Company F


Company F
48th Pennsylvania
Roster and Descriptive Roll
Captains

Joseph H. Hoskings: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 29; Height: 5'9 ¼; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Black; Hair: Black; Occupation: Carpenter; Occupation: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 9/30/1864; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 8/2/1864; Discharged at End of Term; Born: 1/25/1833; Died: 5/20/1913 in Pottsville, PA; Buried: Charles Baber Cemetery, Pottsville, PA.

Joseph Hoskings
[Patriotic Order Sons of America] 

Joseph Hoskings
[From The Story of the Forty-Eighth by Joseph Gould] 


Jno. L. Williams: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 25; Height: 5'4 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Black; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Promoted from 2nd Lt. to 1st Lt. 7/13/1864; to Captain, 10/30/1864; Veteran; Died: 10/10/1873.



Lieutenants

Henry James: 1st Lt.; Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 39; Height: 5'7 ¾; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Superintendent; Date of Discharge: 6/26/1864; Notes: Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate; Died: 6/1894

Henry James
[Patriotic Order Sons of America] 

Henry James
[Courtesy of Ronn Palm, Museum of Civil War Images] 

Henry James
[From The Story of the Forty Eighth by Joseph Gould] 


James A. Easton: 1st Lt.; Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5'6 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Ashland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Promoted from Sergeant to 2nd Lt., 7/13/1864; to 1st Lt., 11/15/1864; Veteran

Henry Reese: 2nd Lt.; Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 25; Height: 5'9 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Promoted from Sergeant to 2nd Lt. 10/30/1864; Wounded at Petersburg, 4/2/1865; Veteran; Died: 5/19/1893; Buried: Shamokin Cemetery, Shamokin, PA.  

Henry Reese
[From Gould The Story of the Forty Eighth] 



Sergeants

John W. Jenkins: 1st Sgt.; Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 25; Height: 5'7 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Wounded at Antietam, 9/17/1862; Not on Muster-Out Roll; Born: 2/3/1836; Died: 1884 at age 48 in Girardville, PA; Buried: Minersville Union Cemetery, Minersville, PA.  

George Edwards: 1st Sgt.; Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran

William E. Taylor: Date of Enlistment: 10/1/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5'10; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Born: Brooklyn, New York; Notes: Wounded at South Mountain, 9/14/1862; Wounded at the Wilderness, 5/1864; Discharged; Reenlisted as Private on 3/27/1864; Absent. Sick in Hospital at Muster Out

Charles W. Haines: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5'7 ¼; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Carpenter; Residence: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 9/30/1864; Notes: Discharged at End of Term

Robert D. Paden: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment 20 or 21; Height: 5'4 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Residence: New Mines; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Captured 9/30/1864; Exchanged; Veteran; Died: 10/5/1928 in Depue, Illinois; Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Bureau, Illinois

Richard Hopkins: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'5 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Peddler; Residence: Pottsville; Date of Discharge: 11/14/1864; Notes: Wounded at Armstrong Farm, Virginia, 5/31/1864; Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate; Veteran; Died: 6/23/1910; Possibly: Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County, New York

William J. Wells: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'5; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 4/2/1865; Veteran; Born: 1842; Died: 2/28/1916; Buried: Riverside Cemetery, Norristown, PA.  

Patrick Monaghan: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 20 or 21; Height: 5'7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Medal of Honor Recipient; Veteran; Born: 11/19/1843; Died: 10/23/1917 in Girardville, PA; Buried: Saint Joseph’s Cemetery, Girardville, PA.

Patrick Monaghan
[Attribution Unknown] 


August or Austin E. Farrow: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 28; Height: 5'6 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Black; Hair: Black; Occupation: Sailor; Residence: Philadelphia County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Knoxville; Veteran

Joseph Gould: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'5 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Superintendent; Residence: Foster Township; Notes: Promoted from Corporal to Sergeant to Quartermaster Sergeant; See Field and Staff; Veteran; Born: 4/21/1840; Died: 10/8/1918 in Mt. Carmel, PA; Buried: Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel, PA.

Joseph Gould (Post War)
[From The Story of the Forty Eighth by Joseph Gould] 



Corporals

Henry Jenkins: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'4; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Mortally Wounded at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862; died in Georgetown, DC, 9/15/1862; Born: 3/22/1842 in Cardiff, Wales; Buried: US Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

Possibly Image of Henry Jenkins
[Courtesy of Mr. Richard Jenkins] 


William S. Redner: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 31; Height: 5'11 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Teamster; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Not on Muster-Out Roll

William Hopkins: Date of Enlistment: 10/1/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'4 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Mortally Wounded at 2nd Bull Run; Died: 8/31/1862 of wounds                   

G.N. Douden: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 24; Height: 5'10 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Carpenter; Residence: Minersville; Born: Somerset, England; Notes: Wounded at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862; Not on Muster-Out Roll; Born: 1838; Died: 2/10/1870 in Ashland; Buried: First United Methodist Church Cemetery, Minersville, PA

