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Pvt Thomas Ravenhill
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Birth: 1826
Death: Apr. 12, 1862
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Died of wounds received at the Battle of Kernstown.

Private, Co. A. 84 Pa. Infantry.

Hollidaysburg Democratic Standard, 16 April 1862:

"ANOTHER of the Heroes Gone- Thos. Ravenhill, a private in Company A, 84th regiment, P.V., who was wounded in the thigh by a minie ball, at the battle of Winchester, died at St. Joseph's Hospital, Philadelphia, on Saturday night last. His remains arrived here on Monday morning and were conveyed to the Fencibles' Armory, where they lay until Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock, when they were escorted to their final resting place in the Lutheran cemetery. Green be the turf above him, and may a kind Providence guard and keep the soldier's widow and child."


Altoona Tribune, Thursday, April 24, 1862:

"Thos. Ravenhill, of Hollidaysburg, a member of Company A, 84th Reg't Penn'a Volunteers, wounded at the battle of Winchester, died in the hospital at Philadelphia, on Saturday week. His remains were brought home and interred in the Lutheran cemetery at Hollidaysburg."


Altoona Mirror, 29 April 1912:

"STORIES OF FIFTY YEARS AGO

"The Dead of Little Blair

The remains of Thomas Ravenhill of the 84th, who died in a hospital at Philadelphia of wounds received in the battle at Winchester, were brought home and interred in the Lutheran burying ground at Hollidaysburg on Tuesday of last week. He was an Englishman by birth, about 23 years of age, and left a young wife, to whom he was married less than a year, to fight in support of the country and government of his adoption." 
 
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 Children:
  Johanna A. Ravenhill (McCool) Maher (1860 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Zion Lutheran Cemetery
Hollidaysburg
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.43242, -78.39509
 
Created by: Zella
Record added: Feb 04, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13232084
Pvt Thomas Ravenhill
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Thoughts for you on this Memorial Day
- Zella
 Added: May. 29, 2011
Remembering your sacrifice on this Memorial Day...
- Zella
 Added: May. 30, 2008
Remembering your sacrifice on this, the anniversary of the Battle of Kernstown...
- Zella
 Added: Mar. 23, 2007
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