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 John S Clevenstine

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John S Clevenstine

Birth
Pikeland, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 27 May 1863 (aged 20)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Chester Springs, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Row 10
Memorial ID 146895880 View Source
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119th Reg. P.V.


Inscription

[monument]
[west side]
IN MEMORY OF
JOHN S.
ELDEST SON OF
JACOB & MARGARET
CLEVENSTINE
BORN JAN’Y 28. 1843
DIED MAY 27. 1863.
A HERO TO HIS COUNTRY.

[south side]
Entered the service
August 14. 1862
in the 119th Regt. P.V.
was surrounded
May 5. 1863
at Chancellorsville
and died at Washington
Aged 20 years
and 4 months.

[east side]
The tired soldier bold and brave,
Now rests his weary feet.
And to the shelter of the grave,
John made his last retreat.


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  • Created by: N.D. Scheidt
  • Added: 23 May 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 146895880
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/146895880/john-s-clevenstine : accessed ), memorial page for John S Clevenstine (28 Jan 1843–27 May 1863), Find a Grave Memorial ID 146895880, citing Saint Peter's Pikeland United Church of Christ Cemetery, Chester Springs, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by N.D. Scheidt (contributor 47099775) .