David Farrell, Co. B, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

Butler Citizen (Butler, Pennsylvania) July 25, 1913.

David Farrell, one of the oldest residents of Middlesex, Mercer county, died Friday morning of heart disease. He was postmaster for fourteen years having been appointed during President McKinley’s term of office. Mr. Farrell was a war veteran having entered as a corporal and at the end of the war was lieutenant but acting as captain. He was said to have been the only commissioned officer of the regiment surviving. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Tenth Regiment Volunteers1, Co. B and commander of the Farrell Post G.A.R.

David Farrell (1837-1913) – Find a Grave Memorial

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Brendon is a history buff who loves American History, especially the American Civil War. He is also a direct descendant of William H. Wagner of the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves. Member of the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves Co. A (Reenacting Unit). Creator of The Blue & Gray Historian on Instagram and Facebook. He is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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