87 Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Company D

Recruited in Dauphin and York Counties

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

Noah G. Ruh Captain September 19, 1861 Promoted to Major, May 9, 1863
James H. Blasser Captain September 19, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2d Lt., May 12, 1862; to 1st Lt., October 25, 1862; to Captain, May 10, 1863; dismissed April 19, 1864
Edgar M. Ruh Captain September 19, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant, May 11, 1862; to 2d Lt., October 25, 1862; to 1st Lt., May 10, 1863; to Captain, April 20, 1864; killed at Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864
Peter Ford 1st Lt. September 19, 1861 Promoted to Quartermaster, September 25, 1861
George Blasser 1st Lt. September 25', 1861 Resigned October 25, 1862
Andrew G. Shull 1st Lt. September 25, 1861 Promoted to 1st Lt., December 13, 1864; commissioned Captain, May 10, 1865, not mustered; dismissed June 5, 1865; Vet
Henry Seitz 2d Lt. September 19, 1861 Resigned May 7, 1862
Wm. H. H. Welsh 2d Lt. September 19, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2d Lt., May 9, 1863; commissioned 1st Lt., April 20, 1864, not mustered; captured June 15, 1863; discharged February 10, 1865
Benjamin D. Dull 2d Lt. September 13, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant Company E, to 2d Lt., September 16, 1864; commissioned Captain, October 29, 1864, not mustered; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 1865; Vet
Sam'l W. Keasey 2d Lt. September 25, 1861 Promoted to 2d Lt., January 21, 1865; killed at Petersburg. Va., April 2, 1865; Vet
Wm. C. Waldman 2d Lt. September 25, 1861 Transferred from Company G; promoted to Adjutant, December 13, 1864; Vet
J. R. Nonemaker 1st Sergeant September 19, 1861 Commissioned 1st Lt., May 10, and Captain, June 6, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
James B. Beck 1st Sergeant September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Henry Stine Sergeant September 25, 1861 Commissioned 2d Lt., June, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Emanuel Ludwig Sergeant September 19, 1861 Wounded July 9, 1864; promoted from Corporal, September 16, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Wm. T. Moorhead Sergeant September 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
John Keller Sergeant September 25, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, January 21, 1864; absent, on furlough, at muster out
Jas. H. Hendrix Sergeant September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Robert M'Donell Sergeant September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
James Grove Sergeant September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Henry Hildebrand Sergeant September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Joseph Ashley Sergeant September 19, 1861 Deserted May 7, 1864; Vet
Wm. S. Stewart Corporal September 19, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, June 20, 1864; captured at Petersburg, Va., June 23, 1864; Vet
Henry Shultz Corporal September 25, 1861 Mustered out with cbmpany, June 29, 1865; Vet
Adam Shaffer Corporal September 19, 1861 Absent, on furlough, at muster out; Vet
Henry Spicer Corporal September 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Henry Smith Corporal September 19, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, January 21, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Joseph Fox Corporal September 25, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, February 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Clayton Hartman Corporal September 25, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, February 28, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
And. J. Almony Corporal September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Nathaniel Z. Seikz Corporal September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Newton Krow Corporal September 19, 1861 Prisoner from June 22, 1864, to April 28, 1865; discharged June 11, 1865
John T. Allison Corporal September 19, 1861 Absent, sick, at expiration of term
Squire Bamford Corporal September 19, 1861 Prisoner from June 22, 1864, to April 28, 1865; discharged June 11, 1865
Franklin Geise Corporal September 19, 1861 Promoted to Sergeant Major, date unknown; Vet
Charles W. Moore Corporal December 31, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Leon'd W. Watson Corporal April 30, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 8, 1865; Vet
Joseph F. Welsh Corporal September 25, 1861 Promotd to Sergeant Major, January 26, 1865; commissioned 1st Lt., June 6, 1865, not mustered; Vet
Henry N. Bailey Corporal September 19, 1861 Killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, section A.
