Soldiers/Regiments in the Attic of Blenheim.


Transcribed from available photographs by:

Andrea J. Loewenwarter

Chair, Research Committee, Citizen Coalition for the Preservation of Blenheim, City of Fairfax, Virginia.

Updated:  September 1998


Pennsylvania Regiments

William Penn Hose Company No 18

* William Penn
 Hose company No 18
  of Philadelphia
    Pa

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72 Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers

* ___________ 72 Regt. Pa Vol
 

73rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers

RESEARCH SITE:  The American Civil War Research Database
PRIMARY SOURCE:  History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65
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* Deciphered on wall as N. Barned:

 NUMA BARNED:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 7/16/61 as a Sergeant.  On 7/15/61 he mustered into “B” Co.  PA 73rd Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 7/14/65.  Promotions: * Sergt 5/1/65.

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* Deciphered as  L.F. HOOK

Perhaps:

LEWIS HOOK: Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 10/8/61 as a private.  On 10/8/61 he mustered into “G” Co. PA 73rd Infantry.  He was discharged for wounds on 6/7/64.

He was listed as :
 *Wounded 11/25/63 Missionary Ridge, TN

Source:  History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65

* 73 P Vol Com
 C. G. Captain 1

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74 Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers

RESEARCH SITE:  The American Civil War Research Database

* Ch Spiegel    74
Pittsburgh Pa

 Ch. Spiegel F74 R. Pa Vols

Christian Spiegl CompF  74 Reg

* Christoph(er) Busch
 74 P.V.R. from Pittsburg

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75 Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers

RESEARCH SITE:  The American Civil War Research Database

PRIMARY SOURCE: *History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65

75 Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Home Page

REGIMENTAL HISTORY:  Originally known as the 40th, it was composed principally of German citizens from Philadelphia.  It was mustered into U.S. service at Camp Worth, Philadelphia in Aug. and Sept. 1861 for three years.  Sept. 26, 1861 left for Washington (800 strong) and once there its ranks were recruited to the maximum number.  Assigned to Blenker’s division.  Wintered in Hunter’s Chapel.  March 1862 it moved with the army on the general advance reaching Warrenton Junction on the 26th when it was ordered to report with its division to Gen. Fremont.  Encamped in Winchester from April 18 to May 6.

It was in pursuit of Stonewall Jackson and was assigned to the 2nd brigade, 3rd division, 1st corps (Gen. Sigel), Army of Virginia.  At 2nd Bull Run it was in Groveton.  It did not engage in battle until the Battle of Chancellorsville in 1863.  It remained there until June when it left for Gettysburg, arriving there July 1. It moved to Bridgeport, Alabama after Sept. 24 on its way to Tenn.  It joined the 3rd brigade.  Fought around Chattanooga on Nov. 22.  On Jan 2, 1864 it reenlisted as a veteran organization.  It was back in Nashville by the end of July 1864.  It was chiefly engaged in guarding trains, scouting and provost duty.  It was mustered out of service at Murfreesboro, Tenn., Sept. 1, 1865.

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* Deciphered on wall as John Lust 75 Regt Com H

JOHN LUST:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 10/7/61 as a Private.  On 10/7/61 he mustered into “H” Co. PA 75th Infantry.  He was mustered Out on 9/1/65.

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80 Regiment Pennsylvania

*T(?) J  Bormon  80 Pen

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83 Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers

RESEARCHER:  Steve Hanzelman (with 83rd Reenactment group)
    Andrea Loewenwarter

RESEARCH SITE:    The American Civil War Research Database

PRIMARY SOURCE:   Amos Judson’s regimental history (captain in unit; went to work for
Pension Department after the close of the war.).
*History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65 and

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* Deciphered on wall as H Butterfield / H Butt/ H Butterfield

H BUTTERFIELD:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 8/25/61 as a Private.   On 8/25/61 he mustered into “B” Co. PA 83rd Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 9/20/64.*

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* Deciphered on wall as Henry C. Clark/83d Regt Tiger Zouaves Penna Vol

HENRY C. CLARK:   Residence not listed; enlisted on 9/3/61 as a Corporal.  On 9/3/61 he mustered into “F” Co.  PA 83rd Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 6/28/65 (MO while absent on furlough).  He was listed as wounded 7/2/63, Gettysburg, PA and POW 5/5/64 Wilderness, VA.*

 Additional research by Steve Hanzelman  has Henry C. Clark enlisted on August 19, 1861; Re-enlisted December (12/26/93).  Escaped prison camp—Summer 1865. (SOURCE: Amos Judson’s regimental history.

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* Deciphered on wall as DW Clark/83d R PV; March 11/62

D.W. CLARK: Co. G.  Enlisted Tionesta on 8/19/1861.  Commissioned 2nd Lt  9/6/1861.  Promoted to 1st Lt. and Regimental Quartermaster 6/16/1862.  Discharged September 1864 by reason  of expiration of term of service.  (SOURCE: Amos Judson’s regimental history).

