|Birth: ||Oct. 10, 1827|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 1906|
The son of Philip & Margaret Hess and the husband of Mary Ann Lenhart Hess, whom he married August 26, 1855, in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County. In 1860, he was a mason living in Warrington Township, York County. He stood 5' 8" tall and had dark hair and blue eyes.
A Civil War veteran, he was drafted in York November 8, 1862, and assigned to Co. G, 166th Pa Inf, at the rank of private. Struck in the right leg near the ankle by a shell fragment during action at Carrsville, Virginia, May 14, 1863. Hospitalized in a variety of medical institutions until October 1863 when he was honorably discharged to date July 28, 1863. According to subsequent medical testimony, "upwards of fifty pieces of bone have been taken from the wound at different times since."
Mary Ann Lenhart Hess (1835 - 1914)*
Alexander Hess (1861 - 1944)*
Saint Johns Lutheran and Reformed Cemetery
Created by: Dennis Brandt
Record added: Dec 25, 2010
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