August 29, 1862. Wounded in action, January 1, 1864.
Mustered out of service on May 25, 1865.
John Henry's Mother; Mary C. (Hockensmith),
Grand Daughter of George Hockensmith of the "Game Cock"
company during the Revolutionary War, and also Grand Daughter
of Adam Hoffman one of the first settlers of Emmitsburg. Mary
C. was married to Abraham (John) Sponceler (Son of Michael?)
John or Abraham died between 1844-1850. During the 1850 Census
John Henry was only 5 years old. His brother George was 10.
The Sponceler name is spelled several different ways Sponsellar,
Sponcler, Sponsler and Sponcer.