Company A

Company A
48th Pennsylvania Infantry
1861 Roster
1861 State Colors
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Officers

Captain: Daniel B. Kauffman

1st Lieutenant: Abiel H. Jackson
2nd Lieutenant: Henry Boyer
Orderly Sergeant: Benjamin G. Otto
1st Sergeant: Lewis B. Eveland
2nd Sergeant: Albert C. Huckey
3rd Sergeant: William Taylor
4th Sergeant: Milton B. Nice
1st Corporal: John J. Huntzinger
2nd Corporal: Francis M. Stidham
3rd Corporal: Peter Zimmerman
4th Corporal: John Little
5th Corporal: John S. Bell
6th Corporal: John Taylor
7th Corporal: Joseph B. Carter
 
 
Privates
George Airgood
George Albright
George Betz
William Betz
Elias Britton
Israel Britton
George Briegel
Thomas B. Boyer
Charles Brandenburg
William A. Berger
John Cochran
John Cochley
Benjamin F. Cummings
James Day
Patrick Dailey
Henry Davis
Jacob Dietrich
William Dreibelbeis
Benjamin Dreibelbeis
James S. Eveland
William Eddinger
Samuel Eckroth
Franklin Frederici
Charles Goodman
Abram Greenawald
John Gallagher
Charles Krueger
John Hummel
William F. Heiser
Henry C. Honsberger
Jacob S. Honsberger
William Jacob Hein
John Heck
Jordan C. Haas
Lewis Hessinger
William K. Jones
Newry Kuret
Willis L. Kerst
William H. Koch
Coleman Jacob Kramer
Benjamin Keller
Franklin Koenig
George Liviston
Daniel Leiser
John H. Leiser
William Miller
William Meck
Bernhard McGuire
Levi Morganroth
John McLain
James Meck
Samuel B. Moyer
Joel Marshall
George Miller
William Neeley
Andrew Neeley
Simon Nelson
Isaac Otto
John Pugh
Henry H. Price
Richard B. Perry
George Ramer
Lewis M. Reese
John Ruff
Frank W. Simon
Augustus Shickram
John Springer
Morgan Simon
Henry Schreyer
John V. Spreese
Nelson Simon
David Steel
Jesse Springer
Abraham F. Seltzer
John Shenk
Henry Simpson
John Stahlnecker
Obediah Stahlnecker
Bernard West
Franklin Wentzell
John Weibels
John Whitaker
Samuel Weiser
Oliver Williams
John F. Youser
 
 
Company A
48th Pennsylvania Infantry
1864 Roster


1864 State Colors
(www.pacivilwarflags.org)
 
Officers:


Captain:
Daniel B. Kauffman*
(Dismissed 8/1/1864)
Captain: Henry Boyer
1st Lieutenant: Lewis B. Eveland
2nd Lieutenant:  Albert C. Huckey
2nd Sergeant: William Taylor
3rd Sergeant: Abraham F. Seltzer
4th Sergeant: Henry H. Price
5th Sergeant: John Gallagher
1st Corporal: John Taylor
2nd Corporal: Franklin Frederici
3rd Corporal: Jacob S. Honsberger
4th Corporal: Charles Brandenburg
5th Corporal: Monroe Heckman
6th Corporal: James S. Eveland
7th Corporal: James Meck
8th Corporal: Thomas B. Boyer
Musician: William H. Hinkley
Wagoner: William D. Martin
 
Privates

John Adams
George Airgood
James Ash
William Bachman
James Baker
James Becker
William Beltz
George Betz
George Bond
William Booth
Elias Britton
Israel Britton
Thomas Carter
John Cochrane
Henry Davis
Benjamin F.C. Dreibelbeis
Joseph Dreibelbeis
William Dreibelbeis
Samuel Eckroth
William Eddinger
Frederick Ely
Christian Ferg
Edward Gallagher
Charles Goodman
Abraham Greenawalt
Jordan Haas
Philander Haas
Hiram Hail
Franklin Halderman
John Hegg (Heck/Hugg)
George Hendricks
Lewis Hessinger
Charles W. Hillegas
Willoughby Hine
Elias Hoffman
John Hoffman
M.J. Honsberger
David Houser
William J. Huckey
John J. Huntzinger
Charles Jones
William Kaufman
Benjamin Keller
Jacob Kershner
James Kershner
Henry Kerst
Willis L. Kerst
Franklin King
James Kleckner
William Knapp
Daniel H. Koch
William A. Koch
Charles Krueger
Morgan Leiser
Elias Lins
Joel Lins
George Livingston
Lewis Loye
Jabez McFarlin
John McLean
Robert McLean
Marcus Mallard
Joel Marshall
Monroe Martin
David Meck
William H. Meck
John C. Medler
George Miller
Jacob M. Moyer
Jacob W. Moyer
Samuel B. Moyer
Isaac Otto
Richard B. Perry
Philip Richards
John Richelderfer
Lewis M. Robinhold
Charles Abel T. St.Clair
Henry Schreyer
Samuel Schollenberger
John H. Shaeffer
John W. Shaeffer
Augustus Shickram
Jacob D. Sigfried
Jonas Sigfried
Frank W. Simons
Nelson Simons
Nathan Sittler
J. Lewis Smith
Thomas P. Smith
Nicholas Snyberger
Simon Snyder
Jesse Springer
James W. Sterner
Lewis H. Sterner
Francis M. Stidham
F.H. Wagner
John Weibel
Simon Whetstone
Oliver Williams
 
 
 
Company A
48th Pennsylvania
Descriptive Roster
 
 


 

Captains

 

Daniel B. Kauffman: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 29; Height: 5’9”; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Black; Occupation: Dispatcher; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Enlisted as Captain; Dismissed from Service: 8/1/1864; Born: 11/10/1831; Died 7/22/1899; Buried Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery, Barnesville, PA.

