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...

George S. Hays, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

George S. Hays was born in Alleghany county, Pennsyl­vania, September 28, 1807. He received a medical educa­tion and practiced his profession nineteen years in his native county. In the spring of 1861, when the...

Silas M. Baily, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

Silas M Baily was born in Fayette county, Pennsylvania, on the 4th of January, 1836; he received a liberal English education, and became an apprentice to a jeweler. After learning his trade, he established...

Anthony H. Beck, Co. H, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

About five o'clock last evening (Sunday, August 27, 1899) the end came to the lief of Ex-Sheriff Anthony H. Beck. He had been ill for a long time and kept gradually sinking so that...
James Keatley

James Keatley, Co. H, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

Captain James Keatley, 90, who had never had an illness until two weeks ago, died at his hoe, 2725 Sixth Avenue, yesterday at 1:10 p.m.
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