WAGGONER, John Wesley - Private, Co. H. Born 10 Dec 1845, son of John & Rebecca Waggoner. Enrolled at age 18, a Farmer from Freedom, Beaver Co., PA. Mustered in 3 Oct 61. Died 17 Dec 1862 due to Chronic Diarrhea at Suffolk, VA. Buried at Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA. Section A, Grave # 3252. Memorial marker at Oak Grove Cemetery, Freedom, Beaver Co., PA. GAR # 218.

WAGNER, Webster William - Private, Co. G. Born 19 Oct 1840 in Limetown, (near Monongahela), Allegheny Co., PA, son of John Wagner. Enrolled on 23 Oct 61. Mustered in 2 Dec 61. After the Battle of Fair Oaks, VA was transported aboard the steamship S. R. Spaulding to Bellevue Hospital, New York City from Fortress Monroe, VA. Discharged 29 Aug 62 on Surgeon's Certificate at New York, New York. Married Sarah. Methodist Minister. Died 12 Aug 1922 at McKeesport, PA. Buried in Coulter / South Versailles Cemetery. Headstone

WAGOMAN, John L. - Private, Co. A. Born in Franklin Co., PA. Enrolled & mustered in 13 Sept 61 at Carlisle, PA; a 35 year old Laborer from Cumberland Co., PA. Deserted 30 Nov 64 at Roanoke Island, NC.

WALKER, Adam - Private, Co. K. Born 7 June 1820 in PA. Married to Mary Jane. Enrolled 10 Dec 61 at Juniata Co., PA; a 44 year old Shoe Maker from Centre Co., PA. Mustered in 14 Dec 61. Discharged 19 Feb 62 on Surgeon's Certificate at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, PA due to a fall which caused a hernia. Died 30 Dec 1898 in the Soldier's & Salior's Home, Erie, PA. Buried in the Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Erie, PA. Headstone

WALKER, Henry Harrison - Private, Co. E. Born 6 Jan 1848 in Allegheny City, Allegheny Co., PA. Enrolled 3 Jan 62 at age 18, a Farmer from Allegheny Co., PA. Mustered in 21 Jan 62. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Court martial, 29 Feb 64, New Bern, NC: Charge -  Leaving his post before being regularly relieved. Specification. that he, having been regularly posted as a sentinel, did leave his post before he was regularly relieved. This at Conaby Redoubt, near Plymouth, NC, at or near 12 o’clock on the night of the 5th of February 1864. To which charge and specification the accused pleaded as follows: Not Guilty. The Court finds the accused, as follows: Not Guilty. The record was returned to the Court by the Commanding General for reconsider­ation, with the following endorsement: because of the irregularity of this mode of guard duty and of the danger of a precedent. A sentinel has no business to leave his post, and he must call for some authorized person to come and relieve him or to procure his things that are necessary. The Court, after due reconsideration, and the instructions from the Commanding Officer, find the accused, Guilty. And the Court do therefore sentence him, to be confined at hard labor for two months at Fort Williams; testimony stated that Pvt. Walker was posted on the traverse in front of the guns, went to his quarters, about 40 feet away, for his overcoat. Absent 25 June 64 on veteran furlough. Present Sept to Dec 64 at Roanoke Island, NC. Discharged 13 July 65 at Harrisburg, PA. Married to Mollie G. Building contractor in Allegheny, PA after the war. Accidentally killed on the Allegheny Valley R.R. near Allegheny Junction 29 Sept 1900 and is buried in Div. 2, Union Dale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA. Headstone

WALKER, Jonas - Private, Co. A. Born  15 July 1842 in Allegheny Co., PA. Enrolled 27 Sept 61 at age 19, a Moulder at Bissells Foundry in Allegheny Co., PA. Mustered in 22 Oct 61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Roanoke Island, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Confined at Andersonville & Savannah, GA; Charleston & Florence, SC. Arrived 15 Sept 64 at the Florence Stockade. Paroled 4 March 65 at N.E. Ferry, Wilmington, NC. Mustered out 25 June 65 at New Bern, NC. Received discharge 13 July 1865. Married 6 Jan 1869 to Susan A. Fisher who died 25 Nov 1906. Jonas died 6 Oct 1928 at Bellevue, Allegheny Co., PA. Buried in Union Dale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA. Photo | Headstone

WALLACE, Jessie - Private, Co. F. Born 22 Feb 1837 in PA, the son of Jesse & Jane (Reid) Wallace. Enrolled 7 Dec 61 at age 24, a Laborer from Raccoon Twp, Beaver Co., PA. Mustered in 18 Dec 61. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Paroled 27 Feb 65 at N.E. Ferry, Wilmington, NC. Discharged 22 May 65 to date 6 April 65. Married 2 June 1879 to Kezia J. Hendrickson. Died 25 April 1913 of Lobar Pneumonia at Shippingport, PA and is buried at Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, Shippingport, Beaver Co., PA. Headstone

WALLACE, William C. - Private, Detachment. Drafted at age 20. Mustered in 11 July 63 at New Brighton, Beaver Co., PA. Discharged 3 May 65. Died 18 April 1915.

