Roster of the 103d PA Infantry

EAKIN (EAKEN), David:  Pvt.; age “56” (enlisted as 44); Co. I; m: Dec. 16, 61.  July 1, 62 Malvern Hill: injured by a shell.  Sep. 16 - Dec. 31, 62 Hampton hosp.  Jan. 7, 63 Hampton: discharged, Surg.  Cert.- born Allegheny Co.  “60”  blue eyes  grey hair  5’9½”  farmer.  Dec. 30, 82 pension #468243/blank. 

EARLY (EARLEY), Andrew:  Pvt.; age 20; Co. D; m: Sep. 25, 61.  Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston: WIA.  Dec. 31, 63  Plymouth discharged; reenlisted.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran  - born Armstrong Co.  22   blue eyes  dark hair  5’8”  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64  Plymouth POW  Anders.  April 5, 65 Vicksburg, Ms. paroled.  April 14 (15), 65 Vicksburg  Post  Hospital: died, chr. diarr.  Vicksburg National Cemetery Section L #6379 buried.

ECHELBARGER, George:  Pvt.; Co. A; m: Aug. 18, 62.  Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston: WIA.  April 1864 Plymouth intended to reenlist but was unable - POW.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Andersonville  Charleston.  Sep. 27, 64 Charleston: died.  Beaufort, S. C. Nat. Cem. - possibly among remains transferred from Charleston, and buried as UNKNOWN.  April 8, 67 widow Mary pension #145504/107971.  Oct. 30, 73 minor pension #212192/166373.

EDWARDS, Benjamin A.:  Cpl.; Co. F.; m: Dec. 7, 61.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Andersonville.  Feb. 26, 65 N. E. Ferry paroled. Died: March 9, 65 (Regt.); March 9 on board U. S. Transport (mil.); March 9 Annapolis U.S. General Hospital Div. #1, chr. diarr. (Roll of Honor, Surg. Gen.).  Annapolis Nat. Cem. buried  (Regt., mil., R.H.) - not on cemetery roster.  July 18, 65 widow Polly pension #102466/140474. 1890 Census:  widow Polly m: Jun 7, 62 - June 21, 65 died chr. diarr.; res.: Apollo.

EKIS, Ezekiel:  Pvt.; Co. E; m: Dec. 7, 61.  April 20, 64 Plymouth  POW  Anders.  June 1864 Anders. Hospital : break bone fever (dengue).  April 21, 65 Vicksburg, Ms. paroled.  Apr. 27, 65 Benton Barracks, Mo.  June 5, 65 discharged.  Dec. 24, 88 pension #682656/500737.  1890 Census:  m: Jan. 5, 62 - May 16, 65; res.: Adrian, Armstrong Co.  Oct. 5, 98 Pen. Bur.: res. Adrian.  “Oct. 28, 99 Erie, PA State Soldier’s & Sailor’s Home: died epilepsy.  Kittanning  cemetery buried.”  Nov. 23, 99 minor  pension #709397/627572.   Family papers-born 21 March 1838 Butler Co. died 4 Oct. 1899 buried Montgomeryville Cemetery Adrian, PA.; married Catherine Mary Bowser (18 Oct. 48-18 June 1892.). 

ELDER, Job:  Pvt.; age 24; Co. D; m: Sep. 25, 61 Orrville.  Oct. 26 - Nov. 2, 63 Beaufort, NC hospital.  Dec. 31, 63 Plymouth discharged; reenlisted.  Jan. 64 Plymouth veteran - born Armstrong Co.  26  laborer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth  POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  (o/a) Oct. 15, 64  Florence: died disease.  Florence Nat. Cem. buried as UNKNOWN.  Jan. 14, 65 widow Elizabeth  pension #79032/blank - comrades stated he arrived Florence sick with scurvy and diarr., left lying outside the stockade when others went inside, two or three days later they received a report that he had died, on his blanket, about middle of October.  Oct. 14, 67 minor pension #153497/121700.

