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Capt John Jacob Belsterling
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Birth: 1825
Death: Aug. 30, 1862

Civil War Union Army Officer. He was commissioned as Captain and commander of Company C, 88th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry on September 13, 1861. Almost a year later he was killed in action at the August 30, 1862 Second Battle of Bull Run at Mansassas, Virginia. His body was never recovered. Six days after his death his wife, Mary, gave birth to their fifth and last child.

Mary never re-married, and died forty five years after her husband gave his life in defense of the Nation. 
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  Mary Belsterling
West Laurel Hill Cemetery *
Bala Cynwyd
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Moreland Section, Lot 685
*Cenotaph [?]
Maintained by: Todd Leiss
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Jun 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53825618
Capt John Jacob Belsterling
Added by: Todd Leiss
Capt John Jacob Belsterling
Added by: Russ Dodge
Capt John Jacob Belsterling
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Descendants of the 88th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment
- Honoring Our Ancestors
 Added: Nov. 27, 2011

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