Roster of the 103d PA Infantry

PACIEN (PATIENT), Crowder;  Pvt. (Asst. Cook); Co. C; m: Jan. 1, 64 (mil.); April 4, 65 (Regt.) -  born Chowan Co., NC   18   black eyes and hair   5’5”  laborer  enlisted in accordance G.O. #73 Act. 7 Section 10 1863.  Feb. 64 - May 65 Roanoke Island.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  Nov. 30, 91  pension #1074766/1140513.  Jan. 30, 30 West Pittston, Pa. died.  Feb. 13, 30 widow Elsie Veden pension  #1661087/A4-14-30. 

PARSONS, James T.:  Pvt.; age 44; Co. D; m: Nov. 13, 61.  Aug. 15, 62 NY Tribune:  aboard Str. CAHAWBA Harrison’s Landing - NYC with sick and wounded.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  July 5, 64 Anders.: died, chr. diarr.  Anders. Nat. Cem. #2903 buried. 3 December 64 Pittsburgh Dispatch: died Andersonville July 5.   Jan. 12, 65 widow Matilda pension #78878/105276. Sep. 13, 72 minor pension #205505/161012.  1890 Census:  widow Matilda, no dates, died in service; res.: Fairmont City, Clarion Co.

PATTERSON, Robert A. (Anderson):  Pvt.; age 19; Co. G; m: Jan. 10, 62.  Dec. 5, 62 - Jan. 63 Suffolk.  Feb. 3, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Armstrong Co.  21  blue eyes  fair hair  5’8½”  laborer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Paroled:  Dec. 16, 64  Charleston (mil.); Dec. 4 or 14 (Regt.).  June 25, 65 New Bern mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  1890 Census:  Pvt.; Co. G 103 Pa. m: July 3, 61 - June 25, 65 shot in shoulder and leg; res.: Mt. Lebanon, Pittsburgh.  Sep. 23, 90 pension #823333/blank. Nov. 24, 96 Pittsburgh Deputy Corner Report:  died, suddenly 12:50 pm.  age 52  resident Scott Twp., Allegheny Co., falling over stone quarry bank at end Boggs Ave., accident but owner should put up a fence.  March 6, 97 widow Elizabeth  pension #649725/453880.

PAUP, George W.:  Pvt.; age 29; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  May 31, 62 Battle of 7 Pines/Fair Oaks:  WIA.  Aug. 20, 62 NY Tribune: aboard  Str. MISSISSIPPI arrived NYC with sick & wounded, sent to Bedloes Island Hosp. or Blackwell’s (Roosevelt) Island Hosp.  Discharged:  Oct. 7, 62 NYC, Surg. Cert., typhoid; (mil.); Oct. 8, 62 (Regt.). 1890 Census:  no dates; res.: Helen Furnace, Clarion Co.  Aug. 26, 90 widow Rebecca C. pension #470816/blank.  Request for Federal Headstone:  Tionesta Cem. buried.

PAYNE, Orrin:  Pvt.; age 44; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  Jan. 7, 63 Hampton Gen. Hsp.: discharged, Surg. Cert., chr. diarr.

PENBURTHY, William:  Pvt.; age 24; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Armstrong Co. 26  brown eyes and hair  5’6”  laborer.  April. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Fall 1864 Florence:  San. Comm. issued shirt and drawers.   Dec. 14, 64 Charleston paroled.  Jan. 27, 65 Camp Parole hospital. April 4, 65: Camp Distribution. June 1, 65: with Regt.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg:  discharged.  May 19, 80 pension #368920/268052.  Jan. 23, 99 Allegheny Co. died.  Jan. 25, 99 buried.  Feb. 6, 99 widow Nancy J. pension #691681/502893.  March 21, 26 minor Harry, helpless, pension #1243841/a-6-9-26. 

PENCE (PRINCE), George:  Pvt.; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.  Aug. 20, 63 Plymouth: court martial-charge is disobedience of orders Roanoke Island Ft. Reno  July 26, 63; guilty; fined $10, 1 month confinement with 24 lb. ball+chain, 14 days on bread and water (RG 153NN585).  Feb. 3, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Clarion Co.  17  grey eyes  dark hair  5’8”  farmer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Aug. 17, 64 Anders.: died, chr. diarr.  Anders. Nat. Cem. #5910 buried.

