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The Seventh Pennsylvania Reserves (36th Infantry)

The Companies composing the Seventh Regiment, recruited in several counties lying east of the Allegheny mountains, rendezvoused at Camp Wayne, near the town of West Chester, early in the month of June, 1861, and were organized on the 26th by the choice of the following field officers…Read More

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Orange Holmes, Co. D, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

In the death of Orange Holmmes, which occurred at his home, No. 44 East Church Street, Wednesday afternoon at 4 o’clock, this city has lost one of its oldest and best citizens and John S. Bittner post one of its most faithful members.  Mr. Holmes’ death was due to an affection of the heart, which had troubled him for a number of years.  Two weeks ago his condition became worse and since then he had been growing weaker.

John Jesse Merrill, Co. D, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

General John Jesse Merrill died at his home in Lock Haven on Saturday night last, of paralysis.  General Merrill was born in New Berlin and was a son of the late James Merrill and was sixty five years old.  He studied law with Hon. W. C. Lawson of Milton and located to Lock Haven. 

John H. Wickhizer, Co. F, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

Wickhizer, John H., Warren p. o., Conewango, was born in Monroe county in the year 1843, and came to Warren in 1869. He enlisted...

James T. Hebel, Co. B, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

CIVIL WAR VETERAN ANSWERS LAST CALL James T. Hebel, 79 years old, a veteran of the Civil War, while accompanying a neighbor, Joseph Lenig from...

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