Roster of the 103d PA Infantry

ABEL, Augustus:  Pvt.; age 21; Co. B;  m: Sep. 24, 61.  July 14, 62 - June 64 attached Battery H, 1 NY Arty.  June 20 - “Dec. 23, 64” Provost Marshall’s Office, Roanoke Island special duty. Aug. 31, 64 Roanoke Island:  arrived or whereabouts known.  Sep. 23 (Dec. 23), 64 discharged.  July 7, 1888 pension #663160/750660.  1890 Census: m: Sep. 24, 1861 - “Sep. 25, 64” fever ague; res.: Beechtree, Jefferson Co.  May 11, 1911 National Tribune: died recently at Falls Creek, PA. survived by widow and four children.  Mar. 4, 1911 widow Mary A. pension #959741/720302. Died 1911. Buried in Beechwoods Cemetery, Falls Creek, Jefferson Co., PA. Headstone

ADAMS, Abram (Abraham):  Pvt., Wagoner; age 24; Co. B; m:  Sep. 24, 61 Muller’s Eddy.  Apr. 25, 62: detached Teamster Brig.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW Anders. Charleston Florence.  Fall 1864 Florence San. Comm. issued drawers.  Feb. 24, 65 Aikens Landing, VA  paroled. Mar. 9, 65 Annapolis, Camp Parole Hosp.:  veteran no, married Rachel, age 27, to Pittsburgh March 21. March 25, 65 discharged.  1890 Census: Sep. 22, 61 - "May 1, 65"; 10¼ mo. Anders.; res.: West Freedom.  Aug. 15, 1890 pension #897674/673404.  Sep. 16, 1909 Foxburg reunion; res.: Parker’s Landing.  Oct. 30, 1914 Clarion Co. died.  Nov. 6, 1914 Rachel pension  #1036588/789237. 

ADAMS, James - Private, Co. B. Born 1830, son of James & Rachel Adams. m: Sep. 24, 61.  Feb. 22, 62 Commissioned and mustered Capt.; trf. Co. K.  May 4 - 7, 62 Battle of  Williamsburg: disabled one year. June 20, 62 Pittsburgh: absent; sick typhoid, pneum.  Aug. 1, 62 -Feb. 28, 63: recruiting.  Sep. 24, 63: applied VRC never mustered. Sep. 29, 63 Office Prov. Marshall, NYC. Oct. 1, 63 Plymouth - NYC: escorted detachment VRC.  Feb. 29, 64: discharged, Surg. Cert. - born Armstrong Co.  age 32  brown eyes and hair  5’9”. March 30, 1890 pension #345404/249095.  1890 Census: m: Sep. 24, 61 - Dec. 25, 63; res.: Adams, Armstrong Co. Oct. 5, 98 Pens. Bur.:  res.: Adams. Dec. 24, 1904 Armstrong Co. died.  Jan. 20, 1905 widow Mary A. pension #820462/595306. Buried in Cowansville Cemetery, Armstrong Co., PA. Headstone

ADAMS, John:  Dec. 1, 61 Tarentum enrolled.  Pvt.; age 19; Co. G; m: Jan. 10, 62 Camp Orr, Kittanning. Dec. 31, 63 Plymouth discharged; reenlisted.   Jan. 64 Plymouth veteran - born Allegheny Co.  20  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders. Feb. 26, 65 Goldsboro Hosp. #3: diarrhea.  No info after Goldsboro,  not at muster out, possibly died enroute to Federal lines.  ((Note:  POWs processed through Goldsboro usually came from Florence and/or Salisbury--nothing in the file.)) 

AILER (Alir, Ayler, Aler), Benjamin:  Sep. 25, 61 Orrsville enrolled.  Pvt.; age 35; Co. D; m: Nov. 13, 61. Dec. 5, 62 - April 64 Suffolk: Brig. wagoner.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Aug. 11, 64 Andersonville. died, chr. diarr.  Andersonville National Cemetery. #5286 buried.  Mar. 15, 65 widow Sarah pension #86238/82323.  March 5, 97 minor Richard pension #649405/blank.

