Sixth Regiment of Maryland Infantry

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Company C - Muster Roll

 

George Webster, Captain, mustered Aug. 23, 1862, mustered out Feb. 21, 1863; Resigned.

John L. Beaver, Captain, mustered Aug. 23, 1862, mustered out Oct. 4, 1864; Entered the service as First Lieutenant; promoted Captain, March 2, 1863; discharged on account of disability.

Chas. N. Kuhn, Captain, mustered Aug. 12, 1862, mustered out Mar. 17, 1865, Entered the service as Second Lieutenant, Company A; promoted First Lieutenant, September 8, 1862; Captain, Company C, November 17, 1864; severely wounded in action, October 19, 1864; discharged on account of wounds received. Remarks: From the After Action Report of Col. Ball, Temporarily Commanding 2nd Brig., 3rd Div., 6th Corps: "Lieutenant Kuhn, Sixth Maryland, acting aide-de-camp on brigade staff, fell seriously, if not mortally, wounded in the afternoon."

Ira Tyler, 1st Lieut., mustered July 31, 1862, mustered out Jan. 7, 1865; Entered the service as Second Lieutenant; promoted First Lieutenant, March 2, 1863; taken prisoner, June 15, 1863, Winchester, Va.

Samuel W. Angel, 1st Lieut., mustered Aug. 23, 1862; Entered the service as Sergeant; promoted First Lieutenant, February 21, 1865; died, April 10, 1865, of wounds received in action, at Petersburg, Va., April 2, 1865.

John R. King, 1st Lieut., mustered Aug. 21, 1862, mustered out May 16, 1865 , Entered the service as private, Company H; promoted Corporal; Sergeant; First Sergeant; First Lieutenant, Company C, April 25, 1865; wounded in action, June 15, 1863, Winchester, Va., November 27, 1863, Mine Run, Va., and May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va.; discharged on account of wounds received in action.

Alexander F. Myers, 2nd Lieut., mustered Aug. 9, 1862; Entered the service as private; promoted Quartermaster Sergeant; Second Lieutenant, Company C, March 2, 1863; killed in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.

Albert, Thomas, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862; Died, Harper's Ferry, Va.

Arnold, Jesse F., Corporal, mustered Aug. 20, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865. Remarks: Cited in reports by Bvt. Brig. Gen. J. Warren Keifer, commanding Second Brigade - "I have the honor, as required in orders, to forward the names of enlisted men, who, by their gallantry and good conduct, deserve rewards at the hands of those in authority. The above-named enlisted men of the Sixth Maryland are each reported by their company and regimental commanders as having been conspicuous for bravery in the charge on the 2d instant, and in the battle of the 6th instant at Sailor's Creek, Va." Among those specified was Color-Corpl. Jesse Arnold.

Arnold, John, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862; Deserted, January 25, 1863

Baker, James, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out April 6, 1864, Disability.

Black, William, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865; Wounded in action.

Bankard, Edmond H., Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862; Died, November 22, 1863, in Rebel prison, Richmond, Va.

Bankard, Josephus, Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862, mustered out July 10, 1865; Wounded in action; transferred to V. R. C.

Bean, Josephus R., Sergeant, Aug. 21, 1862, mustered out May 25, 1865; Wounded in action, September 19, 1864.

Bean, Ezra. C., Private, mustered Sept. 1, 1862, mustered out May 25, 1865; Wounded in action, May 5, 1864 at the Wildnerness, and September 19, 1864 at Opequon. Remarks: Ezra Bean is buried in Wadsworth, Ohio at the First Mennonite Church Cemetery. Tombstone inscription reads "1842 - 1936. Co.C - 6 Regt.".

Bishop, John T., Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862; Died, October 24, 1862, of disease contracted in service.

Blizzard, Wm. H., Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Buffington, Jno. E., Sergeant, mustered Aug. 21, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865. Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery in the Battle of Petersburg, Va. Sergeant Buffington is believed to have been the first enlisted man of the Third Division, Sixth Corps, to mount the parapet of the enemy's lines at Petersburg, April 2, 1865. Remarks: Breveted 1st Lt. and given $100 by Gen. Grant for actions at Petersburg, April 2, 1865. Cited in reports by Bvt. Brig. Gen. J. Warren Keifer, commanding Second Brigade - "I have the honor, as required in orders, to forward the names of enlisted men, who, by their gallantry and good conduct, deserve rewards at the hands of those in authority. The above-named enlisted men of the Sixth Maryland are each reported by their company and regimental commanders as having been conspicuous for bravery in the charge on the 2d instant, and in the battle of the 6th instant at Sailor's Creek, Va." Among those specified was Sergt. John E. Buffington.

Grouse, Wm. L., Musician, mustered Aug. 23, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Cooke, Jesse W. , Private, mustered Aug. 18, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Chenowith, Richard, Sergeant, mustered Sept. 1, 1862, mustered out July 3, 1865; Wounded in action; transferred to V. R. C.

