TWENTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT

Companies E & A

PAGES 633, 634 & 635

 

COMPANY E

 

This company was mustered into service July 6, 1861; re-enlisted Dec. 27, 1863, and served to the end of the war.  The following is the roster:

 

Chapman, Lansford F.       Major

Commissioned captain July 6, 1861; promoted to Major Jan. 15, 1863.

Killed in battle of Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863

 

Arner, Jacob D.

 

Major

Promoted to capt. Jan. 15, 1863; promoted to major June 1, 1865

 

Laurish, Simon F.

 

Capt.

Enl. June 24, 1861; re-enl Dec. 27, 1863; promoted to 1st sergt. May 1, 1863; to capt. in 1865

 

Chapman, Charles F.           1st Lt.             Promoted to 1st Lieut. Jan. 15, 1863

 

McLean, Douglas                 1st Lt.             Enl. In 1861; re-enlisted in 1863; promoted to sergt. Sept. 1863;

promoted to 1st Lt. 1865

 

Grover, Henry E.                  2nd Lt.            Enlisted in 1861; re-enlisted in 1863; promoted from corp. to sergt.

May 1, 1863; promoted to 2nd Lieut. 1865

 

McFall, Frank                        2nd Lt.            Enlisted Jan. 25, 1861; discharged as sergt. Dec. 1, 1862; appointed

2nd Lieut. Jan 15, 1863

 

Lynch, Bernhard                   Sergt.              Pro. From private to corp. Feb. 18, 1863; to sergt. May 4, 1863

 

Bennyhoff, Aaron                 Sergt.              Promoted from private to corp. Feb. 16, 1863; to sergt. April 1, 1865

 

Rehrig, Moses                       Sergt.              Enlisted June 25, 1861; discharged Feb. 18, 1863, at Dumfries, Va.,

on account of disability

 

Lynch, James                         Sergt.              Enlisted June 25, 1861

 

Moser, Aaron                        Sergt.              Enlisted Sept. 3, 1861

 

Hartley, Gustavus                Sergt.              Enlisted June 25, 1861; discharged July 8, 1864, having served

three years

 

Harlos, George                     Corp.              Promoted to corp. July 1, 1863

 

Weston, Herbert                   Corp.              Promoted to corp. July 1, 1863

 

Moser, Gideon                      Corp.              Promoted to corp. Jan. 1, 1864

 

Kunkle, Samuel                    Corp.              Promoted to corp. Jan. 1, 1864

 

Ernst, Herman                      Corp.              Promoted to corp. Jan. 1, 1864

 

Fries, Jacob D.                       Corp.              Promoted to corp. April 1, 1865

 

Beers, Jacob, Sr.                    Corp.

 

Beers, Jacob, Jr.                     Corp.              Enlisted June 25, 1861; discharged Feb. 16, 1863, at Washington,

                                                                        DC

 

Case, Oscar D.                      Corp.              Enlisted June 25, 1861, discharged June 30, 1862 on account of

                                                                        disability

 

Shaffer, David B.                  Corp.              Enlisted June 25, 1861; discharged Feb. 16, 1863 on account of

                                                                        disability

 

Wittingham, Alfred             Corp.              Enlisted June 24, 1861; discharged Dec. 31, 1862

 

Gangewere, Jesse                 Corp.              Enlisted Aug. 27, 1862; discharged May 18, 1865, by order of the

                                                                        War Department

 

Meyers, Casper S.                Corp.              Enlisted June 24, 1861, trans. Oct. 5, 1861, to Knapp’s Battery

 

Laird, William                      Musician

 

McAllister, Michael             Musician

 

Fox, John                                Wagoner

 

 

PRIVATES

Amig, David

Ackerman, John                    Enlisted June 24, 1861; trans. Nov. 4, 1862, to 6th US Cav.

Brennen, Richard

Boyle, Edward

Brindle, John                         Enlisted March 21, 1864; vet. vol.

Blowers, Hiram                    Enlisted March 8, 1865

Burie, John                            Enlisted Feb. 23, 1865

Burns, John                            Enlisted June 25, 1861; disch. July 20, 1864, having served enlistment of three

years

Burns, Patrick                       Enlisted June 25, 1861; trans. July 1, 1863, to Invalid Corps.

