Muster Roll of the Iron Artillerists

The Iron Artillerists were assigned Company “C” of the 7th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.IN DATE.REMARKS
Lantz, Elijah G.CaptainApril 24, 1861Dismissed April 27, 1862. Webmaster Note: Lantz was dishonorably discharged from the Army; he was caught trying to defraud the Government.See Microfilm Group, PA State Archives
McCauley, Levi GheenCaptainJune 13, 1861Promoted to 1st Lt., January 1, 1862; to Captain, July 20, 1863; wounded with loss of arm, June 30, 1862; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, December 8, 1863
Livengood, EliasCaptainMay 27, 1861Discharged November 7, 1861
Snowwhite, Ernest H. A. 1st LieutenantMay 27, 1861Promoted to 2d Lt., November 10, 1862; to 1st Lt., July 20, 1863; Bv. Captain, March 13, 1865; captured May 6, 1864; discharged March 12, 1865
Vanstavoren, James2nd LieutenantMay 27, 1861Discharged November 7, 1861
Lantz, Henry Harrison2nd LieutenantMay: 27, 1861Promoted to 2d Lt., November 7, 1861; discharged November 10, 1862Henry Harrison Lantz is the name given for this office in the Regimental Papers in the PA State Archives.
Cunningham, James2nd LieutenantMay 27, 1861Promoted to Sergeant April 30, 1862; to 1st Sergeant, November 10, 1862; to 2d Lt., July 20, 1863; Bv. 1st Lt., March 13, 1865; captured May 6, 1864; discharged March 12, 1865
Knoch, Augustus F.1st SergeantMay 27, 1861Reduced in ranks July 10, ’61. Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, April 21, 1862. Samuel Bates’ ‘History of PA Volunteers’ does not list this man as ever being an NCO. Added by webmaster.
Hoy, James1st SergeantMay 27, 1861Deserted February 23, 1862. Bates’ muster rolls do not credit this man with holding the rank of First Sergeant, however, numerous papers on file at the PA State Archives indicate that as of Nov 12, 1861, this man was operating as the company’s First Sergeant.
Leininger, Peter1st SergeantMay 27, 1861Promoted to 1st Sergeant, August 1, 1863; missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Anderson, James C.SergeantMay 27, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864. Webmaster Note: On various company documentation, this man is listed as, and signs his name as “Serg’t. Jas. C. Anderson”. Bates’ has this man listed as a Private.
Hoffman, Edwin M.SergeantMay 27, 1861Promoted to Corporal, March 26, 1862; to Sergeant, August 1, 1863; mustered out with Company June 16, 1864
Siegrist, John E.SergeantMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 17, 1863
Rank, William H.SergeantMay 27, 1861Transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May 31, 1864; Vet
Wagner, MichaelSergeantMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Bates, AlexanderSergeantMay 27, 1861Promoted to Sergeant, May 26, 1863; discharged February 27, 1865
Lantz, Madison C.CorporalMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, November 8, 1862
Fox, John H.CorporalMay 27, 1861Prisoner from May 5, 1864, to February 27, 1865; discharged March 27, 1865
Carmany, CorneliusCorporalMay 27, 1861Prisoner from May 5, 1864, to March 4, 1865; discharged April 1, 1865
Cunningham, WilliamCorporalMay 27, 1861Captured May 6, 1864; mustered out May 18, 1865
Landis, Andrew M.CorporalMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Shutter, John AllisonMusicianMay 27, 1861He enlisted in 1861 as a drummer, showing his age 17. He was actually 11. He was wounded at Gaines Mill in June 1862 and spent about a year recovering at Fortress Monroe and D.C.Name modification and additional information supplied by Descendant, Kimberly Gaston. Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 2, 1863
Bentz, DanielMusicianMay 27, 1861Transferred to l90th Regiment P. V., May 31, 1864; Vet
Aures, JohnPrivateMay 27, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 14, 1864
Alexander, Jas C.PrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864
Aderhold, Fred’kPrivateMay 27, 1861Died of wounds, November 19, 1862, at Frederick
Ault, HenryPrivateMay 27, 1861Died at Camp Pierpont, Va., December 17, 1861
Arndt, JacobPrivateMay 27, 1861Deserted December 11, 1862
Berkheiser, JacobPrivateMay 27, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Bomgardner, NichPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, April 1, 1862
Boyer, HenryPrivateAugust 27, 1862Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 16, 1863
Beamedefer, HenryPrivateMay 27, 1861Transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May 31, 1864; Vet
Blanksby, JamesPrivateMay 27, 1861Died at Savage Station, Va., of wounds received July 1, 1862
Berkheiser, Nich.PrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, January 15, 1863
Curry, ThomasPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, January 30, 1863
Carmany, JohnPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, January 27, 1863
Campbell, JamesPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, August 18, 1863
Clouser, JacobPrivateMay 27, 1861Prisoner from May 6, 1864, to March 1, 1865; discharged March 27, 1865
Cook, MichaelPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Curry, LeviPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Cassidy, PatrickPrivateJuly 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Colbeck, GeorgePrivateMay 27, 1861Deserted September 19, 1862
Doling, JohnPrivateAugust 27, 1862Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, December 7, 1863
Dillman, HenryPrivateMay 27, 1861Prisoner; died at Richmond, Va., January 8, 1863; burial record, January 2, 1862
Early, Benjamin F.PrivateMay 27, 1861Prisoner from May 5, 1864, to March 3, 1865; discharged April 8, 1865
Eisenhaner, Wm.PrivateMay. 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Elfsman, MaxPrivateMay 27, 1861Drowned near Fortress Monroe, August 15, 1862
Frederick, MichaelPrivateMay 27, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Foerster, FrederickPrivateMay 27, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 14, 1864
Fox, EdwardPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, October 18, 1862
Fulmer, WendlingPrivateMay 27, 1861Transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May 3, 1864; Vet
Gross, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, May 2, 1863
Geesey, HenryPrivateAugust 20, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, October 3, 1863
Good, JosiahPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action, May 30, 1864; Vet
Gensler, JohnPrivateMay 27, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, Va., June 27, 1862
Gardner, JosephPrivateMay. 27, 1861Killed at South Mountain, September 14, 1862
Ghristwite, AbramPrivateMay 27, 1861Deserted March 14, 1862
Hinkle, ThomasPrivateJuly 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, November 31, 1862
Hinkle, JonasPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864
Hornberger, G.PrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Haas, Adam T.PrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Heagy, PeterPrivateMay 27, 1861Died at Washington, January 29, 1863, of wounds; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery
Keefer, DanielPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, October 29, 1862
Karstetter, JacobPrivateMay 31, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, September 15, 1862
Kash, Henry.PrivateJuly 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, May 23, 1863
Keesey, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Kohlin, JosephPrivateMay 28, 1861Died of wounds received at the Battle of Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862. Webmaster Note: I recently obtained a clothing document for this soldier, and written in bold red ink over this document reads: “Died of wounds at the Battle of Mechanics[ville] June 26, 1862.” Bates’ has this man listed as “Missing in action at Charles City Cross Roads, June 30, 1862,” this record has been corrected.
