Erie County (PA) Genealogy

Springfield Township Civil War Vets

Contributed by Evelyn Baker


The information below was compiled and submitted by Evelyn Baker. Please address any comments on this article to Evelyn.


Civil War Veterans  1861 - 1864

Roster of Springfield Township

Source: History of the Eighty-Third Pennsylvania Volunteers

by Amos M. Judson - Captain Co. E

DeWolf, Marion B. Enlisted at Springfield - August 21, 1861 --- Died of disease on March 10, 1862 at Union Hospital, Georgetown, D. C.  
   
Harps,  George Enlisted at Springfield - August 5, 1861 --- Re-enlisted December 23, 1864  
   
McKee,  Andrew  J. Enlisted at Springfield - August 28, 1861 --- Wounded at Gaines Mills --- Re-enlisted as Veteran Volunteer Co. H --- ( no date given ) --- Promoted to 2cnd Lieut. on July 1, 1864 --- Wounded at Petersburg  
   
Moore,  Jacob W. Enlisted at Springfield - August 20, 1861 ---  Wounded at Gaines Mills. --- Re-enlisted Feb. 17, 1863 ---   Discharged September 7, 1864 by reason of  expiration of term of service.  
   
Norton, Oliver W. Enlisted at Springfield - August 28, 1861 --- Wounded at Gaines Mills --- First military man to play ' Taps ' --- Discharged winter of 1863 - 64 to accept Lieut. of U. S. Colored Troops  
   
Rhodes,  David Enlisted at Springfield - September 15, 1861 --- Discharged at Hall's Hill - December 28, 1861  
   
Rhodes, George H. Enlisted at Springfield - September 7, 1861 --- Discharged at Hall's Hill - March 1, 1862
   
Wicks, Oscar  Enlisted at Springfield - August 2, 1861 --- Discharged at Convalescent Camp on January 21, 1863 by reason of health before expiration of term of service.

Information below has been supplied by other sources as indicated:

  Submitted by Bill Hayes (9/19/02)
Hayes, Lucius Lafayette 161st Regiment, 16th Pennsylvania Calvary, Company C. Don't have any dates yet. Lucius was born in March 1846 and lived in the Twp until the late 1870's when they left for KS. He is on the census for the Twp for 1860 and 1870. The above entry is from the Civil War Roster at Ancestry.

 


Change History: Original page posted 09/02/2001. New material added 10/31/2002.


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