 

Henry Boyer: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 27; Height: 5’8”; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Black; Occupation: Hotel Keeper; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 10/1/1864; Notes: Enlisted as 2nd Lieutenant; Promoted from 2nd Lt. to 1st Lt.: 9/29/1862; Promoted from 1st Lt. to Capt.: 8/27/1864; Discharged at Expiration of Term of Service; Born: 8/10/1823 in Middleport, PA; Died 3/24/1915; Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Bradford, McKean County, PA.

 

Albert C. Huckey: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5’8”; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Machinist; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Spotsylvania: 5/12/1864; Enlisted as a Sergeant; Promoted from Sgt. to 1st Sgt. to 2nd Lt.: 9/3/1864; Promoted to Captain: 10/30/1864; Veteran; Died 5/14/1912 in Philadelphia; Buried Port Clinton Cemetery, Port Clinton, PA.

 

Lieutenants

 

Abiel H. Jackson: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 27; Height: 5’8”; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Machinist; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Enlisted as 1st Lt.; Resigned: 9/29/1862; Born: 6/22/1834; Died 11/20/1914 in South Bethlehem, PA; Buried Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, PA.

 

Lewis B. Eveland: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5’7”; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Brakesman; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 10/1/1864; Notes: Enlisted as Sergeant; Promoted from Sgt. to 2nd Lt.: 9/29/1862; Promoted to 1st Lt.: 8/27 1864; Discharged at Expiration of Term of Service; Died 2/22/1903. Buried Odd Fellows Cemetery, Tamaqua, PA.

 

William Taylor: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 30 years old; Height: 5’8”; Complexion; Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; notes: Enlisted as Sergeant; Promoted from Sgt. to 1st Lt.: 10/30/1864; Veteran.

 

Henry H. Price: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’10; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Chair Maker; Residence: Ashland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Antietam: 9/17/1862; Enlisted as Private; Promoted from Pvt. to Sgt. to 2nd Lt.: 10/30/1864; Veteran; Died 3/2/1921 in Tamaqua.

 

Sergeants

 

Alfred F. Seltzer: 1st Sgt.; Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 24; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: New Ringgold; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran.

 

Benjamin G. Otto: 1st Sgt.; Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 27; Height: 5’8; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Carpenter; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Wounded in Action; Died of Wounds: 10/15/1862; Buried: Port Clinton Cemetery, Port Clinton, Pennsylvania

 

Henry C. Honsberger: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Teacher; Residence: McKeansburg; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Promoted to Sgt. Major; to Adjutant; See Field & Staff; Veteran; Died: 12/4/1890

 

Jno. Taylor: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 25; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 6/27/1865; Notes: Wounded at 2nd Bull Run; Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate

 

Jno. Gallagher: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Centreville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran; Died: 11/16/1927 in Pottsville, PA

 

Franklin Frederici: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Auburn; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran; Born: 5/30/1845; Died: 4/29/1918 in Reading, PA; Buried: Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, PA.

 

Jacob S. Honsberger: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 20; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Blacksmith;  Residence: McKeansburg; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran; Born: 12/5/1840; Died: 12/25/1922 in New Ringgold, PA; Buried: Frieden’s Church Cemetery, New Ringgold, PA.

 

Monroe Heckman: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Shoemaker; Residence: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran; Born: 1840; Died: 1905; Buried: Saint Luke’s Cemetery, Shoemakersville, Berks County, PA.

 

Milton B. Nice: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 43; Height: 5’10; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Horse Jockey; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 12/9/1862; Notes: Discharged at Fredericksburg, VA; Born: 1818; Died: 1/26/1926; Buried: Saint John’s Cemetery, Hamburg, PA.  

 

 

Corporals

 

Charles Brandenberg: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 42; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Mason; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 4/4/1865; Notes: Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate; Veteran.

 

John Cochran: Date of Enlistment: 8/5/1862; Age at Enlistment: 21; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 6/7/1865; Notes:  Discharged by General Order; Born: 11/9/1842; Died: 1/27/1920; Buried: Cedar Crest Cemetery, Trucksville, Luzerne County, PA.

 

Richard B. Perry: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1862; Age at Enlisment: 18; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 6/7/1865; Notes: Discharged by General Order; Born: 4/27/1844; Died: 3/14/1928 in Shoemakersville, Berks County, PA; Buried: Birch Hill Cemetery, Berks County, PA.

 

James Eveland: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Blacksmith; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran; Born: 12/7/1840; Died: 12/11/1912 or 1913; Buried: Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Tamaqua, PA.

 

James Meck: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlismtent: 19; Height: 5’9; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran; Born: 3/30/1842; Died: 12/22/1884; Buried: Saint John’s Church Cemetery, Auburn, PA.

