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PA Civil War POWs


Fiftieth Regiment

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

50th PA Regiment




The Soldiers Who Died.1.  Ben Couch/ Co. H/ Died in Andersonville 7-11-64 from Anasskea/ 
    Buried in grave # 3480.

2.  H. Hiler/ Co. C/ Died in Andersonville from dysentery/ 
    Buried   in Grave # 2450.



The Following Soldiers Were Captured

 During May 5 - June 6 1864

3.  Edward W. Clark/ Co. A/ Died in Andersonville

4.  Daniel Stein/ Co. A/ Died in prison Andersonville.

5.  Hiram R. Weist/ Co. A/ Died in Charleston Prison 10-30-64.

6.  Sam Agley/ Co. A/ Died in Andersonville.

7.  Peter Dankle/ Co. A/ Died while in prison.

8.  Henry Hein/ Co. A/ Died while in prison/ 
    buried at Ft.  Monroe.

9.  Hiram Straw/ Co. A/ Died while in prison/ unknown when captured.



Other Deaths.10. Isaac Artz/ Co. A/ Died while in prison/ unknown when captured.

11. Edward Bixler/ Co. A/ Died in Salisbury Prison.

12. Dan Brinkley/ Co. A Died in Prison Salisbury.

13. Jacob Dressler/ Co. A/ Died in Salisbury Prison. Date  Unknown.
14. Joel Gottshall/ Co. A Died in Salisbury Prison.



The Soldiers Who Survived Prison.1.  William D. Guertler/ Co. C/ Captured Between May 5,- June 6 1864/ 
    7 months in  Andersonville/Also wounded./  Sch. Haven./ 
	Went to  Andersonville memorial dedication.

2.  Jacob Hehn/ Co. C/ Andersonville/ Shenandoah/ 
    Present at  dedication of memorial at Andersonville.

3.  David Radenbush/ Co. C/ Captured May 5-June 6 1864/ 
    Andersonville./ Sch. Haven.

4.  Elias Berger/ Co. C/ Andersonville for 10 months/ 
    May 12, 1864-March 21, 1865./ Sch. Haven

5.  Josiah Saltzer/ Co. A/ Andersonville 9 months and 24 days./ Tower City.

6.  William Kane/ Co. A/ Andersonville/ Port Carbon.
 


The Following Men were All Listed As Captured Between 5-5-64/6-6-647.  Hiram Stern/ Co. A/ Andersonville.

8.  Uriah Wenrich/ Co. A/ Andersonville.

9.  David Bolton/ Co. A/ Andersonville.

10. Daniel Burkley/ Co. A/ Andersonville.

11. John Dowdle/ Co. A/ Andersonville.

12. William Hains/ Co. C/ Andersonville.

13. Garret Kerrigan/ Co. C/ Andersonville.

14. Dan Sullivan/ Co. C/ Andersonville.

The following men were held in Charleston, S. C. 1. Hiram R. Wiest

2. Daniel R. Burkley

3. John Dowdle

4. Sam Agley

5. Peter Dankle

6. Henry Hehn

7. William Hains

8. Garret Kerrigan

9. Dan Sullivan

10. William Williams
Contributed by Stu Richards



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