Jno. Williams: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 27; Height: 5'5 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Olyphant, Luzerne County; Notes: Not on Muster-Out Roll

Samuel Glenn: Date of Enlistment: 3/1/1862; Age at Enlistment: 19; Residence: Tamaqua; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865     

Robert Wallace: Date of Enlistment: 8/29/1861; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5'7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Sawyer; Residence: Jeansville, Luzerne County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 6/17/1864; Veteran

Isaac Barto: Date of Enlistment: 8/29/1861; Age at Enlistment: 28; Height: 5'3; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Black; Occupation: Carpenter; Residence: Danville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:Veteran

Jeremiah Griffiths: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5'7 ¾; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Wounded at Antietam, 9/17/1862; Not on Muster-Out Roll; Died: 10/2/1910

Jno. Powell: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Bluish; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Wounded at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862; Wounded at Spotsylvania, 5/12/1864; Died of Wounds; Veteran

David T. Kreiger: Date of Enlistment: 1/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 6'0; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Teamster; Residence: Girardville; Transferred from Company D; See Company D; Veteran; Died: 6/3/1915 in Reading, PA; Buried: Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, PA.

Thomas James: Date of Enlistment: 2/27/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'9; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Wales; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Born: 1842; Died: 1891; Buried: First United Methodist Church Cemetery, Minersville, PA.         

Samuel Dunkerly: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'2; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Residence: St. Clair; Born: England; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran; Born: 1845; Died: 11/17/1914; Buried: Vine Street Cemetery, Hazleton, PA.

Edward R. West: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 19 or 20; Height: 5'5; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Engineer; Residence: Northampton; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran; Born: 12/23/1844; Died: 1/19/1922; Buried: Hays Cemetery, Easton, PA. 

John Devlin: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'3; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 4/2/1865; Absent, Sick in Hospital at Muster-Out; Died: 6/20/1918

Augustus H. Whitman: Date of Enlistment: 2/22/1864; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5'5; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Tinsmith or Teamster; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Born: 1846; Died: 4/13/1923 in Minersville, PA; Buried: Charles Baber Cemetery, Pottsville, PA.     


Musicians

Jno. Lawrence: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'9; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Engineer; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Absent; Sick in Hospital at Muster-Out; Born: 1840; Died: 1907; Buried: Charles Baber Cemetery, Pottsville, PA.

John Lawrence
[From The Story of the Forty-Eighth by Joseph Gould] 

David Fulton: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 17 or 18; Height: 5'3 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Pottsville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Veteran


Privates

William Achenbach: Date of Enlistment: 2/22/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'5; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:

Isaac Freeman Ackley: Date at Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Black; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Wyoming Co.; Notes: Absent; Sick in Hospital at Muster-Out; Veteran; Born: 2/19/1842; Died: 3/6/1919; Buried: South Owego Cemetery, South Owego, Tioga County, NY

Dennis Adams: Date of Enlistment: 2/20/1864; Age at Enlistment: 39; Height: 5’4; Complexion: Florid; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Transferred from Company C; Veteran; See Company C                                   

Richard M. Adams: Date of Enlistment: 3/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5'9; Complexion: Medium; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Teamster; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Berks Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Born: 1840; Died: 12/14/1924 in Minersville, PA; Buried: Mount Peace Cemetery, Minersville, PA.         

James Andrews: Date of Enlistment: 2/28/1862; Age at Enlistment: 18; Enlisted in Tamaqua; Date of Discharge: 3/3/1865; Notes: Discharged at End of Term

William Ball: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 28; Height: 5'7 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Shoemaker; Residence: Minersville; Born: England; Notes: Wounded at Pegram's Farm, 9/30/1864; Absent, Sick in Hospital at Muster-Out; Veteran; Born: 1828; Died: 2/12/1892; Buried: First United Methodist Church Cemetery, Minersville, PA.

James Bambrick: Date of Enlistment: 3/4/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'8 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Engineer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865           

Patrick Boran: Date of Enlistment: 4/5/1864; Age at Enlistment: 30; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 6/17/1864; Transferred to Veteran's Reserve Corps, 11/11/1864; Died: 8/24/1902; Buried: Saint Vincent de Paul Cemetery No. 1, Minersville, PA.

Bernard Boyle: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'5 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark Grey Hair: Black; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Eckley; Notes: Deserted 12/12/1862

James Bradley: Date of Enlistment: 2/19/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'2 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Northumberland Co.; Notes: Killed in Action at Cold Harbor, 6/3/1864; Born: 1842; Buried: First United Methodist Church Cemetery, Minersville, PA.

James Brennan: Date of Enlistment:  1/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Notes: Absent; Sick at Muster-Out; Born: 1846; Died: 2/23/1931 in Glen Carbon, PA; Buried: Saint Kieran’s Cemetery, Heckschersville, PA.