AIKENS (Atkins, Aiken, Agen, Eagen), William:  Sep. 8, 63 enrolled.  Pvt.; age 18; Co. F; m: Aug. 24, 63 (Oct. 5, 63) Pittsburgh - born Mercer  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Fall 1864 Florence: San. Comm. issued shirt.  Feb. 27, 65 N. E. Ferry, near Wilmington, NC paroled.  Died:  enroute to or at Florence (Regt.);  Apr. 3, 65 Ft. Monroe Hosp.: general debility (mil.).  Hampton Nat. Cem. #D2571 buried.  May 26, 1879 mother Margaret Eagen pension #246001/202988 - May 10, 1883 AGO War Dept.:  Wm. Agen, Pvt.  Co. F, mustered Aug. 24, 63 Pittsburgh as Wm. Aikens, capt. Plymouth Apr. 20, 64, paroled Feb. 27, 65 N.E. Ferry, died Apr. 3 Ft. Monroe Hosp. general debility. 

ALBERT, John:  Nov. 20, 61 Butler enrolled.  Pvt.; age 21; Co. E; m: Dec. 7, 61 Camp Orr.  May 27, 62 Wash., DC  Douglas Hosp.: died, typhoid fever.  Wash. Mil. Asylum Cem. #3041 buried.  Apr. 26, 1869 father Daniel pension #174639/blank. 

ALBRIGHT, Daniel:  Dec. 16, 61 Harrisonville enrolled.  Musician, Co. I, m: Feb. 22, 62.  Aug. 7, 62: absent sick.  Aug. 9, 62 N. Y. David’s Island Hosp.: sick.  Dec. 15, 62 discharged; Surg. Cert. - born Butler  35  5’10½”  gray eyes  miner.  Apr. 30, 1881 pension #420934/379776 Mich.  May 6, 1912 Cedar Springs, Mich. died.  May 20, 1912 widow Susannah pension #986899/744428 Mich. 

ALEXANDER, Alvin H:  Aug. 15, 61 enrolled. Commissioned  1st Lt.; age 20; Co. A; mustered: Sep. 7, 61 Callensburg.  July 8, 62 N.Y. Tribune: aboard  Str. S.R. SPAULDING  Harrison’s Landing - Ft. Monroe - NYC Bellevue Hosp.  Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston: WIA.  Jan. 25, 63: commissioned Capt.  June 5, 63 Plymouth: appointed Court Martial Board.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW  Anders. (church)  Charleston  Macon   Camp Asylum, Columbia   Danville  Libby.  Oct. 5, 64 Charleston - Columbia: via train, box car, going about 12 mph dropped, was carrying a white haversack, seen by guard who fired and missed, assisted by Negroes. Oct. 16, 64 Rutherford, NC: captured by CSA pickets, was in  uniform, jailed Masonic hall, well treated, to Morgantown, NC, Salisbury, Danville. Feb. 18, 65 Richmond Libby prison.  Feb. 22 (21), 65 on James River: paroled. Feb 26, 65 furlough.  June 25, 65 New Bern mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  Mar. 13, 69 Clarion Democrat:  married Lue E. Barber on March 9. 1876 R. Stevenson, CSA, requested payment from Alexander, now residing Callensburg, for CSA currency bought at Camp Asylum. June 30, 1880 pension #403606/1123014/C2492265. 1890 Census: 1st Lt. and Capt. m: Aug. 15, 61 -July 12, 65 POW Anders.  Macon  Charleston  Danville  Libby  diarr., rheum.; res:  Clarion. Oct. 5, 98 Pens. Bur.: res. 28 Main St., Clarion.  1905 Anders. Mon. dedication; res. :28 Main St., Clarion.  Sep. 16, 09 Foxburg reunion; res: Clarion. Feb. 1923 Venetia died.

ALEXANDER, James Milton:  2d. Lt.; Co. H; Commissioned and mustered: Feb. 22, 62.  Dec. 5, 62 Suffolk: in charge convalescents.  Jan. 11, 63 New Bern: present.  Feb. 13, 63 resigned; family business affairs requiring presence at home.  1st Lt.; Co. D, 57 Pa. Inf.; m: July 6, 63  pursuing CSA Gen. John Morgan in Ohio.  Aug. 17, 63 discharged.  July 12, 1888 pension #663627/751430 Iowa. Sep. 20, 1906 Butler reunion. July 13, 1908 Clarion, County Wright, Iowa found in his room dead. July 30, 1908 widow Rebecca E. pension #901395/665017 Iowa.

