Robert W. Lemmon, Co. H, 9th Pennsylvania Reserves

History of the Newspapers of Beaver County, Pennsylvania By Francis Smith Reader.

In the issue of the “Times” Oct. 9, 1862, the following notice is found: “Died, on the battlefield of Antietam the 17th of September 1862, Robert W. Lemmon of Company H, Ninth Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, in the 28th year of his age. The subject of this notice was a printer, and in the spring of 1861 editor of the “New Brighton Times,” being the son of its proprietor, William B. Lemmon. He was born near Butler, Pa., on the 10th day of November 1834. W. M. Lemmon a younger brother of the deceased, formerly, but not in the office, enlisted at the same time, and is now in the Army of the West, making five printers from the “Times” office in the army. In consequence of the whole force leaving, the paper was suspended for nine months.

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