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* Deciphered on wall as Spencer Colton    Regt. Pa Vols Comp B

SPENCER COLTON:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 8/25/61 as a Private.  On 8/25/61 he mustered into “B” Co. PA 83rd Infantry.  He was mustered Out on 6/28/65.*

Deciphered on wall as William Constable Co A 83rd Reg P Vol and Wm Constable:

Not found, but:

WILLIAM J. CONSTABLE:  Residence not listed; 22 years.  Enlisted on 8/23/62 at Brooklyn, NY as a Private.  On 9/24/62 he mustered in to “I” Co. NY 133rd Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 6/6/64 at Washington, D.C.

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* Deciphered on wall as Asa Freeman Co D  83d Pa

ASA FREEMAN:  Residence not listed. Enlisted on 8/26/61 as a Sergeant.  On 8/26/61 he mustered into “D” Co. PA 83rd Infantry.  He was killed on 7/1/62 at Malvern Hill, VA .*

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* Deciphered on wall as  Charles Watson Groger Aged 22 years Born in Penn Erie Co PA       Edinboro

CHARLES GROGER:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 8/26/61 as a Private.  On 8/26/61 he mustered into “D” Co.  PA 83rd Infantry.  He died of wounds (date not stated).  He was listed as wounded 7/2/63, Gettysburg, PA.*

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* Deciphered on wall as Sam Hoyt and Sam Hoyt
Utica NY

SAMUEL HOYT:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 8/28/61 as a Private.  On 8/28/61 he mustered into “G” Co. PA 83rd Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 9/20/64.*

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* Deciphered on wall as G “S” or “L” Johnson 83rd RPV Co B:

No G Johnson for Co. B, but:

GEORGE C. JOHNSON:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 8/28/61 as a Private.  On 8/28/61 he mustered into “G” Co. PA 83rd Infantry.  He died on 7/1/7/62.*

and

GEORGE D. JOHNSON:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 8/13/62 as a Private.  On 8/13/62 he mustered into “E” Co.  PA 83rd Infantry.  He was killed on 8/30/62 at 2nd Bull Run, VA*

and

GEORGE H. JOHNSON:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 8/21/61 as a Corporal.  On 8/21/61 he mustered into “A” Co. PA 83rd Infantry.  He was killed on 5/8/64 at Lauel Hill, Virginia.*

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* Deciphered on wall as R H Broelfhler (?)
  83 Regt Pa Vo
Co D  (Rack?)
   Kill is our _______
   Though I’m in the _______

and  ? H Prmihit  Co D

Not found, but

ROBERT H. PROUDFIT:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 8/26/61 as a Sergeant.  On 8/26/61 he mustered into “D” Co. PA 83rd Infantry.  He was killed on 8/30/62 at 2nd Bull Run, VA.

Promotions:  Sergeant 7/2/62*
(Note:  Proudfit was chosen after searching through entire lists of soldiers in the 83rd PA.  The writing was difficult to decipher, and the name, Proudfit, matches the pattern of the letters on the wall.)

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* Deciphered on wall as F(?) W. Thompson, Drummer 83 reg PA Vol

??? C.W. THOMPSON : Co. B.  Enlisted Meadville, 8/15/1861.  Discharged March 1, 1862.  Re-enlisted Co. I, 10th PA Reserves 3/7/1864.  Killed Laurel Hill.  (NOTE:  Source through Steve Hanzelman: Amos Judson’s regimental history.  This is unlikely the same person—no mention of being a musician and dates may not hook up with probable house occupation dates.)

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The 95TH Pennsylvania (Gosline’s Zouaves)

RESEARCHER:  Patricia A. Gallagher and Andrea Loewenwarter
RESEARCH SITE:  Manassas Battlefield National Park and The American Civil War Research Database

PRIMARY SOURCE:  N.Y. Adjutant General’s Report, multiple volumes;
History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5*
SECONDARY SOURCE:  Phisterer, Frederick. New York in the War of the Rebellion, multiple volumes.

So far, have learned that the 95th Pa. Served as the rear guard for the Union troops retreating after Second Manassas.  Company H was definitely in Fairfax CH Sept. 21-3, 1862.  The regiment apparently did not take part in the Battle of Chantilly (Ox Hill), which occurred on September 1.

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* Deciphered on wall as F. (?) W. Goodwin, Co. H. Col./Goslines Penna Zouaves/ 95th  Regt P.V. from Silver Hill

 S.W. GOODWIN (Samuel W. Goodwin), H Company.  Served from  October, 1861-July, 1865.  He was in H Company until December, 1863, when he transferred to I Company.

