OFFICERS OF THE REGIMENT
124th NYSV Orange Blossoms

Taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1865. Third Edition.  Vol. IV.  Compiled by Frederick Phisterer.
J.B. Lyons Company, State Printers, 1912.  pg. 3464-3468.


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Colonels | Lieutenant-Colonels | Majors | Adjutants | Quartermasters | Surgeons | Assistant Surgeons | Chaplain

COMPANIES:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | K

Officers who were commissioned or appointed, but did not serve in the grades named.
Medals of Honor Granted by the President


Colonels

  • AUGUSTUS VAN HORNE ELLIS, from September 5, 1862, to July 2, 1863.
  • FRANCIS M. CUMMINS, from February 11 to September 19, 1864.

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Lieutenant-Colonels.

  • FRANCIS M. CUMMINS, from August 16, 1862, to February 11, 1864.
  • CHARLES H. WEYGANT, from February 11, 1864, to June 3, 1865.

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Major

  • JAMES CROMWELL, from August 20, 1862, to July 2, 1863.
  • CHARLES H. WEYGANT, from September 16, 1863, to February 11, 1864.
  • HENRY S. MURRAY, from September 20, 1864, to March 30, 1865.

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Adjutants

  • WILLIAM SILLIMAN, from July 16 to August 20, 1862.
  • GEORGE DEPEYSTER ARDEN, from September 5, 1862, to January 14, 1863.
  • WILLIAM BROWNSON, from December 31, 1862, to September 17, 1863.
  • WILLIAM B. VAN HOUTEN, from September 17, 1863, to January 23, 1865.
  • JOHN SMITH KING, from February 4 to October 28, 1865.

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Quartermasters

  • AUGUSTUS DENNISTON, from July 15, 1862, to January 14, 1863.
  • HENRY F. TRAVIS, from January 15 to September 3, 1863.
  • ELLIS POST, from September 9, 1863, to June 3, 1865.

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Surgeons

  • JOHN H. THOMPSON, from September 5, 1862, to November 25, 1864.
  • ROBERT V. K. MONTFORT, from March 27 to June 3, 1865.

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Assistant Surgeons

  • EDWARD G. MARSHALL, from September 5, 1862, to August 7, 1863
  • ROBERT V. K. MONTFORT, from September 5, 1862, to March 27, 1865
  • EDWARD C. FOX, from April 14 to June 3, 1865.

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Chaplain

  • THOMAS SCOTT BRADNER, from September 5, 1862, to June 3, 1865.

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Of Company A

Captains:
CHARLES H. WEYGANT, from September 5, 1862, to September 16, 1863.
CHARLES B. WOOD, from July 3, 1863, to September 21, 1804.
THOMAS TAFT, from September 22, 1864, to June 3, 1865.
First Lieutenants:
CHARLES B. WOOD, from August 12, 1802, to July 3, 1863.
JOHN C. WOOD, from August 1, 1864, to January 1, 1865.
THOMAS HART, from January 1 to June 3, 1865.
Second Lieutenants:
CHARLES T. CRESSY, from September 5, 1862, to July 14, 1864.
JONATHAN D. BIRDSALL, from August 17 to October 22, 1864.
THOMAS HART, from November 15, 1864, to February 26, 1865.

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Of Company B

Captains:
HENRY S. MURRAY, from September 5, 1862, to September 20, 1864.
THOMAS W. BRADLEY, from November 16, 1864, to June 3, 1865.
First Lieutenants:
WINES E. WEYGANT, from September 5, 1862, to February 9, 1863.
WILLIAM E. MAPES, from February 9, 1863, to May 31, 1864.
THOMAS W. BRADLEY, from September 1 to November 16, 1864.
DAVID U. QUICK, from January 1 to June 3, 1805.
Second Lieutenants:
WILLIAM E. MAPES, from August 14, 1862, to February 9, 1863.
GABRIEL TUTHILL, from February 9, 1863, to February 23, 1864.
DAVID U. QUICK, from November 15, 1864, to January 1, 1865.

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Of Company C

Captains:
JAMES CROMWELL, from August 15 to 20, 1862.
WILLIAM SILLIMAN, from August 20, 1862, to February 1, 1864.
JAMES FINNIGAN, from February 18 to October 28, 1864.
JAMES A. GRIER, from October 28, 1864, to February 26, 1865.
JOHN C. WOOD, from January 1 to June 3, 1865.
First Lieutenants:
WILLIAM BROWNSON, from September 5 to December 31, 1862.
HENRY P. RAMSDELL, from December 31, 1862, to October 7, 1863.
JAMES A. GRIER, from December 11, 1863, to October 28, 1864.
Second Lieutenants:
HENRY P. RAMSDELL, from August 15 to December 31, 1862.
JAMES A. GRIER, from January 15 to December 11, 1863, and from February 26 to June 15, 1865.

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Of Company D

Captain:
JAMES W. BENEDICT, from August 16, 1862, to June 3, 1865.
First Lieutenants:
DANIEL SAYER, from September 5, 1862, to January 1, 1864.
JOHN W. HOUSTON, from December 12, 1863, to August 10, 1864.
EBENEZER HOLBERT, from July 15, 1864, to June 3, 1865.
Second Lieutenants:
JOHN W. HOUSTON, from August 16, 1862, to December 12, 1863.
THOMAS G. MABEE, JR., from September 27, 1864, to June 3, 1865.

