John Storment, Co. D, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

The Washington Daily Reporter – July 9, 1895

Another of Canonsburg’s old veterans has answered the last roll call. On Monday, July 8, 1895, John Storment, who served through the war for the Union as a member of company D, Tenth Pennsylvania reserves, departed this life at his home on Pitt street, aged about 65 years. He was a brave soldier and a good citizen. He was one of thousands who escaped the bullets of the enemy, but contracted in camp, disease which sapped strength and undermined the constitution and finally cause death. He was ill for a long while. Disease of the stomach and lungs was the final cause of his death. Mr. Storment leaves a wife and several children to mourn his loss. The funeral will take place on Wednesday at 10:30; interment in Oak Spring cemetery. – Canonsburg Notes.

John Storment (1830-1895) – 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.