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PA Civil War POWs


Ninty-sixth Regiment

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

96th PA Regiment



The majority of the 96th prisoners were held in Andersonville and some in Libby prison. The information was obtained from:
1. Miners Journal

2. Atwater report of deaths at Andersonville.

3. List of Pennsylvania survivors at Andersonville.

4. Schuylkill County soldiers lists.

5. Memorial To Patriotism/ Wallace.The Dead.

1.  M Muldowney/ Co. K/ Died in Andersonville 8-6-64 from  diarrhea/ Buried in grave # 4698

2.  A Wike/ Co. B/ Died at Andersonville from scorbutus on 
                   6-30-64/ buried in grave # 2699. Captured  12/14/63

3.  Winsinger/ Co. E/ Died at Andersonville from diarrhea on  7-6-64/ buried in grave # 2987.

4.  Sylvanus Bishop/ Co. C/ Died in Andersonville 10-22-64 from                             
scorbutus. Captured Centerville  10/16/64

5.  J. Bennsinger/ Co. E/ Died in Savannah Ga. 7-15-64/

6.  Joseph Workman/ Co. F/ Captured 6-9-64 died in prison

7.  S. Covey/ Co. D/ Died in rebel prison.The Men Held as Prisoners.

1.  Michael Larkin/ Co. A/ Captured 5-10-64 Spotsylvania C.H.    
held in Andersonville 13 months.

2.  David Pritchard/ Co. A/ Captured 5-10-64 Spotsylvania C.H.                              
held in Andersonville for 13 months/  Pottsville.

3.  Christopher P. Kane/ Co. C/ Captured in the summer of 1863/
   Held in Libby and Belle Isle, Castle Thunder and Andersonville.
    for 16 months. Captured White Plains Va, 07/25/63

4.  T. Prosser/ Co. H/ Captured May 1864/ Held in Andersonville/                        
 Mentioned in Charles Taylors letter.
                       Minersville.

5.  D.R. Boardman/ Co. H/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in                               
Andersonville.

6.  D. Engle/ Co. H/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville.

7.  A. Sandy/ Co. G/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville.

8.  D. Williams/ Co. G/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in                               
Andersonville.

9.  E. Hardman/ Co. G/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in                               
Andersonville.
10. S. Maddoc/ Co. G/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in                               
Andersonville./ Exchanged at Millen Ga.   4-5-64

11. Evan Gery/ Co. G/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in                              
 Andersonville./ Exchanged at Millen Ga.                        11-11-64

12. J. Devitt/ Co. G/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville.

13. William Fanny/ Co. K/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville.

14. Edward McCormick/ Co. A/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in  
Andersonville. Exchanged 11-11-64 at Millen Ga.

15. M. Moran/ Co. F/ Captured in May 1864/ Held in Andersonville.                       
exchanged 1-5-64.

16. Joseph Larkinson/ Co.  / Held in Andersonville/ Mentioned   in Charles Taylors letter.
Minersville

17. John Perry/ Co.  / Held in Andersonville/ Mentioned in Charles Taylors letter. Minersville.

18. R. Morris/ Co.  / Held in Andersonville/ Mentioned in Charles  Taylors letter/ Minersville.

20. John Coffield/ Co. H/ Held in prison Richmond/ Libby ?

21. Jacob Saylor/ Co. C/ Captured Spotsylvania, dies at Camp Parole 12/20/64.

22. Emanuel Saylor/ Co. C/ Captured May 20 1864 Spotsylvania.

23. Charles Newton/ Co. D/ Captured May 3 1863 Salem Church  Va. Died Date Unknown.

24. John Price /Co. E/ Prison 07/21/64 thru 02/22/65

25. William Prosser/ Co. E/ Captured Spotsylvania,  Andersonville ?

26. Albert Klinger/ Co. E/ Captured Spotsylvania 03/10/64

27. Steven Mensinger/Co. G/ Died Andersonville, 07/05/64, Grave                              
no. 2937

28. Sylvester Maddock/ Co. G/ Prisoner at Andersonville 03/14/64

29. David Macamer/ Co. G/ Captured

30. Joseph Workman/ Co. G/ Captured

31. Jonathan Erdman/ Co. H/ Captured Spotsylvania, May 14 1864

32. James McDevitt/ Co. I/ Captured Spotsylvania 05/14/64
                           Held in Andersonville.



Contributed by Stu Richards



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