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History of the 103rd Pennsylvania Infantry

History of the 103d Regiment Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry [103rd Pennsylvania Infantry], by Luther S. Dickey, was published in 1910 by L. S. Dickey in Chicago.  Dickey was a Corporal in the regiment and Sgt. Samuel M. Evans served as collaborator for the work. The book has been digitized by Google and is available as […]

December 2017 Posts

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 […]

John Townsend – Died from Injuries in Railroad Accident

On 11 August 1894, the obituary of John Townsend appeared in the Harrisburg Telegraph: SUPERVISOR TOWNSEND IS DEAD He Was a Veteran Railroad Man and Good Citizen John Townsend, for twenty-seven years supervisor of the Summit Branch Railroad, died yesterday at his home in Wiconisco after an illness of several months, aged 65.  A wife […]

July 2017 Posts

A listing of the July 2017 posts on The Civil War Blog with direct links: McCoy Sargert – Killed at Antietam, 1862 Isaac E. Snyder – Dies From Fall From Ladder, 1890 Henry W. Snyder – County Treasurer & Lykens Merchant William Savage – Victim of Mining Accident, 1879 Obituary of George F. Rhawn, 1896 […]

Henry W. Snyder – County Treasurer & Lykens Merchant

Henry W. Snyder, who served in the 2nd Company G of the 103rd Pennsylvania Infantry, as a Corporal, died on 20 February 1928 in Wilmington, Delaware. His obituary appeared in a Harrisburg newspaper at the time of his death: H. W. SNYDER, CIVIL WAR VETERAN, DIES Served Term as County Treasurer Formerly in Mercantile Business […]