Field and Staff
48th Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Keyed from the Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 - 1866 by Stephen Williams, 6/30/2000
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    Soldier's Last Rank   Entered Service Date came How soldier Date soldier How soldier Date left How soldier   Honor Dis-   Initial F&S Promotions/Demotions   Remarks  
Record Co. Name Rank in Co. age Service Yrs. to F&S came to F&S left F&S left F&S 83rd OVI left 83rd OVI Veteran Roll abled POW Rank 1st   2nd   3rd   4th    
1 R Sullivan, Peter J. Col. 40 11/23/61 3 11/23/61 Raised Regiment 08/07/61 Resigned na na   dNA   LieutCol. 01/23/62 Col.   Resigned 8/7/63, Surgeon's certificate indicates serious injury to the right arm from gun shot wound.NA  
2 R Parker, Job R. Col. 29 09/09/61 3 01/23/63 Trans.Co.A 01/01/65 Mustered out na na Capt. 01/23/62 LieutCol. 03/18/64 Col. Promoted from Capt. Co.A
3 R Lindsay, Joseph W. Lieut. Col. 30 10/09/61 3 05/31/63 Trans.Co.C 06/16/65 Mustered out na na   Sabine Crossroads.NA Capt. 05/31/64 LieutCol.   Promoted from Capt. Co. B; Captured April 8, 1864, at battle of Sabine Crossroads, La.; exchanged Oct. 23, 1864.NA  
4 R Lynch, James R.  Lieut. Col. 21 09/19/61 3 07/28/65 Trans.Co.A 05/09/66 Mustered out 07/24/65 Trans.Co.A48thBat Capt. 07/28/65 LieutCol. Promoted from Capt. Co. A; On Brigade staff at Sabine Crossroads, not captured.NA
5 R James S. Wise Maj. 32 09/21/61 3 09/21/61 Appointed Maj. 09/03/62 Resigned na na   dNA   Maj.   Resigned 9/21/61, Surgeon's certificate indicates "Chronic Rheumatism" as cause.NA  
6 R Peterson, Samuel G. W. Maj. 32 09/19/61 3 01/11/63 Trans.Co.K 02/21/63 Resigned na na dNA Capt. 01/11/63 Maj. Promoted to Major 2/21/63 from Capt. Co. K, but not mustered.
7 R Moats, Virgil H. Maj. 34 10/25/61 3 02/21/63 Trans.Co.F 07/11/63 Died of Wounds na na   H   Capt. 02/21/63 Maj.   Promoted 2/21/63 from Capt. Co. F; Died 7/11/63 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  
8 R Bering, John A. Maj. 22 10/03/61 3 07/11/63 Trans.Co.C 06/16/65 Mustered out na na Sabine Crossroads.NA Capt. 07/11/63 Maj. Promoted from Capt. Co. C7/11/63; Captured April 8, 1864, at battle of Sabine Crossroads, La.; Escaped 8/20/64, recaptured, paroled 5/27/65.NA
9 R Milton T. Cary Surgeon 30 09/27/61 3 09/27/61 Enlisted 03/11/63 Resigned na na   Surgeon        
10 R Willis, Plyan A.  Surgeon 26 10/15/62 3 10/15/62 Enlisted 03/10/66 Mustered out na na As.Surg. 03/11/63 Surgeon Transferred to Field & Staff of 83rd OVI 1/17/65; transferred to 48th Battalion 7/24/65
11 R Johnson, Aaron T. As.Surg. 32 10/11/61 3 10/11/61 Enlisted 03/08/63 Resigned na na   As.Surg.       Resigned 3/8/63  
12 R Lewis, John K. As.Surg. - 08/21/62 3 08/21/62 Enlisted 10/12/62 Died of Disease na na H As.Surg. Died of disease at Corinth, Miss.
13 R Wiles, Christian H. As.Surg. 22 04/04/63 3 04/04/63 Enlisted 01/17/65 Trans.R83rdOVI 07/24/65 Mustered out   As.Surg.       Transferred to Field & Staff of 83rd OVI 1/17/65; Mustered out with 83rd OVI 7/24/65  
14 R Watt, William As.Surg. - 04/16/63 3 04/16/63 Enlisted 01/06/64 Resigned na na As.Surg. Resigned 1/6/64.
15 R Baird, Thomas C. As.Surg. 24 07/29/63 3 07/29/63 TransR83rdOVI 05/09/66 Mustered out na na   As.Surg.       Transferred from Field & Staff 114th OVI to F&S 48th Battalion.  
16 R McGill, Robert C. Adjutant 26 09/19/61 3 09/19/61 Enlisted 08/02/63 Resigned na na dNA Adjutant Resigned 28/2/63, Surgeon's certificate indicates diarrhia of three months duration.NA
17 R Rike, William H. H. Adjutant 24 09/19/61 3 07/01/64 TransCo.K 01/17/65 Trans.Co.B83rdOVI 07/24/65 Trans.R.48thBat   1stLieut. 07/01/64 Adjutant   Transferred to 83rd OVI as 1st Lieut of Co. B 83rd; to 48th Battalian as adjutant;promoted to Capt. Co. A 48th Battalian 7/28/65.  
