History of Butler County Pennsylvania - 1883

Chapter 13 -- Butler County During War of 1861-1865 (Cont'd)

Miscellaneous

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Because this chapter is an extensive roster of military personnel, the surnames have not been included at the front of the chapter. The following abbreviations have been made use of in compiling the several rosters:   e., enlisted; dis., discharged; disab., disability; m., mustered in service; m.o., mustered out, m.o.w.c., mustered out with company; m.o.w.b., mustered out with battery; wd., wounded; m.wd., mortally wounded; nat. cem., national cemetery; P.V., Pennsylvania Volunteers; pro., promoted; Surg. cert., Surgeon's certificate; tr., transferred; vet., veteran; V.C., Volunteer Cavalry; V.I., Volunteer Infantry; V.R.C., Veteran Reserve Corp.


CHAPTER XIII

BUTLER COUNTY DURING THE WAR OF 1861-65 (Cont'd)

MISCELLANEOUS

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Under this head-in alphabetical order-will be found a brief record of many natives or residents of Butler County, who served in organizations, which won imperishable renown on many hard fought fields, yet representing as they do, so many commands, it is impracticable in a work of this scope to do otherwise than as here shown.

ATKINSON, James, private, Company D, 6th Heavy Artillery, e. September 1, 1864; m. o. w. b. June 13, 1865.
AMMON, Nicholas, private, Company E, 139th Pennsylvania Infantry, e. September 1, 1861; dis. January 2, 1865, by reason of frozen feet requiring amputation of toes of each foot.
BROWN, Ephraim, private, Company E, 37th Infantry, e. June 1, 1861; re-enlisted, tr. to 191st Infantry; m.o. July 3, 1865
BURKHART, Baxter, private, Company K, 9th Reserve, e. September 26,1861; died at Camp Pierpont, Va., February 19,1862
BRACKEN, Reid G., private, Company K, 6th U.S. Cavalry, e. August 13, 1861; served three years.
BUTLER, John B., private, Company G, 41st Illinois Volunteers, e. October 6, 1861; was promoted for meritorious services Second and First Lieutenant; was at Belmont, Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, Pittsburg Landing, siege of Corinth and Vicksburg, Jackson, etc.
BULFORD, John, private, Company K, 8th Reserve, e. October 5, 1862; tr. to 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry, May 15, 1864; prisoner at Libby Prison and Belle Isle for two months; m. o. as Corporal July 2, 1865.
BLACK, John A., Lieutenant Colonel, 56th Pennsylvania Volunteers; see history of Marion Township.
BLACK, William M., First Sergeant, Company K, 17th Indiana Infantry; see history of Marion Township.
BLACK, James H., private, Company H, 27th Illinois Infantry; see history of Marion Township.
BLACK, Isaiah, Principal Musician, 16th Illinois Infantry; see history of Marion Township.
BLACK, Newton, a member of Company I, 112th Pennsylvania Volunteers; see history of Marion Township.
BLACK, Josiah B., a member of Company H, 116th Pennsylvania Volunteers; see history of Marion Township.
BLACK, Robert M., Captain, Company D, 78th Illinois Infantry; see history of Marion Township.
BLACK, Hiram, Corporal, Company C, 11th Reserves; see history of that regiment; also of Marion Township.
BLACK, William A., member of Company I, 112th Pennsylvania Volunteers; see history of Marion Township.
BIPPUS, John G., Captain, Company H, 199th Pennsylvania Volunteers, e. September 29,1864; wd. At capture of Fort Gregg, Petersburg, Va., April 2, 1865; m. o. w. c. June 28, 1865.
BARTLETT, George, private, Company H, 199th Pennsylvania Volunteers, e. September 20, 1864; m. o. w. c. June 28,1865.
COWAN, Charles, private, Company K, 193d Pennsylvania Infantry; e. July, 1864; m. o. in November, 1864.
COOPER, Thomas C., record unknown.
COOPER, John T., Corporal, Company K, 100th Pennsylvania Infantry; e. September 13, 1862; dis. by general order May 30, 1865.
