Muster Roll of the Washington Cadets

The Washington Cadets were assigned Company “C” of the 5th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from the Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.IN DATE.REMARKS.
Loraine, J. OscarCaptainJune 21, 1861Resigned, Nov. 7, 1861, reason unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Loraine, J. Oscar” does not disclose the reason for his resignation.
Smith, Alfred MattockCaptainMay. 15, 1861Promoted from Sgt. to 1st Lt., July 25, 1861, to Capt., Nov. 15, 1861, to Maj., 5th Reserves, Feb. 22, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Smith, Alfred M.” states that he was mustered into Federal service with the rank of 1st Sgt. and promoted to the rank of 1st Lt. on July 25, 1861, to Capt. on Dec 17, 1861, to Maj., 5th Reserves, Mar. 22, 1864, to Lt. Col., 5th Reserves, May 7, 1864.
McGaughey, DavidCaptainJun. 21, 1861Promoted from Sgt. to 1st Lt., Nov. 16, 1861, to Capt., Mar. 22, 1864, to Bv. Maj., Mar. 13, 1865, wounded, May 9, 1864, at the Wilderness, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “McGaughey, David” states that he was mustered into Federal service with the rank of Sgt. and promoted to the rank of 1st Sgt. on July 25, 1861 and then from 1st Sgt. to 1st Lt. on Nov. 16, 1861. All other details are as stated above. In addition, the surname’s spelling in the record is “McGaughey.”
Larrimer, James Harvey1st LieutenantMay 15, 1861Promoted to Capt., Company E, 5th Reserves, July 12, 1861.
Potter, John E.1st LieutenantJune 21, 1861Promoted from Priv. to Cor., date unknown, to 2nd Lt., Aug. 15, 1862, to 1st Lt., Mar. 22, 1864, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Bigler, John W.2nd LietuenantJun. 21, 1861Resigned, June 22, 1862, reason unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Bigler, John W.” does not disclose the reason for his resignation.
Ogden, William A.1st SergeantJun. 21, 1861Commissioned 2nd Lieut., June 4, 1864, but not mustered, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Wilson, Thomas H.SergeantJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Miller, James C.SergeantJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
McPherson, James L.SergeantJune 21, 1861Promoted from Priv. to Sgt., date unknown, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Hancock, George B.SergeantJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Huidekoper, JohnSergeantJune 21, 1861Promoted from Cor. to Sgt., Company C, 5th Reserves, July 25, 1861, to 2nd Lt., Company E, 150th reg. P. V., Oct. 30, 1862.
Mullin, MartinSergeantJune 21, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
McGonagle, William C.CorporalJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the surname’s spelling in the record is “McGonagle.” This record, however, is blank save for a cross-reference to the record for “McGonigal, William C.” This record has the details provided above.
Conklin, OliverCorporalJune 21, 1861Absent, wounded, at muster out. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Conklin, Oliver” does not disclose either that he had been wounded (and by extension, at which engagement) or where he was located at the time the company mustered out.
Williams, Smith B.CorporalJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Folmar, Joseph W.CorporalJuly 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Blingler, EdwardCorporalJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Carr, Richard S.CorporalJune 21, 1861Discharged, Oct. 24, 1863, for wounds received in action. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Carr, Richard S.” indicates that he was wounded but that at which engagement was unknown. It also states that he was promoted from Priv. to Cor., the date also being unknown.
Bilger, Bolivar T.CorporalJune 21, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Hoy, John W.CorporalJune 21, 1861Killed in action, June 30, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Hoy, John W.” indicates that he was promoted from Priv. to Cor., the date being unknown. Although it gives the date on which he was killed in action, it does not identify the engagement. Given that the 5th Reserves was engaged at Charles City Cross Roads on June 30, 1862, it is likely that it was at this engagement that this man was killed.
Leonard, JamesCorporalJune 21, 1861Killed in action, June 30, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Leonard, James” indicates that he was promoted from Priv. to Cor., the date being unknown. Although it gives the date on which he was killed in action, it does not identify the engagement. Given that the 5th Reserves was engaged at Charles City Cross Roads on June 30, 1862, it is likely that it was at this engagement that this man was killed.
