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December 2017 Posts

| January 6, 2018

A listing of the December 2017 posts on The Civil War Blog with direct links: John J. Tobias – Obituary of a Donaldson Native Death of Daniel J. Toy, Charter Member Millersburg G.A.R. November 2017 Posts Joshua A. Wald – 83rd Pennsylvania Infantry Who Was Joseph Way of Lykens and Was He a Deserter? Obituary […]

November 2017 Posts

| December 6, 2017

A listing of the November 2017 posts on The Civil War Blog with direct links: Joel Veatch – Right Arm Shot Off at Elbow George VanHouten of New Jersey & Orwin – Widows Compete for Pension October 2017 Posts Nathaniel Stutzman of Hegins – Buried at Arlington National Cemetery Why Does Jacob Umholtz Have a […]

Mathew A. Taylor – Halifax Native Died in Iowa in 1926

| November 22, 2017

Mathew A. Taylor, who was born in Halifax, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, died in New Virginia, Warren County, Iowa, on 21 December 1926.  He was a Civil War veteran and his name appears in the list of veterans from the Halifax, Pennsylvania area.  The portrait of him in his Civil War uniform is from a family […]

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 […]