Roster of the 103d PA Infantry

JACKSON, Alexander C.:  Pvt. ; age 26; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  July 5, 62:  absent, NYC Belleview Hosp. July 10, 62 NY Tribune:  aboard Str. KNICKERBOCKER arrived Ft. Monroe July 5 bound north. July 14, 62 NY Tribune: aboard Str. STATE of MAINE Ft. Monroe - NYC, sick.  June 12, 62 NY Times: on list of wounded and sick.  Discharged:  Dec. 29, 62 NYC Brooklyn College Hosp.,  Surg. Cert., disease (mil.); reported died and discharged (Regt.).   Apr. 22, 86 pension #571028/382721.  1890 Census:  m: Sep. 61 - Dec. 62 rheum; res.: Bruin.  May 18, 14 Bruin: died.  Dec. 23, 24 minor Rose Jackson pension #1228109/958787.  Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen: was born in Butler Co., Pa., July 23, 1833, and was a son of David and Jane (Ray) Jackson. both of whom are now deceased. Sept. 24, 1861, Mr. Jackson enlisted for three years in Co. B, 103rd Regt. Pa. Inf. He took part in the battles of Williamsburg, and of Seven Pines, or Fair Oaks, but in July 1862, was prostrated with swamp fever, and was unable to serve again. He was in hospital at Brooklyn, N. Y., until Dec. 29, 1862, when, upon the surgeon’s certificate of dis­ability, lie was honorably discharged from service. He now draws a pension. Two brothers were also in the Union army. Mr. Jackson was married, July 3, 1869, to Catherine L. Mertimore a native of Butler Co., Pa., who was born Dec. 8, 1848. Her parents, Samuel and Christine (Bixler) Mertimore, are still living. Mr. and Mrs. Jackson have seven children: Lillian M., Harry L., Maria A.,  Charles B., Sarah J., Rosaline and George McMurray. Comrade Jackson is a member of Lysander Hobbs Post, 530, holding the office of 0. D. He is a pumper, and may be address at Bruin, Butler Co., Pa

JACKSON, Andrew:  Pvt.; age 21; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  May 30, 62 Battle of 7 Pines/Fair Oaks: WIA. June 7, 62 NY Tribune:  aboard Str. DANIEL WEBSTER arrived. Boston  Feb. 7, 63 New Bern discharged, Surg. Cert.  Pvt.; Co. G, 155 Pa. Inf. m: March 26, 64 Meadville - born Clarion Co.  21  black eyes  brown hair  5‘9"  laborer.  April 1, 64: arrive Regt.  May 1, 64: to Cpl.  May 25, 64  hosp.: wounds.  June 1, 65 discharged.  May 27, 89 pension #707588/783007 - GSW right hand and left shoulder.  1890 Census: m: Jan. 8, 6 2 - Feb. 7, 63 GSW shoulder; res.:  St. Petersburg, Pa.  Dec. 31, 10 Emlenton died.  Feb. 11, 11 widow Caroline pension #958238/722251.  UNDER  THE MALTESE CROSS : WIA May 23 N. Anna River Jericho Ford, Va. CSA attacked while Regt. was in camp awaiting to cross the river; res.: Emlenton.

JACOBS, Theodore:  Asst. Surgeon; Staff; commissioned and m: Nov. 19, 61.  June 25, 62:  resigned, illness.  Asst. Surg.; Mississippi Marine Brig.; m:  Feb. 18, 63.  July 22, 64 discharged.  Asst. Surg.; 187 Pa. Inf. Regt.; m: Oct. 27, 64. Aug. 3, 65 discharged.  Dec. 29, 75 pension #212230/145076 Ill.  1890 Census:  Asst. Surg. 103 Pa. and 187 Pa.; m: Oct. 1861 - Sep. 1865; res.:  4th Ward, Norristown, Montgomery Co., Pa.   Oct. 5, 98 Pens. Bur.: res. Norristown.  .Feb. 7, 18 Norristown died.

