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PA Civil War POWs


Prisoner of War Soldiers, 101st Regiment

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

101st Regiment

The Plymouth Pilgrims

On April 20, 1864 the entire garrison of Union troops was captured at the Battle Plymouth, N.C. Over 2,100 men were captured during this engagement. The regiments captured were the 16th Ct., 85th N.Y., 103rd Pa. and the 101st Pa. which had men from Schuylkill County in its ranks. They would be known forever as the " Plymouth Pilgrims " and spend many months confined in Andersonville.


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.


Contributed by Stu Richards



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