Koch, AlexanderPrivateSeptember 1, 1862Deserted September 6, 1862
Lynch, JohnPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, October 8, 1862
Longnecker, J. B.PrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, November 8, 1862
Lantz, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Captured May 6, 1864; died at Andersonville, October 21, 1864; grave, 11,255
Lantz, John C.PrivateJanuary 29, 1862Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Lorah, HenryPrivateMay 27, 1861Died at Camp Tenally, Md., September 18, 1861
Lascomb, Samuel W.PrivateAugust 20, 1861Killed at Charles City Cross Roads, June 30, 1862
Myers, JamesPrivateMay 27, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
McCauley, James NielPrivateJuly 8, 1861Discharged July 8, 1863. James was the younger brother of Levi Gheen McCauley. He was, previous to his service in the 7th Reserves, a member of Co. D, 27th New York Infantry. He was wounded and taken prisoner at the First Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861.
Miller, EverhartPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, April 21, 1862
Miller, RobertPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864
Miller, HenryPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864
Miller, Samuel P.PrivateJanuary 29, 1862Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Mellinger, John H.PrivateMay 27, 1861Captuired May 6, 1864; died at Andersonville, September 1, 1864; grave, 7,512
Menkell, C. F. A.PrivateSeptember 8, 1862Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864
Miller, HeinrickPrivateMay 27, 1861Died August 20, 1862; buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, Pa.
Owens, CharlesPrivateMay 27, 1861Mustered out with Company, June 16, 1864
Oaks, WilliamPrivateAugust 20, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 7, 1862
Peffly, JosephPrivateJanuary 29, 1862Prisoner from May 6, 1864, to February 26, 1865; discharged July 8, 1865; Vet
Plaster, JacobPrivateMay 27, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, Va., June 27, 1862
Rettner, GeorgePrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, May 23, 1863
Readinger, DavidPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864 -Vet
Reigel, DanielPrivateSeptember 10, 1862Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864. Bates has this soldiers surname as “Riegal” but it is spelled “Reigel” in his pension.
Ryan, PeterPrivateJune 7, 1861Missing in action at Charles City Cross Roads, June 30; 1862
Ritter, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Dismissed by court martial at Camp Curtin, date unknown
Stabel, CharlesPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, November 8, 1862
Snyder, JohnPrivateMay. 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 30, 1862
Shott, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, November 6, 1863
Shultz, DanielPrivateMay 27, 1861Transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May 31, 1864; Vet
Shepler, WilliamPrivateMay. 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Stoever, EdwardPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Sherk, MiltonPrivateJuly 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864
Stark, Martin N.PrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Strausberger, CharlesPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864
Spancake, LeonardPrivateAugust 29, 1862Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864
Small, Benjamin F.PrivateMay 27, 1961Died at Baltimore, February 17, 1864
Selby, EdwardPrivateMay 27, 1861Deserted September 6, 1861
Trafford, Samuel B.PrivateMay 27, 1861Prisoner from May 5, 1864, to March 1, 1865; discharged March 27, 1865
Uhler, Reuben D.PrivateMay 27, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, Va., June 27, 1862
Wagner, John F.PrivateMay 27, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, October 6, 1862
Witman, HenryPrivateMay 27, 1861Transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May 31, 1864; Vet
Weik, EliasPrivateMay 27, 1861Transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May 31, 1864; Vet
Waite, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Weik, ThomasPrivateFeb. 5, 1864Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864
Weik, HenryPrivateFebruary 10, 1864Missing in action at Bethesda Church, May 30, 1864
Warner, JosephPrivateAugust 26, 1862Prisoner from May 5, 1864, to April 9, 1865; discharged May 30, 1865
Wittell, John H.PrivateMay 27, 1861Killed at South Mountain, September 14, 1862
Whitehall, JohnPrivateNot on muster-out roll
Young, JeremiahPrivateJanuary 29, 1862Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; Vet
Yocum, CyrusPrivateAugust 20, 1862Missing in action at Wilderness, May 6, 1864
Young, WilliamPrivateMay 27, 1861Missing in action at Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862