Young, George W.CorporalJune 21, 1861Killed, Oct. 14, 1863, at Bristoe Station.
E. S. Woolstencroft, E. S.CorporalJune 21, 1861Deserted, May 4, 1862, at Fairfax, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Woolstencroft, E. S.” includes the following remarks: “Promoted to Corp. Date unknown. Deserted 5-4-62 at Fairfax, Va. Supposed to have joined another Regiment. Desertion charges removed in W. D. letter dated 11-11-99. Rolls give name as “Woolstencroft, Elkaneth Scofield.”
Betts, David McK.MusicianJuly 21, 1861Promoted to 2nd Lt., Company E, 5th Reserves, Mar. 5, 1863.
Shaw, Lyman. M.MusicianAugust 8, 1861Deserted, July 5, 1862, at Emmittsburg, Md.
Beamer, William B.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Bahans, William M.PrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged, Nov. 9, 1861, reason unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Bahans, William M.” provides no details as to why he was discharged.
Baughman, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Oct. 23, 1862.
Burge, Samuel I.PrivateJuly 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, May 4, 1863.
Bailey, Solomon M.PrivateApril 7, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Caldwell, Mathew J.PrivateJuly 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Carson, Robert E.PrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred, May 21, 1864, from the Veteran Reserve Corps to muster out with company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Carson, Robert E.” provides no details as to when and why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps. Note: General Orders No. 307 dated September 12, 1863; gives Carson’s transfer date to the V.R.C. as September 1, 1863.
Curley, DanielPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Caldwell, John M.PrivateJuly 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Sept. 25, 1861.
Coyle, John A.PrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged, May 15, 1863, for wounds received in action. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Coyle, John A.” does not identify the engagement in which he was wounded.
Carr, AlexanderPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, died, Dec. 31, 1862, at Richmond, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Carr, Alexander” contains the same conflicting information that this man was killed on Dec. 13, 1862 in battle and 18 days later, died at Richmond, Va.
De Hass, J. H.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Dalan, JohnPrivateAugust 30, 1862Discharged, July 31, 1863, for wounds received in action. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Dalan, John” does not identify the engagement in which he was wounded.
Derrick, Benjamin F.PrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, Oct. 14, 1863, at Bristoe Station.
Evans, WilliamPrivateApril 8, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Fisher, Henry J.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
France, HiramPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged, Nov. 12, 1862, for wounds received in action. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “France, Hiram” does not identify the engagement in which he was wounded.
Ford, MilesPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed in action, June 30, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Ford, Miles” does not identify the engagement in which he was killed. However, as the 5th Reserves was engaged at Charles City Cross Roads on June 30, 1862, it is likely that it was at this engagement that he was killed.
Fitchner, Henry J.PrivateJuly 22, 1861Deserted, Aug. 12, 1862, at Washington, D. C. Note: General Orders No. 307 dated September 12, 1863; gives Fitchner’s transfer date to the V.R.C. as September 1, 1863. Obviously, Fitchner is wrongly accused of desertion by Samuel P. Bates’
Green, John A.PrivateJuly 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Garver, HenryPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred, May 21, 1864, from the Veteran Reserve Corps to muster out with company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Garver, Henry” provides no details as to when and why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Goodfellow, LorenPrivateNovember 1, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Girard, CladiusPrivateDecember 23, 1863Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Haight, William A.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Harlan, Henry A.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Hemphill, William R.PrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 20, 1862.
Horn, David B.PrivateApril 7, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Harris, Philo B.PrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Horn, David W.PrivateMarch 30, 1864Killed, May 9, 1864, at the Wilderness.
Jackson, JosephPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Sept. 13, 1862.
Jones, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, Sept. 16, 1862, from the Antietam battlefield.
Kirk, John T.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Koons, Douglas N.PrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged, cause unknown, date unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Koons, Douglas N.” provides no additional details with respect to the circumstances under which this man was discharged from service.
Lingle, George W.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Leightley, James I.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Larrimer, Robert C.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Lines, JosephPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred, May 21, 1864, from the Veteran Reserve Corps to muster out with company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Lines, Joseph” provides no details as to when and why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Lingle, JamesPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Livergood, George W.PrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Nov. 24, 1862.
