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...

William W. Lamb, Co. F, 9th Pennsylvania Reserves

David Edward Lamb is a member of the Pettit & Lamb Mercantile Company at Herington in Dickinson County. This company operates the largest department store in that county, and the firm of Pettit &...

Joseph G. Beale, Co. C, 9th Pennsylvania Reserves

BEALE, Joseph Grant, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Allegheny County, near Freeport, Armstrong County, Pa., March 26, 1839; attended the common schools; was graduated from Caton Academy, Turtle Creek, Pa., and from Iron...

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...
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