WALTER, David - Private, Co. A. Born in Cumberland Co., PA. Enrolled as a Substitute. Mustered in 31 Aug 64 at Carlisle, PA; an 18 year old Laborer from Cumberland Co., PA. Mustered out 25 June 65.

WAMPLER, Samuel L. - Private, Unassigned. Born Feb 1837 in Allegheny Co., PA, son of Joseph P. & Mary Polly (Thompson) Wampler. Married 18 Jan 1859 to Sarah A. Wall. Enrolled as a Substitute at Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA. Mustered in 14 July 63. Discharged 3 May 65 at Pittsburgh, PA. After the war Samuel was a Farmer and resided in Westmoreland Co., PA. Admitted 22 Oct 1915 to the National Military Home, Dayton, OH where he died of Nephritis on 29 Dec 1915. Buried in the Catholic Cemetery, Irwin, PA.

WARD, Henry – See WILSON, Robert H.

WARREN, Alonzo Sherman - Private, Co. B. Born 28 June 1844 in Charleston Twp, Tioga Co., PA; son of Hiram & Mary (Hart) Warren. Enrolled 31 Jan 62 at age 18, a Laborer from Charleston Twp, Tioga Co., PA. Mustered in 13 Feb 62. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA, Charleston & Florence, SC. Paroled 26 Feb 65 at N.E. Ferry, Wilmington, NC. Sent to Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD. Sick with Typhoid fever and treated in hospital at Washington, DC for four months. After recovery was detailed as a hospital attendant. Married Sarah A. Gibbs 14 April 1865 while home on furlough. Mustered out 25 June 65. Died 14 Oct 1915 at Waterloo, Seneca Co., NY and is buried in Middlebury Union Cemetery, Keeneyville, Tioga Co., PA. Headstone | Warren Family Website

WARREN, Hughey - Private, Co. G. Born 1831 in Pittsburgh, PA. Married Elizabeth Solanger about 1849. Enrolled 26 Oct 61 at Elizabeth, Allegheny Co., PA, a Coal Miner. Mustered in 2 Dec 61. Came down with typhoid right after Fair Oaks and spent the next six months in an army hospital outside of DC before being discharged 9 Feb 63 on Surgeon's Certificate at Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, VA. Died 22 Dec 1893 and is buried in Richland Cemetery, Dravosburg, Allegheny Co., PA. R E Warren

WARREN, Samuel - Private, Co. K. Born 6 June 1831 in Cumberland Co., PA. Married 25 July 1854 to Mary D. Speer. Enrolled 3 Oct 61 at age 30, a Laborer from Adams Co., PA. Mustered in 5 Nov 61. Wounded 31 May 62 in the left foot at Fair Oaks, VA. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Arrived at the Florence Stockade 5 Oct 64. Paroled 27 Feb 65 at N.E. Ferry, Wilmington, NC. Absent in hospital at muster out. Died 10 Feb 1895 at Middle Spring, Cumberland Co., PA. Headstone | Alan Clarke

WARRICK, Joseph F. "Doc" - 2nd Lieutenant, Co. F. Born about 1834 in Ohio, son of James & Elizabeth Warrick. Enrolled 21 Oct 61 at age 27, a Physician from Brighton Twp, Beaver Co., PA. Mustered in 9 Nov 61 as 4th Corporal. Promoted 20 Jan 63 to 1st Sgt. Commissioned 1 March 63 to 2nd Lieut. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 1 March 65 at N.E. Ferry, Wilmington, NC. Discharged 5 April 65; expiration of term. Married 7 May 1868 to Martha J. McLain in Columbiana Co., OH. Died 18 Oct 1883. Name also listed as WARICK, WARWICK & WERRICK.

WATKINS, Andrew Jackson - Private, Co. B. Born 13 Oct 1830 in Tioga Co., PA, son of Abel Watkins. Married 8 March 1856 to Clara Hurd at Allegheny Co., NY.  Enrolled 19 Oct 61 at Mansfield, Tioga Co., PA; a 32 year old Farmer from Richmond, Tioga Co., PA. Mustered 12 Nov 61. Wounded 31 May 62 at Fair Oaks, VA. Ball entered lower right forearm shattering the bone. Operated on 24 June 62. Discharged 7 July 62 on Surgeon's Certificate at West Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. Died 19 Feb 1889 from consumption in Covington Twp, Tioga Co., PA. Buried in Gray Cemetery. Headstone

WEAKLAND, Francis - Private, Co. K. Born in Cambria Co., PA; the son of George & Ellen Weakland. Enrolled 31 Oct 61 at Gettysburg, PA; a 24 year old Farmer from St. Augustine, Cambria Co., PA. Mustered in 14 Dec 61 as Corporal. Sent to New York City onboard the Daniel Webster to be admitted to the hospital. Reduced 30 April 63 to Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA. Admitted 20 Aug 64 to the hospital at Andersonville, where he died 5 Sept 1864 of Diarrhea. Grave 7914. Headstone

