Muster Roll of the Honesdale Guards

The Honesdale Guards were assigned Company “C” of the 6th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.MUSTER DATE.REMARKS.
Wright, John S.CaptainMay. 13, 1861Discharged, Jan. 9, 1863, for wounds received, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Tamblyn, WilliamCaptainMay. 13, 1861Promoted from 2nd Lt. to Capt., May 18, 1863, detached, Aug. 24, 1861, for duty on General Barnes’ staff. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Tamblyn, William” does not state when he was discharged.
Torrey, Robert N.1st LieutenantMay. 13, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Apr. 16, 1862.
Goodman, William H.1st LieutenantMay. 13, 1861Promoted from Sgt. to 1st Lt., Apr. 16, 1862, dismissed Apr. 6, 1863. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Goodman, William H.” does not make mention of his dismissal.
Lewis, John E.1st LieutenantMay. 13, 1861Promoted from Sgt. to 2nd Lt., May, 1863, to 1st Lt., Aug. 27, 1863, commissioned but not mustered as Capt., Apr .6, 1863, mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
Bryant, Samuel E.1st SergeantMay. 13, 1861Commissioned but not mustered as 2nd Lt., Apr. 6, 1863, transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Bryant, Samuel E.” is blank save for a cross-reference to a record for “Bryant, Samuel E.” of Company G, 191st reg. P. V. This second record is also blank.
Hurlbert, William H.1st SergeantMay. 13, 1861Died, Jan. 24, 1862, cause unknown, at Pierpont, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Hurlbert, William H.” does not provide the cause of death. It does cite “Hurlburt, William” as an alternative spelling for his name.
Wright, Julius C.SergeantMay. 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Wright, Julius C.” indicates that he was mustered into Federal service with the rank of Cor. and was at an unknown date promoted to Sgt.
Arthur, George D.SergeantMay 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Arthur, George D.” indicates that he was mustered into Federal service with the rank of Cor. and was at an unknown date promoted to Sgt.
Brink, RussellSergeantJul. 15, 1861Absent at muster out, in hospital. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Brink, Russell” states that he had been in hospital from July 28, 1863 onward. It neither states the cause of his hospitalization nor when he was discharged.
McFarland, MiltonSergeantMay. 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “McFarland, Milton” indicates that he was mustered into Federal service with the rank of Private but provides no details with respect to his promotion(s) up to the rank of Sgt. It does indicate that he re-enlisted at Nokesville, Va. on Dec. 25, 1863.
Surrine, James M.CorporalMay 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Surrine, James M.” is blank except for a cross-reference to the record for “Serrine, James M.” This second record is complete and includes the detail that he entered Federal service with the rank of Private and was at an unknown date promoted to Cor.
Kellow, WilliamCorporalMay 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Kellow, William” indicates that he was mustered into Federal service with the rank of Private and was at an unknown date promoted to Cor.
Elmendorf, N. W.CorporalMay 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Elmendorf, N. W.” is blank except for a cross-reference to Company E, 191st reg. P. V. This second record is also blank and the surname’s spelling is “Elmandorf.”
George Ammerman, GeorgeCorporalJul. 15, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, there are two records for “Ammerman, George.” The firstwais partially completed in hand writing. The provided details indicate that he was mustered into Federal service with the rank of Cor. and was transferred on May 31, 1864 to Company B, 191st reg. P. V. The second record is blank except for a cross-reference to a record for Company B, 191st reg. P. V. This third record is also blank.
Barker, Smith A.CorporalMay. 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “Barker, Smith A.” is blank save for a cross-reference to a record for “Barker, Smith A.” of Company D, 191st reg. P. V. This second record is also blank.
Ball, Isaac H.CorporalMay 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Ball, Isaac H.” indicates that he was mustered into Federal service with the rank of Private and was at an unknown date promoted to Cor. It also indicates that he re-enlisted at Nokesville, Va. on Dec. 25, 1863.
Thorp, NathanCorporalMay 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Thorp, Nathan” indicates that he was mustered into Federal service with the rank of Private and was at an unknown date promoted to Cor. It also indicates that he re-enlisted at Nokesville, Va. on Dec. 25, 1863.
Goodnough, LucienCorporalMay 13, 1861Transferred to the United States Signal Corps, Aug. 28, 1863. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Goodnough, Lucien” indicates that he was mustered into Federal service with the rank of Private and was at an unknown date promoted to Cor.
