Muster Roll of the Cumberland Guards

The Cumberland Guards were assigned Company “H” of the 7th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.IN DATE.REMARKS
Totten, JosephCaptainMay 28, 1861Promoted to Lieutenent Colonel, June 26, 1861
Zinn, Henry I.CaptainMay 28, 1861Promoted to Captain, June 28, 1861; resigned November 30, 1861
King, Samuel B.CaptainMay 28, 1861Promoted to 1st Lieut., June 28, 1861; to Captain, December 1, 1861; brevet Major, March 13, 1865; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Prowell, Samuel M.1st LieutenantMay 28, 1861Promoted to 2d Lt., June 28, 1861; to 1st Lt., December 1, 1861; resigned September 17, 1862
Zug, Jacob T.1st LieutenantMay 28, 1861Promoted to 2d Lt., December 1, 1861; to 1st Lt., September 17, 1862; wounded, with loss of arm, December 13, 1862; resigned June 12, 1863
Heffelfinger, Jacob1st LieutenantMay 28, 1861Promoted to Sergeant, November 30, 1861; to 1st Sergeant, February 1, 1863; to 2d Lt., March 1, 1863; to 1st Lt., July 31, 1863; Bv. Captain, March 13, 1864; prisoner from May 5, 1864, to March 1, 1865; discharged March 11, 1865
Comfort, George W.2nd LieutenantMay 28, 1861Promoted to 1st Sergeant, September 2, 1863; to 2d Lt., September 22,1862; killed at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Hurst, Templeton Brandon2nd LieutenantJuly 17, 1861Promoted to Corporal, December 1, 1862; to 1st Sergeant, April 1, 1863; to 2d Lt., June 12, 1863; Bv. 1st Lt. and Captain, March 13, 1865; prisoner from May 5, 1864, toMarch, 1, 1865; discharged March 12, 1865
McLane, John W.1st SergeantJuly 18, 1861Promoted to Corporal, October 1, 1861; to 1st Sergeant, July31, 1863; prisoner from May 5, to December 6, 1864; discharged June 26, 1865; Vet
Cook, John W.1st SergeantMay 28, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 11, 1864
Smith, Isaac G.SergeantMay 28, 1861Promoted to Sergeant, June 28, 1861; dischargedon Surgeon’s Certificate, October 1, 1862
Clark, Joseph NelsonSergeantMay 28, 1861Promoted to Sergeant, June 28,1861; captured May 5, 1864; discharged February 22, 1865
Eichelberger, WilliamSergeantMay 28, 1861Promoted to Corporal, October 1, 1861; to Sergeant, December 1,1862; prisoner from May 5 to December 11, 1864; discharged March 17, 1865
Mooney, Joseph B.SergeantMay 28, 1861Promoted to Corporal, May 8, 1861; to Sergeant, Jan, 1, 1863; died at Annapolis, Md., December 24, 1864
Prowell, Cortland S.CorporalMay 28, 1861Promoted to Corporal, February 1, 1863; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Armstrong, John W.CorporalMay 28, 1861Promoted to Corporal, November 30, 1861; dischargedon Surgeon’s Certificate, October 21, 1862
Day, Jacob F.CorporalMay 28, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 22, 1862
Leib, HenryCorporalOctober 2, 1861Promoted to Corporal, September 2, 1862; wounded in action; discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, April 20, 1863
Noble, ArmstrongCorporalMay 28, 1861Promoted to Corporal, May 9, 1863; captured May 5,1864; discharged January 19, 1865
Williams, Jacob C.CorporalOctober 2, 1861Promoted to Corporal, July 27, 1862; missing in action at Bethesda Church, May 30, 1864; Vet
Durnbaugh, WilliamCorporalMay 28, 1861Promoted to Corporal, July 21, 1863; captured May5, 1864; discharged April 10, 1865
Swisher, Edward HazeCorporalSeptember 30, 1861Captured May 5, 1864; discharged May 29, 1865; Vet
Hoover, Daniel M.CorporalJuly 15, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Uhler, George A.MusicianMay 28, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1861
Lighty, WilliamMusicianMay 28, 1861Transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May 31, 64; Vet
Axe, Titus McKensiePrivateMay 28, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Ashenfelter, DanielPrivateMay 28, 1861Wounded; discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 18, 1863
Arnot, DavidPrivateMay 28, 1861Transferred to Company G, July 18, 1861
Achar, Thomas J.PrivateMarch 14, 1864Prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville, July 28, 1864; grave, 4,143
Anthony, JohnPrivateMay 28, 1861Died October 22, 1862, of wounds received at Antietam, September 17, 1862
