Muster Roll of the Scott Infantry

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

NAME.RANK.IN DATE.REMARKS.
Dare, GeorgeCaptainJune 21, 1861Promoted to Major, 5th Reserves, and to Lt. Col., 5th Reserves, Aug. 1, 1862, killed, May 6, 1864, at the Wilderness.
Zentmyer, FranklinCaptainJun. 21, 1861Promoted to Major, 5th Reserves, Aug. 1, 1862.
Porter, JamesCaptainJun. 21, 1861Entered service in Company I with the rank of Cor., promoted to Sgt., June 28, 1861, to 2nd Lt., July 1, 1862, to Capt., Mar. 5, 1863, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Frazer, Robert B.1st LieutenantJune 21, 1861Dismissed, Sept. 25, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Frazer, Robert B.” states that he was discharged by order of the President. The reason, however, for said discharge is not provided.
Zentmyer, David1st LieutenantJune 21, 1861Promoted from 1st Sgt. to 1st Lt., Oct. 1, 1862, killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Swope, Granville P.1st LieutenantJun. 21, 1861Promoted from Sgt. Major, 5th Reserves, to 1st Lt., Company I, 5th Reserves, Mar. 4, 1863, to Bv. Capt., Mar. 13, 1865, 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 “Swope, Granville P.” states that he entered service with Company I as a private and was promoted to Sgt. Maj., 5th Reserves, at an unknown date. He was promoted to 1st Lt., Company I, 5th Reserves on Mar. 4, 1863. There is no mention in the record of his having subsequently attained the rank of Bv. Capt. It also notes that the spelling of his surname name on the records of the Field and Staff, 5th Reserves, was “Swoope.”
McPherran, James A.2nd LieutenantJun. 17, 1861Promoted from 2nd Lt., Company I, 5th Reserves, to Capt., Co. F, 5th Reserves, July 1, 1862, to Maj., 5th Reserves, May 7, 1864, to Bv. Lt. Col., Mar. 13, 1865, mustered out with regiment, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, there are three records for “McPherran, James A.” The first record spells the surname as “McPherran” and is blank save for a cross–reference to Field and Staff, 5th Reserves. This second record, also with the surname spelt as “McPherran,” is also blank save for a second cross-reference to “McPherson, James A.” The third record for “McPherson, James A.” indicates that he entered service on June 21, 1861 as the 1st Sgt of Company I, 5th Reserves. He was then promoted to 2nd Lt. on June 28, 1861 and transferred to Company F, 5th Reserves. On July 1, 1862 he was again promoted to Capt., Company F, and on May 7, 1864, to Maj., 5th Reserves. There is no mention in this record of his having been subsequently awarded the rank of Bv. Lt. Col.
Kinch, Israel D.2nd LieutenantJune 21, 1861Promoted from 1st Sgt. to 2nd Lt., Oct. 1, 1862, killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Kinch, Israel D.” indicates that he entered service with Company I with the rank of Sgt. It makes no reference to his having then been promoted to the rank of 1st Sgt.

Regimental Records indicate that Kinch was mortally wounded at Fredericksburg; he died at the “Patent Office Hospital, Washington D.C.” on December 28, 1862.
Guyer, Thomas Lyon2nd LieutenantJune 21, 1861Promoted to Cor., date unknown, to 2nd Lt., Mar. 5, 1863, 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 “Guyer, Thomas L.” indicates that he entered service with Company I with the rank of Private. The date of his promotion to Cor. is unknown.
McKean, John B.1st SergeantJune 21, 1861Promoted from Priv. to Cor., Feb. 1, 1862, to Sgt., Sept. 2, 1862, to 1st Sgt., Oct. 1, 1862, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record spells the surname as “McKean.”
Funk, Martin W.SergeantJune 21, 1861Missing in action at the Wilderness, May 5, 1864.
Patterson, William C.SergeantJune 21, 1861Promoted from Priv. to Cor., Sept. 2, 1862, to Sgt., Oct. 1, 1862, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Speaker, George W.SergeantJune 21, 1861Entered service in Company I with the rank of Cor., promoted to Sgt., Sept. 7, 1863, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Gensamore, GeorgeSergeantJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Bathurst, James F.SergeantJune 21, 1861Discharged, Dec. 19, 1863, for wounds received, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Patterson, John J.SergeantJune 21, 1861Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps, 1863. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Patterson, John J.” does not provide any information about the reason for his transfer to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Alburn, James A.CorporalJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Dickson, AlexanderCorporalJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Knee, DavidCorporalJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Spangler, SamuelCorporalJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 28, 1862.
Lee, Napoleon H.CorporalJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 20, 1863.
Ayres, John W.CorporalJune 21, 1861Discharged, Aug. 17, 1863, for wounds received, Sept. 14, 1862, at South Mountain.
