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215th Pennsylvania Infantry      
Company Unknown
John Minick - Private   
John Minick was one of my great uncles. He enlisted in Sept. 1864 and died on Dec. 26, 1864 from Typhoid. He served with Company 'O'
Contact Name:  Dexter Minick
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Date Added:  8/21/2008
Company Unknown
william h riehl - Private   
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Contact Name:  don
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Date Added:  8/24/2015
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Gottlieb Schlotterbeck - Unknown   
My great great grandfather Gottlieb enlisted in Sept 1864 and was in Company N. He died July 1924 at the age of 84.
Contact Name:  Pat Campbell
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Date Added:  4/18/2008
Company Unknown
Horatio Gates Sickel - General   
HG Sickel was a Captain of the Pennsylvania Grays when the Civil War broke out. He took command of the 32nd Penn Inf at the beginning of the War and after it was mustered out in 1864 he assumed command of the 198th Penn Inf. In October of 1864 he was promoted to Brev. Brig. General and in March 1865 to Major General. General Sickel was wounded several times during the War, having his horse shot out from under him on at least two occasions. After having been carried from the battlefield at Quarker Road, VA he refused treatment of his wounds until the men under his command had been seen to.

Units under his command took part in all the major compaigns of the Army of the Potomac during the War, with the exception of Gettysburg. During that battle he commanded the Pennsylvania Division in the defense of Washington DC.
Contact Name:  John A Sickel
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Date Added:  8/16/2008
Company D
John Floto Heine - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Kurt Heine
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Date Added:  7/14/2007
Company F
George S. Lamb - 3rd Sergeant   
Reenlisted as 3rd Sgt. with 198th Pa. Regt. Vols. Co. F August 23, 1864 to June 3, 1865. His battle list includes Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Poplar Grove Church, Weldon R.R., Hatcher's Run, Petersburg, South Side. He received an honorable discharge on June 3, 1865 at Washington D.C.
Contact Name:  Pam Allen
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Date Added:  11/4/2005
Company F
Henry F Miller - Corporal   
He was at Appomatox Courthouse, Virginia.
Contact Name:  TA Weaver
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Date Added:  4/12/2010
Company G
Jonas Samuel Eckert - 1st Sergeant   
Jonas joined the 198th during the Petersburg campaign shortly after the capture of the Southside RR. At White Oak Road on 3/31/65, he was wounded in the left hand(middle finger shot off). Transferred to hospital at City Point and then to New York City. Discharged on 5/22/1865. Samuel Eckert, Jonas' older brother, served with the 7th PA Infantry.
Contact Name:  Gary Hertzog
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Date Added:  9/8/2007
Company G
John Ely - Private   
John Ely was my great-great grandfather.
Born Feb. 5, 1846, Lorraine France.
Mustered Sept. 10, 1864.
Wounded at Lewis' Farm, VA, March 29, 1865.
Discharged Sept. 11, 1865.
Died Oct. 24, 1929, Ellinwood KS.
Contact Name:  John Vogt
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Date Added:  12/1/2010
Company H
Reuben Francis Savage - Unknown   
Reuben served with the Pennsylvania 198th Infantry. He enlisted as a Private and mustered into ''H'' Company on September 2, 1864. He died March 14, 1865 of pneumonia after being wounded in the Battle of the Wilderness. Reuben was almost 41 years of age at the time of his death. He is buried in Poplar Grove National Cemetery, Division C, Section H., Grave 15.
Contact Name:  Denise Savage
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Date Added:  8/14/2004
Company I
James Porter McQuade - Captain   
Company I Commander (Captain) 198th Pennsylvania. 1 Bde/1Div/V Corps/AOP. Muster In 9 Sep-64, Muster out with Company 4 Jun 65. In their short service, the 198th suffered 6 Officers KIA, 67 Enlisted KIA and 44 died of non-comabt causes, total 117 fatalities.
Contact Name:  Mike Ayoub
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Date Added:  12/7/2006
Company L
James E Clark - 2nd Lieutenant   
Promoted from private company A, September 15, 1864; to 2d Lt. company L, May 26, 1865
Contact Name:  Stuart Johnson
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Date Added:  8/15/2006
Company M
Roma Ransom Tiel - Private   
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Contact Name:  Marty Bentley
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.family2remember.com/198th/198th.htm
Date Added:  6/7/2008
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