Brenneman, JosephPrivateMay 28, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Beatty, WilliamPrivateMay 28, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Buck, AdamnPrivateJuly 18, 1861Wounded; discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate,February 28, 1863
Bryan, GardnerPrivateJuly 17, 1861Captured May 5, 1864; discharged February 15, 1865
Blosser, JonasPrivateJuly 17, 1861Prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville,September 11, 1864; grave, 8,413
Bowen, Levi A.PrivateDecember 17, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; Vet
Bolinger, AbrahamPrivateFebruary 11, 1864Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Barstall, MaxPrivateMay 28, 1861Killed at Bull Run, August 30, 1862
Beaverson, CharlesPrivateMay 28, 1861Killed at Antietam, September 17, 1862
Baker, BenjaminPrivateMay 28, 1861Killed at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Crone, WilliamPrivateJuly 18, 1861Wounded at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Coover, Samuel D.PrivateAugust 25, 1862Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, January 15, 1864
Comfort, George A.PrivateOctober 2, 1861Wounded; discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate,January 5, 1863
Connor, ThomasPrivateAugust 5, 1862Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 15, 1864
Cook, William H.PrivateMay 28, 1861Prisoner from May 5, to December 11, 1864; discharged February 25, 1865
Chapman, Joshua J.PrivateFebruary 13, 1864Prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville,June 30, 1864; grave, 2,713
Cromleigh, SobescasPrivateMay 18, 1861Prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville, October 4, 1864; grave, 10,283; Vet
Conrad, David W.PrivateMarch 25, 1864Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Cromleigh, FrederickPrivateMissing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Clark, James RicheyPrivateJuly 17, 1861Died at Camp Pierpont, Va., December 17, 1861
Devinney, William H.PrivateMay 28, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 12, 1863
Dougherty, John B.PrivateMay 28, 1861Wounded in action; discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, January 15, 1863
Dravenstadt, AlfredPrivateMay 28, 1861Transferred to U. S. Regular army, November 7, 1862
Durnbaugh, Joseph A.PrivateJuly 17, 1861Transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May 31, 1864; Vet
Devlin, JohnPrivateMay 28, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Eberly, Benjamin F.PrivateMay 28, 1861Transferred to U. S. Signal Corps, October 13, 1862
Ellis, Frank B.PrivateMay 28, 1861Missing in actionat Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Egolf, JosephPrivateMay 28, 1861Prisoner from May 5, 1864, to April 28, 1865; discharged May 29, 1865
Free, GeorgePrivateMay 28, 1861Discharged August 12, 1864
Filler, HenryPrivateMay 28, 1861Wounded, with loss of arm; discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, November 4, 1862
Fagan, JohnPrivateAugust 25, 1862Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, December 1, 1863
Goodyear, Henry M.PrivateMay 28, 1861Missingin action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; Vet
Good, Samuel L.PrivateJuly 17, 1861Deserted October 7, 1862
Hamacher, Winfield S.PrivateDied March 4, 1865.
Hood, JohnPrivateMay 28, 1861Died at Annapolis, December 29, 1864
Hunter, LeonidasPrivateAugust 5, 1862Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, January 31, 1863
Hoover, AbrahamPrivateMay 28, 1861Dishonorably discharged, September 16, 1862. Further information reads: “In the case of Abraham Hoover, late Private, Company ‘H,’ 7th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, sentenced by a General Court Martial ‘To forfeit to the United States all pay and allowances that may be due him; to be dishonorably discharged the service of the United States, and be confined, at hard labor, on the public works, for two (2) years, at such place as the Commanding General may direct,’ and now confined at Fort Delaware, as promulgated in General Orders, No. 26, Headquarters Military Governor, Alexandria, Virginia, September 16, 1863, the sentence is remitted, and he will be immediately released. BY ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: E. D. TOWNSEND, Assitant Adjutant General.”
