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Bressler Pension Files

| August 26, 2012

The Civil War Research Project has just received the complete pension application files for two Civil War veterans of the Bressler family:  Adam Bressler and Daniel Bressler.  The papers, as obtained from the National Archives, were given to the Society by a descendant who done extensive research on the Bressler family and its Civil War […]

Honorable Discharges – 177th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company I – Part 7

| December 3, 2011

Today, the blog post  again continues to feature members of the 177th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company I, who served the full term of nine months and received honorable discharges on 5 August 1863.  The research results presented here are based on preliminary data gathering on each of the members of the company and searches for Pension […]

They Paid Subs – 177th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company I

| October 15, 2011

The blog post today presents four individuals who were drafted into the 177th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company I, and who reported to Camp Curtin as required on 2 November 1862.  Each found and paid a substitute to serve for him and thus were discharged from the regiment on the date indicated. Pennsylvania Veterans’ Index Cards are […]