Crapster, Jno. H., Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out June 22, 1865; Wounded in action, November 27, 1863.

Ditch, John H., Corporal, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out May 24, 1865, Wounded in action, November 27, 1863; wounded and taken prisoner, May 5, 1864; discharged by reason of wounds received in action.

Euler, Jacob, Private, mustered Aug. 15, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Frock, Jonas, Corporal, mustered Aug. 18, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865, Wounded in action, May 5, 1864.

Frock, David H., Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865, Wounded in action, May 5, 1864, September 19, 1864, and April 2, 1865.

Fleagle, Josiah, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out July 30, 1863

Fleagle, Jacob, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862; Deserted, January 30, 1863

Freeman, Samuel M., Private, mustered Sept. 10, 1862; Returned to Third P. H. B. Regiment as a deserter, February 28, 1863.

Grimes, Reuben N., Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862; Killed in action, June 10, 1864, Cold Harbor, Va.

Govir, Fredrick, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862; Deserted, December 22, 1862

Gerhart, Henry A., Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862; Deserted, January 15, 1863

Gist, Richard I., Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862; Wounded in action, May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va.; died in Rebel prison.

Gist, Bradford P., Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862; Died, January 1, 1865, of disease contracted in Rebel prison.

Hager, John T., Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Harris, Abraham, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out May 11, 1865; Wounded in action, May 5, 1864

Harris, John W., Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out July 1, 1865; Wounded in action; transferred to V. R. C.

Haifley, Isaac, Private, mustered Aug. 11, 1862, mustered out July 6, 1865, Transferred to V. R. C.

Haifley, Ephraim, Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Handley, Levi, Private, mustered Aug. 18, 1862, mustered out July 8, 1865; Wounded in action; transferred to V. R. C.

Haines, Jesse, Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862, mustered out June 9, 1865, Wounded in action.

Haines, Reuben H., Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862; Deserted, November 15, 1862

Helwick, Fred, Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862; Deserted, November 20, 1862

Jones, Wm. H., Private, mustered Sept. 1, 1862; Wounded in action, May 10, 1864, Spottsylvania; transferred to V. R. C., January 2, 1865

Keller, John, Private, mustered Aug. 15, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Koontz, John, Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862; Killed in action, May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va.

Lemmon, Geo., Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out Feb. 3, 1865, Wounded in action, May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va.

Little, Wm. H., Private, mustered Sept. 1, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Little, Lewis, Private, mustered May 26, 1864; Wounded in action; transferred to First Maryland Veteran Volunteer Infantry.

Little, Peter, Private, mustered Aug. 18, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865, Wounded in action, May 5, 1864.

Logue, Philip L., Private, mustered Aug. 19, 1862; Wounded in action; died, December 29, 1864, of disease contracted in service.

Lookingbill, Samuel, Private, mustered Sept. 1, 1862, mustered out May 29, 1865; Wounded in action, and taken prisoner, May 5, 1864.

Myers, Levi, Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862, mustered out June 29, 1865; Wounded in action, May 5, 1864; transferred to V. R. C.

Myers, Josiah, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out Dec. 10, 1862; Disability.

Moss, William, Private, mustered Aug. 15, 1862; Wounded in action; transferred to V. R. C., October 15, 1864.

Minter, William, Private, mustered Aug. 14, 1862; Deserted, March 17, 1863

Ocker, Thomas, 1st Sergt., mustered Aug. 18, 1862; See Roster, Company A.

Ocker, Jacob, Corporal, mustered Aug. 30, 1862; Killed June 30, 1863, by explosion of magazine.

Ogg, Laban, Private, mustered Aug. 18, 1862; Wounded in action; killed in action, June 1, 1864, Cold Harbor, Va.

Oyerr, William, Private, mustered Aug. 15, 1862; Killed in action, October 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va.

Orpert, William, Private, mustered Aug. 15, 1862; Killed in action, October 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va.

Pool, Reuben E., Corporal, mustered Aug. 17, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865, Wounded in action, November 27, 1863, and June 1, 1864. Notes: Born in Carroll County on March 14,1844. He was wounded in the leg at the Battle of Locust Grove, Va on November 27, 1863 and again at the Battle of Cold Harbor, Va on June 1, 1864. He was wounded severely in the left upper chest and was left for dead on the battlefield.

Porter, John T., Private, mustered Aug. 18, 1862; Died, June 20, 1864, of wounds received in action, May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. Remarks: A USGENWEB report indicates that he was interred at the National Cemetery at Arlington, Virginia.

Porter, Philip A., Private, mustered Aug. 18, 1862; Died, October 25, 1862, of disease contracted in service.

Rickter, Fred, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Ramby, George N., Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865; Wounded in action, May 5, 1864.

Ramby, Samuel Harrison, Corporal, mustered Aug. 16, 1862, mustered out June 29, 1865; Taken prisoner, May 5, 1864

Royer, Jacob B., Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865; Wounded in action, June 1, 1864, Cold Harbor, Va.

