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1. Joseph Larkinson Co. I/ Captured 4-20-64/ Andersonville 2. John Perry Co. I/ Captured 4-20-64/ Andersonville 3. John Prosser Co. I/ Captured 4-20-64/ Andersonville 4. R. Morris Co. I / Captured 4-20-64/ Andersonville 5. Joel Strausser Co. I/ Captured 4-20-64/ Andersonville 6. Henry Bergman Co. I/ Captured 4-20-64/ Andersonville 7. Joseph Tomkinson Co. I/ Captured 4-20-64/ Andersonville 8. Adam Wingefield Co. I/ Captured 4-20-64/ Andersonville 9. Lieut. George Brown Co. I/ Captured 4-20-64/ Charleston Prison.107th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY
The Soldiers Who Died.Note: Almost all of the enlisted men were paroled and mustered out with the company on July 27, 1863. Where they were held is unknown, possibly in the field with the rebel army.
1. Henry Hoy/ Co. G/ Captured at the Weldon Railroad, Near Petersburg Va. 8-19-64/ Died in Salisbury Prison 4-1-65/ Pine Grove. 2. Francis Hellnor/ Co. G/ Captured at Weldon Railroad 8-19-64/ Held in Salisbury and Died 12-30-64.
3. David W. Reed/ Co. G/ Captured at Weldon Railroad 8-19-64 Died in Salisbury Prison 4-20-65.
4. Phil. Keely/ Co. G/ Captured at Weldon Railroad 8-19-64 held in Salisbury/ Died at Norristown 4-1-65.
5. Lucian Manwiller Corp./ Co. G/ Captured at Weldon Railroad 8-19-64. Held in Salisbury 8-19-64/ Feb. 1865.
THE 116th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY.
COMPANY F Recruited in Schuylkill County during February 1864. Capt. Wellington Jones M.I. February 23, 1864 M.O. On Surgeon's certificate June 27, 1864. Hometown: Manheim Township. Data: In the History of the 116th, Col. Mulholland stated that Jones disgraced himself by not having the stomach for battle.
Capt. Wm. A Shoner M.I. February 23, 1864 M.O. June 14 1865 by special order. Hometown: S. Manheim Twp. Data: Promoted from 2d Lt. Jan, 17 1864
Lt. Peter Frailey M.I. February 23, 1864 M.O. June 2, 1864 Surgeon's Cert. Hometown: Data: Lt. George Reber M.I. February 19, 1864 M.O. July 14, 1865 Hometown: Data: Wounded at the Wilderness, Va, May 8, 1864 Promoted from Sgt. Feb. 14, 1865 Com. Capt. June 15 1865. 1 Sgt. Edward S. Kline M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. 7-14-65 Hometown: Data: Wounded at Reams Station 8-25-64. Sgt. William M. Wagner M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. 7-14-65 Hometown: Wayne Township Data: Wound in action at Cold Harbor, 6-2-64. Sgt. Horace B. Klock M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. 7-14-65 Hometown: Auburn Data: Sgt. Daniel Moyer M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. Hometown: Data: Missing in action at Spotsylvania C.H. 5-12-64. Sgt. Charles Maurer M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. 7-14-65 Hometown: Data: Corp. William Emerich M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. Hometown: Data: Missing in action at Spotsylvania C.H. 5-12-64 Prisoner Andersonville. Corp. Dan B. Burkheiser M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. KIA 8-25-64 Hometown: Data: Killed in action at Reams Station 8-25-64. Corp. Solomon Everly M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. Absent sick on M.O. Hometown: Frackville Data: Wounded in action at Tolopotomy River Va. 5-31-64. Corp. Chris Dieffenderfer M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. 11-4-64 Died in Prison Hometown: Data: Captured at Reams Station, died in Salisbury Prison 11-4-64. Corp. Levi P. Miller M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. 7-14-65 Hometown: S. Manheim Township. Data: Corp. William L. Hutton M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. 7-14-65 Hometown: Data: 1. Wounded at Fredricksburg 12-13-62/ Co. K 129th. 2. Wounded at Deep Bottom 8-18-64. 3. Wounded at Five Forks 3-31-65 Corp. Solomon Camp M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. 7-14-65 Hometown: Port Carbon Data: Musician/ Jacob Schroder M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. 