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 "L" Surnames


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



LAMASON, Harry B., Corporal, Co. G; Residence: Carlisle, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 11, 1898; Dischd,. Oct. 20, 1898, per telegraphic order dated Adjutant General's Office Oct. 19, 1898.

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

LANYON, John W., Private, Co. F; Residence: Girardville, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered in June 10, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LAU, James W., Pl:iv. Co. G; Residence: Carlisle, Pa.; Enrolled June 13, 1898; Mustered in June 13, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LAUBENSTEIN, Ezekias, Captain, Co. D; Residence: Harrisburg, Pa.; Enrolled as 1st Lieutenant, April 28, 1898; Appointed Captain May 5, 1898, by the Governor of Penna, and entered upon duties of office May 10, 1898; Mustered in with Co. May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LAUBENSTEIN, William I., Private, Co. D; Residence: Harrisburg, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LAURIE, Cranstonn, Private, Co. I; Residence: Maytown, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LAURIE, John B. F., Corporal, Co. D; Residence: Harrisburg, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled as Private, April 28, 1898; Promoted to Corporal May 10, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Discharged Jan. 20, 1899, at Augusta, Ga., per Special Order 31 Adjutant General's Office Feb. 7, 1899.

LAUTSBAUGH, William, Private, Co. D; Residence: Harrisburg, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LA VELLE, Thomas P., Private, Co. K; Residence: Shamokin, Pa.; Enrolled Aug. 8, 1898; Mustered in Aug. 8, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LAVINE, George E., Private, Co. C; Residence: Chambersburg, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

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

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

LEBO, William Y., 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.

LEHMAN, Charles E., 1st Lieutenant, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrd April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Resignation accepted to date Nov. 7, 1898, per Special Order 263, War Department Adjutant General's Office same date.

LEHMAN, John, Sergeant, 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.

LEHMAN, Tilden, Private, Co. A; Residence: York, 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.

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

LEISENRING, Frank S., Private, Co. C; Residence: Chambersburg, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LEISEY, Samuel G., Private, Co. K; Residence: Shamokin, Pa.; Enrolled August 11, 1898; Mustered in Aug. 11, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LEITENBERGER, Harry,. Sergeant, Co. E; Residence: Mahanoy City, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LENTZ, George, Sergeant, Co. A; Residence: York, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvanial; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Appointed Quarter Master Sergeant, Nov. 24, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7. 1899.

LESSING, Fred. V., Corporal, Co. H; Residence: Pottsville, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled as Private, April 28, 1898; Promoted to Corporal May 11, 1898, by Verbal Order Colonel Commander; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

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

LEWIS, Robert, Private, Co. K; Residence: Wade, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LEWIS, William H., Private, Co. K; Residence: Minersville, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered in June 10, 1898; Discharged at Camp Meade, Pa., Sept. 16, 1898, by favor of Secretary of War.

LEYMEISTER, Franklin C., Private, Co. K; Residence: Orwigsburg, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered in June 10, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LIGHT, Walter A., Private, Co. I; Residence: Marietta, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Discharged Jan. 27, 1899, per paragraph 37 Special Order 34, War Department Adjutant General's Office Feb. 10, 1899.

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

LINNEY, John J., Private, Co. F; Residence: Girardville, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered In May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LINS, George P., Private, 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.

LISHMAN, William, 2d Lieutenant, Co. F; Residence: Girardville, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Resignation accepted Jan. 25, 1899, per Special Order 20 Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C.

LISZMAN, John H., Private, Co. G; Residence: Carlisle, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 11, 1898; Promoted to Corporal June 21, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LIVERS, Harry D., Private, Co. F; Residence: Ashland, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LLEWELLYN, Charles F., Private, Co. H; Residence: Harrisburg, Pa.; Enrolled May 6, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Transferred to 6th United States Volunteer Signal Corps June 26, 1898, per telegraphic instructions Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., same date.

LLEWELLYN, Samuel, Private, Co. B; Residence: Summit Hill, Pa.; Enrolled May 8, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

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

LOCKWOOD, Roy F., Private, Co. G; Residence: Carlisle, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, }898; Mustered In May 11, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LOEW, Frank A., Corporal, Co. B; Residence: Tamaqua, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania) ; Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Promoted to Sergeant, Dec. 1, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

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

LONG, Charles C., Private, Co. K; Residence: St. Clair, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

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

LONG, Frank B., Private, 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.

LOSCH, Ottis, Private, Co. H; Residence: Minersville, Pa.; Enrolled June 10, 1898; Mustered in June 10, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LOWE, Preston V., Private, Co. H; Residence: Harrisburg, Pa.; Enrolled May 6, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LOWMILLER, Thomas J., Private, Co. I; Residence: Wrightsville, Pa. (National Guard of Pennsylvania); Enrolled April 28, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Died Aug. 28, 1898, of typhoid pneumonia in 1st Division Hospital at Camp Alger, Va.

LUERSSEN, Hermann: C., Private, Co. D; Residence: Harrisburg, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Transferred to Hospital Corps U. S. A. Dec. 10, 1898, per Special Order 197 Headquarters 2d Corps, same date.

LUGAN, Harry, Private, Co. K; Residence: Mahanoy City, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered In May 12, 1898; Discharged Feb. 27, 1899, on Surgeon's Certificate of Disability.

LUNDY, Michael A., Private, Co. K; Residence: St. Clair, Pa.; Enrolled May 7, 1898; Mustered in May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LUSCH, William I., Private, Co. B; Residence: Tamaqua, Pa.; Enrolled May 8, 1898; Mustered In May 12, 1898; Mustered out with company March 7, 1899.

LUTZ, Charles A., 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.
Source: Record of Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Spanish-American War, 1898, Thomas J. Stewart, Adjutant General, 1900.



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