Pennsylvania Volunteers of the Civil War
Look for your ancestors in this PA genealogy database of American Civil War soldiers
| | | | | | | | | | | | |


Start your Family Tree
PA Civil War > Regiments > 151st > POWs

PA Civil War POWs


Prisoner of War Soldiers, 161st Regiment

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

151st PA Regiment



1.  William Gray, Captain/ 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, Corporal/ 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
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.


Contributed by Stu Richards



Ancestry.com Civil War Databases

  • U.S. Civil War Soldiers
    6.3 million soldiers who served in the American Civil War.

  • Special Veterans' 1890 Census
    Lists the veteran's name or widow's name, rank, year of enlistment, and year of discharge.


  • Civil War POWs
    Confederate and Union Civil War Prisoners of War

  • PA Veteran Burials Records
    Index cards of burial records of Pennsylvania veterans 1777 - 1999 including the Civil War.

  • Civil War Collection
    Search all the Civil War databases View for free







  • Civil War Research

    Civil War Research
    Want to find out if your ancestor was a Civil War soldier? Follow these research ideas.




    Search PA Civil War
    Loading









    Home | Search | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Want to Help?

    Copyright © Pennsylvania Civil War Volunteers 1997-2015 All rights reserved.