7-14-65 Hometown: Auburn Data: Captured at Reams Station 8-25-64/ Prisoner to March 1865. Musician Daniel Kramer M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. 7-14-65 Hometown: Auburn Data: Wounded in action at Wilderness 5-5-64. Corp. Adam Wagner M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. KIA 6-14-64 Hometown: S. Manheim Township. Data: Killed in action at Petersburg 6-14-64. 116th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY Men Who Died In Prison 1. Joseph Reber Co. F/ Captured 8-25-64/ Died in Salisbury 1-26-64. 2. Adam Buchner Co. G/ Captured 7-22-64/ Died Andersonville 3. William Heinbach Co. G/ Captured 5-12-64/ Died Andersonville 3-29-65 4. John Heinbach Co. G/ Captured 6-22-64/ Died Andersonville 10-12-64 5. Jacob Hummel Co. G/ Captured 8-25-64/ Died Andersonville 6. S. Heinbach Co. G/ Captured/ Died Andersonville 8-14-64 7. George Krammer Co. G/ Captured 6-22-64/ Died Andersonville 10-30-64 8. Cyrus Ruck Co. G/ Captured 6-22-64/ Died At Lynchburg, Va. 9. Andrew Wilson Co. G/ Captured 8-25-64/ Died Salisbury 7-10-65 10. Chris Diffenderfer Co. F/ Captured 8-25-64/ Died Salisbury 11-4-64 11. Joseph B. Reber Co. F/ Captured 8-25-64/ Died at Salisbury 2-26-65 The Men Who survived prison 1. Isaac Herring Co. G/ Captured 8-25-64/ Salisbury 2. Jonathan Hummel Co. G/ Captured/ Salisbury 3. Adam Foust Co. G/ Richmond 4. Samuel Krammer Co. G/ Captured 6-22-64/ Salisbury 5. William H. Becker Co. G/ Captured 7-26-64 6. Henry Ditzler Co. G/ Captured 8-25-64/ Salisbury 7. Paul Herring Co. G/ Captured 8-25-64/ Salisbury 8. Gottlieb Krause Co. G/ Captured 6-2-64/ Andersonville 9. Moses Rehring Co. G/ Captured 6-22-64/ Andersonville 10. George Smith Co. G/ Captured 8-25-64/ 11. Samuel Smith Co. G/ Captured 7-26-64 12. George Wintemouth Co. G/ Captured 5-12-64/ Andersonville 13. Franklin Reber Co. F/ Captured 5-14-64/ Salisbury 14. Jacob Shrader Co. F/ Captured 8-25-64/ Salisbury 15. Franklin Brigel Co. F/ Captured 8-25-64/ Salisbury 16. James Day Co. F/ Captured 8-25-64/ Salisbury 17. Elam Derluf Co. F/ Captured 8-25-64/ Salisbury 18. Daniel Henry Co. F/ Captured 8-25-64/ Salisbury 19. Josiah Koch Co. F/ Captured 8-25-64/ Salisbury 20. Christian Reichert Co. F/ Captured 8-25-64/ Salisbury 21. F. Hester Co. G/ Captured/ Andersonville. 151st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 1. William Gray, Capt./ Co. I/ Captured 7-1-63 Gettysburg/ held in Libby. 2. H.H. Merkle, Lieut./ Co. I/ Captured 7-1-63 Gettysburg/ held in Libby. 3. Charles Potts, Lieut./ Co. I/ Captured 7-163 Gettysburg/ held in Libby. 4. John Cohoon, Sgt./ Co .I / Captured Gettysburg. 5. John Buchanan, Corp./ Co. I/ Captured Gettysburg. 6. John Dietrich, Pvt./ Co. I/ Gettysburg 7. Comodore Hendricks, Pvt./Co. I/ Gettysburg 8. Sam Howser, Pvt. /Co. I/ Gettysburg 9. John McClure, Pvt./ Co. I/ Gettysburg 10. William McLaughlin. Pvt./ Co. I/ Gettysburg 11. William Manning, Pvt./ Co. I/ Gettysburg 12. Oliver Schwartz, Pvt./ Co. I/ Gettysburg
17th Penna. CavalryIn the summer of 1864 in Northern Virginia, members of the 17th Pa. Cav. Company H were captured.
1. Thomas Herbert / Prisoner from Aug. 13 to Oct. 9 1864/ Died Nov. 19 1864 2. Jacob Worus 3. Charles Eyrster / Wounded at Sherperdstown, Va. 4. Charles Merwine/ Wounded at Sheperdstown Va. 5. Mike Shover 6. John Snyder 7. Joseph Bidlow 8. William Zimmerman 9. Franklin Shubb 10. Levi Michael 11. John Norris / Captured at Brandy station/ 12. Jacob Kline/ Captured at Gordonsville, VA. 184th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS INFANTRY All of the men were captured at Petersburg and held in Andersonville. 1. Henry W. Adam Pvt./ Co. F/ Captured 6-22-64 Petersburg/ Held in Andersonville. Paroled 5-12-64. 2. Percival Eckel Pvt./ Co. F/ Captured 6-22-64 Petersburg/ Held in Andersonville/ Released 4-9-64. 3. Charles Goldman Pvt./ Co. F/ Captured 6-22-64/ exchanged 4-1-64 4. Jacob Hearter Pvt./ Co. F/ Captured 6-22-64/ Exchanged June 65 5. Charles Krise Pvt./ Co. F/ Captured 6-22-64/ Exchanged June 65 6. John F. Miller Pvt./ Co. F/ Captured 6-22-64/ Exchanged 10-31-64 7. John Richards Pvt./ Co. F/ Captured 6-22-64/ 48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry The information on these prisoners was obtained from the following sources. 