87th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers

Field and Staff Officers

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

George Hay Colonel September 25, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 8, 1863
John W. Schall Colonel August 24, 1861 Promoted from Captain, Company K to Lt. Colonel, September 14, 1861; to Colonel, May 9, 1863; wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
James Tearney Colonel September 14, 1861 Promoted from Captain, Company A, May 23, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865; Vet
James A. Stahle Lt. Colonel September 11, 1861 Promoted from Captain, Company A to Major, January 1, 1863; to Lieut. Colonel, May 9, 1863; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Charles H. Buehler Major September 14, 61 Promoted to Colonel 165th Regiment P. V., December 25, 1862
Noah G. Ruhl Major September 19, 1861 Promoted from Captain, Company D, May 9, 1863; commlissioned Lt. Colonel, not mustered; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August 30, 1864
Jacob Emmitt, Jr. Adjutant August 24, 1861 Promoted from 2d Lieut., Company K, September 25, 1861; discharged October 14, 1863
A. M. Martin Adjutant September 12, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lt., Company I, November 18, 1863; killed at Monocacy, Md., July 9, 1864
Geo. C. Stroman Adjutant September 14, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lt., Company B, July 9, 1864; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
W. C. Waldman Adjutant September 25, 1861 Promoted from 2d Lieut., Company D, December 13, 1864; discharged June 13, 1865; Vet
Peter Ford Quarter Master September 19, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lieut., Company D, September 25, 1861; discharged February 22, 1863
James Hersh Quarter Master September 12, 1861 Promoted from 2d Lt. Company I, March 1, 1863; capt'd, date unknown; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
William E. Culp Quarter Master September 25, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lt., Company C, December 13, 1864; mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865; Vet
Wm. H. M'Curdy Surgeon October 15, 1861 Dismissed February 24, 1864
David F. M'Kinney Surgeon October 15, 1861 Promoted from Assistant Surgeon, April 10, 1864; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Theo. A. Helwig Surgeon April 20, 1864 Promoted from Assistant Surgeon, February 6, 1865; absent, on furlough, at muster out
Harris C. Steadman Assistant Surgeon August 1, 1862 Discharged January 27, 1864
B. J. Campbell Assistant Surgeon March 27, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865
Nicholas M. Hoover Assistant Surgeon April 10, 1865 Mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865
James A. Brown Chaplain September 25, 1861 Resigned July 16, 1862
John F. Baird Chaplain August, 1862 Discharged December 4, 1862
David C. Eberhart Chaplain February 13, 1863 Discharged October 18, 1864, expiration of term
Joseph F. Welsh Sergeant Major September 25, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, Company D, January 26, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865; Vet
Findlay I. Thomas Sergeant Major September 12, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant, Company I, to Sergeant Major; to Captain, Company C, January 26, 1865; Vet
C. H. Stallman Sergeant Major September 25, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant, Company C; to 2d Lt., Company C, December 25, 1862
Rob't S. Slaymaker Sergeant Major September 11, 1861 Promoted to 1st Lt., Company H, January 18. 1863
Franklin Geise Sergeant Major September 19, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, Company D; discharged March 1, 1864, for promotion in U. S. Colonel Troops; Vet
Charles P. Stroman Sergeant Major September 11, 1861 Promoted to 2d Lt., Company K, August 7, 1863
Albert Ford Quarter Master Sergeant September 13, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, Company E, September 21, 1861; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Daniel Bonge, 1st Quarter Master Sergeant September 11, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, Company A, September 25, 1864; mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865; Vet
Michael Smyser Commissary Sergeant September 25, 1861 Promoted from private, Company F, May 1, 1862; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Win. M'Gonigal Commissary Sergeant September 25, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, Company E, September 25, 1864; absent, on furlough, at muster out; Vet
John A. Weakley Hospital Steward September 11, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, Company K; discharged October 13, 1864, expiration of term
Sample P. Gable Hospital Steward March 16, 1865 Promoted from private, Company A, May10, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865
Lewis J. Renant Principal Musician September 25, 1861 Promoted from Musician, Company G; transferred, to Company D, November 1, 1864; Vet
George Kraus. Principal Musician September 13, 1861 Promoted from private, Company E, May, 1862; died at Annapolis, Md., October 11, 1863
John Deiner Principal Musician   Died at Winchester, Va., 1863
Joshua Happoldt Principal Musician September 25, 1861 Promoted from Musician, Company E, November 2, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
James C. Maguire Principal Musician September 14, 1861 Promoted from private, Company C, May 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 29, 1865; Vet
Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861; 1865 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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