 

Thomas B. Boyer: Date of Enlistment: 9/19/1861; Age at Enlistment:19; Height: 5’10; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran. 

 

Charles Krueger: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Antietam, 9/17/1862; Veteran; Born: 6/6/1837; Died: 5/3/1924 in Tamaqua, PA; Buried: Frieden’s Church Cemetery, New Ringgold, PA.

 

Samuel B. Boyer: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran.

 

John Little: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 42; Height: 5’9; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Not On Muster Out Roll.

 

William J. Huckey: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’10; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 6/17/1864;  Promoted to Cpl., 6/8/1865; Born: 1845; Died: 1933; Buried: Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Tamaqua, PA.

 

George Bond: Date of Enlistment: 3/3/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’6 ¾; Complexion: Medium; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Blacksmith; Residence: Pottsville; Date of Discharge: 7/171/1865; Notes: Promoted to Cpl., 6/8/1865; Born: 11/1845 in Philadelphia; Died: 3/20/1920 in Roseburg, Oregon; Buried: Roseburg National Cemetery, Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon.

 

Jacob Kershner: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5’9; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 2/26/1925 in Tamaqua, PA.

 

John S. Bell: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 25; Height: 6’0; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Drehersville; Notes: Not On Muster Out Roll; Died: 5/23/1885

 

Joseph B. Carter: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5’9; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Overseer; Residence: Tamaqua; Notes: Mortally Wounded at Fredericksburg, 12/13/1862.

 

John Brobst: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Berks County; Notes: Mortally Wounded at Antietam, 9/17/1862.

 

 

Musicians

 

James W. Sterner: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 6/17/1864; Veteran; Born: 12/7/1840; Died: 11/26/1931 in South Bethlehem, PA; Buried: Nisky Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem, PA.

 

Jabez McFarland: Date of Enlistment: 2/22/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’10; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Gunsmith; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Guilford, North Carolina; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Also Known as Harry Doyle; Died: 10/13/1914 in the Veteran’s Home, California.

 

William H. Hinkley: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Bar Keeper; Residence: Tamaqua; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran; Died: 10/1/1904; Buried: Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Tamaqua, PA.

 

 

Privates

 

John Adams: Date of Enlistment: 3/9/1864; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5’3 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Cigar Maker; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865

 

George Airgood: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 27; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Landingville; Notes: Wounded at Fredericksburg, 12/13/1862; Wounded at Petersburg; Died of Wounds

 

George Albright: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 36; Height: 5’10; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Tamaqua; Notes: Discharged, Date Unknown; Re-enlisted: 1/26/1864; Transferred to Company B on 4/26/1864; See Company B; Died: 7/20/1899; Possibly: Buried: Presbyterian Cemetery, Pottsville, PA.

 

James Ash: Date of Enlistment: 2/29/1864; Age at Enlistment: 24; Height: 5’5; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Shoemaker; Enlisted in Pottsville; Date of Discharge: 5/24/1864; Notes: Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate; Born: 10/28/1839; Died: 2/8/1891 in Reading, PA; Buried: Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale, Berks County, PA.

 

William Bachman: Date of Enlistment: 3/3/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’10; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Germany; Notes: Deserted: 3/15/1864.

 

James Baker: Date of Enlistment: 6/16/1863; Age at Enlistment: 22; Date of Discharge: 10/28/1865; Notes: Transferred to Veteran’s Reserve Corps; Died: 5/17/1891; Buried: Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, OH.

 

Daniel M. Bankes: Date of Enlistment: 2/7/1864; Notes: Transferred to Company B, 4/22/1865; See Company B.

 

James Becker: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’9; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Deserted, Returned: 10/15/1864;  Born: 1845; Died: 1890; Buried: Frieden’s Church Cemetery, New Ringgold, PA

 

George Bensinger: Date of Enlistment: 3/13/1865; Age at Enlistment: 43; Height: 5’8 ½; Complexion: Medium; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Black; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Pottsville; Notes: Absent, Sick at Muster Out;  Born: 1/6/1824; Died: 4/21/1905; Buried: Drehersville Evangelical Cemetery, Drehersville, PA.  

 

William A. Berger: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861

 

George Betz: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1862; Age at Enlistment: 18; Notes: Wounded at Antietam, 9/17/1862; Mortally Wounded at Petersburg, 6/17/1864; Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA, Section: 13, Site: 6304

 

William Betz/Beltz/Betts: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Light; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: New Ringgold; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862; Discharged Because of Wounds, 10/31/1862; Reenlisted, 2/17/1864; Died: 1881 in Catawissa, PA.

 

William Booth: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’5; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Moulder; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: England; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:

 

George Briggle: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Auburn; Notes: Died in Philadelphia: 1/4/1863.

 

Elias Britton: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 25; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miller; Residence: Auburn; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862; Wounded at Petersburg, 6/17/1864; Absent; Sick at Muster Out; Veteran;  Born: 10/1/1832; Died: 5/21/1892; Buried: Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Tamaqua, PA.

Israel Britton: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5’5; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Tamaqua; Notes: Wounded at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862; Deserted, 3/15/1865; Veteran

 

William R. Brooks: Date of Enlistment: 2/19/1864; Notes: Transferred to Company B, 4/9/1864; See Company B. 

