Descendants Roll Call Of

Noteworthy Union Regiments That Served

During The Petersburg Campaign

Honoring Union Soldiers

Who Served With Honor And Distinction

During The Longest Campaign Of The War

 

 

Lynne Gallaudet Dolan

great granddaughter of

Pvt. James Meagher, Co. I

47th New York Infantry Regiment

 

Glenn H. Ohlsen

great great grandson of

Pvt. William H. Hedges, Co. I

47th New York Infantry Regiment

Eileen M. Patch

grand neice of

Sgt. George Magusta Englis, Co.K

89th New York Regiment of Infantry

 

Braden Ohlsen

great great great grandson of

Pvt. William H. Hedges, Co. I

47th New York Infantry Regiment

 

 

Brielle Ohlsen

great great great granddaughter of

Pvt. William H. Hedges, Co. I

47th New York Infantry Regiment

 

 

Hailey Ohlsen

great great great granddaughter of

Pvt. William H. Hedges, Co. I

47th New York Infantry Regiment

 

 

Colin Ohlsen

great great great grandson of

Pvt. William H. Hedges, Co. I

47th New York Infantry Regiment

 

 

Donna Verity Ohlsen

great granddaughter of

Pvt. William H. Hedges, Co. I

47th New York Infantry Regiment

 

 

Ronald Verity

great grandson of

Pvt. William H. Hedges, Co. I

47th New York Infantry Regiment

 

 

Christian Ohlsen

great great grandson of

Pvt. William H. Hedges, Co. I

47th New York Infantry Regiment

 

 

Lynne Gallaudet Dolan

family of

Pvt. Anthony Meagher, Co. I

47th New York Infantry Regiment

 

Mike Horgan

great grand nephew of

2nd Lt. Edward J. Maxwell, Co. E

63rd New York Infantry

 

Melissa Hake Fitzkee

2nd great grand niece of

Pvt. Samuel Hake, Co. E

207th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

 

Jay Rarick

great great grandnephew of

Pvt. Henry Getz, Co. H

199th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

Jay Rarick

great great grandnephew of

Pvt. John Getz, Co. I

184th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

 

Eric Britt Stone

3rd great grandson of

Pvt. Josiah Shriner, Co. E

51st Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment

 

Lee Voss

great grand nephew of

Pvt. Zenas Butler Smith, Co. A

207th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment

 

George E. Hedges, Jr.

great great grandson of

Pvt. Jesse B. Hedges, Co. F

95th New York Infantry Regiment

 

     

 

The Remembrance Wall

At The National Museum Of The Civil War Soldier

Another Great Way To Honor The Memory Of Your American Soldier

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Soldier's Notes

James and Anthony Meagher were cousins who served in Company I (The Washington Greys) of the 47th New York Infantry Regiment. Anthony enlisted in September of 1861 and was discharged at Petersburg, Va on the 16th day of September 1864. He was wounded at Olustee, Florida on or about the 20th day of February 1864, receiving a wound in the right leg. He died November 3, 1887 in Brooklyn, New York.

2nd Lieutenant Edward J. Maxwell, Company E, 63rd New York Infantry, Irish Brigade, and was wounded at Petersburg. His brother, John S. Maxwell, was a 'landsman' in the US Navy and both became very active members of the GAR. John S. Maxwell became the Commander of the New York Department, GAR, in 1907.

Private Samuel Hake, Company E, 207th Pennsylvania Infantry, enlisted in the Union Army on September 9, 1864. He was killed while in service to his country on April 2, 1865 at Petersburg, Virginia.

 

If you are a descendant or family member of a Union soldier who served in the Petersburg Campaign and would like to be listed on the Descendants Roll Call, please send an e-mail by clicking the mail icon below. Type the name of the regiment in the subject line and provide details in the message.

 

Important Links

Two Brothers: One North, One South

by David H. Jones

The Final Battles of the Petersburg

Campaign by A. Wilson Greene

 

Pamplin Historical Park & National

Museum of the Civil War Soldier

 

 

 

The Association of Citizen Historians

of the United States

 

Ronn Palm's Museum

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

 

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