Muster Roll of the Huntingdon Infantry

The Huntingdon Infantry were assigned Company “G” of the 5th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.IN DATE.REMARKS.
Harrison, Andrew S.CaptainJune 21, 1861Discharged, Oct. 24, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Harrison, A. S.” includes the following remark: “Dismissed for incompetency.”
Wolfe, John E.CaptainJun. 21, 1861Promoted from 1st Lt., Company D, 5th Reserves, to Capt., Company G, 5th Reserves, Jan. 12, 1862, discharged, Apr. 11, 1863, for wounds received, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Hildebrand, Charles McNamaraCaptainJun. 21, 1861Promoted from 1st Lt. to Capt., Aug. 25, 1863, to Bv. Maj., Mar. 13, 1865, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Thomas, George1st LieutenantJune 21, 1861Discharged, Oct. 24, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Thomas, George” includes the following remark: “Dismissed for incompetency.”
Conpropst, Thomas Magee1st LieutenantJune 21, 1861Promoted from Priv. to 1st Lt., date unknown, resigned, May 15, 1862, reason unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Conpropst, Thomas” does not provide the reason for his resignation.
Willoughby, John A.1st LieutenantJun. 21, 1861Promoted to 1st Lt., Aug. 25, 1863, to Adjutant, 5th Reserves, but not mustered, May 7, 1864, to Bv. Capt., Mar. 13, 1865, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Thomas, William F.2nd LieutenantJun. 21, 1861Discharged, Oct. 24, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Thomas, William F.” includes the following remark: “Dismissed for incompetency.”
Thompkins, Joel2nd LieutenantJune 21, 1861Entered service with Company G with the rank of Cor., promoted from Cor. To 1st Sgt., July 19, 1861, to 2nd Lt., Dec. 4, 1861, resigned, Aug. 15, 1863. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Thompkins, Joel” does not provide the reason for his resignation.
Smith, Robert Wirt2nd LieutenantJune 21, 1861Promoted from Sgt. Maj., 5th Reserves, to 2nd Lt., Company G, 5th Reserves, Aug. 8, 1862, killed, Aug. 30, 1862, at Second Bull Run. Read Medical Case
Alexander, Robert McClellan2nd LieutenantJune 21, 1861Promoted to 2nd Lt., Aug. 25, 1863, to Bv. 1st Lt., Mar. 13, 1865, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Stonebreaker, William H. H.1st SergeantJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Meredith, Richard1st SergeantJune 21, 1861Wounded and taken prisoner, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, died, Dec. 21, 1862, at Richmond, Va.
Hawn, JacobSergeantJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Kelly, PatrickSergeantJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Shoutz, DavidSergeantJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Eckley, HenrySergeantJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Given, ThomasSergeantJuly 26, 1861Died, Oct. 1, 1862, of wounds received, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Shannon, AlexanderSergeantJune 21, 1861Deserted, Oct. 26, 1862, at Sharpsburg, Md. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Shannon, Alexander” states that he entered service with Company G as a Private and was promoted to Cor. on July 19, 1861 and then to Sgt. at an unknown date.
Decker, DavidCorporalJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Posten, Peter L.CorporalJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Stewart, AndersonCorporalJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
McCarl, RobertCorporalJune 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record is blank save for a cross-reference to Company C, 191st reg. P. V. This second record is, however, also blank.
Couts, FranklinCorporalJuly 26, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Henderson, John S.CorporalJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 11, 1862.
Smith, John C.MusicianJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Wickerman, W. H.MusicianJune 21, 1861Deserted, Oct. 1, 1862, at Sharpsburg, Md. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Wickerman, W. H.” states that he entered service with Company G as a Musician. It also notes that the Alphabetical Rolls give “Henry” as the first name.
Allison, SteelPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 21, 1862.
Brewster, James C.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Brinder, DavidPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, May 7, 1864, at the Wilderness.
Cox, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Couts, GeorgePrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Cairns, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Died, May 12, 1864, of wounds received at Spotsylvania Court House. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Cairns, John” states that he was wounded on May 12, 1864. Action about the area of Spotsylvania Court House took place from May 8 to 21, 1864. Operations on May 12th took the form of the Union assault on the Confederate lines at the Mule Shoe Salient, a 20-hour action which has come to be known as the “Bloody Angle.”
Corbett, LutherPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Couts, HenryPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Corbin, HarrisonPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Couch, CyrusPrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, Aug., 1862, at Aquia Creek. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Couch, Cyrus” states that he entered service with Company G as a Cor. but was subsequently reduced to the rank of Private, date unknown.
Corbin, GeorgePrivateNot applicableNot on muster-out roll. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Corbin, George” states that being of minor age, he was not mustered into Federal service but discharged during June, 1861.
Campbell, CharlesPrivateNot applicableNot on muster-out roll. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Campbell, Charles” states that being of minor age, he was not mustered into Federal service but discharged on June, 13, 1861.
Dean, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Davis, John E.PrivateJuly 26, 1861Died, Dec. 19, 1863, cause unknown, in General Hospital, at Warrenton Junction, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Davis, John E.” offers no details about the cause of death.
Ely, JohnPrivateJuly 26, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 16, 1862.
Edwards, George W.PrivateJuly 26, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Everett, Walter H.PrivateJune 21, 1861Died, Dec. 17, 1862, of wounds received, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Foust, FrederickPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Fisher, FranklinPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred, Oct. 10, 1861, to Company E, 5th Reserves.