Moore, MilesCorporalJanuary 24, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Worts, James R.CorporalMarch 1, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Funk, DavidCorporalJuly 19, 1861Discharged, Mar. 3, 1863, for wounds received, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Dare, Richard H.MusicianJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Black, WilliamMusicianJune 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Ayres, James P.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Aurandt, JonathanPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Albright, DavidPrivateJune 8, 1863Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Ainsworth, JamesPrivateJune 8, 1863Died, Feb. 23, 1864, at Alexandria, Va., burial record, Feb. 25, 1864, grave 1,380. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Ainsworth, James” does not provide any information about the cause of death. Read Medical Case
Akley, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, Oct. 26, 1862, from camp near Sharpsburg, Md.
Albright, George B.PrivateJune 8, 1863Deserted, Apr. 11, 1864, from the United States Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.
Barton, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Bohew, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Bohew, John” is blank and cross-referenced to the record for “Bohen, John.” This second record has the information provided above together with the notation that he was discharged at an unspecified date.
Chamberlain, DavidPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Chronister, JacobPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Campbell, AlexPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Cornealy, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Detached, Nov. 26, 1863, to Battery D, 5th United States Artillery, 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 “Cornealy, John” indicates that he re-joined Company I, 5th Reserves, on June 3, 1864.
Cornealy, ChristianPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Caldwell, DavidPrivateAugust 22, 1862Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Clark, Lewis L.PrivateJune 21, 1861Died, Aug. 21, 1861, at Camp Tenally, D. C. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Clark, Lewis L.” does not provide any information about the cause of death.
Crum, JamesPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Cogan, Henry J.PrivateJune 21, 1861Not on muster-out roll. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Cogan, Henry J.” does not include a date of discharge for this man.
Dickson, SamuelPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged, Oct. 20, 1862, for wounds received, June 30, 1862, at White Oak Swamp. Editor’s note: the battle of White Oak Swamp occurred on June 30, 1862 concurrently with, and approximately two miles north of, the battle of Charles City Cross Roads.
Dixon, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Died, Aug. 27, 1861, at Camp Tenally, D. C.
Feltenberger, JonathanPrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, July 10, 1862, from Camp at Harrison’s Landing, Va.
Giles, James E.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Garland, JosephPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Gawoe, GideonPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Geist, MartinPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Griffith, JospehPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Griffith, BenjaminPrivateSept. 16, 1862Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Gilland, William Y.PrivateJune 21, 1861Died, Nov. 25, 1862, at Chesapeake Hospital, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Gilland, William Y.” provides no information about the cause of death. It does disclose that he entered service as a Private, was promoted to Cor. on June 28, 1861, and reduced back to the rank of Private at an unspecified date.
Hampton, David D.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Huey, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Hamilton, ThomasPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Henry, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Mar. 11, 1863.
Hollman, Mahlon T.PrivateJuly 19, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Oct. 29, 1862.
Howard, James H.PrivateAugust 24, 1862Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Harpster, JacobPrivateJune 13, 1863Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Harpster, Jacob” is blank and cross-referenced to a record for Company C, 191st reg. P. V. This second record, however, is also blank.
Harpster, ThomasPrivateJune 21, 1861Died, Jan., 1862, at Camp Pierpont, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Harpster, Thomas” provides no information about the cause of death.
Hastings, JosephPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Householder, SamuelPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, June 26, 1862, at Mechanicsville.
Huyett, AaronPrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, Sept. 14, 1862, at South Mountain, Md.
Isenberg, George W.PrivateJune 21, 1861Wounded, May 29, 1864, at North Anna River, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Isenberg, W. PeterPrivateDecember 3, 1861Webmaster Note: Not originally on muster rolls. Transferred to Co. F, 5th U.S. Cavalry, November 10, 1862.
Keith, John D.PrivateJune 21, 1861This soldier is listed in error, as “Joseph Keith”. His true name is John R. Keith, information per descendant and pension records/files. Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864. Further information that he was court martialed on October 21, 1862: “The specification was “that Private John Keith I Co. 5th Regt. P.R.C. did create a disturbance in camp after tattoo roll call on the night of the 16th day Oct. 1862 and when ordered by Capt. James Porter to be quiet and go to his tent, did refuse to go to his tent and be quiet, saying he would be damned if he would go or could be put there and when forced to his tent by Capt. Porter did call him a damn son of a bitch and said he would not be kept there or words to that effect. This at the Camp of the 5th Regt. P.R.C. on or about the time specified. He was found guilty of conduct subversive of good order and military discipline and was sentenced to “forfeit $10 of his monthly pay for one month and 30 days of hard labor at Harpers Ferry or elsewhere.” Further information states: John Keith “enrolled for duty on Aug. 7, 1861 in Harrisburg. He died in 1891 and his buried in Franklinville, Huntingdon Co., PA.Information provided by Descendant, Lisa Phillips.
Kelly, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Klepper, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 10, 1862.
Kinch, Eminger StewardPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred, date unknown, to the United States Signal Corps. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Kinch, Emminger” includes the following remark: “Transfer to signal corps headquarters Army of the Potomac. Date unknown.”
Knee, HenryPrivateJune 15, 1863Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Laird, MiltonPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Louis, Marshall H.PrivateDec. 27, 1863Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Laporte, SamuelPrivateJuly 19, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 28, 1862.
