63rd Pennsylvania Infantry
Field & Staff
 

ALEXANDER HAYS, Colonel Mustered in August 25, 1861; promoted to Brigadier General, September 29, 1862; to Brevet Major General, May 5, 1864. Wounded at Second Bull Run, Va., August 29, 1862. Killed at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864. Buried in Allegheny cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.

A. S. M. MORGAN, Colonel Mustered in August 25, 1861. Promoted from Lieutenant Colonel, September 29, 1862. Severely wounded at Fair Oaks, Va., May 31, 1862. Discharged April 16, 1863, on account of wounds received at Fair Oaks.

WILLIAM S. KIRKWOOD, Colonel Mustered in August 1, 1861. Promoted from Captain Company B to Major, June 20, 1862; to Lieutenant Colonel, September 29, 1862; to Colonel, April 18, 1863. Wounded at Second Bull Run, Va., August 29, 1862. Died June 28, 1863, of wounds received at Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863. Buried Fairview, Pa.

JOHN A. DANKS, Colonel Mustered in September 9, 1861. Promoted from Captain Company E to Major, September 29, 1862; to Lieutenant Colonel, December 18, 1863; commissioned Colonel to date from July 1, 1863. Mustered out with regiment. Died at Glenfield, Pa., July 26, 1896. Buried in Allegheny, Pa.

MAURICE WALLACE, Major Mustered in August 6, 1861. Promoted from Captain Company H, August 6, 1861. Resigned June 19, 1862. Died Pittsburgh, Pa., 1899.

JAMES F. RYAN, Major Mustered in August 19, 1861. Promoted from Captain Company I, December 19, 1863. Discharged April 1, 1864. Died at McKeesport, Pa., April 19, 1887. Buried there.

GEORGE W. McCULLOUGH, Major Mustered in August 1, 1861. Promoted from Captain Company F, April 5, 1964. Killed at Battle of Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864. Buried National cemetery, Arlington, Va., grave 5225.

GEORGE P. CORTS, Adjutant Mustered in August 25, 1861. Resigned November 12, 1862, and appointed on staff of General Alexander Hays. Wounded at Fair Oaks, May 31, 1862, and at Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864. Died since the war.

WILLIAM M. McGRANAHAN, Adjutant Mustered in August 1, 1861. Promoted from private Company D to Sergeant Major, May 12, 1862; to Adjutant, November 12, 1S62. Died June 2, 1863, of wounds received at Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863.

JOHNS A. YOUNG, Adjutant Mustered in October 9, 1861. Promoted from Sergeant Company A to Sergeant Major, June 3, 1863; to Adjutant, June 3, 1864. Mustered out with regiment.

JAMES M. LYSLE, Quartermaster Mustered in August 9, 1861. Promoted from Second Lieutenant Company I, September 1, 1861. Killed near Pohick Church, Va., March 5, 1862. Buried McKeesport, Pa.

WILLIAM N. HAYMAKER, Quartermaster Mustered in August 1, 1861. Promoted from Second Lieutenant Company A, March 5, 1862. Wounded at Fair Oaks, Va., May 31, 1862. Mustered out with regiment. Died at Turtle Creek, Pa., March 13, 1904. Buried Cross Roads cemetery, Monroeville, Pa.

JOHN T. CRAWFORD, Surgeon Mustered in 1861. Promoted to Brigade Surgeon, October 7, 1861. Died since the war.

W. H. WORTHINGTON, Surgeon Mustered in October 14, 1861. Transferred to Ninety-ninth Regiment Pennsylvania. Volunteers, February 17, 1862. Died since the war.

JAMES K. RODGERS, Surgeon Mustered in September 18, 1861.  Transferred to Ninety-ninth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, February 17, 1862. Discharged July 26, 1862. Died since the war.

Z. RING JONES, Surgeon Mustered in June 22, 1861. Promoted from Assistant Surgeon Thirty-fifth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, August 20, 1862. Mustered out with regiment. Died since the war.

JAMES A. McFADDEN, Assistant Surgeon Mustered in August 1, 1861. Resigned June 17, 1862. Died since the war.

NOBLE C. McMORRIS, Assistant Surgeon Mustered in August 2, 1862. Mustered out with regiment. Died at Duncannon, Pa., 1904.

GERALD D. O FARRELL, Assistant Surgeon Mustered in March 14, 1863. Mustered out with regiment. Died Philadelphia, Pa., March 27, 1902.

JAMES JUNIUS MARKS, Chaplain Mustered in August 26, 1861.  Resigned December 20, 1862. Died Laguna Beach, Cal., August 10, 1899.

ROBERT M. MORTON, Sergeant Major Mustered in August 1, 1861. Promoted from private, Company B, July 3, 1863. Mustered out with regiment.

CHARLES W. McHENRY, Sergeant Major Mustered in August 1, 1861. Promoted to Captain Company G, August 20, 1861. Discharged November 13, 1862. Died at Janesville, Wis., February 9, 1874, and buried there.

SOLOMON KLINE, Sergeant Major Mustered in August 1, 1861. Promoted to First Lieutenant Company D, May 15, 1862. Discharged July 26, 1862. Died since the war.

WILLIAM P. HUNKER, Quartermaster Sergeant Mustered in August 1, 1861. Promoted to First Lieutenant Company A, July 26, 1862; to Captain, May 4, 1863. Wounded three times. Mustered out with company. Died at Clermont, Pa., May 2, 1906.

WILLIAM ATWATER, Quartermaster Sergeant Mustered in August 18, 1861. Promoted from private, Company I, September 1, 1862. Died since the war.

JACOB LONEBAUGH, Commissary Sergeant Mustered in August 1, 1861. Promoted from private, Company B. Veteran volunteer. Transferred to One Hundred and Fifth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. Died August 12, 1899.

CHARLES D. SCHRIEVES, Hospital Steward Mustered in December 16, 1861. Transferred to One Hundred and Fifth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers.

JOHN HOWENSTINE, Principal Musician Mustered in August 1, 1861. Promoted from musician, Company E. Died at Pittsburgh, Pa., since the war.

J. REESE PARKER, Principal Musician Mustered in August 1, 1861. Mustered out with regiment.

JOSEPH LICHENBERGER, Principal Musician Mustered in August 1, 1861, as private. Promoted from musician, Company F; and to Brigade Bugler, 1862; to Division Bugler, 1863; veteran volunteer. Transferred to non-commissioned field and staff as Fife Major, August 1, 1864. Died in Clarion county, Pa., May 18, 1875.

WILLIAM CLOWES, Hospital Steward Mustered in September 9, 1861. Promoted to Hospital Steward, Sixty-first Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, March 31, 1862.

WILLIAM H. MONTGOMERY, Drum Major Mustered in August, 1861. Discharged on surgeon s certificate, August 21, 1862. Died since the war.

WILLIAM H. MORROW, Fife Major Promoted from Company A. Mustered in August 1, 1861. Discharged on surgeon s certificate, December 26, 1863.

Source: Gilbert Adams Hays, Captain. Under the Red Patch: Story of the Sixty-third Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1864. Published by the 63d Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment Association. Pittsburgh: Market Review Publishing Company, 1908.

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