Roster of the 103d PA Infantry

RAFFARTY, James:  Pvt.; age 31; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  Feb. 22, 62: deserted, never left home.

RAGER (ROGER), James H:  Pvt.; age 18; Co. G; m: Jan. 10, 62.  Feb. 3, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Indiana Co.  19  brown eyes  dark hair  5’5”  laborer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston (?)   Florence Nov.  64.  Dec. 7, 64 paroled.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg:  discharged.  Aug. 7, 90 pension #892483/907881 - April 21, 64 on march Plymouth - Tarboro tried to make an escape, guard  struck him on head, captured.  April 21, 22 Indiana, Pa. died.  Indiana Co. White Twp. Oakland Cem. Plot 80J buried.

RALSTON (ROLSTON), James E.:  Pvt.; Co. E; m; Dec. 7, 61.  July 14, 62 NY Tribune:  aboard Str. STATE OF MAINE Ft. Monroe - NYC Brooklyn College Hsp. and  NJ Hsp.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Paroled:  Feb. 26, 65 NE Ferry (mil.); March 65 (Regt.).  March 21, 65 Annapolis Div. #1 Hsp.: died, typhoid   Annapolis Nat. Cem. #122N buried.  Aug. 7, 65 widow Martha J. pension #104708/73427.  Nov. 16, 68 minor #168007/125314. 

RAMSEY (RAMSY), David S.:  Cpl.; Co. I; m: Dec. 16, 61.  May 8, 62: absent sick.  Discharged:  Sep. 5, 62 Harrisburg, Surg. Cert., disease contracted Battle of Williamsburg (mil.); Sep. 17, 62 Harrisburg, Surg. Cert  (Regt.).  Feb. 25, 88 pension #641871/796152.  1890 Census:  m: Dec. 16, 61 - Sep. 17, 62 lung trouble; res.: New Castle.  May 11, 98 died.  May 18, 98 widow Malvina F. pension #676498/474634. 

RAMSEY, James:  Pvt.; age 18; Co. F; m: Aug. 28, 62.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Comrade Brock wrote:  July 23, 64 Camp Sumpter-James Ramsey died   (Brock‘s file). Died:  June 11, 64 Anders. anasarca (mil.); June 9, 64 Anders. (Regt.).  Anders. Nat. Cem. #1833 buried.

RANDOLPH, James:  Oct. 31, 61 Rimersburg enrolled.  Pvt.; age 18; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61 (Jan. 10, 62) Camp Orr. Jan. 1, 62: to Co. G.  March 28 - April 3, 62 Wash., DC Eckington Hsp.:  typhoid.  April 3, 62 Wash. :died, typhoid.  Wash. Mil. Asylum Cem. #B1443 buried.  Sep. 3, 84 mother Susan pension #319154/219108 - Letter April 3 Eckington Hsp. to father informing James death, sending his effects and $25.00, address Redbank.  March 4, 92 father Adam pension #542515/345211.  (Note:  Dickey lists twice, one Co. F and one Co. G - only one military and  pension file; military file Co. F m: Dec. 7 and Co. G m: Feb. 22, trf. Jan. 1, 62.)

RANGE, James:  Dec. 16, 61 Harrisville enrolled.  Pvt.; Co. I; age 19 (mil.), 22 (Regt.); m: Feb. 22, 62 Kittanning.  June 2 - Aug. 31, 62: sick.  Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston: WIA (Regt.).  Jan. 1, 63: to Cpl.  Feb. 3, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Venango Co.  22  grey eyes  light hair  5’8”  laborer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.   Charleston   Florence. Jan. 25, 65 Florence Prison Hsp.: died bronchitis.  Florence Nat. Mil. Cem.: buried as UNKNOWN.  July 6, 88 mother Rebecca pension #376191/253999 Ks. - Jan. 16, 63 New Bern: letter to father, am well, left Suffolk on the 4th, describes Battle of Kinston (rest illeg.),  March 25, 64 Plymouth :  letter  to his brother, am well, my duty to reenlist rather than go home and be drafted.   Brother of Benjamin

RANGE, Samuel P.:  Dec. 16, 61 Harrisville enrolled.  Pvt.; age 18; Co. I; m: Feb. 22, 62 Kittanning.  May 2 3-Aug. 18, 62: absent sick.  July 6, 62  NY Times:  aboard Str. STATE OF MAINE White House-Ft.Monroe arrived July 2.  Sep. - Oct. 62 Phila: sick.  Feb. 3, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Venango Co.  20  dark eyes and hair  5’8”  laborer.  April 20, 64 Battle of Plymouth: WIA.  April 23, 64 Roanoke Island or New Bern: died, wounds.  New Bern Nat Cem.  #1137 buried.  (NOTE: possibly trfd. to Roanoke Island aboard Transport Str. MASSAOIT, allowed by CSA before Plymouth battle.)

