Muster Roll of the Taggart Guards

The Taggart Guards were assigned Company “B” of the 5th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from the Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.IN DATE.REMARKS.
Taggart, JamesCaptainJune 21, 1861Killed, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads.
Wells, CharlesCaptainJun. 21, 1861Promoted from Sgt. to 2nd Lt., Sept. 26, 1861, to 1st Lt., Dec. 16, 1861, to Capt., July 1, 1862, killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Slater, James D.CaptainJun. 21, 1861Promoted from Sgt. to 2nd Lt., Dec. 16, 1861, to 1st Lt., July 1, 1862, to Capt., Dec. 13, 1862, transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps, Sept. 1, 1863, reason unknown.
Maus, John A.CaptainJune 21, 1861Promoted from Sgt. to 2nd Lt., Sept. 8, 1863, to 1st Lt., Mar. 5, 1863, to Capt., Jan. 1, 1864, to Bv. Maj., Mar. 13, 1865, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Colt, Henry A.1st LieutenantJune 21, 1861Resigned, Nov. 9, 1861, at Camp Pierpont, Va, reason unknown.
Keefer, James A.1st LieutenantJun. 21, 1861Promoted from Sgt. to 2nd Lt., Mar. 5, 1863, to 1st Lt., Jan. 1, 1864, dismissed, Mar. 3, 1864, by Special Order 103 of the War Department.
Vandling, Peter1st LieutenantJun. 21, 1861Promoted from 2nd Lt. to 1st Lt., Apr. 2, 1864, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Jones, Charles C.2nd LieutenantJune 21, 1861Resigned, Oct. 8, 1861, at Camp Tennally, Va, reason unknown.
Newbury, Josiah1st SergeantJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Hogan, Joseph1st SergeantJune 21, 1861Wounded and taken prisoner, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads, died, date unknown, at Richmond, Va.
Martin, JosephSergeantJune 21, 1861Promoted from Priv. to Sgt., date unknown, transferred, date unknown, 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 “Martin, Joseph” provides no details as to when and why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Dieffenbacher, J. G.SergeantJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 2, 1861.
Kreeger, Saul R.SergeantJune 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Newbury, Joshua C.SergeantJuly 25, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Morgan, William H.CorporalJune 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Fisher, George W.CorporalJune 21, 1861Promoted from Priv. to Cor., date unknown, captured, July 2, 1863, at Gettysburg, at Camp Parole, Annapolis, Md., at the time of the company’s muster out.
Scout, John M.CorporalJune 21, 1861Attached to the regimental hospital as a nurse on November 24, 1862. Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864. Info from regimental papers, PA State Archives.
Hawk, DavidCorporalJune 21, 1861Promoted from Priv. to Cor., date unknown, transferred, date unknown, 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 “Hawk, David” provides no details as to when and why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Throp, JamesCorporalJune 21, 1861Promoted from Priv. to Cor., date unknown, transferred, date unknown, 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 “Throp, James” provides no details as to when and why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Vandling, LafayetteCorporalJune 21, 1861Discharged, Nov. 10, 1862, for wounds received, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads. He died as a result of his wound on Nov. 18, 1862. See Pension File.
Carson, Joseph C.CorporalJune 21, 1861Discharged, Nov. 10, 1862, for wounds received, June 30, 1862, at Charles City Cross Roads.
Wallis, William B.CorporalJune 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Young, WilliamCorporalAugust 12, 1862Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Voris, James C.CorporalJuly 25, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Standish, Henry C.MusicianJune 21, 1861Dishonorably discharged, Dec. 10, 1861. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Standish, Henry C.” states that the discharge was by “reason of drunkenness.”
Birkindine, GeorgeMusicianJune 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Apr. 10, 1863.
Angle, Henry J.PrivateJuly 25, 1861Transferred to United States Regular Army, Nov. 27, 1862.
Black, Williamdo…June 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Beddoes, David O.do…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Oct. 24, 1862.
Beidleman, Williamdo…June 21, 1861Transferred to United States Regular Army, Nov. 27, 1862.
Barnhart, Jessedo…January 22, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Barnhart, Edwarddo…January 22, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Bashore, Benjamin F.do…January 22, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Brautigan, John H.do…June 21, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Bennet, James W.do…June 21, 1861Killed, June 27, 1862, at Gaines’ Mill.
Bashore, Joseph F.do…February 3, 1864Killed, May 10, 1864, at Spotsylvania Court House.
Clark, Samueldo…June 21, 1861Transferred, date unknown, 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 “Clark, Samuel” provides no details as to when and why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Cutler, Williamdo…June 21, 1861Missing in action, May 10, 1864, at Spotsylvania Court House. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Cutler, William” of Company B, 5th Reserves, is blank except for the remark” “Refer to Company C – 191st P. V.” However, the referred to record is also blank.
Croop, Henrydo…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 7, 1861.
Campbell, Johndo…June 21, 1861Transferred to United States Regular Army, Dec. 6, 1862.
Copp, Alonzodo…June 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Cole, Jacobdo…July 25, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Chapple, Zachariahdo…February 3, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Cample, Williamdo…June 21, 1861Died, Oct. 18, 1861, cause unknown, at Camp Pierpont, Va.
Duffy, Jamesdo…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 7, 1861.
Damuth, Georgedo…June 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Dale, Henrydo…June 21, 1861Died, Dec. 10, 1861, cause unknown, at Camp Pierpont, Va.
Erlston, Henrydo…October 9, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Oct. 29, 1861.
Eckert, Willarddo…June 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Evert, Benjamindo…July 25, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Fisher, Albertdo…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, July 13, 1861.
Fleegle, Johndo…August 8, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Fleegle, Issac S.do…February 9, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Garmon, Amosdo…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Oct. 28, 1862.