James Brennan, 2nd: Date of Enlistment: 3/22/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Enlisted in Pottsville; Notes: Died of wounds received at Spotsylvania; Date Unknown

Murt. Brennan: Date of Enlistment: 4/27/1864; Age at Enlistment: 39; Height: 5'3; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Notes: Transferred from Co. C; See Company C; Wounded at Petersburg, 6/17/1864; Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, 11/11/1864; Veteran; Likely: Died: 1892; Buried: Shamokin Cemetery, Shamokin, PA.

William Brerton: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'8; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Died at Ft. Clark, Hatteras Inlet, NC, 12/11/1861

Thomas Broderick: Date of Enlistment: 3/2/1865; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'7 ¼; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Carbon Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 4/28/1918 in Shenandoah, PA            

Patrick Brown: Date of Enlistment: 8/28/1863; Age at Enlistment: 38; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Black; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Notes: Killed in a railroad accident, 1/24/1864, Paris, Kentucky

James Burland: Date of Enlistment: 2/29/1864; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865  

William Bush: Date of Enlistment: 3/8/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'3; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Driver; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865       

James Carr: Date of Enlistment: 4/23/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'4; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Auburn; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:

Anthony Carroll: Date of Enlistment: 3/24/1864; Age at Enlistment: 35; Height: 5'1; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Harrisburg; Born: Ireland; Notes: Wounded at Spotsylvania; Never returned to regiment; Deserted from Hospital, 9/28/1864

John Carroll: Date of Enlistment: 2/29/1864; Age at Enlistment: 28; Height: 5'4 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Shoemaker; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865          

Patrick P. Carroll: Date of Enlistment: 2/25/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'5 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Black; Enlisted in Minersville; Born: Ireland; Date of Discharge: 2/7/1865; Notes: Discharged to Accept Commission in U.S.C.T.; Died: 8/30/1921 in Seattle, Washington

William Cavill: Date of Enlistment:8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 28; Height: 5'10; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Shoemaker; Residence: Philadelphia; Notes: Deserted, 2/1/1862

John Wallace Crawford: Date of Enlistment: 3/8/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'4 ¾; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville ; Born: Ireland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Spotsylvania; Wounded at Petersburg, 4/2/1865; The “Poet Scout;” Born: 3/4/1847 in Ireland; Died: 2/28/1917 in Woodhaven, NY; Buried: Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.


John Crawford
"The Poet Scout" 

John Crawford


Post War Image of John Crawford, Center, with
Samuel Beddal, Co.E 48th PA, on left,
and Joseph Gould, Co. F, 48th PA on right.
John Austin Crawford: 2/27/1864; Age at Enlistment: 45; Height: 5'1 ¼; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Tailor; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Scotland; Date of Discharge: 6/27/1865; Notes: Reenlisted from Co. K; See Company K; Wounded at Spotsylvania; Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate; Veteran; Born: 1820 in Glasgow, Scotland; Died: 8/27/1871 in Centralia, PA; Buried: First United Methodist Church Cemetery, Minersville, PA.

Thomas Curry: Date of Enlistment: 1/20/1862; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 6'0; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Glen Carbon; Residence: Pottsville; Notes: Deserted, 3/10/1864

Edward Dailey: Date of Enlistment: 3/6/1865; Age at Enlistment: 36; Height: 5'5; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:

Isaac Dando: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5'4 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner’ Residence: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 10/20/1862; Notes: Discharged to Serve in Artillery, Battery A, 5th U.S.; Born: 1840 in Wales; Died: 10/18/1874; Buried: Welsh Baptist Cemetery, Minersville, PA.

David Davis: Date of Enlistment: 3/8/1865; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'0; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Died: 3/8/1915 in Dayton, Ohio; Buried: Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, OH.        

Jno. E. Davis: Date of Enlistment: 3/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 31; Height: 5'7 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; B: Wales; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865  

Thomas Davis: Date of Enlistment: 2/19/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'8; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Engineer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Died: 4/6/1926 in Mahonoy City, PA.        

William H. Davis: Date of Enlistment: 3/2/1865; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'2 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Died: 3/23/1914 in Somerdale, Ohio.           

Elijah DeFrehn: Date of Enlistment: 2/24/1864; Age at Enlistment: 31; Height: 5'4 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Notes: Captured at Pegram's Farm, 9/30/1864; Died 12/30/1864 in Salisbury Prison, North Carolina

James Dempsey: Date of Enlistment: 1/26/1865; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 4/2/1865; Notes: Died: 12/19/1905

John Devine: Date of Enlistment: 8/29/1861; Age at Enlistment: 34; Height: 5'8; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Audenreid; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded and Captured at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862; Exchanged; Veteran

Simon Devlin: Date of Enlistment: 3/7/1864; Age at Enlistment: 26; Height: 5'10 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Minersville      ; Notes: Killed in Action at Petersburg, 6/16/1864

Henry Dilman: Date of Enlistment: 2/20/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'1 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Farmer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Notes: Wounded at Armstrong Farm, Virginia, 5/31/1864; Absent at Muster-Out; Died: 7/28/1921 in Parkersville, WV; Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV

Patrick Doolin: Date of Enlistment: 3/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'3; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Notes: Killed in Action at Bethesda Church, 5/30/1864

William Doughton: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Black; Occupation: Teamster; Residence: Hazelton, Luzerne County; Wagoneer; Notes: Not on Muster-Out Roll

William E. Duffy: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 26; Height: 5'5 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Red; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Minersville; Residence: Frenchtown, Luzerne County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Cold Harbor; Veteran; Died: 3/9/1905; Buried: Cavalry Cemetery, San Diego, California

Jno. Eddy: Date of Enlistment: 3/9/1864; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5'4 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Notes: Wounded at Spotsylvania; In Arrest at Alexandria at Muster Out

James W. Evans: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 30; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Died in Hospital, 3/2/1864; Possibly: Buried: Old Saint Clair Cemetery, St. Clair, PA.

James Falls: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5'8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Lumberman; Residence: Northumberland Co.; Notes: Not on Muster-Out Roll; Born: 1/20/1834; Died: 1/20/1917 in Buck Creek; Buried: Clark Cemetery, Beech Creek, Clinton County, PA

Jackson or Jacob Forbes Ferree: Date of Enlistment: 3/1/1865; Age at Enlistment: 43; Height: 5'7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Residence: Dauphin Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Born:1822; Died: 11/4/1886; Buried: Cavalry United Methodist Cemetery, Wiconisco, Dauphin County, PA

Henry Ferrich/Farrich: Date of Enlistment: 2/22/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'7 ½; Complexion: Medium; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Germany; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Buried: German Protestant Cemetery, Mahonoy City, PA.

Joseph Finley/Findley: Date of Enlistment: 2/19/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland          ; Notes: Captured at Pegram's Farm, 9/30/1864; Died in Salisbury Prison, 1/22/1865

Albert Fisher: Date of Enlistment: 1/24/1865; Age at Enlistment: 25; Height: 5'7; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Boatman; Enlisted in Easton; Born: Germany; Date of Discharge: 6/15/1865; Notes: Substitute; Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate; Died: 6/1/1911; Buried: Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, PA.

Richard Francis: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Date of Discharge: 7/1/1862; Notes:

William Fulton: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment 39 or 42; Height:5'9; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Pottsville; Born: Scotland; Notes: Captured at Pegram's Farm, 9/30/1864; Died in Salisbury Prison, 2/12/1865; Veteran

Thomas Garland: Date of Enlistment: 3/13/1864; Age at Enlistment: 16; Height: 5'2 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Pegram's Farm, 9/30/1864; Became a reverend after the war; Born: 9/3/1847; Died: 3/16/1925 in Harrisburg, PA; Buried: East Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, PA.    

Francis Gibson: Date of Enlistment: 2/29/1864; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5'4; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Reading; Born: Berks or Schuylkill Co.; Notes: Not on Muster-Out Roll

Hugh Glacken: Date of Enlistment: 1/20/1865; Age at Enlistment: 42; Height: 5'7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865    

William T. Glenn: Date of Enlistment: 9/1/1861; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'3; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Armstrong County; Date of Discharge: 9/30/1864; Notes: Discharged at End of Term; Born: 11/1/1845; Died: 4/25/1875; Buried: Saint Mark’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Eddyville, Armstrong County, PA.

David Griffiths: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 24; Height: 5'8 1/2'; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Providence, Luzerne County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Fredericksburg, 12/13/1862; Veteran; Buried: Port Carbon Presbyterian Cemetery, Port Carbon, PA

David Grifiths
[From The Story of the Forty-Eighth by Joseph Gould]


Edward Griffiths: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Date of Discharge: 10/20/1862

John Griffiths: Date of Enlistment: 4/8/1864; Age at Enlistment: 30; Height: 5'4 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Wales; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865        

Samuel or Lemuel Griffiths: Date of Enlistment: 3/13/1865; Age at Enlistment: 35; Height: 5'7 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Wales; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865      ; Born: 3/1/1831; Died: 9/3/1881; Buried: Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel, PA.

John Haggerty: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 26; Height: 5'3; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Tailor; Residence: Hazelton; Notes: Killed in Action at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862

Cyrus Haines: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'3; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 9/30/1864; Notes: Wounded at Cold Harbor; Discharged at End of Term

Cyrus Haines
[Unknown Attribution] 



Philip Harnan: Date of Enlistment: 2/27/1864; Age at Enlistment: 27; Height: 5’5 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 1908

James Hays: Date of Enlistment: 1/11/1865; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 6'0; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Farmer; Enlisted in Ridgeway; Born: Ireland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Drafted; Born: 1840; Died: 3/18/1926 in Ridgway, PA; Buried: Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Saint Mary’s, Elk County, PA.

