Meadville, PA., Nov. 11 – (Special.) – Benjamin O. Spaulding, a well known Civil War veteran of Meadville, died Sunday evening in the Meadville City Hospital. Mr. Spaulding belonged to the Allegheny College Company No. 1, Tenth Pennsylvania Reserves, and went through all the battles of that famous regiment. For nine months he was a prisoner in Andersonville Prison, where he suffered many hardships, and contracted disease that affected him many years. Mr. Spaulding had been a tipstaff in the Crawford county courts for years. He was a member of the Sergeant Peiffer Post, G.A.R.
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.