PENNY (PENNEY), Aaron:  Pvt.; age 20; Co. K; m: Dec. 26, 61.  Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston:  WIA, shoulder.  Dec. 20 - 26, 62 New Bern Hsp.  Oct. 21 - 28, 63 Beaufort, NC Hammond Gen. Hsp.: fever.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth:  born Beaver Co.  22  black eyes and hair  5’11½”  farmer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders. Nov. 19, 64 Savannah paroled.  Nov. 25, 64 Annapolis Hosp. Div. #1.  Nov. 27, 64 Baltimore Patterson Park Gen Hosp.  Dec. 10, 64 Germantown, Pa. Cuyler Hsp.:  scurvy.   June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg:  discharged.  March 15, 83 pension #476103/319631.  1890 Beaver Co. Census;  res.: Green Garden, Pa.  Oct. 9, 1900 Dayton National Soldier’s Home:  #26615  veteran Jan. 1, 64 Plymouth  Anders.   shot left shoulder  scurvy loss teeth  born  Ohio  58  5’11”   blue eyes  dark hair   reads/writes  Prot.  farmer  res: Youngstown  widower  notify: Archibald Penny, Beaver  pension.  Sep. 25, 1901 requested discharge.   Feb. 29, 14 Dayton died.                         

PERKINS, Joshua H.:  Pvt.; age 18; Co. E; m: Dec. 7, 61. Feb. 2 , 64 veteran - born Bedford Co.  21 brown eyes  sandy hair  6’ 01¼”  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth  POW  Anders..  ?Florence   Salisbury  Richmond Feb. 22, 65.  Feb. 24, 65 Aikens Landing paroled.  March 8, 65 Annapolis Camp Parole Hsp.: died, chr. diarr.  Annapolis Nat. Cem. #H59 buried.  Dec. 19, 89 mother Catherine pension #410981/369064. 

PETTIGREW (PEDIGREW), George:  Oct. 28, 61 Butler enrolled.  Pvt.; age 23; Co. K; m: Feb. 28, 62  Kittanning.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth  born Butler Co.  25  blue eyes  dark black hair  5’9”  farmer.   Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW    Anders.  Charleston  Florence  Augusta.   April 7, 65:  paroled (Regt.)   May 7, 65  Augusta CSA Hosp.: to Savannah.   May 19, 65: Savannah: reported Union Hq. Provost Marshall.   May 20, 65 Annapolis College Green Barracks, same day trfd. to Harrisburg arrived May 21.  June 15, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  Oct. 8, 84 pension #524105/897916 - stated while at Florence, sick with scurvy and blind, CSA surgeon ordered him to be moved to the CSA hospital at Augusta where he remained, because of his illness, until the end of  the war, he then went to Savannah to report to Union Prov. Marshall.  March 7, 89 - April 1903 Nation Soldier’s Home Marion, In. #5677; Sawtelle, Ca. #43; Danville, Va. #652; Dayton, Ohio #21033 and 25179; Leavenworth, Ks. : #77178  veteran Jan. 1, 64 Plymouth  rheum. born Pa.  63  5’9”  gray eyes & hair  reads/writes  Prot.  carpenter  single   notify Wm. Fogle, Fulton Co., Ohio.  April 11, 03 Leavenworth Nat. Home: died, heart, in barracks at 1 pm.  April 12, 03 Nat. Home Cem. #2300 buried.

PETSINGER (PETZINGER); Conrad:  Pvt. age 20; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  May - June 4, 62 Yorktown: left, sick.  July 6, 62 NY Times:  aboard Str. STATE OF MAINE White House - Ft. Monroe.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran  born Butler  22  blue eyes  dark hair  5’5”  laborer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Dec. 10, 64 Charleston paroled.  June 12, 65 discharged.  Sep. 4, 77 pension #241498/163519.  Sep. 20, 94 National Tribune: at Nat. GAR Pittsburgh Encampment week of Sep. 20 among the battle flags carried in the parade was one borne by Comrade Petsinger, Post 32,  which he carried throughout the war.  Aug. 20, 96 Butler reunion; res. Freeport.  June 17, 03 Freeport died   June 19, 03 buried.  July 7, 03 widow Catherine pension #787508/578127.  June 30, 1912 Pittsburgh Soldier’s and Sailor’s Memorial Hall:  above flag was donated to the museum by the family.   Regt. History: page 79 photos.

PHILOR (PLILOR, PLILER alias BYLER), Eli:  Pvt.; age 25; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  Aug. 8, 62: to Btry. H  1 Pa. Lt. Arty.  Aug. 26, 63:  to 9th. Co., 1 Bn, VRC.  May 9, 01 pension BYLER #1268306/blank.