 

John Brown: Date of Enlistment: 3/8/1864; Notes: Transferred to Company B, 4/9/1864; See Company B; Died: 5/25/1916 in Brookston, Indiana.

 

Thomas Carter: Date of Enlistment: 3/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5’11; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Machinist; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865.

 

John Cochley: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861

 

John Cochran: Date of Enlistment: 2/1864; Notes: Died: 6/1864 near Cold Harbor, VA.

 

Benjamin F. Cummings: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 29; Height: 6’0; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Conductor; Residence: Tamaqua; Notes: Never Joined Regiment.

 

Patrick Daly: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 35; Height: 5’11; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Not On Muster Out Roll.

 

Henry Davis: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Wheelwright; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Residence: Ashton or Ashland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Missing in Action at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1865; Veteran.

 

James Day: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 41; Height: 5’10; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Grey; Occupation: Miller; Residence: Schuylkill Haven; Notes: Discharged Because of Disability.

 

William Demmorce: Date of Enlistment: 6/18/1863; Notes: Transferred to Company C, 4/8/1864; See Company C.

 

Jacob Dietrich: Mustered In:; Born: 6/19/1831; Died: 1/3/1912; Buried: Zion Stone Church Cemetery, New Ringgold, PA.

Charles Dintinger: Mustered In:; Also served in Company C, 48th PA.

 

Benjamin F.C. Dreibelbeis: Date of Enlistment: 5/25/1863; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’4 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 6/22/1865; Notes: Born: 3/25/1846; Died: 1/23/1879; Buried: Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, PA

 

Benjamin Dreibelbeis: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: New Ringgold; Notes: Wounded at Antietam, 9/17/1861; Discharged by General Order.

 

Joseph Dreibelbeis: Date of Enlistment: 5/25/1863; Age at Enlistment: 17; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Black; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 6/17/1864; Died: 1/3/1909

 

William H. Dreibelbeis: Date of Enlistment: 7/7/1863; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’9; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Black; Hair: Black; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 6/17/1864; Born: 10/1/1848; Died: 7/13/1914 in Cleveland, Ohio; Buried: Harvard Grove Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.

 

Samuel Eckroth: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: New Ringgold; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran; Born: 1841; Died: 2/4/1889; Buried: Stairville Cemetery, Luzerne County, PA.

 

William Eddinger: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1862; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Farmer; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Residence: New Ringgold; Notes: Deserted, Date Unknown; Returned; Absent, Sick at Muster Out;  Died: 10/27/1930 in Tamaqua, PA.

 

Frederick Ely: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1862; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Brakesman; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 7/31/1869; Buried: Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Tamaqua, PA.

 

Christian Ferg: Date of Enlistment: 3/30/1864; Age at Enlistment: 27; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Moulder; Residence: Cressona; Born: Germany; Date of Discharge: 7/13/1865; Notes: Discharged by General Orders.

 

Edward Gallagher: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5’; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Residence: Schuylkill County; Notes: Captured; Died in Andersonville Prison, 8/21/1864 from diarrhea; Buried: Andersonville National Cemetery, Grave: 6859

 

Charles Goodman: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 26; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Boatman; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Residence: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 9/28/1864; Notes: Discharged Upon Expiration of Term of Service.

 

Abraham Greenawald/Greenawalt: Date of Enlistment: 3/2/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’3; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Pottsville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 2/16/1916 in Philadelphia; Buried: Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Tamaqua, PA.

 

Thomas Griffith: Date of Enlistment: 3/3/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’4 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Blacksmith; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: England; Notes: Transferred to Company B, 4/18/1864; See Company B.

 

John Haker: Date of Enlistment: 3/2/1864; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5’3 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Pottsville; Notes: Transferred to Company B, 4/18/1864; See Company B.

 

Franklin Haldeman: Date of Enlistment: 3/3/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’4 ¼; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Bar Tender; Residence: Pottsville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Died: 1897

 

Philander Hause/Haus: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 22’ Height: 5’6; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Born: 11/12/1839; Died: 10/22/1901; Buried: Union Cemetery, Catawissa, Columbia County, PA.

 

Jordan C. Hause/Haus: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Saddler; Residence: Ashland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Discharged from Hospital; Veteran; Born: 4/19/1842; Died: 10/18/1926 in St. James, Missouri; Buried: Bower’s Cemetery, Dent County, Missouri.

 

John Hegg/Hoegg/Heck: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 34; Height: 5’5; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Yeoman; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Residence: Ashland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran.

 

William F. Heiser: Date of Enlistment: 1862; Age at Enlistment: 16; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Black; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Schuylkill County; Notes: Wounded at Fredericksburg, 12/13/1862; Not On Muster Out Roll; Died: 6/6/1922 in Mifflin, PA

 

George Hendricks: Date of Enlistment: 1/18/1864; Age at Enlistment: 38; Height: 5’5; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Brakeman; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Date of Discharge: 7/13/1865; Notes: Discharged by General Order; Born: 3/7/1825 in Juniata County, PA; Died: 8/8/1886 in Bethlehem, PA; Buried: Nisky Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem, PA.

 

Lewis Hessinger: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: New Ringgold; Notes: Killed in Action at Petersburg, 6/22/1864; Buried: Poplar Grove National Cemetery, Petersburg, VA.

