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Sharon Murray (#48091447)
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Capt
Seiler
Wanted to let you know I found this online. Needs more research but it's a start. I've asked for it to be added to the memorial. If you find anything please let me know. We might be related :)

Seiler, Lewis

* Born June 5, 1825
* Died Aug. 2, 1895
* Buried in Union Cemetery, Meyersdale, Somerset Co. Pa.
* Private Co. D 2nd Maryland Potomac Home Brigade Infantry
* Served Apr. 7, 1862 - May 6, 1865 - 36 month 29 days
* Private Battery L 204th Regiment 5th Pa. Heavy Artillery
* Enlisted Sept. 2, 1864 as Private in L 5th Artillery
* Discharged as Private at Philadelphia, Pa. on Aug. 18, 1865
* Disability - Gun shot wound, right leg below ankle
* Occupation - Miner
* Pension application: Widow applied for pension; Pension granted Mar. 1, 1904
at $8 to date from Nov. 12, 1895 and $2 for each child unger 16 years.

SOURCE:
* M. C. Lowry Post G. A. R. Application, dated 1882
* Somerset Co. Pa. Genealogy Web
* Meyersdale Commercial, May 28, 1903
* Meyersdale Commercial, June 4, 1908
* Veterans Grave Registration
* H. C. McKinley Ledger page 158, contains additional info. [Name spelled Louis]
* 1890 Veterans Census, Summit Twp. Somerset Co. Pa. [Lists name as Siler]
Added by Capt on May 14, 2015 8:45 PM
Capt
Seiler
Hi, I'm researching my Sailor ancestors and ran across this memorial. Wondering if you have any more family information on Lewis' parents or siblings?
Added by Capt on May 14, 2015 12:58 PM
Brian J. Ensley
RE: Lewis Seiler
Added- Thanks for the info!
Added by Brian J. Ensley on Oct 10, 2013 2:12 PM
 

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