RANKIN, Benjamin S.:  Pvt.; age 19; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61. Died:  records lost no data - died (mil.); date not given (Regt.).   Nov. 15, 62:  to Co. L 4th. US Arty.  Nov. 13, 64 Petersburg: discharged.  Dec. 21, 89 pension #745342/756929.  1890 Census:  m: Oct. 2, 61 - Nov. 13, 64; res.: Baldwin, Butler Co.  Aug. 20, 96 Butler reunion; res.: Baldwin.  Sep. 16, 09 Foxburg reunion;  res.:  Karns City.  Oct. 7, 16 widow Phoebe pension #1077550/828558-Benj. died Sep. 23, 16 Karns City. Regt. Hist.: page 41 photo. Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen: A native of Butler County, born  Dec. 9, 1842; his father David C. Rankin, born in 1818, is yet living, as is also his mother, Nancy (Moore), who was born in 1817. When 18 years old he enlisted for three years, Oct. 2, 1861 at Kittanning as a private in Co.B, 103 Pa. Inf. And with his command took active part in the battles of Williamsburg, Seven Days fight 1862, Seven Pines, siege of Yorktown, Black Water, Cold Harbor, siege of Suffolk, and siege of Petersburg; he was transferred at Suffolk, Va., Nov. 13, 1862 to Co. L, 4th. U.S. Art., under Capt. Howard and was  honorable discharged in front of Petersburg, Nov. 13, 1864 at expiration of term of service. While in service he contracted rheumatism, resulting in hearing trouble, dizziness, and at present is depressed, unstrung, easily wearied and short of breath.  His two brothers were in the service, James served over two years in the 103d Pa. and Joseph, now deceased, served  over two years in Co. L, 14th Pa. Cav.; his grandfather Rankin was a soldier in the war of 1812. Mr. Rankin was married in Butler Coun­ty May 20, 1868, to Phoebe M. Wick, born in that County May 12, 1843; her father William Wick, is deceased. but her mother, Sarah McCullough, is yet living. Five children have been born to Mr. Rankin and wife, namely: Charles Howard, Minnie, deceased, Sarah Nancy, Amy Elsie and Gordon Clyde. Mrs. Rankin’s brother. John T. Wick, served about three years in the late war. Comrade Rankin has been collector, assessor. supervisor, auditor, etc. of  this township; he draws $8 pension, is a farmer resides one half mile south of Baldwin, Pa.

RANKIN, Daniel  L.  Pvt.; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  July 15, 62: recruiting.  Sep. 63: present.  Jan. 2, 64: to Cpl.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Butler  21  blue eyes  brown hair  5’9½”  farmer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW   Anders.  Charleston  Florence.   Fall 1864 Florence Stockade: San. Comm. issued drawers, shirt, socks.  Dec. 10, 64 Charleston paroled.  May 1, 65: to Sgt.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out. July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  June 7, 79 pension #290694/248945.  April 5, 88 National Tribune:  D. L. Rankin of Peachville, Pa. left his discharge  July 1865 with attorneys in Kittanning; he has not heard anything, would like info.  1890 Census:  m: Sep. 26, 61 - July 25, 65; res.: Butler.  Aug. 20, 96 Butler reunion; res.: Butler.  1905 Anders. Mon. Ded.;  res.: 301 Cecelia St., Butler.  Aug. 12, 08 died.

RANKIN, David A.:  Pvt.; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.  Aug. 22, 62 Camp Curtin:  discharged, Surg. Cert. - born Clarion Co.  20  blue eyes  light hair  5’10”  farmer.  Jan. 2, 80 pension #336774/blank - Dec. 7, 61 - Jan. 5, 62 Camp Orr “upstairs in a room in Kittanning” epilepsy & inflammation of brain; furlough till April 62.  Request for Federal Headstone:  March 7, 85 died; buried cemetery at or near Rimersburg.  April 25, 85 widow Lavina pension #326123/299751. 1890 Census: widow Lavina m: July 2 - Aug. 22, 62; res.: New Athens.

RANKIN, James:  Pvt.; age 18; Co. B; m: Feb. 25, 64.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  1890 Census:  m: Feb. 25, 64 -June 25, 65; res.: Maharg.  Aug. 4, 91 pension #1045721/764719. Aug. 20, 96 Butler reunion; res.  Maharg.  Sep. 16, 09 Foxburg reunion; res. Saxonburg.  Sep. 6, 26 Butler died.

