ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY-SEVENTH REGIMENT

 

COMPANY C

THREE-YEARS’ MEN

 

PAGES 641 & 642 

 

This was Company N, Twenty-eighth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, previous to the organization of the One Hundred and Forth-seventh Regiment.  John Craig, originally captain of the company, became colonel of the regiment.  His biography is linked below.

 

 

  

FIELD AND STAFF

 

Craig, John                Colonel

Commissioned Captain of Co. N, 28th Reg., Pennsylvania Volunteers, Aug. 30, 1861.

Promoted to Major 147th Pa. Volunteers Oct. 10, 1862; to Colonel June 14, 1865.

 

 Glace, Nicholas C.              Captain         

Enlisted as sergeant Aug. 16, 1861.  Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant Feb. 15, 1862. 

To 1st Lieutenant Oct. 10, 1862.  To Captain March 1, 1864. 

Resigned July 22, 1864.

 

      Kindelan, John              Sergeant       

 

   West, William T.               Sergeant

Re-enlisted and served to the end of the war.

 

 

PRIVATES

 

Beer, Jacob                                         Re-enlisted and served to the end of the war.

 

Black, Thomas                                 

 

Butler, William                                 Re-enlisted and served to the end of the war.    

 

Dunham, Newman F.                      Musician.

 

Gabrio, Joseph E.                             Musician.

 

Green, A. Y.                                       Transferred from Knapp's Pennsylvania Battery, Oct. 29, 1861.

 

Green, Aaron                                    Re-enlisted in 1863.  Killed at the battle of Ringgold, Georgia, Nov. 25, 1864.

 

Farres, William                                 Enlisted in 1861.  Died at Falmouth, Va., 1863

 

Horn, Jacob                          

 

Knoppenberger, Charles                Enlisted in 1861.  Killed at the battle of Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862.

 

Kresge, Pauline                                Enlisted in 1861.  Re-enlisted in 1863.  Killed at Kenesaw Mountain,

Georgia, in 1864.

 

Kent, John                                          Enlisted in 1861.  Died at Alexandria,  Va., 1863

 

Kents, Wayne                                   Enlisted in 1861.  Died at Alexandria,  Va., 1863

 

Kuntzman, Jacob                              Re-enlisted in 1863 and served to the end of the war.

 

Kresge, Andrew                               Re-enlisted in 1863 and served to the end of the war.

 

Mushardt, Levi                                 Enlisted 1862.  Served to the end of the war.

 

Smith, Owen                                     Re-enlisted in 1863 and served to the end of the war.

 

Shiner, John                                       Transferred to Knapp's Pennsylvania Battery, Oct. 29, 1861.

 

Sebras, Philip                                    Discharged on disability Jan. 3, 1863.

 

Steinmetz, William             

 

Searls, George                                  

 

Sayres, Emmett                                 Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps.

 

Sowers, John                                     Re-enlisted in 1863.  Wounded at Pine Knob, Georgia. 

Died of his wounds at Nashville, Tn., July 1864.

 

 

 

 

 

END

ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY-SEVENTH REGIMENT

COMPANY C

 

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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

 

 

Web page by

Jack Sterling

November 2003