Roster of the 103d PA Infantry

LAFFERTY, James E. - Private, Co. C. Arrived 21 July 64 at Roanoke Island, NC. Arrived without papers. Mustered out 25 June 65 while sick in Jarvis Hospital, Baltimore, MD. 

LANDIS, Joseph Reynolds - Private, Co. H. Born 22 March 1846, son of John & Elizabeth (Dillman) Landis. Mustered in 22 Feb 62. Wounded badly in the jaw 14 Dec 62 at the Battle of Kinston, NC. Sent to New Bern Academy Hospital. Court-martialed 20 Aug 63 at Plymouth, NC. Charge: On Aug. 9 disobeyed orders to arrest or assist in arresting Pvt. Kennedy. Found not guilty. (RG153NN585).  Transferred 25 Sept 63 to Co. E, 10th Veteran Reserve Corp. Discharged Nov 65. Applied 8 Nov 8 75 for pension #210027/143236. 1890 Census residence Clarington, Forest Co., PA Attended the 1909 reunion in Foxburg, PA with residence listed as Manorville, PA. Died 16 Sept 1914 of Interstitial Nephritis in Warren, PA. Buried 18 Sept 14 in Clarington Methodist Cemetery, Forest Co., PA. Headstone

LANG, Aaron Work - Private, Co. B. Born 15 Aug 1845 in Huntingdon Co., PA, son of John & Mary (Work) Lang. Enrolled 8 Aug 62 at age 22. Mustered in 25 Aug 62. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Prisoner at Andersonville, GA, Charleston  & Florence, SC and Goldsboro, NC. Paroled 26 Feb 65 at N.E. Ferry, Wilmington, NC.  Admitted 29 March 65 to Div. 1 Hospital, Annapolis, MD. Transferred Apr. 1 - 4 65 to Baltimore hospital. Discharged 5 July 65. Applied 10 Jan 1873 for pension #180454/209565.  1905 Andersonville Monument Dedication.; res: Marion Center.  Sep. 16, 09 Foxburg: reunion; res.: Marion Center. Member GAR Post 28. Died 9 Feb 1922 of Hypostatic Pneumonia & Acute Nephritis in Marion Center, Indiana Co., PA. Buried 12 Feb 22 in Marion Center Memorial Cemetery. Headstone

LANG, Charles C. - Hospital Steward. Mustered in 16 Sept 61 at age 20 as a Private in C. C, but immediately transferred to Staff as Hospital Steward. Acting Surgeon on 30 May 62 at the Battle of Fair Oaks, VA. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Prisoner at Andersonville, GA. Paroled 21 April 65 at Vicksburg, MS. Discharged 30 May 65. NY Times, Aug 1, 65: Gov. Curtin submitted a PA Andersonville POW death list as prepared by Hospital Steward Lang. The number of names is 1718 and it is not unlikely that many others were buried of whom no record was taken. Married Rachel R. Trego. 1890 Census residence 102 Center Ave., Pittsburgh. Medical  Doctor.  On 12 Jan 1899 widow Rachel applied for pension #689744/485434. 

LAUGHLIN, John Marshal - 1st Lieutenant, Co. A. Born 26 Oct 1842, son of Reynolds & Mary C. (Robinson) Laughlin. Mustered in 5 July 61 from Callensburg, Clarion Co., PA as a Private in Co. E, 39 PA Infantry. Commissioned 12 June 62 as 2nd Lieut. Transferred to Co. A, 103 PA. Commissioned 6 Aug 63 as 1st Lieut. Led an expedition 6 Aug 63 to Roanoke Island and Currituck Sound, NC with seven men and a 6 pound brass piece. They returned 14 Aug 63. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Prisoner at Macon, GA; Charleston, SC for 3 weeks; Savannah, GA (Sept 64, Squad 5) for a month and then sent to Columbia, SC. Escaped 1 Nov 64 from Camp Asylum, Columbia, SC. On 5 Nov 64 while on the Congaree River, his raft broke and he was re-captured. He had no insignia, so he was sent to Florence, SC under the assumption he was an Enlisted man. Paroled 1 March 65. Arrived 7 March 65 at Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD aboard the Steamer GEN. SEDGWICK.  Arrived 16 May 65 at Roanoke Island, NC after furlough. Discharged 25 June 65. Married Sarah Elizabeth Alexander. Died 29 Dec 1871 in Callensburg, PA Buried in Callensburg Presbyterian Cemetery. Minor pension applied for 15 May 1888 #372858/441239. Photo & Headstone

