Levi B. Duff, Co. A, 9th Pennsylvania Reserves

Lieutenant-Colonel Levi Bird Duff was born near Saulsburg, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, 13th September, 1837, of Pennsylvania parents. His father, Samuel Duff, was born at Perkiomen Bridge, Montgomery County, and his mother, Catherine Eckeberger, in...

Harry Palmer, Co. H, 9th Pennsylvania Reserves

One of the apprentices on the paper for eighteen months, was Harry Palmer, who became one of the best newspaper men in this section. He was born at Mount Zion, Clearfield County, Pa., December...

Robert W. Lemmon, Co. H, 9th Pennsylvania Reserves

In the issue of the "Times" Oct. 9, 1862, the following notice is found: "Died, on the battlefield of Antietam the 17th of September 1862, Robert W. Lemmon of Company H, Ninth Regiment Pennsylvania...

Andrew P. Morrison, Co. A, 9th Pennsylvania Reserves

Andrew Porter Morrison graduated at Washington College in the class of 1849; read law with his brother Joseph, and with Judge William McKennan, from 1852 to 1854. He was associated in the practice of...

William J. McGill, Co. F, 9th Pennsylvania Reserves

William Johnston McGill was a Union Soldier in the War of the Rebellion. He enlisted May 11, 1861, at Meadville, Pa., in Company F, Ninth Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserves, Captain Samuel B. Dick, and was...
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.

The Hardest Part of the Battle is the Getting into It

Sergeant Major Andrew Porter Morrison Preface: This article originally appeared in 1999, and is credited to Dr. James Owston and Chris Rasmussen. As he surveyed the carnage wrought by three days of battle, Sergeant Major...

Strike for Your God and Country: Richard C. Dale

Preface: This article originally appeared on the internet in 1999, and is credited to Dr. James Owston and Chris Rasmussen. Of the eleven hundred men who served in the ranks of the 9th Pennsylvania...

The Case & Service Record of Edward A. Taylor, Company A, 9th Reserves

In 2011, Gregory S. Taylor - the descendant of Private Edward A. Taylor, who served in Company A, Pittsburg Rifles, 9th Pennsylvania Reserves, reached out to us to supply our organization with supplemental information...

CMOH Winner and Deserter, Shoemaker and Physician: Samuel Johnson 9th P.R.V.C.

Samuel Johnson was born January 28, 1845 in Connellsville Pennsylvania. He was recruited by Captain John Brookbank in Connellsville. In Washington, on July 27, 1861, Johnson was mustered as a private in Co G...
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