88th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers
Company C


Recruited at Philadelphia

Name
Rank

Date of Muster into Service

Term/
Years

Remarks
J. J. Belsterling Captain September 13, 1861
3
Killed at Bull Run, Va., August 30, 1862
J. Sarazin Steeple Captain September 10, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Lt., September 1, 1862; to Major, February 17, 1864
And'w J. Wamsley Captain September 3, 1861
3
Promoted from private to 1st Sergeant; to 1st Lieut., September 1, 1862; to Captain, February 16, 1864; discharged May 2, 1864, for wounds received at Antietam, Md., September 17, 1862
Robert Thwait Captain December 13, 1861
3
Wounded; promoted from 1st Sergeant to 1st Lieut., October 31, 1864; to Captain, December 18, 1864; absent, without leave, at muster out; Vet
John Bemesderfer 1st Lt. August 24, 1861
3
Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; promoted to 1st Lt., March 7, 1864; commissioned Captain, May 4, 1864, not mustered; discharged October 22, for wounds received at Spottsylvania C. H., May 10, 1864; Vet
Robert Herron 1st Lt. August 24, 1861
3
Wounded at 2d Bull Run and Spottsylvania C. H., Va.; promoted from private to 1st Sergeant; to 1st Lt., December 18, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865; Vet
-Harry Hudson 2d Lt. September 13, 1861
3
Killed near Mitchell's Station, Va., August 18, 1862
Jonathan E. Rogers 1st Sergeant September 9, 1861
3
Wounded at Bull Run, Va., August 30, 1862; promoted from Corporal to Sergeant. May 1, 1865; to 1st Sergeant, June 13, 1865; commissioned 2d Lt., June 14, 1S65, not mustered; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865; Vet
John N. Hanson 1st Sergeant September 3, 1861
3
Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; mustered out at expiration of term
Nathan L. Jones 1st Sergeant August 24, 1861
3
Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862, and at Hatcher's Run, February 6, 1865; commissioned 2d Lt., June 9, 1865, not mustered; discharged by General Order, June 13, 1865; Vet
George H. Fulton 1st Sergeant August 24, 1861
3
Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; burial record, died December 31, 1862; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
Chakley Fox Sergeant November 17, 1861
3
Wounded at Antietam. Md., September 17, 1862; promoted from Corporal, June 13, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Edmund Davis Sergeant February 27, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, May 1, 1865; to Sergeant, June 13, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
John M'Feeters Sergeant February 29, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, May 1, 1865; to Sergeant, June 13, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Robert Timbers Sergeant September 12, 1861
3
Absent, on furlough, at muster out; Vet
Charles B. Kiel Sergeant September 9, 1861
3
Mustered out, expiration of term
John V. Waters Sergeant September 3, 1861
3
Mustered out, expiration of term
George W. Vaughn Sergeant September 23, 1861
3
Discharged by General Order, June 13, 1865; Vet
John B. Donahoe Sergeant September 3, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
David Trexler Corporal September 12, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865; Vet
Joseph J. Cloud Corporal March 9, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, May 1, 1865; mustered oult with Company, June 30, 1865
John A. Buch Corporal October 5, 1864
1
Substitute; promoted to Corporal, June 13, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Henry Townsand Corporal March 3, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, June 13, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Ellis P. Aldred Corporal September 13, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, June 13, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865; Vet
Thomas Hurley Corporal February 29, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, June 12, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
John Regan Corporal March 29, 1865
1
Substitute; promoted to Corporal, June 13. 1865; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
John T. Williams Corporal September 9, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, May 1. 1865; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865; Vet
H-I. C. Richardson Corporal September 3, 1861
3
Mustered out, September 6, 1864; expiration of term
Neal Boyd Corporal August 28, 1861
3
Mustered out, September 8. l864; expiration of term
James V. Colen Corporal August 24, 1861
3
Mustered out; exiration of term
John Pugh Corporal September 14, 1861
3
Mustered out, expiration of term
James M'Caulley Corporal September 12, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Harry Austin Corporal August 24, 1861
3
Killed at Bull Run, Va., AuguSt 30. 1862
Patrick Blaney Corporal August 24, 1861
3
Died at Philadelphia, Pa., October 8, of wounds received at Antietam. Md., September 17, 1862
Joh Kellum Corporal February 4, 1862
3
Died of wounds received at Antietam, Md. September 17, 1862
George W. Lewis Musician November 1, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865; Vet
Altman, Oliver Private March 0, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 0, 1865
Albright, Thomas Private September 12, 1861
3
Diseharged, date unknown
Andrews, Joseph Private February 12, 1862
3
Mustered out, expiration of term
Adaims, James Private March 29, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 15, 1865
Atkinson, Benj. F. Private March 29, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 25, 1865
Armstrong, Thomas Private September 12, 1861
3
Transferred to Company I, date unknown
Baldwin, John Private March 9, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 20, 1865
Banford, Benj. B. Private March 29, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Bryner, James Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; mustred out with Company, June 30, 1865
Bradshaw, David Private September 9, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 5, 1862
Binns, Samuel Private August 24, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Buckings, William Private September 14, 1861
3
Mustered out, expiration of term
Boyd, William Private August 28, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Brett, James. Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 15, 1865
Burke, Lewis Private August 24, 1861
3
Deserted; date unknown
Baumgard, Henry Private August 24, 1861
