48th Pennsylvania Infantry

Company C

Schuylkill County
Mustered in July, 1861
Tower Guards

Name

Rank

Date of Muster into Service

Term/
Years

Remarks
Henry Pleasants Captain September 11, 1861
3
Promoted to Lt. Colonel, September 20, 1862
George W. Gowen Captain September 11, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain, January 1, 1864; to Lt. Colonel, December 20, 1864
William Clark Captain September 11, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant to 2d Lt., November 26, 1862; to 1st. Lt., June 26, 1864; to Captain, March 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
T. J. Fitzsimmons 1st Lt. September 11, 1861
3
Promoted from 2d Lt., September 28, 1862; resigned November 22, 1862
Charles Loeser 1st Lt. October 1, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant Major to 2d Lt., September 20, 1862; to 1st Lt., January 1, 1864; to Adjutant, June 25, 1864
James Clark 1st Lt. September 11, 1861
3
Promoted from Corporal to 1st Sergeant; to 1st Lt., March 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
Henry Weiser 2d Lt. September 11, 1861
3
Promoted from priv. to Sergeant; to 2d Lt., May 21, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
Samuel Weiser 1st Sergeant September 11, 1861
3
Promoted to 1st Sergeant, May 21, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
Chas. W. Erdman 1st Sergeant September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Chas. H. Miller 1st Sergeant September 11, 1861
3
Promoted to 2d Lt. Company H, January 16, 1862
John Roerty Sergeant September 11, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal; to Sergeant; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, February 5, 1865; Vet
Jonas Geier Sergeant September 11, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal; to Sergeant; wounded at Wilderness, May 6, 1864; absent, in hospital, at muster out; Vet
Samuel Wallace Sergeant September 11, 1861
3
Promoted from Corporal; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
John Shelby Sergeant September 11, 1861
3
Promoted to Sergeant, March 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
Henry Rudge Sergeant September 11, 1861
3
Promoted to Sergeant, May 21, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
Oliver C. Hatch Sergeant September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Arthur (Arther) P. Hatch Sergeant September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Michael Condron Corporal September 11, 1861
3
Capt'd; died at Salisbury, N.C., November 30, 1864; Vet
Wm. Livingston Corporal September 11, 1861
3
Died January 3, 1865, of wounds received January 2, 1865; Vet
James Nicholson Corporal September 11, 1861
3
Died April 24, 1865, of wounds received in action, April 2, 1865; buried in Cypress Hill Cemetery, L. I.; Vet
James Shenk Corporal August 5, 1862
3
Discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
James Horn Corporal September 11, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
John Harrison Corporal September 11, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, January 1, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
Casper Henry Corporal September 11, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, May 21, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
William Daubert, Jr. Corporal September 11, 1861
3
Promoted to Corporal, May 21, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
Alfred W. Miller Corporal March 1, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, May 21, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
David O'Brien Corporal September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
James Hood Corporal September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Richard Ryan Corporal March 1, 1864
3
Promoted to Corporal, May 21, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
James Elliott Corporal February 8, 1865
1
Promoted to Corporal, May 21, 1865; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
James Gribens Corporal September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Edward Monahan Corporal September 1, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
John Dooley Corporal September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Lewis Howard Musician September 11, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
Henry Hirst Musician September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
James Brennan Musician December 9, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Adams, Dennis Private February 20, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Betz, Harrisod Private March 1, 1864
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Boyle, Thomas Private March 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Botts, Charles N. Private January 23, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Bundy, James Private December 20, 1864
1
Drafted; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Bradley, Orlo Private January 31, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Beatty, Robert Private August 22, 1864
1
Drafted; deserted; returned; absent, by sentence of General Court Martial, at muster out
Buchannan, John Private September 20, 1864
1
Drafted; discharged by General Court Martial, date unknown
Brannan, Murt Private March 5, 1864
3
Prisoner from September 30, 1864, to March 1, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 22, 1865
Brown, Daniel Private March 26, 1864
3
Killed at Spottsylvania Court House, May 12, 1864; buried on battle-field
Brooks, William Private January 25, 1865
3
Substitute; deserted February 20, 1865
Bowman, Peter Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Brennan, Edward Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Brennan, William Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Brennan, Murt Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Burke, William Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Cockley, James Private April 7, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Cummings, Domi'k. Private January 19, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Clark, Robert Private March 1, 1864
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, December, 1864
