Muster Roll of the Northern Invincibles

The Northern Invincibles were assigned Company “F” of the 6th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.MUSTER DATE.REMARKS.
Bradbury, DanielCaptainApr. 23, 1861Wounded, Dec. 20, 1861, at Dranesville, discharged on Surgeon's certificate, June 7, 1862.
Meeker, William AugustusCaptainApr. 23, 1861Promoted from 2nd Lt. to Capt., Aug. 1, 1862, to Bv. Maj., Mar. 13, 1865, wounded, May 8, 1864, at the Wilderness, absent at muster out, in hospital. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Meeker, W. Augustus” indicates that he joined Company F with the rank of 2nd Lt. The record does not indicate when he was discharged.
Forrest, Leman D.1st LieutenantMay. 15, 1861Deserted, Nov. 28, 1862, at Warrenton, Va., dismissed by order of the President, Apr. 6, 1863. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Forrest, Leman D.” is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to Forrest, Leonard.” This second record contains the details provided above. The record indicates that he joined Company F with the rank of 1st Lt.
Briggs, William S.1st LieutenantApr. 23, 1861Promoted from 2nd Lt. to 1st Lt., Aug. 27, 1863, to Bv. Maj., Mar. 13, 1865, captured, May 8, 1864, prisoner of war to May 26, 1864, mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Briggs, William S.” states that he joined Company F with the rank of 1st Sgt. and was promoted to 2nd Lt. on Aug. 1, 1862.
Benson, Orlando F.SergeantApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Benson, Orlando F.” states that he joined Company F with the rank of Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Sgt.
Langford, WilliamSergeantJul. 14, 1861Wounded, July 3, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa., captured at Warrenton, Va., prisoner of war from Sept. 17, 1863, released, Nov. 20, 1864, at Savannah, Ga., mustered out of Federal service on Jan. 20, 1865 to date of Nov. 24, 1864. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Langford, William” states that he joined Company F with the rank of Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Sgt.
Perkins, Horace W.SergeantApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Aug. 7, 1862.
Kenney, Frank G.SergeantApril 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, June 9, 1862. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “Kenney, Frank G.” is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to: Kinney, G. Frank.” This second record has the details provided above.
Rogers, George P.SergeantMay. 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Jan. 3, 1863. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Rogers, George P.” indicates that he joined Company F with the rank of Corporal and was promoted at an unknown date to Sgt.
Flinn, JohnSergeantMay. 15, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Flinn, John” is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to Co. F – 191st P. V.” This second record is also blank.
Forrest, Loron W.SergeantMay 15, 1861Transferred to 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Forrest, Lorin W.” is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to Co. H – 191st Regt.” This second record is also blank.
Hicks, Marshall O.SergeantApril 23, 1861Commissioned, Aug 27, 1863, 2nd Lt. but not mustered, killed, May 12, 1864, at Spotsylvania Court House, buried at the Wilderness burial grounds. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Hicks, Marshall O.” indicates that he joined Company F with the rank of Private and was at an unknown date promoted to Sgt.
Schouten, John W.CorporalApril 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Shouten, John W.” indicates that he joined Company F with the rank of Private and was at an unknown date promoted to Cor.

His name in a short biography, as well as in his official service record, indicade his last name was spelled "Schouten".
Brigham, Charles E.CorporalJul. 14, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Brigham, Charles E.” indicates that he joined Company F with the rank of Private and was at an unknown date promoted to Cor.
Finlan, OwenCorporalJul. 14, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Finlan, Owen” indicates that he joined Company F with the rank of Private and was at an unknown date promoted to Cor.
French, JeremiahCorporalMay 15, 1861Absent at muster-out. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “French, Jeremiah” indicates that he joined Company F with the rank of Private and was at an unknown date promoted to Cor. It also states that he had transferred from the Veteran Reserve Corps for the “purpose of M.O. & Disc. order W. D. 5-21-64” but was absent at muster-out. It does not indicate either when or why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in the first place.
Fritcher, Silas J.CorporalApril 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Nov. 11, 1862.
Hall, James E.CorporalJuly 14, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “Hall, James E.” is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to Co. “F” – 191st P. V.” This second record is also blank.

After the war he was very involved in the Grand Army of the Republic. In December 1898, he was elected Post Commander of the Perkins Post No. 202. He died in Athens, Pa., at the age of 57 in 1899, and was survived by his wife and three daughters. Source: The National Tribune, 09 Mar 1899, pg. 7.
McVannan, Batholomew O.CorporalFeb. 15, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “McVannan, Bartholomew O.” is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to Co. “F” – 191st P. V.” The spelling also gives the surname as “McVannan.” The only other record in the online archives with the surname “McVannan” gives the first and middle names as “Barton O.” This man did serve with Company F, 191st reg. P. V. The record is also blank.
Kinney, Orin D. S.CorporalNovember 10, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864.
Ames, HarlandPrivateMay. 31, 1861Not on the muster-out rolls. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “Ames, Harland” includes the following remarks: “No record for Federal M. I. date. Disc. by S. O. #195 A. G. O. W. D. dated 6-3-64. Exact date unknown.”