 

Hiram Hile/Heil: Date of Enlistment: 2/13/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’9; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Schuylkill County; Notes: Born: 12/29/1844; Died: 5/23/1925 in Mahonoy City, PA; Buried: German Protestant Cemetery, Mahonoy City, PA.

 

Charles W. Hillegas: Date of Enlistment: 3/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Cabinet Maker; Residence: Pottsville; Date of Discharge: 6/27/1865; Notes: Discharged because of wounds received in action; Died: 6/17/1927 in Tamaqua, PA; Buried: Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Tamaqua, PA.

 

William J. Hine: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Notes: Transferred to Company C, 4/22/1864; See Company C; Veteran.

 

Willoughby Hine/Hein: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Farmer; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Born: 1842; Died: 12/8/1926 in Allentown, PA; Buried: Frieden’s Cemetery, Stony Run, Berks County, PA.

 

Silas Hoffman: Date of Enlistment: 2/29/1864; Age at Enlistment: 40; Height: 5’5 ¾; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865;  Born: 1819; Died: 1895; Buried: Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Summit Hill, Carbon County, PA.

 

John Holman: Date of Enlistment: 3/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’10 ¼; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: England; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 6/17/1864;  Born: 1842; Died: 12/11/1927 in Mahonoy City, PA; Buried: German Protestant Cemetery, Mahonoy City, PA.  

 

Martin T. Honsberger: Date of Enlistment: 3/16/1862; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Light; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Schuylkill Haven; Date of Discharge: 3/16/1865; Notes: Discharged at Expiration of Term of Service; Buried: Mount Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Zion Grove, Schuylkill County, PA.

 

David Houser: Date of Enlistment: 4/7/1864; Age at Enlistment: 24; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill County; Notes: Died: 7/4/1864; Buried: City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, VA.

 

John Hummel: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861  

 

Jno. T. Huntzinger: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5’10; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Carpenter; Residence: Auburn; Notes: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania: 5/12/1864. 

 

Charles Jones: Date of Enlistment: 12/4/1862; Age at Enlistment: 44; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865.  

 

W.K. Jones: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861

 

William Kaufman: Date of Enlistment: 2/19/1864; Height: 5’10 ¼; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Farmer; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865.

 

Benjamin Keller: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Blacksmith; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Residence: Ashland; Date of Discharge: 9/17/1864; Notes: Discharged At End of Term; Died: 6/29/1916

 

Henry Kerst: Date of Enlistment: 8/24/1862; Age at Enlistment: 21; Date of Discharge: 6/7/1865; Notes: Discharged by General Order; Died: 7/28/1912 in Alden, PA.

 

Willis Kerst: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran.

 

James Kleckner: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’5; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Carpenter; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:

 

Benjamin Kline: Date of Enlistment: 1/30/1865; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Boiler Maker; Residence: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865.

 

William Knapp: Date of Enlistment: 10/29/1862; Age at Enlistment: 43; Enlisted in Pottsville; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Absent, Sick in Hospital at Muster Out.

 

Daniel H. Koch: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Born: Brunswick; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Born: 1845; Died: 4/1/1927 in New Ringgold, PA; Buried: Frieden’s Church Cemetery, New Ringgold, PA.

 

William H. Koch: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’9; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Painter; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Residence: New Ringgold; Date of Discharge: 9/17/1864; Notes: Discharged At Expiration of Term of Service; Born: 7/4/1841; Died: 4/27/1922 in Ringtown, PA; Buried: Saint John’s Cemetery, Ringtown, PA.

 

Franklin Koenig: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Yeoman; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Residence: Hecker Forge; Date of Dicharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran; Died: 5/25/1928 in Lockland, Ohio.

 

Adam Koodhart/Goodhart: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 35; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Engineer; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Discharged from Hospital.  

 

Coleman Kramer: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 28; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Horse Jockey; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Residence: Tamaqua; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Deserted, Returned, 12/6/ 1864; Veteran; Born: 1823; Died: 5/16/1893; Buried: Union West End Cemetery, Allentown, PA.  

 

Newry Kuret: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Notes: Not On Muster Out Roll.

 

Richard Lee: Date of Enlistment: 10/17/1863; Age at Enlistment: 38; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Teamster; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: England; Notes: Died in Pottsville, 8/21/1864.

 

Daniel Leiser: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’9; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: New Ringgold; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865 with Company C; Notes: Transferred to Company C, 2/17/1864; See Company C.

 

John H. Leiser: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5’5; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Yellow; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: New Ringgold; Notes: Killed in Action at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862.

 

Elias Lins: Date of Enlistment: 1/12/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’3 5/8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Black; Occupation: Boatman; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Born: 3/7/1845; Died: 12/30/1919in Hamburg, PA; Buried: Saint John’s Cemetery, Hamburg, PA.

 

Franklin S. Lins: Date of Enlistment: 2/6/1865; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Died: 6/8/1908

 

Joel Lins: Date of Enlistment: 1/16/1864; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5’4 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865.  

 

Nathan Lins: Date of Enlistment: 2/6/1865; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5’3; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865.

 

Daniel Liser/Leiser: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Notes: Wounded at 2nd Bull Run; Transferred to Company C, 8/21/1864; See Company C; Born: 11/29/1844; Died: 4/2/1927 in New Ringgold, PA; Buried: Frieden’s Church Cemetery, New Ringgold, PA. 