Henry Clay Heisler: Date of Enlistment: 1/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5'8; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Student; Residence: Hazelton; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Born: 1/6/1844 in Hazleton Mills, McKean County, PA; Died: 1/15/1922 in Pemberville, Ohio; Buried: Pemberville Cemetery, Pemberville, OH.       

James Hollenbach: Date of Enlistment: 1/11/1865; Age at Enlistment: 40; Height: 5'11 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Blacksmith; Enlisted in Ridgeway; Born: Luzerne Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/12/1865; Notes: Drafted; Discharged by General Order; Born: 7/19/1824; Died: 7/8/1903; Buried: Kylertown Presbyterian Cemetery, Kylertown, Clearfield County, PA.

Henry Holsey: Date of Enlistment: 2/18/1864; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5'4; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Pottsville; Date of Discharge: 1/5/1865; Notes: Wounded at Spotsylvania; Leg Amputated; Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate; Born: 1/14/1841; Died: 7/29/1907; Buried: Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel, PA.

William Holsey: Date of Enlistment: 1/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 26; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wagoneer 

Jeremiah Hoover: Date of Enlistment: 1/11/1865; Date of Discharge: 7/12/1865; Notes: Drafted; Discharged by General Order; Born: 8/22/1844; Died: 9/11/1912 in Munson, PA; Buried: Kylertown Presbyterian Cemetery, Kylertown, Clearfield County, PA.

John Hosgood: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5'6 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Pottsville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Born: 1/29/1844; Died: 2/16/1908; Buried: Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel, PA.         

James Hoult: Date of Discharge: 3/5/1864; Age at Enlistment: 26; Height: 5'4; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Pottsville; Born: England; Date of Discharge: 5/20/1865; Notes: Wounded at Cold Harbor; Discharged by General Order

Hamilton House: Date of Enlistment: 3/8/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'2; Complexion: Medium; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 7/1/1864; Discharged, Date Unknown

Sampson Jenkins: Date of Enlistment: 2/23/1864; Age at Enlistment: 43; Height: 5'3 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: England; Date of Discharge: 4/14/1865; Notes: Transferred to Veteran's Reserve Corps; Born: 1840; Died: 10/16/1885 at age 45; Buried: Minersville Union Cemetery, Minersville, PA.   

William Jenkins: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'7 or 5’4; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Mason or Miner; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Wounded at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862; Not on Muster-Out Roll; Died: 4/1/1865; Born: 1827; Buried: Welsh Baptist Cemetery, Minersville, PA.

William Johnson: Date of Enlistment: 3/22/1864; Age at Enlistment: 42; Height: 4’10 ½; Complexion: Medium; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Grey; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Notes: Transferred from Co. C; See Company C; Absent, Sick in Hospital at Muster Out      

George H. Jones: Date of Enlistment: 3/8/1864; Age at Enlistment: 17; Height: 5'4 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Cold Harbor; Died: 5/8/1908

William T. Jones: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 10/22/1862; Notes: Died: 12/28/1895

John Kemp: Date of Enlistment: 8/29/1861; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Stockton; Date of Discharge: 11/22/1862; Notes: Discharged for Disability; Born: 1846; Died: 1/9/1892; Buried: Vine Street Cemetery, Hazleton, Luzerne County, PA.

Michael Kilrain: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5'9; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: New Mines; Notes: Killed in Action at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862

George W. Kohler: Date of Enlistment: 2/25/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'5; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Born: 7/4/1846; Died: 1/17/1921 in Minersville, PA; Buried: Mount Peace Cemetery, Minersville, PA.    

William H. Kohler: Date of Enlistment: 3/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'2 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Notes: Captured at Pegram's Farm, 9/30/1864; Died in Salisbury Prison

John Kohn: Date of Enlistment: 1/11/1865; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Drafted

Jacob Kuhns: Date of Enlistment: 1/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5'10; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Berks County; Notes: Wounded at Cold Harbor; Deserted 7/9/1864 from hospital in Philadelphia.   

Michael Lavelle: Date of Enlistment: 4/20/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'3 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Notes: MIA Petersburg; Absent, Sick at Muster-Out

John Lawless: Date of Enlistment: 2/29/1864; Age at Enlistment: 32; Height: 5'8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:   

Cornelius Leary: Date of Enlistment: 3/13/1864; Age at Enlistment: 28; Height: 5'6 ¼; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Died: 3/11/1895 in Erie, PA          

Isaac Lewis: Date of Enlistment: 3/8/1864; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5'11; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Wales; Notes: Killed in Action at Petersburg 6/17/1864; Buried: City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, VA.

Thomas Lewis: Date of Enlistment: 3/22/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'2 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Druggist; Residence: Pottsville; Born: Wales; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:            

Peter Litchfield: Date of Enlistment: 3/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 30; Height: 5'4 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Notes: Died 4/9/1864, Annapolis, Maryland; Buried: First United Methodist Church Cemetery, Minersville, PA.