Leper, GeorgePrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, Sept. 14, 1862, at White Oak Church, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Leper, George” states that the charge of desertion was removed by the War Department on July 8, ’91. The discharge date on the record is given as Dec. 31, 1862.
Miller, LeanderPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Maguire, LukePrivateJun. 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Morrow, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, June 26, 1862, at Mechanicsville.
McCoy, JosephPrivateSept. 16, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “McCoy, Joseph” is blank and cross-referenced to a record for Company C, 191st reg. P. V. This second record, however, is also blank. Both records spell the surname as “McCoy.”
Nash, JohnPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Nash, AlexanderPrivateJan. 4, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Nash, Alexander” is blank and cross-referenced to a record for Company C, 191st reg. P. V. This second record, however, is also blank.
Patterson, William H.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Parks, JamesPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Rice, JacobPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Rice, John C.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Raybold, GottliebPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Reader, DanielPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Romberger, George A.PrivateDecember 27, 1863Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Romberger, George A.” is blank and cross-referenced to the record for “Rumberger, George A. Company “C” – 191st P.V.” However, a record with the latter name was not located. A record was found for a “Romberger, George A.” who is identified with Company C, 191st reg. P. V. This record offers no additional information as it too is blank.
Romberger, Balsom F.PrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug., 1861. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Romberger, B. F.” is blank and cross-referenced to the record of “Rumbarger, Balsom F.” This second record holds the information given above.
Shannon, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Stewart, David D.PrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Shannon, PeterPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred, Nov. 21, 1862, to Battery C, 5th United States Artillery.
Swisher, HenryPrivateJune 8, 1863Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Schuch, BennevillePrivateAugust 24, 1862Died, Feb. 4, 1863, in U. S. Hospital, at Windmill Point, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Schuch, Benneville” does not provide any information about the cause of death.
Shollenberger, C.PrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, June 26, 1862, at Mechanicsville.
Simpson, OliverPrivateJune 21, 1861Killed, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads.
Smith, James W.PrivateJuly 26, 1861Deserted, Sept. 14, 1862, on the march near South Mountain, Md.
Staines, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, Aug. 21, 1862, on the march near White Oak Church, Va.
Stewart, WilliamPrivateJune 21, 1861Deserted, Sept. 14, 1862, on the march near South Mountain, Md.
Strepler, JacobPrivateAug. 24, 1862Deserted, Oct. 29, 1862, from camp at Berlin, Md.
Sailor, SamuelPrivateJune 21, 1861Not on muster-out roll. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Sailor, Samuel” states that he was discharged on a Surgeon’s certificate, the date of said discharge not being known.
Tate, EdwardPrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Thompson, John P.PrivateJun. 21, 1861Died, June 18, 1862, at Forage Station, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Thompson, John P.” does not provide any information about the cause of death.
Tremberg, Peter M.PrivateFebruary 1, 1862Deserted, Aug. 21, 1862, on the march near Warrenton, Va.
Taylor, SamuelPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Sept. 11, 1862.
Watson, GeorgePrivateJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Weston, JeremiahPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 20, 1862.
Wills, SamuelPrivateJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Sept. 15, 1863.
Wilson, George C.PrivateJun. 21, 1861Discharged, Oct. 10, 1862, by General Order, War Department.
Worts, ThomasPrivateJune 21, 1861Transferred, Nov. 21, 1862, to Battery C, 5th United States Artillery.
Wilson, AbrahamPrivateSept. 16, 1862Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
White, George L.PrivateJuly 26, 1861Died, Feb. 7, 1862, at Camp Pierpont, Va. Webmaster Note: This article may be for the same man: “DEAD – George S. White, of Oneida township, Huntingdon county, a private in Company I, 5th Regt. P.R.C., died in Camp Peirpont, Va., on the 7th inst., of pulmonary bronchitis. His remains were brought home for interment.”Hollidaysburg Standard, Hollidaysburg, Pa., Wednesday, February 26, 1862.

Webmaster Note No. 2: Another find in the Surgeon’s Book of McCall’s Division’s Second Brigade has this man also listed as “George White” but with a middle initial of L. In the Surgeon’s Book, it gives the following information for George White: “Feb’y 6th, 1862…A Certificate of Disability for Discharge was presented on behalf of George L. White, Private of Co. I of 5th Regt. of Infantry. Disease. Pulmonary Bronchitis, complicated with Diarrhea of 60 days standing, contracted while on Picket Duty with marked Tubercular diathesis which had existed prior to enlistment.”Surgeon’s Book, McCall’s Division, PA STATE ARCHIVES This soldier may be confused with the man below. No George White can be found in the PA State Archives Soldier Cards, nor can a pension file be found for him.
White, HenryPrivateJuly 26, 1861Died, Jan. 21, 1862, at Camp Pierpont, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “White, Henry” does not provide any information about the cause of death. Note: This may be the same man as above, George White.\r\n
Young, DavidPrivateJune 13, 1863Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Yingling, MartinPrivateJul. 19, 1861Deserted, Sept. 7, 1862, near Washington, D. C.