Muster Roll of the Jefferson Riflemen

The Jefferson Riflemen were assigned Company “B” of the 8th Pennsylvania Reserves,
and were primarily recruited from Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

NAME.RANK.IN DATE.REMARKS
Johnston, Robert E.CaptainJune 25, 1861Promoted to Major, March 10, 1863
Nelson, Frank M.CaptainJune 25, 1861Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant, September 29, 1861; to lst Sergeant, May 22, 1862; to Captain, March 10, 1863; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Carter, William M.1st LieutenantJune 25, 1861Killed at South Mountain, September 14, 1862
McCune, Alexander M.1st LieutenantJune 25, 1861Promoted to Corporal, February 14, 1862; to 1st Lt., March 10, 1863; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Parke, George2nd LieutenantJune 25, 1861Resigned September 29, 1861
Stearns, Daniel M.2nd LieutenantJune 25, 1861Promoted from 1st Sergeant, September 30, 1861; resigned May 19, 1862
Bradford, Jefferson2nd LieutenantJune 25, 1861Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant; to 1st Sergeant, September 29, 1861; to2d Lt., May 22, 1862; discharged November, 1862
McEnleer, James2nd LieutenantJune 25, 1861Promoted to Corporal, September, 1861; to Sergeant, February 5, 1863; to 2dLt., March 10, 1863; wounded at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Vaughn, John1st SergeantJune 25, 1861Promoted from Sergeant, March 10, 1863; wounded at Wilderness,May 8, 1864; absent at muster out
Brewster, George W.SergeantJune 25, 1861Promoted from Corporal; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Miller, William J.SergeantJune 25, 1861Promoted from Corporal; killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Stoffer, NewtonSergeantJune 25, 1861Promoted to Corporal, May, 1862; to Sergeant, July 15, 1863; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Shugart, John V.SergeantJune 25, 1861Promoted to Corporal, May 2, 1862; to Sergeant; mustered out withCompany. May 24, 1864
Fritch, Francis M.SergeantJune 25, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Meredith, Washington M.CorporalJune 25, 1861Deserted January 20, 1863
McCole, NealCorporalJune 25, 1861Killed at South Mountain, September 14, 1862
Curnian, PhilipCorporalJune 25, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Fry, SamuelCorporalJune 25, 1861Deserted April, 1863
Cottrel, WilliamCorporalJune 25, 1861Promoted to Corporal February 15, 1863; mustered out with Company,May 24, 1864
Knoblack, ConradCorporalJune 25, 1861Promoted to Corporal, February 15, 1863; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Kennedy, Alexander B.CorporalJune 25, 1861Promoted to Corporal, July 1, 1863; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Abbott, HenryPrivateJune 25, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Breakiron, Henry C.PrivateJune 25, 1861Wounded at Wilderness, May 5, 1864; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Burns, John S.PrivateJune 25, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, May 26, 1863
Blitz, GeorgePrivateJune 25, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December, 1862
Bryan, JohnPrivateJune 25, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864 ; Vet
Brady, PeterPrivateMarch 6, 1862Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15,1864
Brown, JamesPrivateJune 25, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
Clugston, Henry D.PrivateJune 25, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Colston, Austin W.PrivateJune 25, 1861Wounded at South Mountain, Sept 14, 1862; absent at muster out
Cox, BertramPrivateJuly 1, 1861Transferred to gunboat service, December, 1861
Carless, William H.PrivateJuly 1, 1861Absent, in hospital, at muster out
Condon, William A.PrivateJune 25, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Clugston, WilliamPrivateJune 25, 1861Died at Camp Pierpont, Va., December 3, 1861
Clark, Edwin F.PrivateJune 25, 1861Killed at Gaines’s Mill, June 27, 1862
Dougherty, Edward J.PrivateJune 25, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Dodd, Samuel F.PrivateJune 25, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 6, 1863
Echoff, George W.PrivateJuly 1, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Everson, George R.PrivateJune 25, 1861Killed at South Mountain, September 14, 1862
Frankenberger, I. R.PrivateJune 25, 1861Discharged June 20, 1862
Frenzer, CharlesPrivateJune 29, 1861Killed at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
Gray, John C.PrivateJune 25, 1861Wounded at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Grubbs, ButlerPrivateJune 25, 1861Wounded and captured at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862; absent at muster out
Gant, MatthewPrivateSeptember 1, 1861Wounded in action; discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 6, 1862
Grubbs, John W.PrivateJune 25, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Grieshaber,LeopoldPrivateJune 25, 1861Deserted August 1862
Hoover, Joseph W.PrivateJune 25, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, February 6, 1863
Hanna, Robert H.PrivateAugust 1, 1861Discharged by General Order, April 11, 1862
Hatfield, George R.PrivateJuly 1, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Hunter, Robert R.PrivateJune 25, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
Hamilton, Alfred G.PrivateJune 25, 1861Deserted December 5, 1862
Hoover, Joseph W.PrivateFebruary 20, 1864Not on muster-out roll; Vet
Jordan, EphraimPrivateJune 25, 1861Wounded and missing at White Oak Swamp, June 30, 1862
Kerr, AlexanderPrivateJune 25, 1861Wounded at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; musteredout with Company, May 24, 1864
Krumple, JohnPrivateJuly 3, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Keefer, Daniel W.PrivateJune 25, 1861Deserted December 8, 1862
Landis, SamuelPrivateJune 25, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Leipold, WilliamPrivateJuly 29, 1861Name also spelled “Liebold” or “Lirbolt”. Possibly wounded at an unknown location, as he was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps before his muster out of the 8th Reserves.
