Muster Roll of the Tioga Invincibles

The Tioga Invincibles were assigned Company “H” of the 6th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.MUSTER DATE.REMARKS.
Sherwood, JuliusCaptainApr. 22, 1861Resigned, Sept. 18, 1861, at Tenallytown, D. C., reason not given. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Sherwood, Julius” does not give the reason for his resignation.
Carle, JamesCaptainApr. 22, 1861Promoted from 1st Lt. to Capt., Dec. 1, 1861; Wounded at the Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862; to Col., 191st reg. P. V., June 6, 1864. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the hand-written record for “Carle, James” states that he joined Company H as its 1st Sgt. and was promoted to 1st Lt. on May 31, 1861.
Rose, John W.1st LieutenantApr. 22, 1861Promoted from 2nd Lt. to 1st Lt., Nov. 24, 1861, resigned, July 9, 1862, reason not given. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Rose, John W.” does not provide the reason for his resignation.
Rockwell, Silas Sylvester1st LieutenantApr. 22, 1861Promoted from Sgt. to 1st Lt., Apr. 13, 1863, discharged, Sept. 16, 1863, for wounds received, Aug. 30, 1862, at Second Bull Run.
Goodman, James Bruner1st LieutenantApr. 22, 1861Promoted from Commissary Sgt., 6th Reserves, to 2nd Lt., Company H, Apr. 13, 1863, to 1st Lt., Nov. 1, 1863, to Bv. Capt., Mar. 13, 1865, mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Allen, Marinus N.1st LieutenantApr. 22, 1861Resigned, July 9, 1861, reason not given. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Allen, Marinus N.” indicates that he was never mustered into Federal service. It does not provide the reason for his resignation.
Hinman, John2nd LieutenantApr. 22, 1861Promoted from 1st Sgt. to 2nd Lt., Nov. 18, 1861, resigned, Jan. 18, 1863, reason not given. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Hinman, John” indicates that he entered State service with Company H as a Musician and was promoted to 1st Sgt, on July 1, 1861. It does not provide the reason for his resignation.
Pratt, Reuben M.2nd LieutenantApr. 22, 1861Promoted from 1st Sgt. to 2nd Lt., July 9, 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 “Pratt, Reuben M.” indicates that he joined Company H with the rank of Sgt.
Hussleton, Augustus S.SergeantApr. 22, 1861Promoted from Priv. to Cor., July 1, 1861, to Sgt., date unknown, 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 “Hussleton, A. S.” indicates that the rolls give his first name as “Augustus.”
Vermilyea, Adelbert R.SergeantApr. 22, 1861Promoted from Cor. to Sgt., Mar. 6, 1863, 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 “Vermilyea A. R.” indicates that he joined Company H as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Cor. before being promoted to Sgt. as noted above. It also notes that the rolls give his first name as “Adelbert.”
Ely, CalvinSergeantApr. 22, 1861Promoted from Cor. to Sgt., Apr. 18, 1862, 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 “Ely, Calvin” indicates that he joined Company H as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Cor. before being promoted to Sgt. as noted above.
Webb, Ransford B.SergeantApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Oct. 27, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Webb, Ransford B.” indicates that he joined Company H as a Cor. and was promoted at an unknown date to Sgt.
Ramsdell, Hiram J.SergeantApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 8, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Ramsdell, Hiram J.” indicates that he joined Company H as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Sgt.
Merrick, George W.SergeantApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Nov. 13, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Merrick, George W.” indicates that he joined Company H as a Cor. and was promoted at an unknown date to Sgt.
Bailey, W. FrankSergeantJul. 14, 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 “Bailey, W. Frank” states that he re-enlisted on Feb. 22, 1864 at Bristoe, Va.
Scudder, Aaron A.SergeantApr. 22, 1861Transferred, July 1, 1861, to the Field and Staff, 6th Reserves. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Scudder, Aaron A.” as a member of Company H is blank except for the cross-reference: “See F & S.” This second record states that he joined Company H as a Sgt. and was promoted on July 1, 1861 to the position of Quarter Master Sgt., 6th Reserves and on Apr. 5, 1862 to the position of 1st Lt. and Quartermaster, 6th Reserves. He was captured and taken prisoner of war on Feb. 14, 1864 at Brentsville, Va. He was promoted on Mar. 13, 1865 to the rank of Bv. Capt.
Foster, Frank A.SergeantApr. 22, 1861Commissioned 2nd Lt. but not mustered, Sept. 17, 1863, died, May 10, 1864, of wounds received in action, date unknown, engagement unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Foster, Frank A.” indicates that he joined Company H as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Sgt. It does not identify the engagement in which he was wounded.
Phillips, Oscar J.CorporalApr. 22, 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 “Phillips, Oscar J.” states that he joined Company H as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Cor.
Ripley, HobertCorporalApr. 22, 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 “Ripley, Hobert” states that he joined Company H as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Cor. It also notes that the rolls spell his first name as “Hobart .”
Statts, James S.CorporalApr. 22, 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 “Statts, James S.” states that he joined Company H as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Cor.