Fowler, SamuelPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, June 30, 1862, at New Market Cross Roads. Editor’s note: The battle of New Market Cross Roads is one of the alternative names given to the battle of Charles City Cross Roads. Other aliases include the battle of Glendale, Frayser’s Farm, Frasier’s Farm, Nelson’s Farm and Riddell’s Shop. In his rolls for the Pennsylvania Reserves, Bates has usually referred to this battle as Charles City Cross Roads. It is not apparent why in a very few cases, he chose to refer to the battle as New Market Cross Roads.
Geissinger, David H.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Garrett, BarnardPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Apr. 2, 1863.
Gilliland, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, May 4, 1863.
Green, CharlesPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, Sept. 1, 1863. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Green, Charles” offers no information with respect to the reason for his transfer to the Veteran Reserve Corps. In addition, no discharge date is provided.
Hinkson, JacobPrivateJuly 25, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Hawn, AugustusPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Hite, Thomas M.PrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Hall, ThomasPrivateJuly 26, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Hoover, James L.PrivateJune 21, 1861Note: Name changed from “Joel” to “James L.” This soldier’s true identity is that of Pvt. James L. Hoover, not “Joel Hoover”. He was wounded at an unknown place, later being… discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Sept. 13, 1862.
Herbert, MichaelPrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, Apr. 19, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Va.
Irwin, SamuelPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Irwin, DanielPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, May 10, 1864, at Spotsylvania Court House.
Johnson, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Nov. 2, 1862.
King, John P.PrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Keith, AndrewPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, June 30, 1862, at New Market Cross Roads. Editor’s note: The battle of New Market Cross Roads is one of the alternative names given to the battle of Charles City Cross Roads. Other aliases include the battle of Glendale, Frayser’s Farm, Frasier’s Farm, Nelson’s Farm and Riddell’s Shop. In his rolls for the Pennsylvania Reserves, Bates has usually referred to this battle as Charles City Cross Roads. It is not apparent why in a very few cases, he chose to refer to the battle as New Market Cross Roads.
Keith, Stillman H.PrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, Oct. 26, 1862, at Sharpsburg, Md. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Keith, Stillman H.” indicates that he entered service as a Private and was promoted on July 19, 1861 to the rank of Sgt. He was subsequently reduced to the rank of Private, date not specified.
Lloyd, EleazerPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Leightner, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Lloyd, ThomasPrivateJuly 26, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Nov. 10, 1862.
Lowther, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps, Sept. 1, 1863. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Lowther, William” is blank save for a cross-reference to the record for “Lothers, William.” This second record indicates that he entered service in Company G with the rank of Cor. and was subsequently reduced to the rank of Private, date not specified. The record provides no additional details about why he was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps. Moreover, no discharge date is given by the record.
Moyer, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Miller, David H.PrivateJuly 26, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Moore, JamesPrivateJuly 26, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Morgan, FranklinPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged, Dec. 10, 1862, by order of the War Department. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Morgan, Franklin” provides no additional details about the discharge.
McCabe, Samuel S.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
McDonald, HenryPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Nash, George H.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Nash, Daniel GlazierPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 4, 1862.
O’Brien, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged, Dec. 10, 1862, by order of the War Department. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “O’Brien, John” does not provide any additional details about the discharge.
Powell, EphraimPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Pope, DanielPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Pope, EdwardPrivateJun. 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Prough, SamuelPrivateJuly 26, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Pope, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, June 30, 1862, at New Market Cross Roads. Editor’s note: The battle of New Market Cross Roads is one of the alternative names given to the battle of Charles City Cross Roads. Other aliases include the battle of Glendale, Frayser’s Farm, Frasier’s Farm, Nelson’s Farm and Riddell’s Shop. In his rolls for the Pennsylvania Reserves, Bates has usually referred to this battle as Charles City Cross Roads. It is not apparent why in a very few cases, he chose to refer to the battle as New Market Cross Roads.
Parks, JohnPrivateJuly 26, 1861Killed, June 30, 1862, at New Market Cross Roads. Editor’s note: The battle of New Market Cross Roads is one of the alternative names given to the battle of Charles City Cross Roads. Other aliases include the battle of Glendale, Frayser’s Farm, Frasier’s Farm, Nelson’s Farm and Riddell’s Shop. In his rolls for the Pennsylvania Reserves, Bates has usually referred to this battle as Charles City Cross Roads. It is not apparent why in a very few cases, he chose to refer to the battle as New Market Cross Roads.
Rowland, JamesPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Ramsey, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 4, 1862.
Rupert, GeorgePrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 23, 1862.
Shoutz, Jonas B.PrivateJune 21, 1861On detached service at muster-out, at rendezvous of drafted men, location unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Shoutz, Jonas B.” does not provide a muster-out date.
Shoutz, ChristianPrivateJune 21, 1861Wounded, May 13, 1864, at Spotsylvania Court House, absent at muster out, in hospital, location unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Shoutz, Christian” indicates only that he mustered out of service on June 11, 1864 and makes no reference to his having been wounded or absent in hospital when Company G mustered out of service.
Stehley, BenjaminPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Stewart, AsburyPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Swivell, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Mar. 5, 1863.
Sweeney, JohnPrivateFebruary 4, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Stewart, JosephPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, Aug. 30, 1862, at Second Bull Run.
Stewart, AbrahamPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, May 10, 1864, at Spotsylvania Court House.
Sheeder, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, Oct. 23, 1862, at Sharpsburg, Md.
Wicks, AbrahamPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Weston, SimonPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Westbrook, DavidPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
White, ThomasPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Williamson, SamuelPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Oct. 6, 1862.