97th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


Company E

Recruited in Chester County

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

William M'Connell Captain October 2, 1861 Resigned April 28, 1864
Samuel D. Smith Captain January 1, 1864 Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 1st Lt., December 10, 1864; to Captain, May 26, 1865; wounded at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864 and at Ft. Fisher, N. C., January 15, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
John H. Babb 1st Lt. September 24, 1861 Resigned April 26, 1862
John M'Grath 1st Lt. October 2, 1861 Promoted from 2d Lieutenant, April 26, 1862; discharged November 10, 1864, expiration of term
John C. Nicholson 1st Lt. January 1, 1864 Wounded June 12, 1862; promoted from Sergeant, May 26, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
John M'Nanmee 2d Lt. September 9, 1861 Promoted to 2d Lt., April 26, 1862; resigned May 9, 1863
James M'Williams 2d Lt. September 9, 1861 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, July 1, 1863; wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864; discharged November 15, 1864, expiration of term
John Sullivan 2d Lt. January 1, 1864 Prisoner from August 16, to December 24, 1864; promoted from 1st Sergeant, May 26, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Daniel Sullivan 1st Sergeant February 29, 1864 Wounded at James' Island, S. C., June 10, 1862; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Michael Rush Sergeant February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
James A. Riley Sergeant February 29, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 8, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
John O'Brian Sergeant January 1, 1864 Wounded September 5, 1863; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
David Signett Sergeant January 1, 1864 Promoted from private, August 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Patrick Carter Sergeant September 11, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 13, 1863
George L. Smith Sergeant September 23, 1861 Discharged November 28, for wounds received at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864
William H. Spicer Sergeant September 9, 1861 Discharged, date unknown, for wounds received at Petersburg, Va., July 8, 1864
James Coughlin Sergeant February 29, 1864 Deserted February 23, 1865; Vet
Peter Steward Corporal January 1, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 27, 1864; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
John Butler Corporal February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 28,1865; Vet
William Seifter Corporal March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
George Jenkins Corporal February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
William Gillen Corporal February 29, 1864 Promoted to Corporal, August 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865; Vet
Michael Malone Corporal March 3, 1865 Substitute; promoted to Corporal, August 2, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Charles M'Donald Corporal November 22, 1864 Substitute; promoted to Corporal, August 3, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Thomas Hughes Corporal September 23, 1863 Drafted; promoted to Corporal, August 4, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Jerem'h Hennessey Corporal October 21, 1861 Discharged December 7, 1864, expiration of term
William Eagan Corporal September 9, 1861 Discharged September 30, 1864
Thomas Forsythe Corporal October 26, 1861 Discharged October 25, 1864, expiration of term
James Goodwin Corporal September 20, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 28, 1865
James Barrett Corporal November 27, 1864 Substitute; transferred to Battery E, 3d U. S. Artillery, June 24, 1865; discharged December l1, to date August 28, 1865
Jonathan Price Corporal September 28, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 2, 1865
William Glanding Corporal September 9, 1861 Wounded and captured at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., August 9, 1864; grave, 5,172
Thomas Cummins Corporal October 21, 1861 Died at St. Helena Island, S. C., July 29, 1863
Edward Corcoran Corporal September 21, 1861 Killed at James' Island, S. C., June 10, 1862
Francis Carter Corporal January 1, 1864 Prisoner; died at Annapolis, Md., December 30, 1864; Vet
Bernard M'Dermott Corporal February 29, 1864 Killed at Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864; Vet
Joseph Little Corporal January 1, 1864 Wounded at James' Island, S. C., June 10, 1862; deserted August 21, 1864; Vet
James O'Day Corporal September 23, 1861 Deserted October 8, 1861
Charles Dugan Corporal March 3, 1865 Substitute; deserted August 2, 1865
Charles Riley, Jr. Musician February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 28,1865; Vet
Hugh O'Donnell, Jr. Musician October 2, 1861 Died at Hilton Head, S. C., October 24, 1862
Adams, Emil Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Armstrong, Thos. Private March 3, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Arters, Reese Private September 11, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 26, 1863
Adams, George Private November 23, 1864 Substitute; deserted May 17, 1865
Adams, Charles Private February 27, 1865 Substitute; deserted July 25, 1865
Allen, Alexander Private January 1, 1864 Deserted May 23, 1864; Vet