Deciphered on wall as Joseph M. Greel:

JOSEPH M. GREELEY:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 9/18/61 as a Private.  On 9/18/61 he mustered into “D” Co. PA 95th Infantry.  He was discharged on disability on 12/21/62.*

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* Deciphered as Walter P C Mills
Company B PA 95 Reg:

WALTER P C MILLS:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 9/12/61 as a Private.  On 9/12/61 he mustered into “B” Co. PA 95th Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 7/17/65.*

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* Deciphered on wall as Charles W
  Co. D
 Erie
Possibly,

CHARLES E. WOOD:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 9/18/61 as a Private.  On 9/18/61 he mustered into “D” Co. PA 95th Infantry.  He was killed on 4/2/65 at Petersburg, VA.

Promotions:  Sergeant  12/28/63.*

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Pennsylvania 114th Infantry

RESEARCHER:  Andrea Loewenwarter
RESEARCH SITE: The American Civil War Research Database

PRIMARY SOURCE:  History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5

The 114th Pennsylvania Infantry was organized on August 1, 1862 in Philadelphia left for Washington, D.C. on 8/31 where its organization was completed.  Co. A had already served as the Zouaves d’Afrique, which was mustered into U.S. service on Aug. 17, 1861.  At Gen. Banks suggestion a Zouave regiment was organized and the 114th was the result.  This regiment was held in Washington and assigned to the 1st brigade, 1st division, 3rd corps.  In  October, it joined the corps at Poolesville, moved to Falmouth, fought at Fredericksburg, shared in the “Mud March” and went into camp near Potomac Creek.  It was active at Chancellorsville…returned to Falmouth.  ….It was in Gettysburg, then moved into Virginia with the arms; engagements followed during the fall and winter at Wapping Heights, Kelly’s Ford, Auburn and Rappahannock Station; winter quarters at Brandy Station.  It was in the Wilderness campaign and continued on duty at headquarters at Petersbur until March 15, 1865, when it was ordered to City Point for picket duty for a fortnight.  In the final assault on Petersburg April 2, it won the intrenchments opposite Fort Hell, sustaining severe loss.  Returning to Washington after the surrender, it was mustered out of the service on May 29, 1865.

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*Deciphered on the wall as Andre J. Burger

Probably,

A.J.B. BURGER:  residence not listed; Enlisted on 8/7/62 as a Private.  On 8/7/62 he mustered into “I” Co. PA 114th Infantry.  He was transferred on 9/30/64.  On 9/30/64 he transferred into Veteran Reserve Corps.  He was discharged on 11/4/65.


New York Regiments

4th Regiment of Cavalry  New York

RESEARCHER:  Andrea Loewenwarter
RESEARCH SITE:  The American Civil War Research Database

PRIMARY SOURCE:   The Union Army, vol 2.

The Fourth Regiment of Cavalry was also organized as First Regiment, German Cavalry; Dickel’s Mounted Rifles; Lincoln Greens (Three Years).
The regiment was organized at New York City; mustered in the service of  the United States for three years, between August 10 and November 15, 1861, and designated by the State authorities the 4th Regiment of Cavalry.  The companies were recruited principally: A, D, E, F, G, I and K at New York City; B and C at Yonkers; H at Cleveland, Ohio and New York City; L at New York City, Brooklyn, Stuyvesant, Kinderhook and Poughkeepsie; and M at new York City and Brooklyn.  Captain John McDonnell’s company was recruited at Philadelphia, PA; Captain de Rosencrantz’s company at New York City.

The regiment (eight companies) left the State August 29, 1861, and served in Blenker’s Division, Army of the Potomac, from September, 1861; in 5th Corps, Army of the Potomac, from September, 1862; in Mountain Department from April, 1862; in the Cavalry Brigade, 1st Division, 11th Corps, Army of the Potomac, from September 1862; in the 1st Brigade, 2d Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, from February 1863; in the 1st Brigade, 3d Division, Cavalry, Army of the Potomac, from May, 1863; in 2d Brigade, 2d Division, Cavalry, Army of the Potomac, from June 14, 1863; and in the 2d Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, from August 12, 1863; with the Army of the Potomac detached from the Cavalry Corps, in May, 1864; with the Cavalry Corps again toward end of May, 1864; in the Army of the Shenandoah from October, 1864.

 February 27, 1865, the battalion commanded by Maj. Edward Schwartz was transferred to the 9th N.Y. Volunteer Cavalry, Company F becoming its Company E, the members of Company K being transferred to Companies B, E, H, M and L, Company L becoming L, and M Company B, of the same.

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* Deciphered on wall as Jeremiah Abel  4 Reg Mounted Rifel   New York (and as) 4 Reg New York  Mounted Rifels  Bugler

JEREMIAS W. ABEL:  Residence not listed; 24 years old.  Enlisted on 9/5/61 at New York City, NY as a Bugler.  On 9/5/61 he mustered into “C” Co.  NY 4th Cavalry.  He died of disease on 9/29/62 at Hall’s Farm, Virginia.

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13th Regiment NYSV

RESEARCHER:  Patricia A. Gallagher

RESEARCH SITE:  Manassas Battlefield National Park

PRIMARY SOURCE:  N.Y. Adjutant General’s Report, multiple volumes
SECONDARY SOURCE:  Phisterer, Frederick. New York in the War of the Rebellion, multiple volumes.

