Muster Roll of the Susquehanna Volunteers

The Susquehanna Volunteers were assigned Company K, of the 6th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.MUSTER DATE.REMARKS.
Shull, JohnCaptainApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “Shull, John” indicates that he served as Company K’s one and only Captain and commanding officer.
Mason, David1st LieutenantApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Mar. 25, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Mason, David” indicates that he joined Company K as its first 1st Lt. The record also indicates that his discharge was pursuant to “S. O. #127 Paragraph 21 W. D. A. G. O.”
Bonawitz, Jacob A.2nd LieutenantApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Bonawitz, Jacob A.” states that he joined Company K as a 2nd Lt. and was promoted to 1st Lt. on Mar. 26, 1864.
Riordan, James1st SergeantApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Riordan, James” states that he joined Company K as a Corporal and was promoted at an unknown date to 1st Sgt. It also indicates that he was wounded at Antietam on Sept. 17, 1862.
Norton, Perez L.1st SergeantApr. 23, 1861Promoted to Commissary Sgt., 6th Reserves, date unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Norton, Perez L.” is blank except for the cross-reference: “See F & S.” This second record exists but it too is blank except for the cross-reference “Refer to Company “E” – 191st P. V.” This third record was not located in the online archives.
Vangorder, James P.SergeantApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Vangorder, James P .” states that he joined Company K as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Sgt.
Williams, August B.SergeantApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Williams, August B.” states that he joined Company K as a Private and was promoted to Corporal on Nov. 1, 1861. He was subsequently promoted at an unknown date to the rank of Sgt.
Belcher, George W.SergeantJul. 17, 1861Transferred to the 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 “Belcher, George W.” is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to Company “E” – 191st P. V.” This second record exists but it too is blank.
Kresky, William F.SergeantMay. 29, 1861Wounded in action, date unknown, discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 31, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Kresky, William F .” states that he joined Company K as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Sgt. It also states that he was wounded at South Mountain on Sept. 14, 1862.
Ives, AlexanderSergeantApr. 23, 1861Transferred, Mar. 28, 1864, to the Veteran Reserve Corps. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Ives, Alexander” states that he joined Company K as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Sgt. It also states that he was wounded at Antietam (date not given but likely to have been Sept. 17, 1862 ) but it does not indicate that this was the actual reason for his subsequent transfer to the Veteran Reserve Corps in early 1864. No date for his discharge is given.
Day, Isaac W.SergeantApr. 23, 1861Died, Dec. 27, 1862, at Richmond, Va., of wounds received in action, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, burial record dated Dec. 26, 1863. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Day, Isaac W.” states that he joined Company K as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Sgt.
Broeser, EdwardSergeantApr. 23, 1861Deserted, Aug. 30, 1863, at Philadelphia, Pa. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Broeser, Edward” states that he joined Company K as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Sgt. It also notes that he was wounded at Fredericksburg on Dec. 13, 1862.
Connelly, JohnCorporalJul. 17, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Connelly, John” states that he joined Company K as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Corporal.
Brock, CharlesCorporalApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Brock, Charles” states that he joined Company K as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Corporal. It also notes that the rolls show his middle initial to be “H”.
McKeever, WilliamCorporalApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Nov. 3, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “M ‘ Keever, William” spells the surname as “McKeever.” The record states that he joined Company K as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Corporal. It also notes that he was discharged as a result of loosing his left arm due to wounds suffered on Sept. 17, 1862 at Antietam.
Harrington, Charles J.CorporalApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Apr. 27, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Harrington, C. J.” indicates that he joined Company K as a Sgt. and was reduced at an unknown date to Corporal.
Newman, Thomas G.CorporalApr. 23, 1861Transferred to the 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 “Newman, Thomas G.” is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to Company “C” – 191st P. V.” This second record exists but it too is blank.
Townsend, Albert G.CorporalApr. 23, 1861Died, Nov. 21, 1861, of typhoid fever. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Townsend, A. G.” notes that the rolls give the name as “Townsend, Albert G.” The record also indicates that he joined Company K as a Corporal.
Demander, Henry E.CorporalApr. 23, 1861Died, Jan. 2, 1863, of wounds received in action, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, no record exists for “Demander, H. E.” There is however a record for “Demander, Edwin” which includes the following remarks: “Promoted [from Private] to Corp. 11-1-62. Wounded at Battle of Fredericksburg 12-13-62. Died 1-2-63. Ledger shows name: Demander, Henry E.”
Ackerman, NewellPrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 3, 1862.