ELDER, Reed C.:  Pvt.; Co. A; m: Feb. 27, 64.  March 19 - May 2, 64 hospital, pneumonia.  July 4 - Aug. 20, 64: hospital, intermittent fever.  Nov. 9, 64 - March 1, 65: hospital remittent fever. May 20 - June 10, 65: hospital intermittent fever. June 25, 65 discharged.  1890 Census:  m: Feb. 23, 64 - June 25, 65; res.:  Foxburg. Aug. 30, 90 pension #972824/809118.  Nov. 11, 95 died.  Dec. 7, 95 widow Catherine pension #624896/430789.

ELGIN, James:  Pvt.; age 27; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  Oct. 1862: injured - chopping wood, hit by a tree limb.  Sep. 16, 64 New Bern discharged.   July 17, 73 pension #185227/224565.  March 14, 93 Scottsdale died. Nov. 29, 93 widow Martha pension #573339/455625.

ELGIN, Samuel:  Pvt.; age 29; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  May 1862 Williamsburg  field hospital.  July - Aug. 62: detailed ambulance driver.   Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston: WIA, left thumb amputated.   July 27, 63: trfd. Co. A, 14 V. R. C.,  wounds.  July 18, 73 pension #185228/127786.  1890 Census:  m: Sep. 16, 61- Sep. 11, 64; res.: Armstrong Co.  Feb. 29, 1904 died.  Nov. 19, 04 widow Belle pension #802188/587555.

ELLIOTT, James N.:  Musician/drummer;  Co. I; m: Dec. 16, 61.  Dec. 31, 63 Plymouth discharged; reenlisted.   Feb. 3, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Lawrence Co.  21  grey eyes  dark hair  5’4”  laborer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth  POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Dec. 10, 64 Charleston paroled.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.   1890 Census:  m: Dec. 16, 61 - Dec. 31, 63; res.: Franklin.  Oct. 26, 92 pension  #1135979/1006744/XC2679533.  1905 Franklin died.  March 7, 07 widow Mary E. pension #801306/657307. 

EMEHIZER, Absalom:  Pvt.; age 50; Co. F; m: Dec. 7 (1), 61.  Jan. 1, 62:  to Co. G.  Feb. 28, 62: discharged, Surg. Cert. (not in file).

EMEHIZER (ERNERHEISEN, EMMEHIZER), Samuel:  Pvt.; age 20; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.  Jan. 1, 62: to Co. G. Died Phila.:  Aug. 16,  62 (mil.); July 11, 62 (Roll of Honor). Glenwood Cem. buried, remains moved to Philadelphia Nat. Cem. Section B #141. June 30, 80 mother Elizabeth pension #274295/237206.

EMINGER, Michael C.:  Pvt.; age 32; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61. Dec. 31, 63 Plymouth discharged; reenlisted.   Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Armstrong Co.  34 brown eyes and hair  5’8”  farmer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth  POW  Andersonville  Charleston  Florence.  Fall 1864 Florence San. Comm. issued pants, shirt, drawers, coat and hat. Died: “Suppose to be dead captured Plymouth” (mil.).