Lingle, Sampson B.PrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged, Apr. 4, 1863, for wounds received in action. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Lingle, Sampson B.” only indicates that he was discharged on a Surgeon’s certificate and does not identify the engagement in which he was wounded.
Livingston, RobertPrivateJuly 15, 1861Died, Sept. 13, 1861, of typhoid fever, in General Hospital, at Camp Tennally, Md.
Logan, Stephen D.PrivateJune 21, 1861Died, Aug. 5, 1862, cause unknown, in hospital, at Harrison╬ęs Landing, Va.
Livergood, MartinPrivateJuly 15, 1861Died, Sept. 24, 1862, cause unknown, in hospital, at Annapolis, Md.
Mitchell, Charles W.PrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred, May 21, 1864, from the Veteran Reserve Corps to muster out with company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Mitchell, Charles W.” provides no details as to when and why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Malone, PatrickPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Miller, Wesley B.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Merrell, LorinePrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, date unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Merrell, Lorine” only indicates that he was discharged on a Surgeon’s certificate.
Merrell, Henry L.PrivateJune 21, 1861Died, Aug. 14, 1862, cause unknown, in hospital, at Philadelphia, Pa.
Maughamer, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, Apr. 4, 1863, at Washington, D. C.
McCallister, MartinPrivateJune 21, 1861Absent at muster out, wounded, location and date unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “McCallister, Martin” only indicates that he was wounded and that he did muster out on June 11, 1864. In addition, the surname’s spelling in the record is “McCallister.”
McDonald, ArchibauldPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 11, 1863.
McGaughey, William L.PrivateJun. 21, 1861Killed in action, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the surname’s spelling in the record is “McGaughey.”
O’Leary, MichaelPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Passmore, H. F.PrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged, Jan. 11, 1863, for wounds received in action. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Passmore, H. F.” only indicates that he was discharged on a Surgeon’s certificate and does not identify the engagement in which he was wounded. The record also provides as part of its remarks his first and middle names in full; however, they are not legible in the imaged record.
Payne, DavidPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed in action, June 30, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Payne, David” does not identify the engagement in which he was killed. However, as the 5th Reserves was engaged at Charles City Cross Roads on June 30, 1862, it is likely that it was at this engagement that he was killed.
Potter, Thomas L.PrivateJune 21, 1861Killed in action, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Robinson, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Died, Mar. 26, 1863, cause unknown, at Washington, D. C., buried in Military Asylum Cemetery.
Sweet, George H.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
St. George, OliverPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred to the Western Gun Boat Service, Feb. 17, 1862.
Smay, DavidPrivateFebruary 26, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Smay, ChristianPrivateFebruary 26, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Spackman, H. B.PrivateJune 21, 1861Died, August 9, 1861, cause unknown, in General Hospital, at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, Pa.
Shaffner, Phillip C.PrivateJune 21, 1861Killed in action, June 30, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Shaffner, Phillip C.” does not identify the engagement in which he was killed. However, as the 5th Reserves was engaged at Charles City Cross Roads on June 30, 1862, it is likely that it was at this engagement that he was killed.
Smith, Henry B.PrivateJune 21, 1861Killed in action, June 30, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Smith, Henry B.” does not identify the engagement in which he was killed. However, as the 5th Reserves was engaged at Charles City Cross Roads on June 30, 1862, it is likely that it was at this engagement that he was killed.
Stout, Peter F.PrivateJune 21, 1861Killed in action, June 27, 1862, at Gaines’ Mill.
Stout, MartinPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed in action, June 27, 1862, at Gaines’ Mill.
Soule, George W.PrivateJune 21, 1861Killed in action, August 30, 1862, at Second Bull Run.
Shirey, David R. P.PrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, June 9, 1862, at Falmouth, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Shirey, David R. P.” also includes the following remark: “Deserted 6-9-62 at Falmouth, Va. into the Rebel Service.”
Verner, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, Sept. 14, 1862, from the South Mountain battlefield.
Welton, HarrisonPrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, Jan. 22, 1862, at Camp Pierpont, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Welton, Harrison” also includes the remark that this man was supposed to have joined another regiment, the identity of which is not disclosed.
Ziegler, NicholasPrivateApril 7, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.