REARDON, Robert R.:  Cpl.; age 18; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  Feb. 27, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Clarion Co.  20 blue eyes  brown hair  5’7½”  plasterer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW   Anders.  Charleston    Florence  Greensboro  Danville  “brought from Salisbury confined Richmond Feb. 22, 65”.  Oct. 7, 64 Florence: with Samuel Rupert, Sgt. Krug, Pvt. Klinger, Pvt. Huddelson, bribed guard for rope ladder and to allow them  to pass,  Reardon and Huddelson went east others west, all captured, Reardon by guards with dogs  which were allowed to attack and injured him severely, Huddelson also but not  as severely, guards offered firing squad or join CSA which they  refused, saved by CSA officer, on furlough, gave men food, returned to prison.  Fall 1864 Florence: San. Comm. issued hat.  Feb. 24, 65 Aikens Landing, James River, paroled. Discharged: June 16, 65 Pittsburgh (mil.). Aug. 8, 99 pension #1233582/1133252 - stated he escaped at Florence, captured by guards, with dogs which attacked him; comrade stated he returned to the prison suffering from dog bites to legs and buttocks, at Florence and Danville was feverish; another comrade stated Robt. was sick and unable to travel to his home, he took him home for his mother to nurse, later his father took Robt.to his home.  1905 Anders. Mon. Ded.;  res.: Jacksonburg, W, V.  March 3, 20 Rimersburg died.  Apr. 2, 20 widow Lavina  pension #1155316/894995. Regt. History: page 108.

REDICK, John A.:  Dec. 30, 61 Venango Co. enrolled.  Pvt.; age 18; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  Feb. 22 - Apr. 30, 62 Newport News: sick.  May 1, 62: present.  Feb. 27, 64  Plymouth veteran - born Clarion Co.  20  blue eyes  light hair 5’8½”  farmer  due $402.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW Anders. May 24, 64 Anders. Hsp.: diarr.  May 27, 64: returned to prison.  Died:  supposed dead (mil.); not seen by comrades after leaving Anders. (Regt.); Anders. #40407 - left prison for another place.  Aug. 24, 85 father Wm. pension #330084/233432 - possibly died Anders. Nov. 64.

REED, Alexander:  Feb. 26 62 Clarion Co. enrolled.  Pvt.; Co. H; m: March 23, 62 Wash., DC (mil.); Feb. 22, 62 (Regt.)   Feb. 22 - April 30, 62 Newport News: sick.  Oct. 19, 63 Beaufort, NC hosp: sick.  Nov. 27, 63 Beaufort Hammond Hsp.: died, chr. diarr. single  19  brown eyes  black hair  5’8½”  boat builder  effects: 1 hat, 1 dress coat, 1 overcoat, 1 blouse, 2 trousers, 2 shirts, 2 drawers, 1 pr. shoes, 2 pr. stockings, 1 woolen blanket, 1 knapsack, 1 haversack, 1 canteen. March 19, 83 mother Rebecca pension #302278/209262 - March 10, 63 New Bern letter by David Girts, Co. H, to his family - sending $20, please deliver $5.00 to A. Reed’s mother.   Internet sold  an identification tag - crudely stamped brass, keystone shaped, for Alexander Reed who died at Beaufort, “SC”; battered and apparently cleaned, front 103 PA/V. INF./A. REED/CO. H; back  face of an Eagle Button  (Note there is a Beaufort, SC and Beaufort, NC.)

REED, Hiram:  Pvt.; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  Oct. 1, 62: to Cpl.  Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston:  KIA, GSW abdomen.

REED, Robert:  Pvt.; age 25; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  June 19, 62 White House Landing  hsp.  July 4, 62 NY Tribune: aboard Str. JOHN BROOKS to Ft. Monroe hosp. arrived June 27.   Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston: WIA slightly thigh.  Dec. 14-19, 62 New Bern hsp.   Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Clarion Co.  27  blue eyes  brown hair  5’7”  farmer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Sep. 21, 64 Anders. Hsp.  Died Anders.:  Sep. 23, 64 scurvy (mil.);  Sep. 24, 64 (Regt.).  Anders. Nat. Cem. #9656 buried. April 14, 80 mother Mary pension #263246/198105 - letter by Pvt. Girts, Co. H, met Robert at New Bern, is the cook and is well; also 2 letters to family - Sep. 63 Plymouth requests apple butter, fixing up winter quarters, not so much scouting, go in boats then march to objective; April 64 Plymouth will send money.

REED, Samuel:  Pvt.; age 26; Co. K; m: Oct. 28, 61.  April 30, 62 Yorktown Camp Winfield Scott: died, cramps.  Yorktown Nat. Cem.  #327 buried.  Sep. 22, 62 widow Julia pension #3037/51283.  1890 Census: widow Julia m: Oct. 28, 61, died at Yorktown date unknown; res.: Kittanning. 

REED, Thomas:  Pvt.; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.  May 1, 62 Yorktown:  hosp., dysen.  June - Aug. 3, 62: Carver Hosp. July 2, 62 NY Times: at Wash, DC Carver Hosp. sick.  Dec. 4, 62 Suffolk: discharged, Surg. Cert., chr. Diarr. Dec. 31, 79 pension #336849/227603. 1890 Census:  m: 1862-3; res.: Miola. May 21, 22 Miola died.

