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Pvt William Dalling
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Birth: 1828, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 1889
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA

Residence: West Chester,PA.

Enlistment Age-33. Painter

Enlisted: Oct 10,1861 at West Chester,PA. Private

Mustered into Co "H" 97th PA Infantry.

Transfers: Oct 24,1861 from Co "H" to the Band.

Discharged Aug 31,1862.

Entered service April 1863 to Dec 1863 in the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Corps, Band.

Above information courtsey of Billy Walker

Daily Local News,West Chester,Chester County,PA.

November 13,1889

William Dalling, one of the oldest painters in the borough of West Chester, died at three o'clock this morning at his home, on North New Street, at age 62 years. Mr Dalling had lived nearly his entire life in West Chester,PA. And at the time of his death resided in the same house where his boyhood days were spent. He had been seriously ill for over one year past with liver and kidney complaints and during that time suffered much pain. An operation was performed about one year ago, and it afforded temporary relief, but the disease soon made itself evident again and the physicians were unable to relieve his suffering. During the late war the diseases were contracted and he has been unable and he has been unable to perform any heavy labor during all the years since that time. Deceased was known far and wide as a fine musician, and he has held engagements as a tuba player with some with some of the best bands in the country.

During the war he was with the band of the 97th Regiment,PA Volunteers, and at the battles of Gettysburg he marched into the fight with the band of the brigade to which the regiment was attached. He was for several years a member of the famous Beck's Band, of Philadelphia, under L.D. Hyatt. The 97 Regiment Veterans will take charge of and conduct his funeral. Mr Dalling was the father of thirteen children. He leaves a wife and eight children to mourn his loss.

Funeral from his residence, No 28 North New Street, on Sunday November 17,1889, to meet at the house at 1 o'clock. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.

Above obit courtsey of Find A Grave Contibutor (Dan Oh) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Edith G. Williams Dalling (1833 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Louisa Ann Dalling Buckingham (1852 - 1887)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: PA Civil War Card Files 1861-1866. Personal Research.
 
Burial:
Green Mount Cemetery
West Chester
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 39.9641, -75.58715
 
Created by: Ted Myers
Record added: Sep 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58251214
Pvt William Dalling
Added by: Dan Oh
 
Pvt William Dalling
Added by: Bill Bloom
 
Pvt William Dalling
Added by: Bill Bloom
 
 
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The muffled drumís sad roll has beat, The soldierís last tattoo, No more on lifeís parade shall meet, That brave and fallen few.
- Bill Bloom
 Added: Apr. 12, 2015
"Those Great American's In Dirty Shirt Blue"
- Sgt Ted Myers
 Added: Sep. 6, 2010
 
 
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