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* M M Marshall
 13th NYV
 March 11, 1862

MATHEW MEAD MARSHALL: Age 23.  Enlisted 4/20/1861.  Mustered in 5/14/1861 as Pvt. Co I.  Captured 3/26/1862 at Cedar Creek, Va.  Paroled, no date listed.  Mustered out with detachment May 26, 1862 at Washington, D.C.

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16th Regiment NYSV

RESEARCHER:  Andrea Loewenwarter

RESEARCH SITE: :  The American Civil War Research Database

16th NY Infantry was organized in Albany, Ny on 5/1/61.  From June ’61 to Aug. ’61 it was Brigade 2, Division 5 in the Department of Northeastern Virginia.  From Aug. to Oct. ’61 it was in Heintzelman’s Brigade of the Army of the Potomac.  From Oct. ’61 to March ’62 it was in the 2nd Brigade of Franklin’s Division and from March ‘-April ’62 it was in the 2nd Brigade of the 1st Division of the 1st Corps .  From April to May ’62 it became part of the Department of the Rappahannock in the 2nd Brigade , 1st Division.  From May ’62 to may ’63 it returned to the Army of the Potomac, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Corps.  It mustered out on 5/22/63.

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* B Dawzey
Co D 16th
NYSV

* C. H Conant
   16th NY Volunteers

* Alfred Hayes
 16 R Co D NYSV

* (L?) Jones (?) 16 reg vol

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29TH New  York Infantry

RESEARCHER:  Patricia A. Gallagher and Andrea Loewenwarter

RESEARCH SITE:  Manassas Battlefield National Park and The American Civil War Research Database

PRIMARY SOURCE:  N.Y. Adjutant General’s Report, multiple volumes
SECONDARY SOURCE:  Phisterer, Frederick. New York in the War of the Rebellion, multiple volumes.

Known as the “Astor Rifles” or the “First German Infantry”, it was primarily composed of Germans from New York City, but Company K contained men from Philadelphia.

Among the battles in which they fought:  1st Bull Run/Manassas, July, 1861; Strasburg, Va., June, 1862; Cross Keys, Va., June, 1862; Raccoon Ford, Va., July, 1862; Sulphur Springs, Va., August 23-24, 1862; Waterloo bridge, Va., August 24-25, 1862;
Groveton, Va., August 29, 1862; 2nd Bull Run/Manassas, August 30, 1862; Chancellorsville, Va., May, 1863; Gettysburg, Pa., July, 1863.

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*  Deciphered on the wall as I Vol John Beck; and John Beck; and John   John B.; and
John Beck
29th Regt
C.K. NYSV

JOHN BECK:  Residence not listed; 22 years old.  Enlisted on 5/20/61 at New York City, NY as a Private.  On 6/4/61 he mustered into “K” Co. NY 29th Infantry.  He was discharged for disability on 8/25/62 at Fort McHenry, MD.

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* Deciphered on wall as John Dailinger   and  John Dailinger
29 Regt NYS Vols   29 Regt NYS Vol
Comp K    Comp K

JOHN DAILINGER: Age 20 yrs. Enlisted 5/20/1861 at New York City.  Mustered 5/4/1861 as Private, Co. K.  Wounded May 2, 1863 at Chancellorsville.  Mustered out with company June 20, 1863.  Also carried on the rolls as John Dellinger and John Dehlinger.

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* Deciphered on the wall as Sgt. F Gundermann  of Comp G 29 Rgt NYV

FERDINAND GUNDERMANN, SGT.:  Age 27.  Enlisted 5/16/1861.  Mustered in 6/4/1861 as Corporal, Co. G. Promoted to Sgt. 2/7/1862.  Promoted to 1st Sgt. 6/14/1862.  Mustered out with company on 6/20/1863 in New York City.

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* Deciphered on the wall as Kahler Comp G 29th Regement Act. Colonel  NYSV
Loest (bt?) From Philadelphia Pa

CONRAD KAHLER:  Age 22.  Enlisted 5/16/1861 at New York City.  Mustered in 6/4/1861 as Private, Co. G.  Promoted to Corporal on 11/1/61.  Promoted to Sergeant on 3/3/1862.  Wounded August 9, 1862.  Promoted to 1st Sergeant 12/1/1862.  Mustered in as 2nd Lt. 4/4/1863  Mustered out with company 6/20/1863 at New York City.  Commissioned as 2nd Lt. 3/24/1863 with rank from 1/11/1863.

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* Deciphered on wall as John Knapp 7 (?) Regt Comp K NYSV

JOHN KNAPP:  Residence not listed; 19 years old.  Enlisted on 5/20/61 at New York City, NY as a Private.  On 6/4/61 he mustered into “K” Co NY 29th Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 6/20/63 at New York, NY.

