97th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


Company B

Recruited in Chester County

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

William B. M'Coy Captain August 30, 1861 Resigned June 18, 1863
Jonas M. C. Savage Captain August 30, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lt., July 1, 1863; discharged October 22, for wounds received at Bermuda Hundred, Va. May 20, 1864
Dallas Crow Captain March 15, 1864 Promoted from Commissary Sergeant to 1st Lt., March 4, 1865; to Captain, April 4, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
James T. Skiles 1st Lt. August 30, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant to 2d Lt., May 27, 1863; to 1st Lt., July 1, 1863; wounded at Petersburg, Va. June 16, 1864; discharged November 5, to date August 30, 1864
David S. Harry 1st Lt. March 15, 1864 Wounded at Fort Fisher, N. C., June 15, 1865; promoted from 1st Sergeant. April 5, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
James Hughes 2d Lt. August 30, 1861 Resigned May 1, 1862
John Armstrong 2d Lt. August 30, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant May 13, 1862; resigned November 18, 1862
Jcob G. Lowry 2d Lt. August 30, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, February 27, 1864; wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864; dismissed April 18, 1865; Vet
John B. Griffith 2d Lt. March 15, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg. Va., September 11, promoted from 1st Sergeant, May 26, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
And. M. Strickland 1st Sergeant March 15, 1864 Promoted from Sergeant, August 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Joseph Haines Sergeant March 15, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 18, 1865; Vet
Harvey Heyatt Sergeant March 15, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864; prisoner from August 16, to December 24, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Gerhard Reeder Sergeant March 15, 1864 Wounded at Deep Bottom, Va. August 6, 1864; promoted from Corporal, July 19, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Taylor Archer Sergeant March 15, 1864 Prornoed from Corporal, August I, 15; mustered out vrith Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Nelson P. Boyer Sergeant August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 26, 1862
Huge M. Hutton Sergeant August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 4, 1862
Henry Kendig. Jr. Sergeant August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 9, 1863
Webster A. Nichols Sergeant August 30, 1861 Discharged August 30, 1864. expiration of term
William A. Deisent Sergeant September 16, 1861 Wounded at John's Island, S. C. , June 7, 1862, discharged September 16, 1864,expiration of term
Malachi Happersett? Sergeant September 11, 1861 Dischirgcd September 11, 1864. expiration of term
James M. Jackson Sergeant March 15, 1864 Wounded February 22, and June 6, IS64; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 16 1865; Vet
David I. Birney Sergeant August 30, 1861 Wounded at James' Island, S. C, June 10, 1862; died at Hilton Head. October 30, 1863
Elisha Middleton Sergeant August 30, 1861 Died at Hilton Head S. C., November 4, 1862; burial record, November 4, 1863
Joseph W. Lilley Corporal March 15, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
George M'Neily Corporal March 15, 1864 Wounded at James' Island, S. C., June 10, 1862; mustered out with Company, August 25, 1865; Vet
Samuel M'Cluskey Corporal March 15, 1864 Wounded at Darbytown Road, Va., October 27, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
William T. Cooling Corporal March 15, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Robert B. Walace Corporal March 15, 1864 Prisoner from August 16, to October 7, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
John C. Taggart Corporal March 15, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 2s, 165; Vet
Edward F. Jonhson Corporal February 23, 1865 Substitute; promoted to Corporal, July 19, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
James G. Sanders Corporal September 23, 1863 Drafted; prisoner from May 11, to November 20, 1864; promoted to Corporal, August 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Andrew J. Graham Corporal September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 19, 1862
Johb DeLaugh Corporal August 30, 1861 Dishonorably discharged, May 26, 1862
John T. Boughter Corporal August 30, 1861 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864; discharged August 30, 1864. expiration of term
Miles S. Stricklan Corporal March 15, 1864 Killed near Petersburg, Va., July 4, 1864; Vet
Robert Ferguson Corporal August 30, 1861 Died at Hilton Head, S. C., May 18, 1862
Joseph Stott Corporal March 15, 1864 Died at Fortress Monroe, Va., August 11, 1864; Vet
John P. Hock Corporal March 15, 1864 Missing in action at Chapin's Farm, Va., September 29, 1864; Vet