 

Morgan Liser/Leiser: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 25; Height: 5’10; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Brakeman; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:  Born: 1841; Died: 12/11/1903; Buried: Highland Cemetery, Parker, Linn County, Kansas.

 

George Livingston: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 25; Height: 6’2; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Born: 1836; Captured; Died in Libby Prison, Richmond, VA, 2/4/1864; Buried: Richmond National Cemetery, Richmond, VA.

 

Lewis R. Loye: Date of Enlistment: 2/22/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 4/8/1875; Buried: Saint John’s United Church of Christ Cemetery, Orwigsburg, PA.

 

Bernard McGuire: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age: 21; Complexion: Sandy; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Black; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Pottsville; Notes: Not On Muster Out Roll.

 

John McLain/McClain: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’5; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 6/17/1864; Died: 4/23/1920 in Gaylord, Kansas

 

Robert McLain/McClain/McClean: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Born: 5/1845; Died: 1/30/1929 in Osage, Iowa; Buried: Osage Cemetery, Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa.  

 

Marcus Mallard: Date of Enlistment: 2/1864; Deserted: Date Unknown.

 

Joel Marshall: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5’6”; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: New Ringgold; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at 2nd Bull Run: 8/29/1862; Veteran; Born: 12/17/1841; Died: 10/13/1915 in Tamaqua, PA; Buried: Frieden’s Church Cemetery, New Ringgold, PA.

 

Joseph Martin: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 34; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Boatman; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Resided: Berks County; Notes: Not On Muster Out Roll.

 

William Martin: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 42; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Car Builder; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Resided: Clinton County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wagoner; Veteran.

 

David Meck: Date of Enlistment: 3/30/1864; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5’2 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: West Brunswick; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Born: 7/3/1841; Died: 2/19/1906 in Pinedale, PA; Buried: Zion’s Red Church Cemetery, Orwigsburg, PA

 

William Meck: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Notes: Not On Muster Out Roll.

 

William H. Meck: Date of Enlistment: 8/11/1862; Age at Enlistment: 19; Date of Discharge: 6/7/1865; Notes: Discharged by General Orders; Born: 2/25/1844; Died: 9/29/1927 in Auburn, PA; Buried: Zion’s Red Church Cemetery, Orwigsburg, PA.

 

John C. Medlar: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Farmer; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Died: 6/24/1911

 

George Miller: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 25; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Carpenter; Residence: Drehersville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Discharged, Date Unknown; Reenlisted, 2/4/1864; Veteran.

 

William Miller: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Died: 11/21/1861 at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina.

 

Levi Morganrath: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Notes: Not On Muster Out Roll.

 

Monroe Morton: Date of Enlistment: 3/29/1864; Age at Enlistment: 24; Height: 5’5 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Butcher; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:

 

Benjamin Moyer: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 35; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Berks County; Notes: Not on Muster Out Roll.

 

Jacob M. Moyer: Date of Enlistment: 2/22/1864; Age at Enlistment: 32; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 8/5/1915 in Patterson, PA.

 

Jacob W. Moyer: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Brick Layer; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: New York; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Born: 3/4/1841; Died: 1/5/1921 in Bethlehem, PA; Buried: Memorial Park Cemetery, Bethlehem, PA.

 

Isaac Mumma: Date of Enlistment: 3/6/1865; Age at Enlistment: 39; Height: 5’10; Complexion: Medium; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Black; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Cumberland County; Died: 7/28/1874; Buried: Christ Lutheran Church, Barnesville, PA.

 

Andrew Neeley: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Transferred to Company C, 4/8/1864; See Company C; Veteran.

 

William Neeley: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 38; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Light; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Wounded at 2nd Bull Run; Transferred to Company C, 4/8/1864; See Company C; Veteran; Died: 11/8/1882

 

Isaac Otto: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5’9; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania, 5/12/1864.

 

John Peters: Date of Enlistment: 9/12/1864; Age at Enlistment: 40; Height: 5’9; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Shoemaker; Born: Germany; Date of Discharge: 6/7/1865; Notes: Died: 11/27/1887; Buried: Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Tamaqua, PA.

 

John Pugh: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 26; Height: 5’6 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Moulder; Residence: Pottsville; Notes: Discharged for Wounds Received at 2nd Bull Run

 

George Ramer: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 31; Height: 6’2; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Carpenter; Residence: Ashland; Notes: Died in Georgetown, 9/6/1862; Buried: U.S. Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

 

Jno. Reichelderfer: Date of Enlistment: 3/2/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’0 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Pottsville; Date of Dischare: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 1910 [?]

 

Lewis M. Reese: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Notes: Transferred to Company B; See Company B.

 

Philip Richard: Date of Enlistment: 1/5/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’2 7/8; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Printer; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: England; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 9/11/1924 in Philadelphia, PA; Possibly: Buried: Philadelphia National Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Charles Rinker: Date of Enlistment: 1/30/1865; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Medium; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:  

 

Lewis M. Robinhold: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 30; Height: 6’3”; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Blacksmith; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Schuylkill County; Notes: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania: 5/12/1864; Born: 1/24/1843; Buried: Port Clinton Cemetery, Port Clinton, PA.   

