81st Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry

at the Battle of Gettysburg

1st. Brigade 1st. Division 2nd Corps

Army of the Potomac




Field and Staff Officers
    -- Colonel       -- H. B. McKeen
    -- Lt. Col.      -- Amos Stroh       -- Chaplain      -- Stacy Wilson
    -- Major         -- T.C. Harkness    -- Sergt. Major  --
    -- Adjutant      --                  -- Q. M. Sergt.  --
    -- Surgeon       -- John Houston     -- Com. Sergt.   -- Peter McGee
    -- Asst. Surgeon -- John C. Norris   -- Hos. Steward  -- Spencer Busall
    -- Qr. Master    -- J Brelsford      -- Chief Musican -- Henry Wilson
81st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Company "A" the Battle of Gettysburg

    -- Sergeant    --                  -- Corporals--

    John Francis                       * James McHale
     Commanding                        Bernard Murry
                                       John Dooley
                                       Henry Timmins
    -- Sergerants --

    Wm Fanning
    John Phillips


    -- Privates  --

    Arthur Burns                       I. M. Wilson
    * Edw B. Cressy
    C.W. Miller
    Peter McCollogh
    E.D. Prickett
    William Stone
    Mark Ward

81st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Company "B" at Battle of Gettysburg


    -- 1st Lt.    --                   -- Corporals --

                                       John Adams
                                       Charles Clark
    -- 2nd Lt.    --

    J. H. Mitchell

    -- Sergerants --

    Isaiah Bell
    W. Francis
    James Russel

    -- Privates --
                             William Kelso
    Patrick Bowers           George Linn
    Alexander Clark          W.D. Morris
    Michael Coyle            *William Punch
    Dennis Dugan             *Sam Ritchie
    Patrick Dennis           John Shuster
    John Graham              Jos Thompson
    Wilber Gear
    G.W. Hooker



81st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Company "C" at Battle of Gettysburg


    -- Captain    --                   -- Sergerants --
                                       James E. Demo
                                       Henry Byloff


    -- 1st Lt.    --                   -- Corporals  --
    -- 2nd Lt.    --                   T. Nugent
                                       P. Dougherty
    T. McLeister                       E. Turnbull
                                       T. Shewell

    -- Privates  --

                             G.F. Sachsenneimer
    W. Chambers              O. Staniford
    D. Currens               William Snyder
    L. Davenport             Thomas Stroup
    Joseph Elder             John Ward
    H.B. Hackett             Jacob Hentz
    T. Hollingsworth
    G.S. Jenkins
    W. Needman


81st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Company "D" at Battle of Gettysburg

    -- Captain    --                   -- Sergerants --

    John W. Pryor                      Chas Mc Bride

    -- 1st Lt.    --

    -- 2nd Lt.    --                   -- Corporals  --

    T. Harrison                        Walter Moses

    -- Privates  --

    * Patrick Hayes          Geo. W. Demars
    * John Kain
    John Mc Devitt
    Edw Mc Bride
    J. McCloskey
    Michael Mahaty
    * Joseph Newton
    John Wolf


81st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Company "E" at Battle of Gettysburg


    -- Captain    --                   -- Corporals  --

    Wm. Wilson                         W.J. Wilson

    -- 1st Lt.    --

    L. Mercer

    -- 2nd Lt.    --

    John Wilson

    -- Sergerants --

    J.P. Quinlan
    J.H. Walker



    -- Privates  --
                             Cyrus Pitman
    Barnard Devlin           W.D. Parkhill
                             C.S. Stagers
    W.H. Faulker             J.P. Sheldon
    Wm. Graven               John Hughes
    Henry Mann
    William Hanna
    Henry Notson
    John Potts


81st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Company "F" at Battle of Gettysburg


    -- Captain    --                   -- Corporals  --

    J. C. McKernan

    -- 1st Lt.    --

    -- 2nd Lt.    --

    -- Sergerants --

    John Cluskey


    -- Privates  --

    Geo Brelsford
    H. Hendershot
    Oliver Oleson
    John Robinson


81st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Company "G" at Battle of Gettysburg

    -- Captain    --                   -- Corporals  --
    -- 1st Lt.    --
    -- 2nd Lt.    --                   Lewis Pryor
                                       James Edgar
    John Patton                        N.F. March
                                       Isaac McLean
    -- Sergerants --

    Liber Winters
    John Thompson
    Obadiah Derr

    -- Privates  --
                             K. Huffacker             F. Strittmatter
    W. Britton               Geo. Hollinger           Monroe Smith
    John Brown               Amon Hontz               J.G. Sartorius
    William Davis            Moses Hontz              Andrew Spinner
    N.H. Dorney              Chas Henning             S. Winterstien
    Miles Fry                F.W. Keubler             John F. West
    Jacob Ginder             Geo McIntosh             Charles Werts
    J.H. Hollinger           James McGowen
    A.M. Hutchison           Abraham Raugh


81st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Company "H" at Battle of Gettysburg


    -- Sergerant  --                   -- Corporals  --

    Arron Henry                        James Cadden
     Commanding                        James King

    -- Sergerants --

    J.B. Murray
    S. McIntosh

    -- Privates  --
                             Hugh Laugnery
                             T.T. Morgan
    Wm. Brannon              John Parker
    WM. Clements             Wm. Quigley
    John Clark               Robert Roberts
    P. Fitzpatrick           Alex Snedden
    Owen Fisher              Philip Thomas
    Pat Gallagher            John Vaughn
    Thos Gallagher           David Williams


81st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Company "I" at Battle of Gettysburg


    -- Captain    --                   -- Corporals  --

    D. J. Phillips                     O. R. Pryorger
                                       Jos. S. Webb
    -- 1st Lt.    --                   William Remig

    D.H. Ginder

    -- 2nd Lt.    --

    -- Sergerants --

    H. Paltzgrove
    C.E. Ruch


    -- Privates  --
                             Reuben Kemerer
    Benj. Arp                Lafayette Lower          Israel Youse
    John Berger              Mahlon Miller
    Thomas Buck              J.T. Marshall
    L. Druesbach             Henry Raver
    * T. Flickinger          John Sterling
    William Hains            Henry Snyder
    P. Nettinger             Frank Snyder
    Audleburg Kupp           Wm. Sahman

81st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Company "K" at Battle of Gettysburg


    -- Sergeant   --                   -- Corporals --

    E.C. Hoover                        Peter Daugherty
      Commanding                       Wash Setzern
                                       Jesse Lines
    -- Sergerants --                   *Henry Schaffer

    James McKinley
    Conrad Hoch

    -- Privates  --
                             E. Klinetop
    Reuben Andy              William Morgan
    Abraham Andreas          M. O'Donnell
    Wilson Beers             Daniel Raver
    George Bond              Wm Richards
    Michael Carral           *Henry Shafer
    James Carrall            H.J. Schleppy
    Alex Koeher
    Isaac Kenvin

* Killed or Mortally Wounded at Gettysburg
Picture of Monument In Wheat Field.
Picture of Monument In Wheat Field. Sources
The information for the above page has been copied from the Pennsylvania Mounument at Gettysburg Battlefield.

page by Robert E. Ray great grandson of Joseph Ammerman 148th Co "B". The 81st & the 148th fought side by side at Gettysburg. This page is dedicated to the memory of those who fought and/or died, and to those who are interested and are unable to visit Gettysburg. The photos are from the Pa Monument and various sites at Gettysbug. If you have info on the 81st or comments feel free to e-mail me.

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