ALLISON, James Russell - Private, Co. E. Born 9 Aug 1845 in PA, son of Robert P. & Nancy D. (Russell) Allison. Enrolled from Cherry Twp, Butler Co., PA. Mustered 7 Dec 61. Discharged 17 Jan 62 at Camp Orr, Kittanning, PA. Married 2 Dec 1873 to Elizabeth Jane McCallen. Died 7 Aug 1921. Buried in Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Cemetery, Cherry Twp, Butler Co., PA. Genealogy

ALLISON, Nathaniel Kerr - Private, Co. E. Born 21 Sept 1840 in PA, son of Robert P. & Nancy D. (Russell) Allison. Enrolled 20 Nov 61 a 21 year old Farmer from Cherry Twp, Butler Co., PA. Mustered 7 Dec 61. Missing In Action 31 May 62 at the Battle of Fair Oaks, VA. Presumed dead. Memorial stone at Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Cemetery, Cherry Twp, Butler Co., PA. Mother, Nancy, applied 26 Nov 1884 for pension #321499/231521. Genealogy & Photo

ALLMAN (Altman), John:  Pvt.; Co. K; m: Oct. 2, 61.  May 31, 62 Battle of Fair Oaks: KIA. Fair Oaks/Seven Pines National Cemetery:  #B115 - Jas. Allum Pvt. died May 31, 62 ((no state or regt., possibly Allman)).  June 12, 62 NY Times:  KIA 7 Pines.  June 8, 1877 pension mother Mary #231764/179872.  Father is Conrad Altman Co D, 103d.

ALT, Calvin B.:  Pvt.; age 20; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  Feb. 1862 Camp Orr Regt. Hsp.: typhoid. Apr. 30, 62 Yorktown.  May 1862 Battle of Fair Oaks/Seven Pines. Dec. 31, 63 Plymouth discharged; reenlisted.    Jan. 1, 64 Plymouth veteran:  born Clarion  hazel eyes  dark hair 5’10½”  laborer.  April 20, 64 POW Anders.  Charleston  Florence. Dec. 10, 64 Charleston paroled. June 25 65 New Bern  mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg  discharged.  March 9, 1886 pension #565214/411766/XC269386.  1890 Census: m: Sep. 1, 61 - June 25, 65 rheum and other disabilities;  res.: Tylersburg.  1905 Anders. Monument Ded.; res.: Tylersburg. Sep. 16, 09 Foxburg reunion.  Jan. 30, 1918 Tylersburg died.  March 2, 1918 pension widow Margaret J. #116010/853902.  NOTE:  Pa. Transportation to Anders. Form stated “served as John Adamson”, no info in files. 

ALTMAN (Alltman  Alleman  Allman), Conrad:  Pvt.; age “48"; Co. D; m: Nov. 13, 61.  Spring 1862 Harrison’s Landing: remained, sick.  July 1862 NYC David’s Island  Hosp.  Feb. 14, 63 David’s Island Hosp.: discharged, Surg. Cert.- born Germany  “55”  5’7”  blue eyes  grey hair  farmer  debility, old age.  Feb. 25, 1863 pension #11772/(blank).  Son John Allman, Co. K.

ALTMAN, David:  Pvt.; age 19; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  Feb. 17, 63 (62) New Bern discharged, Surg. Cert. - born Armstrong Co.  21  gray eyes  dark hair  5’9”  farmer.   Mar. 11, 63 pension  #13166/14498. Pvt.; Co. B 139 Inf. Regt. Pa., 1 Brig. 2 Div. VI Corp; m: Jan 23 (25), 64 Kittanning - gray eyes  light hair   5’9”.  Oct. 19, 64 Battle of Cedar Creek, VA:  KIA, GSW.  July 30 1879 father Casper pension #248150/196762.  Brother Wm.