JAMESON (JAMIESON), William A.:  June 61;  Jefferson Co.; m: Brady Guards; Brookville discharged underage.  Pvt.; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  July 6, 62 NY Times: aboard Str. STATE of MAINE City Point - Ft. Monroe.  June 29, 62 NYC David’s Island hosp.: patient.  July - Aug. 63 David’s Island:  Provost Guard.  Apr. 20, 64: absent, sick.  Aug. 23, 64 Phila. Haddington Hosp.: sick.  Sep. 64 Roanoke Island.  Dec. 64 -March 15, 65 Philadelphia Haddington Hosp.: sick. March 15, 65 Phila.: discharged. Feb. 24, 96 pension #1174562/C2561939/1002031 Colo.  June 26, 21 Denver, Colo. died. (Note:  Anders., Roll of Honor, Pa. Surg. Report: died, diarr., buried  Anders. #4590 or 4591; probably member 2 NC Inf. (Union).)    

JAMISON, John K. (R.):  Pvt.; age 16; Co. E; m: Feb. 29, 64 Butler.  Apr. 6, 64 Pittsburgh: died, chr. diarr. Apr. 7, 64 Pittsburgh Allegheny Cem., Section 33 Stone #125, buried.  April 9, 98 mother Sarah Vogus pension #674405/516386 Colorado. 

JEWETT (JURAT, JEWART), Thomas:  Pvt.; age 19; Co. G; m: Jan. 10, 62.  May 1, 62 Norfolk: teamster.  Feb. 24, 63: trfd. 7 NY Indep. Battery Lt. Arty.  Discharged: Nov. 11, 64  from 7th. (mil.); Jan. 10, 65 (Regt.).  1890 Census:  m: Nov. 10, 61 - Nov. 9, 64; res.: Plumville, Indiana Co., Pa.  July 29, 90 pension #845345/894850.  July 19, 21 died.

JOHNSON, Joseph:  Pvt.; Co. H; m:  April 17, 64.  June 25, 65 discharged.  Dec. 19, 89 pension  #713480/C2568661/771002.  1890 Census:  m:  Apr. 17, 64 - June 25, 65, heart and liver disease;  res.: Fisher, Clarion Co.  1940 died. 

JOHNSON, William G. - Sergeant, Co. H. Born in Clarion Co., PA, son of Mary A. Johnson. Mustered 22 Feb 62 as Private. Promoted 14 Jan 63 to Corporal “for good behavior at (Battle of) Kinston”.  Promoted May 63 to Sgt.  Re-enlisted 27 Feb 64. Listed as age 21,  blue eyes,  black hair,  5’7”, Farmer.  Killed during the Battle of Plymouth, NC. On 25 April 1887, mother Mary applied for pension #353335/254066.

JOHNSTON (JOHNSON), Albert A. G. (G. C. and C. C.):  Pvt.; Co. I; m: Dec. 16, 61.  Feb. 22, 62: to Cpl. June 12, 62 NY Times:  May 31 - June 1, 62 Battle of Fair Oaks/7 Pines:  WIA left leg.  (No date): duty Ambulance Corp.  Feb. 3, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Elizabethtown, Ohio  26  blue eyes  sandy hair  5’11½”  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  June 17, 64 Anders. Hosp.  Died Anders.: July 4, 64 (Regt.); July 5, 64 (mil.);  July 4 or 5 remittent fever (Roll of Honor).  Anders. Nat. Cem. #2889 buried.  May 20, 91 mother Elizabeth pension #513606/blank - Albert died July 8, 64.

JOHNSTON (JOHNSON), Andrew B.:  Nov. 20, 61 enrolled.  Pvt.; Co. E; m: Dec. 7, 61.  Aug. 20, 62 NY Tribune:  aboard  Str. MISSISSIPPI arrived NYC  with sick and wounded, some to Bedloes Island or Blackwell’s Island. Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston (?)  Florence.  Dec. 10, 64 or Feb. 24, 65 Charleston: paroled.   March 25 (Nov. 16), 65 Pittsburgh discharged.   Sep. 15, 84 pension #522402/754798 Minn.  1898 Pension Office: res.:  Mason City, Custer Co., Ne.  Dec. 8, 25 University Place, Ne. died, age 82/11/14, pneum.   Dec. 28, 25 widow Emma A.  pension #1240335/A 6 17 26 Ne.

