Muster Roll of the Field & Staff, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

The Field & Staff Officers of the 7th Pennsylvania Reserves.

NAME.RANK.IN DATE.REMARKS
Harvey, Elisha BoanergesColonelJune 26, 1861Resigned. July 4, 1862
Bolinger, Henry ClayColonelApril 24, 1862Promoted to Lt. Colonel, May 5, 1862; to Colonel, August 1 1862; Brevet Brigadier General, March 13, 1865; discharged August 19, 1864
Totten, JosephLieutenant ColonelMay 8, 1861Promoted to Lt. Colonel, June 26, 1861; resigned May 5, 1862
Henderson, Robert MillerLieutenant ColonelApril 21, 1861Promoted from Captain, Company A to Lieut. Colonel, July 4, 1862; brevet Colonel and brevet Brigadier General, March 13, 1865; resigned April 30, 1863
Lyman, Chauncey AlmeronLieutenant ColonelApril 24, 1861Promoted to Major, June 26, 1861; to Lt. Colonel, July 25, 1863; resigned February 21, 1864
Speece, LeGrand BancroftMajorJune 13, 1861Promoted to Major, July 25, 1863; Brevet Lt. Colonel, March 13, 1865; captured May 5, 1864; discharged March 12, 1865
King, Samuel B.MajorJune 13, 18611st Lt., Co. H, June 28, 1861, to Captain December 1, 1861. Brevet Major March 13, 1865.
Sharp, Alexander BradyAdjutantApril 21, 1861Promoted to Adjutant, July 3, 1861; resigned July 15, 1862; to General Ord”s Staff
Harvey, William JamesonAdjutantApril 15, 1861Promoted to Adjutant, November 20, 1861; resigned November 25, 1862
Stout, Charles MinerAdjutantJuly 27, 1861Promoted to Adjutant, December 2, 1862; dismissed November 12, 1864. Webmaster Note: Hand written orders state Stout was dismissed by General Court Martial on January 3, 1864.
Hastings, James L.AdjutantApril 24, 1861Promoted to Sergeant. Major, May 3 1863; to Adjutant, March 24, 1864; Brevet Captain, March 13, 1865; discharged March 27, 1865. Webmaster Note: Hasting”s was probably captured at either the Wilderness Battle or Bethesda Church in 1864. A Special Order (No. 147) found in the State Archives gives Hastings a Discharge from Service; the reason he was discharged was because he was an “escaped prisoner of war”
Lane, Charles A.QuartermasterJune 13, 1861Promoted to Regimental Quarter Master, June 26, 1861; resigned July 9, 1862
Cogley, John A.QuartermasterApril 24, 1861Promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant, June 26, 1861; to 1st Lt. and Quarter Master, August 1, 1862; Brevet Captain, March 13, 1865; mustered out with Regiment, June 16, 1864
Green, Alfred W.SurgeonJune 5, 1861Resigned January 18, 1863. [See New York Times ArticleNew York Times, Dated February 12, 1863.]
Bishop, J. LanderSurgeonAugust 26, 1862Promoted Surgeon February 7, 1863; discharged June 7, 1864. Webmaster Note: Bishop was granted a leave of absense “…for ninety days, from June 15, 1864, to assist Mr. C. G Kennedy, Superintendent of the Census, in preparing the forthcoming Report on Manufactures, provided his regiment is in service and that his Medical Director can spare him.”American Medical Times, Edited by George F. Shrady, pg. 252
Jones, ThomasAssistant SurgeonJune 5, 1861Promoted Surgeon 8th Pennsylvania Reserves, September 12, 1862
Ross, Robert WhiteAssistant SurgeonAugust 2, 1862Dismissed April 6, 1863
Hornet, VolneyAssistant SurgeonSeptember 12, 1862Absent, sick, at muster out
Hunt, Thomas P.ChaplainAugust 12, 1861Resigned July 16, 1862
Furman, Adoniram JudsonChaplainSeptember 25, 1862Mustered out with Regiment, June 16, 1864. Baptist, Died 1918.
Zinn, Edward PaxtonSergeant MajorMay 2, 1861Promoted to Sergeant Major, June 28, 1861; to 2d Lieutenant, Company I, April 7, 1862
Robinson, James StewartSergeant MajorJune 13, 1861Promoted to Sergeant Major, April 1, 1862; to 2d Lieutenant, Company F, March 1, 1863
Clark, Joseph NelsonSergeant MajorMay 28, 1861Promoted to Sergeant, June 28,1861; captured May 5, 1864; discharged February 22, 1865. According to the Historical Review of Dauphin County, Nelson was “…mustered out of service at Philadelphia as sergeant major.”
Brown, George W.Quartermaster SergeantJuly 16, 1861Promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant, October 1, 1862; mustered out with Regiment, June 16, 1864
Stover, John C.Commissary SergeantApril 22, 1861Promoted to Commissary Sergeant, October 1, 1862; mustered out with Regiment, June 16, 1864
Ross, Robert CummingsCommissary SergeantSeptember 10, 1861Promoted from Sergeant of Company D to Commissary Sergeant, November 28, 1861; wounded in action, June 30, 1862; taken prisoner and died. Cousin of Captain William W. White, Company D & G, 7th Reserves. Bates’ “History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers” has this officer listed as “Ross Cummings.”
Gibson, William H.Hospital StewardMay 31, 1861Promoted to Hospital Steward, June 27, 1861; mustered out with Regiment, June 16, 1864
Kleintop, NathanPrincipal MusicianJuly 19, 1861Promoted to Principal Musician, January 1, 1862; mustered out with Regiment, June 16, 1864
Karslake, WilliamMusicianSeptember 24, 1861Not on muster out roll
Lewis, EdwardMusicianSeptember 24, 1861Not on muster out roll
Palmer, Jacob W.MusicianNot on muster out roll
Wagner, David K.MusicianNot on muster out roll.
Steck, Michael (Dr.)SutlerSeptember 29, 1961Appointed Sutler of the 7th Regiment on September 29th, 1861. Resigned May 25th, 1863.Sypher