Pennsylvania Volunteers
in the Spanish-American War

1898-1899

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Pennsylvania Soldiers of the Eighth Regiment

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8th PA Regt "D" Surnames


Name, Rank, Company, Residence, Date of Enrollment, Promotions,
Mustered in Date, Mustered Out Date or Date of Death.



DA COSTA, John C., Jr., lst Lieutenant, & Assistant Surgeon; Residence: Philadelphia, Pa.; Enrolled May 26, 1898; Joined for duty at Camp Alger, June 5, 1898; Mustered in June 6, 1898; On duty with 1st Battalion as provost guard at Middletown, Pa., from Sept. 15 to Sept. 29, 1898, inclusive; On special duty at 1st Division Hospital, per Special Order 179 Headquarters 1st Division 2d Army Corps, Dec. 21, 1898: Mustered out with Regiment March 7, 1899.

DAILEY, John J., Private, Co. H; Residence: Pottsville, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; M; 0. with Co. March 7, 1899.

DALY, Daniel, Private, Co. E; Residence: Mahanoy City; Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered in June 10, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DANDO, William E., Private, Co. F; Residence: Girardville, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DANKS, Edward G., Private, Co. F; Residence: Girardville, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Promoted to Corporal June 21, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DANKS, Harry H., Captain, Co. F; Residence: Girardville, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DANLEY, Clarence, Private, Co. E; Residence: Mahanoy City, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DANNER, James D., Private, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DARON, John L., Private, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered in June 10, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DARR, William A., 2d Lieutenant, Co. G; Residence: Carlisle, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 11, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DAUGHERTY, Don D., Chief Musician,; Residence: Harrisburg, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with Regiment March 7, 1899.

DAVIDSON, David F., Private, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DAVIES, Pool E., Private, Co. F; Residence: Girardville, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered In May 12, 1898; Appointed Musician, May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DAVIS, Ephraim, Corporal, Co. F; Residence: Girardville, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Reduced to Private, per Regimental Order 157 Nov. 30, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DAVIS, Ernest W., Private, Co. K; Residence: Port Carbon, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DAVIS, Harvey L., Private, Co. C; Residence: Shippensburg, Pa.; Enrolled June 13, 1898; Mustered in June 13, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DAVIS, John E., Private, Co. B; Residence: Lansford, Pa.; Enrolled May 8, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DAVIS, Merton A., Private, Co. K; Residence: Port Carbon, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DAVIS, Thomas, Musician, Co. F; Residence: Girardville, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DAVIS, William T., Private, Co. E; Residence: Mahanoy City, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered in June 10, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DAVISON, Robert, Private, Co. C; Residence: Greencastle, Pa. ; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered In May 12, 1898; Promoted to Corporal June 20, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DECKERT, George W., Private, Co. W., Private, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered in June 10, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DEEM, Frank, Private, Co. E; Residence: Mahanoy City, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered In June 10, 1898; Deserted Nov. 9, 1898, at Camp Meade, Pa.

DEIBERT, James B., Private, Co. B; Residence: Tamaqua, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DEITCH, Tilden H., Private, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa.; Enrolled May 8, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DENGLER, Frank, Private, Co. C; Residence: Chambersburg, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DENNIS, Peter, Private, Co. E; Residence: Mahanoy City, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered in June 10, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DENNIS, William, Private, Co. E; Residence: Mahanoy City, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Promoted to Corporal June 20, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DERR, William A., Private, Co. H; Residence: Pottsville, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898,;. Mustered In June 10, 1898; Discharged Jan. 31, 1899, on Surgeon's Certificate of Disability.

DESENBER.G, Reuben D., Private, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DEUFEL, George, Cook Co. K; Residence: Bethlehem, Pa.; Enrolled Nov. 5, 1898; Mustered In Nov. 5, 1898; Mustered out with company Marph 7, 1899.

DEVENEY, Clarence S., Corporal, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DEVENEY, Harvey J., Private, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DIBLER, Harry, Private, Co. I; Residence: Falmouth, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Transferred Jan. 20, 1899, to 11 Co. United States Volunteer Signal Corps per Special Order 20, War Department Adjutant General's Office Jan. 25, 1899.

DICKMAN, Christ., Private, Co. B; Residence: Tamaqua, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DICUS, William, Private, Co. H; Residence: Pottsville, Pa.; Enrolled May 6, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DIDYOUNG, Joseph J., Private, Co. K; Residence: Shamokin, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Appointed Chief Trumpeter, per Special Order 107, Headquarters 8th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Sept 1, 1898; Mustered out with Regiment March 7, 1899.

DIEHL, Luther M., Private, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa.; Enrolled May 8, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DILLINGER, William S., Private, Co. H; Residence: Pottsville, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered in June 10, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DINGLER, Joseph J., Private, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered in June 10, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DITTENHOFFER, Albert C., Private, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Appointed Cook Jan. 20, 1899; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DITZLER, Abraham, Private, Co. I; Residence: Lancaster, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DONALDSON, Alexander Mc., Private, Co. F; Residence: Girardville, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DONNELLY, Arthur F., Private, Co. C; Residence: Lancaster, Pa.; Enrolled May 11, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DOUCK, Charles W., Sergeant, Co. F; Residence: Girardville, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DOUGHERTY, Cornelius P., Private, Co. F; Residence: Girardville, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DOWNS, George A., Private, Co. K., Private, Co. K; Residence: Orwigsburg, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered in June 10, 1898; Mustered out March 7, 1899.

DRESHER, Charles, Priv, Co. F; Residence: Girardville, Pa.; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Appointed Wagoner,; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DRESSLER, William H., Private, Co. F; Residence: Shaft, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DRENNING, John H., Captain, Co. I; Residence: Wrightsville, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; M. Q. with Co. March 7, 1899.

DRENNING, Walter L., Private, Co. I; Residence: Wrightsville, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with Co,March 7, 1899.

DRENNING, We£ley W., Sergeant, Co. I; Residence: Wrightsville, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DUEY, William J., Private, Co. D; Residence: Harrisburg, Pa.; Enrolled June 15, 1898; Mustered in June 15, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DUFFY, John J., lst Lieutenant, Co. K; Residence: St. Clair, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DUFFY, Martin F., Sergeant, Co. K; Residence: St. Clair, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DUKE, Harry, Private, Co. C; Residence: Chambersburg, Pa.; Enrolled June 13, 1898; Mustered In June 13, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DUNFEE, Rankin B., Private, Co. G; Residence: Carlisle, Pa.; Enrolled June 13, 1898; Mustered In June 13, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DUNMIRE, Maslin B., Private, Co. A; Residence: Lewistown, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Promoted to Corporal June 21, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DURKIN, William J., Private, Co. K; Residence: St. Clair, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DURR, Benjamin F., Private, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa.; Enrolled May 8, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DURR, Clarence W., Priv, Co: A; Residence: York, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered In June 10, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

DYKEMAN, Charles H., Private, Co. G; Residence: Shippensburg, Pa.; Enrolled June 9, 1898; Mustered in June 9, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.
Source: Record of Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Spanish-American War, 1898, Thomas J. Stewart, Adjutant General, 1900.



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