Muster Roll of the Exton Guards

The Exton Guards were assigned Company “K” of the 4th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from the Lionville, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

NAMERANKIN DATEREMARKS
Babe, WilliamCaptainJune 6, 1861Resigned, Feb. 18, 1862.
Christman, Enos LewisCaptainJune 6, 1861Promoted to Capt., Apr. 10, 1862, to Major, 4th Reserves, Mar. 27, 1863.
Pennypacker, Nathan AndersonCaptainJune 6, 1861Promoted to Capt., Apr. 10, 1863, mustered out company, June 17, 1864. “Dr Nathan A, of Schuylkill twp, b 10-20-1835, Capt of Co K, 4th Pa Reserves during the Rebellion; elected to the Assembly 1865, 1866, 1867; helped erect the State Hospital for the Insane at Norristown in 1877; lieut-col on the staff of Gov Hoyt; president of the Schuylkill twp school board for several years. Source: – Biographical Sketch of the Pennypacker Family; Chester County, PA, extracted from THE HISTORY OF CHESTER COUNTY PA, by Futhey and Cope (1881)
Evans, Lewis H.1st LieutenantJune 6, 1861Promoted from Sgt. to 2nd Lt., Feb. 18, 1862, to 1st Lt., Apr. 10, 1863, wounded, May 9, 1864, at Cloyd Mountain, absent at muster out, in hospital.
Nice, Charles1st SergeantJune 6, 1861Promoted to Sgt., July 17, 1861, to 1st Sgt., Jan. 1, 1863, commissioned 2nd Lt. but not mustered, June 18, 1864, wounded, May 9, 1864, at Cloyd Mountain, mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Thropp Jr., IsaiahSergeantJune 6, 1861Promoted from Cor. to Sgt., Aug. 1, 1862, mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Snyder, John W.SergeantJune 6, 1861Promoted to Sgt., Jan. 1, 1863, commissioned 2nd Lt. but not mustered, Mar. 6, 1863, wounded, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam, mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Conner, Joseph M.SergeantJune 19, 1861Promoted to Sgt., Jan. 1, 1863, mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Davis, NathanSergeantJune 6, 1861Promoted to 2nd Lt., Co. F, 4th Pa. Reserves
Louderback, Joseph G.SergeantJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 10, 1863
Little, JohnSergeantJune 6, 1861Died, Sept. 29, 1862, of wounds received, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Rowland, Thomas W.SergeantJune 6, 1861Killed, June 30, 1862, at Charles city Cross Roads.
Mooney, William D.SergeantJune 6, 1861Died, May 12, 1864, of wounds received, May 9, 1864, at Cloyd Mountain.
Fawks, EmanuelSergeantJuly 17, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864.
Stadden, JosephCorporalJune 6, 1861Promoted Cor., May 28, 1862, mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Smedley, SamuelCorporalJune 6, 1861Promoted Cor., July 18, 1861, wounded and missing in action, May 9, 1864, at Cloyd Mountain.
Burnite, John K.CorporalJune 19, 1861Promoted Cor., June 1, 1863, wounded, June 30, 1862, mustered out with company, June 17, 1864. Editor’s note: Given that the 4th Reserves was engaged in action at Charles City Cross Roads on June 30, 1862, it is probable that it was during this action that “Burnite, John K.” was wounded.
Rapp, George W.CorporalJune 6, 1861Promoted Cor., Feb. 6, 1863, mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Pennypacker, GeorgeCorporalJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 24, 1862.
Reagan, Penrose WileyCorporalJun. 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 4, 1862.
Schofield, John W.CorporalJune 6, 1861Wounded and discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Apr. 9, 1862.
Willauer, Harry S.CorporalJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 7, 1863.
Huffnagle, CharlesCorporalAugust 19, 1861Promoted to Cor., May, 1863, Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864.
Williams, B. F.MusicianJune 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Houck, B. F.MusicianJune 6, 1861Discharged, to date June 17, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Houck, B. F.” includes the following notation: “Deserted 12-1-62 at Brooks Sta. apprehended 1-9-64 was absent due to sickness. Charge of desertion removed 10-18-64 to date as above [June 17, 1864].”
