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215th Pennsylvania Infantry      
Company Unknown
Joseph Hemphill Wilson - Colonel   
He is my great,great,great,great uncle and founding Colonel of the 101st. I am a member of the 101st Pa Vol Infantry reenactment group please check out the website.
Contact Name:  Corey Wilson
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  www.101stpa.com
Date Added:  11/8/2009
Company A
John J. Filbey, Jr. - Private   
Enlisted as a Private in Co. A, 101st PA Inf. on Aug. 31, 1864 & mustered out at New Bern, N.C. on June 25, 1865. He was in the PA. State Militia in the early years of the war.
Contact Name:  Dee Enders
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  12/18/2010
Company A
James Neal - Private   
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Contact Name:  Joy Hockinson
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Date Added:  9/11/2002
Company A
Isaac C. Saylor - Private   
Isaac was b. 31 Oct.,1837, Juniata Co., PA, a son of James & Mary (Durst) Saylor and d. 7 Jan., 1906, Pleasant View, Juniata Co., PA. He m. Lila Angeline Schreffler 31 Mar., 1861, They had 5 children.
Contact Name:  Kathy S. Addis
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Date Added:  6/15/2005
Company C
Adam Getz - Private   
Birth: Jun. 21, 1819
Union County
Pennsylvania, USA

Death: Aug. 1, 1891
Union County
Pennsylvania, USA

Most of the 101st was captured in action in 1865, with the exception of those on detached duty (~ one company+). The unit was reconstructed around these surviving members. Adam Getz served with the reconstructed Co. C from 14 Mar 1865-25 Jun 1865 in the District of New Berne, Dept. of North Carolina
Contact Name:  Jay Rarick
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Date Added:  7/13/2012
Company C
Jackson Pearsall - Private   
Private Pearsall enlisted on September 6, 1861. He died of wounds sustained in Plymouth, North Carolina on February 14, 1864.
Contact Name:  Arturo E. Lara
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Date Added:  4/7/2015
Company E
Henry K. Schnell - Corporal   
Henry is buried at New Oxford, Adams County, PA. His marker says he was a Civil War corporal in Co E, 101st Regiment, PA Vol.
Civil War record shows that he enlisted on 2/24/1865 as a Corporal in Company E, 101st Infantry Regiment, and mustered out on 6/25/1865 at New Berne, North Carolina. This Regiment was active in Virgina (Yorktown, Williamsburg, Fair Oaks) and North Carolina. Our Henry was in one of eight new companies which were raised in 1865. The orginal regiment was captured at the battle of Plymouth, NC, in 1864, and the enlisted men were imprisoned at Andersonville until the summer 1865; half of those died. Some did escape or were exchanged, and those men who were on leave or absent at the time the regiment was taken, kept up the regimental organization at Roanoke Island, NC. This is the group that Henry joined, although the new Companies were never incorporated with the existing forces.
Contact Name:  Stephen Staruch
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Date Added:  1/25/2013
Company F
Peter Rambo - Private   
muster into service at Harrisburg, Pa Dec 18, 1861. he was age 22, he was discharged 3 months later. remarks say 'discharged for disability'
Contact Name:  steven Strohm
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Date Added:  12/15/2013
Company G
John Defibaugh - Private   
John Defibaugh was born in Bedford, PA. When he enlisted in the Civil War he was residing in Morgan Co., Ohio. He was captured at Plymouth, NC. He is listed as a prisoner in Andersonville Confederate prison. He died there on August 5th or 15th of 1864 leaving behind five children orphaned as his wife Sarah E.(Halliwell) Defibaugh predeceased him in 1859. The children George H., John H., Isaac H., Joseph T (*) and Anne Defibaugh were taken as wards by Elijah Hallowell. John is listed as dying from a bleeding disease know as 'Anasarca'. You can visit the Andersonville Prison website for additional information.
Contact Name:  Cynthia Defibaugh
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Date Added:  4/3/2007
Company G
George Riley Garretson - Musician   
Enlisted as a Musician on 28 December 1861 at the age of 16.
Received a disability discharge on 7 November 1862.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  6/17/2010
Company I
John Parry - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Robert Fisher-Hughes
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Date Added:  6/28/2007
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