Monaghan Cemetery Dillsburg PA

York County PA Reserve Soldiers Buried Outside of Pennsylvania

For over 20 years I have had the honor and pleasure of searching local cemeteries in York County for Civil War veterans.  It has become somewhat of a passion of mine, and to this...

Psychosis of a Soldier:  The Troubled Story of Private Abraham B. Penman

It’s easy to sometimes overlook the normal, mundane and uneventful military tenures of volunteer soldiers when trying to tell interesting stories.  We tend to favor those whose decorated military careers are obvious, and those stories that have been told, and retold generation after generation.  In 2011 we were presented with a number of transcripts of original Civil War letters written by Abraham Penman to his wife, Elizabeth.

Daniel D. Bailey, Co. G, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves

Daniel Doudel Bailey was born November 21, 1842.  He was a bright boy and an industrious student.  He lived at York, and prepared for college at the York County Academy, entering the Freshman class...

Francis Schelling, Co. E, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves

His father was born in Wurtemburg, Germany, in 1800 or 1801. Came to Philadelphia about 1815, in which city he followed the trade of shoemaker. About 1828 married Miss Mary Piral, of Bethlehem, Pa.,...
The Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps Historical Society was organized in 2004 by August Marchetti and Justin Sanders.

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