1. Bates History of Pennsylvania Volunteers. 2. The Miners Journal. 3. Listing of schuylkill County Volunteers 4. The 48th Regimental History. The Soldiers. 1. J. Braney/ Co. K/ Died in Andersonville 7-7-64 from diarrhea/ Buried in Grave 3027. 2. F. Boyer/ Co. E/ Died in Andersonville 8-17-64 from diarrhea/ Buried in grave 5969. 3. J. Fetterman/ Co. H/ Died in Andersonville 9-8-64 from diarrhea/ Buried in grave 8175. 4. E. Gallagher/ Co. A/ Died in Andersonville 8-21-64 from diarrhea/ Buried in grave 6859. 5. J. Mcelrath/ Co. C/ Captured Nov. 1863 at Knoxville/ Died 7-7-64 in Andersonville/ from diarrhea/ Buried in grave 3017. 6. J. Meese/ Co. A/ Died in Andersonville 10-4-64 from diarrhea Buried in grave 10306. 7. Daniel Root/ Co. B/ Captured Nov. 1863 at Knoxville/ Died from diarrhea 9-14-64/ buried in grave 8742. Andersonville. 8. Joshua Reed/ Co. G/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/ Confined in Salisbury Prison/ Died at home in Bary Twp. From the effects of prison. 9. Michael Crintin/ Co. C/ Died in Salisbury NC .prison/ from starvation. 11-29-64. 10. Phil Heffren/ Co. H/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/ Died from starvation at Salisbury Prison NC. 11. George Welsh/ Co. B/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/ Died from starvation at Salisbury Prison NC. 2-6-64. 12. Sam Shollenberger/ Co. A/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/ Died in Salisbury Prison NC. 6-13-64. 13. Charles Dindnyer/ Co. C/ Died in Salisbury Prison NC. 2-11-64. 14. H.C. Graeff/ Co. D/ Sgt./ Died in Salisbury Prison NC 9-27-65. 15. Edward McGinnis/ Co. D/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/ Died at Salisbury Prison NC 11-16-64. 16. William Fulton/ Co. F/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/ Died at Salisbury Prison NC 2-11-65. 17. Elijah Defrehn/ Co. F/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30- Died at Salisbury Prison NC 12-30-64. 18. Walter P. Aims/ Co. D/ Died in Salisbury Prison from the effects 8-12-65. 19. Jacob Hammer /Co. B/ Captured at Peagrams Farm 9-30-64 Died Salisbury 11/12/64 THOSE WHO SURVIVED 1. Henry Auman/ Co. E/ Andersonville/ Home Schuylkill Haven. Captured 06/12/64 2. John Bubeck/ Co. B/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/ Held at Salisbury for 6 months/ Home Schuylkill Haven. 3. George Cooper/ Co. D/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/ Held at Salisbury NC/ Pottsville. 4. Andrew Wren/ Co. B/ Held 11 months in Andersonville/ Pottsville. 5. Lucian Mabeck/ Co. I/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/ Held at Salisbury NC./ Ringtown. The Following Men All Were Captured At Pegrams Farm Va. 9-30-64 And Held In Salisbury Prison NC. 6. F. Simmons/ Co. A/ 7. L.H. Sterner/ Co. A 8. John Hammer/ Co. B 9. Thomas Griffith/ Co. B 10. William Stevenson/ Co. B 11. George Ball/ Co. B 12. S. Wallace/ Co. C 13. William Larkin/ Co. C 14. M. Brennan/ Co. C 15. M. Condon/ Co. C 16. D. Deitrick/ Co. D 17. W.H. Williams/ Co. D 18. John Dooley/ Co. E 19. R. Paden/ Co. F 20. Joseph Finley/ Co. F 21. William Kohler/ Co. F 22. W. Welsh/ Co. F 23. David Miller/ Co. F 24. William Moore/ Co. F 25. N. Gross/ Co. G 26. Henry Jones/ Co. H 27. G. Holloway/ Co. H 28. James Moore/ Co. H 29. O.A.J. Davis/ Co. I 30. Patrick Crowe/ Co. I 31. Nathan Neifert/ Co. I 32. William Weirs/ Co. I 33. Thomas Fogarty/ Co. K 34. John Patry/ Co. K 35. George Gross/ Co. K 36. Thomas Leonard/ Co. K 37. Henry Neyman/ Co. I 38. Patrick Grant/ Co. G 39. George Livingston/ Co. A/ Captured at Knoxville Nov. 1863 and held in Andersonville. 40. Isaac Arndt/ Co. I/ Captured at Knoxville Nov. 1863/ Held in Andersonville. 41. J.R. Sherman/ Co. K/ Captured at Knoxville Nov. 1863/ Held in Andersonville.The Following Men Were Captured During The Wilderness And Spotsylvania Campaign May 6 - 15 1864.