Anderson, ThomasPrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 12, 1862.
Allman, IsaacPrivateOct. 8, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Andre, JeffersonPrivateOct. 8, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864.
Attwood, ElijahPrivateAug. 12, 1861Transferred, Sept. 20, 1861, to the 2nd Vermont reg. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “Attwood, Elijah” does not give the reason for his transfer to the 2nd Vermont.
Attwell, Lucius C.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Died, Mar. 13, 1862, of typhoid fever, location unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Attwell, Lucius C.” has the middle initial as an “E” instead of as a “C”. The record indicates that he joined Company K as a Musician and was reduced at an unknown date to Private. It also states that the payroll has his first and middle initials as “L. C”.
Anthony, StephenPrivateMay. 29, 1861Killed, May 12, 1864, at Spotsylvania Court House, buried in the Wilderness burial grounds.
Belcher, Oscar L.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Bagley, Daniel B.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Transferred, Aug. 15, 1862, to Battery B, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery.
Brown, John M.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Absent at muster out, sick, in hospital, location unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Brown, John M.” does not state either the nature of his illness or where he was hospitalized. It also does not state when he was discharged.
Belcher, Charles T.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Wounded during the Peninsula Campaign, June 1862. Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Nov. 3, 1862.
Blanchard, FerrisPrivateJul. 17, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Mar. 28, 1862.
Babcock, Charles F.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, May 30, 1862.
Bronson, James M.PrivateJul. 17, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 3, 1863.
Brower, GeorgePrivateApr. 23, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Blanding, Osman L.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Killed, Apr. 17, 1862, at Nashville, Tennessee. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Blanding, Osman L.” states that he was killed while detached on “Signal Duty.” The record does not state when he was detached from Company K. It does state that the rolls give his name as “Blandin, L. O.”
*BLANDING, L. O.\r\nDetailed from 6th Pa. Res.; Aug., 1861, Georgetown, D.C. ; Jan. 6, 1862, to Louisville, Ky., Dept. of Cumb. ; shot at Nashville, Tenn., April 17, 1862, by provost guard. – Source: The Signal Corps in the War of the Rebellion by J. WILLARD BROWN
Brisbing, AndrewPrivateMay. 29, 1861Deserted, Nov. 5, 1862, from Camp Chase, Ohio. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Brisbing, Andrew” is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to Bisbing, Andrew.” This second record is complete and includes the following remarks: “Paroled prisoner in Camp Chase, Ohio. Deserted 11-5-62 from Camp Chase, Ohio .”
Banks, Edward S.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Deserted, May 5, 1864, location unknown.
Callan, JohnPrivateApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Comfort, Isaac L.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 17, 1862.
Daffy, JohnPrivateApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Deming, JohnPrivateApr. 23, 1861Transferred from the Veteran Reserve Corps, mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Deming, John” indicates that he was mustered into State service as a Sgt. It appears that he may have been mustered into Federal service as a Corporal as the record’s remarks state that he was reduced from the rank of Corporal to Private on Nov. 1, 1862. Although it notes his transfer back to Company K, the record does not state either why or when he had been transferred in the first place to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
Dubois, Richard C.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 25, 1862. Webmaster Note: Other information states “Appointed from army; pvt. Co. K, 6th Pa. Res. Corps, April 28, 1861; sergt. Co. B, 17 Pa. Cav., Sept. 15, 1862; discharged Nov. 29th to accept appointment as 1st Lieut. and adjt. 158th Pa. M. Nov. 30, 1862; mustered out Aug. 12, 1863; pvt. general service War Department March 6, 1864, to Oct. 10, 1865; 2nd Lt. and 1st Lt. 14th Inf. Oct. 9, 1865; retired from disability in line of duty.” – Source: Records of Living Officers of the United States Army, By Lewis Randolph Hamersly, Published in Philadelphia by Hamersly, 1883
Fitzmyer, AlbertPrivateApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Fisher, HiramPrivateMay. 29, 1861Deserted, absent at muster out, in arrest, location unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Fisher, Hiram” has the following remark: “Deserted in Confinement awaiting trial at M. O.”
Fitzgerald, MichaelPrivateApr. 23, 1861Wounded in action, Nov. 27, 1863, at New Hope Church, Va., discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Apr. 4, 1864.
Grotevant, Henry H.PrivateJul. 17, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Gregory, BenjaminPrivateApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Garman, EldridgePrivateMay. 29, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Garvey, DanielPrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 8, 1862.
