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Isaac Snoke of Millersburg – 107th Pennsylvania Infantry

Isaac Snoke was born 2 May 1826 and at the time of the Civil War, he enrolled in and honorably served in the 107th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company D, as a Private.  The record card, shown above from the Pennsylvania Archives, notes that he was mustered into service on 24 January 1862 at Harrisburg, and was […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 107th Pennsylvania Infantry

The 107th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg is located northwest of the town of Gettysburg on Doubleday Avenue. The drawing of the monument pictured above is from a Philadelphia Inquirer article of 11 September 1889. A picture of the monument can be seen on Stephen Recker’s Virtual Gettysburg Web Site which has more information about […]

107th Pennsylvania Infantry – Pennsylvania Memorial at Gettysburg

(Part 41 of an ongoing series on the Battle of Gettysburg).  Around the base of the Pennsylvania Memorial at Gettysburg are a series of plaques which, by regiment and company, note the names of every soldier who was present at the Battle of Gettysburg.  This post will present the plaque recognizing the men who served […]

Dr. William H. Uhler – Lykens Dentist

Dr. William H. Uhler, Civil War veteran, died on 30 August 1894 in Lykens, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.  He is buried at the Odd Fellows Cemetery (I.O.O.F.) in Lykens. along with his wife, Mary Jane [Martz] Uhler, who died in 1909. A brief death announcement appeared in the Harrisburg Telegraph on 31 August 1894: At his […]

Another Martin Troutman Mystery

Previously on this blog, the question was asked whether Martin Troutman who was listed as a deserter in 1863 from a Pennsylvania militia regiment, died in the war.  That post produced two detailed responses.  See:  Did Martin Troutman Who Deserted in 1863 Die in the War? and comments following. The card above from the Pennsylvania […]