|Birth: ||Jun. 3, 1839|
|Death: ||Sep. 14, 1919|
Civil War Veteran - 1962-1963
151st Pennsylvania Infantry
1st Brigade 3rd Division, 1st Corps
1st Corp, Major General John F. Reynolds
The 151st Pennsylvania was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Lieutenant Colonel George F. McFarland.
The 151st brought 467 men to the field. It lost 51 killed, 211 wounded and 75 missing - the second highest casualty total of all Union regiments at the Battle of Gettysburg. It mustered out of its nine months service three weeks after the battle, having lost 75% of its strength in its one fight.
July 1. Fought in the grove west of the
July 2. In reserve on Cemetery Hill.
July 3. In position on left centre and assisted in repulsing the charge of the enemy in the afternoon.
John Heffner (1800 - 1889)
Mary Miller Heffner (1807 - 1884)
Otillia Brobst Heffner (1847 - 1933)*
Ellen Alice Heffner Fritz (1888 - 1936)*
Note: The Allentown Morning Call - September 16, 1919, page 14
Christ (Mertz) Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemeter
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