Muster Roll of the Armstrong Rifles

The Armstrong Rifles were assigned Company “A” of the 8th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from Armstrong and Butler Counties, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.IN DATE.REMARKS
Cantwell, Lawrence S.CaptainApril 22, 1861Resigned December 4, 1861. Name also shown as “Lawrence L. Cantwell.”
Henry, James G.CaptainApril 22, 1861Promoted from 1st Sergeant, December 4, 1861; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
McManus, Felix1st LieutenantApril 22, 1861Resigned December 30, 1861
McCandless, Samuel1st LieutenantJuly 3, 1861Promoted to 1st Lieutenant, December 31, 1861; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Cook, George W.2nd LieutenantApril 22, 1861Dismissed January 30, 1862
Murray, Patrick H.2nd LieutenantApril 22, 1861Promoted from Sergeant, January 30, 1862; resignedMarch 12, 1863, for wounds received in action
Alward, John E.2nd LieutenantApril 22, 1861Promoted from Sergeant, to 2d Lieut. September 14, 1863; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Dickey, William H.1st SergeantApril 23, 1861Discharged December 19, 1863, for wounds received in action
Williams, Wilson A.1st SergeantApril 23, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Wick, Henry M.SergeantApril 23, 1861Promoted to Sergeant; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Huston, Thomas M.SergeantApril 22, 1861Promoted from Corporal; killed at Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862
Elliott, Andrew J.SergeantApril 22, 1861Promoted from Corporal; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Kline, RobertSergeantJuly 10, 1861Promoted to Corporal; to Sergeant; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Hill, Daniel W.SergeantApril 22, 1861Promoted to Sergeant; mustered out with Company,May 24, 1864
Shackhouse, V. F.SergeantDied August 20, 1864; buried at Hampton, Va.
Weaver, Benjamin F.CorporalMay 15, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
McGeary, John S.CorporalApril 23, 1861Died February 6, 1863, of wounds received at Fredericksburg buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
Hoss, ChristopherCorporalJuly 6, 1861Died January 3, 1863, of wounds received at Fredericksburg; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
Truby, James H.CorporalJune 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 18, 1862
Baily, Alexander J.CorporalApril 22, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Furnee, Scott W.CorporalApril 23, 1861Wounded at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Jack, William G.CorporalJune 22, 1861Promoted from Musician; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Shawl, Richard M.CorporalApril 23, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24,1864
Casserly, ThomasCorporalAugust 20, 1862Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Douze, Jerome C.CorporalApril 23, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Troutner, WilliamCorporalApril 23, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15,1864; Vet
Lines, S. E.CorporalDied June 18, 1864; buried near Meade Station, Va.
Jack, Henry O.MusicianMay 15, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Atkinson, George B.PrivateMay 15, 1861Absent, sick, at muster out
Armstrong, LeePrivateJuly 6, 1861Killed at Charles City Cross Roads, June 30, 1862
Anderson, CoursanPrivateJuly 6, 1861Died January 2, 1863, of wounds received at Fredericksburg; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
Brown, Joseph Q.PrivateApril 22, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Brennan, JohnPrivateApril 23, 1861Wounded at Spottsylvania C. H., May 8, 1864; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Brooks, HenryPrivateMay 7, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Bell, JamesPrivateJuly 6, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Barnett, William. H.PrivateMay 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, March 20, 1863
Badger, Mathew P.PrivateApril 23, 1861Died of wounds received at Charles City Cross Roads, June 30, 1862
Barnett, William W.PrivateJanuary 27, 1862Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Baker, JamesPrivateJanuary 27, 1862Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Bolinger, JacobPrivateAugust 15, 1862Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Broadhead, D. FrankPrivateN/AN/A See Pension Card
Brown, AndrewPrivateFebruary 10, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Crumey, John C.PrivateApril 22, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Clark, James C.PrivateMay 4, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Crouch, William S.PrivateApril 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 8, 1862
Campbell, Knox G.PrivateJanuary 27, 1862Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Croll, John F.PrivateApril 22, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Christy, James R.PrivateApril 23, 1861Died September 8, 1862; buried at Military AsylumCemetery, Washington, D. C.
