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Pvt John Irvin
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1845
Death: May 31, 1864

Co. D, 88th Pennsylvania Infantry. Mortally wounded May 8, 1864 at Laurel Hill, Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.

The son of James & Susan Young Irvin, in 1860, he was a farmer living with and/or working for the John Nisley family in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County. He stood 5' 4" tall and had light hair and hazel eyes.

A Civil War veteran, he enlisted and mustered into federal service at Philadelphia December 2, 1861, as a private with Co. E, 88th Pennsylvania Infantry, overstating his age by two years. He later transfered to Co. D Wounded May 8, 1864, at the battle of Laurel Hill, he succumbed to his wounds three weeks later.

Thanks to Findagrave.com contributor, Dennis Brandt for providing additional information. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Irvin (1822 - 1911)
  Susan Young Irvin (1822 - 1901)
 
 Sibling:
  John Irvin (1845 - 1864)
  James M Irvin (1852 - 1873)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Johns Cemetery
Shiremanstown
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Sect. A#492
GPS (lat/lon): 40.2317, -76.95605
 
Created by: Todd Leiss
Record added: Nov 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81122155
Pvt John Irvin
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Pvt John Irvin
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Descendants of the 88th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment
- Honoring Our Ancestors
 Added: Nov. 28, 2011
 
 
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