Richard Littlehales: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5'9; Complexion: Light; Eyes; Blue; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Miner; Residence: New Castle; Notes: MIA 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862; Deserted from Hospital

Thomas Lloyd: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5'8; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Wounded at 2nd Bull Run; Not on Muster-Out Roll; Born: 12/3/1838; Died: 3/8/1915in Scranton, PA; Buried: First Congregational Church Cemetery, Minersville, PA.

John Lyng: Date of Enlistment: 8/27/1863; Age at Enlistment: 37; Height: 5'9; Complexion: Sandy; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Notes: Deserted 3/10/1864

Thomas Lyshon: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5'4; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at 2nd Bull Run; Veteran

Henry McCann: Date of Enlistment: 3/8/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Notes: Killed in Action at Armstrong Farm, 5/31/1864

David McElvie: Date of Enlistment: 3/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5'3; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: British-America; Notes: Killed in Action at Petersburg, 4/2/1865

John McGee: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/186; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'3; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Engineer; Residence: Audenreid      ; Notes: Deserted while on veteran furlough

John McVey/McVeigh: Date of Enlistment: 3/8/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'5 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:     

George W. Manders: Date of Enlistment: 2/24/1864; Age at Enlistment: 43; Height: 5'5 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: England; Notes: Absent; Sick in Hospital at Muster-Out

Israel Manning: Date of Enlistment: 2/24/1864; Age at Enlistment: 31; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Medium; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Notes: Wounded at the Wilderness, 5/6/1864; Died of Wounds 5/8/1864

James W. Manning: Date of Enlistment: 2/29/1864; Age at Enlistment: 26; Height: 5'8; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Engineer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865     

David Miller: Date of Enlistment: 9/12/1864; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5'2 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Scotland; Notes: Wounded at Pegram's Farm; Died in Annapolis, 11/6/1864

John Miller: Date of Enlistment: 9/12/1864; Age at Enlistment: 26; Height: 5'4 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Scotland; Date of Discharge: 6/7/1865; Notes: Discharged by General Order; Died: 1909

Michael Mohan: Date of Enlistment: 3/9/1864; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5'4 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Notes: Transferred to Co. C, 3/9/1864; See Company C

William Moore/Moon: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'3; Complexion: Medium; Occupation: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born : Wales; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Captured 9/30/1864; Exchanged; Died: 1907

John Morrissey: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5'2; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania, 5/12/1864; Veteran

John J. Morrison: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'3; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Mortally Wounded at 2nd Bull Run; Died 10/23/1862 of wounds received at 2nd Bull Run

Patrick Mullen: Date of Enlistment: 4/11/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'1 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Black; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Port Carbon; Born: Ireland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865    ; Died: 12/24/1908

James Murphy: Date of Enlistment: 2/24/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'3 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Notes: Absent; Sick in Hospital at Muster-Out

Thomas Murphy: Date of Enlistment: 2/29/1864; Age at Enlistment: 27; Height: 5'7 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland ; Notes: Absent; Sick in Hospital at Muster-Out

William Murphy, I: Date of Enlistment: 3/24/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'7 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Residence: Schuylkill County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Born: 1844; Died: 1/30/1911 in Phoenix Park, PA; Buried: Saint Vincent de Paul Cemetery No. 1, Minersville, PA.      

William Murphy, II: Date of Enlistment: 1/25/1865; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'5 ½; Complexion: Medium; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 9/5/1915 at the National Soldiers’ Home, Virginia; Buried: Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA.

Morgan P. Owens: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'5  ¼; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Engineer; Residence: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 10/20/1862

James Paully: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5'7 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Philadelphia; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Antietam, 9/17/1862; Veteran

William Pfeiffer: Date of Enlistment: 1/24/1865; Age at Enlistment: 29; Height: 5'5; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Stonecutter; Enlisted in Easton; Born: Germany; Date of Discharge: 6/13/1865; Notes: Substitute; Discharged by General Orders

John Phillips: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 28; Height: 6'1 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Pottsville; Date of Discharge: 9/30/1864; Notes: Discharged at End of Term

Hugh Pickford: Date of Enlistment: 1/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 33; Height: 5'3 ¼; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Transferred from Co. C; Veteran; Died: 9/14/1888

Edward G. Pugh: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 23; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Superintendent; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Killed in Action at Cold Harbor , 6/3/1864

Patrick Purcell: Notes: Joined regiment while on the march; No papers ever received; Absent, Sick in hospital at muster-out

Frank Queeny: Date of Enlistment: 2/27/1864; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5'3 ¾; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: England; Notes: Died of Dropsy, 8/21/1864; Buried: City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, VA

Peter Quinn: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 27; Height: 5'5; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Black; Hair: Black; Occupation: Laborer; Residence: Baltimore; Notes: Supposed to have been killed at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862

George Ramer: Date of Enlistment: 2/17/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'2 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Germany; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865    

John J. Reese: Date of Enlistment: 2/25/1864; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 8/25/1864; Notes: Wounded at Spotsylvania; arm amputated; Discharged; Buried: Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Shenandoah, PA

Edward J. Robson: Date of Enlistment: 2/22/1864; Age at Enlistment: 41; Height: 5'5; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Carpenter; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: England; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Born: 8/11/1820; Died: 3/16/1893; Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City, PA.         

