Matzdorff, Alwin. Former Prussian officer. Lieutenant-Colonel of the 75th Pennsylvania Regiment. He and forty men were separated during a battle in the forest at the battle of Chancellorsville and was captured.
History of the 75th Regiment Pa. Vols. by Herrmann Nachtigall 7/1886
C. B. Kretschman (Translated by North Riverside, Ill. 1987)