EMMINGER, Emanuel:  Nov. 20, 61 Kittanning  enrolled.  Pvt.;  age 18; Co. E; m: Dec. 7, 61.  June 24, 62 NY Tribune: aboard Str. DANIEL WEBSTER Portsmouth - Ft. Monroe - NYC arrived  June 22. Dec. 31, 63 Plymouth discharged; reenlisted.   Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Butler Co.  20  green eyes  dark hair  5’8½”  farmer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW Anders.  Charleston  Florence. Fall 1864 Florence:  San. Comm. issued shirt.  Feb. 26 (April 1), 65 N. E. Ferry paroled.  June 9, 65 Pittsburgh discharged.  March 8, 80 pension #345090/737357 - claimed April 17-20, 64 Battle of  Plymouth: WIA, right hip; June 64 Anders.:  rupture left side, fell over stump while trying to escape; March 1 - 27, 65 Wilmington Wright House Hosp.; April 3 - 21, 65 Ft. Monroe (Hampton) hospital; April 22  - May 3, 65 Annapolis hospital.  1890 Census:  m: Nov. 20, 61 - June 9, 65; res.: Ratigan, Butler Co.  Oct. 5, 98 Pens. Bur.: res. Marionville, Forest Co. 1905 Anders. Mon. Ded.: applied for transportation, not present; res:  Brookville, Jefferson Co. April 14, 15 Kittanning died.  Presidents, Soldiers, Statesman: Emanuel is a son of Ephraim Enminger; and was born in Butler County, Pa., Jan. 13, 1845; his. Father was born in 1820 and is. still living. Enlisted in the  service. of his country when but a. boy of 16, Nov. 20, l861 at Kittanning, Pa., in Co. E, l03d Pa. Inf., 1st Brig., 4th A. C., and saw three years active service. He  participated with his com­mand in the siege of Yorktown and the battles of Williamsburg, Fair Oaks, Seven Days in 1862, Kingston, N C., White Hall, Goldsboro, Plymouth, Jordan’s Ford, Christiai’s Ford,. Blackwater three battles, S. W. Creek, N. C., Blount’s Mills, Williamston, N. C., and Foster’s Mills, N. C.: in April, 1864, he was on special duty on gun­boat at Plymouth, N. C., for two weeks; he was captured by General Hoke April 20, 1864, at Plymouth, N. C., and taken to Andersonville where he remained from May 3, to Sept. 10, then at Charleston thirty days, and Florence, S. C., until April 1, 1865, when he was parolled and finally sent to Annapolis; in April, 1865, he was in hospital at Wilmington, N. C., from disease brought on by the  privations and hardships endured while in prison, about two weeks, at Ft. Monroe two weeks, and at Annapolis a short time; he was furloughed from Parole Camp at latter place for thirty days, and was honorably dis­charged from service June 9, 1865, at Pittsburg, Pa. Comrade Em­inger is a member of U. V. L., .No. 45, Butler, Pa., draws $6 pension, is a laborer, and resides one mile west of Rattigan, Pa

ERWIN, John P.:  Pvt.; age 19; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  April 11, 62 Battle of Yorktown: WIA, GSW left arm. Dec. 31, 63 Plymouth discharged; reenlisted.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth  veteran - born Armstrong Co.  21  brown hair & eyes  5’9”  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Salisbury   Feb. 24, 65 Richmond.  Mar. 10 (13), 65 Coxes Wharf  paroled.  June 29, 65 New Bern mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged. Oct. 4, 82 pension #461570/284958. 1890 Census: m: Sep. 4, 61 - June 15, 65 Anders.  POW  diarr.; res.: Evans City.  Sep. 16, 09 Foxburg reunion; res: Pittsburgh.   Nov. 1910 Salisbury Mon. Ded.;  res: 1512 Penn  Ave., Pittsburgh.   Jan. 15, 23 Ambridge died.

ESHELMAN (ESHLEMAN),  Adam:  Pvt.; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  Feb. 22, 62: deserted “never left home”.

ESHENBAUGH (EICHENBARGER), Thomas:  Nov. 14, 61 enrolled.  Pvt.; age 18; Co. E; m: Dec. 7, 61 Clay  Twnshp., Butler Co.  June 25, 63 Plymouth: court martial charge, left post while on picket, without being relieved;  guilty;  confined 30 days - 14 solitary on bread & water, remainder hard labor (RG153NN158). Dec. 31, 63 Plymouth discharged; reenlisted.   Feb. 2, 64 New Bern veteran - born Butler Co.  21  grey eyes  brown hair  5’9”  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Fall 1864 Florence:  San. Comm. issued drawers.  Feb. 24, 65 (Dec. 14, 64) Aiken’s Landing paroled.  Aug. 3, 65 Baltimore Hicks Gen. Hosp. : discharged.  Jan. 23, 04 pension #1307951/1080186/C2520023.  Feb. 28, 28 Perrysville died. 

