Pennsylvania Volunteers
in the Spanish-American War

1898-1899

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Pennsylvania Soldiers of the Sixteenth Regiment

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16th PA Regt "R" Surnames


Name, Rank, Company, Residence, Date of Enrollment, Promotions,
Mustered in Date, Mustered Out Date or Date of Death.



RADACK, Fred. C., Corporal, Co. K; Residence: Titusville, Pa.; Enrolled May 9, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RAKESTRAW, William H., Private, Co. L; Residence: Falls Creek, Pa.; Enrolled July 15. 1898; Mustered in July 15, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RALPH, WIlliam B., Jr., Private, Co. D; Residence: Oil City, Pa.; Enrolled May 8, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RANDALL, Fred. C., Private, Co. C; Residence: Bradford, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RANKIN, WIllis C., Private, Co. H; Residence: Brockwayvilie, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27. 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RANSOM, Harry F., Corporal, Co. A; Residence: Corry, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Died Oct. 1, 1898, In Brig. Hospital, Coamo. P. R., of typhoid fever.

RATTER, Norman B., Private, Co. M; Residence: Cribbs, Pa.; Enrolled July 16, 1898; Mustered in July 18, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RAY, Frederick, Private, Co. C; Residence: Bradford, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RAY, Melvin A., Corporal, Co. E; Residence: Cooperstown, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RAYNER, Robert J.. Private, Co. D; Residence: Oil City. Pa.; Enrolled May 8. 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Promoted to Wagoner July 1, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

READY, John, Private, Co. D; Residence: Oil City, Pa.; Enrolled June 18, 1898; Mustered in June 20, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REARDON, James C., Private, Co. C; Residence: Bradford, Pa.; Enrolled June 21, 1898; Mustered in June 21, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REARDON, John M., Private, Co. C; Residence: Bradford, Pa.; Enrolled June 21, 1898; M.. I. June 21, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REARDON, John P., Private, Co. A; Residence: Corry, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, .1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REARICK, Jesse C., Private, Co. L; Residence: Falls Creek, Pa.; Enrolled July 15, 1898; Mustered in July 15, 1898; Appointed Corporal July 15, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REED, Edwin A., Private, Co. D; Residence: oil city, Pa. (N.,G. P.); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REED, Frank W., Private, Co. B; Residence: New Castle, Pa.; Enrolled July 5, 1898; Mustered in July 7, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REED, James E., Private, Co. E; Residence: Sandy Lake.. Pa.; Enrolled June 18, 1898; Mustered in June 18, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REED, John C., Private, Co. K; Residence: Centerville, Pa.; Enrolled June 16, 1898; Mustered in June 16, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REED, John Murray, Major ; Residence: Oil City, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania .) ; Enrolled April 27, 1898 Mustered in May 10, 1898; Appointed to hold F. 0. C. June 4, 1898; on recruited service from June 10 to 23, 1898;. Appointed August 23, 1898, to hold Regimental S. Ct. and relieved Sept. 16, 1898, Mustered out with Regiment Dec. 28, 1898.

REED, Lloyd, Private, Co. E; Residence: Dempseytown, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania);. Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Promoted Corporal July 1, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REEDER, Benjamin G., Private, Co. M; Residence: Target, Pa.; Enrolled July 16, 1898; Mustered in July 18, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REESMAN, James C., Private, Co. G; Residence: Whitesburg, Pa.; Enrolled July 9, 1898; Mustered in July 13, 1898; M: 0. with .CO:Dec. 28, 1898.

REEVES, William G., Private, Co. I, Residence: Corydon, Pa., Enrolled May 8, 1898, Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REIGHERT, Ellsworth, Private, Co. G; Residence: Kittanning, Pa.; Enrolled July 12, 1898; Mustered in July 13, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REITZ, Gideon, Private, Co. L; Residence: Hazen, Pa. ; Enrolled July 15, 1898; Mustered in July 15, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REMP, Charles A., Private, Co. F; Residence: Franklin, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RENINGER, Birton G., Private, Co. D; Residence: Oil City, Pa.; Enrolled May 8, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out. with Co. Dec. 28, 1898.