Campbell, JohnPrivateJuly 6, 1861Killed at Bull Run, August 30, 1862
Davis, David W.PrivateApril 23, 1861Wounded at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Duncan, Robert B.PrivateJuly 6, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
De Haven, William L.PrivateApril 22, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Davidson, Alexander S.PrivateAugust 20, 1862Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Elgin, DanielPrivateJuly 23, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Espy, FrederickPrivateApril 22, 1861Transferred to 6th U. S. Cavalry, November 12, 1862
Fuller, Benjamin F.PrivateJuly 6, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Gallagher, HughPrivateApril 23, 1861Transferred to 6th U. S. Cavalry, November 12, 1862
Galbraith, George H.PrivateMay 15, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Green, John F.PrivateApril 25, 1861Killed at Charles City Cross Roads, June 30, 1862
Grey, AaronPrivateJuly 6, 1861Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
Heiner, John H.PrivateApril 25, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Hammond, John D.PrivateApril 25, 1861Wounded at Bull Run, August 30, 1862; absent at muster out
Hunter, Joseph W.PrivateApril 25, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Henry, NelsonPrivateSeptember 10, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 4, 1863
Isaacson, John P.PrivateApril 25, 1861Wounded at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Jordon, Joseph C.PrivateMay 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 1, 1862
Klingensmith, George W.PrivateApril 23, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Keys, JohnPrivateJuly 6, 1861Absent, on detached service, at muster out
Kritzer, DavidPrivateApril 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 4, 1863
King, Jonas J.PrivateAugust 20, 1862Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate. February 4, 1863
King, William R.PrivateAugust 20, 1862Transferred to 6th U. S. Cavalry, November 12, 1862
Keys, WilliamPrivateJuly 6, 1861Deserted October 8, 1862
Lightly, George T.PrivateApril 23, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Lewis, LewisPrivateMay 7, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
McManus, JohnPrivateApril 22, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
McPherson, Jaames S.PrivateApril 23, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
McCartney, Washington.PrivateApril 23, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Moore, William H.PrivateApril 23, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Moorhead, D. MiltonPrivateMay 1, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Montgomery, Porter C.PrivateApril 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, March 16, 1863
McMasters, WilliamPrivateMay 4, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, September 17, 1862
McWilliams, JohnPrivateAugust 20, 1862Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 1, 1862
Morris, John G.PrivateApril 23, 1861Transferred to 6th U. S. Cavalry, November 12, 1862
Milligan, EdwardPrivateApril 23, 1861Transferred to 6th-U. S. Cavalry, November 12, 1862
Musser, John B.PrivateFebruary 8, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
McClarren, WilliamPrivateFebruary 1, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Moore Frederick F.PrivateJul 19, 1861Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13,1862
McGregor, James T.PrivateApril 23, 1861Died December 17, 1862; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
McAfoose, George W.PrivateJuly 6, 1861Died April 11, 1863, of wounds received at Fredericksburg; buried at Philadelphia
McColburn, AlexanderPrivateApril 23, 1861Died of wounds received at Chancellorsville, May 3, 1863
Newell, JamesPrivateApril 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, September 23, 1862
Nevergold, John B.PrivateMay 10, 1861Died of wounds received at Laurel Hill, May 8, 1864; buried on field
Oswald, RandolphPrivateAugust 20, 1862Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Oakley, Richard E.PrivateJuly 6, 1861Died of wounds received at Charles City Cross Roads, June 30, 1862
Richards, DanielPrivateApril 23, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Richard, VarnerPrivateApril 23, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Rodgers, Alvin S.PrivateJuly 6, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Ross, WilliamPrivateJune 10, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 1, 1863
Renshaw, Frank M.PrivateApril 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 10, 1862
Reynolds, JeffersonPrivateFebruary 15, 1862Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 13, 1863
Reed, ArchibaldPrivateApril 23, 1861Transferred to 6th U. S. cavalry, November 12, 1862
Ross, John W.PrivateFebruary 27, 1862Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Ross, Andrew J.PrivateFebruary 21, 1862Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Shoop, John R.PrivateApril 23, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Shawl, JosiahPrivate.April 23, 1861Wounded at Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862; absent at muster out
Schrecenghost, P. H.PrivateApril 23, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Sharrow, WilliamPrivateJuly 6, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Stien, JacobPrivateJuly 10, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, September 10, 1861
Shaner, Samuel S.PrivateFebruary 8, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Smith, Abraham WilsonPrivateSeptember 1, 1861Promoted to Sergeant Major, July 5, 1862
Smith, ValentinePrivateApril 22, 1861Killed at South Mountain, September 14, 1862
Truby, Robert B.PrivateMay 15, 1861Killed at Antietam, September 17, 1862
Todd, CharlesPrivateApril 22, 1861Promoted to Commissary Sergeant, March 1, 1863
Weaver, Rodrick D.PrivateJuly 19, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Westwood, JohnPrivateJuly 6, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Winters, John M.PrivateApril 23, 1861Detailed to Kerns’ Battery, March 7,1862; absent at muster out
Wadsworth, JohnPrivateAugust 20, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Wilson, Samuel T.PrivateMay 15, 1861Died of wounds received at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Wagner, Simon J.PrivateMay 12, 1861Killed at Charles City Cross Roads, June 30, 1862