WEBB, Cyrus W. - 3d Sergeant, Co. H. Born in Ashtabula Co., Ohio. The son of Henry B. & Hannah Webb. Henry died 8 Feb 1853. Enrolled 8 Nov 61 at age 21, a Blacksmith from Fallston, Beaver Co., PA. Mustered in 12 Nov 61 as 2nd Corporal. Wounded in the wrist 31 May 1862 at Fair Oaks, VA. Promoted 1 July 62 to 5th Sgt. Promoted 15 Nov 62 to 3d Sgt. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Confined at Andersonville, GA. Admitted 1 Oct 64 to the hospital at Andersonville, where he died 28 Nov 1864 of Scorbutus. Grave 12129. Headstone

WEBB, Isaac - Private, Co. E. Son of Thomas & Mary (Vance) Webb. Enrolled 20 Oct 61 at age 18, a Blacksmith from Sewickley Twp, Allegheny Co., PA. Mustered in 5 Nov 61. Left behind 30 June 62 in hospital at White Oak Swamp, VA from fever contracted at Popular Hill, VA two weeks previously. Died 13 July 1862 in the hospital at Savage Station, VA.

WEIRICH, Emanuel - Private, Co. A. Born 1826 in York Co., PA. First served in the Mexican War as a Sgt. Major with the 11th U.S. Infantry, serving from Sept 1847 at Carlisle, PA to July 1848 at Governor's Island, NY. Enrolled 31 Aug 64 in the 101st PA at Carlisle, PA; a 38 year old Butcher from Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA. Mustered in 5 Sept 64. Mustered out 25 June 65. Married 15 Oct 1868 to Catherine A. Cramer in Carlisle, PA. Admitted 4 Nov 1881 to the Soldier's Home, Dayton, OH suffering from acute meningitis. Died 19 Nov 1891 at the Soldier's Home, Dayton, OH. Buried in Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, OH. Section E, Row 8, Grave 1.

WEISENBURN, John R. - Private, Detachment. Born 1841 in OH. First served in Co. F, 62nd PA Infantry. Enrolled in the 101st PA as a Substitute at age 21. Mustered in 28 June 64 at Pittsburgh, PA. Discharged 3 May 65. Married about 1868 to Mary Elizabeth. Died 11 Feb 1915 in Pittsburgh, PA. Buried in Union Dale Cemetery. Headstone

WEISMANTLE, George W. - Private, Co. K. Born 31 Aug 1817 in Bavaria, Germany. Married to Catherine. Enrolled 21 Sept 61 at age 39, a Tanner from Gettysburg, PA. Mustered in 5 Nov 61. Wounded 31 May 62 at Fair Oaks, VA. Discharged 30 July 62 at Harrison's Landing, VA. Enrolled 8 Nov 62 in Co. F, 165th PA Infantry. Wounded in the back of the head at Suffolk, VA. Died 25 April 1863 in the Regimental Hospital. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA.

WELSH, Robert - 1st Sergeant, Co. I. Born in Donegal, Ireland, son of Martha. His father died 19 July 1859. Enrolled 9 Sept 61 at Pittsburgh, PA; a 19 year old Carpenter from Pittsburgh, PA. Mustered in 27 Dec 61 as a Private. Promoted to 3rd Sgt. Promoted 1 March 63 to 1st Sgt. Commissioned 14 July 63 2nd Lieut. but not mustered in as such. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Confined at Andersonville, GA and Florence, SC. Paroled 6 Dec 64 at Charleston, SC. Died 12 Dec 1864 from Scurvy & Chronic Diarrhea on board U.S. transport Northern Light. Buried at sea.

WELTY, Thaddeus L. - 2nd Lieutenant, Co. K. Born 27 Nov 1836 in Gettysburg, Adams Co., PA; son of Henry & Eve (Wert) Welty. First enrolled 20 April 61 in Co. E, 2nd PA Infantry. Discharged 26 July 61. Enrolled 18 Sept 61 in the 101st PA at age 24, a Carpenter from Gettysburg, PA. Mustered in 5 Nov 61 as 1st Sgt. Promoted 5 Feb 63 to 2nd Lieut. Temporarily held command of Company K on 26 July 63. Married by Chaplain Billingsley, 101st PA, to Annie S. Hughes on 1 March 1864 at Plymouth, NC. She was born 1843 in Brooklyn, NY. Thaddeus was detailed 26 March 64 to go to Roanoke Island, NC and serve as Acting Ordnance Officer. Remained on Roanoke Island during the Battle of Plymouth and was not captured. Thaddeus & Annie's first child, Henry, was born 6 Feb 1865 at Plymouth, NC. Discharged 4 May `65. A member of Corporal Skelly Post No. 9, GAR. Died 29 April 1907 of Erysipelas at age 70 and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA. Headstone

WENT, Jacob - Listed in The History of Schuylkill Co., PA. No record.