EVANS, Samuel M.:  Pvt.; age 18; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  Apr. 22, 62: to Cpl.  June 62 White House Landing Field Hosp.: typhoid.  July 62 Phila. 6th & Master’s St. Hosp.  Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston: WIA, GSW left arm.  Oct. 19, 62 - Nov. 28, 63 Beaufort, NC Hammond Hosp.: GSW left arm. Dec. 31, 63 Roanoke Island discharged; reenlisted.   Feb. 24, 64 Roanoke Island veteran - born Allegheny Co.  20  grey eyes  black hair  5’10”  soldier.  Apr. 64 - May 65 Roanoke Island:  Q. M. Dept.; stated duties included assisting naval officers with land travel, met Cmdr. Cushing. who told him he had been on the island opposite Plymouth, Oct. 64 he requested a torpedo pole and other items sent to Roanoke Island; I was included in detachment which visited Plymouth when recaptured. (Cmdr. Cushing , with a commando squad, sank CSS Albemarle with a bomb on the torpedo pole.) Sep. 20, 64: to Sgt.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  Apr. 26, 80 pension #358478/214730. Reunions:  Oct. 11, 88 Pittsburgh;  Aug. 20, 96 Butler; June 20, 1900 Beaver Falls;  Sep  25, 02 Tarentum; Sep. 15, 03 Freeport; Sep. 20, 06 Butler; Sep. 16, 09 Foxburg; Oct. 24, 12 Vandergrift; Oct. 19, 16 Pittsburgh.   June 14, 1914 Harrisburg, Flag Day Parade: moved Regt. Flag from Flag Room to Capitol Rotunda.  March 20, 30 Pittsburgh died. 

EVERETT (EVERTS), Philander:  Pvt.; age 18; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61. 23 June 63 Ft. Monroe VII Corp Court Martial: on 7 Feb. 63 as member Provost Guard, with another guard,  received a lost purse with $23 and papers inside, did not place it in the Provost Guard room for the owner to claim, when asked he first denied it, later it was found, minus the money, both arrested, tried, Guilty, confined Ft. Norfolk, VA. 6 months, fined $10 each month. ((RG153LL 111)). Dec. 31, 63 Plymouth discharged; reenlisted.   Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Clarion Co.  20  black eyes  dark hair  5’7”  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Fall 1864 Florence:  San. Comm. issued drawers, socks, hat.  Nov. 11, 1895 War Dept.:  deserted,  enlisted in 10th. Tn. CSA Vol. and  March 17, 65 captured by US Forces, enlisted Co. A, 5 US Vol. in violation Article of War, enlisted while in Anders. & recaptured Egypt Sta., Ms.; Dec. 28, 64 Alton, Ill. confined;  enlisted Co. A, 5th Inf., deserted July 14, 65 Ft. Sibley, Ks.  ((Note:  records show at  Florence, fall 1864, deserted  instead of  Anders.) Aug.  88 pension #668596/Rejected (deserter); appealed from Winnemucca, Nevada; upheld -no pension .

EVRIT (EVERETT, ERRETS, EWETTS, EVERETT), James:  Pvt.; Co. G; m: Oct. 22, 62 Meadville - born  Crawford Co.  23  hazel eyes  dark hair 5’8”  farmer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Aug. 21 (22), 64 Anders.: died, scurvy, dropsy.  Anders. Nat. Cem. #6424 buried.  Feb. 24, 65 widow Melissa J. pension  #84146/52594. 

EYEMAN, George W.:   Pvt.; age 27; Co. D; m: Nov. 13, 61.  June 62 White Oak Swamp, VA discharged Surg. Cert.

EYMAN (EYEMAN), Jacob W.:  Sep. 25, 61 Orrsville enrolled.  Pvt.; age 27; Co. D; m: Nov. 13, 61.  Nov. 14, 61: to Cpl.  Aug. 28, 62: discharged, Surg. Cert., old wound in right leg became painful.  Dec. 2, 92 pension #1140660/946184 Ok.  July 5, 1913 Eldorado, Ks. died.  July 11, 13 widow Rebecca N. pension #1011030/768847 Ks.  ((Note: not listed  in History, military files, etc but listed in pension file.)).