LAUGHLIN, Reynolds - Captain, Co. A.  Sep. 7, 61 Callensburg enrolled.  Capt.; Co. A; age 44;  m: Sep. 7, 61 Callensburg. Aug. 15, 62  Harrison’s Landing: Medical Director ordered him to hosp.  Jan. 24, 63 New Bern: resigned, general debility, age 56.  June 28, 88 pension #392343/286508.  Request for Federal Headstone: Jan. 8, 90 Callensburg died, Callensburg Cem. buried.  Jan. 28, 90 widow Elmira pension #413513/293331. 1890 Census: widow Elmira,  m: Sep. 7, 61 - Jan. 24, 63; res.: Callensburg. Described as courageous brave even to rashness, admired by his men. Capt. Donaghy Battle of 7  Pines:... the Regiment returned  fire, and continued to do so, until it was flanked on the right, when it was ordered to fall back, making a stand on a road extending through the woods, almost at right angles to the Williamsburg road. However only two or three volleys had been fired from this position when Capt. Laughlin who commanded Co. A on the right of the regiment, noticed the enemy closing in on the right flank, and realizing that the capture of the regiment was inevitable unless it fell back rapidly, called down the line for the men to get back. Cpt. Gillespie, Laughlin and Mackey rallied nearly a hundred men; took position to left of a detachment of 11th. Maine where they did effective work until driven back; .

LAUGHLIN, Thomas J.:  Sep. 7, 61 Callensburg enrolled.  Pvt.; Co. A; age 40 (44); m: Feb. 22, 62 Kittanning. Dec. 7, 61:  to Co G.  Oct. 14, 61: to Comm. Sgt., Staff.  Feb. 27, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Indiana Co., Pa.  45  brown hair and eyes  5’10½”  (occupation illeg.) Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  (no POW Memo in file; no record Anders.).  Died: Nov. 4, 64 Anders. or enroute from Florence (Regt.); Nov. 4, 64 Florence (mil.).  Florence Nat. Cem. as UNKNOWN buried.  Feb. 24, 65 widow Nancy J. pension #84190/66246 -comrade stated died Florence sick camp, from diarr., starvation   1890 Census:  widow Nancy; m: Sep. 7, 61 husband died in prison, reenlisted; res.: Indiana. 

LAUGHRIN (LAUGHLAIN), Terrence:  Pvt.; Co.; K; m: Oct. 28, 61.  Feb. 17, 63 New Bern: discharged, Surg. Cert., sick.  Oct. 19, 71 Dayton National Soldiers Home:  #3033: - born Ireland  56  laborer  res.: Pittsburgh.  Request for Federal Headstone: died Dec. 11, 85  pneumonia; National Home Cem. buried.

LAWRENCE, David W.:  Pvt.; Co. G; m: Jan. 10, 62.  Oct. 13. 62 Suffolk court martial- charge on Aug. 1, 62 found asleep at his post while on sentry duty, comrade stated that he was sick and not fit for duty, doctor said had effects of  typhoid fever, guilty, dishonorable discharge, court remitted sentence to discharge (RG153KK461). Feb. 17, 63 New Bern discharged, Surg. Cert.   May 14, 94 pension  #1158148/C2543124/1038298 Ark. 

LAWRENCE, Ethelbert:   Pvt.; Co. H; m:  Feb. 22, 62.  July 8, 62 NY Tribune: aboard Str. S R SPAULDING Harrison’s Landing - Ft. Monroe - NYC Bellevue Hosp. Oct. 27, 62:  to 4th. US Arty. Regt.