Rodkey, Wesley, Private, mustered Aug. 18, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Robertson, Christopher W., Private, mustered Aug. 18, 1862; Transferred to V. R. C.

Rooney, Chris, Private, mustered Aug. 18, 1862, mustered out Oct. 3, 1865; See Roster, N. C. Staff.

Rowe, Alfred, Sergeant, mustered Aug. 30, 1862; Died, May 7, 1864, of wounds received in action, May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va.

Roberson, Wm., Sergeant, mustered Aug. 13, 1862; Transferred to V. R. C.; deserted, April 4, 1864

Rinaman, Samuel, Private, mustered Aug. 14, 1862; Killed in action, November 27, 1863, Locust Grove, Va.

Stansbury, Whitfield, 1st Sergt., mustered Aug. 18, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865; Wounded in action. Remarks: Cited in reports by Bvt. Brig. Gen. J. Warren Keifer, commanding Second Brigade - "I have the honor, as required in orders, to forward the names of enlisted men, who, by their gallantry and good conduct, deserve rewards at the hands of those in authority. The above-named enlisted men of the Sixth Maryland are each reported by their company and regimental commanders as having been conspicuous for bravery in the charge on the 2d instant, and in the battle of the 6th instant at Sailor's Creek, Va." Among those specified was First Sergt. Whitfield Stansbury.

Sweetman, Michael, Sergeant, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Sapp, Frederick , Private, mustered Aug. 15, 1862; Wounded in action; deserted, September 17, 1863

Stevens, Geo. W., Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Schockney, Samuel, Sergeant, mustered Aug. 13, 1862; Killed in action, November 27, 1863, Locust Grove, Va.

Sterner, Wm. H., Private, mustered Aug. 16, 1862; Wounded in action, and taken prisoner, May 5, 1864; died of starvation in Rebel prison. Remarks: William Starner had lived in Frizzellsburg, Carroll Co, MD with his wife Anna Mary (Koontz) and three sons, Theodore Nathaniel, William Henry and Harvey Milton. He was born 1830 and enrolled on 16 August 1862 at Westminster, MD, at Camp Hoffman, MD. On one account, he was first reported as missing but later listed as killed in the Battle of the Wilderness on 5 May 1864, died
from wounds received in battle (pension).

Stingle, Henry, Private, mustered Sept. 1, 1862, mustered out July 2, 1865; Transferred to First Maryland Veteran Volunteer Infantry.

Stonesifer, Josiah, Private, mustered Sept. 2, 1862; Deserted, September 10, 1862.

Stuller, Elias, Private, mustered Aug. 18, 1862; Died, April 24, 1863, of disease contracted in service.

Sullivan, Jno. W., Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862; Wounded in action, May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va.; died November 23, 1864, of wounds received in action, October 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va.

Taylor, Henry, Musician, mustered Aug. 21, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Thomas, Henry, Private, mustered Aug. 9, 1862, mustered out May 16, 1865; Wounded in action, May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va., and April 2, 1865, Petersburg, Va.; discharged for disability.

Townsend, Fred, Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862, mustered out May 31, 1865

Trott, George, Musician, mustered Aug. 21, 1862; Killed June 30, 1863, by explosion of magazine.

Tracy, Noah, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862; Died, May 7, 1864, of wounds received in action, May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va.

Wardenfelt, Henry, Sergeant, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865; Wounded in action. Remarks: Henry Wardenfelt was a farmer from Westminster Md. He was 6 ft. tall, blue-grey eyes, light hair and complextion.

Wardenfelt, John, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862; Wounded in action and taken prisoner, May 5, 1864; died of starvation in Rebel prison. Remarks: John was a brother of Sgt. Henry Wardenfelt (entry above). They had a third brother (Pvt.William Wardenfelt) who served with the Maryland 3rd. Potomac Home Brigade Infantry. Pvt. John Wardenfelt died at Andersonville Prison.

Welk, Henry, Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865; Wounded in action, September 19, 1864, Winchester, Va.

Welk, Peter, Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865; Wounded in action, September 19, 1864, Winchester, Va.

Wheeler, Henry, Private, mustered Sept. 1, 1862; Deserted, October 20, 1862.

Wilhelm, Geo. B, Private, mustered Sept. 1, 1862; Wounded in action and taken prisoner, May 5, 1864; died of starvation in Rebel prison.

Wilson, John, Private, mustered Oct. 10, 1862; Taken prisoner, May 5, 1864; died of starvation in Rebel prison.

Williams, Jas. H., Corporal, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out June 20, 1865

Wolf, John, Private, mustered Aug. 21, 1862; Wounded in action and taken prisoner, May 5, 1864; died of starvation in Rebel prison.

Tingling, Richard, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862, mustered out May 15, 1865

Zentz, Abraham, Private, mustered Aug. 13, 1862; Killed in action, October 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va.

 

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