WERLING, John - Private, Co. A. Enrolled 23 Sept 61 at age 18, a Roller from Allegheny Co., PA. Mustered in 22 Oct 61. Died 12 June 1862 at White Oak Swamp, VA. Also listed as WORLING.

WERT, Edward - Sergeant, Co. K. Enrolled 18 Sept 61 at age 26, a Bricklayer from Gettysburg, PA. Mustered in 5 Nov 61 as a Corporal. Promoted 1 March 62 to Sergeant. Killed 31 May 1862 at Fair Oaks, VA. Also listed as WIRD & WERTS.

WERTZ, Robert F. - Private, Co. B, Detachment. Born Aug 1844 in PA, son of Robert F. & Mary A. (Robb) Wertz. Enrolled as a Substitute. Mustered in 28 Sept 64. Discharged 3 May 65. Married about 1867 to Mary. Died 20 July 1900 in Jeanette, Westmoreland Co., PA. Buried in Jeanette Memorial Cemetery. Headstone

WESLEY, John - Private, Co. A. See John Mann.

WEST, Ira G. - Private, Co. B, Detachment. Born 25 March 1833 in Cumberland Co., Maine, son of Thomas & Sarah West. First served in Co. E, 2nd Battalion PA Infantry, Co. E, 40th PA Infantry and the Navy. Drafted at age 26. Mustered into the 101st PA on 6 Oct 64 at Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA. Discharged 3 May 65. Died 22 Feb 1911 at Phoenix, Maricopa Co., Arizona. Buried in Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery.

WHARTON, Jacob Norton - Private, Co. A. Born 30 Jan 1846 in Huntingdon Co., PA, son of Kufort Norton & Prudence (Horton) Wharton. Enrolled at Carlisle, PA; an 18 year old Carpenter from Carlisle, PA. Mustered in 9 April 64. Mustered out 25 June 65. Married Emily R. Boughton. Died 15 July 1916 in Maywood, Cook Co., IL. Buried in Forest Home Cemetery. Headstone

WHEELER, William - Private, Co. A. Born in Saratoga, NY. Enrolled at Carlisle, PA; a 25 year old Machinist from Cumberland Co., PA. Mustered in 3 Sept 64. Mustered out 25 June 65.

WHITE, John - Private, Co. A. Died 21 Jan 1865 at Salisbury, NC. Identity is not confirmed with the 101st PA. Possibly a 2nd NC Union soldier.

WHITE, William George - Private, Co. C & E. Born Dec 1819 in Winchester, Frederick Co., VA; son of Washington & Mary (Strahan) White. Married Susannah Jane Baer on 25 Feb 1837 in Whitely Twp, Greene Co., PA. Enrolled 1 Dec 61 at age 40, a Farmer from Greene Co., PA. Mustered in 19 Dec 61. Left 2 Oct 63 on 25 day furlough. He was he was sick with malaria and did not return. Arrested 6 July 64 in Pittsburgh for "straggling."  Admitted 12 July 64 to the Stone Hospital, Washington, DC from the Central Guard House. Afterwards sent to Roanoke Island, NC to rejoin regiment. Discharged 9 Jan 65; expiration of term. Died 9 June 1900 in Monongalia Co., WV. Buried in Easton Cemetery near Morgantown, WV.

WHITE, William J. - Private, Co. A. Mustered in 20 Feb 65. Mustered out 25 June 65. Died 6 May 1901 and is buried in Riverton Cemetery, McKeesport, Allegheny Co., PA.

WHITEHEAD, Alfred - Private, Co. K. Listed with 101st PA, but not mustered. Served in Co. K, 121st PA.

WHITESELL, Seth W. - Private, Detachment. Born 1841 in PA, son of Samuel & Margaret Whitesell. Enrolled first on 6 May 61 in Co. I, 9th PA Reserves (38th PA Volunteers). Mustered out 12 May 64 in Pittsburgh. Enrolled next as a Substitute at age 22, a Tinner from Allegheny Co., PA. Mustered in 6 Oct 64 at Allegheny City, Allegheny Co., PA. Discharged 3 May 65. Died 7 March 1912. Buried in Lacock Cemetery, E. Rochester, Beaver Co., PA.

WHITMAN, Augustus H. - Private, Co. I. Born 1846 in Minersville, Schuylkill Co., PA, son of Mary A. Whitman. Enrolled 2 Oct 61 at age 19 from Minersville, PA. Mustered in 27 Dec 61. Wounded  in the arm 31 May 62 at Fair Oaks, VA. Sent to Columbia College Hospital near Washington, DC from Harrison's Landing, VA. Discharged 16 Oct 62 on Surgeon's Certificate at Columbia College Hospital. Enrolled 22 Feb 64 in Co. F, 48th PA Infantry. Mustered out 17 July 65 at Alexandria, VA. May have also served in Co. K, 39th PA Infantry. Died 23 April 1923 at Minersville, Schuylkill Co., PA. Buried in Charles Baber Cemetery.