CROSS, Thomas, private, Company E, 100th Pennsylvania Infantry; e. August 31, 1861; m. o. w. c. July 24, 1865; Vet.
CAMPBELL, Richard, private, Company C, 6th Heavy Artillery; e. September 3, 1864; m. o. w. b. June 13, 1865.
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CLUSE, Philip, Sergeant, Company H, 87th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. March 13, 1865; m. o. w. c. June 29, 1865.
CLARK, Wilson N., Sergeant, Company C, 150th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. August 30, 1862; dis. by reason of wounds received at Gettysburg July 1, 1863; June 28, 1864.
CAMPBELL, Amos, private, Company F, 50th Pennsylvania Volunteers; drafted September 20, 1864; dis. by general order June 1, 1865.
CHRISTLEY, Thomas F., Sergeant, Company I, 50th Pennsylvania Militia; served ninety days from July 3, 1863. He afterward served as private in Company B, 50th Pennsylvania Volunteers, from September 20, 1864, to June 2, 1865.
DRAIN, Philip A., Sergeant, Company C, 155th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. August 22, 1862; tr. to Veteran Reserve Corps March 29, 1865.
DODDS, W. B., e. in Company A,10th Illinois Cavalry, in December, 1863; m. o. January 6, 1866.
DONALDSON, James, record unknown.
EWING, William D., First Lieutenant, record unknown.
EMERICK, John, private, Company F, 107th Pennsylvania Volunteers; drafted September 19,1864; m. o. by general order June 20, 1865.
FORRESTER, S. S., served from June 6, 1862, to August 10, 1863, in Company D, 117th Ohio Infantry; re-enlisted as First Lieutenant, August 11, 1863, in Company D, 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery; m. o. August 11, 1865.
FRAZIER, Thomas W., e. September 28, 1861, in Company ___, 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry; served three years; captured by Confederate Gen. Forrest's troops. He was held a prisoner nine months at Cahawba, Ala.
FISHER, Solomon W., e. in the 100th Pennsylvania Volunteers August ___ 1861. Killed in battle at James Island, S. C., June ___, 1862.
FORRESTER, J. N., e. in 134th Pennsylvania Volunteers August 6, 1862; dis. at close of term nine months, in May 1863.
FOWLER, Joseph D., record unknown.
FRY, Samuel B., Corporal, Company B, 8th Reserves, e. June 25, 1861.
FENNELL, Peter, Corporal, Company H, 199th Pennsylvania Volunteers, e. September 19, 1864; m. o. w. c. June 28,1865.
GROVE, Jacob T., Corporal, Company B, 83d Pennsylvania Volunteers, e. Aug. 25, 1861; dis. for disab. February 26, 1862; re-e. February 8, 1864; m. o. with Co. E, June 28, 1865.
GRAHAM, Joseph, private, Company L, 28th Pennsylvania Volunteers, e. July 20, 1861; m. o. September 5, 1864; wd. at Gettysburg.
HOFFMAN, Charles, served in Mexican war and war of the rebellion, companies and regiments not stated.
HARVEY, Patrick N., served in Company G, First Maryland (Union) Cavalry, during the late war, from August, 1861, to June, 1865; was severely wd.
HARTMAN, Joseph, e. in Company E, 169th Pennsylvania Infantry, in October, 1862; dis. in August, 1863.
HICKS, Robert, from Middlesex Township; was a member of 61st Pennsylvania Volunteers; killed in the Wilderness.
HINSBERGER, Nicholas, e. in 88th Pennsylvania Volunteer in October, 1864, received three severe wounds during term of service; m. o. in June, 1865.
HARBISON, Robert W., private, Company E, 2nd Heavy Artillery Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. March 29, 1864; m. o. January 26,1866.
IRVINE, John, private, Company H, 199th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. September 20, 1864; m.o. June 28, 1865.
JOLLY, Samuel S., served in Company C, 53d Pennsylvania Volunteers from December 20, 1864, to June 30, 1865.
KEIESTER, Joseph W., private, Company F, 57th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. in October, 1861; wounded at Fair Oaks May 31, 1862; died June 24, 1862.
