Joseph Schuler
Company F
75th Pennsylvania Volunteers

Submitted by Joseph Schuler, great-great-grandson


This is to Certify That

Joseph Schuler

Enlisted from Philadelphia County Penna., September 18th 1861, and was mustered into the United States service at Philadelphia as a Private to serve for a term of three years in Company F 75th Regiment Penna Vol Infantry.  Under Captains W Gablenz , F. Oppman and Colonels H. Bolen and B. J. Schnopp.  The regiment left the state for Washington, DC, September 26 1861.  Was on duty in the defences of the Capital until March 1862.  In the operations in the Shenandoah Valley while crossing the Shenandoah River 50 men of Cos J and K were drowned.  

The Regiment was assigned to 1st and 11th Corps Army of the Potomac 3rd Division.  Participated in the Battles of Cross Keys Va. June 8th 1862.  Freemans Ford August 22, 1862.  Sulfur Springs August 24, 1862.  Gainesville, Va.,  August 28, 1862.  Rappahannock and Groveton Va., August 29 1862.  Second Bull Run, August 30, 1862.  Kellys Ford August 1862.  Duty in defences of Washington, DC until November 1862.  Moved to Centreville Va. November 1st 1862, and on duty there, Comrade Schuler contracted a severe attack of rheumatism which caused him to be unable to perform a soldiers duties.  Therefore Honorably Discharged  December 17, 1862 at Davids Island on Surgeon's Certificate of Disability.


To the Memory of Comrade Schuler by his wife Eliza and Children

November 1909

St. Peter's Cemetery, Riverside, New Jersey 






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