97th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


Company A

Recruited in Chester County

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

Galusha Pennypacker Captain August 22, 1861 Promoted to Major, October 7, 1861
Francis M. Guss Captain October 15, 1861 Promoted to Captain. October 15, 1861; wounded at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 18, 1864; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 3, 1364
William H. Martin Captain March 16, 1864 Promoted to 2d Lt., October 4, 1864; to 1st Lt., December 1, 1864; to Captain. January 1, 1865; to Major, March 11, 1865; Vet
Lewis E. Humpton Captain March 16, 1864 Promoted to Captain, February 28, 1865; resigned May 11, 1865; Vet
Lewis Y. Evans 1st Lt. August 21, 1861 Promoted to Captain, Company G, May 11, 1862
William Peace 1st Lt. August 22, 1861 Promoted from 2d Lt., May 1, 1862; discharged February 18, 1864
Abel Griffith 1st Lt. March 16, 1864 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, April 1, 1864; discharged September 14, for wounds received at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 18, 1864; Vet
Robert L. Black 1st Lt. March 16, 1864 Wounded at John's Island, S. C., June 7, 1862 and at Fort Fisher, N. C., January 15, 1865; promoted to Ist Lt., March 15, 1865; commissioned Captain, June 15, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, August 23, 1865; Vet
Thomas E. Weber 2d Lt. August 22, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, May 1, 1862; wounded at James' Island, S. C., June 9, 1862; transterred to U. S. Signal Corps, January 30, 1864
Isaac J. Burton 2d Lt. August 22, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant, March 29, 1864; wounded at Petersburg, Va, July 24, 1864; discharged October 3, 1864; expiration of term
Frank C. Henry 2d Lt. March 16, 1864 Promoted from 1st Sergeant. May 26, 1865; commissioned 1st Lieutenant, May 6, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Joseph Phillips 1st Sergeant March 16, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 17, 1865; promoted from Sergeant, July 19, 1863; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Henry T. Gray 1st Sergeant May 6, 1862 Promoted from Corporal to 1st Lieut., December 4, 1864, not mustered; discharged May 9, 1865, expiration of term
James P. Smedley Sergeant March 16, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 8, 1865; Vet
Allison Gibson Sergeant October 22, 1862 Mustered out with Company, August 26, 1865
Jeptha Clark Sergeant March 16, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, February 1, 1865; to Sergeant, May 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
John Harman Sergeant October 22, 1861 Substitute; promoted from Corporal, July 19, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Jervis J. Rudolph Sergeant August 22, 1861 Wounded at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 11, 1864; discharged August 22, 1864; expiration of term
William L. Morris Sergeant August 22, 1861 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 15. 1864; discharged August 25, 1864, expiration of term
Thomas M'Cay Sergeant August 22, 1861 Promoted to Commissary Sergeant, October 31, 1861
B. F. Stackhouse Sergeant March 16, 1864 Died August 19, of wounds received at Deep Bottom, Va., August 16, 1864; Vet
Henry A. Whittich Corporal October 14, 1864 Substitute; promoted to Corporal, April 22, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Burton G. Bovee Corporal March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Daniel Phillips Corporal October 19, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, AUia. 28, 1865
John T. Carpenter Corporal May 10, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, July 19, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Lewis Marks Corporal February 28, 1865 Substitute; promoted to Corporal, July 19, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Taylor Richardson Corporal March 16, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, August 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Robert M. Glisan Corporal October 18'64 Substitute; promoted to Corporal, August 18, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Henry P. Towns Corporal February 24, 1865 Substitute; promote to Corporal, August 18, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Reese E. Welsh Corporal August 22, 1861 Discharged August 25, 1864, expiration of term
Jacob Daubman Corporal August 22, 1861 Wounded at Bermua Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864; discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Alfred B. Peace Corporal August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Harry L. Pyott Corporal August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Nathan'l R. Cowan Corporal August 22, 1861 Discharged, date unknown, for wooulds received at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1865
Caleb B. Moore Corporal October 22, 1862 Discharged April 22, 1865, for wounds received at Petersburg, Va., July 16, 1864
Lewis Larrison Corporal September 26, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
John M. Stevars Corporal September 28, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Nathan Whitebread Corporal October 22, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 7. 1865
Madison Lovett Corporal March 15, 1864 Wounded July 16, 1864; promoted to Hospital Steward, September 18, 1864; Vet
John T. Taylor Corporal August 22, 1861 Killed near Petersburg, Va., July 31, 1864