KISSICK, Robert J., served as a member of Company G, 31st Ohio Volunteer Infantry; war 1861-65.
KIDD, Hugh Mc K, a member of Company C, of the 79th Pennsylvania Volunteers; was killed at battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8, 1862.
KIDD, James, brother of the above, both of whom were members of the same company and regiment, and enlisted same time, i.e., September 26, 1861, was also killed at Perryville October 8, 1862.
LESLIE, Samuel A., Corporal, Company B, 61st Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. August 1, 1861; m. o. expiration of term September 7, 1864.
LUTZ, William, e. in Company I, 6th Heavy Artillery, Pennsylvania Volunteers September 2, 1864; m. o. at close of war June, 1865.
LOGAN, Levi, served during the late war as a member of the 112th Pennsylvania Volunteers.
LONG, Michael, e. July 2, 1861, in 3d Pennsylvania Volunteers; was m. o. in 1862.
LEMMON, Andrew, private, Company K, 104th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. March 11, 1865; m. o. August 25, 1864.
McGLOTHLAND, William, served as a member of Company E, 75th Illinois Volunteers; war 1861-65.
McCAMANT, James B., private, Company A, 169th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. October 16, 1862; m. o. w. c. July 26, 1863.
McCAMANT, Amos, private, Battery 6th Heavy Artillery, Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. September 3, 1864; m. o. June 13, 1865.
MARTIN, William, private, Company A, 88th Pennsylvania Volunteers; drafted September 24, 1864, m. o. by general order June 20, 1865.
MARTIN, Robert, private, Company A, 88th Pennsylvania Volunteers; drafted September 24, dis. by general order June 19, 1865.
McKEE, James C., appointed Assistant Surgeon October 2, 1858; accepted December 1, 1858; pro. to Captain and Assistant Surgeon October 2, 1863; pro. to Major and Surgeon December 22, 1864; breveted Lieutenant Colonel March 13, 1865, for faithful and meritorious services during the war.
MORROW, George, served as a member of the 100th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers; war 1861-65.
MORRISON, William J., private, Company G., 100th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. September 15, 1862; dis. by general order May 30, 1865.
MAXWELL, George, Sergeant, Company E, 100th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. August 31,1861; vet; absent, wounded, at m. o.
McQUISTION, John H., Company D, 11th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. September, 1864; killed in action February 6, 1865.
McELHANEY, John, private, Company D, 42d, Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. July 29, 1861; tr. to 190th Regiment May 31, 1864; m. o. June 9, 1864; wounded twice.
McCLUNG, Robert, private, Battery K, 5th Heavy Artillery; e. September 1, 1864; m. o. w. b. June 30, 1865.
MINCER, William, private, Company D, 149th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. August 23, 1862; dis. March 30, 1863.
McKEE, Robert W., private, Company C, 139th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. September 1, 1862; dis. May 29, 1865; wounded at Wilderness May 5, 1864. His regiment buried the Union dead after the second battle of Bull Run.
MAYS, Solomon S., private, Company F, 50th Pennsylvania Volunteers; drafted September 20, 1864; dis. June 1, 1865.
MYERS, Michael, private, Company F, 50th Pennsylvania Volunteers; drafted September 20, 1864; dis. June 1 1865.
MILLER, William J., Sergeant, Company B, 37th Regiment (Eighth Reserve) Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. June 25, 1861; killed in action at Gaines' Mill June 27, 1862.
NIXON, Simeon, served as a member of the 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry.
OSTERLING, Peter, private; e. in 107th Pennsylvania Volunteers November 27,1864; discharged June 2, 1865.
