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PA Civil War POWs


Prisoner of War Soldiers, 116th Regiment

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

116th PA Regiment



COMPANY F Recruited in Schuylkill County during February 1864.

Captain 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.


Captain William A Shoner M.I. February 23, 1864 M.O. June 14 1865 by special order. Hometown: S. Manheim Twp. Data: Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant Jan, 17 1864

Lieutenant Peter Frailey M.I. February 23, 1864 M.O. June 2, 1864 Surgeon's Cert. Hometown: Data:

Lieutenant 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. Captain June 15 1865.

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: Corporal William Emerich M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. Hometown: Data: Missing in action at Spotsylvania C.H. 5-12-64 Prisoner Andersonville.Corporal 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. Corporal 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. Corporal 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. Corporal Levi P. Miller M.I. 2-19-64 M.O. 7-14-65 Hometown: S. Manheim Township. Data: Corporal 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 Corporal 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. Corporal 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. 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 Andersonville6. S. Heinbach Co. G/ Captured/ Died Andersonville 8-14-647. 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 prison1. 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.



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