George Ella Corporal March 16, 1864 Captured September 29, 1864; discharged by General Order, July 27, 1865; Vet
David Fordice Musician October 17, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Edw. K. Elsenbeis Musician August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Willie S. St. John Musician September 3, 1862 Discharged August 22, 1864
John M'Kay Musician September 1, 1861 Transferred to Regimental Band, October 24, 1861
Amos Mellott Musician February 21, 1865 Drafted; deserted July 31, 1865
Aubley, Frederick Private October 2, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Anderson, James K. Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Anderson, William Private September 20, 1864 Dischrged by General Order, July 11, 1865
Albright, Henry Private October 2, 1862 Died May 19, 1864; buried in Poplar Grove National Cemetery, Petersburg, Va., May 19, sec. J, grave, 115
Brady, James Private February 13, 1865 Mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Brubaker, John Private August 22, 1861 Discharged on Surgeons's Certificate, March 4, 1863
Brower, Joseph G. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 18, 1862
Bramhall, Chas. A. Private September 27, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Bumgardner, D. Private September 20, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Bavington, Jacob Private August 22, 1861 Died at Fernandina, Fla., April 10, 1864
Berchelt. August Private September 24, 1863 Substitute; discharged by General Order, July 20, 1865
Bokear, Thomas Private June 2, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, October 7. 1865
Burton, John Private January 10, 1865 Discharged by General Order, August 22, 1865
Baker, Julius Private October 19, 1863 Substitute; deserted Novemlber 19, 1864
Chapman, Edmund Private October 29, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Chandklr. Isaac P. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Cass, George W. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864; expiration of term
Chandler, Alex'r. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Clark, James Y. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 2, 1864; expiration of term
Cochran, Lewis Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Cosier, Daniel B. Private 0ctober, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Cummings, Sam'l. Private September 20, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Christner, Uriah Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Catlin, Julius C. Private March 6, 1865 Discharged by General Order, May 23. 1865
Clark, William H. Private March 16, 1864 Died July 31, of wounds received at Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864; Vet
Clark, Thomas Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; deserted Julne 22, 1865
Clevinger, Geo. W. Private February 21, 1865 Drafted; deserted July 23, 1865
Carpenter, James Private January 26, 1865 Not on muster-out roll
Doty, James S. Private September 28, 1861 Drafted; discharged by General Order, July 15, 1865
Dalaba, Henry Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, July 8, 1865
Donelson, Levi Private June 4, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Dailey, John Private October 27, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Dowlin, John W. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 10, 1864
Dampman, John Private March 16, 1864 Prisoner fromn August 16, 1864, to February, 1865; died March 1865; Vet
Day, William Private November 4, 1862 Captured at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., August 1, 1864; grave, 4,499
Eminbizer, Wm. Private September 27, 1864 Drafted; absent, sick. at muster out
Evans, James Private November 10, 1864 Absent, sick. at muster out
Ellis, Remor Private September 27, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Eisenbeis, Robert Private October 2, 1862 Died at Point Lookout, Md. May 24, of wounds received at Bermuda Hundred, Virginia, May 20, 1864
Freeman, John Private October 22, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Foust, James Private October 21, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Freeman, William Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Ford, John W. Private March 16, 1864 Missing in action, September 29, 1864; Vet
Grafi, Lewis Private September 24, 1863 Substitute; absent, on furlough, at muster out; Vet
Groveyar, Allen Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; absent, sick, at muster out
Grier, Andrew J. Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Groff, John A. Private March 24, 1865 Mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Given, Joseph D. Private August 22, 1861 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 13, 1864; discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Given, William Private August 22, 1861 Wounded at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864; discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Gray, Isaac W. Private August 30, 1861 Wounded August 26, 1864; discharged August 30, 1864, expiration of term
Griffith, John M. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 10, 1862
Goodwin, Ezra G. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 9, 1863
Graham, James Private September 16, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Galloway, Fictcher Private August 31, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Grier, James Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; died at Raleigh, N. C., May 16, 1865; buried in National Cemetery, sec. 20, grave, 23
