Roster of the 103d PA Infantry
ZIEGLER, Andrew: Pvt.; Co. H, 13th. Pa. Inf Regt.; m: April 25, 61 Butler - 3 months. Pvt.; age 34; Co. E; m: Dec. 7, 61. June -- Oct. 62: absent sick. June 20, 62: declared deserter. Jan. 31, 89 pension #687735/788373 -- stated Fair Oaks on Aug. 6, 62 discharged, record lost; loss of hearing. Request for Federal Headstone: died Jan. 16, 93 Butler; buried Butler North Cern.
ZIERL, Sebastian - Corporal, Color Guard, Co. F. Immigrated from Grafenberger, Dusseldorf, Germany. Enrolled 31 Oct 61 at Rimersburg, PA, a Blacksmith. Mustered in 7 Dec 61 as Private. Capt. Donaghy Battle of Kinston: Sebastian Zearl, our German veteran, was one of the color guard, and when the color sergeant was wounded he seized the colors, but being anxious to continue firing he sat on the ground and held the colors with his crossed legs while he loaded and fired his musket. His voice was brought into active service, and his war cry was “Hurrah for Hurrah.” He came through unhurt, but his coat skirt was spoiled with bullet holes, there being no less than seven in it. At the Battle of Plymouth: Corporal Zearl dug a pit behind his place at the breastworks in Ft. Williams, its purpose being to enable him to step down out of danger while re-loading his gun. He dug it just long enough to lie in, and requested Capt. Donaghy to bury him in it in case he should be killed. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 25 Aug 1864 at Andersonville, GA. Grave 6818. Also listed as ZIRL, ZIERL, ZERL & ZERB. Headstone
ZILAFRO, Weldon Samuel "Sam" - Private, Co. F. Born May 1843 in PA, son of Joseph W. & Catherine (Barnhart) Zellafro. Enrolled 30 Oct 61 at Rimersburg, Clarion Co., PA at age 17. Mustered in 7 Dec 61. Wounded 14 Dec 62 at Kinston, NC. Treated in quarters. Received furlough in June 63. Did not return from furlough and listed as deserter. 1890 Montgomery Co., TN Census shows discharge as 1 July 65. Married about 1867 to Sarah Martha, daughter of Benjamin McClellan & Margaret (Armstrong) Rankin in Clarion Co., PA. Interestingly, Sarah Martha applied for Widow's Pension on 22 Jan 1908. (Needs further research) Married next to Sarah, daughter of James & Nancy (Davis) Baggett. Died 23 Nov 1919 in Montgomery Co., TN. Buried in Baggett Cemetery, Cunningham, TN. Pension #883586/blank.
ZIMMERMAN, Daniel: Jan. 10, 62 Venango Co. enrolled. Pvt.; age 33; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62. Feb. 27, 64 Plymouth veteran - born Union Co. 35 brown eyes black hair 5’11” farmer. April 20, 64 Plymouth POW Anders. Charleston Florence. Oct. 7, 64 Florence: died, disease. Florence National Cemetery. buried as UNKNOWN. May 23,65: J. Rupert, Co. H, wrote to Col. Lehman-I saw D. Zimmerman’s body at Florence. Dec. 20, 00 eBay: enlistment documents were offered for sale. (NOTE: pension file#30171/blank is catalogued as Daniel, Co. H, but the entry is for Daniel Zimmerman, Co. G(2). March 7, 65-April 65 age 42 gray eyes brown hair 5’7” miner born PA.)
ZINK, Josiah: 1st. Lt.; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61. June 28, 62: retreat to James River left sick. June 22, 62:ctmmissioned Capt.Feb. 13, 63 New Bern: resigned, Surg. Cert. Sep. 18, 83 pension #495990/blank Mo.-during retreat from the Pens. Camp. suffered from exposure, debility and was incapable of performing my duty. Jan. 2, 88 died. July 29, 91 widow Elizabeth J. pension #521642/347277 Mo. Regt. History page 1 photo.Capt. Donaghy: mid Sept. 1862 on the way to Suffolk Capt. Zink had been left sick in hospital at Ft. Monroe.