Anderson, Everett W.PrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 16, 1861.
Baker, JamesPrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged, Sept. 26, 1863, for wounds received, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads.
Bevan, LycurgusPrivateJuly 17, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Apr. 25, 1863.
Bixler, Benjamin F.PrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Oct. 2, 1862.
Brannan, William H.PrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Mar. 18, 1862.
Buller, CharlesPrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Mar. 7, 1862.
Buckwalter, JohnPrivateJuly 17, 1861Died, Dec. 10, 1861, of disease, in General Hospital, at Camp Pierpont, Va.
Bush, UriahPrivateJune 6, 1861Killed, May 9, 1864, at Cloyd Mountain.
Collier, JamesPrivateJune 6, 1861Wounded, at Fredericksburg, mustered out with company, June 17, 1864, Vet.
Crager, HomerPrivateJune 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864, Vet.
Collier, DavidPrivateJun. 6, 1861Wounded and discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 16, 1862.
Cochings, JamesPrivateDecember 8, 1862Killed, May 9, 1864, at Cloyd Mountain.
Dunahower, GeorgePrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 16, 1863.
Davis, John W.PrivateJune 6, 1861Died, Aug. 9, 1862, of wounds received, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads.
Dailey, JeremiahPrivateJuly 17, 1861Killed, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Eachus, WilliamPrivateJuly 17, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864.
Fornwalt, IsaacPrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 7, 1863.
Fredericks, JoshuaPrivateJuly 17, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 16, 1863.
Fritz, JohnPrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Mar. 17, 1863.
Foreman, WilliamPrivateJune 6, 1861Died, July 3, 1862, of wounds received, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads.
Fratt, David R.PrivateAugust 19, 1861Died, at Belle Island, of wounds received, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads.
Guest, Thomas L.PrivateJune 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864, Vet.
Henry, William H.PrivateJune 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864, Vet.
Haldeman, Samuel M.PrivateJuly 17, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 27, 1862.
Hampton, Samuel H.PrivateJune 6, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864, Vet.
Hennacy, William H.PrivateSept. 20, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, July 1, 1863. Note: Bates’ has this man listed as “William H. Hermacy”, but his pension file says “William H. Hennacy”. Surname changed.
Hill, Isaac B.PrivateNovember 3, 1863Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864, Vet.
Himes, Nelson F.PrivateJune 6, 1861Died, Sept. 21, 1861, of typhoid fever, in regimental hospital, at Camp Tennally, D. C.
Irvin, DavidPrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Nov. 27, 1861.
Johnson, EmilePrivateJuly 17, 1861Wounded, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads, discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, May 9, 1863.
Johnson, SamuelPrivateJune 6, 1861Deserted, Aug. 22, 1861, at Baltimore, Md.
Jester, George W.PrivateJune 6, 1861Transferred to United States Regular Army, Nov. 30, 1862.
James, Joseph M.PrivateJul. 17, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864, Vet.
Kuglar, JohnPrivateJune 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864, Vet.
Kuglar, Joseph,PrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Nov. 12, 1862.
Kungle, John B.PrivateJuly 17, 1861Wounded, May 9, 1864, at Cloyd Mountain, transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864, Vet.
Kelly, James S.PrivateJune 6, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864, Vet.
Kirkner, StephenPrivateJune 6, 1861Killed, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads.
Lockard, WilliamPrivateJune 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864, Vet.
Lacy, JosephPrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Oct. 19, 1862.
Lewis, Jonathan M.PrivateJun. 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 16, 1862.
Lindsay, JohnPrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 23, 1863.
Lewis, Enos R.PrivateJuly 17, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864.
Lock, WilliamPrivateJun. 6, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864, Vet.
Manning, WilliamPrivateJuly 17, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864.
Monday, John C.PrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 17, 1863.
