|Birth: ||Apr. 8, 1838|
|Death: ||Nov. 19, 1921|
Born: In Adams County PA
Died: In Steelton, Dauphin County PA
The son of Samuel & Lydia (Menoch) Gallagher, in 1860, he was a teacher living in Cumberland Township, Adams County. He stood 5' 9" tall and had auburn hair and blue eyes.
A Civil War veteran, he enlisted and mustered into federal service at Harrisburg April 20, 1861, as a private with Co. E, 2nd Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company July 27, 1861. He then was drafted in Adams County October 16, 1862, mustered into federal service at Gettysburg November 14 as a private with Co. D, 165th Pennsylvania Infantry (aka "Drafted Militia"), and honorably discharged with his company July 28, 1863, at Gettysburg. He next served at the rank of private with Warren's Independent Cavalry Militia August 7 - November 30, 1864. Last, he enlisted in Harrisburg February 16, 1865, mustered into federal service there February 25 as a private with the second organization of Co. G, 74th Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company August 29, 1865.
After the war, he married Mary A. ? and fathered Jon (b. @1868), Samuel (b. @1873), and Mary E. (b. @1878).
Mary A Gallagher (1844 - 1930)*
Created by: Robert Viguers
Record added: Jul 24, 2011
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