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Monuments at Gettysburg – 110th Pennsylvania Infantry

The 110th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg is located south of the town of Gettysburg on DeTrobriand Avenue.  It was dedicated in 1889 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 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 […]

Christian Zimmerman – 210th Pennsylvania Infantry

Christian Zimmerman was born 17 September 1820 and died 25 April 1907.  During the Civil War he served in the 210th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company A, as a Private, from 7 September 1864 thorough discharge with his company on 30 May 1865.  In April 1865, he received a bullet wound in his left arm. The Pennsylvania […]

John B. Gise – 210th Pennsylvania Infantry

The obituary of John B. Gise was recently located the Elizabethville Echo, 16 Dec 1915: WAR VETERANS DEATH AT GRATZ John B. Gise, who had been declining in health for several years died at home 11 December (Saturday) age 75 years, 7 months, 2 days.  He was confined to his bed for two weeks.  He […]

Abraham F. Lantz – 210th Pennsylvania Infantry

Abraham F. Lantz (1841-1900) and his wife Harriet E. Lantz (1849-1925) are buried at Long’s Cemetery, Halifax, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, where Abraham’s Civil War service is recognized on his grave marker, and with a G.A.R. star mounted on the ground in front of his stone.  In various records he is found also as Abraham Lantz […]

More Who Served Honorably in Company H, 210th Pennsylvania Infantry

In the post today, the final list of men who served honorably in the 210th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company H, will be given.  To date, preliminary research has been done on each and none have been specifically connected to the Lykens Valley area and the Civil War Research Project.  Files have now been created for each […]