|Birth: ||Aug. 19, 1842|
|Death: ||Oct. 23, 1864|
Co. E, 100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry,
Info from "McNees Family Genealogy" book.
Born in Worth Township, Butler Co. Son of James and Ester (Anderson) McNees.
Died in the Andersonville Prison during the war.
Andersonville National Cemetery records state that John H. died Oct.25, 1864.
Additional info from Grace Schmitt:
Corporal John Harrison McNees was born in Muddy Creek Township, Butler Co., PA., NOT Worth Township. The latter did not exist until 1854.
His death on the Andersonville Prison death registers happened 26 October 1864, not on the 23rd.
John was mustered into the 100th PA Regiment, Infantry, 31 August 1861, which was also known as the Roundhead Regiment. This group took place in a great many actions between 1861 and 1865.
John was taken prisoner at the Battle of the Wilderness on 6 May 1864. The Union forces were 101,895 strong, of whom 2,246 were killed, 12,037 wounded; and 3,383 captured/missing. The Confederate force of 61,025 saw 1,495 killed; 7,928 wounded; 1,702 captured/missing. There is a great deal of information on the 100th PA at www.100thpenn.com
James McNees (1812 - 1896)
Ester Anderson McNees (1811 - 1852)
Martha A. McNees Anderson (1835 - 1860)*
James Alexander McNees (1840 - 1906)*
John Harrison McNees (1842 - 1864)
David Eli McNees (1847 - 1924)*
Thomas Bowman McNees (1849 - 1883)*
George Washington McNees (1854 - 1922)**
Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site
Plot: Section H. site 11464
Created by: Bonnie
Record added: Jul 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39921963
You survived so many bloody battles and sieges, may you now know peace forever.|
Robert G. Schmitt
Added: May. 3, 2013
Thank you for your service Corp. McNees of Co. E, 100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, "Roundheads"In your honor,David L. Welch|
Added: Mar. 7, 2010
In tribute to your service.|
Added: Aug. 1, 2009
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