RESSLER, Joseph J., Corporal, Co. A; Residence: Corry, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RESSLER, Nicholas, Px:iv. Co. A; Residence: Corry, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REYNOLDS, Albert H., Private, Co. I; Residence: Warren, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REYNOLDS, Duff, Private, Co. E; Residence: Cooperstown, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

REYNOLDS.. Hiram A., Private, Co. E; Residence: Sandy Lake, Pa.; Enrolled June 18.1898; Mustered in June 18, 1898; Died Oct. 13, 1898, at Coamo, P. R.

REYNOLDS, Thomas B., Private, Co E; Residence: Franklin, Pa.; Enrolled June 17, 1898; Mustered in June 17, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RHINES, Bertram H., Private, Co. I; Residence: Barnes, Pa.; Enrolled May 8, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RHOADES, Harry L. Private, Co. D; Residence: Oil City, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RHODES., Jacob O., Private, Co. G; Residence: Leechburg, Pa. Enrolled July 13, 1898; Mustered in July 13., 18; Appointed Musician, July 23, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RHONE, Edgar L.: Private, Co. C; Residence: Russell, Pa.; Enrolled June 21, 1898; Mustered in June 21, 1898, Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RHONE, Mark H., Private, Co. I; Residence: Russell, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RIBB, Lewis N., Private, Co .E;.Residence: Cooperstown, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898, Mustered in May 10, 1898, Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RICE, Henry J., Private, Co. F; Residence: Franklin, Pa.; Enrolled June 17, 1898; Mustered in June 17, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RICHEY, Alexander P., Sergeant,Major; Residence: Oil City, Pa. (No G. P.); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with Regiment Dec. 28, 1898.

RICHEY, Clinton B., Corporal, Co. E; RĄ: Sunville Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898, Mustered in May 10, 1898, Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RICKARDS, George Collins, Lieutenant Colonel; neB. Oil City, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; In command of Regiment from May 17 to July 2, 1898; On detached Service as Mustering and Recruiting Officer from July 2 to July 22, 1898, when assigned to command of 3d Battalion of this Regiment and continued in command of this Battalion to its arrival at Ponce., P. R., Sept. 22, 1898; Reporting to Brigadier General Henry, United States Volunteer, was there retained with Battalion; Joined Regiment Oct. 11, 1898; Commissioned Colonel Oct. 12, 1898; Accepted commission and assumed command of Regiment Oct. 17, 1898; Mustered in with new rank Nov; 30, 1898, and Mustered out with Regiment Dec. 28, 1898.

RICKE, Anton, Private, Co. K; Residence: Titusville, Pa.; Enrolled June 16, 1898; Mustered in June 16, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RIDENOUR, Edward, Private, Co. M; Residence: Scottdale, Pa.; Enrolled July 16, 1898; Mustered in July 18, 1898; Promoted Corporal July 24, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RIDGWAY, Charles A., Hospital Steward; Residence: Hydetown, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with Regiment Dec. 28, 1898.

RIEKER, Henry, Private, Co. A; Residence: Corry, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Promoted to Corporal July 5, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RISHER, Thad. S., 1st Sergeant, Co. I; Residence: Warren, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RITCHEY, John E., Quarter Master Sergeant, Co. F; Residence: Franklin, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROBB, Samuel G., Private, Co. M; Residence: Ligonier, Pa.; Enrolled July 16, 1898; Mustered in July 18, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROBBINS, James L., Private, Co. D; Residence: Siverly, Pa.; Enrolled June 19, 1898; Mustered in June 20, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROBERTS, Charles W., Private, Co. A; Residence: Corry, Pa.-fNational Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out. with Co. Dec. 28, 1898.

ROBERTSON, Frank, Private, Co. E; Residence: Cooperstown, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Promoted to Corporal Oct. 1, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROBERTSON, John Russell, 1st Lieutenant & Adjutant; Residence: Franklin, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 5, 1898; Mustered out with Regiment Dec. 28, 1898.

ROBERTSON, William, Private, Co. E; Residence: Cooperstown, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Promoted to Corporal July 1, 1898; Promoted to Sergeant,Nov. 30, 1898; Mustered out. with Co. Dec. 28, 1898.