JOHNSTON, David:  Oct. 30, 61 Rimersburg enrolled.  Pvt.; age 20; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.  June 12, 62 NY Times:  WIA scalp.  Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston: WIA, arm amputated.  Medical & Surgical History:  age 23, on Dec. 14, 62 operated, Jan. 30, 63 right arm amputated upper third of shaft humur by Surg. C. Haddock,  8 Mass. Inf., discharged Nov. 25, 63.  Dec. 21, 62 -  April 9, 63 New Bern Gen. Hosp. : patient. May 1, 63: on return from furlough, to hosp.  Nov. 63: to Plymouth.  Nov. 25, 63 Plymouth discharged, Surg. Cert. born Pa.  20 yrs  gray eyes  dark hair  5’4½”  laborer  loss arm..  Jan. 11, 64 pension #38744/24211. Aug. 17, 1917 Travisville, Wells Co., Ind. died.  Sep. 27, 1917 widow Emily pension #1107835/845053.

JONES, Daniel:  Oct. 30, 61 Rimersburg enrolled.  Pvt.;  Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61 Camp Orr.  Aug. 28, 63 Plymouth: court martial-charge disobedience of orders issued by the 1st Sgt. re absence from roll call and guard duty on July 26, 63 Ft. Reno, Roanoke Island; guilty -  $10 fine, 1 month confinement with 24 lb. ball+chain, 14 days bread and water (RG153NN585).  Jan. 1, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Oldtown, Pa.  17  grey eyes  light hair  5’5”  lumberman.  Apr. 20, 64  Plymouth POW  Anders.  Savannah.  Died: enroute to or at Florence (Regt.); on about Sep. 25, 64  Savannah while a POW (mil.).  Dec. 17, 64 NY Times: died Savannah Prison Hsp. Oct. 10.  June 28, 80 mother Mary M. pension #272875/blank.

JONES, James M.:  Pvt.; Co. K; m: Oct. 28, 61.  May 30, 62 Battle of Fair Oaks/7 Pines: WIA.  June 12, 62 NY Times:  WIA finger.   June 21, 62 NY Tribune:  aboard Str. ELM CITY Ft. Monroe - Albany.  Feb. 11, 63 -March 64: detailed Pioneer Corp.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Butler Co.  25  blue eyes  dark brown hair  5’11”  collier.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders  Charleston.   Oct. 1, 64 Charleston died.  Dec. 22, 64 NY Times:  died Oct. 1 Charleston chr. diarr.  Buried  Charleston Race Course area; remains moved to Beaufort, SC Nat. Cem. as UNKNOWN.  March 15, 65 widow Mary C. pension #86310/58635.  June 25, 75 minor pension #221613/175743.

JONES, John L.:  Pvt.; age 26; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  Sep. 16, 64 discharged.  June 9, 88 pension #659197/blank.  1890 Census:  m: Sep. 16, 61 - Sep. 16, 64; res.:  Manorville.

JONES, John M. (R.):  Pvt.; age 35; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anderson  possibly Florence.  Died:  Andersonville:  Aug. 16, 64  Grave #2593 (Regt.); July 4, 64, Co. I, Grave #2593 (Roll of Honor); June 28, 64 Grave #2593 (Pa. Surgeon Report); June 28, 64 diarr. Grave #2593 (Atwater Report).  Nov. 28, 64 NY Times: deaths Anders. June 28 R. Jones.  3 December 64 Pittsburgh Dispatch: died Andersonville June "26".  April 1, 64 widow Elizabeth pension #88075/blank - S. J. Gibson’s diary  lists a  J. Jones, Co. B, dying Nov. 29, 64 at Florence; comrade’s  affidavit died Florence 10 min. past 7 o’clock on Monday 28th day of Nov. 64.  Jan. 2, 69 minors, Jane, Catherine, Alfred and Elizabeth, pension #169946/139339.

JORDAN, David W.:  Pvt.; age 21; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61. Enrolled Sep. 24, 61 at Miller’s Eddy, mustered Oct. 12, 61. Aug. 28, 63 Plymouth court martial-charge on Aug. 20, 63, while being posted as camp guard on the breastworks, spoke disrespectfully to his Commanding Officer; pled guilty; fine $10 (RG153NN585). 31 Dec. 63 discharged, reenlisted.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Armstrong Co.  23  grey eyes  dark hair  5’8½”  farmer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  July 5, 64 Anders. died, on his blanket, from typhoid and chr. diarr. Anders. Nat. Cem. #2914 buried.  3 December 64 Pittsburgh Dispatch: died Andersonville July 5.   Feb. 5, 66 widow Rosana pension #120604/103586. 1890 Census Rouseville, Cornflower Twp., Venango Co. lists a  David W. Jordan Co. B, 103 Pa. enlisted 1863, no discharge date, no widow’s name.