Pullis, CalvinCorporalMay. 13, 1861Died, Nov. 30, 1862, of fever, at Brooks Station, Va. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Pullis. Calvin” cites “Pulis, Calvin H.” as an alternative identifier for this man.
Andrews, William H.PrivateMay 13, 1861Wounded, Sept. 14, 1862, at South Mountain, discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 5, 1863.
Avery, Lucius K.PrivateJul. 15, 1861Wounded, Sept. 14, 1862, at South Mountain, discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 7, 1863.
Avery, DanielPrivateMay. 13, 1861Killed, Nov. 27, 1863, at Mine Run.
Bull, SamuelPrivateMay 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864 .
Bishop, EmmetPrivateMay 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864 .
Baillis, George H.PrivateMay 13, 1861Absent at muster out. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Baillis, George H.” states that he transferred at an unknown date from the Veteran Reserve Corps back to Company C, 6th Reserves, in order to muster out with the company. It discloses neither the reason for, nor the date of, his transfer to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Baiillis, M. L.PrivateJuly 15, 1861Wounded, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 7, 1863 .
Bradshaw, AaronPrivateJuly 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Oct. 6, 1861.
Bishop, HarveyPrivateMay 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Baker, JohnPrivateMay. 13, 1861Killed, Sept. 14, 1861, at South Mountain .
Belknap, JohnPrivateMay. 13, 1861Killed, Sept. 14, 1861, at South Mountain .
Burton, DanielPrivateMay 13, 1861Wounded, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, died, Feb. 15, 1863 .
Borches, HenryPrivateJul. 15, 1861Killed, Aug. 30, 1862, at Second Bull Run .
Baker, JamesPrivateMay. 13, 1861Deserted, Aug. 17, 1862, at Aquia Creek, Va.
Canavin, JohnPrivateMay 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864 .
Chase, Gideon B.PrivateJuly 15, 1861Absent at muster out, sick. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Chase, Gideon B.” states that he had been sick in hospital since July 28, 1863. It neither states the nature of the illness nor when he was discharged.
Colwell, CharlesPrivateMay 13, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 27, 1862.
Clien, PeterPrivateMay 13, 1861Wounded, Sept. 14, 1862, at South Mountain, discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 1, 1863 .
Duvall, John S.PrivateMay 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864 .
Denn, Collin M.PrivateMay 13, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Apr. 22, 1862.
Day, TheodorePrivateMay. 13, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, May 10, 1862.
Durshimer, HenryPrivateJuly 15, 1861Wounded, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 29, 1863 .
Darling, A. J.PrivateJuly 15, 1861Killed, May 12, 1864, at Spotsylvania Court House.
Darling, DanielPrivateMay. 13, 1861Killed, Dec. 20, 1861, at Dranesville, buried in the Military Asylum Cemetery, Washington, D. C.
Davidson, WilliamPrivateMay 13, 1861Killed, Sept. 14, 1862, at South Mountain .
Forman, IsaacPrivateJuly 15, 1861Wounded, May 8, 1864, at Spotsylvania Court House, absent at muster out, in hospital. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Forman, Isaac” does not indicate when he was discharged.
Fammig, MichaelPrivateJul. 15, 1861Transferred, Feb. 11, 1862, to the Western Gun Boat Service.
Fuller, William T.PrivateMay. 13, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 29, 1863 .
Freeman, Earl W.PrivateMay 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Finegan, HughPrivateJuly 15, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Groner, GeorgePrivateMay 13, 1861Absent at muster out of company. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Groner, George” states that he transferred at an unknown date from the Veteran Reserve Corps back to Company C, 6th Reserves, in order to muster out with the company. It discloses neither the reason for, nor the date of, his transfer to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Gerety, JamesPrivateMay. 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Greeley, Robert AugustusPrivateMay 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Griffis, Calvin M.PrivateMay. 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Groner, John H.PrivateMay. 13, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 7, 1863.
Hallet, JohnPrivateMay 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864 .
Hays, Stephen M.PrivateMay. 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Hulett, WilliamPrivateMay 28, 1861Deserted, July 11, 1861, at Harrisburg, Pa. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Hulett, William” states that he was never mustered into Federal service.
Justin, Howard T.PrivateJuly 15, 1861Wounded, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, absent at muster out, in hospital. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Justin, Howard T.” does not state when he was discharged.
Jayne, William H.PrivateMay 13, 1861Wounded, Dec. 20, 1861, at Dranesville, discharged, Sept. 1, 1862.
Jayne, Squire W.PrivateMay 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Katz, Jacob F.PrivateMay. 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864 .