Brown, James                        Enlisted June 25, 1861

Connerty, James

Colbath, Oram                      Enlisted Feb. 27, 1865

Compton, Thomas               Enlisted Feb. 28, 1865

Cortright, John P.                 Enlisted Feb. 28, 1865

Campsie, Thomas                Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. Feb. 28, 1863 on account of disability

Campbell, John                     Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch.  July 20, 1864, having served enlistment of three

years

Crilly, Francis                       Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch.  July 20, 1864, having served enlistment of three

years

Conover, John C.                  Enlisted Dec. 23, 1861, disch. Sept. 10, 1862

Carey, William                     Enlisted June 25, 1861

Curran, Patrick                     Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. June 23, 1862 on account of disability 

Davis, David B.

Dunbar, Elisha                      Enlisted Feb. 28, 1865

Desmond, John                     Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. Nov. 4, 1862, on account of disability

Eisenbra, Frank A.

Evans, William H.                Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch.  July 20, 1864, having served three years

Eveland, Edward                 Enlisted June 25, 1861

Grover, Jacob                        Enlisted Feb. 9, 1864

Gangewere, William           Enlisted Feb. 15, 1865

Graff, Isaac                            Substitute, enlisted Feb. 7, 1865

Gaumer, Franklin                 Enlisted June 25, 1861

Henry, James                       

Hartz, David                         Enlisted Feb. 5, 1864

Kane, James W.                    Enlisted Feb. 4, 1864

Hamilton, Thomas               Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. Feb. 28, 1862, on account of disability

Hummel, John H.                 Substitute, enlisted Aug. 16, 1864, disch. April 28, 1865 by order of the War

Department

Harris, Henry                        Enlisted June 25, 1861, trans. July 27, 1863 to Invalid Corps

Hertzog, Daniel                    Enlisted June 25, 1861

Hartz, Jacob                           Enlisted June 25, 1861, re-enlisted as veteran volunteer Dec. 24, 1863

Hagenbach, William            Enlisted June 25, 1861, re-enlisted as veteran volunteer Dec. 24, 1863

Johnson, William

Johnson, Solomon                Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch.  July 20, 1864, having served enlistment of three

years

Jenkins, John                         Enlisted June 25, 1861, trans. Oct. 5, 1861, to Knapp’s Pa. Batt.

Johnson, James                     Enlisted June 25, 1861

Knecht, Thomas

Koons, Charles M.               Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. Dec. 8, 1862, disability

Kinney, Peter L.                   Enlisted March 8, 1865, disch. June 27, 1865

Leinbach, William               Enlisted Feb. 11, 1864

Lentz, Henry                         Enlisted July 15, 1861, disch. July 20, 1864

Labar, Jeremiah                    Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. Sept. 29, 1862

Morris, Charles N.               Enlisted Feb. 27, 1865

Monroe, Robert S.                Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. July 20, 1864

Moody, William H.             Enlisted June 25, 1861, trans. Oct. 5, 1861, to Knapp’s Pa. Batt.

Murphy, Patrick                   Enlisted June 25, 1861, trans. Aug. 13, 1863 to Invalid Corps

Milham, Charles                   Enlisted July 15, 1861, trans. Oct. 5, 1861, to Knapp’s Pa. Batt.

Moore, Robert                      Enlisted Aug. 31, 1861, substitute

McCoy, William                   Enlisted Feb. 16, 1864

McGadey, Edward               Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. July 20, 1864

McCue, Cornelius                Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. March 18, 1863, disability

McGeady, John                     Enlisted Feb. 29, 1864, trans. Jan. 1, 1865 to Vet. Res. Corps.

McKiever, Isaac                    Enlisted Feb. 11, 1864, trans. April 21, 1865 to Vet. Res. Corps.

McKenna, Patrick                 Enlisted Dec. 23, 1861

Neith, Washington G.                     

Nuss, Jacob                           Enlisted June 25, 1861

O'Brien, Thomas                  Enlisted July 15, 1861, disch. April 4, 1863, disability

Odenkirchen, Peter              Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. July 20, 1864

Pettit, Robert

Peter, William H.                 Enlisted March 8, 1865

Powels, James                       Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. Dec. 8, 1862, disability

Powels, Charles                    Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. July 20, 1864

Pratt, George W.                   Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. March 10, 1863, disability

Rudolph, William P.           Enlisted Oct. 27, 1862, disch. Aug. 9, 1864, disability               

Rawley, Caleb                      Enlisted Jan. 29, 1864

Roth, Oliver W.                    Enlisted Feb. 27, 1865

Rawley, Harrison                 Enlisted June 25, 1861

Shaver, Henry J.

Smith, William

Smith, Charles F.

