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Abstract of pension file of William Schnerr, Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania

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Abstract of pension file of William Schnerr, Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 9:46AM GMT
Classification: Pension
Surnames: Schnerr, Ardel
This is an abstract of the pension file of William Schnerr found in the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

William Schnerr, private, Company G, 128th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, enlisted 4 Aug 1862, mustered in 4 Aug 1862, discharged 19 May 1863, died 14 Aug 1880. His wife was Mary A Ardel. They married on 4 Oct 1855 in Allentown. Listed children were: Rosa (born June 1860), Monroe (file says born "Oct 1864"), William (born 28 Apr 1867), and Edward (born 26 Dec 1872). He was struck by a shell fragment in the right hip during the Battle of Chancellorville. On 31 Jul 1878, his height was 5'9" and his weight was approximately 135 lbs. His age was listed as follows: 64 (on 5 Mar 1879), 64 (on 31 Jul 1878), and 66 (on 29 Sep 1879). Mary died 4 Dec 1884 of cancer of the uterus.

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