REED, Thomas B.:  Pvt.; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.  May 31 or June 1, 62 Wash. DC: died, typhoid fever.  June 4, 62 NY Tribune:  deaths of soldiers in Wash. - Reed, T. B.   Wash., DC  Mil. Asylum. Cem.  #C2305 buried.

REED, William L.:  Oct. 30, 61 Clarion enrolled.  Pvt.; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.  April 1862 Wash. DC Carver Hosp: sick.  May - Oct. 31, 63 Plymouth: detached to Amb. Corp.  April 17-20, 64 Battle of Plymouth:  WIA during sortie into town from Ft. Williams.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Dec. 11, 64 Charleston paroled.  Dec. 26, 64 - Feb. 24, 65: furlough, extended,  illness.  March 14, 65 to Pittsburgh.  March 24, 65 discharged.  Oct. 01, 81 pension #430746/743646.  1890 Census:  m: Oct. 30, 61 - Dec. 17, 64; res. Miola.  1906 died.  Miola Shiloh Presby. Cem. buried.  April 28, 06 widow Elizabeth pension #847886/624270.

REEDY, George W.:  Pvt.; age 19; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  Nov. 1, 61 Camp Orr: discharged, Surg. Cert. 

REEDY, Samuel:  Pvt.; age 22; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  Nov. 13, 61 failed to report, marked deserter.

REESE (REECE), Andrew:  Pvt.; age 24; Co. H; m: Dec. 25, 61.  May 30, 62 Battle of Fair Oaks:  WIA, severely in side.  June 12, 62 NY Times:  WIA back.  Aug. 23, 63: sick quarters after expedition to Columbia, NC. Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Clarion Co.  27  gray eyes  light hair  5’8”  laborer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence  Salisbury  Richmond Feb. 22, 65.  Fall 1864 Florence: San. Comm. issued drawers.  Paroled:  Feb. 20, 65 (Regt.);  Feb. 24, 65 Aikens Landing (mil.).  Feb. 26, 65 Annapolis Div. #1 Hsp.: patient.  March 8, 65 Baltimore Newton Gen. Hsp.: patient.  May 27, 65 discharged.  March 3, 79 pension #270321/213528.  1890 Census:  m: Jan. 1, 62 - May 28, 65 GSW shoulder left side;  res.: Piney Twnship, Clarion Co. Aug. 20, 96 Butler reunion;  res.: Piney Twnshp.  1905 Anders. Mon. Ded.: unable to attend; res: Shippenville. 1906 died.  Callensburg Cem. buried. July 17, 06 widow Nancy J. pension 852378/618841.

REESE, Henry G.:  Cpl.; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.  June 22 (21), 62: to Sgt.  Aug. 13, 62 Harr. Landg: to NY David’s Island, sick.  Oct. 10, 62 NYC: discharged, Surg. Cert., debility.  Feb. 11, 62 pension #439656/381718. 1890 Census:  m: Oct. 30, 61- Oct. 14, 62 back injury, rheum; res.: Piney Twnshp., Clarion Co. April 14, 1900 died.

REESE, Isaiah:  Pvt.; Co. A; m: March 3, 64.  May 14, 64: to Regt.  Aug. 3, 64 Roanoke Island Post Hsp.: malaria.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  April 2, 87 pension #604595/446173.  1890 Census:  m: Feb. 29, 64 -June 25, 65; res.: Piney Twnshp., Clarion Co.  Aug. 20, 96 Butler reunion; res.: Piney Twnshp.   Jan. 16, 24 Clarion died. Regt. Hist.: page 34 photo.

REESE (REASE), Jacob:  Pvt.; age 35; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Aug. 17, 64 Anders.: died, chr. diarr.  Anders. Nat. Cem. #5912 buried (Note: Clarion Hist. #5389 incorrect.) 

REESE (RIESE, REECE), Samuel:  Pvt.; Co. D; m: Nov. 13, 61.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW   Anders.  Aug. 1, 64 Anders.: died, diarr.  Anders. Nat. Cem. #4507 buried.  March 15, 65 widow Eliza J. #86210/76435.  March 2, 74 minor pension #214122/167223. 

REESE (REES), William D.:  Pvt.; age 29; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  Aug. 13 - 25, 62 Phila. hosp.: diarr.  Aug. 25, 62 Phila. Hosp., 8th and Pine St.: died, chr. diarr.   Sep. 23. 62 widow Mary pension #3068/8174.

REESEMAN (BEESEMAN, REESMAN), Thomas C.:  Pvt.; Co. K; m: Jan. 5, 62.  July 28, 62 Maryland Point Lookout Hosp.: died.  Point Lookout Cem. buried. Cem. closed, remains trfd. to Arlington National Cemetery.