PIERCE (PEIRCE), George C.:  Pvt.; age 21; Co. G; m:  Jan. 10, 62.  April 10, 62 Yorktown: injured while carrying logs.  June 30, 62 Pen. Campaign, Savage Station, on retreat:  POW.  July 13, 62 Richmond prison.  July 25, 62 City Point, Va. paroled.  Discharged:  1862 (Regt.); April 23, 63 Wash. Armory Sq. Hosp. or Phila. Hsp. (mil.).  May 19, 63 pension #23090/153970 - discharged April 21, 63 Wash. Armory Square Hosp.;  Surg.  Cert.: born Allegheny Co.  22  dark eyes & hair  6‘0”  farmer. 1890 Census:  m: “1861 - 64 3 years”  suffering defect in legs; res: Hites, Allegheny Co.  Nov. 6, 05 Deer Twp., near Tarentum, died.  Nov. 9, 05 Tarentum Prospect Cem., Soldier’s Lot buried.  March 15, 05 widow Mary A. pension #838058/609060.

PIERCE, Joseph W.:  Sgt.; age 35; Co. G; m: Jan. 10, 62.  Sep. 27, 62 Providence R. I. Hsp.: discharged, Surg. Cert. debility.  Pvt.; Co. B & M, 2 Pa. Cav.; m: Feb. 29, 64.  Pvt.;  1 Prov. Cav.; trfd from 2 Pa. Cav.  Sep. 24, 64 Phila. Mower Hsp. trfd. Trenton, NJ., fracture ribs right side.  Pvt.; Co. C 21 VRC;  m: Jan. 17, 65. Nov. 6, 65 pension #94984/454095.  July 19, 91 died.  Aug. 7, 94 widow Miranda C. pension #526179/370399 W. Va.  Nov. 20, 17 contesting widow Margaret Shafer pension #1112721/blank.

PIERCE, Wm. Gray:  Pvt.; age 22; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  July 7, 62 Portsmouth Grove, R. I. Hsp.  Aug. 28, 62 Phila. Broad & Cherry St. Hsp.  Aug. 28, 62 West Phila. Hsp.  Nov. 12, 62 to duty.   Feb. 13, 63  Alexandria or Phila. Hsp. discharged.  March 8, 80 pension #349860/304558: discharged Alexandria Convalescent Camp,  Surg. Cert. - born Limestone Twp., Clarion Co.  24  blue eyes  dark hair  5’9½”  laborer  res.: Bruin, Butler Co.  Jan. 26, 88 National Tribune: 103d  men should be more vocal regarding our pensions.  March 15, 90 widow Berthinda pension #417137/278983.  1890 Census:  Berthinda widow m: Sep. 24, 61 - Feb. 13, 63; heart disease; res. : Emlenton.

PIFER, George W.:  Pvt; age 17; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  Feb. 24, 64 Roanoke Island veteran - born Armstrong Co. 19  grey eyes  light hair  5’7”  soldier.  March 1, 65: to Cpl.   June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  Sep. 11, 90 pension #925008/843107.  Sep. 20, 06 Butler reunion.  Sep. 16, 09 Foxburg reunion; res.: Dubois.  1912 died. Henry Pifer, Co. C, brother   Regt. History photos  pages: 22 , 45.

PIFER, Henry:  Pvt.; age 18; Co. C; m: March 1, 64.  Aug. 14, 64 Roanoke Island: died, typhoid fever.  New Bern  Nat. Cem. #1119 buried..   George W.  brother.

PLATT, Alexander:  Cpl.; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62 Clarion.  Died:  June 29, 62 White Oak Swamp, typhoid and or exhaustion in action (mil.); on march White Oak Swamp to Malvern Hill (Regt.). Sep. 17, 63 Plymouth: Capt. Mackey, C.O. Co. H, affidavit - Platt born Venango Co.  40  brown eyes  black hair  6’0” miller, contracted cold while on picket at Williamsburg Ft. Magruder but still fought at 7 Pines/Fair Oaks, during the retreat to Harrison’s Landing , in a big barn,  died  June 29, 62  and  buried  June 30th. Oct. 14, 62 widow Mary A. pension #3611/20324.  Jan. 15, 69 minor pension #172973/137939.

PLATT, Robert:  Pvt.; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.    Dec. 15,  62 Point Lookout Md. Hammond Gen. Hsp. : died, typhoid (mil., Regt. Hist.); Yorktown, Va. (Clarion Co. Hist.).  Point Lookout Cem. buried.  Cemetery closed remains trfd. to Arlington Nat. Cem. Sec. 13 #11415.  May 26, 75 mother Susannah McGhee pension #221185/blank:  father deceased,  mother remarried.;  January 26, 76 Surg. Gen. Office:  at Point Lookout Hammond Gen. Hsp., Nov. 26, 62 received from Str. DANIEL WEBSTER, with phthisis pulmonary and died of that disease Dec. 15, 62.

