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Additions to Veterans’ List – H

| May 28, 2013

Veterans of the Civil War identified as having some connection to the Lykens Valley area and included in the Civil War Research Project was last updated 19 April 2012.  In a series of posts continuing intermittently until concluding in mid-June, a brief sketch of each of the new names added since then will be presented.  […]

Additions to Veterans’ List – E

| May 22, 2013

Veterans of the Civil War identified as having some connection to the Lykens Valley area and included in the Civil War Research Project was last updated 19 April 2012.  In a series of posts continuing intermittently until concluding in mid-June, a brief sketch of each of the new names added since then will be presented.  […]

Thomas Hoch and Son of Barry Township

| March 12, 2013

Two more veterans have been added to the Civil War Research Project as a result of being identified in a local area publication as being from Barry Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.  The veterans are Thomas Hoch and his son Franklin Hoch. On a grave stone in the St. John’s United Church of Christ Cemetery, also […]

Solomon Eyster of Barry Township – Died at Mower General Hospital, Philadelphia

| March 2, 2013

The discovery of veterans who have previously not been included in the Civil War Research Project is now happening on an almost daily basis.  To the list of veterans must now be added Solomon Eyster of Barry Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, whose name was discovered in a book honoring veterans of the area around Valley […]

The Enty Family in the Civil War (Part 2 of 4)

| February 21, 2013

The earliest member of the Enty family to settle in the area near the Lykens Valley appears to be Tobias Enty, who according to some researchers on Ancestry.com, was born around 1762 in Haiti and emigrated to the United States some time before 1800.  However, no sources have been found that confirm any of this […]