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215th Pennsylvania Infantry      
Company A
Charles Wynn - Private   
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Contact Name:  Ed Wynn
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Date Added:  11/16/2007
Company B
Berkely Blewitt - Private   
Some records list him as Burkley Blurvitt due to a trancription error.
Contact Name:  Patrick Huss
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Date Added:  1/23/2008
Company B
Joseph Higel - Private   
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Contact Name:  Thomas Zalanka
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Date Added:  11/15/2008
Company C
John Nottingham Hanson - 1st Sergeant   
In 1862, John Nottingham Hanson was shot during the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va. His arm was shattered, rendering it useless.

Hanson enrolled as private in the Union army of the Civil War at Philadelphia, PA for a period of three years September 3, 1861. On September 13, 1861 he was mustered-in as a Corporal in Company “C” 88th Reg’t, PA volunteer Infantry, also known as Colonel George MC Lean’s Reg’t.

During March and April 1862 records show he was on special duty near Manassas, VA. Manassas is well known in history for the Battles of Bull Run. He was appointed Sergeant September 1, 1862. During November – December 1862 Company Muster Rolls show he was promoted to 1st Sergeant by order of Colonel McLean.

He was wounded at the battle of Fredericksburg, VA December 13, 1862 and was in the hospital in Washington, DC. Further information indicated that he was wounded severely below the elbow.
Contact Name:  Arturo E. Lara
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Date Added:  1/3/2015
Company C
Robert Herron - Lieutenant   
My gg grandfather. I have a civil war era photo of him and another from later in life if anyone would like a copy.
Contact Name:  Dana Pickles
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Date Added:  12/22/2009
Company D
George W. Hollobaugh - Private   
George was the husband of Margaret Jane Taylor, sister of my great-great grandfather, George Washington Taylor, Co. C, 3rd PA Inf.
Contact Name:  Lee A. Taylor
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Date Added:  6/28/2006
Company F
Charles Naher - Private   
Killed in action at 2nd Bull Run, 30 Aug 1862.
Contact Name:  Paul Wunderle
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Date Added:  7/23/2011
Company F
Albert G Weise - Private   
Enlisted 1861, Co F, infantryman
1862 given position of 'teamster'
Re-enlisted 1864, Co A
Dischgd 1865
Brother Daniel served in 3rd Cav. PA Vol.
Contact Name:  Carol Wise
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Date Added:  1/9/2006
Company Field & Staff
Joseph McLean - Lt. Colonel   
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Contact Name:  Tim Perella
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Date Added:  9/8/2012
Company G
Aaron Bright, Jr - Major   
Enlisted as a Private on 13 September 1861
Enlisted in Company B, 88th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on 13 September 1861.

Transfered on 16 February 1864 from company B to company G
Promoted to Full Lieutenant 1st Class on 20 October 1864 (As of Co. G)

Promoted to Full Captain on 14 December 1864 (As of Co. G)

Transfered on 06 June 1865 from company G to company S

Promoted to Full Major on 06 June 1865 (As of Co. G)

Mustered out Company B, 88th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on 10 July 1865
Contact Name:  Todd Leiss
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Date Added:  5/16/2004
Company K
Thomas Henry - Private   
Thomas Henry was my great grandfather. 1830-1912. He is buried in the Scullton cemetery in Somerset Co.PA. He was the son of John Henry & Elizabeth Imel. He was in the 88th PA Volunteers. He had two brothers John Jr. and William who also served in the war. His grandfather Peter Henry served in the American Tevolution in Somerset Co.New Jersey. A photo is available of Thomas taken around 1895.
Contact Name:  Randolph Henry
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Date Added:  11/27/2016
Company K
Charles McKnight - Captain   
Would like to hear from all 88th PVI descendents. Book in progress on Regimental History, and looking for diaries/letters.
Contact Name:  Mike Ayoub
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Date Added:  9/5/2002
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