Immigrants and First Generation Americans Who Enlisted with the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers for U.S. Civil War Military Service (abridged list)

 

Cuba and Spain:

  • Diaz, John (Private, Company I; a native of Spain’s Canary Islands)
  • Guera/Guerra, Emanuel (Private, Company H; a native of Cuba)
  • Pérez, Rafael/Raphael (Private, Company C; a native of Cuba)

Denmark, Germany and Switzerland:

  • Amend, Vallentine (Private, Company K; a native of Germany)
  • Assenheimer, Godfrey (Private, Company B; a native of Germany)
  • Bankhard/Benkhardt, Hyppolite (Private and Musician, Company I; a native of Germany)
  • Bankhard/Benkhardt, Julius F. (Private and Musician, Company I; a native of Germany)
  • Battaglia, Daniel (Private, Company A; a native of Switzerland)
  • Bohner, Philip H. (Private, Company F; a native of Germany)
  • Boyer, Faustin (Private, Company F; a native of Germany)
  • Brahler, Bernhard (Sergeant, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Brecht, William (Private, Company K; a native of Germany)
  • Bush, Anton Benjamin (Bandmaster, Regimental Band No. 2 and Private, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Cohler/Kohler, Jacob (Corporal, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Cohler/Kohler, John (Private, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Daeufer, Francis (Corporal, Company I; a native of Germany
  • Daub, William J. (Private, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Dessing, Michael (Corporal, Company C; a native of Germany)
  • Eppler, Martin (Private, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Erbe, Werner (Private, Company K; a native of Germany)
  • Fisher, Ferdinand J. (Private, Company G; a native of Germany)
  • Goltz, Hugo (Private, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Graeffe, Richard A. (Captain, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Harte, Henry Samuel (Captain, Company F; a native of Germany)
  • Hiller, Albert (Private, Company I; a native of Germany)
  • Koldhoff/Koltthoff, John (Private, Company K; a native of Germany)
  • Kronenbitter, John (Private, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Landrock, Julius (Private, Company K; a native of Germany)
  • Menner, Edward W. (2nd Lieutenant, Company E; a first-generation American who was a son of a German immigrant)
  • Metzger, Philip (Private, Company B; a native of Switzerland)
  • Meyers, Frederick (Private, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Muhl, John (Private, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Newman, Edward (Private, Company H; a native of Germany)
  • Peterson, John (Private, Company E; a native of Denmark)
  • Petre, Jacob (Private, Company I; a native of Germany)
  • Reeder, Daniel (Corporal, Company H; a first-generation American who was a son of a German immigrant)
  • Reiber, M.D., William F. (Assistant Surgeon; a first-generation American who was a son of a German immigrant)
  • Reinhard, Christian (Private, Company B; a native of Germany)
  • Reinmiller, Peter (Sergeant, Company K; a native of Germany)
  • Reiser, Nicholas (2nd Lieutenant, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Schweitzer, Gottlieb (Private, Company I; a native of Germany)
  • Schwentzer, Franz (Musician, Regimental Band; a native of Germany)
  • Schwenzer, Peter (Musician, Regimental Band; a native of Germany)
  • Simons, Frank (Private, Company E; a native of Germany)
  • Slemmer, Max (Corporal, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Stein, Sr., John Henry (1st Lieutenant, Company A, a native of Germany)
  • Tag, John G. (Private, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Volkenand, Conrad J. (Sergeant-Major, Company K; a native of Germany)
  • Weidenbach, Christian L. (Corporal, Company K; a native of Germany)
  • Weidknecht, Charles (Private, Company A; a native of Germany)
  • Wipke, William (Private, Company I; a native of Germany)
  • Wolf, Henry (Private, Company C; a native of Germany)
  • Zeppenfeld, Heinrich (Private, Company G; a native of Germany)

England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales:

  • Andrews, David (Private, Company F; a native of Ireland)
  • Burke, Thomas N. (Sergeant, Company I; a first-generation American who was a son of a native of Ireland)
  • Cahill, William R. (Sergeant, Company E; a native of Ireland)
  • Collins, William (Private, Company D; a native of Ireland)
  • Ellis, William (Private, Company I; a native of Ireland)
  • Fitzgibbon, Michael (Corporal, Company I; a native of Ireland)
  • Lowery, Thomas (Corporal, Company E; a native of Ireland)
  • McBride, Lawrence (Private, Company F; a native of Ireland)
  • McCape, Sylvester (Private, Company I; a native of Ireland)
  • McKibbin, Robert (Private, Company H; a first-generation American who was a son of a native of Scotland)
  • Porter, Robert (Private, Company D; a native of Ireland)
  • Richards, Jenkin J. (Private, Company E; a native of Wales)
  • Thompson, David (Private, Company H; a native of Ireland)
  • Webster, John Eyres (Private, Company E; a native of England)
  • Wright, Thomas (Private, Company D; a native of Ireland)

France:

  • Weisbach, Frederick C. (Private, Company G; a native of France)

 

 

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