REESER (RIESER), Nehemiah:  Pvt.; age 27; Co. B; m: March 16, 64.  April - May 64 Pittsburgh Copeland Hosp.  July 29, 64 Roanoke Island Albemarle Hosp.  June  25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  Nov. 10, 75 pension #10069/34171.  1890 Census:  m: March 16, 64 - June 16, 65; res.: Clintonville.  July 5, 05 widow Mary pension #829148/608580.

REGUS (REYES), Alexander:  Pvt.; age 18; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  June 14, 62 White House Landing, Va.: died, typhoid. 

REGUS (REGES), Henry:  Pvt.; age 41; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  July 10, 62 NY Tribune: aboard Str. NICKERBOCKER arrived Ft. Monroe July 5, bound north.  Aug. 23, 62 Military Report: died at home in Armstrong Co., no date.  Request for Federal Headstone:  died 1862, Armstrong Co., Sugar Creek Twp. St. Paul’s Reform Church buried.  Oct. 13, 62 widow Harriet pension #4146/7592 - July 62 sick White Oak Swamp diarr; at home on furlough, died Aug. 2, 62 Franklin Twp., Armstrong  Co.  April 9, 66 minor pension #124821/144180.

REID (REED), William:  Pvt.; Co. I; m: Dec. 16, 61.  Aug. 14, 62 NY Tribune: aboard Str. ELM CITY Harr. Landg. - Ft. Monroe - Phila.  Sep. 16, 62 Phila.:  discharged, Surg. Cert.  March 15, 76 pension #215860/XC939947/147640. 1890 Census:  m: Dec. 28, 61 - Nov. 1862; res.: Rose Point, Lawrence Co. Sep. 14, 01 Rose Point: died. Lawrence Co. Pleasant Valley Cem. buried. Oct. 11, 01 widow Isabel pension #750073/536080. 

RICHARDS, John:  Pvt.; age 32; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  March 28, 63 New Bern discharged, Surg. Cert. - born Jefferson Co.  35  blue eyes  black hair  5’11”  laborer.  Died 1869 or 1870.  June 24, 80 widow Margaret pension #270785/rejected - no death cert. alleged May 1, 67.  July 1, 12 minor pension #989541/rejected - grandchild not eligible. 

RICHARDSON, Hugh:  Pvt.; age 21; Co. K; m: Jan. 2, 62.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth  veteran - born Pittsburgh  23 brown eyes and hair  5’8½”  farmer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.   Aug. 31, 64 Anders.: died, diarr.  Anders. Nat. Cem.  #7410 buried. 

RICHARDSON, James W.:  Pvt.; age 20; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  Aug. - Oct. 62 Annapolis: absent hosp., sick. Aug. 1, 62 NY Tribune:  at Annapolis Gen Hosp.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Clarion Co.  21 brown eyes and hair  5’11½”  laborer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Feb. 28, 65 NE Ferry paroled.  March 12, 65 NY Times:  aboard Str. GEN. LYON  Wilmington - Annapolis arrived March 7.  June 6, 65 discharged.  June 21, 80 pension #384551/314628.  1890 Census: m: Sep. 7, 61 - June 7, 65; res.: Shippenville.  1905 Anders. Mon. Ded.; res.: Shippenville.  Sep. 16, 1909 Foxburg reunion; res.: Shippenville.  Jan. 5, 22 National Tribune:  died  Oct. 12, 1921 Shippenville, about 80 years, survived by his widow.  Nov. 23, 21 widow Clara J. pension #1181689/921438. 

RICHEY (RITCHEY), Henderson:  Cpl.;  age 18; Co. K; m: Oct. 2, 61.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Allegheny Co.  20  brown eyes  black hair  5’7”  laborer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Millen  Savannah.  Paroled: April 21, 65 Vicksburg, Ms. (mil.); March 31, 65 (Regt.).  April 22, 65 Benton Barracks, Mo. Hosp.  June 14, 65 Harrisburg discharged.  April 2, 87 pension #605709/818391 - Oct. 21, 63 Beaufort: sick, int. fever, Savannah for 3 months, May 19, 65 Benton Barracks Hosp. Since April 22, chr. diarr., May 22, 65 Camp Chase, Ohio. 1890 Census:  m: Oct. 2, 61 - June 14, 65 POW Anders. twice, Millen, Savannah, Thomasville, rheum, fever, ague; res.: Bellevue, Allegheny Co.  Aug. 20, 96 Butler reunion; res.: Bellevue.  April 19, 06, at home on Jefferson St., Belleview died. Buried Bellevue Cemetery, Bellevue. April 24, 1906 widow Leah pension  #847612/636052.

RIDER, John:  Pvt.; age 18; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  Nov. 1, 61 failed to report, marked deserter. 

