Muster Roll of the 2nd Philadelphia Guards

The 2nd Philadelphia Guards were assigned Company “G” of the 7th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.IN DATE.REMARKS
Chapman, John C.CaptainMay 27, 1861Resigned November 12, 1861
White, William W.CaptainApril 24, 1861Promoted to Captain, November 12, 1861; resigned November 11, 1862
Barrett, John A.CaptainMay 27, 1861Promoted to 1st Sergeant, May 27, 1861; to 1st Lt., November 12, 1861; to Captain, November 27, 1862; Bv. Major, March 13, 1865; captured May 5, 1864; discharged March 12, 1865
Howell, Lemuel1st LieutenantMay 27, 1861Resigned November 10, 1861
Reiley, Lewis H.1st LieutenantMay 27, 1861Promoted to Corporal, September 9, 1861; to Sergeant, October, 1862; to 1stLt., November 27, 1862; Bv. Captain, March 13, 1865; captured May 5, 1864; discharged March 12, 1865
Curtis, George R.2nd LieutenantMay 27, 1861Resigned November 16, 1861
Painter, William2nd LieutenantPromoted to Assistant Quarter Master, date unknown
Adair, John Dunlap2nd LieutenantApril21, 1861Promoted to 2d Lieutenant, December 18, 1861; to Captain and Assistant Commissary of Subsistence, staff of Gen. Meade, December 3, 1862
Fountain, Edward W.2nd LieutenantMay 27, 1861Promoted to 2d Lt., November 27, 1862; Bv. 1st Lt., March 13,1865; captured May 5, 1864; discharged March 11, 1865
Harper, William Wylie1st SergeantApril 21, 1861Promoted to 1st Sergeant, March 5, 1862; commissioned 2d Lt., August 1, 1862, not mustered; discharged onSurgeon’s Certificate, date unknown
Burr, John B.1st SergeantMay 27, 1861Promoted to Corporal, February 13, 1862; to 1st Sergeant, April 1, 1863; prisoner from May 5, 1864, to February 26, 1865; discharged March 28, 1865
Bartine, Charles P.SergeantMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, October 20, 1862
Gomersell, DanielSergeantMay 27, 1861Promoted to Sergeant, September 9, 1862; discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, January 31, 1863
Cuthbertson, SamuelSergeantJuly 11, 1861Transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May31, 1864; Vet
Saville, Lewis R.SergeantMay 27, 1861Promoted to Sergeant, August 1, 1863; missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Edgar, Wilford H.SergeantMay 27, 1861Promoted to Corporal, April 1, 1863; to Sergeant, August 1, 1863; prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville, November 5, 1864; grave, 11,834
Collins, ThomasSergeantMay 27, 1861Promoted to Corporal, April 1, 1863; to Sergeant, August 1, 1863; prisoner from May 5, to December 11, 1864; discharged February 25, 1865
Cain, William C.SergeantMay 27, 1861Deserted December 21, 1861
Derr, Charles H.CorporalMay 27, 1861Promoted to Corporal, September 9, 1861; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Banard, ArielCorporalMay 27, 1861Promoted to Corporal, July 27, 1861; discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, January 19, 1863
French, Ferris PriceCorporalMay 27, 1861Discharged to receive commission, June 25, 1862
Mullen, LukeCorporalMay 27, 1861Promoted to Corporal, July 27, 1861; missing in action at Bull Run, August 30, 1862
Short, FrancisCorporalMay 27, 1861Promoted to Corporal, August 1, 1863; missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Davis, Charles H.CorporalMay 27, 1861Killed at White Oak Swamp, Va., June 30, 1862
Farren, FrancisCorporalMay 27, 1861Deserted August 30, 1862
Cahill, PatrickCorporalMay 27, 1861Deserted August 30, 1862
McGuire, HenryCorporalMay 27, 1861Deserted February 27, 1864; Vet
Sheets, John H.MusicianMay 27, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Noble, JamesMusicianMay 27, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Arnot, DavidPrivateMay 28, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, October 3, 1862
Bell, JamesPrivateMay 27, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, December 1, 1863
Bell, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Captured at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; dischargedJanuary 31, 1865
Barnes, William H.PrivateMay 27, 1861Deserted October 11, 1862
Brown, PeterPrivateMay 27, 1861Deserted September, 1862
Carr, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Crouse, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Chadwick, SamuelPrivateFebruary 26, 1864Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; Vet
Callingford, ThomasPrivateMay 27, 1861Prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville,October 6, 1864; grave, 10,399
Carwin, JamesPrivateMay 27, 1861Died July 14, 1862, of wounds received at Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862
Dager, JohnPrivateMay 5, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Douglass, JosephPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, July 21, 1863
Dobson, JosiahPrivateMay 27, 1861Transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May 31, 1864; Vet
Delany, EdwardPrivateMay 27, 1861Prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville, September 19, 1864; grave, 9,289
Firth, ThomasPrivateMay 27, 1861Diseharged by order of War Department, September 10, 1861; minor
Fox, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged July 4, 1861; minor