PUGH, John A., is represented as having served in Company B, 6th Pennsylvania Artillery from August, 1864, to June, 1865.
PURVIANCE, S. A., served in Company B, 42d Illinois Infantry, from March 27, 1862, to May 1, 1865.
PORTMAN, Nicholas, enlisted at Louisville, Ky., in the fall of 1864; died at Nashville, Tenn. April 3, 1865.
PORTER, Levi, Sergeant, Company K, 64th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. October 18, 1861; m. o. expiration of term October 18, 1864.
REIBER, William M., private, Company K, 139th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. September 1, 1862; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps January 10, 1865; m. o. June 24, 1865.
RIEBER,[sic] George, brother of the above, served in Missouri Regiment during the late war.
RALSTON, John, private, Company E, 100th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. August 6, 1862; absent from his company from January 22, 1863, to February 13, 1865; m. o. with company July 24, 1865.
REDICK, W. J., private, in 100th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. December, 1861; m. o. June 1, 1865; vet.
ROGERS, D. R., served three months, in 1861, in the Erie Regiment, and from August, 1861, to September. 1865, in another Pennsylvania command, company and regiment illegibly written.
ROCKENSTEIN, Joseph, private, in Company D, 149th Pennsylvania Volunteers; (Bucktail Brigade); e. August 23, 1862; m. o. with company June 24, 1865.
PATTIGAN, Peter A., e. August 22, 1862; m. o. with company May 29, 1863.
SLOAN, Samuel E., private, Company C, 53d Pennsylvania Volunteers; e, December, 1864; killed in battle at Five Forks April, 1865.
STURDIVANT, Levi, Corporal, Company C, 150th Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. August 30, 1862; m. o. with company June 23, 1865.
STEWART, Joseph B., Corporal, Company A, 103d Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. December 25, 1861; died at Andersonville, Ga. prison pen, June 28, 1864; grave 2,650; vet.
STEWARD, James A., e. in 1861 in 1st Ohio Light Artillery; discharged in 1865.
SMITH, Charles F., e. September 17, 1861; Company and regiment not stated; discharged October 12, 1864; wounded at the battle of Stone River.
TRAX, William F., private, Company E, 193d Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. July 19, 1864; transferred to 79th Pennsylvania Infantry September 14, 1864; m. o. 1865.
TRACY, Michael, private, Company B, 37th (Eighth Reserve) Pennsylvania Volunteers; e. June 25, 1861; died October 4, 1862, of wounds received at South Mountain September 17, 1862.
TRIMBUR, George, e. in Company D, 1st Virginia Volunteer Infantry May, 1861; discharged at expiration of term August, 1861.
WATSON, William, Sergeant, Company D, 6th Heavy Artillery; e. September 2, 1864; m. o. with company June 13, 1865.
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WALKER, Samuel, private, Company H, 13th Pennsylvania Infantry; e, April 25, 1861; dis. August 6, 1861; re-enlisted as private and immediately promoted to Sergeant, Company F, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry, August 22, 1862; promoted to 1st Lieutenant September 24, 1863; dis. March 12, 1864; appointed 2d Lieutenant Veteran Reserve Corps February 20, 1864; accepted appointed March 12, 1864; breveted Captain March 13, 1865; honorably m. o. August 27, 1868; appointed 2d Lieut. 45th Infantry Sept. 16, 1868; accepted September 26, 1868; retired December 31, 1870, on account of loss of right leg from wound in line of duty at battle of Chancellorsville May 3,1863.
YOCKEY, J. F., private, Company K, 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry; e, March 17, 1864; discharge in September, 1865.
YOUNG, Henry, served as a member of Company I, 2d Artillery Pennsylvania Volunteers, war of 1861-65.

