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Sgt Isaac E. Filman

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Sgt Isaac E. Filman

Birth
Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 May 1899 (aged 54–55)
Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 15114804 View Source
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Civil War Union Soldier. Boiler Maker. He enrolled in the army on September 9, 1861, at the age of 20. The 1880 US Census identifies his year of birth as 1844. He mustered into Company A, 51st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry as a private. When he mustered out on July 27, 1865, he was a sergeant. Some military records misspell the surname "Fillman." He died in the Exeter train wreck which occurred when a train carrying passengers from Harrisburg to Philadelphia rammed an excursion train of Norristown natives returning from the state capitol after the dedication of a statue in honor of former Governor and Brigadier General John Frederick Hartranft.


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Gravesite Details His birthyear in the 1880 US Census is given as 1844.

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  • Created by: rjschatz
  • Added: 1 Aug 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15114804
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/15114804/isaac-e.-filman : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Isaac E. Filman (1844–12 May 1899), Find a Grave Memorial ID 15114804, citing Montgomery Cemetery, Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by rjschatz (contributor 46560566) .