James McGeehan, Co. K, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

The Daily Times – September 15, 1916

Jas. M’Geehan Dies in Soldiers Home

Was Member of Tenth Pennsylvania Reserves – Had Been in Home Only Few Days.

        James McGeehan, aged 77, a former well known resident of New Brighton, and Beaver Falls, died Monday night at the Soldiers’ Home, Erie. Mr. McGeehan had been taken to the home a week previous and was stricken seriously ill after being removed there.

        Mr. McGeehan was a veteran of the Civil War and served for three years in Company K, Tenth Pennsylvania Reserves. He had resided in Beaver Falls until a short time ago when he moved to New Brighton to make his home with his brother, Dr. William McGeehan. He was a charter member of First United Presbyterian church of Beaver Falls, of Beaver Valley Post No. 164, Grand Army of the Republic, and of Encampment No. 4, Union Veteran Legion.

        Dr. McGeehan and J.C Plummer of Beaver Falls left today for Erie to attend the funeral services which will be held in the soldiers’ home Thursday afternoon. Burial will be made in Erie.

James McGeehon (1840-1916) – 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.