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John G. Killinger – Agricultural Implement Agent & Justice of the Peace

On 23 February 1904, the Harrisburg Patriot reported the following death: John G. Killinger The death of John G. Killinger who was well known in Northern Dauphin County, occurred Saturday morning at his home in Fisherville.  For twenty years he had been Justice of the Peace in Jackson Township.  Mr. Killinger had also been a […]

Lieutenants of the 177th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company I

Today, the blog post features two officers of the 177th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company I, who served the full term of nine months and received honorable discharges on 5 August 1863.  The research results presented here are based on preliminary data gathering on each of the members of the company and searches for Pension Index Cards […]

Peace Cemetery, Berrysburg

Peace Cemetery is located within the Borough of Berrysburg on Third Street and North Main Street.  The Peace Church of the United Church of Christ is located about one blocks from the cemetery.  This is an old cemetery and contains the graves of many Civil War soldiers. A representative group of four Civil War graves […]