1. George Seibert/ Co. C 2. Edward Ebert/ Co. D 3. John D. Weikel/ Co D 4. William Gutshal/ Co. D 5. George Krammer/ Co. F 6. Harrison Bright/ Co. H 7. Michael Scott/ Co. H 8. Lewis Aurand/ Co. H 9. James Wentzel/ Co. H 10. W.B. Beyerle/ Co. I 11. B. McArdel/ Co. I 12. W.B. Shearer/ Co. I The Following Men Were Captured June 17, 1864 At Petersburg Va. 1. A. Wren/ Co. B 2. Jacob Winger/ Co. B 3. Mike Laveil/ Co. F 4. Wm. Auchenbach/ Co. F The Following Men Were Captured During the Charge Of April 2, 1865. 1. Isaac L. Fritz/ Co. B/ Held in either Danville or Salisbury Prison. 2. John McElrath 1st. Sgt./ Co. E 3. James McReynolds Sgt./ Co. I 4. James Hanan Corp./ Co. C 5. George W. James Corp. Co. E 6. William Reppert/ Co. B 7. Mike Kingsley/ Co. B 8. Nick Stevens/ Co. B 9. Lewis Kleckner/ Co. B 10. Henry Kinker/ Co. B 11. Dan Hurley/ Co. B 12. Sam Kessler/ Co. D 13. David McGeary/ Co. E 14. John O'Neil/ Co. E 15. Albert Fisher/ Co. F 16. Patrick Galligan/ Co. G 17. James Mullen/ Co. I 18. Theo. Kett/ Co. I 19. John Oats/ Co. I 20. Thomas J. Reed/ Co. I 21. Jacob Reichmine/ Co. I 22. William Petton/ Co. K 23. John Marshall/ Co. K 24. George Shaners/ Co. K 50th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry The Soldiers Who Died. 1. Ben Couch/ Co. H/ Died in Andersonville 7-11-64 from Anasskea/ Buried in grave # 3480. 2. H. Hiler/ Co. C/ Died in Andersonville from dysentery/ Buried in Grave # 2450. The Following Soldiers Were Captured During May 5 - June 6 1864 3. Edward W. Clark/ Co. A/ Died in Andersonville 4. Daniel Stein/ Co. A/ Died in prison Andersonville. 5. Hiram R. Weist/ Co. A/ Died in Charleston Prison 10-30-64. 6. Sam Agley/ Co. A/ Died in Andersonville. 7. Peter Dankle/ Co. A/ Died while in prison. 8. Henry Hein/ Co. A/ Died while in prison/ buried at Ft. Monroe. 9. Hiram Straw/ Co. A/ Died while in prison/ unknown when captured. Other Deaths. 10. Isaac Artz/ Co. A/ Died while in prison/ unknown when captured. 11. Edward Bixler/ Co. A/ Died in Salisbury Prison. 12. Dan Brinkley/ Co. A Died in Prison Salisbury. 13. Jacob Dressler/ Co. A/ Died in Salisbury Prison. Date Unknown. 14. Joel Gottshall/ Co. A Died in Salisbury Prison. The Soldiers Who Survived Prison. 1. William D. Guertler/ Co. C/ Captured Between May 5,- June 6 1864/ 7 months in Andersonville/Also wounded./ Schuylkill Haven./ Went to Andersonville memorial dedication. 2. Jacob Hehn/ Co. C/ Andersonville/ Shenandoah/ Present at dedication of memorial at Andersonville. 3. David Radenbush/ Co. C/ Captured May 5-June 6 1864/ Andersonville./ Schuylkill Haven. 4. Elias Berger/ Co. C/ Andersonville for 10 months/ May 12, 1864-March 21, 1865./ Schuylkill Haven 5. Josiah Saltzer/ Co. A/ Andersonville 9 months and 24 days./ Tower City. 6. William Kane/ Co. A/ Andersonville/ Port Carbon. The Following Men were All Listed As Captured Between 5-5-64/6-6-64 7. Hiram Stern/ Co. A/ Andersonville. 8. Uriah Wenrich/ Co. A/ Andersonville. 9. David Bolton/ Co. A/ Andersonville. 10. Daniel Burkley/ Co. A/ Andersonville. 11. John Dowdle/ Co. A/ Andersonville. 12. William Hains/ Co. C/ Andersonville. 13. Garret Kerrigan/ Co. C/ Andersonville. 14. Dan Sullivan/ Co. C/ Andersonville. The following men were held in Charleston, S. C. 1. Hiram R. Wiest 2. Daniel R. Burkley 3. John Dowdle 4. Sam Agley 5. Peter Dankle 6. Henry Hehn 7. William Hains 8. Garret Kerrigan 9. Dan Sullivan 10. William Williams 55th Pennsylvania Volunteer InfantryThe following listed men were held as prisoners of war in Andersonville and Salisbury prisons. This list was compiled from the records of the.
1. Miners Journal 2. Listing of Schuylkill County Soldiers. 3. Atwater List of Deaths in Andersonville. 4. Pennsylvania Survivors at Andersonville. 5. Memorial To Patriotism, Wallace. The Soldiers Who Died In Prison. Company E 1. J.S. Bannan/ Co. Captured 5-20-64 Spotsylvania Va./ Died while prisoner in Andersonville from Scorbutus 10-15-64/ buried in grave # 10988. 2. H. Strong/ Died in Andersonville on 10-15-64 of Scorbutus/ Buried in Grave # 10299. 3. James Tobin/ Captured during Wilderness Campaign between May 6-16 1864/ Died in Andersonville 10-11-64 from Diarrhea/ Buried in Grave 10735. 4. William Kuehn/ Captured in May 6 - 16 1864/ Died in Andersonville 02-27-64. 5. James McFarlane/ Captured in Battle of Drewry's Bluff 5-16-64/ Died at Andersonville 7-31-64/ Buried in Grave 4414. 6. Thomas Patton/ Captured in Battle of Drewy's Bluff 5-16-64/ Died in Millen Ga. Near Andersonville. Grave # 130. 7. George Yinchell/ Died in Salisbury prison NC. on 1-15-65. 8. George Zeinhelt/ Captured 9-29-64/ Died in Salisbury Prison NC. 6-16-65. 9. Hioram Thomas/ Died at home in Minersville from the effects of prison. The men who survived. 1. David Weir/ Captured at Drury's Bluff, 5-16-64 held in Andersonville and escaped 10-17-64 . 2. John Dippen/ Andersonville 3. John Maggee Corp/ Captured 03-06-64 4. Mike Beck/ Captured 09-21-64/ 5. Frank T. Bennet/ Lt. Col. Captured 3-16-64/ Held in Charleston and Colombia Ga. The Following Men Were Held as Prisoners At Andersonville and Salisbury Prisons.The men listed below were all captured during the fight at Drewry's Bluff (Fort Darling) May 16, 1864. The regiment was caught by a surprise attack by the rebels of Gen. Beauregard and over 100 men were captured.