JOSEPH, John S.  Pvt.:  Co. I; m: Dec. 16, 61.  Feb. 3, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Butler Co.  24  blue eyes  fair hair  5’9½”  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Fall 1864 Florence:  San. Comm. issued drawers.  March 1865 Wilmington paroled.  Mar. 15, 65 Wilmington Sherman Hosp.: died.  Wilmington Nat. Cem. #1558 buried.  ((Note:  Roll of Honor lists L. R. Joseph.))  Sep. 22, 65 wife Eliza pension #110153/blank.  June 24, 69 minor pension #176749/159273.  William, Co. I and Newton. Co. B are brothers. 

JOSEPH, Newton (NEWTON, Joseph):  Pvt.; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  May 29, 62 Battle of Fair Oaks: KIA, while Co. B was on the picket line, heavy fog, evidently at close range, forehead crushed by a blow from a musket., remains brought into camp.  S. Gibson, Co. B, letter:  June 3, 62 Hosp. 2 miles from Bottom’s Bridge  “Newton Joseph of Co. B, was killed while on picket”.  Sandston  (7 Pines) Nat. Cem. #232 buried. (NY Times, June 5, 62 lists a N. Joseph arriving Wash., probably William Joseph. ) 

JOSEPH, William:  Pvt.; age 20; Co. I; m: Dec. 16, 61.  June 5, 62 NY Times:  aboard Str. ELM CITY White House to Wash.  July 2, 62 NY Tribune:  Wash., DC Columbia College Hosp. patient.  July 2, 62 Wash.: died, typhoid.  Aug. 20, 62 NY Tribune: deaths Wash. hosp. June 1 - Aug. 23, 62:  listed.  Soldier’s Home (Mil. Assy.  Cem.) Nat. Cem.  #C3684 buried. 

JUDSON, Andrew:  Pvt.; age 25; Co. B; m: Nov. 1, 61.  Nov. 10, 62: to Ord. Dept. Apr. 1, 63: to Co. L, 4 US Arty. Regt.   Dec. 1, 64 discharged.  Aug. 29, 85 pension #548306/602202 - Dec. 12, 62 Suffolk expeditions: Joyner’s Ford on Blackwater River, Va. WIA left leg.  Nov. 7, 09 Clarion Co. died, apoplexy.  Nov. 9, 09 Clarion Co. Soldier's Home, buried.  Dec. 8, 09 widow Mary J. pension #931906/694253.

JUDSON, Smith:  Pvt.; age 37; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  Apr. 7, 63: to Cpl.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Otsego Co., NY  39  hazel eyes  brown hair  6’0”  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Fall 1864 Florence:  San. Comm. issued shirt.  Dec, 18, 64 Charleston paroled.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg:  discharged.  Nov. 25, 69 Corry, Pa. died.  Nov. 1, 90 minor pension #471259/blank NY.  Sep. 30, 08 widow Webster, Melissa pension #905240/blank NY.

JUDY (JUDUS), Francis:  Pvt.; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62 - res. Clarion, Co.  20  sandy complex  grey eyes  black hair  5’10”  farmer.  May 31, 62 Battle of 7 Pines/Fair Oaks:  MIA.  May 31, 62 Battle of 7 Pines/Fair Oaks: WIA, right leg amputated.  June 12, 62 NY Times: wounded leg.  Aug. 18, 62: absent, wounded and missing since Battle of Fair Oaks May 31, supposed dead.  Dec. 22, 83 sister “Kribbs, Philomena et al” pension #311545/242074.

JUSTICE, William:  Pvt.; Co. K; m: Oct. 28, 61.  May 31 Battle of  7 Pines/Fair Oaks: WIA.  Aug. 19, 62 Phila.: died, age 19, single, wounds, typhoid.  Phila. Glenwood Cem. buried;  remains moved to Phila. Nat. Cem. Sec. B#167.  Aug. 23, 62: absent, sick (Morning Report).