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William Bender – Farmer, Carpenter and Wheelwright of Millersburg

| November 18, 2012

Information about the life of William Bender, of Millersburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, a Civil War veteran, can be found in the Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin County, published in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1910, J. L. Runk and Company, and authored by William Henry Egle. (Click on book title for free download). William Bender, wheelwright and […]

More Millersburg Area Portraits Found (Part 3)

| April 19, 2012

Recently, some portraits were located of Millersburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Civil War veterans and members of their families.  Included in this post are portraits of Andrew J. Pontius and John L. Freck. —————————— Andrew J. Pontius (1838-1885). Andrew J. Pontius, who is named on the Millersburg Soldier Monument as “A. J. Pontius,” served with the […]