Alexander Porter, Co. B, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

New Castle Herald (New Castle, Pennsylvania), April 19, 1907, pg. 12.


A stroke which he sustained a week ago Saturday, caused the death yesterday at his home in West Middlesex of Alexander Porter, father of Mrs. Roy Nail, formerly of this city. 

Mr. Porter was very well known in New Castle and vicinity and had a number of relatives in this place. He had lived most of his life at West Middlesex, while for several years he was engaged in the clothing business. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and a man led an exemplary Christian life. 

He is survived by his wife, a son Mark Nail, of West Middlesex, a daughter, Mrs. Roy Nail, of Uniontown, and a step-daughter, Mrs. J.A. Byers, of West Middlesex. 

Alexander Wright Porter (1829-1907) – Find a Grave Memorial

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Brendon is a history buff who loves American History, especially the American Civil War. He is also a direct descendant of William H. Wagner of the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves. Member of the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves Co. A (Reenacting Unit). Creator of The Blue & Gray Historian on Instagram and Facebook. He is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.