SECOND PENNSYLVANIA

HEAVY ARTILLERY

 

PAGES 644 & 645 

 

 

A large number of men from this county were in Company H. of this regiment, and a few in C and I as follows:

 

COMPANY H

 

 

 

Wilhelm, Thomas                   Major

Commissioned Captain Dec. 19, 1861.  Promoted to Major on Nov. 25. 

Acting Colonel commanding Provisional Reg., Heavy Artillery in 1864.

Commissioned Captain in Veteran Reserve Corps at the end of the war.

 

Keene, Orlando                      2nd Lieutenant

Enlisted in 1861.  Re-enlisted in 1863.  Transferred to Company C and promoted to 2nd Lieutenant in 1864.

Served to the end of the war.

 

Sergeants

 

 

Pryor, Theodore P.

Enlisted in 1861.

 

Morthimer, Harry V.

Enlisted in 1861.

 

Miner, Franklin C.

Enlisted in 1861.

 

Wintermute, Cicero

Enlisted in 1861.

 

Slater, George

Enlisted in 1861.

 

 

PRIVATES

Brady, John                           Enlisted in 1861.  Re-enlisted and served to the end of the war.

Cocoran, Christopher          Enlisted in 1861.  Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps.

Koons, Willoughby             Enlisted in 1865 and served to the end of the war.

Knecht, Alfred                      Enlisted in 1862.

McGlynn, James                   Enlisted in 1862.

Owens, George C. P.           Enlisted in 1862.  Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps.

Palmer, Francis                     Enlisted in 1862.

Smith, William A.                Enlisted in 1861. 

Palmer, Edward                   Enlisted in 1861. 

Smithers, Thomas                Enlisted in 1861. 

 

 

Died

           

Palmer, Edward                   Enlisted in 1861.  Died at Hampton Hospital in 1864.

 

 

COMPANY C

 

PRIVATES

 

Hatrick, Jonathan F.             Enlisted Dec. 2, 1863.  Discharged Jan. 29, 1866.

Koons, John W.                     Enlisted Nov. 1863.  Discharged March 1865.

Bond, George T.                   Enlisted January, 1864.  Discharged Jan. 29, 1866.

Corcoran, Patrick                 Enlisted March, 1864.  Discharged Jan. 29, 1866.

 

 

COMPANY C

 

PRIVATES

 

Ferrie, Michael                     Enlisted in 1861.

Troy, Michael                       Enlisted in 1861.      

Hawk, Samuel                      Enlisted in 1861.  Discharged on account of wounds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2nd PENNSYLVANIA HEAVY ARTILLERY

 

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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 July 2004

by

Jack Sterling

 

 

Web page by

Jack Sterling

July 2004