William Asay Musician February 2, 1863 Mustered out with Company, Augrust 28, 1865
Azahel R. Vanleer Musician March 2, 1865 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Benj. K. Hutton Musician August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 26, 1862
William J. Irwin Musician August 30, 1861 Discharged August 30, 1864. expiration of term
Ashley, lnzo L. Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 2, 1865
Arnlon, William Private August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 27, 1865; burial records: died at Hilton Head. S. C., June 24, 1863
Artley, Joseph Private March 1865 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Adams, William Private October 22, 1863 Drafted; transferred to 1st Regiment U.S. Army. July 30, 1864
Balderston, Jona'n Private July 22, 1863 Drafted; wounded at Bermuda Hundred. Va., May 20, 1864; mustered out with Company, August, 1865
Byrne, Wiliiam Private October 20, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Bartlemy, Joseph Private October 15, 1864 Drafted; mustered out wilh Company, August 28, 1865
Bruce, Franklin Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company August 23, 1865
Baylor, Jonathan Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 2, 1865
Barrett, George W. Private February 27, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Bentley, Joshua Private August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 10, 1862
Bost, William Private August 30, 1861 Died at Hilton Head, S C., November 19, 1862
Brown, James Private July 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted August 28, 1864
Brown, Richard Private September 24, 1863 Drafted; deserted July 25, 1865
Cosgrove, Bernard Private March 15, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Clark, John Private March 15, 1864 Wounded at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Cashner, Michael Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company August 28, 1865
Chalfant. Amos N. Private August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 10, 1864
Crosby, Howard Private October 26, 1863 Drafted; discharged by General Order, May 28, 1865
Crawford, Charles Private February 27, 1865 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 8, 1865
Coates, Charles S. Private August 30, 1861 Prisoner fromn August 16, to September 20,1864; discharged November 21, to date August 30, 1864. expiration of term
Cummins, Peter Private September 24, 1863 Drafted; deserted Mlarch 6, 1865
Drummonds, K. H. Private March 15, 1864 Wounded at Darbytown Road, Va., October 27, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out; Vet
Doubts, George Private March 15, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Detterline, Hiram Private March 15, 1864 Discharged by General Order, July 19, 1865
Dalyo, George Private October 24, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Doyle8 Jacoo W. Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Day, Samuel J. Private August 30, 1861 Wounded June 10, 1862, and June 27, 1864; discharged August 30, 1864. expiration of term
Dukes, George Private July 25, 1863 Drafted; discharged January 20, 1865, for wounds received July 10, 1864
Dunn, Henry Private September 12, 1861 Killed at James' Island. S. C., June 10, 1862
Dorland, Robert Private March 15, 1864 Died at Fortress Monroe, Va., November 2, 1864; Vet
Demoney. David M. Private February 4, 1865 Drafted; died at Raleigh, N. C., May 15, 1865
English, James Private March 15, 1864 Wonnded at Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864; absent, sick at muster out; Vet
Emmerson, Jos. H. Private August 30, 1861 Discharged August 30, 1864. expiration of term
Edwards, Jesse Private August 30, 1861 Discharged August 30, 1864. expiration of term
English, Benjamin Private March 15, 1864 Discharged May 31, for wounds received at Fort Fisher, N. C., January 15, 1865; Vet
Esrey, Edmund Private March 15, 1864 Discharged April 1, for wounds with loss of arm, received at Bermuda Hundred Va, May 20. 1864; Vet
Foster, Charles T. Private September 24, 1863 Drafted; wounded June 25, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Forbes, Alexander Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; prisoner from May 16, to November 20, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Fry, William F. Private February 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 23, 1865
Fitzpatrick, Joseph Private February 24, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Favre, Charles Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Ferris. Wiiliam Private November 13, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 10, 1863
Fehrer. Andrew Private September 1, 1861 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Fuhs,. John Private October 28, 1864 Substitute; transferred to 2d Regiment U. S. Army, March 12, 1865
Fisher, George Private August 31, 1864 Substitute; died at New York, June 5, 1865; buried in Cypress Hill Cemetery, L. I.