1. Aaron Yoder. 2. Daniel Billman/ Mentioned in Charles Taylors letter to the Miners Journal. October 22, 1864/Minersville/ Held in Andersonville. 3. Solomon Billman Mentioned in Taylors letter/ Minersville/ Held in Andersonville. 4. John McCann/ Mentioned in Charles Taylors letter/Minersville/ Held in Andersonville. 5. Luke Welsh/ Mentioned in Charles Taylors Letter/ Held in Andersonville/ Minersville. 6. Phillip Anstee/ Mentioned in Charles Taylors letter/ Held in Andersonville/ Minersville. 7. Thomas Conway/ Mentioned in Charles Taylors letter/ Held in Andersonville/ Minersville. 8. George Dunlop/ Mentioned in Charles Taylors letter/ Held in Andersonville/ Minersville. 9. Thomas Patton/ Mentioned in Charles Taylors letter/ Held in Andersonville/ Minersville. 10. Peter Churchfield/ Mentioned in Charles taylors letter/ Held in Andersonville/ Minersville. 11. John Booth/ Held in Andersonville. 12. David Hughes/ Held in Andersonville. 13. Edward Coyle/ Held in Andersonville. 14. William Williamson/ Held in Andersonville. 15. David Wier/ Held in Andersonville/ Only person from Schuylkill County that is listed as escaped. He escaped on the 17th of October 1864. 16. John Dippen/ Held in Andersonville. The Following Men were Captured at Chaplins Farm On September 29, 1864 1. John Jeffries/ Held at Salisbury NC. 2. James Murphy/ Held at Salisbury NC. 3. Michael Murry/ Held at Salisbury NC./ Wounded. 4. Patrick Delaney/ Was captured at Cold Harbor. 67th PVIIn February 1863 the 67th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry was surrounded and captured at Winchester Va. Company K was recruited in Schuylkill County and some of the men were captured and sent to Libby, Belle Isle and later paroled.
Company K 1. Thomas Patterson Lt./ Pottsville 2. Edward Nagle 1st Sgt./ Pottsville 3. John Christian Sgt./ Pottsville 4. Franklin Shoener Sgt./ Pottsville 5. Francis Hause Sgt. / Pottsville 6. George Rice Corp. / Pottsville 7. Martin Hutchinson Corp. / Pottsville 8. John Martin Corp./ Pottsville 9. Sam McQuade Corp./ Minersville 10. Ben Barlet Corp./ Pottsville 11. Daniel Christian Corp./ Pottsville 12. Charles Ewing Corp. / Pottsville 13. John Wren/ Drummer/ Pottsville 14. Henry Myers/ Bugler/ Tremont 15. Gorge Albertson/ Tamaqua 16. John Bauman Pvt./ Minersville 17. John Bauman Sr. Pvt./ Minersville 18. Ben Christian Pvt./ Pottsville 19. Benj. Davis Pvt./ Swatara 20. Francis Deion Pvt./ Pottsville 21. Pete Dimmerling Pvt./ Pottsville 22. D.D. Dalicus Pvt. / Pottsville 23. Charles Dunkelberger Pvt. / Pottsville 24. William Faust Pvt./ Pottsville 25. Charles Garett Pvt./ Pottsville 26. John Gayer Pvt./ Pine Grove 27. Edward Hause Pvt./ Pottsville 28. Dan Keeler Pvt./ Pottsville 29. Martin Langton Pvt./ Ashland 30. Jack Lutz Pvt./ Tamaqua 31. Paul Litterman Pvt./ Pottsville 32. Edgar Lewis Pvt./ Pottsville 33. William Lowhert Pvt./ Pottsville 34. John McCurl Pvt. / Primrose 35. Aaron Moore Pvt./ Pottsville 36. Thomas Myers Pvt./ Pottsville 37. James O'Rorick Pvt. / Pottsville 38. Henry Poular Pvt./ Pottsville 39. William Schuntier Pvt./ Pottsville 40. Dan Shrivelry Pvt. / Friedensburg 41. Samuel Shoener Pvt./ Orwigsburg 42. James Shoener Pvt./ Pottsville 43. Ted Sands Pvt./ Pottsville 44. George Snyder Pvt./ Pottsville 45. Edgar Titus Pvt. / Pottsville 46. John Widerman Pvt./ Pottsville 47. Abraham Wendeard Pvt./ Pottsville 7th Pennsylvania CavalryIn 1862 members of the 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry were captured at Lavergne , Tenn. on January 1st, 1863 and all were paroled after a stay at Camp Parole, Annapolis, Md.