Yahn, ChalresCorporalApr. 22, 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 “Yahn, Charles” states that he joined Company H as a Private but makes no mention of his having been promoted to the rank of Cor.
Blanchard, John S.CorporalApr. 22, 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 “Blanchard, John S.” states that he joined Company H as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Cor. It does not indicate either when or why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in the first place.
Warren, Philander R.CorporalApr. 22, 1861Transferred from the Veteran Reserve Corps, absent at muster out. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Warren, P. R.” indicates that he joined Company H as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Cor. It also indicates that the rolls give his first name as “Philanda.” It further states that he transferred from the Veteran Reserve Corps in order to muster out with Company H but that he was not present when it did. It does not indicate either when or why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in the first place.
Stacey, Landerson P.CorporalApr. 22, 1861Discharged, Nov. 1, 1862, to receive a promotion, unit unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Stacey, S. P.” indicates that he joined Company H as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Cor. It also indicates that the rolls have his name as “Stacy, Sanderson P.” It does not identify the unit or organization to which he was promoted and transferred.
Lyon, AbrahamCorporalApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 30, 1862. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Lyon, Abraham” indicates that he joined Company H as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Cor.
Cone, Charles C.CorporalApr. 22, 1861Discharged, Nov. 21, 1863, to receive a promotion in the 8th United States Colored Regiment. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Cone, C. C.” indicates that he joined Company H as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Cor. It also notes that his first name on the rolls is given as “Charles.”
Christian, Warren P.CorporalJul. 24, 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 “Chris tian, W. P.” is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to CHRISTIAN, WARREN P. Co. H – 191st Regt.” This record exists but it too is blank.
Van Horn, William B.CorporalApr. 22, 1861Killed, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Van Horn, William B.” indicates that he joined Company H as a Private and was promoted at an unknown date to Cor.
Atherton, Erwin R.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Died, June 12, 1862, of disease, at Washington, D. C., buried in the Military Asylum Cemetery. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Atherton, Erwin R.” does not identify the exact nature of his illness.
Blanchard, P. H.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred, Feb. 8, 1862, to the Western Gun Boat Service.
Babb, CalebPrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, July 18, 1862.
Ballard, JohnPrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Sept. 16, 1861.
Bickal, James NelsonPrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred, Oct. 22, 1862, to the United States Cavalry. Descendant has corrected surname, Bates had it documented as: “Bickel, James N.”
Brown, PatrickPrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 29, 1862.
Bragg, Lucien J.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Bacon, Morgan L.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred, June 19, 1861, to Company I, 42nd reg. P. V., Vet.
Coolidge, JosiahPrivateApr. 22, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Conway, ThomasPrivateApr. 22, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Carriel, EdmundPrivateJul. 24, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Sept. 16, 1861.
Crans, Orlando V.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Mar. 18, 1863.
Curran, Ira P.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 5, 1863.
Cole, CampbellPrivateJul. 24, 1861Killed, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Cowden, JamesPrivateApr. 22, 1861Killed, Aug. 29, 1862, at Second Bull Run.
Codney, WallacePrivateApr. 22, 1861Deserted, June 18, 1861, location unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Codney, Wallace” states that he was never mustered into Federal service.
Durlacher, SimonPrivateApr. 22, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Dickinson, ArnoldPrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 22, 1862.
Doyle, JohnPrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, May 1, 1863.
Emmick, George W.PrivateJul. 24, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Emmick, John L.PrivateJul. 24, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Apr. 22, 1862.
Emmick, Thomas L.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred, Nov. 16, 1862, to the United States Regular Army, Nov. 16, 1862.
Gibbony, JohnPrivateApr. 22, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Gotchins, George H.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Dec. 20, 1862.
Grinnell, George L.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Oct. 27, 1862.
Gibberd, JohnPrivateApr. 22, 1861Killed, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Gusten, Harrison C.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Died, Oct. 3, 1862, at Frederick, Md., of wounds received in action, date unknown, engagement unknown, buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Gusten, Harrison C.” does not identify the engagement in which he was wounded. It does note that the rolls give his surname as “Gustin.”
Hazlett, James H.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred from the Veteran Reserve Corps, absent at muster out. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Hazlett, James H.” states that he transferred from the Veteran Reserve Corps in order to muster out with Company H but that he was not present when it did. It does not indicate either when or why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in the first place.
Harbst, GeorgePrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Holliday, Darius B.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, May 18, 1863.
Harrison, JohnPrivateJul. 24, 1861Died, Nov. 29, 1862, of disease, location unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Harrison, John” does not specify the nature of his illness.
Huck, WilliamPrivateJul. 24, 1861Killed, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Ives, Saphronius S.PrivateApr. 22, 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 “Ives, S. S.” does not indicate either when or why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in the first place. It also notes that his age is indicated as 36 in the register and not the 26 officially recorded in this record. It also notes that the first name is given by the rolls as “Saphronus.”
Ives, Burke P.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Nov. 24, 1862.
Jones, John D.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred, July 18, 1862, to Battery C, 5th United States Artillery.