18 R Burkhard, Christian Adjutant 24 11/14/61 3 ? TransCo.C 04/08/64 MIASabineCrossroads na na MIASabineCrossroads 1stLieut. - Adjutant Appointed from 1stLieut. Co. C;Missing since Battle of sabine Crossroads.
19 R Stevenson, Samuel H. Adjutant 22 02/14/63 3 11/01/65 Trans.Co.D 05/09/66 Mustered out 07/24/65 Trans.Co.D48thBattalion v   1stLieut. 11/01/65 Adjutant   Appointed from 1st Lieut. Co. D, Nov. 1, 1865  
20 R Braman, William E. R.Q.M. 38 08/28/61 3 08/28/61 Enlisted 02/21/63 Resigned na na dNA 1stLieut. - R.Q.M. Appointed Regimental Quartermaster from 1st Lieut. Co. I.; Resigned Feb. 21, 1863, Surgeon's certificate indicates chronic Dysentery and Rheumatism.
21 R Reed, John K. R.Q.M. 30 12/22/61 3 ? Trans.Co.B 01/17/65 Trans.R83rdOVI 07/01/65 Mustered out   1stLieut. - R.Q.M.   Appointed Regimental Quartermaster from 1st Lieut. Co. B.  
22 R Strof, William J. R.Q.M. - 11/16/61 3 07/24/65 Trans.Co.D83rdOVI 05/09/66 Mustered out 07/24/65 Trans.R.48thBat Sabine Crossroads.NA 1stLieut. 07/24/65 R.Q.M. Transferred from Co. D 83rd OVI and appointed Regimental Quartermaster 7/24/65; Captured April 8, 1864, at battle of Sabine Crossroads, La.; Escaped 8/20/64, recaptured, paroled 5/27/65.NA
23 R Spense, John F. Chaplin 31 11/11/61 3 11/11/61 Enlisted 03/18/63 Resigned na na   d?   Chaplin        
24 R Tice, Isaac L. Ser.Maj. - 09/19/61 3 09/19/61 Enlisted 02/28/62 Trans.Co.I na na Ser.Maj. 02/28/62 1stLieut Promoted to 1st Lieut. Co. I, 2/28/62.
25 R Parker, Charles D. Ser.Maj. 28 01/01/62 3 02/01/62 Trans.Co.A 03/17/63 Dis.for Disability na na   d.NA   Pvt.CoA 01/01/62 Ser.Maj.   Promoted from Pvt. Co. A, 2/1/62; Went home very sick w.o. offical leave 4/11/62; offical hon discharge for disability 3/17/63.  
25a R Conkling, Edward A.(NA) Ser.Maj. 22 12/12/61 3 09/01/62 Trans.Co.B 03/12/63 Dis.for Disability na na d.NA Pvt.Co.B 01/18/62 Ser.Maj.NA Also listed as Allen E. Conkling Pvt. Co B;  All information on E. A. Conkling as Ser. Maj.  is from the National Archives He is missing from the F&S roster.
26 R Conrad, Isaac Ser.Maj. 22 09/09/61 3 10/05/65 Trans.Co.A 05/09/66 Mustered out 07/24/65 Trans.Co.A48thBat v   Sabine Crossroads.NA 1stSergt. 10/05/65 Ser.Maj.   Promoted from 1st Sergt. Co. A, 10/5/65.  
28 R Pratt, William A. Ser.Maj. 21 10/03/61 3 03/01/64 Trans.Co.C - - na na v 1stSergt. 03/01/64 Promoted from 1st Sergt. Co. C, 3/1/64; No further record found.
29 R Douglas, James Ser.Maj. 18 09/19/61 3 07/24/65 Trans.Co.B 07/28/65 Trans.Co.A 07/24/65 Trans.Co.B48thBat v   Pvt.Co.K 08/15/64 Q.M.Ser. 03/12/65 Sergt. 07/24/65 Ser.Maj.   Promoted from Pvt. Co. K to Q.M. Sergt., 8/15/64; Trans to field & Staff 83rd OVI, 1/17/65; reduced to Sergt. Co. Co. B 83rd, 3/12/65; trans. Co. B 48th Battalion and promoted to Sergt. Maj., 7/24/65.
30 R Kreider, Joseph Ser.Maj. 21 09/29/61 3 03/18/63 Trans.Co.E 08/07/63 Dis.for Disability na na d Sergt. 08/07/63 Ser.Maj. Promoted from Sergt. Co. E., 3/18/63; discharged 8/7/63, at Vicksburg for disability.
31 R Stewart, Samuel Ser.Maj. 29 11/30/61 3 08/08/63 Trans.Co.E 12/03/63 Dis.for Disability na na   d   Sergt. 08/08/63 Ser.Maj.   Promoted from Sergt. Co. E., 8/8/63; discharged 12/3/63 at New Iberia, La. on Surgeon's certificate of disability.  