Smith, David                         Enlisted Feb. 17, 1864

Scott, Robert                          Enlisted Feb. 4, 1864

Strohl, Thomas                     Enlisted March 8, 1865

Smith, Henry E.                    Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. July 22, 1863, by order of the Secretary of war

Sterling, Henry                     Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. Feb. 18, 1863, disability

Shutt, William B.                  Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. Feb. 24, 1863, disability

Senn, Henry                          Enlisted July 15, 1861, trans. Nov. 4, 1862, to 6th U.S Cav.

Sauer, John                            Enlisted Sept. 7, 1863

Trout, Mabry

Thomas, Thomas G.             Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. Nov. 29, 1862, disability

Weidaw, William

Wagner, Wesley                   Enlisted Feb. 28, 1865

Wagner, William                  Enlisted Feb. 28, 1865

Weaver, Clinton                   Enlisted Feb. 24, 1865

Weidaw, Aaron                    Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. May 31, 1862, disability

Ward, Edward                      Enlisted July 15, 1861, disch July 20, 1864

Walker, John J.                      Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. June 3, 1862

Weiss, William                     Enlisted June 25, 1861, re-enlisted as veteran volunteer Dec. 24, 1863

Young, Charles                     Enlisted Feb. 2, 1864

Yehl, Samuel                         Enlisted Feb. 27, 1865

Young, Thomas                    Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. May 16, 1865, veteran volunteer

Yost, Gideon                         Enlisted June 25, 1861, trans. Nov. 15, 1863 to Invalid Corps

Zehner, Joseph J.                  Enlisted June 25, 1861, disch. July 20, 1864

 

                                   

Killed

Chapman, Lansford F., Major, commissioned captain July 6, 1861, promoted to major on Jan. 15, 1863;

killed in battle of Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863

 

Lynch, James, Sergeant, enlisted June 25, 1861; killed Sept. 17, 1862, in the battle of Antietam, Md.

 

Moser, Aaron, Sergeant, enlisted Sept. 3, 1861; died May 9, 1864, of wounds eceived in battle at Mill

Springs Gap, Ga., May 8, 1864

 

Hertzogg, Daniel, enlisted June 25, 1861; killed May 3, 1863, at battle of Chancellorsville, Va.

 

Hartz, Jacob, enlisted June 25, 1861; re-enlisted as veteran volunteer Dec. 24, 1863; died May 22, 1864 of wounds received May 8, 1864, at the battle of Mill Springs Gap, Ga.

 

Hagenbach, William, enlisted June 25, 1861, re-enlisted as veteran volunteer Dec. 24, 1863, killed June 15, 1864 at the battle of Pine Knob

 

Johnson, James, enlisted June 25, 1861; killed May 3, 1863, at battle of Chancellorsville, Va.

 

Nuss, Jacob, enlisted June 25, 1861; died Sept. 21, 1862 of wounds received May 8, 1864, at the battle of Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862

 

Rawley, Harrison, enlisted June 25, 1861; killed Sept. 17, 1862, in the battle of Antietam, Md.

 

Sauer, John, enlisted Sept. 7, 1863, died Aug. 22, 1864, of wounds received at the battle of Peach Tree Creek, July 20, 1864

 

Weiss, William, enlisted June 25, 1861, re-enlisted as veteran volunteer Dec. 24, 1863, died July 10, 1864, of wounds received near Marietta, Ga., June 24, 1864.

 

 

DIED

Brown, James, enlisted June 25, 1861, died Aug. 6, 1861, at Sandy Hook, Md.

 

Carey, William, enlisted June 25, 1861; died May 22, 1862, in hospital at Alexandria, Va.

 

Eveland, Edward, enlisted June 25, 1861; died May 10, 1863, at Acquia Landing, Va.

 

Gaumer, Franklin, enlisted June 25, 1861; died May 10, 1862, at Rectortown, Va.

 

Moore, Robert, enlisted Aug. 31, 1861; substitute; died Aug. 31, 1864, at Bridgeport, Alabama

 

McKenna, Patrick, enlisted Dec. 23, 1861, drowned July 5, 1862, while bathing in the Potomac at Bank’s Ford

 

 

COMPANY A

Simpson, William, enlisted as drummer June 1861, re-enlisted in 1863; promoted to drum-major of the regiment.  Served to the end of the war.

 

Spohn, Frederick, enlisted June 1861; promoted to fife-major of the regiment; served three years

 

 

 

END

TWENTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT

COMPANIES E & A

 

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From

The History of the Counties of Lehigh & Carbon, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,

By

Alfred Mathews & Austin N. Hungerford

Published in Philadelphia, Pa., in 1884

 

Transcribed from the original in November 2003

by

Jack Sterling