LECKY, Jacob:  Pvt.; age 43; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  Nov. 16, 61 discharged, Surg. Cert.  1890 Census:  widow Hannah; m: Nov. 7, 61 - Nov. 16, 61; res.: Tylersburg, Clarion Co.

LEECH, William:  Cpl.; age 26, Co C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  July 10, 62 NY Tribune: aboard Str. KNICKERBOCKER arrived Ft. Monroe, bound north, fever.  July 14, 64 NY Tribune: aboard Str. STATE OF MAINE Ft. Monroe -NYC Brooklyn College Hosp and NJ hosp.   Vet. Res. Corp.: Dec. 1, 63 (mil.), Sep. 1, 63 (Regt.)

LEHMANN, Theodore F.:  Lt. Col.; 62 (33) Pa. Regt. m: July 4, 61 Pittsburgh. 28 Oct. 61 Arlington VA Camp near Minor’s Hill: Letter of Resignation.   Colonel; age 49; Staff; .m: July 1, 61.  May 5, 62  Williamsburg: absent sick.  May 19, 62: White House - Chickahominy. River: collision with sutler’s wagon, sent to rear.  Nov. - Dec. 62 Suffolk:  arrest in quarters.  Dec. 62 -Jan 2, 63: deprived pay re arrest.  Feb. 16, 63 New Bern: Board of Inquiry arrived late because of lack of transportation at Ft. Monroe, board unable to form an opinion; on April 14, 62 promoting a Pvt. to 2d Lt. and on Oct. 30, 62 to Capt., Oct. 29, 62 a Sgt. to 2d Lt., men not commissioned; obtaining extra forage for horse and food from the commissary without paying (RG153NN3786).   May 2-Aug. 63: Commanding  Brig. 4 Div. XVIII Corp.  Apr. 20, 64 Battle of Plymouth: commanded the central line (Ft. Williams). Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW   Macon   Charleston.  June 14, 64 Charleston Daily Mercury: POWs arrived Sunday, (city) received enemy fire. June 20, 64 NY Herald: Union Officers Under fire in Charleston-Col. Lehman.  Aug. 10, 64 NY Herald: Exchange of Officers-J. H. Lehman. Aug. 3, 64 Charleston Harbor paroled. Aug. 19 - Nov. 1, 64 Boston: Board to Inspect Enlisted Men.  Dec. 1864 Roanoke Island:  commanding Albemarle Sub. Dist. Feb.-May 65 Roanoke Island: commanding station. June 25, 65 discharged. Sep. 7, 82 Beaver Falls: reunion.  Jan. 9, 88 Allegheny Co.: ExPOW Assoc. Vice. Pres. and delegate to National Assoc. of POW. 1890 Census:  Lt. Col. 62 PV Col. 103 PA m: July 1, 61 - July 25, 65 POW Apr. 20 -Aug. 1, 64; res.: Pittsburgh. July 9, 90 pension #802650/562884.  Dec. 7, 94 Washington, DC  201 C Street SE: died, at daughter’s home.  Request for Federal Headstone: Wash., DC. Congressional Cem.  Range 77 Site 335. 

LEISURE, George W.:  Pvt.; age 37; Co. D; m: Nov. 13, 61.  Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston: WIA.  Dec. 20, 62 -Jan. 13, 63 New Bern Foster Gen. Hosp.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Allegheny Co.  39  brown eyes  auburn hair  5’10”  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Dec. 30, 64 - Jan. 6, 65 Anders. Hsp.: diarr.  Apr. 29, 65 Jacksonville paroled.  June 16, 65 discharged.   Aug. 11, 73 pension #186158/128639 - claimed a shell hit tree, causing a limb to fall, broke left arm, to hosp. New Bern.  Request for Federal Headstone:  died Dec. 26, 78 Armstrong Co., Kellersburg Methodist Episcopal Cem. buried. Feb. 21, 80 widow Julia A. pension #260504/224532.

