Roster 1 – Regimental Band (47th Pennsylvania)

BAND 1:

Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862 (discharged by General Order)

Coates, Thomas
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Band Leader

Dachrodt, Daniel D. (see also rosters for “Band 2” and “Company K”)
Alternate Spellings of Surname: Dachradt, Dachrodt, Dachroth, Dackratt
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – 8 December 1865
Rank In: Musician and Drummer
Rank Out: Principal Musician and Drummer
Honors: Mustered in with Regimental Band, 14 August 1861; honorably discharged when regimental bands were deemed an unnecessary expense by the federal government in September 1862; remustered as a Musician and continued to serve with the regiment; promoted to Principal Musician, 1 September 1863. Veteran Volunteer (reenlisted with Company K 10 December 1862)

Heckman, William A. (see also rosters for “Band 2” and “Company K”)
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – 8 December 1865
Rank In: Musician and Fifer
Rank Out: Principal Musician and Fifer
Honors: Mustered in with Regimental Band, 14 August 1861; honorably discharged when regimental bands were deemed an unnecessary expense by the federal government in September 1862; remustered as a Musician and continued to serve with the regiment; promoted to Principal Musician, 1 September 1863. Veteran Volunteer (reenlisted with Company K 10 December 1862)

Alele, John
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Bissell, Gilbert M.
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Brotzman, William Q.
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Eichman, Charles
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank In: Musician
Rank Out: Corporal, Musician Third Class

Garrecht, Peter
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Heusner, Henry H.
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank In: Musician
Rank Out: Corporal, Musician Third Class

Jacobs, Frederick L. (see also “Regimental Band 2” and “Company G”)
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – 18 September 1864 (expiration of term)
Rank In: Musician, Regimental Band
Rank Out: Musician and Private, Regimental Band 2
Honors/Service Distinctions: Transferred in September 1862 from Regimental Band 1 to Company G, 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers when regimental bands were deemed an unnecessary military expense by the federal government and ordered dismantled. Served as a Private with Company G from September 1862 to January 1863 when transferred to reformed (new) Regimental Band 2

McNeal, Henry H.
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Nagle, William Henry
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank In: Musician
Rank Out: Corporal, Musician 2nd Class

Peterson, Aaron
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Pomp Jr., William H.
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Pomp Sr., William H.
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Rupp, John
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Schwentzer, Henry
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Schwentzer, Peter
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Seigfried, Edward F.
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Seigfried, Levin
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Solomons, Mitch. J.
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Tarrant, James
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Walter, J. Eugene
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – September 1862
Rank: Musician

Young, John Boulton (“Boltie”)
Term of Service: 14 August 1861 – 17 October 1861
Rank: Musician (drummer)
Of Note: First member of the entire 47th Regiment to die, Boltie was claimed by smallpox while his regiment was stationed in Washington, D.C.

 

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