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Ilgenfritz of the 87th PA - Civil War
Posted by: Dennis Brandt Date: July 08, 2000 at 16:45:23
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Looking for info on Civil War veterans named Ilgenfritz who served with the 87th Pennsylvania Infantry. The unit mustered in York in September 1861.

1) Ilgenfritz, Alburtus "Bertram", Musician (drummer) Co E; mustered Sep 13, 1861, as a volunteer; discharged Nov 16, 1864; born @1838/39; also served with the 13th Pennsylvania Cavalry; a laborer from York; 5' 7"; deserted August 1, 1863, at camp near Sharpsburg and returned under guard the following October 5; court-martialed, found guilty, and ordered to make up the lost time in addition to forfeiture of pay; illiterate; married Roseanna ? who died 1895; remarried Priscilla Garvic May 1, 1897

2) Ilgenfritz, Thomas, Pvt Co G; mustered Sep 25, 1861, as a volunteer; discharged Oct 13, 1864; born @1836/37; died Sep 25, 1885; a shoemaker and janitor from York; 5' 6", black hair, black eyes; illiterate; married Emma F. Kitch who died 1875; remarried Mary A. Rouse January 16, 1877; children: Thomas (b. 08/02/77), Norman M. (08/30/79), James (b. 09/12/82), Harry Strickler (b. 10/01/84); buried at Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, Pennsylvania

3) Ilgenfritz, William, Pvt Co E; mustered Sep 13, 1861, as a volunteer; discharged July 21, 1865, on a surgeon's certificate; born @1843/44; died Feb 8, 1897; a laborer from York; 5' 6", brown hair, blue eyes; wounded at the battle of Carter's Woods and again at Cedar Creek, the latter costing him his right arm near the shoulder; married Eliza Boyer; children: Nettie (b. 02/03/83) and Harry Boyer (b. 06/19/84); buried at Prospect Hill; in 1903, son Harry lived in Columbus, Ohio

4) Ilgenfritz, William H., Pvt Co K; mustered Sep 11, 1861, as a volunteer; died Oct 15, 1869; a laborer from York; married widow Barbara Maria Iinglesberger Foose March 29, 1866; children: Edward (b. May 11, 1869) and Emma Jane (b. 08/26/64; d. 06/30/68


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