Furgeson, Patrick Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted June 24, 1864
Gross, John Private August 11, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Graves, Josiah Private February 25, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Gundrum, Wllson Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Gifiti. Charles H. Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Galloway, Sam'l F. Private August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 26, 1862
Garress, Samuel J. Private March 15, 1864 Kilied near Petersburg, Va., June 27, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Poplar Grove, Va.division D, section B, grave, 8.
Gracy, Daniel Private March 15, 1864 Captured; died at Salisbury, N. C., December 15, 1864; burial record, December 30, 1864
Garrett, William Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted August 28, 1864
Holland, John Private October 20, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Hiulet, Jacob Private February 27, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Harkins, Albert Private August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 2, 1865
Hopton, William H. Private August 30, 1861 Discharged August 30, 1864, expiration of term
Humphrey, R. W. Private August 30, 1861 Wounded at Bermuda, Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864; discharged August 30, 1864. expiration of term
Howe, Nathan Private August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certiicate, January 10, 1862
Htawkins, John Private September 95'63 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Hardy, George G. Private August 30, 1861 Died at Fernandina, Florida, October 12, 1863
Hawkins, Addison Private September 28, 1864 Drafted; died at Raleigh, N. C., May 28, 1865
Harris, Halstead Private September 23, 1864 Drafted; died at Wilmington, N. C., April 6, 1865; buried in National Cemetery. grave, 999
Jones, Stewart B. Private .February.4, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 21, 1865
Jackson, George T. Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company August 28, 1865
Johnston, Joseph Private August 30, 1861 Discharged August 30, 1864. expiration of term
Kelly, John Private September 23, 1863 Substitute; wounded May 19, 1864; absent, sick. at muster out
Killday, Frank. Private October 21, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Keefer. Joseph Private November 24, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Kester, John Private February 24, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Keeney, Fred'k M. Private February 24, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Kerr, Henry Private September 11, 1861 Wounded at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864; discharged September 11, 1864. expiration of term
Kagleman, Casper Private September 23, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
King, Thomas Private September 24, 1863 Drafted; transferred to Department of the South-west, June 13, 1861
Keenan, Jamesd Private August 30, 1861 Died at Hilton Head, S. C., October 8, 1863
Kendig, Abraham Private March 15, 1864 Died at Hampton, Va., June 4, of wounds received near Bermuda Hundred, May 18, 1864; Vet
Kelly, Daniel Private October 19, 1863 Drafted; deserted June 3. 1864
Linton, Benjamin Private March 15, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864; absent, sick. at muster out; Vet
Larmping, Fred'k D. Private March 15, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Lamping, Henry A. Private March 15, 1864 Wounded February 22, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Leamian, Alfred N. Private March 15, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 16, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out; Vet
Lynch, John M. Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Large, William Private August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certiticate, July 29, 1862
Lenilev, Jacob D. Private August 30, 1861 Discharged September 14, 1864. expiration of term
Lemuphor, William Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Moore, Joseph Private March 15, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Miles, Samuel M. Private March 15, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 2, 1865; Vet
Martin, Henry W. Private March 15, 1864 Wounded at James' Island, S. C., June 10, 1862; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Musgrove, Chas. B. Private March 15, 1864 Wounded at Bermuda Hundred. Va. May 20. 1864; discharged by General Order, June 19, 1865; Vet
Moore, Henry W. Private September 9, 1861 Discharged September 9, 1864. expiration of term
Mowry, John Private September 19, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Mewes, Hugh D. Private August a 0, 1861 Died at Morris Island, S. C., September 11, 1863
Mendenall, Jonan Private March 15, 1864 Died at Philadelphia, Pa., July 21, of wounds received at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 10, 1864; burial record, July 29, 1864; Vet
Minnier, John H. Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; died at Raleigh. N. C., June 5, 1865
Madder George Private October 26, 1863 Drafted; miissing in action at Deep Bottom, Va., August 16, 1864
Merton, Robert Private September 23, 1863 Prisoner from May 16, 1864 to July 16, 1865; discharged November 18, 1865
Melius, Henry Private August 30, 1861 Deserted August 30, 1861
Missuer, John Private September 23'63 Drafted; deserted January 4, 1864
