A Civil War veteran, he was drafted in Chambersburg October 16, 1862, mustered there November 4 as a private with Co. I, 158th Pennsylvania Infantry (aka "Drafted Militia"), and honorably discharged with his company August 12, 1863. He also enlisted in Chambersburg August 29, 1864, and mustered there September 1 as a private with Co. D, 209th Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company May 31, 1865.
Forney Funeral Arrangements
The funeral of Jacob Forney will be held from his late home on North Bedford Street at 1:30 o'clock Friday afternoon. Interment will be made at Carlisle Springs.
Patriot (Harrisburg, Pa)
Thursday, August 29, 1907
Charlotte Baughman Forney (1840 - 1904)*
Carlisle Springs Cemetery
Plot: row 6
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Record added: Oct 17, 2008
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