WILDS, Benjamin - Private, Co. E. Born in Columbiana Co., OH. Enrolled 1 Dec 61 at age 38, a Farmer from Perry Co., Ohio. Mustered in 30 Dec 61. Discharged 26 March 62 at Camp Wilson, Meridian Hill, Washington, DC. Also listed as WEYLES.

WILDS, Jacob - Private, Co. B. Born in PA. Enrolled 31 Jan 62 at Mansfield, Tioga Co., PA at age 30, a Laborer from Covington, Tioga Co., PA. Mustered in 13 Feb 62. Deserted at Camp CUrtin, Harrisburg, PA.

WILDS, John - Private, Co. I. Born in Wales. Enrolled 5 Sept 61 at Pittsburgh, PA; a 31 year old Puddler from Harrisburg, PA. Mustered in 3 Dec 61. Wounded 31 May 62 in the right arm at the Battle of Fair Oaks, VA. Discharged 26 Nov 62 on Surgeon's Certificate at Suffolk, VA.

WILEY, James F. - Private, Co. C & Co. E. Born about 1840 in Butler Co., PA, the son of William & Eliza Wiley of North Sewickley Twp, Beaver Co., PA. Enrolled 15 Oct 61 at Lawrence Co., PA, a 22 year old Farmer from Wayne Twp, Lawrence Co., PA. Mustered in 19 Oct 61. Slightly wounded in the leg at the Battle of Williamsburg, VA. Re-enlisted 4 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Arrived at the Florence Stockade 2 Oct 64. Paroled. Died of disease at Allegheny City, PA. Buried at North Sewickley Cemetery, Beaver Co., PA. No headstone, only GAR marker 1413. There is confusion on this soldier as it appears that there was a James & a James F. Wiley who served in the 101st PA. Further research is needed.

WILEY, John - Private, Co. A. Wounded 31 May 62 at Fair Oaks, VA. Arrived at Boston, MA on board the steamer Daniel Webster to be admitted to the hospital. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Died 21 Jan 1865 of Rheumatism in the Florence Stockade. Buried as an unknown in the Florence National Cemetery. Also listed as WHILI.

WILL, Samuel - Co. K. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA. Not on muster rolls. Possibly a 2nd NC Union soldier.

WILLIAMS, Asher - Private, Detachment. Born 1836. Drafted at age 27, a Carpenter from Beaver Twp, Crawford Co., PA. Mustered in 17 Aug 63 at Crawford Co., PA. Discharged 3 May 65. Died 6 March 1878. Buried in Conneautville Cemetery, Crawford Co., PA. Widow Maria M living in East Springfield, Erie Co., PA in 1890.

WILLIAMS, Crampton - Musician, Co. E. Born 1845 in Uniontown, PA. Enrolled 10 Aug 61 at age 16, a Stone Mason from North Union Twp, Fayette Co., PA. Mustered in 5 Nov 61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA. Paroled 30 Nov 64 at Savannah, GA. Absent on furlough at muster out. Married Anna E. Died 21 Aug 1924 at Pittsburgh, PA. Buried in Highwood Cemetery, Allegheny Co., PA.

WILLIAMS, Ebenezer B. - Regimental Quarter Master. Born 18 June 1830 in Allegheny City, Allegheny Co., PA, son of Ebenezer & Margaret Williams. Enrolled 19 Aug 61 at Harrisburg, PA, a 30 year old Lawyer from Ross Twp, Allegheny Co., PA. Mustered in 19 Dec 61. Resigned 7 Nov 62 due to Chronic Diarreha at Suffolk, VA. Married Francis Morris who he divorced 7 March 1866 and married 30 June 1867 to Jane Gallagher. Moved 1874 to California. Moved 1892 to Arizona Territory. Elected U.S. Commissioner of 2nd Judicial District of Arizona Territory. Died 18 Aug 1910 of Chronic Brights's Disease at Nogales, Santa Crus Co., AZ. Buried in Nogales Cemetery. Headstone

WILLIAMS, Frederick - Private, Co. K. see Frederick FLURY.

WILLIAMS, Thomas - Private, Co. E. Born in Perry Twp, Allegheny Co., PA. Enrolled 1 Oct 61 at age 25, a Tailor from Providence, RI. Mustered in 22 Nov 61 at Pittsburgh, PA. Deserted either 7 May 62 at Williamsburg, VA or 9 May 62 at Ropers Church, VA.

WILSON, D. Elliott - Private, Co. A. Born 1836 in Allegheny Co., PA, son of James & Julia Ann (McCullough) Wilson. Enrolled 12 March 62. Mustered in 14 April 62 at Harrisburg, PA; a 26 year old Farmer from Allegheny Co., PA. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Roanoke Island, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 6 Dec 64 at Charleston, SC. Mustered out 25 June 65. Died 27 Sept 1867. Buried in Cross Roads Presbyterian Cemetery, Monroeville, PA.

WILSON, George W. - Private, Co. D. Married 27 Oct 1843 to Mary A. Enrolled 1 March 62 at age 40. Mustered in 7 March 62. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Died about 16 Oct 1864 in the Florence Stockade. Buried as an unknown in Florence National Cemetery.