Limerkuhl, HenryPrivateSeptember 18, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, date unknown
Mullin, CharlesPrivateJune 25, 1861Discharged by sentence of General Court Martial, June 13, 1862
Malone, JamesPrivateJune 25, 1861Wounded and captured at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
McKee, Charles W.PrivateMarch 10, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Massey, ThomasPrivateJune 26, 1861Killed accidentally, July 29, 1861
McClelland, T. W.PrivateJune 25, 1861Died at Camp Pierpont, Va., January 12, 1862
McAllister, CharlesPrivateJuly 1, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
McFadden, EdwardPrivateJune 25, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
McGinnis, BernardPrivateJune 25, 1861Died October 13, 1862, of wounds received at South Mountain; buried at Alexandria, grave, 348
McLaughlin, MathewPrivateJune 25, 1861Killed at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862
McGreevy, JohnPrivateJune 25, 1861Killed at Wilderness, May 8, 1864
Miller, Thomas J.PrivateJune 25, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Nowling, William K.PrivateJune 25, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Nelson, George W.PrivateJune 25, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, December 4, 1862
Nicholson, SchuylerPrivateJune 25, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Peters, WilliamPrivateJune 25, 1861Wounded at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862; absent at muster out. Note: This soldier is named amongst the list of men who were killed in action on the Peninsula Campaign, June 26-30, 1862.Philadelphia Inquirer, July 11, 1862
Phillips, WilliamPrivateJuly 4, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, October 1, 1862
Putman, OrlandoPrivateJune 25, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
Patterson, JohnPrivateJune 25, 1861Killed at New Market Cross Roads, August 27, 1862
Richardson, Chas.PrivateJune 25, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Reed, Andrew R.PrivateDecember 29, 1863Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Reed, JamesPrivateMarch 1, 1864Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864
Ritchey, Samuel Y.PrivateJune 25, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
Rigby, Daniel C.PrivateJune 25, 1861Transferred to 191st Regiment P. V., May 15, 1864; Vet
Sheridan, PatrickPrivateJune 25, 1861Mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Smith, WilliamPrivateAugust 1, 1862Transferred to 191st Regiment P V., May 15, 64
Shipp, JosephPrivateJune 25, 1861Killed at Gaines Mill, June 27, 1862
Steele, JamesPrivateJuly 5, 1861Killed at Antietam, September 17, 1862
Tracy, MichaelPrivateJun 25, 1861Died October 4, 1862, of wounds received at South Mountain, September 17, 1862
Weaver, FlorianPrivateJune 25, 1861Prisoner from May 5, 1864, to March 1, 1865; discharged March 7, 1865
Williams, John E.PrivateApril 22, 1861Captured at 2d Bull Run; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Welch, GeorgePrivateJune 25, 1861Wounded at Charles City Cross Roads, June 30, 1862; mustered out with Company, May 24, 1864
Walker, SimpsonPrivateJune 25, 1861Transferred to western gunboat service, date unknown
Ward,Columbus A.PrivateJune 25, 1861Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate, date unknown
Wissing, HenryPrivateJune 25, 1861Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown
Wood, JamesPrivateJune 25, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Wood, WilliamPrivateJune 25, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862
Young, HarrisonPrivateJune 2.5, 1861Killed at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, 1862