M'Giil, Lemuel Private October 20, 1863 Drafted; wounded, with loss of leg, at Deep Bottom, Va., August 16, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
M'Caffery, John Private March 3, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
M'Laughlin, Arc'd. Private February 27, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company August 28, 1865
M'Ginness, Jos. D. Private August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 8, 1861
M'Clure, David Private September 9, 1861 Discharged September 9, 1864, expiration of term
M'Farland, George Private September 9, 1861 Discharged September 9, 1864. expiration of term
M'Nulty, James Private August 30, 1861 Died at Hilton Head, S. C., October 6, 1862; burial record, October 31, 1862
M'Carter, Cyrus Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; captured; died at Salisbury, N. C., December 5, 1864
M'Graw, John Private August 30, 1861 Deserted November 21, 1861
O'Neil, James Private September 8, 1863 Drafted; discharged by General Order, May 26, 1865
Pindell. Robert R. Private March 15, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Pepper. Isaac N. Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Peterson, Henry C. Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; prisoner from May 16, to November 20, 1864; absent, sick, at muster out
Russell, Benj. F. Private March 15, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 17,1864; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Riley, John C. Private March 15, 1864 Absent. sick, at muster out; Vet
Ruscher, Jeob Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Resh, Christian Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Roof, William Private February 25, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Reeder, William W. Private February 22, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Reedy, Jacob Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Reedy, Simon Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Richardson, Sam'l. Private August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 11, 1862
Roberts, Francis Private July 30, 1863 Drafted; discharged by General Order, July 8, 1865
Renshaw, Wm. S. Private September 11, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, August 27, 1863; burial record, died at Beaufort, S. C., September 7, 1863
Reese, Albert J. Private August 30, 1861 Discharged August 30, 1864expiration of term
Ray, James Private April 15, 1864 Died August 27, of wounds received May 18, 1864
Scott, Richard Private October 26, 1863 Drafted; absent, sick, at muster out
Shultz, Jordicus Private August 11, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 23, 1885
Sheen, Michael Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Seilzer, James D. Private February 23, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Squires, Semour J. Private February 25, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, Aug 28, 1865
Seward, Francis M. Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 6, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Sussner, Charles Private October 20, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 24, 1865
Sloyer, Thomas Private August 30, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 9, 1863
Schwabenthal, Jos. Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; wounded February 22, and July 30, 1864; discharged by General Order, July 3, 1865
Sweeney, Joseph Private August 0, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 10, 1863
Supplee, George G. Private September 11, 1861 Discharged September 11, 1864. expiration of term
Shiley, John Private September 6, 1864 Substitute; wounded at Fort Fisher, N. C., January 15, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Smith, Peter Private August 29, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, July 3, 1865
Sullivan, David Private August 30, 1861 Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, June 1, 1863
Smith, James Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted September 4, 1864
Trainer, James Private October 19, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Vance, Wesley Private September 21, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 16, 1863
Vincenus, Fred'k Private September 23, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Williams, John Private February 23, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Waygood, Thomas Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Williams, Henry Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Wood, Preceptor Private February 25, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Walker, George Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Wonderly, Geo. W. Private September 11, 1863 Discharged July 28, 1863, for wounds, with loss of arm, received at James' Island, S. C., June 10, 1862
Worrall, Theo. A. Private August 30, 1861 Discharged August 0, 1864, expiration of term
Westman, Geo. W. Private October 20, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 8, 1865
Wilson, William H. Private September 9, 1861 Died at St. Helena Island, S. C., November 26, 1862
Wilson, James Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; executed for desertion, February 7, 1864
Williams, Geo. W. Private November 5, 1863 Drafted; wounded,with loss of leg, at Petersburg, Va., June 25, 1864; deserted September 4, 1864
Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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