ROBINSON, Joseph F., Sergeant, Co. C; Residence: Bradford, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROBINSON, Joseph L., Private, Co. L; Residence: Punxsutawney, Pa.; Enrolled July 14, 1898; Mustered in July 15, 1898; Appointed Corporal Oct. 1, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RODEN, Arthur, Private, Co. K; Residence: Titusville, Pa.; Enrolled June 16, 1898; Mustered in June 16, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RODGERS, Alfred L., Quarter Master Sergeant, Co. E; Residence: Cooperstown, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RODGERS, William, Private, Co. B; Residence: Wampum, Pa.; Enrolled July 5, 1898; Mustered in July 7, 1898; Appointed Corporal July 25, 1898, to rank as such from July 7, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROGERS, Burt C., Private, Co. D; Residence: Oil City, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROGERS, Harry L., 1st Sergeant, Co. D; Residence: Oil City, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROGERS, John S., Private, Co. A; Residence: Curry, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Transferred to Signal Corps by authority of A. O. June 20, 1898.

ROGERS, Llewellyn M., Private, Co. I; Residence: Warren, Pa.; Enrolled June 16, 1898; Mustered in June 16, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROLLER, Philip A., Private, Co. A; Residence: Apollo, Pa.; Enrolled July 12, 1898; Mustered in July 13, 1898; Promoted to Sergeant,July 23, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROSE, Marcus M., Private, Co. F; Residence: Franklin, Pa.; Enrolled June 17, 1898; Mustered in June 12, 1898; Died Aug. 4, 1898, at Gen. Hospital, Ponce, P. R., of sickness in line of duty.

ROSENBERGER, Levi L., Private, Co. L; Residence: Punxsutawney, Pa.; Enrolled July 14, 1898; Mustered in July 15, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROSENBERGER, Watson T., Private, Co. L; Residence: Punxsutawney, Pa.; Enrolled July 14, 1898; Mustered in July 15, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROSS, Arthur V., Private, Co. F; Residence: Oil City, Pa.; Enrolled July 21, 1898; M, I. July 21, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROSS, Frank S., Private, Co. F; Residence: Oil City, Pa.; Enrolled July 19, 1898; Mustered in July 19, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROSS, James E., Private, Co. K; Residence: Townville, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROSS, Thaddeus S., Private, Co. D; Residence: Oil City, Pa.; Enrolled May 8, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROSS, William G., Artificer, Co. H; Residence: Ridgway, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898. burial info

ROUGH, Lewell A., Private, Co. E; Residence: Deekards, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROuGH, Orin C., Private, Co. E; Residence: Deekards, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROWE, Thomas A., Private, Co. M; Residence: Jeannette, Pa.; Enrolled July 16, 1898; Mustered in July 18, 1898; Promoted to Corporal July 24, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROWELL, Harry B., Private, Co. C; Residence: Bradford, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

ROWLEY, Albert, Private, Co. E; Residence: Oil City, Pa.; Enrolled July 20 1898; Mustered in July 20, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RUBY, Lewis, Private, Co. A; Residence: Leechburg, Pa.; Enrolled July 12, 1898; Mustered in July 13, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RUDOLPH, David E., Private, Co. L; Residence: Big Run, Pa.; Enrolled July 14, 1898; Mustered in July 15, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RUFF, Joseph E., Private, Co. I; Residence: Warren, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RUGH, Aurie M., Private, Co. F; Residence: Franklin, Pa.(National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 27, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RUMBAUGH, Harry B., Private, Co. G; Residence: Muff, Pa. Enrolled July 9, 1898; Mustered in July 13, 1898; Discharged Nov. 29, 1898, by reason of second endorsement Adjutant General's Office Certificate of Disability.

RYAN, C. Howard H., Private, Co .M; Residence: Jeannette, Pa; Enrolled July 16, 1898; Mustered in July 18, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.

RYAN; William J., Private, Co. I; Residence: Warren, Pa.; Enrolled May 8, 1898; Mustered in May 10, 1898; Mustered out with company Dec. 28, 1898.


Source: Record of Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Spanish-American War, 1898, Thomas J. Stewart, Adjutant General, 1900.



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