at expiration of term
Wertz, Gottleib Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Williams, Andrew B. Private June 9, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Watts, Thomas Private September 14, 1861 Died August 23, 1863; buried in U. S. General Hospital Cemetery, Annapolis, Md.
Webster, Thomas. Private July 5, 1864 Substitute; deserted March 21, 1865
Wilson, James Private January 6, 1865 Not on muster-out roll
York, Francis M. Private June 28, 1864 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Zartman, Samuel. Private September 14, 1861 Captured June 23, 1864
Zorger, George Private September 14, 1861 Captured June 23, 1864
Zorger, Peter F. Private September 14, 1861 Prisoner from September 24, 1864, to February 28, 1865; discharged April 27, 1865
Zook, David Private September 14, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 23, 1862
Zorger, Isaac U. Private October 31, 1861 Discharged November 13, 1864, expiration of term
Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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