Harris, Samuel R.PrivateMay 28, 1861Promoted to lst Sergeant, December 1, 1861; reduced September 2, 1862; transferred to U. S. Regular army, November 7, 1862
Hess, JacobPrivateMay 28, 1861Captured May 5, 1864; discharged November 3, 1864
Hester, JosephPrivateAugust 5, 1862Prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville, July 18, 1864; grave, 3,563
Heiges, George M.PrivateApril 4, 1864Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Hoover, Daniel C.PrivateApril 10, 1864Missing in action at Bethesda Church, May 30, 1864
Hoover, Simon P.PrivateApril 10, 1864Prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville,September 3,1864; grave, 7,682
Hess, MichaelPrivateMay 28, 1861Died at Richmond, Va., January 14, 1863, of wounds received at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Irrgang, JohnPrivateMay 28, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 26, 1862
Ilgenfritz, EmanuelPrivateMay 28, 1861Transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May 31, 1864; Vet
Jones, Lewis L.PrivateMay 28, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 15, 1864
Kimmel, John A.PrivateMay 28, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, December 6, 1863; mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
King, Peter J.PrivateMay 28, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, November 16, 1862
Kiscadden, LutherPrivateJuly 18, 1861Transferred to U. S. Regular army, December 5, 1862
Kutz, DanielPrivateMay 28, 1861Captured May 5, 1864; discharged January 31, 1865
Kauffman, Abram C.PrivateDecember 17, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; Vet
Kauffman, GeorgePrivateDecember 17, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; Vet
Kreiger, Ross H.PrivateFebruary 15, 1864Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Komes, SamuelPrivateMarch 31, 1864Prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville, September 21, 1864
Krall, HenryPrivateMay 28, 1861Died December 10, 1862, of wounds received at Bull Run, August 30, 1862
Kosier, EliPrivateMay 28, 1861Deserted August 29, 1862
Kline, William W.PrivateMarch 7, 1864Not on muster-out roll
Lamont, JohnPrivateMay 28, 1861Wounded May 23, 1864; absent, in hospital, at mustered out
Lauck, JacobPrivateMay 28, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, November 15, 1862
Leininger, JohnPrivateMay 28, 1861Transferred to Band, September 16, 1861
Lyons, MichaelPrivateMay 28, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; Vet
McCormick, Simon C.PrivateJuly 10, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, May 7, 1863
McClure, DavidPrivateMay 28, 1861Discharged February 12, 1863, for wounds received in action
Martin, JacksonPrivateFebruary 15, 64Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Menear, JessePrivateMay 28, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Mountz, Jacob P.PrivateMay 28, 1861Deserted August 29, 1862; returned; dishonorably discharged, January 10, 1867
Mohler, AbnerPrivateMay 28, 1861Deserted August 29, 1862
McClellan, WilliamPrivateMay 28, 1861Not on muster-out roll
Owen, EastmanPrivateApril 12, 1864Not on muster-out roll
Plank, David A.PrivateJuly 18, 1861Discharged September 21, 1861, for wounds received acidentally
Palmer, George W.PrivateOctober 2, 1861Prisoner from May 5, 1864, to February 26, 1865; discharged April 8,1865
Pretz, HarryPrivateMarch 7, 1864Transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May 31,1864
Robinson, GeorgePrivateFebruary 11, 1864Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Smith, Thomas D.PrivateMay 28, 1861Transferred to Band, September 16, 1861; returned to Company, August 8, 1862; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, December 1, 1863
Strook, William E.PrivateMay 28, 1861Discharged September 29, 1862, for wounds received in action
Shaffner, William I.PrivateJuly 17, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 23, 1863
Smith, Wilson O.PrivateMay 28, 1861Discharged March 26, 1863, for wounds received in action
Siders, IsaiahPrivateMay 28, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 15, 1864
Smith, Franklin A.PrivateMay 28, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Smith, SolomonPrivateMay 28’61Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Shaffer, AddisonPrivateMay 28, 1861Captured May 6, 1864; discharged February 8, 1865
Seabolt, GeorgePrivateMay 28, 1861Missing inaction at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; Vet
Smith, DavidPrivateJuly 17, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; Vet
Shafer, HenryPrivateOctober 2, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; Vet
Steigleinan, IsaiahPrivateMarch 31, 1864Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Smith, George W.PrivateJuly 17, 1861Killed accidentally, July 20, 1861
Shroeder, WilliamPrivateMay 28, 1861Deserted December 11, 1862
Stevens, ZeperiahPrivateN/ACaptured at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville Prison. Read Book Chapter
Tolbert, BenjaminPrivateMay 28, 1861Captured May 5, 1864; discharged February 14, 1865
Vanfossen, John W.PrivateMay 28, 1861Killed at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Weltz, JacobPrivateMay 28, 1861Prisoner May 30, 1864; died at Andersonville, Ga., October 2, 1864; grave, 10,229. Webmaster Note: Last name also spelled “Welty” – but according to Pension File it is “Weltz”.
Warner, MiltonPrivateMay 28, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864
Weatherald, Henry W.PrivateJuly 18, 1861Prisoner May 5, 1864; died at Andersonville, November 22, 1864; grave, 12123. Bates gives this man’s name as “E. N. Wetherald.”
Wood, JacobPrivateFebruary 13, 1864Missing in action at Wilderness, May 5, 1864. Surname spelled “Ward” in Bates.
Wesley, SamuelPrivateMay 28, 1861Died at Richmond, Va.. August 11, 1862
Zinn, Edward P.PrivateMay 28, 1861Promoted to Sergeant Major, June 28, 1861