ALTMAN (Alton), Hamilton:  Pvt.; Co. D; m: Nov. 13, 61.  Spring 1863: detailed hostler for Lt. Col’s. horse. April 20, 64 Plymouth POW Anders. Salisbury.  Paroled: Dec. 13, 64 Charleston;  also entry Feb. 22, 65 Richmond.  March 15, 65 discharged.  Aug. 06, 1888 pension #667360/1024021/C2548915 Ohio.  April 17, 1902 died.

ALTMAN, Wm.:  Pvt.; age 21; Co. C; m:  Sep. 16, 61.  May - June 62 White Oak Swamp: left, sick. June 30, 62  between White Oak Swamp and Malvern Hill, VA: died,  disease. July 30, 1879 father Casper pension #248150/196762.   Brother David, Co. C.

AMMENDT (Amendt), Henry M.:  Pvt.; age 41; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  May 31, 62 Chickahominy, Va.: POW, while on picket-Richmond Libby   Salisbury 2 or 3 days   Richmond Belle Island Aug. 10.  June 12, 62 NY Times: MIA.  July 17, 62 NY Times:  POW taken May 31 - June 1, 62 engagement near Richmond, held Salisbury.  Sep. (Aug.) 13, 62 Aikens Landing, Va. paroled.  Dec. 29, 62 Hampton Hosp.: scurvy.  Apr. 26, 63 Hampton Hosp. discharged, Surg. Cert.  May 11, 1876 pension #219492/348106.

ANDERSON, David:  Pvt.; Age 22; Co. A; m: Sep. 7, 61.  Dec. 7, 61:  to Co. F, musician. Dec. 31, 63 Plymouth discharged; reenlisted.  Feb. 3, 64 Plymouth veteran  born Clarion  24  gray eyes  black hair  5’8”  laborer.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW   Anders.  June 26, 64 Anders. Hosp.  June 26 - 27, 64 Anders.: died, typhus typhoid. Anders. Nat. Cem. #2547 buried. Nov. 28, 64 NY Times: died Anders.  Jan. 10, 1874 mother Mary pension #213287/188892 -.2 fragile letters:  Plymouth-we were paid off last week and got our bounty….I also expressed $120 today to Capt. Zink…I suppose it will reach home...perhaps we might be home before long…also enclosed my discharge take care of it for me; June 2, 1863 Camp Plymouth…sent money home to Capt. Zink at Rimersburg. 

ANDERSON, Samuel:  Pvt.; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.  May 31, 62 Battle of  Fair Oaks: GSW left thigh, ball extracted.  June 12, NY Times:  WIA thigh.  July 21, 62 Phila. St. Joseph‘s Hosp.  July 22, 62 St. Joseph‘s Hosp.: discharged, Surg. Cert.- born Pa.  44  blue eyes  light hair  5‘10¼”  farmer.  Feb. 17, 63 pension #10872/19103.  1890 Census:  m: Dec. 1861 - July 29, 62 shot in left thigh; res.: Catfish, Madison Township, Clarion Co. Nov. 30, 1905 died.

ANDERSON, Samuel W.:  Pvt.; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61.  May 31, 62 Battle of Fair Oaks: WIA.  Apr. 20, 64 Plymouth POW   Anders. Squad 1 Mess 5.  Apr. 21, 65 Vicksburg, MS. paroled.  May 31 (15), 65 discharged.  April 6,78 pension #252656/227966/XC2713426. 1890 Census: m: June 61 - June 65; res. Catfish, Clarion Co.  April 12, 1924 Huntington, W.Va. died. Clarion Co., Toby Twnshp. Independence M. E. Church Cem. buried. Apr. 26, 1924 widow Margaret R. pension  #1218581/952858 W. Va.

ANDREWS (Andress), Jacob:  Sep. 25, 61 Oakland enrolled.  Pvt., musician;  Co. D;  age 20, m: Nov. 13, 61. April 2, 62 Ft. Monroe: aboard  Str. MASSACK, fell on stairway,  to D. C. hosp.   June 27, 62 Wash., DC Circle Hosp. July 2, 62 NY Tribune: listed Wash. hosp. Discharged: July 11, 62 Circle Hosp.: Surg. Cert. - born Allegany Co.  28  blue eyes  dark hair  5’8” cabinetmaker;  Oct. 62 (Regt.)  May 11, 1878 pension #254407/202032. 1890 Census: m: Sep. 25, 61 - July 16, 62;  res.: New Bethlem.  Jan. 5, 1895 died.  ((Date illegible)) widow Harriet pension #611043/434007.