Bloodgood, Jason F.PrivateMay. 15, 1861Wounded, Aug. 13, 1863, at Bristoe Station, absent at muster out, in hospital. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Bloodgood, Jason F.” does not indicate when he was discharged.
Baker, Samuel S.PrivateJuly 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Bouton, WilliamPrivateMay 30, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Aug. 30, 1861.
Brown, EbenPrivateJune 20, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Aug. 30, 1861.
Brown, Charles E.PrivateJuly 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, July 15, 1862.
Brigham, EbulensPrivateAugust 30, 1862Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Mar. 22, 1863.
Burk, PatrickPrivateApril 23, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Va.
Barnes, ThomasPrivateJul. 14, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Va., died, Dec. 27, 1862, at Richmond, Va., as per burial record. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Barnes, Thomas” includes the same (conflicting) remarks as presented above.
Coleman, John P.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Campbell, Ferdinand D.PrivateApril 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Chapman, Wallace M.PrivateMay. 15, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Crayton, WilliamPrivateMay. 15, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Clarke, Benjamin M.PrivateJuly 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Cooper, JamesPrivateMay 30, 1861Absent at muster-out. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Cooper, James” states that he had transferred from the Veteran Reserve Corps for the “purpose of M.O. & Disc. order W. D. 5-21-64” but was absent at muster-out. It does not indicate either when or why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in the first place. Webmaster Note: General Orders No. 307 dated September 12, 1863; gives Cooper's transfer date to the V.R.C. as September 1, 1863.
Cole, Samuel W.PrivateMay 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Jan. 15, 1862.
Campbell, NathanielPrivateMay 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Jan. 20, 1862.
Cole, Franklin M.PrivateApril 23, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Crayton, StephenPrivateMay 15, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Drumy, DennisPrivateMay. 15, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Demorest, EdwardPrivateApril 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, July 31, 1862.
Driscoll, CorneliusPrivateMay 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Jan. 12, 1863.
Degroff, ElijahPrivateMay. 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, June 2, 1862.
Daley, Aaron A.PrivateApril 23, 1861Killed, May 6, 1864, at the Wilderness.
Densmore, William H.PrivateApril 23, 1861Deserted, Jan. 27, 1862, location unknown. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Densmore, William H.” includes the following remarks: “Deserted 1-27-62 went home on furlough & never returned.”
French, Sheldon G.PrivateJul. 23, 1861Absent at muster out, sick, in General Hospital, at Fort Schulyer, New York, New York. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “French, Sheldon G.” neither states the nature of his illness nor when he was finally discharged.
French, BennettPrivateJul. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Fox, James R.PrivateJuly 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Jan. 16, 1863.
Fuller, Charles J.PrivateApril 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Feb. 9, 1863.
Forrest, OrrisonPrivateMay 30, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, July 22, 1861.
Forrest, Alfred H.PrivateDec. 6, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
French, Truman E.PrivateDecember 6, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
French, JoesphPrivateJul. 14, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Finlan, RogerPrivateOct. 16, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, July 31, 1862.
Foron, WilliamPrivateMay 15, 1861Killed, May 12, 1864, at Spotsylvania Court House.
Farnsworth, WalterPrivateMay. 31, 1861Not on the muster-out roll. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “Farnsworth, Walter” states that he died in hospital at Harrisburg, Pa., on July 29, 1861. It also notes that he was not mustered into Federal service – a possible reason for why he was not on the muster-out roll.
Gardner, George L.PrivateMay 15, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Gordon, Wellington Z.PrivateMay 15, 1861Killed, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Greenleaf, Edmund Q.PrivateAugust 17, 1863Died, of disease, Jan. 14, 1864, at Bristoe Station, Va. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Greenleaf, Edmund Q.” does not identify what the disease was.
Heavener, MichaelPrivateMay 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Nov. 14, 1862.
Hicks, Lewellan A.PrivateJul. 14, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Hughes, Julius M.PrivateApril 23, 1861Wounded, Aug. 30, 1862, at Second Bull Run, died of his wounds, Sept. 3, 1862, at Alexandria, Va., buried at the Military Asylum Cemetery.
Hicks, Allen B.PrivateApril 23, 1861Deserted, Aug. 29, 1862, at Second Bull Run.
Jones, IsaacPrivateMay. 31, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, July 31, 1862.
Keeler, Horace W.PrivateMay. 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Nov. 17, 1862.
Kinney, Simon C.PrivateAugust 30, 1862Transferred, date and organization unknown. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Kinney, Simon C.” is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to Co. “F” – 191st P. V.” This second record is also blank.