 

John Ruff: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 39; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Tamaqua; Notes: Died in Washington: 12/13/1862; Possibly: Buried: U.S. Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

 

Charles A.T. St. Clair: Date of Enlistment: 2/27/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 4’11”; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Schuylkill County; Notes: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania: 5/12/1864; Buried: Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA.  

 

John H. Shaeffer: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height:  5’5; Complexion: Fair; Eyes:  Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Residence: Bucks County; Date of Discharge: 5/19/1965; Notes: Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate; Veteran; Born: 5/10/1842; Died: 12/23/1922 in Ruston, Louisiana; Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Ruston, Lincoln Parish, LA.

 

Henry Schreyer: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 24; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 3/27/1865; Notes: Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate; Veteran.  

 

Francis B. Seltzer: Date of Enlistment: 3/2/1865; Age at Enlistment: 35; Height: 5’3; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Bartender;  Residence: Pottsville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Born: 8/16/1834; Died: 1871 in Mahonoy City, PA; Buried: Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Pottsville, PA.

 

John W. Shaffer: Date of Enlistment: 3/9/1864; Age at Enlistment: 39; Height: 5’6½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Carpenter; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Lancaster; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Born: 8/4/1834; Died: 4/29/1916 in Tamaqua; Buried: Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Tamaqua, PA.  

 

William Shantz: Date of Enlistment: 3/9/1865; Age at Enlistment: 17; Height: 5’1¾; Complexion: Medium; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Pottsville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865.

 

John Shenk: Date of Enlistment:: 9/17/1861; NOT ON MUSTER OUT ROLL; Likely: Born: 1/15/1841; Died: 5/2/1912; Buried: Fountain Hill Cemetery, Fountain Hill, Lehigh County, PA; Grave States: CO. C, 48th PA.  

 

August Shickram: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 36; Height: 5’5; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation; Carpenter; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 8/29/1864; Notes: Discharged at Expiration of Term of Service; Born: 8/11/1825; Died: 1/15/1917 in Port Clinton, PA; Buried: Port Clinton Cemetery, Port Clinton, PA.   

 

Samuel Schollenberger: Date of Enlistment: 2/18/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’0”; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Carpenter; Enlisted in Pottsville; Resided: Berks County; Notes: Captured; Died in Salisbury Prison, Salisbury, North Carolina: 1/16/1865.

 

Jacob Daniel Sigfried: Date of Enlistment: 3/2/1864; Age at Enlistment: 26; Height: 5’5¾; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Horse Dealer; Enlisted in Norristown; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 6/2/1900.

 

Jonas Sigfried: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 28; Height: 5’11; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Black; Occupation: Blacksmith; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: New York City; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Died: 1905.

 

Morgan Simon: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’5; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Wounded at 2nd Bull Run: 8/29/1862; Not On Muster Out Roll; Died: 5/27/1910

 

Nelson Simon: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5’9”; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Port Clinton; Died in Minersville: 7/5/1864.

 

Franklin W. Simons: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’3; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Slater; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes: Absent; Sick at Muster Out; Died: 5/7/1910

 

Henry Simpson: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Notes: Not On Muster Out Roll.; Killed in Battle. 

 

Nathan Sittler: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 37; Height: 5’11; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Black; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 5/31/1885; Buried; Port Clinton Cemetery, Port Clinton, PA.  

 

Lewis Smith: Date of Enlistment: 2/10/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Reading; Resided: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Died: 6/24/1926

 

Thomas P. Smith: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 45; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Occupation: Blacksmith; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Resided: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 2/13/1865; Notes: Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate; Veteran.

 

Nicholas Snyberger: Date of Enlistment: 2/22/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:

 

Henry Snyder/Heinrich Schneider: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5’11; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Black;  Occupation: Carpenter; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Residence: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 2/9/1862; Notes: Discharged at Fredericksburg; Died: 1909.

 

Simon Snyder: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5’8”; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Berks County; Notes: Died: 6/16/1864 of Wounds Received in Action; Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA, Section 13, Site: 6292

                                                                                                                                 

John Spreese: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 25; Height: 5’7”; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Shoemaker; Residence: West Penn; Notes: Died: 1/21/1862 at New Bern, North Carolina; Buried: New Bern National Cemetery, New Bern, NC.  

 

Jesse Springer: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 20 years old; Height: 5’9; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Hecla; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran; Died: 1/7/1924 at the National Soldiers’ Home, Ohio.

 

John Springer: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 24; Height: 5’9”; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Hecla; Notes: Died: 10/9/1862 from Wounds Received in Action.

 

John Stahlnecker: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Notes: Not On Muster Out Roll.

 

David Steel: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 45; Height: 5’11; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 6/28/1862; Notes: Discharged at New Bern, North Carolina.

 

Lewis Sterner: Date of Enlistment: 5/9/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’7½; Complexion: Light Complexion; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill County; Notes: Died 4/11/1865 in Tamaqua; Born: 3/8/1843; Died: 4/11/1865; Buried: Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Tamaqua, PA; Grave Inscription states that he died as a result of the treatment he received while in Rebel prison.  

 

Francis M. Stidham: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 6’0; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Chair Maker; Enlisted in Port Clinton; Residence: Tamaqua; Notes: Died 7/10/1864 of Wounds Received in Action; Buried: Annapolis National Cemetery, Annapolis, MD.

