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October 2017 Posts

| November 8, 2017

A listing of the October 2017 posts on The Civil War Blog with direct links: Was Sylvester Snyder, Buried at Berrysburg, a Civil War Veteran? September 2017 Posts Did Martin Troutman Who Deserted in 1863 Die in the War? Samuel Snyder of Berrysburg, Mifflin Township & Pillow Another Martin Troutman Mystery George H. Troutman – […]

Charles Wesley Umholtz – From Tremont to Tennessee

| October 30, 2017

Charles Wesley Umholtz was born on 23 November 1845 in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, the son of Philip Umholtz (1814-1883) and Susanna [Carl] Umholtz.  He was one of at least seven children of that couple.  At the time of the Civil War, both he and his brother Augustus Umholtz enrolled in the 17th Pennsylvania Infantry (Emergency […]

September 2017 Posts

| October 4, 2017

A listing of the September 2017 posts on The Civil War Blog with direct links: John G. Sommers – Upper Paxton Township, 1890 August 2017 Posts William D. Stites – Obituary & Portrait Obituary of Emanuel Stoneroad Emanuel Straub – Former Hegins Resident Dies at Shamokin, Age 90 William Straw of Williamstown, 1890 – Portrait […]

Civil War Walking Tour of Gratz Revisited

| September 21, 2017

Here are direct links to a series of posts on this blog which describe buildings and sites in Gratz, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, that have a relationship to the Civil War era: Gratz During the Civil War Gratz During the Civil War – Solomon Wolf House Gratz During the Civil War – Zacharias Laudenslager House Gratz […]

August 2017 Posts

| September 4, 2017

A listing of the August 2017 posts on The Civil War Blog with direct links: Confusion in the Records of Joseph M. Smith of Halifax June 2017 Posts July 2017 Posts What Was the War Service of Aaron Snyder? Samuel H. Sharron – 1890 Millersburg Veterans’ Census, But Not Civil War? Some Clarifications on Franklin […]