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* Deciphered on the wall as George Wilhelm Kurz:

Possibly:

WILHELM KURZ:  Residence not listed; 24 years old.  Enlisted on 5/20/61 at New York City, NY as  a Private.  On 6/4/61 he mustered into “K” CO. NY 29th Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 6/20/63 at New York, NY.

Promotions:  Corporal 3/1/63.

(Also known as William Kurtz and Kurz)

and, perhaps;

GEORGE KURZ:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 7/1/63 as a Private.  On 7/1/63 he mustered into “D” Co.  PA Dale’s Cavalry.  He was Mustered Out on 12/1/63.
(History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5)

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* Decipered as: Julius Lhuntze
   Comp K 29th NYSV

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* Deciphered as:  Michael Muller

Perhaps:
MICHAEL MULLER.  Age: 21 years old; residence not listed.  Enlisted on 7/24/61 at New York City, NY as a Private.  On 8/12/61 he mustered into NY 29th Light Artillery.  He deserted on 7/15/63 at Washington, D.C.

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* Deciphered as: John Y Caingartner
Comp K 29 Reg West Meriden, Conn
NYSV

Sources:  New York:  Report of the Adjutant-General

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* Deciphered on wall as Theodor Raifles 29 Regiment Comp K NSV 1862 and  ______  _______  Preusen  (and) Theodor S Raifle  Voluntierum 29th

THEODOR RAEFLE:  Age 26.  Enlisted 5/20/1861 in New York City.   Mustered in 5/4/1861 as Pvt. Co. K.  Wounded in action 8/29/1862 (2nd Manassas).  Mustered out 6/20/1863, New York City.  Subsequent service, unassigned Fifteenth Artillery.  Also carried on rolls as T. Raeffle and T. Raffler.

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* Deciphered on wall as Carl Schamberger
 29th

CARL SCHAUMBERGER:  Residence not listed; 28 years old.  Enlisted on 5/15/61 at New York City, NY as a Private.  On 6/4/61 he mustered into “D” Co. NY 29th Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 6/20/63 at New York, NY.

He was listed as : Wounded 8/30/62 2nd Bull Run.

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* Deciphered on wall as Brown Shahan
2, 9, Regt. Pa   . . . . of Regt. Comp K

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* Deciphered as Frederick Staube   NYSV  NY  Cop D:

Probably:  FREDERICH STRAUB:  Residence not listed; 33 years old.  Enlisted on 5/15/61 at New York City, NY as a Private.  On 6/4/61 he mustered into “D” Co. NY 29th Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 6/20/63 at New York, NY.

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* Deciphered on wall as Clemens Tritbar

CLEMENTS TRETBAR: Residence not listed; 24 years old.  Enlisted on 5/20/61 at new York City, NY as a Private.  On 6/4/61 he mustered into “K” Co. NY 29th Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 6/20/63 at New york, NY

(Also borne as Christian Trettbar).

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44TH New York Infantry

RESEARCHER:  Patricia A. Gallagher and Andrea Loewenwarter
RESEARCH SITE:  Manassas Battlefield National Park and The American Civil War Research Database
PRIMARY SOURCE:  N.Y. Adjutant General’s Report, multiple volumes;
 History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5*
SECONDARY SOURCE:  Phisterer, Frederick. New York in the War of the Rebellion, multiple volumes.

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*Deciphered on the walls as Gilbert T. Broadway  Co B  44 Regt  NYSV  March 12, 1862

Not found, but:

GILBERT T. BROADWAY:  Residence not listed.  Enlisted on 7/12/64 as a 1st Sergeant.  On 7/12/64 he mustered into “B” Co. PA 192nd Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 11/11/64.*

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*Deciphered on the walls as C. A. Fishbeck  Drummer Co. A. Peoples Ellsworth  44th Regt.  Drummer – not listed, however:

CHARLES FISBECK:  Age 17.  Enlisted 8/22/1861 at Albany to serve 3 years.  Mustered in as musician in Co. A  NY 44th Infantry on 8/30/1861.  Mustered out with company on 10/11/1864 at Albany.  (Carried on rolls also as Fishbock.)

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*Wengdeen 44th NY
Utica New York

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*George Henendeen
   44th PE Regt
    NYS Vol
also,
 ______   Henendeen
   NYSV
  44th Reg
also,

George H
 

RESEARCHER:  Andrea Loewenwarter
RESEARCH SITE:  The American Civil War Research Database
PRIMARY SOURCE:   New York:  Report of the Adjutant-General

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54th New York Infantry

RESEARCHER:  Patricia A. Gallagher and Andrea Loewenwarter
RESEARCH SITE:  Manassas Battlefield National Park and www.civilwardata.com
PRIMARY SOURCE:  N.Y. Adjutant General’s Report, multiple volumes
SECONDARY SOURCE:  Phisterer, Frederick. New York in the War of the Rebellion, multiple volumes.

