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188th Pennsylvania Infantry      
Company D
Jacob Hetrick - Private   
This was a re-enlistment for my cousin Jacob. He enlisted in the 188th on Feb 19, 1864 and mustered out with the company on Dec 14, 1865 at City Point, VA. Source: History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865
Contact Name:  Tammy Crews
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Date Added:  5/14/2010
Company F
William Harvey Walter - Sergeant   
On November 30th, 1863, William enlisted at Media, Pennsylvania in Delaware County. He was given the rank of Private. On December 1st. 1863 he was promoted to Corporal when learned he could read and write. That same day, his younger brother Townsend joined Nield's Independent Battery, Delaware Light Artillery in Wilmington, Delaware, also at the rank of Private.

Both Townsend and William were living in the state of Delaware at the time of their enlistment. Townsend was living at home with his father and stepmother at Christiana Hundred. William was boarding in Wilmington, Delaware.
Contact Name:  Carol-Lynn Sappé
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Date Added:  11/29/2007
Company G
Frederick D Kline - Private   
A carpenter by trade. Served as a corporal in the Militia of 1862. Mustered into the 3rd PA Heavy Artillery in February, 1864 and the 188th PA in April, 1864. Killed at Petersburg June 29, 1864.
Contact Name:  Greg Kline
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Date Added:  3/11/2005
Company H
Elias S Swope - Private   
Ancestor: Elias Swope, Pvt., 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery and 188th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry
Grave Site: Three Springs Cemetery, Huntingdon County, PA
More Info: Enlisted 27 FEB 1864 at Hollidaysburg, PA. Wounded 16 MAY 1864 at Battle of Drewry’s Bluff, VA. Discharged 24 JUN 1865. Died 24 DEC 1876.

Thank You to http://bradbury149.org/bc-ancestors.htm

Contact Name:  Kenneth W. Hall Jr
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Date Added:  11/16/2017
Company H
curtis tiffany - Private   
I made a mistake curtis was in the 187th
Contact Name:  t solomon
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Date Added:  3/20/2007
Company I
James Oliver Mickley - Private   
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Contact Name:  Andrew Weigel
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Date Added:  12/30/2010
Company I
Adam R[osenberger] Stover - Private   
Adam R. Stover was a Mennonite from Souderton, PA. He joined the 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery on June 27, 1863 (as Robert E. Lee's armies were headed towards Gettysburg). In April 1864, he 'volunteered' for the 188th Pennsylvania Infantry (formed from surplus men in the 3rd PA Heavy Arty). The 188th PA fought under Major Francis Reichard at Drewry's Bluff, Cold Harbor, the seige lines at Petersburg, and at Fort Harrison, losing over 10% KIA in under six months of actual combat. Adam Stover died at age 28 in 1872 of consumption/tuberculosis contracted in the service. He left a wife and four children. His wife fought the government for over 25 years to get some pension help.
Contact Name:  Edward Worman
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Date Added:  10/11/2006
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