Farren, JamesPrivateMay 27, 1861Prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville,August 21, 1864; grave, 6,365
Green, FrancisPrivateMay 27, 1861Captured at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; discharged June 21, 1865
Henry, JohnPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged July 19, 1861; minor
Hickman, JamesPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged April 23, 1862
Higgins, JohnPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, September 27, 1862
Hellings, Martin LutherPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, March 5, 1863
Haggerty, H. RPrivateMay 27, 1861Prisoner May 5, 1864; died November 4, 1864, at Andersonville, grave, 11,799
Hobson, Benjamin F.PrivateMay 27, 1861Prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville, September 2, 1864; grave, 7,568
Holdin, IsaacPrivateMay 27, 1861Prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville, September 30, 1864; grave, 10,070
Harps, JamesPrivateMay 27, 1861Died October 1, 1862, of wounds received at Antietam, September 17, 1862
Hinds, John H.PrivateMay 27, 1861Died at Camp Pierpont, Va., January 2, 1861
Haverland, WilliamPrivateJuly 11, 1861Deserted December 18, 1861
Helmbold, Benjamin F.PrivateMay 27, 1861Deserted June 10, 1862
McKnight, David.PrivateMay 27, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 1, 1864
McCombs, William H.PrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged July 19, 1861; minor
McKay, AlexanderPrivateMay 27, 1861ischarged on Surgeon’s Certificate, October 16, 1862
McCullough, JamesPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, April 16, 1863
Murray, AlexanderPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, May 6, 1863
Myers, William H.PrivateMay 27’61Prisoner from May 5, 1864, to February 27, 1865; discharged March 27, 1865
McGahey, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Deserted November, 1862
McDowell, DavidPrivateMay 27, 1861Deserted July 21, 1861
Nostall, PeterPrivateMay 27, 1861Captured May 5, 1864; discharged February 14, 1865
O’Neil, PatrickPrivateMay 27, 1861Deserted July 4, 1861
Pierce, HenryPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged July 4, 1861; minor
Pettit, ThomasPrivateMay 27, 1861Killed at Antietam, September 17, 1862
Roberts, Albert M.PrivateMay 27, 1861Promoted to Sergeant May 27, 1861; reduced June 8, 1862; discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, January 31, 1863
Ryan, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, May 29, 1863
Rich, IrwinPrivateMay 27, 1861Captured May 5, 1864; discharged February 25, 1865
Reinford, ThomasPrivateMay 27, 1861Deserted February 13, 1863
Shinn, FrederickPrivateMay 27, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Simpson, John H.PrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged July 19, 1861; minor
Sands, Charles H.PrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, October 14, 1862
Sloan Sr., BenjaminPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, May 1, 1862
Shinn, EdwardPrivateJuly 11, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, May 29, 1863
Selby, EdwardPrivateMay 27, 1861Transferred to Company C, August 8, 1861
Shaffer, HenryPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Smith, NicholasPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Stine, John C.PrivateMay 27, 1861Prisoner, September 17, 1862; died at Andersonville, July 29, 1864; grave, 4,228
Stiner, JacobPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Sloan, ChristopherPrivateMay 27, 1861Killed at Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862
Sloan, Benjamin, Jr.PrivateMay 27, 1861Killed at Antietam, September 17, 1862
Steelman, ThomasPrivateMay 27, 1861Died March 10, 1862, at Philadelphia
Smith, William H.PrivateMay 27, 1861Transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May 31, 1864; Vet
Staller, JohnPrivateMay 27, 1861Dserted August 30, 1862
Tieman, Charles H.PrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 5, 1863
Taylor, Charles H.PrivateJuly 11, 1861Deserted August 30, 1862
Wilkey, Benjamin F.PrivateMay 27, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 10, 1864; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Ward, JohnPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, May, 1862
White, Henry C.PrivateNovember 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, Sept, 8, 1862. *Brother of Capt. William W. White, Company G.See letter from Capt. W. W. White, Co. G regarding Seven Days Campaign.
Warnock, IsaacPrivateMay 27, 1861Absent-in arrest-at muster out
White, SimonPrivateJuly 11, 1861Transferred to Signal Corps, August 23, 1861
Willis, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; Vet
Woodburn, JosephPrivateJuly 11, 1861Prisoner, May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville, November 1, 1864; grave, 11,722
White, AlbionPrivateJuly 10, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; Vet
White, Henry C.PrivateSeptember 3, 1863Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Wilcox, John H.PrivateMay 27, 1861Died at Camp Pierpont, Va., December 31, 1861
Williman, ZephPrivateMay 27, 1861Deserted February 19, 1863
Yeager, Henry S.PrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at White Oak Swamp, Va., June 30, 1862