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Best of 2011 – Lykens G.A.R. Monument

Today is the final post of the “Best of 2011” series and will feature a revised version of the Lykens G.A.R. Civil War Monument post of 10 December 2010.  The revisions that appear below are the result of careful research by Sally Reiner, who is a member of the newly formed Lykens-Wiconisco Historical Society and […]

Daniel McManaman – 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry – Named on Lykens G.A.R. Monument

Daniel McManaman is named on the Lykens G.A.R. Monument as a veteran of the Civil War who served as a Private and who was a member of the Heilner Post, joining after its organization. One difficulty in finding him in the records is that his surname is found with many different spellings, including McManamy, McMeneman, […]

Who is Sgt. Philip Kline who is Named on the Lykens G.A.R. Monument?

The name “Philip Kline” appears on the Lykens G.A.R. Monument as a Sergeant who was not a member of the Heilner Post.  Who was this Philip Kline?  There are several persons who are possible matches, but only one has been found so far who is a strong possibility of being the right one. Philip Melanchton Kline […]

Who is John Kicher? Named on Lykens G.A.R. Monument

Information is sought on “John Kicher” who is named on the Lykens G.A.R. Monument as a veteran who served in the Civil War as a Private and joined the Heilner Post in Lykens after its organization (meaning he was not a Charter Member). Please submit information either as a comment to this post or send […]

Who is Jerry Kerchner? Named on Lykens G.A.R. Monument

Information is sought on “Jerry Kerchner” who is named on the Lykens G.A.R. Monument as a veteran who served in the Civil War as a Private and joined the Heilner Post in Lykens after its organization (meaning he was not a Charter Member). Please submit information either as a comment to this post or send […]