LEPLY (LEPLEY), Charles:  Nov. 20, 61 Butler enrolled.   Pvt.; age 20; Co. E; m: Dec. 7, 61 Camp Orr. Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Sep. 10 (11), 64 Anders.: died, chr. diarr.   Anders. Nat. Cem. #8405 buried. July 13, 66 mother Catharine pension #129826/blank.-document (almost illegible) July 1866 Butler Co. re applying for her pension.   Held by family: photo, 1864 diary sent home and saved-Jan. 3: on picket duty. Jan. 4: expedition, CSA escaped. Jan. 7, 64: picket duty Red Hill post, a shanty, contracted ague. Civil War Diary

LESLIE, John:  Dec. 1, 61 Tarentum enrolled.  Pvt.;  Co. G; m: Jan. 1 (10), 62 Camp Orr.  May - June 62: White House Landing hosp.  June 1, 62: Philadelphia hosp.  Aug. 1863: had been dropped from Roll, has returned to duty, detailed as a nurse in a Phila. hosp.   Feb. 3, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Allegheny Co.  19  blue eyes  fair hair  5’8½”  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders  Charleston  Florence.  March 1, 65 Wilmington paroled.  Died:  March 3, 65 enroute from Conf. Prison, or after entering Federal lines (Regt.); or March 3, 65 Wilmington Lower Bldg. #4 Gen. Hosp. (mil.). July 29, 89 mother Harriet pension #401362/275506 - Pvt. Bell stated  John died Florence;  Surg. Gen.: Wilmington hosp. has no record for review.

LINDSEY, Amos:  Pvt.; age 22; Co. K; m: Oct. 28, 61.  July 10, 62 NY Tribune: aboard Str. ELM CITY  Harrison’s Landing - Ft. Monroe - NYC David’s Island Hosp.  June 27, 62 deserted.

LINSENBIGLER, Jacob K:  Pvt.; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61. Son of George (?) Daniel and Catharine Rupert Linsenbigler, from New Bethlehem also Butler Co. May - June 62 White Oak Swamp: left sick. July 18, 62 NY Tribune:  aboard Str. DANIEL WEBSTER Harrison’s Landing - NYC Brooklyn Hosp.  Nov. - Dec. 62 Suffolk: left sick.  Jan. 18 - Feb. 63 New Bern Stanley Hosp.: sick.  March 23, 63 discharged, Surg. Cert.-born Armstrong  Co.  17  grey eyes  dark hair  5’8”  farmer  chills and fever, chr. diarr, anemia, debility following an attack of intermittent fever.  Pvt.; Co M, 2 Regt. Pa. Cav.; m: Feb. 9, 64 Kittanning.  July 8, 64 near Light House Point, Va.: trfd. Co. C, duty with Regt. doctor.  Aug. 64 - May 65 Div. Hosp.:  nurse.  July 10, 65 City Point, Va.: trfd. to Co. C, 1 Prov. Pa. Cav., duty Corp Div. Hosp.  July 13, 65 discharged.  Oct. 4, 79 pension #313917/221145. Lived in Kittanning with father, August 1863 attended  school in Indiana Co. 1875-9 Clarion College. Emlenton 1878-80. 1890 Census:  don’t know dates; res.: New Bethlem. 1890-1 January Collector for South Bethlehem borough. Feb. 20, 08 New Bethlehem died.

LOBAUGH, James H.:  Pvt.; Co. A; m:  Sep. 7, 61.  May 17, 62 - Jan. 20, 63 Wash., DC Mt. Pleasant Hosp. Jan. 20, 63 Wash. Mt. Pleasant Hosp.: discharged, ill, received discharge, pay, travel card.  Doctor stated “should be sent home, Mt. Pleasant Hosp. clerk issued discharge, 1884: notified discharge was forged, listed as a deserter,  but since no fault of his, record should be Honorable Discharge (Regt.). 1890 Census:  m: 1861-1862 deafness discharged Wash., DC; res.: Callensburg.  Aug. 1, 06 pension #1351137/Aug. 24, 06: pension rejected, deserter.

