87 Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Company H

Recruited in York County

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

Ross L. Harman Captain September 19, 1861 Resigned January 18, 1863
Wells A. Farrah Captain September 19, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lieut., January 19, 1863; killed at Winchester, Va., June 15, 1863
Philip Gentzler Captain September 19, 1861 Promoted to Sergeant, September 1, 1862; to Captain, April 5, 1864; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
R. S. Slaymaker 1st Lt. September 11, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant Major, January 1, 1863; resigned September 22, 1863
Andrew B. Smith 1st Lt. September 19, 1861 Promoted from Corporal to 1st Sergeant, March 12, 1863; to 1st Lt., November 16, 1863; dismissed February 13, 1864
Daniel P. Deitrich 1st Lt. September 19, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant, November 16, 1863; to 1st Lt., April 5, 1864; killed at Monocacy, Md., July 9, 1864
William E. Culp 1st Lt. September 25, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant Major, September 15, 1864; transferred to Company C; Vet
John L. Shillitto 2d Lt. September 19, 1861 Resigned August 16, 1862
Harvey J. Harman 2d Lt. September 19, 1861 Resigned March 12, 1863
M. S. Slothower 2d Lt. September 19, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant, August 1, 1862; to 2d Lt., March 13, 1863; killed at Bunker Hill, Va., June 13, 1863; buried in National Cemetery, Winchester, lot 26
Isaac Wagner 2d Lt. September 25, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant; to 2d Lt., September 18, 1864; transferred to Company C
Earnst G. Henkel 1st Sergeant September 19, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant, April 5, 1864; captured June 23, 1864; died at Salisbury, N. C., January 16, 1865
George A. Mower Sergeant September 19, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, November 16, 1863; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Henry Z. Bowman Sergeant September 19, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, April 5, 1864; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Jacob H. Hoffer Sergeant September 25, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, April 5, 1864; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Jacob M. Herr Sergeant September 25, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, January, 1863; to Sergeant, September 1, 1864; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
John M. Griffith Sergeant September 19, 1861 Discharged for promoted in U. S. Colored Troops, August 2, 1864
John C. Kesser Corporal September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Daniel Smith Corporal September 19, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, January, 1862; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
William Gill Corporal September 19, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, November 16, 1863; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
David Pentz Corporal September 19, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, November 16, 1863; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
John Naugle Corporal September 19, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, April 5, 1864; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Benj. S. Kauffman Corporal September 25, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, April 5, 1864; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Abraham B. Coble Corporal September 19, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, April 5, 1865-discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Joseph B. Hobson Corporal September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, 1862
Joseph Henry Corporal September 19, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, August 1, 1862; died June 15, of wounds received at Winchester, Va., June 13, 1863; buried in National Cemetery, lot 26
John Denues Corporal September 19, 1861 Deserted June 18, 1862
Geo. L. Shugars Corporal September 19, 1861 Promoted to Corporal, June, 1862; deserted July 1, 1864
George B. Lightz Musician September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Michael D. Aker Musician September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August, 1862
Joseph Rinehart Musician September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C; Vet
Anderson, William Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Anderson, Geo. S. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Arnsberger, Daniel Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Aker, John Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C; Vet
Brecht, Frederick Private September 19, 1861 Captured at Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., September 8, 1864; grave, 8,160
Barnes, Philip Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Brickner, Michael Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 2, 1862
Barnes, Albert T. Private September 19, 1861 Died at Beverly, W. Va., November, 1862, of wounds received in action
Bochoffer, John Private September 19, 1861 Deserted June 18, 1862
Coble, Ephraim Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Coble, Christian C. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Cassal, Saniuel Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 16, 1864
Crow, Thomas Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C
Comfert, Henry V. Private December 23, 1863 Transferred to Company C
Carroll, George C Private September 19, 1861 Died at Brandy Station, December 12, 1864; burial record, December 12, 1863; buried in National Cemetery, Culpepper Court House, Va., block 1, section A, row 1, grave, 5
Cooley, John A. Private September 19, 1861 Killed at Monocacy, Md., July 9, 1864
Dietrich, Fred'k. Private September 16, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Forrer, Tempest L. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 184, expiration of term
Firestone, Israel Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April, 1862
Forrer, Eli Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C
Fausnaught, Jos. Private September 19, 1861 Deserted June 18, 1862
Good, John Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Gardner, Peter Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August 1862
Hunter, Alfred M. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Hoffman, John Private September 25, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
High, Jacob B. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January, 1863
Huntzberger, Jacob Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C; Vet
Hartman, William Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Henicta, Lewis Private September 19, 1861 Deserted June 18, 1862
Johnson, Samuel Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Kerr, James A. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Keller, Wesley F. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Keller, John W. Private September 18, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Klinedinst, N. J. Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C
Keiser, Augustus Private September 19, 1861 Deserted August 31, 1862
Litz, George L. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 183,4, expiration of term
Lentz, Jesse R. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Laden, Josiah Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C; Vet
Martin, Peter Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Moore, Francis J. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Myers. Andrew D. Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C; Vet
Martin, Jefferson Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C; Vet
Moore, Jacob Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C; Vet
Myers, Valentine Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C
March, Daniel Private December 23, 1863 Transferred to Company C
M'Clellan, David Private September 19, 1861 Absent, on detached service, at muster out; Vet
M'Ginley, Sam'l. D. Private April 7, 1862 Transferred to Company C
Noel, Henry Private October 9, 1862 Transferred to Company C
Prowell, George Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 18i4, expiration of term
Peters, Jacob H. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1862
Pelderson, Chas E. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January, 1863
Ritter, John L. Private September 9.1, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Rank, Daniel Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Rinehart, Martin Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Ramsey, Wm. B. Private September 18, 1861 Absent, in hospital, at expiration of term
Robinson, John Private September 19, 1861 Deserted June 20, 1862
Raver, Alexander Private September 19, 1861 Deserted June 20, 1862
Smith, John V. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Spahr, Jeremiah Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Sibbet, John A. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Stough, Reuben Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Small, William G. Private September 19, 1861 Absent, in hospital, at expiration of term
Slothower, Jacob B. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Schlosser. Lafayette Private September 19, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1862
Snyder, Henry Private September 19, 1861 Discharged September 28, 1864, expiration of term
Stoutler, Ephraim Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C; Vet
Shive, Andrew Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C; Vet
Shaffer, Henry Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C; Vet
Sherman, George Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company I
Shive, John K. Private September 19, 1861 Died at New Creek, West Va., August, 1862
Smallbrook, Henry Private September 19, 1861 Deserted June 20, 1862
Troup, Emanuel Private September 19, 1861 Died at Cumberland, Md., 1862
Wise, Edward Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Wickey, Daniel S. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Wagoner, Rolandus Private September 19, 1861 Transferred to Company C
Wolf, Anthony Private iSeptember 19, 1861 Died of wounds received at Monocacy, Md., Jnly 9, 1864
Zell, Peter H. Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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