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Capt Sylvester Seymour “Silvester” Bookhammer

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Capt Sylvester Seymour “Silvester” Bookhammer

Birth
USA
Death
12 Oct 1893 (aged 62)
Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Burial
Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID
108798694 View Source

Captain, Co. K, 88th Pennsylvania Volunteers
Mustered in: October 5, 1861
Promoted from 1st Lt., June 17, 1862
Wounded Bull Run, August 30, 1862
Resigned November 11, 1862

Bookhammer later became postmaster of Lewes, Delaware and was active in local politics, after his death, his wife, Mary L Bookhammer became the first postmistress of Delaware.

BOOKHAMMER - At Lewes, Del. on October 12, 1893, Captain, Company K, Eighty eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers

Mortuary Notice - Philadelphia Inquirer - 1893-10-15

Sylvester Bookhammer's first wife, Mary Louise Ebert Bookhammer died September 28, 1862 and was buried October 2, 1862 in Monument Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.

Captain, Co. K, 88th Pennsylvania Volunteers
Mustered in: October 5, 1861
Promoted from 1st Lt., June 17, 1862
Wounded Bull Run, August 30, 1862
Resigned November 11, 1862

Bookhammer later became postmaster of Lewes, Delaware and was active in local politics, after his death, his wife, Mary L Bookhammer became the first postmistress of Delaware.

BOOKHAMMER - At Lewes, Del. on October 12, 1893, Captain, Company K, Eighty eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers

Mortuary Notice - Philadelphia Inquirer - 1893-10-15

Sylvester Bookhammer's first wife, Mary Louise Ebert Bookhammer died September 28, 1862 and was buried October 2, 1862 in Monument Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.


Inscription

COMPANY K PENNA VOL

A loving husband and father
A true patriot and friend
Lies beneath here

Gravesite Details

Thanks to FAG Contributer Lois Loser #47931899 for her help.


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