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* Deciphered as  Com F   Carl Harm 54 Regemnt   Scharger Tayer (???); and Carl Harm 54 Regermanen(?); and Charles Harm. 54. Regt Schwarze
Feryer Barney, Reiffe, NYSV

Probably:
CHARLES HARM:  Age: 18 years; residence not known.  Enlisted 11/5.61 at New York City, NY as a Private.  On 11/5/61 he mustered into “I” co. NY 54th Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 5/23/62 at Washington, D.C.

He was listed as:  * POW 3/26/62 Cedar Creek, VA

Source:  New York: Report of the Adjutant-General

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* Deciphered as Rof(s)enthal:

Possibly:
DANIEL ROSENTHAL:  Residence not listed; 42 years old.  Enlisted on 10/16/61 at Hudson City, NJ as a private.  On 10/16/61 he mustered into “K” Co. NY 54th Infantry.  He was discharged for disability on 3/9/62 at Hunter’s Chapel, VA.

and

HENRY ROSENTHAL:  Residence not listed; 28 years old.  Enlisted on 9/17/61 at Hudson City NJ as a Private.  On 9/17/61 he mustered into “C” Co. NY 54th Infantry.  He was discharged for disability on 8/27/ at Philadelphia, PA (Discharged from General Hospital).

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* Deciphered as August Seeber:

AUGUST SEEBER:  Residence not listed; 20 years old.  Enlisted on 11/5/61 at New York City, NY as a Private.  On 11/5/61 he mustered into “I” Co. NY 54th Infantry.  He died on 7/2/65 at Orangeburg, SC.   (Died in hospital.)

Promotions:  Corporal.

Sources:  New York:  Report of the Adjutant-General

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58th New York

58th New York Infantry Volunteers Home Page

* Deciphered as Ch Lingermann ;  Carl Schlingermann  58 Regement NY(S?)V; 1862   1863; C.G. 58 Rg.  See following:

CHRISTIAN SCHLINGERMANN:  Age 30.  Enlisted New York City.  Mustered in 8/28/1861 as Pvt. Co. B. of U.S. Rifles.  Transferred to Co. H of the 58th NY on 11/23/1861.  Wounded in action August 30, 1862 (2nd Manassas).  Died of wounds on 9/16/1862 at Washington.  Also carried on rolls as Carl.

Note:  Probably the same person who wrote Ch    lingermann.

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136th New York Infantry
RESEARCHER:  Patricia A. Gallagher and Andrea Loewenwarter

RESEARCH SITE:  Manassas Battlefield National Park and The American Civil War Research Database

PRIMARY SOURCE:  N.Y. Adjutant General’s Report, multiple volumes
SECONDARY SOURCE:  Phisterer, Frederick. New York in the War of the Rebellion, multiple volumes.
John T. McMahon’s Diary of the 136th New York, 1861-1864, by John Michael Priest.  [Shippensburg, PA:  White Mane Publishing Company, 1993]

136th New York Infantry Volunteers Home Page

Known as “The Ironclads”, enlisted from such towns as Danville, Burns, Ossian Livonia, genesco, Covington, Leicester, Genesee Falls, etc.

Battle record:  Chancellorsville, Va., Gettysburg, Pa.,   the Atlanta Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, The Carolina Campaign.

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* Deciphered as Constable
Co A 136
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* Deciphered as Benjamin Clow
 Wyoming
 Wyoming Co
  NY
   Covington

 Benjamin Clow
 Wyoming
 Wyoming Co
  NY
 Town of Covington
 136 Reg Co E

BENJAMIN CLOW:  Age 23.  Enlisted 8/23/1862 at Covington, NY.  Mustered in 9/25/1862 as Pvt. Co. B.  Mustered out 6/13/1865 near Washington, D.C.

(in Priest endnote #16, p. 78, states that a Benjamin Clow (Co. E) was discharged with disabilities on April, 2, 1863. This was taken from TAGO, Record Group 94, Muster Rolls, Returns, Regimental Papers, Volunteer Organizations of the Civil War, Box 3295, NY 136th Inf.)

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* Deciphered as M. H. Coats Co. A 136 Reg. N. Y.S.V. from West Allegany Co.
N.Y. December 6/62

MORRIS L. COATS*:  Age 36.  Enlisted 8/14/1861 at Wirt, NY.  Mustered in 8/26/1862 as Pvt. Co. A.  Wounded – no date.  Mustered out 11/2/1865 at Elmira, NY 26)  Deciphered as Benjamin Clow  Wyoming  Wyoming Co NY Covington; (and)   Benjamin Clow Wyoming Wyoming Co NY Town of Covington 136 Reg Co E

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* Deciphered as Geo, B, Dippy Dansville  136 NYSV  and also(?) George D.H. Ditty (Dippy?) :

GEORGE B. DIPPY:  Residence not listed; 27 years old.  Enlisted on 8/30/62 at North Dansville, NY as a Private.  On 9/25/62 he mustered into “B” Company NY 136th Infantry.  He was discharged for disability on 4/20/63.

