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Three Men of Tremont in the 50th Pennsylvania Infantry Who Died in the Civil War (Part 3 of 3)

The post today concludes a look at three men with connections to Tremont, Schuylkill County, who served in the Civil War in the 50th Pennsylvania Infantry:  Jacob Shade (1833-1864); William Henry Hiney (1840-1864); and Emanuel Eckle (1843-1864) – all of whom died as a result of the war.  This post is also a continuation of […]

Three Men of Tremont in the 50th Pennsylvania Infantry Who Died in the Civil War (Part 2 of 3)

The post today continues a look at three men with connections to Tremont, Schuylkill County, who served in the Civil War in the 50th Pennsylvania Infantry:  Jacob Shade (1833-1864); William Henry Hiney (1840-1864); and Emanuel Eckle (1843-1864) – all of whom died as a result of the war.  This post is also a continuation of […]

Three Men of Tremont in the 50th Pennsylvania Infantry Who Died in the Civil War (Part 1 of 3)

The post today begins a look at three men, with connections to Tremont, Schuylkill County, who served in the Civil War in the 50th Pennsylvania Infantry:  Jacob Shade (1833-1864); William Henry Hiney (1840-1864); and Emanuel Eckle (1843-1864) – all of whom died as a result of the war.  This post is also a continuation of […]

John Seifert in the 50th Pennsylvania Infantry

In researching the veterans of the 50th Pennsylvania Infantry, it is quickly noted that there are two men named John Seifert.  One served in Company A and one served in Company C. —————————— JOHN H. SEIFERT (1846-1891) – Company A John H. Seifert was a miner from Schuylkill County who was 18 years old when […]

John Smith in the 50th Pennsylvania Infantry

There are four men named John Smith who served in the 50th Pennsylvania Infantry during the Civil War.  Two of them have a known connection to the Lykens Valley area.   Having such a common name as “John Smith” makes separating them difficult and finding information about them even more difficult.  The information presented in this […]