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Federal (USV)


Charles Vanhoff

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was a 25 year old laborer when he enlisted in Philadelphia as Private, Company H, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 20 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter at Antietam on 16 (or 17) September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Ward.1 He's not found in Bates' History of Pennsylvania Volunteers. Further details from the Descriptive List.2


Date not known; Philadelphia, PA


1   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 358  [AotW citation 21606]

2   US War Department, Provost Marshal General, Descriptive List of Deserters from Pennsylvania Military Units During the Civil War, Washington, DC: US War Department, 1866, pg. 171, row 60  [AotW citation 21659]