Promotions:  Corporal  12/15/62

(in Priest, p. 137 in the Index he is listed as a Corporal.  In endnote # 19, p 78, it is listed that on April 20, Cpl. George dippy (Co. B) was discharged with disabilities.)

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* Deciphered as B Luther:

BRUCE LUTHER:  Residence not listed; 25 years old.  Enlisted on 8/23/62 at North Dansville, NY as a Sergeant.  On 9/25/62 he mustered into “B” CO. NY 136th Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 6/13/65 at Washington,D.C.

Promotions:  1st Sergeant  4/5/63; 1st Lieutenant 4/16/64 (As of Co. C).

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 * Deciphered as Thos. L. Perine  Co. B 136 Reg. N.Y.S.V.  From Dansville, N.Y.

THOMAS L. PERINE*: Age 27.  Enlisted 8/23/1862 at North Danville, NY.  Mustered in 8/25/1861 as Pvt. Co. B.  Mustered out 6/13/1865 near Washington, D.C.

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* Deciphered as Arthur M. Sheldon
136th Regt Co. K Col. Wood

ARTHUR M. SHELDON:  Residence not listed; 27 years old.  Enlisted on 8/1/62 at Clarksville, NY as a Private.  On 9/26/62 he mustered into “K” Co. NY 136th Infantry.  He was Mustered Out on 6/13/65 at Washington, D.C.

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* Deciphered as George Woolhiser  136 Regt Co K:

GEORGE W. WOOLHISER:  Residence not listed; 39 years old.  On 9/26/62 he mustered into “K” Co. NY 136th Infantry.  He was transferred in 4/10/64 into Veteran Reserve Corps (date and method of discharge not given).

(in Priest, p. 141 in the Index he is listed as a Private.  In endnote # 10, p 116, his transfer to VRC is mentioned.

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* D A Penderson
 Reg A NY
 Company B

* ___ McClelluny (?)


Michigan Regiments

RESEARCHER:  Andrea J. Loewenwarter
RESEARCH SITE:  http://users.aol.com/dlharvey/1cav.htm (No longer connected)
Webpage editing by Don & Lois Harvey.  Copyright 1996, Don Harvey, Revised 20 May 1997
The American Civil War Research Database
PRIMARY SOURCE:  Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65

1st Regiment Michigan Cavalry 1861-1866
(Excerpts from Don and Lois Harvey’s report):

The 1st Cavalry commenced recruiting on August 21, 1861 at Camp Lyon, near Detroit.  Under Colonel Thornton F. Brodhead it was mustered into U.S. service on the 13th of September, wit 1144 officers and men on its rolls.  It left camp on the 29th of September and proceeded to Washington, D.C.
 They camped in Frederick MD, for much of the winter; its principal service being on the Upper Potomac River, in the Shenandoah Valley and near Eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mts.  In February 1862, General Banks was in command of the Union troops to MD side of the Potomac, the Regiment composed a part of this force.  They guarded the Potomac line from Manassas Junction to Washington, City.  The First marched to Charlestown, Berryville (March 10) and towards Winchester.  They were attacked at Kernstown by Stonewall Jackson; they retreated back to the Potomac opposite Williamsport where they remained untl June 12th.  They then entered VA reaching Front Royal on the 16th.  They fought at Orange Court House, July 16th, then at Cedar Mountain on August 9.  Moved to Centreville at the 2nd Battle of Manassas on August 30th, losing 7 men killed, 13 wounded, 7 captured with 106 missing.  Colonel Brodhead was wounded and died the following September 5th.

Early 1863, engaged in guard duty in front of the defenses of Washington, from Edward’s Ferry to the mouth of the Opequan.  The Regiment was reassigned to the Michigan Brigade at the end of June.

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*  ____ Co M 1st Mich Cavalry June 20th 1863

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* C E Delawer(?)
1st Mich Cav

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* Deciphered as C H Johnson Co M 1st Mich
June 20th 1863

CHARLES H. JOHNSON, from Watervliet, Michigan, age 18

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* Deciphered as S P Dowd Company
F 1st Mich Cav

SAMUEL PETER DOWD, from Lapeer, Michigan, age 19

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* Deciphered as Wm H Putnam
   Co C, 1st Mich Cav
   March _6th

WILLIAM H. PUTNAM: from Oakland County, Michigan; 19 years old.  Enlisted on 8/17/61 at Detroit, Michigan as a Private.  On 9/4/61 he mustered into “C” Co. MI 1st Cavalry (date and method of discharge not given).  He was listed as : POW 7/4/63 Fairfield Gap, MD; Returned 10/7/63 (place not stated).  Promoted to Corporal 8/31/63.
(Also know as George W)


Wisconsin Regiments

RESEARCHER:  Andrea J. Loewenwarter
RESEARCH SITES:  Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Home Page

26th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment

26th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Home Page

Wisconsin Veterans Museum Home Page
http://badger.state.wi.us/agencies/dva/museum/cwregts/26wisini.htm
   museum@mail.state.wi.us