WILSON, James - Private, Co. B. Born 1841 in Greenock, Scotland. Enrolled 14 Feb 62 at Mansfield, Tioga Co., PA; a 23 year old Machinist from Richmond Twp, Tioga Co., PA. Mustered in 18 Feb 62. Detailed 30 June until 31 Oct 62 on Grand Guard. Re-enlisted 16 Feb 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Arrived at the Florence Stockade 6 Oct 64. Died 1 Dec 1864 in the Florence Stockade. Buried as an unknown in Florence National Cemetery.

WILSON, James L. - Private, Co. I. Born 1840 in Jefferson Twp, Allegheny Co., PA, the son of David & Elizabeth (Cummin) Wilson. Enrolled 3 Oct 61 at age 21, a Coal Miner from Pittsburgh, PA. Mustered in 15 Oct 61. Detailed Sept & Oct 62 on Grand Guard. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC; arriving at Florence 5 Oct 64. Lost several toes due to frostbite while at Florence. Paroled 3 March 65 at N.E. Ferry, Wilmington, NC. Absent at muster out. Admitted May 65 to the General Hospital at York, PA, where he was discharged 27 June 65. Married Catherine Gorman 21 Oct 1865 at West Elizabeth, Allegheny Co., PA and had 10 children. Died 28 May 1898 from Chronic Endocarditis. Buried in James Chapel United Methodist Cemetery, Gastonville, Washington Co., PA. Headstone | Donald Wilson

WILSON, John, Sr. - Private, Co. K. Born in PA. Enrolled 28 Sept 61 at age 24, a Coach Trimmer from Adams Co., PA. Mustered in 5 Nov 61. Wounded 31 May 62 at Fair Oaks, VA. Died 24 July 1862 at Cliffborne Hospital, Georgetown, Washington, DC of Diphtheria while recovering from his wounds. Listed as age "38" and single. Buried in the Military Asylum Cemetery, Washington, DC. Grave 3029. Headstone

WILSON, Johnathan W. "John" - Corporal, Co. I.  Born 29 March 1840 in Mercer Co., PA, son of James Wilson. Moved at age 15 to Franklin Twp, Allegheny Co., PA. Enrolled at age 21, a School Teacher from Pittsburgh, PA. Mustered in 15 Oct 61 as Private. Promoted Sept 62 to Corporal. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA; Charleston & Florence, SC. Arrived at the Florence Stockade 5 Oct 64. Paroled 10 Dec 64 at Charleston, SC. Discharged 12 June 65. After the war, John took a course at Bacon Business College at Cincinatti, OH and after graduation continued the teaching profession. Later he engaged in business at East Liverpool, OH before returning to PA after his marriage to Ellen H. Hamilton on 30 May 1871 at Franklin Twp, Allegheny Co., PA. Died 15 Nov 1907 near Export, Westmoreland Co., PA. Buried in Poke Run Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Washington Twp, Westmoreland Co., PA.

WILSON, Joseph Hemphill - Colonel. Born 16 May 1820 in North Sewickley Township (now Franklin), Beaver Co., PA; son of Thomas and Agnes (Hemphill) Wilson. He graduated Jefferson College in Canonsburg, PA. Admitted to the bar on 5 June 1850. For three years was the District Attorney of Beaver County. He was elected as a member of the PA House of Representatives from 1856 to 1861. Enrolled at age 41, assuming command of the 101st PA on 17 Sept 61. Mustered in 4 Oct 61. Commanded the regiment at Yorktown & Williamsburg, VA. Died 30 May 1862 of Typhoid fever near Roper's Church, VA. His remains were brought home by his brother, John Hays Wilson, and interred in the Zelienople Cemetery, Butler Co., PA. PhotoPhoto | Headstone | Alan Wilson | Col. Wilson Story

WILSON, Joseph P. - Private, Detachment. Enrolled as a Substitute at age 23. Mustered in 13 July 63 at Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA. Discharged 3 May 65. Died 16 July 1904.

WILSON, Robert H. - Private, Co. E. Supposedly enrolled under alias Henry Ward. Can find no record of military service with the 101st PA. Died 28 May 1915 at Union Hospital, Elkton, MD.

WILSON, Robert J. - Corporal, Co. H. Born 14 Aug 1844 in PA. Enrolled & mustered in 27 Feb 64. Captured 20 April 84 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled. Married 5 Oct 1864 to Rachel Thompson. Died 26 Dec 1876 in Johnstown, Cambria Co., PA. Buried in Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA. Headstone

WILSON, Robert L. - Private, Co. H. Born in Beaver Co., PA. Enrolled & mustered in 24 Feb 64 at New Brighton, Beaver Co., PA; a 20 year old Farmer from New Brighton. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Died 30 Oct 1864 in the Florence Stockade. Buried as an unknown at Florence National Cemetery.

WILSON, William - Private, Co. A. Enrolled & mustered in 29 Aug 64 at Carlisle, PA; a 32 year old Farmer from Carlisle, PA. Mustered out 25 June 1865.