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Of Company E

Captains:
WILLIAM A. McBURNEY, from September 5, 1862, to March 9, 1863.
DANIEL SAYER, from January 1, 1864, to June 3, 1865.
First Lieutenants:
WILLIAM A. VERPLANK, from September 5, 1862, to September 23, 1863.
THEODORE M. ROBERSON, from September 26, 1863, to January 1, 1865.
WILLIAM H. BENJAMIN, from January 1 to June 3, 1865.
Lieutenants:
ADOLPHUS WITTENBRECHER, from September 5, 1862, to March 6, 1863.
THEODORE M. ROBERSON, from March 7 to September 26, 1863.

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Of Company F

Captains:
IRA S. BUSH, from September 5, 1862, to June 21, 1864.
EDWARD J. CARMICK, from August 10, 1864, to April 1, 1865.
First Lieutenants:
THOMAS J. QUICK, from August 20, 1862, to January 1, 1864.
EDWARD J. CARMICK, from April 18 to August 10, 1864.
ABRAM P. FRANCISCO, from January 1 to June 3, 1865.
Second Lieutenant:
SAMUEL W. HOTCHKISS, from August 20, 1862, to April 2, 1864.

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Of Company G

Captains:
ISAAC NICOLL, from September 5, 1862, to July 2, 1803.
JAMES OTIS DENNISTON, from July 3 to October 7, 1863.
HENRY P. RAMSDELL, from October 7 to December 13, 1863.
THOMAS J. QUICK, from January 1, 1864, to June 3, 1865.
First Lieutenant:
JAMES OTIS DENNISTON, from August 20, 1862, to July 3, 1863.
Second Lieutenants:
DAVID GIBBS, from September 5, 1862, to February 25, 1863.
WILLIAM H. BENJAMIN, from February 26, 1863, to January 1, 1865.
LOUIS T. SHULTZ, from March 1 to June 3, 1865.

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Of Company H

Captains:
DAVID CRIST, from August 23, 1862, to May 30, 1864.
WILLIAM E. MAPES, from May 31 to December 15, 1864.
THEODORE M. ROBERSON, from January 1 to June 3, 1865.
First Lieutenants:
HENRY GOWDY, from August 23, 1862, to May 11, 1863.
THOMAS TAFT, from July 20 to September 22, 1864.
Second Lieutenants:
JOHN R. HAYS, from August 23, 1862, to April 8, 1864.
SYLVSTER LAWSON, from March 19 to June 3, 1865.

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Of Company I

Captains:
LEANDER CLARK, from August 20, 1862, to May 13, 1863.
HENRY F. TRAVIS, from September 3, 1863, to June 3, 1865.
First Lieutenants:
JOHN B. STANBROUGH, from August 20 to November 12, 1862.
ISAAC M. MARTIN, from December 30, 1862, to May 15, 1863.
WILLIAM B. VAN HOUTEN, from July 1 to September 17, 1863.
CHARLES STEWART, from October 18, 1863, to May 15, 1865.
Second Lieutenants:
ISAAC M. MARTIN, from September 5 to December 30, 1862.
MILNOR BROWN, from December 30, 1862, to July 2, 1863.
CHARLES STEWART, from July 2 to October 18, 1863.

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Of Company K

Captains:
WILLIAM A. JACKSON, from September 5, 1862, to June 18, 1864.
LEWIS S. WISNER, from July 14 to August 6, 1864.
ROBERT A. MALONE, from September 16, 1864, to June 3, 1865.
First Lieutenants:
JAMES H. ROOSA, from August 23, 1862, to March 7, 1863.
JAMES FINNIGAN, from March 7, 1863, to February 18, 1864.
LEWIS S. WISNER, from February 2 to July 14, 1864.
JOHN S. KING, from October 22, 1864, to February 4, 1865.
Second Lieutenants:
JAMES FINIIGAN, from September 5, 1962, to March 7, 1863.
LEWIS S. WISNER, from May 3, 1863, to February 2, 1864.
ROBERT A. MALONE, from August 13 to September 1864.
WOODWARD T. OGDEN, from November 15, 1864, to June 3, 1865.

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Officers who were commissioned or appointed,
but did not serve in the grades named

  • WEYGANT, CHARLES H., as Colonel.
  • MURRAY, HENRY S., as Lieutenant-Colonel.
  • BENEDICT, JAMES W., as Major.
  • WEYGANT, WINES E., as Adjutant.
  • THOMPSON, JOHN H., as Surgeon.
  • HOUSTON, JOHN W., as Captain.
  • CRESSY, CHARLES T., as First Lieutenant.
  • HAYS, JOHN R., as First Lieutenant.
  • OGDEN, WOODWARD T., as First Lieutenant.
  • COLE, JOSHUA V., as Second Lieutenant.
  • DENTON, JACOB, as Second Lieutenant.
  • HOLBERT, EBENEZER, as Second Lieutenant.
  • SMITH, WILLIAM W., as Second Lieutenant.
  • QUICK, GEORGE T., as Conditional Second Lieutenant.

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Medals of Honor Granted by the President to:

  • BRADLEY, THOMAS W., Seargant, Company H, and Captain, Company B, for great gallantry at the battle of Chancellorsvill, Va., May 3, 1863.
  • FREEMAN, ARCHIBALD, Private, Company E, for capture of the flag of the 17th La., at Spotsylbania, Va., May 12, 1864.
  • HALLOCK, NATHAN M., Private, Company K, for great gallantry at the action at Bristoe Station, Va., June 15, 1863.
  • THOMPKINS, GEORGE W., Corporal, Company F, for the capture of the flag of the 59th Ala. near Watkins House, Petersburg, Va., March 25, 1965.
  • WISNER, LEWIS S., Captain, Company K, for great gallantry at the battle of Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864.

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