King, Richard W.PrivateJuly 2, 1861Transferred, July 20, 1861, to Company E, 6th Reserves. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , there is a record for “King, Richard W.” of Company F, 6th Reserves, that is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to Company “E” - 191st P. V.” There is a second record for a “ King, Richard W.” who served with Company E, 6th Reserves that includes a number of hand-written comments along with the type-written remark: “Refer to Company “E” - 191st P. V.” This third record, however, was not located in the online archives. The second record's hand-written comments suggest that he transferred at some point to Company E, 6th Reserves, which is borne out by the Bates roll for Company F that states he transferred on July 20, 1861 to Company E, 6th Reserves. The comments also suggest that he re-enlisted while serving with the 6th Reserves. The Bates entry for this man in Company E states that he was captured and taken prisoner on May 20, 1864 at an unknown location, and that he died in captivity on Oct. 2, 1864 at Andersonville, Georgia. Taken together, the information suggests that he was transferred to the 191st reg. P. V. on May 31, 1864 at which time he was a prisoner of war.
Kriezer, JohnPrivateJul. 2, 1861Transferred, July 20, 1861, to Company E, 6th Reserves. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Kriezer, John” is blank except for the cross-reference: “See Company E.” No record was located in the online archives for a “Kriezer, John” who served with Company E, 6th Reserves. The roll provided by Bates for Company E, 6th Reserves, does nevertheless include a man with this name.
Lent, Fleming T.PrivateJuly 14, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Lawrence, William H.PrivateApril 23, 1861Wounded, May 6, 1864, at the Wilderness, absent at muster out, in hospital. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Lawrence, William H.” states that he entered service as a Musician but was reduced to the rank of Private at an unknown date. The record does not give the date on which he was discharged.
Lyon, Oliver D.PrivateApril 23, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Lowe, MyronPrivateApr. 23, 1861Killed, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Lungher, WilliamPrivateJul. 14, 1861Deserted, Sept. 12, 1861, location unknown. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Lungher, William” includes the following remarks: “Deserted 9-12-61 Went home on furlough & never returned. Payroll gives name: Lunger, William W.”
Munn, JohnPrivateApr. 24, 1861Absent at muster out, sick, in hospital, at Newport, Rhode Island. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Munn, John” does not state when he was discharged. The nature of his illness is also not stated.
Munn, TildonPrivateMay 15, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Miller, Alfred D. C.PrivateJul. 14, 1861Transferred, some time during 1861, to Battery A, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Miller, Alfred D. C.” provides no additional information with respect to his transfer to the 1st Pennsylvania Artillery.
Moughan, MichaelPrivateJune 25, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Sept. 23, 1862.
Murray, William H.PrivateApril 23, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Mariott, CharlesPrivateJuly 7, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
McKean, David T.PrivateJul. 23, 1861Wounded, May 6, 1864, at the Wilderness, absent at muster out, in hospital. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “McKean, David T.” spells the surname as “McKean.” The record does not provide a discharge date.
Nolte, WilliamPrivateJuly 2, 1861Absent at muster out, sick. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “Nolte, William” states that he had been sick in the U.S. General Hospital in Washington, D. C. since Nov. 1863. It also states that he was absent at Company F's muster out but does not provide a discharge date.
O'Dell, VincentPrivateFebruary 15, 1862Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Pierce, John C.PrivateApril 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Phelps, Jacob E.PrivateMay. 15, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Phelps, Diton E.PrivateMay. 15, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Page, George M.PrivateJuly 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Rice, Isaac A.PrivateMay 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Aug. 23, 1861.
Rogers, Mason E.PrivateJuly 14, 1861Killed, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Rogers, Murray M.PrivateMay 15, 1861Killed, May 6, 1864, at the Wilderness.
Schryver, John N.PrivateApril 24, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Struble, JamesPrivateMay 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Feb. 6, 1863.
Struble, HoracePrivateAug. 30, 1862Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Dec. 15, 1862.
Spaulding, George W.PrivateApril 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Jan. 20, 1863.
Sherman, Franklin M.PrivateJul. 14, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Feb. 13, 1862.
Stone, AaronPrivateMay. 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Jan. 18, 1862.
Smith, HarryPrivateJanuary 6, 1862Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Smith, DavidPrivateJuly 23, 1861Died, Nov. 14, 1862, of disease, in hospital, at Washington, D. C., buried at the Military Asylum Cemetery. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Smith, David” gives the date of death as Nov. 4, 1862.
Taylor, Perry C.PrivateJul. 14, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Tanner, William L.PrivateMay 15, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “Tanner, William” is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to Co. “F” – 191st P. V.” This second record was not located in the online archives.
Walker, William H.PrivateMay 15, 1861Wounded, May 12, 1864, at Spotsylvania Court House, absent at muster out, in hospital. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Walker, William H.” does not state when he was discharged.
Waldron, William N.PrivateOctober 14, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Jan. 2, 1863. Also served in Cooper's Battery, 1st Pennsylvania Reserve Light Artillery.
Wallace, HezekiahPrivateMay 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Apr. 6, 1863.
Wilson, James H.PrivateMay. 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, Dec. 28, 1863.
Wheaton, F. E.PrivateJuly 23, 1861Killed, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Wright, De Witt ClintonPrivateApril 23, 1861Transferred, date unknown, to Battery A, 5th United States Artillery. In the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “Wright, De Witt Clinton” includes the following remarks: “Deserted 9-6-62 from Battery A 5th U.S. Art. was detached.” The record does not provide the date on which he transferred to the 5th United States Artillery.