3
Deserted, date unknown
Bryce, Michael Private December 1, 1861
3
D eserted January 5, 1862
Corwin, Joseph Private March 29, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Cook, Jesse Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company. June 30, 1865
Charles, Francis Private August 28, 1861
3
Wounded at Dabney's Mill, Va., February 5, 1865; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 16, 1865; Vet
Clinch, James Private March 3, 1864
3
Absent, in hospital, at muster out
Comstock, Clayton Private September 3, 1861
3
Dischargoed; date unknown
Congle, John Private September 14, 1861
3
Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; discharged, date unknown
Christy, James Private September 14, 1861
3
Discharged; date unknown
Connellv, William Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 15, 1865
Conelly, Thomas Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 13, 1865
Carrey, William Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 2, 1865
Charles, Mentz Private September 10, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Duey, George W. Private September 13, 1861
1
Mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865; Vet
Davis, George Private December 16, 1861
3
Wounded at Antietam, Md., September 17, 1862; discharred on Surgeon's Certificate, September 8, 1864
Denuth, Peter Private August 20, 1864
3
Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Dickson, Thomas J. Private August 2-1, 1861
3
Died of wounds received at Bull Run, Va. August 30, 1862
Downy, James Private August 14, 1861
3
Killed at Antietam, Md., September 17, 1862
Davis, John Private August 24, 1861
3
Deserted, date unknown
Edinger, Aaron Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 20, 1865
Eisman, Reuben Private April 3, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Eliner, William J. Private December 19, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Erricson, Fre'k Private September 12, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 30, 1862
Fuhler, Henry Private August 20, 1864
3
Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Evans, James Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June, 1865
Fireeling. John Private February 24, 1865
1
Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Fuhr, William H. Private April1, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company. June 30, 1865
Ferrier, James Private February 21, 1864
3
Absent, in hospital, at muster out
Fimtnle, James Private September 12, 1861
3
Died at Alexandria, Va., January 1, 1862
Gibson, Vincent D. Private March 22, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, Junme 20, 1865
Golden, Michael Private March 9, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Greenway, Henry Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Githens, Joshua Private September 12, 1861
3
Dischiarged, date unknown
Green, George W. Private September 13, 1861
3
Discharged December 3, 1864
Gondy, George Private August 20, 1864
1
Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Grande, Henry Private August 29, 1864
1
Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Goodex, Edward Private October 4, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's. Certificate, November 7, 1864; Vet
Holt, Elijah M. Private March 22, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 20, 1865
Hall, Frederick Private March 25, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, Jumne 30, 1865
Haley, Michael Private March 29, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company. June 30, 1865
Homel, William Private March 28, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Hardoin, Emile Private March 27, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company June 10, 1865
Hope, Martin Private March 24, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company. June 30, 1865
Henry, David Private January 31, 1865
1
Wounded March 31, 1865; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Hartzell, David K. Private September 3, 1861
3
Mustered out, expiration of term
Hague, James Private September 9, 1861
3
Mustered out, expiration of term
Hiaman, D. N. Private September 3, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Holden, Peter Private February 4, 1862
3
Dischared, date unknown
Hinkle, Peter Private September 9, 1861
3
Mustered out. October 5, 1864; expiration of term
Hall. James Private August 28, 1861
3
Disharged, date uinknown
Hollacher, Michael Private August 24, 1861
3
Killed at Gettysburg. Pa., July 1, 1863
Hines, Henry Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 15, 1S65
Hines, John Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 19, 1865
Herman, William Private September 3, 1861
3
Deserted, date unknown
Harnd, Joseph D. Private August 28, 1861
3
Transferred to Company I; date unknown
Harlalnd, David Private August 28, 1861
3
Transferred to Company I, date unknown
Jeffiries. Oliver Private March 1, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Janedell, Wm. H. Private September 12, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Johnston, William Private January 6, 1862
3
Died October 1. 1862; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D C.
Jones, Lewis Private August 24, 1861
3
Kilied at Bull Run, August 30, 1862
Johnston, James Private March 28, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 1865
Kyte, John L. Private September 1, 1864
3
Discharged, date unknown
Keating, John Private March 2, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 28, 1865
Lehman, Jacques Private March 25, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Linn, Isaac Private March 2, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Luce, Pierson Private March 2, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Levins. David Private September 14, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Levi, John Private September 10, 1861
3
Promoted to Sergeant Major, September, 1861
Lewis, Phineas Private 1861
3
Died at Alexandria. Va., February 12, 1864; Vet
Leonard, Eugene Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 19, 1865
Lavan, Michael Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 19, 1865
Lenfheady, Patrick Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 2, 1865
Lengsdorf, Augus's Private December 7, 1861
3
Substitute; deserted, date unknown
Lynch, John Private August 28, 1861
3
Transferred to Company I, date unknown
