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Burial Information for Pvt. Charles Gerhart , Company F, 23rd Pennsylvania. He died on July 30th 1876 and is buried at St. Michael's Lutheran in Germantown, PA in Section K, Lot 76, Grave 1. Special Thanks to Eileen Campost for the information and photo of the Headstone request.
Burial Information for Corporal Edward A. Brabender , Company A, 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. He is buried at St. Peter's German Redemtionist Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Burial Information for Private George William Fraley , Company G, 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. He died on June 9th 1926 and is buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery in Bala Cywnd,PA in Section Summit, Lot 325, Grave 2.
Burial Information for Pvt. Jacob V. Holzer 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, Company B. He died on September 7th 1883 and is buried at St. Peter's German Redemtionist Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Burial Information for Gustavus A. Pommer Company H, 23rd Pennsylvania.He was born in Missouri in 1844. He enlisted into the 23rd Pennsylvania at the Schuylkill Arsenal in Philadelphia on August 10th 1861 .On September 8th 1861, he moved with the Regiment to Washington D.C, where he was encamped just three miles north of the Capitol on “The Queen’s Farm” at Camp Graham . He was there with the Regiment during the cold winter months and in December of 1861; Typhoid Fever broke out within the Camp which resulted in the Death of Fifty-One men of the 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. It was decided on March 12th 1862 to move the camp to higher ground in Bladensburg, Maryland to rid the epidemic and ready the Soldiers for campaign. The 23rd Pennsylvania moved to Bladensburg and were encamped at Camp Clark . He was Wounded at The Battle of Fair Oaks Virginia on May 31st 1862, near Richmond and again at The battle of Cedar Creek Virginia on October 19th 1864. When his enlistment in the 23rd Pennsylvania expired on September 8th 1864, he reenlisted and was transferred for the remaining 8 months to the 82nd Pennsylvania Volunteers. He was mustered out of Service on July 13th 1865. After the War, He moved to Junction Kansas where he was a School teacher. Gustavus Pommer died on March 16th 1885. He is buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery in St. Louis, MO in Plot 24-33 ,Lot 2491.

You can view a Photo of Gustavus Adolpho Pommer on Page 30 of the 23rd Pennsylvania, Original Photos pages.

You can view the Grave of Gustavus Adolpho Pommer on Page 63 of the 23rd Pennsylvania, Virtual Cemetery pages.

During his service, Gustavus Adolfo Pommer wrote Twelve Letters, most of them to his sweetheart Mary.

  • Gustavus A. Pommer Letter 1
  • Gustavus A. Pommer Letter 2
  • Gustavus A. Pommer Letter 3
  • Gustavus A. Pommer Letter 4
  • Gustavus A. Pommer Letter 5
  • Gustavus A. Pommer Letter 6
  • Gustavus A. Pommer Letter 7
  • Gustavus A. Pommer Letter 8
  • Gustavus A. Pommer Letter 9
  • Gustavus A. Pommer Letter 10
  • Gustavus A. Pommer Letter 11
  • Gustavus A. Pommer Letter 12

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