Henry H. Sheaff, Co. D, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

The Daily Notes (Canonsburg, Pennsylvania), November 7, 1902, pg. 1.

Henry Sheaff, Sr., died at this home on East Pike street, on Thursday, November 6, 1902, of general debility, aged 68 years. A wife and three sons William, Harvey and Henry, Jr., survive. Mr. Sheaff was born in Washington, but nearly all his life he lived in Canonsburg. He was a shoe maker by trade and was engaged in the calling for many years. When the war broke out he enlisted in Company D, 10th Pa. Reserves, and served for a little more than three years, and was a good soldier. He was slightly wounded in one of the many heavy engagements in which the regiment was engaged. Mr. Sheaff was a charter member of Paxton Post, G. A. R., and was also a member of Chartiers Lodge, No. 297, F. & A. M. Mr. Sheaff was a good citizen and was held in esteem by the community. The funeral services will be held on Saturday at 2 o’clock at the late residence of the deceased on East Pike street. The interment will be in the Oak Spring cemetery.

Henry H Sheaff Sr. (1836-1902) – 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.