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