Kimble, PhilanderPrivateJuly 15, 1861Captured and taken prisoner, May 30, 1864, at Bethesda Church, released Dec. 5, 1864, discharged, Apr. 14, 1865.
Karslak, JohnPrivateMay 13, 1861Killed, Aug. 30, 1862, at Second Bull Run .
Lavo, Mortimer E.PrivateMay. 13, 1861Absent at muster out of company. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Lavo, Mortimer E.” states that he transferred at an unknown date from the Veteran Reserve Corps back to Company C, 6th Reserves, in order to muster out with the company. It discloses neither the reason for, nor the date of, his transfer to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Labar, NelsonPrivateMay. 13, 1861Absent at muster out of company. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Labar, Nelson” states that he transferred at an unknown date from the Veteran Reserve Corps back to Company C, 6th Reserves, in order to muster out with the company. It discloses neither the reason for, nor the date of, his transfer to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Lathrop, HalseyPrivateJuly 15, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Lawrence, H. M.PrivateMay 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Lane, AbramPrivateMay. 13, 1861Deserted, July 5, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.
Mackey, EnochPrivateJuly 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Melons, JamesPrivateMay 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
McFarland, FrankPrivateJuly 15, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
McKane, ThomasPrivateMay. 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864.
McFarley, MichaelPrivateMay. 13, 1861Discharged, Nov. 22, 1863, for wounds received, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Nolan, SamuelPrivateMay. 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864 .
Niles, AugustusPrivateMay 13, 1861Discharged, Feb. 24, 1863, for wounds received, Aug. 30, 1862, at Second Bull Run.
Nesle, JohnPrivateMay. 13, 1861Discharged, Jan. 5, 1863, for wounds received, Sept. 14, 1862, at South Mountain .
Neithart, CharlesPrivateMay 13, 1861Killed, May 6, 1864, at the Wilderness.
Nelson, James T.PrivateMay 13, 1861Died, Aug. 30, 1862, of fever, at Falmouth, Va.
Porter, GeorgePrivateMay 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Rodgers, JamesPrivateJul. 15, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864 .
Rowley, GeorgePrivateJuly 15, 1861Absent at muster out, sick. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Rowley, George” states that he had been in hospital since May 10, 1862. It neither discloses the cause of his hospitalization nor when he was discharged.
Robinson, DavidPrivateJuly 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, July 2, 1862.
Reed, John L.PrivateMay 13, 1861Killed, Sept. 14, 1862, at South Mountain .
Reimer, Edmund L.PrivateJul. 15, 1861Killed, Sept. 14, 1862, at South Mountain .
Spratt, MichaelPrivateMay. 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864 .
Sherwood, Nathan B.PrivateMay 13, 1861Absent at muster out of company. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Sherwood, Nathan B.” states that he transferred at an unknown date from the Veteran Reserve Corps back to Company C, 6th Reserves, in order to muster out with the company. It discloses neither the reason for, nor the date of, his transfer to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
An article in the NY Times lists Sherwood as being among the wounded at the Second Battle of Bull Run. Source: -New York Times, September 2, 1862.
Stanton, FrankPrivateMay 13, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 5, 1863.
Shafer, AlvinPrivateMay 13, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Sept. 22, 1862.
Starbird, A. C.PrivateMay 13, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, July 10, 1862.
Sherwood, HenryPrivateMay 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Shannon, JamesPrivateMay 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Shopp, George J.PrivateMay. 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Stuart, FrankPrivateJuly 15, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Smith, William W.PrivateJan. 24, 1862Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864 .
Stearnes, John S.PrivateJul. 15, 1861Promoted, Dec. 24, 1863, to Commissary Sgt., 6th Reserves.
Sampson, Oscar F.PrivateJanuary 29, 1864Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864 .
Stark, Archibald D.PrivateMay 13, 1861Died, Oct. 10, 1862, of fever, at Bedloes Island, New York, buried in Cypress Hill Cemetery, Long Island, New York .
Thomas, SylvesterPrivateMay. 13, 1861Mustered out with company, June 11, 1864 .
Thorp, JohnPrivateMay 13, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Torpyn, EdwardPrivateMay 13, 1861Died, Sept. 5, 1861, of fever, at Annapolis, Md.
Torrey, David B.PrivateMay 13, 1861Killed, May 6, 1864, at the Wilderness.
Tully, ThomasPrivateMay 13, 1861Deserted, May 10, 1863, at Annapolis, Md.
Ward, Stephen D.PrivateJul. 15, 1861