Bernard Eisenhuth
Catherine Saylor
George L. Eisenhuth
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George Thomas Eisenhuth


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George Thomas Eisenhuth 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 19 Dec 1840, Millheim, Centre, PA, United States 1 4
  • Died: 17 Feb 1865, Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA at age 24 2
  • Buried: Arlington: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 1 The 1850 census recorded in the Northwest Ward of Pottsville: George Eisenhuth, occupation "none, 43, living with Mary, 29 or 24 (handwriting unclear), Lydia, 15, George, 10, Sarah, 12, and Susan, 6.. Also in the household is George's father, Bernhard Eisenhuth, 84, and Henry Eisenhuth, 21, occupation clerk, and a Mary Logan, 17 Everyone was born in Pennsylvania, except for Logan in Ireland. George had no real estate value listed, suggesting he was renting.

2. Census in 1860 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 6 The 1860 census recorded George Eisenhuth, shoe maker, 59, living with Mary, 45; George, boating, 19; Susan, dress maker, 17; Benjamin, 3; and John Hammer, 6. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. George's real estate was valued at $12,000 and personal estate $27,000, making him quite wealthy for the time.

3. Military from 19 Sep 1861 to 17 Feb 1865 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA: Civil War: Private Co. H, 48th Regiment, Pennsylania Volunteers. Reenlisted 2 Mar 1864. Wounded at Second Bull Run. 3 7


1 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, George Eisenhuth, Pottsville, northwest ward, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 630.

2 <i>Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia</i> ( has online gravsite locator.), George T. Eisenhuth, Section 13, Grave 8237. d. 17 Feb 1865.

3 W. W. Munsell, <i>History of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania</i> (New York: W. W. Munsell & Co., 36 Vesey Street, 1881), Page 123. George T. Eisenhuth.

4 <i>George and Rachel Eisenhuth's Family Bible</i> (Sworn statement of Jacob Eisenhuth b.1826 listing names of children of George and Rachel Eisenhuth listed in family bible, in his possession).

5 B. Bannan, <i>Memorial of the Patriotism of Schuylkill County in the American Slaveholder's Rebellion</i> (1865 Pennsylvania 548 pages. Google Books online), Pages 99, 194, 309.

6 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, George Eisenhuth, Household 1819, Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylania.

7 Joseph Gould, <i>The Story of the Forty-eighth: A Record of the Campaigns of the Forty-eighth Regiment Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry During the Four Eventful Years of Its Service in the War for the Preservation of the Union</i> (Alfred M. Slocum Company, 1908. 471 pages.), Online Wounded Company H George T. Eisenhuth.

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