Guest, John Private August 22, 1862 Killed in action, July 4, 1864
Hasman, Jacob Private September 25, 1863 Substitute; discharged by General Order, July 15, 1865
Hinckel, Samuel Private October 25, 1863 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Hixen, James Private October 18, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Hoop, John W. Private February 21, 1865 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Hauman, John A. Private February 21, 1865 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Hollingshead, W. M. Private March 3, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Hawkins, Geo. W. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Hollahand, John H. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged by order of Sec'y of War, November 7, 1862
Hannum, George E. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Humpton, Rob't J. Private August 0, 1861 Discharged August 30, 1864, expiration of term
Hutton, Samuel Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22,1864, expiration of term
Hay, Jonathan Private September 29, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Harrington, Reuben Private September 19, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, July 3. 1865
Haines, James M. Private August 22, 1861 Transferred to battery E, 3d, U. S. Artillery, November 16, 1862
Handwork, Henry. Private August 22, 1861 Died at Point Lookout, Md., June 11, of wounds received at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864
Hardcastle, Joseph Private August 22, 1861 Died, date unknown, of wounds received near Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 18, 1864
Hiert, Charles Private September 24, 1863 Substitute; died at Fortress Monroe, May 28, of wounds received near Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 18, 1864
Herst, Edmund Private October 27, 1864 Substitute; deserted August 1, 1865
James, Jacob B. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 8, 1861
King, Jeremiah Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Kirk, Chanlee Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Keef, Daniel Private September 20, 1864 Discharged by General Order, July 11, 1865
King, Benjamin F. Private March 16, 1864 Died at Fortress Monroe, June 4, of wounds received near Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 18, 1864; Vet
Low, John J. Private October 20, 1864 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Larrison, Lewis Private September 26, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 23, 1865
Lines, Joseph B. Private September 28, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Lawrence, Jacob Private August 22, 1861 Died at Edisto Island, S. C., May 17, 1862
Lane, Alfred Private   Deserted, date unknown
Marshall, Wm. H. Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Mootler, Charles Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Malone, Patrick Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Mathews, George P. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Minster, George Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Moore, Abner Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Morris, Joseph P. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Morrison, Isaiah Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Merrithew, H. H. Private September 26, 1864 Drafted; discharged on Surgeon Certificate, June 27, 1865
Mercer, William Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 25, 1864, expiration of term
Mercer, John Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Miller, Andrew Private November 5, 1863 Substitute; wounded May 18, 1864; transferred to 1st Regiment U. S. Army, July 12, 1864
Miller, Thomas J. Private August 22, 1861 Transferred to U. S. Signal Corps, February 29, 1864
Mehaffey, Wm. H. Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; died at Raleigh, N. C., May 21, 1865; buried in National Cemetery, section 20. grave, 21
M'Donald, Samuel Private March 3, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company August 2, 1865
M'Donald, John Private August 30, 1861 Discharged August 30, 1864, expiration of term
M'Cucheon, Hiram Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order February 17, 1865
O'Neil, Edward Private August 22, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 15, 1862
Osburn, Bradley Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Ott, William Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Pharaoh, Richard E. Private March 16, 1864 Wounded at Deep Bottom, Va., August 16, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out; Vet
Perry, George B. Private September 29, 1864 Drafted; absent, sick, at muster out
Peter, Nathan Private October 22, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Pawling, Isaac M. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Phillips, Jonathan Private August 22, 1861 Wounded May 18, 1864; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 29, 1865
Pomroy, George Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Prince, James L. Private September 26, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Phelps, Elisha Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Parsons, Thomas C. Private August 22, 1861 Transferred to U. S. Signal Corps, October 13, 1863
Pasmnore, Horace Private August 22, 1861 Died at Fernandina, Florida, November 18, 1863
Price, George W. Private February 22, 1865 Drafted; died at Raleigh, N. C., July 5, 1865
Ringler, Thomas Private March 16, 1864 Wounded May 18, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out; Vet
