Roster: Surgeons and Other Medical Personnel, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers

 

Adler, Lewis H.
Term of Service: 1 August 1862 – 27 September 1862 (resigned from service)
Rank: Assistant Surgeon

Baily, Elisha W.
Term of Service: 24 September 1861 – 23 September 1864 (expiration of term; term served entirely with the 47th Pennsylvania)
Rank: Surgeon

Lindster, Emory (see also “Company F”)
Occupation at the Time of Enlistment: Druggist
Term of Service: 24 August 1861 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private Company F
Rank Out: Regimental Hospital Steward
Honors: Promoted from service as a Private with Company F to Hospital Steward on central regimental staff 25 August 1861. Veteran Volunteer (re-enlisted at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida 18 December 1863)

Reiber, William F.
Term of Service: 30 October 1862 – 23 January 1865 (resignation)
Rank: Assistant Surgeon

Scheetz, Jacob Henry
Term of Service: 24 September 1861 – 23 September 1864 (expiration of service)
Rank: Assistant Surgeon

Shindel, John Young
Alternate Spelling of Surname: Shindle
Term of Service: 25 February 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Assistant Surgeon

Sturdevant, Samuel Burton (“Sam”)
Term of Service: 1 March 1865 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank: Surgeon
Prior Service: 139th Pennsylvania Infantry (11 February 1863 – 19 August 1864); 84th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers (19 August 1864 – 13 January 1865)

Weiland, Christian F.
Term of Service: 27 February 1864 – 25 December 1865 (mustered out with regiment)
Rank In: Private, Company K
Rank Out: Assistant Surgeon
Honors: Promoted from service as a Private with Company K to Assistant Surgeon with the central regimental staff 13 December 1864

Unofficial Support

Minnich, Julia Ann
Term of Service: December 1863 – February 1864 (returned home)
Supervisor of the Dietary Kitchen (volunteer), Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida
Service Distinctions: During her visit with her husband, Captain Edwin G. Minnich, the commanding officer of the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, volunteered supervise kitchen activities at Fort Taylor in order to improve the facility’s cleanliness and the quality of food prepared for members of the regiment

 

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