Muster Roll of the Hopewell Rifles

The Hopewell Rifles were assigned Company “F” of the 8th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from Hopewell, Bedford County, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.IN DATE.REMARKS
Eichelberger, JohnCaptainJune 11, 1861Discharged by order of War Dept. March 30, 1863
Eichelberger, EliCaptainJune 11, 1861Promoted from 1st Lt., October 30, 1863; wounded at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; ab. at muster out
Waltz, Lewis B.1st LieutenantJune 11, 1861Promoted from 2d Lieutenant, October 80, 1863; mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Cleaver, James2nd LieutenantJune 11, 1861Promoted from 1st Sergeant, October 30, 1863; wounded at Wilderness, May 10, 1864; ab. at muster out
Armstrong, David B.1st SergeantJune 11, 1861Promoted from Sergeant; mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Paul, JohnSergeantJune 11, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Callahan, Jacob R.SergeantJune 11, 1861Promoted to Sergeant Major, March 1, 1864
Williams, John H.SergeantJune 11, 1861Promoted to Sergeant; mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Horton, DavidSergeantJune 11, 1861Promoted from Corporal; mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Linn, Jacob B.SergeantJune 11, 1861Promoted to Corporal; to Sergeant, March 1, 1864; mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
White, Edmund H.CorporalJune 11, 1861Discharged January 14, 1863
Leichty, John Q.CorporalJune 11, 1861Died September 21, 1862, of wounds received at Antietam, September 17, 1862
Heffner, GeorgeCorporalJune 11, 1861Killed at Bull Run, August 29, 1862
Piper, Luther R.CorporalJune 11, 1861Died January 1, 1863, of wounds received at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Tobias, John B.CorporalJune 11, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Horton, GeorgeCorporalSeptember 4, 1861Died of wounds rec. at Antietam, September 17, 1862
Juda, GeorgeCorporalJune 11, 1861Wounded at Wilderness, May 8, 1864; transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Ritchey, William D.CorporalJune 11, 1861Prisoner from May 8, to May 12, 1864; transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Dasher, William H.CorporalJune 11, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Amick, GeorgePrivateJune 11, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Adams, DanielPrivateJune 11, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Brumbaugh, LeviPrivateJune 11, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Barber, JamesPrivateJune 11, 1861Mustered out with Company, Ma 26, 1864
Barmond, JohnPrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, April 24, 1862
Brown, GeorgePrivateJune 11, 1861Transferred to 6th U. S. Cavalry, October 26, 1862
Bradley, James A.PrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 3, 1863
Bolinger, DavidPrivateSeptember 4, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Barmond, NathanielPrivateJune 11, 1861Deserted May 6, 1864; Vet
Bowser, EmanuelPrivateJune 11, 1861Killed at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Cook, Joseph S.PrivateJune 11, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Capstick, JamesPrivateJuly 21, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Carnell, JohnPrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, January 7, 1863
Dean, FranklinPrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged February 7, 1863
Davis, Isaiah M.PrivateJune 11, 1861Died at Camp Pierpont, Va., November 28, 1861
Evans, JohnstonPrivateAugust 2, 1861Wounded at Wilderness, May 6,1864; absent at muster out
Eichelberger, William Henry HarrisonPrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, October 31, 1862
Edwards, AllisonPrivateJune 11, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Eastright, ChristPrivateJune 11, 1861Wounded at Wilderness, May 8, 1864; transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Edwards, HiramPrivateJune 11, 1861Died August 12, 1861; buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.Webmaster’s Note: Hiram G., died at Georgetown, D.C., from disease contracted while serving in defense of his country during the war of the Rebellion, having, been a private in Company F, Eighth Pennsylvania Reserves. Source: Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of the Juniata Valley: Comprising the Counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata and Perry, Pennsylvania, Containing Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and Many of the Early Settlers. Chambersburg, Pa.: J. M. Runk & Co., 1897, page 38.
Foor, Samuel S.PrivateJune 11, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Foster, AaronPrivateJune 11, 1861Wounded at Wilderness, May 8, 1864; musteredout with Company, May 26, 1864
Foor, Mark W.PrivateJune 11, 1861Died at Camp Pierpont, Va., December 4, 1861
Foor, William L.PrivateJune 11, 1861Killed atCharles City Cross Roads,Va., June 30, 1862
Figart, HenryPrivateJune 11, 1861Died September 17, 1862, of wounds received at 2d Bull Run; buried in Military Asylum Cem., D. C.
