87 Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Company I

Recruited in Adams County

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

Thad'us S. Pfeiffer Captain September 12, 1861 Killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Willialm H. Lanius Captain September 12, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2d Lt., March 2, 1863; to 1st Lt., December 7, 1863; to Captain, June 25, 1864; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Anthony W. Martin 1st Lt. September 12, 1861 Promoted to Adjutant, November 18, 1863
Edward F. Coe 1st Lt. September 12, 1861 Promoted to 1st Lt., June 4, 1864; transferred to Company B
James Hersh 2d. Lt. September 12, 1861 Promoted to Quartermaster, March 1, 1863
Robert K. Slagle 2d. Lt. September 12, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant to 2d Lt., September 16, 1864; transferred to Company B; Vet
George Dash Sergeant September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Edward D. Strough Sergeant September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Findlav I. Thomas Sergeant September 12, 1861 Promoted to Sergeant Major, date unknown; Vet
Zeph. E. Hersch Sergeant Sept, 12, 1861 Transferred to Company B; Vet
Christ'n W. Kelma Sergeant   Deserted June 23, 1863
Wm. D. Hornback Corporal September 12, 1861 Wounded at Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864; absent in hospital, at expiration of term
Charles Burns Corporal September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Augustus Weigert Corporal September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Pius D. Miller Corporal September 12, 1861 Wounded, with loss of leg, at Cold Harbor, Va., June 1, 1864; absent, in hospital, at expiration of term
Milton J. Yeager Corporal September 12, 1861 Transferred to Company B; Vet
Frank M. Peters Corporal September 12, 1861 Transferred to Company B; Vet
Jacob Harman Corporal September 12, 1861 Transferred to Company B; Vet
Daniel Deker Corporal   Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August, 1862
David A. Yount Musician September 12, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 26, 1862
Daniel H. Karnes Musician October 1, 1862 Killed at Winchester, Va., June 13, 1863
Henry Miller Musician   Deserted January, 1862
Adams, George Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Altrogge, Bernard Private October 31, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Brashears, Alex'r. Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Baum, William Private   Discharged on writ of habeas corpus, January 26, 1862
Eankard, Ephraim Private January 3, 1862 Transferred to Company B
Collins, Nelson Private September 12, 61 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Crosta, Charles Private   Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 7, 1863
Diehl, Lewis H. Private December 26, 1861 Transferred to Company B
Demsey, Matthew Private September 12, 1861 Deserted June 18, 1863
Eline, Pius Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Felty, George F. Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Fleming, George Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Fleming, Henry Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term; burial record, died at U. S. General Hospital, Annapolis, Md., March 13, 1865
Fellers, James A. Private September 12, 1861 Transferred to Company B; Vet
Fried, Joseph Private September 12, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 5, 1863
Fisher, James C. Private September 12, 1861 Died at Washington, D. C., October 26, 1863; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery
Green, Frederick Private September 12, 1861 Captured at Monocacy, Md., July 9, 1864
Grove, Albert D. Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Grove, Joseph Private   Deserted June 20, 1863
Hale, John Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Heltzell, Daniel Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term; burial record, died at Danville, Va., December 28, 1864
Herr, Edward R. Private October 31, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Howle, Charles Private September 12, 1861 Captured at Monocacy, Md., July 9, 1864
Habermehl, Chas. Private September 12, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 21, 1864
Houck, John A. Private January 29, 1864 Transferred to Company B
Hoover, Joseph Private 1861 Deserted October, 1861
Jenich, Adolph Private   Deserted June 30, 1862
Kineman, Jacob Private January 12, 1864 Transferred to Company B
Kahlbaugh, John Private   Deserted July, 1862
Logan, James Private September 12, 1861 Transferred to Company B; Vet
Luckenbaugh, W. Private September 12, 1861 Transferred to Company B; Vet
Lefever, William Private January 3, 1862 Transferred to Company B
Long, James A. Private October 31, 1861 Transferred to Company B
Lane, Joshua Private September 12, 1861 Died at Washington, D. C., February 12, 1864; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery
Little, William G. Private   Died at Grafton, W. Va., August 28, 1862
Markle, Levi Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Martin, Charles Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Martz, John H. Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Mowrey, Elias Private September 12, 1861 Deserted; returned; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Myers, Howard C. Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Martz, Samuel V. Private September 12, 1861 Died June 4, of wounds received May 19, 1864; Vet
Motter, Henry Private   Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1862
Motter, John G. Private September 12, 1861 Transferred to Company B; Vet
Mummert, Andrew Private January 3, 1862 Transferred to Company B
Montgomery, Thos. Private   Deserted July 19, 1862
M'Intyre, Peter Private September 12, 1861 Captured at Monocacy, Md., July 9, 1864
M'Masters, Solo'n. Private September 12, 1861 Captured September 24, 1864
M'Elroy, Joseph Private September 12, 1861 Transferred to Company B; Vet
M'Ilvain, Thos. J. Private September 12, 1861 Transferred to Company B; Vet
M'Avoy, Frank Private September 12, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August 19, 1864
M'Manus, Alex'r. Private   Died at Winchester, Va., March 31, 1863
Noel, John A. Private September 12, 1861 Transferred to Company B; Vet
O'Donnell, Robert Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Perlitz, William Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Rickrode, Frank Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Rickrode, John Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Rahter, Adolphus Private   Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 6, 1863
Rahter, Benjamin Private   Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 6, 1863
Rickrode, Pius H. Private   Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 7, 1863
Roberts, Albert Private   Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1863
Rooney, James Private September 12, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon s Certificate, January 20, 1864
Reidhinger, Fred'k Private October 31, 1861 Transferred to Company B
Randolph, William Private September 12, 1861 Deserted June 18, 1863
Shrom, Henry Private October 31, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Sherman, George Private September 19, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Stauffer, Luther C. Private September 12, 1861 Deserted; returned August 18, 1863; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Stonesifer, Joseph Private September 12, 1861 Prisoner from July 9, 1864, to February 20, 1865; discharged June 20, to date April 25, 1865/TD>
Swope, Henry Private September 12, 1861 Captured September 24, 1864
Schriver, George W. Private September 12, 1861 Transferred to Company B; Vet
Sayers, Thomas Private January 3, 1862 Transferred to Company B
Shrom, John C. Private October 28, 1862 Transferred to Company B
Schmuck, John Private February 19, 1864 Transferred to Company B
Snyder, John Private August 1, 1862 Transferred to Company B
Shanefelter, Jacob Private   Deserted July 19, 1862
Sheets, Samuel Private 1861 Deserted December, 1861
Thomas, David N. Private September 12, 1861 Transferred to Company B; Vet
Wilt, Jeremiah Private September 12, 1861 Discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Weishert, Adolph Private October 31, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certiiicate, February 15, 1864
Yeatts, William B. Private   Disharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March, 1862
Younir, William Private September 12, 1861 Died at York, Pa., July 18, 1864
Yeaer, Elias Private 1861 Deserted December, 1861
Zeigler. Philip Private   Deserted December 6, 1862
Zinmmernman, Alb't Private   Deserted June 6, 1862
Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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