Bosler, William Private October 26, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Berclaw, Joseph Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company August 28, 1865
Bedckert, Cornelius Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Bowlin, James Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Billay, Joseph Private February 27, *65 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Boyer, Peter Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Berlett, Augustus Private March 4, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Brown, John Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Bunn, Matthew Private October 2, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 25, 1862
Burns, William Private September 9, 1861 Discharged September 8, 1864, expiration of term
Bell, Thomas Private September 9, 1861 Discharged October 21, 1864, expiration of term
Bennett, John Private September 9, 1861 Discharged October 18, 1864, expiration of term
Brace, William Private September 24, 1863 Drafted; transferred to 1st Regiment U. S. Army, August 5, 1864
Baker, Charles Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted November 28, 1863
Callender, Monroe Private October 2, 1864 Substitute mustered out with Company August 28, 1865
Carroll, James Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; wounded May 18, 1864; absent, in hospital,at muster out
Crawford, William Private September 9, 1861 Discharged September 10, 1864, expiration of term
Cummins, Domin'k. Private September 23, 1861 Discharged October 4, 1864, expiration of term
Collins, Patrick Private September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeons Certificate, April 10, 1864
Carberry, Cormac Private September 9 61 Discharged September 26, 1864, expiration of term
Conner, Martin Private September 16, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 20, 1862
Correll, Thomas Private October 3, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 27, 1863
Carey, George Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; discharged by General Order, July 5, 1865
Carr, James Private September 30, 1863 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Cosner, John Private January 6, 1865 Discharged by General Order, August 14, 1865
Conway, George Private September 11, 1861 Died at Hilton Head, S. C. May 18, 1862
Conway, John T. Private February 29, 1864 Captured; died at Andersonville, Ga., June 30, 1864; Vet
Chapple, Ovell Private October 2, 1861 Died at Morris Island, S. C., September 29, 1863
Donavan, James Private November 26, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Dowd, James Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Detrich, Martin Private December 22, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Dunlavy, Michael Private September 28, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 10, 1864
Donnelly, Richard Private September 23, 1861 Discharged October 4,1864, expiration of term
Dougherty, James Private September 23, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 11, 1862
Duffee, Collum Private October 23, 1861 Discharged December 2, 1864, expiration of term
Dougherty, Peter Private October 3, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, May 24, 1862
Dallas, Thomas Private October 10, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 10, 1864
Davis, Peter Private September 16, 1861 Died at Hilton Hlead, S. C., August 12, 1862
Davis, William Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted November 16, 1863
Dufee, Francis Private September 16, 1861 Deserted April 19, 1863
Eaton, Lewis N. Private February 27, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Ellsworth, Chester Private September 29, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Freenan, John Private September 24, 1864 Drafted; absent, sick, at muster out
Fleming, Wm. H. Private February 27, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Ford, John Private February 24, 1865 Mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Feenney, Patrick Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; discharged by General Order- date unknown
Flannery, John Private September 16, 1861 Capt'd at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., October 16, 1864; grave, 11,026
Fennessey, Richard Private September 9, 1861 Died at Point Lookout, Md., June 14, of wounds received at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864
Farrell. Patrick Private February 24, 1865 Substitute; deserted July 12, 1865
Ford, William Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted November 28, 1863
Graff, John Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Gochnom, Andrew. Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Green, Oscar Private February 24, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, Augsut 28, 1865
Gordon. Daniel W. Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Gray, Hiram Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Grant, Patrick Private September 28, 1861 Discharged October 4, 1864, expiration of term
Grant, Dennis Private August 31, 1864 Wounded at Fort Fisher, N. C., January 15,1865; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Gibbons, William Private September 9, 1861 Killed on picket near Bermuda Hundred, Va., August 25, 1864
Grace, George Private February 29, 1864 Died at Newbern, N. C., June 2, 1865, of wounds received at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, plot 1, grave, 71; Vet
Hollenback, James Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company August 28, 1865