Henry C. Young Corporal September 19, 1861 Died January 5, 1863
Lewis J. Renant Musician September 25, 1861 Absent, on furlough, at muster out; Vet
Geo. W. Almony Musician September 19, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Allison, Charles R. Private February 8, 1863 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Albright, Henry Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, May 26, 1865
Anstine, Valentine Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Armer, George Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Bittner, Jeremiah Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Bittner, Edward J. Private July 21, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Bittner, Francis Private July 21, 1861 Drafted; absent, sick, at muster out
Brooks, Samuel Private June 2, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Beitzel, John Private July 26, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Brenize, George W. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Bollinger, George Private September 19, 1861 Captured June 23, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., October 9, 1864; grave, 10,577 or 11,674
Bailey, Esau Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Bodein, William Private October 31, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Bailey, Ephraim Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February, 1863
Butcher, William Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November, 1863
Beverson, William Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 1, 1863
Brown, Jacob Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on writ of habeas corpus, date unknown
Burbage, John Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 14, 1863
Baublitz, Israel Private August 20, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 20, 1865
Bowers, Henry W. Private January 1, 1864 Died October 28, of wounds received at Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864; Vet
Bishop, Owen Private February 22, 1864 Killed at Opequan, Va., September 19, 1864; Vet
Coffey, John Private July 26, 1864 Substitute; captured September 19, 1864
Crichfield, John Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Cayton, Franklin Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 9, 1865
Clark, James Private October 31, 1861 Missing in action, June 1, 1864
Crook, Horace J. Private June 2, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 9, 1865
Connelly, William Private July 9, 1864 Substitute; never joined Company
Deal, Solomon Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Dunn, John Private September 25, 1861 Absent, wounded, at muster out; Vet
Dolla, Frederick Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Dubs, Levi W. Private September 19, 1861 Prisoner from June 23, 1864, to April 28, 1865; discharged June 11, 1865
Dettinger, John Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Douglass, Wm. H. Private September 19, 1861 Killed at Opequan, Va., September 19, 1864
Deckman, Peter W. Private September 19, 1861 Deserted December 28, 1862
Dittenheffer, Frank Private May 11, 1864 Deserted July 9, 1864
Eaton, George W. Private February 3, 1864 Captured, date unknown; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Ettinger, John W. Private September 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Eckert, Conrad Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Eaton, William Private September 19, 1861 Died September 8, 1862
Edwards, John Private May 18, 1862 Deserted June 22, 1862
Ferdinand, John Private October 1, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Fallenstine, Francis Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Fagan, Charles Private July 12, 1864 Substitute; never joined Company
Glock, Adam Private September 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Gafferny, Edward Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Gladfelter, Jos. A. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Gable, Jonathan Private October 31, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Grove, Jeremiah Private September 19, 1861 Discharged March, 1862
Golding, Sylvester Private September 25, 1861 Killed at Opequan, Va., September 19, 1864; Vet
Gordon, James Private October 31, 1861 Deserted June 22, 1862
Herr, Jerome Private December 31, 1861 Discharged May 23, 1865, to date December 31, 1864, expiration of term
Haley, William Private July 29, 1864 Substitute; captured September 8, 1864
Hartman, Henry Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company. June 29, 1865
Hedrick, Peter Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Hartman, Albert D. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Henn, John Private October 31, 1861 Prisoner from June 23, 1864, to April 28, 1865; discharged June 11, 1865
Hedrick, Imac. Private September 19, 1861 Deserted July 28, 1864; Vet
Hanke, Frederick Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February, 1862
Hildebrand, Henry Private September 18, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 10, 1863
Holter, Lewis V. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1863; re-enlisted August 5, 1864; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 12, 1865
Humm, Lewis J. Private September 25, 1861 Died of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864; Vet
Hoffman, Joseph Private June 18, 1864 Drafted; never joined Company
Innearst, Amos Private August 21, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
Innearst, Solomon Private May 11, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 17, 1865
Jackson, Granville Private September 9, 1861 Discharged October 19, 1864, expiration of term
Jackson, Nathaniel Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Kuentzler, William Private December 31, 1861 Absent, sick, at muster out
Kelly, Patrick Private July 25, 1864 Substitute; captured September 8, 1864
Kelley, Joseph H. Private July 23, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Kelly, Albert J. Private September 19, 1861 Wounded June 2, 1864; absent at muster out; Vet
Klinedinst, Lewis C. Private September 19, 1861 Prisoner from June 23, 1864, to April 28, 1865; discharged June 17, 1865; Vet
Klinedinst, Alex'r. Private September 19, 1861 Prisoner from June 23, 1864, to April 28, 1865; discharged June 11, 1865