LOGAN, Samuel - Corporal, Co. E. Born in Butler Co., PA. Enrolled at age 20. Mustered 7 Dec 61.  Promoted Jan 63 to Sgt. Re-enlisted 2  Feb 64 at Plymouth, NC. Listed as age 23, grey eyes, black hair, 5’8¾", Carpenter.  Killed 20 April 1864 at Plymouth, NC. May 1, 1884 National Tribune: comrade stated Apr. 20 CSA captured 85th NY Inf. Redoubt; turned its swivel gun on Ft. Williams, to the east, killing Logan. 

LOGUE, Clarion J.:  Pvt.; age 24; Co. A; m: Mar. 9, 64.  May 30, 65 Roanoke Island: duty hosp.  June 25, 65 discharged.  Jan. 14, 89 pension #685216/762749.  1890 Census:  m: March 9, 64 - July 13, 65; res.:  McKees Rock.  Sep. 16, 09 Foxburg reunion; res.: McKees Rock.   Sep. 18, 17 Pa. State Erie Soldier’s Home: died. Butler Co., Hemphill Cem. buried. Apr. 16, 18 widow Perthinia pension #1118866/862322.  Regt. Hist.: page 30 photo.

LOGUE, David:  Pvt.; age 22; Co. A; m: March 3, 64.  May 8 (9), 64 Phila. Camp Cadwallader Post Hosp.: age 22, 103 Pa., pneumonia, single, remains sent home. 

LOGUE, John M. (David):  Pvt.; Co. A; m: March 3, 64.  March 3, 64 never joined Co.  1890 Census: m: Feb. 28, 64-May 13, 64; res.: West Freedom. 

LOGUE, Oliver Rupert - Private, Co. A. Enrolled at age 19. Mustered 9 March 64. Discharged 25 June 65.  Applied 1 April 1892 for pension #1104702/893922 in California.  Died 26 July 1910. Cemetery

LOLL, John:  Pvt.; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  May 30, 62 Battle of Fair Oaks:  WIA.  July 10, 62 Wash., DC Cliffburn Hosp.:  Death Cert. died; wounds, pneumonia, single, nativity France.  Aug. 26, 62 NY Tribune: listed died Wash. Hosp., (between)  June 1 - Aug. 23, 62, buried Soldiers Home Cemetery.  Wash., DC Mil. Asylum Cem. #C3708 buried.  Aug. 15, 91 mother Anna M. pension #526954/398714.

LORE (LHORE), Emanuel:  Pvt.; age 21; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  Feb. 24, 64 Roanoke Island veteran - born Armstrong Co.  23  grey eyes  dark hair  6’2”  soldier.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  1890 Census:  m: “Apr. 16, 61" - June 25, 65 chr. diarr.  rheum  liver disease; res.: Advance, Indiana Co.  July 28 90 pension #907154/901574 - stated Apr. 3, 62 pneum., May 4 -June 3, 62 GSW hosp.  Feb. 13, 27 Indiana died. 

LOUER, George:  Nov. - Dec. 64 entry Mil. file:  Pvt. Co. H 103 PA sick US Hosp. Camp Parole.  (Not on Regt. Roster.)

LOUGHNER, Edward W.:  Sep. 7, 61 Callensburg enrolled.  Pvt.; age 19; Co. A; m: (blank).  May 30, 62 Battle Fair Oaks:  WIA.  May 31, 62: absent wounded.  June 12, 62 NY Times:  WIA hand.  Aug. 23 - 30, 62 Portsmouth R. I. Grove Hosp.  Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston : WIA.   Dec. 18, 62  Kinston: died,  wounds.

LOUGHNER, John:  Pvt.; age 19; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Clarion Co.  21  hazel eyes  auburn hair  5’11”  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Salisbury   Richmond Feb. 22, 65. Feb. 24, 65 paroled.  May 8, 65 Annapolis Camp Parole Hosp.: died.  Annapolis Nat. Cem. #871C buried.

