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The Shamokin Soldiers’ Circle – Photographs 60 – 68

| March 29, 2014

Today’s post on the Shamokin Cemetery’s Soldiers’ Circle features nine graves in the outer circle, fourth quadrant, beginning with photograph 60.  The photographs in this segment are numbered 60 through 68.  All of the stones in this section are sequenced in the order of the death of the veteran.  For each of the veterans, the […]

The Poffenberger Cousins of Dauphin County

| August 27, 2013

Three members of the Poffenberger family of Dauphin County have been located in the Civil War military records.  They are Joseph H. Poffenberger (1835-1867), William L. Poffenberger (1847-1920), and William H. Poffenberger (1839-1893).  These three men were first cousins, since their fathers were brothers and they had a common grandfather, William Poffenberger (1783-1842).  Previously, a […]

Obituary of Henry Hoover of Berrysburg

| August 21, 2013

HENRY HOOVER Henry Hoover, a well known contractor and builder, died suddenly of neuralgia of the heart at his home in Berrysburg, Thursday morning, 27 February 1908.  Aged 70 years, 9 months, and 14 days. Deceased was born at Millersburg, Pennsylvania, 13 May 1837, and married Miss Louisa Zimmerman of Jacksonville, and moved to Berrysburg […]

Additions to Veterans’ List – W, Y and Z

| June 14, 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 – T, U, and V

| June 12, 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.  […]