Morgan, Joseph W.PrivateJune 6, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864, Vet.
Morgan, JohnPrivateJune 6, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864, Vet.
Murray, CharlesPrivateFebruary 3, 1862Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864, Vet.
Mood, WilliamPrivateJune 6, 1861Killed, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads.
Morrison, IsaacPrivateJune 6, 1861Deserted, Aug. 22, 1861, at Baltimore, Md.
McClure, PatrickPrivateJune 6, 1861Wounded, date unknown, location unknown, mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
McCabe, BarneyPrivateJuly 17, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
McGlaughlin, JosephPrivateJune 6, 1861Transferred to Co. A, 30th reg. P. V., Feb. 38, 1862.
McGlaughlin, J. A.PrivateOct. 21, 1861Transferred to Co. A, 1st Pa Reserves, Feb. 38, 1862.
McChesney, R. W.PrivateNot givenDied, Oct. 13, 1861, reason unknown, location unknown, buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
O’Brain, MatthewPrivateJun. 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Peck, AbrahamPrivateJune 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Peck, Thomas J.PrivateJune 6, 1861Wounded and discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, 1863.
Pennypacker, JosephPrivateAugust 19, 1861Promoted to Quartermaster Sgt., Jan 1, 1863.
Rhoades, Preston S.PrivateJune 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Regester, DavidPrivateJune 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Ritner, George W.PrivateJune 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Rossiter, Striker C.PrivateJun. 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Regester, DanielPrivateJune 6, 1861Wounded and discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec., 1, 1862.
Rossiter, B. F., 1stPrivateJuly 17, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 7, 1863.
Reese, JohnPrivateJuly 17, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864, Vet.
Rossiter, B. F., 2ndPrivateJul. 17, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864, Vet.
Rossiter, P. K.PrivateJuly 17, 1861Wounded, May 9, 1864, at Cloyd Mountain, transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864, Vet.
Reaver, JacobPrivateAug. 19, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, July 1, 1863.
Ruthren, HenryPrivateNovember 29, 1861Died, Jan. 12, 1863, of disease, in regimental hospital, at Belle Plain, Va.
Roberts, Benjamin H.PrivateJune 6, 1861Died, Jan. 28, 1862, of typhoid fever, in regimental hospital, at Camp Pierpont, Va.
Signett, William H.PrivateJune 6, 1861Transferred to the United States Regular Army, Oct. 9, 1862.
Snyder, John W.PrivateAugust 19, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864.
Speakman, ThomasPrivateNovember 21, 1863Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864.
Springer, IsaacPrivateJuly 17, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864.
Smith, Elijah J.PrivateAug. 19, 1861Killed, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads.
Smith, William F.PrivateAug. 19, 1861Died, Nov. 7, 1861, of typhoid fever, in hospital, at Georgetown, D. C., buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
Thomas, Isaac P.PrivateJuly 17, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 7, 1863.
Townsend, Morrison H.PrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, date unknown.
Vanskite, Lewis H.PrivateJune 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.
Weller, B. F.PrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Mar. 24, 1863.
Williams, David B.PrivateJune 6, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, date unknown.
Williams, EdmundPrivateAugust 19, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, date unknown.
Wall, PhilipPrivateAugust 19, 1861Discharged, Feb. 10, 1863, for wounds received with loss of arm, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Walters, Reuben H.PrivateJune 6, 1861Transferred to Co. L, 54th reg. P. V., June 8, 1864, Vet.
Wise, WilliamPrivateJuly 17, 1861Transferred to Fort Delaware to serve unexpired term. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Wise, William” does provide any details with respect to either his transfer to the transfer or the unexpired term.
Wollerton, Nelson T.PrivateJune 6, 1861Died, July 28, 1862, of wounds received, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads.
Wilson, WilliamPrivateJune 19, 1861Deserted, July 4, 1861. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Wilson, William” is blank and is not cross-referenced to any other card.
Young, Joseph GriffithPrivateJune 6, 1861Mustered out with company, June 17, 1864.