Karen’s Military Family

Revolutionary War

Christian Whiteman (1762-1827)
Private, Berks County 6th Battalion, Pennsylvania Militia
(Gr-gr-gr-gr-gr-grandfather)

War of 1812

Nicholas Headington (1790-1856)
Maryland Militia
(Gr-gr-gr-gr-gr-grandfather)

Civil War

Daniel Brewster (1845-1917)
Private, Co E, 80th OVI
(Gr-gr-grandfather)

James Henry Brewster (1841-1916)
Sergeant, Co E, 80th OVI
(Gr-gr-granduncle)

Hallet Bryan (1836-1863)
Private, Co E, 89th Regiment, Indiana Infantry
Killed in Memphis, Tennessee, buried in Memphis National Cemetery
(Gr-gr-gr-granduncle)

Nimrod Headington (1827-1913)
Colonel, 34th Indiana Infantry
(Gr-gr-gr-gr-granduncle)

John Wesley Headington (1833-1911)
Colonel, 100th Indiana Regiment
(Gr-gr-gr-gr-granduncle)

Daniel Schumm (1840-1863)
Corporal, 52nd OVI
Killed during the Civil War
(First cousin 3 times removed)

John Schumm (1843-1864)
Corporal, Co. A, 60th OVI
Died while imprisoned at Salisbury, North Carolina
(First cousin 3 times removed)

WWI

Carl Schumm
Killed in France
(Second cousin 2 times removed)

John Fred Ruck, Jr.
US Army, 3rd Division
(First cousin twice removed)

WWII

Herbert M. Miller (1925-2012)
Private, 84th Division, 333rd Regiment, Co. L, The Railsplitters
Battle of the Bulge
2 Bronze Stars
(father)

Ralph J. Drrickson (1925-1945)
Private, 99th Infantry Division
Killed in action in Luxembourg during the Battle of the Bulge
(First cousin once removed)

Edgar F. Schumm (1914-1944)
Killed in action
(Third cousin once removed)

Victor Schueler (1924-1945)
Private First Class, 85th Mountain Reg., 10th Mountaineer Division
Killed in action
(Fourth cousin)

Korean War

Emanuel George Roehm (1931-1951)
Co. C, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division
Killed in Action
(Fourth cousin)

Viet Nam

Corey Wayne Ellenberger (1946-1967)
Private First Class, Rifleman, Co. L, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division
Killed in action in South Vietnam
(Second cousin)

Ronald L. Weitz
First Lieutenant, US Army
West Point
(First cousin)

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