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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 […]

Pension Index Cards – 177th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company I

| October 20, 2011

Pension Index Cards, as previously mentioned and pictured on this blog, are references to the collection of original records of pension applications which are stored at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.  The database, officially entitled “Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934,” is available through Ancestry.com.  The description of the database, […]

Sweitzer’s Memorial Cemetery, Berrysburg

| July 20, 2011

Sweitzer’s Memorial Cemetery is located on the western side of Main Street (Route 225) heading south out of the center of Berrysburg toward Elizabethville.  The cemetery is also known as the “E.U.B. Cemetery.”  It’s a large cemetery with several sections and offers a nice view of the valley – including the spire of the St. […]