In the Civil War from 1861 to 1865
Figured from the number of officers and men who saw service and who were killed, wounded, prisoners, died from disease, who enlisted in Co. C. D. and F. the 8th Penna. Cavalry from Hazleton, Penna.
Company D was in 135 battles and skirmages with the Army the Potomac, from 1861 to the last battle at Appomattox, April 9, 1865.
Company D. captured the last flag, fired the last shot, and the last confederate in the army of Northern Virginia.
Capt John E Giles, of Hazelton Penna served 3 years and 2 months in Company C as 1st Lieut. and was in 94 battles and skrimages. He was in 7 battles and skrimages after his term of 3 years had expired before leaving the army.
Capt. Andrew Lee, of Hazleton, Penna. was Lieut. of Co. D and commanded the company in the last campaign from Petersburgh, to Appomattox.
The following are the names who enlisted and served in Co. C from Hazleton, Pennsylvania.
|Andrew Lee||Lieut||was in 136 battles & Skrimages|
|Robert Macdonald||Sergt||Prisoner for 6 mths|
|Jos. A Griner||Sergt||Killed March 29 1865 Denwitty Ct. House, VA|
|Geo. C. Lee||Corp||Prisoner for 4 months|
|Matthew W Smith||Corp||Wounded & captured at Gainesville, Va. June 23, 1863|
|Alex Petre||Corp||Wounded April 7, Farmville, Va 1865|
|A C Rittenhouse||B. Smith||Died of wounds at Malvern Hill August 5th|
|Robert Watson||Trumpeter||Prisoner 3 months|
|Joseph W Girrand||Corp.||Wounded Malvern Hill July 2 1862|
|William Kemp||Corp||Wounded April 9 1865 at Appomattox|
|Joseph Kepley||B. Smith||Served 1 year|
|Isaac W Crawford||Private||wounded July 29 1863 Melvern Hill|
|Jacob Case||Private||was in one engagement|
|Jas. Brodbent||Private||wounded May 123 1864 Yellow Tav|
|Jno. Depew||Private||wounded April 7 1865 Farmville, Va.|
|Peter Gill||Private||wounded April 9 1865 Appomattox Ct. House|
|Jas. Grey||Private||wounded Melven Hill August 5 1862|
|Jno. Graham||Private||Injured in the charge Melven Hill Aug 5 1862|
|Jerry Green||Private||In all engagements 1864 and 1865|
|Jno. Henry||Private||wonded April 9 1865, Appomattox Ct. House|
|Jonas Henry||Private||Discharged 1862|
|Jno. Kemp||Private||wounded Apr 5 1865 Amelia Ct House|
|Robert Laynon||Private||Captured at Five Forks, Va. April 2 1865 prisoner 5 days|
|Jno. McNeal||Private||wounded Dec 9 1864 Belfield raid|
|Sol. Nungressor||Private||served 9 months|
|Henry Depew||Private||Captured Trevilian Station June 11 1865|
|Jas. Skelton||Private||wounded April 7 1865 Farmville Va|
|**Michael Sigmond||Private||wounded May 2, 1863 Battle Chancersville|
|Michael Shenon||Private||wounded June 11 1864 Trevilian Station Va.|
|Jno. Scott||Private||was in all engagements in 1864 and 1865|
|Thomas Welsh||Private||Killed March 29 1865 Denwitth Ct. House|
|Wm. Snyder||Private||Killed May 2 1862 Chancersville|
|Jno. Williams||Private||Killed Aug 16 1864 Deep Bottom Va|
|Thos. Devanshire||Private||Killed Dec 13 1863 Fredericksburgh|
|Condy Boner||Private||wounded June 11 Trevilian Station|
|William Brenen||Private||Served 3 years|
|Jno. Breslin||Private||Killed Aug 15 Deep Run 1864|
|Jas. Caffrey||Private||Served 2 years|
|Henry Dietrich||Private||Served 4 years|
|Wm. H Derr||Private||Served 3 years|
|Jas. Givens||Private||Served 9 Months|
|Hy. Roseberry||Private||Served 9 Months|
|Henry Higgins||Private||Served 9 Months died on returning home|
|Wm Knies||Private||Served 9 Months|
|Jno. Lewis||Private||Served 3 Months|
|Bernard Mooney||Private||Served 9 Months|
|Jas. Reed||Private||Wounded Oct. 2 1864 Uaughn Road|
|Joseph Reed||Private||Served 6 Months|
|Wm. Minich||Private||Killed Dec 4 1864 on pickt duty|
|Chas. Roush||Private||served month|
|David Shafer||Private||Served 9 Months|
|Jno. Williams||Private||wounded Dec 4 1864 on picket duty 12 buckshots entering his body|
|Benj. Young||Private||Served 9 Months|
|Danial Young||Private||Served 9 Months|
|Nelson A Young||Private||died from wounds received Dec 9 on a Bellfield Raid|
The information appears to be missing a sheet as the first page references Companies C, D, and F. The data is for D and F. i must check against the original held by another family member to verify this is all the data in the documnet.
**The spelling has been left as original. The name Michael Sigmond has been crossed out and hand written above Michael is the name "Christ".
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