Krout, Isaac Private October 31, 1861 Absent, sick, at expiration of term
Klinefelter, Jno. W. Private September 19'61 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1863
Keasey, Daniel M. Private December 31. 61 Discharged December 31, 1864, expiration of term
Kauffman, Augu's. Private May 5, 1864 Killed at Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864
Leopold, Nicholas Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Lentz, Franklin Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Lowe, Jacob E. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1863
Leicht, Adam Private September 19, 1861 Died at Alexandria, Va., December 9, 1863
Leopold, John Private September 19, 1861 Died October 9, 1864
Little, Joseph T.. Private September 19, 1861 Deserted February 11, 1863
Miller, Henry H. Private September 19, 1861 Wounded at Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864; absent at muster out
Myers, Max Private June 7, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Miller, Jacob H. Private September 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Miller, Lewis Private September 25, 1861 Captured at Monocacy, Md., July 9, 1864; Vet
Miller, Peter Private September 19, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Matson, George Private May 27, 1864 Captured at Monocacy, M'd., July 9, 1864; died at Danville, Va., January 4, 1865
Miller, Ludwig Private July 21, 1864 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Midwig, Francis Private September 19, 1861 Absent, sick, at expiration of term
Metcalf, William H. Private September 19, 1861 Captured June 23, 1864; discharged July 11, 1865
May, Jonathan S. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Muntis, James K. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Mitzel, John Private October 31, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Moody, James H. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Marta, Henry Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 28, 1863
Marsh, Jacob N. Private September 19, 1861 Killed at Petersburg, Va., June 23, 1864
M'Cormick, James Private July 27, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 15, 1865
M'Gee, Allen Private July 11, 1864 Substitute; wounded at Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864; absent at muster out
M'Connell, John Private September 19, 1861 Absent, sick, at expiration of term
M'Cay, John C. Private July 9, 1864 Substitute; never joined Company
Nell, Emanuel Private May 11, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Ness, Amos Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Overlander, Sam'l. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Orwig, John A. Private September 2, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 20, 1865
Olversdaffer, Ign's. Private September 19, 1861 Deserted June 25, 1862
Randall, Milton Private September 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29,1865; Vet
Reher, Cyrus Private January 1, 1864 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Ruth, Jacob Private September 25, 1861 Captured, date unknown; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Robison, Owen Private July 25, 1864 Substitute; captured September 11, 1864
Redding, Elias H. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Rinehart, Robert J. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Reever, Peter G. Private September 19, 1861 Captured at Monocacy, Md., July 9, 1864; died at Danville, Va., December 17, 1864
Rothbirth, Charles Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 25, 1862
Shaffer, William J. Private August 9, 1864 Discharged, date unknown
Suidmiller, F. H. Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, July 10, 1865
Shoffstall, Fred'k. Private September 25, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Seeley, James Private July 29, 1864 Substitute; wounded September 19, 1864; absent at muster out
Sharkey, John Private July 6, 1864 Substitute; captured September 8, 1864
Swope, John Private July 11, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Swearer, John Private June 25, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Snyder, George Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Saxton, Charles P. Private March 10, 1862 Discharged by order of War Department, 1862
Shoemaker, Peter Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 12, 1865
Shockey, Jarius Private June 3, 1864 Drafted; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 12, 1865
Spotts, Jacob Private September 25, 1862 Discharged by General Order, June 20, 1865
Sherwood, John Private July 11, 1864 Discharged by General Order, May 13, 1865
Smith, John Private September 19, 1861 Died July 27, 1863
Scheel, Michael Private September 19, 1861 Killed at Monocacy, Md., July 9, 1864
Shaier. John Private September 19, 1861 Died August 10, 1864
Style, Christian Private October 31, 1861 Deserted June 22, 1862
Scollard, James Private July 9, 1864 Substitute; never joined Company
Test, Abraham Private September 26, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Thorne, James Private July 7, 1864 Substitute; deserted February 18, 1865
Wolf, William Private September 25, 1861 Wounded at Monocacy, Md., July 9, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Wintrode, Jacob J. Private September 25, 1861 Captured, date unknown; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Williams, Daniel Private July 28, 1864 Substitute; captured September 11, 1864
Williams, Henry Private July 7, 1864 Drafted; captured September 19, 1864
Wilderson, Eman'l. Private September 19, 1861 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Wike, John H. Private July 27, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Weinreich, Fred'k. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Weaver, John G. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Waltemyer, L. W. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 26, 1864
Wagner, William Private September 25, 1861 Died at Opequan, Va., September 19, 1864; Vet
Wilson, Stephen M. Private September 19, 1861 Deserted July 9, 1863
Williams, Thomas Private July 1, 1864 Substitute; never joined Company
Yingling, George E. Private October 28, 1862 Mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865
Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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