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Pvt Thomas W. Hancuff
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1827
Death: Mar. 23, 1862

Private, Co. E. 84 Pa. Infantry. Killed at the Battle of Winchester (Kernstown), Va.

From the Hollidaysburg Democratic Standard, April 23, 1862:

"On Thursday night last the remains of Privates Thomas Hancuff and Aaron B. Weight, of the 84th Regiment, who fell in the battle of Winchester, arrived at this place and were conveyed to the Town Hall, where they lay, under military guard until Friday, when they were taken in charge by their friends [to be] moved. The former was buried near Yellow Springs and the latter in Lutheran cemetery, below Frankstown." 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Lucinda Decker Hancuff (1826 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  William R. Hancuff (1859 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
T. W. Hancuff
Born March 6, 1827
Died
On the Battlefield
March 23, 1862
He belonged to Co. E
84th Reg. P.V.
And fell in defense of the Union
At Winchester Va a true Patriot
And Christian Man

Life's warfares o'er; rest, Thomas, rest,
Till God shall bid thee rise:
And claim thy mansion with the blest
In yonder peaceful skies
 
Burial:
Yellow Springs Henrys Lutheran Cemetery
Yellow Spring
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Zella
Record added: Dec 26, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12796090
Pvt Thomas W. Hancuff
Added by: Diane Miles
 
Pvt Thomas W. Hancuff
Added by: Diane Miles
 
Pvt Thomas W. Hancuff
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On the anniversary of the Battle of Kernstown...
- Zella
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014
Till we meet...
- charla hancuff
 Added: Jul. 29, 2013
Thoughts for you on this Memorial Day
- Zella
 Added: May. 29, 2011
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