The Men From Schuylkill. 1. Emanuel Kahlis, Pvt. Co. H/ Lavergne, Tenn. 2. Henry Koch, Pvt./ Co. H/ Lavergne, Tenn. 3. Joseph Shaw, Pvt./ Co. A/ Lavergne, Tenn. 4. John T Hazzard, Pvt./ Co. L/ Captured and last seen driving a six mule team./ Hazzard would die while at Camp Parole. The Following Men Were Captured Between Dec. 20 1862 January 8, 1863 1. J. Carle Corp,./ Co. A/ Exchanged 2. William Zehner, Sgt. / Co. F/ Exchanged 3. Abraham Berger, Pvt./ Co. F/ Exchanged 4. Josiah H. Anderson, Pvt./ Co. F/ Exchanged 5. Thomas Jones, Pvt./ Co. F/ Exchanged 6. John Wightman, Pvt./ Co. F / Exchanged 7. John Fitzgerald, Pvt./ Co. F/ Exchanged 8. Samuel Trump, Pvt./ Co. F/ Exchanged 9. Cornelius Link, Pvt./ Co. F/ Exchanged 10. David Lewis, Sgt./ Co. L/ Exchanged 11. Abe Hummel, Pvt./ Co. L/ Exchanged 12. William Montgomery, Pvt/ Co. L/ Exchanged Men Captured at Perryville Tenn. October 9, 1862 1. John Branley, Pvt./ Co. A/ Perryville/ Exchanged 2. Martin Cannon, Pvt./ Co. A/ Perryville/ Exchanged 3. Peter Clank, Pvt./ Co. A/ Perryville/ Exchanged 4. William Thomas, Pvt./ Co. A/ Perryville/ Exchanged Men Captured at Gallatin, Tenn. August 21, 1862 1. Joseph Abraham, Pvt./ Co. A/ Gallatin/ Exchanged Men Captured at Pulaski, Tenn. May 3, 1862 1. Llewelyn Llewelyn, Pvt./ Co. F./ Pulaski/ Exchanged 2. William Watkins, Pvt./ Co. F./ Pulaski/ Exchanged Men Captured on July 13, 1862 Captured at Murfreesboro, Tenn. By Gen. N.B. Forrest 1. Francis Reed, Sgt/ Co. L/ Exchanged 2. Henry H. Snyder, Sgt./ Co. L/ Exchanged 3. Daniel Paul, Pvt./ Co. L/ Exchanged96th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry The majority of the 96th prisoners were held in Andersonville and some in Libby prison. The information was obtained from:
1. Miners Journal 2. Atwater report of deaths at Andersonville. 3. List of Pennsylvania survivors at Andersonville. 4. Schuylkill County soldiers lists. 5. Memorial To Patriotism/ Wallace. The Dead. 1. M Muldowney/ Co. K/ Died in Andersonville 8-6-64 from diarreha/ Buried in grave # 4698 2. A Wike/ Co. B/ Died at Andersonville from scorbutus on 6-30-64/ buried in grave # 2699. Captured 12/14/63 3. Winsinger/ Co. E/ Died at Andersonville from diarreha on 7-6-64/ buried in grave # 2987. 4. Sylvanus Bishop/ Co. C/ Died in Andersonville 10-22-64 from scorbutus. Captured Centerville 10/16/64 5. J. Bennsinger/ Co. E/ Died in Savannah Ga. 7-15-64/ 6. Joseph Workman/ Co. F/ Captured 6-9-64 died in prison 7. S. Covey/ Co. D/ Died in rebel prison. The Men Held as Prisoners. 1. Michael Larkin/ Co. A/ Captured 5-10-64 Spotsylvania C.H. held in Andersonville 13 months. 2. David Pritchard/ Co. A/ Captured 5-10-64 Spotsylvania C.H. held in Andersonville for 13 months/ Pottsville. 3. Christopher P. Kane/ Co. C/ Captured in the summer of 1863/ Held in Libby and Belle Isle, Castle Thunder and Andersonville. for 16 months. Captured White Plains Va, 07/25/63 4. T. Prosser/ Co. H/ Captured May 1864/ Held in Andersonville/ Mentioned in Charles Taylors letter. Minersville. 5. D.R. Boardman/ Co. H/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville. 6. D. Engle/ Co. H/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville. 7. A. Sandy/ Co. G/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville. 8. D. Williams/ Co. G/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville. 9. E. Hardman/ Co. G/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville. 10. S. Maddoc/ Co. G/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville./ Exchanged at Millen Ga. 4-5-64 11. Evan Gery/ Co. G/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville./ Exchanged at Millen Ga. 11-11-64 12. J. Devitt/ Co. G/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville. 13. William Fanny/ Co. K/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville. 