Hess, Martin Private December 23, 1864 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Harrison, Jackson Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Harris, James Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Hoover, Andrew Private February 27, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Hayes, James Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; wounded October 7, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Haney, Thomas Private September 16, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, November 18, 1862
Hipple, Wesley Private August 23, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Hilderbrant, Francis E. Private September 1, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Hall, Thomas Private October 13, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, October 30, 1862
Hill, Charles Private October 29, 1861 Discharged October 29, 1864, expiration of term
Henry, Patrick Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; discharged by General Order, July 2, 1865
Huggins, Josiah G. Private September 21, 1861 Died at Hilton Head, S. C., November 1, 1862
Haslam, Charles Private October 2, 1861 Died at Hilton Head, S. C., July 12, of wounds received June 12, 1862
Harris, John H. Private November 19, 1864 Substitute; deserted July 28, 1865
Hayer, James S. Private February 27, 1865 Substitute; deserted August 2, 1865
Holt, Thomas Private January 21, 1864 Not on muster-out roll; Vet
Irwin, William H. Private February 27, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Judge, Nicholas Private September 26, 1863 Drafted; absent, sick, at muster out
Joyce, Patrick Private October 3, 1861 Discharged October 4, 1864, expiration of term
Johnson, Robert Private September 9, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December 9, 1863
Johnson, John Private February 29, 1864 Missing in action at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864; Vet
Killmore, George Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Karons, John Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Karigher, John Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Kickham, Thomas Private September 11, 1861 Dropped from the rolls, date unknown
Keelam, James Private September 18, 1861 Discharged October 18, 1864, expiration of term
Kelly, John Private November 22, 1864 Substitute; prisoner from August 18, 1864 to March 3, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 6, 1865
Kaver, James Private November 8, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, July 26, 1863
Keef, Patrick Private September 9, 1861 Died at Hilton Head, S. C., January 21, 1863
Killian. John Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted March 16, 1865
Lane, James Private November 22, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Low, George Private October 15, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Lynch. John Private February 22, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Light, William J. Private September 16, 1861 Discharged October 4, 1864, expiration of term
Lynch, Edward Private September 11, 1861 Prisoner; died at Annapolis, Md., November 29, 1864
Logue, Ambrose Private February 21, 1865 Substitute; died at Newbern, N. C., June 11, 1865; buried in National Cemetery, Raleigh, N. C., sec. 20, grave, 20
Ludwig, Albert Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; died at New York, June 18, 1865; buried in Cypress Hill Cemetery, L. I.
Lamott, George Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted May 23, 1864
Logan, William Private September, 1861 Captured at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., August 17, 1864; grave, 5,985
Miles, Isaac Private February 29, 1864 Mustered out with Company, August 23, 1865; Vet
Morton, Andrew Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; prisoner from May 20, 1864 to January 13, 1865; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Moyer, John C. Private March 3, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Molitor, Frederick Private March 4, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Mitchell, James P. Private February 29, 1864 Substitute; transferred to Battery E, 3d Regiment U. S. Artillery, June27, 1865
Murphy, Patrick Private September 24, 1861 Died at Fernandina, Fla., October, 28, 1863
Morgan, Daniel Private October 21, 1861 Died at Fernandina, Fla., February 26, 1864
M'Cue, Bernard Private February 29, 1864 Absent, sick, at muster out; Vet
M'Bride, Patrick Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
M'Cracker, Levi Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
M'Ninch, Henry Private August 31, 1864 Substitute; wounded at Fort Fisher, N. C., January 15, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
M'Ginley, Charles Private September 16, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 10, 1863
M'Call, Michael Private August 31, 1864 Discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
M'Cabe, Patrick Private September 9, 1861 Discharged September 29, 1864, expiration of term
M'Cartney, Michael Private September 9, 1861 Discharged October 4, 1864, expiration of term
M'Cormick, Mich'l Private September 23, 1861 Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 11, 1862
M'Gee, Michael Private November 23, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
M'Cabe, John Private September 18, 1861 Died at Seabrook Island, S. C., April 22, 1863, of wounds received in action