SIXTY-FIRST INFANTRY

COMPANY B

BAKER, Thomas, private, e. August 1, 1861; m. o. September 7, 1864.
DENNY, John R., private, e. August 1, 1861; m. o. September 7, 1864.
FULTON, William, Corporal, e. August 1, 1861; wd. at Spottsylvania C. H. May 18, 1864; m. o. September, 1864.
HAYS, George W., private, e. August 1, 1861; record unknown.
LESLIE, Samuel A., Corporal, e. August 1, 1861; m. o. Sept. 7, 1864.
LOGAN, Baxter, private, e. August 1, 1861; record unknown..
LOGAN, John, private, drafted July 13, 1863; m. o. June 29, 1865.
PLATT, William, private, e. August 1, 1861; record unknown.

COMPANY E

TINSTMAN, Samuel, private, e. August 1, 1861; re-enlisted; tr. to Company D same regiment; pro. to Sergeant, to 1st Sergeant; m. o. w. c. June 28, 1865.

SIXTY-SECOND REGIMENT

ANDERSON, J. L., private, Company H; drafted July 16, 1863; tr. to 155th Pennsylvania Volunteers; dis. January 18, 1865, by reason of wounds.
BROWN, Samuel E., private, Company G; drafted July 16, 1863; tr. to 155th Regiment.
BLAKE, James, private, Company K, e. July 16, 1863; dis. for disab. April 3, 1864.
CAMPBELL, Charles M., private, Company G, e. February 25, 1864; tr. to 155th Regiment July 2, 1864; m. o. June 1, 1865.
CHRISTY, Oliver M., private, Company G, drafted July 16, 1863; tr. to 155th Regiment.
DUFF, Robert, private, Company K, e. July 22, 1861; dis. for disab. October 23, 1862; re-listed in Company C, 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry; prisoner in Libby two months; m. o. in May, 1865; died at Fort Scott, Kan., in 1871.
HARPER, Jeremiah W., private, Company G, drafted July 16, 1863; dis. November 19, 1863.
KALER, Peter, private, company D, e. July 24, 1861; m. o. w. c. July 13, 1864; wd. at Spottsylvania C. H., Va., May 12, 1864.
MILLER, George E., private, Company G, e. July 16, 1863; tr. to 155th Regiment.
RANSELL, William, Sergeant, Company E, e. July 25, 1861; m. o. w. c. July 13, 1864; wd. at Gettysburg July 2, 1863.
SMITH, Sebastian, said to have been a member of the 62d Regiment; was killed in action May 12, 1864.
STORY, William, private, Company E, drafted July 16, 1863; tr. to 155th Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry, July 3, 1864; m. o. at close of war.

FOURTH CAVALRY

COMPANY G

Q. M. Sergt. Enos G. DUNCAN, e. February 27, 1864; m. o. w. c. July 1, 1865; vet.
Corp. Beriah M. DUNCAN, e. February 27, 1864; m. o. w. c. July 1, 1865; vet.
Corp. Isaiah N. DUNCAN, e. February 27, 1864; m. o. w. c. July 1, 1865; vet.
Corp. John DUNCAN, e. February 27, 1864; died April 7, 1865, of wounds received at Dinwiddie C. H., Va.; buried in Cavalry Corps Cemetery, Va.; vet.

PRIVATES

BYERS, George, e. August 23, 1864; dis; date unknown.
BROWN, Henry, e. August 23, 1864; m. o. July 1, 1865.
BARR, William, e. February 27, 1864; m. o. July 6, 1865.
CARR, John W., e. February 27, 1864; missing on march April, 1865.
DONALDSON, Joel, e. August 23, 1864; m. o. w. c. July 1, 1865.
DUNBAR, William W., e. February 25, 1864; m. o. w. c. July 1, 1865; vet.
DUNBAR, Alpheus, e. February 25, 1864; m. o. w. c. July 1, 1865.
DUNBAR, Alfred, e. February 25, 1864; m. o. w. c. July 1, 1865; vet.
DONALDSON, Josiah, e. August 23, 1864; m. o. w. c. July 1, 1865; vet.
FLEEGER, Eli S., e. August 9, 1864; m. o. w. c. July 1, 1865; vet.
FREEMAN, Francis, e. February 27, 1864; record unknown.
GRAHAM, George, e. February 27, 1864; missing in action May 16, 1864.
HAMILTON, Hugh A., e. February 27, 1864; wd., absent, at m. o.
MARSHALL, James M., e. February 25, 1864; m. o. w. c. July 1,1865.
McJUNKIN, Preston, e. February 27, 1864; m. o. w. c. July 1, 1865.
MILLER, Hugh, e. February 25, 1864; wd. in action September 28, 1864; m. o. w. c. July 1, 1865; vet.
MILLER, Henry, e. February 5, 1864; m. o. w. c. July 1, 1865.
MILLER, Henry M., e. August 23, 1864; killed in action December 1, 1864.
MILLER, Samuel, e. August 18, 1864; substitute; m. o. w. c. July 1, 1865.
STOUT, Jacob, e. February 27, 1864; died June 3, 1864; buried in nat. cem., Arlington, Va.
WALTERS, John, e. March 25, 1864; tr. to Veteran Reserve Corps January 10, 1865; dis. by general order July 31, 1865.
WALTERS, Benjamin F., e. February 27, 1864; killed in action March 31, 1865.

COMPANY I

BYERS, Lewis, private, e. October 17, 1861; m. o. October 17, 1864.

COMPANY L

Corp. William A. SEATON, e. November 1, 1861; m. o. at expiration of term, October 31, 1864.
Corp. James G. HAMILTON, e. November 1, 1861; m. o. at expiration of term, October 31, 1864.

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