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Pvt Enoch Angstadt
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1841
Death: Jan. 18, 1915

Enoch Angstadt
Name of Regiment: 167th Regiment, Prnnsylvania Infantry - Side: Union - Company: K - Soldier's Rank In: private - Soldier's Rank Out: private.

UNION PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS
167th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (Drafted Militia)

Organized at Reading November 10 to December 6, 1862. Moved to Washington, D. C., thence to Newport News and Suffolk, Va., December 8-17. Attached to Foster's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863.

SERVICE.-Duty at Suffolk till May, 1863. Action at Deserted House, Va., January 30. Siege of Suffolk April 11-May 4. Suffolk April 19. Operations on Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad May 12-26. Holland House, Carrsville, May 15-16. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 27-July 7. Expedition from White House to Bottom's Bridge July 1-7. Baltimore Cross Roads July 2. Moved to Washington, D. C., July 8; thence into Maryland and joined 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, July 15. Pursuit of Lee beyond the Rappahannock July 15-24. Mustered out August 12, 1863.

Regiment lost 1 Officer and 1 Enlisted man killed and 22 Enlisted men by disease.
CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS AND SAILORS SYSTEM, National Park Service, Washington, D.C., researched by Richard Parker, February 2011.


Obituary:

The remains of Enoch Angstadt, a well-known citizen of Rockland township, were interred at New Jerusalem, along side of his wife, who died three years ago. The deceased was a son of John Angstadt and wife Susanna (nee Rohrbach) born in Rockland township Jan. 22, 1841, and was baptized March 17, 1841 by Rev. John Knoske. The sponsers were John Youse and wife Barbara. He was confirmed in 1890 at New Jerusalem by Rev. D.K. Humbert. He had been married to Amanda Quillman by Rev. Albert D. Croll. Deceased had six sons and six daughters. One of each died. He is survived by the following children: George, Kutztown; David, Birdsboro; Frank, Reading; Harry and Robert, both of Ruscombmanor, with the latter of whom he had made his home at the time of he died; Ella, wife of Milton Olinger, Reading; Emma, wife of John Ralston, Philadelphia; Amelia, wife of Peter Edris, Myerstown; Kate, wife of Harry King, Reading. He is also survived by 42 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Maria Herbein, of Alsace, near Reading. he died of apoplexy on Monday, Jan. 18, aged 73 years, 10 months and 26 days. Ellis Weidner, of Freidensburg, had charge of the funeral. The bearers were Lewis Angstadt, Morris Deysher, William Hilbert, and Alvin B. Houck. Rev. William F. Bond officiated. Henry Schofer's Sons, of Reading, were the caterers. They server dinner for the mourners at the old Angstadt homestead near Keller's schoolhouse, having come all the way from Reading on their large motor truck. The deceased was a Civil War veteran who kept his army records in excellent state of preservation. He was enrolled Oct. 26, 1962 as private in Captain Edward F. Reed's Company K. 167th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and served under Colonels Charles Kuder and J.A. Davis.

THE READING EAGLE, January 29, 1915, obuit submitted by Eileen Hilbert.








 
 
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 Spouse:
  Amanda Quillman Angstadt (1848 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Ellen Angstadt Ohlinger (1866 - 1921)*
  Emma Angstadt Fritz (1867 - 1948)*
  Amelia Q Angstadt Edris (1871 - 1955)*
  George William Angstadt (1873 - 1954)*
  David Quillman Angstadt (1875 - 1924)*
  Harry Quillman Angstadt (1878 - 1962)*
  Katie A. Angstadt Wolf (1880 - 1965)*
  Frank Q. Angstadt (1883 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
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Burial:
New Jerusalem Union Cemetery
Fleetwood
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Richard Parker
Originally Created by: Neil D Scheidt
Record added: Dec 11, 2010
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Pvt Enoch Angstadt
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Pvt Enoch Angstadt
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After the first year of the war, very few men were volunteering for military service. In order to get enough men to fill their quotas, Pennsylvania and other states had to resort to bounties and the draft. Although Congress did not initiate a draft until ...(Read more)
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