RILAND, Richard R.  Oct. 28, 61 New Castle enrolled.  Pvt.; age 25; Co. K; m: Feb. 22, 62 Kittanning.  Feb. 3, 64 Plymouth veteran  - born Schuylkill Co.  27  brown eyes  black hair  5’6½”  machinist  clothing lost Battle of Fair Oaks.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Died:  no info after Plymouth (mil.);  Anders. #40458-left prison; enroute to or at Florence. (Regt.).

RIMER, David:  Pvt.; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.  June 22, 62: to 1st. Sgt.  July 2, 62 Harr. Landg.:  exhaustion, carried to the rear.  July 16, 62 Clarion: recruiting.  Jan. 63 Monongahela:  recruiting, never returned to Regt.  Feb. 3, 63 Pittsburgh discharged, Surg. Cert. - born Clarion Co.  25  gray eyes  dark hair  5’11”  farmer  hernia caused by active duty.  May 22, 79 pension #287709/196228 - Apr. 30, 79 Statement:  the Regt. on May 31, 62 at or near the Seven Pines was sent to support pickets on Williamsburg and Richmond road and to right and left of same and some distance in front of earthwork composing the first line of Federal Army, allowing some outposts to retire, Capt. Gillespie, left of road, advance to dislodge the enemy sharpshooters, Co. A simultaneously  as skirmishers, CSA attacked, no support, forced to retreat, Major Gazzam, Commanding, wounded, seized the colors and handed to Commanding Officer Co. F, color guard wounded, etc.; affirms that Capt. Gillespie KIA and Major Gazzam wounded.  Sep. 3, 12 Rockton died.  Sep. 16, 12 widow Polly E. pension #993334/758757.

RISHER, William G.:  Pvt.; age 21; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  Jan. 13 (21), 62 discharged, Surg. Cert.

RITCHEY (RICHEY, RICHE), James:  Sep. 24, 61 enrolled.  Pvt.; age 23; Co. D;  m: Nov. 13, 6l.  Sep. 4 -Dec. 31, 62 Suffolk hosp.:  cook.   Jan. 1, 64: to Co. B.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Clarion  26  brown eyes  dark hair  5’10½”  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Aug. 6, 64 Anders.: died, chr. diarr.  Anders. Nat. Cem. #4844. buried.   Aug. 9, 65 widow Elizabeth pension #105070/70324.

ROBB, Hamilton:  Pvt.; age 22; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  Died:  April 12, 62 Wash., DC Eckington Hosp. (mil); Apr. 10, 62  Wash. (Regt.). 

RODGERS, Andrew:  Musc.; Co. B; m: Aug. 13, 62.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Fall 1864 Florence Stockade:  San. Comm. issued shirt.   Dec. 16, 64 Charleston paroled.  June 25, 65 discharged.  Request for Federal Headstone:  Oct. 14, 72 died,  Bradys Bend Cem. buried.

RODGERS (ROGERS), Joseph:  1st Lt.; age 42; Co. B; m: Sep. 10, 61 Armstrong Co.  June 5, 62: to Capt.  Jan. 24, 63 resigned.  April 23, 85 pension #538322/619416.  1890 Census:  Sep. 14, 61 - June 23, 63; res.: Bradys Bend.  Jan. 29, 94 Kaylor Pa.  died (pens.).  Bradys Bend Cem. buried.

RODGERS, Samuel F.:  Pvt.; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  March 1, 65 paroled. March 24 - April 11, 65: sick, typhoid.  April 12, 65 discharged.  1890 Census:  m: Feb. 25, 62 - March 65 POW Anders; res.: Oil City.  Oct. 6, 97 pension #1199154/956672.  Nov. 14, 04 died.  Dec. 10, 04 widow Mary M. pension #818383/589569.

ROGERS (RODGERS), Edward:  Pvt.; age 41; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  Oct. 26, 62 Expedition Suffolk - Blackwater River, near Franklin, Va.:  WIA, CSA  cannon ball ricocheted.  Oct. 3, 62 Ft. Monroe Chesapeake Hosp.: primary amputation, right leg, femur upper third by GSW received in action on Blackwater entitled to value of an artificial leg - stump 6” unable to wear artificial leg (Med. & Surg. History).  March 12, 63 Chesapeake Hosp. discharged, Surg. Cert. - born Allegheny Co.  42  dark eyes and hair  5’9”  merchant  leg amputated. May 18, 63 pension #22975/24209. 

ROSANSTEEL (ROSENSTEEL), Sylvester G.:  Musc. drummer; age 18; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  Feb. 1, 63: to Co. K.  Jan. 1, 64: to Co. A.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran  - born Butler Co.  20  blue eyes  black hair  5’5”  blacksmith.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Nov. 1, 64 Florence: died.  Florence Nat. Cem. buried as UNKNOWN.