Grubb, WilsonPrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, January 5, 1863
Gamble, RobertPrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s’s Certificate, August 15, 1863; burial record,died.at Alexandria, September 2, 1863; grave, 936
Garlick, Christian C.PrivateJune 11, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Griffith, AbelPrivateMarch 11, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Griffith, MichaelPrivateMarch 25, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Garrett, Alexander A.PrivateJune 11, 1861Killed at Charles City Cross Roads, June 30, 1862
Gates, JamesPrivateJune 11, 1861Died October 16, 1862, of wounds received at Antietam, September 17, 1862
Holdcraft, WilliamPrivateJune 11, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Headrick, DavidPrivateJune 11, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Helphenstine, AmosPrivateJuly 20, 1861Enlisted in Company F, 8th Regiment. Transferred to Regimental Band, Date Unknown. Discharged by General Order. Not Accounted for on Muster Out Rolls (According to Bates.)
Holsinger, FrankPrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged February 11, 1864, to accept promotion
Horton, Zophar PascoPrivateJune 11, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Imes, AaronPrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 16, 1863
Jordan, DanielPrivateJune 11, 1861Transferred to Battery C, 5th U. S. Art., December 3, 1862
Kay, William H.PrivateJune 11, 1861Died September 18, 1862, of wounds received at South Mountain, September 14, 1862
Leader, GeorgePrivateJune 11, 1861Transferred to 6th U, S. Cavalry, October 27, 1862
Leichty, JosephPrivateJune 11, 1861Wounded at Spottsylvania C. H.. May 12, 1864; transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Leichty, GeorgePrivateFebruary 22, 1864Wounded at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Lines, JacobPrivateDied May 3, 1862; buried at Fortress Monroe, Va.
McFarland, DanielPrivateJune 11, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Maugle, JosephPrivateJuly 1, 1861Mustered out with Company. May 26, 1864
Marshall, HenryPrivateJune 11, 1861Prisoner from May 8, to May 12, 1864; mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
McKee, Alexander H.PrivateAugust 23, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, July, 1862
McFarland, JosephPrivateSeptember 5, 1862Wounded at Wilderness, May 8, 1864; transferredto 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Malone, CharlesPrivateSeptember 5, 1862Wounded at Wilderness, May 8, 1864; transferred to 190th Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Malone, John S.PrivateJanuary 28, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Madara, JacobPrivateAugust 23, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Martin, DavidPrivateJune 11, 1861Killed at Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862
Malone, WilliamPrivateJune 11, 1861Died October 24, 1862
Manspeaker, DavidPrivateJune 11, 1861Killed at Spottsylvania C. H., May 13, 1864
Manspeaker, BarclayPrivateJune 11, 1861Killed at Fredericksburg, Decemiber 13, 1862
Penrod, Henry C.PrivateJune 11, 1861Transferred to 6th U. S. Cavalry, October 27, 1862
Penrod, John B., Jr.PrivateJune 11, 1861Transferred to 6th U. S. Cavalry, October 27, 1862
Penrod, John B., Sr.PrivateNovember 12, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, November 22, 1862
Piper, Lewis M.PrivateSeptember 4, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, May 11, 1863
Ross, Oliver P.PrivateJune 11, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Ritchey, JosephPrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 26, 1862
Robb, ConradPrivateJune 11, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Shields, JamesPrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged by sentence of General Court Martial, February 22, 1862
Showalters, Simon P.PrivateApril 23, 1861Transferred to 6th U. S. Cavalry, October 27, 1862
Showalters, HenryPrivateJune 11, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Smith, Charles S.PrivateJun 11, 1861Deserted May 6, 1864
Shoaff, CorneliusPrivateJune 11, 1861Died at Camp Pierpont, Va., December 17, 1861
Shaw, Matthew P.PrivateJune 11, 1861Killed at South Mountain, September 14, 1862
Scutchall, DavidPrivateJune 11, 1861Died at Belle Plain, Va., January 5, 1863
Taylor, Thomas A.PrivateJune 11, 1861iMustered out with Company, May 26, 1864
Tricker, GeorgePrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, January 31, 1863
Whisel, William H.PrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged January 24, 1863
Warsing, AlexPrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, March 4, 1863
Williams, John P.PrivateSeptember 5, 1862Wounded at Wilderness, May 8, 1864; transferred to 191st Regiment P. V, May 15, 1864
Young, Joel T.PrivateJune 11, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, August 7, 1862
Young, AlexanderPrivateJune 11, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet