Roster: Company C, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers

First State Color - 47th PA Volunteers

 

 

First State Color, 47th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry.

Presented to the Regiment by Pennsylvania Governor Andrew Curtin on 20 September 1861. Retired 11 May 1865. Source: Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee (1985.057, State Color, Evans and Hassall, v1p126).

 

OFFICERS:

Gobin, John Peter Shindel
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 9 January 1866 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Captain, Company C
Rank Out: Colonel and Commanding Officer, 47th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry
Prior Service: 1st Lieutenant, Company F, 11th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (23 April 1861 – 31 July 1861)
Honors: Promoted from leadership of Company C to rank of Major on regimental command staff, 24 July 1864. Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and second in command of the regiment, 4 November 1864. Promoted to Colonel and Commanding Officer of the regiment, 24 January 1865. Breveted as Brigadier-General on 13 March 1865 for meritorious service; placed in command of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th U.S. Army Corps. In later life, elected to the Pennsylvania Senate, serving one term as President Pro Tempore. Elected as Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Oyster, Daniel
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (twice wounded in action; mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: 1st Sergeant, Company C
Rank Out: Captain, Company C
Prior Service: Corporal Company F, 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (23 April 1861 – 1 August 1861)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, 14 January 1862. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant, 16 April 1864. Promoted to Captain of Company C/Sunbury Guards, 1 September 1864. Sustained gunshot wound to left shoulder at Berryville, Virginia, 5 September 1864. Sustained severe gunshot wound to right shoulder during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864

Beard, Christian Seiler
Alternate Presentations of Given Name: Christ, Christian. Alternate Spellings of Middle Name: Seiler, Syler. Alternate Spellings of Surname: Baird, Beard
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Sergeant
Rank Out: 1st Lieutenant
Prior Service: Private, Company D, 11th Pennsylvania Volunteers (23 April 1861 – 1 August 1861)
Honors: Promoted to the rank of 1st Sergeant on 1 April 1862. Promoted to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant, 1 September 1864. Promoted to the rank of 1st Lieutenant, 5 July 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 12 October 1863)

Hendricks, William McCullough (see also “Officers”)
Alternate Middle Initial: “H”
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 9 May 1865 (resignation)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: 1st Lieutenant, Company C
Honors: Promoted to the rank of Sergeant Major with central regimental command staff on 17 September 1861. Promoted to the rank of 1st Lieutenant, 1 September 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 12 October 1863)

Keefer, Jacob K.
Alternate Middle Initial: “R”
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Corporal
Rank Out: 2nd Lieutenant
Honors: Promoted to the rank of 1st Sergeant, date unknown. Promoted to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant, 5 July 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 12 October 1863)

Reese, William
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 15 April 1864 (dismissed)
Rank In: 2nd Lieutenant
Rank Out: 1st Lieutenant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted to rank of 1st Lieutenant on 14 January 1862. Dismissed 15 April 1864 for alleged cowardice 8-9 April 1864 during the Battles of Sabine Cross Roads (Mansfield) and Pleasant Hills, Louisiana per General Order No. 36, issued by Headquarters, 19th U.S. Army Corps. Charges and dismissal reaffirmed by Special Order No. 169, issued by the U.S. War Department 6 May 1864. Order of dismissal revoked by Special Order No. 81, issued by the U.S. War Department and Office of the Adjutant General 18 February 1865

VanDyke, James C.
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Van Dyke, VanDyke, Vandyke
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 16 January 1862 (resignation)
Rank In: 2nd Lieutenant, Company C
Rank Out: Regimental Quartermaster
Honors: Promoted from service as 2nd Lieutenant with Company C to central regimental staff as a Regimental Quartermaster, 24 September 1861

Bartlow, John
Term of Service: 1 September 1861 – 19 October 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Sergeant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted to the rank of Corporal, date unknown. Promoted to the rank of Sergeant, 1 September 1864. Killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 12 October 1863)

Dessing, Michael
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Dassing, Dessing, Dorsing
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors: Promoted to the rank of Corporal, 22 April 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West Florida, 18 December 1863)

Eyster, Samuel
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Sergeant
Prior Service: Private, Company F (the “Sunbury Guards”), 11th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers (23 April 1861 – 1 August 1861)
Honors: Promoted to the rank of Corporal, date unknown. Promoted to the rank of Sergeant, 1 December 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 12 October 1863)

Finck William F.
Alternate Spelling of Surname: Fink
Term of Service: 2 September 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Sergeant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted to the rank of Corporal, date unknown. Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Promoted to the rank of Sergeant, 1 April 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 12 October 1863)

Fry, William
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 28 March 1865 (died at home after contracting a disease as a prisoner of war at Andersonville Prison)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: 1st Sergeant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted to the rank of Sergeant, Date Unknown. Promoted to the rank of 1st Sergeant, 1 September 1864. Captured by Confederate forces during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864; held as a prisoner of war (POW) at the Confederate Army’s infamous Andersonville Prison Camp in Georgia until being released 4 March 1865; died at home in Sunbury, Pennsylvania on 28 March 1865 from a disease contracted while held as a prisoner of war (POW) at Andersonville. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 12 October 1863)

Good, George R.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors: Promoted to the rank of Corporal, 1 July 1865. Veteran Volunteer

Haupt, Peter
Term of Service: 17 September 1861 – 15 November 1862 (died from wounds received during the Battle of Pocotaligo)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Sergeant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted to the rank of Sergeant, 1 April 1862. Sustained rifle or musket wound to the left foot during an engagement with the enemy during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina 22 October 1862. Died from gunshot wound-related complications at the Union Army’s Post Hospital at Hilton Head, South Carolina on 15 November 1862

Haupt, Samuel Y.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo; mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: 1st Sergeant
Honors: Wounded in action in the chin during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina, 22 October 1862. Promoted to the rank of Corporal (possibly 1863 upon re-enlistment, but date currently unknown). Promoted to the rank of Sergeant, 1 November 1864. Promoted to the rank of 1st Sergeant, 5 July 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 18 October 1863)

Heim, John H.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Corporal

Hepler, George K.
Alternate Spelling of Surname: Hebler
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 1 June 1865 (honorably discharged; incorrectly listed as deserter by Bates, et. al.*)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, 19 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 12 October 1863)
* From Civil War Veterans’ Card File, Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:
“HEPLER, GEORGE   Co. C, 47th Regt., Pa. Vol. Inf.
War Department advised, by 1st indorsement [sic] dated March 31, 1933, that the above named man whose name is also borne on their records as George K. Hepler and George K. Hebler, was honorably discharged to date June 1, 1865, under the provisions of Act of Congress approved July 5, 1884. War Department furnished full record, which was entered on records of this office, and charge of desertion was removed from our records. This communication is on file with separate papers of Regiment.

Johns, Lloyd Garrison (“L. G.”)
Term of Service: 23 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors: Promoted to the rank of Corporal, 1 August 1865

Kirk, Stuart
Alternate Spelling of Given Name: Stewart
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors: Promoted to the rank of Corporal, 1 July 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida on 12 October 1863)

Miller,  Benjamin F.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Corporal
Rank Out: Sergeant
Honors: Promoted to the rank of Sergeant, 1 August 1865. Veteran Volunteer

Miller, Philip W.
Term of Service: 20 November 1863 – 15 December 1865 (mustered out)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted to the rank of Corporal. Suffering from an ulcer of the right leg, according to the 1890 U.S. Veterans’ Schedule.

First State Color (closeup), 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers   Pyers, William
Alternate Spelling of Surname: Piers
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 19 October 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank In: Sergeant, Company C
Rank Out: Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action while retrieving the American flag from wounded Regimental Color Bearer Benjamin Walls during the Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, 9 April 1864. Killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer

First State Color (closeup), 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers  Pyers, Samuel Hunter
Alternate Spelling of Surname: Piers
Term of Service: 27 March 1863 – 2 January 1866
Rank: Field Musician
Honors: Selected from the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers to serve as a member of the Union Army’s honor guard for the funeral train of President Abraham Lincoln, Washington, D.C. to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad’s Relay House, Maryland
Subsequent Service: U.S. Army, 30th Infantry, Company I (late 1866 – 1869)

Schooley, John Henry
Term of Service: 9 January 1652 – 6 April 1863 (discharged by order of the U.S. War Department)
Rank: Musician

Seneff, Henry
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors: Promoted to the rank of Corporal, 22 April 1865. Veteran Volunteer

Shipman, Mark
Term of Service: 2 September 1865 – 2 June 1865 (allegedly deserted at Camp Brightwood, Washington, D.C.)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors: Promoted to the rank of Corporal, 1 April 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida on 29 October 1863)

Sloan, David
Term of Service: 5 June 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action at Berryville, Virginia on 5 September 1864. Promoted to the rank of Corporal, 1 December 1864. Veteran Volunteer

Smeltzer, Peter
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Smelser, Smelzer
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 17 June 1864 (discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank In: Sergeant
Rank Out: Sergeant
Prior Service: Private, Company D, 10th Pennsylvania Volunteers (23 April 1861 – 31 July 1861)
Honors: Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 12 October 1863)

Sniteman, John W.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Sergeant
Honors: Promoted to the rank of Corporal, 1 November 1864. Promoted to Sergeant, 10 July 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 12 October 1863)

Snyder, David R.
Term of Service: 6 October 1864 – 5 October 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors: Promoted to the rank of Corporal, 1 August 1865

Snyder, Timothy Matthias
Name at Time of Baptism: Timotheus Matthias Schneider
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (wounded in action twice; mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina, 22 October 1862. Promoted to the rank of Corporal on 1 September 1864. Wounded in action in the knee during the Battle of Opequan, Virginia, 19 September 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 1863)

First State Color (closeup), 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers  Walls, Benjamin F.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Regimental Color Sergeant
Honors/Service Distinctions: Enlisted and mustered out as the oldest serving member of the 47th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Awarded the honor of serving as the Regimental Color Bearer; responsible for carrying and protecting the U.S. flag. Wounded in action during the Battle of Pleasant Hill Louisiana, 9 April 1864.

 

St. Paul Writing His Epistles (Bulogne c. 1600, excerpt closeup; public domain)  Wharton, Henry D.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – October 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank In: Musician
Rank Out: Regimental Commissary Sergeant
Prior Service: Musician, Company F, 11th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (23 April 1861 – 31 July 1861)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Chronicler of the actions of the Sunbury Guards (Company F, 11th Pennsylvania Volunteers; Company C, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers). Assigned additional duties at the brigade level as clerk to General John Brannan, Brigade Headquarters, December 1865. Promoted from service with Company C to central regimental staff as the rank of Commissary Sergeant, 1 July 1865.

Union Drum_NJ Vols-1864_Vogt, Philadelphia_Smithsonian  Young, John Boulton (“Boltie”)
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 17 October 1861 (died from Variola/smallpox at the Kalorama eruptive fever hospital in Georgetown, Washington, D.C.)
Rank In: Musician/Drummer Boy
Rank Out: Musician/Drummer Boy
Service Distinctions: Youngest member of the entire regiment, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers (aged 13 at the time of his death). First member of the entire regiment to die (Variola/smallpox).

 

Second State Color - 47th PA Volunteers

 

 

Second State Color, 47th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry.

Presented to the Regiment, 7 March 1865; documents the Regiment’s major engagements. Source: Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee (1985.058. State Color, Horstmann Brothers and Company, v1p127).

 

ENLISTED MEN:

Allen, James G.
Term of Service: 25 December 1862 – 15 April 1863 (deserted)
Rank: Private

Baker, Edgar
Term of Service: 29 July 1863 – July 1863 (deserted)
Rank: Private

Baker, Jacob
Term of Service: 29 July 1863 – July 1863 (deserted)
Rank: Private

Beaver, Daniel
Term of Service: 6 October 1864 – 5 October 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private

Beaver, Emanuel
Term of Service: 6 October 1864 – 21 December 1864 (died from typhoid fever at Winchester, Virginia)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died from typhoid fever at the Union Army hospital at Winchester, Virginia, 21 December 1864)

Beaver, George K.
Term of Service: 6 October 1864 – 5 October 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private

Beaver, Mathias
Alternate Spellings of Given Name: Mathias, Matthias
Term of Service: 6 October 1864 – 5 October 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private

Beidler, David S.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Berger, Martin M.
Alternate Spelling of Surname: Burger
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 6 January 1865 (died while prisoner of war)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Captured during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Died while being held in captivity as a prisoner of war (POW) at the Confederate Army’s prison camp at Salisbury, North Carolina, 6 January 1865)

Berry, John
Term of Service: 24 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Billington, Samuel H.
Term of Service: 17 September 1861 – 1 July 1863 (discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina, 22 October 1862

Blain, George P.
Term of Service: 28 November 1863 – 19 May 1865 (mustered out)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864

Bortell, George W.
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Bortal, Bortel, Bortell, Bortelle, and Bortle
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 8 August 1864 (died from heart-related complications)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died from heart disease-related asphyxia at the Union Army’s Mt. Pleasant Hospital, Washington, D.C., 8 August 1864). Veteran Volunteer

Bortle, George W. (see “Bortell, George W.” above)

Brannan, William
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 15 June 1865 (deserted)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Brookins, William H.
Term of Service: 5 September 1861 – 27 August 1862 (discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank: Private

Brosious, Jared C.
Alternate Spellings of Given Named: Jarred, Jarrett. Alternate Spellings of Surname: Brocious, Broscious, Brosious Brosius
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Sergeant
Rank Out: Private
Prior Service: Private, Company F (the “Sunbury Guards”), 11th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (23 April 1861 – 1 August 1861)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Reduced in rank from Sergeant to Private on 16 July 1865. (Note: This occurred during the same month that his son Phillip was born back home in Sunbury, Pennsylvania.) Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida 12 October 1863)

Brown, James
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 19 October 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864)

Brown, Henry
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Brown, Zachariah
Term of Service: 9 October 1863 – 16 January 1864 (deserted)
Rank: Private

Bucher, John Weiser
Alternate Presentations of Name: J. Weiser Bucher, John W. Bucher
Term of Service: 8 March 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Bullard, James
Term of Service: 22 June 1864 – 7 July 1865
Rank In: Undercook
Rank Out: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: A black field hand who had been born in Natchitoches, Louisiana, James Bullard enrolled with the 47th Pennsylvania at Natchitoches on 5 April 1864. He was formally mustered as an Undercook for Company C at Morganza, Louisiana on 22 June 1864. According to Bates’ History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5 James Bullard was alleged to have deserted on 7 July 1865 while the regiment was stationed at Savannah, Georgia

Colvin, Augustus (see also “Company I”)
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Colvin, Colvine
Term of Service: 15 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (transferred from Company I, 20 March 1865; mustered out with regiment 25 December 1865)
Rank: Private
Prior Service: Company I, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers (15 February 1865 – 20 March 1865)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mustered into Company I, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers, 15 February 1865; transferred to Company C (within the same regiment), 20 March 1865.

Colvin, George Perry (“Perry”)
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 19 October 1864 (wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek; absent or sick at muster out)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864.

Colvin, John Dorrance
Term of Service: 12 September 1861 – 13 October 1863 (transferred to Signal Corps, U.S. Army)
Rank In (with 47th Pennsylvania): Private
Rank Out (with U.S. Army Signal Corps): 2nd Lieutenant
Subsequent Service: Private, Sergeant and 2nd Lieutenant, U.S. Army Signal Corps (13 October 1863-21 August 1865)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Promoted from the rank of Private to Corporal with the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers 22 August 1862. Reduced in rank to Private with the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers at his own request 1 November 1862. Transferred to the U.S. Army Signal Corps 13 October 1863. Promoted from the rank of Private to Sergeant with the U.S. Army Signal Corps at Long Island, South Carolina 22 May 1864. Promoted to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant with the U.S. Army Signal Corps 21 May 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted with the U.S. Army Signal Corps at Folly Island, South Carolina 13 March 1864)

Colvin, Perry (see “Colvin, George Perry” above)

Deibert, Seth D. E.
Term of Service: 2 October 1862 – 22 October 1862 (killed in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina, 22 October 1862

Druckemiller, R. W.
Term of Service: 13 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Ehrie, Charles. S.
Term of Service: 2 October 1862 – 2 October 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private

Evans, David T.
Term of Service: 22 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Finck, Abraham J.
Alternate Spelling of Surname: Fink
Term of Service: 20 November 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Firth, John Wesley
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Fish, Reuben
Alternate Given Names: Reuben, Robert, Rodney. Alternate Middle Initials: “A”, “L”.
Term of Service: 18 November 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer (re-enrolled under General Order No. 191-216)

Fritz, George
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 7 July 1864 (discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank: Private

Gardner, Jasper B.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 19 October 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer

Gardner, Jeremiah
Term of Service: 28 March 1864 – 11 April 1864 (died at Philadelphia)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinction: Died in Philadelphia, 11 April 1864

Gehring, William
Term of Service: 26 November 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Gensemer, Jeremiah
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Wagoner/Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida 12 October 1863)

Given, Alexander
Term of Service: 25 February 1864 – 1 December 1864 (died in Baltimore, Maryland from wounds received during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Sustained gunshot wound to left knee joint while in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Died at the Union’s Jarvis General Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland from Cedar Creek wound-related complications, 1 December 1864)

Good, William
Term of Service: 20 November 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Gray, Joseph Berry
Term of Service: 23 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Green, Jesse B.
Term of Service: 18 December 1863 – 14 February 1865 (discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Grubb, Jacob C.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 9 November 1864 (died in Winchester, Virginia of wounds received during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Sustained gunshot wound while in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Died at the 19 A.C.H. in Winchester, Virginia from Cedar Creek wound-related complications, 9 November 1864. Veteran Volunteer

Haas, Jeremiah
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 8 April 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Sabine Cross Roads/Mansfield)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina, 22 October 1862. Killed in action during the Battle of Sabine Cross Roads/Mansfield, Louisiana 8 April 1864

Haas, Henry W.
Term of Service: 27 November 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Harp, Charles
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Hart, J. S.
Alternate Spelling of Surname: Harte
Term of Service: unknown date of muster in – 5 August 1864 (died at New Orleans)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died from disease-related complications at the Union’s Marine hospital, New Orleans, 5 August 1864.

Haupt, Freeman
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 21 December 1863 (discharged by General Order)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Honorably discharged by General Order No. 191 at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 21 December 1863

Herb, Charles K.
Term of Service: 20 November 1863 – 12 March 1864 (transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps (also known as the “invalid corps”) 12 March 1864

Hill, Richard
Term of Service: 26 February 1865 – 18 September 1865 (mustered out upon expiration of term)
Rank: Private
Prior Service: Private, Company E, 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry (13 September 1864 – 26 February 1865)
Honors/Service Distinctions: Transferred from Company E, 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry to Company C, 47th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 26 February 1865

Holman, Conrad P.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (prisoner of war; mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina, 22 October 1862. Captured by Confederate forces during the Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana on 9 April 1864 and held as a prisoner of war (POW) at Camp Ford, a Confederate Army prison camp near Tyler, Texas until being released during a prisoner exchange, 22 July 1864

Horner, George
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 22 October 1862 (killed in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinction: Killed in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina, 22 October 1862

Horrel, Robert
Term of Service: 24 February 1864 – 13 April 1865 (discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank: Private

Hunter, Alfred
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Irvin, Jared C.
Term of Service: 21 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

John, George Dillwyn
Term of Service: 23 February 1864 – 6 July 1865 (mustered out)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in the side by a minie ball during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864

