Muster Roll of the Fayette Guards

The Fayette Guards were assigned Company “G” of the 8th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.IN DATE.REMARKS
Oliphant, Samuel DuncanCaptainApril 24, 1861Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, June 28, 1861
Gardner, Jesse B.CaptainApril 24, 1861Promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain, June 28, 1861; to Major, December 7, 1861
Searight, WilliamCaptainApril 24, 1861Promoted from Sergeant, December 30, 1861; resigned May 21, 1862
Dawson, Henry ClayCaptainApril 24, 1861Promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant, June 28, 1861; to 2d Lt., November 15, 1861; to Captain, May 22, 1862; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Ramsey, Jesse B.1st LieutenantApril 24, 1861Promoted from 2d Lieutenant, June 28, 1861; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Patterson, Henry W.2nd LieutenantApril 24, 1861Promoted from 1st Serg’t to 2d Lieutenant, June 28, 1861; to Adjutant, July, 1861
Maquilken, Henry H.2nd LieutenantApril 24, 1861Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant, January 28, 1861; to 1st Sergeant,January 1, 1862; to 2d Lieutenant, June 16, 1862; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Stewart, John O.1st SergeantApril 24, 1861Promoted from Sergeant to 1st Sergeant; killed at Bull Run, August 30, 1862
Hazen, Martin Van BurenSergeantApril 24, 1861Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant, January 1, 1862; to 1st Sergeant; transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Leithead, WilliamSergeantApril 24, 1861Promoted from private, January 1, 1862; killed at Gainesville, August 28, 1862
Rohland, AlbertSergeantMay 29, 1861Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1862; to Sergeant; discharged March 26, 1863, for wounds received in action
Springer, Thomas W.SergeantApril 24, 1861Promoted to Corporal; to Sergeant; transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Moore, Isaac A.SergeantApril 24, 1861Promoted to Corporal; to Sergeant; transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 1.5, 1864; Vet
Eberhart, James W.SergeantJuly 12, 1861Promoted to Sergeant ; transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Sturgis, Joseph W.SergeantApril 24, 1861Promoted to Corporal; to Sergeant; transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Rutter, George B.CorporalApril 24, 1861Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1862; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Nesmith, William D.CorporalApril 24, 1861Died October 15, 1862; buried at Alexandria, Va.grave, 1,787
White, Thomas H.CorporalMay 24, 1861Died at Camp Pierpont, Va., December 9, 1861
Mitchell, WilliamCorporalMay 23, 1861Killed at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Larke, HenryCorporalApril 24, 1861Discharged May 30, 1863, for wounds received at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Jolliff, Rawley H.CorporalApril 24, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Darnell, James C,CorporalApril 24, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Francis, John L.CorporalJuly 20, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Bunting, Henry C.MusicianApril 24, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Collins, JohnMusicianApril 24, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Ashcraft, George H.PrivateJuly 20, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24,1864
Ashcraft, James P.PrivateJuly 18, 1861Wounded at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Axton, JamesPrivateJuly 20, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Bierer, JohnPrivateApril 24, 1861Promoted to 1st Lieutenant Company K, 178th Regiment P. V., November 26, 1862
Barclay, MorganPrivateMay 24, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Burnham, WilliamPrivateJuly 12, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Ballsinger, JohnPrivateFebruary 21, 1964Died Apromoted 14, 1864; buried at Alexandria, grave, 1,731
Beach, JaredPrivateMay 24, 1861Died May 14, 1862, of wounds received in action
Bowers, JacobPrivateMay 30, 1861Died at Tenallytown, D. C., September 10, 1861
Brown, ThomasPrivateMay 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, March 4, 1863
Baer, Ephraim D.PrivateMay 24, 1861Transferred to 6th U. S. Cavalry, October 29, 1862
Booth, John T.PrivateMay 24, 1861Transferred to 6th U. S. Cavalry, October 29, 1862
Brien, F. O.PrivateDied August 20, 1864; buried at Hampton, Va.