Cassady, William Private January 21, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted April 2, 1865
Carr, John Private January 24, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted February 21, 1865
Carroll, Daniel Private March 24, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Conner, James Private September 11, 1861
3
Transferred to Company E, date unknown
Doherty, John Private September 11, 1861
3
Mustered out, October 5, 1864, expiration of term
Dersh, Henry Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Dunlevy, Andrew Private March 23, 1864
3
Absent, in hospital, at muster out
Dooling, John Private March 11, 1864
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Dehne, Paul Private January 26, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Davis, Lindsay Private September 20, 1864
1
Drafted; deserted; returned; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Demmerce, Wm. Private June 8, 1863
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate. June 27, 1865
Dintinger, Chas. F. Private March 2, 1864
3
Captured at Salisbury, N. C.; died November, 1864; burial record, February 12, 1865
Dumott, Henry Private January 25, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted March 16, 1865
Dunn, Thomas Private January 24, 1865
1
Substitute; deserted February 20, 1865
Dudley, William Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Daniels, Edmund Private September 11, 1861
3
Died April 23, 1864; buried at Alexandria, grave, 1,822
Door, John Private April 23, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Elliott, William J. Private February 8, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Elliott, Thomas Private January 30, 1865
1
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Early, Henry Private September 11, 1861
3
Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, April 1, 1865; Vet
Earley, Michael Private March 23, 1864
3
Deserted May 1, 1864
Farrell, William Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Fitzpatrick, Wm. Private September 11, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
Fulmer, Henry Private January 24, 1865
1
Substitute; absent, in hospital, at muster out
Farrell, Patrick Private March 1, 1864
3
Died September 23, 1864
Foust, David Private September 30, 1864
1
Drafted; deserted June 23, 1865
Frazier, Albert T. Private September 11, 1861
3
Died April 23, 1864; buried at Alexandria, grave, 1,825
Flagerty, Daniel Private September 11, 1861
3
Died at Newbern, N. C., May 27, 1862
Grover, Jacob A Private February 11, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Griffith, Benj. F. Private January 21, 1865
3
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Gysi, Henry Private January 24, 1865
1
Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 27, 1865
Groduvant, Casper Private December 20, 1864
1
Drafted; wounded in action, April 2, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 3, 1865
Gillhrist, Thomas Private September 20, 1864
1
Drafted; discharged by General Court Martial, date unknown
Graham, Gilbert Private September 11, 1861
3
Died April 1, 1865; burial record, April 17, 1865; buried at City Point; Vet
Gates, James T. Private January 23, 1865
3
Substitute; deserted March 27, 1865
Geker, Abraham Private February 11, 1864
3
Killed on picket line in front of Petersburg, June 23, 1864
Gettler, Barney Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Green, John Private January 18, 1865
3
Substitute; deserted February 9, 1865
Gordon, Charles H. Private January 24, 1865
3
Substitute; deserted February 21, 1865
Hanhu, Thomas Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Harrison, Samuel Private February 24, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Hatch, George W. Private September 11, 1861
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865; Vet
Hoffman, Jacob Private November 15, 1864
1
Drafted; deserted; returned; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Haines, William J. Private January 1, 1864
3
Wounded at Spottsylvania C. H., May 12, 1864; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown; Vet
Hartman, John F Private February 11, 1864
3
Discharged June 22, 1865, by General Order
Hartley, James Private September 21, 1864
1
Drafted; discharged by General Court Martial, date unknown
Haines, Jacob Private September 11, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 27, 1865;Vet
Henry, Charles H. Private January 24, 1865
3
Substitute; deserted February 9, 1865
Hunt, William Private March 27, 1864
3
Drafted; deserted May 25, 1865
Hitchings, George Private September 11, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, April 25, 1862
Hartnet, John Private March 24, 1864
3
Not on muster-out roll
Inhoff, John Private January 25, 1865
3
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Jones, William Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Jones, John Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Johnston, William Private March 22, 1864
3
Absent, sick, at muster out
Jacobus, Abraham Private January 26, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Jones, Jacob D. Private September 11, 1861
3
Mustered out, September 30, 1864, expiration of term
Jones, John W. Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Kelly, Martin Private January 25, 1865
3
Substitute; discharged by General Order, June 21, 1865
Kurts, Albert Private January 18, 1865
1
Discharged by General Order, June 9, 1865
Lynch, Patrick Private  
3
Not on muster-out roll
Low, James Private September 11, 1861
3
Died October 30, 1862; buried at Alexandria, grave, 392
Leiser, Daniel Private February 17, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Lozens, Moritz Private January 17, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Lambert, Enoch Private February 24, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Larkin, William Private September 11, 1861
3
Deserted November 30, 1862; returned September 14, 1863; discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
DeLong, Allen A. Private March 1, 1864
3
Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, April 1, 1865
Little, John Private  
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Lewis, Theodore Private January 20, 1865
1
 