 

Frederick Wagner: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 37; Height: 5’10½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Black; Occupation: Miller; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:

 

John Weibel: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 30; Height: 5’5; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Light; Occupation: Shoemaker; Residence: Port Clinton; Date of Discharge: 2/3/1865; Notes: Discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate; Veteran.

 

Henry Weikel: Date of Enlistment: 3/9/1865; Age at Enlistment: 17; Height: 5’3½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Light; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Reading; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Born: 1/1849; Died: 10/25/1906; Buried: Mauch Chunk Cemetery, Jim Thorpe, PA.

 

Samuel Weiser: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Notes: Not On Muster Out Roll; There was a Samuel Weiser in Company C, 48th Pennsylvania: Same (?)  

 

Bernard West: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 40; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Carpenter; Residence: Tamaqua; Notes: Died: 5/12/1862 in New Bern, North Carolina.

 

Franklin Wetzel: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5’1; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Schuylkill County; Notes: Died: 8/12/1862; Drowned in the Potomac River as the result of the sinking of the steamer West Point.

 

Simon Whetstone: Date of Enlistment: 3/3/1864; Age at Enlistment:19; Height: 5’10; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Carbon County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 7/11/1912 in East Mauch Chunk, PA.  

 

John Whitaker: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5’2; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Port Clinton; Notes:  Transferred to Company C, 48th PA: 4/8/1864; See Company C; Veteran.

 

James Williams: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Light; Occupation: Boatman; Residence: Berks County; Notes: Killed in Action at Fredericksburg: 12/13/1862; Possibly: Buried: Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

Oliver Williams: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Light; Occupation: Teamster; Residence: Ashland; Date of Discharge: 9/19/1864; Notes: Discharged at Expiration of Term of Service.

 

John Youser: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 27; Height: 5’8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Schuylkill County; Notes: Never Joined Company.

 

John Yunker: Date of Enlistment: 3/2/1864; Age at Enlistment: 36; Height: 5’6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Engineer; Residence: Pottsville; Born: Germany; Notes: Transferred to Company B, 48th PA: 4/9/1864; See Company B.

 

James W. Zeigler: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 37; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Yellow; Occupation: Yeoman; Residence: Berks County; Date of Discharge: 6/28/1862;  Notes: Discharged at New Bern, North Carolina; Died: 6/4/1913 in Mount Penn Borough, PA.  

 

Joseph Zeigler: Date of Enlistment: 2/19/1864; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill County; Notes: Transferred to Company D, 48th PA: 4/11/1864; See Company D.

 

Peter Zimmerman: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Age at Enlistment: 24; Height: 5’7; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Cabinet Maker; Residence: Tamaqua; Notes:  Died: 4/11/1864 in Annapolis, Maryland.

 

 

 
Company A
 
48th Pennsylvania

Civil War Deaths
 
(32)

 
 

William Miller: Died: 11/21/1861 at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina.

 John Spreese:: Died: 1/21/1862 at New Bern, North Carolina

Bernard West: Died: 5/12/1862 in New Bern, North Carolina.

Franklin Wetzel: Died: 8/12/1862; Drowned in the Potomac River as the result of the sinking of the steamer West Point.

John H. Leiser: Killed in Action at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862.

George Ramer: Died in Georgetown, 9/6/1862

Cpl. John Brobst: Mortally Wounded at Antietam, 9/17/1862.

John Springer: Died: 10/9/1862 from Wounds Received in Action.

Sgt. Benjamin G. Otto: Wounded in Action; Died of Wounds: 10/15/1862

John Ruff: Died in Washington: 12/13/1862

James Williams: Killed in Action at Fredericksburg: 12/13/1862

Cpl. Joseph B. Carter: Mortally Wounded at Fredericksburg, 12/13/1862.

George Briggle:: Died in Philadelphia: 1/4/1863.

George Livingston: Captured; Died in Libby Prison, Richmond, VA, 2/4/1864

Peter Zimmerman: Died: 4/11/1864 in Annapolis, Maryland.

Jno. T. Huntzinger: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania: 5/12/1864

Isaac Otto: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania, 5/12/1864.

Lewis M. Robinhold: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania: 5/12/1864

Charles A.T. St. Clair: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania: 5/12/1864

John Cochran: Died: 6/1864 near Cold Harbor, VA.

Simon Snyder: Died: 6/16/1864 of Wounds Received in Action

George Airgood: Wounded at Petersburg; Died of Wounds

George Betz: Mortally Wounded at Petersburg, 6/17/1864

Lewis Hessinger: Killed in Action at Petersburg, 6/22/1864

David Houser: Died: 7/4/1864

Nelson Simon: Died in Minersville: 7/5/1864.

Francis M. Stidham: Died 7/10/1864 of Wounds Received in Action

Richard Lee: Died in Pottsville, 8/21/1864

Edward Gallagher: Captured; Died in Andersonville Prison, 8/21/1864 from diarrhea

Samuel Schollenberger: Captured; Died in Salisbury Prison, Salisbury, North Carolina: 1/16/1865.

Lewis Sterner: Died: 4/11/1865; Buried: Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Tamaqua, PA
 
Henry Simpson: Date of Enlistment: 9/17/1861; Notes: Not On Muster Out Roll.; Killed in Battle. 
 


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