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Waltimyer of the 87th PA Inf - Civil War
Posted by: Dennis Brandt Date: April 08, 2000 at 15:16:22
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Looking for info on Civil War veterans named Waltimyer (among a variety of spellings) who served with the 87th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. The regiment mustered in York in September 1861. They were:

1) Waltemeyer, H. F., 2nd Lt (never mustered) Co C; mustered Sept 14, 1861; wounded at the battle of Monocacy July 6, 1864; died Julyk 22, 1864

2) Waltemeyer, James C., Pvt Co C; mustered Jan 1, 1862; mortally wounded Aug 21, 1864, near Charlestown West Virginia; from Hopewell Township

3) Waltemeyer, Lewis W., Pvt Co D; mustered Sept 19, 1861; discharged Jan 26, 1864, on a surgeon's certificate; died May 3, 1883

4) Waltimeyer, Michael, Pvt Co C; mustered Aug 5, 1862; discharged June 20, 1865; born 1841/42; from Crossroads, York County; shot in the right shoulder at Cold Harbor June 3, 1864; in and out of hospitals for the next four months; in 1890 lived in Port Deposit, Cecil County, Maryland
5) Waltimyer, William, Pvt Co C; mustered Sept 14, 1861; discharged Oct 13, 1864; born 1838/39; died June 14, 1923; from Shrewsbury, York County; married Laura S. Sheldon July 29, 1869; children: William F. (b. 12/16/69), Charles C. (b. 04/01/72), Myrtle J. (05/25/74), Harvey F. (07/11/78), Nicholas R. (04/19/85), and Florence W. (b. 04/26/92)


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