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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...

John Jameson, Co. B, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

John Jameson son of Alexander and Mary (Hurd) Jameson, was born July 24, 1832, in Dryden, N.Y. He married May 28, 1863, Sarah Elizabeth...

James P. Sheibley, Co. B, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

James P. Sheibley, M. D., Landisburg, Perry county, Pa., son of Bernhard and Mary (Holmon) Sheibley, was born In Landisburg, April 11, 1843. He was educated at Mt. Dempsey Academy, of Landisburg. He was barely eighteen years old when, on May 5, 1861, he enlisted in Company B, Seventh Pennsylvania Reserve, a company raised at Liverpool, Pa., and commanded by Capt. John Jamieson. Mr. Sheibley served in this regiment for three years, and at the expiration of his term of enlistment, June 16, 1864, was discharged at Philadelphia.

Cyrus Williamson, Co. B, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

Cyrus Williamson, formerly of this place, who removed to Steelton, Pa., about three months ago, while picking coal along the tracks of the P....

Hebel Brothers, Co. B, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

JOHN C. HEBEL, Liverpool, Perry county, Pa., was born December 13, 1838, in Halifax township, Dauphin county, Pa. He is a son of George...

William H. De Walt, Co. B, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

William H. De Walt, proprietor Eagle Hotel, was born 1844, in Perry County, Pa., and enlisted in 1861, in Company B, Seventh Pennsylvania Reserves....

William Newkirk, Co. B, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

William Newkirk, who was also born in the Keystone state, was there reared and married and continued to make it his place of residence until the outbreak of the Civil war, when he offered his services to his country as a defender of the Union cause.

The Origin of the Biddle Rifles of Perry County

This origin of the company known as the Biddle Rifles of Perry County only covers from the time they were organized until the point where they arrived at Camp Curtin in Harrisburg.