M'Hale, Thomas P. Private September 9, 1861 Died at Hilton Head S. C., October 20, 1862
M'Donald, Peter Private October 12, 1861 Died of typhoid fever at Hilton Head. S. C. October 25, 1862 (Source: The New South, Port Royal S.C. newspaper, Saturday November 1, 1862)
M'Nulty, Francis Private September 18, 1861 Deserted September 20, 1861
M'Dermott James Private September 18, 1861 Deserted September 20, 1861
M'Nun, Edward Private September 25, 1863 Drafted; deserted May 23, 1864
M'Kay, Steward Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted July 16, 1864
M'Pherson, Henry Private October 3, 1864 Substitute; deserted August 1, 1865
M'Kernan, Patrick Private February 27, 1865 Substitute; deserted May 8, 1865
Nugent, Dennis Private October 7, 1861 Died at New York, May 11, 1863
O'Conner, Mchael Private October 7, 1861 Discharged October 19, 1864, expiration of term
O'Neil, Peter Private September 28, 1861 Died at Port Royal, S. C., April 13, 1862
O'Donnell, Hugh, Sr. Private October 2, 1861 Died of congestive fever at Hilton Head, S. C., October 26, 1862 (Source: The New South, Port Royal S.C. newspaper, Saturday November 1, 1862)
O'Neil, Jamnes Private September 18, 1861 Deserted September 20, 1861
O'Brian. Patrick Private September 1, 1861 Deserted September 20, 1861
Phillips, George, W. Private February 25, 1865 Substitute; died at Raleigh, N. C., May 7, 1865; buried in National Cemetery, sec. 20, grave, 32
Quigley, Charles Private October 26, 1861 Discharged November 21, 1864, expiration of term
Rosney, John Private November 23, 1864 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Riggle, Reublen Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Rice, Henry Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Rose, Thomas Private February 27 65 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Rodgers, Thomas B. Private February 28, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Robinson, Henry Private March 3, 1865 Substitute mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Reese, Henry Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Rodgers, John Private September 18, 1861 Discharged October 4, 1864, expiration of term
Riley, James Private September 9, 1861 Discharged January 4, 1865, expiration of term
Rush, John Private January 6, 1865 Discharged by General Order, August 2, 1865
Riley, Charles Private September 21, 1861 Died at Hilton Head, S. C., August 13, 1862
Smith, William J. Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; wounded at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864; discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
Schygle, John Private February 27, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Story, Samuel Private February 3, 1865 Drafted; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Sawyer, Anthony Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Simes, Lewis Private February 26, 1865 Substitute; discharged by General Order, July 15, 1865
Sands. Thomas Private March 1, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Stocker, Noel Private September 26, 1863 Drafted; prisoner; absent, at Camp Parole, Md., at muster out
Sutton, Reuben A. Private September 30, 1864 Drafted; discharged by General Order June 29, 1865
Stout, Samuel A. Private August 30, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Scheetz, John Private March 4, 1865 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 2, 1865
Sharp, Charles Private February 15, 1862 Discharged January 11, 1867, to date February 15. 1865
Sill, John J. Private September 11, 1861 Discharged September 14, 1864, expiration of term
Skiffington, Patrick Private September 9, 1861 Deserted Septermber 20, 1861
Sherman, Robert Private January 1, 1864 Deserted May 23, 1864; Vet
Stewart, Barton Private September 24, 1863 Drafted; deserted November 16, 1863
Sharp, John Private March 3, 1865 Substitute; deserted July 29, 1865
Trout, Joseph W. Private October 28, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Thompson, John Private September 20, 1863 Drafted; missing in action at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864
Thomas, John Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; died at Philadelphia, Pa., November 22, 1864
Tierney, James Private October 21, 1863 Drafted; deserted November 16, 1863
Taylor, William M. Private September 10, 1863 Drafted; deserted November 28, 1863
Voglesong, John R Private August 24, 1864 Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 29, 1865
Wallace, William Private November 26, 1864 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Worthigton. John Private November 26, 1864 Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Williams, John D. Private March 2, 1865 Substitute; mustered out with Company, August 28, 1865
Walsh, Michael Private September 9, 1861 Discharged October 4, 1864, expiration of term
Waul, James Private September 16, 1861 Discharged October 18, 1864, expiration of term
Williams, John Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864; transferred to 1st Regiment U. S. Army, August 5, 1864
Walsh, Walter Private February 29, 1864 Missing in action at Bermuda Hundred, Virginia, May 20, 1864; Vet
Walsh. Peter Private September 24, 1863 Drafted; deserted November 28, 1863
Wallace, Villiam Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted August 21, 1864
Wilson, George Private September 23, 1863 Drafted; deserted November 16, 1863
Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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