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Civil War Blog

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Who Was John Lebo?

| July 20, 2014

Because there were possibly six Pennsylvanian who served in the Civil War who had the name “John  Lebo,” at least two of whom were from the geographical area of this Civil War Research Project, this post intends to summarize some of the known information about the two and present some information about the other four. […]

The Shamokin Soldiers’ Circle – Photographs 138 – 144 and Path

| May 3, 2014

Today’s post on the Shamokin Cemetery’s Soldiers’ Circle features seven graves in the second circle, fourth quadrant, beginning with photograph 138.  The photographs in this segment are numbered 138 through 144.  All of the stones in this section are sequenced in the order of the death of the veteran.  For each of the veterans, the […]

William H. Lebo – Carpenter and Farmer

| November 28, 2012

William H. Lebo (1841-1916) was a Civil War veteran from the Lykens Valley area who served in the 210th Pennsylvania Infantry in 1864 and 1865. The following information is from Captain Enders Legion, a book that was previously reviewed here on this blog and currently still available from the Enders Family Association: William H. Lebo […]

Tower City, Porter and Rush Township Civil War Veterans – Part 3

| July 12, 2012

The Tower City Borough, Porter Township and Rush Township Veterans Memorial is located at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery which is located along Route 209 in Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.  It was the subject of a prior post on this blog on 30 December 2010. Within the glass cases on the monument are name […]

2012 Additions to Civil War Veterans List – A to C

| April 20, 2012

Veterans of the Civil War identified as having some connection to the Lykens Valley area and included in the Civil War Research Project was updated 19 April 2012.  In a series of post beginning today and continuing intermittently for eight posts until concluding at the end of this month, a brief sketch of each of […]