PLATT, Robert C.:  Pvt.; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.  May 8, 62 Yorktown died.

POLLOCK, Joseph B.:  Pvt.; age 28; Co. A; m: Dec. 7, 61.  May 1, 62: to QM Sgt.; Staff.  Feb. 27, 64 Plymouth  veteran - born Clarion Co.  30  brown eyes and hair  5’8½”  (no occupation).  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Dec. 10, 64 Charleston paroled.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged. 

POLLOCCK, Thomas G.:  Cpl.; age 27; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  June 9 or 14, 62 Yorktown: died, typhoid.  Yorktown Nat. Cem. #1049 buried - Cpl.  103 Pa. Inf.  June 9, 62.

PONTIOUS (PANTIOUS), George W.:  Pvt.; age 19; Co. C; m: Sep. 3, 63.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg:  discharged.

PONTIOUS, William.:  Pvt.; Co. D; m: Nov. 13, 61 (Regt.); Feb. 9, 64 Harrisburg - born Armstrong Co.  19  grey eyes  sandy hair  5’ 7”  laborer  no early enlistment (mil.).  Feb. 24, 64: to Regt.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston.  Sep. 23, 64 Charleston died.  Charleston Race Course buried, remains trfd to Beaufort, NC Nat. Cem. buried as UNKNOWN, monument for those trfd. lists “Pontuns", Wm.  Dec. 22, 64 NY Times:  Wm. Pontious Co. D 103 Pa died Charleston Sep. 23 chr. diarr. June 13, 67  Charleston Chronicle: dead interred in (Mrs.) Potter burial plot ( purchased the plot for the Union dead).  Feb. 27, 82 father William pension #290266/232796:  letter from Wm. dtd Feb. 14, 64 Columbia, Gov. Island, NY - send money. 

POOL (POOLE), Samuel:  Pvt.; age 22; Co. B; m: Dec. 1, 61.  Aug. 12 - Sep. 10, 62 Phila. Hsp. at 5th & Button St.:  rheum.  Aug. 14, 62 NY Tribune:  aboard Str. S. R. SPAULDING Harrison’s Landing - Ft. Monroe - Phila. hosp.  Sep. 10, 62 Phila Hsp. discharged, Surg. Cert. - born Armstrong Co.  25  blue eyes  dark hair  5’6”  laborer  enlargement of heart.  May 16, 83 pension #483921/265412.  1890 Census: m: 1861 - 1862; res.: E. Brady.  1908 died.

PORTER, Bredin (Braden):  Pvt.; Co. E; m: Dec. 7, 61 Butler Co. Cherry Twnship.  May 4, 62 Newport News hsp.: sick.  Aug. 11, 62 Ft. McHenry, Md.: discharged, Surg. Cert.  Pvt.; Co. K, 5 PA Hvy. Arty; m: Sep. 3, 64. June 30, 65 discharged.  Oct. 12, 88 pension #675203/443573.  May 6, 90 widow Mary pension #421585/471484.  1890 Census:  Mary widow m: Dec. 12, 61 - Aug. 11, 62 lumbago; res.: Bovard, Butler Co. 

PORTER, Jacob:  Pvt.; Co. K; m: Aug. 27, 62  Kittanning.   Jan. 27 - Feb. 28, 63 New Bern Stanley Hsp.: sick, remittent fever , pneum.   April 22 - May 5, 63 New Bern Stanley Hsp.: remittent fever.  Sep.  25, 63 Plymouth:  to Co. E, 10 VRC.  Dec. 18, 63 NYC Ladies Home Gen. Hsp.: sick.  July 28, 64 discharged, Surg. Cert. - born Armstrong Co.  42  brown eyes and hair  5’9½“  laborer  intermittent fever.   Sep. 10, 86 pension #115452/137759.  May 12, 93 Crenshaw died.  June 1, 93 widow Mary E. pension #577325/431888.

PORTER, James:  Pvt.; Co. D; m: Nov. 13, 61.  March - April 62: detailed 8 Ind. Btry. NY Lt. Arty.  Aug. 15, 62 NY Tribune:  aboard Str. KENNEBEC Harr. Landg. - Ft. Monroe - Phila.  Aug. 18, 62 Morning Report: left Harr. Landg. to Phila. hsp.  Sep. 3, 62 Phila.: died, chr. diarr. (mil.).  Glenwood Cem. moved to Phila Nat. Cem. Sect. B#413 buried.  Sep. 19, 62 widow Ann pension #2903/8476 - letter Sep. 8, 62 Phila. Gen. Hsp., Furner’s Lane, Chaplain R. Graham : James died Sep. 2, buried Sep. 3 in Glenwood Cem.  July 19, 66 minor pension #130192/149811.

