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PA Civil War POWs


Forty-eighth Regiment

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

48th PA Regiment


   The information on these prisoners was obtained from the following sources.

1. Bates History of Pennsylvania Volunteers.
2. The Miners Journal.
3. Listing of schuylkill County Volunteers
4. The 48th Regimental History.



The Soldiers.1.  J. Braney/ Co. K/ Died in Andersonville 7-7-64 from diarrhea/  
    Buried in Grave 3027.

2.  F. Boyer/ Co. E/ Died in Andersonville 8-17-64 from diarrhea/
    Buried in grave 5969.

3.  J. Fetterman/ Co. H/ Died in Andersonville 9-8-64 from diarrhea/ 
    Buried in grave 8175.

4.  E. Gallagher/ Co. A/ Died in Andersonville 8-21-64 from diarrhea/       
    Buried in grave 6859.

5.  J. Mcelrath/ Co. C/ Captured Nov. 1863 at Knoxville/ 
     Died  7-7-64 in Andersonville/   from diarrhea/ Buried in grave 3017.

6.  J. Meese/ Co. A/    Died in Andersonville 10-4-64 from diarrhea 
    Buried in grave 10306.

7.  Daniel Root/ Co. B/ Captured Nov. 1863 at Knoxville/ 
    Died from diarrhea 9-14-64/ 
    buried in grave 8742. Andersonville.

8.  Joshua Reed/ Co. G/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/
    Confined in Salisbury Prison/ Died at  home in Bary Twp. 
	From the effects   of prison.

9. Michael Crintin/ Co. C/ Died in Salisbury NC prison/ from starvation. 11-29-64.

10. Phil Heffren/ Co. H/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/ 
    Died from starvation at Salisbury Prison  NC.

11. George Welsh/ Co. B/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/ 
    Died from starvation at Salisbury Prison  NC. 2-6-64.

12. Sam Shollenberger/ Co. A/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/  
    Died in Salisbury Prison NC.  6-13-64.

13. Charles Dindnyer/ Co. C/ 
    Died in Salisbury Prison NC   2-11-64.

14. H.C. Graeff/ Co. D/ Sgt./ 
    Died in Salisbury Prison NC   9-27-65.

15. Edward McGinnis/ Co. D/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/                              
    Died at Salisbury Prison NC 11-16-64.

16. William Fulton/ Co. F/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/                             
    Died at Salisbury Prison NC 2-11-65.

17. Elijah Defrehn/ Co. F/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-                              
    Died at Salisbury Prison NC 12-30-64.

18. Walter P. Aims/ Co. D/ 
    Died in Salisbury Prison from the effects 8-12-65.

19. Jacob Hammer /Co. B/ Captured at Peagrams Farm 9-30-64 
    Died  Salisbury 11/12/64

THOSE WHO SURVIVED1.  Henry Auman/ Co. E/ Andersonville/ Home Schuylkill Haven.
                        Captured 06/12/64

2.  John Bubeck/ Co. B/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/ 
    Held at Salisbury for 6 months/ 
    Home  Schuylkill Haven.

3.  George Cooper/ Co. D/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/                            
    Held at Salisbury NC/ Pottsville.

4.  Andrew Wren/ Co. B/ Held 11 months in Andersonville/  Pottsville.

5.  Lucian Mabeck/ Co. I/ Captured at Pegrams Farm 9-30-64/
                          Held at Salisbury NC./ Ringtown.



The Following Men All Were Captured At Pegrams Farm

 Va.
9-30-64 And Held In Salisbury Prison NC.

6.  F. Simmons/ Co. A/

7.  L.H. Sterner/ Co. A

8.  John Hammer/ Co. B

9.  Thomas Griffith/ Co. B

10. William Stevenson/ Co. B

11. George Ball/ Co. B

12. S. Wallace/ Co. C

13. William Larkin/ Co. C

14. M. Brennan/ Co. C

15. M. Condon/ Co. C

16. D. Deitrick/ Co. D

17. W.H. Williams/ Co. D

18. John Dooley/ Co. E

19. R. Paden/ Co. F

20. Joseph Finley/ Co. F

21. William Kohler/ Co. F

22. W. Welsh/ Co. F

23. David Miller/ Co. F

24. William Moore/ Co. F

25. N. Gross/ Co. G

26. Henry Jones/ Co. H

27. G. Holloway/ Co. H

28. James Moore/ Co. H

29. O.A.J. Davis/ Co. I

30. Patrick Crowe/ Co. I

31. Nathan Neifert/ Co. I

32. William Weirs/ Co. I

33. Thomas Fogarty/ Co. K

34. John Patry/ Co. K

35. George Gross/ Co. K

36. Thomas Leonard/ Co. K

37. Henry Neyman/ Co. I

38. Patrick Grant/ Co. G39. George Livingston/ Co. A/ Captured at Knoxville Nov. 1863 and 
   held in Andersonville.

40. Isaac Arndt/ Co. I/ Captured at Knoxville Nov. 1863/ 
    Held  in Andersonville.

41. J.R. Sherman/ Co. K/ Captured at Knoxville Nov. 1863/ 
    Held   in Andersonville.
The Following Men Were Captured During The Wilderness And Spotsylvania Campaign May 6 - 15 1864.
There was no listing as to which prison these men were held in, it is possible that most went to Andersonville Ga.

1.  George Seibert/ Co. C

2.  Edward Ebert/ Co. D

3.  John D. Weikel/ Co D

4.  William Gutshal/ Co. D

5.  George Krammer/ Co. F

6.  Harrison Bright/ Co. H

7.  Michael Scott/ Co. H

8.  Lewis Aurand/ Co. H

9.  James Wentzel/ Co. H

10. W.B. Beyerle/ Co. I

11. B. McArdel/ Co. I

12. W.B. Shearer/ Co. I

The Following Men Were Captured

 June 17, 1864
At Petersburg Va.

1.  A. Wren/ Co. B

2.  Jacob Winger/ Co. B

3.  Mike Laveil/ Co. F

4.  William Auchenbach/ Co. F

The Following Men Were Captured

 During the Charge
Of April 2, 1865.

1.  Isaac L. Fritz/ Co. B/ Held in either Danville or Salisbury Prison.

2.  John McElrath 1st. Sgt./ Co. E

3.  James McReynolds Sgt./ Co. I

4.  James Hanan Corporal/ Co. C

5.  George W. James Corporal Co. E

6.  William Reppert/ Co. B

7.  Mike Kingsley/ Co. B

8.  Nick Stevens/ Co. B

9.  Lewis Kleckner/ Co. B

10. Henry Kinker/ Co. B

11. Dan Hurley/ Co. B

12. Sam Kessler/ Co. D

13. David McGeary/ Co. E

14. John O'Neil/ Co. E

15. Albert Fisher/ Co. F

16. Patrick Galligan/ Co. G

17. James Mullen/ Co. I

18. Theo. Kett/ Co. I

19. John Oats/ Co. I

20. Thomas J. Reed/ Co. I

21. Jacob Reichmine/ Co. I

22. William Petton/ Co. K

23. John Marshall/ Co. K

24. George Shaners/ Co. K



Contributed by Stu Richards




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