Clark, James C.PrivateMay 24, 1861Wounded at South Mountain, September 14, 1862; transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Cunningham, H.PrivateApril 24, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, June 5, 1862
Cope, James D.PrivateJuly 20, 1861Promoted to 2d Lt., Company I, 77th Regiment P. V., March 8, 1862
Darr, Daniel F.PrivateMay 24, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Darby, George W.PrivateApril 24, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
De Wolf, Henry C.PrivateJune 15, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, July 12, 1862
Doud, Henry D.PrivateJune 3, 1861Discharged October 18, 1862, for wounds received in action
Drum, SamuelPrivateMay 26, 1861Discharged February 4, 1863, for wounds received in action
Eislie, CyrusPrivateMay 27, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Fry, AmosPrivateFebruary 21, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Grimes, JohnPrivateApril 24, 1861Missing in action at Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862
Gamble, JamesPrivateFebruary 21, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Hoover, JamesPrivateMay 24, 1861Deserted December 11, 1862
Hixon, SamuelPrivateJune 19, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Householder, DanielPrivateJuly 18, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, June 10, 1863
Hesse, CharlesPrivateApril 2, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Jaquette, IsaacPrivateApril 24, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Jones, Jerimiah BurchnialPrivateMay 13, 1861Discharged November 16, 1862, for wounds received in action during Peninsula Campaign. Was discharged on disability, but rejoined his regiment probably March 30, 1864 and was transferred into the 191st Regiment, P.V., May 15, 1864.

This entry is probably a duplicate of “Jones, Jeremiah B. Private March 30, 1864, Transferred to the 191st Regiment P.V., May 15, 1864” so it was removed.
Kendall, William Z.PrivateMay 31, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
King, JobPrivateJune 19, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27,1862
Kissinger, NicholasPrivateMay 23, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Kerr, AlfredPrivateApril 24, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, December 14, 1863
Long, Joseph D.PrivateApril 24, 1861Died at Harrison’s Landing, Va., August 1, 1862
McNamee, Jas. CPrivateMay 24, 1861Killed at Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862
Mitchell, Isaac N.PrivateJune 23, 1863Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Miller, Michael P.PrivateJune 19, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, June 3, 1862
Marshall, JamesPrivateMay 24, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
McClane, JohnPrivateApril 24, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Myers, GottliebPrivateMarch 1, 1862Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Malone, JohnPrivateFebruary 21, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Malone, James C.PrivateFebruary 21, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Nesmith, John H.PrivateMay 24, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, June 20, 1862
Nesmith, Jordan M.PrivateMay 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, September 15, 1862
Nef, Andrew F..PrivateMay 24, 1861Discharged February 4, 1863, for wounds received in action
Nebsmith, William V.PrivateDied April 22, 1864; buried at Alexandria, grave, 1,787
Ogle, LeviPrivateMay 14, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, September 21, 1861
Peters, WilliamPrivateMay 30, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Proud, GeorgePrivateJune 19, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Parker, Thomas J.PrivateJuly 9, 1861Deserted.August 11, 1862
Phillips, WilliamPrivateJune 10, 1861Deserted May 1,1863
Reed, ReubenPrivateMay 24, 1861Deserted February 9, 1863
Reed, Adaniram J.PrivateApril 24, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, March 4, 1863
Richey, DavidPrivateMay 24, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Ramsey, James D.PrivateApril 24, 1861Promoted to Drum Major, June 29, 1861; discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, June 17, 1862
Rohland, WilliamPrivateJuly 20, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 14, 1863
Rhodebach, Thos.PrivateFebruary 21, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1863
Rutter, John R.PrivateApr 24, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Sampsel, IsaacPrivateApril 24, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Sisler, JohnPrivateApril 24, 1861Killed at Spottsylvania C. H., May 10, 1864; buried on battle-field
Sager, SamuelPrivateMay 23, 1861Discharged November 25, 1862, for wounds received in action. Note: This soldier is named amongst the list of men who were killed/wounded on the Peninsula Campaign, June 26-30, 1862.Philadelphia Inquirer, July 11, 1862
Smith, JamesPrivateJuly 18, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Toohey, PatrickPrivateApril 24, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Thornton, Joseph C.PrivateApril 24, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, May 4, 1863
Vaughan, LlewllynPrivateMay 24, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Widdup, JosephPrivateMay 24, 1861Transferred to 6th U. S. Cavalry, October 29, 1862
Whaley, Henry G.PrivateNovember 20, 1863Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Warrick, Joseph L.PrivateJune 12, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Walker, GeorgePrivateMay 30, 1861Killed at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Wells, James M.PrivateApril 24, 1861Killed at Bull Run, August 28, 1862
Warman, BartholomewPrivateJune 19, 1861Transferred to Company G, 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Work, Wilson S.PrivateMay 26, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, May 10, 1862
Work, Wilson S.PrivateJanuary 15, 1863Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate. May 27, 1863
Wilcox, SamuelPrivateJune 19, 1861Transferred to 5th U. S. Artillery, October 29, 1862