Mooney, Patrick Private March 24, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Miulholland, John Private September 12, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Murphy, Patrick Private September 14, 1861
3
Discharged, date, unknown
Mauddis, William Private . November 20 1861
3
Killed at Bull Run, Va.. August 30. 1862
Major, William J. Private March 22, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 25, 1865
Mulholland. Joseph Private September 12, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, date unknown
Mulfey, George W. Private September 12, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
M'Adams, Robert Private March 23, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
M'Eiwee, James Private September 14, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
M'Dowel, Joseph Private September 10, 1861
3
Muslered out, expiration of term
M'Cullough, Wm. Private August 26, 1864
1
Substitute; discharged by General Order, May 16, 1865
M'Feeters. Wm. Private February 7, 1865
1
Discharged by General Order, June 13, 1865
MCormack, John Private September 21, 1861
3
Captured August 19, 1864; discharged by General Order, August 14, 1865; Vet
M'Elwee, George Private August 24, 1861
3
Deserted, date unknown
M'Allister, Alex'r. Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 15, 1865
Nez, Jacob Private March 24, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Nuskey, John Private August 28, 1861
3
Transferred to Company I, date unknown
Oles, Martin W. Private March 23, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Pierson, Thomas Private August 24, 1861
3
Discharted, date unknown
Palmer, Thomas Private August 28, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Pinyard, Matthias Private September 9, 1861
3
Mustered out, expiration of term
Perasa, James Private August 28, 1861
3
Transferred to Company I, date unknown
Righter, John D. Private August 28, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865; Vet
Reed, William Private June 30, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Reaver, John B. Private September 9, 1861
3
Wounded at Spottsylvania C. H., Va., May 10, 1864; absent at muster out
Rodgers, George H. Private February 28, 1864
3
Prisoner from August 19, 1864 to March 14, 1865; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Reynolds, James D. Private September 24, 1864
1
Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 5, 1865
Ruth, Simpson Private August 24, 1861
3
Wounded at Antietam, Md., September 17, 1862; discharged, date unknown
Rex, Wilson Private September 3, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Rex, David Private July 22, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Reynolds, Chas T. Private September 24, 1864
1
Drafted; discharged by General Order, date unknown
Raider, Henry Private August 24, 1861
3
Died, date unknown
Rodgers, James Private September 9, 1861
3
Killed at Bull Run, Va., August 30, 1862
Reiley, James Private April 1, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June'25, 1865
Still, George Private March 16, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Sherry, Patrick A. Private March 21, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Stemple, Henry H. Private March 3, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Smith, Benjamin Private March 3, 1864
3
Wounded and prisoner, May 8, 1864; paroled September, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Southwick, John H. September 12, 1861
3
Wounded at Antietam, -Md., September 17, 1862; discharged, date unknown
Snyder, Amos. Private September 12, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Seybold, Ferdinand Private August 20, 1864
1
Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Scantling, Peter Private September 14, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Speer, James Private September 9, 1861
3
Died of wcounds received at Spottsylvania C. H., Va., May 10, 1S64
Scantlon, John Private March 30, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 13, 1865
Sullivan, John Private April 1, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 2, 1865
Sutton, William Private March 31, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 2, 1865
Smith, James Private September 9, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Simpson, John Private September 9, 1861
3
Not on mnuster-out roll
Shuster, John Private September 8, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Slautery, James Private February 29, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Tippit, John A. Private September 28'64
1
Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Tolan, George Private September 14, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Underwood, George Private March 25, 1865
1
Stubstitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Vonsetler, D. L. Private March 28, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Watson, Thomas Private February 24, 1865
3
Drafted; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
West, John Private March 29, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, June 30, 1865
Williams, James Private August 28, 1861
3
Prisoner fiom May 7, to November 17, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 23. 1865; Vet
Wagner, Peter Private August 20, 1864
3
Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 13, 1865
Webster, Curtis Private September 3, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Winn, Thomas Private March 1, 1864
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 18, 1865
Ward, Joseph Private September 14, 1861
3
Discharged; date unknown
Wortz, Charles Private September 10,'1861
3
Discharged; date unknown
Wise, John G. Private August 25, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Wier, Andrew J. Private August 28, 1861
3
Discharged; date unknown
Wilfong, Peter Private November 24, 1861
3
Mustered out, expiration of term
Williams, William Private September 12, 1861
3
Transferred toVeteran Reserve Corps, April 28, 1864
White, Robert Private August 28, 1861
3
Died at Philadelphia, Pa., date unknown
Williams, Andrew Private September 14, 1861
3
D ied at PhiladelDhia. Pa., July 18, 1864; Vet
Woodfield. John Private March 28, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted June 19, 1865
Zazier, Charles A. Private September 12, 1861
3
Killed at Gettysburg, Pa., July 1, 1863.

Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861; 65 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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