97th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


Field and Staff Officers

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Remarks

Henry R. Guss Colonel October 29, 1861 Promoted to Brevet Brigadier General and Brevet Major General, March 13, 1865; resigned June 22, 1864
Gal'a Pennypacker Colonel August 22, 1861 Promoted from Captain, Company A to Major, October 7, 1861; to Lt. Colonel, June 7, 1864; to Colonel, August 15, 1864; to Brevet Brigadier General, January 15, 1865; to Brigadier General, February 15, 186; to Brevet Major General, March 13, 1865; wounded at Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864, October, 1864 and at Ft. Fisher, N. C., January 15, 1865; discharged May 1, 1865
John Wainwright Colonel September 23, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lt., Company F to Lt. Colonel, March 14, 1865; to Colonel, June 15, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, August 28, 1865
Augustus P. Duer Lt. Colonel October 7, 1861 Resigned April 3, 1864
William H. Martin Major March 16, 1864 Promoted from Captain, Company A, March 15, 1865; commissioned Lt. Colonel, June 1, 1865, not mustered; mustered out with Regiment, August 2S, 1865; Vet
H. W. Carruthers Adjutant September 11, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lt., Company C, October 21, 1861; commissioned Captain, Company C, April 3, 1864, not mustered; died at Fortress Monroe, August 22, of wounds received at Strawberry Plains, Va., August 16, 1864
Elwood P. Baldwin Adjutant May 23, 1864 Promoted from 1st Sergeant, Company H, May 26, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, August 28, 1865
David Jones Quarter Master October 17, 1861 Promoted from 1st Lt., Company H, October 31, 1861; discharged October 31, 1864, expiration of term
John H. Brower Quarter Master March 15, 1864 Promoted from Corporal, Company F to Quarter Master Sergeant, January 1, 1865; to Quarter Master, June 7, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, August 25, 1865; Vet
John R. Everhart Surgeon October 31, 1861 Discharged November 10, 1864, expiration of term
Piennock J. Nichols Surgeon August 2, 1862 Promoted from Assistant Surgeon 58th Regiment P. V., March 12, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, August 28, 1865
George W. Miller Assistant Surgeon October 28, 1861 Discharged for promotion, April 25, 1864
Wm. C. Morrison Assistant Surgeon August 1, 1862 Resigned January 1, 1865
Wm. Whitehead Chaplain November 19, 1861 Resigned August 20, 1862
David W. Moore Chaplain July 16, 1864 Resigned November 21, 1864
Henry T. Coates Sergeant Major November 9, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, Company K, January 1, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, August 2, 1865; Vet
Geo. A. Lemaistre Sergeant Major October 2, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant, Company H, October 31, 1861; to 2d Lt., Company H, April 30, 1862
Samuel W. Hawley Sergeant Major September 18, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, Company C, June 6, 1862; discharged September 16, 1864, expiration of term
Cheyney T. Haines Sergeant Major October 28, 1861 Wounded at Bermuda Hundred, May 20, and at Petersburg, Va., June 30, 1864; promoted from Corporal, Company G, September 18, 1864; to 1st Lt., Company G, December 1, 1864; Vet
David R. Cochran Quarter Master Sergeant March 16, 1864 Promoted from Sergeant, Company G, July 19, 1865; mustered out with Regiment. August 28, 1865; Vet
James T. Skiles Quarter Master Sergeant August 30, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, Company B, October 31, 1861; to 2d Lt., Company B. June 19, 1863
George L. Taggart Quarter Master Sergeant August 30, 1861 Promoted from priv., Company A, July 1, 1863; commissioned Quarter Master, January 1, 1864, not mustered; discharged August 30, 1864, expiration of term
Leonard R. Thomas Quarter Master Sergeant March 15, 1864 Promoted from private, Company C, September 1, 1864; to 1st Lt., Company C, December 1, 1864; Vet
Caleb Mercer Commissary Sergeant March 15, 1864 Promoted from Sergeant Company F, July 19, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, August 28, 1865; Vet
Thomas M'Cay Commissary Sergeant August 22, 1861 Promoted from Sergeant, Company A, October 31, 1861; discharged August 30,1864, expiration of term
Dallas Crow Commissary Sergeant March 15, 1864 Wounded at Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864; promoted from Sergeant, Company B, September 1, 1864; to 1st Lt., Company B, March 4, 1865; Vet
Wash'n W. James Commissary Sergeant November 15, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, Company G, April 1, 1865; to Captain, Company G, May 26, 1865; Vet
Milton S. Taylor Principal Musician October 9, 1861 Promoted from private, Company H, September 18, 1864; mustered out with Regiment, August 28, 1865; Vet
John Weber Principal Musician March 15, 1864 Promoted from Corporal, Company F, May 20, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, August 28, 1865; Vet
C. C. Fahnstock, Jr. Principal Musician November 16, 1861 Promoted from Musician, Company K, January 16, 1862; discharged by General Order, October 13, 1862
Jas. St. John, Sr. Principal Musician October 29, 1861 Discharged by General Order, August 13, 1862; re-enlisted in Company D, November 26, 1862; promoted to Principal Musician, May 1, 1863; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 17, 1864
James J. Wilson Principal Musician September 11, 1861 Promoted from Musician, Company C, June 28, 1864; discharged September 10, 1864, expiration of term
John Parsons, Jr. Principal Musician February 29, 1864 Promoted from Musician, Company I, March 1, 1864; died at Fortress Monroe, August 25, of wounds received May 18, 1864; burial record, May 25, 1864, at Hampton, Va.; Vet
Madison Lovett Hospital Steward March 1, 1864 Promoted from Corporal, Company A, September 18, 1864; mustered out with Regiment, August 23, 1865; Vet
Harman Heed Hospital Steward October 3, 1861 Promoted from private, Company A, October 21, 1861; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, September 8, 1862
Reuben H. Smith Hospital Steward September 30, 1861 Promoted from Ist Sergeant, Company G, September 14, 1862; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 27, 1863
John Y. M'Carter Hospital Steward September 17, 1861 Promoted from Corporal, Company C, April 1, 1863; discharged September 17, 1864, expiration of term
Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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