32 R Stewart, Henery C. Q.M.S. 23 09/19/61 3 01/01/62 Trans.Co.K 12/06/62 Trans.Co.B na na d Pvt.Co.K 01/01/62 Q.M.Ser. Promoted from Pvt. Co. C., 1/1/62; discharged 12/6/62 at Memphis, Tenn. on Surgeon's certificate of disability.
33 R Stretch, Joseph Q.M.S. 29 08/30/62 3 - Trans.Co.D 01/01/64 Trans.Co.B ? ? v   Pvt.Co.D - Q.M.Ser. 01/01/64 1stLieut.   Promoted from Pvt. Co. D.; promoted to 1st. Lieut Co. B.; Listed as trans Co. F 83rd OVI but not on 83rd roster.  
34 R Hansell, Thomas H. Q.M.S. 20 09/09/61 3 07/24/66 Trans.R.83rdOVI 07/24/65 Trans.Co.C 07/24/65 Trans.Co.C48thBattalion v Q.M.Ser. 07/29/65 2ndLieut. Transferred from Field & Staff 83rd OVI, 7/24/65; Promoted to 2nd Lieut. Co. C, 7/29/65.
35 R Rausman, Henery J. Q.M.S. 18 09/19/61 3 10/05/65 Trans.Co.C 05/09/66 Mustered out 07/24/65 Trans.Co.C48thBattalion v   Pvt.Co.C 10/05/65 Q.M.Ser.   Promoted from Pvt. Co. C, 10/5/65; See also 83rd OVI Co D, 48th OVI Co. K.  
36 R Glaze, Arthur K. Com.Ser. 39 09/19/61 3 - Trans.Co.K 01/19/65 Mustered out na na v Sergt. - Com.Ser. Promoted from Sergt. Co. K; Mustered out 1/19/65 at Natchez, Miss., by reason of consolidation with 83rd OVI.
37 R Smith, James G. Com.Ser. 30 01/10/62 3 10/14/65 Trans.Co.A 04/23/66 Mustered out na na v   Sabine Crossroads.NA Sergt. 10/14/65 Com.Ser.   Promoted from Sergt. Co. A, 10/14/65;  
38 R Harshey, Abriham Com.Ser. 19 08/13/62 3 07/24/65 Trans.Co.K114thOVI 10/13/65 Mustered out na na 1stSergt. 10/14/65 Com.Ser. See also 48th OVI Co. A, 83rd OVI Co. C, 48th OVI Co. I
39 R Jones, William A. Hos. St'd. 35 12/31/61 3 01/01/62 Trans.Co.H 01/26/63 Dis.for Disability na na   d   Pvt.Co.H 01/01/62 Hos.St'd.   Promoted from Pvt. Co. H, 1/1/62;  discharged 8/7/63 at Vicksburg, Miss. on Surgeon's certificate of disability.  
40 R Gravatt, Joseph A. Hos. St'd. 26 09/09/61 3 - Trans.Co.A 01/19/65 Mustered out na na v PvtCo.A - Hos.St'd. Promoted from Pvt. Co. A; mustered out 1/19/65 at Natchez, Miss., by reason of consolidation with 83rd OVI. 
41 R Edwards, William C. Hos. St'd. 22 09/09/61 3 07/28/65 Trans.Co.B 05/09/66 Mustered out na na v   Pvt.Co.B 07/28/65 Hos.St'd.   Promoted from Pvt. Co. b, 48th Batallion; See Co. F 83rd OVI, Co. A 48th OVI.  
42 R McGuire, Thomas Prin.Mus. 20 02/21/62 3 07/17/64 Trans.Co.H 05/09/66 Mustered out 01/17/65 Trans.R48thBat v Pvt.Co.H 07/17/64 Prin.Mus. Promoted from private Co. H, 7/17/64; Trans. To Field & Staff 83rd Ovi 1/17/65, to 48th Battalion 7/24/65
43 R Williams, George A. Prin.Mus. 19 10/17/61 3 11/01/64 Trans.Co.F 04/26/66 Mustered out 01/17/65 Trans.R48thBat v   Drummer 11/01/64 Prin.Mus.   Promoted from Drummer Co. F, 11/1/64; Trans. To Field & Staff 83rd Ovi 1/17/65, to 48th Battalion 7/24/65; mustered out at Columbus, Ohio 4/6/66 by order of War Department.  
  Notes:                      
Some information has been added or corrected based on the soldiers records in the National Archives.  Where this has been done "NA" appears affter the entry.
    Edward A. Conkling has been added to the list of sergeant majors based on his records in the National Archives.          
Officers known to have resigned because of disability from their records in the National Archives are listed as "dNA" in the disabled colum.
    Officers who have resigned, but whose records have not been checked, are listed as "d?" in the disabled colum.              
All officers whose records were checked resigned because of disability, however, at least one officer was forced to resign by Col. Sullivan at Camp Dennison and one was discharged by court martial.