Jones, Samuel
Term of Service: 22 June 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Undercook
Rank Out: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: A black field hand living near Natchitoches, Louisiana, Samuel Jones enrolled with the 47th Pennsylvania at Natchitoches on 5 April 1864. He was formally mustered as an Undercook for Company C at Morganza, Louisiana on 22 June 1864. The Civil War Veterans’ Card File entry for him at the Pennsylvania State Archives, which was based on the research done by Samuel P. Bates for his History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5, described Samuel Jones as a 29-year-old field hand who was 5′ 6″ tall with black hair, black eyes and a black complexion who was a recruit for the 47th Pennsylvania Infantry, but whose residence was Allentown

Keiser, Emanuel H.
Term of Service: 27 November 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Keiser, George W.
Term of Service: 20 February 1864 – 19 October 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864

Kemble, David W. (“D. W.”)
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Kemble, Isaac
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Kennedy, James
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 27 April 1864 (died from wounds received during the Battle of Pleasant Hill)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Sustained a gunshot fracture of his arm during the Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, 9 April 1864. Died from wound-related complications at the Union Army’s St. James Hospital, New Orleans, 27 April 1864. Veteran Volunteer

Kiehl, Theodore
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 19 October 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864

Kramer, Cornelius
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 16 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, 9 April 1864. Veteran Volunteer

Kramer, George
Term of Service: 20 November 1863 – 27 August 1864 (died aboard the troop transport ship, Mississippi)
Rank: Private

Kramer, Isaac
Term of Service: 23 November 1863 – 18 August 1865 (discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer

Kramer, Lorenzo
Term of Service: 23 February 1865 – 3 March 1862 (discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank: Private

Landon, Lafayette K.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 3 March 1862 (discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank: Private

Larkins, Michael F.
Term of Service: 2 October 1862 – 1 October 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina, 22 October 1862

Leffer, Charles
Term of Service: 2 October 1862 – 14 June 1865 (mustered out)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinction: Wounded in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina, 22 October 1862

Leinberger, William
Term of Service: 2 October 1862 – 28 April 1865 (transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps)
Rank: Private
Subsequent Service: Transferred to Company A, 1st Battalion, 21st Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps (28 April 1865 – unknown date of muster out)

Logan, William
Term of Service: 21 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Lothard, Thomas (alias; see “Marshall, Charles L.” below)*

Malick, George
Term of Service: 2 September 1863 – 1 June 1865 (mustered out)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Marshall, Charles L.*
Alias: Thomas Lothard
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 5 July 1865 (mustered out)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Mistakenly listed as a deserter in Bates’ History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Sustained a gunshot wound to the head during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina, 22 October 1862. Sustained additional gunshot wounds to the top of his head, right side of his body, and left shin during the Battle of Sabine Cross Roads/Mansfield, Louisiana, 8 April 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 11 October 1863)
Note: His U.S. Civil War Pension application (application no.: 1085420, certificate no.: 963723, filed from Kansas on 2 June 1892), U.S. National Soldiers’ Home ledger entries, and federal cemetery burial record (Marion National Cemetery, Marion, Indiana) all indicates that “Thomas Lothard” was an alias, and that his actual name was Charles L. Marshall.

Matthews, Edward
Term of Service: 2 October 1862 – 1 October 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Captured by Confederate forces during the Battle of Sabine Cross Roads/Mansfield, Louisiana. Held as prisoner of war at a Confederate prison camp until being released as part of a prisoner exchange, 22 July 1864.

Maul, Adam
Term of Service: 20 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (prisoner of war; on detached duty beginning 3 July 1865 and serving away from the 47th Pennsylvania at Hilton Head, South Carolina at muster out; honorable discharge given at muster out of regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Captured by Confederate forces at Cane River, Louisiana on 3 May 1864. Held as prisoner of war (POW) at Camp Ford, a Confederate Army prison camp near Tyler, Texas until being released as part of a prisoner exchange, 22 July 1864. Served on detached duty away from his unit, beginning 3 July 1865. Honorable discharge given at muster out of organization 25 December 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida 18 December 1863)

McCullough, Alexander E. (“Alex”)
Term of Service: 24 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

McEwen, Warren C.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 7 December 1862 (discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank: Private
Subsequent Service: Corporal, Company F, 36th Pennsylvania Militia (4 July 1863 – 11 August 1863); Sergeant, Company G, 93rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers (mustered in 6 September 1864)

McGraw, John F.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

McKillips, Benjamin
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida, 12 October 1863)

McLain, James W.
Alternate Spelling of Surname: McLane
Term of Service: 27 November 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

McNeal, Francis Huff
Alternate Spelling of Surname: McNeel
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 15 June 1865 (mustered out)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida on 12 October 1863)
Note: Alleged, per 47th Pennsylvania Army ledger entry, to have deserted while on detached duty at Washington, D.C. This notation appears to have been an error. (At least one other error was made by Captain Bowers when entering data on this same ledger for a different member of the 47th. He had noted incorrectly that Thomas Lothard was a deserter; he wasn’t.) Furthermore, U.S. Civil War Pension records also indicate that Francis H. McNeal and his widow both filed for his pension; additionally, his gravestone notes his service with the 47th Pennsylvania.

McNeal, Robert O.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

McNew, John W.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (prisoner of war; mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Captured by Confederate forces after being wounded in action during the Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, 9 April 1864. Held as prisoner of war (POW) at Camp Ford, a Confederate Army prison camp near Tyler, Texas until being released during a prisoner exchange, 22 July 1864. Promoted to the rank of Corporal 1 December 1864. Reduced in rank to Private 22 April 1865. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida 12 October 1863)

McNew, Samuel
Term of Service: 28 November 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

McNew, William
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida on 12 October 1863)

Michael, William
Term of Service: 23 January 1864 – 20 May 1865 (mustered out)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864

Miller, Eli
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 1865? (absent without leave at muster out)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Miller, George
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, 9 April 1864

Miller, Samuel W.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (prisoner of war; mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Captured by Confederate forces during the Battle of Sabine Cross Roads/Mansfield, Louisiana, 8 April 1864. Held as a prisoner of war at Camp Ford, a Confederate Army prison camp near Tyler, Texas until being released during a prisoner exchange, 22 July 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida 12 October 1863)

Munsch, John
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Naylor, David
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 13 April 1865 (discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Nipple, Thomas
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Sabine Cross Roads/Mansfield, Louisiana, 8 April 1864. Veteran Volunteer

O’Rourke, Richard
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer

Otto, John B.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Oyster, John Shindle
Term of Service: 20 November 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Pérez, Rafael
Alternate Spellings of Given Name: Rafael, Raphael, Raphailo. Alternate Spellings of Surname: Perez, Pérez, Pereze
Term of Service: 20 May 1863 – abt June 1863 (honorably discharged)
Rank: Private
Subsequent Service: Private, Company F, 36th Pennsylvania Militia, Emergency, 1863 (29 June 1863 – 11 August 1863); Private, Company M, 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry (16 February 1864 – 23 August 1865)
Honors/Service Distinctions: A native of Cuba, he enlisted with the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida on 20 May 1863. Transported to Pennsylvania, he then re-enrolled with Company F, 36th Pennsylvania Military (Emergency, 1863) at Sunbury, Northumberland County, and served in the defense of the Keystone State until his unit mustered out, 11 August 1863. Re-enlisted again, this time on 16 February 1864 at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, as a Private with Company M, 7th Pennsylvania. Served with the 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry until mustering out, 23 August 1865. May also have served  in post-war capacity with the U.S. Army, 1866-1867

Pfeil, William
Term of Service: 6 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Plant, William
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Randall, P. M.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Reigle, Samuel M.
Term of Service: 2 September 1863 – 9 October 1865 (discharged on Surgeon’s Certificate)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Reim, Jacob
Term of Service: 21 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Rhine, James R.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Rish, Joseph
Alternate Spelling of Surname: Rice
Term of Service: 6 October 1864 – 5 October 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private

Robinson, Horace Brady (“H.B.”)
Term of Service: 28 November 1863 – 24 January 1865 (discharged by order of the U.S. War Department — minor)
Rank: Private

Rodrigue, Hugh B.
Term of Service: 27 November 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Ruffaner, Alexander M. (“Alex”)
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Schall, Christian
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Seaman, Zachariah
Term of Service: 24 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Seasholtz, Henry Clay
Term of Service: 23 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Seasholtz, Ira J.
Term of Service: 23 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Sheaffer, Thomas
Term of Service: 7 July 1863 – 13 August 1863 (age at time of muster in at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg: 32)
Rank: Private

Shiffin, Henry A.
Term of Service: 27 November 1863 – February 1865 (transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps (the “invalid corps”) February 1865

Smith, John Wesley
Term of Service: 2 September 1863 – 25 December 1865 (prisoner of war; mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Captured during the Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana 9 April 1864. Held as a prisoner of war (POW) until being released during a prisoner exchange 22 July 1864. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida 12 October 1863)

Smith, Joseph
Term of Service: 20 November 1863 – 19 October 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864

Snyder, Isaac
Term of Service: 2 September 1863 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Sterner, John C.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 9 April 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Pleasant Hill)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, 9 April 1864

Stuart, Charles F.
Alternate Spelling of Surname: Stewart
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 29 May 1865 (mustered out)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Captured by Confederate forces during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Held as a prisoner of war (POW) at a Confederate Army prison camp until being released 4 March 1865. Veteran Volunteer

Strong, Adam
Term of Service: 24 February 1864 – 1865? (absent, sick, at muster out)
Rank: Private

Sunker, John
Alternate Spelling of Surname: Sinker
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer

Swinehart, Peter
Term of Service: 20 November 1863 – 1 December 1864 (died from wounds received during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died from Cedar Creek wound-related complications, 1 December 1864

Thatcher, Ephraim
Term of Service: 20 November 1863 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Ulrich, Noah
Term of Service: 6 October 1864 – 1 October 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private

Vaun, Frederick (“Freddie”)
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Vaughan, Vaughn
Term of Service: 24 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (transferred to Company G, 10 December 1864; mustered out with regiment 25 December 1865)
Rank: Private

Vincent, Robert W.
Term of Service: 26 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Walters, Emanuel R.
Term of Service: 28 November 1863 – 20 August 1865 (died at Charleston, South Carolina)
Rank: Private

Walters, Joseph R.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, 19 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer

Walters, Samuel
Term of Service: 28 November 1863 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Private

Walton, John W.
Term of Service: 2 September 1863 – 2 June 1865 (deserted)
Rank: Private
Honors: Veteran Volunteer

Watson, George C.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 26 August 1862 (died at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Died from yellow fever at the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers’ regimental hospital at Key West, Florida, 26 August 1862

Weikle, David
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 1865? (absent, sick, at muster out)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer

Wenrick, Cornelius
Term of Service: 26 November 1863 – 6 June 1865 (mustered out)
Rank: Private

Wetzel, Solomon
Term of Service: 17 October 1864 – 16 October 1865 (expiration of term)
Rank: Private

Whistler, James
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Whistler, Samuel
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Will, John E.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 19 October 1864 (killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 October 1864. Veteran Volunteer

Woodbridge, Theodore
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Wolf, Henry W.
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 18 September 1864 (mustered out at Berryville, Virginia upon expiration of term of service)
Rank: Private

Wolf, James
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 6 February 1863 (deserted*)
Rank: Private
* Note: There was a “James Wolfe” who served with Company D, according to Bates. He was interred at the Lewisburg Cemetery in Lewisburg, Union County, Pennsylvania on 11 April 1916.

Wolf, Peter
Term of Service: 2 September 1861 – 22 October 1862 (killed in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina)
Rank: Private
Honors/Service Distinctions: Killed in action during the Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina, 22 October 1862

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