PORTER (POTTER), John B.:  Pvt.; Co. I; m: Dec. 16, 61.  May 11 or June 23, 62 Camp Winfield Scott, Va.: died, typhoid fever.  Seven Pines Nat. Cem. #D412 buried. 

POTTER, Thomas Benton:  Sgt.; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  Died:  June 23, 62 White Oak Swamp Camp Springfield typhoid (mil.); June 23, 62 White Oak Swamp typhoid (Regt.); June 23, 62 Camp Wessells, near White Oak Swamp, typhoid (Capt. Mackey, Co. H); Camp Springfield, Va. typhoid (AGO). Roll of Honor:  buried Seven Pines Nat. Cem. (not listed on cem. roaster).  Dec. 23, 62 widow Mary pension  #8940/2026.  Jan. 15, 69 minor pension #187498/144118.

POWER, George R.:  Pvt.; age 21; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  July 10, 62 NY Tribune:  aboard Str. KNICKERBOCKER arrived Ft. Monroe on July 5 bound  north.  March 28, 63 New Bern :discharged Surg. Cert.,  born Franklin, Pa. 22  grey eyes  fair hair  5’9½”  laborer.  Aug. 7, 79 pension 302488/199526 - was sick at White Oak Swamp, to a barn near Malvern Hill, to NYC Park Hsp.  Feb. 5, 93 Franklin died.  June 19, 93 widow Mary pension #578791/385269. 

POWERS, William H.:  Pvt.; Co. I; m: Dec. 16, 61.  July 2, 62 NY Tribune:  patient Wash., DC Columbia College Hsp.  Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston:  KIA.  July 22, 90 mother Mary A. Jennings pension #428846/302440. 

PRICE, Hiram:  Pvt.; age 28; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  Dec. 24, 61 Kittanning Camp Orr: deserted.

PRICE, John:  Pvt.; Co. K; m: Oct. 28, 61.  Battle of Fair Oaks:  WIA.  June 12, 62 NY Times:  Battle of Fair Oaks/7 Pines WIA chest.  June 17, 62 Wash., DC Judiciary Sq. Hsp.: GSW chest.  Died:  June 18, 62 Annapolis wounds (Regt.); June 17, 62 Wash., DC wounds chest, effects - 1 pr. pants, l blouse, l purse, $0.83. (mil.).  Aug. 20, 62 NY Tribune: listed deaths Wash. June 1-Aug. 23, 62.  Wash., DC Mil. Asylum. Cem. buried  #C2310   blank - June 18, 62.  Aug. 18, 62 widow Mary pension #1739/4882.

PROCIOUS (PROCIUS), Daniel:  Sep. 25, 61 Troy, Jefferson Co. enrolled.  Pvt.; age 23; Co. D; m: Nov. 13, 61 Camp Orr.  May - June 62 Yorktown: left at hosp.  Aug. 18, 62: sent to Wash., DC. sick.  Dec. 31, 62: present.  April 12, 63: picket duty.   April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Thomasville, Ga.  Died: Dec. 20, 64 after parole (Regt.);  Dec. 20, 64 Thomasville Prison, Ga. while POW (mil.). 

PROSSER, Charles:  Pvt.; Co. E; m: Dec. 7, 61.  March 28, 63 New Bern discharged, Surg. Cert., fatigue and exposure.  April 9, 80 pension #357411/447577.  Aug. 20, 96 Butler reunion; res.: Butler.  1890 Census: m: Dec. 61 - March 19, 63  barricade of logs fell and injured my back; res.: Butler.  Feb. 18, 98 died.

PUGH, Harrison:  Pvt.; age 18; Co. E; m: Dec. 7, 61.  April 30, 62 Newport News Hsp.  Oct. 31, 62 Ft. Monroe Hsp.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Butler Co.  20  blue eyes  light hair  5’6”  farmer.  April 8, 64 Plymouth bought a watch from Charles Lepley for $21.50 (Lepley’s diary).  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Fall 1864 Florence Stockade:  San. Comm. issued socks.   March 18, 65 (on/about) reentered Union lines at Goldsboro having made his escape from CSA prison (mil.).  April 1865 paroled (Regt.)   June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg:  discharged.  June 22, 89 pension #712211/515763 Ohio.  Oct. 5, 98 Bur. of Pensions: res. Revenge, Fairfield Co., Ohio.  Sep. 25, 08 Ohio Hocking Co., Perry Twnship., died.  Nov. 19, 08 widow Elizabeth pension #908342/670246 Ohio.