Garver, NicholasPrivateMay. 29, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Grotevant, George M.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Died, Dec. 29, 1862, of wounds received in action, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, buried in the Military Asylum Cemetery.
Holgate, Richard, H.PrivateMay. 29, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Hamilton, James W.PrivateMay. 29, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 2, 1861.
Hawkins, CharlesPrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 8, 1862.
Hoagland, CharlesPrivateJul. 17, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 30, 1861.
Hunt, WarrenPrivateApr. 23, 1861Killed, Aug. 30, 1862, at Second Bull Run.
Henderson, Vernon F.PrivateJul. 17, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Hough, AlonzoPrivateApr. 23, 1861Deserted, May 7, 1864, location unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Hough, Alonzo” indicates that he had been wounded on Aug. 30, 1862 at Second Bull Run.
Illig, AlexanderPrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 29, 1862.
Kay, GeorgePrivateApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Lewis, SydneyPrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 26, 1862.
Larrabee, MelvinPrivateJul. 17, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 9, 1863.
Lydon, Michael J.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Deserted, May 30, 1862, from Falmouth, Va.
Martin, John BenjaminPrivateApr. 23, 1861Captured, location unknown, May 30, 1864, prisoner to Apr. 20, 1865, discharged, June 9, 1865. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Martin, John B.” includes the following remarks: “Prisoner of war. Captured at Rick Side, Va. 5-30-64. Released at Macon, Va. 4-20-65. Confined at Andersonville, Georgia. Disc. 6-20-65 to date as above [June 9, 1865]. See Paragraph 33 S. O. #351 War Dept. A. G. O. Dated Washington 7-5-65 .” The editor has not been able to find the location of Rick Side, Va.
Maynard, David P.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 2, 1862.
Moynahan, John A.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Promoted, date unknown, to Hospital Steward, in the Regular Army. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Moynahan, John A.” does not provide the date of his transfer out of Company K and the 6th Reserves.
Mathewson, CharlesPrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 26, 1861.
Millins, Luman S.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Last name also spelled “Millus” Died, Mar. 9, 1863, from wounds received in action, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam. …See Medical Case
Morris, Joseph B.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Pope, Charles L.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Absent at muster out, sick, in hospital, at Portsmouth Grove, Rhode Island. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Pope, Charles L.” indicates that he had been sick in hospital from Aug. 20, 1862 onward. It does not identify the nature of his illness.
Pennell, WilliamPrivateApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Parrish, William A.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Purdy, AbramPrivateMay. 29, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864.
Ritter, JohnPrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Mar. 11, 1862.
Remmele, JohnPrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 8, 1862.
Rotharmel, TheodorePrivateOct. 8, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, May 14, 1863.
Radman, TheodorePrivateOct. 8, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864.
Streetan, PatrickPrivateApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Seigler, SamuelPrivateApr. 23, 1861Transferred from the Veteran Reserve Corps, mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Seigler, Samuel” does not state either when or why he had been transferred in the first place to the Veteran Reserve Corps.
St. Clair, George W.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 8, 1862.
Shafer, Stoughton P.PrivateMay. 29, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Apr. 27, 1862.
Shunk, JacobPrivateMay. 29, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 5, 1862.
Scranton, OliverPrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 24, 1862.
Sims, Robert F.PrivateMay. 29, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Sloat, UrbanePrivateJul. 17, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Slawson, Henry D.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Tracy, Frank M.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Tanner, Gaylord C.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Killed, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Tinsman, HenryPrivateApr. 23, 1861Deserted, Mar. 4, 1863, at Fairfax Court House, Va.
Ulrich, PhilipPrivateApr. 23, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Underwood, A. E.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 7, 1862.
Utter, CalvinPrivateJul. 17, 1861Transferred, Dec. 20, 1862, to Battery C, 5th United States Artillery.
Vandusen, GrantoPrivateJul. 17, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 30, 1861.
Warner, E. D.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 2, 1861.
Walker, Charles N.PrivateAug., 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Aug. 2, 1861.
Webster, Isaac D.PrivateApr. 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Nov. 18, 1862.
Young, DavidPrivateApr. 23, 1861Captured, May 30, 1864, location unknown, prisoner of war, to Nov. 19, 1864, location unknown, discharged Nov. 25, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Young, David” indicates that he was captured on May 30, 1864 but it neither identifies the engagement in which he was captured nor where he was subsequently confined as a prisoner of war. It does indicate that he was released at Savannah, Georgia, on Nov. 9, 1864 and discharged on Feb. 21 1865 to the date of Nov. 25, 1864.