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Todd Leiss (#47181180)
 member for 6 years, 7 months, 19 days
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aptpat
RE: Ref: Corp Robert Jones
Todd:

Thanks very much for transferring the memorial for Corp. Robert Jones # 97292235 to me, and
for the invite to join the Descendants of
the 88th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment Group...

aptpat

Added by aptpat on Jan 11, 2013 6:17 PM

Neil D Scheidt
Henry Harbold 162666163
Hi Todd,
I have a record of his military issued headstone and it has his death as Dec 21 1873
Happy new year,
Neil

Added by Neil D Scheidt on Dec 31, 2012 12:17 PM

Neil D Scheidt
Joseph H Lawrence-Co. H
Todd,
He appears in the 1890 veterans schedule for Reading City but I cannot find any burial record. He was still living there in 1920. I would love to put him to rest. His wife was Emaline. They promoted him from private to 1st Lt in one shot and then to Captain 6 mos. later. Then he was AWOL at M.O.
Neil

Added by Neil D Scheidt on Dec 04, 2012 5:07 PM

Neil D Scheidt
Samuel W Turner 27137426
Hi Todd,
The death year for him is wrong as compared with his stone. I have requested a correction. I don't believe he was assigned to a company, just the battallion.
Neil

Added by Neil D Scheidt on Dec 04, 2012 4:59 PM

Billie Keaffaber
RE: Bright/Brecht family PA
That neat I was up by you and saw Alexzander Sheaffers grave site he founded the town you related to him to if you related to Brechts/Brights

Added by Billie Keaffaber on Dec 01, 2012 4:56 PM

Neil D Scheidt
Celestial Good 62189242
Another- nice obituary with his memorial

Added by Neil D Scheidt on Dec 01, 2012 2:27 PM

Neil D Scheidt
Jesse Shelly 63274346
Todd,
Another. He was listed as Shelby in the veterans cards. I will very likely turn up more as I am working my way through the veterans schedule of 1890.
It is a pleasure and an honor for me to do this-no thanks are required. I have visited your website for the first time today, it is you who deserves much appreciation. It's very impressive.
Neil

Added by Neil D Scheidt on Dec 01, 2012 2:20 PM

Billie Keaffaber
Bright/Brecht family PA
I am orginaly a b
Bright descended from the Brights/Brechts family in pa I was born Billie June Bright my 6 great Grandfather was Alexander Sheaffer of Sheafferstown pa please add me as friend

Added by Billie Keaffaber on Dec 01, 2012 1:24 PM

Neil D Scheidt
31364059
Hi Todd,
Please include James in your collection. Co H. He appeared on the roster as Foust.
Thanks, Neil

Added by Neil D Scheidt on Nov 30, 2012 3:17 PM

Frank P. Marrone Jr.
Levan and Kinsley 23rd and 88th PA
Todd,

Elddridge Levan is buried in Section C, Lot 172, Grave 11 of Woodlands.Daniel Kinsley is buried in Section 28, Lot 14, Grave SW of Fernwood.

Added by Frank P. Marrone Jr. on Nov 09, 2012 5:19 AM

Frank P. Marrone Jr.
Daniel Kinsley
Daniel was born in 1843. He was a member of the 23rd PA, Company A, Three Months Regiment, He first action was at Falling Waters where he defeated Thomas "Stonewall' Jackson's Troops in June 61.

Added by Frank P. Marrone Jr. on Nov 08, 2012 5:00 AM

Frank P. Marrone Jr.
E. E. Levan
He was a member of the 23rd PA, 3 Months Regiment and he is buried at Woodlands Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Frank

Added by Frank P. Marrone Jr. on Nov 07, 2012 8:30 PM

Brenda Reilley Hun
RE: Levi Miller
The other person listed in the paper was Jacob Kummerer of Pottstown...Still looking at that one.

Added by Brenda Reilley Hun on Nov 06, 2012 2:51 PM

Brenda Reilley Hun
Levi Miller
Just came across an old newspaper article from the Pottstown Mercury..it listed two Pottstown residents that served in the 88th in the Battle of Antietam. Of course, I looked them up here...here is one that you can add to the Virtual cemetery
#31768918. Levi Miller
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=81&GSvcid=229462&GRid=31768918&

Added by Brenda Reilley Hun on Nov 06, 2012 11:53 AM

Russ Dodge
Benjamin F. Landell
Hey Todd - Private Benjamin F. Landell, 88th PA KIA at Antietam, is not buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia. He was interred in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Philadelphia, and there is no record of him being re-interred in Laurel Hill.

I have moved his listing out of Laurel Hill Cemetery on Findagrave to reflect this.

Added by Russ Dodge on Nov 03, 2012 8:59 PM

Robert David Miller
Pvt William Finley
Todd, I am documenting all 11 Mount Carmel Cemeteries and in the Mount Carmel Cemetery, I posted a memorial to a William Finley. When I checked for a duplicate, yours popped up but there is a problem. The name's are the same but everything else is wrong. My guy was a 1st Sgt, yours is a Pvt. Please check out my memorial and see if it is the correct soldier, if it is, I will post the picture to your memorial. I am about 95% done with the Mount Carmel Cemetery and this is the only William Finley I found. If I do find a second one in the last part I have to finish, I will post that picture to your memorial. Keep up the great work you're doing. Sincerely, Robert Miller

Added by Robert David Miller on Oct 16, 2012 3:07 PM

mdshome
Henry Leochel
Thank you for the information! I have added it to his memorial.

Added by mdshome on Sep 23, 2012 7:38 PM

Doris Hartman
James Patterson
Thank you!
Doris

Added by Doris Hartman on Sep 23, 2012 6:41 AM

Nancy Neuman
RE: Private Charles A Roland
Re Henry Roland. Ancestry cards from WPA show Henry 1847-1911, Co. A 88th buried in Charles Evans, Sect. C Lot 40. I didn't find a Henry in Lewisburg, just a sister and parents. I wonder if he has one of those markers that is impossible to read? There seem to be quite a few in Lewisburg from that era. But none are Henry and he is not listed in cemetery records.

Added by Nancy Neuman on Sep 17, 2012 11:12 AM

Neil D Scheidt
Carl Henrich
Hi Todd,
Someone has fulfilled my photo request for Carl Henrich, Co H/88th, 75061194, you can add to your list
Thanks, Neil

Added by Neil D Scheidt on Sep 16, 2012 5:47 PM

Nancy Neuman
RE: Private Charles A Roland
I am happy to transfer his memorial to you. Let me know if you want me to. Also if you think there are others from that unit buried in Lewisburg let me know and I'll try to find them.

Added by Nancy Neuman on Sep 04, 2012 10:45 AM

GulfportBob
Michael Follin
With pleasure I have transferred the memorial to you so that you can do the updates.
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32850557

Added by GulfportBob on Sep 03, 2012 11:14 PM

Ted Myers
Anderson
Todd, Thanks for the information. Ted

Added by Ted Myers on Sep 02, 2012 10:13 AM

Mike O
Jesia Brineard
Hello Todd, I am not related and I transferred the memorial to your care. Mike

Added by Mike O on Sep 01, 2012 6:55 PM

Neil D Scheidt
Sgt Andrew H Hill
Todd,
Add 90081658 to Company E
Thanks

Added by Neil D Scheidt on Aug 31, 2012 9:24 PM

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