Gibbons, John H.do…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 29, 1863.
Gibbons, Simondo…October 9, 1861Died, Dec. 11, 1861, cause unknown, at Camp Pierpont, Va.
Goranflo, Johndo…August 8, 1861Died, Nov. 26, 1862, cause unknown, at Baltimore, Md.
Gibbons, Josephdo…June 21, 1861Deserted, Aug. 21, 1862, at Falmouth, Va.
Hughes, Edward B.do…June 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Hurlinger, Juliusdo…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 7, 1861.
Hawthorne, Georgedo…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Oct. 24, 1862.
Henry, Fosterdo…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Sept. 22, 1863.
Hood, Charles F.do…February 3, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Johnson, Charlesdo…October 9, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 14, 1861.
Johnson, Samueldo…October 9, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Nov. 2, 1862.
Jarrett, Williamdo…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Nov. 28, 1862.
Johnson, John H.do…July 21, 1861Originally enlisted for 3 months at Camp Curtin.
Was re-enlisted for 3 years by Capt. Taggart, on July 26, 1861.
Attached to the regimental hospital as a Steward on October 31, 1861. Promoted, Oct. 31, 1863, to Hospital Steward, 5th Reserves. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Johnson, John H.” of Company B, 5th Reserves, is blank except for the remark “Refer to F&S 191st P. V.” However, the referred to record was not found. Rather, there is a second blank record for “Johnson, John H.” as a member of the Field and Staff of the 5th Reserves; it too has the remark “Refer to F&S 191st P. V.” Some information taken from the regimental papers, PA State Archives.
Kieffer, Williamdo…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 26, 1861.
Killbride, Danieldo…June 21, 1861Transferred, Nov. 27, 1862, to United States Regular Army.
Kline, Edwin N.do…June 21, 1861Transferred, Dec. 29, 1862, to United States Regular Army.
Kremer, Issacdo…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Mar. 12, 1863.
Kapp, Amos E.do…July 25, 1861Died, Dec. 7, 1861, cause unknown, at Camp Pierpont, Va.
Little, James R.do…June 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Lloyd, John C.do…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 7, 1861.
Lyons, Williamdo…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Sept. 28, 1861.
Morgan, James E.do…July 25, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Morgan, John C.do…June 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Marriot, Johndo…Jun. 21, 1861Died, Aug. 22, 1862, cause unknown, at Philadelphia, Pa.
Murray, Frederick B.do…August 2, 1861Deserted, June 1, 1863, at Washington, D. C.
McFall, Jamesdo…June 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
McPherson, Miltondo…June 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, record for “McPherson, Milton” is blank and cross-referenced to the record for “McPherson, Milton” of Company C, 191st reg. P. V. This latter card is also blank and therefore provides no additional information.
McNier, Johndo…June 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, record for “McNier, John” is blank and cross-referenced to the record for “McNier, John” of Company C, 191st reg. P. V. This latter record was not found, however.
McElrath, Johndo…July 25, 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, record for “McElrath, John” is blank and cross-referenced to the record for “McElrath, John” of Company C, 191st reg. P. V. This latter card is also blank and therefore provides no additional information.
Newbury, Augustusdo…July 25, 1861Transferred, date unknown, 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 “Newbury, Augustus” indicates that he was discharged on May 21, 1864 by order of the War Department. The reason for his discharge is not disclosed and there is no mention of his having been assigned to the Veteran Reserve Corps at some point during his service.
Newbury, Brooksdo…July 25, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Newcomer, Josephdo…February 9, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Newbury, Albiondo…June 21, 1861Died, July 11, 1861, cause unknown, at Cumberland, Va.
Peifer, Nicholasdo…June 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Phillips, James M.do…July 25, 1861Deserted, date unknown, from hospital, in Philadelphia, Pa.
Rake, Daviddo…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, May 22, 1863.
Renner, Jacobdo…June 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Renner, Evando…June 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Rake, Georgedo…June 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Rake, Albertdo…June 21, 1861Died, Feb. 29, 1864, cause unknown, at Alexandria, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Rake, Albert” indicates that he had re-enlisted on Dec. 22, 1863 at Catlett’s Station, Va.
Ripple, George H.do…July 25, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Scholrin, John F.do…June 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Starrick, Williamdo…June 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 “Starrick, William” provides no details as to when and why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Seems, Tilghmando…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 7, 1861.
Scout, Charles W.do…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 7, 1861.
Steinhelper, Johndo…June 21, 1861Transferred, Dec. 29, 1862, to United States Regular Army.
Smith, Williamdo…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 7, 1863.
Snyder, Johndo…June 21, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Strawser, Theodoredo…February 3, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.
Starrick , Christiando…Oct. 9, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Slifer, George A.do…June 21, 1861Deserted, date unknown, from hospital, at Alexandria, Va.
Trumphore, Josiahdo…June 21, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Trumbower, Francisdo…June 21, 1861Transferred to United States Regular Army, Dec. 6, 1862.
Travis, Landis L.do…Aug. 8, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Van Kirk, Daniel B.do…June 21, 1861Transferred to United States Regular Army, Nov. 27, 1862.
Vincent, Daviddo…Feb. 12, 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 “Vincent, David” is blank and cross-referenced to the record for “Vincent, David C.” of Company C, 191st P. V. This latter record was not found, however.
Wing, John G.do…June 21, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, July 14, 1862.
Wallace, Josephdo…July 25, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Nov. 8, 1862.
Weltheiss, Williamdo…June 21, 1861Transferred to United States Regular Army, Nov. 27, 1862.
Winkelman, Frederickdo…July 25, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Williams, Johndo…July 25, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Williams, Josephdo…Aug. 8, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864, Vet.
Williard, Solomondo…Oct. 9, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864.