Historic Markers Across Georgia



German Volunteers



Marker ID:  
Location: Marker is on Islands Parkway (U.S. 80). At the main sallyport for Fort Pulaski. Marker is in the post office area: Tybee Island GA 31328, United States of America.
County: Chatham
Coordinates: N 32° 1.623    W 080° 53.456
  32.02705    -80.890933
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM6T1T
German Volunteers  Marker  



Text:

Membership Roll
of the
Officers and Privates
of the
German Volunteers

organized in 1845
who left Savannah
on board the Steam Tug Sampson on Wednesday
the 24th of January 1861, to garrison
Fort Pulaski

John H. Stegin, Captain
Anthony Basler, 1st Lieut. • Claus Werner.2nd Lieut.

Chas. A.H. Umbach, Ensign

George L. Lang, Orderly Sergt. • A. Scheideman, 2nd Sergt.
J. Asendorf, 3rd Sergt. • J. Johnson 4th Sergt.

A. Thieme, 1st Corpl. • F. Meinieke, 2nd Corpl.
D. Draun, 3rd Corpl. • C.H. Muller, 4th Corpl.
Henry Blun, Quartermaster

PRIVATES
H. Beenken • F. Hanson • H. Roggentin • V. Bassler • J. Herschbach • J. E. Rutzler • G. Beinkampen • J. Kaiser • H. Rockenor • C. Borger • F. Kuck • D. Roos • N. B. Borchers • T. Kohlmann • H. Sulter • J. Dressler • J. Lenzer • G. Stegmeyer • G. Drudeke • J. Lorch • V. Schnell • C. Ehrlers • F. Lachler • A. Stiefvater • J. Fleck • J. Mehrtens • J. Schwarz • W. Frank • C. Merken • C. Weigand • W. Fischer • J. H. Mehrtens • N. Wolf • C. Hartman • E.D. Meyer • G. Wittschen • H. Henges • J.R. Meyer • G. Wellbrook • M. Helmken • T. Miller • J. Warch • F. Henes • G. Morris • J. Westing • J.Prusch



 

German Volunteers

Notes:

More information:
NPS: Fort Pulaski NM
Wikipedia: Fort Pulaski National Monument
Civil War in GA: Federals attack Ft Pulaski

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