James Taggart

James Taggart, Co. B, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves

Captain James Taggart, third son of John Taggart, was born in the borough of Northumberland, February 4, 1827, and received his education almost entirely at the public schools of his native town. At the...
John A. Maus

John A. Maus, Co. B, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves

John A Maus, brick and stone mason, was born in Northumberland County, Penn., September 6, 1830. He learned the trade of Mason when a young man, and has always worked at the business except...

Adam K. Carothers, Co. H, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves

Adam K. Carothers, third son of Samuel and Martha Carothers, was born on his present homestead in Woodward township, October 4, 1839. He received his primary education in the common schools of his native...

David C. Philips, Co. H, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves

David C. Philips, farmer, was born in Columbia county, Pennsylvania, October 22, 1839, son of George W. and Rhoda A Phillips. He received a common school education and learned the carpenter’s trade, which he...

Frank Fulmer, Co. F, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves

FRANK FULMER, coal dealer, was born in Loyalsock township, Lycoming county, Pennsylvania, July 11, 1838, son of David and Catherine (Dietrick) Fulmer. David Fulmer was a son of Adam Fulmer, and died in 1871....

David Zentmyer, Co. I, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves

David Zentmyer was born at Springfield Furnace, Blair county. His parents moved to a farm near Spruce Creek, in Huntingdon county, where he worked with his father, who was a jobber in lumbering. In...

Amos R. Hogendobler, Co. K, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves

Amos R. Hougendobler was born October 03, 1843 in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster Co. Pa, and died November 12, 1919 in Columbia, Pa. He married MARGARET KNEISLY September 06, 1864 in Columbia Pa, daughter of ANDREW KNEISLY and MARGARET FORDNEY. She was born June 27, 1845 in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster Co. Pa, and died February 07, 1929 in Columbia, Pa.
John A. Willoughby

Letter Correspondence of Lt. John A. Willoughby, Co. G, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves

These letters are written by John A. Willoughby, of Company G, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves, prior to his commissioning as an officer. The original source of these transcripts however, has been lost. If...

Egbert P. Hall, Co. A, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves

Chester F. Hall was born at Muncy, Pennsylvania, January 8, 1872, the son of Egbert P. and Clara A. (Little) Hall. His father was a veteran of the Civil War, a member of Company...
Seneca G. Simmons

The Indian’s Head

n March 18th, 1854, a troop of twenty Dragoons arrived at Ft. Arbuckle searching for some killers. The lieutenant reported to Captain Seneca Simmons, post commander 7th Infantry Company “H”, and informed him that Indians had murdered Jesse Stern, the Indian Agent at Ft. Belknap, Texas and a companion near that fort.
The Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps Historical Society was organized in 2004 by August Marchetti and Justin Sanders.

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