14. Edward McCormick/ Co. A/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville. Exchanged 11-11-64 at Millen Ga. 15. M. Moran/ Co. F/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville. exchanged 1-5-64. 16. Joseph Larkinson/ Co. / Held in Andersonville/ Mentioned in Charles Taylors letter. Minersville 17. John Perry/ Co. / Held in Andersonville/ Mentioned in Charles Taylors letter. Minersville. 18. R. Morris/ Co. / Held in Andersonville/ Mentioned in Charles Taylors letter/ Minersville. 20. John Coffield/ Co. H/ Held in prison Richmond/ Libby ? 21. Jacob Saylor/ Co. C/ Captured Spotsylvania, Died at Camp Parole 12/20/64. 22. Emanuel Saylor/ Co. C/ Captured May 20 1864 Spotsylvania. 23. Charles Newton/ Co. D/ Captured May 3 1863 Salem Church Va. Died Date Unknown. 24. John Price /Co. E/ Prison 07/21/64 thru 02/22/65 25. William Prosser/ Co. E/ Captured Spotsylvania, Andersonville ? 26. Albert Klinger/ Co. E/ Captured Spotsylvania 03/10/64 27. Steven Mensinger/Co. G/ Died Andersonville, 07/05/64, Grave no. 2937 28. Sylvester Maddock/ Co. G/ Prisoner at Andersonville 03/14/64 29. David Macamer/ Co. G/ Captured 30. Joseph Workman/ Co. G/ Captured 31. Jonathan Erdman/ Co. H/ Captured Spotsylvania, May 14 1864 32. James McDevitt/ Co. I/ Captured Spotsylvania 05/14/64 Held in Andersonville. ANDERSONVILLEFollowing is a list of the soldiers from Schuylkill county who died while imprisoned at Andersonville Prison Camp Georgia, during the years 1864 and 1865.
Cause of Grave # Name Regt. Co. Death Date. 1. 6859 A. Bennett 67 PVI K Scorbutus 8/21/64 2. 3027 J. Braney 48 PVI K Diarrhea 7/7/64 3. 5969 F. Boyer 48 PVI E Diarrhea 8/17/64 4. 10988 J.S. Banyar 55 PVI E Scorbutus 10/15/64 5. 8769 G. Boyer 7 Cav. F Scorbutus 9/14/64 6. 3480 Ben Couch 50 PVI H Anasaron 7/17/64 7. 8175 J. Fetterman 48 PVI H Diarrhea 9/8/64 8. 6859 E. Gallagher 48 PVI A Diarrhea 8/21/64 9. 2450 H. Hilm 50 PVI C Dysentery 6/25/64 10. 8532 G.R. Hopkins 50 PVI K Diarrhea 9/12/64 11. 3017 J. McRath 48 PVI C Diarrhea 7/7/64 12. 10735 James Tobin 55 PVI E Scorbutus 10/11/64 13. 4698 Mathias Muldowney 96 PVI K Diarrhea 8/6/64 14. 10306 J. Meese 48 PVI A Diarrhea 10/4/64 15. 8742 D. Root 48 PVI B Diarrhea 9/14/64 16. 10299 H. Strong 55 PVI E Scorbutus 10/4/64 17. 2699 A. Wike 96 PVI B Scorbutus 6/30/64 18. 2987 S. Winsinger 96 PVI E Diarrhea 7/6/64 19. 11645 George Krammer 116 PVI G Scorbutus 10/30/64 20. 4414 J. Mcfarland 55 PVI E Dysentery 7/31/64 21. 8081 W. Weber 116 PVI F Diarrhea 9/7/64 22. William Kuehn 55 PVI E Unknown 02/27/64 23. Edward Clark 50 PVI A Unknown 24. 4084 Adam Buchner 116 PVI G I. Fever 02/27/64 25. 10814 John Heinbach 116 PVI G Diarrhea 10/12/64 26. Will Heinbach 116 PVI G Diarrhea 03/29/65 27. S. Heinbach 116 PVI G 08/14/64 28. 2409 James McCabe 3rd Cav L Pneumonia 06/24/64 29. 6052 W. Waterhouse 3rd Cav L Cerebritis 08/18/64 30. 6940 John Richards 1st Cav Scorbutus 08/17/64 31. 5940 James Purcell 109 PVI F 32. 12355 David Reese 7th Cav A Diarrhea 12/29/64 33. Jacob Hummel 116 PVI G Unknown 34. Daniel Stein 50 PVI A UnknownFrom The Miners Journal June 14, 1862: Returned Prisoners_ The following members of the 15th Regiment, P.V. who were captured at Falling Waters; on the 2d of July, 1861, have been released. Some of them belong to Minersville, this County, and have reached home. They do not give the most flattering description of rebel accommodations:
1. Thomas Alderson Pottsville 2. William Anspach Pottsville 3. Andrew Arnold Girardville 4. James Bartholomew Pottsville 5. Thomas Brennan Pottsville 6. William Beltz Pottsville 7. Abraham Berger Auburn 8. John Billey Schuylkill Haven 9. John E. Bubeck Schuylkill Haven 10. C.L. Bartholomew Port Gibson, Ontario Co. N.Y. 11. Albert Berdy Girardville 12. C.W. Cooper Pottsville 13. Jacob Deppen Pottsville 14. Francis Deams Pottsville 15. John Dooley Middleport 16. Joseph Edwards St. Clair 17. Charles Focht Pottsville 18. Thomas Flynn Pottsville 19. Joseph Fetherolf Ashland 20. H.O. Fernsler Shenandoah 21. William Gray Pottsville 22. James Goldsmith Pottsville 23. Edward Haus Pottsville 24. Steven Heran Pottsville 25. George W. Huth Pottsville 26. Frank Hause Pottsville 27. Adam Haekler Pottsville 28. Jacob Haerter Tremont 29. William Houlahan Mahanoy City 30. John Henry Heakler Pittsburg 31. Mike Kelly Pottsville 32. Reuben Kamp Tremont 33. William Killian Schuylkill Haven 34. Mike Larkin Pottsville 35. William Lewthart Mahanoy Plain 36. S.H. Lutz Mahanoy City 37. J.D. Lutz Mahanoy City 38. Edward McCormick Pottsville 39. John McBarron Pottsville 40. John McElrath Pottsville 41. John Martz Pottsville 42. Isaac Martz Tremont 43. Mike Moran Broad Mountain 44. C.P. Potts Pottsville 45. David Pritchard Pottsville 46. Ruch Samuel Pottsville 47. William Robson Pottsville 48. Frank S. Reber Pottsville 49. John Rohrbach Ashland 50. Joseph Richards Eckley 51. George Snyder Pottsville 52. William Smedley Pottsville 53. John Stevenson Pottsville 54. John Shaw Pottsville 55. Peter Schnerring Pottsville 56. Jacob Schroeder Tremont 57. Morgan Shoener New Philadelphia 58. Jacob Schroeder Pine Grove 59. Joel Strausser Joliett 60. Edward Titus Pottsville 61. Abraham Wineland Pottsville 62. Andrew G. Wren Pottsville Schuylkill Countians Captured in the Civil War Prisons other than Andersonville and Salisbury 1. George Brown , Lieut. , Co. I 101st PVI, Captured at Plymouth N.C. 4-20-64. Held in Charleston S.C. 2. Daniel Jones, Lieut., Co. L 3rd Pa. Cav. Captured at Salem, Va. 8-22-63. Held in Libby Prison. 3. David Evans, Pvt. , Co. G 5th Pa. Cav, Held in Richmond. 4. Heber Thompson, Capt. 7th Pa. Cav. Captured at Lovejoy Station Ga. 8-20-64. Held in Charleston S.C. to 12-12-64. 5. Percy White, Lieut., 7th Pa. Cav. Captured and wounded at Lovejoy Station Ga. 8-20-64, Held in Charleston S.C. 6. Daniel Updegrove, Pvt., Co. B 9th Pa. Cav. Held in Libby Prison 21 days. 7. Joseph Edwards, Pvt. Co. G 5th Pa. Cav. Captured 9-9-62 Held in Libby, and paroled. 8. J. Dedden, Pvt. Co B. 47th PVI, Held in Libby for 21 days. 9. John Sennett, Pvt. 53 PVM Co. B., Captured 5-12-64 Spotsylvania Held in Richmond and Died, 8-5-64.The following soldiers from Schuylkill county died in the hands of the Rebels in the Salisbury Prison Camp N.C.
1. Samuel Schollenberger 48th PVI Co. A 1/15/65 2. Michael Crintin 48th PVI Co. C 11/29/64 3. George Welsh 48th PVI Co. E 2/6/65 4. Elijah DeFrehn 48th PVI Co. F 12/30/64 5. William Fulton 48th PVI Co. F 2/11/65 6. Chris Dieffenderfer 116th PVI Co. F 11/4/64 7. James Day 116th PVI Co. F 12/20/64 8. Joseph B. Reber 116th PVI Co. F 9. George Yinchell 55th PVI Co. E 01/15/65 10. George Zeinhelt 55th PVI Co. E 06/16/65 11. David W. Reed 107th PVI Co. G 04/01/65 12. Francis Hellner 107th PVI Co. G 12/30/64 13. Phil Heffren 48th PVI Co. H 11/25/64 14. Charles Dindnyer 48th PVI Co. C 02/11/64 15. Walter P. Aims 48th PVI Co. D 08/12/65 16. Jacob Hammer 48th PVI Co. 11/12/64 17. Henry Hoy 107th PVI Co. G 04/01/65 18. Mike Condron 48th PVI Co. C 11/30/64 19. Jacob Wigner 48th PVI Co. 01/01/65 20. Joseph Finley 48th PVI Co. 01/22/65 21. Mike Welsh 48th PVI Co. E 02/06/65 22. H.C. Graeff 48th PVI Co. D 09/27/65 23. George Welsh 48th PVI Co. B 02/06/64 24. Edward McGinnis 48th PVI Co. E 11/16/64 25. William Kohler 48th PVI Co. F 26. Patrick Crowe 48th PVI Co. I 11/19/64 27. Edward Bixler 50th PVI Co. A 28. Dan Brinkley 50th PVI Co. A 29. Jacob Dressler 50th PVI Co. A 30. Joel Dottshall 50th PVI Co. A 31. Andrew Wilson 116th PVI Co. G 07/10/65 32. A.R. Wilson 2 Pa. Art Ba. I 33. John P. Snyder 17th Pa Cav Co. H 11-24-64The following letters were written by Sgt. Francis Reed and describe his capture and the method of exchange that was used early in the war.