(excerpted from Wisconsin Veterans Museum write-up)

26th Wisconsin infantry Regiment was organized at Camp Sigel, Milwaukee, WI, and mustered into the service of the United States on the 17th day of September, 1862.  It left the state October 6th and proceeded directly to Washington, D.C.  The regiment moved to Fairfax Court House, VA, October 15 and was assigned to service in the Eleventh Army Corps.  It was among the reserve force at Fredericksburg, VA, December 15, 1862, was in the Chancellorsville, Campaign April 27-May 6, 1863, and in the battle of Chancellorsville May 1-3.  It was engaged in the Gettysburg Campaign June 11-July 4, and in the battle of Gettysburg July 1-3, 1863.  In September, 1863, went to the vicinity of Chattanooga, and participated in the battle of Wauhatchie near Lookout Mountain October 28-29; Missionary Ridge, November 25th and in the movement for the relief of Knoxville, November 27-December 8, 1863.

The 26th was assigned to the 20th Army Corps after the reorganization of the Army of the Cumberland in 1864 and continued a part of the army under General Sherman, participating in the Atlanta Campaign May1-Sept. 8, 1864; Savannah Campaign November 15-December 21, 1864 and the Campaign of the Carolinas.  After the surrender of the Confederates under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston near Raleigh, NC, April 26, 1865, marched to Washington and took part in the Grand Review.  The regiment was mustered out of service June 13, 1865.  It reached Milwaukee on the 17th and was disbanded June 29, 1865.

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D, 45th Wis. Inf., 2/27/65

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* Deciphered as    Julius Hone
26th Wisc. V.

From the Roster of 26th Wisconsin Regiment – Company I Wenze Guard:

HOENE, JULIUS W. FRANZ, Milwaukee 8/19/62   Deserted 6/5/63

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* Deciphered as Peter Fernekes from
  Milwaukee  Wisc
  26th Regt

From the Roster of 26th Wisconsin Regiment – Company I Wenze Guard:

PETER FERNEKES, (2nd Lieutenant) Milwaukee  12/22/62 From Sergt. Major; prom 1st lieut. Co. E; 3/15/63

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* John Megl
26 R. Wisc V.

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* Deciphered as P F Schlofsen (Schlossen??)
 Adjutant
 26 Regt Wvols    WV

PHIL(L)IP JACOB SCHLOSSER, Adjutant, Milwaukee.  Became Adjutant 8/30/62.  Res. Sept. 12, ’63.    The agro.agri website listed above includes a short bio and photograph of Adjutant Schlosser.

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* W. Jas Schotley
26 WV

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* Deciphered as Henry v Ewycke
   26 Regt. Co. A

    Wis. Vol.

From the Roster of 26th Wisconsin Regiment – Company A; Flying Rangers:

VAN EWYK, HENRY, Farmerville, 8/21/62 Corp.; wnd. Peach Tree Creek, 7/20/64. Prom. Co.


(People without Regiments / People with Unconfirmed Regiments)
RESEARCHER:  Andrea J. Loewenwarter

RESEARCH SITES: The American Civil War Research Database
   (Civil War Research and Genealogy Database; Soldier History)

* C. W. (  )  Mar_ Bofllinger
   36
* Bostem(s)
March 18, 1862

* Will. Devin

* George Dor (s) ___tty M

* H.C. Durett
 _ Va(?)  Cavalry

* Lois F

* D L Fr

* Henry P. Fisher

* Moses Fisher  (maybe Moses Fisher, “F” Co. PA 172nd Infantry)

* Fred Gunnagel
Pittsburgh PA

* Algen G

* Theodor Grafe
Au
Ligmavingen
Preufsen

* SML

* N (G) ohField (?)

* J Patere (Dotere?)

* D A. Penderson   Reg A NY V  Company B

* J E Prllen (?)

* W W   WH Pumeren (?)

* John Remich

* William Reed Co V
62
    March 12th 1862
*  F. Rifestar
* Rof(s)enthal

* Rosenfeld   (Nathan Rosenfelt, Co. A PA 72nd Infantry??)
 0/8  July (a  Y)

* Jacob Ruga

*  J.W Thorton and  John Thonton

* George Henry  G K Woorbart
 Woorbart   (Corinn)

* W L     (--PA??)
Cop E 74 ___ ____ Vol

* Johannes_________
 Und
__________   _ ____ ____  Muelhenburg
____________ ______

? C S ___________
Meadville, Pa      (83rd  PA?)

(Regiments without People Reference)

Gosloope

* _______ Co A   June 20 186__

* Schveine Vols.

(Additional Writing)

Schlinguel Hando
 Ceshiven alle Vande

  Tsingen
 Limerman aus Batingen

 Death and Destruction to Rebels

 Wish (?) Da
  Goslines
   Goslines  VooMdt

 U.S.A.M.T.

(Women)

Emily M. Shepard

Lucy Dashwood