Nicholas Rhein, Co. D, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 20, 1862, pg. 7.


Fayette County – The funeral of Nicholas Rhein, a member of the “Brownsville Greys,” Eighth Regiment P.R.V.C., who died of typhoid fever, at Camp Pierpont, took place on Tuesday afternoon, from the residence of his family, in Brownsville.  The Home Guards acted as a guard of honor.

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