ANTHONY, George W.:  Enrolled Jan. 10, 62.   Pvt.; age 18; Co. G; m: Feb. 22, 62 Kittanning. Feb. 22 -28, 62 Armstrong Co.: under arrest by Civil Authorities.  May - June 62 White House Landing Hosp.: sick.  Aug. 18, 62: absent sick.  Sep. 22 - Oct. 62:  AWOL   Nov.- Dec. 62: detached, Baltimore RR. Dec. 31, 63 Plymouth discharged; reenlisted.  Dec 31, 63 Plymouth veteran - age 20  laborer. April 20, 64 Plymouth  POW  Anders.  Apr. 21, 65 Vicksburg, Ms. paroled.  May 1, 65 Benton Barracks, Mo. Hosp.: diarr.  May 5, 65: orders, to Annapolis. Died: May 15, 65 Benton Barracks Hosp.: diarr.- single  21  res. Brookfield, Pa.; Conf. Prison (Regt.)  Jefferson Barracks National. Cem. Section 45 #226 buried. May 16, 1879 mother Jane pension #245546/191147-Apr. 7, 64 Plymouth: letter to John Barr… Dear friend...am well. have not received a letter from you for a long time…we was paid the 3d. Day of this month & I sent you $100 by express…I don’t know when I will be home…let me know if you receive the money; Affid. by John....money was to support his mother and father; their letters destroyed when their house burned. May 16, 81 father Wm. pension #280998/200880.           

ANTHONY, Jacob:  Pvt.; age 31; Co. G; m: Dec. 5, 62 (Jan. 10, 62).  Jan. 63: AWOL  Mar. 28, 63: discharged, Surg. Cert. Sep. 15, 63 pension #32802/923849.  June 2, 1877 died. Armstrong Co., Kellersburg Lutheran Cem. buried.  June 4, 1884 widow Sarah J. pension #316566/395558. 1890 Census: widow Sarah m: Jan. 10, 62, 1 yr. 3 mo. lung disease; res.: New Bethlem.

ANTHONY, Jacob J.:  Pvt.; Co. D; m: Nov. 13, 61. Apr. 20, 64 POW Anders.  Charleston  Florence.  Dec. 6, 64 paroled.  May 9, 65 discharged.  Feb. 6, 1874 pension #189571/142947 - Dec. 62 Battle of Kinston, NC  WIA by a tree severed by a  cannon ball. 1890 Census: Sep. 25, 61 - “Dec. 13, 64” chr. diarr.; res.:  Climax, Clarion Co. 1905 Anders. Mon. Ded.; res.: Climax.  Sep. 16, 09 Foxburg. reunion;  res.: Climax.  Dec. 5, 18 South. Bethlehem died.  Jan. 20, 19 widow Marietta pension #1134582/868904. Diary sold eBay 01/09/99.

ANTHONY, Philip:  Pvt.; age 29; Co. C.  m:  Sep. 16, 61.  Sep. 16, 64 discharged.

ANTHONY, Robert:  Pvt.; age 30; Co. G.  m:  Dec. 1, 61 Armstrong Co.  Feb. 1, 62 Kittanning Overhouse Hospital.  Feb. 1 or 2, 62 Kittanning: discharged, Surg. Cert. - inability to perform military duties.

ANTHONY, Tomer:  Pvt.; age 31; Co. C.  m:  Sep. 16, 61.  June 30, 62  between White Oak Swamp-Malvern Hill, VA: died, disease.  Oct. 31, 62 widow Catherine pension #5255/30842-Pvt. Hetrick stated: about June 29 Tomer was sick in an old stable being used as a hospital, unconscious and unable to escape when the building was shelled by CSA and burned. Aug. 9, 64 minor pension #105125/100879.