Reed, August Private October 31, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Ross, Ephraim L. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Rennard, Harry C. Private August 22, 1861 Wounded at Deep Bottom, Va., August 16. 1864; discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Robinson, Jos. P. Private August 30, 1861 Discharged August 30, 1864, expiration of term
Ruhl, Augustus Private August 22, 1862 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 27, 1863
Rorison, Robert Private September 28, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Roberts, Alfred Private September 28, 1864 Drafted; died on U. S. Hospital Boat "Champion," January 18, 1865
Sellen, Frederick Private November 4, 1863 Substitute; wounded at Bermuda Hundred, Virginia, May 20, 1864; absent, sick, at muster out
Snyder, Jacob Private October 12, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Snyder, John H. Private October 21, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Snyder, Joseph R. Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 8, 1865
Sipes, Conrad J. Private February 21, 1865 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Snell, Samuel Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Stone, Charles A. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Shoemaker. Edwin Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Smedley, Thos. D. Private August 30, 1861 Discharged August 30. 1864, expiration of term
Starts, Wm. H. H. Private August 22, 1861 Wounded May 18, 1864; discharged August 22 1864, expiration of term
Stott, Joseph E. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 23, 1864, expiration of term
Stott, Sylvester Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Strode, Jacob D. Private August 30, 1861 Discharged August 30, 1864, expiration of term
St. Clair, Michael H. Private October 20, 1864 Substitute; wounded at Fort Fisher, N. C., January 15, 1865; discharged by General Order, May 30, 1865
Stanton, Gerdon O. Private September 28, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Stolford, Edward Private September 27, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Sill, Charles Private September 28, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Strickler, Harrison Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Senef, John W. Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28,1865
Sorell, Nelson Private October 20, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 19, 1865
Stoops, Jesse C. D. Private March 16, 1864 Killed at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 18, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, City Point, section A, division 4, grave, 77; Vet
Steele, Joseph Private March 16, 1864 Killed at Deep Bottom, Va., August 16, 1864; Vet
Talbot, Jacob B. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 25. 1864, expiration of term
Talley, Hailnan P. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Taylor, David M. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Thomas, Joseph L. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 10, 1864
Thompson, Geo. W. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Thompson, Lafay'e Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Townsend, Caleb Private August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 11, 1862
Trueap, George M. Private February 21, 1865 Drafted; discharged by order of Sec'y of War, May 23, 1865
Taggart, George L. Private August 30, 1861 Promoted to Quartermaster Sergeant, July 1, 1863
Valentine, Jos. E. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Vansickle, Eph'm. Private August 28, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Warren, David R. Private September 29, 1864 Drafted; absent, sick, at muster out
Weiss, Philip Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
White, Roswell Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Whiting, Benj. F. Private August 2, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 15, 1862
Wilkinson. Jos. N. Private August 22, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 19, 1862
Winkler, Joseph Private August 22, 1861 Discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Wright, And. K. Private August 22, 1861 Wounded at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864; discharged August 22, 1864, expiration of term
Wright, John Private September 19, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Whitehead, Henry Private September 28, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Walker, Wm. H. Private October 14, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Waltman,Sylvanas Private September 28, 1864 Drafted; died at Portsmouth Grove, R. I, March 29, 1865; burial record, April 29, 1865
Waltman, William Private September 28, 1864 Drafted; died at Raleigh, N. C., May 23, 1865; burial record, May 4, 1865; buried in National Cemetery, section 20, grave, 18
Yourkin, George A. Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order. June 28, 1865
Young, JohnS. Private October 2, 1862 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 1, 1865
Yarnall, Vernon Private March 16, 1864 Killed near Petersburg, Va., July 13, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, City Point, section D, division 1, grave, 35; Vet
Yocum, Joseph L. Private August 22, 1861 Died at Jacksonville, Fla., April 3, 1862
Zimmerman, Sam'l. Private September 27, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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