|Birth: ||Jan. 2, 1828|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 1906|
The son of Jacob & Anna Maria "Polly" (Bower) Dunkel, he married Mary Ann Charles and fathered Katherine Elizabeth (b. 06/29/50 - married a Richards), Michael Frazier (b. 04/18/55), Hiram C. (b. 09/??/59), Mary Virginia (b. 02/07/62 - married W. F. Wright). and Mark J. (b. 01/25/71). In 1860, he was an innkeeper living in Bloomfield Borough, Perry County, Pennsylvania, and stood 5' 8" tall with dark hair and gray eyes.
A Civil War veteran, he was drafted and mustered in Dauphin County November 13, 1862, as a private with Co. E, 173rd Pennsylvania Infantry (aka "Drafted Militia"), promoted to 1st lieutenant, and honorably discharged with his company August 17, 1863. He also enlisted in Harrisburg August 31, 1864, mustered into federal service there September 3 as a private with Co. I, 208th Pennsylvania Infantry, promoted to 1st lieutenant September 10, and honorably discharged with his company June 1, 1865. Cause of death is listed as "pneumonia."
Mary Ann Charles Dunkel (1831 - 1899)*
Michael Frazier Dunkel (1855 - 1899)*
aged 78 yrs 9 mos 19 days
1st Lieut Co E 173 Regt Pa D M, later 1st Lieut Co I 208 Regt Pa Vol
Created by: Beth Quigley O'Brien
Record added: Jun 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92064886
Rest in Peace, Soldier.|
Added: Aug. 2, 2012