M'Ginnis, Edward Private February 19, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
M'Coy, Anthony Private March 12, 1864

3

Absent, in hospital, at muster out
 Madison, John C Private January 21, 1865
1
 
Mackey, Bird P. Private January 23, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Matteson, John Private December 20, 1864
1
Drafted; discharged by General Order, August 2, 1865
M'Dermed, Henry Private January 1, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1365; Vet
M' Dermnott, Michael Private January 25, 1865
3
Substitute; absent, without leave, at muster out
Miller, Albert Private August 2, 1864
1
 
Martin, Jatnes F. Private March 21, 1865
1
Discharged by General Order, June 7, 1865
M'Laughlin, Mich'l. Private September 11, 1861
3
Deserted; returned; mustered out, February 25, 1865, expiration of term
Murphy, James Private January 24, 1865
3
Substitute; deserted March 16, 1865
Miles, William Private January 25, 1865
3
Substitute; deserted March 28, 1865
Morgan, Edward Private September 11, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, March 11, 1862
Mohan, Michael Private March 9, 1864
3
Died May 20, 1864, of wounds received at Spottsylvania C. H., May 12, 1864; buried in National Cemetery. Arlington, Va.
M'Vey, Thomas Private September 11, 1861
3
Died January 14, 1862, at Hatteras. N. C.
M'Elrath, James Private September 11, 1861
3
Captured at Andersonville; died July 12, 1864; burial record, July 7, 1864; grave 3.017
Mullen, John Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Merling, Henry Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
M'Elrath, Robert Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Murray, John Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Murphy, John Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Nolan, Jerry Private January 24, 1865
3
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Neely, William Private September 17, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, June 27, 1865; Vet
Neely, Andrew Private September 17, 1861
3
Died January 12, 1865; buried in National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.; Vet
Owens, Thomas Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Owens, Edward Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Pichford, Hugh Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Quigfley, Lewis C. Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Rogers, William Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Roberts, James Private September 1861
1
Rodgers, Robert Private December 9, 1861
3
Wounded January, 1865; absent, in hospital, at mustered out; Vet
Rogers, James Private January 24, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Reighard, Daniel Private September 19, 1861
3
Died near Fortress Monroe, Va., November 11, 1861
Smith, Jacob Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Smith, Francis C. Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Scott, Andrew Private September 1, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Straugh, Isaac Private April 6, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Seibert, George C. Private March 23, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Sweeney, Dennis Private January 28, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Shearer, William Private January 24, 1865
1
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Skinner, Chas. H. Private January 24, 1865
1
Substitute; absent, sick, at muster out
Sullivan, Thomas Private January 25, 1865
3
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Stover, Ludwig Private January 21, 1865
3
Substitute; discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, date unknown
Sturn, Joseph Private September 12, 1864
1
 
Sweeney, William Private February 23, 1864
3
Discharged by sentence of General Court Martial, date unknown
Stalnacker, Obediah Private September 11, 1861
3
Mustered out, September 30, 1864, expiration of term
Sweeney, Edward Private February 22, 1864
3
Died August 17, 1864; buried in Cypress Hill Cemetery, L. I.
Strauser, Solomon Private September 19, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Thompson, Edward Private January 21, 1865
3
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Toben, Martin Private September 11, 1861
3
Discharged June 28, 1864, for wounds received in action
Titus, Theodore Private September 11, 1861
3
Mustered out, September 30, 1864, expiration of term
Toben, Richard Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Thomas, William Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Wheatley, John S, Private February 11, 1864
3
Mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Womer, Abednego Private December 20, 1865
1
Drafted; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Wilson, Thomas Private January 18, 1865
3
Substitute; mustered out with Company, July 17, 1865
Wiler, John Private January 26, 1865
1
 
Whiticar, John Private January 1, 1864
3
Killed on picket in front of Petersburg, June June 23, 1864; buried in Ninth Corps Cemetery, Meade Station, Va.
Walters, Henry Private January 24, 1865
3
Substitute; deserted February 9, 1865
Wagner, Franklin Private .January 24, 1865
3
Substitute; deserted February 9, 1865
Williams, Win. D. Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Wayland, Thomas Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Walker, Charles Private September 11, 1861
3
Not on muster-out roll
Wiser, John Private September 11, 1862
3
Not on muster-out roll
Source:  Bates, Samuel P.   History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861; 1865 , Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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