Diller Genealogy - Page 18
The following data is extracted from The Diller Family, By JL Ringwalt.
doubtless made on his authority. He called the attention of members of his family to it, and said, "There is something you should remember."
In the Mexican War, and in various important military operation of the regular army, Captain Roland A. Luther, a graduate of West Point, participated actively and honorably; and his associates in the regular army had a very high opinion of his acquirements as a scientific soldier. Isaac R. Diller also served as a quartermaster with the rank of captain, in the Mexican War.
In the late war the Hanover branch of the Dillers were strongly represented by Cyrus Diller, Colonel of the 76th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers; William S. Diller, who served as Major; Luther Yundt Diller, who served as Captain and was wounded in the battle of Cold Harbor; and Simon J. Diller who served as Lieutenant.
Two of the sons of Mrs. Peter Filbert (born Diller), Henry M. and Roland D., entered the Union army and gave up their lives in the service of their country. Henry M. was captain of a company of which Roland D. was a member, and they were killed in one of the battles on the Peninsula.
William R., son of General Adam Diller, served creditably for three years in two cavalry regiments from Philadelphia, first as a volunteer, afterwards as a commissioned officer.
Levi A. Diller, of New Holland, served faithfully with one of the Lancaster regiments.
William Walker Campbell, of Topeka, Kansas, husband of the daughter of Catharine Maxwell, born Ringwalt, served with distinguished gallantry throughout the war as an officer of one of the Western artillery regiments. I think it was from Illinois, and that he entered the service as a captain and rose to be a colonel.
I have understood that one or more of the sons of Lydia Amos, born Ringwalt, served in Ohio regiments during the late war, but have never been able to learn particulars.
Samuel Ringwalt was at the outset of the contest quartermaster of the brigade commanded by General George G. Meade, and two of his brothers, Louis and Levi B., were Union soldiers. One of them, Louis Ringwalt, gave up his life in a gallant discharge of his duty near Winchester, Virginia. There
Source: The Diller Family, By JL Ringwalt