Michael Ryan: Date of Enlistment: 3/9/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer        ; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865            ; Died: 8/28/1923 in Philadelphia, PA.

Timothy Schaeffer: Date of Enlistment: 3/15/1864; Age at Enlistment: 17; Height: 5'2 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Light; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Died: 1/10/1913; Buried: Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, OH.   

Elias Shell: Date of Enlistment: 3/1/1865; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5'4 ¾; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Dauphin Co.; Date of Discharge: 6/15/1865; Notes: Discharged by General Order; Born: 1844; Died: 1897; Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City, PA

George Sheridan: Date of Enlistment: 3/26/1864;Age a Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'4; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Canada; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865     

Edward Shissler: Date of Enlistment: 2/22/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Shoemaker; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 6/17/1864; Wounded at Petersburg, 4/2/1865; Born: 1848; Died: 7/5/1904 in Minersville; Buried: Minersville Union Cemetery, Minersville, PA.

Jeremiah Skouten: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'5 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Bradford Co.; Date of Discharge: 11/17/1862; Notes: Discharged for Disability

William Smith: Date of Enlistment: 3/4/1864         25; Height: 5'6; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Prussia; Notes: Wounded at Spotsylvania, but "did not go to the rear;" Killed in Action at Cold Harbor, 6/3/1864

George W. Stellwagon: Date of Enlistment: 1/1/1864; Age at Enlistment: 27; Height: 6'0; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Black; Occupation: Millwright; Residence: Philadelphia County; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Transferred from Co. D; See Company D; Veteran; Possibly: Buried; Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, OH.

Horace Straub: Date of Enlistment: 3/22/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'4; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Clerk; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Montour Co.; Notes: Killed in Action at Petersburg, 6/17/1864; Born: 1845; Buried: First United Methodist Church Cemetery, Minersville, PA

William Sweeney: Date of Enlistment: 2/23/1864; Age at Enlistment: 42; Height: 5’3 ½; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Ireland; Notes: Transferred to Company C, 2/23/1864; See Company C; Discharged by General Court Martial, Sentenced to Five Years’ Imprisonment.

Stephen Taggart: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 24; Height: 5'11; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Superintendent; Residence: Yorktown, Carbon County, PA; Notes: Wounded at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862; Not on Muster-Out Roll; Died: 8/4/1916 in Philadelphia, PA

David F. Thiel: Date of Enlistment: 2/24/1864; Age at Enlistment: 17; Height: 5'6 ¼; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Shoemaker; Born: Northumberland Co.; Notes: Killed in Action at the Wilderness, 5/6/1864

Evan W. Thomas: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 25 or 35; Height: 5'4; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Clerk; Residence: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 9/30/1864; Notes: Discharged at End of Term; Died: 1/20/1907

Thomas J. Thomas: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5'5; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Red; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville  ; Notes: Died of Typhoid Fever, 1/22/1864; Buried: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN

Thomas M. Thomas: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 32; Height: 5'5; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Absent; Sick in Hospital at Muster-Out

Charles Treisbach: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 29; Height: 5'7; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Engineer; Residence: Tamaqua; Notes: Died 7/1/1862; Buried: New Bern National Cemetery, New Bern, NC

Edward H. Turner: Date of Enlistment: 2/15/1864; Age at Enlistment: 20; Height: 5'4 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Light; Occupation: Shoemaker; Enlisted in Philadelphia; Born: Minersville; Date of Discharge: 6/27/1865; Notes: Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate; Died: 4/11/1922 in Youngstown, OH

John Wallace: Date of Enlistment: 3/13/1865; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'5 ½; Complexion: Medium; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Residence: Carbon Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:     

Robert Wallace          : Date of Enlistment: 3/9/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Sawyer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Residence: Luzerne Co.; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes:     

Thomas Wardrop: Date of Enlistment: 3/13/1865; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'7; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Scotland; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Born: 4/29/1846; Died: 8/10/1933; Buried: Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel, PA.         

Michael Welsh: Date of Enlistment: 4/5/1864; Age at Enlistment: 19; Height: 5'5 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill Co.; Notes: Born: 1845; Captured 9/30/1864 at Pegram's Farm; Died in Salisbury Prison, 2/6/1865; Buried: Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury, NC.