WILSON, William - Private, Detachment. Born 26 Oct 1843 in Brush Valley Twp, Indiana Co., PA, son of James & Margaret (Pitman) Wilson. Drafted at age 20. Mustered in 13 July 63 at Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA. Mustered out 3 May 65. Died 15 Oct 1922 in Brush Valley, PA. Buried in Armaugh Cemetery, East Wheatfield Twp, Indiana Co., PA.

WILTER, Jenkins - Listed in The History of Schuylkill Co., PA.

WILTNER, Jacob - Listed in The History of Schuylkill Co., PA.

WINCH, Jacob E. - Sergeant, Co. F. Born in Ohio, son of John & Mary A. Winch. Enrolled 13 Oct 61 at Beaver Co., PA; an 18 year old Mill Wright from Hookstown, Beaver Co., PA. Mustered in 19 Nov 61 as a Corporal. Promoted 1 Sept 62 to 5th Sergeant. Deserted 10 April 63 at New Bern, NC. Also spelled as WENCH.

WINDER, Henry - Private, Co. I. Born in Hamburg, Germany. Enrolled 14 Dec 61 at Pittsburgh, PA; a 43 Printer from Harrisburg, PA. Mustered in 30 Dec 61. Wounded in the left breast 31 May 62 at Fair Oaks, VA. Taken from White House, VA to the hospital at Newport News, VA onboard the Knickerbocker. Discharged Sept 62 on Surgeon's Certificate at Ft. McHenry, MD. Admitted 21 Nov 1870 to the Soldier's Home at Dayton, OH where he died 19 Feb 1898. Also listed as WINTER.

WINGENFIELD, J. Adam - Private, Co. I. Born 14 July 1844 in Chasser, Germany. Enrolled 14 Dec 61 at age 19 from Harrisburg, PA. (Also listed as being from Schuylkill Co., PA) Mustered in 30 Dec 61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Paroled 11 Dec 64 at Charleston, SC. Mustered out 25 June 65. Served in the 13th US Infantry from 20 Aug 1867 at Camp Cook until discharged 20 April 1870 at Camp Baker, Montana Territory. Married 5 Oct 1874 to Elizabeth Humphry. Died 7 Feb 1922 at American Fork, Utah. Buried in Second Creek Cemetery, Platte Co., Missouri. Also listed as WINGENFILDT. Headstone | Bob Wingenfield

WISE, Jacob - Private, Co. I. Born 14 Feb 1842 in PA, son of George Wise. Married to Rebecca. Enrolled 7 Dec 61 at Pittsburgh, PA; a 44 year old Farmer from Harrisburg, PA. Mustered in 30 Dec 61. Discharged 7 Aug 62 on Surgeon's Certificate at Harrison's Landing, VA. Rebecca died 20 Feb 1888. Jacob re-married 19 March 1889 to Martha Bennett. Jacob died 8 July 1924 at Harrisburg, PA. Buried in Union Cemetery, Mifflintown, Juniata Co., PA. (Also listed as being from Schuylkill Co., PA.) Also listed as WEISS.

WISOTZKY, Frederick "Fred" Lafayette- Musician, Co. K. Born 11 Jan 1833 in Adams Co., PA, son of William & Catarina (Crilly) Wisotzky. Married 13 March 1850 to Hannah Maria Snyder. Enrolled 12 Sept 61 at Gettysburg, PA; a 27 year old Coach Trimmer from Adams Co., PA. Mustered in 5 Nov 61. Deserted 20 Jan 62 or 19 Feb 62 at Harrisburg, PA. Then served in the 165th PA. Died 9 Aug 1910. Buried in Wellers Cemetery, Frederick Co., MD. Bio

WOLF, John - Private, Detachment. Drafted at age 29. Mustered in 13 July 63 at Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA. Discharged 3 May 65.

WOLFORD, George W. - Private, Co. D. Born 1842 in Allegheny Co., MD. Enrolled 10 Nov 61 at age 19, a Laborer from Bedford Co., PA. Mustered in 6 Dec 61. Sick in hospital during Dec 61. Left Camp Curtin on 30 day furlough to go home. Did not return 10 Feb 62. Marked 1 Aug 62 as a deserter. Arrested 6 Nov 63 near Cumberland, MD. Arrived 17 Nov 63 at HQ, Frederick, MD. Court Martial, April 64, New Bern, NC: Stated that the reason for not returning from furlough was due to illness. Found Guilty. Sentenced to be shot, but changed to hard labor. Confined Sept thru Dec 64 at Ft. Totten, New Bern, NC. Transferred to the Labor Prison at Norfolk, VA. Returned 10 Feb 65 to the 101st PA. Mustered out 25 June 65. Died 7 Dec 1880 in Jacksonville, Morgon Co., IL. Buried in Concord Cemetery. Headstone

WOOD, Reuben - Private, Co. B. Born about 1842 in PA, son of William & Susan Wood. Enrolled 14 Feb 62 at age 18, a Laborer from Sullivan, Tioga Co., PA. Mustered in 24 Feb 62. Wounded in the arm by a sabre at the Battle of Williamsburg, VA. Absent sick 21 Aug 62 with tuberculoses. Discharged 2 May 63 on Surgeon's Certificate at 1st Division Convalescent Camp, VA. Died 1 Nov 1917 at Athens, Bradford Co., PA.

