98th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers
Field and Staff Officers

Recruited in Philadelphia

Name

Rank

Date of Muster into Service

Term/
Years

Remarks
John F. Ballier Colonel September 30, 1861
3
Discharged November 26, 1862; re-mustered March 12, 1863; to Brevet Brigadier General, July 13, 1864; wounded at Salem Heights, Va., May 3, 1863, and Fort Stevens, D. C., July 12, 1864; discharged to date June 29, 1865
Adolph Mehler Colonel August 31, 1861
3
Promoted from Lt. Colonel, November 26, 1862; discharged March 12, 1863
George Wynkoop Lt. Colonel September 12, 1861
3
Promoted from Major, November 26, 1862; resigned June 25, 1863
John B. Kohler Lt. Colonel August 17, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain Company K to Major, November 26, 1862; to Lt. Colonel, July 2, 1863; wounded at Ft. Stevens, D. C., July 11, 1864; killed at Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864
Charles Reen Lt. Colonel February 12, 1865
3
Wounded, with loss of leg, at Petersburg, Va., April 2, 1865; promoted to Brevet Colonel, April 2, 1865; absent, in hospital, at muster out
John W. Beamish Major August 17, 1861
3
Promoted from Captain, Company A, July 2, 1863; killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 1, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, section B
Bernhard Gessler Major September 6, 1862
3
Promoted from Captain Company I, June 10, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865
Lewis J. Ladner Adjutant September 30, 1861
3
Discharged November 30, 1862
Edward Schwatlo Adjutant September 18, 1861
3
Promoted from 2d Lt. Company F, December 13, 1862; killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Charles Schroff Adjutant August 22, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Sergeant, Company B to Commissary Sergeant, November 8, 1862; to Adjutant, September 3, 1864; mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865; Vet
Waldemar Cursch Quarter Master September 12, 1861
3
Resigned May 22, 1863
John M. Schneipp Quarter Master October 1, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st. Lieut. Company E, July 22, 1863; discharged October 3, 1864, expiration of term
Gustav Saling Quarter Master September 30, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Lieut. Company B, December 19, 1864; mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865
James M. Boisnot Surgeon September 12, 1861
3
Resigned April 9, 1863
Isaac Hughes Surgeon May 22, 1863
3
Discharged September 11, 1863
Ew'd D. Buckman Surgeon March 26, 1863
3
Promoted from Assistant Surgeon, October 17, 1863; resigned December 10, 1863
William A. Barry Surgeon January 27, 1864
3
Absent, on detached service, at muster out
George P. Oliver Assistant Surgeon September 12, 1861
3
Promoted to Surgeon 111th Regiment P. V., December 31, 1862
William Goehrig Assistant Surgeon August 4, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, June 20, 1865
Henry Ginal Chaplain October 1, 1861
3
Resigned September 26, 1862
Frederick Shuman Sergeant Major September 10, 1861
3
Promoted fromt Sergeant Company K, June 19, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865; Vet
John Presser Sergeant Major August 22, 1861
3
Promoted to 2d Lieut. Company D, March 24, 1862
A. B. Mergenthaler Sergeant Major February 17, 1862
3
Promoted to 2d Lieut. Company K, August 15, 1862
Edward Gentzsch Sergeant Major September 17, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant Company B, date unknown; wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 18, 1865; Vet
John G. Haberjan Quarter Master Sergeant September 9, 1861
3
Promoted from Corporal, Company K, January 24, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865; Vet
Herman Solbrig Quarter Master Sergeant September 12, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant Company K, October 25, 1862; to 1st Lieutenant Company I, January 24, 1865; Vet
James Holland Commissary Sergeant August 30, 1861
3
Promoted from priv., Company A, March 28, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865; Vet
Mitchell M'Murray Commissary Sergeant August 17, 1861
3
Promoted to 2d Lieut. Company A, August 15, 1862
August Scheifele Commissary Sergeant September 10, 1861
3
Transferred to Company K, date unknown; Vet
Howye K. Seddinger Hospital Steward November 15, 1861
3
Mustered out with Regiment, June 29, 1865; Vet
Source:  Bates, Samuel P.   History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861; 1865 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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