Cyrus Elder, Co. A, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

Cyrus Elder, at one time prominent in politico-economical circles and widely known by American manufacturers, died at Philadelphia, Pa., December 14, aged 79 years. He was born in Somerset, Pa., in 1833, admitted to...

John Storment, Co. D, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

Another of Canonsburg’s old veterans has answered the last roll call. On Monday, July 8, 1895, John Storment, who served through the war for the Union as a member of company D, Tenth Pennsylvania...

John A. Lewis, Co. E, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

John A. Lewis, in his 76th year, died at his home on East Third street, Oil City, at 3:55 o’clock Sunday afternoon, August 16, 1914, from paralysis, which seized him on Friday, August 7....

Benjamin O. Spaulding, Co. I, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

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...

John Purvis, Co. F, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

SKULL FRACTURED Had Just Completed His Day’s Work and Was on His Way Home – Was a Veteran of Civil War and Well Known         John Purvis, a well known teamster of Freedom, was killed last...
Train Derailment at Manassas, by photographer Andrew J. Russell. Library of Congress

Railroad Accident in Virginia; List of Casualties

This story was published by the New York Times in December 1863 related to a train derailment that left soldiers of the Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps killed and injured. Last night, at about 6 o’clock, the second P.M. train from Brandy Station ran off the embankment at Bristoe Station, destroying several yards of the track, the locomotive and four cars, beside killing four men and wounding fifteen.

William L. McQuaid, Co. C, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

William Lewis McQuaid, son of William Huston McQuaid and wife Catherine Crawford McQuaid was born in Franklin, Venango County, PA on 26 Sep 1839 and baptized at 1st Presbyterian Church, Franklin. The family moved...

Samuel G. Hodgens, Co. D, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

Hodgens, Samuel Graham | Son of Thomas and Mary (Graham), born Canonsburg, Pa., Nov. 15, 1842; medical student Philadelphia, Jefferson Medical College, '66; United States Army, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves: wounded, prisoner of war, '61;...

George F. Kapp, Co. E, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

One of the three pioneer families of Washington township was that of George Kapp, for whom the hamlet of Fryburg was formerly known as Kapp Settlement. The family came here in 181 7, from...

George W. Wright. Co. I, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

Mercer, Pa., Feb. 23rd George W. Wright, aged 80. Former state senator, died yesterday. He had been an invalid for 20 years Mr Wright was born in Worth township, Mercer county. July 19, 1841,...
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