Authors Posts by August Marchetti

August Marchetti

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Currently a resident of Burke, Virginia - I'm originally from the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I have been a student of the Pennsylvania Reserves since 1997 and thoroughly enjoy telling their story. By trade I'm a former IT Professional but presently working as a Letter Carrier for the United States Postal Service.

John S. Harrison, Co. F, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

JOHN S. HARRISON, farmer, Fairmount township, P.O. Fairmount Springs, was born in that township May 14, 1839, a son of Merritt and Harriet (Stevens) Harrison, natives of Pennsylvania and of English origin. Merritt Harrison...
John Jameson

John Jameson, Co. B, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

John Jameson son of Alexander and Mary (Hurd) Jameson, was born July 24, 1832, in Dryden, N.Y. He married May 28, 1863, Sarah Elizabeth Conghlin, daughter of David B. and La Reine (Britton) Coughlin....

The Belcher Brothers, Co. K, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves

CHARLES T. BELCHER. A better military record than that of the Belcher boys would be difficult to find in Susquehanna county. The subject of this sketch was one of the five brothers who grew...
David Mason

David Mason, Co. K, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves

LIEUT. DAVID MASON (deceased), in his lifetime an honored and highly respected citizen of Susquehanna, was born near Belfast, County Down, Ireland, December 14, 1824, a son of David and Elizabeth (Geddis) Mason. The father,...
Robert A. Greeley

Robert A. Greeley, Co. C, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves & 191st PA Veteran Volunteers

ROBERT AUGUSTUS GREELEY, who was one of the brave boys during the Civil war, is a native son of Wayne county, born near Bethany, May 11, 1835, and is a representative of the same...

Elbert L. Blakeslee, Co. H, 4th Pennsylvania Reserves

ELBERT L. BLAKESLEE, M. D., late a resident of Montrose, was for upwards of twenty years one of the foremost lawyers of the Susquehanna County Bar. Dr. Blakeslee was born May 15, 1843, at Dimock,...
Perez L. Norton

Perez L. Norton, Co. K, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves & 191st PA Veteran Volunteers

As one of the most popular citizens of Susquehanna count v, the subject of this sketch, a leading resident of Lanesboro, deserves special mention in this volume. His prominence in business life gives evidence of his ability and enterprise, and many of the best buildings in his section were built under his direction and furnish lasting monuments of his skill. Perhaps the most interesting chapter in his long and active life is the story of his gallant services in the Civil war, where he rose from the rank of private to that of major, being promoted through successive grades for his courageous conduct in the field. lie was in eighteen hard-fought battles, and on two occasions was personally complimented by General Warren [&] Crawford for his brave conduct and soldierly bearing.

John Nyce, 4th Pennsylvania Reserves

COL. JOHN NYCE, deceased. This in his day well-known citizen of Milford. Pike county, who passed to the unseen life April 13, 1880. was for many years a prominent member of the legal fraternity....

Columbus W. Hubbard, Co. B, 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves

COLUMBUS WASHINGTON HUBBARD, a prominent agriculturist of Lake township, Wayne county has not only won for himself a substantial success in business "life, but he bears an honorable record as a soldier, gained during...

Sylvester Thomas, Co. C, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves

SYLVESTER THOMAS, now residing in Starrucca, is one of the representative citizens of Wayne county, where he has made his home since 185 1. He was born July 27, 183 1, in Orange county,...