LOVE, William M.:  Dec. 1, 61 Allegheny Co. enrolled.  Pvt.; age 31; Co. G; m:  Feb. 22 (Jan. 10), 62 Kittanning.  June 14, 62 discharged, Surg. Cert., hernia.  May 4, 64 Pittsburgh reenlisted 103d. born Allegheny Co.  34  hazel eyes  dark hair  5’8”  boiler man  to Roanoke Island, NC.  June 25, 65 New Bern discharged.        

LOW, John:  Cpl.; age 24; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  Apr. 14, 63: to Sgt.  Sep. 16, 64 discharged.  1890 Census:  m: 1861 - 4; res.: Titusville.  July 8, 92 pension #1120919/985046.  1907 died.  July 8, 07 widow Emma pension #872862/632848. 

LOWER (LAUER), John:  Pvt.; age 21 born 5/16/41  Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  Dec. 5, 62 Suffolk:  Provost Guard.  Feb. 27, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Germany  23  brown eyes & hair  5’10½”  farmer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Fall 1864 Florence Stockade:  Sanitary Comm. issued socks.   Dec. 10, 64 Charleston paroled, to Annapolis.  Dec. 18, 64: hosp.  Dec. 26, 64: furlough, 30 days.  March 10, 65: to Pittsburgh.  June 6, 65 discharged, Examining Surg.: chr. diarr., congestion lungs.  1890 Census:  m: Jan. 20, 62 - June 6, 65 POW Anders.;  res.: Marble, Clarion Co.  Aug. 11, 90 pension #865305/609409.  1905 Anders. Mon. Ded.; res.: Marble.  Apr. 28, 11 Clarion Co., Knox Township, died.   Fryburg St. Michaels Cem. buried.  May 13, 11 widow Frances nee Loll pension #964930/726203-married 1866.

LOWERS, John:  Oct. 30, 61 Rimersburg enrolled.  Pvt.; age 32; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61 Camp Orr.  May 4, 62 Yorktown Camp Winfield Scott:  left sick.  Apr. 12, 63:  not likely to be fit for duty should be dropped.  May 63 - Feb. 64: sick.  Jan. 12, 64 Phila. Haddington Hsp.:  19 day furlough.  Feb. 24, 64 Phila. Prov. Marshall O.: rec’d from Haddington Hsp., convalescent, Lowers to return to duty.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Died:  enroute to or in prison (Regt.); no info. (mil., Roll of Honor); Anders. #40366-left prison.  1890 Census:  Ellen Franklin widow m: Dec. 22, 61, died in rebel prison; res.: E. Brady.

LUTHER, Enoch:  Pvt.; age 36; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  Aug. 15, 62: to Cpl.  Apr. 7, 63 New Bern discharged, Surg. Cert. - born Clearfield Co.  38  grey eyes  brown hair  5’10½” laborer  chr. diarr.  Jan 19, 67 pension #121259/112293 -claimed White Oak Swamp contracted chr. diarr and Kinston Expedition chr. rheum. and diarr.; New Bern hsp. trfd. Beaufort hsp & duty, 1 month absence; New Bern hsp. 3 weeks  later.   Sep. 21, 84 Corsica, Jefferson Co., died.  Request for Federal Headstone:  Sep. 22 Corsica Cem. buried.  Oct. 17, 84 widow Susannah pension #320473/212801.

LUTHER, George W.:  Pvt.; age 18; Co. A; m: March 3 (4), 64.  Oct. 15 (24, 25) Roanoke Island: died, typhoid.  New Bern Nat. Cem.  #1182 buried. 

LYTLE, James S.:  Pvt.; age 33; Co. I; m: Dec. 16, 61.  Jan. 29, 63 - Apr. 64: Brigade Wagon Master.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston   Florence.  Dec. 6 (22), 64 Charleston paroled.  Dec. 10, 64 Annapolis  Div. #2 Hsp.  Died night he reached home (Regt.).  March 20, 65 widow Martha A. pension #86693/57989 - died: Jan. 26, 65 Harlensburg, Lawrence Co. while on furlough .  March 12, 77 minor pension #230396/176821.