ROSE, James R.:  Pvt.; Co. K; m: Jan. 5, 62.  June 12, 62 NY Times:  MIA.  June 27 - 30, 62 Savage Station, Va. POW  Richmond.  July 13, 62 City Point paroled.   July 62 Ft. Monroe Chesapeake Hosp.: scurvy.   Aug. 6, 62 Annapolis Hosp.  June 27, 62 discharged (Regt.).  Aug. 1, 62 deserted (mil.).  Aug. 7, 62 reported at home,  Pittsburgh.

ROSS, David:  Pvt.; age 22; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Allegheny Co.  24  brown eyes and  hair  5’10½”  farmer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Aug. 12, 64 Anders.: died, acute diarr.  Anders. Nat. Cem. #5389 buried.  Dec. 14, 68 father William pension #169087/136357.

ROTH, Samuel M.:  Cpl.; Co. E; m: Dec. 7, 61.  May 24, 62 Washington, DC Carver Hosp.: died, typhoid.  May 29, 62 NY Tribune: at Wash. hosp. deceased.

ROWLING, John H.:  Chaplain; Staff; m: Dec. 26, 63.  April 10, 64 Plymouth:  Sunday at Church, 10am Chaplain 16th Conn.. and 2 pm by Rev. Rowling, in the brick Church, first service in it since we came here (Charles Lepley, Co. E, diary).  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW - Libby    Petersburg.   April 26, 64 paroled. April 26, 64 brought from Petersburg sent north April 30.  May 7, 64 Pittsburgh Gazette: on list paroled Pa. officers who arrived Annapolis  May  2, captured  Plymouth.   May 31, 64: discharged, physical disability. Billingsley, Amos Stevens, Chaplain, 101 PA. author From the Flag to The Cross-arriving at Plymouth, I found the garrison, comfortably housed, containing some two thousand men. They had been there a long time, and were almost entirely destitute of preaching. Col. Taylor preached occasionally, and the Rev. Morris, a faithful delegate of the U. S. Christian Commission had just arrived, and held service one or two Sabbaths….The large Methodist Church, seating some eight hundred. Chaplain Rawlings, of the 103d Pa. Vol., soon arrived, and took part in the regular services of the Sabbath, Each chaplain labored with his own regiment during the week, and being well supplied with religious papers, tracts, and books, from the Christian Commission, our religious work went on finely until the attack by the rebels. (Note: the church, wood, was destroyed in the Battle of Plymouth, rebuilt in brick.)

RUFF (RUEF), Jacob:  Oct. 30, 61 Rimersburg enrolled.  Pvt.; age 43; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW   Anders.  Aug. 29, 64 Anders.: died, chr diarr.  Anders. Nat. Cem. #7202 buried.  June 27, 65 widow Rebecca pension #99869/93892. 

RUGH (PUGH), Michael (Michael) J.:  Pvt.; age 41; Co. D; m: Nov. 13, 61.  Dec. 5, 62 - Jan. 63: furlough.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  July 8, 64 Anders.: died dysen., scorbutus.  Nov. 28, 64 NY Times: died Anders.  3 December 64 Pittsburgh Dispatch: died Andersonville July 8. Anders. Nat. Cem. #3024 buried.  June 13, 65 widow Harriet pension #97665/53930.  June 25 1870(?) minor pension #188350/144273.            

RUMBAUGH, Charles W.:   Pvt.; Co. B, 7 Pa. Inf. m: April 61.  July 61:  discharged.  Pvt.; age 19; Co. B; m: Sep. 24, 61.  Oct. 12, 61: to Cpl.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Armstrong Co.  21  grey eyes  brown hair 5’6”  farmer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW    Anders.   Charleston   Florence   Richmond Feb. 22, 65.  Fall 1864 Florence Stockade: San. Comm. issued drawers.  Paroled:  Feb. 20, 65 (Regt.); Feb. 24, 65 Aikens Landing  (mil.)  May 1, 65: to Sgt.   June 8, 65 Annapolis Hsp.   Discharged:  June 25, 65 (mil.); June 8, 65 Annapolis Hsp. (pens.).  1890 Census:  Pvt.  Co. B 7 Pa Apr. - July 61; 2d enl. 103 Pa. Jan. 1, 64 - June 8, 65; res: Reynoldsville.  July 6, 91 pension #1036777/835956. Aug. 28, 02 Dayton Nat. Soldier’s Home:  #28146  m: Sep. 24, 61 Cpl. Co. B 103 PVV- June 8, 65 Annapolis;  Apr. 15, 61 Kittanning  Pvt. Co. B 7th. Pa. Inf. - Aug. 6, 61 Pittsburgh. Veteran Jan. 1, 64 Plymouth  fair condition - cardiac, rheum, lumbago born Pa.  61 yrs.  5’6”  blue eyes  gray hair  reads/writes Prot.  engineer  res.: Sturgeon, Alleghany Co.  widower   notify dau. Mrs. Lulu Nichols, Lock Haven pension.  Dec. 21, 11 request discharge.  July 21, 13 readmitted.  NOTE on admittance sheet: “died Lock Haven May 30, 16 cause unknown”  ((probably home on furlough)). 

