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Sgt John Harrison Covell

Sgt John Harrison Covell

Death Dec 1915 (aged 83)
Burial Newport, Pend Oreille County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 14311489 · View Source
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COVELL, John Harrison
1st Sgt Co H 154th NY Inf
John H. Covell was born in Warren county, Pennsylvania on January 25, 1832, the son of John and Serena (Rice) Covell.
He enlisted in the One Hundred and Fifty-fourth New York
Volunteers under Colonel Jones, in 1862. For three years he served faithfully and endured the hardships and trials of the soldier's life. He participated in the battles of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Kenesaw Mountain, New Hope Church, Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta, and others. He marched
with Sherman to the sea and in June, 1865, at Washington, he was mustered out as a veteran. At the battle of Gettysburg a portion of a shell struck Mr. Covell in the side and crushed his ribs, which caused him to languish in
the hospital for six months. Died December 1915.
In 1866, Mr. Covell married Miss Charlotte, daughter of Frederick and Sarah (Clark) Moore. To Mr. and Mrs.
Covell three children were born, John J., Leslie L., and Berenice M.


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