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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.
Alanson E. Niles

Alanson E. Niles, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves

Last Thursday morning Colonel Alanson E Niles, of this borough, died at the German hospital in Philadelphia, where he went on the 21st of September to undergo a delicate surgical operation. He stood the operation well and seemed to be on the way to recovery, when Bright’s disease was developed and he rapidly grew weaker until the end. Mrs. Niles and his son Lieut. Nathan E. Niles were at his bedside. The remains were brought home on Friday, and on Saturday afternoon the funeral was held at his late residence on Main street, the burial being with military honors.

Joseph G. Beale, Co. C, 9th Pennsylvania Reserves

BEALE, Joseph Grant, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Allegheny County, near Freeport, Armstrong County, Pa., March 26, 1839; attended the common schools; was graduated from Caton Academy, Turtle Creek, Pa., and from Iron...

Edward P. Zinn, Co. K, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

Captain Edward P Zinn died this afternoon at 12:30 o’clock at his home, 1409 North Third street, at the age of 74 years.  Captain Zinn was prominent in Grand Army of the Republic circles...

David C. Winder, Co. D, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

David C. Winder was born 17 Nov 1834 at Brownsville, PA, the son of John Winder, born in PA, and Caroline Winder, born in PA, in accordance with death certificate in Civil War pension...

David L. Craft, Co. D, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

Craft, David L. (First Lieut. 6th Inf., Brevet Captain). Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania - Civil life. Actual rank - Private Co. D, 8th Pa. Vol. Res., May 1 '61; trs. to Sig....

Nicholas Rhein, Co. D, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

PENNSYLVANIA ITEMS. Fayette County - The funeral of Nicholas Rhein, a member of the “Brownsville Greys,” Eighth Regiment P.R.V.C., who died of typhoid fever, at Camp Pierpont, took place on Tuesday afternoon, from the residence...

Ashbel F. Hill, Co. D, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

Ashbel Fairchild Hill was born to James and Martha Kefover Hill on the October 23, 1842 in German Township, Fayette County, PA. Even as a young boy he enjoyed writing stories and poems to...

James Lucas, Co. D, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

JAMES LUCAS, eldest son of Mr. John Lucas, of Brownsville, and a member of the Brownsville Greys, returned home a few weeks ago from the Potomac, in quite feeble health, and who, indeed, was no very vigorous at the time he enlisted in Captain CONNER’S company, six or eight months ago.

Daniel Eberly, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

Note: No "Daniel Eberly" can be found on any of the rolls as being Chaplain in the 8th Pennsylvania Reserves. Furthermore, Chaplain William Aiken seems to have been the only Chaplain to...

Gilbert L. Eberhart, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

Major Gilbert L Eberhart is descended on his father's side from a noble German family, with ancestors who came to this country in 1758, and served with honor in the wars of the Revolution...