Monday, May 28, 2012

Our Ancestors In The Civil War

Post in progress - there are more that I have documented but not yet linked here.

Heather's Ancestors:

Maternal - 

    Co. K 51st Infantry
     Received gun shot wound in left thigh
       I've attempted to track Lewis's siblings, & nephews, who served in the civil war - I have plotted out a rough time line here -

Jacob Crossley
Jacob Crossley served for the Union in the 9th PA Cavalry (92nd Volunteers) Company F as a private. The 1890 Veterans Schedule lists him in Watsontown Pa, and under disabilities tells us that  he has "little use of his left arm, wounded in left shoulder.  Part of Shell remains in wound." It also tells us that he enlisted on October 21 1861 and was discharged October 21 1864.

John Christian Oberdorf 1826-1905
 Enlistment Date: 16 September 1864  
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE  
Side Served: Union  
State Served: Pennsylvania  
Unit Numbers: 2219 2219  
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 16 September 1864
Enlisted in Company G, 210th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on 16 September 1864.
Mustered out Company G, 210th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on 30 May 1865 in Washington, DC 

John Christian Oberdorf's daughter Mary Ettah Oberdorf married a confederate soldier - Abraham Huddleston.  

Paternal - 

Wilhelm Heinrich Lindenborn
   5th CO E PA Calvary  1861-1864

Joseph Lumbard
   PA 147 Co G.

Albert C. Simms
    Enlisted at Washington DC on Feb 17, 1865 in Co. "A", 1st Regt of the US Veterans Volunteers and served until July 21, 1866.  Served in the Navy.

  172nd Company A
  184th Company E
      Wife Filed for Pension

Dan's Ancestors

Paternal - 

Regiment Name Expanded: 3rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry

David Aunkst 1822-1898
David Aunkst served in Civil War, enlisted Oct. 1862; hon. discharge July 1,1865; served under Capt. James B. Rooney, Co. B., 172 Reg. Ea. Vol.


Pa 147th Company G in the Civil War

For all the re-enactors and fellow camp members of J.P.S. Gobin #503 and anyone interested in the Civil War. This a very informative presentation by Sue B. about the Snyder County boys of the 147th PVI Company G.

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