APPLEGATE, John C.: mus.  4th Cav., served with Lt. Col. Maxwell, walked into camp and enlisted, not known to other enlisted men.  Pvt.; age 30; Co. I; m: Dec. 16, 61.  July 2, 62 NY Tribune:  patient Wash., DC. Judiciary Square Hosp.  May 1, 63: to Sgt. Major, Staff.  Dec. 63 - June 64: while on furlough, sick.  Feb. 14, 65 discharged. Aug. 30, 1882 pension #458579/blank MO. June 26, 1884 widow Elizabeth pension #317063/290319 MO.

ARMAGOST  (AMAGAS  ARMAGIST  ARMAGOST  AMAGART), Eli:  1st Sgt.; Co. F; m: Dec. 7, 61. Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston, NC: WIA.  July 4, 63 commissioned 2d. Lt. and mustered (mil.); Pa. Adj. Report 1863: Co. F 2d Lt. date of rank July 4, 63.  Feb. 3, 64 Plymouth veteran: born Centre Co.  36  brown eyes  black hair  5’11”  blacksmith.  Apr. 20, 64 POW Anders. (as enlisted). July 6, 64 Anders.: died typhoid, chr. diarr.  Anders. Cem. #2956 buried.  Nov. 28, 64 NY Times: died Andersonville July 6, typhoid and diarr. 3 December 64 Pittsburgh Dispatch: died Andersonville July 6. Battle of Plymouth: after 101 PA's  Fort Compher  fell, CSA entered the town; soldiers left Ft. Wms. and engaged them, Capt. Donaghy  was wounded, leaving Sergeant Armagost to command the company, which was bravely fighting. Feb. 18, 65 widow Sarah Ann pension #83439/92115.

ARMSTRONG, Chambers:  Pvt.; age 19; Co. D.  m: Nov. 13, 61.  Feb. 11, 62 Kittanning Camp Orr Regt. Hosp.: died.  June 28, 1880 father John pension #272496/246705.

ASHBAUGH, John J.:  Jan. 04, 62 Clarion Co. enrolled. Pvt.; age 18; Co. H; m: Feb. 22, 62.  Feb. 12, 63 musician, drummer. Dec. 31, 63 Plymouth discharged; reenlisted.    Feb. 27, 64 Plymouth veteran  brown eyes and hair  5’5¼” paid $402.  April 20, 64 POW  Anders.  Charleston  Florence. Dec. 11 (7), 64 Charleston paroled.  Dec. 16, 64 Annapolis Camp Parole.  Dec. 25, 64 -Jan. 25, 65 furlough.  Feb. 22, 65 Pittsburgh: List of Stragglers - overstayed furlough, transportation Pittsburgh - Harrisburg $5.10.  Feb. 28, 65 Camp Parole: AWOL.  March 65 present.  June 25, 65 New Bern: mustered out.  July 13, 65 Harrisburg: discharged.  1890 Census:  Jan. 4, 62 - June 25, 65; res.: Clarion. Dec. 21, 1891 pension #1079548/1101996/C2505258-claimed 36 of my company went in Anders. and 18 came out alive; when taken prisoner I had about $25-flour was selling at $1 a pound, beans $1, salt $25 a spoonful, eggs $4.50 a doz., I paid $2 for a slice of ham 6 in. long and 3 in. wide. Sep. 20, 1906 Butler reunion.  Sep. 16, 09 Foxburg reunion; res.: St. Petersburg, Pa.  1905 Anders. Mon. dedication.  Aug. 31, 32 St. Petersburg died.  

AUSTIN, John C.:  Musician-drummer; age 18; Co. C; m: Sep. 16, 61.  July 8, 62 NY Tribune: aboard  Str. S. R. SPAULDING Harrison’s Landing - Ft. Monroe - NYC Bellevue Hospital.  Sep. 16, 64 discharged.

AUSTIN, Joseph:  Sep. 16, 61 Kittanning enrolled.  Pvt.; age 17; Co. C; m: Dec. 7, 61.  May - June 62 Washington, DC: sick.  Aug. 62: absent sick.  Sep. 62: present. Dec. 14, 62 Battle of Kinston: KIA,  2 fatal shots - one brain and one near heart.  New Bern Nat. Cem. buried (Roll of Honor); not  on Cem. list.