Jay, HannibalPrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 22, 1862.
Jennings, GeorgePrivateJul. 24, 1861Discharged, Apr. 19, 1863, for wounds received in action, date unknown, location unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “Jennings, George” does not identify the engagement in which he was wounded.

According to a short biography written on Jennings, he was wounded at Fredericksburg.
Jennings, JeremiahPrivateApr. 22, 1861Died, Sept. 20, 1862, of wounds received in action, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Kimble, HenryPrivateApr. 22, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Keeney, Henry J.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Kriner, WilliamPrivateJul. 24, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Keeney, Luther J.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Jan. 22, 1862.
Losinger, Sylvester J.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Love, JeremiahPrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, July 18, 1862.
Longbotham, FrankPrivateApr. 22, 1861Captured and taken prisoner, Aug. 28, 1862, at Bull Run, Va., paroled and deserted, locations unknown.
Maxwell, Charles H.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Apr. 19, 1863.
Margraff, WilliamPrivateApr. 22, 1861Killed, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam.
Moore, JamesPrivateApr. 22, 1861Died Dec. 31, 1862, in the Military Hospital in Richmond, Va., of gunshot wounds received in the battle of Fredericksburg, James Moore was a resident of Wellsboro.
McClure, Thomas K.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Absent at muster out, sick. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “M ‘ Clure, Thomas K.” spells the surname as “McClure.” It indicates that he had been sick in hospital, location not identified, from June 28, 1863 onward. It specifies neither the nature of his illness nor when he was finally discharged.
McComber, MichaelPrivateJul. 24, 1861Wounded, July 2, 1863, at Gettysburg, absent at muster out, in hospital. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “M ‘ Comber, Michael” spells the surname as “McComber.” It does not indicate when he was finally discharged.
Nichols, Chester R.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
O’Connell, JerryPrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Palmer, Chaney K.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Wounded, Sept. 17, 1862, at Antietam, absent at muster out, in hospital. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Palmer, C. K.” is blank except for the cross-reference: “Refer to: Palmer, Kingsley.” This second record indicates that he was wounded at Antietam and had been since Sept. 17, 1862 in hospital, location not identified. It does not provide the date on which he was finally discharged.
Peet, Harry T.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, May 11, 1862.
Ramsdall, Joseph E.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred, July 25, 1862, to Battery A, 1st Pa. Artillery.
Rumsey, Joseph E.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Oct. 22, 1862.
Russell, Albert J.PrivateAug. 13, 1862Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Feb. 21, 1863.
Sando, WilliamPrivateApr. 22, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Smith, MichaelPrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred from the Veteran Reserve Corps, absent at muster out. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866 , the record for “Smith, Michael” states that he had transferred from the Veteran Reserve Corps to muster out with the company but that he was absent at when it actually did. It does not indicate either when or why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in the first place.
Sullivan, JohnPrivateApr. 22, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Scheiffelin, Jacob N.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged, Sept. 18, 1863, to receive a promotion in the 8th United States Colored Troops.
Seamans, Silas R.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Sept. 18, 1862.
Seely, BenjaminPrivateJul. 24, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, May 11, 1863.
Swastwood, A. O.PrivateJul. 24, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s certificate, Apr. 23, 1862.
Taggart, JohnPrivateJul. 10, 1861Killed, Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg.
Wilson, George R.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred from the Veteran Reserve Corps, absent at muster out. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Wilson, George R.” states that he had transferred from the Veteran Reserve Corps to muster out with the company but that he was absent at when it actually did. It does not indicate either when or why he had been transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in the first place.
Warrener, AsaPrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred, July 25, 1862, to Battery A, 1st Pa. Artillery.
Warrener, HiramPrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred, July 25, 1862, to Battery A, 1st Pa. Artillery.
Wisener, William H.PrivateApr. 22, 1861Mustered out with the company, June 11, 1864.
Wingate, WilliamPrivateJul. 24, 1861Discharged, Feb. 1862, for wounds received in action, date unknown, engagement unknown. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Wingate, William” does not identify the engagement in which he was wounded.
Wetmore, JobPrivateApr. 22, 1861Transferred, July 1, 1861, to the Regimental Band, 6th Reserves. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Wetmore, Job” indicates that he joined Company H as a Private and transferred at an unknown date to the Regimental Band, 6th Reserves. He was discharged on Aug. 1, 1862. The reference to the Regimental Band, together with the discharge date, suggests that he was discharged (via Company H) around when the band of the 6th Reserves was disbanded on Aug. 10, 1862 (Bates).
Wetmore, AlmondPrivateAug. 13, 1862Transferred to the 191st reg. P. V., May 31, 1864, Vet.
Weatherbee, D. W.PrivateJul. 24, 1861Died, Sept. 15, 1862, of disease, at New York City. Editor’s note: in the Pennsylvania State Archives Civil War Veterans Card File 1861-1866, the record for “Weatherbee, D. W.” does not specify the nature of his illness. It gives the date of death as being Sept. 7, 1862, several days earlier than the Bates roll. It also notes that the rolls showed his name as “Wethebee.”