RUMBAUGH, Joseph:  Pvt.; Co. B; Aug. 25, 62.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Dec. 10, 64 Charleston paroled.  June 25, 65 discharged.  June 7, 77 pension #237323/155417.  1890 Census:  m: Aug. 25, 62 - July 12, 65 rheum.; res.: Adams, Armstrong Co.   Oct. 1, 1903 died. 

RUPERT, Jacob:  Cpl.; age 25; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.   Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Clarion Co.  28  blue eyes  black hair  5’9½”  farmer. April 1864:  to Capt., never mustered.   Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston   Florence   Salisbury  Richmond Feb. 22, 65.  Feb. 24, 65 Aikens Landing paroled.  March 1, 65 (mil.); May 1, 65 (Regt.): to Sgt.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  March 30, 85 pension #536349/331748 - expedition Hyde Co., NC injured falling from boat,  Battle of Plymouth shell struck left foot, bayonet wound left thigh while resisting rebel soldier.  1890 Census:  (no dates) 3 yrs., wounded left foot; res.: Curllsville.  Sep. 16, 09 Foxburg reunion; res.: Curllsville.  Apr. 27, 22 National Tribune: died March 13, 22 Curllsville, age 88, POW Plymouth; survived by children.  March 14, 22 Curllsville died (Pension card).

RUPERT, John F.:  Pvt.; age 21; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  Aug. 15, 62: to Cpl.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Clarion Co.  24  blue eyes  dark hair  5’9”  farmer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders. Charleston   Florence  Salisbury  Richmond Feb. 22, 65.  Oct. 7, 64 Florence: escaped, bribed guard with a watch.  Oct. 12, 64 Collins Plantation, near Marion: captured by 4th.  SC Cav., CSA.  Feb. 24, 65 Aikens Landing paroled.  June 16, 65 discharged.  March 3, 85 pension #533981/495635.  1890 Census: m: Sep. 7, 61 -June 16, 65 partial sight and hearing; res.: Clarion Co.  Sep. 16, 1909 Foxburg reunion;  res:  Knox.  Aug. 21, 18 Foxburg died. 

RUPERT, Samuel:  Pvt.; age 22; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  Sep. 1, 62: to Cpl.  May 1, 63: to Sgt.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Clarion Co.  24  brown eyes and hair  5’8” farmer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston   Florence  Salisbury.  Oct. 7, 64 Florence: escaped, bribery, headed west.  Unknown date: captured.  Paroled:  March 1 - 2, 65 NE Ferry (mil.); March 10, 65 (Regt.).  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg:  discharged.  June 17, 86 pension #577232/377399.  1890 Census:  m: Jan. 2, 62 - June 25, 65 Anders. 10½” months; res.: W. Freedom.  1905 Anders. Mon. Ded.; res: W. Freedom.  Sep. 16, 09 Foxburg reunion; res.: Parker’s Landing.  1910 Salisbury Mon. Ded.; res.: W. Freedom.  Dec. 6, 20 Parkers Landing died. 

RUSSELL, Albert M.:  Pvt.; age 16; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  Dec. 7, 61:  to Co. G.  Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Clarion Co.  18  brown eyes  fair hair  5’7”  laborer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders. Charles. Florence.  Fall 1864 Florence:  San. Comm. issued shirt, drawers, hat.  Dec. 7, 64 Charleston paroled. June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg:  discharged.  July 25, 90 pension #872787/609726.  Nov. 29, 91 Muncy, Lycoming Co. died.  Jan. 13, 93 widow Anna B. pension #568236/blank.  Nov. 26, 95 minor pension #652363/blank

RUTTER, James B.:  Pvt.; age 18; Co. E; m: Dec. 7, 61.  March 12 - June 3, 62 Wash., DC  Meriden Hill Camp and Columbia College Hosp.: sick.   Feb. 2, 64 Plymouth veteran  - born Butler Co.  20  black eyes  light hair  5’5½”  farmer.  April 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston?  Florence.  Paroled: Dec. 13, 64 Charleston (mil.);  Dec. 24, 64 (Regt.).  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  April 5, 83 pension #478677/375131. July 23, 87 Dayton Soldier’s Home:  #14802 m: Dec. 12, 61 Harrisburg - June 25, 65 New Bern  Co. E, 103 Pa.  veteran  kidney disease  born “Armstrong Co.”  43  5’7”  hazel eyes  brown hair  laborer  res.:  Gosport  single  notify sister Mrs. W. F. Henry, Gosport.  Nov. 7, 87 requested discharge.  Aug. 29, 88 Queenstown, Armstrong Co., at his residence, died.  Aug. 18, 90 widow Margaret pension #462360/348944.