WOODFORD, James H. - Private, Co. E. Enlisted at age 24, a Farmer from Allegheny Co., PA. Mustered in 19 Dec `61. Captured 31 May `62 at Fair Oaks, VA. Held captive at Salisbury, NC. Paroled. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 27 Aug 1864 of Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 7023.

WOODRUFF, John - Sutler.

WOODS, John H. - Private, Detachment. Drafted at age 22. Mustered in 16 July `63 at New Brighton, Beaver Co., PA. Discharged 3 May `65.

WORLEY, Jonathan - Private, Detachment. Drafted at age 21. Mustered in 30 May `64 at Meadville, PA. Discharged 3 May `65.

WORLING, John - Private, Co. A. Enlisted 26 Sept `61 at Pittsburgh, PA; a 17 year old Roller from Allegheny Co., PA. Mustered in 22 Oct `61. Died 15 June 1862 of Typhoid Fever at White Oak Swamp, VA. Also spelled WERLING.

WOX, Lucius C. - Private, Co. A. Born 29 Nov 1840 in Defiance, Defiance Co., Ohio, but raised in PA. As well as being a farmer, he was also a school teacher. Enrolled 11 Jan 62 at age 21, a Farmer from Centre Twp, Perry Co., PA. Mustered in 13 Jan 62. Wounded 31 May 62 at Fair Oaks, VA. Discharged 1 March 63 due to wounds received at Fair Oaks. On 2 Jan 64 he was mustered into Co. I, 17th PA Cavalry and was later wounded near Cold Harbor, VA. As soon as he recovered from those wounds, he was wounded again at White House Landing, VA. He was eventually discharged 7 Aug 65 at Louisville, KY. Married 26 Oct 65 to Jennie Mehaffie. After the war, he worked for many years with the PA Railroad Co. and served on the Board of the White Hall Soldier's Orphans' Home. He was also elected three times to Justice of the Peace of Marysville, PA. Died 6 April 1915 at Marysville, Perry Co., PA. Letters | Bio & Headstone

WRAY, Robert - Private, Co. G & I. Enlisted 18 Oct `61 at Pittsburgh, PA; a 38 year old Laborer from Pittsburgh. Mustered in 2 Dec `61. Discharged 18 May `63 on Surgeon's Certificate.

WYATT, John - Colored Cook, Co. I. Enlisted & mustered in 21 March 64 at Plymouth, NC. Mustered out 25 June 65. Died 12 Nov 1879 and is buried in the First Baptist Church, Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., NC.

WYKE, Jacob - Private, Co. G. Son of George & Mary Wyke. Mustered in 2 Dec `61. Wounded 31 May `62 by gunshot to the left hand at Fair Oaks, VA. Taken to Chesapeake General Hospital, Fortress Monroe, VA. Died 10 June 1862 from the gunshot wound in Old Point Hospital at Fortress Monroe, VA. Buried at Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA. Section B, Grave # 4084. Marked as WIKE.

WYKE, William P. - Private, Detachment. First served in Co. D, 62nd PA Infantry. Enrolled in the 101st PA as a Substitute at age 21. Mustered in 7 Oct 64 at Allegheny City, Allegheny Co., PA. Discharged 3 May 65.

WYLIE, Franklin P. - 1st Lieutenant, Co. B. Born 1840. Enlisted at age 21, a Student from Middletown, PA. Mustered in 17 Oct `61 as Private. Promoted 12 Nov `61 to Sgt.; 9 Aug `62 to 1st Sgt.; 24 Sep `62 to 1st Lt. Resigned 30 Dec `63. Married Anna L. Norton. Died 15 March 1924 in Boone, Boone Co., Iowa. Buried in E. Linwood Cemetery.

WYNN, Hamlin - Private, Co. F. Born 1845 in Beaver Co., PA; son of Azariah & Mary (Barnes) Wynn. Enlisted at age 18, a Student from Beaver Co., PA. Mustered in 9 Nov `61. Wounded in the leg 31 May `62 at Fair Oaks, VA. Re-enlisted. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 4 Sept 1864 at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 7799.

WYNN, John Y. - Sergeant, Co. F. Born in PA. Enlisted 5 Nov `61 at Beaver Co., PA; a 29 year old Engineer from Beaver Co., PA. Mustered in 9 Nov `61 as a Corporal. Promoted to Sgt on 1 Sept `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 21 April `65 at Vicksburg, MS. Reported to Harrisburg, PA. Discharged 31 May `65 to date 18 May `65 at Harrisburg, PA. Lived in Bucyrus, Crawford Co., OH after the war. Admitted 23 April 1895 - 8 Aug 1903 at the Soldier's Home, Marion, IN.

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