Andrew Wesner: Date of Enlistment: 4/14/1864; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'6 ¼; Complexion: Medium; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Occupation: Laborer; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Schuylkill County; Notes: Died 6/17/1864

Benjamin F. Wiest: Date of Enlistment: 2/19/1865; Age at Enlistment: 18; Height: 5'1 ½; Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Servant; Enlisted in Pottsville; Notes: Wounded at Petersburg, 6/18/1864; Discharged by Surgeon's Certificate, Date Unknown; Died: 5/4/1926 in Bridgewater, NJ

Richard Williams: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 26; Height: 5'9 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Notes: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania, 5/12/1864; Veteran

Thomas J. Williams: Date of Enlistment: 2/25/1864; Age at Enlistment: 30; Height: 5'10; Complexion: Dark; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Occupation: Miner; Enlisted in Pottsville; Born: Wales; Date of Discharge: 7/17/1865; Notes: Died: 6/23/1882       

John M. Wilson: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 43; Height: 5'7 ½; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Hazel; Hair: Grey; Occupation: Carpenter; Residence: Philadelphia County; Date of Discharge: 10/20/1862; Notes: Died: 7/19/1882

Thomas Wilson: Notes: Deserted, 3/10/1864; No Further Records Available

Michael Wilson: Date of Enlistment: 2/25/1864; Age at Enlistment: 21; Height: 5'7l Complexion: Fair; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Red; Occupation: Miner; Residence: Minersville; Born: England; Notes: Died of "nostalgia, or home-sickness," or of chronic diarrhea, 3/24/1864, at Annapolis, MD.

Daniel Wolff: Date of Enlistment: 10/1/1861; Date of Discharge: 10/20/1862

Robert Wood: Date of Enlistment: 10/1/1861; Age at Enlistment: 22; Height: 5'4; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Peddler; Residence: Danville; Notes: Not on Muster-Out Roll; Born: 7/8/1839 in Pottsville; Died: 1/10/1868 at age 29 in Danville, Montour County, PA; Buried: Episcopal Cemetery, Danville, PA.

Robert Wood
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Lewis Woods: Date of Enlistment: 8/19/1861; Age at Enlistment: 27; Height: 6'0; Complexion: Light; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Sandy; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Crawford Co.; Notes: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania, 5/12/1864; Veteran   




Company F
48th Pennsylvania
Civil War Deaths
(38)
 

William Brerton: Died at Ft. Clark, Hatteras Inlet, NC, 12/11/1861
Charles Treisbach: Died 7/1/1862
John Haggerty: Killed in Action at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862
Michael Kilrain: Killed in Action at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862
Peter Quinn: Supposed to have been killed at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862
William Hopkins: Mortally Wounded at 2nd Bull Run; Died: 8/31/1862 of wounds
Henry Jenkins: Mortally Wounded at 2nd Bull Run, 8/29/1862; died in Georgetown, DC, 9/15/1862
John J. Morrison: Mortally Wounded at 2nd Bull Run; Died 10/23/1862
Thomas J. Thomas: Died of Typhoid Fever, 1/22/1864
Patrick Brown: Killed in a railroad accident, 1/24/1864, Paris, Kentucky
James W. Evans: Died in Hospital, 3/2/1864
Michael Wilson: Died of "nostalgia, or home-sickness," or of chronic diarrhea, 3/24/64 at Annapolis.
Peter Litchfield: Died 4/9/1864, Annapolis, Maryland
David F. Thiel: Killed in Action at the Wilderness, 5/6/1864
Israel Manning: Wounded at the Wilderness, 5/6/1864; Died of Wounds 5/8/1864
James Brennan: Died of wounds received at Spotsylvania; Date Unknown
John Morrissey: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania, 5/12/1864
Richard Williams: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania, 5/12/1864
Lewis Woods: Killed in Action at Spotsylvania, 5/12/1864
Jno. Powell: Wounded at Spotsylvania, 5/12/1864; Died of Wounds
Patrick Doolin: Killed in Action at Bethesda Church, 5/30/1864
Henry McCann: Killed in Action at Armstrong Farm, 5/31/1864
James Bradley: Killed in Action at Cold Harbor, 6/3/1864
Edward G. Pugh: Killed in Action at Cold Harbor , 6/3/1864
William Smith: Killed in Action at Cold Harbor, 6/3/1864
Simon Devlin: Killed in Action at Petersburg, 6/16/1864
Isaac Lewis: Killed in Action at Petersburg 6/17/1864
Horace Straub: Killed in Action at Petersburg, 6/17/1864
Andrew Wesner: Died 6/17/1864
Frank Queeny: Died of Dropsy, 8/21/1864
William H. Kohler: Captured at Pegram's Farm, 9/30/1864; Died in Salisbury Prison
David Miller: Wounded at Pegram's Farm; Died in Annapolis, 11/6/1864
Elijah DeFrehn: Captured at Pegram's Farm, 9/30/1864; Died 12/30/1864 in Salisbury Prison, NC
Joseph Finley/Findley: Captured at Pegram's Farm, 9/30/1864; Died in Salisbury Prison, 1/22/1865
Michael Welsh: Captured 9/30/1864 at Pegram's Farm; Died in Salisbury Prison, 2/6/1865
William Fulton: Captured at Pegram's Farm, 9/30/1864; Died in Salisbury Prison, 2/12/1865
William Jenkins: Died: 4/1/1865
David McElvie: Killed in Action at Petersburg, 4/2/1865

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